Joseph Gregory Randa
The Joker Positions: Third Baseman and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: December 18, 1969 in Milwaukee, WI
High School: Kettle-Moraine HS (Wales, WI) Schools: Indian River Community College (Fort Pierce, FL), University of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN) by the Drafted Kansas City Royals in the 11th round of the 1991 amateur draft. Signed June 4, 1991.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 30, 1995 (Age 25)
vs. NYY 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Royals/Pirates/Tigers/Reds/Padres 1995-2006 Agents: Ron Shapiro [*] Final Game: October 1, 2006 (Age 36)
vs. CIN 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- December 2013
12/4 Mets Merized: This Day In Mets Infamy: “When Is The Right Time To Panic” Edition: Well I don’t know about you but all that hot stove action yesterday gave me a serious case of whiplash as well as extreme ... News -- November 2013
11/16 The Flagrant Fan: Not all .300 batting averages are created equal: On a recent post, one of my most faithful readers with the great guest name of, "RichieAllen1964," did not understand what I meant ... News -- July 2013
7/30 Padres Public: Great Moments in Padres Trade Deadline History: Dave Hansen Edition: In what hopes to be a series documenting Padr-oh, **** it…Kevin Towers trade deadline failures, I bring you the story of ...
7/30 Padres Public: Great Moments in Padres Trade Deadline History: Joe Randa Edition: There may be no more magical time for a baseball fan than the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline. It’s like Christmas morning ... News -- June 2013
6/26 The DoubleDay: George's Shoes: How would you feel if you woke up every morning to find a message from your boss scrawled in lipstick across your bathroom mirror?YOU ...
6/26 The DoubleDay: George's Shoes: How would you feel if you woke up every morning to find a message from your boss scrawled in lipstick across your bathroom mirror?YOU ... News -- May 2013
5/18 The DoubleDay: Other Sports Roster: The days of multi-sport athletes have probably drawn to a close with the growing monetary commitments teams are dishing out ...
5/9 BaseballGuys.com: Finally Home: I’ve spent the last three days in the hospital with the whopper of all illnesses. Try throwing up 20+ times (literally), ... News -- March 2013
3/23 Jays Journal: The History of Our Home Openers: 2000: Apparently the Blue Jays were destined to be slightly above average. A C- student. As the millenium rolled by fans were wondering ...
3/17 Chicken Friars: Players Taken: I recently returned from my annual Fantasy Baseball Draft in Las Vegas. This is year thirteen of our league, and over the course ...
3/9 Kings of Kauffman: Billy Butler – Royals Hall of Famer?: Since he first debuted as a big leaguer in 2007, Billy Butler has been a very productive player for the Kansas City Royals. Despite ...
3/2 Redlegs Review: Top 10 Reds victories in Great American Ball Park history:
by: Dan Howard
Before I start, I would like to say a big thank you to Brian Ooten for the gift, a framed ... News -- January 2013
1/27 Motor City Bengals: MLB Farm System Rankings: #18 San Francisco Giants: It’s that time of year again. Time to give this prospect junkie his fix. Last year, I did farm system rankings for all of baseball, ...
1/1 MetsToday.com: Endy Chavez Signs with Royals: Happy New Year, everyone! While you were sipping Champagne and watching bowl games, there were a few minor moves simmering on ... News -- December 2012
12/23 Kings of Kauffman: Mike Moustakas Comps: I’m probably in the minority but I would have preferred it had been Mike Moustakas dealt for pitching instead of Wil Myers. ... News -- November 2012
11/7 Kings of Kauffman: Keeping A Good Man Down: Jeff Francoeur entered 2012 the darling of the casual Royals fan. I’m referring to those people who never paid attention ... News -- September 2012
9/10 i70baseball.com: Is .390 the greatest Royals record?: As it becomes more and more apparent that Billy Butler will not be breaking the most embarrassing record in Kansas City Royals ... News -- August 2012
8/31 Kings of Kauffman: The Not So Hot Corner: A stat popped up on the video board at the games the last two nights that I found really intriguing. The more I thought about ...
8/12 Kings of Kauffman: Finding Royals Fame: I think one of the things you have to do as a fan when your team stinks is look at the glory days and remember when things were ...
8/3 Kings of Kauffman: Kansas City Baseball Vault 8/2: Closer’s Mentality, the Royals Hall of Fame and Waivers Fun: Download the full mp3 here or listen in the embedded player above. While we’d planned to talk to former Royal Joe Randa ...
8/2 Kings of Kauffman: Tonight on the KC Baseball Vault (ESPN 1510 AM): Former Royal Joe Randa – 6:30 p.m. CST: Tonight we continue an exciting new venture for Kings of Kauffman and its podcast, the Royalman Report. Jeff Logan of the Kansas ... News -- May 2012
5/23 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Kansas City Royals: We finish the 1969 round of expansion with the Kansas City Royals. Just as a reminder, we’re trying to figure out which ... News -- January 2012
1/9 i70baseball.com: Royals Begin Caravan With Local Autograph Event: Rally House Event Featuring Chen, Gordon, Hosmer & More Opens Annual Caravan; Additional Stops in Kansas City & Nebraska ... News -- November 2011
11/16 i70baseball.com: Hosmer’s Rookie-Of-The-Year Miss Is A Blessing in Disguise: If Hosmer’s stock trends up instead of down, Royal fans won’t mind a bit that he missed out on the Rookie of the Year award. ... News -- July 2011
7/13 Stealing First Base: Is it a freak show?: As we sit here at the All-Star break, the Pirates are only one game back from the division lead at 47-43, which is the best record ... News -- May 2011
5/10 B-R Blog: Bad Batter Starts To A Season: How many players, since 1919, had 14+ games within his team's first 25 games of the season where he had 3+ PA in the contest with ... News -- February 2011
2/10 Royally Speaking: Top seasons by age: Yesterday's post on the best and worst age 27 seasons in Royals history got me wondering about the best performance's of all ages, ... News -- January 2011
1/8 Call to the Pen: TWiP (1/8): The Chicago White Sox System: Welcome to the January 8, 2011 edition of This Week in Prospects! Now that I’ve finished covering all five AL East systems, ... News -- May 2010
5/25 B-R Blog: Batting seasons with higher RBI than OPS+: This simple Batting Season Finder search returns interesting results. I looked for all seasons with RBI greater than or equal ...