Rod Upchurch
Leichhardt Lions (AAA)
Rod Upchurch
Birthdate:
Sept. 15, 1956 (32 y, 4 m, 7 d)
Position:
C
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
5'11"/206
Entry:
1978 Draft - Round: 2, Overall: 13, Team: Balmain Tigers
Contract:
$19.7k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
2 years, 39 days

1988 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
LEI - RES
30 88 18 6 0 1 5 7 8 25 0 0 0.205 0.278 0.585 0.268 0.274 49 -0.06 -0.00

1988 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
LEI - RES
C 23 187.0 159 15 0 1.0000 1.2529 -0.004
Current Status
MLB Service Time 2 years, 39 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 11 years
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Low
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
1988 $19.7k ($4.1k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 6 6 4 5
vs R 4 6 6 4 5
vs L 4 7 6 4 5
Potential 4 6 6 5 5
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 2
Error 3 1
Arm 4 1 1
Turn DP 1
C Ability 6
Position
Catcher 4
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 9
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 % 44%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1988-12-11
Weight increased from 205 to 206
1988-12-04
Weight increased from 204 to 205
1988-11-13
Weight increased from 203 to 204
1988-11-06
Weight decreased from 204 to 203
1988-10-30
Weight increased from 203 to 204
1988-09-06
Gap Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Gap decreased from 7 to 6
Gap vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Eye Potential increased from 4 to 5
Eye vs L decreased from 5 to 4
1988-08-22
Weight decreased from 204 to 203
1988-04-16
Gap Potential increased from 6 to 7
Gap increased from 6 to 7
Gap vs R increased from 6 to 7
Infield Error decreased from 4 to 3
1988-04-01
Weight decreased from 205 to 204
1988-01-31
Weight increased from 204 to 205
1988-01-17
Eye vs L increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 6 to 5
1987-09-20
Infield Arm decreased from 2 to 1
1987-08-15
Weight increased from 203 to 204
1987-04-18
Gap vs L increased from 6 to 7
Infield Arm increased from 1 to 2
1987-03-08
Eye Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Eye decreased from 5 to 4
Eye vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Eye vs L decreased from 5 to 4
1986-12-28
Weight decreased from 204 to 203
1986-10-05
Eye Potential increased from 4 to 5
Eye increased from 4 to 5
Eye vs R increased from 4 to 5
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Infield Arm decreased from 2 to 1
C defense increased from 3 to 4
1986-08-22
Weight decreased from 205 to 204
1986-04-14
Eye vs L increased from 4 to 5
1985-11-24
Weight decreased from 206 to 205
1985-09-29
Weight decreased from 207 to 206
1985-07-23
Weight increased from 206 to 207
1985-02-10
Weight decreased from 207 to 206
1984-01-01
Gap vs L decreased from 7 to 6
1983-11-06
Weight increased from 206 to 207
1983-09-18
Weight decreased from 207 to 206
1983-09-06
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 7 to 6
1983-07-17
Weight decreased from 208 to 207
1983-04-09
Power vs R increased from 5 to 6
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
Weight decreased from 209 to 208
1983-04-05
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 208 to 209
1983-02-27
Weight decreased from 209 to 208
1983-01-02
Power increased from 5 to 6
Power vs L increased from 5 to 6
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
1982-11-21
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
1982-10-10
Weight decreased from 211 to 210
1982-10-03
Weight increased from 210 to 211
1982-08-22
Weight increased from 209 to 210
1982-08-11
Weight increased from 208 to 209
1982-08-04
Weight increased from 207 to 208
1982-04-01
Gap Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Power increased from 4 to 5
Power vs R increased from 4 to 5
Power vs L increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Bunt for Hit increased from 1 to 2
1982-01-03
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 6 to 7
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
1981-10-04
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
Catcher Arm increased from 3 to 4
GB% decreased from 45% to 44%
Weight decreased from 208 to 207
1981-01-18
Sac Bunt increased from 8 to 9
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
GB% increased from 43% to 45%
Weight increased from 206 to 208
1980-03-16
Power increased from 3 to 4
Power vs R increased from 3 to 4
Power vs L increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 204 to 206
1979-11-04
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Gap Potential increased from 6 to 7
Power Potential increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs R increased from 3 to 4
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
Weight increased from 199 to 204
1979-02-11
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Gap Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Gap vs L increased from 6 to 7
Eye increased from 3 to 4
Weight decreased from 201 to 199

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
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1987 30 75 238 217 31 11 1 2 16 11 16 58 0 0 0.143 0.210 0.441 0.1824 0.194 9 -1.08
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1986 29 64 194 172 40 7 0 5 16 15 19 39 0 0 0.233 0.313 0.673 0.2734 0.295 80 0.36
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1985 28 12 12 11 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 6 0 0 0.182 0.250 0.432 0.4000 0.161 -15 -0.13
Total - SBC
SBC
151 444 400 73 18 1 7 33 27 36 103 0 0 0.183 0.256 0.541 0.2260 0.237 40 -0.85

