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Jack CustTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Baltimore Orioles - In Minors MLB Years: 2001-2011
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

PositionsOF-862, DH-385, LF-133, RF-121, 1B-17Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Joseph Cust
Height6-2Weight195BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 16,1979 [39.329]PlaceFlemington,New Jersey
High SchoolImmaculata (Somerville,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Arizona Diamondbacks [Team Picks] in the 1st round (30th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$825,000Signing ScoutsBruce SeidService Time5.103 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1999-ARI-#5 ... 2000-MLB-#31 ... 2000-ARI-#2 ... 2001-MLB-#38 ... 2001-ARI-#2 ... 2002-MLB-#100 ... 2002-COL-#6
MLB DebutSeptember 26,2001 [22.253]
OrganizationsARI [5] OAK [5] BAL [2] SDN [2] COL [1] NYA [1] PHI [1] SEA [1] TOR [1] Awards11
TBC Player ID960Retrosheet IDcustj001MLBAM ID400091
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed33Power91Contact19XBH81RBIs75Runs48Hitting61Durability58Team.485Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997Arizona DiamondbacksArizRkari-of1835121263711133320313900004.306.447.488.9355915152.430.182.455.41720.3925.661.261.9740.3340.54
1998Lethbridge Black DiamondsPioRkari-of197322375772021156158867140233.345.530.6011.13113433315.462.256.673.48727.3022.540.833.4920.2742.86
1998South Bend Silver HawksMidwAari-1b19166251530040152000110.242.294.290.58418368.349.048.113.2607.3529.414.000.000.0020.00
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         8928580922321160159919140343.323.488.5331.02115236383.435.210.551.44723.7623.761.002.8725.9139.13
1999High Desert MavericksCalifA+ari-of2012545510715242332112149614520325.334.450.6511.10129677556.427.317.521.46417.2726.081.515.7614.2250.66
2000El Paso DiablosTexAAari-of2112944710013132620751291171502021210.293.440.526.96623558568.398.233.501.41620.6026.411.283.5222.3544.27
2001Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari29of2213544281123242277963102160505310.278.415.525.94023253554.369.247.484.40318.4128.881.574.8716.3743.09
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari19lf2232010000001000000.500.667.5001.167103.500.000.500.53033.330.000.000.000.000.00
2002Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-of2310535974952402355638312150345.265.407.524.93118847450.330.259.499.40118.4426.891.465.1115.6149.47
2002Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol21lf233565811201801123200103.169.295.246.54116378.303.077.246.25815.3841.032.671.2865.0027.27
2003Ottawa LynxILAAAbal29of2497333559518195852809400219.285.422.426.84814228415.371.141.390.38019.2822.651.182.1737.0029.47
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39dh2427737197041100102510000.260.357.521.878381184.341.261.397.37711.9029.762.504.7618.2557.89
2004Ottawa LynxILAAAbal21of2510234455811511755406512720237.235.358.433.79114933413.317.198.398.34615.7430.751.954.1220.2440.74
2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal392511000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2005Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak32of2613447995123281197524115153303514.257.402.438.84021048600.335.181.418.37219.1725.501.333.1725.2139.02
2006Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn29of2713844197129230307703143124403010.293.467.5491.01624253591.341.256.574.43924.2020.980.875.0814.7041.09
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn9lf2743110000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.2970.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2007Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-of28258017247092000192900100.300.430.7251.1555816100.349.425.663.47419.0029.001.539.008.8966.67
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32dh-rf281243956110118126820210516410626.256.408.504.91219945507.355.248.509.39720.7132.351.565.1315.1944.55
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32lf-dh291484817711119033770011119720437.231.375.476.85122952598.306.245.476.37218.5632.941.775.5214.5846.85
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32dh-rf30149513881231602570419318520457.240.356.417.77321441612.319.177.365.34215.2030.231.994.0820.5233.33
2010Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak49lf-rf313311021306041900333310022.273.444.436.8804810144.356.163.464.39622.9222.921.002.7827.5033.33
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32dh3111234950951901352226812750306.272.395.438.83315332425.387.166.361.37416.0029.881.873.0626.8533.68
2011Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi-32620352012003300003.250.348.500.84810323.250.250.400.36913.0413.041.004.3520.0060.00
2011Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29dh3267225194815132300448710023.213.344.329.6737419270.333.116.311.30816.3032.221.981.1175.0039.58
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya29339833763841412066208112750247.249.400.475.87516035425.333.226.472.38119.0629.881.574.7116.8541.67
2012Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAtor32rf331650710100630162110101.200.397.220.61711168.333.020.400.30923.5330.881.310.000.0010.00
2012Totals for AAA-AAA         11438770941512072509714860348.243.400.442.84217136493.333.199.463.37119.6830.021.534.0619.3538.30
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter670210731151096210532366444819120181232.242.374.439.8139252032581.337.197.408.00017.2031.731.844.0720.0739.80
Minor League Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter12674303881121127018225792583710751417340304090.281.426.509.93521925135442.366.228.483.00019.7526.041.324.1319.1242.36
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter889299556879916261595122815740992260222268.267.414.484.89814503273783.343.217.469.00019.5626.221.344.2018.8440.93
