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Tommy Joseph
Birthdate: 7/16/1991 (25 y, 8 m, 14 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/220     Position: 1B
Drafted: 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 6, Overall: 55, Team: San Francisco Giants
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RotoWire News: Joseph (hand) came off the bench Sunday and hit a double in his only at-bat. (3/20/2017)
Profiles:  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Once upon a time, the Phillies traded Hunter Pence for a package headlined by Joseph. After several seasons of concussions and poor batting lines, it looked as if the primary return for Pence was ruined. Joseph had recorded just 571 plate appearances in the three-and-a-half seasons since he was acquired. He was given one last chance - go to first base and try to be more than an organizational soldier. After showing surprising power in Triple-A (six home runs in 100 plate appearances), the Phillies decided to take a look in the majors. The reward was a solid .257/.308/.505 batting line over 347 plate appearances, including 21 homers. That's basically a 40-homer pace, and Joseph had the hard hit, fly ball, and pulltastic tendencies to continue hammering. Given his lack of consistent play between 2012 and 2016, there's a decent chance the 25-year-old will polish his approach at the plate. He's an aggressive-minded hitter, by which I mean he's publicly acknowledged his preference to swing away. The traits that make him a good power hitter also make him a low batting-average-on-balls-in-play guy. The batted ball profile is reminiscent of Albert Pujols. The plate discipline looks more like Matt Adams. Combined, that's a viable second division starter on a rebuilding club and a useful bat for your fantasy squad. (Brad Johnson)

The Quick Opinion: One year ago, Joseph was just another bust. After moving to first base and staying concussion-free, Joseph improved rapidly at the plate and now looks like the Phillies' starting first baseman. He'll probably always have to fight to keep his job, however.

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2010Giants (A)11747316466805.5 %24.5 %.165.283.236.290.401.31294    
2011Giants (A+)12756022809515.2 %18.2 %.198.292.268.315.467.33995    
2012Javelinas (R)1455055110.9 %14.5 %.020.244.204.291.224.26044    
2012Phillies (AA)281143121007.9 %28.1 %.170.333.250.327.420.339107    
2012Giants (AA)803358323807.5 %19.1 %.132.300.260.313.391.31993    
2013Phillies (R)15000040.0 %20.0 %.000.500.333.600.333.490205    
2013Phillies (A+)114200100.0 %31.0 %.048.138.095.095.143.108-45    
2013Phillies (AA)31200108.3 %8.3 %.091.300.273.333.364.32296    
2013Phillies (AAA)2172361405.6 %20.8 %.149.224.209.264.358.28572    
2014Phillies (R)62301104.3 %21.7 %.050.333.250.348.300.32899    
2014Phillies (AA)2187581905.7 %14.9 %.269.279.282.345.551.392145    
2015Phillies (R)13413610017.1 %0.0 %.364.433.485.585.848.656311    
2015Phillies (AAA)45175391801.7 %18.9 %.108.221.193.220.301.24145    
2016Phillies (AAA)271006111704.0 %12.0 %.263.346.347.370.611.432181    
2016Phillies10734721474716.3 %21.6 %.248.267.257.308.505.342113-2.03.4-6.00.9
2017Depth Charts14259531779025.2 %20.0 %.222.277.261.305.482.334107-0.84.4-12.81.1
2017Steamer12953228637935.8 %19.8 %.220.275.259.307.479.334107-0.54.3-10.71.1
2017Fans (12)14058827798716.8 %21.3 %.211.290.262.321.473.338110-0.56.9-10.81.5
2017ZiPS8630116424604.7 %20.3 %.223.278.263.303.486.333107-0.52.0-8.20.3
Total- - -10734721474716.3 %21.6 %.248.267.257.308.505.342113-2.03.4-6.00.9

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2010Giants (A)11743647310364221164668262116830900.236
2011Giants (A+)127514560138823222280952901029711810.268
2012Javelinas (R)14495510910055608000210.204
2012Phillies (AA)28100114251480312109032311401.250
2012Giants (AA)8030433579551608323825064150903.260
2013Phillies (R)1351100000201000000.333
2013Phillies (A+)11424242200010013000100.095
2013Phillies (AA)311123210001101000000.273
2013Phillies (AAA)21677214101036144015100201.209
2014Phillies (R)620235410011105200100.250
2014Phillies (AA)21788722124158195013310200.282
2015Phillies (R)1333411610303610700100100.485
2015Phillies (AAA)4516617532209039183033312600.193
2016Phillies (AAA)2795100332070611174012010501.347
2016Phillies1073153478145150214747220754601111.257
2017Depth Charts14254959514384270317790310119762 22.261
2017Steamer12949053212775241286379310105542 32.259
2017Fans (12)14053158813982291277987400125107  11.262
2017ZiPS862783017343140164246140614411001.263
Total- - -1073153478145150214747220754601111.257

