Page Information
Current Status
Free Agent since 2015-05-03 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Joseph Francis Saunders III
Stat Years
2000-2015  [mlb] 2005-2014
Height/Weight
6-3 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (362)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1981-06-16 in Fairfax, Virginia   [38.290]
High School
West Springfield (Springfield,VA)
Colleges
Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, Virginia)
Draft
Selected by the Anaheim Angels in Round #1 (#12 overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Chris McAlpin
MLB Debut
2005-08-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.061)
Service Time
7.138 (2014)
Organizations
ANA [8] ARI [3] SEA [2] BAL [2] TEX [1] KCA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 22291 ... retro id: saunj001 ... mlbam id: 434578
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Season Batting Totals

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YearTeam NameLgLvlLevelUnifAgeDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLB3431Log - Sp - Ext42135130001003707100.086.154.086.2404630.086.000.1036.5215.222.330.00.000.0
1 record(s)
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 Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. 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)

Joe Saunders Batting Log for 2012

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April 2012
Game DateTm-Gm#TmOppLgResultBoxscoreS-G#C-G#PosLnGSPAABRHTB2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPPitStrBalFouCalSwInPlAVGOBPSLGOPS
2012-04-115ARISDNNLL 1-2Box | PBP147p9133----------1-----108215-2.000.000.000.000
2012-04-1610ARIPITNLW 5-1Box | PBP248p9122----------2-----1385251-.000.000.000.000
2012-04-2115ARIATLNLL 2-3Box | PBP349p9121------------1---431-1-2.000.000.000.000
2012-04-2720ARIMIANLW 5-0Box | PBP450p9142------1-----11--1512344-4.000.000.000.000
May 2012
Game DateTm-Gm#TmOppLgResultBoxscoreS-G#C-G#PosLnGSPAABRHTB2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPPitStrBalFouCalSwInPlAVGOBPSLGOPS
2012-05-0225ARIWASNLL 4-5Box | PBP551p9133----------------96312-3.000.000.000.000
2012-05-0730ARISLNNLL 6-9Box | PBP652p911----------1------624-2--.000.000.077.077
2012-05-1335ARISFNNLL 3-7Box | PBP753p912-------------2---422---2.000.000.077.077
2012-05-2345ARILANNLL 11-4Box | PBP854p9144111-------------862-2-4.067.067.118.184
2012-05-2950ARISFNNLL 1-3Box | PBP955p9133----------1-----10821322.056.056.100.156
June 2012
Game DateTm-Gm#TmOppLgResultBoxscoreS-G#C-G#PosLnGSPAABRHTB2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPPitStrBalFouCalSwInPlAVGOBPSLGOPS
2012-06-0455ARICOLNLL 0-4Box | PBP1056p9121-11---------1---96313-2.105.105.143.248
2012-06-1060ARIOAKALW 4-3Box | PBP1157p9122----------------853-212.095.095.130.226
July 2012
Game DateTm-Gm#TmOppLgResultBoxscoreS-G#C-G#PosLnGSPAABRHTB2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPPitStrBalFouCalSwInPlAVGOBPSLGOPS
2012-07-1487ARICHNNLL 1-4Box | PBP1258p9121---------1------844-211.091.091.160.251
2012-07-1992ARICINNLL 6-7Box | PBP1359p9133-11-------------9631113.120.120.179.299
2012-07-2497ARICOLNLW 6-2Box | PBP1460p9133----------2-----11832411.107.107.161.268
2012-07-29102ARINYNNLL 1-5Box | PBP1561p9122----------1-----12843311.100.100.152.252
August 2012
Game DateTm-Gm#TmOppLgResultBoxscoreS-G#C-G#PosLnGSPAABRHTB2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPPitStrBalFouCalSwInPlAVGOBPSLGOPS
2012-08-04107ARIPHINLL 0-3Box | PBP1662p9122----------------431-1-2.094.094.143.237
2012-08-09112ARIPITNLW 6-3Box | PBP1763p9132---------1------126622-2.088.088.158.246
2012-08-15117ARISLNNLL 2-5Box | PBP1864p9121------------1---431-1-2.086.086.154.240
2012-08-20122ARIMIANLW 3-12Box | PBP1965p911-------------1---22--1-1.086.086.154.240
19 record(s)
Glossary:
Game Date Calendar date of the game Tm-Gm# Game Number of his Team Tm Team Played For Opp Opponent (Team) Lg League Result Final score of game Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) S-G# Season Game Number for Player C-G# Career Game Number for Player Pos Defensive Position Ln Lineup slot in batting order GS Games Started PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats R Runs H Hits TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks GDP Grounded into Double Play Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls Fou Fouls Cal Called Strikes Sw Swing and Miss Strikes InPl Balls put in Play 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)

2012 Transactions for Joe Saunders

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Tranx DateOrganizationTeamLevelStatus40ManTranx Description
2012-01-17Arizona DiamondbacksArizona DiamondbacksIndActiveYSigned to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($6m) [Free Agent]
2012-06-23Arizona DiamondbacksArizona DiamondbacksIndDL-15YDL-15 Strained left shoulder
2012-07-09Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)RkDL-15YAssigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk) for rehab
2012-07-14Arizona DiamondbacksArizona DiamondbacksIndActiveYActivated from DL
2012-08-26Baltimore OriolesBaltimore OriolesIndActiveYTraded from Diamondbacks to Orioles for Matt Lindstrom
2012-10-29--IndFree AgtNDeclared free agency
6 record(s)
Glossary:
Tranx Date Transaction Date, full pro transactions are available since May of 2012 Team Refers to the team for the selected page Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division Status Roster Status