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Josh PhelpsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1996-2010 MLB Years: 2000-2008
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
Rule 5 Pick

PositionsC-384, 1B-319, DH-305, LF-10, OF-8, RF-7Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoshua Lee Phelps
Height6-3Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 2,1978 [40.081]PlaceAnchorage,Alaska
High SchoolLakeland (Rathdrum,ID)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 10th round (279th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRon Tostenson
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-TOR-#5 ... 2002-MLB-#36 ... 2002-TOR-#1
MLB DebutJune 13,2000 [22.042]
OrganizationsTOR [9] CLE [2] DET [1] NYA [1] PIT [1] SFN [1] SLN [1] TBA [1] Awards12Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID600Retrosheet IDphelj001MLBAM ID150482
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed34Power81Contact25XBH72RBIs76Runs58Hitting64Durability50Team.511Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Medicine Hat Blue JaysPioRktor-c185919128463052953276562105.241.351.335.686648227.336.094.246.31911.8928.632.412.2038.2017.39
1997Hagerstown SunsSALAtor-c196823326499172432157280206.210.279.348.6278117258.269.138.206.2815.8127.914.802.7133.2934.69
1998Hagerstown SunsSALAtor-c2011738548102241844204080815112.265.342.395.73715233439.311.130.239.3289.1118.222.001.8248.1332.35
1999Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-c211104067213327420886328104824013.328.379.562.94122851448.395.234.310.4026.2523.213.714.4620.3038.35
2000Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-c2230113263670123400123410102.319.386.6991.0857919127.353.380.487.4479.4526.772.839.459.4252.78
2000Tennessee SmokiesSouAAtor7c225618423429192810156671206.228.308.435.7438019209.297.207.293.3227.1831.584.404.3120.4445.24
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         8629749781612162102710081308.263.337.535.87215938336.318.272.367.3708.0429.763.706.2514.1448.72
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor48c2211000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2001Tennessee SmokiesSouAAtor-c231364869514236131973380127170545.292.406.562.96827368588.333.270.434.41013.6121.601.595.2715.6847.89
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor17c23812300001102500001.000.143.000.1430014.000.000.250.10114.2935.712.500.000.000.00
2002Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-c24702575075201246400328350166.292.380.6581.03816945295.338.366.490.42910.8528.142.598.1410.7160.00
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor17dh24742654182201155800198230007.309.362.562.92414936287.399.253.325.3966.6228.574.325.2317.6743.90
2003Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-25411250024001300000.455.5001.0001.50011212.500.545.636.6158.3325.003.0016.675.5040.00
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor17dh2511939657106181206612391151701312.268.358.470.82818639453.328.202.298.3598.6125.392.954.4219.8036.79
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor17dh26792953870132125100187370129.237.296.417.71312327321.275.180.241.3075.6122.744.063.7424.5838.57
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle45dh-1b2624761323605100042000004.303.338.579.917441180.353.276.329.3865.0025.005.006.2515.2047.83
2004Totals for AL-AL         10337151931921761002293701213.251.304.450.75416738401.290.199.259.3235.4923.194.234.2421.8240.86
2005Durham BullsILAAAtba-1b27592223560143143301155350116.270.329.550.87912231243.295.280.342.3716.1721.813.535.7615.8651.67
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba21dh2747158214210052600124840313.266.328.424.7526715177.343.158.234.3266.7827.124.002.8231.6035.71
2006Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet291b2812646460143263249061381241217210.308.370.532.90224753522.368.224.317.3837.2823.753.264.6019.3337.06
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya311b293680821202120061920005.263.330.363.69329488.322.100.175.3126.8221.593.172.2740.0019.05
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit51b29587713274251900142330101.351.463.6491.112501195.440.298.481.47014.7424.211.645.2615.4040.74
2007Totals for MLB-MLB         9415721486273100204250106.306.399.503.9027915183.376.197.325.39410.9322.952.103.8322.4331.25
2008Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln291b301264619013431231972256109704414.291.373.568.94126264528.317.277.399.40010.6120.641.955.8714.8747.76
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln331b-lf3019344910010021100000.265.306.294.60010136.391.029.088.2735.5630.565.500.000.0011.11
2009Arizona GiantsArizRksfn-lf31621873002105400000.333.462.476.93810326.412.143.429.41919.2315.380.800.000.0042.86
2009Connecticut DefendersEastAAsfn-rf-lf311132260024002800002.188.235.375.61012234.182.187.250.2665.8823.534.005.8816.0033.33
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1753101330261071200002.245.333.415.74822560.282.170.321.33211.6720.001.713.3326.5038.46
2010Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd-29321003907112124010671513677100909.310.375.449.82417534445.356.139.267.3638.0917.302.142.2539.0028.10
2010Columbus ClippersILAAAcle25rf-1b32621143002000700000.190.190.333.5237321.286.143.143.2240.0033.330.000.000.0075.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter465139419838074664244221163973606642.273.343.472.8156581441552.337.199.283.0007.4725.583.424.1221.7837.89
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter9843487566984212171896402915366939847331887.282.361.515.87617974183977.332.233.342.0009.2023.612.574.7518.4542.48
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter39114362384219499529084142379291131336.293.365.570.9358181981621.334.277.378.0008.7623.382.675.8615.1247.03
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2037021201904524212943972012417413.271.375.520.89536589831.318.249.389.00011.6724.192.075.0516.7146.84
