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Josh Donaldson
Birthdate: 12/8/1985 (29 y, 20 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/220     Position: 3B
Drafted: 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 18, Overall: 48, Team: Chicago Cubs
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: The A's traded Donaldson to the Blue Jays on Friday in exchange for Brett Lawrie and prospects Franklin Barreto, Sean Nolin, and Kendall Graveman, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports. (11/28/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2007Cubs (R)413010015.4 %30.8 %.182.286.182.308.364.32384    
2007Cubs (A-)4920293735618.3 %16.8 %.259.392.346.470.605.482187    
2008Cubs (A)632546272376.7 %16.1 %.132.239.217.276.349.28878    
2008Athletics (A+)472079373908.2 %14.0 %.234.353.330.391.564.418151    
2009Athletics (AA)12454196791714.8 %17.0 %.145.320.270.379.415.369120    
2010Athletics (AAA)86348185267312.9 %22.7 %.238.255.238.336.476.351104    
2010Athletics143411405.9 %35.3 %.125.211.156.206.281.219310.0-2.7-1.0-0.3
2011Athletics (AAA)1155031779701310.1 %19.9 %.178.301.261.344.439.34794    
2012Athletics (AAA)5123413384559.8 %14.5 %.263.350.335.402.598.428155    
2012Athletics752949343344.8 %20.7 %.157.278.241.289.398.300901.6-2.06.81.5
2012Athletics51801005.6 %22.2 %.059.385.294.333.353.30593    
2013Athletics158668248993511.4 %16.5 %.199.333.301.384.499.3841471.137.112.17.7
2013Athletics52200004.5 %36.4 %.000.231.143.182.143.152-12    
2014Athletics158695299398810.9 %18.7 %.201.278.255.342.456.351129-2.819.116.76.4
2014Athletics16010016.7 %33.3 %.000.667.400.500.400.412172    
2015Steamer14663426838859.9 %18.9 %.204.291.264.343.468.356126-0.717.712.75.6
Total- - -405169163217228179.9 %18.5 %.190.299.268.347.458.3521270.051.534.615.3
Postseason- - -114602006.5 %30.4 %.023.345.233.283.256.24653    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2007Cubs (R)411132020010204000001.182
2007Cubs (A-)4916220256341129373537134210362.346
2008Cubs (A)6323525451321306272317141200371.217
2008Athletics (A+)4718820762381329373917029200202.330
2009Athletics (AA)1244555411237637196791802921231772.270
2010Athletics (AAA)862943487037141185267451792701531.238
2010Athletics14323453101142012000000.156
2011Athletics (AAA)115444503116712801779705111006209134.261
2012Athletics (AAA)512092347043122133845231341101352.335
2012Athletics7527429466411609343314061510641.241
2012Athletics517185410010104000100.294
2013Athletics1585796681741103732489937621106611552.301
2013Athletics521223300000108000000.143
2014Athletics158608695155933122993987651307401680.255
2014Athletics1562200010102000000.400
2015Steamer14655963414889312268388633120652 53.264
Total- - -405149316914002478556321722816873131811137173.268
Postseason- - -114346109100203014000100.233

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2007Cubs (R)15.4 %30.8 %0.50.182.308.364.671.1823.4.286 -0.52-0.3.32384
2007Cubs (A-)18.3 %16.8 %1.09.346.470.6051.075.2596.0.392 0.45023.0.482187
2008Cubs (A)6.7 %16.1 %0.41.217.276.349.625.1324.7.239 1.023-6.4.28878
2008Athletics (A+)8.2 %14.0 %0.59.330.391.564.955.2344.3.353 -1.04114.0.418151
2009Athletics (AA)14.8 %17.0 %0.87.270.379.415.795.1453.8.320 0.48113.5.369120
2010Athletics (AAA)12.9 %22.7 %0.57.238.336.476.812.2384.0.255 0.1481.7.351104
2010Athletics5.9 %35.3 %0.17.156.206.281.487.1250.1.2110.10.01-2.8.21931
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297    .321 
2011Athletics (AAA)10.1 %19.9 %0.51.261.344.439.783.1784.7.301 0.666-4.5.34794
2012Athletics (AAA)9.8 %14.5 %0.68.335.402.5981.000.2635.2.350 0.14817.2.428155
2012Athletics4.8 %20.7 %0.23.241.289.398.687.1573.9.2781.50.130-3.6.30090
2012Athletics5.6 %22.2 %0.25.294.333.353.686.0590.6.385 0.02-0.2.30593
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Athletics11.4 %16.5 %0.69.301.384.499.883.1993.7.3331.6-0.411036.7.384147
2013Athletics4.5 %36.4 %0.13.143.182.143.325.0000.1.231 0.00-2.8.152-12
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Athletics10.9 %18.7 %0.58.255.342.456.798.2014.4.278-3.71.09621.6.351129
2014Athletics16.7 %33.3 %0.50.400.500.400.900.0001.6.667 0.010.5.412172
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299    .310 
2015Steamer9.9 %18.9 %0.52.264.343.468.811.2043.8.291-0.1-0.69022.1.356126
Total- - -9.9 %18.5 %0.54.268.347.458.805.1904.0.299-0.60.623752.0.352127
Postseason- - -6.5 %30.4 %0.21.233.283.256.538.0230.5.345 0.03-2.5.24653

