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John Bale

John Robert Bale

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: May 22, 1974 in Cheverly, Maryland, US
High School: Crestview HS (Crestview, FL)
Schools: Jefferson Davis Community College (Brewton, AL), University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg, MS)

Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 12th round of the 1994 MLB June Amateur Draft from Jefferson Davis Community College (Brewton, AL), the Baltimore Orioles in the 6th round of the 1995 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg, MS) and the Toronto Blue Jays in the 5th round of the 1996 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg, MS).

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John Bale
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Pitching: 2009 / 2008

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1996 22 1.0 St. Catharines NYPL A- TOR 3 2 .600 4.86 8 8 0 0 0 0 33.1 39 21 18 2 11 0 35 0 2 4 148 1.500 10.5 0.5 3.0 9.4 3.18
1997 23 1.7 Hagerstown SALL A TOR 7 7 .500 4.30 25 25 0 0 0 0 140.1 130 83 67 11 63 1 155 1 0 11 603 1.375 8.3 0.7 4.0 9.9 2.46
1998 24 1.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA TOR 4 5 .444 4.68 27 9 7 0 0 4 67.1 69 40 35 6 23 1 78 4 1 6 295 1.366 9.2 0.8 3.1 10.4 3.39
1998 24 1.7 Dunedin FLOR A+ TOR 4 5 .444 4.64 24 9 5 0 0 4 66.0 68 39 34 5 23 1 78 4 1 6 290 1.379 9.3 0.7 3.1 10.6 3.39
1998 24 0.4 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 0 0 6.75 3 0 2 0 0 0 1.1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.750 6.8 6.8 0.0 0.0
1999 25 0.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA TOR 2 5 .286 3.81 39 8 9 0 0 1 85.0 80 46 36 8 26 1 101 0 0 5 357 1.247 8.5 0.8 2.8 10.7 3.88
1999 25 0.8 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 2 2 .500 3.75 33 4 9 0 0 1 62.1 64 32 26 7 16 1 91 0 0 4 265 1.283 9.2 1.0 2.3 13.1 5.69
1999 25 -1.9 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 0 3 .000 3.97 6 4 0 0 0 0 22.2 16 14 10 1 10 0 10 0 0 1 92 1.147 6.4 0.4 4.0 4.0 1.00
2000 26 -0.6 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 3 4 .429 3.19 21 12 2 0 0 0 79.0 68 35 28 4 41 0 70 2 0 4 338 1.380 7.7 0.5 4.7 8.0 1.71
2001 27 0.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk BAL 1 1 .500 2.08 11 9 0 0 0 0 34.2 32 9 8 1 7 0 48 0 0 2 139 1.125 8.3 0.3 1.8 12.5 6.86
2001 27 7.4 Orioles GULF Rk BAL 0 0 2.25 2 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 1 1 1 0 2 0 7 0 0 1 14 0.750 2.2 0.0 4.5 15.8 3.50
2001 27 -0.3 Rochester IL AAA BAL 1 1 .500 2.05 9 7 0 0 0 0 30.2 31 8 7 1 5 0 41 0 0 1 125 1.174 9.1 0.3 1.5 12.0 8.20
2002 28 1.6 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 2 2 .500 3.54 12 2 4 0 2 0 28.0 22 11 11 2 7 0 27 2 0 1 111 1.036 7.1 0.6 2.2 8.7 3.86
2003 29 2.2 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CIN,NYM 4 2 .667 3.30 34 2 15 0 0 4 57.1 47 22 21 1 16 0 58 2 0 1 236 1.099 7.4 0.2 2.5 9.1 3.63
2003 29 2.2 Louisville, Norfolk IL AAA NYM,CIN 4 2 .667 3.30 34 2 15 0 0 4 57.1 47 22 21 1 16 0 58 2 0 1 236 1.099 7.4 0.2 2.5 9.1 3.63
2003 29 2.2 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 0 1 .000 3.29 8 0 1 0 0 0 13.2 11 5 5 0 3 0 15 0 0 0 55 1.024 7.2 0.0 2.0 9.9 5.00
2003 29 2.2 Louisville IL AAA CIN 4 1 .800 3.30 26 2 14 0 0 4 43.2 36 17 16 1 13 0 43 2 0 1 181 1.122 7.4 0.2 2.7 8.9 3.31
2007 33 6.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA KCR 0 1 .000 3.24 11 7 0 0 0 0 16.2 18 7 6 1 3 0 12 0 0 0 69 1.260 9.7 0.5 1.6 6.5 4.00
2007 33 8.7 Wichita TL AA KCR 0 0 4.50 3 3 0 0 0 0 4.0 5 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 18 1.750 11.2 2.2 4.5 0.0 0.00
2007 33 6.0 Omaha PCL AAA KCR 0 1 .000 2.84 8 4 0 0 0 0 12.2 13 5 4 0 1 0 12 0 0 0 51 1.105 9.2 0.0 0.7 8.5 12.00
2008 34 7.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA KCR 0 3 .000 10.12 12 8 0 0 0 0 13.1 20 15 15 3 5 0 11 0 0 0 64 1.875 13.5 2.0 3.4 7.4 2.20
2008 34 9.9 Northwest Arkansas TL AA KCR 0 0 5.40 2 1 0 0 0 0 1.2 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 7 1.800 16.2 0.0 0.0 16.2
2008 34 7.1 Omaha PCL AAA KCR 0 3 .000 10.80 10 7 0 0 0 0 11.2 17 14 14 3 5 0 8 0 0 0 57 1.886 13.1 2.3 3.9 6.2 1.60
2009 35 11.0 Northwest Arkansas TL AA KCR 0 0 1.35 6 0 1 0 0 0 6.2 4 2 1 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 25 0.750 5.4 0.0 1.4 6.8 5.00
2011 37 7.6 Camden ATLL Ind 1 2 .333 2.35 52 1 20 0 0 4 61.1 57 18 16 4 17 5 50 2 1 1 255 1.207 8.4 0.6 2.5 7.3 2.94
12 Seasons 27 34 .443 3.78 258 91 58 0 2 13 623.0 586 309 262 43 220 8 650 13 4 35 2640 1.294 8.5 0.6 3.2 9.4 2.95
Rk (1 season) Rk 0 0 2.25 2 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 1 1 1 0 2 0 7 0 0 1 14 0.750 2.2 0.0 4.5 15.8 3.50
A- (1 season) A- 3 2 .600 4.86 8 8 0 0 0 0 33.1 39 21 18 2 11 0 35 0 2 4 148 1.500 10.5 0.5 3.0 9.4 3.18
Ind (1 season) Ind 1 2 .333 2.35 52 1 20 0 0 4 61.1 57 18 16 4 17 5 50 2 1 1 255 1.207 8.4 0.6 2.5 7.3 2.94
A (1 season) A 7 7 .500 4.30 25 25 0 0 0 0 140.1 130 83 67 11 63 1 155 1 0 11 603 1.375 8.3 0.7 4.0 9.9 2.46
A+ (1 season) A+ 4 5 .444 4.64 24 9 5 0 0 4 66.0 68 39 34 5 23 1 78 4 1 6 290 1.379 9.3 0.7 3.1 10.6 3.39
AA (5 seasons) AA 2 2 .500 3.67 47 8 12 0 0 1 76.0 77 38 31 9 19 1 99 0 0 4 320 1.263 9.1 1.1 2.2 11.7 5.21
AAA (7 seasons) AAA 10 16 .385 3.53 100 38 21 0 2 4 242.0 214 109 95 12 85 0 226 6 0 8 1010 1.236 8.0 0.4 3.2 8.4 2.66

