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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Jeffrey Scott Ballard
Stat Years
1982-1994  [mlb] 1987-1994
Height/Weight
6-2 / 198
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (326)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1963-08-13 in Billings, Montana   [56.334]
High School
Billings West (Billings,MT)
Colleges
Stanford University (Stanford, California)
Draft
Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in Round #7 (#177 overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
George Lauzerique
MLB Debut
1987-05-09 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.270)
Service Time
Organizations
BAL [7] PIT [2] SLN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8429 ... retro id: ballj002 ... mlbam id: 110515
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1982StanfordPac10NCAA-1------18------744.24211041011391.18047431050617101.427.880.994.936.014.631.22.636
    1983StanfordPac10NCAA-1------19------822.8828100027668.2552922425432001.177.210.523.285.643.801.72.800
    1984StanfordPac10NCAA-1------20---DR:27-676854.422211610113118.011463580439112011.338.690.003.286.944.812.12.615
    1985StanfordPac10NCAA-1------21---DR:7-1771443.782121111000150.015073630311217121.219.000.001.867.264.383.90.778
    1985Newark OriolesNYPLA-bal-211---1021.4113136300096.0782015220911001.027.310.191.888.531.884.55.833
    1985Minor Totals: BALbyYearA-----211---1021.4113136300096.0782015220911001.027.310.191.888.531.884.55.833
    1986Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal21222---951.85171752000112.010639233321153031.238.520.242.579.243.133.59.643
    1986Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-222---523.3210100000059.2702922720350011.5110.561.063.025.284.371.75.714
    1986Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-222---027.1122000006.111651370012.2115.631.424.269.958.532.33.000
    1986Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA/AA/A+----223---1492.53292952000178.0187745011551573051.369.460.562.787.943.742.85.609
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-233---1343.09232341000160.1151605515351142051.168.480.841.966.403.373.26.765
    1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34233Log - Sp - Ext - Perf286.5914140000069.210060511535270101.9412.921.944.523.497.750.77.200
    1987Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----231---1343.09232341000160.3151605515351142051.168.490.841.976.413.373.26.765
    1987MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf286.6314140000069.710060511535270101.9513.011.954.553.517.800.77.200
    1988Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-244---432.97983101060.2562620411323011.108.310.591.634.753.862.91.571
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29,34244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8124.40252561000153.116783751542412261.369.800.882.472.414.870.98.400
    1988Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----241---432.99983101060.7562620411323011.118.370.601.644.783.892.91.571
    1988MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8124.41252561000153.316783751542412261.379.820.882.472.414.880.98.400
    1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1883.43353541000215.124095821657623041.3810.030.672.382.593.971.09.692
    1989MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1883.43353541000215.324095821657623041.3810.040.672.382.593.971.09.692
    1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2114.934417006270133.115279732242502131.4610.261.492.843.385.331.19.154
    1990MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2114.944417006270133.315279732242502131.4610.281.492.843.385.341.19.154
    1991Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-277---334.41773000051.0632725210191001.4311.120.351.763.354.761.90.500
    1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6125.60262200140123.215391771628373121.4611.131.162.042.696.621.32.333
    1991Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----271---334.41773000051.0632725210191001.4311.120.351.763.354.761.90.500
    1991MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6125.63262200140123.715391771628373121.4711.181.172.052.706.651.32.333
    1992Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-288---1282.52242431000160.216457451634762021.239.190.901.904.263.192.24.600
    1992Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA----281---1282.53242431000160.716457451634762021.249.210.901.914.273.202.24.600
    1993Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-299---612.2912121000074.2792219417400021.299.520.482.054.822.652.35.857
    1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit66299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf414.8625500420053.2703129315162021.5811.740.502.522.685.201.07.800
    1993Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----291---612.3012121000074.7792219417400021.299.580.492.064.852.672.35.857
    1993MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf414.9125500420053.7703129315162021.6011.840.512.542.715.241.07.800
    1994Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-3010---374.8212101002056.0703730416241031.5411.250.642.573.865.951.50.300
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit663010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf116.66280001128224.1321918510111011.7311.841.853.704.077.031.10.500
    1994Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----301---374.8212101002056.0703730416241031.5411.250.642.573.865.951.50.300
