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John EricksTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1986-1997 MLB Years: 1995-1997
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-202Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Edward Ericks
Height6-7Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 16,1967 [50.315]PlaceOak Lawn,Illinois
High SchoolChicago Christian (Palos Heights,IL)
CollegeUniversity of Illinois (Urbana,IL)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (22nd overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1989-SLN-#4 ... 1990-MLB-#32 ... 1990-SLN-#4 ... 1991-MLB-#66 ... 1991-SLN-#4 ... 1992-MLB-#5
MLB DebutJune 24,1995 [28.008]
OrganizationsSLN [5] PIT [4] Awards0
TBC Player ID11170Retrosheet IDericj001MLBAM ID113876
RelationshipsCousin of David Ericks
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts84Walks41Hittable69SO/BB56vsPower69Hitting13Durability43Team.466Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1988Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln-ST21323.73990100041.0272017127415001.325.930.225.939.001.52.600-
1989Savannah CardinalsSALAsln-ST2211102.04282801000167.0905938410121111001.144.840.225.4311.352.09.524-
1990St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-ST23211.57440000023.0165406251000.966.26--2.359.784.17.667-
1990Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST23129.39440110015.0171916219193002.359.981.1711.1511.151.00.333-
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0334.70880110038.0332420225444001.517.750.475.8710.331.76.500-
1991Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST245144.77252501000139.2138947468410315001.598.890.395.416.641.23.263-
1992Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST25264.0813130100075.0693634429716001.318.280.483.488.522.45.250-
1994Salem BuccaneersCaroA+pit-S/R27423.1017512003152.0422218420713001.187.220.693.4412.213.55.667-
1994Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-ST27242.6811110000057.0422217219645001.076.630.323.0010.113.37.333-
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0662.882816120031109.08444356391358001.136.910.493.2111.113.46.500-
1995Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-ST28212.48550000029.02088213253001.146.210.624.037.761.92.667-
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit57ST28394.58191811000106.010859547508011121.499.170.594.256.791.60.2503.92
1996Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-S/R29124.2014410005130.0311514315402101.539.300.904.5012.002.67.333-
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit57Rel29455.79284240013846.25635301119462001.6110.802.123.668.872.42.4445.49
1997Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-ST30003.46981000013.055505181100.773.46--3.4612.463.60--
1997Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-Rel300012.8660600107.014111001101002.1418.00--1.2912.8610.00--
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0006.751587001020.019161506282101.258.55--2.7012.604.67--
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit57Rel30101.9310010001069.07321460001.186.750.963.865.791.501.0004.50
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8144.78572235102314161.11719786197313213121.519.501.064.067.331.81.3641.28
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter33443.53145116295192648.25113162552833969856201.317.080.394.709.672.06.429-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter334.3625916006166.0653432529756101.428.860.683.9510.232.59.500-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter10264.42535303100286.12661711411415125729001.458.340.444.748.061.70.278-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter632.6321912003175.0582722426964001.126.930.483.1111.473.69.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11102.04282801000167.0905938410121111001.144.840.225.4311.352.09.524-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter323.6718171100054.0322522132596101.195.330.175.339.831.84.600-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter750.00000000087.000000108000--------11.130.00.583-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8144.78572235102314161.11719786197313213121.519.501.064.067.331.81.364-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11194.78773047103119220.0232132117269917918131.519.501.064.067.331.81.3671.28
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11153.534939102031220.017310786911523619101.317.080.394.709.672.06.423-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p23431310010000000001.0001.0001.3332.3334131.000.333.3331.0380.000.000.000.000.0033.33
1991Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p2425282610000001603000.214.214.250.4647131.500.036.036.2080.0051.610.000.000.0016.67
1992Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p251313021002000511000.154.214.231.4453115.250.077.077.2120.0033.330.000.000.0050.00
1994Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-p27118011002000100002.125.125.250.375218.143.125.125.1570.0012.500.000.000.00100.00
1995Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-p2857010000000201000.143.143.143.286108.200.000.000.1290.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit57p2819312310010001206000.097.097.129.2264137.158.032.032.0990.0032.430.000.000.0033.33
1996Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-p29144000001000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit57p29285000000000100001.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter47362310010001306001.083.083.111.1944142.130.028.028.0000.0030.950.000.000.0033.33
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter726331340060002515002.206.219.270.48917469.342.064.063.0000.0036.230.000.000.0030.77
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1911010001000301000.091.091.091.1821012.125.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter535231240050002214002.231.245.308.55316457.400.077.077.0000.0038.600.000.000.0033.33
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter47362310010001306001.083.083.111.1944142.130.028.028.0000.0030.950.000.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games162124710300300045021003.083.083.111.194143145.130.028.028.0000.0030.950.000.000.0033.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621427299001400056211005.206.219.270.489389155.342.064.063.0000.0036.230.000.000.0030.77

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1988Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln21P9--46-110101.0001.11------9100.012.5
1989Savannah Cardinals SALAsln22P28--1318213331.9391.11------28100.020.1
1990St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln23P4---3--331.0000.75------4100.03.0
1990Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln23P4---31-43.7500.75------4100.02.9
1991Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln24P25--1629444945.9181.80------25100.018.4
1992Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln25P13--371-1110.9090.77------13100.09.8
1994Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit27P17--47--11111.0000.65------17100.012.2
1994Carolina Mudcats SouAApit27P11--321-65.8330.45------11100.07.9
1995Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit28P5--23--551.0001.00------5100.03.5
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P19-1067103-2017.8500.890.16-----19100.013.2
1996Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit29P14---2--221.0000.14------14100.09.9
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P28-4612--331.0000.110.07-----28100.017.3
1997Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit30P9---2--221.0000.22------9100.015.3
1997Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit30P6--21--331.0000.50------6100.04.3
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30P10-9-2--221.0000.200.22-----10100.06.2
MLB Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P57-1618143-2522.8800.390.14-----570.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P25--46--10101.0000.40------250.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P53--2241747063.9001.19------530.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P21--410--14141.0000.67------210.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P28--1318213331.9391.11------280.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P18--48-112121.0000.67------180.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1988Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln219----------
1989Savannah Cardinals SALAsln2228----------
1990St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln234----------
1990Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln234----------
1991Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln2425----------
1992Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln2513----------
1994Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit2717----------
1994Carolina Mudcats SouAApit2711----------
1995Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit285----------
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2819----------
1996Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit2914----------
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2928----------
1997Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit309----------
1997Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit306----------
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3010----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1998-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1997-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-02-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1992-09-08Released by Cardinals. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1995Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll28109,000-75331-999,520109,000109,000
1996Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll29135,000-6542327957,870109,000244,000
1997Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll30200,000-57516351,182,177150,000444,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red