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J.J. PutzHigh Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2014 MLB Years: 2003-2014
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PositionsP-720Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Jason Putz
Height6-5Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 22,1977 [41.002]PlaceTrenton,Michigan
High SchoolTrenton (Trenton,MI)
CollegeUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor,MI)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Mariners in the 6th round (185th overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 17th round (499th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox in the 3rd round (84th overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$10,000Signing ScoutsKen MadejaService Time10.022 (2013)
MLB DebutAugust 11,2003 [26.170]
OrganizationsSEA [10] ARI [4] CHA [1] NYN [1] Awards2Awards Voting1-12
TBC Player ID6669Retrosheet IDputzj001MLBAM ID407816
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts62Walks48Hittable70SO/BB54vsPower70Hitting0Durability67Team.489Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1996University of MichiganBigTenNCAA-1S/R19554.4714104200052.1353526435455001.346.020.696.027.741.29.500-
1997University of MichiganBigTenNCAA-1S/R20515.861082300058.0614138030573001.569.41--4.638.791.90.833-
1998University of MichiganBigTenNCAA-1S/R21116.441064100036.0412926524164001.7910.161.245.943.960.67.500-
1999University of MichiganBigTenNCAA-1S/R22743.7016106510080.0793633738676001.468.850.784.267.511.76.636-
1999Everett Aqua SoxNwstA-sea-Rel22004.8410010003222.0231312211170101.529.270.814.436.851.55--
2000Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAsea20ST231263.15262513200142.213071504631058001.358.200.253.976.621.67.667-
2001San Antonio MissionsTexAAsea-ST24793.83272610000148.01458063115913512001.388.820.673.598.212.29.438-
2002San Antonio MissionsTexAAsea31ST253103.6415150110084.0844134728605001.339.000.753.006.432.14.231-
2002Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-ST25243.83990000054.0512323421398001.338.500.673.506.501.86.333-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST05143.72242401100138.0135645711499913001.338.800.723.206.462.02.263-
2003Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea46R/CL26032.514104100221186.0693024434603001.207.220.423.566.281.76.000-
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBsea20Rel26004.9130300003.24220330001.919.82--7.367.361.00-3.85
2004Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-Rel27004.3270700538.0105423130001.5610.802.163.2414.044.33--
2004Seattle MarinersALMLBsea20Rel27034.71540540030963.06635331024471051.439.431.433.436.711.96.0005.00
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30,59Rel28653.60640640020160.0582724823452021.358.701.203.456.751.96.5454.50
2006Seattle MarinersALMLBsea20CL29412.307207200573678.05920204131041020.926.780.461.4911.958.00.8001.73
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBsea20CL30611.386806800654071.2371111613823020.704.650.751.6310.306.31.8572.67
2008Arizona MarinersArizRksea-ST31000.0022000003.02000040000.676.00----12.000.00--
2008Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-ST31000.0011000001.2000001000--------5.400.00--
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0000.0033000004.22000050000.433.86----9.640.00--
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBsea20R/CL31653.884704700351546.0462020428562021.608.940.785.4410.882.00.5453.78
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn22Rel32145.2229029006229.0291817119191001.648.900.315.835.831.00.2004.19
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40Rel33752.83600600016354.0411817415654011.046.830.672.5010.834.33.5832.52
2011Arizona DiamondbacksArizRkari-ST34000.0022000002.01000000000.504.50------0.00--
2011Reno AcesPCLAAAari-Rel34000.0020200002.01000030000.504.50----13.500.00--
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0000.0042200004.02000030000.504.50----6.750.00--
2011Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari40CL34222.176006000524558.0411514412612020.916.360.621.869.475.08.5002.54
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari40CL35152.825705700523254.0451817411653021.037.450.661.8210.775.91.1672.38
2013Reno AcesPCLAAAari-ST36002.2544000004.02110340001.254.50--6.759.001.33--
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari40Rel36312.36400400016634.02699417383001.256.821.054.469.962.24.7503.83
2014Reno AcesPCLAAAari54Rel37000.0020200001.21000220001.805.40--10.8010.801.00--
2014Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari40Rel37116.5918018008013.217101016142011.6811.200.663.959.222.33.5003.57
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter37333.08572057200357189564.246920319450184599240191.157.450.792.929.513.26.5290.11
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter24323.391488464433016557.25192642113422444336101.338.350.553.607.121.98.429-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter272.97661452002714156.21345952106312211001.257.650.573.606.961.94.222-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10193.76424111100232.022912197188719517001.368.880.703.387.562.24.345-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1263.15262513200142.213071504631058001.358.200.253.976.621.67.667-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.8410010003222.0231312211170101.529.270.814.436.851.55--
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter000.0044000005.03000040000.605.40----7.200.00--
