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Les WalrondTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2012 MLB Years: 2003-2008
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PositionsP-299Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLester Dale Walrond
Height6-0Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 7,1976 [42.034]PlaceMuskogee,Oklahoma
High SchoolTulsa Union (Tulsa,OK)
CollegeUniversity of Kansas (Lawrence,KS)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 13th round (378th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDave Karaff
MLB DebutJune 8,2003 [26.213]
OrganizationsSLN [6] CHN [3] KCA [2] PHI [2] MIA [1] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID7382Retrosheet IDwalrl001MLBAM ID400113
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts54Walks30Hittable50SO/BB38vsPower50Hitting.885Durability51Team.496Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1997University of KansasBig12NCAA-1S/R201014.4031200005.08880581002.6014.40--9.0014.401.601.000-
1998University of KansasBig12NCAA-1S/R21457.4515114100067.274595613466311001.779.841.736.128.381.37.444-
1998New Jersey CardinalsNYPLA-sln32S/R21244.0113103000051.2523123124523001.479.060.174.189.062.17.333-
1999Peoria ChiefsMidwAsln-ST227105.70212010000109.011577691259786001.609.500.994.876.441.32.412-
2000Potomac CannonsCaroA+sln36ST231053.34272700000151.0134665695415312101.257.990.543.229.122.83.667-
2001New Haven RavensEastAAsln36ST24283.8716160100081.0684135546676001.407.520.555.097.411.46.200-
2002New Haven RavensEastAAsln-ST25212.42440000022.01986210313001.307.660.814.0312.493.10.667-
2002Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln39S/R25874.982818100020123.0127756820631118001.549.291.464.618.121.76.533-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--S/R01084.583222100020145.01468374227314211001.519.041.364.528.791.95.556-
2003Tennessee SmokiesSouAAsln-Rel26002.7040400006.24221470001.205.401.355.409.451.75--
2003Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-ST26203.27220000011.07442292000.825.731.641.647.364.501.000-
2003Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca24Rel26312.4518018005225.2199719204101.096.660.353.167.012.22.750-
2003Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln36Rel26001.041019002017.0122207140001.106.23--3.637.272.00--
2003Minor Totals (4 teams)MinorAA--Rel0512.2334331007259.2421715422506101.056.230.593.267.422.27.833-
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca56Rel260210.1370700208.011992761002.2512.382.257.886.750.86.0007.41
2004Wichita WranglersTexAAkca24S/R27334.38862000039.0301919217343001.216.920.463.927.852.00.500-
2004Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-ST271153.06191901100123.2114464212411077001.258.300.872.987.792.61.688-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST01483.37272521100162.21446561145814110001.247.970.773.217.802.43.636-
2005Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo-ST28454.5715150220086.29750441337612301.5510.071.353.846.331.65.444-
2006Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn39S/R291053.983120110020133.0134725911591048001.459.050.743.987.021.76.667-
2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn55Rel29016.231028000017.0191312212210001.799.871.046.2310.901.75.0004.30
2007Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn30ST301154.77272430020137.216782731348937001.5610.920.853.146.081.94.688-
2008Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi48S/R31583.32211742200111.010647414421055101.338.590.323.418.512.50.385-
2008Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn30Rel31116.55707001011.02011815143002.2716.360.824.0911.452.80.500-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--S/R0693.612817112210122.012658495471198101.429.300.373.478.782.53.400-
2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi44Rel31116.10606001010.0137709122002.1311.32--7.8410.451.33.5003.42
2009Yokohama BayStarsJap CenIntl--Rel325104.80210211000110.212863591050854101.6110.410.814.076.911.70.333-
2011Lancaster BarnstormersAtlInd--Rel34101.38909000013.0106222153000.926.921.381.3810.387.501.000-
2011Reading PhilliesEastAAphi49Rel34412.0821021005330.02577113322001.257.420.303.869.492.46.800-
2011Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi33Rel34011.2312012000014.292209150001.235.52--5.529.201.67.000-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0421.8033033005344.13499122472001.246.800.204.409.402.14.667-
2012Lancaster BarnstormersAtlInd-33Rel35313.3321021004024.01599211244001.075.550.744.078.882.18.750-
2012New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtor30Rel35002.2530300004.03410432001.756.75--9.006.750.75--
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter147.0723221003035.2432928428393001.9910.851.017.079.841.39.2001.63
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter85703.96307199108651951285.01262655568110553111083601.418.800.773.867.742.01.548-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter53383.971881147455142781.08053963467532064444501.439.240.863.677.392.01.582-
AA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter13133.425828301053193.21568574139618318001.297.210.604.448.461.91.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1053.34272700000151.0134665695415312101.257.990.543.229.122.83.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7105.70212010000109.011577691259786001.609.500.994.876.441.32.412-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter244.0113103000051.2523123124523001.479.060.174.189.062.17.333-
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter412.6530030004037.0251511413397001.026.030.963.139.403.00.800-
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5104.80210211000110.212863591050854101.6110.410.814.076.911.70.333-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter557.9318126100072.282676413517112001.8310.161.616.328.791.39.500-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter016.231028000017.0191312212210001.799.871.046.2310.901.75.000-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0210.1370700208.011992761002.2512.382.257.886.750.86.000-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter116.10606001010.0137709122002.1311.32--7.8410.451.33.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings6257.071421213000190220.02651791732517324119001.9910.851.017.079.841.39.1941.63
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14123.965234181131220.021511297199418914101.418.800.773.867.742.01.538-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996University of KansasBig8NCAA-1p1944891123415212071700000.258.313.494.807441096.269.236.337.3467.2917.712.435.2117.8043.48
1997University of KansasBig12NCAA-1p2050182376115163733152901104.335.384.527.9119622199.372.192.275.3967.5414.571.933.0230.3336.07
1998University of KansasBig12NCAA-1p2128681519212141161301101.279.333.426.75929576.315.147.235.3337.8917.112.172.6334.0026.32
2001New Haven RavensEastAAsln36p24165000000000002000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002New Haven RavensEastAAsln-p2543011000000000000.333.333.6671.000213.333.334.333.4180.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2002Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln39p2529251100000001001000.040.040.040.0801026.067.000.000.0360.0038.460.000.000.000.00
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         33281210000001001000.071.071.107.1783129.111.036.036.0770.0034.480.000.000.0050.00
2003Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln36p26102000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo-p281118000000001806000.000.053.000.0530025.000.000.056.0374.0032.008.000.000.000.00
