MLB

Josh Willingham #7 - DH/LF

Kansas City

  • Age: 35
  • DOB: 1979/02/17
  • POB: Florence, AL
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 230lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 10
  • Drafted by Florida in 2000 (17th round).
  • Current Status: On roster
GPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
Year to date8326942599114404993200.219.350.416.766
On Pace108350557712118526412130-.219.350.416.766

Scouting Report

AssetsSwings a powerful bat with above-average home-run ability. Is patient at the plate and will take his walks. When in the outfield, he boasts an accurate arm from left field.
FlawsWhen he gets his pitch he takes a huge cut, leading to too many strikeouts and a middling batting average. Is not an efficient base-runner. Is limited to left field. Can be injury-prone.
Career potentialVeteran run-producer.

Honours and Awards

2012AL - Silver Slugger
2004Southern League (AA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/08/12Acquired from the Minnesota Twins.
2014/05/25Missed 41 games (left wrist injury).
2014/04/12Left wrist injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to April 7th, 2014).
2014/04/07Hand injury, day-to-day.
2013/09/23Missed 2 games (sore left foot).
2013/09/21Sore left foot, day-to-day.
2013/08/09Missed 33 games (left knee injury).
2013/07/02Left knee injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 1st, 2013).
2013/07/01Sore left knee, day-to-day.
2013/06/18Missed 2 games (left knee injury).
2013/06/15Left knee injury, day-to-day.
2013/05/12Missed 1 game (wrist injury).
2013/05/11Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2013/04/20Missed 2 games (illness).
2013/04/15Illness, day-to-day.
2012/10/03Missed the last 8 regular season games (strained left shoulder).
2012/09/25Strained left shoulder, day-to-day.
2012/09/03Missed 1 game (hamstring).
2012/09/02Hamstring, day-to-day.
2012/08/25Missed 2 games (stiff neck).
2012/08/23Stiff neck, day-to-day.
2012/05/08Missed 1 game (facial injury).
2012/05/07Facial injury, day-to-day.
2012/04/27Missed 2 games (paternity leave list).
2012/04/25Paternity leave list, day-to-day.
2011/12/15Signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Twins to a three-year contract.
2011/10/30Filed for free agency.
2011/07/07Missed 17 games (achilles).
2011/06/23Achilles, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 18th, 2011).
2011/06/06Missed 1 game (left achilles).
2011/06/05Left Achilles, day-to-day.
2011/05/14Missed 1 game (suspended by mlb).
2011/05/13Suspended by the MLB for 1 game.
2011/05/09Suspended by the MLB for 1 game.
2011/04/29Missed 2 games (back injury).
2011/04/26Back injury, day-to-day.
2011/01/18Re-signed by the Oakland Athletics to a one-year contract.
2010/12/16Acquired from the Washington Nationals.
2010/11/11Missed the last 44 regular season games (knee surgery).
2010/09/03Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (knee surgery).
2010/08/19Left knee injury, early September.
2010/08/17Left knee injury, day-to-day.
2010/01/19Re-signed by the Washington Nationals to a one-year contract.
2009/06/20Missed 6 games (bereavement list).
2009/06/13Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2009/06/09Missed 6 games (viral infection).
2009/06/04Viral infection, day-to-day.
2009/02/18Re-signed by the Washington Nationals to a one-year contract.
2008/11/11Acquired from the Miami Marlins.
2008/06/24Missed 50 games (back injury).
2008/05/02Back injury, 15-day DL.
2008/05/01Back injury, day-to-day.
2008/02/22Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2007/10/01Missed the last 8 regular season games (back injury).
2007/09/25Back injury, day-to-day.
2007/09/18Missed 2 games (back injury).
2007/09/17Back injury, day-to-day.
2007/08/09Missed 3 games (kidney).
2007/08/07Kidney stones, day-to-day.
2007/03/02Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2006/06/21Missed 12 games (hand injury).
2006/06/14Hand injury, 15-day DL.
2006/06/07Back injury, day-to-day.
2006/02/23Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2005/09/02Missed 52 games (forearm injury).
2005/07/06Forearm injury, 15-day DL.
2005/06/23Contract purchased from Albuquerque (AAA).
2005/03/31Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA).
2005/02/24Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2004/07/27Optioned to Carolina (AA).
2004/07/06Recalled from Carolina (AA).
2004/03/19Optioned to Carolina (AA).
2004/02/21Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2003/03/11Optioned to Carolina (AA).
2002/11/20Contract purchased from the minors.

Trades

2014/08/12Minnesota Twins traded Josh Willingham to the Kansas City Royals for Jason Adam.
2011/12/15Signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Twins.
2010/12/16Washington Nationals traded Josh Willingham to the Oakland Athletics for Henry Rodriguez and Corey Brown.
2008/11/11Florida Marlins traded Scott Olsen and Josh Willingham to the Washington Nationals for Emilio Bonifacio, P.J. Dean and Jake Smolinski.
2000/06/05Drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 17th round in 2000.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014Kansas CityAL15458124026715100.267.377.489.866
2014MinnesotaAL6822434475112344278100.210.345.402.747
2014Total Min/KCAL8326942599114404993200.219.350.416.766
2013MinnesotaAL1113894281200144866128101.208.342.368.710
2013RochesterAAA3911001122000.111.273.444.717
2012MinnesotaAL145519851353013511076141324.260.366.524.890
2011OaklandAL13648869120260299856150413.246.332.477.809
2011SacramentoAAA251100122200-.200.429.8001.229
2010WashingtonNL11437054991921656678580-.268.389.459.848
2009WashingtonNL13342770111290246161104437.260.367.496.863
2008FloridaNL10235154892151551488232-.254.364.470.834
2008CarolinaAA82666200525001.231.333.308.641
2007FloridaNL14452175138324218966122813.265.364.463.827
2006FloridaNL14250262139282267454109207.277.356.496.852
2006CarolinaAA280200000300-.250.250.250.500
2005FloridaNL162337100425000.304.407.348.755
2005AlbuquerqueAAA66219567114319544754515.324.455.6761.131
2005JupiterA2912100102000.222.300.333.633
2004FloridaNL122525001148001.200.310.320.630
2004CarolinaAA112338819524024769187635.281.449.5651.014
2003CarolinaAA22671520215141320000.299.434.5821.016
2003JupiterA59193465117112344642922.264.422.549.971
2003GCL MarlinsR2733101312000.429.5001.0001.500
2002JupiterA10737672103214176963881859.274.394.487.881
2001Kane CountyA973205783202736538524215.259.382.400.782
2000UticaA6520537541606293955952.263.400.429.829
TotalMLB1138388455898321515195632549102735926.253.359.467.826
TotalAL4751665238395852922962475121038.237.348.456.804
TotalNL66322193205881301310333630251525618.265.367.475.842
TotalAAA71233587314321575158515.313.448.6701.118
TotalAA1444391021232812995106115636.280.438.547.985
TotalA330110321329375742169201272601428.266.396.461.857
TotalR2733101312000.429.5001.0001.500

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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