P Jose Espinoza #48
Age: 27 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Great
08/14/1961
P JOSE ESPINOZA #48 - AGE: 27 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
26 26 12-8 0 2.77 198.0 186 15 47 127 1.18 5.4
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 55 55 55 55
Movement 55 55 55 55
Control 60 60 60 60
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 55 55
Slider 40 55
Splitter 60 60
Forkball 55 60
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 91-93 Mph
Stamina 55
Suggested Role Starter
Type Groundball Pitcher
Hold Runners 75
Defense 30
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 20
Stealing Ability: 20
Baserunning Inst.: 25
Sacrifice Bunt: 35
Bunt for Hit: 20
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
08/12/1961 @ MIL Loss, 9-10 X 4.0 8 6 3 0 3
08/07/1961 @ PHI Win, 6-2 X 9.0 8 2 2 0 4 Win
08/03/1961 CLE Win, 9-5 X 6.1 7 2 2 3 3 Win
07/30/1961 CIN Loss, 3-4 X 9.0 10 4 4 0 7 Loss
07/25/1961 STL Win, 6-3 X 9.0 10 3 3 2 7 Win
07/21/1961 CHI Loss, 1-2 X 8.0 6 2 2 2 9 Loss
07/17/1961 @ STL Loss, 6-8 X 6.1 11 7 4 0 7 Loss
07/13/1961 @ CHI Win, 6-1 X 9.0 6 1 1 0 8 Win
07/08/1961 @ BRO Loss, 4-5 X 8.2 10 4 1 1 5
07/04/1961 @ PIT Loss, 3-4 X 6.2 8 4 1 1 1 Loss
PERSONALITY
Brings turbulence to a clubhouse.
Personality Class: Disruptive
High: Greed
Low: Leader, Loyalty, Work Ethic
Birthday:03/16/1934
Born in:San Luis, SAN
Nationality:Cuban
Height:6' 0"
Weight:190 lbs
Local Popularity:Fair
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$55,000
Signed Through:1961 Season
Major Service:5 Years, 36 Days
Service This Yr:125 Days
40-Man Service:None, None
Pro Service:7 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1953, 6th Pick in Round 2
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1961 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 26 26 12 8 0 2.77 198.0 186 78 61 15 47 127 12 46.2 1 17 65.4
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF BR/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 0 0 10.64 8.45 5.77 2.14 3.10 1.18 75 5.4 .275        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 334 84 11 2 10 38 25 51 2 4 0 .251 .302 .386 .688      
vs. RHB 427 102 17 2 5 40 22 76 1 6 1 .239 .277 .323 .600      
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1961 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
Last Week 2 2 1 0 0 3.46 13.0 16 8 5 1 0 7  
April 4 4 3 1 0 2.03 31.0 20 7 7 3 8 26  
May 6 6 2 2 0 3.07 44.0 41 16 15 0 13 26  
June 6 6 3 1 0 3.06 47.0 41 20 16 5 17 21  
July 7 7 2 4 0 2.54 56.2 61 25 16 6 6 44  
August 3 3 2 0 0 3.26 19.1 23 10 7 1 3 10  
Spring Training 5 5 1 2 0 3.20 19.2 19 7 7 2 6 11  
Last Year 38 38 17 13 0 3.65 281.0 257 122 114 22 66 190  
2 Years Ago 30 30 14 10 0 3.24 225.1 210 99 81 22 40 145  
Career 140 139 62 47 0 3.61 1022.1 1009 472 410 92 231 647  
Home 13 13 5 4 0 2.76 98.0 87 32 30 6 22 65  
Road 13 13 7 4 0 2.79 100.0 99 46 31 9 25 62  
Grass 26 26 12 8 0 2.77 198.0 186 78 61 15 47 127  
Day 14 14 6 4 0 2.60 107.1 100 44 31 11 29 66  
Night 12 12 6 4 0 2.98 90.2 86 34 30 4 18 61  
As Starter 26 26 12 8 0 2.77 198.0 186 78 61 15 47 127  
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1956 New York - MLB 22 8 7 4 3 0 6.23 43.1 57 35 30 11 21 22 1 0 1.80 .322 6.26 -0.5 67
1957 New York - MLB 23 4 4 1 2 0 5.47 26.1 36 17 16 5 8 13 1 0 1.67 .330 4.95 0.1 73
1958 New York - MLB 24 34 34 14 11 0 3.91 248.1 263 121 108 17 49 150 10 2 1.26 .305 2.97 7.0 104
1959 New York - MLB 25 30 30 14 10 0 3.24 225.1 210 99 81 22 40 145 10 3 1.11 .266 3.28 5.5 127
1960 New York - MLB 26 38 38 17 13 0 3.65 281.0 257 122 114 22 66 190 12 3 1.15 .276 2.94 7.5 107
1961 New York - MLB 27 26 26 12 8 0 2.77 198.0 186 78 61 15 47 127 12 1 1.18 .275 3.10 5.4 149
Total MLB 140 139 62 47 0 3.61 1022.1 1009 472 410 92 231 647 46 9 1.21 .284 3.24 25.1 112
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
CAREER POSTSEASON PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1959 New York - MLB 25 2 2 1 1 0 3.94 16.0 16 7 7 1 5 9 1 0 1.31 .294 3.34 0.4 105
Total MLB 2 2 1 1 0 3.94 16.0 16 7 7 1 5 9 1 0 1.31 .294 3.34 104.5
