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Joe SaveryTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2014 MLB Years: 2011-2014
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-244, 1B-19, LF-12Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Cain Savery
Height6-3Weight215BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 4,1985 [32.231]PlaceHouston,Texas
High SchoolLamar (Houston,TX)
CollegeRice University (Houston,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 1st round (19th overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 15th round (448th overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,370,000Signing ScoutsSteve CohenService Time1.056 (2013)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2008-MLB-#90 ... 2008-PHI-#3
MLB DebutSeptember 20,2011 [25.320]
OrganizationsPHI [7] OAK [1] Awards9
TBC Player ID46527Retrosheet IDsavej001MLBAM ID456045
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (48.96%) -- Slider (29.23%) -- Cutter (16.93%) -- Changeup (4.87%)
Fastball Velocity [2014] - 90.95 - [2013] - 90.29 - [2012] - 91.07 - [2011] - 90.93
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Player Notes:   Member of the 2005 United States National Baseball team ... Inducted into the Rice University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2017
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts56Walks48Hittable62SO/BB50vsPower62Hitting20Durability58Team.533Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2005RiceWACNCAA-1Fr20ST19852.43191722001118.2104433243712910201.197.890.302.819.783.49.615-
2006RiceConfUSANCAA-1So20S/R20512.7613112000062.0552119124627101.277.980.153.489.002.58.833-
2007RiceConfUSANCAA-1Jr20ST211112.9918180000093.08235312416110001.327.910.193.955.881.49.917-
2007Williamsport CrosscuttersNYPLA-phi44ST21232.73770000026.02298013221001.337.52--4.447.521.69.400-
2008Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi25ST229104.13272430000150.0171846910601226001.5410.240.603.597.302.03.474-
2009Reading PhilliesEastAAphi27ST231244.41212011000112.011155551353776001.468.891.044.256.171.45.750-
2009Lehigh Valley IronpigsILAAAphi-ST23424.38770100039.0422319024192001.699.69--5.544.380.79.667-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01664.40282712000151.015378741377968001.529.100.774.585.711.25.727-
2010Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi40S/R241124.66281990030127.015478661351671101.6110.880.923.604.741.31.077-
2011Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi10Rel25000.0010100002.02000010001.009.00----4.500.00--
2011Reading PhilliesEastAAphi5Rel25101.0060600009.071100140000.787.00----14.000.001.000-
2011Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi35Rel25401.8018018003225.0236506261001.168.28--2.169.364.331.000-
2011Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--Rel0501.5025025003236.0327606411001.068.00--1.5010.256.831.000-
2011Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi55Rel25000.0040400102.21000020000.373.37----6.750.00-1.53
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi41Rel26114.2420020008223.027141139261001.5410.411.163.4710.032.89.500-
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi55Rel26125.4019019008025.026171548160111.369.361.442.885.762.00.3334.98
2013Gulf Coast PhilliesGCLRkphi-ST27000.0011000001.0000001000--------9.000.00--
2013Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi-Rel27000.0010100001.0000001000--------9.000.00--
2013Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi10Rel27313.8020020008223.218111029290001.146.850.763.4211.033.22.750-
2013Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--Rel0313.5122121008225.218111029310001.056.310.703.1610.873.44.750-
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi55Rel27203.1518018008020.015117111140001.306.750.454.956.301.271.0003.95
2014Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak45Rel28712.8443043007244.0371514417452001.227.510.813.459.142.65.875-
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak50Rel28000.0030300204.03000100001.006.75--2.25--0.00-3.88
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter323.83440440019051.2452822520320111.267.840.873.485.571.60.6001.24
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter44343.972007812220298582.26142962584524245020101.469.450.693.736.931.86.564-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter20173.981362611010298281.2301147125221162127101.489.580.703.696.751.83.541-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1344.15272071000121.011856561353916001.418.750.963.936.751.72.765-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9104.05292450000153.0173846910601246001.5210.150.593.527.282.07.474-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter232.73770000026.02298013221001.337.52--4.447.521.69.400-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0011000001.0000001000--------9.000.00--
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2472.69504642001273.12419982710225227301.257.920.233.358.282.47.774-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter324.15410410017047.2422822519320111.287.930.943.596.041.68.600-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0030300204.03000100001.006.75--2.25--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1393.83187018700810220.01921199421851360441.267.840.873.485.571.60.5911.24
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings17133.9775294610113220.02311119717911698001.469.450.693.736.931.86.567-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005RiceWACNCAA-1Fr20p1957204497817254373353501108.382.471.5591.03011424241.442.177.368.44714.5214.521.002.0740.8030.77
2006RiceConfUSANCAA-1So20p2069254618520196671504511309.335.442.528.97013430309.374.193.413.41916.1814.560.902.9128.2235.29
2007RiceConfUSANCAA-1Jr20p2170275589819266041375030209.356.435.505.94013927317.416.149.295.41411.6715.771.351.8945.8327.55
