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Joey GathrightHigh Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2013 MLB Years: 2004-2011
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsCF-468, OF-350, LF-126, RF-7, DH-5Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoey Renard Gathright
Height5-10Weight175BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateApril 22,1982 [35.307]PlaceHattiesburg,Mississippi
High SchoolBonnabel (Kenner,LA)

DraftedSelected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 32nd round (949th overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBenny LatinoService Time3.064 (2008)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2004-MLB-#95 ... 2004-TBA-#5 ... 2005-MLB-#87 ... 2005-TBA-#3
MLB DebutJune 25,2004 [22.064]
OrganizationsTBA [5] KCA [3] BAL [2] BOS [2] CHN [1] CIN [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID5410Retrosheet IDgathj001MLBAM ID431157
RelationshipsCousin of Bernard Williams
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed89Power14Contact65XBH13RBIs22Runs61Hitting64Durability41Team.466Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtba9of20592083055100142272136105011.264.360.269.629561244.320.005.178.2988.6114.751.710.000.001.82
2003Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+tba10of218934065110630235713415462003.324.406.359.7651229389.385.035.285.35010.5413.881.320.000.008.18
2003Orlando RaysSouAAtba-of2122851232100512351520100.376.419.388.80733193.451.012.176.3645.3816.133.000.000.003.13
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11142577142730286916466982103.334.408.365.77315510482.398.031.264.3539.5414.321.500.000.007.04
2004Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba10of223212623435108106113010001.341.399.397.796506138.448.056.175.3577.9721.742.730.000.0013.95
2004Durham BullsILAAAtba-of2260236347791083313194632005.326.384.373.7578810260.405.047.212.3417.3117.692.420.000.0012.99
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         92362571201420164319307642006.331.389.381.77013816398.420.050.199.3477.5419.102.530.000.0013.33
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba43cf221952111300016121430002.250.316.250.56613057.342.000.135.2673.5124.567.000.000.000.00
2005Durham BullsILAAAtba-of23582264669105118318294722100.305.388.407.7959216260.380.102.332.35411.1518.081.620.38226.0023.19
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba1cf2376203295673013205103923005.276.316.340.6566910218.341.064.187.2934.5917.893.900.000.0017.86
2006Durham BullsILAAAtba10of241031582001626321000.258.410.323.73310240.286.065.387.34715.007.500.500.000.0025.00
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba4cf2455154253160013123203035001.201.305.240.545376182.250.039.227.26010.9916.481.500.000.0019.35
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1cf2479229346063128106224544402.262.332.328.6607510263.316.066.179.2988.3717.112.050.38229.0016.67
2006Totals for AL-AL         1343835991123141229427579403.238.321.292.61311216445.289.054.198.2839.4416.851.790.22383.0017.58
2007Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-of25602234476104025258432471303.341.457.422.8799414277.376.081.350.39915.528.660.560.000.0018.42
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2lf2574228287080019982036310002.307.371.342.713788261.365.035.127.3277.6613.791.800.000.0011.43
2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-of26933350000101120000.152.222.152.3745036.156.000.061.1852.782.781.000.000.000.00
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2cf261052794171310222142040410203.254.311.272.583764315.295.018.151.2716.3512.702.000.000.005.63
2009Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-rf-cf27310120000010101000.200.200.200.4002011.222.000-.100.1790.009.090.000.000.000.00
2009Norfolk TidesILAAAbal10cf27803224910611202024727413100010.329.386.376.76212113362.377.047.183.3457.4611.331.520.000.0012.26
2009Totals for IL-IL         833325010811202024827423110010.325.381.370.75112313373.372.045.175.3417.2411.261.560.000.0012.04
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4cf272014230000121600000.214.267.214.4813015.375.000.000.2266.6740.006.000.000.000.00
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23lf-cf271716750000101200002.313.353.313.6665017.357.000.125.3055.8811.762.000.000.000.00
2009Totals for MLB-MLB         3730980000222800002.267.313.267.5808032.364.000.067.2686.2525.004.000.000.000.00
2010Long Island DucksAtlInd-2283816031435231942222931102.269.366.381.7476110187.310.112.263.33811.7615.511.321.6053.3323.26
2010Norfolk TidesILAAAbal2cf286121625404207126214005201.185.255.222.477486244.225.037.162.2248.6116.391.900.000.0015.00
2011Shreveport-Bossier CaptaiAmerAssocInd--2921791715200381101271100.190.330.215.54517298.221.025.241.26910.2012.241.200.000.0013.33
2011Yuma ScorpionsNAMLInd--2961222477793021203402422102.347.449.414.8639212267.387.067.324.39014.988.990.600.000.0015.58
2011Totals for Ind-Ind         823016492113024284503693202.306.417.362.77910914365.345.056.302.35813.709.860.720.000.0015.22
2011Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos23rf2948330002101101000.375.444.375.8193010.429.000.250.37410.0010.001.000.000.000.00
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos55lf2970100000111000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.694100.000.000.000.000.000.00
2012Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd-1,103064247426092222144244355200.243.320.320.6407913283.284.077.215.2898.4815.191.790.71123.5021.67
2012Louisville BatsILAAAcin16cf3040147944700164272942104.299.346.347.693517161.370.048.109.3104.3518.014.140.000.0015.91
