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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Joseph Thomas Borowski
Stat Years
1990-2008  [mlb] 1995-2008
Height/Weight
6-2 / 225
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (916)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
High School
Marist (Bayonne,NJ)
Colleges
Rutgers University (New Brunswick, New Jersey)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago White Sox in Round #32 (#823 overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Ed Ford
MLB Debut
1995-07-09 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.066)
Service Time
7.123 (2007)
Organizations
CHN [5] BAL [5] ATL [2] CLE [2] NYA [2] MIL [1] TBA [1] MIA [1] CHA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 4166 ... retro id: boroj001 ... mlbam id: 111244
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1990Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha-191---285.5812110001061.1744738325672201.6110.860.443.679.836.902.68.200
    1990Minor Totals: CHAbyYearRk----191---285.6012110001061.3744738325672201.6210.900.443.689.876.922.68.200
    1991Kane County CougarsMidwAbal-202---722.564900028491381.0602623243764031.276.670.224.788.442.891.77.778
    1991Minor Totals: BALbyYearA----201---722.564900028491381.0602623243764031.276.670.224.788.442.891.77.778
    1992Frederick KeysCaroA+bal38213---563.704800036481080.1714033350852031.517.950.345.609.524.481.70.455
    1992Minor Totals: BALbyYearA+----211---563.714800036481080.3714033350852031.517.980.345.629.554.491.70.455
    1993Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-224---113.614220027401162.1613025537708031.578.810.725.3410.114.331.89.500
    1993Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-224---300.00900059017.21100011170001.255.600.005.608.660.001.551.000
    1993Minor Totals: BALbyYearAA/A+----222---412.815120032491180.0723025548878031.508.100.565.409.793.381.81.800
    1994Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-235---341.914900037491466.0521414328734001.217.090.413.829.951.912.61.429
    1994Minor Totals: BALbyYearAA----231---341.914900037491466.0521414328734001.217.090.413.829.951.912.61.429
    1995Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-246---223.92160001416720.2169927321001.116.970.873.0513.943.924.57.500
    1995Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-246---134.04280002228635.2321616318321001.408.070.764.548.074.041.78.250
    1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal48246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf001.2360003607.15110430001.236.140.004.913.681.230.75.000
    1995Minor Totals: BALbyYearAA/AAA----242---354.014400036441356.3482525525642001.307.700.804.0110.274.012.56.375
    1995MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf001.2760003607.35110430001.276.340.005.073.801.270.75.000
    1996Richmond BravesILAAAatl-257---153.71340001934753.1422522430401001.357.090.685.066.754.221.33.167
    1996Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf244.8522000822026.0331514413151011.7711.421.384.505.195.191.15.333
    1996Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----251---153.73340001934753.3422522430401001.367.120.685.086.784.241.33.167
    1996MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf244.8522000822026.0331514413151011.7711.421.384.505.195.191.15.333
    1997Richmond BravesILAAAatl-268---123.5821000421237.2321615319344011.357.650.724.548.123.821.79.333
    1997Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf223.7520000820024.027111021660001.7910.130.756.002.254.130.38.500
    1997New York YankeesALMLBnya52268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf019.0010001102.02220420003.009.000.0018.009.009.000.50.000
    1997Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----261---123.6321000421237.7321615319344011.377.740.734.608.233.871.79.333
    1997MLB Totals: ATL-NYAbyYearMLB----262Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.1521000921026.029131222080001.8810.040.696.922.774.500.40.400
    1998Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-279---332.93450001045473.2662524639673021.438.060.734.768.193.051.72.500
    1998New York YankeesALMLBnya57279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf106.5280006809.211770470001.5510.240.003.726.526.521.751.000
    1998Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAAA----271---332.95450001045473.7662524639673021.438.110.744.808.243.071.72.500
    1998MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf106.8580006809.711770470001.6310.760.003.916.856.851.751.000
    1999Louisville RiverBatsILAAAmil-2810---625.46580002858489.0945954744703131.559.510.714.457.085.971.59.750
    1999Minor Totals: MILbyYearAAA----281---625.46580002858489.0945954744703131.559.510.714.457.085.971.59.750
    2000Newark BearsAtlIndy------2911---635.50280001028037.2442323517392001.6210.511.194.069.325.502.29.667
    2000Monterrey SultanesMexAAA----2911---423.191250057142.1311515518443001.166.591.063.839.353.192.44.667
    2000Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----291---635.56280001028037.7442323517392001.6410.651.214.119.445.562.29.667
