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J.J. PutzTrack this Player High 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 [41.122]PlaceTrenton,Michigan
High SchoolTrenton (Trenton,MI)
CollegeUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor,MI)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Mariners [Team Picks] in the 6th round (185th overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 17th round (499th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] 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
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (66.44%) -- Splitter (24.14%) -- Slider (8.49%) -- Cutter (0.65%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.28%)
Fastball Velocity [2014] - 89.81 - [2013] - 91.71 - [2012] - 92.80 - [2011] - 92.97 - [2010] - 93.91
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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

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2018Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari41Special Assistant to the President & CEO764333.566--1Torey Lovullo
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

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 DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-06-28RPFree Agent -Free Agent--Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent37.126  
2014-06-26RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Diamondbacks37.124  
2014-06-20RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment37.118Team Roster on 2014-06-20
2014-06-09RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL37.107Team Roster on 2014-06-09
2014-06-09RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from minor league rehab assignment37.107Team Roster on 2014-06-09
2014-06-06RPArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab37.104Team Roster on 2014-06-06
2014-05-06RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right forearm tightness37.073Team Roster on 2014-05-06
2013-09-16RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL36.206Team 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]36.183Team Roster on 2013-08-24
2013-06-29RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL36.127Team Roster on 2013-06-29
2013-06-19RPArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab36.117Team Roster on 2013-06-19
2013-05-08RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right elbow36.075Team Roster on 2013-05-08
2013-01-14CLArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014 ($7m) Extension to 2013 option year35.326Team Roster on 2013-01-14
2012-10-20PArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveContractDiamondbacks exercised $6.5m option for 201335.240Team Roster on 2012-10-20
2011-07-26CLArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL34.154Team Roster on 2011-07-26
2011-07-01RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right elbow tendinitis34.129Team Roster on 2011-07-01
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster 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++3,023,990490,00032,485,0002012-10-20 - 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