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Joe EspadaTrack this Player High Level: AAA Stat Years: 1994-2005
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Drafted
Rule 5 Pick

PositionsSS-567, 2B-173, 3B-9, P-2, 1B-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMinors Leaguers
Proper NameJosue Espada
Height5-10Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 30,1975 [43.026]PlaceSanturce,Puerto Rico
CollegeUniversity of Mobile (Mobile,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (45th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$265,000
OrganizationsOAK [5] COL [1] KCA [1] MIA [1] SLN [1] TBA [1] TEX [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID5241Retrosheet IDespaj801
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed75Power21Contact86XBH21RBIs28Runs48Hitting59Durability49Team.502Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995University of MobileGCACNAIA2b-ss1949173648114853543018800000.468.518.7281.24612627191.475.260.613.5359.424.190.442.6234.6033.33
1996Southern Oregon TimberjacNwstA-oak-ss20155471210150051011001.222.300.296.59616261.256.074.167.2768.2016.392.001.6454.0016.67
1996West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAoak-ss202374920200431131120002.270.393.297.69022289.317.027.230.33214.6112.360.850.000.0010.00
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         381281632301931182131003.250.356.297.653384150.292.047.203.31012.0014.001.170.67128.0012.50
1997Visalia OaksCalifA+oak-ss2111844590122733394617726997316.274.384.324.70814413536.316.050.276.33213.4312.870.960.56148.3310.66
1998Huntsville StarsSouAAoak-ss225116129417112274271545104.255.373.329.702539198.274.074.261.32813.647.580.560.51161.0021.95
1999Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak12ss23113435851471526512216625122305.338.420.423.84318423504.370.085.241.38212.3010.120.821.1972.5015.65
1999Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAoak-2b23626281000123400000.308.379.346.7259129.364.038.115.33610.3413.791.330.000.0012.50
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         119461871551626512318655522305.336.418.419.83719324533.370.083.234.38012.2010.320.851.1376.8315.48
2000Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak152b-ss2423981726700722121220004.265.357.337.694337112.302.072.194.32110.7110.711.000.000.0026.92
2000Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-2b244014521347001072272313005.234.358.283.641417176.279.049.269.30815.3413.070.850.000.0020.59
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         63243386014001794393533009.247.358.305.6637414288.288.058.239.31313.5412.150.900.000.0023.33
2001Calgary CannonsPCLAAAflo-ss25792906187202330137394943304.300.387.414.80112025339.349.114.269.35511.5014.451.260.8896.6728.74
2001Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol7ss25727872012325600000.259.375.444.81912332.300.185.407.36015.6318.751.203.1327.0042.86
2001Totals for PCL-PCL         863176994222432169445543304.297.386.416.80213228371.345.119.281.35611.8614.821.251.0879.2529.79
2002Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca122b267422318501200231441926364010.224.289.278.5676212255.249.054.184.2597.4510.201.370.000.0024.00
2003Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln-ss274717817427009104201311008.236.317.275.592497200.255.039.185.27510.006.500.650.000.0016.67
2003Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-ss-3b271341490001003700003.220.273.220.4939044.265.000.073.2306.8215.912.330.000.000.00
2003Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln4ss27826370211000500000.269.269.538.80714326.300.269.269.3350.0019.230.003.8526.0042.86
2003Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         682452458721111042325110011.237.305.294.5997210270.260.057.176.2748.529.261.090.37245.0017.24
2004PensacolaS-eastInd-2871271539142447185222508313.336.382.410.79211110304.355.074.203.3497.248.221.141.3267.7510.99
2004Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba142b28279882611052271431000.265.333.296.629292109.310.031.102.2906.4212.842.000.000.007.69
2005Pensacola PelicansCentralInd--ss29642465282150431244262544403.333.400.443.84310919284.353.110.297.3729.158.800.961.4161.5023.17
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter644232137963889111620913063314315322914152.275.367.343.7107971162710.310.068.233.00011.5911.621.000.59145.0618.18
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2147371131934245663817931138127019.262.348.350.69825851857.300.088.243.00010.8513.191.220.58147.4026.42
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2278331432493047863324111991184016.299.387.370.75730841967.331.071.215.00011.4810.240.890.72119.0016.47
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter165623107164143348562192821083114.263.365.310.67519320736.298.047.250.00012.5011.140.890.41207.6712.20
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2374920200431131120002.270.393.297.69022289.317.027.230.00014.6112.360.850.000.0010.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter155471210150051011001.222.300.296.59616261.256.074.167.0008.2016.392.001.6454.0016.67
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1355171051731928784294850412716.335.391.426.81722029588.354.091.248.0008.168.501.041.3664.6316.76
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter49489160214281113871190752602000.438.512.6201.13230352566.447.182.579.00013.254.590.352.3037.6224.30
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625849516022345333167979874013.275.367.343.71020029682.310.068.233.00011.5911.621.000.59145.0618.18

Pitching Statistics

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YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpct
2002Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca12Rel26000.0010100101.01000000001.009.00------0.00-
2003Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-Rel27009.0010100101.01111000001.009.009.00----0.00-
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter004.5020200202.02111000001.009.004.50----0.00-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.01000000001.009.00------0.00-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0010100101.01111000001.009.009.00----0.00-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings004.502200220002200220.0220110110110000001.009.004.50----0.00-

