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Jose Lobaton #59 - C

Washington

  • Age: 29
  • DOB: 1984/10/21
  • POB: Acarigua, Venezuela
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 215lbs
  • Bats/Throws: S/R
  • MLB Seasons: 4
  • Signed by San Diego in 2002.
  • Current Status: On roster
GPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
Year to date471541132702111249002.208.269.292.561
On Pace10634725721605252711100-.208.269.292.561

Scouting Report

AssetsHas switch-hitting ability, which adds to his overall value as a catcher, plus he displays sound receiving and catch-and-throw skills.
FlawsNeeds to cut down on his swing in order to have a more manageable strikeout rate. Must also become more assertive when calling a game.
Career potentialDecent switch-hitting catcher.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/05/06Missed 2 games (right shin injury).
2014/05/04Right shin injury, day-to-day.
2014/02/13Acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays.
2014/01/17Re-signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a one-year contract.
2013/09/26Missed 1 game (right elbow injury).
2013/09/25Right elbow injury, day-to-day.
2012/05/28Missed 42 games (right shoulder injury).
2012/04/14Right shoulder injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to April 13th, 2012).
2012/04/13Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2011/09/10Missed 2 games (sore left knee).
2011/09/07Sore left knee, day-to-day.
2011/09/02Missed 43 games (sprained left knee).
2011/07/18Sprained left knee, 15-day DL.
2011/07/14Recalled from Durham (AAA).
2011/03/26Optioned to Durham (AAA).
2010/09/01Recalled from Durham (AAA).
2010/04/29Optioned to Durham (AAA).
2010/04/27Recalled from Durham (AAA).
2010/03/17Optioned by the Tampa Bay Rays to their minor league camp.
2010/03/03Re-signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a one-year contract.
2009/07/30Claimed off waivers from the San Diego Padres.
2009/07/30Optioned to Montgomery (AA).
2009/07/29Designated for assignment by the San Diego Padres.
2009/07/28Optioned to Portland (AAA).
2009/07/05Contract purchased from Portland (AAA).
2009/06/09Outrighted to Portland (AAA).
2009/03/23Optioned to Portland (AAA).
2009/02/27Re-signed by the San Diego Padres to a one-year contract.
2008/11/20Contract purchased from Portland (AAA).

Trades

2014/02/13Tampa Bay Rays traded Jose Lobaton, Felipe Rivero and Drew Vettleson to the Washington Nationals for Nate Karns.
2009/07/30Claimed by the Tampa Bay Rays off waivers from the San Diego Padres.
2002/05/13Signed as a nondrafted free agent by the San Diego Padres.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014WashingtonNL471541132702111249002.208.269.292.561
2013Tampa BayAL10027738691527323065013.249.320.394.714
2012Tampa BayAL6916716371002202446014.222.323.317.640
2012DurhamAAA4150110000500-.067.067.133.200
2012MontgomeryAA4131210013300-.154.313.231.544
2012CharlotteA250000001100-.000.167.000.167
2011Tampa BayAL153424100048001.118.231.147.378
2011DurhamAAA541842454101831375000-.293.410.489.899
2011CharlotteA6180840022500-.444.500.6671.167
2010DurhamAAA722412663110733275210-.261.337.394.731
2010MontgomeryAA7243610024500-.250.357.292.649
2009San DiegoNL71703000005001.176.176.176.352
2009PortlandAAA39133143260381035006.241.292.353.645
2009MontgomeryAA26841322703111519003.262.376.452.828
2008San AntonioAA9229435762109453975114.259.338.422.760
2007Lake ElsinoreA903045079153104741790016.260.346.428.774
2006Lake ElsinoreA42122122670415204202-.213.326.369.695
2006Fort WayneA2061151731111121200-.279.408.410.818
2005Fort WayneA93426100125001.176.222.206.428
2005EugeneA113249200368000.281.410.344.754
2005AZL PadresR51425200264101.357.550.5001.050
2004EugeneA4415113331207231735003.219.298.437.735
2003IdahoR5619122521501322250012.272.352.366.718
TotalMLB238649671453321163701730211.223.301.331.632
TotalAL1844785611026295258119028.230.315.349.664
TotalNL541711135702111254003.205.261.281.542
TotalAAA16957364150281187274142106.262.346.408.754
TotalAA12941552106300125961102117.255.346.414.760
TotalA22472796178444221021011870220.245.339.407.746
TotalR6120524571701342854113.278.369.376.745

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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