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Josh LuekeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2011-2014
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Drafted
Played in Japan
Arizona Fall League

PositionsP-335Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoshua William Lueke
Height6-5Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 5,1984 [33.293]PlaceCovington,Kentucky
High SchoolScott (Covington,KY)
CollegeNorthern Kentucky University (Erlanger,KY), St. Catharine College (St. Catharine,KY)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 16th round (500th overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsMark GieglerService Time0.170 (2013)
MLB DebutApril 3,2011 [26.119]
OrganizationsTEX [4] TBA [3] SEA [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID129135Retrosheet IDluekj001MLBAM ID518961
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (59.68%) -- Splitter (21.98%) -- Slider (18.35%)
Fastball Velocity [2014] - 92.89 - [2013] - 94.88 - [2012] - 92.73 - [2011] - 93.58
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts75Walks75Hittable53SO/BB83vsPower53Hitting0Durability69Team.508Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2007Northern KentuckyCollegeNCAAJrS/R22364.2014104320175.0754235022470001.299.00--2.645.642.14.333-
2007Spokane IndiansNwstA-tex31Rel22000.0020200002.22000060000.756.75----20.250.00--
2007Clinton LumberKingsMidwAtex-Rel22033.3420020008635.0291913410313001.117.461.032.577.973.10.000-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0033.1122022008637.2311913410373001.097.410.962.398.843.70.000-
2008Clinton LumberKingsMidwAtex-Rel23112.61808005210.0103302121001.168.71--1.7410.456.00.500-
2008Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+tex34Rel23265.01350350022159.0653933616723001.379.860.912.4310.924.50.250-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0374.65430430027369.2754236618844001.339.690.782.3310.854.67.300-
2009Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+tex34Rel24011.1740400217.252101111000.785.87--1.1712.9111.00.000-
2010Hickory CrawdadsSALAtex31R/CL25210.461701700171019.2124105363100.865.49--2.2916.477.20.667-
2010West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAsea31Rel25100.0060600637.040000140000.554.91----17.180.001.000-
2010Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex23Rel25113.8615015005218.2189825262001.238.680.962.4112.545.20.500-
2010Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea46Rel25102.08120120010217.0145405181001.107.27--2.609.353.601.000-
2010Minor Totals (4 teams)MinorAA--R/CL0521.865005000381761.0481813215946101.006.860.292.1413.436.27.714-
2011Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea33R/CL26242.763003000261142.0341713112351001.097.230.212.557.442.92.333-
2011Seattle MarinersALMLBsea31Rel26116.0625025008032.2342222213295001.449.370.553.587.992.23.5003.24
2012Durham BullsILAAAtba28Rel27265.59420420017267.2854542617714201.5111.310.802.269.444.18.250-
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba52Rel270018.9030300203.09770320003.6024.30--8.105.400.67-4.60
2013Durham BullsILAAAtba28R/CL28310.634004000271757.04164115815000.986.440.162.3512.725.40.750-
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba52Rel28025.0619019006021.0231212312253011.649.701.275.0610.552.08.0004.36
2014Durham BullsILAAAtba19R/CL29013.383203200221237.032171439401001.107.710.722.179.644.44.000-
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba52Rel29125.64250250013030.038201975190011.4211.272.081.485.643.80.3335.47
2015Ciudad del Carmen DelfineMexAAA-R/CL30752.435105100432459.0412116411790000.886.220.611.6711.987.18.583-
2016Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl-Rel31663.0669069000064.2662622620603001.339.190.842.788.353.00.500-
2017Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl-Rel32462.97610610024760.2542420619703201.208.010.892.8210.383.68.400-
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter256.16720720029086.210461601233758021.5610.681.233.397.702.27.2861.27
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter22303.1031403140021093437.03921871522710853225301.137.980.552.2010.834.93.423-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter15172.9820702070014568279.024711193156932412201.127.900.482.2110.364.70.469-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter212.77210210011525.1229825402001.047.620.691.7313.858.00.667-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter274.57390390024266.1704134617834001.309.400.812.2811.154.88.222-
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter352.354504500301864.1512617417797101.057.060.552.3510.944.65.375-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0020200002.22000060000.756.75----20.250.00--
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10123.02130013000247124.0120504212391306201.278.620.862.809.343.33.455-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter364.2014104320175.0754235022470001.299.00--2.645.642.14.333-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter146.22470470021054.17039381020463021.6411.451.643.277.532.30.200-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter116.0625025008032.2342222213295001.449.370.553.587.992.23.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings5136.16181018100730220.0261153151308318820051.5610.681.233.397.702.27.2781.27
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11153.1015601560010546220.01959376135426512101.137.980.552.2010.834.93.423-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2007Spokane Indians NwstA-tex22P2---------------2100.02.7
2007Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex22P20--15--661.0000.30------20100.014.6
2008Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex23P8--11--221.0000.25------8100.05.8
2008Bakersfield Blaze CalifA+tex23P35--331-76.8570.17------35100.025.0
2009Bakersfield Blaze CalifA+tex24P4---------------4100.02.9
2010Hickory Crawdads SALAtex25P17--1---111.0000.06------17100.012.2
2010Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex25P15--22-1441.0000.27------15100.010.8
