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P.J. WaltersTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2015 MLB Years: 2009-2013
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PositionsP-254Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NamePhillip DeWayne Walters
Height6-4Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 12,1985 [33.103]PlaceDothan,Alabama
High SchoolFaith Academy (Mobile,AL)
CollegeUniversity of South Alabama (Mobile,AL)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 11th round (346th overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsScott NicholsService Time1.114 (2013)
MLB DebutApril 17,2009 [24.036]
OrganizationsSLN [6] MIN [2] TOR [2] KCA [1] LAN [1] WAS [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID50619Retrosheet IDwaltp001MLBAM ID502208
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (31.88%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (23.25%) -- Slider (21.53%) -- Changeup (13.25%) -- Cutter (6.61%) -- Curveball (3.48%)
Fastball Velocity [2013] - 89.02 - [2012] - 88.35 - [2011] - 88.67 - [2010] - 87.48
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the University of South Alabama Athletics Hall of Fame
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts57Walks57Hittable35SO/BB59vsPower35Hitting5Durability56Team.516Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2004South AlabamaSBCNCAA-1Fr30S/R191014.23211296102117.012464559381193001.389.540.692.929.153.13.909-
2005South AlabamaSBCNCAA-1So25ST201074.26201915100141.2163836722291193101.3610.361.401.847.564.10.588-
2006South AlabamaSBCNCAA-1Jr25ST211133.20191905000152.015970543331663001.269.410.181.959.835.03.786-
2006State College SpikesNYPLA-sln25Rel21213.56260260019830.029151219312001.258.600.302.679.203.44.667-
2007Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAsln44S/R22612.6217107004168.2592520212734001.037.730.261.579.576.08.857-
2007Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln-ST22312.67550000033.229101026371001.047.750.531.609.896.17.750-
2007Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln33ST22342.37880100049.0421313415373001.167.660.732.746.752.47.429-
2007Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAAA--S/R01262.55302371041150.213048438331478001.077.710.471.968.724.45.667-
2008Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln-ST23123.25660000036.035171358342001.198.751.252.008.504.25.333-
2008Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln43ST23944.87232300000122.01237166176212211101.529.071.254.579.001.97.692-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST01064.50292900000158.01588879227015613101.449.001.253.998.892.23.625-
2009Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln33ST248104.54212012000121.0128736164411310001.429.520.453.278.402.57.444-
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln62Rel24009.56817004016.021191769140001.8811.813.385.067.881.56-7.91
2010Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln33ST25853.81191810000108.2106514612301063101.258.780.992.488.783.53.615-
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40S/R25206.00734003030.0322020510220001.409.601.503.006.602.201.0004.78
2011Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln33ST26744.27171701000103.01055149942870101.429.150.783.667.582.07.636-
2011Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAtor40ST26138.38770000029.0442927416263102.0713.661.244.978.071.63.250-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0875.17242401000132.0149807613581133201.5610.130.883.947.691.95.533-
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40Rel26009.0040400204.03441230001.256.752.254.506.751.50-6.28
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor40Rel26000.0010100001.00000110001.00----9.009.001.00-4.03
2012Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin25ST27334.0114140100058.0672826715472001.4110.341.082.317.253.13.500-
2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin39ST27255.6912120100061.27141391222421031.5110.361.753.216.131.91.2865.48
2013Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin52ST28754.18191901100103.01105448546826001.519.580.444.017.141.78.583-
2013Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin39ST28255.95880000039.0513026518220011.7511.671.144.125.031.22.2865.03
2014New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtor34ST29232.60880000052.0472015510500001.108.130.871.738.655.00.400-
2014Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca19S/R29147.971082000040.2524036819341001.7511.511.774.207.521.79.200-
2014Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor21ST29424.56990000049.0542725517413001.449.850.913.107.482.41.667-
2014Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAAA--ST0794.82272520000141.1153877618461254001.409.701.142.927.922.72.438-
2015Lancaster BarnstormersAtlInd-ST30015.91220000010.212774381001.4110.123.372.536.752.67.000-
2015Tulsa DrillersTexAAlan48ST30015.4011000005.09631250002.2016.201.803.609.002.50.000-
2015Oklahoma City DodgersPCLAAAlan39ST30214.70440000023.028121227152001.5210.960.782.745.872.14.667-
2015Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas40S/R30535.2521516001060.0663735723523001.489.901.053.457.802.26.625-
2015Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0755.11261016001088.010355501032725001.5310.531.023.277.362.25.583-
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter6106.284024161090151.117811410629621041041.5810.541.723.676.161.68.3752.41
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter72574.2523518253612491090.2113357951710238399256401.399.320.843.158.162.59.558-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter55444.74164144205110816.28834734318232172544401.479.710.903.537.972.26.556-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter6102.78232301000142.0133564415351265001.188.410.952.217.973.60.375-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter312.67550000033.229101026371001.047.750.531.609.896.17.750-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter612.6217107004168.2592520212734001.037.730.261.579.576.08.857-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter213.56260260019830.029151219312001.258.600.302.679.203.44.667-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter015.91220000010.212774381001.4110.123.372.536.752.67.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter31113.8660501016202410.2446217176341004049101.339.770.752.198.854.04.738-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4105.79202001000100.112271651740641041.6010.871.513.565.701.60.286-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter207.3819415009050.05643411221390001.5410.082.163.787.021.861.000-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100001.00000110001.00----9.009.001.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings9146.2858352310130220.025816515342901511061.5810.541.723.676.161.68.3912.41
