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J.D. ClosserHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1998-2011 MLB Years: 2004-2006
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Arizona Fall League

PositionsC-982, 1B-118, 3B-15, LF-4, OF-2, RF-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJeffrey Darrin Closser
Height5-10Weight200BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 15,1980 [38.035]PlaceBeech Grove,Indiana
High SchoolAlexandria-Monroe (Alexandria,IN)

DraftedSelected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 5th round (163rd overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsScott JasterService Time1.153 (2011)
MLB DebutJune 30,2004 [24.167]
OrganizationsCOL [5] ARI [4] LAN [3] CHN [1] MIL [1] NYA [1] OAK [1] SDN [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID4912Retrosheet IDclosj001MLBAM ID408038
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed40Power64Contact58XBH61RBIs66Runs50Hitting64Durability63Team.499Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Arizona DiamondbacksArizRkari-c1845150264713242132373620123.313.453.507.9607619190.387.194.447.42119.4718.950.972.1137.5040.43
1998South Bend Silver HawksMidwAari-c18414331002002701000.214.313.286.5994117.429.072.214.28011.7641.183.500.000.0033.33
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         49164295014242332394321123.305.442.488.9308020207.390.183.427.41018.8420.771.101.9341.0040.00
1999Missoula OspreyPioRkari-c19762757389220105493715721628.324.458.513.97114132355.369.189.469.42620.0016.060.802.8227.5035.96
1999South Bend Silver HawksMidwAari-c195217429428032701343710303.241.363.339.7025911212.285.098.287.32616.0417.451.091.4258.0026.19
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12844910213130013819410594319211.292.422.445.86720043567.336.153.399.38818.5216.580.902.2934.5432.82
2000South Bend Silver HawksMidwAari7c20101331547419183762606131147.224.347.360.70711928396.251.136.329.31915.1515.401.022.0241.3837.84
2001Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+ari17c21128468851362662187676510621449.291.377.506.88323753540.333.215.353.37612.0419.631.633.8922.2938.97
2002Carolina MudcatsSouAAcol17c22953154389271136293446900147.283.369.498.86715741360.325.215.375.37312.2219.171.573.6124.2346.07
2003Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol7c23118410621162851354324779303310.283.359.471.83019346463.321.188.305.35810.1517.061.682.8131.5439.66
2004Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-c2483298538919175402414724303.299.384.440.82413127348.332.141.272.36311.7813.511.152.0142.5730.34
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol30c2436113536601100062223003.319.364.398.762457124.389.079.133.3394.8417.743.670.81113.0019.44
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol7c2592237315212272710324811119.219.314.376.6908921272.246.157.295.30511.7617.651.502.5733.8640.38
2006Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-c2670225326715183082313810106.298.384.480.86410824258.328.182.347.37612.0214.731.233.1028.1335.82
2006Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol7c26329710193121101122311121.196.288.309.597306112.233.113.227.26210.7120.541.921.7948.5031.58
2007Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak20c27812864568162114502486702226.238.345.423.76812129338.271.185.346.33814.2019.821.403.2526.0042.65
2007Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil-c27174899202631111000201.188.328.354.68217461.184.166.438.30818.0316.390.913.2824.0044.44
2007Totals for PCL-PCL         983345477182135133597702427.231.343.413.75613833399.258.182.359.33314.7919.301.313.2625.6942.86
2008Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn39c2817463610150071302011.130.245.217.46210255.156.087.239.21412.7323.641.861.8246.0033.33
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya30c285014917377041901232810022.248.353.376.7295611173.282.128.275.32613.2916.181.222.3137.2529.73
2008Totals for AAA-AAA         7220721479052401304512033.227.328.343.6717114240.268.116.256.30212.5018.751.502.0841.4029.79
2008Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn7c-1b28512141000000400000.333.333.417.7505112.500.084.083.3290.0033.330.000.000.0025.00
2008Totals for AAA-AAA         7220721479052401304512033.227.328.343.6717114240.268.116.256.30212.5018.751.502.0841.4029.79
2009Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAlan17c29301019237011210132100113.228.313.327.640338115.275.099.238.28711.3018.261.620.87101.0034.78
2009Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan71b-c2969220286514023143294101202.295.375.386.7618516252.352.091.227.34311.5116.271.410.79110.0024.62
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         99321378821034353426201315.274.355.368.72311824367.328.094.231.32511.4416.891.480.82107.0027.27
2010Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan7c-1b309225434689032731244814107.268.332.339.6718612284.319.071.173.3058.4516.902.001.0684.6717.65
2011Edmonton CapitalsNAMLInd-731309629323222340241420102.333.472.469.941457123.370.136.427.41919.5111.380.581.6348.0021.88
2011Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan71b-c31692124563100103920303300418.297.378.486.86410320246.306.189.340.37512.2013.411.104.0721.2031.75
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter160447461072131048115093452313.239.320.367.68716434508.280.128.239.0009.8418.311.861.9744.7031.78
