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Current Status
Free Agent since 2012-11-18 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Michael Aaron Ballard
Stat Years
2003-2013
Height/Weight
6-2 / 185
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (167)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Ocean Lakes (Virginia Beach,VA)
Colleges
University of Virginia (Charlottesville, Virginia)
Draft
Selected by the Texas Rangers in Round #14 (#418 overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Russ Ardolina
MLB Debut
Service Time
Organizations
TEX [5] WAS [1] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 42049
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2003VirginiaACCNCAA-1rpi 25-19Fr---221.93770000037.130148219260001.317.230.484.586.273.381.37.500
    2005VirginiaACCNCAA-1rpi 341821SoDR:47-1415833.5415151000089.0864135819530001.188.700.811.925.364.152.79.727
    2006VirginiaACCNCAA-1rpi 161822JrDR:14-418934.0916162100092.1925342425692201.278.970.392.446.735.172.76.750
    2006Spokane IndiansNwstA-tex20221---275.6818130015063.1784940719413001.5311.080.992.705.836.962.16.222
    2006Minor Totals: TEXbyYearA-----221---275.7118130015063.3784940719413001.5411.131.002.715.856.992.16.222
    2007Clinton LumberKingsMidwAtex-232---943.9314141100075.2874133514592101.3310.350.591.677.024.884.21.692
    2007Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+tex-232---534.9914140000088.19652491222724001.349.781.222.247.345.303.27.625
    2007Minor Totals: TEXbyYearA+/A----232---1474.50282811000164.0183938217361316101.3410.040.931.987.195.103.64.667
    2008Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex36243---834.0217161011096.11134643334726101.5310.560.283.186.734.302.12.727
    2008Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex41243---336.81880000038.157302947231001.6713.380.941.645.407.043.29.500
    2008Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA/AA----242---1164.83252410110134.71707672741957101.5711.400.472.756.375.102.32.647
    2009Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex25254---763.71201820120123.213460511226803101.299.750.871.895.824.373.08.538
    2009Oklahoma City RedhawksPCLAAAtex41254---125.14840014028.029181654161001.189.321.611.295.145.794.00.333
    2009Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA/AA----252---883.99282220260151.716378671730964101.289.701.011.795.714.643.20.500
    2010Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAtex41265---685.092918115110111.114272631333732121.5711.481.052.675.905.822.21.429
    2010Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----261---685.102918115110111.314272631333732121.5811.501.052.675.915.832.21.429
    2011Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal36276---833.33171610010108.089464012131126060.947.421.001.089.333.838.62.727
    2011Norfolk TidesILAAAbal36276---244.911091101051.1663128717382251.6211.571.232.986.665.442.24.333
    2011Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA/AA----272---1073.85272521020159.31557768193015082111.168.771.071.708.494.365.00.588
    2012Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas31287---154.3112120000064.28135311017562101.5211.271.392.377.794.873.29.167
    2012Minor Totals: WASbyYearAA----281---154.3512120000064.78135311017562101.5311.361.402.387.854.913.29.167
    2013Southern Maryland Blue CrabsAtlIndy------298---774.8917170000092.010651501026603091.4310.370.982.545.874.992.31.500
    2013Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----291---774.8917170000092.010651501026603091.4310.370.982.545.874.992.31.500
    Minor League Totals52484.48167142739250849.097248042390206642327131.3910.300.952.186.815.093.12.520
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals1983.51383831000218.72081088514631482201.248.580.582.606.104.452.35.704
    Minor: Indy Totals774.8917170000092.010651501026603091.4310.370.982.545.874.992.31.500
    Minor: A- Totals275.7118130015063.3784940719413001.5411.131.002.715.856.992.16.222
    Minor: A Totals943.9514141100075.7874133514592101.3410.410.601.687.064.914.21.692
    Minor: A+ Totals535.0114140000088.39652491222724001.349.811.232.257.365.313.27.625
    Minor: AA Totals24173.79666240240392.7417187165379032017361.299.570.852.077.344.293.56.585
    Minor: AAA Totals12175.345539226160229.029415113629611506371.5511.551.142.405.905.932.46.414
    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 NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2012Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas3128p145010000000103000.200.200.200.400810.000.000.2500.0012.500.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals45010000000103000.200.200.200.400810.000.000.2500.0012.500.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals45010000000103000.200.200.200.400810.000.000.2500.0012.500.000.00.000.0
    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 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
    2006Spokane IndiansNwstA-22P1800.0514212119.9051.100.0023.7100.05
    2007Clinton LumberKingsMidwA23P1400.077101514.9331.000.0010.2100.014
    2007Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+23P1400.03190122221.0001.600.0010.0100.013
    2008Frisco RoughRidersTexAA24P1700.0210101312.9230.700.0012.1100.09
    2008Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAA24P800.0190110101.0001.300.005.6100.016
    2009Frisco RoughRidersTexAA25P2000.0118102019.9501.000.0014.3100.011
    2009Okla. City RedhawksPCLAAA25P800.0222064.6670.500.005.6100.018
    2010Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAA26P2900.0512101817.9440.600.0020.3100.06
    2011Bowie BaysoxEastAA27P1700.01811109.9000.500.0012.1100.013
    2011Norfolk TidesILAAA27P1000.0390012121.0001.200.007.0100.019
    2012Harrisburg SenatorsEastAA28P1200.00601661.0000.500.008.5100.014
    AAA Totals - (P)55001132314643.9350.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)6600442324946.9390.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)14003190122221.0001.600.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)140077101514.9331.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)1800514212119.9051.100.000.00.00
    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
    2006Minor18----------
    2007Minor28----------
    2008Minor25----------
    2009Minor28----------
    2010Minor29----------
    2011Minor27----------
    2012Minor12----------
    Totals167----------