John Speechley
Geelong Cats (ML)
John Speechley
Birthdate:
Dec. 20, 1955 (27 y, 7 m, 3 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/202
Entry:
1977 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 7, Team: Geelong Cats
Contract:
$16.5k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
2 years, 47 days

1982 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
20 0 24.0 1-0 0 7 2 11 27 3.000 4.200 86 4.842 0.27

1982 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.00 0.06

1982 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
P 19 24.0 1 3 0 1.0000 1.0224 0.063
Current Status
MLB Service Time 2 years, 47 days
40-man Service Time 0 years, 42 days
Time as Pro 6 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Low
Intelligence High
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
1983 $16.5k
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 3 3 1 2 2
vs R 3 3 1 2 2
vs L 3 4 1 2 3
Potential 3 3 1 2 2
Fielding C IF OF
Range 3 2
Error 4 3
Arm 1 6 1
Turn DP 3
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 6
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 3
Running 1
Sac Bunt 8
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 6 6 4
vs R 6 6 4
vs L 6 5 3
Potential 6 6 4
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 6 6
Curveball 4 4
Slider 4 5
Changeup 8 8
Other Pitching
Velocity 94-96 mph
GB % 58%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 6
Hold 3
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1983-04-09
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Control vs L decreased from 4 to 3
1983-04-05
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 59% to 58%
Fastball Pot increased from 5 to 6
Fastball increased from 5 to 6
1983-01-30
Weight increased from 200 to 202
1983-01-02
Gap vs L increased from 3 to 4
Sac Bunt increased from 7 to 8
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Control Potential increased from 3 to 4
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 60% to 59%
1982-10-17
Weight increased from 199 to 200
1982-09-19
Stealing increased from 2 to 3
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1982-09-07
Gap vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs R increased from 6 to 7
Control Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Control decreased from 4 to 3
Control vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Control vs L decreased from 4 to 3
GB% increased from 57% to 60%
Fastball Pot decreased from 6 to 5
Fastball decreased from 6 to 5
Curveball Pot decreased from 5 to 4
Curveball decreased from 5 to 4
Slider decreased from 5 to 4
Changeup Pot decreased from 9 to 8
Changeup decreased from 9 to 8
Weight increased from 197 to 198
1982-08-11
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
1982-08-04
P defense decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Stamina decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 194 to 198
1982-01-03
Stealing decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff vs L decreased from 7 to 6
GB% increased from 56% to 57%
Curveball Pot decreased from 6 to 5
Curveball decreased from 6 to 5
Slider Pot decreased from 6 to 5
Slider decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 193 to 194
1981-10-04
Gap vs L increased from 3 to 4
Power Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Stuff vs R decreased from 8 to 7
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 4
Control decreased from 5 to 4
Control vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Control vs L decreased from 5 to 4
GB% increased from 54% to 56%
Changeup Pot decreased from 10 to 9
Changeup decreased from 10 to 9
1981-01-18
Stealing increased from 2 to 3
Stuff increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs R increased from 7 to 8
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
Control increased from 4 to 5
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% decreased from 55% to 54%
Stamina decreased from 9 to 7
Fastball Pot decreased from 7 to 6
Changeup Pot increased from 9 to 10
Changeup increased from 8 to 10
Weight decreased from 194 to 193
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1980-03-16
Power Potential increased from 1 to 2
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
Movement increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 52% to 55%
Slider increased from 5 to 6
Changeup Pot increased from 8 to 9
Changeup increased from 5 to 8
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1979-11-04
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 192 to 194
1979-02-11
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 1 to 2
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 51% to 52%
Stamina decreased from 10 to 9
Curveball increased from 5 to 6
Changeup increased from 3 to 5
1978-10-08
Gap increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
Stuff increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% decreased from 52% to 51%
Curveball increased from 4 to 5
Changeup increased from 1 to 3
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known

