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Joe HeskethTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-1994 MLB Years: 1984-1994
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-420Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Thomas Hesketh
Height6-2Weight170BatsRightThrowsLeft
Born DateFebruary 15,1959 [59.102]PlaceLackawanna,New York
High SchoolHamburg Central (Hamburg,NY)
CollegeUniversity at Buffalo (Buffalo,NY)

DraftedSelected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (50th overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsAl Harper
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-MON-#7 ... 1984-MON-#3 ... 1985-MON-#1
MLB DebutAugust 7,1984 [25.173]
OrganizationsMON [10] BOS [5] ATL [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID12762Retrosheet IDheskj001MLBAM ID115866
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the University of Buffalo Athletics Hall of Fame in 1986
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts69Walks51Hittable53SO/BB63vsPower53Hitting2Durability57Team.516Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1980University at BuffaloCollegeNCAAJrS/R21612.2015114410265.0472816027730001.136.47--3.7210.062.70.857-
1980West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-ST21821.9211110110075.0713016432434001.378.520.483.845.161.34.800-
1980Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-ST21104.05330000020.02013907202001.359.00--3.159.002.861.000-
1980Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0922.3714140110095.0914325439636001.378.620.383.695.971.62.8183.20
1982West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-ST23322.76880210045.2411614216241001.258.080.393.154.731.50.600-
1983Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-ST24643.0411110400074.0823825425221001.459.970.493.042.680.88.600-
1983Wichita AerosAmerAAAmon-ST24555.0915150220088.0985350846411001.639.980.824.694.180.89.500-
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01194.16262606200162.018091751271632001.559.980.673.943.490.89.5504.25
1984Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon29ST251233.05222205100147.2120605085413510001.187.310.493.298.232.50.800-
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38S/R25221.801156112145.038129215321301.187.600.403.006.402.13.5002.92
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38ST261052.49252502100155.0125524310451133301.097.240.582.616.552.51.6672.94
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38ST27655.0115150000082.29246461131674321.4910.021.203.377.292.16.5454.08
1987Gulf Coast ExposGCLRkmon-S/R28008.3121100004.07440081001.6214.54----16.620.00--
1987Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-S/R28102.29633001119.2186514221001.128.240.461.8310.075.501.000-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0103.38844001123.12510914302001.219.380.381.5011.257.501.0001.41
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38Rel28003.1418018003128.2231210215311021.337.220.634.719.732.07-3.39
1988Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-Rel29003.27808003211.0105415160001.368.180.824.0913.093.20--
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38Rel29432.85600600023972.2633023135645101.357.800.124.337.931.83.5712.63
1989Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-Rel30003.8651400319.011440591001.7110.61--4.828.681.80--
1989Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38Rel30645.77430430017348.0543431526441301.6610.060.934.848.191.69.6003.90
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38Rel31100.0020200003.02000230001.336.00--6.009.001.501.0002.81
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl38Rel31025.81310310015531.0302320512215011.358.711.453.486.101.75.0004.81
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos55Rel31043.5112210004025.2371210211263001.8712.970.703.869.122.36.0003.08
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos55S/R321243.293917220050153.0142595619531048001.278.331.123.116.101.96.7504.15
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos55S/R33894.36302551011148.2162847215581046021.489.810.913.516.301.79.4713.91
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos55Rel34345.0628523008153.0623530429344201.7110.460.684.895.741.17.4294.32
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos55S/R35854.26252050010114.01177054946836121.439.240.713.636.551.80.6153.96
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter60473.78339114225427921958.294746940485378726471691.388.860.803.546.791.92.5610.85
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter36163.2991751614574492.04782291812819434022001.368.690.513.536.181.75.692-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1783.795038127363255.02391221081711020112001.368.390.603.867.061.83.680-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter843.09201734011113.21205739536644001.379.500.402.855.071.78.667-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1142.24191903200120.21124630648675001.338.350.453.585.001.40.733-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter008.3121100004.07440081001.6214.54----16.620.00--
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter612.2015114410265.0472816027730001.136.47--3.7210.062.70.857-
Montreal Expos Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter29193.3517445129324514433.239718616231169354151341.308.200.643.497.312.09.604-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter31264.04134696510192493.05202602224919735127341.459.450.893.586.381.78.544-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter025.81310310015531.0302320512215011.358.711.453.486.101.75.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14113.7878265210185220.021710792198616611421.388.860.803.546.791.92.5600.85
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1673.29403376232220.021210280128615110001.368.690.513.536.181.75.696-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-p252210111000000501000.100.100.200.3002111.200.100.100.1300.0045.450.000.000.00100.00
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38p251110110001002400001.100.250.100.3501012.167.000.200.19316.6733.332.000.000.000.00
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38p2626440400010043005001.091.167.091.2584053.286.000.091.1347.5556.607.500.000.000.00
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38p2715230000000021803001.000.080.000.0800028.000.000.087.0567.1464.299.000.000.000.00
