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Jon RauchTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2013 MLB Years: 2002-2013
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PositionsP-680Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJon Erich Rauch
Height6-11Weight255BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 27,1978 [39.237]PlaceLouisville,Kentucky
High SchoolOldham County (Buckner,KY)
CollegeMorehead State University (Morehead,KY)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (99th overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$310,000Signing ScoutsGeorge BradleyLarry GreferService Time9.007 (2013)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2001-MLB-#4 ... 2001-CHA-#1 ... 2002-MLB-#23 ... 2002-CHA-#2 ... 2003-MLB-#92 ... 2003-CHA-#5
MLB DebutApril 2,2002 [23.187]
OrganizationsCHA [6] WAS [4] ARI [2] MIN [2] BAL [1] MIA [1] MON [1] NYN [1] TOR [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID6699Retrosheet IDraucj001MLBAM ID400010
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (52.22%) -- Slider (28.45%) -- Curveball (8.45%) -- Changeup (6.90%) -- Cutter (3.98%)
Fastball Velocity [2013] - 90.29 - [2012] - 90.69 - [2011] - 89.49 - [2010] - 90.83
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts60Walks70Hittable61SO/BB72vsPower61Hitting0Durability63Team.474Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1998Morehead StateCollegeNCAASoST19654.1916142700088.0855541031970001.328.69--3.179.923.13.545-
1999Morehead StateCollegeNCAAJrS/R20375.3618126610099.01036859163310313201.379.361.453.009.363.12.300-
1999Bristol White SoxAppRkcha-S/R20444.451495003256.2654428416666201.4310.320.642.5410.484.13.500-
1999Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+cha-ST20003.0011000006.04321371001.176.001.504.5010.502.33--
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0444.3115105003262.2694730519737201.409.910.722.7310.483.84.500-
2000Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+cha-ST211132.86181801000110.0102493510331244101.238.350.822.7010.153.76.786-
2000Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-ST21512.25880220056.0361814416632000.935.790.642.5710.133.94.833-
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST01642.66262603200166.0138674914491876101.137.480.762.6610.143.82.800-
2001Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha51ST22135.79660000028.028201887271001.259.002.572.258.683.86.250-
2002Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha51ST23784.28191901000109.09160521442972001.227.491.153.467.982.31.467-
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha51S/R23216.59862001028.2282621714191121.478.792.204.405.971.36.6676.49
2003Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha51ST24714.11242311010124.212160571635943001.258.741.162.536.792.69.875-
2004Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-ST25633.1114131000072.0572725925611001.137.091.123.117.592.44.667-
2004Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmon55ST25114.50330000018.0179932130001.068.501.501.006.506.50.500-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0743.3917161000090.07436341227741001.127.371.202.697.372.74.636-
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha51ST25116.2322000008.216660441002.3116.62--4.154.151.00.5003.51
2004Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51S/R25301.54927001023.0144417181000.905.400.392.706.942.571.0002.96
2005New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAwas-S/R26112.53752001021.0197632252000.988.021.270.8410.5512.50.500-
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas51Rel26243.6015114004030.0241212311232011.177.200.903.306.902.09.3333.99
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas51Rel27453.35850850019291.07837341336864121.257.691.283.558.472.39.4444.36
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas51Rel28843.61880880026487.0753735721712001.107.730.722.167.323.38.6673.38
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas51R/CL29422.984804800411748.042181657440001.017.820.931.308.196.29.6673.09
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari57Rel29066.56260260010123.027181769221001.5410.412.313.478.492.44.0005.75
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari57Rel30224.14580580013254.0572725517356011.369.440.832.825.802.06.5004.00
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin60Rel30511.7217017002015.2133316140001.217.470.573.458.042.33.8333.29
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin60R/CL31313.125905900412157.2612020314461011.309.520.472.187.183.29.7502.94
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor60R/CL32544.855305300281152.05628281114362011.359.691.902.426.232.57.5565.26
2012New York MetsNLMLBnyn60Rel33373.59730730022457.2452823712421010.997.021.091.876.553.50.3003.89
2013Norfolk TidesILAAAbal60Rel34102.891001000509.093324102001.398.681.933.869.642.501.000-
2013Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia60Rel34127.5615015006016.223141417151011.8012.420.543.788.102.14.3333.47
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter43403.90556115450021462590.055927825870179475232101.248.461.062.717.182.65.5180.89
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter44253.661241051952102609.25493002497418558724301.208.081.092.728.643.17.638-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter24173.998369142070381.03421861705511732711001.208.041.292.757.682.79.585-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter512.25880220056.0361814416632000.935.790.642.5710.133.94.833-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1132.87191901000116.0106523711361315101.228.220.852.7910.163.64.786-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter444.451495003256.2654428416666201.4310.320.642.5410.484.13.500-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9124.813426813100187.0188123100166420013201.359.050.773.089.633.13.429-
Washington Nationals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter18153.402361235009023256.12191049728752248131.147.670.982.637.842.99.545-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter284.87840840023377.28445421126577011.429.731.273.016.612.19.200-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter822.827607600432172.0742323420601011.289.080.492.457.363.00.800-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter373.59730730022457.2452823712421010.997.021.091.876.553.50.300-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter544.855305300281152.05628281114362011.359.691.902.426.232.57.556-
