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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Joshua Eric Towers
Stat Years
1996-2011  [mlb] 2001-2009
Height/Weight
6-1 / 165
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (392)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
High School
Hueneme (Oxnard,CA)
Colleges
Oxnard College (Oxnard, California)
Draft
Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in Round #15 (#441 overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Gil Kubski
MLB Debut
2001-05-02 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.065)
Service Time
Organizations
BAL [7] TOR [5] COL [1] LAN [1] NYA [1] WAS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1470 ... retro id: towej001 ... mlbam id: 346869
Relations
Nephew of Roger Frash, Cousin of Justin Frash
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts27Walks94Hittable27SO/BB83vsPower27Hitting0Durability54Team.482Ratings Explained
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Games

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YearSplitsGGSDNSDNFGS%CGPHPRDRGFfor PHfor PRfor DRb1b2b3b4b5b6b7b8b9p Pp Cp 1Bp 2Bp 3Bp SSp LFp CFp RFp DH
2001Log - Splits242041983.312------21312620202020202120202124000000000
2002Log - Splits532360.00---------1---143333333335000000000
2003Log - Splits1486757.115---225---89810889108914000000000
2004Log - Splits2121021100.002---501053322222222212122212321000000000
2005Log - Splits3333031100.0221601154633343335353434333533000000000
2006Log - Splits151231280.00------51531613121313141314131315000000000
2007Log - Splits2515101560.00---------6311815151515151515151525000000000
2009Log - Splits20200.00---1---2---------0000001002000000000
Totals1391122710880.6411218144716151115114116116116116119113119139000000000
Glossary:
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started DNS Did not start. Count of games not started DNF Did not finish. Count of games not finished. GS% Games Started Percentage CG Complete Games PH Pinch hit appearances in games context and Pinch hits in On Base context PR Entered game as Pinch Runner DR Entered game as defensive replacement GF Games Finished for PH Left game for Pinch hitter for PR Left game for Pinch runner for DR Left game for defensive replacement b1 Games at batting slot #1 (Leadoff) b2 Games at batting slot #2 b3 Games at batting slot #3 b4 Games at batting slot #4 (Cleanup) b5 Games at batting slot #5 b6 Games at batting slot #6 b7 Games at batting slot #7 b8 Games at batting slot #8 b9 Games at batting slot #9 p P Games at pitcher position p C Games at catcher p 1B Games at First Base p 2B Games at Second Base p 3B Games at Third Base p SS Games at Shortstop p LF Games at Left Field p CF Games at Center Field p RF Games at Right Field p DH Games as Designated Hitter

On Base

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YearSplitsGPAABBAVGOBPSLGOPSOBLdoffH1B1B-IF1B-OF1B-Bnt2B3BHRSolo2-Run3-RunGSlamIPHRWO-HRWO-HPHXBHTBRBIHR RBIRBI outRBI HRRBIHR%BBBB4BB 1BOBB BLBB LdIBBHBPROECI
2001Log - Splits24586556.297.321.484.8051871451651062613933532111820000059269673353349.251625050671
2002Log - Splits5124116.362.382.6901.0724728422633915011650000001680241621666.67512010000
2003Log - Splits14265252.266.294.516.810786467394630851511121000228130382342360.53711021420
2004Log - Splits21518477.310.355.482.83718312414899151335321169520000049230612572540.982652054960
2005Log - Splits33876831.285.312.430.741272217237167222155442241211011010703579538133840.0029860626150
2006Log - Splits15295271.343.384.590.97511367936110831141177820000032160552942952.731723033320
2007Log - Splits25469434.297.338.495.833157116129851111822061871010001044215643063046.882234032680
2009Log - Splits22522.273.320.409.7298563150300000000003930100.00100001110
Totals13931582959.300.332.490.8231045766887586927951716118122634892102230114504071944219447.6712322230251335411
Glossary:
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats BAVG 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) OB On Base (including Homers) Ldoff Leadoff H Hits 1B-IF Infield Single (or Hit) 1B-OF Outfield Singles 1B-Bnt Bunt Single 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs Solo Solo Homers (no baserunners) 2-Run 2-Run Homers 3-Run 3-Run homers Gslam Grand Slams (Bases loaded homer) IPHR Inside the park home run WO-HR Walkoff-homer WO-H Walkoff Hit PH Pinch hit appearances in games context and Pinch hits in On Base context XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) RBI Runs Batted In HR RBI RBIs from home runs RBI Out Runs Batted In on outs RBIHR% Pct of total RBIs from Homers BB Walks BB4 Walkes on 4-pitches, excluding Intentional walks BB 1BO Walked with first base open and runners on 2nd and /or 3rd BB BL Bases Loaded Walk BB LD Leadoff walk IBB Intentional Walks HBP Hit by a Pitch ROE Reached on Error CI Catchers Interference

