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Jason GrimsleyHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1985-2006 MLB Years: 1989-2006
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsP-847Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJason Alan Grimsley
Height6-3Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 7,1967 [50.202]PlaceBurr Ridge,Illinois
High SchoolTarkington (Cleveland,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 10th round (252nd overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDoug Gassaway
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1988-PHI-#9 ... 1989-PHI-#6 ... 1990-PHI-#2
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1989 [22.032]
OrganizationsPHI [7] KCA [5] CLE [4] BAL [2] NYA [2] ARI [1] CAL [1] HOU [1] MIL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID982Retrosheet IDgrimj001MLBAM ID115169
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts47Walks32Hittable57SO/BB32vsPower57Hitting6Durability59Team.493Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1985Bend PhilliesNwstA-phi-Rel170113.50615002011.0122117025103003.269.53--19.857.940.40.000-
1986Utica Blue SoxNYPLA-phi-ST181106.4014140300064.26361463774618002.168.770.4210.726.400.60.091-
1987Spartanburg PhilliesSALAphi-S/R19743.1623914307088.05948314549812001.286.010.415.509.981.81.636-
1988Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi-ST20473.73161512010101.08048422379012001.157.110.183.297.992.43.364-
1988Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-S/R20137.17541001021.0201917113141001.558.440.425.485.911.08.250-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST05104.33211922020122.2100675935010413001.227.340.223.677.632.08.333-
1989Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-ST211182.98262608200172.012165571310913412001.346.330.685.707.011.23.579-
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi54ST21135.89440000018.019131221972002.079.330.989.333.440.37.2506.53
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-ST22853.93222200000128.011168567789918001.477.780.495.476.941.27.615-
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi48ST22323.3011110000057.0472121143416121.577.380.166.756.440.95.6003.96
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-ST23234.35990000051.2482825337432001.658.360.526.457.491.16.400-
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi48ST23174.8712120000061.05434334414214031.567.970.596.056.201.02.1254.50
1992Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-S/R24875.05262060010124.215279704559014001.6610.970.293.976.501.64.533-
1993Charlotte KnightsILAAAcle-S/R25663.39281993150135.01386451104910218001.389.180.673.266.782.08.500-
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48S/R25345.311064001042.0522625320272011.7011.060.644.255.741.35.4294.12
1994Charlotte KnightsILAAAcle-ST26703.4210100200071.05836271017609101.067.351.272.157.613.531.000-
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48ST26524.5714131100082.2914742734596161.519.910.763.706.421.74.7144.26
1995Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-ST27532.9110100200068.0612622419404001.188.070.532.515.292.11.625-
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48Rel27006.0915213002134.0372423432257022.039.791.068.476.620.78-6.16
1996Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcal-ST28201.20220100015.082203110100.734.80--1.806.603.671.000-
1996California AngelsALMLBcal56S/R28576.843520152140130.015011099147482110131.7210.360.975.115.661.11.4175.31
1997Tucson TorosPCLAAAmil-S/R295105.703610260018485.09670546436520001.6310.130.634.546.861.51.333-
1997Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ST29156.68761000031.0362623329223002.1010.450.878.426.390.76.167-
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R06155.9643162700184116.013296779728723001.7510.210.705.576.731.21.286-
1998Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-Rel30633.7652052008088.276403710576814001.507.711.025.796.901.19.667-
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya38Rel31723.60550550025175.0663930740498041.417.920.844.805.881.23.7784.80
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya38Rel32325.04634590018196.0100585410425316051.479.340.933.924.951.26.6004.85
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38Rel33153.02730730024080.0713227828614021.237.950.903.146.832.18.1673.95
2002Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-ST34009.0011000001.01110100002.009.00--9.00--0.00--
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38Rel34473.91700700026171.0643231437598011.428.070.504.677.441.59.3643.63
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38Rel35265.1676076005075.0884743636584051.6510.560.724.326.961.61.2504.16
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38Rel36333.3732032004026.2241110115184001.468.100.345.066.071.20.5003.87
2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal38Rel36244.2141041003036.0372517320212021.579.170.744.955.201.05.3334.78
2005Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-S/R37201.1382600108.04110440001.004.50--4.504.501.001.000-
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal38Rel37125.7322022009022.024151459101001.509.822.053.684.091.11.3336.29
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari54Rel38124.8819019006027.230151548101001.379.761.302.603.251.25.3335.17
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter42584.7755272480311274933.295454949683498622962461.559.170.804.795.981.25.4201.57
Minor League Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter76754.113011801212434441263.0114470357980707996160201.468.130.575.027.071.41.503-
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter50424.132021089481324796.078443936757387600102201.478.830.644.366.761.55.543-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14113.38403378220202.014686761412715213001.356.490.625.656.761.20.560-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter473.73161512010101.08048422379012001.157.110.183.297.992.43.364-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter743.1623914307088.05948314549812001.286.010.415.509.981.81.636-
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1117.4620155302075.175826331025621002.338.880.3612.086.630.55.083-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter10213.94251025100591252.02471221111911619620081.438.780.684.126.961.69.323-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1044.41118411400432171.01669784178210224091.458.720.894.315.361.24.714-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter364.78630630012058.0614031829313021.549.411.234.474.781.07.333-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter865.093921181031158.11809790148611115191.6710.190.794.876.281.29.571-
