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Daniel PalkaHigh Level: AAA Current Team: Chicago White Sox
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
PositionsRF-258, 1B-188, LF-45, CF-1, 2B-1Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMinors Leaguers
Proper NameDaniel Bennett Palka
Height6-2Weight220BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 28,1991 [26.119]PlaceGreer,South Carolina
High SchoolGreer (Greer,SC)
CollegeGeorgia Tech (Atlanta,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 3rd round (88th overall) of the 2013 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 19th round (591st overall) of the 2010 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$550,000Signing ScoutsT.R. Lewis
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2017-MIN-#9   [PIPE] 2016-MIN-#29 ... 2017-MIN-#14
OrganizationsARI [3] MIN [2] Awards4
TBC Player ID156497MLBAM ID594953
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed55Power89Contact27XBH82RBIs84Runs72Hitting68Durability87Team.549Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Georgia TechACCNCAA-1-321b19632324169183125230217191203.297.375.556.93112933265.377.259.362.4017.9226.793.384.5319.3347.83
2012Georgia TechACCNCAA-1-321b206423844721921247611750150401.303.380.550.93013133274.333.247.340.3976.2018.252.944.3819.8345.83
2013Georgia TechACCNCAA-1-321b216223755811331766603160100204.342.436.6371.07315133280.395.295.451.45811.0721.431.946.0713.9440.74
2013Missoula OspreyPioRkari1b2156205366220073822294520504.302.386.502.88810327241.348.200.341.38412.0318.671.552.9029.2943.55
2013Hillsboro HopsNwstA-ari381b2112471016122101071600111.340.418.574.99227555.467.234.404.41912.7329.092.293.6423.5031.25
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         68252467821294832366120615.310.392.516.90813032296.367.206.353.39112.1620.611.693.0428.0041.03
2014South Bend SilverhawksMidwAari241b221184556311323522829356129406310.248.332.466.79821250521.294.218.354.34810.7524.762.304.2220.6844.25
2015Visalia RawhideCalifA+ari27rf-1b231295119514336329902475616440523.280.352.532.88427268576.353.252.395.3769.7228.472.935.0317.6247.55
2016Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAmin33o247930042811242165743810010604.270.348.547.89516437345.324.277.413.37411.0128.992.636.0914.2945.68
2016Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin37rf24542033147120132521188610111.232.296.483.7799825223.324.251.345.3288.0738.574.785.8315.6253.19
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         133503731282443490955618620715.254.327.521.84826262568.324.267.386.3569.8632.753.325.9914.7948.44
2017Gulf Coast TwinsGCLRkmin54rf25618450012102100000.278.350.444.7948120.250.166.333.34410.005.000.505.0018.0020.00
2017Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin37rf25843324791133114212278010234.274.329.431.76014327362.329.157.235.3237.4622.102.963.0430.1829.67
2017Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         903505196133124422298110234.274.330.431.76115128382.324.157.240.3247.5921.202.793.1429.1729.17
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5382071328558117171063544719233621130261027.269.343.496.83910272402343.330.227.352.0009.9426.502.674.5219.5443.01
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter138535781382532467334516620345.258.316.450.76624152585.328.192.277.0007.6928.383.694.1022.2937.68
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7930042811242165743810010604.270.348.547.89516437345.324.277.413.00011.0128.992.636.0914.2945.68
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1295119514336329902475616440523.280.352.532.88427268576.353.252.395.0009.7228.472.935.0317.6247.55
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1184556311323522829356129406310.248.332.466.79821250521.294.218.354.00010.7524.762.304.2220.6844.25
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12471016122101071600111.340.418.574.99227555.467.234.404.00012.7329.092.293.6423.5031.25
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter62223406720084032314620504.300.383.498.88111128261.339.198.341.00011.8817.621.483.0727.8841.79
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1897071402225084116515169181341808.314.397.581.97841199819.367.267.385.0008.4222.102.625.0117.2444.59
Average Minor - Per 162 games16262499168355321071467018740838.269.343.496.83930972706.330.227.352.0009.9426.502.674.5219.5443.01

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpct
2012Georgia TechACCNCAA-1So32Rel20000.0050500004.00100361000.69----6.2312.462.00-
2013Georgia TechACCNCAA-1Jr32Rel21210.69808000013.061103110000.694.15--2.087.623.67.667
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter210.5213013000017.062106171000.693.12--3.128.832.83.667

