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Jimmy GobbleTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1999-2010 MLB Years: 2003-2009
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-375Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBilly James Gobble
Height6-3Weight190BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 19,1981 [36.281]PlaceBristol,Tennessee
High SchoolBattle (Bristol,VA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (43rd overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$725,000Signing ScoutsPaul FaulkService Time3.142 (2007)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2001-KCA-#4 ... 2002-MLB-#50 ... 2002-KCA-#2 ... 2003-KCA-#3
MLB DebutAugust 3,2003 [22.015]
OrganizationsKCA [10] CHA [1] COL [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID5447Retrosheet IDgobbj001MLBAM ID425471
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts50Walks59Hittable37SO/BB55vsPower37Hitting0Durability51Team.457Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1999Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRkkca-S/R17002.7041300006.26320581101.658.10--6.7510.801.60--
2000Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALAkca-ST1812103.66252503200145.0144755910341151101.238.940.622.117.143.38.545-
2001Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca14ST191062.55272700000162.013458468331547001.037.430.441.838.544.67.625-
2002Wichita WranglersTexAAkca13ST20573.3813130000069.0712926319525001.309.220.392.476.752.74.417-
2003Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-ST211283.19222202100132.2128574711401005001.278.680.752.716.782.50.600-
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41ST21454.61990000052.2563227815311041.359.571.372.565.302.07.4444.91
2004Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-ST22314.58440000019.225201057150001.6311.442.293.206.862.14.750-
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41ST22985.35252411000148.015794882443494031.359.551.462.612.981.14.5295.43
2005Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca14ST23276.6312120000058.0764843821455001.6611.731.233.246.942.14.222-
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41Rel23115.70284240011053.2643434930382011.7510.731.515.036.371.27.5005.52
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41Rel24465.14606540017284.09551481229804011.4810.181.293.118.572.76.4004.17
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41Rel25413.02740740012153.2562318623506121.479.391.013.868.392.17.8004.23
2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-S/R26115.65844000014.0169919160001.7410.050.635.6510.051.78.500-
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41Rel26028.81390390010131.2393131523276021.9611.081.426.547.671.17.0005.85
2009Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha26Rel27015.2511011005112.088724192001.006.001.503.0014.254.75.000-
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha39Rel27007.5012012003012.014101037102021.7510.502.255.257.501.43-6.93
2010Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol29Rel28004.5020200002.03110000001.5013.50------0.00--
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter22235.292474320410534433.248127525667170285251151.499.941.383.515.891.68.4891.96
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter45413.62128108205351620.06113082504817252426201.268.840.692.497.583.05.523-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter6105.923720170051105.012886701641957001.5910.831.353.478.042.32.375-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17153.25353502100201.11998673145915210001.288.870.622.636.772.58.531-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1062.55272700000162.013458468331547001.037.430.441.838.544.67.625-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12103.66252503200145.0144755910341151101.238.940.622.117.143.38.545-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.7041300006.26320581101.658.10--6.7510.801.60--
Kansas City Royals Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter22235.232354319210504421.246726524664163275231131.499.921.363.465.841.69.489-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter007.5012012003012.014101037102021.7510.502.255.257.501.43--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11125.291252210310272220.0243139129348614413181.499.941.383.515.891.68.4781.96
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16143.62453872120220.02161098817611859101.268.840.692.497.583.05.533-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41p2212000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41p2440000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter52000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626500000000032032000.000.000.000.0000097.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca17P4--1---111.0000.25------4100.06.7
2000Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAkca18P25--2162-2018.9000.72------25100.018.8
2001Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca19P27--1118--29291.0001.07------27100.019.3
2002Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca20P13--611211917.8951.31------13100.09.4
2003Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca21P22--617-123231.0001.05------22100.018.2
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21P995234--771.0000.780.13-----9100.05.6
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca22P4--11--221.0000.50------4100.02.8
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22P25241488103-2118.8570.720.12-----25100.015.4
2005Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca23P12---51165.8330.42------12100.08.3
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23P28453242186.7500.210.11-----28100.017.3
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24P60684410-114141.0000.230.17-----60100.037.0
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25P74-5429121211.9170.150.20-----74100.045.7
2008Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca26P8---2--221.0000.25------8100.05.6
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26P39-31-2--221.0000.050.06-----39100.024.1
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha27P11---1--111.0000.09------11100.07.7
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27P12-12-------------12100.07.4
2010Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol28P2---------------2100.01.4
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P247434341939646458.9060.230.13-----2470.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P37--19111110.9090.27------370.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P35--1228224240.9521.14------350.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--1118--29291.0001.07------270.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P25--2162-2018.9000.72------250.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--1---111.0000.25------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca174----------
2000Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAkca1825----------
2001Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca1927----------
2002Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca2013----------
2003Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca2122----------
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca219----------
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca224----------
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2225----------
2005Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca2312----------
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2328----------
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2460----------
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2574----------
2008Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca268----------
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2639----------
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2711----------
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2712----------
2010Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol282----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24004.50808002010.0855236101.107.201.802.705.402.004.50.000
2007Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25213.46909001013.013653310001.239.002.082.086.923.334.15.667
2008Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26014.321001000308.110741910102.3510.801.089.7210.801.117.56.000
2009Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.0002-200207.0910000101.2911.570.000.000.0001.29.000
2010Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28000.0030300012.2000022000.910.000.006.756.751.000.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs223.0730228008141.040191461728301.398.781.323.736.151.654.17.500

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2531000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs61000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2003Texas League All-Star (P)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-01-29ContractSigned by Rockies 
2009-03-30Released by Rangers 
2009-03-21ContractSigned by Rangers to minor league contract 
2009-03-18Released by Royals 
2008-09-02InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-07-22InjuredDisabled -- Stiff lower back 
2007-01-11ContractSigned by Royals (1-year) 
1999-06-21Contractsigned 
* 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
1999Kansas City Royals-17725,000-------725,000Signing Bonus out of 1999 Draft (1st round - 43rd overall)
2003Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll21300,000-70343-2,163,527300,0001,025,000
2004Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll22304,000-72125212,070,100300,0001,329,000
2005Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll23300,000-79435-2,189,055300,0001,629,000
2006Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24345,500-61524242,365,072327,0001,974,500
2007Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25712,5003.14247013422,459,737380,0002,687,000
2008Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll261,312,500-36814602,696,252390,0003,999,500
2009Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll27400,000-72432-2,746,792400,0004,399,500
* 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