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
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1981 25 25 25 122.2 3-10 0 78 83 13.43% 14.29% 3.10% 67.87% 52.08% 0.314 5.796 5.461 134 5.308 0.33 -0.38
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1980 24 3 3 9.2 1-1 0 5 5 10.42% 10.42% 0.00% 56.52% 55.00% 0.474 9.310 3.250 79 4.794 6.06 0.23
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1979 23 1 1 3.2 0-0 0 3 4 15.00% 20.00% 0.00% 72.73% 50.00% 0.539 7.364 4.273 102 5.703 3.09 0.04
Total - VBL
VBL
29 29 136.0 4-11 0 86 92 13.25% 14.18% 2.77% 67.00% 52.23% 0.335 6.088 5.272 129 5.282 0.82 -0.10

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
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1982 26 0 20 24.0 1-0 0 27 11 26.21% 10.68% 1.94% 82.78% 46.51% 0.317 3.000 4.200 86 4.842 -1.20 0.27
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1980 24 0 2 0.1 0-0 0 0 1 0.00% 50.00% 0.00% 100.00% 100.00% 0.000 0.000 12.674 278 12.674 -12.67 -0.06
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1979 23 11 11 65.2 5-1 0 70 36 24.48% 12.59% 0.70% 80.25% 50.00% 0.335 2.741 3.975 80 5.084 -1.23 1.58
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1978 22 16 16 84.2 5-4 0 83 42 21.96% 11.11% 2.12% 68.61% 55.63% 0.363 4.784 5.008 98 5.184 -0.22 1.16
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1977 21 16 16 83.0 2-7 0 65 33 17.38% 8.82% 3.74% 66.43% 51.15% 0.321 5.855 5.688 123 5.225 0.17 0.09
PTA - ADL
1977 21 5 5 38.1 3-0 0 52 9 35.62% 6.16% 0.68% 81.70% 50.00% 0.256 1.409 2.543 58 3.414 -1.13 1.45
Total - AAA
AAA
43 65 257.2 13-12 0 245 123 21.43% 10.76% 2.27% 72.29% 51.98% 0.337 4.436 4.898 101 5.149 -0.46 3.03
Total - AA
AA
5 5 38.1 3-0 0 52 9 35.62% 6.16% 0.68% 81.70% 50.00% 0.256 1.409 2.543 58 3.414 -1.13 1.45

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 WAR
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1981 25 25 48 40 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 18 0 0 0.100 0.100 0.225 0.1818 0.099 -0.73
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1980 24 3 5 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0.500 0.500 1.000 1.0000 0.447 0.03
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1979 23 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.05
Total - VBL
VBL
29 55 45 6 1 0 0 3 0 0 20 0 0 0.133 0.133 0.289 0.2400 0.127 -0.74

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 WAR
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1982 26 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1980 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1979 23 11 27 24 7 1 0 0 4 2 1 5 0 0 0.292 0.320 0.653 0.3684 0.299 -0.01
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1978 22 16 32 28 8 1 0 0 4 2 0 8 0 0 0.286 0.286 0.607 0.4000 0.274 -0.10
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1977 21 16 31 23 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 13 0 0 0.087 0.160 0.247 0.2000 0.131 -0.45
PTA - ADL
1977 21 5 16 12 6 1 0 1 5 1 1 4 0 0 0.500 0.539 1.372 0.7143 0.593 0.28
Total - AAA
AAA
65 90 75 17 2 0 0 9 5 3 26 0 0 0.227 0.256 0.510 0.3469 0.236 -0.55
Total - AA
AA
5 16 12 6 1 0 1 5 1 1 4 0 0 0.500 0.539 1.372 0.7143 0.593 0.28

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1981 P 25 122.2 7 22 1 0.967 2.128 1.058 0.76
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1980 P 3 9.2 1 2 0 1.000 2.793 1.023 -0.01
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1979 P 1 3.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 -0.00
Total P 29 136.0 8 24 1 0.75

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1982 P 19 24.0 1 3 0 1.000 1.500 1.022 0.06
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1980 P 1 0.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1979 P 11 65.2 2 6 0 1.000 1.096 1.149 0.73
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1978 P 16 84.2 3 16 1 0.950 2.020 1.120 1.20
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1977 P 16 83.0 5 14 2 0.905 2.060 1.085 0.47
PTA - ADL
1977 P 5 38.1 2 2 1 0.800 0.939 0.994 0.35
Total P 68 296.0 13 41 4 2.82