2006Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn39292125130000002704002.120.185.120.3053031.167.000.080.1516.4522.583.500.000.000.00
2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn55p29102000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2007Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn30302937582002002804101.216.250.270.52010244.267.054.108.2334.5518.184.000.000.0025.00
2008Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn3031710100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.8960.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi4831217000000000200000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
2008Totals for AAA-AAA         288010000000200000.125.125.125.250108.167.000.000.1120.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi44p3161000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009Yokohama BayStarsJap CenIntl--3221272530000021201000.185.241.296.5378330.333.111.185.2416.6740.006.000.000.0060.00
2011Reading PhilliesEastAAphi49p3490000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi33p3442000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         132000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter163000000000101000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter161125714300200536018103.112.145.136.281173149.156.024.064.0003.3624.167.200.000.0021.43
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter132117713200200536015103.111.146.128.274152138.159.017.060.0003.6226.097.200.000.0015.38
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter298011000000003000.125.125.250.3752111.125.125.125.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21272530000021201000.185.241.296.5378330.333.111.185.0006.6740.006.000.000.0060.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12233963103213137264285902205.304.355.499.85416937371.335.195.283.0007.5515.902.113.5026.0835.92
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter102000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter61000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623000000000010010000.000.000.000.0000041.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162126714300200536018103.112.145.136.281173150.156.024.064.0003.3624.167.200.000.0021.43

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998New Jersey Cardinals NYPLA-sln21P13--272-119.8180.69------13100.017.3
1999Peoria Chiefs MidwAsln22P21--5171-2322.9571.05------21100.015.1
2000Potomac Cannons CaroA+sln23P27--917413026.8670.96------27100.019.6
2001New Haven Ravens EastAAsln24P16---202-2220.9091.25------16100.011.3
2002New Haven Ravens EastAAsln25P4--11--221.0000.50------4100.02.9
2002Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln25P28--719553126.8390.93------2996.619.7
2003Tennessee Smokies SouAAsln26P4--1---111.0000.25------4100.02.9
2003Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca26P2---------------2100.01.7
2003Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca26P18--15--661.0000.33------18100.014.8
2003Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln26P10--42--661.0000.60------10100.07.0
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26P7-812--331.0000.430.38-----7100.04.3
2004Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca27P8--181-109.9001.13------8100.05.8
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca27P19--8141-2322.9571.16------19100.013.2
2005Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo28P15--516122221.9551.40------15100.010.4
2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P1021714--551.0000.500.29-----10100.06.2
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn30P27--818413026.8670.96------2993.118.8
2008Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi31P21--713242220.9090.95------21100.014.6
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn31P7--13--441.0000.57------7100.04.9
2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31P6-1025-1771.0001.170.70-----6100.03.7
2011Reading Phillies EastAAphi34P21--23--551.0000.24------21100.014.8
2011Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi34P12--2---221.0000.17------12100.08.3
2012New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor35P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.1
MLB Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P23235411-115151.0000.650.43-----230.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P157--43901312146133.9110.85------1570.00.0
AA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P58--5333-4138.9270.66------580.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--917413026.8670.96------270.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P21--5171-2322.9571.05------210.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--272-119.8180.69------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998New Jersey Cardinals NYPLA-sln2113----------
1999Peoria Chiefs MidwAsln2221----------
2000Potomac Cannons CaroA+sln2327----------
2001New Haven Ravens EastAAsln2416----------
2002New Haven Ravens EastAAsln254----------
2002Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2528----------
2003Tennessee Smokies SouAAsln264----------
2003Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca262----------
2003Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca2618----------
2003Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2610----------
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca267----------
2004Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca278----------
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca2719----------
2005Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo2815----------
2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2910----------
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn3027----------
2008Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi3121----------
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn317----------
2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi316----------
2011Reading Phillies EastAAphi3421----------
2011Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi3412----------
2012New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor353----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29006.4370700007.01055133001.8612.861.293.863.861.006.43.000
2007Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30102.0090900309.01022026001.3310.000.002.006.003.002.001.000
2008Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31216.481001000108.1966147001.609.721.084.327.561.756.48.667
2011New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34000.0020200001.2300032005.0016.200.0016.2010.800.670.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs314.5028028004026.032131321218001.6911.080.694.156.231.504.50.750

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-07-23PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Blue Jays35.258  
2012-07-16PToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsMLB ActiveContract purchased from Lancaster (Indy)35.251Team Roster on 2012-07-16
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-05-26ContractSigned by Phillies 
2008-11-20Released by Blue Jays 
2008-11-04Claimed off waivers by Blue Jays from Phillies 
2004-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Marlins. 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-05-29Claimed on waivers by Royals from Cardinals. 
1998-06-30Contractsigned 
* 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
2003Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26300,000-70348-2,163,527300,000300,000
2006Chicago CubsTeam Payroll29327,000-74237-2,365,072327,000627,000
2008Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll31390,000-75332-2,696,252390,0001,017,000
* 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