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Blaise IlsleyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1985-2000 MLB Years: 1994-1994
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-356Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBlaise Francis Ilsley
Height6-1Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 9,1964 [54.168]PlaceAlpena,Michigan
High SchoolAlpena (Alpena,MI)
CollegeIndiana State University (Terre Haute,IN)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 4th round (92nd overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDave Lakey
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1987-HOU-#4 ... 1988-HOU-#6
MLB DebutApril 4,1994 [29.360]
OrganizationsHOU [7] CHN [2] PHI [2] CLE [1] MON [1] SLN [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID13182Retrosheet IDilslb001MLBAM ID116384
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts36Walks77Hittable32SO/BB69vsPower32Hitting49Durability68Team.504Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1985Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-ST21911.4013121201090.05518141321160000.975.500.103.2011.603.63.900-
1986Asheville TouristsSALAhou-ST221221.95151509300120.074272611231462000.815.550.831.7310.956.35.857-
1986Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-ST22841.7714131621086.2672417119746000.996.960.101.977.683.89.667-
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST02061.872928115510206.2141514312422208000.896.140.521.839.585.24.769-
1987Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-ST2310113.86262603000167.2162847213631306001.348.700.703.386.982.06.476-
1988Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-ST24315.95880000039.0492826421382001.7811.210.924.818.691.81.750-
1989Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-ST25006.4322000007.08552060001.1410.292.57--7.710.00--
1989Columbus MudcatsSouAAhou-ST25111.31440000020.21910325112001.168.270.872.184.792.20.500-
1989Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-Rel25495.85201731000103.012068671223492001.3910.491.052.014.282.13.308-
1989Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAAA--ST05105.17262331000130.214783751628664001.3410.121.101.934.552.36.333-
1990Columbus MudcatsSouAAhou-ST26641.9412120330083.2702618513701000.997.530.541.407.535.38.600-
1990Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-S/R26216.4620614104262.2875045424398001.7712.490.573.455.601.63.667-
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0853.873218144342145.015776639371099001.339.660.552.286.702.95.615-
1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-Rel27864.27464420017086.01055141727522001.5310.950.732.815.421.93.571-
1992Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-S/R28544.303310231010198.011456471523563001.3910.431.372.115.132.43.556-
1993Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-S/R291273.9448163200134134.214761591032787001.339.820.672.145.212.44.632-
1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-S/R301044.42221662000116.012068571121512101.229.310.851.633.962.43.714-
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn51Rel30007.8010010001015.02513132991002.2715.001.205.405.401.00-5.46
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-ST318103.88292902100185.0210968017341026001.3210.200.831.654.953.00.444-
1996Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-Rel32525.1620416001045.0492726915222001.419.731.792.984.371.47.714-
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-S/R32126.19532001016.02412112491001.7513.501.132.255.062.25.333-
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0645.4325718002061.07339371119313001.5010.711.612.794.551.63.600-
1997Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-Rel33002.19909004012.012331170001.058.760.730.735.117.00--
1998Fargo-Moorhead RedhawksNorthernInd-ST34945.2717152100094.01265955912450001.4712.060.861.154.313.75.692-
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter007.8010010001015.02513132991002.2715.001.205.405.401.00-2.33
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter104693.763461971493095271470.01492714617127380105652101.279.100.772.326.442.78.601-
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter55454.5625210514771507857.09884924368820446533101.3910.340.922.134.872.28.550-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter20173.44505006300309.03001481192410224911001.298.670.692.957.202.44.541-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter842.1116151621093.2752922319806001.007.210.291.837.694.21.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1221.95151509300120.074272611231462000.815.550.831.7310.956.35.857-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter911.4013121201090.05518141321160000.975.500.103.2011.603.63.900-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter945.2717152100094.01265955912450001.4712.060.861.154.313.75.692-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter007.8010010001015.02513132991002.2715.001.205.405.401.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings007.80147014700150220.03671911912913213215002.2715.001.205.405.401.00-2.33
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16103.765229234181220.02231069219571588001.279.100.772.326.442.78.615-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-p211310140002000200000.400.400.400.8004010.500.000.000.3600.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1986Asheville TouristsSALAhou-p2217275113006001305000.407.429.519.94814333.458.112.148.4203.039.093.000.000.0027.27
1986Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-p22147000000000101000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         31345113006001406000.324.343.412.75514341.367.088.118.3362.449.764.000.000.0027.27
1987Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-p232612141002002201000.333.429.417.8465115.400.084.250.38213.3313.331.000.000.0025.00
1988Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-p2495220001000001000.400.400.400.800206.400.000.000.3620.000.000.000.000.000.00
1989Columbus MudcatsSouAAhou-p2555010000000300000.200.200.200.400105.500.000.000.1820.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1989Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-p25209120000000401000.222.222.222.4442010.400.000.000.2020.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2514130000000701000.214.214.214.4283015.429.000.000.1950.0046.670.000.000.000.00
1990Columbus MudcatsSouAAhou-p26139060002002000000.667.727.6671.3946011.667.000.222.62418.180.000.000.000.000.00
1990Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-p26237350003000100000.714.714.7141.428507.833.000.000.6490.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         36163110005002100000.688.722.6881.41011018.733.000.125.63311.115.560.500.000.000.00
1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-p274915361012002100000.400.471.6671.13810217.385.267.400.49911.765.880.505.8815.0033.33
1992Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-p283413020002000501000.154.154.154.3082014.250.000.000.1400.0035.710.000.000.000.00
1993Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p294814241000000201000.286.286.357.6435115.333.071.071.2850.0013.330.000.000.0025.00
1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p302510220012002300000.200.333.500.8335112.167.300.500.36016.6725.001.508.3310.0050.00
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn51p30101000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-p313014152002005203000.357.526.5001.0267222.417.143.500.46422.739.090.400.000.0040.00
