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J.R. HouseTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1999-2011 MLB Years: 2003-2008
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PositionsC-633, 1B-220, 3B-7, OF-5, DH-5, RF-1, 2B-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Rodger House
Height5-10Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 11,1979 [38.197]PlaceCharleston,West Virginia
High SchoolSeabreeze (Daytona Beach,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 5th round (152nd overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$266,000Signing ScoutsRob Sidwell
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-PIT-#10 ... 2001-MLB-#21 ... 2001-PIT-#1 ... 2002-MLB-#41 ... 2002-PIT-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 27,2003 [23.321]
OrganizationsPIT [6] HOU [2] BAL [1] KCA [1] NYN [1] Awards9
TBC Player ID4284Retrosheet IDhousj001MLBAM ID407399
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed23Power73Contact67XBH67RBIs73Runs48Hitting74Durability50Team.494Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-1b-c193311313379352310112320101.327.394.593.9876717127.372.266.372.4198.6618.112.093.9422.6045.95
1999Williamsport CrosscuttersNYPLA-pit15c-1b19261001130601130192100002.300.358.390.748397109.372.090.170.3378.2619.272.330.92100.0023.33
1999Hickory CrawdadsSALApit-3b19411130000000300000.273.273.273.5463011.375.000.000.2460.0027.270.000.000.000.00
1999Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         63224257015363611204720103.313.372.487.85910924247.372.174.263.3758.1019.032.352.4337.3334.29
2000Hickory CrawdadsSALApit-c2011042078146291239012469160627.348.414.5861.00024653478.394.238.345.4259.6219.041.984.8118.2636.30
2001Altoona CurveEastAApit30c211124265111025111561137103502212.258.323.399.72217037470.315.141.228.3157.8721.912.782.3438.7333.64
2002Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-c22516352012003100000.313.421.6251.04610319.286.312.500.44415.795.260.335.2616.0060.00
2002Altoona CurveEastAApit35c2230919246021100132100204.264.349.396.745368106.314.132.275.33012.2619.811.621.8945.5033.33
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         3510712298031300162200204.271.360.430.7904611125.310.159.308.34712.8017.601.382.4035.6737.93
2003Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-c2320651626904230012510411.400.476.7231.199471382.367.323.508.48614.636.100.424.8816.2550.00
2003Altoona CurveEastAApit35c2320631221602110051100004.333.382.524.90633868.380.191.270.3917.3516.182.202.9431.5038.10
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         40128284715063400171610415.367.433.6251.0588021150.373.258.391.44311.3310.670.944.0021.3344.68
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3023110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.8910.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-c24923093889211154911237240116.288.344.508.85215737337.332.220.294.3646.8221.363.134.4520.6041.57
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30c2459111000000200001.111.111.222.333219.143.111.111.1380.0022.220.000.000.00100.00
2006Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou22c269737958123232106922324440859.325.376.475.85118035423.339.150.235.3637.5710.401.382.3637.9028.46
2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-1b263111425471505360091510414.412.445.6751.1207720128.429.263.342.4647.0311.721.673.9122.8042.55
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12849383170382151052241595012613.345.392.521.91325755551.360.176.260.3867.4410.711.442.7232.8732.35
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou59c-1b2649000000000200001.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0022.220.000.000.000.00
2007Norfolk TidesILAAAbal22c27110419521253221166154359405411.298.365.463.82819445471.322.165.258.3599.1312.531.372.3438.0936.00
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal40c-dh2719385820330011120000.211.268.500.76819541.208.289.316.3262.4426.8311.007.3212.6762.50
2008Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou221b-c28127454631392501860125352204011.306.378.480.85821843513.312.174.289.37610.3310.140.983.5125.2230.94
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou592833000001000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2009Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca18c2912750558127240953003357123020.251.297.352.64917833544.267.101.166.2896.0710.481.731.6556.1125.98
2010Newark BearsAtlInd-1530165813204008017510002.345.424.414.83824466.377.069.172.37910.617.580.710.000.0020.00
2010Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn32c3067225205714042900133122108.253.299.369.6688318243.277.116.173.2975.3512.762.381.6556.2531.58
2011Long Island DucksAtlInd-1531113420731282201981124037315019.305.365.493.85820741469.295.188.281.3748.537.890.934.0522.1132.03
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter326061030340011620002.167.206.367.57322663.171.200.217.0001.5925.4016.004.7620.0060.00
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter101137105081109246101215918143426093244116100.299.360.468.82817383774129.327.169.260.0008.2814.751.782.9330.6633.99
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter55420262565841313622933817428614418660.288.346.448.7949071962236.308.160.243.0007.7812.791.642.7732.6833.56
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2599591302786032514733871799012729.290.351.437.788419881067.330.147.238.0008.1516.782.062.3438.3631.65
