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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Berton Axford
Stat Years
2002-2019  [mlb] 2009-2018
Height/Weight
6-5 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (657)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1983-04-01 in Simcoe, Ontario   [37.236]
High School
Assumption College (Brantford,ON)
Colleges
University of Notre Dame (South Bend, Indiana)
Draft
Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in Round #42 (#1259 overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
2009-09-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.167)
Service Time
8.118 (2018)
Organizations
MIL [6] OAK [2] TOR [2] SLN [1] NYA [1] PIT [1] CLE [1] COL [1] LAN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 25382 ... retro id: axfoj001 ... mlbam id: 446099
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2002Notre DameBigEastNCAA-1rpi 224919Fr---523.9917120005070.0594531059640001.697.590.007.598.235.791.08.714
    2003Notre DameBigEastNCAA-1rpi 474920So---934.3114130001071.06337343506914001.597.990.386.348.754.691.38.750
    2005Notre DameBigEastNCAA-1rpi 564922JrDR:42-12590121.0051000403.03971940004.009.003.0027.0012.0027.000.44.000
    2006Canisius CollegeMAACNCAA-1rpi 2732923Sr---385.0114142000070.05849396757515001.907.460.779.649.646.301.00.273
    2007Staten Island YankeesNYPLA-nya-241---112.22800058224.11386015303001.154.810.005.5511.102.962.00.500
    2007Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAnya-241---034.391350038026.2292013222217001.919.790.677.427.096.750.95.000
    2007Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-241---002.38500025211.165327153001.154.761.595.5611.913.972.14.000
    2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YankeesILAAAnya-241---0013.5010001100.22110111004.5027.000.0013.5013.5013.501.00.000
    2007Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAAA/A+/A-/A----244---143.29275001122463.05034234456714001.517.140.576.439.574.861.49.200
    2008Brevard County ManateesFSLA+mil44252---5104.55261400112095.08658485738912001.678.150.476.928.435.491.22.333
    2008Minor Totals: MILbyYearA+----251---5104.55261400112095.08658485738912001.678.150.476.928.435.491.22.333
    2009Brevard County ManateesFSLA+mil44263---411.6319000419027.21455016431001.084.550.005.2013.991.632.69.800
    2009Huntsville StarsSouAAmil-263---003.5240001417.27331390001.308.221.173.5210.573.523.00.000
    2009Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil25263---503.55220001122033.0231313219372001.276.270.555.1810.093.551.951.000
    2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil59263Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.5270006717.25330691001.435.870.007.0410.573.521.50.000
    2009Minor Totals: MILbyYearAA/A+/AAA----263---912.78450001645168.3442121338893001.205.810.405.0211.762.782.34.900
    2009MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.7570006717.75330691001.536.250.007.5011.253.751.50.000
    2010Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil47274---322.0312000312213.1147305190001.439.450.003.3812.834.733.80.600
    2010Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil59274Log - Sp - Ext - Perf822.485000043502458.0421716127764011.196.520.164.1911.792.642.81.800
    2010Minor Totals: MILbyYearAAA----271---322.0612000312213.3147305190001.459.620.003.4413.054.813.80.600
    2010MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf822.485000043502458.0421716127764001.196.520.164.1911.792.642.81.800
    2011Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil59285Log - Sp - Ext - Perf221.957400063744673.2591916425868001.147.210.493.0510.512.323.44.500
    2011MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf221.977400063744673.7591916425868001.157.250.493.0710.572.343.44.500
    2012Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil59296Log - Sp - Ext - Perf584.677500054753569.161423610399310021.447.921.305.0612.075.452.38.385
    2012MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf584.697500054753569.361423610399310021.457.951.305.0812.115.472.38.385
    2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil59307Log - Sp - Ext - Perf674.45620001362054.26229271023545011.5510.211.653.798.894.772.35.462
    2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34307Log - Sp - Ext - Perf101.7413000313010.1113203110011.359.580.002.619.582.613.671.000
    2013MLB Totals: MIL-SLNbyYearMLB----302Log - Sp - Ext - Perf774.02750001675065.07332291026655021.5210.111.383.609.004.432.50.500
    2014Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle44318Log - Sp - Ext - Perf233.924900024491043.2342119630514011.477.011.246.1810.514.331.70.400
    2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit53318Log - Sp - Ext - Perf014.0913000413011.095506121011.367.360.004.919.824.092.00.000
    2014MLB Totals: CLE-PITbyYearMLB----312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf243.996200028621054.7432624636635021.467.141.005.9810.464.321.75.333
    2015Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol66329Log - Sp - Ext - Perf454.206000043602555.2562726432621001.589.050.655.1710.024.371.94.444
    2015MLB Totals: COLbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf454.246000043602555.7562726432621001.599.130.655.2210.114.401.94.444
    2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak613310Log - Sp - Ext - Perf643.97680001368365.2653029630604031.458.910.824.118.224.112.00.600
    2016MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf644.00680001368365.7653029630604031.468.970.834.148.284.142.00.600
    2017Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoak383411---000.0030000303.12000040000.605.400.000.0010.800.000.00.000
    2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak613411Log - Sp - Ext - Perf016.4322000822021.0271615317211022.1011.571.297.299.006.861.24.000
    2017Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA----341---000.0030000303.32000040000.655.810.000.0011.610.002.00.000
    2017MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf016.4322000822021.0271615317211022.1011.571.297.299.006.861.24.000
    2018Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor773512Log - Sp - Ext - Perf414.41451001144051.0442725620506021.257.761.063.538.824.762.50.800
