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Current Status
Free Agent since 2012-03-26 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
John William Grabow
Stat Years
1997-2011  [mlb] 2003-2011
Height/Weight
6-2 / 190
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (684)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
San Gabriel (San Gabriel,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in Round #3 (#92 overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Doug Takaragawa
MLB Debut
2003-09-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.314)
Service Time
7.016 (2010)
Organizations
PIT [13] CHN [3]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 4257 ... retro id: grabj002 ... mlbam id: 346848
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1997Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit-181---274.571180003045.1573223014283001.5711.320.002.785.566.352.00.222
    1997Minor Totals: PITbyYearRk----181---274.591180003045.3573223014283001.5711.370.002.795.596.392.00.222
    1998Augusta GreenJacketsSALApit-192---635.7817160001071.2845946734679031.6510.550.884.278.417.411.97.667
    1998Minor Totals: PITbyYearA----191---635.8117160001071.7845946734679031.6610.620.884.308.477.461.97.667
    1999Hickory CrawdadsSALApit-203---9103.80262600000156.1152826616321643051.188.750.921.849.444.725.13.474
    1999Minor Totals: PITbyYearA----201---9103.81262600000156.3152826616321643051.188.760.921.849.464.735.13.474
    2000Altoona CurveEastAApit28214---874.33242410000145.1145817010651098151.448.980.624.036.755.021.68.533
    2000Minor Totals: PITbyYearAA----211---874.34242410000145.3145817010651098151.458.990.624.036.765.021.68.533
    2001Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit-225---013.75660000012.011651492011.258.250.753.006.754.502.25.000
    2001Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit36225---136.38770000036.2423026326352021.8510.310.746.388.597.361.35.250
    2001Altoona CurveEastAApit-225---253.3710100000050.2302319139425321.365.330.186.937.464.091.08.286
    2001Minor Totals: PITbyYearRk/A+/AA----223---394.5423230000099.3835950569869351.537.540.456.277.815.361.25.250
    2002Altoona CurveEastAApit41236---8135.47282711110146.118194891047979561.5611.130.622.895.975.782.06.381
    2002Minor Totals: PITbyYearAA----231---8135.48282711110146.318194891047979561.5611.150.622.905.985.792.06.381
    2003Altoona CurveEastAApit-247---613.3624900515183.0873431919733101.289.430.982.067.923.693.84.857
    2003Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-247---024.7417000417024.231171307260001.5411.310.002.559.496.203.71.000
    2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.6050001505.06320090001.2010.800.000.0016.205.400.00.000
    2003Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA/AA----242---633.69419009321107.71185144926993101.349.910.762.188.314.283.81.667
    2003MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.6050001505.06320090001.2010.800.000.0016.205.402.00.000
    2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf255.11680001068161.2813935828645001.7711.821.174.099.345.692.29.286
    2004MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf255.15680001068161.7813935828645001.7811.911.184.129.415.742.29.286
    2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.8563000863052.0463128625421021.377.961.044.337.275.371.68.400
    2005MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.8563000863052.0463128625421021.377.961.044.337.275.371.68.400
    2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39,342710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf424.13720001772069.2683432730660031.418.780.903.888.534.392.20.667
    2006MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf424.16720001772069.7683432730660031.428.840.913.908.584.422.20.667
    2007Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit-2811---002.2540001404.04111240001.509.002.254.509.002.252.00.000
    2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit342811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf324.53630001463151.2562726619423011.459.751.053.317.324.702.21.600
    2007Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----281---002.2540001404.04111240001.509.002.254.509.002.252.00.000
    2007MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf324.57630001463151.7562726619423011.469.841.053.347.384.752.21.600
    2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit342912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf632.84740001874476.0602524937624211.287.111.074.387.342.961.68.667
    2008MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf632.84740001874476.0602524937624211.287.111.074.387.342.961.68.667
    2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit343013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf303.4245000445047.1431918428410021.508.180.765.327.803.611.461.000
    2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn433013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.2430000830025.01999112161011.246.840.364.325.763.241.33.000
    2009MLB Totals: PIT-CHNbyYearMLB----302Log - Sp - Ext - Perf303.37750001275072.3622827540571001.417.740.624.997.123.501.431.000
    2010Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-3114---006.7540001404.06330121001.7513.500.002.254.506.752.00.000
    2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn433114Log - Sp - Ext - Perf137.3628000928025.2352421513201011.8712.271.754.567.018.421.54.250
    2010Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----311---006.7540001404.06330121001.7513.500.002.254.506.752.00.000
    2010MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf137.5028000928025.7352421513201001.9012.501.794.647.148.571.54.250
