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David PurceyTrack this Player High 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 [36.029]PlaceSt. Charles,Illinois
High SchoolTrinity Christian Academy (Addison,TX)
CollegeUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman,OK)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 17th round (514th overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Seattle Mariners [Team Picks] 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
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (63.74%) -- Slider (20.17%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (8.62%) -- Changeup (6.95%) -- Curveball (0.52%)
Fastball Velocity [2013] - 92.57 - [2011] - 92.82 - [2010] - 92.16
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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
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet29P19-18-3--331.0000.160.17-----19100.011.7
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29P9-1212--331.0000.330.25-----9100.05.6
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29P5-2-------------5100.03.1
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----------
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet2919----------
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak299----------
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor295----------
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
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs411.88990000052.727141102860001.044.610.004.7810.252.142.39.800
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs121.23660000022.013630925001.005.320.003.6810.232.782.45.333
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 DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-05-17RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by White Sox32.025  
2014-04-12RPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Charlotte (AAA)31.355Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-11-19RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract31.211Team Roster on 2013-11-19
2013-10-22RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentRefused Minor League Assignment - Declared free agency31.183  
2013-10-18RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors31.179Team Roster on 2013-10-18
2013-07-03RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Charlotte (AAA)31.072Team Roster on 2013-07-03
2013-04-06PChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Charlotte (AAA)30.349Team Roster on 2013-04-06
2012-11-23PChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract30.215Team Roster on 2012-11-23
2012-11-18PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency30.210  
2012-03-20PPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)29.332Team Roster on 2012-03-20
2011-12-09RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract29.231Team Roster on 2011-12-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster 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
2011Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll29436,400-60731332,722,607414,0003,230,100
2011Detroit TigersTeam Payroll29436,400-60721332,722,607414,0003,230,100
2011Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll29436,400-60723332,722,607414,0003,230,100
2013Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll31490,0002.13377530-3,023,990490,0003,720,1002012-11-23 - 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