1996Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-p32227000001001101000.000.125.000.125009.000.000.143.09011.1111.111.000.000.000.00
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-p3252000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1996Totals for IL-IL         279000001001101000.000.100.000.1000011.000.000.111.0729.099.091.000.000.000.00
1998Fargo-Moorhead RedhawksNorthernInd-34218221000001300000.250.333.375.708319.400.125.250.31911.1133.333.000.000.0050.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter353166215480225001530015000.325.381.410.7916810196.388.085.175.0007.6515.312.001.0283.0018.52
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter2569112264021200101907000.286.356.396.752366108.343.110.220.0009.2617.591.901.8545.5023.08
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter53313131005004502000.419.486.452.93814137.500.033.161.00010.8113.511.250.000.007.69
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter147000000000101000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter17275113006001305000.407.429.519.94814333.458.112.148.0003.039.093.000.000.0027.27
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1310140002000200000.400.400.400.8004010.500.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter228221000001300000.250.333.375.708319.400.125.250.00011.1133.333.000.000.0050.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16216000000000000000.000.000.000.0000016.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162761025401110071407000.325.381.410.79131590.388.085.175.0007.6515.312.001.0283.0018.52

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou21P13--712122019.9501.46------13100.016.7
1986Asheville Tourists SALAhou22P15--517112322.9571.47------1788.210.7
1986Osceola Astros FSLA+hou22P14--4101-1514.9331.00------14100.010.2
1987Columbus Astros SouAAhou23P26--1438325552.9452.00------26100.018.2
1988Columbus Astros SouAAhou24P8--241176.8570.75------988.95.6
1989Osceola Astros FSLA+hou25P2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.5
1989Columbus Mudcats SouAAhou25P4--261198.8892.00------580.02.8
1989Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25P20--1013132423.9581.15------20100.014.1
1990Columbus Mudcats SouAAhou26P12--4182-2422.9171.83------1392.38.3
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26P20--48111312.9230.60------2387.014.1
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27P46--323212826.9290.57------4993.932.9
1992Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln28P33--510--15151.0000.45------3497.123.1
1993Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29P48--1135154746.9790.96------48100.033.3
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn30P22--815422723.8521.05------2588.015.4
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30P10-1541--551.0000.500.33-----10100.08.8
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi31P29--1336-649491.0001.69------3096.720.4
1996Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon32P20--77111514.9330.70------2290.914.1
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi32P5---1--111.0000.20------5100.03.5
1997Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle33P9---1--111.0000.11------9100.06.3
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10-1541--551.0000.500.33-----100.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P252--611491019220210.9550.83------2520.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P50--2266749588.9261.76------500.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P16--5101-1615.9380.94------160.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P15--517112322.9571.47------150.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--712122019.9501.46------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou2113----------
1986Asheville Tourists SALAhou2215----------
1986Osceola Astros FSLA+hou2214----------
1987Columbus Astros SouAAhou2326----------
1988Columbus Astros SouAAhou248----------
1989Osceola Astros FSLA+hou252----------
1989Columbus Mudcats SouAAhou254----------
1989Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2520----------
1990Columbus Mudcats SouAAhou2612----------
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2620----------
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2746----------
1992Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln2833----------
1993Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2948----------
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn3022----------
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3010----------
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi3129----------
1996Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon3220----------
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi325----------
1997Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle339----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1999Winnipeg GoldeyesNorthernIndIndy-35Pitching Coach864838.5583.53Hal LanierLost in Finals
2000Sioux Falls CanariesNorthernIndIndy-36Pitching Coach863452.39519.04None listed
2001Bluefield OriolesAppRkMinorbal37Pitching Coach663333.500--1Joe AlmarazLeague Champions
2002New Haven RavensEastAAMinorsln38Pitching Coach1407664.543--1Mark DeJohnLost in Semi-Finals
2003Tennessee SmokiesSouAAMinorsln39Pitching Coach1397267.5188.52Mark DeJohnLost in Semi-Finals
2004Tennessee SmokiesSouAAMinorsln40Pitching Coach1406971.49318.03Mark DeJohnCo-League Champions
2005Springfield CardinalsTexAAMinorsln41Pitching Coach1407070.5005.03Chris Maloney
2006Springfield CardinalsTexAAMinorsln42Pitching Coach1386672.47810.53Chris Maloney-
2007Springfield CardinalsTexAAMinorsln43Pitching Coach1367363.537--1Ron WarnerLost in Finals
2008Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAMinorsln44Pitching Coach1427567.5288.02Chris Maloney
2009Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAMinorsln45Pitching Coach1447767.535--1Chris MaloneyLeague Champions
2010Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAMinorsln46Pitching Coach1448262.569--2Chris MaloneyLost in Finals
2011Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAMinorsln47Pitching Coach1437766.5382.52Chris Maloney
2012Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAMinorsln48Pitching Coach1445787.39626.03Ron Warner
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln49Bullpen Coach1629765.599--1Mike MathenyLost World Series (Red Sox)
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln50Bullpen Coach1629072.556--1Mike MathenyLost in NLCS (Giants)
2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln51Bullpen Coach16210062.617--1Mike MathenyLost in 1st Round (Cubs)
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln52Bullpen Coach1628676.53117.52Mike Matheny
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln53Bullpen Coach1628379.5129.03Mike Matheny
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993American Association All-Star (LHP)1
1998Northern League All-Star (LHP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-10-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-11-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1992-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-12-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1991-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1994Chicago CubsTeam Payroll30109,000-75631-957,101109,000109,000
* 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