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Joe Thatcher

+ Houston Astros Status: Active (MLB)
Biography Data
Positions: P-457
Proper Name: Joseph Thatcher
Born: April 10, 1981 (34.047)
Place Indianapolis, Indiana
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 203 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Kokomo (Kokomo,IN)
College: Indiana State University
Drafted: 2005 -- Signed as free agent by Milwaukee Brewers
MLB Debut:July 26,2007 (26.107)
TBC Player ID:35812
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-03-31 - Houston Astros - Contract purchased from minors More
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Houston Astros (2015-02-14)
Organizations:MIL, SDN, ARI, ANA, HOU
Signed by:Brad Del Barba
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (67.49%) -- Slider (26.59%) -- Cutter (5.93%)
Fastball Velocity: [2015] - 83.73 - [2014] - 85.93 - [2013] - 85.89 - [2012] - 86.07 - [2011] - 85.37 - [2010] - 86.27
Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
59 80 70 77


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    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2015MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2015-03-31Houston AstrosRPActive-MLBHouston AstrosMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2015-02-14Houston AstrosRPMinorsHouston AstrosMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014
    2014-10-31RPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-09-12Los Angeles AngelsRPActive-MLBLos Angeles AngelsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2014-08-03Los Angeles AngelsRPDL-15Los Angeles AngelsMLBDL-15 Sprained left ankle40man
    2014-07-06Los Angeles AngelsRPActive-MLBLos Angeles AngelsMLBTraded from Diamondbacks with Tony Campana to Angels for Zach Borenstein and Joey Krehbiel40man
    2014-07-05Los Angeles AngelsRPActive-MLBLos Angeles AngelsMLBTraded From Arizona (with OF Tony Campana, four-player deal)40man
    2014-01-17Arizona DiamondbacksRPActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.375m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2013
    2013-07-31Arizona DiamondbacksRPActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBTraded from Padres with Matt Stites to Diamondbacks for Ian Kennedy40man
    2013-01-18San Diego PadresRPActive-MLBSan Diego PadresMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.35m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2012
    2012-09-02San Diego PadresRPActive-MLBSan Diego PadresMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-07-30San Diego PadresRPDL-15San Diego PadresMLBDL-15 Right knee tendinitis40man
    2012-05-07San Diego PadresRPActive-MLBSan Diego PadresMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Padres (1-year)
    Traded by Padres with Will Inman and Steve Garrison to Brewers for Scott Linebrink
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2005.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015Houston Astros$ 1,000,0004911551$ 0$ 3,797,278
    2014Los Angeles Angels$ 2,375,0003411663$ 500,000$ 3,259,0962014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.375m) Avoiding arbitration
    2014Arizona Diamondbacks$ 2,375,0003411463$ 500,000$ 3,259,0962014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.375m) Avoiding arbitration
    2013Arizona Diamondbacks$ 1,350,0004031855$ 490,000$ 3,019,5052013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.35m) Avoiding arbitration
    2013San Diego Padres$ 1,350,0004031355$ 490,000$ 3,019,5052013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.35m) Avoiding arbitration
    2012San Diego Padres$ 700,0004781847$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.7m) Avoided arbitration
    2011San Diego Padres$ 433,9006162232$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-02-27 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.4339m)
    2010San Diego Padres$ 412,7006392330$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.4127m)
    2009San Diego Padres$ 400,000724370$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-27 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.404m)
    2008San Diego Padres$ 393,0007102721$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.393m)
    2007San Diego Padres$ 380,000737450$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-07-26 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.38m) Contract purchased from minors

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