Fielding Statistics

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1996Southern Oregon Timberjacks NwstA-oak20SS15--1929265048.9603.20------15100.019.7
1996West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAoak20SS23--1956688175.9263.26------23100.016.7
1997Visalia Oaks CalifA+oak21SS117--1963463250574542.9444.63------11899.283.6
1998Huntsville Stars SouAAoak22SS46--57116923182173.9513.76------5190.232.9
1999Midland RockHounds TexAAoak23SS85--1272223145380349.9184.11------11375.260.7
1999Midland RockHounds TexAAoak232B25--4960413113109.9654.36------11322.117.9
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak232B6--1317143130.9685.00------6100.04.2
2000Midland RockHounds TexAAoak242B12--2532165857.9834.75------2352.28.6
2000Midland RockHounds TexAAoak24SS10--1524254139.9513.90------2343.57.2
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak242B37--7389815170162.9534.38------4092.525.7
2001Calgary Cannons PCLAAAflo25SS68--101188838297289.9734.25------7986.147.6
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol25SS7--1122-333331.0004.71------7100.05.0
2001Calgary Cannons PCLAAAflo252B5--117-218181.0003.60------796.33.5
2001Calgary Cannons PCLAAAflo253B3--4101-1514.9334.67------793.82.1
2002Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca262B61--109150646265259.9774.25------7482.442.4
2002Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca26SS4--84211412.8573.00------745.42.8
2002Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca263B2--1---111.0000.50------742.71.4
2002Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca26P1---------------741.40.7
2003Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln27SS46--811451328239226.9464.91------4797.933.3
2003Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex27SS5--1020-330301.0006.00------1338.53.6
2003Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex273B3--13--441.0001.33------1323.12.1
2003Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex272B2--37-110101.0005.00------1315.41.4
2003Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex27P1---------------137.70.7
2003Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln27SS7--818-126261.0003.71------887.54.9
2004Pensacola Pelicans CentralIndy-28SS70--962111251319307.9624.39------700.073.7
2004Pensacola Pelicans CentralIndy-283B1--12--331.0003.00------10.01.1
2004Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba282B25--6159212122120.9844.80------2792.617.9
2004Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba28SS2--12--331.0001.50------277.41.4
2005Pensacola Pelicans CentralIndy-29SS62--99195838302294.9744.74------6496.967.4
2005Pensacola Pelicans CentralIndy-291B1--542-119.8189.00------641.61.1
Ind Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS132--1954062089621601.9684.55------1320.00.0
Ind Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--12--331.0003.00------10.00.0
Ind Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--542-119.8189.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B109--2062631567484469.9694.30------1090.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS86--1282321043370360.9734.19------860.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B5--5101-1615.9383.00------50.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 5 season(s)-   SS148--2103844276636594.9344.01------1480.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B64--138158732303296.9774.63------640.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B3--13--441.0001.33------30.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS163--2774914578813768.9454.71------1630.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS23--1956688175.9263.26------230.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS15--1929265048.9603.20------150.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1996Southern Oregon Timberjacks NwstA-oak20----15------
1996West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAoak20----23------
1997Visalia Oaks CalifA+oak21----117------
1998Huntsville Stars SouAAoak22----46------
1999Midland RockHounds TexAAoak23---2585------
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak23---6-------
2000Midland RockHounds TexAAoak24---1210------
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak24---37-------
2001Calgary Cannons PCLAAAflo25---5683-----
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol25----7------
2002Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca261--6142-----
2003Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln27----46------
2003Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex271--253-----
2003Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln27----7------
2004Pensacola Pelicans CentralInd-28----701-----
2004Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba28---252------
2005Pensacola Pelicans CentralInd-29--1-62------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2006Greensboro GrasshoppersSALAMinorflo30Hitting Coach1376869.49615.04Brandon Hyde-
2010Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo34Third base coach1628082.49417.03Edwin Rodriguez,Fredi Gonzalez
2011Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo35Third Base Coach1627290.44430.05Edwin Rodriguez,Brandon Hyde,Jack McKeon
2012Miami MarlinsNLMLBMLBmia36Third Base Coach1626993.42629.05Ozzie Guillen
2013Miami MarlinsNLMLBMLBmia37Third Base Coach16262100.38334.05Mike Redmond
2015New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya39Third Base Coach1628775.5376.02Joe GirardiLost AL Wild-Card Game (Astros)
2016New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya40Third Base Coach1628478.5199.04Joe Girardi
2017New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya41Third Base Coach1629171.5622.02Joe GirardiLost in ALCS (Astros)
2018Houston AstrosALMLBMLBhou42Bench Coach1569957.635--1A.J. Hinch
* 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
1999Texas League All-Star (UT)1
2004Central League All-Star (SS)1
2005Central League All-Star (SS)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency 
2004-08-06ContractSigned by Devil Rays 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
2003-08-12ContractSigned by Rangers 
2003-08-02Released by Cardinals 
2003-03-12ContractSigned by Cardinals 
2002-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
2002-01-25ContractSigned by Royals 
2001-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
2001-08-06TradeTraded by Marlins to Rockies for RHP Juan Acevedo 
2001-01-29ContractSigned by Marlins 
2000-09-11Released by Athletics 
1999-04-01Returned to Athletics 
1998-12-14Selected by Twins from Athletics in Rule 5 major league draft 
1996-06-27Contractsigned 
* 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.