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14051998169344321226340138925015.326.380.592.97230770575.387.266.349.0006.9624.003.455.5716.2241.42
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18561874151332156852551521617118.244.319.377.69623350697.297.133.227.0007.8921.812.762.1541.2033.11
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6521236536053163326962105.250.363.349.7127411253.345.099.264.00012.6527.272.161.9842.4020.75
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1003907112124010671513677100909.310.375.449.82417534445.356.139.267.0008.0917.302.142.2539.0028.10
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2819691392585144717622782762702529.266.337.473.8104581021076.326.207.287.0007.2525.653.544.3720.6239.53
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter47158214210052600124840313.266.328.424.7526715177.343.158.234.0006.7827.124.002.8231.6035.71
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3680821202120061920005.263.330.363.69329488.322.100.175.0006.8221.593.172.2740.0019.05
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter587713274251900142330101.351.463.6491.112501195.440.298.481.00014.7424.211.645.2615.4040.74
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24761323605100042000004.303.338.579.917441180.353.276.329.0005.0025.005.006.2515.2047.83
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter19344910010021100000.265.306.294.60010136.391.029.088.0005.5630.565.500.000.0011.11
Average MLB - Per 162 games16248669132262228511401381302215.273.343.472.81522950541.337.199.283.0007.4725.583.424.1221.7837.89
Average Minor - Per 162 games162574931623533110552601551415314.282.361.515.87629669655.332.233.342.0009.2023.612.574.7518.4542.48

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1996Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor18C34--2082471239232.9716.82-----105957.647.2
1996Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor18OF7--6-2-86.7500.86------5911.99.7
1997Hagerstown Suns SALAtor19C66--51956217596575.9658.71-----146897.147.8
1998Hagerstown Suns SALAtor20C85--68862191769750.9758.82-----1711772.660.3
1999Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor21C27--1611314175174.9946.44------11024.519.7
2000Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22C18--98191-118117.9926.50-----73060.013.0
2000Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor22C39--2741551294289.9837.41-----65669.627.9
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor22C1-31---111.0001.000.33-----1100.00.6
2001Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor23C69--4472924478476.9966.90-----513650.749.3
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23C7-37282--30301.0004.290.814266.7-887.54.3
2002Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor24C34--197831208205.9866.03-----77048.623.6
2002Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor241B6--601166261.98410.17------708.64.2
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24DH71---------------7495.943.8
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor241B2-99--1991.0004.501.00-----742.71.2
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25DH105---------------11988.264.8
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor251B8861554226159.9677.380.97-----1196.74.9
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26DH65---------------7982.340.4
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26DH15---------------2462.59.3
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor261B121199101227105103.9818.581.04-----7915.27.5
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle261B8756432114645.9785.630.80-----2433.34.9
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba271B20--18321622210204.97110.20------5933.913.9
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27DH42---------------4789.425.9
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba271B1-65--2551.0005.000.83-----472.10.6
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet281B87--81362775882875.99210.06------12669.061.3
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya291B29201631679316179176.9836.071.08-----3680.617.9
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit291B228971075-121121121.0005.091.15-----5837.913.6
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH6---------------3616.73.7
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29C321691--10101.0003.330.634-100.0-585.21.9
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29DH1---------------581.70.6
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya29C1-1-------------362.80.6
2008Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln301B117--98972710410681061.9939.07------12692.982.4
2008Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln30OF1---------------1260.80.7
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln301B411718--118181.0004.501.06-----1921.12.5
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30LF33211---111.0000.330.05-----1915.81.9
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30RF22104---441.0002.000.40-----1910.51.2
2009Arizona Giants ArizRksfn31LF4--6---661.0001.50------666.77.1
2009Connecticut Defenders EastAAsfn31RF3--10---10101.0003.33------1127.32.1
2009Connecticut Defenders EastAAsfn31LF3--2---221.0000.67------1127.32.1
2009Connecticut Defenders EastAAsfn311B1--6-2186.7506.00------119.10.7
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle32RF2--3---331.0001.50------633.31.4
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle321B2--101121211.9175.50------633.31.4