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14114.254737101052220.0228116104217720011101.399.320.843.158.162.59.560-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln332287000000000101000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
2008Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln-2360000000000002000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln432323252110000011403000.040.077.080.1572129.091.040.080.0763.4548.2814.000.000.00100.00
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         29252110000011405000.040.077.080.1572131.091.040.080.0763.2345.1614.000.000.00100.00
2009Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln332421221400000021007001.182.250.182.4324031.333.000.091.2086.4532.265.000.000.000.00
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln62p2483000000000102000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2010Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln33p2515231320030001008001.130.130.217.3475231.231.087.087.1490.0032.260.000.000.0066.67
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40p2577000000001501000.000.125.000.125009.000.000.143.08811.1155.565.000.000.000.00
2011Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln33p261425230002003914001.120.241.120.3613033.188.000.120.1899.0927.273.000.000.000.00
2015Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas40p3054100000001400000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.13720.0080.004.000.000.000.00
2015Oklahoma City DodgersPCLAAAlan39p3046030004000102000.500.500.5001.000308.600.000.000.4400.0012.500.000.000.000.00
2015Totals for AAA-AAA         910130004001502000.300.364.300.6643013.600.000.100.3037.6938.465.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1510000000001603000.000.091.000.0910014.000.000.100.0007.1442.866.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter96112714300900749127003.125.183.152.335173147.222.027.089.0004.7633.337.000.000.0021.43
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter82105714300900748124003.133.195.162.357173137.246.029.095.0005.1135.046.860.000.0021.43
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter147000000000103000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0010.000.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1510000000001603000.000.091.000.0910014.000.000.100.0007.1442.866.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162108000000001165032000.000.091.000.09100151.000.000.100.0007.1442.866.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162189122450015001283246005.125.183.152.335295248.222.027.089.0004.7633.337.000.000.0021.43

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2006State College Spikes NYPLA-sln21P26--431-87.8750.27------26100.034.7
2007Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln22P17--510--15151.0000.88------17100.012.2
2007Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln22P5---2--221.0000.40------5100.03.6
2007Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln22P8--492-1513.8671.63------8100.05.9
2008Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln23P6--451-109.9001.50------6100.04.3
2008Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln23P23--4211-2625.9621.09------23100.016.2
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24P8116-3--331.0000.380.19-----8100.04.9
2010Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln25P19--183-129.7500.47------19100.013.2
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P733021-1331.0000.430.10-----7100.04.3
2011Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln26P17--912-121211.0001.24------17100.011.9
2011Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor26P7--23--551.0000.71------7100.04.9
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P4-41---111.0000.250.25-----4100.02.5
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26P1-11--1111.0001.001.00-----1100.00.6
2012Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin27P14--62--881.0000.57------14100.09.7
2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27P12126157111312.9231.000.206185.7-12100.07.4
2013Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin28P19--819323027.9001.42------19100.013.2
2013Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28P883934--771.0000.880.181-100.0-8100.04.9
2014New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor29P8--162197.7780.88------8100.05.6
2014Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca29P10--11--221.0000.20------10100.07.0
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor29P9--43-1771.0000.78------9100.06.3
2015Tulsa Drillers TexAAlan30P1---------------1100.00.7
2015Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas30P21--49-113131.0000.62------21100.014.6
2015Oklahoma City Dodgers PCLAAAlan30P4--131-54.8001.00------4100.02.8
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P40241511215132827.9640.680.187187.5-400.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P143--408185129121.9380.85------1430.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P23--920513429.8531.26------230.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5---2--221.0000.40------50.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P17--510--15151.0000.88------170.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--431-87.8750.27------260.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2006State College Spikes NYPLA-sln2126----------
2007Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln2217----------
2007Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln225----------
2007Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln228----------
2008Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln236----------
2008Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2323----------
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln248----------
2010Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2519----------
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln257----------
2011Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2617----------
2011Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor267----------
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln264----------
