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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Jonathan Ray Lieber
Stat Years
1991-2008  [mlb] 1994-2008
Height/Weight
6-3 / 225
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
P (472)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Abraham Lincoln (Council Bluffs,IA)
Colleges
University of South Alabama (Mobile, Alabama), Iowa Western Community College (Council Bluffs, Iowa)
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #2 (#44 overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Ken Gonzales
MLB Debut
1994-05-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.043)
Service Time
13.077 (2007)
Organizations
PIT [5] CHN [5] PHI [3] NYA [2] KCA [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1248 ... retro id: liebj001 ... mlbam id: 117758
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1991South AlabamaSBCNCAA-1------21---DR:9-2411252.74221992030148.0114584505314110061.136.930.003.228.573.532.66.706
    1992South AlabamaSBCNCAA-1------22---DR:2-441252.04211790040154.212351350441573031.087.160.002.569.142.973.57.706
    1992Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-221---301.16550000031.0266412230100.907.550.290.586.681.7411.501.000
    1992Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+kca-221---334.65760011031.045201628190011.7113.060.582.325.525.812.38.500
    1992Minor Totals: KCAbyYearA-/A+----222---632.9012110011062.0712620310420111.3110.310.441.456.103.774.20.667
    1993Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca-232---932.67171620010114.2125473449893021.179.810.310.716.993.699.89.750
    1993Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-232---635.0710100000055.0713131716453011.5811.621.152.627.365.072.81.667
    1993Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA/A+----232---1563.46272620010169.7196786511251346031.3110.430.591.337.134.155.36.714
    1994Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-243---201.29331100021.0134302210000.715.570.000.869.001.7110.501.000
    1994Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-243---111.69330000021.1164411210000.806.750.420.428.861.6921.00.500
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47243Log - Sp - Ext - Perf673.73171710000108.211662451225712311.309.610.992.075.885.132.84.462
    1994Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA/AA----242---311.50661100042.3298713420000.766.200.210.648.981.7114.00.750
    1994MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf673.74171710000108.711662451225712311.309.651.002.085.915.162.84.462
    1995Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-254---157.0114140000077.01226960619340001.8314.260.702.223.978.061.79.167
    1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47254Log - Sp - Ext - Perf476.3221120039072.21035651714453041.6112.760.871.735.576.943.21.364
    1995Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----251---157.0114140000077.01226960619340001.8314.260.702.223.978.061.79.167
    1995MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf476.3621120039072.71035651714453041.6212.840.871.755.616.983.21.364
    1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf953.995115006361142.015670631928940031.309.891.201.775.964.443.36.643
    1996MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf953.995115006361142.015670631928940031.309.891.201.775.964.443.36.643
    1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11144.49333210010188.11931029423511603111.309.221.102.447.654.873.14.440
    1997MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11144.50333210010188.31931029423511603111.309.231.102.447.664.883.14.440
    1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8144.11292820111171.0182937823401380331.309.581.212.117.264.893.45.364
    1998MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8144.11292820111171.0182937823401380331.309.581.212.117.264.893.45.364
    1999Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10114.07313131000203.12261079228461862211.3410.001.242.048.234.744.04.476
    1999MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10114.08313131000203.32261079228461862211.3410.011.242.048.244.744.04.476
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12114.41353561000251.0248130123365419222101.208.891.291.946.884.663.56.522
    2000MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12114.41353561000251.0248130123365419222101.208.891.291.946.884.663.56.522
    2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn323110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2063.80343451000232.12261049825411484171.158.750.971.595.734.033.61.769
    2001MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2063.80343451000232.32261049825411484171.158.760.971.595.744.033.61.769
    2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn323211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf683.70212130000141.015364581512870011.179.770.960.775.554.097.25.429
    2002MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf683.70212130000141.015364581512870011.179.770.960.775.554.097.25.429
    2003Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya-3312---004.5022000006.08330060001.3312.000.000.009.004.500.00.000
    2003Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-3312---0013.5011000002.05330041002.5022.500.000.0018.0013.500.00.000
    2003Minor Totals: NYAbyYearA+/Rk----332---006.7533000008.0136600101001.6314.630.000.0011.256.752.00.000
    2004Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-3413---100.0011000007.02000040000.292.570.000.005.140.000.001.000
    2004New York YankeesALMLBnya223413Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1484.33272700000176.2216958520181027021.3211.001.020.925.204.845.67.636
