Joseph Edward Borchard
Positions: Outfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 230 lb.
Born: November 25, 1978 in Panorama City, CA
High School: Adolfo Camarillo HS (Camarillo, CA)
School: Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
Drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 2000 amateur draft.
Signed August 8, 2000.
Debut: September 2, 2002 (Age 23.281, 15,759th in MLB history)
vs. TOR 4 AB, 1 H, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2004 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Marlins/WhiteSox/Mariners 2002-2007
Last Game: August 5, 2007 (Age 28.253)
vs. HOU 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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Joe Borchard, $5.3MM (2000)
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