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Joe BitkerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-1991 MLB Years: 1990-1991
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Drafted

PositionsP-257Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Anthony Bitker
Height6-1Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 12,1964 [54.308]PlaceGlendale,California
High SchoolPonderosa (Shingle Springs,CA)
CollegeSacramento City College (Sacramento,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 6th round (137th overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (31st overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (67th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutJuly 31,1990 [26.170]
OrganizationsSDN [6] TEX [2] OAK [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8846Retrosheet IDbitkj001MLBAM ID111027
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts53Walks69Hittable45SO/BB69vsPower45Hitting38Durability71Team.514Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1984Spokane IndiansNwstA-sdn-ST20443.4114140200087.0854833233608001.368.790.213.416.211.82.500-
1985Charleston (sc) RainbowsSALAsdn-ST21932.5913130640090.0743526331853001.167.370.303.098.472.74.750-
1985Beaumont Golden GatorsTexAAsdn-ST21813.1215141410098.0914334341643001.358.360.283.775.881.56.889-
1985Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01742.872827110500188.016578606721496001.267.880.293.447.122.07.8102.66
1986Beaumont Golden GatorsTexAAsdn-ST22773.53181712210114.21145545252914001.458.950.164.087.141.75.500-
1986Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-S/R22203.29541000027.024101039194001.217.900.992.966.262.111.000-
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0973.49232122210141.113865555611108001.408.750.323.876.971.80.5632.97
1987Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-ST231194.83362793021160.018497861479809001.6410.330.794.434.491.01.550-
1988Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-ST248103.58282713100178.0195987111411064001.329.840.562.075.352.59.444-
1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-Rel25343.67422400016373.2673830420484001.188.190.492.445.862.40.429-
1990Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak44CL26233.204804800432656.0512220620522001.268.150.963.208.312.60.400-
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak59Rel26000.0010100103.01000120000.673.00--3.006.002.00-2.47
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex44Rel26003.0050500409.07330360001.117.00--3.006.002.00-2.47
1991Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-Rel27054.00230230020727.030161219332001.4410.000.333.0011.003.67.000-
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex44Rel27106.75909002014.217111148162001.7010.432.454.919.822.001.0005.86
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter104.7215015007026.2251414412242001.398.441.354.058.102.001.0001.50
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter54463.622421181242088237910.09154623674933563843001.379.020.483.306.291.90.540-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter26313.9418260122618137521.05512812293917833825001.399.480.673.065.821.90.456-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1583.34333126310212.220598795931557001.408.680.213.946.561.67.652-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter932.5913130640090.0743526331853001.167.370.303.098.472.74.750-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter443.4114140200087.0854833233608001.368.790.213.416.211.82.500-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter105.3214014006023.2241414411222001.489.131.524.188.372.001.000-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100103.01000120000.673.00--3.006.002.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings804.72124012400580220.0206115115339919816001.398.441.354.058.102.001.0001.50
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13113.6258283052209220.022011188128115410001.379.020.483.306.291.90.542-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Spokane IndiansNwstA-sdn-p201410220011101003000.200.273.500.7735114.111.300.500.3417.140.000.007.1410.0050.00
1985Charleston (sc) RainbowsSALAsdn-p211318340003002212000.222.333.222.5554023.250.000.111.2748.708.701.000.000.000.00
1985Beaumont Golden GatorsTexAAsdn-p211617242001001404000.235.278.353.6316222.308.118.176.2824.5518.184.000.000.0050.00
1985Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2935582004003616000.229.308.286.59410245.276.057.143.2776.6713.332.000.000.0025.00
1986Beaumont Golden GatorsTexAAsdn-p222120391003103200000.450.522.5001.02210123.500.050.250.46213.048.700.670.000.0011.11
1986Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-p2258000000000300000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2628391003103500000.321.387.357.74410131.391.036.179.3429.6816.131.670.000.0011.11
1987Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-p233821331000002812000.143.250.190.4404126.231.047.143.2167.6930.774.000.000.0033.33
1988Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-p242920050001000312000.250.286.250.5365023.294.000.000.2500.0013.040.000.000.000.00
1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-p25421000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1781151327401920922313000.235.307.296.603345140.283.061.157.0006.4315.712.440.71115.0018.52
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter114503810010021424000.160.222.180.4029158.222.020.060.0003.4524.147.000.000.0012.50
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter37375133004104604000.351.415.432.84716345.419.081.216.0008.8913.331.500.000.0023.08
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1318340003002212000.222.333.222.5554023.250.000.111.0008.708.701.000.000.000.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1410220011101003000.200.273.500.7735114.111.300.500.0007.140.000.007.1410.0050.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621051225401820820312000.235.307.296.603315127.283.061.157.0006.4315.712.440.71115.0018.52

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1984Spokane Indians NwstA-sdn20P14--419612923.7931.64------14100.018.9
1985Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn21P13--6201-2726.9632.00------13100.09.4
1985Beaumont Golden Gators TexAAsdn21P15--261-98.8890.53------1693.811.0
1986Beaumont Golden Gators TexAAsdn22P18--914322623.8851.28------2185.713.2
1986Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn22P5---5--551.0001.00------5100.03.5
1987Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn23P36--7206-3327.8180.75------3894.725.4
1988Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn24P28--1917514136.8781.29------2996.620.0
1989Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn25P42--493-1613.8130.31------42100.029.4
1990Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak26P48--108-218181.0000.38------48100.033.8
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex26P5-911--221.0000.400.22-----5100.03.1
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26P1-3-1-1111.0001.000.33-----1100.00.6
1991Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex27P23--15-1661.0000.26------23100.016.0
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex27P9-14-1--111.0000.110.07-----9100.05.6
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P15-2613-1441.0000.270.15-----150.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P182--4164144119105.8820.58------1820.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P33--1120423531.8860.94------330.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--6201-2726.9632.00------130.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--419612923.7931.64------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1984Spokane Indians NwstA-sdn2014----------
1985Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn2113----------
1985Beaumont Golden Gators TexAAsdn2115----------
1986Beaumont Golden Gators TexAAsdn2218----------
1986Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn225----------
1987Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn2336----------
1988Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn2428----------
1989Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn2542----------
1990Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak2648----------
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex265----------
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak261----------
1991Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex2723----------
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex279----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-09-04TradeTraded by Athletics with Scott Chiamparino to Rangers for Harold Baines. 
1989-06-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1989-06-01Released by Padres. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1990Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26100,000-64932-515,727100,000100,000
1990Texas RangersTeam Payroll26100,000-64931-515,727100,000100,000
1991Texas RangersTeam Payroll27100,000-62028-742,231100,000200,000
* 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