2013Kansas City T-BonesAmerAssocInd-3155183265540020100223553100.301.389.322.711594214.369.021.197.32810.2816.361.590.000.007.27
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter452117517830930719681309721219326017.263.328.303.631356381329.318.040.166.0007.3015.952.190.081,175.0012.30
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter5872211349670661811472387623236842328128.303.379.351.730775852525.362.048.226.0009.1914.571.590.042,211.0012.69
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter385145221943053141971374715423323257023.296.371.354.725514681661.350.058.226.0009.2714.031.510.061,452.0015.81
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter54211357561013229164530101.355.407.393.800837231.449.038.175.0006.9319.482.810.000.009.33
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8934065110630235713415462003.324.406.359.7651229389.385.035.285.00010.5413.881.320.000.008.18
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter592083055100142272136105011.264.360.269.629561244.320.005.178.0008.6114.751.710.000.001.82
Ind Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter23989116325029758556101181432212604.281.376.346.722308411049.327.065.249.00011.2513.631.210.48178.2016.40
Kansas City Royals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2587361032011741694018621211124607.273.336.311.64722922839.323.038.152.0007.3914.421.950.12736.0010.95
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter15040965100133027389328388008.244.312.291.60311916457.307.047.196.0007.0018.162.590.000.0016.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2416850000212200002.313.389.313.7025018.357.000.188.00011.1111.111.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2014230000121600000.214.267.214.4813015.375.000.000.0006.6740.006.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624216411111303429113576711206.263.328.303.63112814476.318.040.166.0007.3015.952.190.081,175.0012.30
Average Minor - Per 162 games16261096185185041662164102129208.303.379.351.73021423697.362.048.226.0009.1914.571.590.042,211.0012.69

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba20OF56--120712128127.9922.27------5994.941.2
2003Bakersfield Blaze CalifA+tba21OF63--150731160157.9812.49------8970.845.0
2003Orlando Rays SouAAtba21OF18--5621-5958.9833.22------2281.813.1
2004Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba22OF22--6321-6665.9852.95------3268.815.7
2004Durham Bulls ILAAAtba22OF60--114641124120.9682.00------60100.041.7
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22CF11119627---27271.0002.450.28-----1957.96.8
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22RF118-------------195.30.6
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22DH1---------------195.30.6
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22LF42223---331.0000.750.14-----1921.12.5
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba23OF56--122672135128.9482.29------5896.638.9
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba23DH1---------------761.30.6
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba23CF7056505180332186183.9842.610.36-----7692.143.2
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24OF10--261--27271.0002.70------10100.07.0
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24CF5450438155212158157.9942.910.36-----5598.233.3
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24CF7662578186322191189.9902.490.33-----7996.246.9
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24DH1---------------791.30.6
2007Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca25OF56--13711-139138.9932.46------6093.338.9
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25DH1---------------741.40.6
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25LF645951915433-160157.9812.450.30-----7486.539.5
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25CF1055616-1-1716.9411.600.29-----7413.56.2
2008Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca26OF9--211--22221.0002.44------9100.06.3
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26CF1007572019751-203202.9952.020.28-----10595.261.7
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26LF3-92---221.0000.670.22-----1052.91.9
2009Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27LF1--2---221.0002.00------333.30.7
2009Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27RF1--3---331.0003.00------333.30.7
2009Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27CF1--6---661.0006.00------333.30.7
2009Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal27LF24--634-167671.0002.79------8030.016.9
2009Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal27CF55--153422159157.9872.85------8068.838.7
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27RF21114---441.0002.000.36-----1711.81.2
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27CF111226---661.0000.550.27-----2055.06.8
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27CF42205---551.0001.250.25-----1723.52.5
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27LF7-124---441.0000.570.33-----1741.24.3
2010Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal28RF1--4---441.0004.00------611.60.7
2010Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal28CF39--8922-9391.9782.33------6163.927.1
2010Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal28LF18--321-133331.0001.83------6129.512.5
2011Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos29RF2---------------450.01.4
2011Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos29CF1--1---111.0001.00------425.00.7
2011Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos29LF1--1---111.0001.00------425.00.7