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2010Giants (A)5.5 %24.5 %0.22.236.290.401.691.1651.7.283  0.053-3.6.31294
2011Giants (A+)5.2 %18.2 %0.28.268.315.467.782.1983.5.292  0.475-4.1.33995
2012Javelinas (R)10.9 %14.5 %0.75.204.291.224.515.0204.1.244  0.13-4.2.26044
2012Phillies (AA)7.9 %28.1 %0.28.250.327.420.747.1701.9.333  -0.4140.9.339107
2012Giants (AA)7.5 %19.1 %0.39.260.313.391.705.1321.6.300  -1.236-2.6.31993
2013Phillies (R)40.0 %20.0 %2.00.333.600.333.933.0000.1.500  0.010.6.490205
2013Phillies (A+)0.0 %31.0 %0.00.095.095.143.238.0480.1.138  0.0-2-6.8.108-45
2013Phillies (AA)8.3 %8.3 %1.00.273.333.364.697.0910.1.300  0.01-0.1.32296
2013Phillies (AAA)5.6 %20.8 %0.27.209.264.358.622.1491.6.224  -0.56-2.3.28572
2014Phillies (R)4.3 %21.7 %0.20.250.348.300.648.0500.6.333  0.030.0.32899
2014Phillies (AA)5.7 %14.9 %0.38.282.345.551.896.2692.4.279  0.0154.6.392145
2015Phillies (R)17.1 %0.0 %7.00.485.585.8481.434.3640.5.433  0.0149.6.656311
2015Phillies (AAA)1.7 %18.9 %0.09.193.220.301.521.1080.7.221  -0.18-10.2.24145
2016Phillies (AAA)4.0 %12.0 %0.33.347.370.611.981.2631.1.346  -0.4198.7.432181
2016Phillies6.3 %21.6 %0.29.257.308.505.813.2482.2.267-0.4-1.2-0.4486.7.342113
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Depth Charts5.2 %20.0 %0.26.261.305.482.788.2222.4.2770.0 -0.8787.6.334107
2017Steamer5.8 %19.8 %0.29.259.307.479.786.2202.6.2750.0 -0.5706.9.334107
2017Fans (12)6.8 %21.3 %0.32.262.321.473.794.2112.7.290  -0.5799.7.338110
2017ZiPS4.7 %20.3 %0.23.263.303.486.789.2232.1.278  -0.5393.7.333107
Total- - -6.3 %21.6 %0.29.257.308.505.813.2482.2.267-0.4-1.2-0.4486.7.342113

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2016Phillies0.8217.9 %37.0 %45.1 %13.5 %18.9 %3.3 %0.0 %41.9 %37.8 %20.3 %20.3 %43.1 %36.6 %
Total- - -0.8217.9 %37.0 %45.1 %13.5 %18.9 %3.3 %0.0 %41.9 %37.8 %20.3 %20.3 %43.1 %36.6 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2016Phillies9111144153004728501322
Total- - -9111144153004728501322

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2016Phillies-0.89-7.036.14-4.53-0.521.011.37250.63-1.51
Total- - --0.89-7.036.14-4.53-0.521.011.37250.63-1.51

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2016Phillies55.3% (93.1)19.7% (85.1)5.1% (88.8)8.0% (79.5)10.8% (83.7)0.3% (82.3)0.8% (75.5) 
Total- - -55.3% (93.1)19.7% (85.1)5.1% (88.8)8.0% (79.5)10.8% (83.7)0.3% (82.3)0.8% (75.5) 

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2016Phillies33.6 %15.1 %6.0 %0.3 % 6.9 %17.7 %6.3 %2.8 % 10.5 % 0.8 % 
Total- - -33.6 %15.1 %6.0 %0.3 % 6.9 %17.7 %6.3 %2.8 % 10.5 % 0.8 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2016Phillies93.393.087.481.6 92.885.280.079.6 83.5 75.4
Total- - -93.393.087.481.6 92.885.280.079.6 83.5 75.4

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2016Phillies4.54.7-2.50.7-1.8-0.1-0.80.621.80-3.680.63-1.28-1.30-7.07
Total- - -4.54.7-2.50.7-1.8-0.1-0.80.621.80-3.680.63-1.28-1.30-7.07

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2016Phillies3.30.8-1.40.4 -1.00.32.43.2 -2.9 -0.8
Total- - -3.30.8-1.40.4 -1.00.32.43.2 -2.9 -0.8

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2016Phillies0.760.40-1.7310.50 -1.080.132.928.59 -2.11 -6.91
Total- - -0.760.40-1.7310.50 -1.080.132.928.59 -2.11 -6.91

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2016Phillies34.7 %73.1 %50.7 %67.5 %85.1 %78.1 %41.6 %60.5 %11.1 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -34.7 %73.1 %50.7 %67.5 %85.1 %78.1 %41.6 %60.5 %11.1 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2016Phillies34.8 %71.5 %50.7 %64.9 %86.3 %78.0 %43.4 %22.6
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -34.8 %71.5 %50.7 %64.9 %86.3 %78.0 %43.4 %22.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2016Phillies1B9774681.16123677060216810    .989 
Total- - -1B9774681.16123677060216810    .989 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2016Phillies1B681.1 -1 -2-2-68265.7939   -2 -0.30.7-0.5-0.1-0.1
Total- - -1B681.1 -1 -2-2-68265.7939   -2 -0.30.7-0.5-0.1-0.1

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2016Phillies1B681.10.0%      (5)0.0%      (4)0.0%      (3)66.7%     (3)71.4%      (7)96.3%  (109)
Total- - -1B681.10.0%      (5)0.0%      (4)0.0%      (3)66.7%     (3)71.4%      (7)96.3%  (109)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2016Phillies681.1103021233541525036-2
Total- - -681.1103021233541525036-2

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2016Phillies5.3-2.0-0.1-5.83.4-6.00.610.58.50.9$6.9 
Total- - -5.3-2.0-0.1-5.83.4-6.00.610.58.50.9$6.9 

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  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 6, Overall: 55
    • Team: San Francisco Giants
    • School: Horizon HS