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter576.843520152140130.015011099147482110131.7210.360.975.115.661.11.417-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5124.35272700000136.2120686671039022151.637.900.466.785.930.87.294-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter124.8819019006027.230151548101001.379.761.302.603.251.25.333-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10144.771301711310301220.022412911619117146230111.559.170.804.795.981.25.4171.57
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13134.115231214181220.01991221011412317328001.468.130.575.027.071.41.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Utica Blue SoxNYPLA-phi-p18142000000001011000.000.500.000.500005.000.000.500.36120.000.000.000.000.000.00
1987Spartanburg PhilliesSALAphi-p192311230000001400000.273.333.273.6063012.429.000.091.2828.3333.334.000.000.000.00
1988Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-p2053000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi54p2145000000000202000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-p222217110001001802000.059.111.059.1701020.111.000.059.0905.0040.008.000.000.000.00
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi48p221216130002001203000.188.235.188.4233020.214.000.063.2025.0010.002.000.000.000.00
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-p231020200000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0002021.000.000.000.9080.000.000.000.000.000.00
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi48p231217210000002600000.059.158.059.2171019.091.000.118.12210.5331.583.000.000.000.00
1992Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-p242618030001000603000.167.167.167.3343021.250.000.000.1520.0028.570.000.000.000.00
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya38p3251000000002100000.000.667.000.667003.000.0002.000.48166.6733.330.500.000.000.00
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari54p38194100000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter52434400020051305000.093.188.093.2814053.133.000.116.0009.4324.532.600.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter100533900020031916000.170.228.170.3989063.265.000.057.0004.7630.166.330.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter58371600020011405000.162.184.162.3466043.261.000.027.0002.3332.5614.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter53000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2311230000001400000.273.333.273.6063012.429.000.091.0008.3333.334.000.000.000.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter142000000001011000.000.500.000.500005.000.000.500.00020.000.000.000.000.000.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter28383400020031005000.105.171.105.2764046.143.000.079.0006.5221.743.330.000.000.00
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter194100000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51000000002100000.000.667.000.667003.000.0002.000.00066.6733.330.500.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16213412120006001641016000.093.188.093.281120165.133.000.116.0009.4324.532.600.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16286515000300531210000.170.228.170.398150102.265.000.057.0004.7630.166.330.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-phi18P14--46311310.7690.71------14100.017.9
1987Spartanburg Phillies SALAphi19P23--157422622.8460.96------23100.016.4
1988Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi20P16--7113-2118.8571.13------16100.011.6
1988Reading Phillies EastAAphi20P5--16--771.0001.40------5100.03.7
1989Reading Phillies EastAAphi21P26--1937125756.9822.15------26100.018.7
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21P4-18141165.8331.250.28-----4100.02.5
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi22P22--1922434541.9111.86------22100.015.1
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22P11-57138122221.9551.910.37-----1291.76.8
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi23P9--57--12121.0001.33------1090.06.3
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23P12-61214131716.9411.330.26-----12100.07.4
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou24P26--822213230.9381.15------26100.018.1
1993Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle25P28--10115-2621.8080.75------28100.019.9
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25P10-4244--881.0000.800.19-----10100.06.2
1994Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle26P10--99111918.9471.80------10100.07.0
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P14-8269-115151.0001.070.18-----14100.012.4
1995Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle27P10--610-216161.0001.60------10100.06.9
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P15-34-8-1881.0000.530.24-----15100.010.4
1996Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal28P2--24--661.0003.00------2100.01.4
1996California AngelsALMLBcal28P35-1302318224341.9531.170.32-----35100.021.7
1997Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca29P7--22--441.0000.57------7100.04.9
1997Tucson Toros PCLAAAmil29P36--1110712821.7500.58------36100.025.4
1998Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle30P52--89211917.8950.33------52100.036.4
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya31P55-75813--21211.0000.380.28-----55100.034.0
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya32P63-961111242422.9170.350.23-----63100.039.1
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33P73-80612422218.8180.250.23-----73100.045.1
2002Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca34P1---------------1100.00.7
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34P70-71610111716.9410.230.23-----70100.043.2
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35P76-751714123231.9690.410.41-----76100.046.9
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36P32-26372-1210.8330.310.38-----32100.019.8
2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36P41-36752-1412.8570.290.33-----41100.025.3
2005Bowie Baysox EastAAbal37P8---3--331.0000.38------8100.05.6
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37P22-22-2-1221.0000.090.09-----22100.013.6
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari38P19-27-31143.7500.160.11-----19100.011.7