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH305---------------3050.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B865550850522842535527.9856.131.04-----860.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C12257383--41411.0003.420.728280.0-120.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF33211---111.0000.330.05-----30.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF22104---441.0002.000.40-----20.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B232--20551572220922342212.9909.53------2320.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C34--197831208205.9866.03-----7340.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF2--3---331.0001.50------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C108--7214475772765.9917.08-----111080.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF3--10---10101.0003.33------30.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF3--2---221.0000.67------30.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--6-2186.7506.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C45--2593224293291.9936.47-----7450.00.0
A Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C151--120711840813651325.9718.77-----311510.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C34--2082471239232.9716.82-----10340.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF7--6-2-86.7500.86------70.00.0
Rk Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF4--6---661.0001.50------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1996Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor18-34-------7-
1997Hagerstown Suns SALAtor19-66---------
1998Hagerstown Suns SALAtor20-85---------
1999Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor21-27---------
2000Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22-18---------
2000Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor22-39---------
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor22-1---------
2001Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor23-69---------
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23-7---------
2002Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor24-346--------
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24--2-------71
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25--8-------105
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26--12-------65
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26--8-------15
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba27--20--------
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27--1-------42
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28--87--------
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya29-129-------6
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29-322-------1
2008Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln30--117------1-
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30--4---3-2--
2009Arizona Giants ArizRksfn31------4----
2009Connecticut Defenders EastAAsfn31--1---3-3--
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle32--2-----2--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor21174781000240081600000.213.327.340.66716255.276.127.29814.5529.092.003.6423.5020.00
2001Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor23238114275011100131930100.333.439.432.87135698.419.099.25913.2719.391.461.0281.0022.22
2006Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2815326176039014510000.531.5951.0001.59532937.583.469.56310.8113.511.258.1110.6752.94
2007New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29223861510411004500102.395.442.7371.17928543.367.342.4479.3011.631.259.309.5033.33
2008St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB301216110000001400000.063.118.063.1811017.083.000.0635.8823.534.000.000.000.00
2009San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3148000000000000001.000.000.000.000008.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs4012822375031500213530100.289.399.398.797518153.374.109.27313.7322.881.671.9642.6721.62
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs53941333707200191410103.351.410.6491.0596114105.351.298.3838.5713.331.566.6713.4342.42

Awards [12]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1999Florida State League All-Star Team (DH)1
2001Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (C) ... Double-A All-Star (C) ... Southern League All-Star (C) ... Southern League Most Valuable Player ... Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Player of the Year5
2002AL Rookie of the Month (September) ... AL Rookie of the Month (August) ... Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (C) ... Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Player of the Year ... Triple A All-Star Team (DH)5
2006International League All-Star Team (DH)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-05-21ContractSigned by Indians 
2010-03-29ContractSigned by Rockies 
2008-11-03ContractSigned by Giants to minor league contract 
2008-01-10ContractSigned by Cardinals to minor league contract 
2007-06-22Claimed off waivers by Pirates 
2006-11-16ContractSigned by Orioles (minor) 
2006-01-10ContractSigned by Tigers (minor) 
2004-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
2004-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-08-04TradeTraded by Blue Jays to Indians for Eric Crozier. 
2003-07-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-07-10InjuredDisabled -- back spasms 
* 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
2000Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll22175,000-79533-1,394,248200,000175,000
2001Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll23200,000-77131-1,897,758200,000375,000
2002Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll24200,000-75728-2,011,045200,000575,000
2003Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll25320,000-60422252,163,527300,000895,000
2004Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll26342,000-57219372,070,100300,0001,237,000
2004Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26342,000-57215372,070,100300,0001,237,000
2005Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll27800,000-41512552,189,055300,0002,037,000
2007New York YankeesTeam Payroll29600,000-48119402,459,737380,0002,637,000
2007Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll29600,000-48115402,459,737380,0002,637,000
2008St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll30390,000-75328-2,696,252390,0003,027,000
* 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