Matthew Whitlow
Balmain Tigers (ML)
Matthew Whitlow
Birthdate:
Sept. 13, 1958 (29 y, 0 m, 7 d)
Position:
1B
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'2"/214
Entry:
1980 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 4, Team: Balmain Tigers
Contract:
$29k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
3 years, 86 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 3 years, 86 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 7 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Low
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
1987 $29k ($29k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 6 6 6 5 8
vs R 6 6 6 5 8
vs L 6 6 7 6 8
Potential 6 6 6 5 8
Fielding C IF OF
Range 3 7
Error 5 5
Arm 1 5 2
Turn DP 2
C Ability 1
Position
First 6
Run/Bunt
Speed 7
Stealing 3
Running 2
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 8
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 % 43%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1987-09-20
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 7 to 8
1987-07-17
Weight decreased from 215 to 214
1987-04-18
Power Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 8 to 7
1987-03-08
Gap vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 214 to 215
1986-11-16
Weight increased from 213 to 214
1986-10-05
Gap vs L increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 9 to 8
1986-08-22
Weight decreased from 214 to 213
1986-07-17
Weight decreased from 218 to 214
1986-04-14
Eye vs L increased from 5 to 6
1986-01-05
Sac Bunt decreased from 8 to 7
Outfield Error decreased from 6 to 5
1985-09-29
Gap vs L decreased from 7 to 6
1985-08-22
Weight decreased from 219 to 218
1985-03-31
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1985-01-06
Power vs R increased from 5 to 6
Power vs L increased from 6 to 7
Outfield Range decreased from 8 to 7
1984-11-04
Weight increased from 218 to 219
1984-09-04
Avoid Ks increased from 7 to 8
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 7 to 8
Sac Bunt increased from 7 to 8
1B defense decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 217 to 218
1984-08-16
Weight increased from 216 to 217
1984-07-17
Infield Arm increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 214 to 216
1984-04-17
Weight increased from 213 to 214
1984-04-02
Contact vs R increased from 5 to 6
Gap Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Gap vs L increased from 6 to 7
Power increased from 5 to 6
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1984-01-01
Contact increased from 5 to 6
Power vs L increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 7 to 8
1983-11-06
Weight decreased from 214 to 213
1983-07-17
Weight increased from 212 to 214
1983-04-09
Contact Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Contact vs L increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs L decreased from 7 to 6
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
Infield Error decreased from 6 to 5
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
GB% decreased from 45% to 43%
1983-04-05
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
1983-03-06
Weight decreased from 213 to 212
1983-01-02
Contact Potential increased from 6 to 7
Gap vs L increased from 6 to 7
Power increased from 4 to 5
Power vs R increased from 4 to 5
Sac Bunt decreased from 8 to 7
Infield Error increased from 5 to 6
Control Potential decreased from 2 to 1
1982-12-05
Speed decreased from 8 to 7
1982-11-07
Speed increased from 7 to 8
1982-10-31
Weight decreased from 214 to 213
1982-10-03
Weight increased from 213 to 214
1982-01-03
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
1B defense increased from 6 to 7
1981-10-04
Gap increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs R increased from 5 to 6
Power Potential increased from 6 to 7
Power vs L increased from 4 to 5
Eye increased from 4 to 5
Eye vs R increased from 4 to 5
Stealing increased from 2 to 3
1B defense increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 216 to 213
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known

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 27 126 544 488 127 20 2 17 50 62 41 86 1 0 0.260 0.317 0.730 0.2828 0.315 95 0.87
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1985 26 126 523 474 115 22 1 6 46 38 44 87 1 1 0.243 0.310 0.641 0.2846 0.285 73 -0.41
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1984 25 117 357 328 87 20 3 13 53 42 21 50 1 0 0.265 0.310 0.773 0.2751 0.330 111 1.40
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1983 24 65 67 58 17 2 0 4 16 8 5 10 0 0 0.293 0.349 0.883 0.2826 0.375 143 0.60
Total - SBC
SBC
434 1491 1348 346 64 6 40 165 150 111 233 3 1 0.257 0.314 0.716 0.2815 0.311 94 2.46

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
1983 24 14 60 54 17 4 0 2 6 7 5 5 1 0 0.315 0.383 0.883 0.3191 0.383 124 0.27
LEI - RES
1982 23 88 394 348 118 25 1 16 52 61 40 77 2 7 0.339 0.410 0.964 0.3969 0.415 143 2.41
LEI - RES
1981 22 88 398 357 100 14 4 15 46 46 37 83 4 4 0.280 0.347 0.815 0.3244 0.355 105 1.05
Concord - YL
CON - YL
1980 21 69 182 156 47 7 1 5 23 25 19 44 2 2 0.301 0.394 0.850 0.3925 0.380 121 0.77
None - None
None - None
1980 21 45 227 204 65 10 5 13 49 59 22 13 33 13 0.319 0.388 0.996 0.2921 0.427 171 2.06
Total - ??
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45 227 204 65 10 5 13 49 59 22 13 33 13 0.319 0.388 0.996 0.2921 0.427 171 2.06
Total - AAA
AAA
190 852 759 235 43 5 33 104 114 82 165 7 11 0.310 0.378 0.888 0.3569 0.385 124 3.73
Total - AA
AA
69 182 156 47 7 1 5 23 25 19 44 2 2 0.301 0.394 0.850 0.3925 0.380 121 0.77

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1986 1B 126 1124.2 1007 59 7 0.994 8.531 1.029 2.68
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1985 1B 126 1133.0 1076 57 14 0.988 9.000 1.031 1.78
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1984 1B 88 715.2 663 31 8 0.989 8.728 1.031 1.31
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1983 1B 8 23.1 25 2 0 1.000 10.414 1.057 0.46
Total 1B 348 2996.2 2771 149 29 6.23

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
LEI - RES
1983 1B 14 116.2 115 3 1 0.992 9.103 0.947 -0.23
LEI - RES
1982 1B 88 771.0 628 41 4 0.994 7.809 1.011 0.59
LEI - RES
1981 1B 88 787.0 696 41 4 0.995 8.428 1.014 0.65
Concord - YL
CON - YL
1980 1B 38 264.2 197 20 0 1.000 7.379 1.035 1.15
Total 1B 228 1939.1 1636 105 9 2.16
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Player of the Week Feb 21, 1983 Leichhardt (RES)
Dec 20, 1982 Leichhardt (RES)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink2
Grey Ink2
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg GS Rank
1985 SBC 126 1
1986 SBC 126 1
Year Lg SF Rank
1986 SBC 4 10
Year Lg G Rank
1985 SBC 126 1
1986 SBC 126 1