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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Norman Foster
Stat Years
1999-2008  [mlb] 2002-2005
Height/Weight
6-0 / 200
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (279)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Stagg (Stockton,CA)
Colleges
Lewis-Clark State College (Lewiston, Idaho), San Joaquin Delta College (Stockton, California)
Draft
Selected by the Atlanta Braves in Round #25 (#774 overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Kurtis Kemp
MLB Debut
2002-04-24 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.342)
Service Time
Organizations
ATL [5] KCA [2] MIL [1] DET [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 4237 ... retro id: fostj001 ... mlbam id: 407796
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1999Danville BravesAppRkatl-211---411.3818000718139.02810606364020.876.460.001.388.312.316.00.800
    1999Minor Totals: ATLbyYearRk----211---411.3818000718139.02810606364020.876.460.001.388.312.316.00.800
    2000Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+atl46222---211.85380001738348.2481310214464021.278.880.372.598.512.403.29.667
    2000Minor Totals: ATLbyYearA+----221---211.87380001738348.7481310214464021.298.960.372.618.592.433.29.667
    2001Greenville BravesSouAAatl-233---873.01500002150768.2713023633635021.519.310.794.338.263.931.91.533
    2001Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAA----231---873.04500002150768.7713023633635021.529.370.794.358.313.961.91.533
    2002Richmond BravesILAAAatl-244---844.21550002555862.0673029528483011.539.730.734.066.974.351.71.667
    2002Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl74244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1010.8050000505.06663660012.4010.805.4010.8010.8010.801.001.000
    2002Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----241---844.21550002555862.0673029528483011.539.730.734.066.974.351.71.667
    2002MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1010.8050000505.06663660012.4010.805.4010.8010.8010.801.001.000
    2003Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil43255---223.7027000727041.1442117413370001.389.580.872.838.064.572.85.500
    2003Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet25255---1163.02212021010128.01295343530584001.249.070.352.114.083.731.93.647
    2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil40255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf204.7123000323021.030111158161011.8112.862.143.436.864.712.001.000
    2003Minor Totals: DET-MILbyYearAAA----252---1383.194820217280169.31737460943954001.289.210.482.295.063.942.21.619
    2003MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf204.7123000323021.030111158161011.8112.862.143.436.864.712.001.000
    2005Richmond BravesILAAAatl48276---001.5930002315.22110150000.533.180.001.597.941.595.00.000
    2005Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl46276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf424.1562000962134.2271716319321021.337.010.784.938.314.411.68.667
    2005Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----271---001.7330002315.72110150000.583.460.001.738.651.735.00.000
    2005MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf424.2162000962134.7271716319321021.357.110.795.008.424.471.68.667
    2007Arizona Royals ArizRkkca-297---100.0030000303.14000060001.2010.800.000.0016.200.000.001.000
    2007Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-297---103.48800038110.184415111001.266.970.874.359.583.482.201.000
    2007Minor Totals: KCAbyYearRk/AA----292---202.7311000311113.7124415171001.298.180.683.4111.592.733.401.000
    2008Idaho Falls ChukarsPioRkkca44308---005.06900079010.2116628131001.789.281.696.7510.975.061.63.000
    2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-308---0111.7450005507.21210103652002.3514.093.527.045.8711.740.83.000
    2008Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA/Rk----302---017.96140001214018.3231616514183002.0411.442.496.968.957.961.29.000
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)724.93900001290160.76334331133542041.599.421.644.938.075.081.64.778
    National League Totals (3 yrs)724.93900001290160.76334331133542041.599.421.644.938.075.081.64.778
    Minor League Totals37223.1523720219421721425.34241781492814432824071.348.980.593.056.943.772.28.627
    Minor: Rk Totals512.04300001430153.0431612214555021.087.300.342.389.342.723.93.833
    Minor: A+ Totals211.87380001738348.7481310214464021.298.960.372.618.592.433.29.667
    Minor: AA Totals973.08580002458879.0793427738746021.489.000.804.338.433.871.95.563
    Minor: AAA Totals21133.69111202139919244.725411510017781539011.369.360.632.875.644.241.96.618
    Atlanta Braves Totals (2 yrs)525.0567000967139.7332322625381031.487.581.385.748.725.281.52.714
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)204.7123000323021.030111158161011.8112.862.143.436.864.712.001.000
    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%
    2001Greenville BravesSouAAatl-23p---1504000000000200000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2002Richmond BravesILAAAatl-24p---2551000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2003Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil4325p---3272000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals1327000000000300000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals504000000000200000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals823000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    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
    1999Danville BravesAppRk21P1800.0490113131.0000.700.0026.1100.02
    2000Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+22P3800.0110111211.9170.300.0027.1100.02
    2001Greenville BravesSouAA23P5000.01160117171.0000.300.0036.0100.01
    2002Richmond BravesILAAA24P5500.0113101514.9330.300.0038.7100.02
    2002Atlanta BravesNLMLB24P505.0000000.0000.000.003.1100.014
    2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLB25P23021.01100221.0000.100.1014.2100.014
    2005Richmond BravesILAAA27P300.00100111.0000.300.002.1100.024
    2005Atlanta BravesNLMLB27P62034.21700881.0000.100.2338.3100.03
    2007Arizona Royals ArizRk29P300.01100221.0000.700.005.4100.021
    2007Wichita WranglersTexAA29P800.02200441.0000.500.005.7100.015
    2008Idaho Falls ChukarsPioRk30P900.01000111.0000.100.0011.8100.016
    2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA30P500.00200221.0000.400.003.5100.019
    MLB Totals - (P)90060280010101.0000.100.170.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)6300116101817.9440.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)58003180121211.0000.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)3800110111211.9170.300.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)30006100116161.0000.500.000.00.00
    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
    1999Minor18----------
    2000Minor38----------
    2001Minor50----------
    2002MLB5----------
    2002Minor55----------
    2003MLB23----------
    2005MLB62----------
    2005Minor3----------
    2007Minor11----------
    2008Minor14----------
    Totals279----------