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Sam McConnellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1996-2006 MLB Years: 2004-2004
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PositionsP-254Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Sam McConnell
Height6-1Weight213BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateDecember 31,1975 [42.205]PlaceMiddletown,Ohio
High SchoolLa Salle (Cincinnati,OH)
CollegeBall State University (Muncie,IN)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 11th round (332nd overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 18th round (509th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsDuane Gustavson
MLB DebutJune 25,2004 [28.177]
OrganizationsPIT [5] ATL [3] PHI [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID6193Retrosheet IDmccos001MLBAM ID430909
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts25Walks71Hittable42SO/BB54vsPower42Hitting18Durability78Team.523Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1996Ball State UniversityMACNCAA-1ST20663.9515141310066.0694729028570001.479.41--3.827.772.04.500-
1997Ball State UniversityMACNCAA-1S/R21725.5722139100172.2885645036520001.7110.90--4.466.441.44.778-
1997Erie Sea WolvesNYPLA-pit-S/R21225.0617107000058.2563833724456001.368.591.073.686.901.88.500-
1998Augusta GreenJacketsSALApit-ST22433.20880100045.0362216213351101.097.200.402.607.002.69.571-
1998Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit-ST22852.90191903100121.01184839420802001.148.780.301.495.954.00.615-
1998Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-S/R22014.50211000012.015762350001.5011.251.502.253.751.67.000-
1998Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--ST01293.08292814100178.016977618361203101.158.540.401.826.073.33.571-
1999Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit-ST23733.19151504200101.2844136827706001.097.440.712.396.202.59.700-
1999Altoona CurveEastAApit-ST23176.6413121100062.0825246733405101.8411.841.014.765.781.21.125-
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST08104.50282715200163.11669382156011011101.389.110.823.296.041.83.444-
2000Altoona CurveEastAApit-S/R24921.61201373100106.0832419326611101.037.050.252.215.182.35.818-
2000Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit44ST24146.43880000049.0583635816221001.5110.651.472.944.041.38.200-
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R01063.14282173100155.014160541142832101.188.190.642.444.821.98.625-
2001Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit44ST257106.03262331010134.0159103902041987101.4910.651.342.756.572.39.412-
2002Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-S/R26243.6529722008369.0783128719431001.4110.170.912.485.612.26.333-
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi50ST26033.53770000035.2411714616230001.6010.351.514.045.801.44.000-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0273.613614220083104.211948421335661001.4710.231.123.015.681.89.222-
2003Greenville BravesSouAAatl-Rel27104.1116016004015.018770480001.4310.57--2.354.702.001.000-
2003Richmond BravesILAAAatl-S/R27842.7022139001093.0943128517641201.199.060.481.646.173.76.667-
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0942.903813250050108.21123835521721201.229.280.411.745.963.43.692-
2004Richmond BravesILAAAatl46S/R28773.91221841030103.21025145828561001.258.860.692.434.862.00.500-
2004Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28Rel28103.861001000109.011440440011.6110.61--3.863.861.001.0003.80
2005Richmond BravesILAAAatl46Rel29495.4820173001092.013063561822442101.6512.721.762.154.302.00.308-
2006Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-38ST30143.7912111100073.28134311014434101.299.901.221.715.253.07.200-
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.861001000109.011440440011.6110.61--3.863.861.001.0000.75
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter61644.08244171731441831096.0115457149810530969434701.339.450.862.535.682.25.488-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter27374.7510586192060506.05843012686514030712401.4310.351.152.485.442.19.422-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter13143.6080334741123264.227612110619851577201.369.390.652.895.341.85.481-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1583.03343407300222.2202897512471508001.128.160.491.906.063.19.652-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter433.20880100045.0362216213351101.097.200.402.607.002.69.571-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter225.0617107000058.2563833724456001.368.591.073.686.901.88.500-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter143.7912111100073.28134311014434101.299.901.221.715.253.07.200-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1384.803727104101138.2157103740641090001.5910.19--4.157.071.70.619-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.861001000109.011440440011.6110.61--3.863.861.001.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings2403.86236023600240220.025994940949400241.6110.61--3.863.861.001.0000.75
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12134.084934153141220.023111410021621397101.339.450.862.535.682.25.480-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-p2221000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.35650.000.000.000.000.000.00
1999Altoona CurveEastAApit-p23134010001001100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.250.32520.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2000Altoona CurveEastAApit-p24208010001001402000.125.222.125.3471011.250.000.125.1809.0936.364.000.000.000.00
