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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Edward Nelson Sprague Jr.
Stat Years
1986-2002  [mlb] 1991-2001
Height/Weight
6-2 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
3B (1361) ... 1B (197) ... C (90) ... DH (34) ... LF (32) ... 2B (12) ... OF (4) ... RF (2)
Draft Position
3B-C
Born Date/Place
High School
St. Mary's (Stockton,CA)
Colleges
Stanford University (Stanford, California)
Draft
Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in Round #1 (#25 overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Pat Gillick
MLB Debut
1991-05-08 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.288)
Service Time
Organizations
TOR [10] OAK [1] PIT [1] BOS [1] SDN [1] SEA [1] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 457 ... retro id: sprae001 ... mlbam id: 122612
Relations
Son of Ed Sprague
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1986StanfordPac10NCAA-1------183b------481532248923282372330100.314.354.458.8121647014.183.144.3524.2714.023.2951.01.8329.2
    1987StanfordPac10NCAA-1------193b------7291609618316691132742120200.330.407.577.98433216837.368.247.3408.1312.651.5618.24.8238.5
    1988StanfordPac10NCAA-1------203bDR:1-25---682576287160228152424070400.339.439.6581.09731016938.494.319.32713.5512.900.9511.77.1043.7
    1989Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-213b---15219221429272311164070220.219.300.396.6962177618.260.177.2387.3718.432.5027.43.2342.9
    1989Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-213b---186288236014153300187351320.208.264.316.5803159120.170.108.2585.7123.174.0657.61.5933.3
    1990Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor33223b---21425196012423520754231100103410.239.293.418.71156721748.243.179.2585.4717.643.2326.03.5338.7
    1991Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-23c---3238824328052520102120200.364.431.6251.0561025513.398.261.4229.8020.592.1017.64.9040.6
    1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33233b-1bL-S-E-P36116017447042003194330122.275.361.394.7551836311.219.119.35110.3823.502.2640.02.1925.0
    1992Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-24c---410036949102182165001447340230.276.358.466.82441917236.306.190.30510.5017.421.6623.13.8235.3
    1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor3324cL-S-E-P422476112017003700000.234.280.340.62050163.170.106.2566.0014.002.3347.02.0027.3
    1993Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33253bL-S-E-P51505465014231112731032851026123.260.310.386.69659621144.187.126.2865.3714.262.6645.52.0131.0
    1994Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33263bL-S-E-P6109405389719111441023951124111.240.296.373.66944515131.193.133.2845.1721.354.1336.82.4732.0
    1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33273bL-S-E-P71445217712727218740058961517319.244.333.407.74060221247.274.163.2639.6315.951.6628.92.9937.0
    1996Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33283bL-S-E-P815959188146352361010060146120737.247.325.496.82167029373.350.249.2648.9621.792.4316.45.3750.0
    1997Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33293bL-S-E-P91385046311529414480151102601010.228.306.385.69156219447.256.157.2609.0718.152.0036.02.4940.9
    1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33303bL-S-E-P10105382499120017510224731102115.238.301.424.72541916237.243.186.2525.7317.423.0422.54.0640.7
    1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak8303bL-S-E-P10278781350371021720011.149.187.310.49791278.195.161.1492.2018.688.5029.03.3061.5
    1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5313bL-S-E-P111374907113127222813650931716612.267.352.465.81756422851.294.198.2868.8716.491.8622.33.9038.9
    2000Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+sdn-322b---1227120012001000000.286.375.7141.089851.571.428.16712.500.000.007.012.5050.0
    2000Boston Red SoxALMLBbos44323bL-S-E-P12331111124402900121800002.216.293.306.599123346.198.090.2429.7614.631.5055.51.6325.0
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn4321b-1bL-S-E-P12731571941120102700134030221.261.326.529.8551758322.350.268.2847.4322.863.0815.75.7153.7
    2001Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea5233of---13519662024001520100.316.391.7371.12823144.474.421.3084.3521.745.009.58.7066.7
    2001Seattle MarinersALMLBsea10331b-dhL-S-E-P1345949287021600111810113.298.374.436.810107419.255.138.34710.2816.821.6447.01.8732.1
