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John Bale

+ Played in Major Leagues 1999-2009
Biography Data
Positions: P-289
Proper Name: John Robert Bale
Born: May 22, 1974 (40.347)
Place Cheverly, Maryland
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 220 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Crestview (Crestview,FL)
College: University of Southern Mississippi , Jefferson Davis Community College
Drafted: 1996 -- 5th round (129th overall) by Toronto Blue Jays (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 30,1999 (25.131)
TBC Player ID:1263
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2008-12-16 - Kansas City Royals - More
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($1.2m) by Kansas City Royals.
Organizations:TOR, BAL, NYN, CIN, ATL, KCA
Signed by:Alvin Rittman
Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
46 89 49 51


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Pitching Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Batter Stadium

YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
1996St. CatharinesNYPLA--tor22324.8688000033.1392118211354201.5010.530.542.979.453.18
1997HagerstownSALA-tor23774.3025250000140.11308367116315511001.388.340.714.049.942.46
1998DunedinFSLA+-tor24454.64249005466.0683934523786101.389.270.683.1410.643.39
1998 KnoxvilleSouAA-tor24006.753000201.11111000000.756.756.750.000.00--
1999KnoxvilleSouAA-tor25223.75334009162.1643226716914001.289.241.012.3113.145.69
1999 SyracuseILAAA-tor25033.9764000022.2161410110101001.156.350.403.973.971.00
1999 Toronto Blue JaysALMLB49tor250013.5000002.02331240002.009.004.509.0018.002.00
2000SyracuseILAAA26tor26343.192112002079.0683528441704001.387.750.464.677.971.71
2000 Toronto Blue JaysALMLB7tor260014.7300003.25761360022.1812.272.457.3614.732.00
2001GCL OriolesGCLRk-bal27002.252200004.01110271000.752.250.004.5015.753.50
2001 RochesterILAAA49bal27112.0597000030.2318715411001.179.100.291.4712.038.20
2001 Baltimore OriolesALMLB49bal27103.04003026.218149217211011.316.070.675.747.091.24
2002NorfolkILAAA49nyn28223.54122004028.022111127271001.047.070.642.258.683.86
2003GCL BravesGCLRk-atl29203.001900014227.02010908131101.046.670.002.674.331.63
2003 LouisvilleILAAA49cin29413.302620014443.2361716113431001.127.420.212.688.863.31
2003 NorfolkILAAA-nyn29013.2980001013.211550315001.027.240.001.989.885.00
2003 Cincinnati RedsNLMLB57cin29124.47000046.1502423712371021.349.711.362.337.193.08
2004HiroshimaJap CenIntl49-3011104.21252510 0160.1165867516621734001.429.260.903.489.712.79
2005HiroshimaJap CenIntl--31213.195100 2453.2442419916721001.127.381.512.6812.074.50
2006HiroshimaJap CenIntl49-32122.933050011643.0451614511461001.309.421.052.309.634.18
2007WichitaTexAA-kca33004.503300004.05221200001.7511.252.254.500.000.00
2007 OmahaPCLAAA-kca33012.8484000012.2135401120001.119.240.000.718.5312.00
2007 Kansas City RoyalsALMLB49kca33114.05005040.0451818117422011.5510.130.233.839.452.47
2008NW ArkansasTexAA-kca34005.402100001.23110030001.8016.200.000.0016.20--
2008 OmahaPCLAAA-kca340310.80107000011.21714143580001.8913.112.313.866.171.60
2008 Kansas City RoyalsALMLB49kca34034.39001026.229131316141001.319.790.342.024.722.33
2009NW ArkansasTexAA-kca35001.356000106.24210150000.755.400.001.356.755.00
2009 Kansas City RoyalsALMLB49kca35015.720012128.1341918318242011.8410.800.955.727.621.33
2010HiroshimaJap CenIntl--36037.093000 126.2292321315210001.659.791.015.067.091.40
2011CamdenAtlInd49-37122.3552100 461.157181641750101.218.360.592.497.342.94
MLB Totals (7 seasons)374.661091200211174183989016751487071.489.470.833.887.661.97
MLB: Average per 162 Games244.6661700121981035551942834041.489.470.833.887.661.97
Minor League Totals (11 seasons)28323.90225900052115895493012553921161335401.298.390.603.229.372.91
