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Current Status
Free Agent since 2015-05-03 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Joseph Francis Saunders III
Stat Years
2000-2015  [mlb] 2005-2014
Height/Weight
6-3 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (362)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1981-06-16 in Fairfax, Virginia   [39.019]
High School
West Springfield (Springfield,VA)
Colleges
Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, Virginia)
Draft
Selected by the Anaheim Angels in Round #1 (#12 overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Chris McAlpin
MLB Debut
2005-08-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.061)
Service Time
7.138 (2014)
Organizations
ANA [8] ARI [3] SEA [2] BAL [2] TEX [1] KCA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 22291 ... retro id: saunj001 ... mlbam id: 434578
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2000Virginia TechAtl10NCAA-1rpi 68---19------923.92171542020101.01104844053660001.619.800.004.725.884.281.25.818
    2001Virginia TechBigEastNCAA-1rpi 86---20------933.48171450030116.11215645640875701.389.360.463.096.734.332.18.750
    2002Virginia TechBigEastNCAA-1rpi 72-21JrDR:1-12922.8815145201097.010342315221024001.299.560.462.049.463.904.64.818
    2002Provo AngelsPioRkana-211---213.62880000032.1401913111213011.5811.130.283.065.855.291.91.667
    2002Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwAana35211---311.88550000028.2167629272020.875.020.632.838.482.203.00.750
    2002Minor Totals: ANAbyYearA/Rk----212---522.8013130000061.0562619320485031.258.260.442.957.083.842.40.714
    2004Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+ana35232---973.41191900000105.210649401323765051.229.031.111.966.474.173.30.563
    2004Arkansas TravelersTexAAana40232---435.77880000039.0512625514252001.6711.771.153.235.776.001.79.571
    2004Minor Totals: ANAbyYearAA/A+----232---13104.06272700000144.7157756518371017051.359.801.122.316.304.682.73.565
    2005Arkansas TravelersTexAAana35243---743.49181821000105.21075241932802031.329.110.772.736.814.432.50.636
    2005Salt Lake StingersPCLAAAana-243---334.58991100055.0653828321291011.5610.640.493.444.756.221.38.500
    2005Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimALMLBana68243Log - Sp - Ext - Perf007.7122000009.110883441001.509.642.893.863.867.711.00.000
    2005Minor Totals: ANAbyYearAAA/AA----242---1073.88272732000160.7172906912531093041.409.660.672.986.125.062.06.588
    2005MLB Totals: ANAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf007.9122000009.310883441001.549.892.973.963.967.911.00.000
    2006Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana20254---1042.67212011110135.011744401238972001.157.800.802.536.472.932.55.714
    2006Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana68254Log - Sp - Ext - Perf734.7113130000070.2714237629512101.429.040.763.696.505.351.76.700
    2006Minor Totals: ANAbyYearAAA----251---1042.67212011110135.011744401238972001.157.800.802.536.472.932.55.714
    2006MLB Totals: ANAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf734.7413130000070.7714237629512101.429.100.773.726.545.381.76.700
    2007Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana-265---475.1114140000086.18953491020846001.269.281.042.088.765.534.20.364
    2007Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana51265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf854.44181800000107.112956531134693011.5210.820.922.855.794.702.03.615
    2007Minor Totals: ANAbyYearAAA----261---475.1214140000086.38953491020846001.279.301.052.098.785.544.20.364
    2007MLB Totals: ANAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf854.45181800000107.312956531134693011.5210.840.922.865.804.712.03.615
    2008Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana51276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1773.41313110000198.0187827521531033061.218.500.952.414.683.731.94.708
    2008MLB Totals: ANAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1773.41313110000198.0187827521531033061.218.500.952.414.683.731.94.708
    2009Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana51287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1674.60313111000186.02021029529641015161.439.771.403.104.894.941.58.696
    2009MLB Totals: ANAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1674.60313111000186.02021029529641015101.439.771.403.104.894.941.58.696
    2010Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana51298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6104.62202021000120.213570621445643011.4910.071.043.364.775.221.42.375
