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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Thomas Edward Bolton
Stat Years
1980-1998  [mlb] 1987-1994
Height/Weight
6-3 / 175
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (536)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
High School
Antioch (Antioch,TN)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Boston Red Sox in Round #20 (#518 overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Geroge Digby
MLB Debut
1987-05-17 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.011)
Service Time
Organizations
BOS [13] PIT [3] CIN [1] BAL [1] MIL [1] DET [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8980 ... retro id: boltt001 ... mlbam id: 111183
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1980Elmira PioneersNYPLA-bos-181---622.4123111022556.0432615422432001.166.910.643.546.914.181.95.750
    1980Minor Totals: BOSbyYearA-----181---622.4123111022556.0432615422432001.166.910.643.546.914.181.95.750
    1981Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-192---294.5024160038092.01256246541477031.8012.230.494.014.606.071.15.182
    1981Minor Totals: BOSbyYearA+----191---294.5024160038092.01256246541477031.8012.230.494.014.606.071.15.182
    1982Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-203---982.99282540130162.21616754363777021.388.910.173.494.263.711.22.529
    1982Minor Totals: BOSbyYearA+----201---983.00282540130162.71616754363777021.388.930.173.504.273.721.22.529
    1983New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-214---732.8916162100099.2933632741625011.348.400.633.705.603.251.51.700
    1983Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-214---056.52660000029.0332621425201012.0010.241.247.766.218.070.80.000
    1983Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA/AA----212---783.72222221000128.712662531166826021.508.850.774.635.764.351.24.467
    1984New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-225---454.14339001124187.0875440534666041.399.000.523.526.835.591.94.444
    1984Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA----221---454.14339001124187.0875440534666041.399.000.523.526.835.591.94.444
    1985New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-236---564.2834101014241101.01065348340743021.459.450.273.566.594.721.85.455
    1985Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA----231---564.2834101014241101.01065348340743021.459.450.273.566.594.721.85.455
    1986Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-247---342.72297101122286.0803026625581001.228.370.632.626.073.142.32.429
    1986Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----241---342.72297101122286.0803026625581001.228.370.632.626.073.142.32.429
    1987Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-258---215.40540011021.225141301281001.7110.380.004.983.325.820.67.667
    1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos50258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf104.3829000529061.2833330527493021.7812.110.733.947.154.821.811.000
    1987Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----251---215.52540011021.725141301281001.7510.610.005.093.405.940.67.667
    1987MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf104.4129000529061.7833330527493021.8012.210.743.977.214.851.811.000
    1988Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-269---302.7918100817019.11776010152001.407.910.004.666.983.261.501.000
    1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos50269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf134.7528000828130.1351716114212101.6210.380.304.156.235.041.50.250
    1988Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----261---302.8318100817019.31776010152001.418.010.004.717.073.301.501.000
    1988MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf134.7828000828130.3351716114212101.6310.470.304.196.285.081.50.250
    1989Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-2710---1252.89252252231143.114057461347990041.308.790.822.956.223.582.11.706
    1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos502710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf048.31440000017.121181611091001.7910.900.525.194.679.350.90.000
    1989Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----271---1252.89252252231143.314057461347990041.318.810.822.966.233.582.11.706
    1989MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf048.42440000017.321181611091001.8111.050.535.264.749.470.90.000
    1990Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-2811---103.86420012011.29652782001.376.941.545.406.174.631.141.000
    1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos502811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1053.38211630250119.21114645647651131.328.350.453.534.893.461.38.667
    1990Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----281---104.02420012011.79652782001.437.231.615.636.434.821.141.000
    1990MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1053.40211630250119.71114645647651131.338.380.453.554.913.471.38.667
    1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos502912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf895.24251900460110.013672641651643011.7011.131.314.175.245.891.25.471
    1991MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf895.24251900460110.013672641651643011.7011.131.314.175.245.891.25.471
    1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos503013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf123.4121100620029.0341111014232121.6610.550.004.347.143.411.64.333
    1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin503013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf335.241680038046.1522827923273121.6210.101.754.475.245.441.17.500
    1992MLB Totals: BOS-CINbyYearMLB----302Log - Sp - Ext - Perf454.5537900928075.3863938937505241.6410.311.084.435.994.671.35.444
    1993Detroit TigersALMLBdet493114Log - Sp - Ext - Perf664.47438009350102.21135751545665171.549.910.443.945.795.001.47.500
    1993MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf664.49438009350102.71135751545665171.559.950.443.965.815.021.47.500
    1994Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-3215---202.2516000716220.0135518162101.055.850.453.607.202.252.001.000
    1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal213215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.4022000322023.1291514313121001.8011.191.165.014.635.790.92.333
    1994Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----321---202.2516000716220.0135518162101.055.850.453.607.202.252.001.000
    1994MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.4522000322023.3291514313121001.8211.301.175.064.685.840.92.333
    1996Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-3416---1254.0240140011262116.11216452747926071.449.360.543.647.124.951.96.706