    2000Minor Totals: byYearAAA----291---423.211250057142.3311515518443001.166.631.073.859.413.212.44.667
    2001Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn323012---872.623912117271110.087353210261311021.037.120.822.1310.722.865.04.533
    2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn483012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0132.4011000001.26661310005.4032.405.4016.205.4032.400.33.000
    2001Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----301---872.623912117271110.087353210261311021.037.120.822.1310.722.865.04.533
    2001MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0145.0011000001.76661310007.5045.007.5022.507.5045.000.33.000
    2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn483113Log - Sp - Ext - Perf442.73730002573295.28431291029971011.187.900.942.739.132.923.34.500
    2002MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf442.74730002573295.78431291029971011.197.940.952.749.172.933.34.500
    2003Chicago CubsNLMLBchn483214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf222.636800059683368.1532320519660011.056.980.662.508.693.033.47.500
    2003MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf222.646800059683368.3532320519660011.067.000.662.518.723.043.47.500
    2004Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn323315---038.2273000407.29871420001.7010.571.174.702.359.390.50.000
    2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn483315Log - Sp - Ext - Perf248.02220001922921.1271919315170001.9711.391.276.337.178.021.13.333
    2004Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----331---038.7573000407.79871420001.8111.251.255.002.5010.000.50.000
    2004MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf248.10220001922921.3271919315170001.9911.521.286.407.258.101.13.333
    2005Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-3416---002.2570003708.03422340000.753.382.253.384.504.501.33.000
    2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn483416Log - Sp - Ext - Perf006.5511000311011.0128851110001.189.824.090.829.006.5511.00.000
    2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba483416Log - Sp - Ext - Perf153.8232000432035.1261515311161001.056.620.762.804.083.821.45.167
    2005Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----341---002.2570003708.03422340000.753.382.253.384.504.501.33.000
    2005MLB Totals: CHN-TBAbyYearMLB----342Log - Sp - Ext - Perf154.4943000743046.3382323812271001.087.421.562.345.274.492.25.167
    2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia483517Log - Sp - Ext - Perf333.757200060723669.2633129733641001.388.140.904.268.274.001.94.500
    2006MLB Totals: MIAbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf333.777200060723669.7633129733641001.398.190.914.298.324.031.94.500
    2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle473618Log - Sp - Ext - Perf455.076900058694565.2773937917582021.4310.551.232.337.955.353.41.444
    2007MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf455.116900058694565.7773937917582021.4410.631.242.358.015.383.41.444
    2008Lake County CaptainsSALAcle-3719---000.0011000001.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    2008Akron AerosEastAAcle-3719---000.0010000101.01000010001.009.000.000.009.000.000.00.000
    2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle473719Log - Sp - Ext - Perf137.56180001418616.22414144890001.9212.962.164.324.867.561.13.250
    2008Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAA/A----372---000.0021000102.01000010000.504.500.000.004.500.002.00.000
    2008MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf137.78180001418616.72414144890001.9813.332.224.445.007.781.13.250
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)22344.18423100268422131454.3450222211531773726051.388.921.053.517.374.402.10.393
    National League Totals (8 yrs)15203.8328910018228880317.7305144135371292773031.378.651.053.667.864.092.15.429
    American League Totals (6 yrs)7145.021340008613451136.714578761648953021.429.581.063.176.285.151.98.333
    Minor League Totals47503.49478341124544480848.774236932959402845373171.357.870.634.278.973.922.10.485
    Minor: Indy Totals635.56280001028037.7442323517392001.6410.651.214.119.445.562.29.667
    Minor: Rk Totals285.6012110001061.3744738325672201.6210.900.443.689.876.922.68.200
    Minor: A Totals722.525010028491382.0602623243764031.266.590.224.728.342.851.77.778
    Minor: A+ Totals673.6790200638821142.7132705888715510061.548.350.515.519.814.431.78.462
    Minor: AA Totals861.9775000567521105.38023235461235001.206.850.433.9410.531.972.67.571
    Minor: AAA Totals24273.6825120119823125457.33962031874120142416181.317.800.813.968.354.002.11.471
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)8113.7317510010617444198.0182878224671921021.268.271.093.058.733.952.87.421
    Cleveland Indians Totals (2 yrs)585.598700072875182.310153511325672021.5311.071.432.747.345.812.68.385
    Florida Marlins Totals (1 yrs)333.777200060723669.7633129733641001.398.190.914.298.324.031.94.500
    Atlanta Braves Totals (2 yrs)464.32420001642050.0602624629211011.7810.801.085.223.784.680.72.400
