Michael Whitlock
Free Agent
Michael Whitlock
Birthdate:
April 17, 1955 (33 y, 8 m, 29 d)
Position:
C
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'2"/242
Entry:
1978 Draft - Round: 3, Overall: 34, Team: Parramatta Giants
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
6 years, 70 days
Current Status
MLB Service Time 6 years, 70 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 11 years
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership High
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence High
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Popular
Current Contract
Free Agent
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 6 4 5 7
vs R 4 6 4 5 7
vs L 4 6 4 5 7
Potential 4 7 4 6 7
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 3
Error 2 1
Arm 7 4 4
Turn DP 3
C Ability 5
Position
Catcher 5
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 2 1
vs R 1 2 1
vs L 1 2 1
Potential 1 2 1
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 1 1
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 45%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1989-01-01
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 6 to 7
1988-12-11
Weight decreased from 243 to 242
1988-10-02
Weight decreased from 244 to 243
1988-09-06
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Infield Error decreased from 3 to 2
Outfield Arm decreased from 5 to 4
1988-07-29
Weight decreased from 245 to 244
1988-04-20
Weight decreased from 246 to 245
1988-04-16
Gap decreased from 7 to 6
Gap vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Gap vs L decreased from 7 to 6
1988-03-24
Weight increased from 245 to 246
1988-01-17
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 6 to 7
Turn Double Play decreased from 4 to 3
1987-10-18
C defense decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 244 to 245
1987-09-20
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
1987-08-28
Weight increased from 243 to 244
1987-08-15
Weight increased from 242 to 243
1987-08-03
Weight decreased from 243 to 242
1987-07-17
Weight increased from 242 to 243
1987-04-18
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 6 to 7
Local Popularity decreased from Extremely Popular to Popular
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1986-11-30
Weight decreased from 243 to 242
1986-10-05
Weight increased from 241 to 243
1986-07-17
Weight increased from 240 to 241
1986-04-14
Eye Potential increased from 5 to 6
Infield Arm decreased from 5 to 4
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Extremely Popular
National Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1986-01-05
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs L decreased from 5 to 4
1985-11-10
Weight decreased from 241 to 240
1985-09-29
Contact Potential increased from 4 to 5
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
1985-08-16
Weight increased from 240 to 241
1985-07-17
Weight decreased from 241 to 240
1985-04-11
Weight increased from 240 to 241
1985-03-31
Weight increased from 239 to 240
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
1985-03-13
Weight increased from 238 to 239
1985-03-03
Weight increased from 237 to 238
1984-11-11
Weight increased from 236 to 237
1984-10-07
Weight increased from 235 to 236
1984-09-04
Bunt for Hit decreased from 3 to 2
1984-07-23
Weight increased from 234 to 235
1984-07-17
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Infield Range decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 232 to 234
1984-04-02
Contact Potential increased from 4 to 5
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Fair
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1984-02-19
Weight increased from 231 to 232
1984-02-12
Weight decreased from 232 to 231
1984-01-01
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Sac Bunt increased from 6 to 7
1983-12-04
Weight increased from 231 to 232
1983-11-20
Weight increased from 230 to 231
1983-10-16
Weight decreased from 231 to 230
1983-10-02
Weight decreased from 232 to 231
1983-09-06
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Sac Bunt decreased from 7 to 6
1983-08-03
Weight increased from 231 to 232
1983-04-19
Weight increased from 230 to 231
1983-04-09
Movement Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Movement decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs L decreased from 3 to 2
1983-04-05
Sac Bunt increased from 6 to 7
1983-03-30
Weight decreased from 231 to 230
1983-02-27
Weight increased from 230 to 231
1982-12-05
Weight increased from 229 to 230
1982-11-07
Weight increased from 228 to 229
1982-10-03
Weight increased from 227 to 228
1982-09-19
Weight decreased from 228 to 227
1982-09-07
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 6 to 7
1982-08-16
Weight decreased from 229 to 228
1982-08-11
Weight increased from 228 to 229
1982-04-01
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Infield Arm increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 225 to 228
1982-01-03
Eye Potential increased from 4 to 5
Eye increased from 4 to 5
Eye vs R increased from 4 to 5
Eye vs L increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 224 to 225
1981-10-04
Contact Potential increased from 4 to 5
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
Eye increased from 3 to 4
Eye vs R increased from 3 to 4
Eye vs L increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 5 to 6
Movement Potential decreased from 4 to 3
GB% increased from 44% to 45%
1981-01-18
Gap Potential increased from 6 to 7
Gap increased from 6 to 7
Gap vs R increased from 6 to 7
Gap vs L increased from 6 to 7
Power Potential increased from 3 to 4
Power increased from 3 to 4
Power vs R increased from 3 to 4
Power vs L increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Bunt for Hit decreased from 4 to 3
GB% increased from 43% to 44%
Weight increased from 220 to 224
1979-11-04
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 6 to 7
Bunt for Hit increased from 3 to 4
C defense increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 222 to 220
1979-02-11
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Gap increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs R increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs L increased from 5 to 6
Power increased from 2 to 3
Power vs R increased from 2 to 3
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Catcher Arm increased from 6 to 7
GB% increased from 42% to 43%
Weight increased from 221 to 222

