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John NelsonHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1998-2008 MLB Years: 2006-2006
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsSS-577, OF-74, 3B-35, 1B-27Position when DraftedIFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn C. Nelson
Height6-1Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 3,1979 [38.354]PlaceDenton,Texas
High SchoolDenton (Denton,TX)
CollegeUniversity of Kansas (Lawrence,KS)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 8th round (254th overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 39th round (1166th overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 40th round (1218th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$10,000Signing ScoutsDave Karaff
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2003-SLN-#8
MLB DebutSeptember 7,2006 [27.188]
OrganizationsSLN [7] CHN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID6419Retrosheet IDnelsj003MLBAM ID449448
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed69Power69Contact21XBH66RBIs54Runs67Hitting49Durability73Team.475Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998University of KansasBig12NCAA-1-ss194115835547342863233130001.342.435.500.9357914184.407.158.323.41412.5016.851.352.1739.5025.93
1999University of KansasBig12NCAA-1-ss20542063464137439167313532602.311.398.500.89810324248.347.189.383.38912.5014.111.131.6151.5037.50
2000University of KansasBig12NCAA-1-ss21501984461120221425344722202.308.411.399.8107914238.391.091.449.36914.2919.751.380.8499.0022.95
2001University of KansasBig12NCAA-1-ss2254215486786427317274650503.312.393.460.8539918252.371.148.386.37110.7118.251.701.5953.7526.87
2001New Jersey CardinalsNYPLA-sln38of22662524360163826143357634533.238.332.421.75310627299.301.183.365.32311.7125.422.172.6831.5045.00
2002Peoria ChiefsMidwAsln5ss231324818513228516631635412335438.274.349.453.80221849547.335.179.318.3489.8722.492.282.9330.0637.12
2003Tennessee SmokiesSouAAsln5ss241365066012022154210544117321314.237.301.314.61515928556.299.077.174.2767.9121.042.660.90101.2023.33
2004Tennessee SmokiesSouAAsln5ss2563206416216382962315622100.301.396.524.92010827242.378.223.393.39612.8123.141.813.3125.7543.55
2005Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-ss26128427561032711449235114141244.241.326.407.73317442485.325.166.283.32110.5229.072.762.8930.5040.78
2006Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-ss27125423559116221481224215351404.215.291.411.70217439475.277.196.319.3048.8432.213.644.4220.1442.86
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln621b2785200000000400000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
2007Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn141b-3b2854160263970103001174610205.244.317.475.7927617180.274.231.331.3419.4425.562.715.5616.0043.59
2007Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-3b-of284710511173051400104110202.162.237.333.570358118.197.171.267.2518.4734.754.104.2421.0047.06
2007Totals for PCL-PCL         1012653756100154401278720407.211.285.419.70411125298.246.208.306.3059.0629.193.225.0317.6744.64
2008Lancaster BarnstormersAtlInd--29415120001000600000.133.133.133.2662015.222.000.000.1190.0040.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter85200000000400000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter7512560377624135158730160192847532215211340.244.322.410.73210502372902.308.166.293.0009.7925.952.653.0029.4337.98
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter35411151482505335014114612038111210415.224.303.412.7154591061258.288.188.302.0009.5430.293.183.9722.3042.40
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter199712101182384137116775173542314.256.330.375.70526755798.320.119.237.0009.4021.682.311.6354.7730.22
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1324818513228516631635412335438.274.349.453.80221849547.335.179.318.0009.8722.492.282.9330.0637.12
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter662524360163826143357634533.238.332.421.75310627299.301.183.365.00011.7125.422.172.6831.5045.00
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter415120001000600000.133.133.133.2662015.222.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter19977716124640161411595221151591341308.317.407.463.87036070922.376.146.389.00012.4717.251.381.5255.5028.46
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter85200000000400000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16210141000000008100000.000.000.000.00000101.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625528113529319651346116253539.244.322.410.73222651626.308.166.293.0009.7925.952.653.0029.4337.98

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2000University of KansasBig12NCAA-1Rel21005.4050500026.213541340002.4017.551.354.055.401.33--
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter005.4050500026.213541340002.4017.551.354.055.401.33--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2001New Jersey Cardinals NYPLA-sln22OF59--101231106103.9721.75------6689.477.6
2001New Jersey Cardinals NYPLA-sln22SS6--517-522221.0003.67------669.17.9
2002Peoria Chiefs MidwAsln23SS131--1843603366577544.9434.15------13299.294.9
2003Tennessee Smokies SouAAsln24SS134--1593912367573550.9604.10------13698.596.4
2004Tennessee Smokies SouAAsln25SS60--63170828241233.9673.88------6395.242.9
2005Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln26SS126--1783261579519504.9714.00------12898.488.1
2005Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln26OF1---------------1280.80.7
2006Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln27SS119--1483332171502481.9584.04------12595.282.6
2006Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln27OF3--4---441.0001.33------1252.42.1
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln271B1-11---111.0001.001.00-----812.50.6
2007Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln28SS1--1---111.0001.00------472.10.7
2007Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln283B15--918-527271.0001.80------4731.910.4
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn281B26--17117229190188.9897.23------5448.118.1
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn283B20--624333330.9091.50------5437.013.9
2007Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln28OF11--1421-1716.9411.45------4723.47.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1-11---111.0001.001.00-----10.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS246--327659361501022986.9654.01------2460.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B35--1542386057.9501.63------350.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B26--17117229190188.9897.23------260.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF15--1821-2120.9521.33------150.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS194--2225613195814783.9624.04------1940.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS131--1843603366577544.9434.15------1310.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF59--101231106103.9721.75------590.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS6--517-522221.0003.67------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2001New Jersey Cardinals NYPLA-sln22----6----59-
2002Peoria Chiefs MidwAsln23----131------
2003Tennessee Smokies SouAAsln24----134------
2004Tennessee Smokies SouAAsln25----60------
2005Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln26----126----1-
2006Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln27----119----3-
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27--1--------
2007Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln28----115---11-
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn28--26--20-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Harwich MarinersCape Cod LeagueCollege204114720375201844203800000.252.341.313.654467167.339.061.19711.9822.751.900.000.0018.92
2003Grand Canyon RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor247262400030001000000.154.154.154.3084026.250.000.0000.0038.460.000.000.000.00
2004Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor252064611203810102200000.172.284.344.62822574.205.172.34413.5129.732.204.0521.3345.45
2008Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2934000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs4114720375201844203800000.252.341.313.654467167.339.061.19711.9822.751.900.000.0018.92
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs27908152031110103200000.167.250.289.539265100.218.122.24410.0032.003.203.0030.0033.33
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs34000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1999Harwich MarinersCape Cod LeagueCollege20000.0020200002.0100011001.004.500.004.504.501.000.00.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs000.0020200002.0100011001.004.500.004.504.501.000.00.000

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2002Midwest League All-Star Team (SS)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2001-06-17Contractsigned 
* 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
2001St. Louis Cardinals-2210,000-------10,000Signing Bonus out of 2001 Draft (8th round - 254th overall)
2006St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll27327,000-74236-2,365,072327,000337,000
* 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