Jimmy Ballard
Minnesota Twins (ML)
Jimmy Ballard
Birthdate:
Feb. 2, 2002 (23 y, 3 m, 3 d)
Born In:
New York, NY, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Height/Weight:
6'4"/200
Entry:
2020 Draft - Round: 21, Overall: 609, Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Contract:
$750k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
0 years, 29 days

2025 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
Minnesota - MLB
MIN - MLB
5 0 6.2 0-0 0 0 1 4 3 10.800 7.591 205 5.664 -0.30
Current Status
MLB Service Time 0 years, 29 days
40-man Service Time 0 years, 29 days
Time as Pro 5 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 0 - No
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Normal
Desire for Win Very Low
Greed Very Low
Intelligence Low
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
2025 $750k ($634k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 7 8 2 2 5
vs R 7 9 2 2 5
vs L 6 7 1 2 4
Potential 7 8 2 2 6
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 5
Error 5 5
Arm 1 12 16
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 8
Run/Bunt
Speed 3
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 13
Bunt for Hit 3
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 12 8 12
vs R 12 8 12
vs L 12 8 12
Potential 18 10 16
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 14 14
Curveball 15 20
Changeup 10 15
Other Pitching
Velocity 92-94 mph
GB % 57%
Stamina 20
Hold 20
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-04-05
Sac Bunt decreased from 14 to 13
2025-03-27
Changeup Pot increased from 13 to 14
Weight increased from 199 to 200
2025-02-23
Movement vs L decreased from 9 to 8
GB% decreased from 58% to 57%
2025-02-08
Outfield Arm decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff Potential increased from 17 to 18
Movement Potential decreased from 12 to 10
Movement decreased from 10 to 8
Movement vs R decreased from 10 to 8
Movement vs L decreased from 10 to 9
Changeup Pot increased from 12 to 13
Weight increased from 198 to 199
2024-10-19
Weight increased from 197 to 198
2024-10-12
Control increased from 11 to 12
Control vs R increased from 11 to 12
Control vs L increased from 11 to 12
2024-10-07
Changeup Pot increased from 11 to 12
2024-07-22
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 196 to 197
2024-07-15
Movement Potential increased from 11 to 12
Changeup Pot increased from 10 to 11
2024-06-24
Control increased from 10 to 11
Control vs R increased from 10 to 11
2024-06-10
Stuff vs R increased from 11 to 12
2024-05-27
Control Potential increased from 15 to 16
2024-05-20
Bunt for Hit increased from 2 to 3
2024-05-13
Weight increased from 195 to 196
2024-04-29
Control increased from 9 to 10
Control vs R increased from 9 to 10
Control vs L increased from 10 to 11
2024-04-22
Contact Potential increased from 6 to 7
Contact increased from 6 to 7
Infield Arm decreased from 13 to 12
2024-03-29
Contact vs R increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
2024-03-20
Stuff increased from 11 to 12
Curveball increased from 14 to 15
2024-02-03
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 195 to 196
2024-01-02
Control Potential increased from 14 to 15
2023-12-07
Movement Potential increased from 10 to 11
GB% increased from 57% to 58%
2023-11-09
Eye vs L increased from 1 to 2
Movement increased from 9 to 10
Movement vs R increased from 9 to 10
Movement vs L increased from 9 to 10
Control vs R increased from 8 to 9
Control vs L increased from 9 to 10
GB% increased from 56% to 57%
Curveball increased from 13 to 14
Weight increased from 194 to 195
2023-09-11
Stuff vs L increased from 11 to 12
Control Potential increased from 13 to 14
2023-07-17
Eye increased from 1 to 2
Eye vs R increased from 1 to 2
Stuff Potential increased from 16 to 17
Movement Potential increased from 9 to 10
Control Potential increased from 12 to 13
Fastball increased from 13 to 14
Weight decreased from 195 to 194
2023-05-29
Stuff Potential increased from 15 to 16
Stuff increased from 10 to 11
Stuff vs R increased from 10 to 11
Control Potential increased from 11 to 12
Curveball Pot increased from 19 to 20
Curveball increased from 12 to 13
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
2023-02-26
Stuff Potential increased from 14 to 15
Stuff vs L increased from 10 to 11
Movement increased from 8 to 9
Movement vs R increased from 8 to 9
Movement vs L increased from 8 to 9
Control increased from 8 to 9
Control vs L increased from 8 to 9
Velocity increased from 91-93 mph to 92-94 mph
GB% increased from 54% to 56%
Fastball increased from 12 to 13
Weight decreased from 198 to 196
2022-10-14
Speed increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 13 to 14
Stuff increased from 8 to 10
Stuff vs R increased from 7 to 10
Stuff vs L increased from 8 to 10
Movement Potential increased from 8 to 9
Control Potential increased from 10 to 11
Control increased from 6 to 8
Control vs R increased from 6 to 8
Control vs L increased from 6 to 8
Velocity increased from 90-92 mph to 91-93 mph
GB% decreased from 55% to 54%
Stamina increased from 19 to 20
Fastball Pot increased from 13 to 14
Curveball Pot increased from 18 to 19
Curveball increased from 10 to 12
Changeup Pot increased from 4 to 10
Changeup increased from 1 to 10
2022-07-31
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff Potential decreased from 15 to 13
Stuff decreased from 10 to 8
Stuff vs R decreased from 10 to 7
Stuff vs L decreased from 10 to 8
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
Fastball Pot decreased from 14 to 13
Fastball increased from 11 to 12
Curveball Pot increased from 17 to 18
Changeup Pot increased from 3 to 4
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
Weight decreased from 200 to 198
2022-05-29
Contact increased from 3 to 6
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 6
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 6
Gap Potential increased from 7 to 8
Gap increased from 6 to 8
Gap vs R increased from 6 to 9
Gap vs L increased from 5 to 7
Power Potential increased from 1 to 2
Power increased from 1 to 2
Power vs R increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 1 to 3
Sac Bunt decreased from 15 to 14
Infield Error increased from 4 to 5
Outfield Range decreased from 6 to 5
Outfield Arm increased from 16 to 17
Stuff Potential decreased from 16 to 15
Stuff increased from 8 to 10
Stuff vs R increased from 8 to 10
Stuff vs L increased from 8 to 10
Control Potential decreased from 12 to 10
Control increased from 5 to 6
Control vs L increased from 5 to 6
Velocity increased from 89-91 mph to 90-92 mph
GB% increased from 53% to 55%
Stamina increased from 17 to 19
Hold increased from 19 to 20
Fastball increased from 10 to 11
Curveball increased from 7 to 10
Changeup Pot decreased from 4 to 3
Position changed from CL to RP
Role changed from CL to RP
2021-04-10
Gap increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs R increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs L increased from 4 to 5
Catcher Ability increased from 0 to 1
Stuff vs R increased from 7 to 8
Control Potential increased from 11 to 12
Control increased from 3 to 5
Control vs R increased from 3 to 5
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
Fastball increased from 9 to 10
Position changed from RP to CL
Role changed from RP to CL
Weight increased from 199 to 200

