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Pierce JohnsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: San Francisco Giants MLB Years: 2017-2018
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-131Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NamePierce William Johnson
Height6-1Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 10,1991 [27.043]PlaceDenver,Colorado
High SchoolFaith Christian Academy (Arvada,CO)
CollegeMissouri State University (Springfield,MO)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 1st round (43rd overall) of the 2012 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 15th round (469th overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,196,000Signing ScoutsStan ZielinskiService Time0.014 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2013-CHN-#6 ... 2014-MLB-#87 ... 2014-CHN-#6 ... 2015-CHN-#9   [PIPE] 2016-CHN-#11 ... 2017-CHN-#24
MLB DebutMay 19,2017 [26.009]
OrganizationsCHN [6] SFN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID148484Retrosheet IDjohnp001MLBAM ID572955
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (48.25%) -- Cutter (22.81%) -- Curveball (19.82%) -- Slider (6.49%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (2.63%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 93.50 - [2017] - 92.35
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts78Walks29Hittable62SO/BB46vsPower62Hitting3Durability70Team.515Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2010Missouri StateMVCNCAA-1Fr34S/R19127.5216511000040.2563634530365002.1112.391.116.647.971.20.333-
2011Missouri StateMVCNCAA-1So34S/R20654.7618108100275.2804940334726101.519.520.364.048.562.12.545-
2012Missouri StateMVCNCAA-1Jr34ST21462.5314140310099.28535281281193001.137.680.092.5310.754.25.400-
2012Arizona CubsArizRkchn-ST21000.0022000003.04000020001.3312.00----6.000.00--
2012Boise HawksNwstA-chn-ST21004.5044000008.0105403122101.6311.25--3.3813.504.00--
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0003.27660000011.0145403142101.5511.45--2.4511.454.67--
2013Kane County CougarsMidwAchn33ST22553.1013130000069.2682924422743101.298.780.522.849.563.36.500-
2013Daytona CubsFSLA+chn32S/R22612.221082001048.2411212121501001.277.580.183.889.252.38.857-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01162.74232120010117.010941365431244101.288.290.383.279.432.88.647-
2014Kane County CougarsMidwAchn36ST23012.45220000011.04331381000.643.270.822.456.552.67.000-
2014Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn14ST23542.5518171000091.2602726854913001.245.890.795.308.931.69.556-
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0552.54201910000102.2643029957994001.185.610.795.008.681.74.500-
2015Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn30ST24622.0816160100095.0762422432722001.147.200.383.036.822.25.750-
2016Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn33S/R25466.14221111001063.0604443843753201.638.571.146.1410.711.74.400-
2017Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn32Rel26324.31431420025954.0522626327744001.458.610.504.4712.262.74.600-
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48Rel26000.0010100001.02200120003.0018.00--9.0018.002.00-2.16
2018San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfnRel27325.4624024006031.0241919215201001.246.890.574.315.741.33.6000.99
2018Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAsfnRel27002.0830300204.03110060000.696.23----12.460.00--
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter325.2925025006032.0262119216221001.307.240.564.456.121.38.6000.93
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter29213.23133745910299446.23781711612920546419401.307.580.584.119.312.26.580-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter785.1868125600289121.2115717011701557201.528.510.815.1811.472.21.467-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1162.31343311000186.2136514812861635001.196.560.584.157.861.90.647-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter612.221082001048.2411212121501001.277.580.183.889.252.38.857-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter563.0115150000080.2723227525824101.208.030.562.799.153.28.455-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.5044000008.0105403122101.6311.25--3.3813.504.00--
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0022000003.04000020001.3312.00----6.000.00--
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11134.254829194102214.022112010299222714101.459.210.383.839.462.47.458-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter325.4624024006031.0241919215201001.246.890.574.315.741.33.600-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100001.02200120003.0018.00--9.0018.002.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings20145.29170017000410220.0177143129141091507001.307.240.564.456.121.38.5880.93
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14103.2365362900144220.01858479141012289201.307.580.584.119.312.26.583-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2014Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn14p231216010002002802000.063.167.063.2301020.125.000.125.12610.0040.004.000.000.000.00
2015Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn30p2466010004000204000.167.167.167.3341010.250.000.000.1470.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2016Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn33p25169110001000406000.111.111.111.2221015.200.000.000.0980.0026.670.000.000.000.00
2017Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn32p26222000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter593313000700215013000.091.143.091.2343048.167.000.061.0004.1731.257.500.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter4111110001000507000.091.091.091.1821018.167.000.000.0000.0027.780.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18220200060021006000.091.167.091.2582030.167.000.091.0006.6733.335.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16291380001900541036000.091.143.091.23480132.167.000.061.0004.1731.257.500.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn21P2---3-1331.0001.50------2100.03.6
2012Boise Hawks NwstA-chn21P4---2--221.0000.50------4100.05.3
2013Kane County Cougars MidwAchn22P13--112--13131.0001.00------13100.09.6
2013Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn22P10--18--991.0000.90------10100.07.9
2014Kane County Cougars MidwAchn23P2--32--551.0002.50------2100.01.4
2014Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn23P18--918--27271.0001.50------18100.012.9
2015Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn24P16--6111-1817.9441.06------16100.011.5
