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Current Status
Free Agent since 2017-11-07 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Collin Thomas Balester
Stat Years
2004-2017  [mlb] 2008-2015
Height/Weight
6-5 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (391)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Huntington Beach (Huntington Beach,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Montreal Expos in Round #4 (#114 overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Tony Arango
MLB Debut
2008-07-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.025)
Service Time
2.016 (2015)
Organizations
WAS [7] PIT [2] CIN [1] SFN [1] MON [1] DET [1] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 45887 ... retro id: balec001 ... mlbam id: 444446
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2004Gulf Coast Expos GCLRkmon-181---122.19540011024.2208605214011.017.300.001.827.662.924.20.333
    2004Minor Totals: MONbyYearRk----181---122.23540011024.7208605214011.037.440.001.867.812.984.20.333
    2005Savannah Sand GnatsSALAwas-192---863.67242310010125.010562511142954161.187.560.793.026.844.462.26.571
    2005Minor Totals: WASbyYearA----191---863.67242310010125.010562511142954161.187.560.793.026.844.462.26.571
    2006Potomac NationalsCaroA+was16203---455.20232200010117.2126716812538712001.529.640.924.056.655.431.64.444
    2006Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas-203---101.83330000019.2155406102001.076.860.002.754.582.291.671.000
    2006Minor Totals: WASbyYearAA/A+----202---554.73262500010137.3141767212599714001.469.260.793.876.374.991.64.500
    2007Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas18214---273.7417170000098.21034741925775001.309.400.822.287.024.293.08.222
    2007Columbus ClippersILAAAwas11214---234.1810100000051.2492724323402101.398.540.524.016.974.701.74.400
    2007Minor Totals: WASbyYearAAA/AA----212---4103.90272700000150.3152746512481177101.339.110.722.887.024.442.44.286
    2008Columbus ClippersILAAAwas11225---934.0015150000078.27937351423644001.309.041.602.637.324.232.78.750
    2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas40225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf375.5115150000080.09253491228504061.5010.351.353.155.635.961.79.300
    2008Minor Totals: WASbyYearAAA----221---934.0315150000078.77937351423644001.309.091.612.657.374.262.78.750
    2008MLB Totals: WASbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf375.5115150000080.09253491228504061.5010.351.353.155.635.961.79.300
    2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas40236---7104.44202000000107.11295853537716101.5510.820.423.105.954.861.92.412
    2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas40236Log - Sp - Ext - Perf146.82770000030.13424231014200001.5810.092.974.155.937.121.43.200
    2009Minor Totals: WASbyYearAAA----231---7104.45202000000107.31295853537716101.5510.840.423.115.974.871.92.412
    2009MLB Totals: WASbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf146.88770000030.33424231014200001.5910.172.994.195.987.181.43.200
    2010Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas40247---335.8735500530069.0744745832527031.549.651.044.176.786.131.63.500
    2010Washington NationalsNLMLBwas99247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf012.5717000817021.01566211284001.246.430.864.7112.002.572.55.000
    2010Minor Totals: WASbyYearAAA----241---335.8735500530069.0744745832527031.549.651.044.176.786.131.63.500
    2010MLB Totals: WASbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf012.5717000817021.01566211284001.246.430.864.7112.002.572.55.000
    2011Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas23258---214.3528000928139.1471919215463011.5810.750.463.4310.534.353.07.667
    2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas23258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf144.5423000923035.2382118714342111.469.591.773.538.585.302.43.200
    2011Minor Totals: WASbyYearAAA----251---214.3728000928139.3471919215463011.5910.820.463.4510.594.373.07.667
    2011MLB Totals: WASbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf144.6023000923035.7382118714342111.489.721.793.588.695.372.43.200
    2012Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet31269---113.64310001331147.0382019712451131.067.281.342.308.623.833.75.500
    2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet31269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf206.5011000211018.0141413511124031.397.002.505.506.007.001.091.000
