Efrain Thompson
Balmain Tigers (ML)
Efrain Thompson
Birthdate:
Oct. 14, 1956 (30 y, 11 m, 6 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/181
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$70k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
4 years, 105 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 4 years, 105 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 14 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Low
Greed High
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Fair
Local Fair
Current Contract
1987 $70k ($70k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 2 3 1 1 2
vs R 2 3 1 1 2
vs L 2 4 1 1 2
Potential 2 3 1 1 2
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 1
Error 3 2
Arm 1 5 2
Turn DP 2
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 4
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 6
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 6 5 5
vs R 6 5 5
vs L 6 5 5
Potential 7 5 5
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 8 8
Curveball 2 2
Changeup 1 6
Forkball 8 8
Other Pitching
Velocity 96-98 mph
GB % 56%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 6
Hold 6
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1987-09-20
Stuff Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff decreased from 8 to 6
Stuff vs R decreased from 8 to 6
Stuff vs L decreased from 8 to 6
Control vs R decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 59% to 56%
Role changed from RP to SP
1987-05-06
Weight increased from 180 to 181
1987-04-18
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1987-03-08
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 57% to 59%
Curveball Pot decreased from 3 to 2
Curveball decreased from 3 to 2
1986-10-05
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 59% to 57%
Curveball Pot increased from 2 to 3
Curveball increased from 2 to 3
Changeup Pot decreased from 7 to 6
Weight decreased from 181 to 180
1986-08-22
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
1986-04-14
Eye Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Eye decreased from 2 to 1
Eye vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Eye vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Stamina increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 182 to 181
National Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
1986-02-23
Weight decreased from 183 to 182
1986-01-05
Contact vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Gap vs L increased from 3 to 4
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 58% to 59%
Weight increased from 182 to 183
1985-10-20
Stealing decreased from 2 to 1
1985-10-06
Stealing increased from 1 to 2
Weight decreased from 183 to 182
1985-09-29
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Eye Potential increased from 1 to 2
Eye increased from 1 to 2
Eye vs R increased from 1 to 2
GB% increased from 55% to 58%
Forkball increased from 7 to 8
1985-03-31
Contact vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Gap vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Eye vs L increased from 1 to 2
Outfield Error decreased from 3 to 2
GB% decreased from 57% to 55%
Forkball decreased from 8 to 7
Local Popularity decreased from Extremely Popular to Popular
National Popularity decreased from Very Popular to Popular
1985-03-08
Weight increased from 182 to 183
1985-02-10
Weight decreased from 183 to 182
1985-01-06
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs L increased from 3 to 4
Changeup decreased from 2 to 1
1984-09-04
Weight decreased from 184 to 183
1984-07-17
Gap vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Infield Range decreased from 2 to 1
P defense decreased from 5 to 4
GB% increased from 56% to 57%
Weight increased from 182 to 184
1984-04-02
Gap vs L increased from 3 to 4
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 58% to 56%
Weight increased from 181 to 182
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Extremely Popular
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Very Popular
1984-03-10
Weight decreased from 182 to 181
1984-02-05
Weight increased from 181 to 182
1984-01-08
Weight decreased from 182 to 181
1984-01-01
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 56% to 58%
Stamina increased from 4 to 5
Curveball Pot decreased from 3 to 2
Curveball decreased from 3 to 2
Changeup decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 181 to 182
1983-10-16
Weight decreased from 182 to 181
1983-10-02
Weight decreased from 183 to 182
1983-09-06
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 58% to 56%
Stamina decreased from 5 to 4
1983-07-17
Weight increased from 182 to 183
1983-04-19
Weight increased from 181 to 182
1983-04-09
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Movement decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 5
1983-04-05
Outfield Error increased from 2 to 3
Stamina increased from 4 to 5
1983-01-02
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
1982-10-03
Hold increased from 5 to 6
1982-09-07
GB% increased from 55% to 58%
1982-08-04
Control increased from 4 to 5
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
GB% decreased from 56% to 55%
Stamina decreased from 5 to 4
Changeup increased from 2 to 3
1982-04-01
Weight increased from 180 to 181
1982-01-03
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Stealing decreased from 2 to 1
Forkball increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 178 to 180
1981-10-04
Power vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Avoid Ks increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 1 to 2
Sac Bunt decreased from 7 to 6
Stealing increased from 1 to 2
P defense decreased from 6 to 5
GB% increased from 50% to 56%
Stamina increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 176 to 178
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1981-01-18
Contact vs R increased from 1 to 2
Power Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Power decreased from 2 to 1
Power vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 1 to 2
Sac Bunt increased from 6 to 7
Stuff Potential increased from 7 to 8
Stuff increased from 6 to 8
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 8
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 8
Control Potential increased from 4 to 5
Control increased from 3 to 4
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% decreased from 51% to 50%
Changeup increased from 1 to 2
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight increased from 174 to 176
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1980-03-16
Contact increased from 1 to 2
Contact vs L increased from 1 to 2
Sac Bunt decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 53% to 51%
Fastball increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 171 to 174
1979-11-04
Weight decreased from 172 to 171
1979-02-11
Power Potential increased from 1 to 2
Power increased from 1 to 2
Power vs R increased from 1 to 2
Power vs L increased from 1 to 2
Control increased from 2 to 3
Control vs L increased from 2 to 3
GB% increased from 49% to 53%
Curveball Pot increased from 2 to 3
Curveball increased from 2 to 3
Changeup Pot increased from 6 to 7
Forkball Pot increased from 7 to 8
Forkball increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 171 to 172
1978-10-08
Contact Potential increased from 1 to 2
Power Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Infield Arm increased from 4 to 5
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 7
Stuff increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs R increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs L increased from 4 to 5
Movement Potential increased from 5 to 6
Movement increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs L increased from 5 to 6
Control vs R increased from 2 to 3
Velocity increased from 95-97 mph to 96-98 mph
Fastball Pot increased from 7 to 8
Fastball increased from 6 to 7
1977-09-06
Weight increased from 170 to 171
1977-04-05
Weight increased from 169 to 170
1977-01-02
Power Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Sac Bunt increased from 6 to 7
Infield Error increased from 2 to 3
Turn Double Play increased from 1 to 2
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
Velocity increased from 94-96 mph to 95-97 mph
GB% decreased from 52% to 49%
Forkball increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 167 to 169
Height increased from 183 to 184
1976-04-02
P defense increased from 5 to 6
1976-01-04
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs L increased from 3 to 4
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Control vs L increased from 1 to 2
GB% decreased from 54% to 52%
Changeup Pot decreased from 8 to 6
Weight increased from 166 to 167
1975-09-03
Weight increased from 164 to 166

