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J.J. Putz AS-1AW-2

+ Free Agent Status: FA
Biography Data
Positions: P-717
Proper Name: Joseph Jason Putz
Born: February 22, 1977 (38.095)
Place Trenton, Michigan
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 220 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Trenton (Trenton,MI)
College: University of Michigan
Drafted: 1999 -- 6th round (185th overall) by Seattle Mariners (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 11,2003 (26.170)
TBC Player ID:6669
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2014-06-28 - Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent More
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2014 ($7m) Extension to 2013 option year by Arizona Diamondbacks (2013-01-14)
Organizations:SEA, NYN, CHA, ARI
Signed by:Ken Madeja
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (66.44%) -- Splitter (24.14%) -- Slider (8.49%) -- Cutter (0.65%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.28%)
Fastball Velocity: [2014] - 89.81 - [2013] - 91.71 - [2012] - 92.8 - [2011] - 92.97 - [2010] - 93.91
Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
68 75 77 80


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    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2014MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2014-06-28-RPFA-MLBCleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent---
    2014-06-26-RPFA-MLBReleased by Diamondbacks---
    2014-06-20Arizona DiamondbacksRPDFAArizona DiamondbacksMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2014-06-09Arizona DiamondbacksRPActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBRecalled from minor league rehab assignment40man
    2014-06-09Arizona DiamondbacksRPActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBActivated from DL40man
    2014-06-06Arizona DiamondbacksRPMinorsRenoAAAAssigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab---
    2014-05-06Arizona DiamondbacksRPDL-15Arizona DiamondbacksMLBDL-15 Right forearm tightness40man
    2013
    2013-09-16Arizona DiamondbacksRPActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-08-24Arizona DiamondbacksRPDL-15Arizona DiamondbacksMLBDL-15 Dislocated right pinky [Trying to field a ball on mound hit by Kevin Frandsen]40man
    2013-06-29Arizona DiamondbacksRPActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-06-19Arizona DiamondbacksRPDL-15RenoAAAAssigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab40man
    2013-05-08Arizona DiamondbacksRPDL-15Arizona DiamondbacksMLBDL-15 Strained right elbow40man
    2013-01-14Arizona DiamondbacksCLActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014 ($7m) Extension to 2013 option year40man
    2012
    2012-10-20Arizona DiamondbacksPActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBDiamondbacks exercised $6.5m option for 201340man
    2011
    2011-07-26Arizona DiamondbacksCLActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBActivated from DL40man
    2011-07-01Arizona DiamondbacksRPDL-15Arizona DiamondbacksMLBDL-15 Right elbow tendinitis40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Diamondbacks
    Granted free agency
    Signed by White Sox
    Traded by Mariners with Sean Green and Jeremy Reed to Mets for Aaron Heilman, Endy Chavez, Jason Vargas, Mike Carp, Ezequiel Carrera and Maikel Cleto
    Signed by Mariners (3-years) to avoid arbitration
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Seattle Mariners in 6th round (185th overall) of 1999 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Minnesota Twins in 17th round (499th overall) of 1998 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Chicago White Sox in 3rd round (84th overall) of 1995 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2014Arizona Diamondbacks$ 7,000,000163883$ 500,000$ 3,259,096
    2013Arizona Diamondbacks$ 6,500,000154583$ 490,000$ 3,019,5052013-01-14 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014 ($7m) Extension to 2013 option year
    2012Arizona Diamondbacks$ 4,500,000206877$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-10-20 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($6.5m) Option year from prior contract
    2011Arizona Diamondbacks$ 4,000,000216976$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Chicago White Sox$ 3,000,0002681470$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-12-07 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2011-2012 ($10m) Club option for 2013
    2009New York Mets$ 6,000,0001521181$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-12-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($3m)
    2008Seattle Mariners$ 4,400,0002051178$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Seattle Mariners$ 2,700,0002911264$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-01-19 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2007-2009 ($13.1m) $1.5m signing bonus. Club option for 2010 ($8.6m)
    2006Seattle Mariners$ 415,0005281935$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.415m)
    2005Seattle Mariners$ 360,0005752236$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.36m)
    2004Seattle Mariners$ 300,000755400$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003Seattle Mariners$ 300,000703310$ 300,000$ 2,163,527

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