    2012Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----261---113.64310001331147.0382019712451131.067.281.342.308.623.833.75.500
    2012MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf206.5011000211018.0141413511124031.397.002.505.506.007.001.091.000
    2013Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex402710---147.33650001027.034232249222031.5911.331.333.007.337.672.44.200
    2013Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----271---147.33650001027.034232249222031.5911.331.333.007.337.672.44.200
    2014Bristol PiratesAppRkpit282811---002.7060000606.28521250101.5010.801.352.706.756.752.50.000
    2014Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit192811---0154.0020000201.1101080211009.0067.500.0013.506.7567.500.50.000
    2014Altoona CurveEastAApit492811---146.5510000710111.0109829102001.738.181.647.368.187.361.11.200
    2014Minor Totals: PITbyYearRk/AA----283---158.5318000718119.0282418313163102.1613.261.426.167.5811.371.23.167
    2015Altoona CurveEastAApit232912---101.77130001013420.1144416141100.986.200.442.666.201.772.331.000
    2015Louisville BatsILAAAcin332912---002.14210001621721.0165513132000.906.860.431.295.572.144.33.000
    2015Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit382912---003.07800008014.212651581001.167.360.613.074.913.681.60.000
    2015Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin512912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf117.4715000515015.2171313313131011.919.771.727.477.477.471.00.500
    2015Minor Totals: PIT-CINbyYearAAA/AA----293---102.254200026421156.0421514314354101.006.750.482.255.632.412.501.000
    2015MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf117.7015000515015.7171313313131011.9710.071.787.707.707.701.00.500
    2017Richmond Flying SquirrelsEastAAsfn393113---142.7512100711119.2157613212000.926.860.461.379.613.207.00.200
    2017Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAsfn553113---105.7914000414023.131151527257001.6311.960.772.709.645.793.571.000
    2017Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAA/AAA----312---244.40261001125143.0462221310469001.309.630.632.099.634.604.60.333
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)8175.4888220024660200.72101311223991157151111.509.441.754.097.065.891.73.320
    National League Totals (5 yrs)6175.3877220022550182.7196117109348014511181.519.681.683.957.165.781.81.261
    American League Totals (1 yrs)206.5011000211018.0141413511124031.397.002.505.506.007.001.091.000
    Minor League Totals45544.29303125107217815923.793548544084319727686171.369.120.823.117.094.732.28.455
    Minor: Rk Totals134.471340019032.738231619275111.4610.620.282.527.556.433.00.250
    Minor: A Totals863.67242310010125.010562511142954161.187.560.793.026.844.462.26.571
    Minor: A+ Totals455.22232200010117.7126716812538712001.539.680.924.076.685.451.64.444
    Minor: AA Totals6153.3555210024346169.31577263134913212101.228.360.692.617.033.832.69.286
    Minor: AAA Totals26254.551885500471339479.050925724247166386353101.419.560.883.127.254.832.33.510
    Washington Nationals Totals (4 yrs)5165.1762220017400167.017910496316713210171.479.651.673.617.115.601.97.238
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)117.7015000515015.7171313313131011.9710.071.787.707.707.701.00.500
    Detroit Tigers Totals (1 yrs)206.5011000211018.0141413511124031.397.002.505.506.007.001.091.000
    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 NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2007Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas1821p---11714000000000702000.000.000.000.0001600.000.000.0000.0043.750.000.00.000.0
    2007Columbus ClippersILAAAwas1121p---1108100000001501000.000.111.000.1111000.125.000.00010.0050.005.000.00.000.0
    2008Columbus ClippersILAAAwas1122p---2154000000000401000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.00.000.0
    2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas4022pL-S-E-P21515130001001818000.200.294.200.4942530.067.000.4294.0032.008.000.00.000.0
    2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas4023p---320180200020001000000.111.111.111.2221820.000.000.2500.0055.560.000.00.000.0
    2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas4023pL-S-E-P378010000001202000.125.222.125.3471110.125.000.1679.0918.182.000.00.000.0