    1994MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf116.72280001128224.3321918510111011.7411.951.873.734.117.101.10.500
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)41534.7119711810222792773.391445840592229244135181.4810.641.072.672.845.331.07.436
    American League Totals (5 yrs)36514.641441131027310695.381240835884204217105151.4610.511.092.642.815.281.06.414
    National League Totals (2 yrs)525.42535001548278.01025047825273031.6311.770.922.883.125.771.08.714
    Minor League Totals65372.78129126268030837.384832325958198553130181.259.120.622.135.953.472.79.637
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals37153.91924321304912428.03992121861414931628231.288.390.293.136.644.462.12.712
    Minor: A- Totals1021.4113136300096.0782015220911001.027.310.191.888.531.884.55.833
    Minor: A+ Totals951.85171752000112.010639233321153031.238.520.242.579.243.133.59.643
    Minor: AA Totals523.3410100000059.7702922720350011.5210.641.063.045.324.411.75.714
    Minor: AAA Totals41283.158986153030569.75942351994612631290141.269.390.731.994.933.722.48.594
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (5 yrs)36514.641441131027310695.381240835884204217105151.4610.511.092.642.815.281.06.414
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (2 yrs)525.42535001548278.01025047825273031.6311.770.922.883.125.771.08.714
    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%
    1983StanfordPac10NCAA-1------19p------816140013003200000.250.368.438.8061971.375.188.23115.7910.530.6716.05.2625.0
    1984StanfordPac10NCAA-1------20pDR:27-676---334047002101010711000.175.353.325.67852132.425.150.16119.2313.460.7020.03.8528.6
    1985StanfordPac10NCAA-1------21pDR:7-177---163891360112005200000.342.000.579.5790227.368.237.0000.000.000.4038.00.0053.8
    1992Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-28p---12631152001000906000.161.161.226.3873772.065.065.2270.0024.320.000.00.0040.0
    1993Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-29p---21217131001002500000.176.263.235.4981941.176.059.25010.5326.322.500.00.0033.3
    1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6629pL-S-E-P22511041000000401000.364.364.455.8191251.091.091.5710.0033.330.000.00.0025.0
    1994Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-30p---3146010001000110000.167.286.167.453710.000.000.2000.0014.290.000.00.000.0
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6630pL-S-E-P3282010000000000000.500.500.5001.000210.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)5313051000000401000.385.385.462.8471461.077.077.5560.0028.570.000.00.0020.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)5313051000000401000.385.385.462.8471461.077.077.5560.0028.570.000.00.0020.0
    Minor League Totals52542930030021516000.167.211.222.43363123.093.055.2313.1723.817.500.00.0033.3
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals579414246042510181111000.255.381.447.8281144210.394.192.25315.799.650.6123.53.5141.7
    Minor: AAA Totals52542930030021516000.167.211.222.43363123.093.055.2313.1723.817.500.00.0033.3
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (2 yrs)5313051000000401000.385.385.462.8471461.077.077.5560.0028.570.000.00.0020.0
    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
    1985Newark OriolesNYPLA-21P1300.04150019191.0001.500.0016.9100.08
    1986Hagerstown SunsCaroA+22P1700.0519222624.9231.400.0012.2100.010
    1986Charlotte O'sSouAA22P1000.0072097.7780.700.006.9100.014
    1986Rochester Red WingsILAAA22P200.00100111.0000.500.001.4100.017
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAA23P2300.0419102423.9581.000.0016.5100.05
    1987Baltimore OriolesALMLB23P14069.25100115151.0001.100.228.6100.014
    1988Rochester Red WingsILAAA24P900.0213201715.8821.700.006.4100.014
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLB24P250153.19130322221.0000.900.1415.5100.09
    1989Baltimore OriolesALMLB25P350215.11355267068.9711.900.3221.6100.08
    1990Baltimore OriolesALMLB26P440133.11120103231.9690.700.2327.3100.04
    1991Rochester Red WingsILAAA27P700.03300661.0000.900.004.9100.017
    1991Baltimore OriolesALMLB27P260123.2415132019.9500.700.1516.0100.07
    1992Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA28P2400.010230333331.0001.400.0016.892.38
    1993Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA29P1200.06180424241.0002.000.008.3100.016
    1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB29P25053.2412131716.9410.600.3015.4100.010
    1994Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA30P1200.01400551.0000.400.008.385.716
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB30P28024.11300441.0000.100.1724.6100.05
    MLB Totals - (P)197077147128516180175.9720.900.230.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)8900268137110107.9731.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)1000072097.7780.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)1700519222624.9231.400.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)13004150019191.0001.500.000.00.00
    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
    1985Minor13----------
    1986Minor29----------
    1987MLB14----------
    1987Minor23----------
    1988MLB25----------
    1988Minor9----------
    1989MLB35----------
    1990MLB44----------
    1991MLB26----------
    1991Minor7----------
    1992Minor24----------
    1993MLB25----------
    1993Minor12----------
    1994MLB28----------
    1994Minor12----------
    Totals326----------