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1996 22 1.1 St. Catharines NYPL A- TOR 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 23 1.5 Hagerstown SALL A TOR 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA TOR 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 24 1.5 Dunedin FLOR A+ TOR 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 24 -0.1 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA TOR 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 25 0.4 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 25 -2.1 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 26 -1.0 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk BAL 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 27 7.6 Orioles GULF Rk BAL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 27 -0.2 Rochester IL AAA BAL 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 28 0.7 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 29 1.7 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CIN,NYM 35 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 29 1.7 Louisville,Norfolk IL AAA NYM,CIN 35 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 29 1.7 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 29 1.7 Louisville IL AAA CIN 27 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 33 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA KCR 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 33 8.5 Wichita TL AA KCR 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 33 6.0 Omaha PCL AAA KCR 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 34 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA KCR 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 34 9.6 Northwest Arkansas TL AA KCR 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 34 7.0 Omaha PCL AAA KCR 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 35 10.9 Northwest Arkansas TL AA KCR 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 37 7.3 Camden ATLL Ind 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Seasons 259 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rk (1 season) Rk 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A- (1 season) A- 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ind (1 season) Ind 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (1 season) A 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (1 season) A+ 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (5 seasons) AA 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (7 seasons) AAA 101 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 0 0 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
1996 22 St. Catharines NYPL A- TOR P 8 8 0 7 1 1 .875 0.88 8 2 20%
1997 23 Hagerstown SALL A TOR P 25 27 6 20 1 2 .963 1.04 36 11 23%
1998 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA TOR P 27 13 2 7 4 0 .692 0.33 11 2 15%
1998 24 Dunedin FLOR A+ TOR P 24 13 2 7 4 0 .692 0.38 11 2 15%
1998 24 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR P 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
1999 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA TOR P 39 13 5 7 1 0 .923 0.31 13 3 19%
1999 25 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR P 33 8 3 4 1 0 .875 0.21 9 2 18%
1999 25 Syracuse IL AAA TOR P 6 5 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.83 4 1 20%
2000 26 Syracuse IL AAA TOR P 21 8 0 7 1 1 .875 0.33 7 0 0%
2001 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk BAL P 11 7 4 2 1 0 .857 0.55 6 0 0%
2001 27 Orioles GULF Rk BAL P 2 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 0
2001 27 Rochester IL AAA BAL P 9 5 3 1 1 0 .800 0.44 6 0 0%
2002 28 Norfolk IL AAA NYM P 12 6 1 5 0 0 1.000 0.50 5 1 17%
2003 29 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CIN,NYM P 34 3 1 1 1 0 .667 0.06 5 1 17%
2003 29 Louisville, Norfolk IL AAA NYM,CIN P 34 3 1 1 1 0 .667 0.06 5 1 17%
2003 29 Norfolk IL AAA NYM P 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2 1 33%
2003 29 Louisville IL AAA CIN P 26 3 1 1 1 0 .667 0.08 3 0 0%
2007 33 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA KCR P 11 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.18 3 0 0%
2007 33 Wichita TL AA KCR P 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
2007 33 Omaha PCL AAA KCR P 8 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.25 3 0 0%
2008 34 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA KCR P 12 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.25 0 1 100%
2008 34 Northwest Arkansas TL AA KCR P 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50 0 1 100%
2008 34 Omaha PCL AAA KCR P 10 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.20 0 0
2009 35 Northwest Arkansas TL AA KCR P 6 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.17 0 0
2011 37 Camden ATLL Ind P 52 14 1 11 2 0 .857 0.23 0 0
12 Seasons 258 105 22 71 12 4 .886 0.36 94 21 18%

