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Jim VatcherHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1986-1996 MLB Years: 1990-1992
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PositionsOF-907, 3B-14, 2B-8, P-2, SS-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Ernest Vatcher
Height5-9Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 27,1966 [51.266]PlaceSanta Monica,California
High SchoolPalisades (Pacific Palisades,CA)
CollegeCal State Northridge (Northridge,CA), West Los Angeles College (Culver City,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 20th round (520th overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutMay 30,1990 [24.003]
OrganizationsPHI [5] SDN [4] ATL [1] NYN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19181Retrosheet IDvatcj001MLBAM ID123667
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed43Power71Contact62XBH70RBIs63Runs55Hitting68Durability67Team.471Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Cal State NorthridgeCollege-rf-lf204316529464362473201600000.279.357.448.8057413185.280.169.315.35910.818.650.803.2427.5028.26
1987Cal State NorthridgeCollege-rf-lf215724672872021549143351900000.354.434.6341.06815637281.340.280.467.45512.466.760.545.3416.4042.53
1987Utica Blue SoxNYPLA-phi-of21672494467152321105283122100.269.346.382.7289520282.296.113.245.3269.9310.991.111.0683.0029.85
1988Spartanburg PhilliesSALAphi-of221374969015032212722613897389310.302.414.448.86222246605.333.146.351.39114.7112.070.821.9841.3330.67
1989Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi-of23923495110530544673414920200.301.376.450.82615739394.339.149.278.37210.4112.441.201.0287.2537.14
1989Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-of2348171275611343220262910410.327.411.497.9088518202.366.170.333.40312.8714.361.121.9842.7532.14
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1405207816141887893677830610.310.388.465.85324257596.348.155.296.38311.2413.091.161.3465.0035.40
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of2455181304612452214323301210.254.363.448.8118121216.283.194.354.36214.8115.281.032.3136.2045.65
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31of2436465121014004600001.261.320.348.66816250.282.087.174.3078.0012.001.502.0046.0016.67
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24of242127271103001900000.259.286.370.65610228.389.111.148.2933.5732.149.000.000.0028.57
1990Totals for NL-NL         577371921170051500001.260.308.356.66426478.316.096.164.3026.4119.233.001.2873.0021.05
1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-of25117395671052861767412537633230.266.355.496.85119651456.289.230.344.37611.6216.671.433.7323.2448.57
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2of251720340002104600000.200.333.200.5334024.286.000.250.26916.6725.001.500.000.000.00
1992Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn2of26111280417715383526396036240.275.367.436.80312226330.322.161.286.36111.8218.181.542.4235.0033.77
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2of261316141002003601000.250.368.313.6815120.400.063.250.32415.0030.002.000.000.0025.00
1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-of27103293369317274534354645200.317.395.461.85613526339.355.144.259.38310.3213.571.312.0641.8627.96
1994Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-of281123164174201104824365614214.234.313.399.71212631359.254.165.272.31410.0315.601.562.7931.6041.89
1995Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-of291013565610431374334334632566.292.353.455.80816241399.315.163.253.3498.2711.531.391.7550.8639.42
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of29924491002101400001.375.400.417.81710125.450.042.125.3684.0016.004.000.000.0011.11
1995Totals for AAA-AAA         1103806011332374544345032567.297.355.453.80817242424.323.156.245.3508.0211.791.471.6554.2937.17
1996Madison Black WolfNorthernInd-3080314639021495293365832913.287.356.465.82114634364.316.178.312.3559.8915.931.612.4734.8937.78
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8710911273111110122701001.248.322.321.643355122.321.073.193.0009.8422.132.250.82109.0018.52
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter9523110487886212317743361554135032732251711.285.371.447.81813913203607.317.162.297.00011.4513.951.222.1340.3936.12
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter6081845275508124195426216342293211421151511.275.357.451.8088321972124.306.176.290.00010.7815.111.402.5434.1738.78
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter48171275611343220262910410.327.411.497.9088518202.366.170.333.00012.8714.361.121.9842.7532.14
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter923495110530544673414920200.301.376.450.82615739394.339.149.278.00010.4112.441.201.0287.2537.14
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1374969015032212722613897389310.302.414.448.86222246605.333.146.351.00014.7112.070.821.9841.3330.67
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter672494467152321105283122100.269.346.382.7289520282.296.113.245.0009.9310.991.111.0683.0029.85
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter80314639021495293365832913.287.356.465.82114634364.316.178.312.0009.8915.931.612.4734.8937.78
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1004111011332452173216553500000.324.403.560.96323050466.315.236.406.00011.807.510.644.5119.5737.59
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter36465121014004600001.261.320.348.66816250.282.087.174.0008.0012.001.502.0046.0016.67
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter30364810041071201000.222.349.250.5999144.333.028.250.00015.9127.271.710.000.0012.50
