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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Billy James Gobble
Stat Years
1999-2010  [mlb] 2003-2009
Height/Weight
6-3 / 190
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (375)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Battle (Bristol,VA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #1 (#43 overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Paul Faulk
MLB Debut
2003-08-03 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.015)
Service Time
3.142 (2007)
Organizations
KCA [10] CHA [1] COL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 5447 ... retro id: gobbj001 ... mlbam id: 425471
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1999Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca-171---002.7041000306.26320581101.658.100.006.7510.804.051.60.000
    1999Minor Totals: KCAbyYearRk----171---002.9041000306.76320581101.778.710.007.2611.614.351.60.000
    2000Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALAkca-182---12103.66252532000145.0144755910341151141.238.940.622.117.144.663.38.545
    2000Minor Totals: KCAbyYearA----181---12103.66252532000145.0144755910341151141.238.940.622.117.144.663.38.545
    2001Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca14193---1062.55272700000162.113458468331547091.037.430.441.838.543.224.67.625
    2001Minor Totals: KCAbyYearA+----191---1062.55272700000162.313458468331547091.037.440.441.838.553.224.67.625
    2002Wichita WranglersTexAAkca13204---573.3813130000069.1712926319525021.309.220.392.476.753.762.74.417
    2002Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA----201---573.3913130000069.3712926319525021.309.250.392.476.773.782.74.417
    2003Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-215---1283.19222221000132.2128574711401005001.278.680.752.716.783.872.50.600
    2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf454.61990000052.2563227815311041.359.571.372.565.305.472.07.444
    2003Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA----211---1283.20222221000132.7128574711401005001.278.710.752.726.813.882.50.600
    2003MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf454.66990000052.7563227815311041.369.661.382.595.345.522.07.444
    2004Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-226---314.58440000019.225201057150001.6311.442.293.206.869.152.14.750
    2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41226Log - Sp - Ext - Perf985.35252410010148.015794882443494031.359.551.462.612.985.721.14.529
    2004Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----221---314.69440000019.725201057150001.6711.722.343.287.039.382.14.750
    2004MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf985.35252410010148.015794882443494031.359.551.462.612.985.721.14.529
    2005Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca14237---276.6312120000058.1764843821455021.6611.731.233.246.947.412.14.222
    2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41237Log - Sp - Ext - Perf115.70284001124053.2643434930382011.7510.731.515.036.375.701.27.500
    2005Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----231---276.6612120000058.3764843821455021.6711.771.243.256.977.442.14.222
    2005MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf115.75284001124053.7643434930382011.7710.831.525.086.435.751.27.500
    2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41248Log - Sp - Ext - Perf465.14606001754284.09551481229804011.4810.181.293.118.575.462.76.400
    2006MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf465.14606001754284.09551481229804011.4810.181.293.118.575.462.76.400
    2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41259Log - Sp - Ext - Perf413.02740001274153.2562318623506121.479.391.013.868.393.862.17.800
    2007MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf413.05740001274153.7562318623506121.489.471.023.898.463.892.17.800
    2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-2610---115.65840004014.1169919160001.7410.050.635.6510.055.651.78.500
    2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca412610Log - Sp - Ext - Perf028.81390001039131.2393131523276021.9611.081.426.547.678.811.17.000
    2008Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----261---115.74840004014.3169919160001.7710.210.645.7410.215.741.78.500
    2008MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf028.94390001039131.7393131523276021.9911.251.446.637.798.941.17.000
    2009Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha262711---015.2511000511112.088724192001.006.001.503.0014.256.004.75.000
    2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha392711Log - Sp - Ext - Perf007.5012000312012.014101037102021.7510.502.255.257.507.501.43.000
    2009Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----271---015.2511000511112.088724192001.006.001.503.0014.256.004.75.000
    2009MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf007.5012000312012.014101037102001.7510.502.255.257.507.501.43.000
    2010Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol292812---004.5020000202.03110000001.5013.500.000.000.004.500.00.000
    2010Minor Totals: COLbyYearAAA----281---004.5020000202.03110000001.5013.500.000.000.004.502.00.000
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)22235.292474310532044435.748127525667170285251151.509.951.393.525.895.691.68.489
    American League Totals (7 yrs)22235.292474310532044435.748127525667170285251151.509.951.393.525.895.691.68.489
    Minor League Totals45413.62128108535201622.361130825048172524262171.268.840.692.497.584.463.05.523
    Minor: Rk Totals002.9041000306.76320581101.778.710.007.2611.614.351.60.000
    Minor: A Totals12103.66252532000145.0144755910341151141.238.940.622.117.144.663.38.545
    Minor: A+ Totals1062.55272700000162.313458468331547091.037.440.441.838.553.224.67.625
    Minor: AA Totals17153.25353521000202.01998673145915210021.288.870.622.636.773.832.58.531
    Minor: AAA Totals6105.943720005171106.312886701641957021.5910.861.363.488.067.302.32.375
    Kansas City Royals Totals (6 yrs)22235.232354310501924423.746726524664163275231131.499.931.363.475.855.641.69.489
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)007.5012000312012.014101037102021.7510.502.255.257.507.501.43.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca4122pL-S-E-P112000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca4124pL-S-E-P240000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)52000000000101000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    American League Totals (2 yrs)52000000000101000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Kansas City Royals Totals (2 yrs)52000000000101000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1999Gulf Coast Royals GCLRk17P400.01000111.0000.300.006.7100.014
    2000Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALA18P2500.0216202018.9000.700.0018.8100.08
    2001Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+19P2700.011180029291.0001.100.0019.3100.08
    2002Wichita WranglersTexAA20P1300.0611211917.8951.300.009.4100.013
    2003Wichita WranglersTexAA21P2200.06170123231.0001.000.0018.2100.06
    2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLB21P9952.23400771.0000.800.135.6100.020
    2004Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA22P400.01100221.0000.500.002.8100.023
    2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLB22P2524148.0810302118.8570.700.1215.4100.011
    2005Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA23P1200.0051165.8330.400.008.3100.016
    2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLB23P28453.2242186.7500.200.1117.3100.011
    2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24P60684.04100114141.0000.200.1737.0100.04
    2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25P74054.229121211.9170.100.2045.7100.01
    2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA26P800.00200221.0000.300.005.6100.017
    2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26P39031.00200221.0000.100.0624.1100.06
    2009Charlotte KnightsILAAA27P1100.00100111.0000.100.007.7100.014
    2009Chicago White SoxALMLB27P12012.0000000.0000.000.007.4100.013
    2010Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA28P200.0000000.0000.000.001.4100.027
    MLB Totals - (P)2474343519396410.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)3700191110.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)350012282211.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)270011180011.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)25002162011.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)400100010.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1999Minor4----------
    2000Minor25----------
    2001Minor27----------
    2002Minor13----------
    2003MLB9----------
    2003Minor22----------
    2004MLB25----------
    2004Minor4----------
    2005MLB28----------
    2005Minor12----------
    2006MLB60----------
    2007MLB74----------
    2008MLB39----------
    2008Minor8----------
    2009MLB12----------
    2009Minor11----------
    2010Minor2----------
    Totals375----------