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Joe BorowskiTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1990-2008 MLB Years: 1995-2008
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PositionsP-916Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Thomas Borowski
Height6-2Weight225BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 4,1971 [46.353]PlaceBayonne,New Jersey
High SchoolMarist (Bayonne,NJ)
CollegeRutgers University (New Brunswick,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 32nd round (823rd overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsEd FordService Time7.123 (2007)
MLB DebutJuly 9,1995 [24.066]
OrganizationsCHN [5] BAL [5] CLE [2] NYA [2] ATL [2] CHA [1] MIA [1] MIL [1] TBA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID4166Retrosheet IDboroj001MLBAM ID111244
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts67Walks40Hittable59SO/BB52vsPower59Hitting3Durability62Team.525Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1990Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRkcha-ST19285.5812111000061.0744738325672201.6110.860.443.679.832.68.200-
1991Kane County CougarsMidwAbal-R/CL20722.564904900281381.0602623243764001.276.670.224.788.441.77.778-
1992Frederick KeysCaroA+bal38R/CL21563.704804800361080.0714033350852001.517.950.345.609.521.70.455-
1993Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-R/CL22113.614224000271162.0613025537708001.578.810.725.3410.111.89.500-
1993Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-Rel22300.00909005017.21100011170001.255.60--5.608.661.551.000-
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--R/CL0412.815124900321179.1723025548878001.508.100.565.409.791.81.8003.43
1994Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-R/CL23341.914904900371466.0521414328734001.217.090.413.829.952.61.429-
1995Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-Rel24223.92160160014720.2169927321001.116.970.873.0513.944.57.500-
1995Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-Rel24134.04280280022635.2321616318321001.408.070.764.548.071.78.250-
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--R/CL0353.994404400361355.0482525525642001.307.670.803.9910.222.56.3753.32
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal48Rel24001.2360600307.05110430001.236.14--4.913.680.75-3.92
1996Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel25153.71340340019753.0422522430401001.357.090.685.066.751.33.167-
1996Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50Rel25244.8522022008026.0331514413151011.7711.421.384.505.191.15.3335.63
1997Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel26123.5821021004237.2321615319344001.357.650.724.548.121.79.333-
1997Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50Rel26223.7520020008024.027111021660001.7910.130.756.002.250.38.5005.69
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya52Rel26019.0010100102.02220420003.009.00--18.009.000.50.0007.11
1998Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-Rel27332.93450450010473.2662524639673001.438.060.734.768.191.72.500-
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya57Rel27106.5280800609.211770470001.5510.24--3.726.521.751.0002.93
1999Louisville RiverBatsILAAAmil-Rel28625.46580580028489.0945954744703101.559.510.714.457.081.59.750-
2000Newark BearsAtlInd-Rel29635.50280280010037.2442323517392001.6210.511.194.069.322.29.667-
2000Monterrey SultanesMexAAA--S/R29423.191257005142.0311515518443001.166.591.063.839.352.44.667-
2001Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn32S/R30872.623912271171110.087353210261311001.037.120.822.1310.725.04.533-
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48ST300132.4011000001.26661310005.4032.405.4016.205.400.33.00015.05
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48Rel31442.73730730025295.28431291029971011.187.900.942.739.133.34.5003.23
2003Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48CL32222.636806800593368.0532320519660011.056.980.662.508.693.47.5002.93
2004Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn32S/R33038.2273400007.29871420001.7010.571.174.702.350.50.000-
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48Rel33248.02220220019921.0271919315170001.9711.391.276.337.171.13.3335.39
2005Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-Rel34002.2570700308.03422340000.753.382.253.384.501.33--
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48Rel34006.5511011003011.0128851110001.189.824.090.829.0011.00-7.20
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba48Rel34153.8232032004035.0261515311161001.056.620.762.804.081.45.1674.15
2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo48CL35333.757207200603669.2633129733641001.388.140.904.268.271.94.5004.04
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle47CL36455.076906900584565.2773937917582021.4310.551.232.337.953.41.4444.12
2008Lake County CaptainsSALAcle-ST37000.0011000001.0000000000----------0.00--
2008Akron AerosEastAAcle-Rel37000.0010100001.01000010001.009.00----9.000.00--
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0000.0021100002.01000010000.504.50----4.500.00-2.13
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle47Rel37137.56180180014616.22414144890001.9212.962.164.324.861.13.2506.61
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter22344.18423142200268131450.0450222211531773726051.388.911.053.517.372.10.3931.08
Minor League Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter47503.49478344441124580844.27423693295940284537301.357.870.634.268.962.10.485-
