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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Joseph Cerutti
Stat Years
1981-1995  [mlb] 1985-1991
Height/Weight
6-2 / 200
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (406)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
2004-10-03 [44.158]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Colleges
Amherst College (Amherst, Massachusetts)
Draft
Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in Round #1 (#21 overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1985-09-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.126)
Service Time
Organizations
TOR [10] PIT [1] BOS [1] DET [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9769 ... retro id: ceruj001 ... mlbam id: 112160
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1981Medicine Hat Blue JaysPioRktor-211---843.03141452000107.08745368431205011.217.320.673.6210.093.792.79.667
    1981Gulf Coast Blue Jays GCLRktor-211---125.461120049028.0332517015205051.7110.610.004.826.438.041.33.333
    1981Minor Totals: TORbyYearRk----212---963.53251652490135.0120705385814010061.328.000.533.879.334.672.41.600
    1982Kinston Blue JaysCaroA+tor-222---1053.19161651000113.08847409491365121.217.010.723.9010.833.742.78.667
    1982Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-222---401.11441100032.11844010172020.875.010.002.784.731.111.701.000
    1982Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-222---036.60660000030.0422522616201011.9312.601.804.806.007.501.25.000
    1982Minor Totals: TORbyYearAA/AAA/A+----223---1483.39262662000175.3148766615751738151.277.610.773.858.893.912.31.636
    1983Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-233---9133.43292893111188.21828972166513110011.318.680.763.106.254.252.02.409
    1983Minor Totals: TORbyYearAA----231---9133.44292893111188.71828972166513110011.318.700.773.116.264.262.02.409
    1984Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-244---7134.44292260370148.0152897320521145021.389.241.223.166.935.412.19.350
    1984Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----241---7134.44292260370148.0152897320521145021.389.241.223.166.935.412.19.350
    1985Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-255---1192.97282772110182.0165846010601106001.248.160.492.975.444.151.83.550
    1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor55255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf025.4041001306.210741452012.1013.501.355.406.759.451.25.000
    1985Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----251---1192.97282772110182.0165846010601106001.248.160.492.975.444.151.83.550
    1985MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf025.8141001306.710741452012.2614.521.455.817.2610.161.25.000
    1986Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-266---134.12772100043.2442720516221001.379.071.033.304.535.561.38.250
    1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor55266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf944.153420213141145.115073672547898011.369.291.552.915.514.521.89.692
    1986Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----261---134.17772100043.7442720516221001.399.171.043.334.585.631.38.250
    1986MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf944.163420213141145.315073672547898011.369.301.552.925.524.531.89.692
    1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor55277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1144.404421206230151.114475743059925111.348.561.783.515.474.461.56.733
    1987MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1144.414421206230151.314475743059925111.348.581.793.515.484.471.56.733
    1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor55288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf673.1346120011341123.212056431242657331.318.730.873.064.734.081.55.462
    1988MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf673.1446120011341123.712056431242657331.318.770.883.074.754.091.55.462
    1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor55299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11113.07333131120205.121490701953694261.309.380.832.323.023.941.30.500
    1989MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11113.07333131120205.321490701953694261.309.390.832.333.033.951.30.500
    1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor553010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf994.76302300170140.016277742349494141.5110.411.483.153.154.951.00.500
    1990MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf994.76302300170140.016277742349494141.5110.411.483.153.154.951.00.500
    1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet553111Log - Sp - Ext - Perf364.57388101030288.2944945937294121.489.540.913.762.944.970.78.333