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P552-9321071421821267249.9330.450.27-----5520.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P202--80106219207186.8990.92------2020.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P40--2046126766.9851.65------400.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--7113-2118.8571.13------160.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P23--157422622.8460.96------230.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--46311310.7690.71------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-phi1814----------
1987Spartanburg Phillies SALAphi1923----------
1988Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi2016----------
1988Reading Phillies EastAAphi205----------
1989Reading Phillies EastAAphi2126----------
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi214----------
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi2222----------
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2211----------
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi239----------
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2312----------
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2426----------
1993Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle2528----------
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2510----------
1994Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle2610----------
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2614----------
1995Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle2710----------
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2715----------
1996Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal282----------
1996California AngelsALMLBcal2835----------
1997Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca297----------
1997Tucson Toros PCLAAAmil2936----------
1998Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle3052----------
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya3155----------
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya3263----------
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3373----------
2002Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca341----------
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3470----------
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3576----------
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3632----------
2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3641----------
2005Bowie Baysox EastAAbal378----------
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3722----------
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3819----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1999New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB31000.001002.1202001.907.710.007.710.000.000.00.000
2000New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB32000.002001.0203105.0018.000.0027.009.000.330.00.000
2006Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB38003.1810010000011.1854068201.266.350.004.766.351.333.97.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs003.1810010000011.3854068201.246.350.004.766.351.333.97.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0020200001.0200031005.0018.000.0027.009.000.330.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100002.3200020001.717.710.007.710.000.000.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2006-06-07Released by Diamondbacks 
2005-12-13ContractSigned by Diamondbacks 
2005-09-02InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-08-24InjuredDisabled -- - 
2005-07-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-05-11InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2005-04-01InjuredDisabled -- ligament replacement surgery 
2004-06-21TradeTraded by Royals to Orioles for Denny Bautista. 
2003-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
2003-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-06-22InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-06-05InjuredDisabled -- pulled oblique muscle 
2001-01-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
2000-11-20Released by Yankees. 
1999-01-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1999-01-22ContractSigned by Yankees 
1998-10-16Free AgentGranted free agency 
1998-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-01-12ContractSigned by Indians 
1998-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1997-10-17Free AgentGranted free agency 
1997-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-07-29TradeTraded by Brewers to Royals for Jamie Brewington. 
1997-04-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1997-03-20Released by Tigers. 
1997-01-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1997-01-16ContractSigned by Tigers 
1996-10-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-02-15TradeTraded by Indians with Pep Harris to Angels for Brian Anderson. 
1993-04-13ContractSigned by Indians 
1993-04-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1993-04-05Free AgentGranted free agency 
1993-03-30Released by Astros. 
1992-04-02TradeTraded by Phillies to Astros for Curt Schilling. 
1985-06-06Contractsigned 
* 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
1989Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll2162,500-69134-429,80262,50062,500
1990Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll22105,000-6112613515,727100,000167,500
1991Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll23118,000-5612520742,231100,000285,500
1993Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25125,000-6613127968,431109,000410,500
1994Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2650,000-85638-957,101109,000460,500
1995Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll27325,000-3972556999,520109,000785,500
1996California AngelsTeam Payroll28425,000-3611360957,870109,0001,210,500
1999New York YankeesTeam Payroll31350,000-52023421,454,491200,0001,560,500
2000New York YankeesTeam Payroll32750,000-39725561,394,248200,0002,310,500
2001Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll33750,000-43814521,897,758200,0003,060,500
2002Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll341,900,000-31510662,011,045200,0004,960,500
2003Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll352,000,000-2779652,163,527300,0006,960,500
2004Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll361,000,000-34612612,070,100300,0007,960,500
2004Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll361,000,000-34612612,070,100300,0007,960,500
2005Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll372,000,000-30214662,189,055300,0009,960,500
2006Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll38825,000-42717472,365,072327,00010,785,500
* 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