    2004Minor Totals: NYAbyYearA+----341---100.0011000007.02000040000.292.570.000.005.140.002.001.000
    2004MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1484.34272700000176.7216958520181027021.3311.031.020.925.214.855.67.636
    2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi213514Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17134.20353510000218.122310710233411493051.219.191.361.696.144.413.63.567
    2005MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17134.21353510000218.322310710233411493051.219.201.361.696.154.423.63.567
    2006Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi-3615---003.0011000003.04110010001.3312.000.000.003.003.000.00.000
    2006Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi-3615---027.15220000011.1191091060001.6815.090.790.004.767.940.00.000
    2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi213615Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9114.93272721000168.01961009227241003061.3110.501.451.295.365.364.17.450
    2006Minor Totals: PHIbyYearRk/A+----362---026.38330000014.32311101070001.6314.680.640.004.477.022.00.000
    2006MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9114.93272721000168.01961009227241003061.3110.501.451.295.365.364.17.450
    2007Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi-3716---002.4511000003.24210040001.099.820.000.009.824.910.00.000
    2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi213716Log - Sp - Ext - Perf364.7314121112078.0914441722541131.4510.500.812.546.235.082.45.333
    2007Minor Totals: PHIbyYearA+----371---002.8111000003.74210040001.2511.250.000.0011.255.632.00.000
    2007MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf364.7314121112078.0914441722541131.4510.500.812.546.235.082.45.333
    2008Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn-3817---000.0011000003.04000010001.3312.000.000.003.000.000.00.000
    2008Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn-3817---013.8631000207.08431060001.1410.291.290.007.715.140.00.000
    2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn323817Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.0526100725046.2592421106270021.3911.381.931.165.214.634.50.400
    2008Minor Totals: CHNbyYearRk/A----382---012.70420002010.012431070001.2010.800.900.006.303.602.00.000
    2008MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----381Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.0926100725046.7592421106270021.4111.491.951.175.264.684.50.400
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)1311244.27401327255187422,198.023881158104328542215533013491.289.781.171.736.364.743.68.514
    National League Totals (13 yrs)1171164.27374300255187422,021.32172106395826540414512313471.279.671.181.806.464.733.59.502
    American League Totals (1 yrs)1484.34272700000176.7216958520181027021.3311.031.020.925.214.855.67.636
    Minor League Totals26183.93716731140394.047220417223572847141.3410.780.531.306.494.664.98.591
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals24102.384336182070302.72371098009729813091.117.060.002.898.873.253.07.706
    Minor: Rk Totals003.00440000012.016440080001.3312.000.000.006.003.002.00.000
    Minor: A- Totals301.16550000031.0266412230100.907.550.290.586.681.7411.501.000
    Minor: A Totals013.8631000207.08431060001.1410.291.290.007.715.142.00.000
    Minor: A+ Totals1383.35292720120169.720082637171264031.2810.640.370.906.704.367.41.619
    Minor: AA Totals834.0313131100076.0843534718663011.349.950.832.137.824.143.67.727
    Minor: AAA Totals265.8717170000098.31387364720550001.6112.660.641.835.056.702.75.250
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (5 yrs)38474.371511044010472682.77503833318415850887121.339.891.112.086.705.053.22.447
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)50394.041471221737250874.391242939211415964085211.239.391.171.646.594.424.03.562
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (3 yrs)29304.56767442120464.3510251235678730371141.299.891.301.695.884.873.48.492
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)1484.34272700000176.7216958520181027021.3311.031.020.925.214.855.67.636
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1993Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-23p---1103000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1994Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-24p---232000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4724pL-S-E-P217393410000011402003.103.125.128.2534251.051.025.1602.3833.3314.000.00.0025.0
    1995Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-25p---31417220000003601000.118.250.118.3682120.176.000.18214.2928.572.000.00.000.0
    1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4725pL-S-E-P321210100000001400001.048.048.048.0962110.000.000.1430.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4726pL-S-E-P451364730030031103002.194.256.278.53442103.167.084.2807.1426.193.670.00.0042.9
    1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4727pL-S-E-P532581720080042302004.121.177.155.3326492.103.034.2006.2535.945.750.00.0028.6
    1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4728pL-S-E-P627483810010032007000.167.216.188.4045891.083.021.2865.1734.486.670.00.0012.5
    1999Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3229pL-S-E-P729588710020052307101.121.188.138.3267181.103.017.1947.0432.394.600.00.0014.3
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3230pL-S-E-P83482318400400228010000.220.238.268.50694224.073.048.3332.1329.7914.000.00.0022.2