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2010Athletics1.115.0 %50.0 %45.0 %0.0 %11.1 %0.0 %0.0 %
2012Athletics1.0622.5 %39.9 %37.6 %11.3 %11.3 %4.7 %0.0 %
2012Athletics0.5030.8 %23.1 %46.2 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2013Athletics1.2320.6 %43.8 %35.6 %11.8 %14.2 %6.3 %0.0 %
2013Athletics1.2015.4 %46.2 %38.5 %20.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %
2014Athletics1.1113.5 %45.4 %41.1 %9.1 %14.6 %5.9 %0.0 %
2014Athletics1.0066.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.1417.8 %43.9 %38.3 %10.3 %13.8 %5.7 %0.0 %
Postseason- - -0.9127.6 %34.5 %37.9 %18.2 %0.0 %20.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2010Athletics109100005189140
2012Athletics85804894103757091084
2012Athletics3641000264571
2013Athletics20816998201310105916382697
2013Athletics6521200305484
2014Athletics21919865181300109516192714
2014Athletics1020000101323
Total- - -522456212473020258040556635
Postseason- - -10118220066112178

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2010Athletics-0.24-0.710.47-2.99-0.301.161.974-0.370.16
2012Athletics0.43-4.384.813.140.420.84 0-0.060.58
2012Athletics0.01-0.350.360.020.021.04 0-0.030.04
2013Athletics4.87-9.2914.1744.324.740.92 04.071.20
2013Athletics-0.38-0.470.08-2.87-0.310.95 0-0.36-0.04
2014Athletics3.25-11.4114.6629.793.181.030.6033.27-0.13
2014Athletics0.11-0.050.160.340.041.16 00.020.07
Total- - -8.31-25.7934.1074.268.040.961.3876.911.76
Postseason- - --0.26-0.860.60-2.52-0.261.02 0-0.380.12

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2010Athletics52.9% (90.5)15.7% (81.5)5.0% (86.1)7.9% (77.3)16.4% (82.0)2.1% (86.3)  
2012Athletics59.1% (91.7)15.8% (83.2)4.9% (86.7)11.0% (77.7)7.7% (82.5)1.6% (83.2) 0.1%
2013Athletics56.4% (91.7)19.5% (83.0)4.9% (87.8)8.3% (77.5)8.7% (82.4)1.3% (83.4)0.9% (75.8)0.3%
2014Athletics54.5% (91.9)17.3% (83.6)5.7% (87.1)9.2% (77.3)10.5% (83.2)2.4% (84.7)0.4% (75.9)0.7%
Total- - -56.0% (91.8)17.9% (83.2)5.2% (87.3)9.1% (77.4)9.4% (82.8)1.8% (84.2)0.5% (75.8)0.4%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2010Athletics35.0 %14.3 %2.9 %2.1 % 2.9 %16.4 %10.7 %  15.7 %   
2012Athletics35.8 %12.2 %5.5 %1.3 % 10.2 %15.9 %11.3 %  7.8 %   
2013Athletics35.3 %12.9 %4.2 %0.4 %0.1 %7.5 %20.7 %8.0 %0.5 % 9.5 %0.1 %0.5 % 
2014Athletics35.1 %11.2 %5.1 %1.2 %0.6 %8.2 %17.4 %7.8 %2.0 % 10.4 % 0.4 % 
Total- - -35.3 %12.1 %4.7 %0.9 %0.3 %8.1 %18.5 %8.5 %1.0 % 9.7 %0.1 %0.4 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2010Athletics91.889.685.286.0 83.282.277.9  82.2  
2012Athletics92.090.787.182.2 91.183.677.3  82.8  
2013Athletics92.090.889.382.989.091.383.077.877.6 82.678.075.1
2014Athletics92.291.387.884.885.490.783.677.579.1 82.8 75.9
Total- - -92.190.988.183.985.891.083.377.678.8 82.778.075.5

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2010Athletics-1.8-0.81.3-0.4-0.6-0.3 -2.40-3.7918.41-3.93-2.54-9.38 
2012Athletics-13.53.6-0.37.01.4-1.2 -2.112.11-0.495.881.72-7.30 
2013Athletics23.12.35.27.0-3.3-1.31.91.530.443.933.12-1.43-3.857.77
2014Athletics16.6-1.9-0.81.76.3-1.80.01.13-0.41-0.530.692.24-2.710.17
Total- - -24.43.15.415.23.8-4.61.90.660.261.572.540.62-3.865.24

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2010Athletics-0.5-0.20.0-0.3 0.0-1.0-0.5  -0.1  
2012Athletics-6.8-2.3-1.2-1.2 -2.84.26.2  0.5  
2013Athletics14.13.84.3-0.80.00.77.45.20.9 -2.6-0.30.8
2014Athletics5.32.43.2-3.00.35.7-2.10.8-0.7 6.4 0.0
Total- - -12.13.76.4-5.30.33.68.511.70.2 4.2-0.30.9

