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Glenn SparkmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Kansas City Royals MLB Years: 2017-2018
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Drafted
Rule 5 Pick

PositionsP-81Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGlenn Michael Sparkman
Height6-2Weight210BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateMay 11,1992 [26.135]PlaceGanado,Texas
High SchoolGanado (Ganado,TX)
CollegeWharton County Junior College (Wharton,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 20th round (594th overall) of the 2013 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$100,000
MLB DebutJune 30,2017 [25.050]
OrganizationsKCA [6] TOR [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID181178Retrosheet IDsparg001MLBAM ID642098
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (56.57%) -- Slider (25.81%) -- Changeup (8.96%) -- Curveball (7.73%) -- Cutter (0.77%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.15%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 93.95 - [2017] - 94.10
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts54Walks68Hittable58SO/BB60vsPower58Hitting0Durability44Team.464Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2012Wharton County Junior ColReg_XIVJr CollegeRel20124.2013013000415.01311708160001.407.80--4.809.602.00.333-
2013Wharton County Junior ColReg_XIVJr CollegeS/R21542.781239500077.259332418590000.866.840.120.936.847.38.556-
2013Idaho Falls ChukarsPioRkkcaRel21101.72200200013236.22587110471100.956.140.252.4511.544.701.000-
2014Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca29S/R22831.562918110031121.09428212251174400.986.990.151.868.704.68.727-
2015Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca0ST23223.60440000020.0179819211001.307.650.454.059.452.33.500-
2016Arizona RoyalsArizRkkca19ST24135.40770000016.219121011172001.2010.260.540.549.1817.00.250-
2016Lexington LegendsSALAkca24ST24026.91330000014.021111123191101.6713.191.261.8811.936.33.000-
2016Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca19ST24103.86220000011.29551190100.866.940.770.776.949.001.000-
2016Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca22ST24024.58440000017.22110925200001.4710.701.022.5510.194.00.000-
2016Minor Totals (4 teams)MinorAA--ST0275.2216160000058.0703835610653201.3310.440.901.499.706.50.222-
2017Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor47ST25010.0011000003.03300130001.208.10--2.708.103.00.000-
2017New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtor19ST25113.1222000008.26332360001.046.232.083.126.232.00.500-
2017Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca15S/R25002.61321001010.011330550001.559.58--4.354.351.00--
2017Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor46S/R25122.2541300218.07321130001.007.881.131.133.383.00.333-
2017Minor Totals (4 teams)MinorAA--S/R0242.371064003129.027128310170001.228.010.892.975.041.70.333-
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor46Rel250063.0020200101.097701100010.0081.00--9.009.001.00-4.16
2018Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkcaRel26034.8614212003033.0421918315253011.7111.340.814.056.751.67.0001.11
2018Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkcaST26514.0112120000067.07632301011480011.2910.161.341.476.424.36.833-
2018Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkcaST26322.94660000033.235131101260011.079.36--0.276.9526.00.600-
2018Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST0833.65181800000100.111145411012740021.229.890.891.076.596.17.727-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter036.5516214004034.0512625316263011.9513.370.794.196.821.63.0001.11
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter23192.9297623500194365.034414012023763419721.148.380.561.858.314.49.548-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter633.8216133002175.08335321112510011.269.921.311.436.094.25.667-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter673.3919181001088.0903834523781011.258.970.502.297.773.39.462-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter941.723221110031135.110636263271294500.987.010.201.798.544.78.692-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter026.91330000014.021111123191101.6713.191.261.8811.936.33.000-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter232.87277200013252.0442017211643101.037.420.341.8610.805.82.400-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter663.0125322500492.2724431116750000.956.990.101.557.284.69.500-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter034.8614212003033.0421918315253011.7111.340.814.056.751.67.000-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0063.0020200101.097701100010.0081.00--9.009.001.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0196.55103139000260220.03271671601910316719061.9513.370.794.196.821.63.0001.11
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14112.9258372100112220.0205837114452035411.148.380.561.858.314.49.560-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2013Idaho Falls Chukars PioRkkca21P20--25--771.0000.35------20100.026.3
2014Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca22P29--2142-1816.8890.55------29100.021.2
2015Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca23P4--23--551.0001.25------4100.02.9
2016Arizona Royals ArizRkkca24P7--2---221.0000.29------7100.012.7
2016Lexington Legends SALAkca24P3--11--221.0000.67------3100.02.2
2016Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca24P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2016Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca24P4--1---111.0000.25------4100.02.9
2017Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor25P1---------------1100.00.7
2017Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca25P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.04.3
2017New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor25P2--12--331.0001.50------2100.01.4
2017Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor25P4---1-1111.0000.25------4100.02.8
