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+ Free Agent Status: FA


Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts66Walks45Hittable70SO/BB56vsPower70Hitting15Durability65Team.498Ratings ExplainedBuy
Biography Data
Positions: P-932, SS-54
Proper Name: Joseph Michael Nathan
Born: November 22, 1974 (42.330)
Place Houston, Texas
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 205 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Pine Bush (Pine Bush,NY)
College: Stony Brook University
Drafted: 1995 -- 6th round (159th overall) by San Francisco Giants (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 21,1999 (24.150)
Service Time:15.060 (2016)
TBC Player ID:6404
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-05-30 - Released by Nationals More
Prospect Ranks:[1999]SFN #6
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Washington Nationals (2017-04-09)
Organizations:SFN, MIN, TEX, DET, CHN, WAS
Signed by:Alan Marr
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (41.78%) -- Slider (28.99%) -- Curveball (13.93%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (13.12%) -- Cutter (1.62%) -- Changeup (0.56%)
Fastball Velocity: [2016] - 91.29 - [2015] - 91.8 - [2014] - 91.65 - [2013] - 92.31 - [2012] - 93.98 - [2011] - 92.35


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-05-30RPFAMLBReleased by Nationals---
    2017-04-10Washington NationalsRPMinorsSyracuseAAAAssigned to Syracuse (AAA)---
    2017-04-09Washington NationalsRPMinorsWashington NationalsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2017-03-26RPFAMLBReleased by Nationals---
    2017-01-30Washington NationalsRPMinorsWashington NationalsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2016
    2016-11-02RPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2016-09-03San Francisco GiantsRPActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2016-08-16San Francisco GiantsRPMinorsRichmondAASigned to Minor League Contract---
    2016-08-08RPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2016-08-05Chicago CubsRPDFAChicago CubsMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2016-07-25Chicago CubsRPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-07-05Chicago CubsRPDL-60TennesseeAAAssigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab---
    2016-05-17Chicago CubsRPDL-60Chicago CubsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0.5075m) Club option for 2017 @$1.5m---
    2015
    2015-11-03RPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-05-09Detroit TigersRPDL-60Detroit TigersMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2015-04-09Detroit TigersRPDL-15Detroit TigersMLBDL-15 Right elbow flexor strain40man
    2013
    2013-12-03Detroit TigersRPActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLBSigned to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($20m) 40man
    2013-11-02RPFAMLBDeclined mutual option, declared free agency---
    2012
    2012-05-08Texas RangersRPActive-MLBTexas RangersMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Granted free agency
    Option Exercised by Twins for 2008 season
    Traded by Giants with Boof Bonzer and Francisco Liriano to Twins for A.J. Pierzynski and Cash.
    On restricted list
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by San Francisco Giants in 6th round (159th overall) of 1995 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2016Chicago Cubs$ 507,500771330$ 507,500$ 3,498,2452016-05-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0.5075m) Club option for 2017 @$1.5m
    2016San Francisco Giants$ 507,500771300$ 507,500$ 3,498,2452016-05-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0.5075m) Club option for 2017 @$1.5m
    2015Detroit Tigers$ 10,000,000112888$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014Detroit Tigers$ 9,000,0001211087$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Texas Rangers$ 8,000,000122887$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-12-03 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($20m)
    2012Texas Rangers$ 7,000,000132785$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Minnesota Twins$ 11,250,00068393$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2009Minnesota Twins$ 11,250,00071292$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Minnesota Twins$ 6,000,000154383$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Minnesota Twins$ 5,250,000154481$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Minnesota Twins$ 3,750,000205875$ 327,000$ 2,365,072
    2005Minnesota Twins$ 2,100,000299967$ 300,000$ 2,189,055
    2004Minnesota Twins$ 440,0005051444$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003San Francisco Giants$ 300,000703390$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002San Francisco Giants$ 200,000757370$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2000San Francisco Giants$ 225,0006692225$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999San Francisco Giants$ 200,000807330$ 200,000$ 1,454,491

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