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25P22--412111716.9410.73------22100.015.4
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26P43--1-2-31.3330.02------43100.030.9
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P1-1-------------1100.00.6
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1-1-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P65--512312017.8500.26------650.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P34--15291-4544.9781.29------340.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10--18--991.0000.90------100.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P15--414--18181.0001.20------150.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4---2--221.0000.50------40.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---3-1331.0001.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn212----------
2012Boise Hawks NwstA-chn214----------
2013Kane County Cougars MidwAchn2213----------
2013Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn2210----------
2014Kane County Cougars MidwAchn232----------
2014Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn2318----------
2015Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn2416----------
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2522----------
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2643----------
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn261----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2010Harwich MarinersCape Cod LeagueCollege19312.11770000042.240121011241301.238.440.212.538.653.422.53.750
2011Harwich MarinersCape Cod LeagueCollege20114.38330000012.11366058001.499.490.003.655.841.604.38.500
2015Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor24125.47770000024.228161551321001.6910.221.824.747.661.625.84.333
2015Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24000.0020200004.0100032001.002.250.006.754.500.670.00.000
2016Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25026.7542200008.01276336001.8813.503.383.386.752.007.88.000
2017Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26018.1080800006.29662410002.1012.152.705.4013.502.508.10.000
2018San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.0080800107.0100039000.571.290.003.8611.573.000.00.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs125.47770000024.728161551321001.6610.221.824.747.661.625.84.333
Cape Cod League Totals - 2 yrs422.6210100000055.053181611749301.278.670.162.788.022.882.95.667
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs034.2122220001025.723131251327001.408.061.754.569.472.084.56.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2016Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25111100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs411100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-06-19PSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Sacramento (AAA)27.040Team Roster on 2018-06-19
2018-06-16PSan Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)27.037Team Roster on 2018-06-16
2018-06-15PSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Sacramento (AAA)27.036Team Roster on 2018-06-15
2018-06-05PSan Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)27.026Team Roster on 2018-06-05
2018-03-29PSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Sacramento (AAA)26.324Team Roster on 2018-03-29
2018-03-12PSan Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)26.307Team Roster on 2018-03-12
2017-09-20PSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Cubs by Giants26.133Team Roster on 2017-09-20
2017-09-12PChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment26.125Team Roster on 2017-09-12
2017-05-22PChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)26.012Team Roster on 2017-05-22
2017-05-16PChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)26.006Team Roster on 2017-05-16
2016-06-27PChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list25.048Team Roster on 2016-06-27
2016-06-24PChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured25.045Team Roster on 2016-06-24
2016-06-14PChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list25.035Team Roster on 2016-06-14
2016-05-11PChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured25.001Team Roster on 2016-05-11
2016-04-21PChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list24.347Team Roster on 2016-04-21
2016-04-16PChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured24.342Team Roster on 2016-04-16
2016-04-07PChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)24.333Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2016-03-19PChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to minors24.314Team Roster on 2016-03-19
2015-11-26PChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors24.200Team Roster on 2015-11-26
2015-11-22PChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors24.196Team Roster on 2015-11-22
2015-06-11PChicago CubsTennessee (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list24.032Team Roster on 2015-06-11
2015-04-11PChicago CubsTennessee (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured23.337Team Roster on 2015-04-11
2014-07-01PChicago CubsTennessee (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tennessee (AA)23.052Team Roster on 2014-07-01
2014-06-20PChicago CubsKane County (A)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list23.041Team Roster on 2014-06-20
2014-05-24PChicago CubsTennessee (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured23.014Team Roster on 2014-05-24
2014-04-22PChicago CubsTennessee (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tennessee (AA)22.348Team Roster on 2014-04-22
2013-06-24PChicago CubsDaytona (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Daytona (A+)22.045Team Roster on 2013-06-24
2013-04-12PChicago CubsKane County (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Kane County (A)21.338Team Roster on 2013-04-12
2012-08-11PChicago CubsBoise (A-)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Boise (A-)21.093Team Roster on 2012-08-11
2012-08-01PChicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)-Minors--21.083Team Roster on 2012-08-01
* 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
2012Chicago Cubs-211,196,000-------1,196,000Signing Bonus out of 2012 Draft (1st round - 43rd overall)
2017Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26535,0000.01481936-3,651,709535,0001,731,000
2018San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll27545,000-72924-4,360,045545,0002,276,000
* 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