Outs

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YearSplitsGPAABOutsGOAOGO%FOLOPOFrcFCProdBuntSHSFGDPGDP-OGDP%IF OutOF OutIF Out%loc Ploc Cloc 1Bloc 2Bloc 3Bloc SSloc LFloc CFloc RFSOSO-swSO-caSo-3SO-FTSO Sw%
2001Log - Splits245865563901232090.5914629349114334165728.0719513758.72082945444945405258342446058.62
2002Log - Splits51241167728360.78274530511221513.33402462.58343814671113857061.54
2003Log - Splits1426525218567760.8853914601000242218.18885561.5100152717191820174233923278.57
2004Log - Splits215184773271421341.0687153210224524135424.071799764.91553248314834372651391246176.47
2005Log - Splits338768315892342430.961523457150371137198821.5930417363.732348906269606053112714161763.39
2006Log - Splits1529527117864790.815951552721353215.63816256.662151615271425233517186048.57
2007Log - Splits254694343041221061.15711718802543393823.681507865.82132636283617412076492735964.47
2009Log - Splits22522163110.271001002001040.0041028.60012014512114050.00
Totals1393158295920667838940.886051131765651242613266831021.94104163662.1112241702672052631982352033892521372281964.78
Glossary:
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats GO Groundouts AO Air out (Fly Outs + Popouts + Lineouts) FO Fly outs LO Lineouts PO Putouts Frc Forceouts. Groundout with runner ahead of him forced out on base. FC Fielders Choice Prod Productive out. At the very least, a runner was advanced on the out SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies GDP Grounded into Double Play GDP-O Double Play Opportunities for Batter (Runner on 1st + less than 2 outs) GDP% Grounded into double play percentage. Double Plays vs Opportunities IF Out Infield Outs OF out Outfield Outs IF Out% Percentage of outs in the infield loc P Balls fielded by pitcher loc C Balls fielded by catcher loc 1B Balls fielded by first baseman loc 2B Balls fielded by second baseman loc 3B Balls fielded by third baseman loc SS Balls fielded by shortstop loc LF Balls fielded by left field loc CF Balls fielded by center field loc RF Balls fielded by right field SO Strikeouts SO-Sw Strikeouts Swinging SO-Ca Strikeouts Looking (or Called) SO-3 Strikeouts on 3 Pitches SO-FT Strikeout on Foul Tip SO SW% Percentage of strikeouts on swings

