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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Sam McConnell
Stat Years
1996-2006  [mlb] 2004-2004
Height/Weight
6-1 / 213
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (254)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1975-12-31 in Middletown, Ohio   [44.329]
High School
La Salle (Cincinnati,OH)
Colleges
Ball State University (Muncie, Indiana)
Draft
Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in Round #11 (#332 overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Duane Gustavson
MLB Debut
2004-06-25 - Boxscore  (Age: 28.177)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [5] ATL [3] PHI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 6193 ... retro id: mccos001 ... mlbam id: 430909
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1996Ball StateMACNCAA-1------20------663.9515143101066.0694729028570001.479.410.003.827.776.412.04.500
    1997Ball StateMACNCAA-1------21---DR:11-332725.5722131009172.2885645036520001.7110.900.004.466.446.941.44.778
    1997Erie Sea WolvesNYPLA-pit-211---225.0617100007058.2563833724456031.368.591.073.686.905.831.88.500
    1997Minor Totals: PITbyYearA-----211---225.1017100007058.7563833724456031.378.661.083.716.965.881.88.500
    1998Augusta GreenJacketsSALApit-222---433.20881000045.0362216213351111.097.200.402.607.004.402.69.571
    1998Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit-222---852.90191931000121.01184839420802011.148.780.301.495.953.574.00.615
    1998Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-222---014.50210001012.015762350001.5011.251.502.253.755.251.67.000
    1998Minor Totals: PITbyYearAA/A/A+----223---1293.08292841010178.016977618361203121.158.540.401.826.073.893.33.571
    1999Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit-233---733.19151542000101.2844136827706051.097.440.712.396.203.632.59.700
    1999Altoona CurveEastAApit-233---176.6413121001062.1825246733405141.8411.841.014.765.787.511.21.125
    1999Minor Totals: PITbyYearAA/A+----232---8104.50282752010164.01669382156011011191.389.110.823.296.045.101.83.444
    2000Altoona CurveEastAApit-244---921.61201331070106.0832419326611121.037.050.252.215.182.042.35.818
    2000Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit44244---146.43880000049.0583635816221041.5110.651.472.944.046.611.38.200
    2000Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA/AA----242---1063.14282131070155.014160541142832161.188.190.642.444.823.481.98.625
    2001Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit44255---7106.03262310130134.1159103902041987131.4910.651.342.756.576.902.39.412
    2001Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----251---7106.04262310130134.3159103902041987131.4910.671.342.756.586.912.39.412
    2002Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-266---243.6529700822369.0783128719431021.4110.170.912.485.614.042.26.333
    2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi50266---033.53770000035.2411714616230001.6010.351.514.045.804.291.44.000
    2002Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAAA/AA----262---273.633614008223104.711948421335661021.4810.281.123.025.704.151.89.222
    2003Greenville BravesSouAAatl-277---104.1116000416015.118770480001.4310.570.002.354.704.112.001.000
    2003Richmond BravesILAAAatl-277---842.7022130019093.1943128517641201.199.060.481.646.172.993.76.667
    2003Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAA/AAA----272---942.913813005250108.71123835521721201.239.320.421.755.993.163.43.692
    2004Richmond BravesILAAAatl46288---773.91221810340103.21025145828561051.258.860.692.434.864.432.00.500
    2004Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.861000011009.111440440011.6110.610.003.863.863.861.001.000
    2004Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----281---773.92221810340103.71025145828561051.268.900.702.444.884.452.00.500
    2004MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.961000011009.311440440011.6510.880.003.963.963.961.001.000
    2005Richmond BravesILAAAatl46299---495.4820170013092.013063561822442131.6512.721.762.154.306.162.00.308
    2005Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----291---495.4820170013092.013063561822442131.6512.721.762.154.306.162.00.308
    2006Somerset PatriotsAtlIndy---383010---143.7912111001073.28134311014434131.299.901.221.715.254.153.07.200
    2006Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----301---143.8112111001073.78134311014434131.309.961.231.725.294.183.07.200
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)103.961000011009.311440440011.6510.880.003.963.963.961.001.000
    National League Totals (1 yrs)103.961000011009.311440440011.6510.880.003.963.963.961.001.000
    Minor League Totals61644.08244171144187331,099.01154571498105309694347331.339.450.862.535.684.682.25.488