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12944710013132620751291171502021210.293.440.526.96623558568.398.233.501.00020.6026.411.283.5222.3544.27
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12545510715242332112149614520325.334.450.6511.10129677556.427.317.521.00017.2726.081.515.7614.2250.66
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter166251530040152000110.242.294.290.58418368.349.048.113.0007.3529.414.000.000.0020.00
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter108344101114313148917811711040237.331.503.5611.06419348467.450.230.596.00025.0523.550.943.0024.5742.11
Oakland Athletics Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter53317382764307219728165377673100171026.247.381.457.8387951702142.338.210.428.00017.6031.421.794.5317.9239.53
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter67225194815132300448710023.213.344.329.6737419270.333.116.311.00016.3032.221.981.1175.0039.58
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter28747197041100102610000.257.353.514.867381185.341.257.392.00011.7630.592.604.7118.5057.89
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3565811201801123200103.169.295.246.54116378.303.077.246.00015.3841.032.671.2865.0027.27
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter43110000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter32010000001000000.500.667.5001.167103.500.000.500.00033.330.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625097512323025781110719830438.242.374.439.81322449624.337.197.408.00017.2031.731.844.0720.0739.80
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625501131553522910175137181404512.281.426.509.93528066696.366.228.483.00019.7526.041.324.1319.1242.36

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkari18OF34--46-5-5146.9021.35------3597.160.7
1998Lethbridge Black Diamonds PioRkari19OF61--782--80801.0001.31------7383.681.3
1998Lethbridge Black Diamonds PioRkari191B1--4--2441.0004.00------731.41.3
1998South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAari191B16--150948163159.9759.94------16100.011.4
1999High Desert Mavericks CalifA+ari20OF114--136512-153141.9221.24------12591.280.9
2000El Paso Diablos TexAAari21OF127--1761011-197186.9441.46------12998.490.7
2001Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari22OF117--1956111212201.9481.72------13586.782.4
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22LF1-2-------------333.30.6
2002Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol23OF89--14366-155149.9611.67------10584.861.8
2002Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol23LF18-12124-1-2524.9601.330.20-----3551.411.1
2003Ottawa Lynx ILAAAbal24OF77--126731136133.9781.73------9779.453.5
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24DH21---------------2777.813.0
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24LF1-43---331.0003.000.75-----273.70.6
2004Ottawa Lynx ILAAAbal25OF34--5512-5856.9661.65------10233.323.6
2005Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak26OF77--12944-137133.9711.73------13457.553.5
2006Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn27OF119--175105-190185.9741.55------13886.282.6
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27LF1-2-------------425.00.6
2007Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn28OF13--21-1-2221.9551.62------2552.09.0
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28DH56---------------12445.234.6
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28RF48463827913-8380.9641.670.21-----12438.729.6
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28LF14128214-1-1514.9331.000.17-----12411.38.6
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29LF787758512944-137133.9711.710.23-----14852.748.4
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29DH61---------------14841.237.9
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29RF55394---441.0000.800.10-----1483.43.1
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30DH96---------------14964.459.3
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30RF5150401691217270.9721.370.17-----14934.231.5
2010Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak31LF7--14-1-1514.9332.00------3321.24.9
2010Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak31RF6--17---17171.0002.83------3318.24.2
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31DH88---------------11278.654.3
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31LF1312901921-2221.9551.620.23-----11211.68.0
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31RF3215101--11111.0003.670.73-----1122.71.9
2012Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor33RF8--14-1-1514.9331.75------1650.05.6
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH322---------------3220.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 7 season(s)-   LF12610188618967-202195.9651.550.22-----1260.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF107103837162351170165.9711.540.20-----1070.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF526--84434322910878.9651.67------5260.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF14--31-1-3231.9692.21------140.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF7--14-1-1514.9332.00------70.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF127--1761011-197186.9441.46------1270.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF114--136512-153141.9221.24------1140.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B16--150948163159.9759.94------160.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF95--12425-131126.9621.33------950.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--4--2441.0004.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkari18---------34-
1998Lethbridge Black Diamonds PioRkari19--1------61-
1998South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAari19--16--------
1999High Desert Mavericks CalifA+ari20---------114-
2000El Paso Diablos TexAAari21---------127-
2001Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari22---------117-