    2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn433215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf314.76580002258062.1673933928383311.529.671.304.045.495.631.36.750
    2011MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf314.78580002258062.3673933928383311.539.711.304.065.515.651.36.750
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)24194.315060001115066476.348125022855220400185121.479.091.044.167.564.731.82.558
    National League Totals (10 yrs)24194.315060001115066476.348125022855220400185121.479.091.044.167.564.731.82.558
    Minor League Totals42524.521781332112451780.0830462392582906564510241.449.580.673.357.575.332.26.447
    Minor: Rk Totals284.4117140003057.3683828118375011.5110.720.162.845.835.992.06.200
    Minor: A Totals15134.42434200010228.0236141112236623112081.329.320.912.619.125.573.50.536
    Minor: A+ Totals136.46770000036.7423026326352021.8810.440.756.468.707.461.35.250
    Minor: AA Totals24264.428670216161425.3443232209301703212510131.449.380.643.606.804.911.89.480
    Minor: AAA Totals024.7525000625032.7412117110321001.5811.460.282.808.945.873.20.000
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (7 yrs)20154.09390000723906363.33601781654016732613291.458.920.994.148.084.411.95.571
    Chicago Cubs Totals (3 yrs)445.02116000391160113.012172631553745331.549.641.194.225.895.731.40.500
    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%
    2000Altoona CurveEastAApit2821p---12418120001000702000.111.111.111.2222020.000.000.1820.0035.000.000.00.000.0
    2001Altoona CurveEastAApit-22p---2105010000001300000.200.333.200.533610.200.000.50016.6750.003.000.00.000.0
    2002Altoona CurveEastAApit4123p---32815220101002404000.133.235.267.5022141.267.134.1829.5219.052.000.00.0050.0
    2003Altoona CurveEastAApit4124p---42411130004002301100.273.357.273.6301530.182.000.33313.3320.001.500.00.000.0
    2003Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit1624p---4171000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3925pL-S-E-P5641000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39,3427pL-S-E-P6681000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2007Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit-28p---753000000000000000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3428pL-S-E-P7591000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3429pL-S-E-P8711000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3430pL-S-E-P9431000000000001000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)3055000000000101000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (5 yrs)3055000000000101000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals108534801060051807100.151.220.189.40966101.132.038.2227.5827.273.600.00.0012.5
    Minor: AA Totals86494801060051707100.163.236.204.44062101.143.041.2428.0627.423.400.00.0012.5
    Minor: AAA Totals224000000000100000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (5 yrs)3055000000000101000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    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
    1997Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRk18P1100.0251087.8750.600.0018.6100.07
    1998Augusta GreenJacketsSALA19P1700.0314101817.9441.000.0012.0100.012
    1999Hickory CrawdadsSALA20P2600.0117302118.8570.700.0018.6100.07
    2000Altoona CurveEastAA21P2400.0715302522.8800.900.0016.9100.04
    2001Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRk22P600.0121043.7500.500.0010.7100.013
    2001Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+22P700.01400551.0000.700.005.1100.019
    2001Altoona CurveEastAA22P1000.02721119.8180.900.007.0100.016
    2002Altoona CurveEastAA23P2800.0523213028.9331.000.0019.9100.06
    2003Altoona CurveEastAA24P2400.03130016161.0000.700.0017.0100.08
    2003Nashville SoundsPCLAAA24P1700.00400441.0000.200.0011.9100.010
    2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24P505.0000000.0000.000.003.1100.021
    2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB25P68061.22150217171.0000.300.2842.2100.03
    2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26P63052.0071187.8750.100.1338.9100.04
    2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27P72069.24130017171.0000.200.2544.4100.04
    2007Indianapolis IndiansILAAA28P400.00100111.0000.300.002.880.019
    2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB28P63052.22400661.0000.100.1138.9100.04
    2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB29P74076.039111312.9230.200.1645.7100.01
    2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB30P45047.1081098.8890.200.1728.0100.03
    2009Chicago CubsNLMLB30P30025.00100111.0000.000.0418.6100.07
    2010Iowa CubsPCLAAA31P400.00200221.0000.500.002.8100.023
    2010Chi CubsNLMLB31P28025.2132064.6670.100.1617.3100.010
    2011Chi CubsNLMLB32p58062.1341087.8750.100.1135.8100.05
    MLB Totals - (p)50604751564648579.9290.200.170.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)25000700771.0000.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)86001758728275.9150.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)7001400551.0000.700.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)4300431403935.8970.800.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)170037201210.8330.600.000.00.00
    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
    1997Minor11----------
    1998Minor17----------
    1999Minor26----------
    2000Minor24----------
    2001Minor23----------
    2002Minor28----------
    2003MLB5----------
    2003Minor41----------
    2004MLB68----------
    2005MLB63----------
    2006MLB72----------
    2007MLB63----------
    2007Minor4----------
    2008MLB74----------
    2009MLB75----------
    2010MLB28----------
    2010Minor4----------
    2011MLB58----------
    Totals684----------