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Joe Nathan

Joseph Michael Nathan (twitter: @JoeNathan36)

Positions: Pitcher and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 230 lb.

Born: November 22, 1974 in Houston, Texas, United States
High School: Pine Bush HS (Pine Bush, NY)
School: Stony Brook University (Stony Brook, NY)

Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 6th round of the 1995 MLB June Amateur Draft from Stony Brook University (Stony Brook, NY).

Major League Stats


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Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
1997 22 1.0 Salem-Keizer NORW A- SFG 2 1 .667 2.47 3.19 18 5 4 0 0 2 62.0 53 22 17 7 26 0 44 4 0 2 254 1.274 7.7 1.0 3.8 6.4 1.69
1998 23 0.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA SFG 9 9 .500 3.93 4.33 26 26 0 0 0 0 137.1 120 66 60 17 57 0 128 12 0 1 580 1.289 7.9 1.1 3.7 8.4 2.25
1998 23 0.4 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 8 6 .571 3.32 3.76 22 22 0 0 0 0 122.0 100 51 45 13 48 0 118 10 0 1 506 1.213 7.4 1.0 3.5 8.7 2.46
1998 23 -1.4 Shreveport TL AA SFG 1 3 .250 8.80 8.80 4 4 0 0 0 0 15.1 20 15 15 4 9 0 10 2 0 0 74 1.891 11.7 2.3 5.3 5.9 1.11
1999 24 -2.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SFG 6 5 .545 4.32 5.18 15 15 0 1 0 0 83.1 73 48 40 11 43 0 89 6 2 8 362 1.392 7.9 1.2 4.6 9.6 2.07
1999 24 0.1 Shreveport TL AA SFG 0 1 .000 3.12 4.15 2 2 0 0 0 0 8.2 5 4 3 0 7 0 7 1 1 2 38 1.385 5.2 0.0 7.3 7.3 1.00
1999 24 -2.8 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 6 4 .600 4.46 5.30 13 13 0 1 0 0 74.2 68 44 37 11 36 0 82 5 1 6 324 1.393 8.2 1.3 4.3 9.9 2.28
1999 24 -4.4 SFG NL MLB SFG 7 4 .636 4.18 4.48 19 14 2 0 0 1 90.1 84 45 42 17 46 0 54 1 0 2 395 1.439 8.4 1.7 4.6 5.4 1.17
2000 25 -0.5 3 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A+ SFG 1 3 .250 4.38 4.74 5 5 0 0 0 0 24.2 21 13 12 5 15 0 17 1 0 3 108 1.459 7.7 1.8 5.5 6.2 1.13
2000 25 2.1 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 0 1 .000 3.60 3.60 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 4 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 19 1.000 7.2 1.8 1.8 3.6 2.00
2000 25 2.1 Bakersfield CALL A+ SFG 1 0 1.000 5.06 5.06 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.1 2 3 3 0 7 0 6 1 0 1 25 1.688 3.4 0.0 11.8 10.1 0.86
2000 25 -2.1 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 0 2 .000 4.40 5.02 3 3 0 0 0 0 14.1 15 8 7 4 7 0 9 0 0 1 64 1.535 9.4 2.5 4.4 5.7 1.29
2000 25 -3.7 SFG NL MLB SFG 5 2 .714 5.21 6.08 20 15 0 0 0 0 93.1 89 63 54 12 63 4 61 4 0 5 426 1.629 8.6 1.2 6.1 5.9 0.97
2001 26 0.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA SFG 3 11 .214 7.29 7.95 31 17 6 0 0 0 108.2 136 96 88 24 70 5 54 9 1 13 530 1.896 11.3 2.0 5.8 4.5 0.77
2001 26 1.8 Shreveport TL AA SFG 3 6 .333 6.93 7.07 21 7 6 0 0 0 62.1 73 49 48 11 37 5 33 4 1 7 294 1.765 10.5 1.6 5.3 4.8 0.89
2001 26 -1.1 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 0 5 .000 7.77 9.13 10 10 0 0 0 0 46.1 63 47 40 13 33 0 21 5 0 6 236 2.072 12.2 2.5 6.4 4.1 0.64
