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David PurceyHigh Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2014 MLB Years: 2008-2013
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-338Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Kent Purcey
Height6-5Weight240BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 22,1982 [35.307]PlaceSt. Charles,Illinois
High SchoolTrinity Christian Academy (Addison,TX)
CollegeUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman,OK)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Yankees in the 17th round (514th overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 20th round (609th overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,600,000Signing ScoutsTy NicholsService Time2.133 (2013)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-TOR-#5 ... 2006-TOR-#3 ... 2007-TOR-#9 ... 2008-TOR-#9
MLB DebutApril 18,2008 [25.361]
OrganizationsTOR [8] CHA [2] DET [1] OAK [1] PHI [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID33729Retrosheet IDpurcd001MLBAM ID453515
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts70Walks27Hittable66SO/BB42vsPower66Hitting0Durability57Team.502Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2002OklahomaBig12NCAA-1Fr17S/R20543.3624816000675.0774328344848001.619.240.365.2810.081.91.556-
2003OklahomaBig12NCAA-1So17S/R21335.20261016000172.27252424416710001.568.920.505.088.301.63.500-
2004OklahomaBig12NCAA-1Jr-ST22953.11181801000118.28952415541303001.216.750.384.109.862.41.643-
2004Auburn DoubledaysNYPLA-tor-S/R22101.50321000012.062201130000.584.50--0.759.7513.001.000-
2005Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-ST23543.6321210000094.08051388561168001.447.630.765.3411.072.07.556-
2005New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtor29ST23432.93880100043.0321714225454001.336.700.425.239.421.80.571-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0973.41292901000137.01126852108116112001.417.340.665.3110.551.99.5633.39
2006New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtor32ST24455.6016160000088.01015955944816001.6410.290.924.488.251.84.444-
2006Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-ST24275.4012120100051.2494131738452001.688.541.226.627.841.18.222-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST06125.53282801000139.11501008616821268001.669.641.035.278.101.54.3334.59
2007New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtor32ST25355.3711110110062.0674137416554101.349.730.582.327.983.44.375-
2008Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor35ST26862.69191900000117.097413583412111101.127.460.622.629.313.56.571-
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25ST26365.5412120100065.0674140929583041.489.281.254.028.032.00.3334.67
2009Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAtor45ST27964.46242401100139.013283697781099001.518.530.455.047.041.40.600-
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25ST27136.19990000048.0543533630393011.7510.131.135.637.311.30.2505.03
2010New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtor-Rel280113.5030300002.23441151001.5010.123.373.3716.875.00.000-
2010Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAtor25Rel28213.3717017003018.21497215232001.556.750.967.2311.091.53.667-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0224.6420020003020.0171311316283001.557.171.276.7511.811.75.5004.53
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25Rel28113.71330330018134.0261614315323001.216.880.793.978.472.13.5003.67
2011Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet51Rel29002.38808000011.011330570001.418.74--3.975.561.40--
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25Rel290011.5750500002.03330430003.0011.57--15.4311.570.75-5.60
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29Rel29002.13909003012.29331370000.956.390.712.134.972.33-3.66
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet38Rel29127.2319019006018.2211515120120002.2010.120.489.645.790.60.3335.65
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi48Rel30144.37471460010057.2572828233639001.568.900.315.159.831.91.200-
2013Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha44Rel31023.03260260012338.2301413212435001.096.980.472.7910.013.58.000-
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha41Rel31112.1324024007025.01976217235021.426.750.716.048.171.35.5004.51
2014Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-S/R32302.72972000039.2301412018363001.216.81--4.088.172.001.000-
2014Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha44Rel32024.5812012006219.2191010314151001.688.691.376.416.861.07.000-
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter7134.98111219010341204.01991201142211817414071.548.690.965.167.601.47.3501.52
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter39464.1222711411342315752.06984033465537274162201.418.310.654.438.821.99.459-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter22283.891655610921315451.04092291963122942639101.418.110.614.548.441.86.440-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter11145.05383532100195.1203121110168618615101.479.320.733.958.542.16.440-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter543.6321210000094.08051388561168001.447.630.765.3411.072.07.556-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101.50321000012.062201130000.584.50--0.759.7513.001.000-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter302.72972000039.2301412018363001.216.81--4.088.172.001.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17123.756836321007265.02381471111213928121001.428.040.414.709.502.02.586-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter5105.4259213810181149.0150959018781329051.539.041.084.707.961.69.333-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter112.1324024007025.01976217235021.426.750.716.048.171.35.500-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter127.2319019006018.2211515120120002.2010.120.489.645.790.60.333-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.13909003012.29331370000.956.390.712.134.972.33--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings7144.98119229710361220.02131281222312618615071.548.690.965.167.601.47.3331.52
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11134.126633331191220.02031171011610821618101.418.310.654.438.821.99.458-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25p2611000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi48p30200000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter251000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter200000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter200000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626000000000600000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1620000000000008000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-tor22P3---21-32.6670.67------3100.04.1
2005Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor23P21--513--18181.0000.86------21100.015.0
2005New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor23P8--24--661.0000.75------8100.05.6
2006New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor24P16--48131312.9230.75------16100.011.3
2006Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor24P12--3521108.8000.67------12100.08.4
2007New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor25P11---72197.7780.64------11100.07.7
2008Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor26P19--4111-1615.9380.79------19100.013.4