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11443179149291239012469460627.346.411.578.98924953489.394.232.336.0009.4119.222.044.7018.7435.57
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter261001130601130192100002.300.358.390.748397109.372.090.170.0008.2619.272.330.92100.0023.33
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter581943268203104810262930512.351.425.6391.06412433228.363.288.428.00011.4012.721.124.3919.4048.53
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter129478861482601989134742415021.310.373.483.85623145535.306.173.268.0008.797.850.893.5525.1630.41
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter19385820330011120000.211.268.500.76819541.208.289.316.0002.4426.8311.007.3212.6762.50
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter712000001000300001.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter610121000000200001.200.200.300.5003110.250.100.100.0000.0020.000.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16230430511501520005811000010.167.206.367.57311130319.171.200.217.0001.5925.4016.004.7620.0060.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162594811783921995125598517316.299.360.468.82827860662.327.169.260.0008.2814.751.782.9330.6633.99

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit191B16--15912211173171.98810.69------3348.527.1
1999Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit19C9--5010--60601.0006.67-----23327.315.3
1999Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit193B3--141165.8331.67------339.15.1
1999Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-pit19C14--1131021125123.9848.79------2653.818.4
1999Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-pit191B8--674157271.9868.88------2630.810.5
1999Hickory Crawdads SALApit193B1---------------425.00.7
2000Hickory Crawdads SALApit20C77--6865872751744.9919.66-----1411070.054.6
2000Hickory Crawdads SALApit201B5--482155150.98010.00------1104.53.5
2001Altoona Curve EastAApit21C88--5906161657651.9917.40-----1411278.662.0
2001Altoona Curve EastAApit211B12--100318104103.9908.58------11210.78.5
2002Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit22C3--211--22221.0007.33------560.05.0
2002Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit221B1--41--551.0005.00------520.01.7
2002Altoona Curve EastAApit22C20--1471111159158.9947.90-----13066.714.2
2003Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit23C9--601116261.9846.78------2045.016.1
2003Altoona Curve EastAApit23C9--57-1-5857.9836.33-----12045.06.4
2004Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit24C63--4282931460457.9937.25-----69268.544.4
2004Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit241B19--120118122121.9926.37------9220.713.4
2004Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit24OF5--51--661.0001.20------925.43.5
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24C321917---17171.0005.670.89-----560.01.9
2006Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou26C68--5624853615610.9928.97-----59770.148.9
2006Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou261B31--24315217260258.9928.32------9732.022.3
2006Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou261B25--19016219208206.9908.24------3180.617.4
2006Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou26C2--1311-1514.9337.00------316.51.4
2006Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou262B1---2--221.0002.00------313.20.7
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26C3112101--11111.0003.670.921-100.01475.01.9
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou261B2188---881.0004.001.00-----450.01.2
2007Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal27C51--3372634366363.9927.12-----511046.435.7
2007Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal271B24--21817322238235.9879.79------11021.816.8
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27C9546312--33331.0003.670.723175.011947.45.6
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27DH5---------------1926.33.1
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal273B2-2-------------1910.51.2
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal271B1-22---221.0002.001.00-----195.30.6
2008Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou281B73--58247353632629.9958.62------12757.551.0
2008Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou28C45--29418-13123121.0006.93-----412735.431.5
2008Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou283B1---------------1270.80.7
2009Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca29C101--7283655769764.9937.56-832179.8312779.570.1
2009Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca291B3--24--324241.0008.00------1272.42.1
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn30C59--4583434495492.9948.34-391276.5106788.141.0
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn30RF1---------------671.50.7
