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John Vander Wal # - OF/1B

  • Age: 48
  • DOB: 1966/04/29
  • POB: Grand Rapids, MI
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 205lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 14
  • Drafted by Montreal in 1987 (3rd round).

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

1991American Association (AAA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2004/10/06Filed for free agency.
2004/07/11Contract purchased from Louisville (AAA).
2004/03/16Re-signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a minor league contract.
2004/03/15Released by the Cincinnati Reds.
2004/01/12Signed as a free agent by the Cincinnati Reds to a one-year contract.
2003/12/20Milwaukee Brewers declined to offer salary arbitration.
2003/10/30Filed for free agency.
2003/09/07Missed 3 games (groin).
2003/09/03Groin, day-to-day.
2003/08/23Missed 4 games (elbow injury).
2003/08/19Elbow injury, day-to-day.
2003/03/29Contract purchased from the minors.
2003/01/28Signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2002/12/07New York Yankees declined to offer salary arbitration.
2002/10/29Filed for free agency.
2001/12/13Acquired from the San Francisco Giants.
2001/09/09Missed 1 game (left elbow injury).
2001/09/08Left elbow injury, day-to-day.
2001/07/30Acquired from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Trades

2004/01/12Signed as a free agent by the Cincinnati Reds.
2003/01/28Signed as a free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers to a minor league contract.
2001/12/13San Francisco Giants traded John Vander Wal to the New York Yankees for Jay Witasick.
2001/07/30Pittsburgh Pirates traded Jason Schmidt and John Vander Wal to the San Francisco Giants for Armando Rios and Ryan Vogelsong.
2000/02/23Pittsburgh Pirates traded Al Martin and cash to the San Diego Padres for John Vander Wal, Geraldo Padua and James Sak.
1998/11/13Signed as a free agent by the San Diego Padres.
1998/08/31Colorado Rockies traded John Vander Wal to the San Diego Padres for a player to be named later.
1994/03/31Contract purchased by the Colorado Rockies from the Montreal Expos along with Ronnie Hall.
1987/06/02Drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 3rd round in 1987.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2004CincinnatiNL4251262024420000.118.182.275.457
2004LouisvilleAAA1648593002510200.188.264.250.514
2003MilwaukeeNL1173275084251144546104123.257.350.468.818
2002NY YankeesAL8421930571716202358112.260.327.429.756
2001San FranciscoNL491391935613202638120.252.370.374.744
2001PittsburghNL97313398722311504284744.278.361.473.834
2001Total Pit/SFNL14645258122284147068122864.270.364.442.806
2000PittsburghNL13438474115290249472921126.299.410.563.973
1999San DiegoNL13224626671806413759211.272.368.419.787
1998San DiegoNL202536300065000.240.387.360.747
1998ColoradoNL8910418301015201629000.288.380.548.928
1998Total Col/SDNL10912921361315202234000.279.387.512.899
1997ColoradoNL7692716201111033111.174.255.228.483
1997Colorado SpringsAAA2510329421213191128114.408.465.6311.096
1996ColoradoNL1041512038625311938221.252.335.417.752
1995ColoradoNL1051011535815211623112.347.432.5941.026
1994ColoradoNL911101227315151631210.245.339.427.766
1993MontrealNL1062153450745302730634.233.320.372.692
1992MontrealNL1052132151824202436302.239.316.352.668
1991MontrealNL21614134118118000.213.222.361.583
1991IndianapolisAAA13347884140368157179118811.293.393.496.889
1990IndianapolisAAA511351640602141328012.296.358.385.743
1990JacksonvilleAA7727745842538403946631.303.393.502.895
1989JacksonvilleAA712173055926242251231.253.322.396.718
1988JacksonvilleAA5820822541403141749340.260.317.370.687
1988West Palm BeachA622315064152103332401141.277.368.489.857
1987JamestownA18692433123315314320.478.493.8701.363
1987West Palm BeachA5018929541122223025833.286.378.397.775
TotalMLB137227513747171701897430385698382026.261.351.441.792
TotalAL8421930571716202358112.260.327.429.756
TotalNL128825323446601531791410362640371924.261.353.442.795
TotalAAA225764134231579201061081841137.302.388.479.867
TotalAA2067029719348517787814611102.275.349.430.779
TotalA130489103151387157065792294.309.390.507.897

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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