James Sprouse
Oakland Warriors (ML)
James Sprouse
Birthdate:
June 23, 1971 (25 y, 7 m, 0 d)
Born In:
Redland, MD, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
6'6"/213
Entry:
1990 Draft - Round: 4, Overall: 90, Team: Oakland Warriors
Contract:
$10k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
1 years, 10 days

1996 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
17 7 66.1 5-3 0 1 2 27 40 5.970 3.830 104 4.484 0.15
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
9 6 51.0 3-3 1 1 2 19 29 3.000 3.578 97 4.323 0.24
Bethlehem - ABA
BET - ABA
14 14 94.2 5-5 0 0 0 46 64 4.088 1.320 37 0.359 0.71

1996 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
17 19 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 0.105 0.150 0.308 0.141 0.200 -29 -0.35 -0.73
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
9 15 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 0.133 0.133 0.267 0.120 0.200 -44 -0.33 -0.18

1996 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
P 17 66.1 7 9 1 0.9412 0.9314 -0.730
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
P 9 51.0 1 6 1 0.8750 0.8935 -0.181
Bethlehem - ABA
BET - ABA
P 14 94.2 7 15 4 0.8462 0.9967 -0.473
Current Status
MLB Service Time 1 years, 10 days
40-man Service Time 1 years, 10 days
Time as Pro 7 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
1997 $10k
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 3 4 2 2 2
vs R 3 4 2 2 2
vs L 3 3 2 2 2
Potential 3 4 3 3 2
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 3
Error 3 3
Arm 2 4 3
Turn DP 3
C Ability 2
Position
Pitcher 4
Run/Bunt
Speed 3
Stealing 2
Running 3
Sac Bunt 4
Bunt for Hit 2
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 5 5 4
vs R 5 6 4
vs L 5 5 4
Potential 6 6 5
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 6 7
Curveball 6 6
Slider 4 6
Other Pitching
Velocity 95-97 mph
GB % 50%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 7
Hold 3
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1996-12-06
Weight decreased from 214 to 213
1996-11-07
Power decreased from 3 to 2
Power vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Power vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Movement decreased from 6 to 5
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 52% to 50%
Fastball decreased from 7 to 6
1996-09-02
Stuff Potential increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs L increased from 4 to 5
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
1996-08-13
Weight decreased from 215 to 214
1996-08-08
Weight decreased from 216 to 215
1996-07-04
Contact Potential increased from 2 to 3
Contact increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs R increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Gap Potential increased from 3 to 4
Gap increased from 3 to 4
Gap vs R increased from 3 to 4
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Outfield Range increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 4 to 5
Stuff increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs R increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Curveball Pot decreased from 7 to 6
1996-05-29
Gap vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Infield Range increased from 2 to 3
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% decreased from 54% to 52%
Weight increased from 215 to 216
1995-12-30
Eye Potential increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs L increased from 3 to 4
Fastball increased from 6 to 7
Curveball increased from 5 to 6
1995-10-18
Stuff Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Control vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Weight decreased from 216 to 215
1995-08-03
Baserunning increased from 2 to 3
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Control increased from 3 to 4
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 53% to 54%
Weight decreased from 217 to 216
1995-01-07
Contact Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% decreased from 54% to 53%
Weight increased from 215 to 217
1994-07-09
Bunt for Hit decreased from 3 to 2
Outfield Arm increased from 2 to 3
P defense decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff increased from 3 to 4
Stuff vs R increased from 3 to 4
Movement vs L increased from 5 to 6
Control Potential increased from 5 to 6
Curveball increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 210 to 215
1993-09-07
Contact Potential increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 4 to 5
Movement Potential increased from 5 to 6
Movement increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
Control Potential increased from 4 to 5
Velocity increased from 94-96 mph to 95-97 mph
GB% decreased from 55% to 54%
Fastball Pot increased from 6 to 7
Fastball increased from 5 to 6
Slider increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 207 to 210
1992-12-06
P defense increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs L increased from 2 to 3
Weight increased from 206 to 207
1992-01-27
Gap vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Sac Bunt decreased from 5 to 4
Infield Arm increased from 3 to 4
Stuff Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff increased from 2 to 3
Stuff vs R increased from 2 to 3
Movement increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs R increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
Control Potential increased from 3 to 4
Control increased from 2 to 3
Control vs R increased from 2 to 3
Control vs L increased from 2 to 3
Velocity increased from 93-95 mph to 94-96 mph
GB% increased from 53% to 55%
Stamina increased from 6 to 7
Curveball increased from 3 to 4
Slider Pot decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 205 to 206
1991-08-08
Contact Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Gap Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Gap increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Control Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Velocity increased from 92-94 mph to 93-95 mph
GB% increased from 51% to 53%
Fastball increased from 4 to 5
Weight decreased from 208 to 205
1991-01-07
Weight increased from 207 to 208
1990-10-21
Weight increased from 206 to 207
1990-07-04
P defense decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 204 to 206