Miami Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter127.5615015006016.223141417151011.8012.420.543.788.102.14.333-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter326.511082001036.0443227718232121.6610.611.694.345.541.28.600-
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter301.54927001023.0144417181000.905.400.392.706.942.571.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings16153.902064202007923220.02071039526661769141.248.461.062.717.182.65.5160.89
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1693.66453872141220.01971089027672119101.208.081.092.728.643.17.640-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmon55p2534000000000302000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2004Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51p2596110012000400000.167.167.667.834416.000.500.500.3310.0066.670.0016.676.00100.00
2005New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAwas-p2636120001000101000.333.333.333.666207.400.000.000.2970.0014.290.000.000.000.00
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas51p26157110001000501000.143.143.143.286108.500.000.000.1270.0062.500.000.000.000.00
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas51p27814000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas51p28833000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas51p29441000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin60p3120000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia60p34150000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter252212200130001503000.095.095.238.3335124.200.143.143.0000.0062.500.004.1721.0050.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter610120001000403000.200.200.200.4002013.333.000.000.0000.0030.770.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter610120001000403000.200.200.200.4002013.333.000.000.0000.0030.770.000.000.000.00
Washington Nationals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter223151100010001101000.067.067.067.1341016.250.000.000.0000.0068.750.000.000.000.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter96110012000400000.167.167.667.834416.000.500.500.0000.0066.670.0016.676.00100.00
Miami Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter150000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter20000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162141100120001002000.095.095.238.3333115.200.143.143.0000.0062.500.004.1721.0050.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162270275400027000108081000.200.200.200.400540351.333.000.000.0000.0030.770.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Bristol White Sox AppRkcha20P14--23--551.0000.36------14100.020.3
1999Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha20P1---------------1100.00.7
2000Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha21P18--211--13131.0000.72------18100.012.9
2000Birmingham Barons SouAAcha21P8--261298.8891.00------8100.05.7
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha22P6--4-1-54.8000.67------6100.04.2
2002Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha23P19--39--12121.0000.63------19100.013.3
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23P8-28-31-43.7500.380.11-----8100.04.9
2003Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha24P24--811--19191.0000.79------24100.016.7
2004Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha25P14--19-110101.0000.71------14100.09.9
2004Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmon25P3--31--441.0001.33------3100.02.1
2004Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25P922323--551.0000.560.22-----9100.05.6
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25P228-------------2100.01.2
2005New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas26P7--1-1-21.5000.14------7100.05.0
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas26P1513041--551.0000.330.17-----15100.09.3
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27P85-9116-1771.0000.080.08-----85100.052.5
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas28P88-8755--10101.0000.110.11-----88100.054.3
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas29P48-4825--771.0000.150.15-----48100.029.8
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari29P26-23-2--221.0000.080.09-----26100.016.0
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari30P58-5446--10101.0000.170.19-----58100.035.8
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30P17-15-2--221.0000.120.13-----17100.010.4
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31P59-5732-1551.0000.080.09-----59100.036.4
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32P53-5236-1991.0000.170.17-----53100.032.7
2012New York MetsNLMLBnyn33P73-5727--991.0000.120.165-100.0-73100.045.1
2013Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal34P10---3--331.0000.30------10100.06.9
2013Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia34P15-1614--551.0000.330.312-100.0-15100.09.3
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P55655892752138079.9880.140.137-100.0-5560.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P83--2033215553.9640.64------830.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8--261298.8891.00------80.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P19--211--13131.0000.68------190.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--23--551.0000.36------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Bristol White Sox AppRkcha2014----------
1999Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha201----------
2000Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha2118----------
2000Birmingham Barons SouAAcha218----------
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha226----------
2002Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2319----------
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha238----------
2003Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2424----------
2004Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2514----------
