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Paul BlackburnTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Oakland Athletics MLB Years: 2017-2018
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-122Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NamePaul Blackburn
Height6-2Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 4,1993 [25.006]PlaceOakley,California
High SchoolHeritage (Brentwood,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 1st round (56th overall) of the 2012 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$911,700Signing ScoutsScott FairbanksService Time0.093 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[PIPE] 2017-OAK-#26
MLB DebutJuly 1,2017 [23.209]
OrganizationsCHN [5] OAK [2] SEA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID171196Retrosheet IDblacp001MLBAM ID621112
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (39.03%) -- Slider (28.92%) -- Fastball (12.21%) -- Curveball (9.96%) -- Changeup (9.45%) -- Cutter (0.44%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 89.44 - [2017] - 89.96
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts16Walks71Hittable53SO/BB39vsPower53Hitting3Durability59Team.526Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2012Arizona CubsArizRkchn34S/R18203.48963000020.22311827131001.4510.020.873.055.661.861.000-
2013Boise HawksNwstA-chn34ST19233.3313121000046.0412617329383001.528.020.595.677.431.31.400-
2014Kane County CougarsMidwAchn34ST20943.23242400000117.01084842631756001.198.310.462.385.772.42.692-
2015Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+chn33ST21753.1118180000089.2893631322636001.248.930.302.216.322.86.583-
2016Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn34ST22643.17181800000102.0964736626724001.198.440.532.296.332.77.600-
2016Jackson GeneralsSouAAsea33ST22313.54871000040.242161629271001.259.300.441.995.983.00.750-
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST0953.27262510000142.11386352835995001.218.690.502.206.232.83.643-
2017Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoak33ST23563.0515141000079.2693427626561001.197.790.682.946.332.15.455-
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak58ST23313.2210100000058.2582221516221001.268.900.772.453.371.38.7504.33
2018Stockton PortsCalifA+oakST24007.3611000003.28330110002.4519.64--2.452.451.00--
2018Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak58ST24237.16660000027.233232226191001.4110.730.651.956.183.17.4000.22
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter544.4816160000085.0914543722412001.319.490.732.294.271.86.5560.87
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter34233.2410610060000497.24762211802815134522001.258.570.502.726.212.28.596-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter563.0515141000079.2693427626561001.197.790.682.946.332.15.455-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter953.27262510000142.11386352835995001.218.690.502.206.232.83.643-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter753.2819190000092.0973934323646001.299.350.292.226.172.78.583-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter943.23242400000117.01084842631756001.198.310.462.385.772.42.692-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter233.3313121000046.0412617329383001.528.020.595.677.431.31.400-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter203.48963000020.22311827131001.4510.020.873.055.661.861.000-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter544.4816160000085.0914543722412001.319.490.732.294.271.86.556-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13104.48414100000220.023211511018561045001.319.490.732.294.271.86.5650.87
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15103.24474430000220.02109779126615210001.258.570.502.726.212.28.600-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2016Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn34p22815010000000201001.067.067.067.1341016.077.000.000.0590.0012.500.000.000.000.00
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak58p2313000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2018Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak582412000000000000001.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25000000000200001.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter815010000000201001.067.067.067.1341016.077.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter815010000000201001.067.067.067.1341016.077.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25000000000200001.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162405000000000162000081.000.000.000.00000405.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1623040200000000410200020.067.067.067.134200324.077.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn18P9--151-76.8570.67------9100.016.1
2013Boise Hawks NwstA-chn19P13--272-119.8180.69------13100.017.1
2014Kane County Cougars MidwAchn20P24--19134-3632.8891.33------24100.017.1
2015Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+chn21P18--10211-3231.9691.72------18100.013.0
2016Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn22P18--7213-3128.9031.56------18100.012.9
2016Jackson Generals SouAAsea22P8--27--991.0001.13------8100.05.8
2017Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak23P15--816112524.9601.60------15100.010.8
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23P10105818--991.0000.900.161325.0-10100.06.2
2018Stockton Ports CalifA+oak24P1---------------1100.00.7
2018Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24P6627--------3260.0-6100.03.7
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P16168518--991.0000.560.114544.4-160.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P15--816112524.9601.60------150.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--9283-4037.9251.42------260.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P19--10211-3231.9691.63------190.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P24--19134-3632.8891.33------240.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--272-119.8180.69------130.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9--151-76.8570.67------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn189----------
2013Boise Hawks NwstA-chn1913----------
2014Kane County Cougars MidwAchn2024----------
2015Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+chn2118----------
2016Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn2218----------
2016Jackson Generals SouAAsea228----------
2017Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak2315----------
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2310----------
2018Stockton Ports CalifA+oak241----------
2018Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak246----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2017Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB230011.5730300004.2866234002.6215.433.865.797.711.3311.57.000
2018Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24036.75633001017.115131331017001.467.791.565.198.831.706.75.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs037.77936001022.023191951321001.649.412.055.328.591.627.77.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-10-29SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL24.329Team Roster on 2018-10-29
2018-08-31SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL24.270Team Roster on 2018-08-31
2018-07-08SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right elbow lateral epicondylitis24.216Team Roster on 2018-07-08
2018-06-07SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL24.185Team Roster on 2018-06-07
2018-05-31SPOakland AthleticsStockton (A+)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Stockton (A+) for rehab24.178Team Roster on 2018-05-31
2018-04-05SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL24.122Team Roster on 2018-04-05
2018-03-28SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Strained right forearm24.114Team Roster on 2018-03-28
2017-11-06SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL23.337Team Roster on 2017-11-06
2017-09-05SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL23.275Team Roster on 2017-09-05
2017-08-25SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Bruised right forearm23.264Team Roster on 2017-08-25
2017-07-01SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Nashville (AAA)23.209Team Roster on 2017-07-01
2017-04-06P Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)23.123Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2016-12-01P Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors22.362Team Roster on 2016-12-01
2016-11-11P Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsTradedTraded from Mariners to Athletics for Danny Valencia22.342Team Roster on 2016-11-11
2016-07-21P Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Jackson (AA)22.229Team Roster on 2016-07-21
2016-07-21P Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)-MinorsTradedTraded from Cubs with Dan Vogelbach to Mariners for Mike Montgomery and Jordan Pries22.229Team Roster on 2016-07-21
2016-04-07P Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tennessee (AA)22.124Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-07-13P Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list21.221Team Roster on 2015-07-13
2015-06-18P Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured21.196Team Roster on 2015-06-18
2015-04-09P Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)21.126Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2014-04-12P Chicago CubsKane County (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Kane County (A)20.129Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-06-15P Chicago CubsBoise (A-)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Boise (A-)19.193Team Roster on 2013-06-15
2012-07-14P Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)-Minors--18.222Team Roster on 2012-07-14
* 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
2012Chicago Cubs-18911,700-------911,700Signing Bonus out of 2012 Draft (1st round - 56th overall)
2017Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll23535,0000.09381949-3,651,709535,0001,446,700
* 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