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Matt JoyceTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Oakland Athletics MLB Years: 2008-2018
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PositionsRF-622, LF-406, OF-345, DH-97, CF-17Position when DraftedofPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Ryan Joyce
Height6-2Weight185BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 3,1984 [33.326]PlaceRiverview,Florida
High SchoolArmwood (Seffner,FL)
CollegeFlorida Southern College (Lakeland,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 12th round (360th overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsSteve NicholsService Time8.123 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2008-DET-#7
MLB DebutMay 5,2008 [23.275]
OrganizationsTBA [6] DET [4] OAK [2] ANA [1] PIT [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID54828Retrosheet IDjoycm001MLBAM ID459964
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Florida Southern CollegeSSCNCAA Div 2rf-lf18501833960123844134242732400.328.407.557.96410223216.342.229.410.41011.1112.501.133.7022.8838.33
2004Florida Southern CollegeSSCNCAA Div 2rf-lf19582325870121113941372621104.302.401.504.90511724273.301.202.375.39313.559.520.704.0321.0934.29
2005Florida Southern CollegeSSCNCAA Div 2rf-lf2062236486916333861323022300.292.377.424.80110022275.320.132.288.35411.6410.910.941.0978.6731.88
2005Oneonta TigersNYPLA-det-of2065245518110444595302911614.331.397.453.85011118283.353.122.261.37010.6010.250.971.4161.2522.22
2006West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet14of2112246575120305118654567031527.258.338.415.75319346530.280.157.280.32810.5713.211.252.0842.2738.33
2007Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdet-of22130456611173331770465112731317.257.333.454.78720753514.317.197.305.3429.9224.712.493.3126.8245.30
2008Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet20of23562003654132134123246220111.270.352.550.90211028227.325.280.395.38510.5727.312.585.7315.3851.85
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet20lf23922424061163123302316520203.252.339.492.83111931277.293.240.360.35911.1923.472.104.3320.1750.82
2009Durham BullsILAAAtba28rf24111417731143521666145679830635.273.373.482.85520153493.317.209.391.37113.5919.881.463.2526.0646.49
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba20rf-cf241132361037103710100.188.270.500.77016437.130.312.438.3248.1118.922.338.1110.6766.67
2010Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+tba-rf25102961150281010800110.379.525.7591.28422740.450.380.759.52325.0020.000.805.0014.5063.64
2010Durham BullsILAAAtba9rf-lf25259218278031213222110030.293.435.478.9134411115.353.185.402.40019.1318.260.952.6130.6740.74
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         35121243813052023322910140.314.458.5451.0036618155.375.231.488.43120.6518.710.913.2324.2047.37
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba20rf25772163052153104022405520322.241.360.477.83710328261.273.236.421.36415.3321.071.383.8321.6053.85
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba20rf261414626912832219751314910640797.277.347.478.82522153522.317.201.333.3539.3920.312.163.6424.3241.41
2012Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+tba-rf2728221002001100000.250.333.375.708319.286.125.250.31511.1111.111.000.000.0050.00
2012Durham BullsILAAAtba-rf2712000000011000000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.000.23033.330.000.000.000.000.00
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         310221002012100000.200.333.300.6333112.222.100.200.29416.678.330.500.000.0050.00
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba20rf27124399559618317594355102611410.241.341.429.77017138462.281.188.328.33511.9022.081.853.6823.4739.58
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba20rf-lf281404136197220184773598720708.235.328.419.74717340481.251.184.337.33012.2718.091.473.7422.9441.24
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba20lf29140418511062329522562111409411.254.349.383.73216034493.316.129.270.32512.5822.521.791.8346.4432.08
2015Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana30lf3011363121026005910101.333.419.528.94719343.385.195.333.40611.6320.931.804.6518.0025.00
2015Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana20lf3093247174312152103306741215.174.272.291.5637218284.215.117.227.25510.5623.592.231.7649.4041.86
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit17rf311402314556101134211596730049.242.403.463.86610724293.285.221.476.37520.1422.871.144.4417.7742.86
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23rf321414697811433025684166113207010.243.335.473.80822258544.263.230.377.34312.1320.771.714.6018.7650.88
2018Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoakof33312262000002100000.500.571.6671.2388214.545.167.333.52814.297.140.500.000.0033.33
2018Oakland AthleticsALMLBoaklf335717125338071302294611212.193.310.363.6736215204.217.170.327.29814.2222.551.593.4324.4345.45
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter11563300474792190151384573423483826313412567.240.339.432.77114263433858.275.192.342.00012.5221.411.713.5823.9143.31
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter536196232754413816683363627269426143231225.277.365.468.8339182222271.319.191.332.00011.8518.761.582.9928.8540.81
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter20775913221359434125171212119170877.281.381.503.88438297895.330.222.389.00013.5221.341.583.8022.3245.54
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter130456611173331770465112731317.257.333.454.78720753514.317.197.305.0009.9224.712.493.3126.8245.30
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1237813602101011900110.351.490.6761.16625849.407.325.649.00022.4518.370.824.0818.5061.54
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12246575120305118654567031527.258.338.415.75319346530.280.157.280.00010.5713.211.252.0842.2738.33
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter65245518110444595302911614.331.397.453.85011118283.353.122.261.00010.6010.250.971.4161.2522.22
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17065114519940722121236938375804.306.394.490.88431969764.319.184.353.00012.1710.860.892.8829.5934.67
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter633194026948511110762802914268468191281938.250.342.435.7778441972256.287.185.331.00011.8820.741.753.3725.5340.62
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter19864010314741032814395159319112.230.328.444.77228473748.251.214.364.00012.7021.261.674.2820.0049.66
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter93247174312152103306741215.174.272.291.5637218284.215.117.227.00010.5623.592.231.7649.4041.86