    1991MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf364.59388101030288.7944945937294121.499.590.923.782.965.000.78.333
    1992Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3212---774.632414532100105.012860541123433221.4410.970.941.973.695.141.87.500
    1992Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-3212---405.36980001045.153292767130011.3210.521.191.392.585.761.861.000
    1992Minor Totals: PIT-BOSbyYearAAA----322---1174.863322532110150.318189811730563231.4110.851.021.803.365.341.87.611
    1995Albany-Colonie Diamond DogsNeastIndy------3513---202.17660000029.0297710140021.009.000.310.004.342.170.001.000
    1995Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----351---202.17660000029.0297710140021.009.000.310.004.342.172.001.000
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)49433.9422911682331134861.0894427377119291398348181.389.341.243.044.164.461.37.533
    American League Totals (7 yrs)49433.9422911682331134861.0894427377119291398348181.389.341.243.044.164.461.37.533
    Minor League Totals62593.741771484013112911,023.099252442591356746433171.328.730.803.136.564.612.10.512
    Minor: Indy Totals202.17660000029.0297710140021.009.000.310.004.342.172.001.000
    Minor: Rk Totals963.53251652490135.0120705385814010061.328.000.533.879.334.672.41.600
    Minor: A+ Totals1053.19161651000113.08847409491365121.217.010.723.9010.833.742.78.667
    Minor: AA Totals13133.103332104111221.02009376167514812031.248.140.653.056.033.791.97.500
    Minor: AAA Totals30354.16103842066190554.05843142565817432216261.379.490.942.835.235.101.85.462
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (6 yrs)46373.871911087223832772.3800378332110254369307161.379.331.282.964.304.411.45.554
    Detroit Tigers Totals (1 yrs)364.59388101030288.7944945937294121.499.590.923.782.965.000.78.333
    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%
    1982Kinston Blue JaysCaroA+tor-22p---1170100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1992Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-32p---2916230001000601000.188.188.188.3761730.000.000.3000.0035.290.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals2616330001000601000.188.188.188.3761730.000.000.3000.0035.290.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals916230001000601000.188.188.188.3761730.000.000.3000.0035.290.000.00.000.0
    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
    1981Medicine Hat Blue JaysPioRk21P1400.05140019191.0001.400.0020.0100.06
    1981Gulf Coast Blue Jays GCLRk21P1100.00700771.0000.600.0016.9100.011
    1982Kinston Blue JaysCaroA+22P1600.0722103029.9671.800.0011.994.18
    1982Knoxville Blue JaysSouAA22P400.02500771.0001.800.002.8100.011
    1982Syracuse ChiefsILAAA22P600.01400551.0000.800.004.3100.013
    1983Knoxville Blue JaysSouAA23P2900.01220233432.9411.100.0019.9100.04
    1984Syracuse ChiefsILAAA24P2900.07170024241.0000.800.0020.9100.05
    1985Syracuse ChiefsILAAA25P2800.01029444339.9071.400.0020.0100.06
    1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLB25P406.20100111.0000.300.162.5100.014
    1986Syracuse ChiefsILAAA26P700.0351098.8891.100.005.0100.013
    1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLB26P340145.18210229291.0000.900.2021.0100.07
    1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLB27P440151.1515112120.9520.500.1327.2100.04
    1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLB28P460123.213270240401.0000.900.3228.4100.03
    1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLB29P330205.11645136261.9841.800.3020.4100.04
    1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLB30P300140.011180229291.0001.000.2118.5100.08
    1991Detroit TigersALMLB31P38088.2120302421.8750.600.2423.5100.04
    1992Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA32P2400.06250231311.0001.300.0016.8100.09
    1992Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA32P900.06110217171.0001.900.006.3100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)229085954147510206201.9760.900.230.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)10300339158129124.9611.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)33001425234139.9511.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)1600722103029.9671.800.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)25005210026261.0001.000.000.00.00
    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
    1981Minor25----------
    1982Minor26----------
    1983Minor29----------
    1984Minor29----------
    1985MLB4----------
    1985Minor28----------
    1986MLB34----------
    1986Minor7----------
    1987MLB44----------
    1988MLB46----------
    1989MLB33----------
    1990MLB30----------
    1991MLB38----------
    1992Minor33----------
    Totals406----------