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Tony WatsonHigh Level: MLB Current Team: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2011-2017
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PositionsP-580Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAnthony M. Watson
Height6-4Weight210BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 30,1985 [32.266]PlaceSioux City,Iowa
High SchoolDallas Center Grimes (Grimes,IA)
CollegeUniversity of Nebraska (Lincoln,NE)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 9th round (278th overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 17th round (505th overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Florida Marlins in the 23rd round (683rd overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$85,000Signing ScoutsMike LeuzingerService Time6.101 (2017)
MLB DebutJune 8,2011 [26.009]
OrganizationsPIT [11] LAN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID58720Retrosheet IDwatst001MLBAM ID453265
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts51Walks69Hittable69SO/BB68vsPower69Hitting0Durability88Team.526Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2005NebraskaBig12NCAA-1Fr30S/R20612.8223518000144.2412014526392301.508.261.015.247.861.50.857-
2006NebraskaBig12NCAA-1So11ST211022.78171521000100.0883631824692501.127.890.722.156.192.88.833-
2007NebraskaBig12NCAA-1Jr11ST22644.0915150210099.09652451030813001.278.730.912.737.362.70.600-
2007State College SpikesNYPLA-pit53ST22612.5210100000053.247171547401001.017.880.671.176.715.71.857-
2007Hickory CrawdadsSALApit-ST22113.86330000014.0146621180001.079.001.290.6411.5718.00.500-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0722.7913130000067.261232168581001.028.110.801.067.717.25.7783.03
2008Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit28ST238123.56282800000151.2149706016361041001.228.840.952.146.172.89.400-
2009Altoona CurveEastAApit38ST24038.22550000015.0221814211140002.1512.911.176.468.221.27.000-
2010Altoona CurveEastAApit38S/R25642.67349250052111.082333311241052000.956.630.891.948.494.38.600-
2011Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit22Rel26332.3626125006034.024109211352001.026.290.522.889.173.18.500-
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit65Rel26223.9543043006041.0341818620370011.327.461.324.398.121.85.5004.66
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit44Rel27523.38680680010053.0372120523531011.136.240.843.888.942.30.7143.68
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit44Rel28312.39670670014271.2511919512542060.886.400.631.516.784.50.7503.20
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit44Rel291021.6378078003277.0641614515810061.027.450.581.759.435.40.8332.69
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit44Rel30411.9177077004175.0551716317621040.966.570.362.037.413.65.8002.84
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit44R/CL31253.067007000271567.25226231020580021.066.921.332.667.712.90.2864.33
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit44R/CL32533.664704700221046.2572019714350031.5210.991.352.706.752.50.6254.70
2017Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33Rel32212.7024024001020.0156626180001.056.750.902.708.103.00.6673.56
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter33172.684740474008730450.03651431354312739840231.097.250.852.527.913.13.6600.47
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter24243.24106565000112378.033815413737903166001.138.000.882.137.483.51.500-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter332.3626125006034.024109211352001.026.290.522.889.173.18.500-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter673.343914250052126.2104514713351192001.107.390.922.498.463.40.462-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8123.56282800000151.2149706016361041001.228.840.952.146.172.89.400-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter113.86330000014.0146621180001.079.001.290.6411.5718.00.500-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter612.5210100000053.247171547401001.017.880.671.176.715.71.857-
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2273.325535203101243.12251089023801897801.258.300.852.956.972.36.759-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter31162.684500450008630430.03501371294112138040231.097.270.852.527.903.14.660-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter212.7024024001020.0156626180001.056.750.902.708.103.00.667-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1682.682300230004215220.01776966216219320111.097.250.852.527.913.13.6670.47
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14143.246132290061220.0196897921521833001.138.000.882.137.483.51.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Altoona CurveEastAApit38p2450000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2010Altoona CurveEastAApit38p25169100000005603000.000.357.000.3570017.000.000.556.25029.4135.291.200.000.000.00
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit65p26391000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit44p27681000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit44p28671000000000102000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit44p29783010000000200000.333.333.333.6661031.000.000.000.2970.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit44p31650000000000000100.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit44p32441000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2017Totals for NL-NL         681000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3857010000000602100.143.125.143.2681010.500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter219100000005604000.000.357.000.3570018.000.000.556.00027.7833.331.200.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter219100000005604000.000.357.000.3570018.000.000.556.00027.7833.331.200.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3617010000000602100.143.125.143.2681010.500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623000000000301000.143.125.143.268004.500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16269800000003946031000.000.357.000.35700139.000.000.556.00027.7833.331.200.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2007State College Spikes NYPLA-pit22P10---5-1551.0000.50------10100.013.3
2007Hickory Crawdads SALApit22P3---4--441.0001.33------3100.02.2
2008Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit23P28--1017122827.9640.96------28100.020.3
2009Altoona Curve EastAApit24P5--26--881.0001.60------5100.03.5
2010Altoona Curve EastAApit25P34--813--21211.0000.62------34100.023.9
2011Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit26P26--24-1661.0000.23------26100.018.1
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P43-4138--11111.0000.260.27-----43100.026.5