2008Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi25223113232001001001001.231.286.385.6715215.231.154.231.2946.670.000.000.000.0066.67
2009Reading PhilliesEastAAphi27p233034682001002302002.235.278.294.57210238.258.059.118.2585.267.891.500.000.0025.00
2009Lehigh Valley IronpigsILAAAphi-p2386110000001100001.167.286.167.453107.200.000.167.22914.2914.291.000.000.000.00
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         3840792001003402003.225.279.275.55411245.250.050.125.2546.678.891.330.000.0022.22
2010Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi40p24234651630160001002001.348.348.478.82622448.429.130.130.3610.0020.830.002.0846.0025.00
2011Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi101b-lf255420522639322502212800206.307.368.410.7788414228.345.103.195.3459.2112.281.330.88102.5022.22
2011Reading PhilliesEastAAphi5p251635273016003800002.200.263.371.63413438.231.171.257.2807.8921.052.672.6335.0057.14
2011Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi35p2595020001000200000.400.400.400.800205.667.000.000.3560.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2011Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         79245247212333202243800208.294.354.404.7589918271.335.110.200.3368.8614.021.581.1181.6725.00
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi41p2692011000000001000.500.5001.0001.500213.500.500.500.6280.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi55p26192000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2013Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi10p2772000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi55p27180000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter412000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter18734838101203440022852062013.290.341.399.74013927384.330.109.184.0007.2913.541.861.0487.0026.73
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter566162040170011303002.328.339.443.78227565.404.115.131.0001.5420.0013.001.5461.0025.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter466981550170051102004.217.270.333.60323676.246.116.188.0006.5814.472.201.3269.0040.00
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter85218246611322602222801207.303.364.408.7728916243.337.105.197.0009.0511.521.270.82109.0024.24
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19673316826156520169185122130426026.356.447.528.97538781867.409.172.356.00014.0714.991.072.3136.6531.03
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter412000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1628000000000404000.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1623013387173335022445052011.290.341.399.74012023333.330.109.184.0007.2913.541.861.0487.0026.73

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2007Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-phi21P7---5--551.0000.71------7100.09.2
2008Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi22P27--523233028.9331.04------3187.119.3
2009Reading Phillies EastAAphi23P21--319-122221.0001.05------3070.014.8
2009Lehigh Valley Ironpigs ILAAAphi23P7--19--10101.0001.43------887.54.9
2010Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi24P28--811--19191.0000.68------28100.019.4
2011Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi251B19--13714118152151.9937.95------5435.213.8
2011Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi25LF12--17-1-1817.9441.42------5422.28.7
2011Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi25P1---------------541.90.7
2011Reading Phillies EastAAphi25P6---1--111.0000.17------1637.54.2
2011Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi25P18--12--331.0000.17------18100.012.5
2011Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25P4-2-1--111.0000.250.50-----4100.02.5
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi26P20--231-65.8330.25------20100.014.0
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26P19-25171-98.8890.420.32-30.0-19100.011.7
2013Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi27P1---------------1100.01.7
2013Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi27P1---------------1100.00.7
2013Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi27P20--33--661.0000.30------20100.013.9
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27P18-20121-43.7500.170.153175.0-18100.011.1
2014Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak28P43---10--10101.0000.23------43100.029.9
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28P3-4-------------3100.01.9
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P44-512102-1412.8570.270.243442.9-440.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P136--15381-5453.9810.39------1360.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P27--320-123231.0000.85------270.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P29--523233028.9330.97------290.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B19--13714118152151.9937.95------190.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF12--17-1-1817.9441.42------120.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P7---5--551.0000.71------70.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2007Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-phi217----------
2008Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi2227----------
2009Reading Phillies EastAAphi2321----------
2009Lehigh Valley Ironpigs ILAAAphi237----------
2010Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi2428----------
2011Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi251-19---12----
2011Reading Phillies EastAAphi256----------
2011Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi2518----------
2011Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi254----------
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi2620----------
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2619----------