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor261----------
2012Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin2714----------
2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2712----------
2013Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin2819----------
2013Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin288----------
2014New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor298----------
2014Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca2910----------
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor299----------
2015Tulsa Drillers TexAAlan301----------
2015Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas3021----------
2015Oklahoma City Dodgers PCLAAAlan304----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2005Brewster WhitecapsCape Cod LeagueCollege20522.05990000057.043171321964001.096.790.323.0010.113.372.68.714
2008St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB23009.0010100002.0322012102.0013.500.004.509.002.009.00.000
2009St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24000.00000000213.0800100000.625.540.690.000.0000.00.000
2011St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26006.7510100002.2322040003.1810.120.0013.500.000.006.75.000
2012Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.0030300115.0200035101.003.600.005.409.001.670.00.000
2013Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28302.08615001013.0833189001.235.540.695.546.231.132.081.000
2014Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29119.4550500106.21377155002.9017.551.356.756.751.009.45.500
2015Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB300027.0010100100.22221110015.0027.0013.5013.5013.501.0027.00.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs522.05990000057.043171321964001.096.790.323.0010.113.372.68.714
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs413.3517116004343.039161642222201.428.160.844.604.601.003.35.800

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2410000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs20000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2004Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Year1
20063rd Team College All-American (SP) ... Sun Belt Conference All-Conference Team (SP) ... Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2016-04-02SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Nationals31.021  
2015-06-05SPWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Syracuse (AAA)30.085Team Roster on 2015-06-05
2015-06-02SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)-MinorsTradedTraded from Dodgers to Nationals for cash30.082Team Roster on 2015-06-02
2015-05-27SPLos Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tulsa (AA)30.076Team Roster on 2015-05-27
2015-05-12SPLos Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)30.061Team Roster on 2015-05-12
2015-05-11SPLos Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Ogden (Rk)30.060Team Roster on 2015-05-11
2015-05-06SPLos Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.055Team Roster on 2015-05-06
2015-04-13SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Phillies30.032  
2014-11-17SPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract29.250Team Roster on 2014-11-17
2014-09-14SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Blue Jays29.186  
2014-08-09SPToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to New Hampshire (AA)29.150Team Roster on 2014-08-09
2014-06-21SPToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)29.101Team Roster on 2014-06-21
2014-05-30SPToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to New Hampshire (AA)29.079Team Roster on 2014-05-30
2014-05-26SPToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YMinorsTradedTraded from Royals to Blue Jays for cash considerations29.075Team Roster on 2014-05-26
2014-04-12SPKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)29.031Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-11-22SPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.255Team Roster on 2013-11-22
2013-10-04SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected Free Agency28.206  
2013-07-08SPMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to Rochester (AAA)28.118Team Roster on 2013-07-08
2013-07-04SPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment28.114Team Roster on 2013-07-04
2013-05-25SPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Rochester (AAA)28.074Team Roster on 2013-05-25
2013-04-09PMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Rochester (AAA)28.028Team Roster on 2013-04-09
2012-11-08PMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract27.241Team Roster on 2012-11-08
2012-10-28PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected free agency27.230  
2012-10-25PMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors27.227Team Roster on 2012-10-25
2012-09-01SPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.173Team Roster on 2012-09-01
2012-08-05PMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab27.146Team Roster on 2012-08-05
2012-07-29PMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL27.139Team Roster on 2012-07-29
2012-07-02SPMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab27.112Team Roster on 2012-07-02
2012-06-14SPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right shoulder inflammation27.094Team Roster on 2012-06-14
2012-05-10SPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Rochester (AAA)27.059Team Roster on 2012-05-10
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-12-12ContractSigned by Twins 
2011-07-27TradeTraded by Cardinals with Trever Miller, Brian Tallet and Colby Rasmus to Blue Jays for Edwin Jackson, Octavio Dotel, Marc Rzepczynski and Corey Patterson 
* 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
2009St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll24400,000-72434-2,746,792400,000400,000
2010St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll25400,000-75736-2,812,412400,000800,000
2011St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll26414,000-78933-2,722,607414,0001,214,000
2011Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll26414,000-78945-2,722,607414,0001,214,000
2012Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll27480,000-76030-2,954,887480,0001,694,000
2013Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll28490,0001.11477531-3,023,990490,0002,184,0002012-11-08 - Signed to minor league contract
* 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