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1986 29 0 40 49.2 2-4 1 39 19 18.84% 9.18% 4.35% 71.43% 49.04% 0.243 4.893 4.636 119 4.043 0.26 -0.36
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1984 27 0 47 42.2 4-1 6 39 30 20.31% 15.63% 2.60% 73.13% 57.69% 0.319 5.273 4.342 108 4.068 0.93 -0.15
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1983 26 0 47 45.2 1-4 23 42 17 21.99% 8.90% 2.09% 78.01% 52.33% 0.309 3.350 3.058 75 3.502 0.29 0.99
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1982 25 0 39 32.2 1-2 1 21 23 13.13% 14.38% 1.88% 60.86% 47.22% 0.339 7.714 4.404 102 5.312 3.31 0.02
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1981 24 0 46 45.1 2-5 1 36 31 16.51% 14.22% 3.67% 71.61% 55.56% 0.336 5.956 5.250 128 4.451 0.71 -0.73
Total - SBC
SBC
0 40 49.2 2-4 1 39 19 18.84% 9.18% 4.35% 71.43% 49.04% 0.243 4.893 4.636 119 4.043 0.26 -0.36
Total - VBL
VBL
0 179 166.1 8-12 31 138 101 18.13% 13.27% 2.63% 70.88% 53.37% 0.326 5.411 4.249 103 4.261 1.16 0.14
Total - All
All
0 219 216.0 10-16 32 177 120 18.29% 12.40% 3.00% 70.97% 52.33% 0.308 5.292 4.338 107 4.211 0.95 -0.23