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26P12126524--661.0000.500.09-----12100.07.4
2009Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor27P24--6122-2018.9000.75------24100.016.7
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27P9948251187.8750.780.15-----9100.05.6
2010New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor28P3---------------3100.02.1
2010Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor28P17--13--441.0000.24------17100.011.8
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28P33-3421--331.0000.090.09-----33100.020.4
2011Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29P8---1--111.0000.13------8100.05.6
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29P9-1212--331.0000.330.25-----9100.05.6
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29P5-2-------------5100.03.1
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet29P19-18-3--331.0000.160.17-----19100.011.7
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi30P47--18-1991.0000.19------47100.032.9
2013Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha31P26--25--771.0000.27------26100.018.2
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31P24-2513--441.0000.170.161-100.0-24100.014.8
2014Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha32P12--22--441.0000.33------12100.08.3
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P11121204818112726.9630.230.131-100.0-1110.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P165--1947527166.9300.40------1650.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P38--619342825.8930.66------380.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P21--513--18181.0000.86------210.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3---21-32.6670.67------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-tor223----------
2005Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor2321----------
2005New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor238----------
2006New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor2416----------
2006Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor2412----------
2007New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor2511----------
2008Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor2619----------
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2612----------
2009Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor2724----------
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor279----------
2010New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor283----------
2010Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor2817----------
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2833----------
2011Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet298----------
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak299----------
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor295----------
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet2919----------
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi3047----------
2013Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha3126----------
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3124----------
2014Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha3212----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2003Orleans CardinalsCape Cod LeagueCollege21411.88990000052.227141102860001.054.610.004.7810.252.142.39.800
2006Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB24016.0030300003.0322001001.009.000.000.003.0006.00.000
2007Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor25121.23660000022.013630925001.005.320.003.6810.232.782.45.333
2008Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB26004.5020200002.0311102001.5013.504.500.009.0004.50.000
2009Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.0001-1001018.03810311102.1719.001.500.500.501.000.50.000
2010Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB28004.9150500007.11044236001.8312.272.453.687.362.004.91.000
2011Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB29213.8610010000011.211651109101.888.490.777.716.940.904.63.667
2012Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB30002.5760600117.0532235011.146.432.573.866.431.673.86.000
2013Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB31019.9550500106.11077155002.4614.211.427.117.111.009.95.000
2014Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB32109.0070700206.0676349001.679.004.506.0013.502.2510.501.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs121.23660000022.013630925001.005.320.003.6810.232.782.45.333
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs411.88990000052.727141102860001.044.610.004.7810.252.142.39.800
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs333.9638137005161.3863127132638211.8312.621.913.825.581.464.55.500

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2008Triple A All-Star Team (SP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2014-05-17RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by White Sox  
2014-04-12RPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Charlotte (AAA)Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-11-19RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2013-11-19
2013-10-22RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentRefused Minor League Assignment - Declared free agency  
2013-10-18RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minorsTeam Roster on 2013-10-18
2013-07-03RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Charlotte (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-07-03
2013-04-06PChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Charlotte (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-04-06
2012-11-23PChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contractTeam Roster on 2012-11-23
2012-11-18PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency  
2012-03-20PPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)Team Roster on 2012-03-20
2011-12-09RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contractTeam Roster on 2011-12-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2011-12-09ContractSigned by Phillies 
2011-05-27TradeTraded by Athletics to Tigers for Scott Sizemore 
2011-04-18TradeTraded by Blue Jays to Athletics for Danny Farquhar 
2010-09-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-08-16InjuredDisabled -- Strained Ligaments In His Right Foot 
2004-07-23Contractsigned 
* 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
2004Toronto Blue Jays-221,600,000-------1,600,000Signing Bonus out of 2004 Draft (1st round - 16th overall)
2008Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll26390,000-75339-2,696,252390,0001,990,000
2009Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll27403,700-69025142,746,792400,0002,393,700
2010Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll28400,000-75738-2,812,412400,0002,793,700
2011Detroit TigersTeam Payroll29436,400-60721332,722,607414,0003,230,100
2011Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll29436,400-60723332,722,607414,0003,230,100
2011Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll29436,400-60731332,722,607414,0003,230,100
2013Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll31490,0002.13377530-3,021,531490,0003,720,1002012-11-23 - Signed to minor league contract
* 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