2002 27 -0.1 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 6 12 .333 5.60 5.97 31 25 0 1 0 0 146.1 167 97 91 20 74 0 117 3 0 9 673 1.647 10.3 1.2 4.6 7.2 1.58
2002 27 -1.8 SFG NL MLB SFG 0 0 0.00 0.00 4 0 3 0 0 0 3.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 12 0.273 2.5 0.0 0.0 4.9
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
2003 28 -0.8 SFG NL MLB SFG 12 4 .750 2.96 2.96 78 0 9 0 0 0 79.0 51 26 26 7 33 3 83 3 1 4 316 1.063 5.8 0.8 3.8 9.5 2.52
2004 29 0.0 MIN AL MLB MIN 1 2 .333 1.62 1.74 73 0 63 0 0 44 72.1 48 14 13 3 23 3 89 2 0 5 284 0.982 6.0 0.4 2.9 11.1 3.87
2005 30 0.8 MIN AL MLB MIN 7 4 .636 2.70 2.83 69 0 58 0 0 43 70.0 46 22 21 5 22 1 94 0 0 2 276 0.971 5.9 0.6 2.8 12.1 4.27
2006 31 2.6 MIN AL MLB MIN 7 0 1.000 1.58 1.58 64 0 61 0 0 36 68.1 38 12 12 3 16 4 95 1 0 3 262 0.790 5.0 0.4 2.1 12.5 5.94
2007 32 3.6 MIN AL MLB MIN 4 2 .667 1.88 1.88 68 0 60 0 0 37 71.2 54 15 15 4 19 2 77 1 0 3 282 1.019 6.8 0.5 2.4 9.7 4.05
2008 33 4.7 MIN AL MLB MIN 1 2 .333 1.33 1.73 68 0 57 0 0 39 67.2 43 13 10 5 18 4 74 2 0 2 261 0.901 5.7 0.7 2.4 9.8 4.11
2009 34 5.9 MIN AL MLB MIN 2 2 .500 2.10 2.10 70 0 62 0 0 47 68.2 42 16 16 7 22 1 89 2 0 4 271 0.932 5.5 0.9 2.9 11.7 4.05
2011 36 9.2 Rochester IL AAA MIN 0 0 0.00 3.00 3 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 2 1 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 12 1.000 6.0 0.0 3.0 15.0 5.00
2011 36 7.8 MIN AL MLB MIN 2 1 .667 4.84 5.24 48 0 33 0 0 14 44.2 38 26 24 7 14 2 43 3 0 3 191 1.164 7.7 1.4 2.8 8.7 3.07
2012 37 8.8 TEX AL MLB TEX 3 5 .375 2.80 3.22 66 0 62 0 0 37 64.1 55 23 20 7 13 1 78 2 0 5 257 1.057 7.7 1.0 1.8 10.9 6.00
2013 38 9.3 TEX AL MLB TEX 6 2 .750 1.39 1.39 67 0 61 0 0 43 64.2 36 10 10 2 22 3 73 1 0 4 250 0.897 5.0 0.3 3.1 10.2 3.32
2014 39 10.5 DET AL MLB DET 5 4 .556 4.81 4.97 62 0 54 0 0 35 58.0 60 32 31 5 29 3 54 1 1 4 259 1.534 9.3 0.8 4.5 8.4 1.86
2015 40 12.8 Toledo IL AAA DET 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.5
2015 40 11.7 DET AL MLB DET 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 1 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 27.0
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 62 34 .646 2.89 3.11 777 29 586 0 0 377 917.0 685 317 294 84 340 31 967 23 2 46 3743 1.118 6.7 0.8 3.3 9.5 2.84
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 27 41 .397 4.90 5.45 130 94 10 2 0 2 566.0 572 343 308 84 286 5 455 35 3 36 2521 1.516 9.1 1.3 4.5 7.2 1.59
All Levels (18 Seasons) 89 75 .543 3.65 4.01 907 123 596 2 0 379 1483.0 1257 660 602 168 626 36 1422 58 5 82 6264 1.270 7.6 1.0 3.8 8.6 2.27
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 9 7 .563 3.40 3.81 24 24 0 0 0 0 132.1 106 56 50 14 56 0 126 11 0 3 550 1.224 7.2 1.0 3.8 8.6 2.25
AA (3 seasons) Minors 4 10 .286 6.88 7.09 27 13 6 0 0 0 86.1 98 68 66 15 53 5 50 7 2 9 406 1.749 10.2 1.6 5.5 5.2 0.94
AAA (6 seasons) Minors 12 23 .343 5.52 6.21 61 52 0 2 0 0 285.1 315 197 175 48 151 0 235 13 1 22 1311 1.633 9.9 1.5 4.8 7.4 1.56