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
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1996 25 7 17 66.1 5-3 0 40 27 12.99% 8.77% 1.30% 64.06% 55.10% 0.364 5.970 3.830 104 4.484 2.14 0.15
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1994 23 0 6 8.2 1-1 0 4 10 10.00% 25.00% 2.50% 89.74% 76.47% 0.273 3.115 7.197 183 6.382 -4.08 -0.32
Total - TBC
TBC
7 23 75.0 6-4 0 44 37 12.64% 10.63% 1.44% 67.19% 57.32% 0.356 5.640 4.219 114 4.703 1.42 -0.16

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
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1996 25 6 9 51.0 3-3 1 29 19 13.24% 8.68% 1.37% 79.65% 49.57% 0.280 3.000 3.578 97 4.323 -0.58 0.24
Bethlehem - ABA
BET - ABA
1996 25 14 14 94.2 5-5 0 64 46 15.46% 11.11% 1.69% 70.88% 56.86% 0.281 4.088 1.320 37 0.359 2.77 0.71
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1995 24 17 17 99.2 4-6 0 68 49 15.81% 11.40% 2.09% 68.18% 51.69% 0.285 4.515 4.313 105 4.510 0.20 0.92
PRO - U27
1994 23 7 7 36.1 1-3 0 19 13 12.42% 8.50% 1.31% 77.92% 57.14% 0.278 2.973 3.944 105 4.347 -0.97 0.40
HAR - U24
1993 22 22 22 120.0 4-6 0 99 50 19.68% 9.94% 0.80% 74.33% 52.79% 0.311 3.075 3.246 83 3.795 -0.17 2.65
Iowa - U22
IOWA - U22
1993 22 1 1 5.2 0-0 0 1 3 4.00% 12.00% 0.00% 77.78% 50.00% 0.300 3.177 4.817 117 6.134 -1.64 0.02
Iowa - U22
IOWA - U22
1992 21 15 15 77.0 3-5 0 49 24 15.26% 7.48% 1.56% 65.96% 56.17% 0.296 3.156 4.171 105 4.265 -1.02 0.87
Iowa - U22
IOWA - U22
1991 20 20 20 100.1 5-6 0 58 45 13.03% 10.11% 1.80% 71.62% 53.42% 0.330 4.575 4.706 122 4.710 -0.13 0.14
INDY - U20
1991 20 1 2 12.2 0-1 0 7 2 13.46% 3.85% 0.00% 64.29% 48.28% 0.279 2.132 3.200 88 3.932 -1.07 0.14
INDY - U20
1990 19 22 24 153.0 9-10 0 79 37 11.48% 5.38% 1.60% 74.38% 51.14% 0.359 4.177 4.341 121 4.100 -0.16 -0.73
Total - AAA
AAA
23 26 150.2 7-9 1 97 68 14.95% 10.48% 1.85% 71.99% 50.93% 0.283 4.002 4.064 103 4.447 -0.06 1.16
Total - AA
AA
7 7 36.1 1-3 0 19 13 12.42% 8.50% 1.31% 77.92% 57.14% 0.278 2.973 3.944 105 4.347 -0.97 0.40
Total - A
A
22 22 120.0 4-6 0 99 50 19.68% 9.94% 0.80% 74.33% 52.79% 0.311 3.075 3.246 83 3.795 -0.17 2.65
Total - S A
S A
36 36 183.0 8-11 0 108 72 13.65% 9.10% 1.64% 69.74% 54.43% 0.315 3.934 4.484 115 4.567 -0.55 1.03
Total - R
R
23 26 165.2 9-11 0 86 39 11.62% 5.27% 1.49% 73.80% 50.92% 0.353 4.020 4.254 118 4.087 -0.23 -0.59
Total - IND
IND
14 14 94.2 5-5 0 64 46 15.46% 11.11% 1.69% 70.88% 56.86% 0.281 4.088 1.320 37 0.359 2.77 0.71

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
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1996 25 17 22 19 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 0.105 0.150 0.308 0.2000 0.141 -0.35
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1994 23 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 -0.03
Total - TBC
TBC
23 23 19 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 0.105 0.150 0.308 0.2000 0.141 -0.38