    1996Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----341---1254.0340140011262116.31216452747926071.459.380.543.647.134.961.96.706
    1997Columbia HBLIndy------3517---200.33441100027.02221010141001.197.330.003.334.670.671.401.000
    1997Tucson TorosPCLAAAmil-3517---346.001570018057.0754238520424001.6711.840.793.166.636.632.10.429
    1997Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-3517---268.29880000038.0673835612290032.0815.871.422.846.879.002.42.250
    1997Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----351---200.33441100027.02221010141001.197.330.003.334.670.671.401.000
    1997Minor Totals: PIT-MILbyYearAAA----352---5106.9223150018095.014280731132714031.8313.451.043.036.737.582.22.333
    1998Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-3618---1110.3831002204.18550230002.3116.620.004.156.2310.381.50.500
    1998Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----361---1110.9831002204.38550230002.4417.560.004.396.5910.981.50.500
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)31344.572095630401531540.361429727446244336215171.5910.230.774.075.604.951.38.477
    American League Totals (8 yrs)28314.501934830371451494.056226924737221309184151.5910.240.674.035.634.901.40.475
    National League Totals (1 yrs)335.271680038046.3522827923273121.6310.151.764.495.275.471.17.500
    Minor League Totals74643.8332714914473178141,145.0120359248771456759491271.459.460.563.585.974.651.66.536
    Minor: Indy Totals200.33441100027.02221010141001.197.330.003.334.670.671.401.000
    Minor: A- Totals622.4123111022556.0432615422432001.166.910.643.546.914.181.95.750
    Minor: A+ Totals11173.545241404110254.7286129100810412414051.5310.130.283.684.394.571.19.393
    Minor: AA Totals16143.7683353125482287.72861431201511520214071.408.960.473.606.334.481.76.533
    Minor: AAA Totals41314.15169726244977546.758829425244215390191151.479.690.733.546.434.841.81.569
    Boston Red Sox Totals (6 yrs)21234.45128403025881368.04201971822916323112381.5810.270.713.995.654.821.42.477
    Detroit Tigers Totals (1 yrs)664.49438009350102.71135751545665171.559.950.443.965.815.021.47.500
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)125.4522000322023.3291514313121001.8211.301.175.064.685.840.92.333
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)335.271680038046.3522827923273121.6310.151.764.495.275.471.17.500
    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%
    1985New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-23p---1340000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5030pL-S-E-P21614000000000501000.000.000.000.0001500.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1996Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-34p---34018242004002501000.222.300.333.6332162.222.111.3089.5223.812.500.00.0050.0
    1997Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-35p---487021000001300000.286.375.429.804831.286.143.50012.5037.503.000.00.0050.0
    1998Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-36p---531000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)1614000000000501000.000.000.000.0001500.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)1614000000000501000.000.000.000.0001500.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals8526263004003802000.231.310.346.6563193.231.115.3339.6825.812.670.00.0050.0
    Minor: AA Totals340000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals5126263004003801000.231.310.346.6563093.231.115.33310.0026.672.670.00.0050.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)1614000000000501000.000.000.000.0001500.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    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
    1980Elmira PioneersNYPLA-18P2300.05140419191.0000.800.0031.1100.01
    1981Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+19P2400.04170121211.0000.900.0017.3100.09
    1982Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+20P2800.09400049491.0001.800.0021.1100.04
    1983New Britain Red SoxEastAA21P1600.012310243431.0002.700.0011.5100.09
    1983Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA21P600.00900991.0001.500.004.3100.013
    1984New Britain Red SoxEastAA22P3300.08190327271.0000.800.0023.6100.05
    1985New Britain Red SoxEastAA23P3400.0821133029.9670.900.0024.5100.02
    1986Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA24P2900.0630123736.9731.200.0020.9100.05
    1987Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA25P500.0560311111.0002.200.003.6100.011
    1987Boston Red SoxALMLB25P29061.2390112121.0000.400.2017.9100.08
    1988Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA26P1800.05201771.0000.400.0012.7100.09
    1988Boston Red SoxALMLB26P28030.11100011111.0000.400.3717.3100.08
    1989Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA27P2500.08240232321.0001.300.0017.1100.08
    1989Boston Red SoxALMLB27P4017.11200331.0000.800.182.5100.014
    1990Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA28P400.0111032.6670.500.002.7100.017
    1990Boston Red SoxALMLB28P210119.2421112625.9621.200.2113.0100.011
    1991Boston Red SoxALMLB29P250110.0115231816.8890.600.1515.4100.08
    1992Boston Red SoxALMLB30P21029.0061176.8570.300.2113.0100.012
    1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLB30P16046.1380011111.0000.700.249.9100.011
    1993Detroit TigersALMLB31P430102.2615222321.9130.500.2126.5100.03
    1994Rochester Red WingsILAAA32P1600.00501551.0000.300.009.9100.010
    1994Baltimore OriolesALMLB32P22023.13301661.0000.300.2619.6100.09
    1996Calgary CannonsPCLAAA34P4000.05270132321.0000.800.0028.2100.05
    1997Tucson TorosPCLAAA35P1500.074101211.9170.700.0010.6100.012
    1997Calgary CannonsPCLAAA35P800.048121312.9231.500.005.8100.020
    1998Nashville SoundsPCLAAA36P300.01200331.0001.000.002.1100.024
    MLB Totals - (P)2090538228969117111.9490.500.210.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)1690042118412164160.9760.900.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)830028711810099.9901.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)520013570170701.0001.300.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)23005140419191.0000.800.000.00.00
    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
    1980Minor23----------
    1981Minor24----------
    1982Minor28----------
    1983Minor22----------
    1984Minor33----------
    1985Minor34----------
    1986Minor29----------
    1987MLB29----------
    1987Minor5----------
    1988MLB28----------
    1988Minor18----------
    1989MLB4----------
    1989Minor25----------
    1990MLB21----------
    1990Minor4----------
    1991MLB25----------
    1992MLB37----------
    1993MLB43----------
    1994MLB22----------
    1994Minor16----------
    1996Minor40----------
    1997Minor23----------
    1998Minor3----------
    Totals536----------