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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John C. Nelson
Stat Years
1998-2008  [mlb] 2006-2006
Height/Weight
6-1 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (577) ... OF (74) ... 3B (35) ... 1B (27)
Draft Position
IF
Born Date/Place
1979-03-03 in Denton, Texas   [41.085]
High School
Denton (Denton,TX)
Colleges
University of Kansas (Lawrence, Kansas)
Draft
Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in Round #8 (#254 overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Dave Karaff
MLB Debut
2006-09-07 - Boxscore  (Age: 27.188)
Service Time
Organizations
SLN [7] CHN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 6419 ... retro id: nelsj003 ... mlbam id: 449448
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1998KansasBig12NCAA-1------19ss------4115835547342863233130001.342.435.500.9351847914.323.158.40712.5016.851.3539.52.1725.9
    1999KansasBig12NCAA-1------20ss------542063464137439167313532602.311.398.500.89824810324.383.189.34712.5014.111.1351.51.6137.5
    2000KansasBig12NCAA-1rpi 141---21ssDR:39-1166---501984461120221425344722202.308.411.399.8102387914.449.091.39114.2919.751.3899.00.8423.0
    2001KansasBig12NCAA-1rpi 141---22ssDR:8-254---54215486786427317274650503.312.393.460.8532529918.386.148.37110.7118.251.7053.81.5926.9
    2001New Jersey CardinalsNYPLA-sln3822of---1662524360163826143357634533.238.332.421.75329910627.365.183.30111.7125.422.1731.52.6845.0
    2002Peoria ChiefsMidwAsln523ss---21324818513228516631635412335438.274.349.453.80254721849.318.179.3359.8722.492.2830.12.9337.1
    2003Tennessee SmokiesSouAAsln524ss---31365066012022154210544117321314.237.301.314.61555615928.174.077.2997.9121.042.66101.20.9023.3
    2004Tennessee SmokiesSouAAsln525ss---463206416216382962315622100.301.396.524.92024210827.393.223.37812.8123.141.8125.83.3143.5
    2005Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-26ss---5128427561032711449235114141244.241.326.407.73348517442.283.166.32510.5229.072.7630.52.8940.8
    2006Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-27ss---6125423559116221481224215351404.215.291.411.70247517439.319.196.2778.8432.213.6420.14.4242.9
    2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln62271bL-S-E-P685200000000400000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.00.000.0
    2007Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn14281b-3b---754160263970103001174610205.244.317.475.7921807617.331.231.2749.4425.562.7116.05.5643.6
    2007Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-283b-of---74710511173051400104110202.162.237.333.570118358.267.171.1978.4734.754.1021.04.2447.1
    2008Lancaster BarnstormersAtlIndy----29ss---8415120001000600000.133.133.133.2661520.000.000.2220.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)85200000000400000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)85200000000400000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals7512560377624135158730160192847532215211340.244.322.410.73229021050237.293.166.3089.7925.952.6529.43.0038.0
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals19977716124640161411595221151591341308.317.407.463.87092236070.389.146.37612.4717.251.3855.51.5228.5
    Minor: Indy Totals415120001000600000.133.133.133.2661520.000.000.2220.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A- Totals662524360163826143357634533.238.332.421.75329910627.365.183.30111.7125.422.1731.52.6845.0
    Minor: A Totals1324818513228516631635412335438.274.349.453.80254721849.318.179.3359.8722.492.2830.12.9337.1
    Minor: AA Totals199712101182384137116775173542314.256.330.375.70579826755.237.119.3209.4021.682.3154.81.6330.2
    Minor: AAA Totals35411151482505335014114612038111210415.224.303.412.7151258459106.302.188.2889.5430.293.1822.33.9742.4
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)85200000000400000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.00.000.0
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2000KansasBig12NCAA-1rpi 141---21---DR:39-1166005.4050000526.213541340002.4017.551.354.055.406.751.33.000
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals005.8150000526.713541340002.5818.871.454.355.817.261.33.000
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2001New Jersey CardinalsNYPLA-22SS600.05170522221.0003.700.007.99.13
    2001New Jersey CardinalsNYPLA-22OF5900.0101231106103.9721.700.0077.689.42
    2002Peoria ChiefsMidwA23SS13100.01843603366577544.9434.200.0094.999.21
    2003Tennessee SmokiesSouAA24SS13400.01593912367573550.9604.100.0096.498.51
    2004Tennessee SmokiesSouAA25SS6000.063170828241233.9673.900.0042.995.21
    2005Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA26SS12600.01783261579519504.9714.000.0088.198.41
    2005Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA26OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.812
    2006Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA27SS11900.01483332171502481.9584.000.0082.695.21
    2006Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA27OF300.04000441.0001.300.002.12.415
    2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB271B101.01000111.0001.001.000.612.57
    2007Iowa CubsPCLAAA281B2600.017117229190188.9897.200.0018.148.12
    2007Iowa CubsPCLAAA283B2000.0624333330.9091.500.0013.937.03
    2007Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA283B1500.09180527271.0001.800.0010.431.95
    2007Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA28SS100.01000111.0001.000.000.72.17
    2007Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA28OF1100.0142101716.9411.500.007.623.48
    MLB Totals - (1B)1011000111.0001.001.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)260017117229190188.9897.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)35001542386057.9501.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)24600327659361501022986.9654.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)1500182102120.9521.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)194002225613195814783.9624.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (SS)131001843603366577544.9434.200.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (SS)6005170522221.0003.700.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (OF)5900101231106103.9721.700.000.00.00
    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
    2001Minor-----6---59-
    2002Minor-----131-----
    2003Minor-----134-----
    2004Minor-----60-----
    2005Minor-----126---1-
    2006MLB--1--------
    2006Minor-----119---3-
    2007Minor--26-351---11-
    Totals--27-35577---74-