Register 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
1995 20 -0.7 Bellingham NORW A- SFG 56 208 177 23 41 7 2 3 20 3 2 22 48 .232 .320 .345 .665 61 5 2 5 2 1
1997 22 1.3 Salem-Keizer NORW A- SFG 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 23 -1.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ SFG 27 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 23 0.4 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 23 -1.1 Shreveport TL AA SFG 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 24 -2.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SFG 15 15 14 3 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 5 .286 .333 .571 .905 8 0 0 0 0 0
1999 24 0.0 Shreveport TL AA SFG 2 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 2 0 0 0 0 0
1999 24 -3.0 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 13 13 12 3 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 4 .250 .308 .500 .808 6 0 0 0 0 0
1999 24 -4.9 SFG NL MLB SFG 19 35 28 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 .179 .233 .214 .448 6 0 0 5 0 0
2000 25 -2.1 3 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A+ SFG 5 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 1 0 0
2000 25 2.4 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 25 2.4 Bakersfield CALL A+ SFG 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 25 -2.1 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 1 0 0
2000 25 -4.1 SFG NL MLB SFG 20 38 32 3 5 2 0 2 3 0 0 1 9 .156 .176 .406 .583 13 1 0 4 1 0
2001 26 -1.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SFG 32 10 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 .200 .429 .200 .629 1 0 0 3 0 0
2001 26 1.8 Shreveport TL AA SFG 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 1 0 0
2001 26 -1.3 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 11 8 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0 0 2 0 0
2002 27 -0.1 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 34 37 29 7 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 8 .172 .226 .276 .502 8 0 1 6 0 0
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
2002 27 -2.5 SFG NL MLB SFG 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 28 -1.5 SFG NL MLB SFG 78 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
2004 29 -0.2 MIN AL MLB MIN 73 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 30 0.9 MIN AL MLB MIN 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 31 1.9 MIN AL MLB MIN 64 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 32 2.8 MIN AL MLB MIN 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 33 4.1 MIN AL MLB MIN 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 34 5.0 MIN AL MLB MIN 70 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 36 9.2 Rochester IL AAA MIN 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 36 7.3 MIN AL MLB MIN 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 37 8.3 TEX AL MLB TEX 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 38 9.3 TEX AL MLB TEX 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 39 10.3 DET AL MLB DET 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 40 13.1 Toledo IL AAA DET 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 40 11.5 DET AL MLB DET 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 777 77 63 4 10 3 0 2 4 0 0 3 17 .159 .194 .302 .496 19 1 0 10 1 0
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 191 275 228 35 52 8 2 5 25 3 2 27 64 .228 .315 .346 .662 79 5 3 15 2 1
All Levels (19 Seasons) 968 352 291 39 62 11 2 7 29 3 2 30 81 .213 .291 .337 .627 98 6 3 25 3 1
A- (2 seasons) Minors 74 208 177 23 41 7 2 3 20 3 2 22 48 .232 .320 .345 .665 61 5 2 5 2 1
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (3 seasons) Minors 28 6 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .500 .900 2 0 0 1 0 0
AAA (6 seasons) Minors 65 61 47 11 10 0 0 2 4 0 0 4 15 .213 .288 .340 .629 16 0 1 9 0 0

