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Tony WatsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: San Francisco Giants MLB Years: 2011-2018
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PositionsP-580Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAnthony M. Watson
Height6-4Weight210BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 30,1985 [32.360]PlaceSioux City,Iowa
High SchoolDallas Center Grimes (Grimes,IA)
CollegeUniversity of Nebraska (Lincoln,NE)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 9th round (278th overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 17th round (505th overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Florida Marlins [Team Picks] 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] SFN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID58720Retrosheet IDwatst001MLBAM ID453265
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (69.94%) -- Changeup (16.30%) -- Slider (13.58%) -- Cutter (0.14%) -- Fastball (0.04%)
Fastball Velocity [2014] - 92.80
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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
2018San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfnRel33122.1421021003021.0205515240011.198.570.432.1410.294.80.333-0.81
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter34192.664950495009030471.03851481404413242240241.097.310.842.518.013.20.6420.41
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-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter122.1421021003021.0205515240011.198.570.432.1410.294.80.333-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1692.662300230004214220.01796965206119620111.097.310.842.518.013.20.6400.41
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 - 7 Season(s)Filter4057010000000602100.143.125.143.2681010.500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
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 games1623000000000201000.143.125.143.268004.500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
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
2018San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33008.5980800007.11477150002.6817.181.236.140.000.008.59.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs522.44880000048.038171351046001.007.130.941.888.634.603.19.714
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs002.2511011000012.07331612001.085.250.754.509.002.002.25.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs216.0753152003056.367403891350001.4210.701.442.087.993.856.39.667
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 DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-02-17CLSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 3-year contract for 2018-2020 ($9m)32.263Team Roster on 2018-02-17
2017-11-03CLFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency32.157  
2017-07-30CLLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Pirates to Dodgers for Angel German and Oneil Cruz32.061Team Roster on 2017-07-30
2017-02-15CLPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.6m) [Lost arbitration]31.261Team Roster on 2017-02-15
2016-05-28CLPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from paternity leave30.363Team Roster on 2016-05-28
2016-05-25RPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on paternity leave30.360Team Roster on 2016-05-25
2016-01-17RPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3.45m) [Avoids arbitration]30.232Team Roster on 2016-01-17
2013-03-05RPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.5054m)27.279Team Roster on 2013-03-05
2012-05-07RPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActive--26.342Team 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 Payroll28505,500-56621383,023,990490,0001,488,5002013-03-05 - 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 Payroll325,600,0006.1012221376++3,651,709535,00012,807,0002017-02-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.6m) [Lost arbitration]
2017Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll325,600,0006.101222876++3,651,709535,00012,807,0002017-02-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.6m) [Lost arbitration]
2018San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll333,000,000-28712644,360,045545,00015,807,0002018-02-17 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2018-2020 ($9m)
* 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