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
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1996 25 9 20 15 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 0.133 0.133 0.267 0.2000 0.120 -0.33
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1995 24 17 36 28 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 12 0 0 0.107 0.103 0.211 0.1765 0.094 -0.62
PRO - U27
1994 23 7 10 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0.111 0.111 0.222 0.1667 0.102 -0.15
HAR - U24
1993 22 22 47 39 4 1 0 0 1 3 1 13 0 0 0.103 0.125 0.253 0.1538 0.120 -0.70
Iowa - U22
IOWA - U22
1993 22 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0.500 0.500 1.000 1.0000 0.459 0.03
Iowa - U22
IOWA - U22
1992 21 15 29 22 5 4 0 0 2 5 3 6 0 0 0.227 0.320 0.729 0.3125 0.332 -0.02
Iowa - U22
IOWA - U22
1991 20 22 48 41 7 1 0 0 1 5 1 12 0 0 0.171 0.191 0.386 0.2414 0.179 -0.44
INDY - U20
1991 20 3 9 8 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0.125 0.125 0.375 0.2500 0.166 -0.07
INDY - U20
1990 19 24 58 49 8 1 0 0 3 1 1 17 0 0 0.163 0.180 0.364 0.2500 0.172 -0.75
None - None
None - None
1990 19 10 53 48 17 7 2 1 15 16 1 6 4 2 0.354 0.353 0.999 0.3721 0.425 0.35
Total -
10 53 48 17 7 2 1 15 16 1 6 4 2 0.354 0.353 0.999 0.3721 0.425 0.35
Total - AAA
AAA
26 56 43 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 17 0 0 0.116 0.114 0.230 0.1852 0.103 -0.95
Total - AA
AA
7 10 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0.111 0.111 0.222 0.1667 0.102 -0.15
Total - A
A
22 47 39 4 1 0 0 1 3 1 13 0 0 0.103 0.125 0.253 0.1538 0.120 -0.70
Total - S A
S A
38 79 65 13 5 0 0 3 11 4 19 0 0 0.200 0.246 0.523 0.2826 0.243 -0.43
Total - R
R
27 67 57 9 2 0 0 4 1 1 21 0 0 0.158 0.172 0.365 0.2500 0.171 -0.82

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1996 P 17 66.1 7 9 1 0.941 2.171 0.931 -0.73
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1994 P 6 8.2 1 2 0 1.000 3.115 1.006 -0.01
Total P 23 75.0 8 11 1 -0.74

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1996 P 9 51.0 1 6 1 0.875 1.235 0.894 -0.18
Bethlehem - ABA
BET - ABA
1996 P 14 94.2 7 15 4 0.846 2.092 0.997 -0.47
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1995 P 17 99.2 6 11 0 1.000 1.535 1.009 0.10
PRO - U27
1994 P 7 36.1 1 8 2 0.818 2.229 1.018 0.04
HAR - U24
1993 P 22 120.0 7 12 4 0.826 1.425 0.955 -0.06
Iowa - U22
IOWA - U22
1993 P 1 5.2 1 0 0 1.000 1.588 0.000 0.04
Iowa - U22
IOWA - U22
1992 P 15 77.0 8 12 0 1.000 2.338 0.917 -0.23
Iowa - U22
IOWA - U22
1991 P 20 100.1 10 14 0 1.000 2.153 0.999 0.34
Iowa - U22
IOWA - U22
1991 LF 2 17.0 3 0 0 1.000 1.588 1.081 0.21
INDY - U20
1991 P 2 12.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.05
INDY - U20
1991 2B 1 9.0 3 3 0 1.000 6.000 1.098 0.18
INDY - U20
1990 P 24 153.0 9 16 3 0.893 1.471 0.860 -1.25
Total P 131 750.1 50 94 14 -1.62
Total 2B 1 9.0 3 3 0 0.18
Total LF 2 17.0 3 0 0 0.21

The Baseball Classic Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Oct. 5, 1996
Oct 5
NOLA 4 - 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
Oct. 1, 1996
Oct 1
@LA 5 - 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 30, 1996
Sep 30
@LA 2 - 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.09
Sept. 26, 1996
Sep 26
LIN 6 - 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 25, 1996
Sep 25
LIN 5 - 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 19, 1996
Sep 19
@STP 5 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 15, 1996
Sep 15
HOU 1 - 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.00
Sept. 5, 1996
Sep 5
@POR 4 - 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
Sept. 3, 1996
Sep 3
@POR 1 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 31, 1996
Aug 31
TOR 0 - 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 22, 1996
Jul 22
@HOU 2 - 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.26
July 17, 1996
Jul 17
SF 7 - 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.02
July 12, 1996
Jul 12
POR 8 - 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
July 7, 1996
Jul 7
@TOR 4 - 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
July 2, 1996
Jul 2
SEA 2 - 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 -0.06
June 27, 1996
Jun 27
@OKL 5 - 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
June 22, 1996
Jun 22
KC 7 - 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03

TBC Reserve League Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Aug. 26, 1996
Aug 26
@CHA 0 - 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Aug. 21, 1996
Aug 21
SXC 11 - 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
Aug. 16, 1996
Aug 16
GI 1 - 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
Aug. 11, 1996
Aug 11
@SLC 9 - 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.06
Aug. 6, 1996
Aug 6
ANC 2 - 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
Aug. 1, 1996
Aug 1
@COS 8 - 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
July 30, 1996
Jul 30
@COS 5 - 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.02
July 25, 1996
Jul 25
BAL 2 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 24, 1996
Jul 24
BAL 4 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Feb. 28, 1996 Oakland James Sprouse
Bethlehem $1 cash
June 18, 1996 Oakland $1 Bethlehem James Sprouse