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter24273.6825120231119825455.03962031874120142416101.317.790.813.968.342.11.471-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter861.9775075005621104.08023235461235001.206.840.433.9310.512.67.571-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter673.6690288006321142.2132705888715510001.548.330.505.499.781.78.462-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter722.525014900281382.0602623243764001.266.590.224.728.341.77.778-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter285.5812111000061.0744738325672201.6110.860.443.679.832.68.200-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter635.50280280010037.2442323517392001.6210.511.194.069.322.29.667-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter8113.7317511740010644196.0182878224671921021.268.271.093.058.732.87.421-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter585.578708700725181.010153511325672021.5311.041.422.737.322.68.385-
Florida Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter333.757207200603669.2633129733641001.388.140.904.268.271.94.500-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter464.32420420016050.0602624629211011.7810.801.085.223.780.72.400-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter153.8232032004035.0261515311161001.056.620.762.804.081.45.167-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter116.94909007011.213990890001.8010.03--6.176.941.13.500-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter001.2360600307.05110430001.236.14--4.913.680.75--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11164.1820502050013063220.021810710226861803021.388.911.053.517.372.10.4071.08
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12133.491249115006421220.019296851510421910101.357.870.634.268.962.10.480-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p25343000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1996Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50p25222000000000201000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1997Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p26213000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1999Louisville RiverBatsILAAAmil-p28582000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2001Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn32p304216132003001802000.188.235.313.5485219.375.125.188.2405.2642.118.000.000.0066.67
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48p31727120000000500000.286.286.286.5722071.000.000.000.2550.0071.430.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter949120000000701000.222.222.222.44420101.000.000.000.0000.0070.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter155241320030011402000.125.160.208.3685227.300.083.125.0003.7051.8514.000.000.0066.67
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter155241320030011402000.125.160.208.3685227.300.083.125.0003.7051.8514.000.000.0066.67
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter727120000000500000.286.286.286.5722071.000.000.000.0000.0071.430.000.000.000.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter222000000000201000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162162300000001202000.222.222.222.44430171.000.000.000.0000.0070.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162251320030011502000.125.160.208.3685228.300.083.125.0003.7051.8514.000.000.0066.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1990Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha19P12--2721119.8180.75------12100.019.0
1991Kane County Cougars MidwAbal20P49--318312421.8750.43------49100.036.3
1992Frederick Keys CaroA+bal21P48--29--11111.0000.23------48100.069.6
1993Frederick Keys CaroA+bal22P42--392-1412.8570.29------42100.030.0
1993Bowie Baysox EastAAbal22P9---2--221.0000.22------9100.06.4
1994Bowie Baysox EastAAbal23P49--77-114141.0000.29------49100.034.5
1995Bowie Baysox EastAAbal24P16---31143.7500.19------16100.011.3
1995Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal24P28--121-43.7500.11------28100.019.7
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24P6-712--331.0000.500.43-----6100.04.2
1996Richmond Braves ILAAAatl25P34--27--991.0000.26------34100.024.1
1996Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25P22-26-12-112121.0000.550.46-----22100.013.6
1997Richmond Braves ILAAAatl26P21---4--441.0000.19------21100.014.8
1997Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26P20-2443-2771.0000.350.29-----20100.012.3
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya26P1-2-------------1100.00.6
1998Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya27P45--67-213131.0000.29------45100.031.3
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya27P8-9-2--221.0000.250.22-----8100.04.9
1999Louisville RiverBats ILAAAmil28P58--38121211.9170.19------58100.040.3
2000Newark Bears AtlIndy-29P28---5--551.0000.18------28100.020.0
2001Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn30P39--68111514.9330.36------4292.927.3
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30P1-1-------------1100.00.6
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31P73-9559131514.9330.190.15-----73100.045.1
2003Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32P68-68511--16161.0000.240.24-----68100.042.0
2004Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn33P7---------------7100.04.9
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33P22-21-1--111.0000.050.05-----22100.013.6
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn34P7--11--221.0000.29------7100.05.0
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba34P32-3533--661.0000.190.17-----32100.019.8
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34P11-112---221.0000.180.18-----11100.06.8
2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo35P71-68-31-43.7500.040.04-----7298.643.8
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36P69-6646-110101.0000.140.15-----69100.042.6
2008Lake County Captains SALAcle37P1---------------1100.00.7
2008Akron Aeros EastAAcle37P1---------------1100.00.7
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle37P18-16-------------18100.011.1
