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Joel ZumayaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2010 MLB Years: 2006-2010
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PositionsP-240Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoel Martin Zumaya
Height6-3Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 9,1984 [34.037]PlaceChula Vista,California
High SchoolBonita Vista (Chula Vista,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 11th round (320th overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRob WilfongService Time6.000 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2004-DET-#3 ... 2005-DET-#4 ... 2006-MLB-#35 ... 2006-DET-#2
MLB DebutApril 3,2006 [21.145]
OrganizationsDET [9] Awards2
TBC Player ID22519Retrosheet IDzumaj001MLBAM ID451491
RelationshipsBrother of Richard Zumaya
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (69.90%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (15.92%) -- Curveball (14.19%)
Fastball Velocity [2010] - 99.19
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts84Walks31Hittable80SO/BB55vsPower80Hitting0Durability51Team.507Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2002Gulf Coast Tigers (East)GCLRkdet-ST17211.93981000037.02198211463000.865.060.482.6511.094.18.667-
2003West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet29ST18752.7919190000090.06935283381264001.186.870.303.7912.553.32.583-
2004Lakeland TigersFSLA+det27ST19774.36202001100115.290605610581087001.287.000.784.518.401.86.500-
2004Erie Sea WolvesEastAAdet27ST19226.30440000020.0192014610290001.458.552.704.5013.052.90.500-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0994.64242401100135.2109807016681377001.307.231.064.519.092.01.500-
2005Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdet-ST20832.77181800000107.07140338521434401.155.950.674.3611.992.75.727-
2005Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet52ST20122.66880100044.0301313224562001.236.140.414.9111.452.33.333-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0952.74262601000151.0101534610761996401.176.010.594.5211.832.62.643-
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet54Rel21631.94620620012183.0562018642974001.186.050.654.5410.482.31.6673.27
2007Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-Rel22006.7530300002.23220220001.8710.12--6.756.751.00--
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet54Rel22234.2828028007133.2231616317273001.196.150.804.547.221.59.4004.31
2008Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+det-Rel23000.0020200103.01000120000.673.00--3.006.002.00--
2008Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet54Rel23002.2540400004.05310240001.7511.25--4.509.002.00--
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0001.2960600107.06310360001.297.71--3.867.712.00--
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet54Rel23023.4721021005123.024139322226001.979.261.168.498.491.00.0005.75
2009Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+det-ST240111.5722000002.03531541003.4311.573.8619.2915.430.80.000-
2009Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet53Rel24000.0030300004.03000050000.756.75----11.250.00--
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0014.2652300006.06531591001.748.531.427.1112.791.80.000-
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet54Rel24334.9429029005131.0341817522301001.819.871.456.398.711.36.5005.39
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet54Rel25212.5831031006138.0321311111342001.127.510.232.587.983.09.6672.51
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter13123.05171017100355208.216980711811421016001.357.250.774.899.011.84.5200.74
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter27213.309279132110428.23151871583220352521401.206.580.674.2410.972.59.563-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter122.6318810100054.2411816228672001.266.750.334.6111.032.39.333-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1053.32222200000127.090604714621724401.196.360.994.3812.162.77.667-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter784.39242221110120.194655911641148001.316.990.824.768.481.78.467-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter752.7919190000090.06935283381264001.186.870.303.7912.553.32.583-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter211.93981000037.02198211463000.865.060.482.6511.094.18.667-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter13123.05171017100355208.216980711811421016001.357.250.774.899.011.84.520-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14133.05179017900375220.017784741912022017001.357.250.774.899.011.84.5190.74
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14113.30474071110220.016196811610426811201.206.580.674.2410.972.59.560-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Gulf Coast Tigers (East) GCLRkdet17P9---6--661.0000.67------9100.015.0
2004Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det19P16--951-1514.9330.88------2080.012.1
2004Erie Sea Wolves EastAAdet19P4--2-1-32.6670.50------4100.02.8
2005Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet20P18--410211614.8750.78------18100.012.7
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet20P8--33--661.0000.75------8100.05.6
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet21P62-83241176.8570.100.07-----62100.038.3
2007Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet22P3----1-1---------3100.02.1
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet22P28-3431--441.0000.140.12-----28100.017.3
2008Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det23P2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.5
2008Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet23P4--1-1-21.5000.25------4100.02.8
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet23P21-23-1--111.0000.050.04-----21100.013.0
2009Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det24P2---------------2100.01.5
2009Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet24P3---------------3100.02.1
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet24P29-31221-54.8000.140.13-----29100.017.8
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet25P31-38-6--661.0000.190.16-----31100.019.1
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P171-209714212321.9130.120.10-----1710.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P18--432-97.7780.39------180.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P22--610311916.8420.73------220.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P20--1051-1615.9380.75------200.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9---6--661.0000.67------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Gulf Coast Tigers (East) GCLRkdet179----------
2004Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det1916----------
2004Erie Sea Wolves EastAAdet194----------
2005Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet2018----------
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet208----------
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet2162----------
2007Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet223----------
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet2228----------
2008Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det232----------
2008Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet234----------
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet2321----------
2009Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det242----------
2009Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet243----------
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet2429----------
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet2531----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB21000.0020200002.00000030000.000.000.000.0013.5000.00.000
2006Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB21009.0010100001.01110000001.009.000.000.000.0009.00.000
2006Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB21013.0030300203.01310331001.333.000.009.009.001.009.00.000
2007Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB22001.5410010000011.27222314000.895.401.542.3110.804.671.54.000
2009Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB24000.0000000001.0200000002.0018.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25208.001001000009.08108259101.448.002.005.009.001.8010.001.000
2011Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26000.0010100001.0100000001.009.000.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs203.9721021000022.71812104823101.157.151.593.189.132.884.761.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0020200002.0000003000.000.000.000.0013.5000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs009.0010100001.0111000001.009.000.000.000.0009.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs013.0030300203.0131033101.333.000.009.009.001.009.00.000

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2005Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (SP) ... Eastern League All-Star Team (RHP)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-02-15PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Twins30.098  
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-03-27Released by Twins 
2012-01-18ContractSigned by Twins 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-04-18InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2011-03-30InjuredDisabled -- Right elbow surgery 
2010-07-06InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2010-06-29InjuredDisabled -- Injured Right Elbow 
2009-11-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-08-17InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2009-07-18InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder soreness 
2009-04-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-03-29InjuredDisabled -- Sore right shoulder 
2008-10-31InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-09-17InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2008-08-13InjuredDisabled -- Sore right shoulder 
2008-06-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-03-30InjuredDisabled -- Shoulder surgery 
2008-02-19ContractSigned by Tigers (1-year) 
2007-08-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-05-06InjuredDisabled -- Right middle finger strain 
2002-06-20Contractsigned 
* 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
2006Detroit TigersTeam Payroll21327,000-74238-2,365,072327,000327,000
2007Detroit TigersTeam Payroll22410,000-55323312,459,737380,000737,000
2008Detroit TigersTeam Payroll23420,000-54524402,696,252390,0001,157,000
2009Detroit TigersTeam Payroll24735,000-46624422,746,792400,0001,892,000
2010Detroit TigersTeam Payroll25915,000-43717522,812,412400,0002,807,000
* 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