2000Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit44p2488010000001200003.125.222.125.347109.167.000.125.18011.1122.222.000.000.000.00
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2816020001002602003.125.222.125.3472020.200.000.125.18010.0030.003.000.000.000.00
2001Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit44p252625360000000804002.240.240.240.4806029.353.000.000.2130.0027.590.000.000.000.00
2002Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-p263010130011002200000.300.417.6001.0176112.286.300.500.43416.6716.671.008.3310.0033.33
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi50p2673000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         3713130011002300000.231.333.462.7956115.222.231.385.34813.3320.001.506.6713.0033.33
2003Greenville BravesSouAAatl-p27160000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p272211040000000204000.364.364.364.7284015.444.000.000.3240.0013.330.000.000.000.00
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         3811040000000205000.364.364.364.7284016.444.000.000.3240.0012.500.000.000.000.00
2004Richmond BravesILAAAatl46p28225010000000101000.200.200.200.400106.250.000.000.1780.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2004Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28p2881000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Richmond BravesILAAAatl46p29714110000000501001.071.071.071.1421015.111.000.000.0640.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter81000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter17389518001300626013006.202.253.236.489211108.274.034.101.0005.5624.074.330.9389.005.56
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter9266413000000119010006.197.209.197.40613077.277.000.015.0001.3024.6819.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter8123150013005703000.217.357.348.7058131.267.131.348.00016.1322.581.403.2323.0020.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter81000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16220000000000000000.000.000.000.0000020.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16283517001300624012006.202.253.236.489201101.274.034.101.0005.5624.074.330.9389.005.56

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Erie Sea Wolves NYPLA-pit21P17--26--881.0000.47------17100.022.4
1998Augusta GreenJackets SALApit22P8--312--15151.0001.88------8100.05.6
1998Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit22P19--324-227271.0001.42------19100.013.6
1998Carolina Mudcats SouAApit22P2---31-43.7501.50------2100.01.4
1999Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit23P15--522--27271.0001.80------15100.010.9
1999Altoona Curve EastAApit23P13--3181-2221.9551.62------13100.09.3
2000Altoona Curve EastAApit24P20--613-119191.0000.95------20100.014.1
2000Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit24P8--312-115151.0001.88------8100.05.6
2001Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit25P26--3213-2724.8890.92------26100.018.4
2002Reading Phillies EastAAphi26P29--991-1918.9470.62------3096.720.4
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi26P7--172-108.8001.14------7100.04.9
2003Greenville Braves SouAAatl27P16--13--441.0000.25------16100.011.6
2003Richmond Braves ILAAAatl27P22--513-218181.0000.82------22100.015.4
2004Richmond Braves ILAAAatl28P22--515--20201.0000.91------22100.015.6
2004Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28P10-9-1--111.0000.100.11-----10100.06.2
2005Richmond Braves ILAAAatl29P20--28--10101.0000.50------20100.013.9
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10-9-1--111.0000.100.11-----100.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P105--19765310095.9500.90------1050.00.0
AA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P80--1946316865.9560.81------800.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P34--846-254541.0001.59------340.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8--312--15151.0001.88------80.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P17--26--881.0000.47------170.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Erie Sea Wolves NYPLA-pit2117----------
1998Augusta GreenJackets SALApit228----------
1998Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit2219----------
1998Carolina Mudcats SouAApit222----------
1999Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit2315----------
1999Altoona Curve EastAApit2313----------
2000Altoona Curve EastAApit2420----------
2000Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit248----------
2001Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit2526----------
2002Reading Phillies EastAAphi2629----------
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi267----------
2003Greenville Braves SouAAatl2716----------
2003Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2722----------
2004Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2822----------
2004Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2810----------
2005Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2920----------

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2000Eastern League All-Star Team (LHP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-11-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-11-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
2002-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-03-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
2002-03-28Released by Pirates. 
1997-06-04Contractsigned 
* 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
2004Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll28300,000-75533-2,070,100300,000300,000
* 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