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2127271103001900000.259.286.370.65610228.389.111.148.0003.5732.149.000.000.0028.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games16220320506222020225002002.248.322.321.643659227.321.073.193.0009.8422.132.250.82109.0018.52
Average Minor - Per 162 games162529831513651374109708655432.285.371.447.81823754614.317.162.297.00011.4513.951.222.1340.3936.12

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-Rel25100.0010100103.01000210001.003.00--6.003.000.501.000-
1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-Rel27009.0020200203.07330030002.3321.00----9.000.00--
1994Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-Rel28100.0020200102.00000110000.50----4.504.501.001.000-
1996Madison Black WolfNorthernInd-Rel30000.0020200201.21000120001.205.40--5.4010.802.00--
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter203.3850500408.08330350001.389.00--3.385.631.671.000-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter203.3850500408.08330350001.389.00--3.385.631.671.000-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0020200201.21000120001.205.40--5.4010.802.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings5503.381380138001100220.022083830831380001.389.00--3.385.631.671.000-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1987Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-phi21SS1---1--111.0001.00------671.51.4
1987Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-phi21OF63--1161133130127.9772.02------6794.085.1
1988Spartanburg Phillies SALAphi22OF129--2241342241237.9831.84------13794.293.5
1989Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi23OF85--153951167162.9701.91------9292.462.5
1989Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi232B7--1023143433.9714.71------927.65.1
1989Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi233B2---32-53.6001.50------922.21.5
1989Reading Phillies EastAAphi23OF48--765118281.9881.69------48100.034.5
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi243B12--619222725.9262.08------5521.88.2
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi24OF43--825--87871.0002.02------5578.229.5
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24OF6--7---771.0001.17------2128.63.7
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24OF24--20---20201.0000.83------3666.714.8
1991Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn252B1--2-1-32.6672.00------1170.90.7
1991Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn25OF114--2041873229222.9691.95------11797.481.4
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25OF11--811-109.9000.82------1764.76.8
1992Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn26OF96--1781363197191.9701.99------11186.566.7
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26OF13--131--14141.0001.08------13100.08.0
1993Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn27OF79--1391153155150.9681.90------10376.755.2
1993Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn27P2--1---111.0000.50------1031.91.4
1994Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn28OF97--1751332191188.9841.94------11286.668.3
1995Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn29OF95--164813173172.9941.81------10194.166.0
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29OF4--8---881.0002.00------944.42.8
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF54--4821-5150.9800.93------540.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF528--95068221410401018.9791.93------5280.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B12--619222725.9262.08------120.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--2-1-32.6672.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF48--765118281.9881.69------480.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF85--153951167162.9701.91------850.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B7--1023143433.9714.71------70.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2---32-53.6001.50------20.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF129--2241342241237.9831.84------1290.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF63--1161133130127.9772.02------630.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1987Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-phi21----1----63-
1988Spartanburg Phillies SALAphi22---------129-
1989Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi23---7-2---85-
1989Reading Phillies EastAAphi23---------48-
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi24-----12---43-
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24---------6-
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24---------24-
1991Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn25---1-----114-
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25---------11-
1992Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn26---------96-
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26---------13-
1993Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn272--------79-
1994Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn28---------97-
1995Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn29---------95-
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29---------4-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1991-02-08Claimed on waivers by Padres from Braves. 
1990-08-09TradeTraded by Phillies with Victor Rosario and Jeff Parrett to Braves for Tommy Greene and Dale Murphy. 
* 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
1990Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll24100,000-64946-515,727100,000100,000
1990Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll24100,000-64943-515,727100,000100,000
1991San Diego PadresTeam Payroll25115,000-5662518742,231100,000215,000
1992San Diego PadresTeam Payroll26109,000-68037-962,245109,000324,000
* 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