    2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari34298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf374.2513131000082.29750391119503041.4010.561.202.075.445.442.63.300
    2010MLB Totals: ANA-ARIbyYearMLB----292Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9174.48333331000203.323212010125641146001.4610.281.112.845.055.321.78.346
    2011Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari34309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12133.69333310000212.0210948729671083031.318.921.232.844.583.991.61.480
    2011MLB Totals: ARIbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12133.69333310000212.0210948729671083031.318.921.232.844.583.991.61.480
    2012Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkari-3110---016.2311000004.13530570001.856.230.0010.3814.5410.381.40.000
    2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari343110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6104.22212111000130.014668611731892021.3610.111.182.156.164.712.87.375
    2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal483110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf333.63770000044.249201848231001.289.870.811.614.634.032.88.500
    2012Minor Totals: ARIbyYearRk----311---016.5911000004.33530570001.956.590.0010.9815.3710.981.40.000
    2012MLB Totals: ARI-BALbyYearMLB----312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9134.08282811000174.7195887921391123021.3410.071.082.015.794.552.87.409
    2013Seattle MarinersALMLBsea233211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11165.26323220000183.023211710725611075041.6011.411.233.005.265.751.75.407
    2013MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11165.26323220000183.023211710725611075041.6011.411.233.005.265.751.75.407
    2014Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex213312---015.7922000009.111763260011.3910.612.891.935.796.753.00.000
    2014Norfolk TidesILAAAbal323312---011.5010000310012.011220680001.428.250.004.506.001.501.33.000
    2014Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca193312---126.75440000018.22717144560001.7113.021.932.412.898.201.20.333
    2014Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex473312---012.25220000012.015331581001.6711.250.753.756.002.251.60.000
    2014Texas RangersALMLBtex473312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf056.13880000039.2623227820220012.0714.071.824.544.997.261.10.000
    2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal513312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0013.5060003603.13551410012.108.102.7010.802.7013.500.25.000
    2014Minor Totals: BAL-TEX-KCAbyYearAA/AAA----334---154.3318800310052.0642925818281011.5811.081.383.124.855.021.56.167
    2014MLB Totals: TEX-BALbyYearMLB----332Log - Sp - Ext - Perf056.701480036043.0653732924230022.0713.601.885.024.817.740.96.000
    2015Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea353413---035.73600026011.0117714120001.369.000.823.279.825.733.00.000
    2015Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----341---035.73600026011.0117714120001.369.000.823.279.825.733.00.000
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)89864.37235229933601,387.31533746674179439792312181.429.951.162.855.144.841.80.509
    American League Totals (10 yrs)68564.5616816262360962.71080534487122322545232131.4610.101.143.015.104.991.69.548
    National League Totals (3 yrs)21303.97676731000424.7453212187571172478051.349.611.212.485.244.502.11.412
    Minor League Totals43393.81127110436170655.066932927764195486240131.329.190.882.686.684.522.49.524
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals2773.444943144060314.3334146120111152559701.439.570.323.307.314.182.22.794
    Minor: Rk Totals223.98990000036.7432416116283011.6310.690.253.986.965.971.75.500
    Minor: A Totals311.91550000028.7167629272020.895.110.642.878.622.233.00.750
    Minor: A+ Totals973.42191900000105.710649401323765051.239.071.111.976.504.193.30.563
    Minor: AA Totals1184.21282821000154.0169857217481114041.419.880.992.816.494.972.31.579
    Minor: AAA Totals18213.906649226170330.0335164143319924410011.329.140.852.706.654.472.46.462
    Los Angeles Angels Totals (5 yrs)54324.2511311342000682.77243523228122538816271.399.551.072.975.124.641.72.628
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (3 yrs)21303.97676731000424.7453212187571172478051.349.611.212.485.244.502.11.412
    Seattle Mariners Totals (1 yrs)11165.26323220000183.023211710725611075041.6011.411.233.005.265.751.75.407
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (2 yrs)334.311370036048.0522523512241011.339.750.942.254.504.692.00.500
