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Joe OrsulakTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1997 MLB Years: 1983-1997
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PositionsOF-1642, LF-67, RF-45, 1B-36, DH-14, CF-14Position when DraftedOF-1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Michael Orsulak
Height6-1Weight186BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 31,1962 [55.356]PlaceGlen Ridge,New Jersey
High SchoolParsippany (Parsippany,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 6th round (153rd overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-PIT-#10 ... 1984-PIT-#4 ... 1985-PIT-#6
MLB DebutSeptember 1,1983 [21.093]
OrganizationsPIT [7] BAL [5] NYN [3] MIA [1] MON [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID16199Retrosheet IDorsuj001MLBAM ID120068
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed66Power42Contact89XBH42RBIs45Runs63Hitting69Durability70Team.485Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Greenwood PiratesSALApit-of1911846080145188670187293212730.315.352.428.78019732499.324.113.200.3515.816.411.101.2076.6722.07
1982Alexandria DukesCaroA+pit16of201294639213418414652811474668620.289.358.436.79420236530.293.147.285.3558.878.680.982.6433.0726.87
1983Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-of211395388715412131058388484153520.286.347.413.76022235599.293.127.271.3408.016.840.851.6753.8022.73
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16of21711020001010200100.182.167.182.3492012.200.000-.091.1510.0016.670.000.000.000.00
1984Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-of22983885111019123531412293823350.284.334.418.75216234425.306.134.214.3326.828.941.310.71129.3330.91
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11of22326712171203311713100.254.271.328.59922373.279.074.119.2681.379.597.000.000.0017.65
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11of23121397541191460212411262719335.300.342.365.70714520436.319.065.164.3165.966.191.040.000.0016.81
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11of24138401601001962192411283816124.249.299.342.64113727437.271.093.195.2876.418.701.360.46200.5027.00
1987Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAApit-of253914320336111224172122150.231.319.308.627448165.262.077.182.27510.3012.731.240.61143.0024.24
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of261253794810921382798233038327.288.331.422.75316032416.294.134.198.3355.537.211.301.9247.3829.36
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal1,6of271233905911122575553413527668.285.351.421.77216434446.294.136.246.3439.197.850.851.5755.7130.63
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of2812441349111143115768464814197.269.343.397.74016428465.282.128.235.3299.8910.321.042.3737.5525.23
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of291434865713522154362284540319.278.321.358.67917428521.296.080.146.3085.378.641.610.9697.2020.74
1992Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of301173914511318343954283444153.289.342.381.72314925428.308.092.166.3266.547.941.210.9397.7522.12
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn6of311344095911615483554282520216.284.331.399.73016327441.286.115.186.3266.355.670.891.8151.1323.28
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn6of3296292397630842421621307211.260.299.353.65210311318.252.093.154.2865.036.601.312.5236.5014.47
1995New York MetsNLMLBnyn6of33108290418219213713193511623.283.323.372.69510822317.312.089.148.3075.9911.041.840.32290.0026.83
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo6lf-rf3412021723486121911163800114.221.274.286.560629234.258.065.138.2536.8416.242.380.85108.5018.75
1997Montreal ExposNLMLBmon19lf-rf3510615013341211701181702002.227.310.340.6505114170.250.113.227.29510.5910.000.940.59150.0041.18
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter149442935591173186375740593603184022344363469.273.324.374.69816042804714.288.101.182.0006.758.531.261.2175.3223.87
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter523199233057673383425810042170178161822170.289.346.415.7618271452218.301.126.240.0007.668.031.051.5358.5925.17
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2761069158297372614123542494100989120.278.339.400.739428771189.294.122.239.0007.918.411.061.1876.3625.93
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1294639213418414652811474668620.289.358.436.79420236530.293.147.285.0008.878.680.982.6433.0726.87
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11846080145188670187293212730.315.352.428.78019732499.324.113.200.0005.816.411.101.2076.6722.07
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter632205925857997153522131251661921423142334.281.337.394.7318111472276.295.113.196.0007.298.441.161.5458.8325.39
New York Mets Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3389911392743761711410963816115520.276.319.377.696374601076.283.101.165.0005.867.531.291.5858.2921.90
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter298876126238341424451245574318659.272.315.349.66430650958.293.077.171.0005.747.721.350.21438.0021.01
Florida Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12021723486121911163800114.221.274.286.560629234.258.065.138.0006.8416.242.380.85108.5018.75
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10615013341211701181702002.227.310.340.6505114170.250.113.227.00010.5910.000.940.59150.0041.18
Average MLB - Per 162 games16246661127204644107344425447.273.324.374.69817430511.288.101.182.0006.758.531.261.2175.3223.87
Average Minor - Per 162 games162617102178231211803113535556750.289.346.415.76125645687.301.126.240.0007.668.031.051.5358.5925.17

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Greenwood Pirates SALApit19OF113--2491644269265.9852.35------11895.878.5
1982Alexandria Dukes CaroA+pit20OF124--24059-254245.9651.98------12996.192.5
1982Alexandria Dukes CaroA+pit201B8--462114948.9806.00------1296.26.0
1983Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit21OF139--3411888367359.9782.58------139100.097.2
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21OF4--22--441.0001.00------757.12.5
