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Current Status
Free Agent since 2014-11-08 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Justin R. Towles
Stat Years
2004-2014  [mlb] 2007-2011
Height/Weight
6-2 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (561) ... 1B (5) ... LF (2) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
1984-02-11 in Crosby, Texas   [36.153]
High School
Crosby (Crosby,TX)
Colleges
Collin College (McKinney, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #20 (#604 overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Pat Murphy
MLB Debut
2007-09-05 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.207)
Service Time
2.002 (2012)
Organizations
HOU [8] MIN [1] LAN [1] SLN [1] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 37899 ... retro id: towlj001 ... mlbam id: 453525
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2004Greeneville AstrosAppRkhou-20c---13911117276008431223111101.243.370.297.667136336.171.054.3038.8216.911.920.00.0022.2
    2005Lexington LegendsSALAhou1521c---24516235561425231171629105003.346.436.549.9851938921.327.203.3988.2915.031.8132.42.5937.5
    2006Lexington LegendsSALAhou1522c---381284399019212551352146104203.317.382.525.90732114933.310.208.3426.5414.332.1923.73.7436.7
    2007Salem AvalancheCaroA+hou1523c---4269014183201135121590402.200.339.278.617115255.189.078.22810.4313.041.250.00.0027.8
    2007Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou2123c---46121647701221149942335153012.324.425.551.97625711925.356.227.3478.9513.621.5219.64.2835.7
    2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou4323c---413435120002244712000.279.354.279.63350120.047.000.3338.0014.001.750.00.000.0
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4623cL-S-E-P4144091550112013110011.375.432.5751.00744236.250.200.3686.822.270.3340.02.2740.0
    2008Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-24c---54816828518272843133163216.304.370.500.8701928417.280.196.3336.7716.152.3824.03.6533.3
    2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4624cL-S-E-P55414610205041600164063013.137.250.253.503171379.226.116.1579.3623.392.5036.52.3445.0
    2009Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou1425c---656145234012142230222762302.276.386.455.8411786617.352.179.30812.3615.171.2336.22.2542.5
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4625cL-S-E-P616487920230031611011.188.250.354.60453174.229.166.2335.6630.195.3324.03.7744.4
    2010Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-26c---7514321003204420000.143.400.214.6142031.500.071.20020.0020.001.000.00.0050.0
    2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4626cL-S-E-P717473930180021210102.191.235.319.55451154.170.128.2293.9223.536.0047.01.9644.4
    2011Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou1027c---835105192940311301811111106.276.430.400.830136427.324.124.28313.248.090.6135.02.2124.1
    2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4627cL-S-E-P85414711277031100132621213.184.256.293.5491654310.197.109.2007.8815.762.0049.01.8237.0
    2012Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin528c---952168243614011024123643201.214.280.315.5951895315.161.101.2636.3519.053.00168.00.5341.7
    2013Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln4629c---1019591514315140081040011.237.366.576.94271349.475.339.20511.2714.081.2511.87.0464.3
    2013Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan4129c---10415230012100302000.200.200.400.6001761.267.200.1820.0017.650.0015.05.8833.3
    2014Bridgeport BluefishAtlIndy------30c---116721635631411137003043161310.292.411.519.93026611226.366.227.31511.2816.171.4319.64.1441.3
    2014Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex14301b---11617133004005500002.176.364.353.7172263.471.177.25022.7322.731.000.00.00100.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)155428408022011500137951153410.187.267.315.58248413533.213.128.2127.6419.632.5738.92.2741.2
    National League Totals (5 yrs)155428408022011500137951153410.187.267.315.58248413533.213.128.2127.6419.632.5738.92.2741.2
    Minor League Totals49015972724519912492425735170282892615329.282.379.451.8301897721160.289.169.3148.9614.871.6632.62.5835.5
    Minor: Indy Totals6721635631411137003043161310.292.411.519.93026611226.366.227.31511.2816.171.4319.64.1441.3
    Minor: Rk Totals3911117276008431223111101.243.370.297.667136336.171.054.3038.8216.911.920.00.0022.2
    Minor: A Totals12644674146334177824123775209206.327.402.534.93651423854.316.207.3627.2014.592.0326.23.3137.0
    Minor: A+ Totals269014183201135121590402.200.339.278.617115255.189.078.22810.4313.041.250.00.0027.8
    Minor: AA Totals66230507213211521142739173012.313.423.530.95327712226.365.217.3399.7514.081.4420.93.9736.1
    Minor: AAA Totals233720117188444219315118213032138218.261.359.421.78085530369.279.160.2899.5915.201.5934.32.4636.7
    Houston Astros Totals (5 yrs)155428408022011500137951153410.187.267.315.58248413533.213.128.2127.6419.632.5738.92.2741.2
    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
    2004Greeneville AstrosAppRk20C3700.02472211270269.9967.300.0055.294.91
    2005Lexington LegendsSALA21C3600.02801923301299.9938.300.0025.980.03
    2006Lexington LegendsSALA22C6100.04542854487482.9907.900.0044.275.31
    2006Lexington LegendsSALA22OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.71.26
    2007Salem AvalancheCaroA+23C2600.01732013194193.9957.400.0018.7100.03
    2007Corpus Christi HooksTexAA23C4700.02852144310306.9876.500.0033.677.02
    2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA23C1300.08050085851.0006.500.009.2100.04
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLB23C14995.06560171711.0005.100.758.6100.04
    2008Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA24C4700.03011934323320.9916.800.0032.997.91
    2008Houston AstrosNLMLB24C5347408.03121321327325.9946.100.8032.998.13
    2009Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA25C4500.02682531296293.9906.500.0031.380.42
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLB25C1514114.08380091911.0006.100.809.393.83
    2010Corpus Christi HooksTexAA26C500.03420136361.0007.200.003.6100.05
    2010Houston AstrosNLMLB26C1513116.29271010099.9906.600.859.388.24
    2011Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAA27C3300.02032313227226.9966.800.0023.194.32
    2011HoustonNLMLB27c5141365.22842263312306.9816.000.8431.594.42
    2012Rochester Red WingsILAAA28C4400.02942131318315.9917.200.0030.684.62
    2012Rochester Red WingsILAAA28LF200.02000221.0001.000.001.43.89
    2013Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA29C1500.011211011231231.0008.200.0010.478.94
    2013Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAA29C400.03450039391.0009.800.002.8100.07
    2014Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA301B500.04020242421.0008.400.003.583.39
    MLB Totals - (C)1481241,0988365695901892.9906.000.810.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)201001292109101014111401.9937.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)5004020242421.0008.400.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (LF)2002000221.0001.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (C)52003192345346342.9886.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (C)26001732013194193.9957.400.000.00.00
    A Totals - (C)97007344777788781.9918.100.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (C)37002472211270269.9967.300.000.00.00
    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
    2004Minor-37---------
    2005Minor-36---------
    2006Minor-61-------1-
    2007MLB-14---------
    2007Minor-86---------
    2008MLB-53---------
    2008Minor-47---------
    2009MLB-15---------
    2009Minor-45---------
    2010MLB-15---------
    2010Minor-5---------
    2011MLB-51---------
    2011Minor-33---------
    2012Minor-44----2----
    2013Minor-19---------
    2014Minor--5--------
    Totals-5615---2--1-