Fielding Statistics

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2013Missoula Osprey PioRkari211B45--43119636456450.98710.00------5680.461.6
2013Hillsboro Hops NwstA-ari211B10--9262810098.9809.80------1283.313.2
2014South Bend Silverhawks MidwAari22RF11--255--30301.0002.73------1189.37.9
2014South Bend Silverhawks MidwAari221B93--831671157909898.9889.66------11878.866.9
2014South Bend Silverhawks MidwAari222B1--141165.8335.00------1180.80.7
2014South Bend Silverhawks MidwAari22LF1--1---111.0001.00------1180.80.7
2015Visalia Rawhide CalifA+ari23CF1--2---221.0002.00------1290.80.7
2015Visalia Rawhide CalifA+ari23RF69--123972139132.9501.91------12953.549.3
2015Visalia Rawhide CalifA+ari23LF19--201--21211.0001.11------12914.713.6
2015Visalia Rawhide CalifA+ari231B37--27823315304301.9908.14------12928.726.4
2016Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAmin24RF66--9754-106102.9621.55------7983.547.1
2016Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAmin241B3--18--218181.0006.00------793.82.1
2016Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin24RF47--8422-8886.9771.83------5487.032.6
2017Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin25RF4--3---331.0000.75------666.76.9
2017Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin25RF61--117821127125.9842.05------8472.643.0
2017Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin25LF25--362113938.9741.52------8429.817.6
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF108--2011041215211.9811.95------1080.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF25--362113938.9741.52------250.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF66--9754-106102.9621.55------660.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--18--218181.0006.00------30.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF69--123972139132.9501.91------690.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B37--27823315304301.9908.14------370.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF19--201--21211.0001.11------190.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B93--831671157909898.9889.66------930.00.0
A Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF11--255--30301.0002.73------110.00.0
A Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--141165.8335.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B10--9262810098.9809.80------100.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B45--43119636456450.98710.00------450.00.0
Rk Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF4--3---331.0000.75------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2013Missoula Osprey PioRkari21--45--------
2013Hillsboro Hops NwstA-ari21--10--------
2014South Bend Silverhawks MidwAari22--931--1-11--
2015Visalia Rawhide CalifA+ari23--37---19169--
2016Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAmin24--3-----66--
2016Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin24--------47--
2017Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin25--------4--
2017Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin25------25-61--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Wareham GatemenCape Cod LeagueCollege19351101136601130062361101.327.390.409.799457124.402.082.1364.8418.553.830.81110.0019.44
2012Wareham GatemenCape Cod LeagueCollege2043158254360113541194650205.272.364.519.8838217184.311.247.38610.3325.002.425.9814.3639.53
2015Salt River RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor2322901425603174181900000.278.337.444.78140998.324.166.2898.1619.392.383.0630.0036.00
2015Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB2324011000000200000.250.250.500.750214.500.250.2500.0050.000.000.000.00100.00
2016Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2446330035000200000.500.5002.0002.5001236.0001.5001.5000.0033.330.0050.002.00100.00
2017Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB251618531014008600000.167.423.389.8127226.182.222.66730.7723.080.753.8518.0066.67
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs22901425603174181900000.278.337.444.78140998.324.166.2898.1619.392.383.0630.0036.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 2 yrs7826836791201248412569111306.295.375.474.84912724308.353.179.2848.1222.402.763.9022.3330.38
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs22288720490081000000.250.417.7501.16721636.214.500.78622.2227.781.2511.117.0085.71

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2011Wareham GatemenCape Cod LeagueCollege190018.0010100001.0332021005.0027.000.0018.009.000.5027.00.000
2012Wareham GatemenCape Cod LeagueCollege20100.0010100002.2100031001.823.370.0010.123.370.330.001.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 2 yrs104.9120200003.7432052002.459.820.0012.274.910.407.361.000

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2013Pioneer League All-Star (1B) ... Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (UTIL) ... 1st Team College All-American (OF)3
2016Southern League All-Star (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2017-11-031BChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Twins by White SoxTeam Roster on 2017-11-03
2017-07-191BMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Rochester (AAA)Team Roster on 2017-07-19
2017-07-151BMinnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)YDL-7InjuredAssigned to GCL Twins (Rk) for rehabTeam Roster on 2017-07-15
2017-06-031BMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 InjuredTeam Roster on 2017-06-03
2017-03-181BMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Rochester (AAA)Team Roster on 2017-03-18
2016-11-181BMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minorsTeam Roster on 2016-11-18
2016-07-071BMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Rochester (AAA)Team Roster on 2016-07-07
2016-04-061BMinnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Chattanooga (AA)Team Roster on 2016-04-06
2015-11-101BMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)-MinorsTradedTraded from Diamondbacks to Twins for Chris HerrmannTeam Roster on 2015-11-10
2015-04-061BArizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Visalia (A+)Team Roster on 2015-04-06
2014-09-291BArizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled listTeam Roster on 2014-09-29
2014-08-301BArizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)-DL-7InjuredDL7 InjuredTeam Roster on 2014-08-30
2014-03-311BArizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to South Bend (A)Team Roster on 2014-03-31
2013-08-211BArizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Hillsboro (A-)Team Roster on 2013-08-21
2013-06-181BArizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)-MinorsContractSigned out of draft (Georgia Tech)Team Roster on 2013-06-18
* 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.