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Josh AndersonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 2001-2010 MLB Years: 2007-2009
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-716, CF-97, LF-68, RF-43, 1B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoshua Aaron Anderson
Height6-2Weight195BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 10,1982 [36.129]PlaceSomerset,Kentucky
High SchoolPulaski County (Somerset,KY)
CollegeEastern Kentucky University (Richmond,KY)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 4th round (119th overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$265,000Signing ScoutsNick VenutoService Time0.076 (2008)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-HOU-#9
MLB DebutSeptember 2,2007 [25.023]
OrganizationsHOU [5] ATL [2] KCA [1] MIL [1] CIN [1] DET [1] Awards8
TBC Player ID25228Retrosheet IDandej004MLBAM ID461811
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed94Power33Contact70XBH25RBIs39Runs71Hitting76Durability80Team.469Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Eastern Kentucky UniversiOVCNCAA-1of1855207377384329321073433005.353.382.473.8559815220.412.120.261.3723.1815.454.861.3669.0020.55
2002Eastern KentuckyOVCNCAA-1So-of19542015473113421309203062304.363.430.507.93710218232.406.144.348.4108.6212.931.501.7250.2524.66
2003Eastern KentuckyOVCNCAA-1Jr-of205323780106215653578231571000.447.509.6541.16315532268.463.207.511.5008.585.600.652.2439.5030.19
2003Tri City ValleyCatsNYPLA-hou40of207429744851143302691653102422.286.339.380.71911318329.335.094.205.3174.8616.113.310.9199.0021.18
2004Lexington LegendsSALAhou3of21732996997123431479334772210.324.402.425.82712719343.372.101.338.3679.6213.701.421.1774.7519.59
2004Salem AvalancheCaroA+hou19of21662804575136221314135367013.268.314.379.69310621306.324.111.254.3044.2517.324.080.65140.0028.00
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         139579114172259652781346100139223.297.361.402.76323340649.349.105.297.3377.0915.412.170.9296.5023.26
2005Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou3of221275246714817912650192980810225.282.329.355.68418627573.330.073.187.3035.0613.962.760.17524.0018.24
2006Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou3of231305618317326435043132773108429.308.349.385.73421633610.348.077.178.3234.4311.972.700.49187.0019.08
2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou20of241325136414017624340832758101211.273.325.341.66617525564.316.068.193.2995.6713.302.340.35256.5017.86
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou20cf242167102430011115620100.358.413.403.81627375.387.045.119.3686.678.001.200.000.0012.50
2008Richmond BravesILAAAatl-of2512149477155254440427305768339.314.358.405.76320033541.346.091.223.3375.5510.541.900.74123.5021.29
2008Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24cf254013621407131210183311021.294.338.426.7645811146.370.132.257.3325.4822.604.132.0545.3327.50
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet13lf267416522404401613282211004.242.282.315.597528175.280.073.188.2674.5712.572.750.000.0020.00
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1cf26441182028301812352100003.237.268.288.556344123.281.051.169.2514.0717.074.200.81118.0014.29
2009Totals for AL-AL         118283426874124255134311007.240.276.304.5808612298.280.064.180.2604.3614.433.310.34283.0017.65
2010Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil23cf2717499122002413903000.245.288.286.57414255.300.041.163.2615.4516.363.000.000.0016.67
2010Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl22rf27195381010013121113001.189.232.208.44011159.238.019.094.2053.3918.645.500.000.0010.00
2010Totals for AAA-AAA         531421927500312252617001.190.223.225.448325155.233.035.141.2053.2316.775.200.000.0018.52
2010Louisville BatsILAAAcin5cf271740252000500601000.125.125.175.3007241.147.050.175.1310.0014.630.000.000.0040.00
2010Totals for IL-IL         3693101530018121714001.161.188.194.382183100.197.033.129.1742.0017.008.500.000.0020.00
2010Totals for AAA-AAA         531421927500312252617001.190.223.225.448325155.233.035.141.2053.2316.775.200.000.0018.52
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17948673132175447367268242128.272.313.352.66517126519.319.080.193.0005.0115.803.150.77121.5019.70
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter77631104689001263619244291711854645654161340.289.339.371.71011551813421.333.082.212.0005.4113.562.510.56163.6820.11
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3061149160322471068694176715815254521.280.327.354.681407631260.320.074.199.0005.3212.542.360.48191.5019.57
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2571085150321431347693325615318186414.296.339.371.710402601183.339.075.182.0004.7312.932.730.34271.2518.69
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter662804575136221314135367013.268.314.379.69310621306.324.111.254.0004.2517.324.080.65140.0028.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter732996997123431479334772210.324.402.425.82712719343.372.101.338.0009.6213.701.421.1774.7519.59
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7429744851143302691653102422.286.339.380.71911318329.335.094.205.0004.8616.113.310.9199.0021.18
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter162645171252401213103119275079166309.391.445.550.99535565720.430.159.380.0006.9410.971.581.8149.6225.79
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7416522404401613282211004.242.282.315.597528175.280.073.188.0004.5712.572.750.000.0020.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4013621407131210183311021.294.338.426.7645811146.370.132.257.0005.4822.604.132.0545.3327.50
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter441182028301812352100003.237.268.288.556344123.281.051.169.0004.0717.074.200.81118.0014.29
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2167102430011115620100.358.413.403.81627375.387.045.119.0006.678.001.200.000.0012.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games16244066119155443336247442127.272.313.352.66515524470.319.080.193.0005.0115.803.150.77121.5019.70
Average Minor - Per 162 games16264998188268451611539971211338.289.339.371.71024138714.333.082.212.0005.4113.562.510.56163.6820.11