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)056.20880000039.7623227820220012.0914.231.844.595.057.351.10.000
    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Totals (1 yrs)007.9122000009.310883441001.549.892.973.963.967.911.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2008Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana5127pL-S-E-P1203000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    2010Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana5129pL-S-E-P211000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3429pL-S-E-P21323020001101803000.087.125.087.2122720.087.000.1333.7029.638.000.00.000.0
    2011Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3430pL-S-E-P3306121210040021504001.197.222.213.43567131.049.016.2612.9922.397.500.00.008.3
    2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3431pL-S-E-P42135130001003707100.086.154.086.2404630.086.000.1036.5215.222.330.00.000.0
    2013Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2332pL-S-E-P5335000000000201000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)118128317100610634015101.133.170.141.311150181.063.008.1794.0022.675.670.00.005.9
    National League Totals (3 yrs)64119317100610630014101.143.183.151.334140181.067.008.1894.2921.435.000.00.005.9
    American League Totals (3 yrs)549000000000401000.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (3 yrs)64119317100610630014101.143.183.151.334140181.067.008.1894.2921.435.000.00.005.9
    Seattle Mariners Totals (1 yrs)335000000000201000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Los Angeles Angels Totals (2 yrs)214000000000200000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2002Provo AngelsPioRk21P800.02700991.0001.100.0010.5100.015
    2002Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwA21P500.00500551.0001.000.003.6100.016
    2004Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+23P1900.0113201614.8750.700.0013.6100.011
    2004Arkansas TravelersTexAA23P800.01700881.0001.000.005.8100.018
    2005Arkansas TravelersTexAA24P1800.0418102322.9571.200.0012.9100.012
    2005Salt Lake StingersPCLAAA24P900.0215121817.9441.900.006.3100.016
    2005Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimALMLB24P229.1000000.0000.000.001.2100.018
    2006Salt Lake BeesPCLAAA25P2100.04230127271.0001.300.0014.6100.011
    2006Los Angeles AngelsALMLB25P131370.21100311111.0000.800.168.0100.012
    2007Salt Lake BeesPCLAAA26P1400.02100012121.0000.900.009.8100.013
    2007Los Angeles AngelsALMLB26P1818107.13140017171.0000.900.1611.1100.013
    2008Los Angeles AngelsALMLB27P3131198.08330341411.0001.300.2119.1100.08
    2009Los Angeles AngelsALMLB28P3131186.0724133231.9691.000.1719.1100.09
    2010Los Angeles AngelsALMLB29P2020120.2235113837.9741.900.3112.3100.013
    2010ArizonaNLMLB29P131382.24110015151.0001.200.188.0100.017
    2011ArizonaNLMLB30p3333212.013360249491.0001.500.2320.4100.05
    2012Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRk31P100.0000000.0000.000.001.8100.019
    2012ArizonaNLMLB31P2121130.01117112928.9661.300.2213.0100.013
    2012BaltimoreALMLB31P7744.21601771.0001.000.164.3100.018
    2013SeattleALMLB32P3232183.0835134443.9771.300.2319.897.09
    2014Frisco RoughRidersTexAA33P200.01200331.0001.500.001.4100.027
    2014Norfolk TidesILAAA33P1000.01300441.0000.400.006.9100.020
    2014Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAA33P400.01300441.0001.000.002.8100.027
    2014Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA33P200.0000000.0000.000.001.4100.033
    2014TexasALMLB33P8839.2251187.8750.900.184.9100.022
    2014BaltimoreALMLB33P603.10100111.0000.200.323.7100.019
    2015Tacoma RainiersPCLAAA34P600.0041054.8000.700.004.2100.025
    MLB Totals - (P)2352291,38460227518292287.9831.200.210.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)66001058237068.9711.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)2800627103433.9711.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)1900113201614.8750.700.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)5000500551.0001.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)9002700991.0001.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2002Minor13----------
    2004Minor27----------
    2005MLB2----------
    2005Minor27----------
    2006MLB13----------
    2006Minor21----------
    2007MLB18----------
    2007Minor14----------
    2008MLB31----------
    2009MLB31----------
    2010MLB33----------
    2011MLB33----------
    2012MLB28----------
    2012Minor1----------
    2013MLB32----------
    2014MLB14----------
    2014Minor18----------
    2015Minor6----------
    Totals362----------