Ind Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P28---5--551.0000.18------280.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P422-4492452277876.9740.180.17-----4220.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P239--1937355956.9490.23------2390.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P75--712122019.9500.25------750.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P90--5182-2523.9200.26------900.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P50--318312421.8750.42------500.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--2721119.8180.75------120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1990Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha1912----------
1991Kane County Cougars MidwAbal2049----------
1992Frederick Keys CaroA+bal2148----------
1993Frederick Keys CaroA+bal2242----------
1993Bowie Baysox EastAAbal229----------
1994Bowie Baysox EastAAbal2349----------
1995Bowie Baysox EastAAbal2416----------
1995Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal2428----------
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal246----------
1996Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2534----------
1996Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2522----------
1997Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2621----------
1997Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2620----------
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya261----------
1998Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya2745----------
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya278----------
1999Louisville RiverBats ILAAAmil2858----------
2000Newark Bears AtlInd-2928----------
2001Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn3039----------
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn301----------
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3173----------
2003Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3268----------
2004Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn337----------
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3322----------
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn347----------
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3432----------
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3411----------
2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo3571----------
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3669----------
2008Lake County Captains SALAcle371----------
2008Akron Aeros EastAAcle371----------
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3718----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2003Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB32000.0020200212.01000050000.504.500.000.0022.5000.00.000
2003Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB32101.5930300105.25210310001.547.940.004.761.590.333.181.000
2006Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35010.931001000209.2611118000.765.590.930.937.458.000.93.000
2007Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB36003.1290900118.21053118001.3410.381.041.048.318.005.19.000
2008Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB37114.5080800108.0944125001.3810.131.132.255.632.504.50.500
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs122.7327027004126.3251083421001.108.541.031.377.185.253.42.333
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0020200212.0100005000.504.500.000.0022.5000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs101.5930300105.7521031001.417.940.004.761.590.333.181.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-07-10Released by Indians 
2008-05-23InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-04-15InjuredDisabled -- Right triceps strain 
2007-11-06Option exercised by Indians for 2008 
2006-12-06ContractSigned by Indians (1-year, team option for 2008) 
2005-12-29ContractSigned by Marlins 
2005-07-11ContractSigned by Devil Rays 
2005-05-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-09-06InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2004-06-06InjuredDisabled -- - 
2001-12-15Contractre-signed by Cubs 
2001-11-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
2001-10-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-12-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
2000-07-01ContractSigned by Monterrey (Mexican) 
2000-05-01ContractSigned by independent Newark (Atlantic) 
2000-03-21Released by Reds. 
1999-11-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1999-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-12-05Claimed on waivers by Brewers from Yankees 
1997-09-15Claimed on waivers by Yankees from Braves. 
1995-12-17TradeTraded by Orioles with Rachaad Stewart to Braves for Kent Mercker. 
1991-03-31TradeTraded by White Sox to Orioles for Pete Rose. 
1989-08-13Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1995Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll24109,000-75338-999,520109,000109,000
1996Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll25111,500-7723015957,870109,000220,500
1997Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll26157,500-71427211,182,177150,000378,000
1997New York YankeesTeam Payroll26157,500-71432211,182,177150,000378,000
1998New York YankeesTeam Payroll27188,800-70528221,276,192170,000566,800
2001Chicago CubsTeam Payroll30200,000-77139-1,897,758200,000766,800
2002Chicago CubsTeam Payroll31235,000-66024262,011,045200,0001,001,800
2003Chicago CubsTeam Payroll32410,000-51928362,163,527300,0001,411,800
2004Chicago CubsTeam Payroll332,000,000-26915702,070,100300,0003,411,800
2005Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll342,300,000-285469++2,189,055300,0005,711,800
2005Chicago CubsTeam Payroll342,300,000-2851569++2,189,055300,0005,711,800
2006Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll35327,000-74214-2,365,072327,0006,038,800
2007Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll364,000,0007.123206674++2,459,737380,00010,038,800
2008Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll374,000,000-218776++2,696,252390,00014,038,800
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red