MLB Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C15877583--61611.0004.070.794180.02150.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH5---------------50.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B311010---10101.0003.331.00-----30.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2-2-------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 6 season(s)-   C321--2258144151524172402.9947.48-1223378.7283210.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B144--113481910512241215.9938.44------1440.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF5--51--661.0001.20------50.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---2--221.0002.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C185--135612013514891476.9917.98-----211850.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B43--34318325364361.9928.40------430.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C77--6865872751744.9919.66-----14770.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B5--482155150.98010.00------50.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C14--1131021125123.9848.79------140.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B8--674157271.9868.88------80.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C21--1311211144143.9936.81-----2210.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B17--16313211178176.98910.35------170.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B3--141165.8331.67------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit19-916--3-----
1999Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-pit19-148--------
1999Hickory Crawdads SALApit19-----1-----
2000Hickory Crawdads SALApit20-775--------
2001Altoona Curve EastAApit21-8812--------
2002Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit22-31--------
2002Altoona Curve EastAApit22-20---------
2003Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit23-9---------
2003Altoona Curve EastAApit23-9---------
2004Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit24-6319------5-
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24-3---------
2006Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou26-6831--------
2006Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou26-2251-------
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26-32--------
2007Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal27-5124--------
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27-91--2----5
2008Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou28-4573--1-----
2009Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca29-1013--------
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn30-59------1--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Maryvale SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor2137129163511031600133610202.271.338.426.7645514145.348.155.2568.9724.832.772.0743.0040.00
2003Mesa Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor23217415251025200151400000.338.380.7301.110541779.364.392.4466.3317.722.806.3314.8068.00
2004Peoria SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor241549101760211005800000.347.407.592.99929854.385.245.3479.2614.811.603.7024.5047.06
2006Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB26914041001000310100.286.313.357.6705116.333.071.0710.0018.750.000.000.0025.00
2007Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB272225351000001600000.200.231.240.4716126.263.040.0803.8523.086.000.000.0020.00
2008Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB281117331014003310000.176.333.412.7457221.154.236.41214.2914.291.004.7617.0066.67
2009Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB291314110000002101000.071.188.071.2591017.077.000.14311.765.880.500.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 3 yrs732524177272104701235810202.306.363.548.91113839278.360.242.3298.2720.862.523.6025.2050.65
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs557071330150061321100.186.266.271.53719480.211.085.1717.5016.252.171.2570.0030.77

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2012Missoula OspreyPioRkMinorari32Hitting Coach764135.5391.02Andy GreenLeague Champions
2013Hillsboro HopsNwstA-Minorari33Hitting Coach763442.44713.03Audo Vicente
2014Hillsboro HopsNwstA-Minorari34Manager764828.632--1 League Champions
2015Visalia RawhideCalifA+Minorari35Manager1408456.600--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2016Visalia RawhideCalifA+Minorari36Manager1408159.579--1 Lost in Finals
2017Jackson GeneralsSouAAMinorari37Manager1407169.50720.03 
2018Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari38Field Coordinator502624.5200.52Torey Lovullo
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1999High School All-American - 2nd Team (DH)1
2000Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (C) ... Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Player of the Year ... South Atlantic League All-Star Team (DH) ... South Atlantic League All-Star Team (C) ... South Atlantic League Most Valuable Player5
2011Atlantic League All-Star (C)1
2014Northwest League Manager of the Year1
2015California League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-05-13ContractSigned by Mets 
2008-11-29ContractSigned by Royals to minor league contract 
2005-03-08Released by Pirates 
* 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
1999Pittsburgh Pirates-19266,000-------266,000Signing Bonus out of 1999 Draft (5th round - 152nd overall)
2003Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll23300,000-70338-2,163,527300,000566,000
2004Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll24300,000-75533-2,070,100300,000866,000
2006Houston AstrosTeam Payroll26327,000-74227-2,365,072327,0001,193,000
2007Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll27380,000-73732-2,459,737380,0001,573,000
2008Houston AstrosTeam Payroll28390,000-75330-2,696,252390,0001,963,000
* 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