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Jon LeicesterHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1998-2016 MLB Years: 2004-2007
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Played in Japan
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-285Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJonathan David Leicester
Height6-2Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 7,1979 [39.012]PlaceMariposa,California
High SchoolPalisades (Pacific Palisades,CA)
CollegeUniversity of Memphis (Memphis,TN)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs in the 11th round (313rd overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsMark AdairService Time1.084 (2007)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-CHN-#8
MLB DebutJune 9,2004 [25.122]
OrganizationsCHN [6] BAL [2] SDN [1] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID5973Retrosheet IDleicj001MLBAM ID425484
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Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1998University of MemphisConfUSANCAA-1Rel19203.48918000120.2211282692001.319.150.872.613.921.501.000-
1999University of MemphisConfUSANCAA-1S/R20364.3219127000075.0804536036680001.559.60--4.328.161.89.333-
2000University of MemphisConfUSANCAA-1S/R210116.7218126200069.28868521036488331.7811.371.294.656.201.33.000-
2000Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-chn31S/R21155.4417710001049.2473630422312001.398.520.723.995.621.41.167-
2001Lansing LugnutsMidwAchn22ST229105.29282711010153.018211790165810912101.5710.710.943.416.411.88.474-
2002Daytona CubsFSLA+chn33S/R23233.9720146000081.2774336248578101.538.490.225.296.281.19.400-
2002West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn-S/R23224.61541000027.0241614113184001.357.900.334.285.931.38.500-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0454.13251870000108.110159503617512101.498.340.255.046.191.23.444-
2003West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn-Rel24673.894593611136106.08954467531064101.347.530.594.498.972.00.462-
2003Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-ST24007.2011000005.06440240001.6010.80--3.607.202.00--
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0674.0446103611136111.09558507551104101.357.680.574.458.892.00.462-
2004Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-ST25623.6413121000066.2623127337613001.488.370.404.998.231.65.750-
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn51Rel25513.8932032006041.2402018715350001.328.641.513.247.562.33.8334.63
2005Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn32S/R26385.5124168002198.011565601742737001.6010.561.563.866.701.74.273-
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn51Rel26029.0061500209.0111092971022.2211.002.009.007.000.78.0008.02
2006Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex51ST270110.0022000009.01711100371002.2217.00--3.007.002.33.000-
2007Gulf Coast OriolesGCLRkbal-ST28002.2522000004.03110271001.256.75--4.5015.753.50--
2007Aberdeen IronBirdsNYPLA-bal33ST28003.1822000005.27220260001.5911.12--3.189.533.00--
2007Norfolk TidesILAAAbal-S/R28332.2213112002065.0482216522542001.086.650.693.057.482.45.500-
2007Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAAA--ST0332.2917152002074.2582519526673001.126.990.603.138.082.58.500-
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal52S/R28237.591055101032.0362727313161031.5310.130.843.664.501.23.4004.96
2008Norfolk TidesILAAAbal33S/R29385.263913260051106.012575621440955001.5610.611.193.408.072.38.273-
2009Orix BuffaloesJap PacIntl--Rel30015.0420020000025.0221414011202001.327.92--3.967.201.82.000-
2010Orix BuffaloesJap PacIntl--R/CL31224.78350350001037.2452120316331001.6210.750.723.827.882.06.500-
2011Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn33ST32596.50272520000135.21691059821646610101.7211.211.394.254.381.03.357-
2014Mexico City Red Devils ReMexAAA-ST35335.74880000031.0302220120171001.608.620.295.744.880.85.500-
2015Southern Maryland Blue CrAtlInd-ST36312.42990000052.0441614115341001.137.620.172.605.882.27.750-
2015Puebla PericosMexAAA-ST36019.3122000009.21810102552002.3816.761.864.664.661.00.000-
2015Yucatan LeonesMexAAA-ST36323.64660000029.232161216200001.289.710.301.826.073.33.600-
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0335.03880000038.0502622311252001.5511.440.692.525.722.27.500-
2016Southern Maryland Blue CrAtlInd-ST37245.40770000038.0412823513262001.419.631.173.056.102.00.333-
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter765.8848642109082.28757541237582051.509.471.314.036.311.57.5382.01
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter46644.922541619321248979.210516305389443973662401.519.620.864.026.731.68.418-
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter26375.1613596390092553.06223613196424140231101.5510.071.043.906.511.67.413-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter894.0450133711136133.211370608661248101.347.610.544.448.351.88.471-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter233.9720146000081.2774336248578101.538.490.225.296.281.19.400-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9105.29282711010153.018211790165810912101.5710.710.943.416.411.88.474-
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter155.2019910001054.0543832424372001.418.780.653.906.021.54.167-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.2522000004.03110271001.256.75--4.5015.753.50--
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter553.6916160000090.0854437628603001.258.470.602.795.982.14.500-
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter234.88550550001062.2673534327533001.509.620.433.887.611.96.400-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5175.234625212001164.018912596127812510331.6110.290.654.256.801.60.227-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter534.8038137008050.2513027924421021.489.061.604.267.461.75.625-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter237.591055101032.0362727313161031.5310.130.843.664.501.23.400-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings19165.881281611230240220.0232152144329815450131.509.471.314.036.311.57.5432.01
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings10144.925736210052220.0235141120219816514101.519.620.864.026.731.68.417-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998University of MemphisConfUSANCAA-1-p194412717316022042124221207.244.315.339.654438144.341.095.205.2958.3329.173.501.3963.5025.81
1999University of MemphisConfUSANCAA-1-p201019451002202900000.263.333.316.6496121.500.053.263.3009.5242.864.500.000.0020.00
2000University of MemphisConfUSANCAA-1-p213511418341101131052942004.298.350.421.7714812125.393.123.175.3424.0023.205.800.80114.0035.29