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1202398865110952451912161257326178021817352686.275.371.437.80817413854675.314.162.323.00013.2017.161.302.5932.9635.16
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter553175026747694448256201224432951315636.272.360.413.7737221462027.308.141.285.00012.0416.231.352.3736.4630.67
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24382611422862627128135104169305820.276.357.464.82138395938.317.188.323.00011.0918.021.632.8830.5941.67
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter128468851362662187676510621449.291.377.506.88323753540.333.215.353.00012.0419.631.633.8922.2938.97
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1575198611928111666396105424410.229.352.351.70318240625.265.122.312.00015.3616.801.091.7647.1833.61
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12142599136352147512510893417411.320.456.511.96721751545.375.191.461.00019.8217.060.862.5730.3637.50
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter309629323222340241420102.333.472.469.941457123.370.136.427.00019.5111.380.581.6348.0021.88
Colorado Rockies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter160447461072131048115093452313.239.320.367.68716434508.280.128.239.0009.8418.311.861.9744.7031.78
Average MLB - Per 162 games162453471082131049115194452313.239.320.367.68716634514.280.128.239.0009.8418.311.861.9744.7031.78
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625378814833316828483108225412.275.371.437.80823552630.314.162.323.00013.2017.161.302.5932.9635.16

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkari18C37--31138122361349.9679.43-----104582.267.3
1998Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkari181B2--12-1-1312.9236.00------454.43.6
1998South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAari18C3--221--23231.0007.67-----2475.02.1
1999Missoula Osprey PioRkari19C65--49274214587566.9648.71-----167685.585.5
1999South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAari19C34--20229122243231.9516.79-----125265.424.5
2000South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAari201B3--182122120.9526.67------1013.02.2
2000South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAari20C74--48451117546535.9807.23-----2510173.353.6
2001Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+ari21C95--7457416-835819.9818.62-----1812874.267.9
2001Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+ari21OF1---------------1280.80.7
2002Carolina Mudcats SouAAcol22C64--45656127524512.9778.00-----109567.441.0
2003Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol23OF1----1-1---------1180.80.7
2003Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol23C94--67069177756739.9787.86-----811879.768.1
2004Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol24C76--54444103598588.9837.74-----68391.653.1
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol24C32292591951734215212.9866.630.8219967.943688.919.8
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol25C80645654102581443435.9825.440.77531182.859287.049.4
2006Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol263B1---------------701.40.7
2006Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol26C57--3713157407402.9887.05-----67081.439.9
2006Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol26C29272391731323188186.9896.410.7817868.013290.617.9
2007Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak27C45--3421833363360.9928.00-----38155.631.3
2007Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil271B1--92--11111.00011.00------175.90.7
2007Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak271B8--586266664.9708.00------819.95.6
2007Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil27C13--102411107106.9918.15-----41776.59.0
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn281B2--11--221.0001.00------540.01.4
2008Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn281B1--1-1121.5001.00------175.90.7
2008Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn28C9--598--67671.0007.44-----11752.96.3
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn28C3--263-129291.0009.67------560.02.1
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya28C40--2401831261258.9896.45-----25080.027.8
2009Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAlan29C28--2341642254250.9848.93-271073.033093.320.1
2009Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan29C31--2472052272267.9828.61-201164.526944.921.5
2009Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan293B1---------------691.40.7
2009Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan291B36--22921320253250.9886.94------6952.225.0
2009Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan29LF1--3---331.0003.00------691.40.7
2010Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan30LF2--4---441.0002.00------922.21.4
2010Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan30RF1---------------921.10.7
2010Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan303B11--215121817.9441.55------9212.07.7
2010Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan30C46--3492435376373.9928.11-30878.919250.032.2
2010Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan301B31--13810314151148.9804.77------9233.721.7
2011Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan311B34--25322628281275.9798.09------6949.323.6
2011Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan31LF1---------------691.40.7
