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John GrabowHigh Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2011 MLB Years: 2003-2011
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-684Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn William Grabow
Height6-2Weight190BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 4,1978 [39.106]PlaceArcadia,California
High SchoolSan Gabriel (San Gabriel,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 3rd round (92nd overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDoug TakaragawaService Time7.016 (2010)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2001-PIT-#9
MLB DebutSeptember 14,2003 [24.314]
OrganizationsPIT [13] CHN [3] Awards0
TBC Player ID4257Retrosheet IDgrabj002MLBAM ID346848
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts57Walks42Hittable43SO/BB47vsPower43Hitting11Durability76Team.476Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1997Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-S/R18274.571183000045.0573223014283001.5711.32--2.785.562.00.222-
1998Augusta GreenJacketsSALApit-ST19635.7817161000071.2845946734679001.6510.550.884.278.411.97.667-
1999Hickory CrawdadsSALApit-ST209103.80262600000156.0152826616321643001.188.750.921.849.445.13.474-
2000Altoona CurveEastAApit28ST21874.33242401000145.0145817010651098101.448.980.624.036.751.68.533-
2001Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-ST22013.75660000012.011651492001.258.250.753.006.752.25.000-
2001Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit36ST22136.38770000036.2423026326352001.8510.310.746.388.591.35.250-
2001Altoona CurveEastAApit-ST22253.3710100000050.2302319139425301.365.330.186.937.461.08.286-
2001Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--ST0394.5323230000098.0835950569869301.537.520.456.257.791.25.2504.06
2002Altoona CurveEastAApit41ST238135.47282711110146.018194891047979501.5611.130.622.895.972.06.381-
2003Altoona CurveEastAApit-S/R24613.3624915005183.0873431919733101.289.430.982.067.923.84.857-
2003Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-Rel24024.7417017004024.231171307260001.5411.31--2.559.493.71.000-
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0633.68419320091107.21185144926993101.349.860.752.178.283.81.6673.00
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39Rel24003.6050500105.06320090001.2010.80----16.200.00--0.57
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39Rel25255.11680680010161.2813935828645001.7711.821.174.099.342.29.2864.02
2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39Rel26234.8563063008052.0463128625421021.377.961.044.337.271.68.4004.46
2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39,34Rel27424.13720720017069.2683432730660031.418.780.903.888.532.20.6673.98
2007Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit-Rel28002.2540400104.04111240001.509.002.254.509.002.00--
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34Rel28324.53630630014151.2562726619423011.459.751.053.317.322.21.6004.29
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34Rel29632.84740740018476.0602524937624211.287.111.074.387.341.68.6674.54
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34Rel30303.4245045004047.0431918428410021.508.180.765.327.801.461.0004.36
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43Rel30003.2430030008025.01999112161001.246.840.364.325.761.33-3.78
2010Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-Rel31006.7540400104.06330121001.7513.50--2.254.502.00--
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43Rel31137.3628028009025.2352421513201011.8712.271.754.567.011.54.2505.69
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43Rel32314.76580580022062.0673933928383311.529.671.304.045.491.36.7505.08
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter24194.315060506001116474.048125022855220400185111.479.091.044.167.561.82.5581.28
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter42524.521781334521121777.083046239258290656451001.449.580.673.357.572.26.447-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter024.6825025006032.2412117110321001.5611.300.282.768.823.20.000-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter24264.428670162161424.044323220930170321251001.449.370.633.606.791.89.480-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter136.38770000036.2423026326352001.8510.310.746.388.591.35.250-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15134.42434210000227.1236141112236623112001.329.320.912.619.123.50.536-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter284.4017143000057.0683828118375001.5010.670.162.835.812.06.200-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter20154.09390039000726361.03601781654016732613291.458.920.994.148.081.95.571-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter445.02116011600390112.112172631553745321.549.641.194.225.891.40.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1194.31234023400513220.0222115105251021858251.479.091.044.167.561.82.5501.28
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12154.525038121030220.0234130111168218513301.449.580.673.357.572.26.444-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Altoona CurveEastAApit28p212418120001000702000.111.111.111.2222020.182.000.000.1000.0035.000.000.000.000.00
2001Altoona CurveEastAApit-p22105010000001300000.200.333.200.533106.500.000.200.26516.6750.003.000.000.000.00
2002Altoona CurveEastAApit41p232815220101002404000.133.235.267.5024121.182.134.267.2289.5219.052.000.000.0050.00
2003Altoona CurveEastAApit41p242411130004002301100.273.357.273.6303015.333.000.182.29213.3320.001.500.000.000.00
2003Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit16p24171000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         4112130004002401100.250.333.250.5833016.333.000.167.27212.5025.002.000.000.000.00
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39p25641000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39,34p27681000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2007Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit-2853000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34p28591000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34p29711000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34p30431000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3055000000000101000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter108534801060051807100.151.220.189.40910166.222.038.132.0007.5827.273.600.000.0012.50
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter224000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter86494801060051707100.163.236.204.44010162.242.041.143.0008.0627.423.400.000.0012.50
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3055000000000101000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16280612020900827011200.151.220.189.40915299.222.038.132.0007.5827.273.600.000.0012.50

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit18P11--251-87.8750.64------11100.018.6
