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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Joseph Anthony Bitker
Stat Years
1984-1991  [mlb] 1990-1991
Height/Weight
6-1 / 175
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (257)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Ponderosa (Shingle Springs,CA)
Colleges
Sacramento City College (Sacramento, California)
Draft
Selected by the San Diego Padres in Round #2 (#31 overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Sec Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1990-07-31 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.170)
Service Time
Organizations
SDN [6] TEX [2] OAK [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8846 ... retro id: bitkj001 ... mlbam id: 111027
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1984Spokane IndiansNwstA-sdn-201---443.4114142000087.0854833233608021.368.790.213.416.214.971.82.500
    1985Charleston (sc) RainbowsSALAsdn-212---932.5913136400090.1743526331853001.167.370.303.098.473.492.74.750
    1985Beaumont Golden GatorsTexAAsdn-212---813.1215144101098.0914334341643001.358.360.283.775.883.951.56.889
    1986Beaumont Golden GatorsTexAAsdn-223---773.53181722110114.21145545252914061.458.950.164.087.144.321.75.500
    1986Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-223---203.29540001027.124101039194021.217.900.992.966.263.292.111.000
    1987Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-234---1194.83362730291160.118497861479809071.6410.330.794.434.495.441.01.550
    1988Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-245---8103.58282731010178.1195987111411064041.329.840.562.075.354.952.59.444
    1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-256---343.67422001640373.2673830420484031.188.190.492.445.864.642.40.429
    1990Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak44267---233.204800043482656.1512220620522001.268.150.963.208.313.512.60.400
    1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak59267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010001103.01000120000.673.000.003.006.000.002.00.000
    1990Texas RangersALMLBtex44267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.0050004509.07330360011.117.000.003.006.003.002.00.000
    1991Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-278---054.00230002023727.030161219332001.4410.000.333.0011.005.333.67.000
    1991Texas RangersALMLBtex44278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf106.75900029014.217111148162001.7010.432.454.919.826.752.001.000
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)104.8115000715026.7251414412242011.418.591.374.128.244.812.001.000
    American League Totals (3 yrs)104.8115000715026.7251414412242011.418.591.374.128.244.812.001.000
    Texas Rangers Totals (2 yrs)105.4314000614023.7241414411222011.519.311.554.278.535.432.001.000
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)000.0010001103.01000120000.673.000.003.006.000.002.00.000
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1984Spokane IndiansNwstA-sdn-20p---11410220011101003000.200.273.500.7731451.500.300.1117.140.000.0010.07.1450.0
    1985Charleston (sc) RainbowsSALAsdn-21p---21318340003002212000.222.333.222.5552340.111.000.2508.708.701.000.00.000.0
    1985Beaumont Golden GatorsTexAAsdn-21p---21617242001001404000.235.278.353.6312262.176.118.3084.5518.184.000.00.0050.0
    1986Beaumont Golden GatorsTexAAsdn-22p---32120391003103200000.450.522.5001.02223101.250.050.50013.048.700.670.00.0011.1
    1986Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-22p---358000000000300000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.00.000.0
    1987Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-23p---43821331000002812000.143.250.190.4402641.143.047.2317.6930.774.000.00.0033.3
    1988Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-24p---52920050001000312000.250.286.250.5362350.000.000.2940.0013.040.000.00.000.0
    1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-25p---6421000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals1781151327401920922313000.235.307.296.603140345.157.061.2836.4315.712.44115.00.7118.5
    Minor: A- Totals1410220011101003000.200.273.500.7731451.500.300.1117.140.000.0010.07.1450.0
    Minor: A Totals1318340003002212000.222.333.222.5552340.111.000.2508.708.701.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals37375133004104604000.351.415.432.84745163.216.081.4198.8913.331.500.00.0023.1
    Minor: AAA Totals114503810010021424000.160.222.180.4025891.060.020.2223.4524.147.000.00.0012.5
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1984Spokane IndiansNwstA-20P1400.0419612923.7931.600.0018.9100.07
    1985Charleston (Sc) RainbowsSALA21P1300.0620102726.9632.000.009.4100.010
    1985Beaumont Golden GatorsTexAA21P1500.0261098.8890.500.0011.093.811
    1986Beaumont Golden GatorsTexAA22P1800.0914322623.8851.300.0013.285.711
    1986Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA22P500.00500551.0001.000.003.5100.011
    1987Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA23P3600.0720603327.8180.800.0025.494.75
    1988Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA24P2800.01917514136.8781.300.0020.096.66
    1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA25P4200.049301613.8130.300.0029.4100.04
    1990Tacoma TigersPCLAAA26P4800.01080218181.0000.400.0033.8100.01
    1990Texas RangersALMLB26P509.01100221.0000.400.223.1100.015
    1990Oakland AthleticsALMLB26P103.00101111.0001.000.330.6100.015
    1991Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA27P2300.01501661.0000.300.0016.0100.08
    1991Texas RangersALMLB27P9014.20100111.0000.100.075.6100.015
    MLB Totals - (P)15026130110.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)18200416414411.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)330011204211.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)13006201012.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (P)14004196112.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1984Minor14----------
    1985Minor28----------
    1986Minor23----------
    1987Minor36----------
    1988Minor28----------
    1989Minor42----------
    1990MLB6----------
    1990Minor48----------
    1991MLB9----------
    1991Minor23----------
    Totals257----------