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2010Athletics-1.04-1.110.62-9.38 0.00-4.51-3.21  -0.45  
2012Athletics-1.76-1.76-1.97-8.48 -2.542.475.11  0.54  
2013Athletics1.481.093.79-6.951.780.361.332.436.86 -1.00-9.446.34
2014Athletics0.560.792.37-9.441.882.56-0.440.39-1.34 2.27 0.36
Total- - -0.520.462.05-8.761.870.670.702.090.27 0.65-9.443.47

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2010Athletics31.3 %57.6 %42.5 %60.0 %73.5 %67.8 %42.5 %50.0 %13.6 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2012Athletics31.9 %69.0 %49.2 %64.5 %83.5 %76.9 %46.6 %60.9 %11.4 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Athletics27.1 %66.8 %44.7 %70.8 %84.2 %79.7 %44.4 %58.5 %9.0 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Athletics24.7 %66.3 %43.6 %58.7 %84.6 %76.6 %45.5 %59.1 %10.0 %
2014Average31.3 %65.6 %46.7 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -27.0 %66.8 %45.0 %64.8 %84.1 %77.7 %45.2 %59.0 %9.9 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2010Athletics28.4 %54.8 %42.1 %57.9 %72.5 %67.8 %52.1 %20.9
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2012Athletics32.5 %64.5 %48.9 %64.7 %82.3 %76.6 %51.4 %22.0
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Athletics24.9 %64.7 %44.2 %66.3 %84.9 %79.5 %48.6 %25.1
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Athletics23.9 %64.6 %43.1 %53.8 %86.1 %76.6 %47.1 %24.7
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -25.7 %64.4 %44.5 %60.9 %84.7 %77.6 %48.5 %24.3

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2010AthleticsC7547.14431010000 4211.979 
2012AthleticsC3324.02021010000 4201.957 
Total- - -C10871.16452020000 8412.972 
2010Athletics1B216.02011010010    .667-1
2012Athletics1B103.03100000000    1.000 
2013Athletics1B101.00000000000    .000 
Total- - -1B4110.05111010010    .857-1
2012Athletics3B7171633.2531521266121302     .945 
2013Athletics3B1551551373.014325516610192011     .961 
2014Athletics3B1501461320.213132823617393733     .952 
Total- - -3B3763723327.1327735511833707046     .954 
2013AthleticsSS101.0010000000     1.000 
Total- - -SS101.0010000000     1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2010AthleticsC47.10  0 0    1-0.1        
2012AthleticsC24.00  0 0    10.1 0      
Total- - -C71.10  0 0    3-0.1 0      
2010Athletics1B6.0 0 00-100 0  -1.0   -0.1-0.7-0.9-132.5
2012Athletics1B3.0 0 00010.0001   0  0.00.00.00.0
2013Athletics1B1.0 0 00000 0   0      
Total- - -1B10.0 0 00-110.0001  -1.00  -0.1-0.7-0.8-125.3
2012Athletics3B633.2 0 044162126.77820   2 0.47.4-2.45.410.8
2013Athletics3B1373.0 -1 11011275203.73840   11 -0.410.7-0.49.911.1
2014Athletics3B1320.2 1 51520361278.77042   13 1.014.50.015.513.3
Total- - -3B3327.1 0 62935798607.761102   26 1.132.5-2.830.812.1
2013AthleticsSS1.0 0 000111.0000   0  0.00.00.00.0
Total- - -SS1.0 0 000111.0000   0  0.00.00.00.0

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012AthleticsC24.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)
Total- - -C71.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)
2012Athletics1B3.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
Total- - -1B10.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
2012Athletics3B633.20.0%      (0)14.3%      (7)60.0%      (5)50.0%     (4)73.9%    (23)93.9%  (179)
2013Athletics3B1373.00.0%      (3)16.7%    (12)36.4%    (22)45.8%    (24)75.6%    (41)97.0%  (334)
2014Athletics3B1320.20.0%    (15)11.4%    (35)26.1%    (23)73.7%    (19)77.4%    (53)96.8%  (373)
Total- - -3B3327.10.0%    (18)13.0%    (54)34.0%    (50)57.4%    (47)76.1%  (117)96.3%  (886)
2013AthleticsSS1.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -SS1.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2012Athletics660.21162574767536962592
2013Athletics1375.019736257767279727011
2014Athletics1320.231877459756683597213
Total- - -3356.161766656746679656926

SeasonTeamPosInnFSRDRSTZLUZRSTDEVERRADR
2010Athletics1B6.0 -1-1.0-0.80+/- 0-1

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2010Athletics-2.80.0-1.00.0-2.7-1.00.11.0-2.6-0.3($1.1) 
2012Athletics-3.61.65.51.3-2.06.80.98.714.41.5$6.8 
2013Athletics35.91.110.02.137.112.12.919.171.27.7$38.4 
2014Athletics21.8-2.815.51.319.116.72.819.658.36.4$35.2 
Total- - -51.50.029.94.751.534.66.848.4141.315.3$79.3 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Oakland Athletics on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Submitted by Dustin Nosler
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  • 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 18, Overall: 48
    • Team: Chicago Cubs
    • School: Auburn U