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John-Ford Griffin

John-Ford David Griffin

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: November 19, 1979 in Sarasota, Florida, US
High School: Sarasota HS (Sarasota, FL)
School: Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)

Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 1st round (23rd) of the 2001 MLB June Amateur Draft from Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2002: Rated #76 Prospect

Major League Stats

John-Ford Griffin
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 Batting: 2009 / 2008

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
2001 21 0.0 Staten Island NYPL A- NYY 66 284 238 46 74 17 1 5 43 10 4 40 41 .311 .413 .454 .867 108 5 3 1 2 0
2002 22 -0.9 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-AA NYY,OAK 85 374 329 49 91 19 1 8 41 1 1 37 61 .277 .353 .413 .766 136 14 4 0 4 1
2002 22 -0.5 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY 65 291 255 32 68 16 1 3 31 1 0 29 45 .267 .344 .373 .716 95 9 3 0 4 0
2002 22 -2.4 Norwich EL AA NYY 18 75 67 17 22 3 0 5 10 0 1 8 13 .328 .400 .597 .997 40 5 0 0 0 1
2002 22 -2.7 Midland TL AA OAK 2 8 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .250 .143 .393 1 0 1 0 0 0
2003 23 -1.5 New Haven EL AA TOR 104 429 373 48 104 23 3 13 75 2 0 49 85 .279 .361 .461 .822 172 8 2 0 5 4
2004 24 -0.5 New Hampshire EL AA TOR 129 533 467 66 116 28 1 22 81 1 1 56 128 .248 .330 .454 .784 212 15 4 0 6 2
2005 25 -2.3 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 134 578 508 80 130 21 1 30 103 1 2 62 139 .256 .337 .478 .816 243 10 3 0 5 4
2006 26 -1.3 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 60 249 227 30 51 19 0 6 22 2 0 19 59 .225 .289 .388 .677 88 4 2 0 1 1
2007 27 -0.5 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 133 551 484 69 122 28 4 26 83 4 0 59 144 .252 .330 .488 .818 236 11 1 0 7 1
2008 28 1.0 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD 94 363 319 56 99 19 4 14 67 1 1 36 60 .310 .386 .527 .912 168 7 5 0 3 2
2009 29 2.4 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CHC,LAD 105 386 340 39 91 29 3 5 40 5 2 36 87 .268 .342 .415 .757 141 5 5 0 5 2
2009 29 2.4 Iowa,Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD,CHC 105 386 340 39 91 29 3 5 40 5 2 36 87 .268 .342 .415 .757 141 5 5 0 5 2
2009 29 2.4 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 16 42 41 1 5 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 13 .122 .143 .171 .314 7 0 1 0 0 0
2009 29 2.4 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 89 344 299 38 86 27 3 5 37 4 2 36 74 .288 .366 .448 .814 134 5 4 0 5 2
2010 30 0.8 Newark ATLL Ind 52 188 166 13 39 8 1 4 20 2 0 16 45 .235 .309 .367 .676 61 3 0 3 1
10 Seasons 962 3935 3451 496 917 211 19 133 575 29 11 410 849 .266 .345 .453 .799 1565 79 32 1 41 18
A- (1 season) A- 66 284 238 46 74 17 1 5 43 10 4 40 41 .311 .413 .454 .867 108 5 3 1 2 0
Ind (1 season) Ind 52 188 166 13 39 8 1 4 20 2 0 16 45 .235 .309 .367 .676 61 3 0 3 1
A+ (1 season) A+ 65 291 255 32 68 16 1 3 31 1 0 29 45 .267 .344 .373 .716 95 9 3 0 4 0
AA (3 seasons) AA 253 1045 914 131 243 54 4 40 166 3 2 113 229 .266 .347 .465 .812 425 28 7 0 11 7
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 526 2127 1878 274 493 116 12 81 315 13 5 212 489 .263 .339 .466 .805 876 37 16 0 21 10
A 7890 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 lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
2001 21 Staten Island NYPL A- NYY OF 66 87 80 2 5 1 .943 1.24
2001 21 Staten Island NYPL A- NYY LF 66 0.00
2002 22 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-AA NYY,OAK LF 70 0.00
2002 22 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-AA NYY,OAK OF 70 106 99 2 5 1 .953 1.44
2002 22 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY OF 50 73 70 0 3 0 .959 1.40
2002 22 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY LF 50 0.00