    2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3231pL-S-E-P9337631220020022209002.158.179.184.36387142.053.026.2222.3025.2911.000.00.0016.7
    2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3232pL-S-E-P1020432710000011004002.163.182.186.3684881.047.023.2122.0820.8310.000.00.0014.3
    2004New York YankeesALMLBnya2234pL-S-E-P1113010000000000001.333.333.333.666310.000.000.3330.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2135pL-S-E-P1236737720040012903103.096.107.123.2307892.041.027.1561.2837.1829.000.00.0028.6
    2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2136pL-S-E-P1328530500000042806001.094.158.094.2526350.075.000.2006.3544.447.000.00.000.0
    2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2137pL-S-E-P141217210001004801000.059.238.059.2972210.235.000.11118.1836.362.000.00.000.0
    2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3238pL-S-E-P15245000000000401000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)365612368517002500302340552020.139.179.167.34669910217.077.028.2244.2933.487.800.00.0020.0
    National League Totals (13 yrs)364609368417002500302340552019.138.178.166.34469610117.077.028.2234.3133.627.800.00.0020.2
    American League Totals (1 yrs)13010000000000001.333.333.333.666310.000.000.3330.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals2722220000003901000.091.200.091.2912620.136.000.15411.5434.623.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals103000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals1719220000003701000.105.227.105.3322320.158.000.16713.0430.432.330.00.000.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (5 yrs)1482021127700120011820140010.134.178.168.346227347.089.034.2254.8536.127.450.00.0025.9
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)14026416448008001087031105.167.196.197.393306528.068.030.2473.2728.438.700.00.0018.2
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (3 yrs)76143913200500965010104.091.144.105.249163152.077.014.1655.5239.887.220.00.0015.4
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)13010000000000001.333.333.333.666310.000.000.3330.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1992Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-22P500.0280110101.0002.000.006.6100.012
    1992Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+22P700.01400551.0000.700.0010.1100.015
    1993Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+23P1700.01122203533.9431.900.0012.2100.011
    1993Memphis ChicksSouAA23P1000.037111110.9091.000.007.1100.016
    1994Carolina MudcatsSouAA24P300.00500551.0001.700.002.1100.017
    1994Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA24P300.00200221.0000.700.002.1100.023
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24P170108.2108212018.9001.100.1714.9100.011
    1995Calgary CannonsPCLAAA25P1400.076201513.8670.900.009.9100.011
    1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB25P21072.2216101918.9470.900.2514.6100.010
    1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26P510142.017250042421.0000.800.3031.5100.03
    1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27P330188.11625114241.9761.200.2220.4100.07
    1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB28P290171.012170129291.0001.000.1717.9100.011
    1999Chicago CubsNLMLB29P310203.11817213735.9461.100.1719.1100.08
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLB30P350251.03031116261.9841.700.2421.6100.07
    2001Chicago CubsNLMLB31P340232.116350451511.0001.500.2221.0100.07
    2002Chicago CubsNLMLB32P210141.05190124241.0001.100.1713.0100.09
    2003Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRk33P200.02100331.0001.500.003.5100.019
    2003Tampa YankeesFSLA+33P100.0000000.0000.000.000.8100.028
    2004Tampa YankeesFSLA+34P100.01100221.0002.000.000.8100.025
    2004New York YankeesALMLB34P2727176.21019413329.8791.100.1616.7100.07
    2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB35P3535218.11228404440.9091.100.1821.697.27
    2006Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRk36P100.0000000.0000.000.002.0100.017
    2006Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+36P200.0000000.0000.000.001.4100.025
    2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB36P2727168.01519303734.9191.300.2016.796.410
    2007Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+37P100.01100221.0002.000.000.7100.030
    2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB37P141278.055211210.8330.700.138.6100.016
    2008Arizona Cubs ArizRk38P100.00100111.0001.000.001.8100.027
    2008Peoria ChiefsMidwA38P300.01100221.0000.700.002.2100.026
    2008Chicago CubsNLMLB38P26146.01600771.0000.300.1516.1100.011
    MLB Totals - (P)4011022,195169270201211.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)1700782011.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)13003121111.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)290014282011.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)300110011.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (P)500280112.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)400220011.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1992Minor12----------
    1993Minor27----------
    1994MLB17----------
    1994Minor6----------
    1995MLB21----------
    1995Minor14----------
    1996MLB51----------
    1997MLB33----------
    1998MLB29----------
    1999MLB31----------
    2000MLB35----------
    2001MLB34----------
    2002MLB21----------
    2003Minor3----------
    2004MLB27----------
    2004Minor1----------
    2005MLB35----------
    2006MLB27----------
    2006Minor3----------
    2007MLB14----------
    2007Minor1----------
    2008MLB26----------
    2008Minor4----------
    Totals472----------