2004Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmon253----------
2004Montreal ExposNLMLBmon259----------
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha252----------
2005New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas267----------
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2615----------
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2785----------
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2888----------
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2948----------
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari2926----------
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3058----------
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3017----------
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3159----------
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor3253----------
2012New York MetsNLMLBnyn3373----------
2013Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal3410----------
2013Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia3415----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27026.06633001016.11814115513101.439.922.762.767.162.607.71.000
2007Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28114.7090900207.21044119001.5311.741.171.1710.579.004.70.500
2008Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29001.1380800318.0421035000.884.500.003.385.631.672.25.000
2009Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB30000.0000000006.01400110002.5021.001.501.500.000.000.00.000
2009Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB30006.7530300001.11110200002.736.750.0013.500.000.006.75.000
2010Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31003.2480800008.1533015000.745.400.001.085.405.003.24.000
2010Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB31000.0020200101.20000010000.000.000.000.005.4000.00.000
2011Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB32200.0090900219.0500038000.895.000.003.008.002.670.001.000
2012New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33017.9411011001011.1141010239101.5311.121.592.387.153.007.94.000
2013Miami MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34004.9170700007.1644112000.997.361.231.232.452.004.91.000
2014Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35109.0060600106.0976204001.5013.503.000.006.00010.501.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs444.39643610010280.0854439121855201.299.561.352.036.193.064.95.500
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs003.0050500103.0111021001.003.000.006.003.000.503.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2721000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs111000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2000Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (SP) ... Chicago White Sox Minor League Player of the Year ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (SP) ... Minor League Player of the Year (BA) (CHA)4

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-03-31RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Royals35.185  
2014-01-23RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract35.118Team Roster on 2014-01-23
2013-07-04RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Orioles34.280  
2013-06-01RPBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract34.247Team Roster on 2013-06-01
2013-05-23RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Marlins34.238  
2013-05-18RPMiami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment34.233Team Roster on 2013-05-18
2013-02-05RPMiami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1m)34.131Team Roster on 2013-02-05
2012-10-29PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency34.032  
2012-05-07RPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActive--33.222Team Roster on 2012-05-07
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-12-14ContractSigned by Mets 
2011-10-31Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-09-29InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-09-12InjuredDisabled -- Right Knee Cartilage Tear 
2011-09-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-08-16InjuredDisabled -- Appendicitis 
2011-01-17ContractSigned by Blue Jays 
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2009-08-28TradeTraded by Diamondbacks to Twins for a player to be named later 
2008-07-22TradeTraded by Nationals to Diamondbacks for Emilio Bonifacio 
2005-09-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-05-26InjuredDisabled -- torn right labrum 
2004-09-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-07-18TradeTraded by White Sox with Gary Majewski to Expos for Carl Everett. 
1999-06-09Contractsigned 
* 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
1999Chicago White Sox-20310,000-------310,000Signing Bonus out of 1999 Draft (3rd round - 99th overall)
2002Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll23200,000-75734-2,011,045200,000510,000
2004Montreal ExposTeam Payroll25300,000-75540-2,070,100300,000810,000
2004Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll25300,000-75539-2,070,100300,000810,000
2005Washington NationalsTeam Payroll26300,000-79449-2,189,055300,0001,110,000
2006Washington NationalsTeam Payroll27335,000-66030172,365,072327,0001,445,000
2007Washington NationalsTeam Payroll28455,000-51315372,459,737380,0001,900,000
2008Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll291,200,000-38015582,696,252390,0003,100,000
2008Washington NationalsTeam Payroll291,200,000-38014582,696,252390,0003,100,000
2009Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll302,525,000-28012662,746,792400,0005,625,000
2009Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll302,525,000-2809662,746,792400,0005,625,000
2010Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll312,900,000-2821369++2,812,412400,0008,525,000
2011Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll323,500,000-237974++2,722,607414,00012,025,000
2012New York MetsTeam Payroll333,500,000-254772++2,954,887480,00015,525,000
2013Miami MarlinsTeam Payroll341,000,0009.0074308533,023,990490,00016,525,0002013-02-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1m)
2013-06-01 - Signed to minor league contract
* 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