    Tampa Bay Devil Rays Totals (1 yrs)153.8532000432035.3261515311161001.056.670.772.824.103.851.45.167
    New York Yankees Totals (2 yrs)117.23900079011.713990890001.8810.450.006.437.237.231.13.500
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)001.2760003607.35110430001.276.340.005.073.801.270.75.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1996Richmond BravesILAAAatl-25p---1343000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1996Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl5025pL-S-E-P1222000000000201000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1997Richmond BravesILAAAatl-26p---2213000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1999Louisville RiverBatsILAAAmil-28p---3582000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2001Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn3230p---44216132003001802000.188.235.313.5481952.188.125.3755.2642.118.000.00.0066.7
    2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4831pL-S-E-P5727120000000500000.286.286.286.572720.000.0001.0000.0071.430.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)949120000000701000.222.222.222.4441020.000.0001.0000.0070.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)949120000000701000.222.222.222.4441020.000.0001.0000.0070.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals155241320030011402000.125.160.208.3682752.125.083.3003.7051.8514.000.00.0066.7
    Minor: AAA Totals155241320030011402000.125.160.208.3682752.125.083.3003.7051.8514.000.00.0066.7
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)727120000000500000.286.286.286.572720.000.0001.0000.0071.430.000.00.000.0
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)222000000000201000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1990gcl white sox GCLRk19P1200.02721119.8180.800.0019.0100.05
    1991Kane County CougarsMidwA20P4900.0318312421.8750.400.0036.3100.01
    1992Frederick KeysCaroA+21P4800.0290011111.0000.200.0069.6100.02
    1993Frederick KeysCaroA+22P4200.039201412.8570.300.0030.0100.03
    1993Bowie BaysoxEastAA22P900.00200221.0000.200.006.4100.013
    1994Bowie BaysoxEastAA23P4900.0770114141.0000.300.0034.5100.02
    1995Bowie BaysoxEastAA24P1600.0031143.7500.200.0011.3100.011
    1995Rochester Red WingsILAAA24P2800.0121043.7500.100.0019.7100.04
    1995Baltimore OriolesALMLB24P607.11200331.0000.500.424.2100.017
    1996Richmond BravesILAAA25P3400.02700991.0000.300.0024.1100.04
    1996Atlanta BravesNLMLB25P22026.00120112121.0000.500.4613.6100.011
    1997Richmond BravesILAAA26P2100.00400441.0000.200.0014.8100.08
    1997Atlanta BravesNLMLB26P20024.04302771.0000.400.2912.3100.012
    1997New York YankeesALMLB26P102.0000000.0000.000.000.6100.017
    1998Columbus ClippersILAAA27P4500.0670213131.0000.300.0031.3100.02
    1998New York YankeesALMLB27P809.20200221.0000.300.224.9100.014
    1999Louisville RiverBatsILAAA28P5800.038121211.9170.200.0040.3100.01
    2000Newark BearsAtlInd29P2800.00500551.0000.200.0019.9100.02
    2001Iowa CubsPCLAAA30P3900.068111514.9330.400.0027.392.95
    2001Chicago CubsNLMLB30P101.2000000.0000.000.000.6100.020
    2002Chicago CubsNLMLB31P73095.259131514.9330.200.1545.1100.01
    2003Chicago CubsNLMLB32P68068.15110016161.0000.200.2342.0100.03
    2004Iowa CubsPCLAAA33P700.0000000.0000.000.004.9100.020
    2004Chicago CubsNLMLB33P22021.10100111.0000.000.0513.6100.013
    2005Iowa CubsPCLAAA34P700.01100221.0000.300.005.0100.020
    2005Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB34P32035.13300661.0000.200.1719.8100.09
    2005Chicago CubsNLMLB34P11011.02000221.0000.200.186.8100.017
    2006Florida MarlinsNLMLB35P71068.2031043.7500.000.0443.898.61
    2007Cleveland IndiansALMLB36P69066.2460110101.0000.100.1542.6100.01
    2008Lake County CaptainsSALA37P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.020
    2008Akron AerosEastAA37P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.022
    2008Cleveland IndiansALMLB37P18016.0000000.0000.000.0011.1100.011
    Ind Totals - (P)28000500551.0000.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)42204502452277876.9740.200.170.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)239001937355956.9490.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)7500712122019.9500.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)9000518202523.9200.300.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)5000318312421.8750.400.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)12002721119.8180.800.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1990Minor12----------
    1991Minor49----------
    1992Minor48----------
    1993Minor51----------
    1994Minor49----------
    1995MLB6----------
    1995Minor44----------
    1996MLB22----------
    1996Minor34----------
    1997MLB21----------
    1997Minor21----------
    1998MLB8----------
    1998Minor45----------
    1999Minor58----------
    2001MLB1----------
    2001Minor39----------
    2002MLB73----------
    2003MLB68----------
    2004MLB22----------
    2004Minor7----------
    2005MLB43----------
    2005Minor7----------
    2006MLB71----------
    2007MLB69----------
    2008MLB18----------
    2008Minor2----------
    Totals888----------