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1996 22 St. Catharines Stompers New York-Pennsylvania League A- TOR
1997 23 Hagerstown Suns South Atlantic League A TOR
1998 24 Knoxville Smokies Southern League AA TOR
1998 24 Dunedin Blue Jays Florida State League A+ TOR
1999 25 Syracuse SkyChiefs International League AAA TOR
1999 25 Knoxville Smokies Southern League AA TOR
1999 25 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB TOR 1 1999-09-30 1999-09-30
2000 26 Syracuse SkyChiefs International League AAA TOR
2000 26 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB TOR 1 2000-04-18 2000-04-25
2001 27 GCL Orioles Gulf Coast League Rk BAL
2001 27 Rochester Red Wings International League AAA BAL
2001 27 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 2001-04-14 2001-10-03
2002 28 Norfolk Tides International League AAA NYM
2003 29 Norfolk Tides International League AAA NYM 1
2003 29 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 2003-08-03 2003-09-18
2003 29 Louisville Bats International League AAA CIN 2
2004 30 Hiroshima Carp Japan Central League Fgn
2005 31 Hiroshima Carp Japan Central League Fgn
2006 32 Hiroshima Carp Japan Central League Fgn
2007 33 Wichita Wranglers Texas League AA KCR 2007-04-30 2007-05-05
2007 33 Omaha Royals Pacific Coast League AAA KCR 2007-05-27 2007-07-07
2007 33 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 2007-07-15 2007-09-29
2008 34 Northwest Arkansas Naturals Texas League AA KCR 2008-07-15 2008-07-17
2008 34 Omaha Royals Pacific Coast League AAA KCR 2008-07-20 2008-08-30
2008 34 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 2008-04-04 2008-09-27
2009 35 Northwest Arkansas Naturals Texas League AA KCR 2009-05-06 2009-05-19
2009 35 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 2009-05-24 2009-10-02
2010 36 Hiroshima Carp Japan Central League Fgn 2010-05-01 2010-09-18
2011 37 Camden Riversharks Atlantic League Ind 2011-04-30 2011-09-17

Sabr ID: 8e5e635a

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