    2002Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex5343b-1b---141064005110726110650140921207117.268.346.413.75945916537.243.145.3188.7120.042.3040.02.1834.6
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)120340955061010225121525586123588339163721106.247.318.419.73745871715389.258.172.2737.8018.162.3326.93.3138.5
    American League Totals (11 yrs)99334484168381861012045036295700715291393.243.313.407.72038481404316.249.164.2707.6718.192.3728.73.1237.7
    National League Totals (2 yrs)210647901723923210836631332018813.266.346.481.82773931173.308.215.2868.5318.002.1120.24.3342.4
    Minor League Totals516188223547510011662777516140442421917.252.322.422.7442110795177.257.170.2857.6319.152.5128.53.1337.3
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals1237011442314354117818876105220700.330.408.581.98980640789.374.251.3389.4313.031.3817.15.0938.5
    Minor: A+ Totals5419922449282511174070220.221.302.407.7092258119.271.186.2357.5617.782.3524.93.5643.2
    Minor: AAA Totals4621683213431919582526414436435419717.256.324.424.7481885714158.255.168.2917.6419.312.5329.03.0836.7
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (8 yrs)88831563887731701011341826270647685281187.245.315.413.72835271302293.252.168.2727.6618.342.4027.93.2037.9
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)1374907113127222813650931716612.267.352.465.81756422851.294.198.2868.8716.491.8622.33.9038.9
    San Diego Padres Totals (1 yrs)731571941120102700134030221.261.326.529.8551758322.350.268.2847.4322.863.0815.75.7153.7
    Seattle Mariners Totals (1 yrs)45949287021600111810113.298.374.436.810107419.255.138.34710.2816.821.6447.01.8732.1
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)331111124402900121800002.216.293.306.599123346.198.090.2429.7614.631.5055.51.6325.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)278781350371021720011.149.187.310.49791278.195.161.1492.2018.688.5029.03.3061.5
    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
    1989Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+213B5200.03386144133119.8952.300.0037.1100.02
    1989Syracuse ChiefsILAAA213B8600.0511492511225200.8892.300.0059.3100.01
    1990Syracuse ChiefsILAAA22C600.0164112120.9523.300.004.14.24
    1990Syracuse ChiefsILAAA221B900.0622356764.9557.100.006.26.33
    1990Syracuse ChiefsILAAA223B13200.0932403125364333.9152.500.0091.093.01
    1991Syracuse ChiefsILAAA23C1600.0105961120114.9507.100.0011.169.63
    1991Syracuse ChiefsILAAA233B300.0680014141.0004.700.002.113.03
    1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLB23C200.0502075.7142.500.001.23.34
    1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLB231B2200.0143110121541541.0007.000.0013.636.12
    1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLB233B3500.019611229280.8702.300.0021.657.42
    1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLB23DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.23.39
    1992Syracuse ChiefsILAAA24C5000.03312995369360.9767.200.0035.050.01
    1992Syracuse ChiefsILAAA241B1100.0101419106105.9919.500.007.711.03
    1992Syracuse ChiefsILAAA243B800.0611231917.8952.100.005.68.03
    1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLB24C1500.0643106867.9854.500.009.368.23
    1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLB241B400.01820120201.0005.000.002.518.24
    1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLB243B100.0000000.0000.000.000.64.54
    1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLB24DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.29.15
    1993Toronto Blue JaysALMLB253B15000.01272321721376359.9552.400.0092.6100.01
    1994Toronto Blue JaysALMLB261B300.01900219191.0006.300.002.62.84
    1994Toronto Blue JaysALMLB263B10700.0981471419259245.9462.300.0093.098.21
    1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLB271B700.0340133534.9714.900.004.94.92
    1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLB273B13900.01332341620383367.9582.600.0096.596.51
    1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLB27DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.41.45
    1996Toronto Blue JaysALMLB283B14800.01082181529341326.9562.200.0091.493.11
    1996Toronto Blue JaysALMLB28DH1000.0000000.0000.000.006.26.35
    1997Toronto Blue JaysALMLB293B12900.01062021819326308.9452.400.0079.693.51
    1997Toronto Blue JaysALMLB29DH800.0000000.0000.000.004.95.85