1998Augusta GreenJackets SALApit19P17--3141-1817.9441.00------17100.012.0
1999Hickory Crawdads SALApit20P26--1173-2118.8570.69------26100.018.6
2000Altoona Curve EastAApit21P24--7153-2522.8800.92------24100.016.9
2001Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit22P6--121-43.7500.50------6100.010.7
2001Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit22P7--14--551.0000.71------7100.05.1
2001Altoona Curve EastAApit22P10--2721119.8180.90------10100.07.0
2002Altoona Curve EastAApit23P28--523213028.9331.00------28100.019.9
2003Altoona Curve EastAApit24P24--313--16161.0000.67------24100.017.0
2003Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit24P17---4--441.0000.24------17100.011.9
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24P5-5-------------5100.03.1
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P68-61215-217171.0000.250.28-----68100.042.2
2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P63-52-71187.8750.110.13-----63100.038.9
2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P72-69413--17171.0000.240.25-----72100.044.4
2007Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit28P4---1--111.0000.25------580.02.8
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P63-5224--661.0000.100.12-----63100.038.9
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P74-7639111312.9230.160.16-----74100.045.7
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30P30-25-1--111.0000.030.04-----30100.018.6
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30P45-47-81-98.8890.180.17-----45100.028.0
2010Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn31P4---2--221.0000.50------4100.02.8
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31P28-25132-64.6670.140.16-----28100.017.3
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32P58-62341-87.8750.120.11-----58100.035.8
MLB Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P506-4741564648579.9290.160.17-----5060.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P25---7--771.0000.28------250.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P86--1758728275.9150.87------860.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P7--14--551.0000.71------70.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P43--4314-3935.8970.81------430.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P17--372-1210.8330.59------170.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit1811----------
1998Augusta GreenJackets SALApit1917----------
1999Hickory Crawdads SALApit2026----------
2000Altoona Curve EastAApit2124----------
2001Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit226----------
2001Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit227----------
2001Altoona Curve EastAApit2210----------
2002Altoona Curve EastAApit2328----------
2003Altoona Curve EastAApit2424----------
2003Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit2417----------
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit245----------
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2568----------
2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2663----------
2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2772----------
2007Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit284----------
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2863----------
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2974----------
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3030----------
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3045----------
2010Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn314----------
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3128----------
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3258----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2003Team USAArizona Fall LgMinor24001.8050500005.0711025001.8012.600.003.609.002.501.80.000
2006Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27005.23909005010.11376047201.6811.320.003.486.101.756.10.000
2007Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB280115.7540400104.0787335102.5015.756.756.7511.251.6718.00.000
2008Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29004.3290900108.1844228001.238.642.162.168.644.004.32.000
2009Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB30000.00000000113.0500010000.463.460.000.690.000.000.00.000
2010Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31013.7512012000212.01485148001.5010.500.753.006.002.006.00.000
2011Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32002.5770700007.0832034001.5710.290.003.865.141.333.86.000
2012Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB33100.0060600006.0400017000.836.000.001.5010.507.000.001.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs001.8050500005.0711025001.8012.600.003.609.002.501.80.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs123.5647047007360.759302461839301.278.750.892.675.792.174.45.333

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2760000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs250000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2012-03-26PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency after opting out of minor league contract  
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2012-03-26Released by Dodgers 
2011-12-19ContractSigned by Dodgers 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-09-07InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2010-06-29InjuredDisabled -- Left Knee Sprain 
2010-06-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-05-31InjuredDisabled -- Left Knee Sprain 
2010-01-21ContractSigned by Cubs 
2009-07-30TradeTraded by Pirates with Tom Gorzelanny to Cubs for Kevin Hart, Jose Ascanio and Josh Harrison 
2008-01-18ContractSigned by Pirates (1-year) 
2007-04-24InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-03-30InjuredDisabled -- Elbow 
2007-02-02ContractSigned by Pirates to avoid arbitration 
1997-06-12Contractsigned 
* 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
2003Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll24300,000-70337-2,163,527300,000300,000
2004Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll25300,000-75532-2,070,100300,000600,000
2005Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26327,000-65923272,189,055300,000927,000
2006Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll27341,750-63421212,365,072327,0001,268,750
2007Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll28832,500-44813452,459,737380,0002,101,250
2008Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll291,135,000-38710582,696,252390,0003,236,250
2009Chicago CubsTeam Payroll302,300,000-30214632,746,792400,0005,536,250
2009Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll302,300,000-3028632,746,792400,0005,536,250
2010Chicago CubsTeam Payroll312,700,0007.01629212682,812,412400,0008,236,250
2011Chicago CubsTeam Payroll324,800,000-195979++2,722,607414,00013,036,250
* 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