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A.J. Griffin AW-6

+ Texas Rangers Status: Active (MLB)


Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts57Walks64Hittable66SO/BB64vsPower66Hitting0Durability46Team.523Ratings ExplainedBuy
Biography Data
Positions: P-145
Proper Name: Arthur Joseph Griffin
Born: January 28, 1988 (29.301)
Place El Cajon, California
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 215 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Grossmont (El Cajon,CA)
College: University of San Diego
Drafted: 2010 -- 13th round (395th overall) by Oakland Athletics (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 24,2012 (24.148)
Service Time:4.034 (2016)
TBC Player ID:21671
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-08-03 - Texas Rangers - Activated from DL More
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m) [Avoids arbitration] by Texas Rangers (2017-01-12)
Organizations:OAK, TEX
Signed by:Eric Martins
Relationship(s):Brother of Aaron Griffin

Pitch Repertoire Fastball (56.33%) -- Curveball (19.28%) -- Changeup (12.22%) -- Slider (11.54%) -- Cutter (0.44%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.18%)
Fastball Velocity: [2017] - 87.27 - [2016] - 87.69 - [2013] - 88.88 - [2012] - 89.67


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-08-03Texas RangersSPActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2017-07-31Texas RangersSPDL-60Round RockAAAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab---
    2017-06-19Texas RangersSPDL-60Texas RangersMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2017-05-26Texas RangersSPD10Texas RangersMLBDL-10 Left intercostal muscle strain40man
    2017-05-04Texas RangersSPActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2017-04-28Texas RangersSPD10Round RockAAAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab40man
    2017-04-21Texas RangersSPD10Texas RangersMLBDL-10 Gout in left ankle40man
    2017-01-12Texas RangersSPActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m) [Avoids arbitration]40man
    2016
    2016-06-26Texas RangersSPActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-06-14Texas RangersSPDL-15FriscoAAAssigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab40man
    2016-05-09Texas RangersSPDL-15Texas RangersMLBDL-15 Right shoulder stiffness40man
    2016-04-09Texas RangersSPActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2015
    2015-12-22Texas RangersSPMinorsTexas RangersMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2015-11-30SPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-11-22Oakland AthleticsSPDFAOakland AthleticsMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2015-11-04Oakland AthleticsSPActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-09-02Oakland AthleticsSPDL-60Oakland AthleticsMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2015-06-22Oakland AthleticsSPD7NashvilleAAADL-7 Injured40man
    2015-06-13Oakland AthleticsSPMinorsNashvilleAAAActivated from DL and assigned to Nashville (AAA)40man
    2015-06-07Oakland AthleticsSPDL-60StocktonA+Assigned to Stockton (A+) for rehab---
    2015-02-28Oakland AthleticsSPDL-60Oakland AthleticsMLBDL-60 Recovering from Tommy John Surgery---
    2014
    2014-10-31Oakland AthleticsSPActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2014-05-04Oakland AthleticsSPDL-60Oakland AthleticsMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2014-03-30Oakland AthleticsSPDL-15Oakland AthleticsMLBDL-15 Flexor muscle strain, right elbow40man
    2012
    2012-09-01Oakland AthleticsSPActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-08-22Oakland AthleticsSPDL-15SacramentoAAAAssigned to Sacramento (AAA) for rehab40man
    2012-08-05Oakland AthleticsSPDL-15Oakland AthleticsMLBDL-15 Strained right shoulder40man
    2012-06-24Oakland AthleticsSPActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBContract purchased from Sacramento (AAA)40man
    2012-06-13Oakland AthleticsPMinorsSacramentoAAA---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Athletics
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Oakland Athletics in 13th round (395th overall) of 2010 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Philadelphia Phillies in 34th round (1037th overall) of 2009 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2017Texas Rangers$ 2,000,0003921857$ 535,000$ 3,582,2712017-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m) [Avoids arbitration]
    2016Texas Rangers$ 507,500771330$ 507,500$ 3,498,245
    2013Oakland Athletics$ 492,5007162621$ 490,000$ 3,021,531
    2012Oakland Athletics$ 480,000760290$ 480,000$ 2,954,887

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