    2010Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas4024p---4176210001000100000.167.167.167.334610.000.000.2000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    2011Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas2325p---5120000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2325pL-S-E-P5214000000000001000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2015Altoona CurveEastAApit2329p---640000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2015Louisville BatsILAAAcin3329p---640000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2015Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit3829p---620000000000002000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2015Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5129pL-S-E-P6151000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2017Richmond Flying SquirrelsEastAAsfn3931p---784010000000000000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.2500.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2017Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAsfn5531p---781000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)582814000100210111000.143.226.143.3694240.071.000.2224.7623.815.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (4 yrs)582814000100210111000.143.226.143.3694240.071.000.2224.7623.815.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals117553400030012807000.073.089.073.1626340.018.000.1481.5944.4428.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals2918010000000702000.056.056.056.1122010.000.000.0910.0035.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals88373300030012105000.081.105.081.1864330.027.000.1882.3348.8421.000.00.000.0
    Washington Nationals Totals (3 yrs)432714000100210111000.148.233.148.3814140.074.000.2354.8824.395.000.00.000.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)151000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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 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
    2004Gulf Coast Expos GCLRk18P500.0121043.7500.600.008.3100.014
    2005Savannah Sand GnatsSALA19P2400.038101211.9170.500.0017.4100.08
    2006Potomac NationalsCaroA+20P2300.0819423127.8711.200.0016.4100.08
    2006Harrisburg SenatorsEastAA20P300.02300551.0001.700.002.1100.024
    2007Harrisburg SenatorsEastAA21P1700.07150022221.0001.300.0012.1100.010
    2007Columbus ClippersILAAA21P1000.00600661.0000.600.006.9100.017
    2008Columbus ClippersILAAA22P1500.0612202018.9001.200.0010.6100.016
    2008Washington NationalsNLMLB22P151580.055211210.8330.700.139.3100.013
    2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAA23P2000.05200225251.0001.300.0013.9100.08
    2009Washington NationalsNLMLB23P7730.1101021.5000.100.034.3100.026
    2010Syracuse ChiefsILAAA24P3500.0314111817.9440.500.0024.5100.05
    2010Washington NationalsNLMLB24P17021.00200221.0000.100.1010.5100.013
    2011Syracuse ChiefsILAAA25P2800.0142075.7140.200.0020.0100.06
    2011WashingtonNLMLB25p23035.2021032.6670.100.0614.3100.012
    2012Toledo Mud HensILAAA26P3100.00600661.0000.200.0021.5100.04
    2012DetroitALMLB26P11018.01000111.0000.100.066.8100.016
    2013Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA27P600.0021032.6670.300.004.2100.020
    2014Bristol PiratesAppRk28P600.01100221.0000.300.008.8100.017
    2014Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRk28P200.00100111.0000.500.003.3100.023
    2014Altoona CurveEastAA28P1000.02100331.0000.300.007.0100.019
    2015Altoona CurveEastAA29P1300.0131054.8000.300.009.2100.015
    2015Louisville BatsILAAA29P2100.03200551.0000.200.0014.6100.09
    2015Indianapolis IndiansILAAA29P800.0021032.6670.300.005.6100.020
    2015CincinnatiNLMLB29P15015.21000111.0000.100.079.3100.016
    2017Richmond Flying SquirrelsEastAA31P1200.02200441.0000.300.008.6100.018
    2017Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA31P1400.0031043.7500.200.009.9100.015
    MLB Totals - (P)882220089412117.8100.200.090.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)188001871839789.9180.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)55001424103938.9740.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)2300819423127.8711.200.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)240038101211.9170.500.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)1300241076.8570.500.000.00.00
    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
    2004Minor5----------
    2005Minor24----------
    2006Minor26----------
    2007Minor27----------
    2008MLB15----------
    2008Minor15----------
    2009MLB7----------
    2009Minor20----------
    2010MLB17----------
    2010Minor35----------
    2011MLB23----------
    2011Minor28----------
    2012MLB11----------
    2012Minor31----------
    2013Minor6----------
    2014Minor18----------
    2015MLB15----------
    2015Minor42----------
    2017Minor26----------
    Totals391----------