Rod Upchurch
Balmain Tigers (ML)
Rod Upchurch
Birthdate:
Sept. 15, 1956 (30 y, 11 m, 6 d)
Position:
C
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
5'11"/204
Entry:
1978 Draft - Round: 2, Overall: 13, Team: Balmain Tigers
Contract:
$19.4k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
1 years, 53 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 1 years, 53 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 9 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Low
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
1987 $19.4k ($19.4k 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 4 6
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 2
Error 4 1
Arm 4 2 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
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
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
76 206 183 42 7 0 5 17 16 20 45 0 0 0.230 0.309 0.659 0.2782 0.288 75 0.23

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
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
56 61 48 12 1 0 5 15 8 7 17 0 0 0.250 0.339 0.923 0.2593 0.378 124 0.25
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
1986 C 54 426.0 346 24 3 0.992 7.817 0.901 -1.95
Total C 54 426.0 346 24 3 -1.95

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
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 13 30.0 37 2 0 0.11
Total 1B 1 1.0 1 0 0 0.03
Total 2B 1 10.0 3 1 0 -0.05
Player Awards
None