1987Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-p2861000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38p28184000000000301000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38p29602100000002100000.000.500.000.500004.000.0001.000.35050.0025.000.500.000.000.00
1989Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-3051000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1989Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38p30432010000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4550.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl38p31311000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter2048626000200105809003.070.167.070.23760105.214.000.116.0009.5255.245.800.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3312111000000601000.083.083.167.2502113.167.084.083.0000.0046.150.000.000.00100.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2711111000000501000.091.091.182.2732112.167.091.091.0000.0041.670.000.000.00100.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter61000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1738526000200105709003.071.168.071.23960104.214.000.118.0009.6254.815.700.000.000.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter311000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162682500020084607002.070.167.070.2375083.214.000.116.0009.5255.245.800.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162595550000002905000.083.083.167.25010564.167.084.083.0000.0046.150.000.000.00100.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon21P11--616212422.9172.00------11100.08.0
1982West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon23P8--4122-1816.8892.00------8100.06.0
1983Memphis Chicks SouAAmon24P11--515--20201.0001.82------11100.07.5
1983Wichita Aeros AmerAAAmon24P15--816112524.9601.60------15100.011.0
1984Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon25P22--625413531.8861.41------22100.014.3
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25P11-45261198.8890.730.18-----11100.06.8
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26P25-155322--25251.0001.000.16-----2696.215.5
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27P15-82281-1110.9090.670.12-----15100.09.3
1987Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon28P6--261-98.8891.33------6100.04.2
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28P18-28111-32.6670.110.07-----18100.011.1
1988Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon29P8---2--221.0000.25------8100.05.6
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29P60-72614-220201.0000.330.28-----60100.037.0
1989Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30P43-4839131312.9230.280.25-----43100.026.5
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31P31-31331-76.8570.190.19-----31100.019.1
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31P12-25-31-43.7500.250.12-----12100.07.4
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31P2-31---111.0000.500.33-----2100.01.2
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32P39-1531319113332.9700.820.21-----39100.024.1
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33P30-148622413228.8750.930.19-----30100.018.5
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34P28-532711109.9000.320.17-----28100.017.3
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35P25-1145104-1915.7890.600.13-----25100.021.7
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P339-95747124169187171.9140.500.18-----3390.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P45--1443526257.9191.27------450.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P17--7211-2928.9661.65------170.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P19--1028414238.9052.00------190.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon2111----------
1982West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon238----------
1983Memphis Chicks SouAAmon2411----------
1983Wichita Aeros AmerAAAmon2415----------
1984Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon2522----------
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2511----------
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2625----------
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2715----------
1987Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon286----------
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2818----------
1988Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon298----------
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2960----------
1989Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3043----------
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3131----------
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3112----------
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon312----------
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3239----------
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3330----------
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3428----------
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3525----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-10-24Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1991-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-07-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1990-07-24Released by Braves. 
1990-04-30Claimed on waivers by Braves from Expos. 
* 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
1985Montreal ExposTeam Payroll2660,000-51631-370,78060,00060,000
1986Montreal ExposTeam Payroll27170,000-4381638386,34760,000230,000
1987Montreal ExposTeam Payroll28150,000-3661348344,90660,000380,000
1988Montreal ExposTeam Payroll2962,500-60430-392,10762,500442,500
1989Montreal ExposTeam Payroll30417,000-2911564429,80262,500859,500
1990Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll31375,000-3491251515,727100,0001,234,500
1990Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll31375,000-3492051515,727100,0001,234,500
1990Montreal ExposTeam Payroll31375,000-3491251515,727100,0001,234,500
1991Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll32525,000-3231854742,231100,0001,759,500
1992Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll331,775,000-1841278++962,245109,0003,534,500
1993Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll341,775,000-2041078++968,431109,0005,309,500
1994Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll351,750,000-201878++957,101109,0007,059,500
* 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