2010West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAsea25P6---------------6100.04.2
2010Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25P12--311-54.8000.33------12100.08.4
2011Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea26P30--46--10101.0000.33------30100.020.8
2011Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26P25-32-3--331.0000.120.09-----25100.015.4
2012Durham Bulls ILAAAtba27P42--151-76.8570.14------42100.029.2
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27P3-3-------------3100.01.9
2013Durham Bulls ILAAAtba28P40--531-98.8890.20------40100.027.8
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba28P19-2113--441.0000.210.191150.0-19100.011.7
2014Durham Bulls ILAAAtba29P32---21-32.6670.06------32100.022.2
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba29P25-3031--441.0000.160.13-----25100.015.4
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P72-8647--11111.0000.150.131150.0-720.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P156--13174-3430.8820.19------1560.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P21--22-1441.0000.19------210.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P39--331-76.8570.15------390.00.0
A Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P45--36--991.0000.20------450.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---------------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2007Spokane Indians NwstA-tex222----------
2007Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex2220----------
2008Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex238----------
2008Bakersfield Blaze CalifA+tex2335----------
2009Bakersfield Blaze CalifA+tex244----------
2010Hickory Crawdads SALAtex2517----------
2010Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex2515----------
2010West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAsea256----------
2010Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea2512----------
2011Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea2630----------
2011Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2625----------
2012Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2742----------
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba273----------
2013Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2840----------
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2819----------
2014Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2932----------
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2925----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2010Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor25010.7910010008211.17110312000.905.560.002.389.534.000.79.000
2011Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26102.31909001011.21233025201.259.260.001.543.862.502.311.000
2012Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB27215.4060600308.1955206001.119.722.160.006.4805.40.667
2013Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB28211.64808001011.01022128001.098.180.821.646.554.001.64.667
2014Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB29002.61808003010.1933115000.997.840.870.874.355.002.61.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs010.7910010008211.37110312000.885.560.002.389.534.000.79.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs522.8331031008041.34013134524201.098.710.871.095.234.802.83.714

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-12-15RPFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Yakult (Japan)31.010  
2014-11-08RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.338  
2014-06-10RPTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)29.187Team Roster on 2014-06-10
2014-06-09RPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors29.186Team Roster on 2014-06-09
2014-06-07RPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment29.184Team Roster on 2014-06-07
2013-09-01RPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)28.270Team Roster on 2013-09-01
2013-08-12RPTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Durham (AAA)28.250Team Roster on 2013-08-12
2013-08-09RPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)28.247Team Roster on 2013-08-09
2013-06-22RPTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Durham (AAA)28.199Team Roster on 2013-06-22
2013-06-16RPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)28.193Team Roster on 2013-06-16
2013-06-01RPTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Durham (AAA)28.178Team Roster on 2013-06-01
2013-05-10RPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)28.156Team Roster on 2013-05-10
2013-03-17PTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Durham (AAA)28.102Team Roster on 2013-03-17
2012-11-12PTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActive--27.342Team Roster on 2012-11-12
2012-08-02PTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Durham (AAA)27.240Team Roster on 2012-08-02
2012-07-31PTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)27.238Team Roster on 2012-07-31
2012-05-19RPTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Durham (AAA)27.165Team Roster on 2012-05-19
2012-05-15PTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)27.161Team Roster on 2012-05-15
2012-04-14PTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Durham (AAA)27.130Team Roster on 2012-04-14
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-11-27TradeTraded by Mariners to Rays for John Jaso 
2010-07-09TradeTraded by Rangers with Blake Beaven, Justin Smoak and Matthew Lawson to Mariners for Cliff Lee and Mark Lowe 
* 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
2011Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll26414,000-78945-2,722,607414,000414,000
2012Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll27480,000-76043-2,954,887480,000894,000
2013Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll28490,0000.1777536-3,023,990490,0001,384,000
2014Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll29504,200-71426213,256,497500,0001,888,200
* 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