1984Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit22OF98--25862-266264.9922.69------98100.070.0
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22OF25--411--42421.0001.68------3278.115.4
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23OF115--2291061245239.9762.08------12195.071.4
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24OF120--1931142208204.9811.70------13887.074.1
1987Vancouver Canadians PCLAAApit25OF37--582216260.9681.62------3994.925.7
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26OF117--228652239234.9792.00------12593.672.7
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27OF109--2501042264260.9852.39------12388.667.3
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27DH5---------------1234.13.1
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28OF109--267532275272.9892.50------12487.967.7
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28DH5---------------1244.03.1
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29OF132--2732214296295.9972.23------14392.381.5
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29DH2---------------1431.41.2
1992Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30OF110--228941241237.9832.15------11794.067.9
1992Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30DH1---------------1170.90.6
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn31OF114--215951229224.9781.96------13485.170.4
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn311B4--161--17171.0004.25------1343.02.5
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn32OF90--129832140137.9791.52------9693.879.6
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn321B6--19--119191.0003.17------966.35.3
1995New York MetsNLMLBnyn33OF86--10834-115111.9651.29------10879.659.7
1995New York MetsNLMLBnyn331B1--31--441.0004.00------1080.90.7
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo34LF30--4262-5048.9601.60------12025.018.5
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo34RF19--16-1-1716.9410.84------12015.811.7
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo34CF14--22-1-2322.9571.57------12011.78.6
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo341B2--41-1551.0002.50------1201.71.2
1997Montreal ExposNLMLBmon35LF37--181--19191.0000.51------10634.922.8
1997Montreal ExposNLMLBmon35RF26--232--25251.0000.96------10624.516.0
1997Montreal ExposNLMLBmon351B15--1121014123122.9928.13------10614.29.3
1997Montreal ExposNLMLBmon35DH1---------------1060.90.6
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF1131--216396391722982259.9832.00------11310.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF67--6072-6967.9711.00------670.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF45--3921-4241.9760.91------450.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B28--1541316168167.9945.96------280.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF14--22-1-2322.9571.57------140.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH14---------------140.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF274--65726129695683.9832.49------2740.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF124--24059-254245.9651.98------1240.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B8--462114948.9806.00------80.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF113--2491644269265.9852.35------1130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Greenwood Pirates SALApit19---------113-
1982Alexandria Dukes CaroA+pit20--8------124-
1983Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit21---------139-
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21---------4-
1984Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit22---------98-
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22---------25-
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23---------115-
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24---------120-
1987Vancouver Canadians PCLAAApit25---------37-
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26---------117-
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27---------1095
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28---------1095
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29---------1322
1992Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30---------1101
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn31--4------114-
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn32--6------90-
1995New York MetsNLMLBnyn33--1------86-
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo34--2---301419--
1997Montreal ExposNLMLBmon35--15---37-26-1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1997-10-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-03-26TradeTraded by Marlins with Dustin Hermanson to Expos for Cliff Floyd. 
1995-12-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Marlins. 
1995-11-11Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1992-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-11-06TradeTraded by Pirates to Orioles for Rico Rossy and Terry Crowley Jr.. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll2360,000-51637-370,78060,00060,000
1986Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll24135,000-4661534386,34760,000195,000
1988Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll26120,000-4601735392,10762,500315,000
1989Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll27300,000-345657429,80262,500615,000
1990Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll28610,000-262463++515,727100,0001,225,000
1991Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll291,100,000-192373++742,231100,0002,325,000
1992Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll301,300,000-220773++962,245109,0003,625,000
1993New York MetsTeam Payroll31660,000-3341464968,431109,0004,285,000
1994New York MetsTeam Payroll32850,000-274970957,101109,0005,135,000
1995New York MetsTeam Payroll33894,445-247873999,520109,0006,029,445
1996Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll34625,000-3041166957,870109,0006,654,445
1997Montreal ExposTeam Payroll35650,000-3388621,182,177150,0007,304,445
* 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