2011Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan313B2---1--111.0000.50------692.91.4
2011Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan31C27--1941533212209.9867.74-22873.3-6939.118.8
MLB Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C141120106377855138846833.9855.910.78892876.1101410.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C347--2474185332626922659.9887.66-722772.7253470.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B113--689621569766751.9806.65------1130.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B15--216121918.9471.20------150.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF4--7---771.0001.75------40.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C186--1360141331615341501.9788.07-271073.0211860.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1----1-1---------10.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C95--7457416-835819.9818.62-----18950.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0
A Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C111--70881239812789.9727.11-----391110.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--182122120.9526.67------30.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C102--803112336948915.9658.97-----261020.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--12-1-1312.9236.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkari18-372--------
1998South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAari18-3---------
1999Missoula Osprey PioRkari19-65---------
1999South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAari19-34---------
2000South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAari20-743--------
2001Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+ari21-95-------1-
2002Carolina Mudcats SouAAcol22-64---------
2003Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol23-94-------1-
2004Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol24-76---------
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol24-32---------
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol25-80---------
2006Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol26-57---1-----
2006Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol26-29---------
2007Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak27-458--------
2007Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil27-131--------
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn28-32--------
2008Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn28-91--------
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya28-40---------
2009Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAlan29-28---------
2009Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan29-3136--11----
2010Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan30-4631--112-1--
2011Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan31-2734--21----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor211032370017014700001.219.306.313.61910136.250.094.18811.1119.441.752.7832.0014.29
2002Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor2225748154021101101500101.203.294.338.63225685.224.135.25711.7617.651.502.3537.0040.00
2006Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB261629792113013401003.310.375.552.92716433.333.242.3109.0912.121.333.0329.0044.44
2007Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB271525791117004500000.360.448.6001.04815329.421.240.40013.7917.241.253.4525.0033.33
2008Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2858131001000000000.375.375.500.875418.375.125.1250.000.000.000.000.0033.33
2010Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30615041004001200000.267.313.333.6465116.308.066.1336.2512.502.000.000.0025.00
2011Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31912010000001500001.083.154.083.2371013.143.000.0837.6938.465.000.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs3510611224031802142200102.208.298.330.628357121.232.122.23611.5718.181.572.4835.3331.82
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs51891526522150191601004.292.357.461.81841999.338.169.2589.0916.161.782.0244.5034.62

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2014Tampa YankeesFSLA+Minornya34Assistant Coach1397168.5116.53Al Pedrique
2015Tampa YankeesFSLA+Minornya35Coach1386672.47813.53Dave Bialas
2016Trenton ThunderEastAAMinornya36Bullpen Coach1428755.6132.52Bobby MitchellLost in Finals
2017Trenton ThunderEastAAMinornya37Bullpen Coach1409248.657--1Bobby MitchellLost in Finals
* 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 [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1999Minor League Short-Season All-Star Team (C) ... Pioneer League All-Star (C)2
2003Texas League All-Star (C)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2010-02-08ContractSigned by Dodgers 
2007-05-04TradeTraded by Brewers to Athletics for Charles Thomas 
2006-10-13Claimed off waivers by Brewers from Rockies 
2002-01-07TradeTraded by Diamondbacks with Jack Cust to Rockies for Mike Myers. 
1998-06-28Contractsigned 
* 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
2004Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll24300,000-75531-2,070,100300,000300,000
2005Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll25317,000-73728182,189,055300,000617,000
2006Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll26327,000-74235-2,365,072327,000944,000
* 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