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals1384.823727410101138.7157103740641090001.6010.220.004.177.106.711.70.619
    Minor: Indy Totals143.8112111001073.78134311014434131.309.961.231.725.294.183.07.200
    Minor: A- Totals225.1017100007058.7563833724456031.378.661.083.716.965.881.88.500
    Minor: A Totals433.20881000045.0362216213351111.097.200.402.607.004.402.69.571
    Minor: A+ Totals1583.04343473000222.7202897512471508061.128.180.491.906.083.603.19.652
    Minor: AA Totals13143.6180334112473264.727612110619851577281.379.400.652.905.354.121.85.481
    Minor: AAA Totals27374.7510586206190508.058430126865140307124151.4310.351.152.485.445.332.19.422
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)103.961000011009.311440440011.6510.880.003.963.963.961.001.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1998Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-22p---121000000001000000.000.500.000.5002001.000.000.00050.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1999Altoona CurveEastAApit-23p---2134010001001100000.250.400.250.650510.250.000.33320.0020.001.000.00.000.0
    2000Altoona CurveEastAApit-24p---3208010001001402000.125.222.125.3471110.125.000.2509.0936.364.000.00.000.0
    2000Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit4424p---388010000001200003.125.222.125.347910.125.000.16711.1122.222.000.00.000.0
    2001Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit4425p---42625360000000804002.240.240.240.4802960.000.000.3530.0027.590.000.00.000.0
    2002Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-26p---53010130011002200000.300.417.6001.0171261.500.300.28616.6716.671.0010.08.3333.3
    2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi5026p---573000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2003Greenville BravesSouAAatl-27p---6160000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2003Richmond BravesILAAAatl-27p---62211040000000204000.364.364.364.7281540.000.000.4440.0013.330.000.00.000.0
    2004Richmond BravesILAAAatl4628p---7225010000000101000.200.200.200.400610.000.000.2500.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    2004Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2828pL-S-E-P781000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2005Richmond BravesILAAAatl4629p---8714110000000501001.071.071.071.1421510.000.000.1110.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)81000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)81000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals17389518001300626013006.202.253.236.489108211.101.034.2745.5624.074.3389.00.935.6
    Minor: AA Totals8123150013005703000.217.357.348.7053181.348.131.26716.1322.581.4023.03.2320.0
    Minor: AAA Totals9266413000000119010006.197.209.197.40677130.015.000.2771.3024.6819.000.00.000.0
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)81000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1997Erie Sea WolvesNYPLA-21P1700.02600881.0000.500.0022.4100.05
    1998Augusta GreenJacketsSALA22P800.03120015151.0001.900.005.6100.018
    1998Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+22P1900.03240227271.0001.400.0013.6100.09
    1998Carolina MudcatsSouAA22P200.0031043.7501.500.001.4100.023
    1999Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+23P1500.05220027271.0001.800.0010.9100.012
    1999Altoona CurveEastAA23P1300.0318102221.9551.600.009.3100.012
    2000Altoona CurveEastAA24P2000.06130119191.0001.000.0014.1100.010
    2000Nashville SoundsPCLAAA24P800.03120115151.0001.900.005.6100.017
    2001Nashville SoundsPCLAAA25P2600.0321302724.8890.900.0018.4100.07
    2002Reading PhilliesEastAA26P2900.099101918.9470.600.0020.496.77
    2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA26P700.01720108.8001.100.004.9100.016
    2003Greenville BravesSouAA27P1600.01300441.0000.300.0011.6100.012
    2003Richmond BravesILAAA27P2200.05130218181.0000.800.0015.4100.010
    2004Richmond BravesILAAA28P2200.05150020201.0000.900.0015.6100.09
    2004Atlanta BravesNLMLB28P1009.10100111.0000.100.116.2100.017
    2005Richmond BravesILAAA29P2000.0280010101.0000.500.0013.9100.09
    MLB Totals - (P)1009010010.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)1050019765311.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)800019463111.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)34008460212.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)8003120012.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (P)1700260011.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1997Minor17----------
    1998Minor29----------
    1999Minor28----------
    2000Minor28----------
    2001Minor26----------
    2002Minor36----------
    2003Minor38----------
    2004MLB10----------
    2004Minor22----------
    2005Minor20----------
    Totals254----------