    1998Oakland AthleticsALMLB301B100.01000111.0001.000.000.63.77
    1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLB303B10500.087157208264244.9242.300.0064.8100.01
    1998Oakland AthleticsALMLB303B2300.02337626660.9092.600.0014.285.23
    1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB313B13400.0792542922362333.9202.500.0083.297.81
    2000Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+322B200.00600661.0003.000.001.4100.06
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB321B250180.21819714197190.9647.601.0515.434.22
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB321B250180.21819714197190.9647.601.0515.434.22
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB321B250180.21819714197190.9647.601.0515.434.22
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB321B250180.21819714197190.9647.601.0515.434.22
    2000Boston Red SoxALMLB321B3021.01740121211.0007.001.001.99.17
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB322B101.00100111.0001.001.000.61.47
    2000Boston Red SoxALMLB323B310243.01950217169.9722.200.2819.193.94
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB323B10053.1390112121.0001.200.236.213.73
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB323B10053.1390112121.0001.200.236.213.73
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB323B10053.1390112121.0001.200.236.213.73
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB323B10053.1390112121.0001.200.236.213.73
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB32LF6039.01000010101.0001.700.263.78.26
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB32LF6039.01000010101.0001.700.263.78.26
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB32LF6039.01000010101.0001.700.263.78.26
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB32LF6039.01000010101.0001.700.263.78.26
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB32RF108.0000000.0000.000.000.61.49
    2000Boston Red SoxALMLB32DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.63.017
    2001Tacoma RainiersPCLAAA333B100.0000000.0000.000.000.720.06
    2001Tacoma RainiersPCLAAA33OF400.06000661.0001.500.002.880.010
    2001Seattle MarinersALMLB33C101.01000111.0001.001.000.62.24
    2001Seattle MarinersALMLB331B12062.1512145453.9814.400.857.426.72
    2001Seattle MarinersALMLB333B8054.0511101716.9412.000.304.917.84
    2001Seattle MarinersALMLB33LF8049.01000010101.0001.300.204.917.86
    2001Seattle MarinersALMLB33RF102.01000111.0001.000.500.62.27
    2001Seattle MarinersALMLB33DH900.0000000.0000.000.005.620.04
    2002Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAA341B2500.021010114221220.9958.800.0017.423.63
    2002Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAA342B900.01622754538.8444.200.006.38.54
    2002Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAA343B2900.01253927465.8782.200.0020.127.42
    MLB Totals - (C)1801703307673.9614.1073.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)1520804100755307910921062.9737.001.320.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)1010100111.0001.001.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)10500509816163915014726052455.9422.304.820.00.00
    MLB Totals - (LF)3202055000050501.0001.600.240.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)20101000111.0000.500.100.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)3400000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)720045242167510494.9696.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)450037316528394389.9878.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)9001622754538.8444.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)259001684616741696629.9042.400.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)4006000661.0001.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)2000600661.0003.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)52003386144133119.8952.300.000.00.00
    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
    1989Minor----138------
    1990Minor-69-132------
    1991MLB-222-35-----2
    1991Minor-16--3------
    1992MLB-154-1-----2
    1992Minor-5011-8------
    1993MLB----150------
    1994MLB--3-107------
    1995MLB--7-139-----2
    1996MLB----148-----10
    1997MLB----129-----8
    1998MLB--1-128------
    1999MLB----134------
    2000MLB--103171-24-1-1
    2000Minor---2-------
    2001MLB-112-8-8-1-9
    2001Minor----1----4-
    2002Minor--25929------
    Totals-90197121361-32-2434