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter922424061163123302316520203.252.339.492.83111931277.293.240.360.00011.1923.472.104.3320.1750.82
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1402314556101134211596730049.242.403.463.86610724293.285.221.476.00020.1422.871.144.4417.7742.86
Average MLB - Per 162 games162462661112721964536811640649.240.339.432.77120048541.275.192.342.00012.5221.411.713.5823.9143.31
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259399164425211021188112941748.277.365.468.83327767686.319.191.332.00011.8518.761.582.9928.8540.81

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2005Oneonta Tigers NYPLA-det20OF63--122513128127.9922.02------6596.984.0
2006West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet21OF109--222764235229.9742.10------12289.379.6
2007Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet22OF119--2032035226223.9871.87------13091.585.0
2008Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet23OF54--1146--1201201.0002.22------5696.437.5
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet23LF60414099423-9996.9701.600.23-----9265.237.0
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet23RF251616142-1-4342.9771.680.26-----9227.215.4
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet23DH2---------------922.21.2
2009Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24RF78--17235-180175.9722.24------11170.354.2
2009Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24LF18--361-137371.0002.06------11116.212.5
2009Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24CF12--27---27271.0002.25------11110.88.3
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24RF54366---661.0001.200.17-----1145.53.1
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24CF44329---991.0002.250.28-----1136.42.5
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24DH1---------------119.10.6
2010Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba25RF4--6---661.0001.50------1040.02.9
2010Durham Bulls ILAAAtba25RF8--17---17171.0002.13------2532.05.6
2010Durham Bulls ILAAAtba25LF7--12---12121.0001.71------2528.04.9
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba25RF52453979943-106103.9721.980.26-----7767.532.1
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba25LF1387516---16161.0001.230.21-----7716.98.0
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba25DH10---------------7713.06.2
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba26RF1261121006211833222219.9861.740.22-----14189.477.8
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba26LF1588620---20201.0001.330.23-----14110.69.3
2012Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba27RF1--1---111.0001.00------250.00.7
2012Durham Bulls ILAAAtba27RF1--3---331.0003.00------1100.00.7
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27RF8978712133-2-135133.9851.490.19-----12471.854.9
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27LF3328245482--50501.0001.520.20-----12426.620.4
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27DH4---------------1243.22.5
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba28RF5851439882119190.9891.550.21-----14041.435.6
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba28LF584136480---80801.0001.380.22-----14041.435.6
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba28DH22---------------14015.713.5
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba29LF8170611132521139137.9861.690.22-----14057.950.0
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba29DH33---------------14023.620.4
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba29RF151311824-1-2524.9601.600.20-----14010.79.3
2015Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana30LF7--10---10101.0001.43------1163.64.9
2015Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana30LF64584679521-9897.9901.520.21-----9368.839.5
2015Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana30DH18---------------9319.411.1
2015Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana30RF2-2-------------932.21.2
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31RF433026655---55551.0001.280.21-----14030.726.7
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31LF2614136261--27271.0001.040.20-----14018.616.1
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31DH4---------------1402.92.5
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32RF115103907205472216209.9681.820.23-----14181.671.0
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32LF2418157421--43431.0001.790.27-----14117.014.8
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32DH2---------------1411.41.2
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32CF1182---221.0002.000.25-----1410.70.6
MLB Totals for RF - 10 season(s)-   RF530452404486318186899881.9801.660.22-----5300.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 9 season(s)-   LF37428625505531361572566.9901.510.22-----3740.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 9 season(s)-   DH96---------------960.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF554011---11111.0002.200.28-----50.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF87--19235-200195.9752.24------870.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF54--1146--1201201.0002.22------540.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF32--581-159591.0001.84------320.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF12--27---27271.0002.25------120.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF119--2032035226223.9871.87------1190.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF5--7---771.0001.40------50.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF109--222764235229.9742.10------1090.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF63--122513128127.9922.02------630.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2005Oneonta Tigers NYPLA-det20---------63-
2006West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet21---------109-
2007Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet22---------119-
2008Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet23---------54-
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet23------60-25-2
2009Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24------181278--
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24-------45-1
2010Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba25--------4--
2010Durham Bulls ILAAAtba25------7-8--
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba25------13-52-10
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba26------15-126--
2012Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba27--------1--
2012Durham Bulls ILAAAtba27--------1--
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27------33-89-4