    2018Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan883512Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0017.1850001503.28870240012.7319.640.004.919.8219.642.00.000
    2018MLB Totals: TOR-LANbyYearMLB----352Log - Sp - Ext - Perf415.31501001249054.7523532622546031.378.631.003.658.975.812.45.800
    2019Gulf Coast Blue Jays GCLRktor---3613---000.0011000001.00000100001.000.000.009.000.000.000.00.000
    2019Minor Totals: TORbyYearRk----361---000.0011000001.00000100001.000.000.009.000.000.000.00.000
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)38343.87543100286542144525.348324722650260589450151.418.280.864.4610.104.232.27.528
    National League Totals (9 yrs)26253.61359000230359131344.03131531382916340730071.388.190.764.2610.654.002.50.510
    American League Totals (4 yrs)1294.371841005618313181.31709488219718215081.478.451.044.829.044.671.88.571
    Minor League Totals18173.50114200031947244.0196120951216226829001.477.230.445.989.894.431.65.514
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals17144.675040200100214.01831401111019321229001.767.700.428.128.925.891.10.548
    Minor: Rk Totals000.0011000001.00000100001.000.000.009.000.000.000.00.000
    Minor: A- Totals112.24800058224.31386015303001.164.850.005.6011.202.992.00.500
    Minor: A Totals034.471350038026.7292013222217001.959.960.697.567.216.870.95.000
    Minor: A+ Totals9113.765014007362134.0106685679614716001.517.120.476.459.874.571.53.450
    Minor: AA Totals003.7540001417.77331390001.398.751.253.7511.253.753.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals823.05380001538250.3412117225613001.327.370.364.4910.963.772.44.800
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (5 yrs)21193.35268000179268106263.3229110982512031828041.337.830.864.1010.883.762.65.525
    Oakland Athletics Totals (2 yrs)654.59900002190386.7924644947815051.619.610.944.918.464.801.72.545
    Colorado Rockies Totals (1 yrs)454.246000043602555.7562726432621001.599.130.655.2210.114.401.94.444
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)233.964900024491043.7342119630514011.487.081.256.2510.634.381.70.400
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (1 yrs)414.41451001144051.0442725620506021.257.761.063.538.824.762.50.800
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)014.0913000413011.095506121011.367.360.004.919.824.092.00.000
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)101.7813000313010.3113203110011.399.800.002.679.802.673.671.000
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)0019.6950001503.78870240013.1322.500.005.6311.2522.502.00.000
    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%
    2009Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil2526p---1221000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2012Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil5929pL-S-E-P2751000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil5930pL-S-E-P3620000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3430pL-S-E-P3130000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak6133pL-S-E-P460000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak6134pL-S-E-P530000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)1591000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (3 yrs)1501000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    American League Totals (2 yrs)90000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals221000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals221000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (2 yrs)1371000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)130000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (2 yrs)90000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    2007Staten Island YankeesNYPLA-24P800.01401551.0000.600.0010.7100.015
    2007Charleston (Sc) RiverDogsSALA24P1300.0242186.7500.500.009.3100.015
    2007Tampa YankeesFSLA+24P500.01200331.0000.600.003.6100.021
    2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YankeesILAAA24P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.028
    2008Brevard County ManateesFSLA+25P2600.056201311.8460.400.0018.8100.06
    2009Brevard County ManateesFSLA+26P1900.04100551.0000.300.0015.0100.010
    2009Huntsville StarsSouAA26P400.00100111.0000.300.002.9100.022
    2009Nashville SoundsPCLAAA26P2200.00901991.0000.400.0015.3100.011
    2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLB26P707.21000111.0000.100.144.3100.018
    2010Nashville SoundsPCLAAA27P1200.01000111.0000.100.008.3100.014
    2010Milwaukee BrewersNLMLB27P50058.04502991.0000.200.1630.9100.03
    2011MilwaukeeNLMLB28p74073.21721108.8000.100.1145.7100.01
    2012MilwaukeeNLMLB29P75069.1241076.8570.100.0946.3100.02
    2013MilwaukeeNLMLB30P62054.21300441.0000.100.0738.3100.04
    2013St. LouisNLMLB30P13010.1000000.0000.000.008.0100.016
    2014ClevelandALMLB31P49043.20400441.0000.100.0930.2100.05
    2014PittsburghNLMLB31P13011.02200441.0000.300.368.0100.017
    2015ColoradoNLMLB32P60055.268111514.9330.200.2537.0100.03
    2016OaklandALMLB33P68065.22110013131.0000.200.2042.0100.02
    2017Nashville SoundsPCLAAA34P300.0000000.0000.000.002.2100.030
    2017OaklandALMLB34P22021.01400551.0000.200.2413.6100.014
    2018TorontoALMLB35P45151.0072097.7780.200.1427.8100.07
    2018LA DodgersNLMLB35P503.20200221.0000.400.633.1100.026
    2019Gulf Coast Blue Jays GCLRk36P100.0000000.0000.000.002.0100.034
    MLB Totals - (P)543152220576410.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)3800190110.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)400010010.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)50001092010.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)1300242111.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (P)800140111.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)100000000.0000.000.00---------
    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
    2007Minor27----------
    2008Minor26----------
    2009MLB7----------
    2009Minor45----------
    2010MLB50----------
    2010Minor12----------
    2011MLB74----------
    2012MLB75----------
    2013MLB75----------
    2014MLB62----------
    2015MLB60----------
    2016MLB68----------
    2017MLB22----------
    2017Minor3----------
    2018MLB50----------
    2019Minor1----------
    Totals657----------