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P68-53182-119.8180.130.179190.0-68100.042.0
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P67-71212--14141.0000.210.203175.0-67100.041.4
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P78-777111-1918.9470.230.234266.7-78100.048.1
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30P77-75512-117171.0000.220.233-100.0-77100.047.5
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31P70-67561-1211.9170.160.165-100.0-70100.043.5
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32P47-46110-311111.0000.230.241-100.0-47100.029.0
2017Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32P24-2014-1551.0000.210.252166.7-24100.014.8
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P474-45025714510096.9600.200.2127584.4-4740.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--24-1661.0000.23------260.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P39--1019--29291.0000.74------390.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P28--1017122827.9640.96------280.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3---4--441.0001.33------30.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10---5-1551.0000.50------100.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2007State College Spikes NYPLA-pit2210----------
2007Hickory Crawdads SALApit223----------
2008Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit2328----------
2009Altoona Curve EastAApit245----------
2010Altoona Curve EastAApit2534----------
2011Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit2626----------
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2643----------
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2768----------
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2867----------
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2978----------
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3077----------
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3170----------
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3247----------
2017Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3224----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Harwich MarinersCape Cod LeagueCollege21522.44880000048.038171351046001.007.130.941.888.634.603.19.714
2009Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor24002.2511011000012.07331612001.085.250.754.509.002.002.25.000
2011Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26005.1450500107.0744129001.299.001.292.5711.574.505.14.000
2012Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27005.73918002011.01287214001.189.821.640.823.274.006.55.000
2013Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB280013.5050500004.21077104002.3819.291.930.007.71013.50.000
2013Pittsburgh PiratesDiv SeriesMLB28000.0030300003.02000110001.006.000.003.003.001.000.00.000
2014Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29200.0050500005.0410103000.807.201.800.005.4001.801.000
2015Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB30000.0080800008.03000111000.503.380.001.1312.3811.000.00.000
2016Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB31005.6370700008.09553011001.1310.133.380.0012.3805.63.000
2017Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB320113.5060600005.1888048002.3513.500.006.7513.502.0013.50.000
2017Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB320018.0020200001.03220000003.0027.000.000.000.00018.00.000
2017Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB32000.0040400002.10000020000.000.000.000.007.7100.00.000
2017Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB32200.0050500003.22100110000.944.910.002.452.451.002.451.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs002.2511011000012.07331612001.085.250.754.509.002.002.25.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs522.44880000048.038171351046001.007.130.941.888.634.603.19.714
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs215.6945144003049.05333318850001.249.731.471.479.186.256.06.667
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs004.5050500004.0522011001.5011.250.002.252.251.004.50.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0040400002.3000002000.000.000.000.007.7100.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs200.0050500003.7210011000.824.910.002.452.451.002.451.000

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2006Big 12 Conference All-Conference (SP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2018-02-17CLSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 3-year contract for 2018-2020 ($9m)Team Roster on 2018-02-17
2017-11-03CLFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2017-07-30CLLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Pirates to Dodgers for Angel German and Oneil CruzTeam Roster on 2017-07-30
2017-02-15CLPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.6m) [Lost arbitration]Team Roster on 2017-02-15
2016-05-28CLPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from paternity leaveTeam Roster on 2016-05-28
2016-05-25RPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on paternity leaveTeam Roster on 2016-05-25
2016-01-17RPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3.45m) [Avoids arbitration]Team Roster on 2016-01-17
2013-03-05RPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.5054m)Team Roster on 2013-03-05
2012-05-07RPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActive--Team Roster on 2012-05-07
* 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
2007Pittsburgh Pirates-2285,000-------85,000Signing Bonus out of 2007 Draft (9th round - 278th overall)
2011Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26414,000-78949-2,722,607414,000499,000
2012Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll27484,000-67627252,954,887480,000983,000
2013Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll28505,500-56621383,021,531490,0001,488,5002013-03-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.5054m)
2014Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll29518,500-55620393,256,497500,0002,007,000
2015Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll301,750,0004.10141419553,571,283507,5003,757,000
2016Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll313,450,0005.10130212673,498,245507,5007,207,0002016-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3.45m) [Avoids arbitration]
2017Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll325,600,000-2261476++3,582,271535,00012,807,0002017-02-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.6m) [Lost arbitration]
2017Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll325,600,000-226876++3,582,271535,00012,807,0002017-02-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.6m) [Lost arbitration]
* 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