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22------1----
2002Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol23---------89-
2002Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol23------18----
2003Ottawa Lynx ILAAAbal24---------77-
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24------1---21
2004Ottawa Lynx ILAAAbal25---------34-
2005Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak26---------77-
2006Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn27---------119-
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27------1----
2007Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn28---------13-
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28------14-48-56
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29------78-5-61
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30--------51-96
2010Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak31------7-6--
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31------13-3-88
2012Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor33--------8--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor203812027325282832344500000.267.429.542.9716515154.358.275.56722.0829.221.325.1915.0046.88
2007San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB281120175001000500000.350.350.600.95012520.467.250.2500.0025.000.000.000.0071.43
2008Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29174111103031100141420000.244.456.537.99322657.292.293.63424.5624.561.005.2613.6760.00
2009Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30226371600481071800101.254.324.444.76828471.286.190.3179.8625.352.575.6315.7525.00
2010Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31195141150130092000000.216.333.373.70619660.333.157.33315.0033.332.221.6751.0054.55
2011Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3221651015304140042500100.231.271.462.73330770.297.231.2925.7135.716.255.7116.2546.67
2012Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB331125110000005800001.040.200.040.2401030.059.000.20016.6726.671.600.000.000.00
2013Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB3410233420000041000002.174.296.261.5576227.308.087.26114.8137.042.500.000.0050.00
2014Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3511000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs3812027325282832344500000.267.429.542.9716515154.358.275.56722.0829.221.325.1915.0046.88
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs11228937641801237104310020204.221.324.408.73211830336.291.187.33912.8029.762.333.5724.0846.88

Awards [11]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997High School All-American - 1st Team (1B)1
1998Pioneer League All-Star (OF)1
1999Arizona Diamondbacks Minor League Player of the Year ... Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (DH) ... California League All-Star Team (OF) ... Class A All-Star (OF)4
2000Texas League All-Star (OF)1
2001Pacific Coast League All-Star (OF)1
2002Triple-A All-Star Game MVP1
2007American League Player of the Week (May 7-May 13)1
2008American League Player of the Week (April 28-May 4)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-02-06RFBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract35.021Team Roster on 2014-02-06
2013-03-23RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Rays34.066  
2013-02-17RFTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract34.032Team Roster on 2013-02-17
2012-11-18RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency33.306  
2012-08-25DHToronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporarily inactive list33.221Team Roster on 2012-08-25
2012-08-05DHToronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract33.201Team Roster on 2012-08-05
2012-08-02DHFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Yankees33.198  
2012-03-30DHNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract33.073Team Roster on 2012-03-30
2012-03-27RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Astros33.070  
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-03-27Released by Astros 
2012-01-18ContractSigned by Astros 
2011-08-12ContractSigned by Phillies 
2011-08-04Released by Mariners 
2010-12-10ContractSigned by Mariners 
2010-12-02Free AgentGranted free agency 
2009-06-24ContractSigned by Athletics 
2008-02-28ContractSigned by Athletics (1-year) 
2007-05-03TradeTraded by Padres to Athletics for cash considerations or a player to be named later 
2004-11-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-03-21TradeTraded by Rockies to Orioles for Chris Richard. 
2003-03-11TradeTraded by Rockies to Orioles for OF Chris Richard and cash March 11 2003 
2002-01-07TradeTraded by Diamondbacks with J.D. Closser to Rockies for Mike Myers. 
1997-07-14Contractsigned 
* 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
1997Arizona Diamondbacks-18825,000-------825,000Signing Bonus out of 1997 Draft (1st round - 30th overall)
2001Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll22200,000-77139-1,897,758200,0001,025,000
2002Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll23200,000-75734-2,011,045200,0001,225,000
2003Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll24300,000-70330-2,163,527300,0001,525,000
2004Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll25305,000-70526222,070,100300,0001,830,000
2006San Diego PadresTeam Payroll27327,000-74234-2,365,072327,0002,157,000
2007Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll28380,000-73731-2,459,737380,0002,537,000
2008Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll29410,000-57316372,696,252390,0002,947,000
2009Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll302,800,000-263868++2,746,792400,0005,747,000
2010Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll31400,000-75732-2,812,412400,0006,147,000
2011Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll322,500,0005.1032967682,722,607414,0008,647,000
* 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