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29LF4-52---221.0000.500.40-----757.12.5
2012Louisville Bats ILAAAcin30CF36--72---72721.0002.00------4090.025.0
MLB Totals for CF - 6 season(s)-   CF33626224357721386793785.9902.340.32-----3360.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 5 season(s)-   LF826156716533-171168.9822.050.30-----820.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH4---------------40.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF32194---441.0001.330.21-----30.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF191--42015123447435.9732.28------1910.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF132--321642331327.9882.48------1320.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF44--985-21031031.0002.34------440.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF4--7---771.0001.75------40.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF40--11942-125123.9843.08------400.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF63--150731160157.9812.49------630.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF56--120712128127.9922.27------560.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba20---------56-
2003Bakersfield Blaze CalifA+tba21---------63-
2003Orlando Rays SouAAtba21---------18-
2004Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba22---------22-
2004Durham Bulls ILAAAtba22---------60-
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22------4111-1
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba23---------56-
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba23-------70--1
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24---------10-
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24-------54---
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24-------76--1
2007Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca25---------56-
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25------6410--1
2008Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca26---------9-
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26------3100---
2009Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27------111--
2009Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal27------2455---
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27------742--
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27-------11---
2010Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal28------18391--
2011Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos29------112--
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29------4----
2012Louisville Bats ILAAAcin30-------36---

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor221552111930011523700000.365.400.423.82322355.422.058.3655.4512.732.330.000.0015.79
2006Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB24195611182101546710000.321.397.393.79022363.367.072.1969.5211.111.170.000.0016.67
2007Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2521468171017523720000.370.431.457.88821251.421.087.2175.8813.732.331.9646.0011.76
2008Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB262563182211091204500000.349.388.397.78525267.379.048.3025.977.461.250.000.009.09
2009Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2725611519100291101500000.311.408.328.73620171.413.017.31114.0821.131.500.000.005.26
2010Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB282044690002222700000.205.239.205.4449046.243.000.0454.3515.223.500.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs1552111930011523700000.365.400.423.82322355.422.058.3655.4512.732.330.000.0015.79
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs110270588552121339254130000.315.379.359.738978298.368.044.2268.3913.761.640.34270.009.41

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2003Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (OF) ... California League All-Star Team (OF) ... California League Rookie of the Year3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2012-07-12LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Reds  
2012-05-24LFCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Louisville (AAA)Team Roster on 2012-05-24
2012-05-24LFCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YMinorsContractSigned to minor league contractTeam Roster on 2012-05-24
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2011-08-31ContractSigned by Red Sox 
2010-03-30ContractSigned by Orioles 
2010-03-28Released by Blue Jays 
2009-06-17ContractSigned by Blue Jays 
2009-05-08TradeTraded by Cubs to Orioles for Ryan Freel 
2008-12-16ContractSigned by Cubs (1-year) 
2008-07-24InjuredDisabled -- Bruised right shoulder 
2008-03-02ContractSigned by Royals (1-year) 
2001-08-29Contractsigned 
* 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
2004Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll22300,000-75541-2,070,100300,000300,000
2005Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll23300,000-79434-2,189,055300,000600,000
2006Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll24337,200-64726202,365,072327,000937,200
2006Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24337,200-64727202,365,072327,000937,200
2007Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25380,000-73732-2,459,737380,0001,317,200
2008Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26427,0003.06453117422,696,252390,0001,744,200
2009Chicago CubsTeam Payroll27800,000-44118452,746,792400,0002,544,200
2009Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll27800,000-44125452,746,792400,0002,544,200
2011Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll29414,000-78939-2,722,607414,0002,958,200
* 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