2002 22 Midland TL AA OAK OF 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
2002 22 Midland TL AA OAK LF 2 0.00
2002 22 Norwich EL AA NYY OF 18 31 27 2 2 1 .935 1.61
2002 22 Norwich EL AA NYY LF 18 0.00
2003 23 New Haven EL AA TOR OF 66 131 125 3 3 0 .977 1.94
2003 23 New Haven EL AA TOR LF 66 0.00
2004 24 New Hampshire EL AA TOR OF 29 38 36 2 0 1 1.000 1.31
2004 24 New Hampshire EL AA TOR 1B 16 138 127 8 3 15 .978 8.44
2005 25 Syracuse IL AAA TOR LF 71 143 133 7 3 1 .979 1.97 6
2006 26 Syracuse IL AAA TOR LF 55 104 95 4 5 0 .952 1.80 4
2007 27 Syracuse IL AAA TOR RF 23 39 33 4 2 1 .949 1.61 0
2007 27 Syracuse IL AAA TOR LF 82 141 135 2 4 1 .972 1.67 -4
2008 28 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD RF 12 14 14 0 0 0 1.000 1.17 -1
2008 28 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD LF 78 131 122 6 3 1 .977 1.64 10
2009 29 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA LAD,CHC CF 5 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 2.20 -5
2009 29 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CHC,LAD LF 70 102 98 2 2 0 .980 1.43 -5
2009 29 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA LAD,CHC RF 20 20 19 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 -5
2009 29 Iowa, Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD,CHC RF 20 20 19 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 -1
2009 29 Iowa, Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD,CHC CF 5 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 2.20 1
2009 29 Iowa, Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD,CHC LF 70 102 98 2 2 0 .980 1.43 -1
2009 29 Iowa PCL AAA CHC RF 16 16 15 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 -6
2009 29 Iowa PCL AAA CHC CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 -1
2009 29 Iowa PCL AAA CHC LF 65 97 93 2 2 0 .979 1.46 3
2009 29 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD RF 4 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 -1
2009 29 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD CF 4 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 2.75 1
2009 29 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD LF 5 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 -1
2010 30 Newark ATLL Ind OF 46 72 68 2 2 1 .972 1.52
2010 30 Newark ATLL Ind 1B 3 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.67
10 Seasons 712 1282 1200 45 37 23 .971 1.75 10
LF (8 seasons) LF 558 621 583 21 17 3 .973 1.08 18
OF (5 seasons) OF 277 434 408 11 15 4 .965 1.51 10
RF (3 seasons) RF 55 73 66 5 2 1 .973 1.29 -8
CF (1 season) CF 5 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 2.20 0
1B (2 seasons) 1B 19 143 132 8 3 15 .979 7.37
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
2001 21 Staten Island Yankees New York-Pennsylvania League A- NYY
2002 22 Tampa Yankees Florida State League A+ NYY
2002 22 Midland RockHounds Texas League AA OAK
2002 22 Norwich Navigators Eastern League AA NYY
2003 23 New Haven Ravens Eastern League AA TOR
2004 24 New Hampshire Fisher Cats Eastern League AA TOR 2004-04-15 2004-09-06
2005 25 Syracuse SkyChiefs International League AAA TOR 2005-04-07 2005-09-05
2005 25 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB TOR 1 2005-09-06 2005-10-02
2006 26 Syracuse SkyChiefs International League AAA TOR 2006-04-06 2006-07-18
2007 27 Syracuse Chiefs International League AAA TOR 2007-04-05 2007-09-03
2007 27 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB TOR 1 2007-09-22 2007-09-30
2008 28 Las Vegas 51s Pacific Coast League AAA LAD 2008-04-03 2008-07-22
2009 29 Albuquerque Isotopes Pacific Coast League AAA LAD 1 2009-04-17 2009-05-23
2009 29 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA CHC 2 2009-05-03 2009-09-07
2010 30 Newark Bears Atlantic League Ind

Sabr ID: 569e2a2e

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