Positions: Pinch Hitter, Third Baseman and Second Baseman
Bats: Left • Throws: Right
5-11, 225lb (180cm, 102kg)
Draft: Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 45th round of the 1997 MLB June Amateur Draft from Vallejo HS (Vallejo, CA) and the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 4th round of the 1999 MLB June Amateur Draft from Sacramento City College (Sacramento, CA).
High School: Vallejo HS (Vallejo, CA)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2009 season
National Team: us USA (Pro)
Full Name: Joseph William Thurston