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25P2-1--------2-100.0-2100.01.2
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2-1--------2-100.0-20.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4---1-1111.0000.25------40.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P13--46--10101.0000.77------130.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P32--2152-1917.8950.53------320.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3--11--221.0000.67------30.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P27--45--991.0000.33------270.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2013Idaho Falls Chukars PioRkkca2120----------
2014Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca2229----------
2015Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca234----------
2016Arizona Royals ArizRkkca247----------
2016Lexington Legends SALAkca243----------
2016Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca242----------
2016Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca244----------
2017Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor251----------
2017Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca253----------
2017New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor252----------
2017Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor254----------
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor252----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2013Victoria GeneralsTexas Collegiate LeagueCollege21000.0040400034.02000010100.504.500.000.0022.5000.00.000
2017Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB250118.0020200002.0544001002.5022.500.000.004.50018.00.000
2018Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26000.0060600006.2200036000.812.700.004.058.102.000.00.000
Texas Collegiate League Totals - 1 yrs000.0040400034.02000010100.504.500.000.0022.5000.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs014.1580800008.7744037001.157.270.003.127.272.334.15.000

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2014Carolina League All-Star Team (P) ... Carolina League Pitcher of the Year ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (SP)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-09-04PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Omaha (AAA)26.116Team Roster on 2018-09-04
2018-08-23PKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)26.104Team Roster on 2018-08-23
2018-08-13PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Omaha (AAA)26.094Team Roster on 2018-08-13
2018-08-12PKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)26.093Team Roster on 2018-08-12
2018-07-08PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors26.058Team Roster on 2018-07-08
2018-05-12PKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)26.001Team Roster on 2018-05-12
2017-10-04PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list25.146Team Roster on 2017-10-04
2017-07-28PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured25.078Team Roster on 2017-07-28
2017-07-09PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)25.059Team Roster on 2017-07-09
2017-07-06PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-Minors--Returned to Royals25.056Team Roster on 2017-07-06
2017-07-03PToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment25.053Team Roster on 2017-07-03
2017-06-30PToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.050Team Roster on 2017-06-30
2017-04-10PToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL24.334Team Roster on 2017-04-10
2017-04-02PToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Fractured right thumb24.326Team Roster on 2017-04-02
2016-12-09PToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActive--Selected by Blue Jays from Royals in Rule 5 Draft24.212Team Roster on 2016-12-09
2016-08-17PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)24.098Team Roster on 2016-08-17
2016-08-09PKansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Wilmington (A+)24.090Team Roster on 2016-08-09
2016-07-23PKansas City RoyalsLexington (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lexington (A)24.073Team Roster on 2016-07-23
2016-07-20PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)24.070Team Roster on 2016-07-20
2016-07-19PKansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)24.069Team Roster on 2016-07-19
2016-07-15PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)24.065Team Roster on 2016-07-15
2016-07-14PKansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)24.064Team Roster on 2016-07-14
2016-07-08PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)24.058Team Roster on 2016-07-08
2016-07-03PKansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)24.053Team Roster on 2016-07-03
2016-06-26PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)24.046Team Roster on 2016-06-26
2016-06-24PKansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)24.044Team Roster on 2016-06-24
2016-06-22PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list24.042Team Roster on 2016-06-22
2016-04-08PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured23.332Team Roster on 2016-04-08
2015-10-14PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL23.156Team Roster on 2015-10-14
2015-05-02PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured22.356Team Roster on 2015-05-02
2015-04-09PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)22.333Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2014-04-12PKansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Wilmington (A+)21.336Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-06-11PKansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)-MinorsContractSigned out of draft21.031Team Roster on 2013-06-11
* 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
2013Kansas City Royals-21100,000-------100,000Signing Bonus out of 2013 Draft (20th round - 594th overall)
2017Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll25535,000-81958-3,651,709535,000635,000
* 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