Victorian Baseball League Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
March 17, 1983
Mar 17
MEL 5 - 9 2.1 4 4 3 0 1 1 0 0 5 1 13 35 33 -0.31

Suburban Baseball League Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
Feb. 28, 1983
Feb 28
SAN 3 - 6 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 4 15 - 0.02
Feb. 23, 1983
Feb 23
@HAW 5 - 4 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4 20 - 0.24
Feb. 20, 1983
Feb 20
@HAW 0 - 4 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 6 26 - 0.01
Feb. 16, 1983
Feb 16
@FTZ 6 - 7 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 5 30 - 0.08
Feb. 14, 1983
Feb 14
@FTZ 4 - 10 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 12 - -0.07
Feb. 3, 1983
Feb 3
PRE 4 - 3 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 6 18 - 0.28
Jan. 24, 1983
Jan 24
HAW 0 - 7 1.2 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 3 1 9 26 - -0.02
Jan. 17, 1983
Jan 17
WIL 1 - 6 2.0 4 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 10 44 - 0.00
Jan. 12, 1983
Jan 12
@FTS 10 - 8 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 4 19 - 0.04
Dec. 30, 1982
Dec 30
FTZ 3 - 2 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 9 - 0.02
Dec. 15, 1982
Dec 15
HAW 1 - 5 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 6 - 0.01
Dec. 5, 1982
Dec 5
@PRE 7 - 1 2.0 3 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 1 11 47 - 0.06
Nov. 22, 1982
Nov 22
@WIL 1 - 2 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 3 6 28 - 0.04
Nov. 11, 1982
Nov 11
@RCH 10 - 6 2.0 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 2 10 36 - 0.28
Nov. 7, 1982
Nov 7
PRE 4 - 7 0.0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 - -0.04
Nov. 3, 1982
Nov 3
@FTS 8 - 5 0.2 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 19 - -0.59
Oct. 31, 1982
Oct 31
@HAW 8 - 5 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 4 13 - 0.03
Oct. 21, 1982
Oct 21
FTZ 4 - 6 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 20 - 0.00
Oct. 13, 1982
Oct 13
WIL 7 - 4 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 - 0.12
Oct. 10, 1982
Oct 10
RCH 2 - 3 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 6 27 - 0.11

Victorian Baseball League Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
March 17, 1983
Mar 17
MEL 5 - 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Suburban Baseball League Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Feb. 28, 1983
Feb 28
SAN 3 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Feb. 23, 1983
Feb 23
@HAW 5 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Feb. 20, 1983
Feb 20
@HAW 0 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Feb. 16, 1983
Feb 16
@FTZ 6 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Feb. 14, 1983
Feb 14
@FTZ 4 - 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Feb. 3, 1983
Feb 3
PRE 4 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jan. 24, 1983
Jan 24
HAW 0 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jan. 17, 1983
Jan 17
WIL 1 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jan. 12, 1983
Jan 12
@FTS 10 - 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 30, 1982
Dec 30
FTZ 3 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 15, 1982
Dec 15
HAW 1 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 5, 1982
Dec 5
@PRE 7 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 22, 1982
Nov 22
@WIL 1 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 11, 1982
Nov 11
@RCH 10 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 7, 1982
Nov 7
PRE 4 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 3, 1982
Nov 3
@FTS 8 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 31, 1982
Oct 31
@HAW 8 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 21, 1982
Oct 21
FTZ 4 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 13, 1982
Oct 13
WIL 7 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 10, 1982
Oct 10
RCH 2 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Award Year / Date Team
Pitcher of the Year 1980 Coburg (SBL)
1978 Port Adelaide (ADL)
League Champ 1981 Geelong (VBL)
Gold Glove 1979 - P Coburg (SBL)
Pitcher of the Month Nov 1977 Port Adelaide (ADL)
Player of the Week Nov 19, 1979 Coburg (SBL)