Intl (4 seasons)14164.0913630101131284283149129331043126001.368.971.053.309.893.00
AAA (7 seasons)10163.5310038002142422141099512852268001.247.960.453.168.402.66
AA (5 seasons)223.674780012176773831919994001.269.121.072.2511.725.21
A+ (1 seasons)454.64249005466683934523786101.389.270.683.1410.643.39
A (1 seasons)774.31252500001401308367116315511001.388.360.714.059.962.46
A- (1 seasons)324.9188000033392118211354201.5210.640.553.009.553.18
Ind (1 seasons)122.36521000461571816417501001.218.410.592.517.382.94
Rk (2 seasons)202.902120014231211110010202101.006.100.002.905.812.00
Kansas City Royals (3 seasons)154.6482300181951085049541805021.5710.230.473.887.581.95
Baltimore Orioles (1 seasons)103.0014000302718149217211011.306.000.675.677.001.24
Cincinnati Reds (1 seasons)124.50109000046502423712371021.359.781.372.357.243.08
Toronto Blue Jays (2 seasons)0013.503000006710925100022.0010.503.007.5015.002.00
YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
Batting Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
2002NorfolkILAAA49nynp28121000000001100000.000.500.000500.0001.000-1.00--02
2003LouisvilleILAAA49cinp29275000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLB57cinp2917
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00000.118.118.118236.000.000.222----217
2004HiroshimaJap CenIntl49-302557190002003102.158.158.158316.000.000.346----957
2006HiroshimaJap CenIntl49-32305000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
MLB Totals (1 Seasons)1017020000000800000.118.118.118236.000.000.222----217
MLB: Average per 162 Games162275032000000013000000.118.118.118236.000.000.222----32275
Minor League Totals (2 seasons)396000000001400000.000.143.000143.000.167.0004.00--07
Intl (2 seasons)55621900020003500002.145.145.145290.000.000.333----962
AAA (2 seasons)396000000001400000.000.143.000143.000.167.0004.00--07
Cincinnati Reds (1 seasons)1017020000000800000.118.118.118236.000.000.222----217
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
Other Pitching Statistics
YearTeam NameLeagueWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
1999Peoria Javelinas1215.0010200001533292551412003.1319.803.008.407.20
2007Detroit TigersMLB Spring Training0015.433000002.1544101002.1419.293.860.003.86
2008Detroit TigersMLB Spring Training014.9144000014.213882211001.027.981.231.236.75
2011Detroit TigersMLB Spring Training003.376000008933022001.3710.120.002.252.25
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
1996St. CatharinesNYPLA-P8 0711.875--7.88
 
1997HagerstownSALAP25 62012.963--9.36
 
1998DunedinFSLA+P24 2740.692--3.38
 
1999KnoxvilleSouAAP33 3410.875--1.91
1999SyracuseILAAAP6 23001.000--7.50
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBP120000.0000.000.00
 
2000SyracuseILAAAP21 0711.875--3.00
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBP230000.0000.000.00
 
2001Gulf Coast OriolesGCLRkP2 11001.000--9.00
2001RochesterILAAAP9 3110.800--4.00
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBP142612001.0001.041.93
 
2002NorfolkILAAAP12 15001.000--4.50
 
2003LouisvilleILAAAP26 1110.667--0.69
2003NorfolkILAAAP8 0000.000--0.00
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBP104617001.0001.577.20
 
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBP264018011.0002.033.12
 
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBP132609011.0003.126.23
 
2009Northwest ArkansasTexAAP6 10001.000--1.50
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBP43283511.8892.571.67
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLBP10917163113.9741.953.06
 AAAP82071731.889--2.63
 AAP3904410.889--1.85
 A+P2402740.692--3.38
 AP25062012.963--9.36
 A-P800711.875--7.88
 RkP2011001.000--9.00

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