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter18114.8750341611100226.02161411231612718518001.518.550.635.037.331.46.621-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter22153.07308030800207101321.02701151103210433790131.167.520.892.909.393.24.595-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter792.8117501750012883159.01295250134617810051.097.240.732.589.993.87.438-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter752.83600600016354.0411817415654011.046.830.672.5010.834.33.583-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter145.2229029006229.0291817119191001.648.900.315.835.831.00.200-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14133.0822202220013973220.0182797519712339071.157.450.792.929.513.26.5190.11
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings9133.3958332521126220.020410483138817414001.338.350.553.607.121.98.409-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Everett Aqua Sox NwstA-sea22P10--35-1881.0000.80------10100.013.2
2000Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAsea23P26--726313633.9171.27------26100.018.8
2001San Antonio Missions TexAAsea24P27--13202-3533.9431.22------27100.019.7
2002San Antonio Missions TexAAsea25P15--4122-1816.8891.07------15100.010.7
2002Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25P9--25-1771.0000.78------9100.06.4
2003Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea26P41--316-119191.0000.46------41100.028.5
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26P3-31---111.0000.330.33-----3100.01.9
2004Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea27P7---1--111.0000.14------7100.04.9
2004Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27P54-6349-113131.0000.240.21-----54100.033.3
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea28P64-60413-217171.0000.270.28-----64100.039.5
2006Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29P72-78271-109.9000.130.12-----72100.044.4
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30P68-7265--11111.0000.160.15-----68100.042.0
2008Arizona Mariners ArizRksea31P2---------------2100.03.6
2008Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea31P1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBsea31P47-46171-98.8890.170.17-----47100.029.0
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn32P29-2945-1991.0000.310.31-----29100.017.9
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33P60-5414--551.0000.080.09-----60100.037.0
2011Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkari34P2---------------2100.03.6
2011Reno Aces PCLAAAari34P2---------------2100.01.4
2011Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari34P60-5849--13131.0000.220.22-----60100.037.0
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari35P57-5416--771.0000.120.13-----57100.035.2
2013Reno Aces PCLAAAari36P4---------------4100.02.8
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari36P40-34-5--551.0000.130.152250.0-40100.024.7
2014Reno Aces PCLAAAari37P2---------------2100.01.4
2014Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari37P18-13-2-1221.0000.110.152-100.0-18100.011.1
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P572-564287225102100.9800.170.184266.7-5720.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P66--622-228281.0000.42------660.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P42--17324-5349.9251.17------420.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--726313633.9171.27------260.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10--35-1881.0000.80------100.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P4---------------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Everett Aqua Sox NwstA-sea2210----------
2000Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAsea2326----------
2001San Antonio Missions TexAAsea2427----------
2002San Antonio Missions TexAAsea2515----------
2002Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea259----------
2003Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea2641----------
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBsea263----------
2004Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea277----------
2004Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2754----------
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2864----------
2006Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2972----------
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3068----------
2008Arizona Mariners ArizRksea312----------
2008Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea311----------
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3147----------
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn3229----------
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3360----------
2011Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkari342----------
2011Reno Aces PCLAAAari342----------
2011Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3460----------
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3557----------
2013Reno Aces PCLAAAari364----------
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3640----------
2014Reno Aces PCLAAAari372----------
2014Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3718----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB29000.0070700217.0300005000.433.860.000.006.4300.00.000
2007Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30019.0020200002.0222020002.009.000.009.000.000.009.00.000
2008Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31104.5080800418.08541112001.139.001.131.1313.5012.005.631.000
