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Jon LinkTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2016 MLB Years: 2010-2010
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League

PositionsP-401, RF-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJon Edward Link
Height6-1Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 23,1984 [34.236]PlaceColumbus,Ohio
High SchoolChantilly (Chantilly,VA)
CollegeVirginia Commonwealth University (Richmond,VA), Bluefield College (Bluefield,VA)

DraftedSelected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 26th round (788th overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 45th round (1333rd overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsAsh LawsonService Time0.047 (2011)
MLB DebutApril 20,2010 [26.028]
OrganizationsCHA [3] MIA [3] SDN [3] LAN [2] BAL [1] DET [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID41796Retrosheet IDlinkj001MLBAM ID456899
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (46.27%) -- Fastball (26.87%) -- Slider (23.13%) -- Changeup (3.73%)
Fastball Velocity [2010] - 90.62
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts55Walks74Hittable57SO/BB77vsPower57Hitting0Durability56Team.530Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2003Va. CommonwealthCAANCAA-1So23Rel19213.9112210000025.025141136211001.228.881.072.137.463.50.667-
2004Va. CommonwealthCAANCAA-1Jr23S/R20324.811679110158.0654231218380001.4310.090.312.795.902.11.600-
2005Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-sdn-S/R21334.4225718001059.067332958445001.2710.220.761.226.715.50.500-
2006Fort Wayne WizardsMidwAsdn-Rel22554.91530530024362.0724534324575001.5410.400.433.478.232.38.500-
2007Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+cha24Rel23102.55140140013317.2165514190001.138.150.512.049.684.751.000-
2007Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn-R/CL23213.074104100331341.0321614511451001.057.021.102.419.884.09.667-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA+--R/CL0312.915505500461658.2482119615641001.077.360.922.309.824.27.750-
2008Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-CL24543.025605600493556.2482119327661101.327.620.484.2910.482.44.556-
2009Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha25R/CL25123.994804800431356.0552625527662001.468.790.804.3110.542.44.333-
2010Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan25Rel26323.71451440016460.2653325521553001.429.640.743.128.162.62.600-
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan50Rel26004.1590900608.212740441001.8512.46--4.154.151.00-3.54
2011Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan25R/CL27224.245415300401168.0653432632635001.438.600.794.248.341.97.500-
2012Jacksonville SunsSouAAmia-Rel28106.0030300213.05420120002.0015.00--3.006.002.001.000-
2012New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAmia-Rel28100.75110110010712.051105100000.833.75--3.757.502.001.000-
2012Norfolk TidesILAAAbal23Rel28123.4818018008320.22312827162001.4510.020.873.056.972.29.333-
2012Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorA+--R/CL0322.783203200201135.2331711213282001.298.330.503.287.072.15.600-
2013Wichita WingnutsAmerAssocInd-ST29611.74770100051.2391010211382000.976.790.351.926.623.45.857-
2013Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdetST29311.13550200039.2307515211000.886.810.231.134.764.20.750-
2013Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-S/R29045.561174003043.251292769190001.3710.511.241.853.922.11.000-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA+--S/R0353.4616124203082.0813632714401001.148.750.761.514.322.86.375-
2014Wichita WingnutsAmerAssocInd-ST301123.26201912010127.012348469331001001.238.720.642.347.093.03.846-
2014Jacksonville SunsSouAAmia41ST30102.25220000012.0103301161000.927.50--0.7512.0016.001.000-
2015Wichita WingnutsAmerAssocInd-ST31601.89990000047.2341110212461000.976.420.382.278.693.831.000-
2015New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAmia20Rel31004.5060600208.011440440001.8812.38--4.504.501.00--
2016Wichita WingnutsAmerAssocInd-ST32753.7314140100089.01045137715661001.3310.480.711.516.654.40.583-
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.1590900608.212740441001.8512.46--4.154.151.00-0.46
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter29263.74392233692024493557.25552732334218650326101.328.910.672.998.072.70.527-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter8124.0819391840012238267.02751391222410523312001.419.190.803.517.792.22.400-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1052.3466759205136110.09335294341053101.147.520.322.758.493.09.667-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter312.915505500461658.2482119615641001.077.360.922.309.824.27.750-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter554.91530530024362.0724534324575001.5410.400.433.478.232.38.500-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter334.4225718001059.067332958445001.2710.220.761.226.715.50.500-
Ind Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3082.94504914010314.230012010320712505001.188.550.572.027.133.52.789-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter534.5428919110183.0905642524591001.379.720.542.596.372.46.625-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.1590900608.212740441001.8512.46--4.154.151.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings004.152280228001520220.0305178102010210225001.8512.46--4.154.151.00-0.46
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11103.741549145109636220.021810791167319710001.328.910.672.998.072.70.524-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan25p26293100001001101000.000.250.000.250005.000.000.333.17520.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2011Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan25p27384000001000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2014Jacksonville SunsSouAAmia41p3024010002001201000.250.400.250.650106.500.000.250.31616.6733.332.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter7111110004002502000.091.231.091.3221015.167.000.182.00013.3333.332.500.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter697100002001301000.000.125.000.125009.000.000.143.00011.1133.333.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24010002001201000.250.400.250.650106.500.000.250.00016.6733.332.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162252200090051105000.091.231.091.3222034.167.000.182.00013.3333.332.500.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2005Eugene Emeralds NwstA-sdn21P25--5143-2219.8640.76------25100.032.9
2006Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAsdn22P53--310--13131.0000.25------53100.038.7
2007Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn23P41--26--881.0000.20------41100.029.5
2007Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha23P14--23--551.0000.36------14100.010.1
2008Birmingham Barons SouAAcha24P56--5162-2321.9130.38------56100.040.9
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha25P48--410121514.9330.29------48100.033.6
2010Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan26P45--4121-1716.9410.36------45100.031.5
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26P9-8-1--111.0000.110.13-----9100.05.6
2011Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan27P54--516112221.9550.39------54100.037.5
2011Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan27RF1---------------541.90.7
2012Jacksonville Suns SouAAmia28P3--12--331.0001.00------3100.02.1
2012Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal28P18---4--441.0000.22------18100.012.5
2012New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAmia28P11---1--111.0000.09------11100.07.9
2013Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet29P5--36-2991.0001.80------5100.03.5
2013Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29P11--461-1110.9090.91------11100.07.6
2014Jacksonville Suns SouAAmia30P2---2--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
2015New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAmia31P6--12-1331.0000.50------6100.04.2
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9-8-1--111.0000.110.13-----90.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P193--1851447369.9450.36------1930.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P66--926223735.9460.53------660.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P55--49--13131.0000.24------550.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P53--310--13131.0000.25------530.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P25--5143-2219.8640.76------250.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2005Eugene Emeralds NwstA-sdn2125----------
2006Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAsdn2253----------
2007Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn2341----------
2007Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha2314----------
2008Birmingham Barons SouAAcha2456----------
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2548----------
2010Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan2645----------
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan269----------
2011Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan2754-------1--
2012Jacksonville Suns SouAAmia283----------
2012Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal2818----------
2012New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAmia2811----------
2013Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet295----------
2013Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2911----------
2014Jacksonville Suns SouAAmia302----------
2015New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAmia316----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB24006.7520200201.1311000002.7320.260.000.000.0006.75.000
2009Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB25000.0002-200205.0100000000.201.800.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor26024.43550000020.12411101415001.3910.620.441.776.643.754.87.000
2010Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26000.0040400013.1000001000.000.000.000.002.7000.00.000
2011Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB27006.3540400105.2744031001.9211.120.004.761.590.336.35.000
2012Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28004.2650500106.1633024001.318.530.002.845.682.004.26.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs024.43550000020.32411101415001.3810.620.441.776.643.754.87.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs003.3215213006121.71788056001.027.060.002.082.491.203.32.000