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2003Tri City ValleyCats NYPLA-hou20OF74--148362157151.9622.04------74100.0139.6
2004Lexington Legends SALAhou21OF73--15025-157152.9682.08------73100.052.1
2004Salem Avalanche CaroA+hou21OF66--160743171167.9772.53------66100.047.5
2005Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou22OF126--28768-301293.9732.33------12799.290.0
2006Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou23OF129--269781284276.9722.14------13099.292.8
2007Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou24OF129--287893304295.9702.29------13297.790.8
2007Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou241B1--7---771.0007.00------1320.80.7
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24CF151513430-1-3130.9682.000.22-----2171.49.3
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24LF3-61---111.0000.330.17-----2114.31.9
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24RF1-21---111.0001.000.50-----214.80.6
2008Richmond Braves ILAAAatl25OF119--293842305301.9872.53------12198.384.4
2008Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25CF30272365512-5856.9661.870.24-----4075.018.5
2008Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25LF63339---991.0001.500.27-----4015.03.7
2008Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25RF1---------------402.50.6
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet26LF48313056632-7169.9721.440.23-----7464.929.4
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26CF3121199552--57571.0001.840.29-----4470.519.1
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet26RF18887131-114141.0000.780.16-----7424.311.0
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26RF1198738-1-3938.9743.450.44-----4425.06.8
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26LF1-1-------------442.30.6
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet26CF115-------------741.40.6
2010Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl27RF12--15---15151.0001.25------1963.28.4
2010Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil27CF11--22-1-2322.9572.00------1764.77.6
2010Louisville Bats ILAAAcin27CF8--14---14141.0001.75------1747.15.6
2010Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl27LF6--12---12121.0002.00------1931.64.2
2010Louisville Bats ILAAAcin27LF4--6---661.0001.50------1723.52.8
2010Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl27CF1---------------195.30.7
MLB Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF776457414033-146143.9791.860.25-----770.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF58343457632-8179.9751.360.23-----580.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF3117176521115453.9811.710.30-----310.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF248--58016135609596.9792.40------2480.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF20--36-1-3736.9731.80------200.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF12--15---15151.0001.25------120.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF10--18---18181.0001.80------100.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--7---771.0007.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF255--55613161585569.9732.23------2550.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF66--160743171167.9772.53------660.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF73--15025-157152.9682.08------730.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF74--148362157151.9622.04------740.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2003Tri City ValleyCats NYPLA-hou20---------74-
2004Lexington Legends SALAhou21---------73-
2004Salem Avalanche CaroA+hou21---------66-
2005Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou22---------126-
2006Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou23---------129-
2007Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou24--1------129-
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24------3151--
2008Richmond Braves ILAAAatl25---------119-
2008Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25------6301--
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet26------48118--
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26------13111--
2010Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl27------6112--
2010Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil27-------11---
2010Louisville Bats ILAAAcin27------48---

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor22241002236401121024900000.360.385.430.815435104.389.070.1903.858.652.250.96100.0013.89
2007Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB241113430100002200011.231.333.385.7185115.273.154.30813.3313.331.000.000.0033.33
2008Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2528508133009303501001.260.302.320.62216354.289.060.1805.569.261.670.000.0023.08
2009Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB262470122031285041101002.286.324.443.76731675.316.157.2865.3314.672.752.6735.0030.00
2010Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB271320131001102700000.150.227.200.4274122.231.050.2009.0931.823.500.000.0033.33
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs241002236401121024900000.360.385.430.815435104.389.070.1903.858.652.250.96100.0013.89
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs7615325397221890112502014.255.305.366.6715611166.294.111.2426.6315.062.271.2076.5028.21

Awards [8]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2002Ohio Valley Conference All-Conference Team (OF)1
20032nd Team College All-American (OF) ... Ohio Valley Conference All-Conference Team (OF) ... Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year3
2004South Atlantic League All-Star Team (OF)1
2006Texas League All-Star (OF) ... Texas League All-Star game MVP2
2008International League All-Star Team (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-06-16ContractSigned by Braves 
2009-07-30TradeTraded by Tigers to Royals for cash 
2009-06-22ContractSigned by Reds 
2009-03-30TradeTraded by Braves to Tigers for Rudy Darrow 
2007-11-16TradeTraded by Astros to Braves for Omar Villarreal 
2003-06-13Contractsigned 
* 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
2003Houston Astros-20265,000-------265,000Signing Bonus out of 2003 Draft (4th round - 119th overall)
2007Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24380,000-73735-2,459,737380,000645,000
2008Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll25390,0000.07675338-2,696,252390,0001,035,000
2009Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26400,000-72436-2,746,792400,0001,435,000
2009Detroit TigersTeam Payroll26400,000-72432-2,746,792400,0001,435,000
* 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