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JOE THURSTON   +

MLB  Free Agent
Positions
2B-1192, SS-242, 3B-90, OF-60, LF-28, RF-2
Born
September 29, 1979  (35.080)
Place
Ht/Wt
5-11 / 175
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
High School
Vallejo  (Vallejo,CA)
College:
Drafted:
Los Angeles Dodgers:  1999-4-134 (June-Reg) 
Signed by
Full Name
Joseph William Thurston 
TBC Player ID
7244
MLB Debut
Year


vs LH/RH:


Pitch Type
.500
.400
.300
.240
.000
Top Prospect:  team  2001 (#9-LAN), 2002 (#5-LAN), 2003 (#5-LAN)
Speed
72
Contact
82
Patience
37
Batting
68
Power
35

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Walt Alexander (84.95)
2.  Ken Macha (80.15)
3.  Leo Dixon (79.82)
4.  Wally Kimmick (79.29)
5.  Al Pedrique (78.33)
6.  Bruce Kimm (77.18)
7.  Frank Walker (76.5)
8.  Ed Jurak (76.15)
9.  Herman Bronkie (75.94)
10.  Jimmy Grant (75.51)
Age: 23
1.  Cecil Espy (87.67)
2.  Stan Royer (87.05)
3.  Fred Nicholson (86.88)
4.  Humberto Cota (84.26)
5.  Howie Camp (82.61)
6.  Hanley Frias (82.18)
7.  Randall Simon (81.14)
8.  Ted Sepkowski (79.75)
9.  Carlos Hernandez (79.47)
10.  Paul Casanova (79.02)
Age: 24
1.  Rene Monteagudo (89.41)
2.  Walter Stephenson (80.88)
3.  Felix Mackiewicz (80.88)
4.  Jesse Altenburg (79.76)
5.  Cliff Bolton (79.26)
6.  Ryan Rohlinger (79.15)
7.  Cole Liniak (78.74)
8.  Roy Johnson (77.11)
9.  Jimmy Hudgens (77.08)
10.  Hack Miller (76.98)
Age: 25
1.  Rene Monteagudo (89.41)
2.  Eddy Diaz (82.47)
3.  Walter Stephenson (80.13)
4.  Jesse Altenburg (79.76)
5.  Stan Benjamin (79.73)
6.  Cliff Bolton (79.26)
7.  Cole Liniak (78.74)
8.  Scott Cousins (77.48)
9.  Jimmy Hudgens (77.08)
10.  Hack Miller (76.98)
Age: 26
1.  Johnny Riddle (79.62)
2.  Grover Hartley (73.37)
3.  Jamal Strong (72.88)
4.  Luis Lopez (72.46)
5.  David Lough (72.17)
6.  Rex Hudler (72.02)
7.  Felix Mackiewicz (70.74)
8.  Craig Shipley (70.74)
9.  Gene Lamont (70.62)
10.  Bob Stinson (70.31)
Age: 27
1.  Johnny Riddle (79.62)
2.  Jamal Strong (72.88)
3.  Luis Lopez (72.46)
4.  David Lough (72.17)
5.  Johnny Ostrowski (71.74)
6.  Gary Green (71.65)
7.  Craig Shipley (70.74)
8.  Tommy Neill (70.5)
9.  Greg Smith (70.19)
10.  Justin Stein (70.16)
Age: 28
1.  J.J. Furmaniak (75)
2.  Johnny Riddle (73.63)
3.  Tony Torcato (71.89)
4.  Pinky Hargrave (71.71)
5.  John Barnes (71.46)
6.  Culley Rikard (70.73)
7.  Luis Lopez (68.57)
8.  Justin Stein (68.48)
9.  Chris Valaika (68.37)
10.  Ken Nash (67.74)
Age: 29
1.  Walt Alexander (82.51)
2.  Wally Kimmick (80.88)
3.  Keith Osik (80.38)
4.  Ken Macha (78.47)
5.  Frank Quilici (77.3)
6.  Frank Baker (77.29)
7.  Al Pedrique (76.11)
8.  Tony Criscola (75.46)
9.  Hillis Layne (75.14)
10.  Bruce Kimm (74.87)
Age: 30
1.  Walt Alexander (82.51)
2.  Ken Macha (81.48)
3.  Wally Kimmick (80.88)
4.  Frank Baker (77.29)
5.  Glenn Brummer (76.5)
6.  Al Pedrique (76.11)
7.  Tony Criscola (75.46)
8.  Gene Michael (75.38)
9.  Hillis Layne (75.14)
10.  John Sullivan (75.02)
Age: 31
1.  Walt Alexander (84.95)
2.  Leo Dixon (81.91)
3.  Wilson Valdez (80.87)
4.  Ken Macha (80.15)
5.  Wally Kimmick (79.29)
6.  Al Pedrique (78.33)
7.  Bruce Kimm (77.18)
8.  Frank Walker (76.5)
9.  Ed Jurak (76.15)
10.  Jimmy Grant (75.51)
Age: 32
1.  Walt Alexander (84.95)
2.  Leo Dixon (80.6)
3.  Ken Macha (80.15)
4.  Wally Kimmick (79.29)
5.  Al Pedrique (78.33)
6.  Bruce Kimm (77.18)
7.  Frank Walker (76.5)
8.  Ed Jurak (76.15)
9.  Jimmy Grant (75.51)
10.  Frank Baker (75.31)


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