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2008Southern League All-Star (RP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-07-04PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Marlins31.103  
2015-06-11PMiami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list31.080Team Roster on 2015-06-11
2015-04-11PMiami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured31.019Team Roster on 2015-04-11
2014-08-23PMiami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Jacksonville (AA)30.153Team Roster on 2014-08-23
2013-11-05PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.227  
2013-08-05PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-Minors--Activated from temporarily inactive list29.135Team Roster on 2013-08-05
2013-07-31PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporary inactive list29.130Team Roster on 2013-07-31
2013-07-19PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)29.118Team Roster on 2013-07-19
2013-07-08PDetroit TigersErie (AA)-MinorsMLB ActiveContract purchased from Wichita (American)29.107Team Roster on 2013-07-08
2013-04-05PFree Agent -Indy LeagueContractInd Signed by Wichita (American)29.013  
2012-11-18PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency28.240  
2012-08-24PMiami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporarily inactive list28.154Team Roster on 2012-08-24
2012-07-28PMiami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to New Orleans (AAA)28.127Team Roster on 2012-07-28
2012-07-19PMiami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract28.118Team Roster on 2012-07-19
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-12-28ContractSigned by Orioles 
2009-12-18TradeTraded by White Sox to Dodgers for John Ely 
2007-07-31TradeTraded by Padres to White Sox for Rob Mackowiak 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2010Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll26400,000-75743-2,812,412400,000400,000
* 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