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1995 20 Bellingham NORW A- SFG SS 54 252 76 150 26 23 .897 4.19
1997 22 Salem-Keizer NORW A- SFG P 18 13 2 9 2 0 .846 0.61 6 7 54%
1998 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA SFG P 26 25 9 14 2 3 .920 0.88 19 14 42%
1998 23 San Jose CALL A+ SFG P 22 22 8 12 2 3 .909 0.91 15 13 46%
1998 23 Shreveport TL AA SFG P 4 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.75 4 1 20%
1999 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SFG P 15 14 4 8 2 1 .857 0.80 8 4 33%
1999 24 Shreveport TL AA SFG P 2 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.50 2 0 0%
1999 24 Fresno PCL AAA SFG P 13 11 4 5 2 1 .818 0.69 6 4 40%
1999 24 SFG NL MLB SFG P 19 90.0 14 3 11 0 0 1.000 1.40 0.74
2000 25 3 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A+ SFG P 5 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.40 3 3 50%
2000 25 San Jose CALL A+ SFG P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 1 100%
2000 25 Bakersfield CALL A+ SFG P 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 1 1 50%
2000 25 Fresno PCL AAA SFG P 3 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33 2 1 33%
2000 25 SFG NL MLB SFG P 20 93.0 19 8 11 0 0 1.000 1.84 0.95
2001 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA SFG P 31 30 11 16 3 0 .900 0.87 20 3 13%
2001 26 Shreveport TL AA SFG P 21 15 5 8 2 0 .867 0.62 8 2 20%
2001 26 Fresno PCL AAA SFG P 10 15 6 8 1 0 .933 1.40 12 1 8%
2002 27 Fresno PCL AAA SFG P 31 23 10 11 2 0 .913 0.68 24 7 23%
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2002 27 SFG NL MLB SFG P 4 4.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 4.50 0.50
2003 28 SFG NL MLB SFG P 78 79.0 9 4 5 0 1 1.000 1.03 0.12
2004 29 MIN AL MLB MIN P 73 72.0 7 1 6 0 1 1.000 0.88 0.10
2005 30 MIN AL MLB MIN P 69 70.0 9 2 6 1 0 .889 1.03 0.12
2006 31 MIN AL MLB MIN P 64 68.0 10 3 5 2 1 .800 1.06 0.13
2007 32 MIN AL MLB MIN P 68 72.0 5 1 3 1 0 .800 0.50 0.06
2008 33 MIN AL MLB MIN P 68 68.0 10 3 6 1 1 .900 1.19 0.13
2009 34 MIN AL MLB MIN P 70 69.0 12 5 6 1 1 .917 1.43 0.16
2011 36 Rochester IL AAA MIN P 3 1 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 3 0 0%
2011 36 MIN AL MLB MIN P 48 45.0 9 5 4 0 0 1.000 1.80 0.19
2012 37 TEX AL MLB TEX P 66 64.0 8 3 4 1 1 .875 0.98 0.11
2013 38 TEX AL MLB TEX P 67 65.0 12 5 7 0 0 1.000 1.66 0.18
2014 39 DET AL MLB DET P 62 58.0 12 6 6 0 0 1.000 1.86 0.19
2015 40 Toledo IL AAA DET P 1 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2015 40 DET AL MLB DET P 1 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
MLB (15 seasons) MLB P 777 917.1 138 49 82 7 6 .949 1.29 0.17
Minors (8 seasons) Minors P 130 1 3.2 107 36 60 11 4 .897 0.00 0.74 83 38 31%
All Levels (18 Seasons) P 907 1 921.0 245 85 142 18 10 .927 1.28 0.25 83 38 31%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1995 20 Bellingham Giants Northwest League A-
1996 21 Did Not Play
1997 22 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League A-
1998 23 San Jose Giants California League A+
1998 23 Shreveport Captains Texas League AA
1999 24 Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League AAA
1999 24 Shreveport Captains Texas League AA
1999 24 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1999-04-21 1999-10-03
2000 25 Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League AAA
2000 25 San Jose Giants California League A+ 1
2000 25 Bakersfield Blaze California League A+ 2
2000 25 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2000-04-06 2000-09-11
2001 26 Shreveport Swamp Dragons Texas League AA
2001 26 Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League AAA 2001-04-06 2001-05-27
2002 27 Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League AAA 2002-04-06 2002-08-29
2002 27 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2002-09-11 2002-09-29
2003 28 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2003-03-31 2003-09-27
2004 29 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 2004-04-05 2004-10-02
2005 30 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 2005-04-05 2005-10-02
2006 31 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 2006-04-06 2006-10-01
2007 32 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 2007-04-02 2007-09-30
2008 33 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 2008-03-31 2008-09-30
2009 34 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 2009-04-08 2009-10-06
2011 36 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 2011-04-03 2011-09-27
2011 36 Rochester Red Wings International League AAA 2011-06-18 2011-06-22
2012 37 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 2012-04-06 2012-09-30
2013 38 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 2013-04-03 2013-09-29
2014 39 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 2014-03-31 2014-09-28
2015 40 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 2015-04-06 2015-04-06
2015 40 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA 2015-04-22 2015-04-22

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