2009New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32000.0000000019.0000010000.110.000.001.000.000.000.00.000
2010Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB33003.2490900008.1733249001.367.562.164.329.722.253.24.000
2011Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB340027.0020200001.1244030104.5513.500.0020.250.000.0027.00.000
2011Arizona DiamondbacksDiv SeriesMLB34013.8630300302.13110100001.9011.570.003.860.000.003.86.000
2012Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB35005.0660600225.1633213001.3710.133.381.695.063.005.06.000
2013Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB36011.6961500305.1211027000.783.380.003.3811.813.501.69.000
2014Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB37004.7080800107.2954077202.2210.570.008.228.221.005.87.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs123.50481470012554.039232152143301.116.500.833.507.172.053.83.333
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs013.8630300302.3311010001.7111.570.003.860.000.003.86.000

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2007AL Pitcher of the Month (June) ... Major League 1st All-Star (end of season) (RP)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2014-06-28RPFree Agent -Free Agent--Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent  
2014-06-26RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Diamondbacks  
2014-06-20RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2014-06-20
2014-06-09RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2014-06-09
2014-06-09RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from minor league rehab assignmentTeam Roster on 2014-06-09
2014-06-06RPArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Reno (AAA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2014-06-06
2014-05-06RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right forearm tightnessTeam Roster on 2014-05-06
2013-09-16RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2013-09-16
2013-08-24RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Dislocated right pinky [Trying to field a ball on mound hit by Kevin Frandsen]Team Roster on 2013-08-24
2013-06-29RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2013-06-29
2013-06-19RPArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Reno (AAA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2013-06-19
2013-05-08RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right elbowTeam Roster on 2013-05-08
2013-01-14CLArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014 ($7m) Extension to 2013 option yearTeam Roster on 2013-01-14
2012-10-20PArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveContractDiamondbacks exercised $6.5m option for 2013Team Roster on 2012-10-20
2011-07-26CLArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2011-07-26
2011-07-01RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right elbow tendinitisTeam Roster on 2011-07-01
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2011-07-26InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-07-01InjuredDisabled -- Right elbow tendinitis 
2010-12-08ContractSigned by Diamondbacks 
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-09-09InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-08-25InjuredDisabled -- Right Knee Patella Tendinitis 
2009-12-11ContractSigned by White Sox 
2009-08-06InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2009-06-05InjuredDisabled -- Bone spur in right elbow 
2008-12-10TradeTraded by Mariners with Sean Green and Jeremy Reed to Mets for Aaron Heilman, Endy Chavez, Jason Vargas, Mike Carp, Ezequiel Carrera and Maikel Cleto 
2008-07-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-06-13InjuredDisabled -- Hyper-extended right elbow 
2008-04-22InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-01-17ContractSigned by Mariners (3-years) to avoid arbitration 
1999-06-17Contractsigned 
* 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
1999Seattle Mariners-2210,000-------10,000Signing Bonus out of 1999 Draft (6th round - 185th overall)
2003Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll26300,000-70331-2,163,527300,000310,000
2004Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll27300,000-75540-2,070,100300,000610,000
2005Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll28360,000-57522362,189,055300,000970,000
2006Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll29415,000-52819352,365,072327,0001,385,000
2007Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll302,700,000-2911264++2,459,737380,0004,085,000
2008Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll314,400,000-2051178++2,696,252390,0008,485,000
2009New York MetsTeam Payroll326,000,000-1521181++2,746,792400,00014,485,000
2010Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll333,000,000-2681470++2,812,412400,00017,485,000
2011Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll344,000,000-216976++2,722,607414,00021,485,000
2012Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll354,500,000-206877++2,954,887480,00025,985,000
2013Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll366,500,00010.022154583++3,021,531490,00032,485,0002012-10-20 - Diamondbacks exercised $6.5m option for 2013
2013-01-14 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014 ($7m) Extension to 2013 option year
2014Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll377,000,000-163883++3,256,497500,00039,485,000
* 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