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John Bale # - P

  • Age: 40
  • DOB: 1974/05/22
  • POB: Cheverly, MD
  • Height: 6-4 Weight: 210lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 7
  • Drafted by Toronto in 1996 (5th round).

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2011/03/15Assigned by the Detroit Tigers to their minor league camp.
2011/01/10Signed by the Detroit Tigers to a minor league contract.
2010/12/03Signed by the Detroit Tigers to a minor league contract.
2010/02/19Signed with Hiroshima (Japanese League).
2009/12/10Released by the Kansas City Royals.
2009/05/24Missed 43 games (thyroid).
2009/04/01Thyroid, early September.
2008/12/16Re-signed by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract.
2008/09/02Missed 121 games (arm injury).
2008/06/24Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
2008/04/17Arm injury, 15-day DL.
2007/07/14Missed 89 games (shoulder and back strain).
2007/05/11Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (shoulder and back strain).
2007/04/01Shoulder and back strain, 15-day DL.
2006/12/08Signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Royals to a two-year contract.
2003/12/10Signed with Hiroshima (Japanese League).
2003/12/10Released by the Cincinnati Reds.
2003/07/30Contract purchased from Louisville (AAA).
2002/04/04Acquired from the Baltimore Orioles.
2002/04/03Outrighted to Rochester (AAA).
2002/03/30Designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles.
2002/02/28Re-signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a one-year contract.
2001/08/10Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2001/04/24Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2001/04/13Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2001/03/30Optioned to Rochester (AAA).

Trades

2011/01/10Signed as a free agent by the Detroit Tigers.
2010/12/03Signed by the Detroit Tigers to a minor league contract.
2006/12/08Signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Royals.
2003/05/08Signed as a free agent by the Cincinnati Reds.
2002/04/04Baltimore Orioles traded John Bale to the New York Mets for Gary Matthews Jr.
2000/12/13Toronto Blue Jays traded John Bale to the Baltimore Orioles for Jayson Werth.
1996/06/04Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 5th round in 1996.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2010HiroshimaJPN----------------
2009Kansas CityAL4300110028.1341918318241.845.72
2009NW ArkansasAA60000006.24210150.751.35
2008Kansas CityAL1330300026.229131316141.314.39
2008OmahaAAA1070300011.21714143581.8910.80
2008NW ArkansasAA21000001.23110031.805.40
2007Kansas CityAL2601100040.0451818117421.554.05
2007OmahaAAA840100012.2135401121.102.84
2007WichitaAA33000004.05221201.754.50
2005HiroshimaJPN----------------
2004HiroshimaJPN----------------
2003CincinnatiNL1091200046.1502423712371.344.47
2003LouisvilleAAA2624140043.2361716113431.123.30
2003NorfolkAAA800100013.2115503151.023.29
2003Total Nor/LouAAA3424240057.1472221116581.103.30
2002NorfolkAAA1222200028.022111127271.043.54
2001BaltimoreAL1401000026.218149217211.313.04
2001RochesterAAA971100030.2318715411.172.05
2001GCL OriolesR22000004.01110270.752.25
2000TorontoAL20000003.25761362.1814.73
2000SyracuseAAA21123400079.0683528441701.383.19
1999TorontoAL10000002.02331242.0013.50
1999SyracuseAAA640300022.2161410110101.153.97
1999KnoxvilleAA3342210062.1643226716911.283.75
1998KnoxvilleAA30000001.11111000.756.75
1998DunedinA2494540066.0683934523781.384.64
1997HagerstownA252577000140.1130836711631551.384.30
1996St. CatherinesA883200033.1392118211351.504.86
TotalMLB1091237100173.2183989016751481.494.66
TotalAL99325100127.113374679631111.544.74
TotalNL1091200046.1502423712371.344.47
TotalAAA100381016400242.02141099512852261.243.53
TotalAA4782210076.0773831919991.263.67
TotalA57421414400239.223714311918972681.394.47
TotalR22000004.01110270.752.25
TotalJPN----------------

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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