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1956 New York - MLB P 8 7 2 2 0 4 0 1.000 43.1 0.83 -0.6 .643
1957 New York - MLB P 4 4 2 0 0 3 1 .667 26.1 0.68 +0.1 .000
1958 New York - MLB P 34 34 12 26 3 39 1 .974 248.1 1.38 +0.6 1.010
1959 New York - MLB P 30 30 9 20 1 32 3 .906 225.1 1.16 -1.5 .745
1960 New York - MLB P 38 38 14 28 3 44 2 .955 281.0 1.35 -0.1 .928
1961 New York - MLB P 26 26 16 14 1 31 1 .968 198.0 1.36 -0.5 .906
TOTAL P 140 139 55 90 8 153 8 .948 1022.1 1.28 -2.0 .892
PLAYER HISTORY
11/01/1953 Drafted in the 1953 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 6, 26th overall pick) by the New York Knickerbockers, out of college (Indiana State).
01/01/1954 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 35 (55); Movement: 40 (55); Control: 30 (60).
04/13/1954 Named the #27 prospect in the MLB
07/08/1954 Named the #18 prospect in the MLB
10/23/1954 Named the #13 prospect in the MLB
01/01/1955 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 40 (60); Movement: 40 (55); Control: 30 (60).
04/12/1955 Named the #22 prospect in the MLB
07/07/1955 Named the #13 prospect in the MLB
10/22/1955 Named the #9 prospect in the MLB
01/01/1956 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 45 (60); Movement: 45 (55); Control: 45 (60).
04/10/1956 Named the #11 prospect in the MLB
01/01/1957 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 50 (60); Movement: 50 (55); Control: 50 (60).
01/01/1958 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 50 (60); Movement: 55 (55); Control: 55 (60).
05/12/1958 Pitches a 1-hit shutout against the Kansas City Bulls with 6 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
05/18/1958 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Milwaukee Dairymen with 3 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
01/01/1959 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 55 (60); Movement: 55 (55); Control: 60 (60).
05/07/1959 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Milwaukee Dairymen with 9 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
06/28/1959 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Philadelphia Quakers with 6 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
07/01/1959 Wins the MLB NBL Pitcher of the Month Award.
07/11/1959 Injured (elbow inflammation),out for 2-3 weeks.
09/20/1959 Pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Cleveland Bobcats with 3 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
01/01/1960 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 55 (60); Movement: 55 (55); Control: 60 (60).
05/09/1960 Injured (sore thumb),day-to-day for 1 day.
06/09/1960 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Dallas Wranglers with 4 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
06/18/1960 Pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Dallas Wranglers with 9 strikeouts and 4 BB allowed!
08/01/1960 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Pittsburgh Industrials with 5 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
01/01/1961 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 55 (60); Movement: 55 (55); Control: 60 (60).
05/17/1961 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the St. Louis Explorers with 7 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
06/07/1961 Injured (strained hamstring),day-to-day for 1 day.
07/09/1961 Was selected to the 1961 Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year GS Rank
1958 34 8
1960 38 4
Year W Rank
1960 17 10
Year IP Rank
1960 281.0 6
Year BF Rank
1960 1147 6
Year K Rank
1958 150 6
1959 145 10
1960 190 1
Year WP Rank
1958 7 9
1960 10 1
Year ERA Rank
1959 3.24 7
Year WHIP Rank
1959 1.11 2
1960 1.15 6
Year K/BB Rank
1958 3.06 2
1959 3.62 1
1960 2.88 4
Year RA/9 Rank
1958 11.45 10
1959 10.14 3
1960 10.38 5
Year BB/9 Rank
1958 1.78 5
1959 1.60 2
1960 2.11 9
Year K/9 Rank
1958 5.44 10
1959 5.79 9
1960 6.09 7
Year QS Rank
1960 24 10
Year CG Rank
1960 12 8
Year SHO Rank
1958 2 10
1959 3 5
1960 3 4
Year WAR Rank
1958 6.8 3
1959 5.4 8
1960 7.2 2
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