Baserunning

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YearSplitsGPAOBmOBPRR%SBSB2SB3SBHCSCS2CS3CSHS1-3S1-2S1-3%S2-HS2-3S2-H%D1-HD1-3D1-H%DIAdv WPAdv OutFrcROOB
2001Log - Splits24586187.3197339.0410910532081929.6314573.683350.000119918
2002Log - Splits512447.3792451.06330011003350.003175.00030.0001432
2003Log - Splits1426578.2943443.59330033005645.454266.67010.0011575
2004Log - Splits21518183.3536937.7011830330072323.3371041.184833.3301231018
2005Log - Splits33876272.3119936.401413105500134124.07171062.964544.4411251630
2006Log - Splits15295113.3836254.871192033001156.258561.54050.0001957
2007Log - Splits25469157.3357245.86131210330061825.008657.141325.000223915
2009Log - Splits2258.320337.5000000000---0------0---010.0000100
Totals13931581045.33143641.726557802321204312525.60613961.00122929.27281095995
Glossary:
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances OB On Base (including Homers) mOBP Modified On Base Percentage. Includes all times on base, whether earned or not. R Runs R% Run%. Runs/OnBase. % of time on base that he scores SB Stolen Bases (Total) SB2 Steals of 2nd base SB3 Steals of 3rd base SBH Steals of home CS Caught Stealings CS2 Caught stealing second base CS3 Caught stealing third base CSH Caught stealing home S1-3 1b to 3b on a single while a baserunner S1-2 1b to 2b on a single while a baserunner S1-3% % of times going first to third on a single S2-H 2b to home on a single while a baserunner S2-3 2b to 3b on a single while a baserunner S2-H% % of times second to home on a single D1-H Scored from first base on a double D1-3 1b to 3b on a double D1-H% % of times scoring from first base on a double DI Defensive Indifference. Defense allowed steal without attempt to throw out Adv WP Advanced on Wild Pitch or Passed Ball Adv Out Advanced safely on an out FrcR Forced out as runner. OOB Thrown Out on Bases as baserunner, excludes while batter

Pitches

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YearSplitsGPAABBBSOHBPPitStrBalSwMsCalCtSwingsFoulIntBInPlStr%Bal%Foul%SW%SwMs%P/PAIP-SW%IP-PA%FPSFPSwFPIPFPS%FPSw%FPIP%
2001Log - Splits2458655616586199413926021293598981033379051969.8130.1919.0151.8112.493.4050.288.63941968867.2433.4515.02
2002Log - Splits51241165130441297144318018421773011167.3532.6516.5549.2114.293.5651.289.583402166.9432.2616.94
2003Log - Splits14265252742494165129075179389472168422169.1830.8217.8550.1615.893.5546.883.4172814264.9130.5715.85
2004Log - Splits2151847726519170411685361123117368572911544568.5431.4617.0850.2913.073.2951.985.93411547565.8329.7314.48
2005Log - Splits338768312911263026207794920355112941526542675268.6431.3617.9150.4313.303.4549.385.859827613168.2631.5114.95
2006Log - Splits1529527117353103968235760203413479159925465.6434.3615.3046.1012.533.5253.086.1197905166.7830.5117.29
2007Log - Splits254694342276617321155577116337681818302837966.6933.3117.4447.2314.183.6946.380.83241486769.0831.5614.29
2009Log - Splits225221217047235152732642167.1432.868.5745.7115.632.8065.684.0167564.0028.0020.00
Totals13931582959123389351094774693478731203546225434192046270268.2331.7717.5449.6413.453.4749.785.6212599248067.2931.4115.20
Glossary:
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls SwMs Swing and Miss Cal Called Strikes Swings Batter swung at pitch, regardless of result Foul Foul Balls IntB Intentional Balls InPl Balls put in Play Str% Strike percentage. Total Strikes / Total Pitches Bal% Balls percentage Foul% Foul ball percentage, of all pitches Sw% Swing Percentage. Total Swings / Total Pitches SwMs% Swing and Miss%. When swinging, how much does he miss P/PA Pitches per Plate Appearance IP-SW% Percentage of swings that are put in play IP-PA% % of Plate Appearances where ball is put into play FPS First Pitch Strike FPSw First Pitch Swing FPIP First Pitch in Play FPS% % of Plate Appearances with First Pitch as Strike FPSw% First Pitch Swing Percentage FPIP% First Pitch in Play Percentage