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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Lance Joseph Niekro
Stat Years
1999-2009  [mlb] 2003-2007
Height/Weight
6-3 / 210
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
1B (324) ... 3B (194) ... P (15) ... DH (1)
Draft Position
IF
Born Date/Place
High School
George Jenkins (Lakeland,FL)
Colleges
Florida Southern College (Lakeland, Florida)
Draft
Selected by the San Francisco Giants in Round #2 (#61 overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Alan Marr
MLB Debut
2003-09-05 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.219)
Service Time
Organizations
SFN [8] HOU [1] ATL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 6436 ... retro id: niekl001 ... mlbam id: 408067
Relations
Son of Joe Niekro, Nephew of Phil Niekro
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1999Florida SouthernSSCNCAA-2------201b------5020953771608442121623103010.368.410.560.97022911724.359.192.3816.9910.041.4426.13.4931.2
    2000Florida SouthernSSCNCAA-2------211bDR:2-61---592495989132763247251320400.357.414.510.92428012722.321.153.3528.934.640.5235.62.5024.7
    2000Salem-Keizer VolcanoesNwstA-sfn-213b---149196277114454420112540226.362.404.551.95521310823.255.189.3935.1611.742.2739.22.3532.4
    2001San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-223b---24216318471103344241400402.288.298.411.7091716714.160.123.2932.348.193.5054.31.7529.8
    2002Shreveport Swamp DragonsTexAAsfn36231b-3b---379297339220143402732213011.310.327.424.75131012625.131.114.3332.2610.324.5774.21.2927.2
    2003Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn20243b---49838143115152441331939113112.302.334.383.71740514621.131.081.3264.699.632.0595.20.9918.3
    2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28241bL-S-E-P455211002000100000.200.200.400.600521.200.200.2500.0020.000.000.00.00100.0
    2004San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-251b---51561131971114002500105.311.328.508.83664319.230.197.3213.137.812.5061.01.5647.4
    2004Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn19251b-3b---5672414272214124711143210115.299.339.568.90725713737.328.269.3035.4512.452.2920.14.6751.4
    2005Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-261b---614010000000100000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.3330.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28,36261bL-S-E-P611327832701631246021753205011.252.295.460.75530212831.263.208.2665.6317.553.1223.23.9744.3
    2006Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-271b---73614427467014340072300115.319.349.6601.0091529521.389.341.2964.6115.133.2910.39.2145.7
    2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28271bL-S-E-P76619927499253100113200007.246.286.387.6732107716.196.141.2725.2415.242.9139.82.3832.7
    2007Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-281b---84714321438252001123210206.301.354.490.8441587015.266.189.3527.5920.252.6728.63.1634.9
    2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28281bL-S-E-P81117030000001500001.176.222.176.3981830.059.000.2505.5627.785.000.00.000.0
    2008Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou36291b---917525112012106700001.212.293.308.60158163.231.096.22710.3412.071.1752.01.7227.3
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)195499611232651779022991205019.246.288.421.70953521048.228.175.2685.4217.013.1429.43.1839.0
    National League Totals (4 yrs)195499611232651779022991205019.246.288.421.70953521048.228.175.2685.4217.013.1429.43.1839.0
    Minor League Totals45116822295171051449270119822109217553.307.340.474.8141792797168.216.167.3254.5811.722.5634.32.7332.5
    Minor: NCAA-2 Totals109458112166292151074594136307010.362.413.533.94650924446.338.171.3658.067.070.8830.52.9527.7
    Minor: A- Totals49196277114454420112540226.362.404.551.95521310823.255.189.3935.1611.742.2739.22.3532.4
    Minor: A+ Totals5722431661814484261900507.295.306.438.7442359823.179.143.3012.558.093.1756.01.7034.8
    Minor: AA Totals79297339220143402732213011.310.327.424.75131012625.131.114.3332.2610.324.5774.21.2927.2
    Minor: AAA Totals266965138288538361445558134317329.298.338.482.820103446597.244.184.3145.6112.962.3126.83.4833.7
    San Francisco Giants Totals (4 yrs)195499611232651779022991205019.246.288.421.70953521048.228.175.2685.4217.013.1429.43.1839.0
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2007Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-281---0027.0010000100.23220000004.5040.500.000.000.0027.000.00.000
    2007Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----281---0090.0010000100.732200000015.0099.990.000.000.0090.002.00.000
    2009Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl-302---135.6114410010033.2373421317225001.609.890.804.545.889.091.29.250
    2009Minor Totals: ATLbyYearRk----301---135.6914410010033.7373421317225001.6310.030.814.615.969.221.29.250
    Minor League Totals136.0715410011034.3403623317225001.6710.560.794.495.819.501.29.250
    Minor: Rk Totals135.6914410010033.7373421317225001.6310.030.814.615.969.221.29.250
    Minor: AAA Totals0090.0010000100.732200000015.0099.990.000.000.0090.002.00.000
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2000Salem-Keizer VolcanoesNwstA-213B3500.02354578277.9392.200.0046.171.41
    2001San Jose GiantsCalifA+223B3200.0317186110102.9273.200.0022.976.22
    2002Shreveport Swamp DragonsTexAA231B5000.0418210394394391.0008.800.0036.063.31
    2002Shreveport Swamp DragonsTexAA233B2700.022441157766.8572.400.0019.434.22
    2003Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA241B1700.012311112135134.9937.900.0011.917.34
    2003Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA243B7600.0511251412190176.9262.300.0053.177.61
    2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLB241B307.04001441.0001.300.571.960.04
    2004San Jose GiantsCalifA+251B1500.01394114144143.9939.500.0010.7100.04
    2004Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA251B3400.031020331333330.9919.700.0023.650.73
    2004Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA253B2400.02037376057.9502.400.0016.735.84
    2005Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA261B100.05002551.0005.000.000.7100.03
    2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLB261B7457529.054338556586581.9917.901.1045.765.52
    2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLB26DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.93
    2006Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA271B3400.025726624289283.9798.300.0023.694.42
    2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLB271B5748429.141936538460455.9898.001.0635.486.41
    2007Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA281B2100.018113122195194.9959.200.0014.644.72
    2007Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA28P100.0000000.0000.000.000.72.120
    2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLB281B3322.02420426261.0008.701.181.927.36
    2008Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA291B1500.01178310128125.9778.300.0010.588.23
    2009GCL Braves GCLRk30P1400.037121110.9090.700.0023.3100.01
    MLB Totals - (1B)13710898799076109910761066.9917.801.080.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)12200993781410110851071.9878.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)10000711621719250233.9322.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)5000418210394394391.0008.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)270022441157766.8572.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)15001394114144143.9939.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)3200317186110102.9273.200.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (3B)35002354578277.9392.200.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)140037121110.9090.700.000.00.00
    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
    2000Minor----35------
    2001Minor----32------
    2002Minor--50-27------
    2003MLB--3--------
    2003Minor--17-76------
    2004Minor--49-24------
    2005MLB--74-------1
    2005Minor--1--------
    2006MLB--57--------
    2006Minor--34--------
    2007MLB--3--------
    2007Minor1-21--------
    2008Minor--15--------
    2009Minor14----------
    Totals15-324-194-----1