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John CeruttiTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1995 MLB Years: 1985-1991
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-406Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Joseph Cerutti
Height6-2Weight200BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 28,1960PlaceAlbany,New York
Death DateOctober 3,2004 [44.158]
High SchoolChristian Brothers Academy (Albany,NY)
CollegeAmherst College (Amherst,MA)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 1st round (21st overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-TOR-#2
MLB DebutSeptember 1,1985 [25.126]
OrganizationsTOR [10] BOS [1] DET [1] PIT [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID9769Retrosheet IDceruj001MLBAM ID112160
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts35Walks70Hittable49SO/BB49vsPower49Hitting4Durability78Team.536Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1981Medicine Hat Blue JaysPioRktor-ST21843.03141405200107.08745368431205001.217.320.673.6210.092.79.667-
1981Gulf Coast Blue JaysGCLRktor-Rel21125.461129004028.0332517015205001.7110.61--4.826.431.33.333-
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--S/R0963.53251695240135.0120705385814010001.328.000.533.879.332.41.600-
1982Kinston Blue JaysCaroA+tor-ST221053.19161605100113.08847409491365101.217.010.723.9010.832.78.667-
1982Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-ST22401.11440110032.01844010172000.875.01--2.784.731.701.000-
1982Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-ST22036.60660000030.0422522616201001.9312.601.804.806.001.25.000-
1982Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorRk--ST01483.39262606200175.0148766615751738101.277.600.773.858.882.31.636-
1983Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-ST239133.43292819311188.21828972166513110001.318.680.763.106.252.02.409-
1984Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-S/R247134.44292276030148.0152897320521145001.389.241.223.166.932.19.350-
1985Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-ST251192.97282717210182.0165846010601106001.248.160.492.975.441.83.550-
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor55S/R25025.4041300106.210741452012.1013.501.355.406.751.25.0005.38
1986Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-ST26134.12770210043.2442720516221001.379.071.033.304.531.38.250-
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor55S/R26944.153420142131145.015073672547898011.369.291.552.915.511.89.6924.77
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor55S/R271144.404421232060151.014475743059925111.348.561.783.515.471.56.7335.42
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor55S/R28673.1346123400111123.212056431242657331.318.730.873.064.731.55.4624.07
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor55ST2911113.07333123110205.021490701953694261.309.380.832.323.021.30.5004.16
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor55S/R30994.76302370010140.016277742349494141.5110.411.483.153.151.00.5005.38
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet55S/R31364.57388301010288.2944945937294121.489.540.913.762.940.78.3334.84
1992Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-S/R32774.632414105320105.012860541123433201.4410.970.941.973.691.87.500-
1992Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-ST32405.36981000045.053292767130001.3210.521.191.392.581.861.000-
1992Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--S/R01174.853322115320150.018189811730563201.4010.841.021.803.351.87.611-
1995Albany-Colonie Diamond DoNeastInd-ST35202.17660000029.0297710140001.009.000.31--4.340.001.000-
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter49433.9422911611382334858.0894427377119291398348181.389.341.243.044.161.37.5331.95
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter62593.741771482940131111021.09925244259135674643301.328.730.803.136.562.10.512-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter30354.16103841920660553.15843142565817432216201.379.490.942.835.231.85.462-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13133.103332110411220.12009376167514812001.248.140.653.056.031.97.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1053.19161605100113.08847409491365101.217.010.723.9010.832.78.667-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter963.53251695240135.0120705385814010001.328.000.533.879.332.41.600-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter202.17660000029.0297710140001.009.000.31--4.340.001.000-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter46373.871911088372232770.0800378332110254369307161.369.321.282.964.301.45.554-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter364.57388301010288.2944945937294121.489.540.913.762.940.78.333-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13113.945930292181220.02281099630741029251.389.341.243.044.161.37.5421.95
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13133.74383269320220.02131139120771609101.328.730.803.136.562.10.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1992Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-p32916230001000601000.188.188.188.3763017.300.000.000.1710.0035.290.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2616330001000601000.188.188.188.3763017.300.000.000.0000.0035.290.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter916230001000601000.188.188.188.3763017.300.000.000.0000.0035.290.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162100191900060003706000.188.188.188.376190106.300.000.000.0000.0035.290.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor21P14--514--19191.0001.36------14100.020.0
1981Gulf Coast Blue Jays GCLRktor21P11---7--771.0000.64------11100.016.9
1982Kinston Blue Jays CaroA+tor22P16--7221-3029.9671.81------1794.111.9
1982Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor22P4--25--771.0001.75------4100.02.8
1982Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor22P6--14--551.0000.83------6100.04.3
1983Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor23P29--1220233432.9411.10------29100.019.9
1984Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor24P29--717--24241.0000.83------29100.020.9
1985Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor25P28--1029444339.9071.39------28100.020.0
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25P4-6-1--111.0000.250.17-----4100.02.5
1986Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor26P7--351-98.8891.14------7100.05.0
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26P34-145821-229291.0000.850.20-----34100.021.0
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27P44-151515112120.9520.450.13-----44100.027.2
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28P46-1231327-240401.0000.870.33-----46100.028.4
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29P33-2051645136261.9841.850.30-----33100.020.4
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30P30-1401118-229291.0000.970.21-----30100.018.5
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet31P38-881203-2421.8750.550.24-----38100.023.5
1992Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos32P24--625-231311.0001.29------24100.016.8
1992Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit32P9--611-217171.0001.89------9100.06.3
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P229-85854147510206201.9760.880.23-----2290.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P103--339158129124.9611.20------1030.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P33--1425234139.9511.18------330.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--7221-3029.9671.81------160.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P25--521--26261.0001.04------250.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor2114----------
1981Gulf Coast Blue Jays GCLRktor2111----------
1982Kinston Blue Jays CaroA+tor2216----------
1982Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor224----------
1982Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor226----------
1983Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor2329----------
1984Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor2429----------
1985Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor2528----------
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor254----------
1986Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor267----------
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2634----------
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2744----------
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2846----------
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2933----------
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor3030----------
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet3138----------
1992Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos3224----------
1992Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit329----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1989Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB29000.002002.2003101.360.000.0010.123.370.330.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0020200002.7000031001.120.000.0010.123.370.330.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1997Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor37Broadcaster1627686.46922.05Mel Queen,Cito Gaston
1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor38Broadcaster1628874.54326.03Tim Johnson
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor39Broadcaster1628478.51914.02Jim Fregosi
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor40Broadcaster1628379.5124.53Jim Fregosi
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor41Broadcaster1628082.49416.03Buck Martinez
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor42Broadcaster1627884.48125.53Carlos Tosca,Buck Martinez-
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor43Broadcaster1628676.53115.03Carlos Tosca-
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor44Broadcaster1616794.41633.55John Gibbons,Carlos Tosca-
* 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 [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1981Pioneer League All-Star (P)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-01-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1990-12-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1985Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll2560,000-51626-370,78060,00060,000
1986Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll2690,000-5202226386,34760,000150,000
1987Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll27115,000-3931844344,90660,000265,000
1988Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll28230,000-3571549392,10762,500495,000
1989Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll29417,000-2911464429,80262,500912,000
1990Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll30762,500-2081171++515,727100,0001,674,500
1991Detroit TigersTeam Payroll31800,000-2421266++742,231100,0002,474,500
* 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