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
LEI - RES
1988 31 30 97 88 18 6 0 1 5 7 8 25 0 0 0.205 0.278 0.585 0.2742 0.268 49 -0.06
LEI - RES
1985 28 26 28 21 7 0 0 4 11 4 4 8 0 0 0.333 0.423 1.328 0.3000 0.507 216 0.37
LEI - RES
1984 27 23 22 18 4 1 0 1 4 4 2 7 0 0 0.222 0.300 0.744 0.3000 0.323 89 0.02
LEI - RES
1983 26 7 11 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0.111 0.200 0.311 0.1429 0.163 -39 -0.14
Concord - YL
CON - YL
1980 23 46 49 38 7 2 0 2 7 6 6 17 0 0 0.184 0.289 0.684 0.2500 0.277 45 -0.25
Concord - YL
CON - YL
1979 22 37 40 34 10 3 0 2 8 5 6 11 0 0 0.294 0.400 0.959 0.3810 0.425 156 0.40
Concord - YL
CON - YL
1978 21 27 27 20 2 0 0 0 1 3 6 8 0 0 0.100 0.296 0.396 0.1538 0.193 -19 -0.29
None - None
None - None
1978 21 50 254 230 68 14 1 12 49 66 20 25 1 1 0.296 0.357 0.879 0.2902 0.381 140 1.29
Total - ??
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50 254 230 68 14 1 12 49 66 20 25 1 1 0.296 0.357 0.879 0.2902 0.381 140 1.29
Total - AAA
AAA
86 158 136 30 7 0 6 20 15 15 42 0 0 0.221 0.301 0.705 0.2697 0.308 78 0.19
Total - AA
AA
110 116 92 19 5 0 4 16 14 18 36 0 0 0.207 0.330 0.722 0.2778 0.313 68 -0.13

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1987 C 65 547.1 353 34 5 0.987 6.364 1.135 0.64
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1987 2B 1 2.0 1 1 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1986 C 54 426.0 346 24 3 0.992 7.817 0.901 -1.95
Total C 119 973.1 699 58 8 -1.31
Total 2B 1 2.0 1 1 0 0.00

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
LEI - RES
1988 C 23 187.0 159 15 0 1.000 8.374 1.253 -0.00
LEI - RES
1985 C 3 9.1 10 1 0 1.000 10.607 0.000 0.02
LEI - RES
1984 C 2 2.0 2 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.06
LEI - RES
1984 1B 1 1.0 1 0 0 1.000 9.000 1.052 0.03
LEI - RES
1983 2B 1 10.0 3 1 0 1.000 3.600 0.994 -0.05
Concord - YL
CON - YL
1980 C 2 6.0 6 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.01
Concord - YL
CON - YL
1979 C 5 11.2 18 1 0 1.000 14.657 0.000 0.02
Concord - YL
CON - YL
1978 C 1 1.0 1 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
Total C 36 217.0 196 17 0 0.11
Total 1B 1 1.0 1 0 0 0.03
Total 2B 1 10.0 3 1 0 -0.05
Reserve Grade Hitting Log
Click two rows to sum games (Clear)
Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Jan. 19, 1989
Jan 19
STR 6 - 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Jan. 18, 1989
Jan 18
STR 7 - 6 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.02
Jan. 16, 1989
Jan 16
ERS 1 - 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.13
Jan. 15, 1989
Jan 15
ERS 10 - 2 5 2 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.19
Jan. 12, 1989
Jan 12
DY 5 - 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.02
Jan. 11, 1989
Jan 11
DY 3 - 1 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.07
Jan. 9, 1989
Jan 9
@RED 1 - 9 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.02
Jan. 8, 1989
Jan 8
@RED 6 - 7 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Jan. 5, 1989
Jan 5
BLA 7 - 4 6 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.04
Jan. 4, 1989
Jan 4
BLA 1 - 4 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
Jan. 2, 1989
Jan 2
@MOS 4 - 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.10
Jan. 1, 1989
Jan 1
@MOS 7 - 4 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
Dec. 29, 1988
Dec 29
@BAN 1 - 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.15
Dec. 28, 1988
Dec 28
@BAN 0 - 10 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.06
Dec. 26, 1988
Dec 26
@LID 3 - 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.17
Dec. 25, 1988
Dec 25
@LID 2 - 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 -0.09
Dec. 22, 1988
Dec 22
@ROC 1 - 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.18
Dec. 21, 1988
Dec 21
@ROC 4 - 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.10
Dec. 19, 1988
Dec 19
RED 3 - 8 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
Dec. 18, 1988
Dec 18
RED 5 - 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.16
Dec. 7, 1988
Dec 7
@CAR 1 - 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 1, 1988
Dec 1
MOS 4 - 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.06
Nov. 20, 1988
Nov 20
@STR 4 - 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
Nov. 17, 1988
Nov 17
@LID 2 - 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Nov. 16, 1988
Nov 16
@LID 4 - 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.09
Nov. 6, 1988
Nov 6
@ERS 4 - 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Nov. 2, 1988
Nov 2
BAN 0 - 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.08
Oct. 19, 1988
Oct 19
ROC 6 - 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.28
Oct. 17, 1988
Oct 17
LID 4 - 6 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.07
Oct. 12, 1988
Oct 12
@RED 2 - 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
Player Awards
None
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