2013Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi271----------
2013Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi271----------
2013Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi2720----------
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2718----------
2014Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak2843----------
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak283----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2007Peoria SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor21110.64550000014.04210115001.072.570.007.073.210.451.29.500
2008Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB220110.8031200005.0566165002.209.001.8010.809.000.8310.80.000
2010Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB24009.0020200003.0433131002.3312.003.009.003.000.339.00.000
2012Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26113.48707002010.11044159001.498.710.874.357.841.803.48.500
2013Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.0030300204.1400014001.228.310.002.088.314.000.00.000
2014Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28102.0881700008.212420712202.3212.460.007.2712.461.714.151.000
2015Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB290018.0030300002.0244021002.009.000.009.004.500.5018.00.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs110.64550000014.04210115001.072.570.007.073.210.451.29.500
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs225.1326224004033.337211932432201.839.990.816.488.641.335.67.500

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20051st Team College Freshman All-American (UT) ... 2nd Team College All-American (UT) ... 2nd Team College All-American (UT) ... College Freshman of the Year4
20071st Team College All-American (UT) ... Conference USA All-Conference Team (IF) ... Conference USA Player of the Year ... CWS Regionals Most Outstanding Player (Houston)4
2009Eastern League All-Star Team (LHP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-04-07RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by White Sox29.154  
2014-11-22RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract29.018Team Roster on 2014-11-22
2014-11-08RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.004  
2014-09-04RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors28.304Team Roster on 2014-09-04
2014-09-01RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment28.301Team Roster on 2014-09-01
2014-05-20RPOakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)28.197Team Roster on 2014-05-20
2014-05-09RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Sacramento (AAA)28.186Team Roster on 2014-05-09
2014-04-12RPOakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)28.159Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-03-30RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to minors28.146Team Roster on 2014-03-30
2014-02-18RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Phillies by Athletics28.106Team Roster on 2014-02-18
2014-02-16RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment28.104Team Roster on 2014-02-16
2013-09-03RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)27.303Team Roster on 2013-09-03
2013-08-28RPPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL and optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)27.297Team Roster on 2013-08-28
2013-08-25RPPhiladelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Clearwater (A+) for rehab27.294Team Roster on 2013-08-25
2013-08-22RPPhiladelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk) for rehab27.291Team Roster on 2013-08-22
2013-07-24RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left elbow stiffness27.262Team Roster on 2013-07-24
2013-05-31RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)27.208Team Roster on 2013-05-31
2013-05-10PPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)27.187Team Roster on 2013-05-10
2013-05-06PPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)27.183Team Roster on 2013-05-06
2013-04-24PPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)27.171Team Roster on 2013-04-24
2013-04-22PPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)27.169Team Roster on 2013-04-22
2013-04-19PPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)27.166Team Roster on 2013-04-19
2013-03-09PPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)27.125Team Roster on 2013-03-09
2012-11-12PPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActive--27.008Team Roster on 2012-11-12
2012-08-01PPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)26.270Team Roster on 2012-08-01
2012-07-13PPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)26.251Team Roster on 2012-07-13
2012-06-28PPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)26.236Team Roster on 2012-06-28
2012-05-16RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)26.193Team Roster on 2012-05-16
2012-05-09PPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)26.186Team Roster on 2012-05-09
2012-04-21PPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)26.168Team Roster on 2012-04-21
2012-04-16PPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)26.163Team Roster on 2012-04-16
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-07-19ContractSigned by Phillies 
* 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
2007Philadelphia Phillies-211,370,000-------1,370,000Signing Bonus out of 2007 Draft (1st round - 19th overall)
2011Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll25414,000-78934-2,722,607414,0001,784,000
2012Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll26480,000-76038-2,954,887480,0002,264,000
2013Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll27490,0001.05677533-3,023,990490,0002,754,000
2014Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll28510,000-62825313,256,497500,0003,264,000
* 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