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1985 28 1 1 5.0 0-1 0 7 3 30.43% 13.04% 0.00% 62.50% 37.50% 0.333 5.400 3.058 69 4.703 2.34 0.15
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1980 23 13 21 80.1 7-4 0 88 33 25.07% 9.40% 2.56% 76.35% 53.19% 0.346 4.145 4.172 91 4.182 -0.03 1.28
WAD - ADL
1980 23 3 3 15.0 0-1 0 11 7 16.18% 10.29% 1.47% 61.95% 41.94% 0.333 4.800 4.624 111 5.417 0.18 0.12
WAD - ADL
1979 22 16 16 92.0 4-2 0 100 37 25.58% 9.46% 0.77% 79.97% 50.96% 0.361 2.739 3.189 82 4.022 -0.45 2.10
WAD - ADL
1978 21 16 16 73.0 2-8 0 57 30 17.22% 9.06% 2.72% 63.65% 53.38% 0.335 5.425 5.582 124 5.402 -0.16 0.08
WAD - ADL
1977 20 3 34 53.0 4-2 15 76 17 36.02% 8.06% 1.42% 82.12% 50.67% 0.327 2.377 3.078 70 3.459 -0.70 1.28
WAD - ADL
1976 19 17 17 89.2 4-4 0 95 31 25.07% 8.18% 1.32% 71.31% 57.33% 0.362 3.814 3.891 89 4.351 -0.08 1.72
WAD - ADL
1975 18 8 10 43.2 0-5 0 37 25 19.17% 12.95% 1.55% 78.17% 58.54% 0.336 3.710 4.520 108 4.825 -0.81 0.39
WAD - ADL
1974 17 5 19 34.2 2-3 0 38 17 23.46% 10.49% 0.62% 60.76% 50.00% 0.375 5.452 3.869 91 4.808 1.58 0.46
WAD - ADL
1973 16 0 26 27.1 0-1 0 31 20 22.96% 14.81% 2.22% 74.80% 57.45% 0.392 5.268 5.719 119 5.443 -0.45 -0.19
Total - AAA
AAA
14 22 85.1 7-5 0 95 36 25.40% 9.63% 2.41% 75.39% 52.35% 0.345 4.219 4.107 90 4.213 0.11 1.43
Total - AA
AA
68 141 428.1 16-26 15 445 184 23.80% 9.84% 1.50% 72.45% 53.47% 0.353 3.929 4.132 96 4.541 -0.20 5.96

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 40 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0.500 0.500 1.000 1.0000 0.443 188 0.02
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1984 27 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1983 26 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1982 25 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1981 24 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Total - SBC
SBC
40 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0.500 0.500 1.000 1.0000 0.443 188 0.02
Total - VBL
VBL
179 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Total - All
All
219 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0.500 0.500 1.000 1.0000 0.443 188 0.02

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
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1985 28 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -139 -0.02
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1980 23 21 24 21 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 9 0 0 0.143 0.143 0.333 0.2500 0.146 -46 -0.33
WAD - ADL
1980 23 3 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -153 -0.14
WAD - ADL
1979 22 16 36 22 5 4 0 0 3 1 3 9 0 0 0.227 0.320 0.729 0.3846 0.333 95 -0.10
WAD - ADL
1978 21 16 28 26 5 2 0 0 1 1 0 10 0 0 0.192 0.192 0.462 0.3125 0.206 -2 -0.23
WAD - ADL
1977 20 34 8 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 0 0 0.000 0.250 0.250 0.0000 0.186 -12 -0.07
WAD - ADL
1976 19 17 32 28 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 13 0 0 0.071 0.161 0.268 0.1333 0.143 -53 -0.43
WAD - ADL
1975 18 10 17 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0.063 0.063 0.188 0.1000 0.081 -99 -0.25
WAD - ADL
1974 17 19 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -142 -0.13
WAD - ADL
1973 16 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Total - AAA
AAA
22 25 22 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 9 0 0 0.136 0.136 0.318 0.2308 0.139 -50 -0.35
Total - AA
AA
141 131 108 13 8 0 0 5 4 6 49 0 0 0.120 0.181 0.376 0.2203 0.180 -12 -1.35

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1986 P 38 49.2 3 5 0 1.000 1.450 1.022 -0.07
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1984 P 45 42.2 0 7 0 1.000 1.477 1.029 0.12
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1983 P 47 45.2 3 9 0 1.000 2.365 1.027 0.20
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1982 P 35 32.2 4 3 0 1.000 1.929 1.216 0.53
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1981 P 45 45.1 5 3 0 1.000 1.588 1.023 0.01
Total P 210 216.0 15 27 0 0.80

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1985 P 1 5.0 0 1 0 1.000 1.800 1.015 0.02
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1980 P 21 80.1 4 5 0 1.000 1.008 1.007 0.16
WAD - ADL
1980 P 3 15.0 1 0 1 0.500 0.600 0.495 -0.39
WAD - ADL
1979 P 16 92.0 5 7 0 1.000 1.174 1.120 0.70
WAD - ADL
1978 P 16 73.0 6 11 1 0.944 2.096 1.000 0.25
WAD - ADL
1977 P 34 53.0 2 3 0 1.000 0.849 0.794 -0.02
WAD - ADL
1976 P 17 89.2 3 7 1 0.909 1.004 0.902 0.05
WAD - ADL
1975 P 10 43.2 3 6 0 1.000 1.855 1.102 0.61
WAD - ADL
1974 P 19 34.2 0 5 1 0.833 1.298 0.983 0.11
WAD - ADL
1973 P 24 27.1 4 2 0 1.000 1.976 0.972 0.14
Total P 161 513.2 28 47 4 1.64
Player Awards
None
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink6
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg SV Rank
1983 VBL 23 7
1984 VBL 6 10
Year Lg Hold Rank
1981 VBL 11 4
1982 VBL 10 10
1984 VBL 15 4