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba28------58-58-22
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba29------81-15-33
2015Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana30------7----
2015Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana30------64-2-18
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31------26-43-4
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32------241115-2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2233221000002100010.667.8001.0001.8003151.000.3331.00040.0020.000.500.000.0050.00
2008Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB231115452002005500000.333.500.467.9677220.500.134.46725.0025.001.000.000.0040.00
2009Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB241229383015102800001.276.323.483.80614431.350.207.3106.4525.814.003.2329.0050.00
2010Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB25821773013214600000.333.440.6191.05913425.429.286.52416.0024.001.504.0021.0057.14
2010Tampa Bay RaysDiv SeriesMLB2549020000100400000.222.222.222.444209.400.000.1110.0044.440.000.000.000.00
2011Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB26215561121020351600102.200.262.273.53515361.275.073.1098.2026.233.200.000.0027.27
2011Tampa Bay RaysDiv SeriesMLB26415131014001500000.200.250.467.7177216.222.267.3336.2531.255.006.2515.0066.67
2012Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB27236471010371352010000.156.229.313.54220470.171.157.2037.1428.574.004.2921.3340.00
2013Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB28226061440032161510001.233.313.300.61318467.311.067.1838.9622.392.500.000.0028.57
2013Tampa Bay RaysDiv SeriesMLB2848000000000400000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2014Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB29195471540271031000003.278.316.463.77925657.310.185.2595.2617.543.333.5127.0040.00
2015Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3018468154024204810100.326.385.543.92825652.351.217.3487.6915.382.003.8523.0040.00
2016Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB312040810204920121200001.250.423.6001.02324652.250.350.70023.0823.081.007.6910.0060.00
2017Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32204679102810141300100.196.377.348.72516361.219.152.47822.9521.310.933.2823.0033.33
2018Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33154041031260061100001.250.348.525.87321646.296.275.42513.0423.911.834.3520.0060.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 12 yrs1924736911630217561286812530319.245.342.425.76720149547.296.180.33212.4322.851.843.1127.8242.24
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs12321510141011300000.156.182.281.4639233.222.125.1883.0339.3913.003.0332.0040.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2008American League Player of the Week (July 7-July 13)1
2009Triple A All-Star Team (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-06-22LFOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL33.323Team Roster on 2018-06-22
2018-06-06LFOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Lumbar strain33.307Team Roster on 2018-06-06
2016-11-29LFOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2017-2018 ($11m) 5--632.118Team Roster on 2016-11-29
2016-11-02LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency32.091  
2016-04-03LFPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors31.243Team Roster on 2016-04-03
2016-02-19LFPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract31.200Team Roster on 2016-02-19
2015-11-03LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency31.092  
2015-09-02LFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL31.030Team Roster on 2015-09-02
2015-08-11LFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Transferred to 15-day DL31.008Team Roster on 2015-08-11
2015-07-29LFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Concussion30.360Team Roster on 2015-07-29
2015-02-09LFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4.75m) [Avoids arbitration]30.190Team Roster on 2015-02-09
2014-12-17lf-dhLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Rays to Angels for Kevin Jepsen30.136Team Roster on 2014-12-17
2014-01-17lf-dhTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($3.7m) [Avoiding arbitration]29.167Team Roster on 2014-01-17
2013-01-18lf-dhTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($2.45m) [Avoiding arbitration]28.168Team Roster on 2013-01-18
2012-07-17rfTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.348Team Roster on 2012-07-17
2012-07-15RFTampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehab27.346Team Roster on 2012-07-15
2012-07-03RFTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Durham (AAA) for rehab27.334Team Roster on 2012-07-03
2012-06-22rfTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained left oblique27.323Team Roster on 2012-06-22
2012-05-08rfTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActive--27.278Team Roster on 2012-05-08
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-04-04InjuredDisabled -- Strained Right Elbow 
2008-12-10TradeTraded by Tigers to Rays for Edwin Jackson 
* 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
2008Detroit TigersTeam Payroll23390,000-75346-2,696,252390,000390,000
2009Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll24410,400-63931212,746,792400,000800,400
2010Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll25406,000-69224232,812,412400,0001,206,400
2011Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll26426,500-65219282,722,607414,0001,632,900
2012Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll27499,500-56320382,954,887480,0002,132,400
2013Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll282,450,000-32712643,023,990490,0004,582,4002013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($2.45m) [Avoiding arbitration]
2014Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll293,700,000-278870++3,256,497500,0008,282,4002014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($3.7m) [Avoiding arbitration]
2015Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll304,750,0006.1232441473++3,571,283507,50013,032,4002015-02-09 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4.75m) [Avoids arbitration]
2016Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll311,000,0007.12345723493,498,245507,50014,032,4002016-02-19 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2017Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll325,000,0008.123244673++3,651,709535,00019,032,4002016-11-29 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2017-2018 ($11m) 5--6
2018Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll336,000,000-192476++4,360,045545,00025,032,400
* 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