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
Minnesota - MLB
MIN - MLB
2025 23 0 5 6.2 0-0 0 3 4 9.38% 12.50% 6.25% 43.48% 52.94% 0.273 10.800 7.591 205 5.664 3.21 -0.30
Total - MLB
MLB
0 5 6.2 0-0 0 3 4 9.38% 12.50% 6.25% 43.48% 52.94% 0.273 10.800 7.591 205 5.664 3.21 -0.30

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
Buffalo - IL
BUF - IL
2024 22 4 42 52.0 1-8 12 40 31 16.74% 12.97% 4.18% 74.68% 51.92% 0.327 5.885 5.742 120 4.870 0.14 -0.36
NHA - EL
2023 21 0 22 20.1 2-1 8 29 15 30.21% 15.63% 1.04% 54.91% 41.94% 0.383 7.525 3.204 67 3.537 4.32 0.53
Dunedin - FSL
DUN - FSL
2023 21 0 7 5.1 1-2 2 5 2 20.00% 8.00% 8.00% 83.33% 77.78% 0.375 5.063 7.866 189 3.331 -2.80 -0.37
Lansing - MID
LAN - MID
2022 20 0 16 16.2 4-1 4 20 4 33.90% 6.78% 3.39% 97.22% 62.07% 0.094 1.620 3.805 93 2.879 -2.18 0.14
Dunedin - FSL
DUN - FSL
2022 20 1 4 6.0 0-0 0 6 4 22.22% 14.81% 0.00% 72.73% 60.00% 0.375 4.500 4.241 105 4.776 0.26 0.04
Vancouver - NWL
VAN - NWL
2022 20 0 5 8.0 0-0 0 9 7 21.43% 16.67% 2.38% 66.27% 60.00% 0.391 7.875 6.913 137 5.920 0.96 -0.13
Jays - DSL
2021 19 0 17 18.2 1-0 7 24 13 29.27% 15.85% 0.00% 81.25% 57.69% 0.359 2.893 4.438 95 5.185 -1.54 0.18
Total - AAA
AAA
4 42 52.0 1-8 12 40 31 16.74% 12.97% 4.18% 74.68% 51.92% 0.327 5.885 5.742 120 4.870 0.14 -0.36
Total - AA
AA
0 22 20.1 2-1 8 29 15 30.21% 15.63% 1.04% 54.91% 41.94% 0.383 7.525 3.204 67 3.537 4.32 0.53
Total - A
A
1 27 28.0 5-3 6 31 10 27.93% 9.01% 3.60% 82.68% 64.58% 0.234 2.893 4.672 114 3.371 -1.78 -0.20
Total - S A
S A
0 5 8.0 0-0 0 9 7 21.43% 16.67% 2.38% 66.27% 60.00% 0.391 7.875 6.913 137 5.920 0.96 -0.13
Total - R
R
0 17 18.2 1-0 7 24 13 29.27% 15.85% 0.00% 81.25% 57.69% 0.359 2.893 4.438 95 5.185 -1.54 0.18

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
None - None
None - None
2020 18 26 131 126 47 11 1 0 24 42 2 11 2 1 0.373 0.374 0.850 0.3983 0.369 0.86
Total - ??
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26 131 126 47 11 1 0 24 42 2 11 2 1 0.373 0.374 0.850 0.3983 0.369 0.86

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Minnesota - MLB
MIN - MLB
2025 P 5 6.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 -0.48
Total P 5 6.2 0 0 0 -0.48

TheShow Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
May 3, 2025
May 3
@KC 9 - 2 2.0 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 3 1 7 32 - 0.00
April 28, 2025
Apr 28
@TEX 7 - 3 0.2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 15 - 0.00
April 27, 2025
Apr 27
DET 3 - 5 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 8 - 0.01
April 24, 2025
Apr 24
CLE 1 - 8 0.2 2 4 4 0 4 0 0 0 1 1 8 41 - -0.09
April 18, 2025
Apr 18
CHA 9 - 5 2.2 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 4 10 37 - 0.04
Player Awards
None
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