2002West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn-p2358000000000300000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00
2003West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn33p244820140000001406000.200.238.200.4384027.250.000.050.2033.7014.814.000.000.000.00
2004Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-p251315200000001501001.000.063.000.0630017.000.000.067.0445.8829.415.000.000.000.00
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn51p25301000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn32p261410020001000104000.200.200.200.4002014.222.000.000.1780.007.140.000.000.000.00
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn51p2660000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn33p3217253710011001002000.280.280.320.6008127.467.040.080.2640.0037.040.000.000.0014.29
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter361000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter9778613100210223013001.167.188.179.36714193.236.012.051.0002.1524.7311.500.000.007.69
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter44505910021011607001.180.196.200.39610158.265.020.060.0001.7227.5916.000.000.0011.11
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5328140000001706000.143.172.143.3154035.190.000.036.0002.8620.007.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter892603970180335721980632011.269.331.373.7049721290.374.104.196.0006.5527.594.211.0386.6730.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter361000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625000000000005000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621301022200320338022002.167.188.179.367232155.236.012.051.0002.1524.7311.500.000.007.69

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2000Eugene Emeralds NwstA-chn21P17--2111-1413.9290.76------17100.022.4
2001Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn22P28--1927735346.8681.64------28100.020.0
2002Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn23P20--6111-1817.9440.85------20100.014.6
2002West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn23P5--25--771.0001.40------5100.03.6
2003West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn24P45--519132524.9600.53------4893.832.6
2003Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn24P1--2---221.0002.00------1100.00.7
2004Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25P12--312221715.8821.25------1392.38.4
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P32-41-4--441.0000.130.10-----32100.019.8
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26P24--6142-2220.9090.83------24100.017.3
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P619-1--111.0000.170.11-----6100.03.7
2006Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex27P2--1-1-21.5000.50------2100.01.4
2007Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal28P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.03.6
2007Aberdeen IronBirds NYPLA-bal28P2---------------2100.02.6
2007Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal28P13--552-1210.8330.77------13100.09.1
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28P1053232--551.0000.500.16-----10100.06.2
2008Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal29P39--793-1916.8420.41------39100.027.5
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn32P27--914222523.9200.85------27100.018.8
MLB Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P4868237--10101.0000.210.12-----480.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P118--33541249987.8790.74------1180.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P50--724133231.9690.62------500.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P20--6111-1817.9440.85------200.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P28--1927735346.8681.64------280.00.0
A- Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P19--2111-1413.9290.68------190.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---1--111.0000.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2000Eugene Emeralds NwstA-chn2117----------
2001Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn2228----------
2002Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn2320----------
2002West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn235----------
2003West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn2445----------
2003Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn241----------
2004Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2512----------
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2532----------
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2624----------
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn266----------
2006Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex272----------
2007Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal282----------
2007Aberdeen IronBirds NYPLA-bal282----------
2007Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal2813----------
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2810----------
2008Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal2939----------
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn3227----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2002Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor23038.45990000033.046313132025502.0012.550.825.456.821.258.45.000
2007Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28003.86707002211.21255158001.529.260.773.866.171.603.86.000
2008Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29036.00624001012.01498376101.7510.502.255.254.500.866.75.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs038.45990000033.046313132025502.0012.550.825.456.821.258.45.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs034.9413211003223.726141341214101.619.891.524.565.321.175.32.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2911000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2007-07-19InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-06-19InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2007-05-13InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder 
2005-11-16TradeTraded by Cubs to Rangers for player to be named later 
2000-06-19Contractsigned 
* 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
2004Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25300,000-75541-2,070,100300,000300,000
2005Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26300,000-79437-2,189,055300,000600,000
2007Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll28380,0001.08473738-2,459,737380,000980,000
* 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