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
PAR - SBC
1987 32 114 426 376 80 15 0 8 30 30 33 69 0 0 0.213 0.281 0.598 0.2384 0.269 64 0.75
PAR - SBC
1986 31 125 489 442 99 21 0 13 44 36 38 86 0 0 0.224 0.286 0.645 0.2493 0.286 74 1.13
PAR - SBC
1985 30 122 470 422 109 30 1 10 44 42 37 72 0 0 0.258 0.317 0.722 0.2878 0.314 94 2.13
PAR - SBC
1984 29 115 447 397 88 22 1 15 49 40 44 81 0 0 0.222 0.299 0.695 0.2425 0.297 87 1.67
PAR - SBC
1983 28 125 497 446 101 20 2 9 47 34 39 88 1 0 0.227 0.288 0.628 0.2621 0.281 74 1.35
PAR - SBC
1982 27 119 496 443 132 20 0 4 44 41 45 75 0 2 0.298 0.365 0.735 0.3478 0.332 106 3.38
PAR - SBC
1981 26 83 295 260 75 11 0 8 31 31 26 45 0 0 0.289 0.359 0.782 0.3221 0.345 111 1.65
Total - SBC
SBC
803 3120 2786 684 139 4 67 289 254 262 516 1 2 0.246 0.312 0.682 0.2781 0.302 86 12.05

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
STR - RES
1980 25 42 52 51 14 5 0 3 14 6 1 17 0 0 0.275 0.289 0.838 0.3548 0.354 99 0.13
STR - RES
1979 24 19 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -153 -0.13
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1979 24 18 76 68 20 2 0 5 13 13 5 10 0 0 0.294 0.355 0.899 0.2778 0.395 132 0.56
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1978 23 73 271 240 71 21 1 7 34 25 25 60 0 0 0.296 0.369 0.848 0.3657 0.379 113 0.96
None - None
None - None
1978 23 52 262 237 68 11 1 7 43 55 22 25 10 5 0.287 0.347 0.778 0.2947 0.342 112 0.58
Total - ??
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52 262 237 68 11 1 7 43 55 22 25 10 5 0.287 0.347 0.778 0.2947 0.342 112 0.58
Total - AAA
AAA
61 58 57 14 5 0 3 14 6 1 20 0 0 0.246 0.259 0.750 0.3235 0.317 73 0.00
Total - AA
AA
91 347 308 91 23 1 12 47 38 30 70 0 0 0.296 0.366 0.860 0.3450 0.382 117 1.52

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
PAR - SBC
1987 C 112 961.1 786 78 10 0.989 8.089 1.025 3.11
PAR - SBC
1986 C 124 1042.1 777 72 15 0.983 7.331 0.980 0.59
PAR - SBC
1985 C 122 992.2 790 68 5 0.994 7.779 0.966 1.14
PAR - SBC
1984 C 114 991.2 810 72 7 0.992 8.005 1.032 1.90
PAR - SBC
1983 C 124 1098.0 789 91 11 0.988 7.213 0.986 1.56
PAR - SBC
1982 C 116 1023.2 772 78 7 0.992 7.473 1.024 2.79
PAR - SBC
1982 RF 1 0.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
PAR - SBC
1981 C 74 628.0 464 35 5 0.990 7.151 1.062 -1.48
Total C 786 6737.2 5188 494 60 9.61
Total RF 1 0.2 0 0 0 0.00

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
STR - RES
1980 C 11 21.2 26 2 1 0.966 11.631 0.000 0.05
STR - RES
1980 2B 3 26.0 4 8 2 0.857 4.154 0.793 -1.03
STR - RES
1979 C 18 28.1 26 0 0 1.000 8.259 0.000 0.06
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1979 C 17 151.0 183 9 1 0.995 11.444 0.656 -1.12
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1978 C 34 300.0 351 25 2 0.995 11.280 0.751 -1.48
Ryde - YL
RYD - YL
1978 2B 28 224.2 48 43 8 0.919 3.645 0.803 -6.30
Total C 80 501.0 586 36 4 -2.50
Total 2B 31 250.2 52 51 10 -7.33
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 1985 Parramatta (SBC)
1984 Parramatta (SBC)
1983 Parramatta (SBC)
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Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg IBB Rank
1984 SBC 10 2