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Tommy Joseph

25-Year-Old First Baseman – Philadelphia Phillies

2016 Stats

AVG

.257

HR

21

RBI

47

R

47

SB

1

2017 RotoWire Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Joseph was outrighted off the Phillies 40-man roster after the 2015 season, but he went unclaimed and looked to prove himself as a first baseman after years of missed at-bats in the minors due to the ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 215   DOB: 7/16/1991   BORN: Phoenix, AZ   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   

March 20, 2017  –  Tommy Joseph News

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Joseph (hand) came off the bench Sunday and hit a double in his only at-bat.

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Tommy Joseph Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 18 A AUG 117 473 436 46 103 39 22 1 16 68 0 0 26 116 0 3 8 .236 .290 .401 .691
2011 19 A+ SAN 127 560 514 80 138 56 32 2 22 95 1 0 29 102 1 7 9 .268 .315 .467 .782
2012 20 AA REA 28 114 100 12 25 11 8 0 3 10 0 1 9 32 1 1 3 .250 .327 .420 .747
2012 20 AA RIC 80 335 304 32 79 24 16 0 8 38 0 3 25 64 0 5 1 .260 .313 .391 .704
2013 21 R GUL 1 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .333 .600 .333 .933
2013 21 A+ CLE 11 42 42 0 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 .095 .095 .143 .238
2013 21 AA REA 3 12 11 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .273 .333 .364 .697
2013 21 AAA LEH 21 72 67 6 14 4 1 0 3 14 0 1 4 15 0 0 1 .209 .264 .358 .622
2014 22 R GUL 6 23 20 1 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 0 0 2 .250 .348 .300 .648
2014 22 AA REA 21 87 78 8 22 10 4 1 5 19 0 0 5 13 0 1 3 .282 .345 .551 .896
2015 23 R GUL 13 41 33 6 16 6 3 0 3 10 0 0 7 0 0 0 1 .485 .585 .848 1.433
2015 23 AAA LEH 45 175 166 9 32 12 9 0 3 18 0 0 3 33 2 1 3 .193 .220 .301 .521
2016 24 AAA LEH 27 100 95 11 33 13 7 0 6 17 0 1 4 12 0 1 0 .347 .370 .611 .981
2016 24 MAJ PHI 107 347 315 47 81 36 15 0 21 47 1 1 22 75 0 6 4 .257 .308 .505 .813
2017 Spring Training 25   PHI 16 46 41 3 9 5 3 0 2 8 0 0 2 7 0 1 2 .220 .283 .439 .722
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3-Year Averages     107 347 315 47 81 36 15 0 21 47 1 1 22 75 0 6 4 .257 .308 .505 .813
Career  (View All)     107 347 315 47 81 36 15 0 21 47 1 1 22 75 0 6 4 .257 .308 .505 .813

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Tommy Joseph Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 2 NYM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .308 .505 .813
Oct. 1 NYM Did not play.
Sep. 30 NYM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .308 .505 .813
Sep. 29 @Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .309 .506 .815
Sep. 28 @Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .310 .510 .820
Sep. 27 @Atl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .311 .511 .822
Sep. 25 @NYM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .309 .511 .820
Sep. 24 @NYM 4 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .310 .513 .823
Sep. 23 @NYM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .308 .516 .824
Sep. 22 @NYM 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .309 .518 .827
Sep. 21 CWS 5 2 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262 .311 .522 .833
Sep. 20 CWS 3 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .310 .510 .820
Sep. 18 Mia 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .304 .505 .809
Sep. 17 Mia 4 2 2 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .299 .503 .802
Sep. 16 Mia 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .294 .493 .787
Sep. 15 Pit 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .293 .493 .786
Sep. 14 Pit 4 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .293 .493 .786
Sep. 13 Pit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .290 .482 .772
Sep. 12 Pit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .288 .482 .770
Sep. 11 @Was 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .289 .484 .773
Sep. 10 @Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .244 .290 .476 .766
Sep. 9 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 8 @Was 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .290 .481 .771
Sep. 7 @Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .291 .483 .774
Sep. 6 @Mia 3 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .247 .292 .487 .779
Sep. 5 @Mia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .286 .481 .767
Sep. 4 Atl 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .287 .483 .770
Sep. 3 Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .291 .490 .781
Sep. 2 Atl Did not play.
Aug. 31 Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .292 .492 .784
Last 7 Games 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .393
Last 14 Games 29 7 10 2 0 2 9 5 4 0 0 0 1 1 .345 .429 .621 1.050
Last 30 Games 64 12 18 4 0 4 13 7 12 0 0 1 1 1 .281 .356 .531 .887

Tommy Joseph: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 97

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Tommy Joseph: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 19 22

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Tommy Joseph Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201689197150.281.562.912

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162262814321.248.482.774

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20161522610200.270.513.841

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20161632111271.245.497.787
Tommy Joseph Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 18 A AUG 473 436 5.5% 24.5% 0.22 73% .286 .165
2011 19 A+ SAN 560 514 5.2% 18.2% 0.28 80% .297 .199
2012 20 AA REA 114 100 7.9% 28.1% 0.28 68% .338 .170
2012 20 AA RIC 335 304 7.5% 19.1% 0.39 79% .306 .131
2013 21 R GUL 5 3 40% 20% 2.00 67% .500 .000
2013 21 A+ CLE 42 42 0% 31% 0.00 69% .138 .048
2013 21 AA REA 12 11 8.3% 8.3% 1.00 91% .300 .091
2013 21 AAA LEH 72 67 5.6% 20.8% 0.27 78% .224 .149
2014 22 R GUL 23 20 4.3% 21.7% 0.20 75% .333 .050
2014 22 AA REA 87 78 5.7% 14.9% 0.38 83% .283 .269
2015 23 R GUL 41 33 17.1% 0% 0.00 100% .433 .363
2015 23 AAA LEH 175 166 1.7% 18.9% 0.09 80% .223 .108
2016 24 AAA LEH 100 95 4% 12% 0.33 87% .351 .264
2016 24 MAJ PHI 347 315 6.3% 21.6% 0.29 76% .274 .248
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3-Year Averages     347 315 6.3% 21.6% 0.29 76% .274 .248
Career     347 315 6.3% 21.6% 0.29 76% .274 .248

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Tommy Joseph Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2016 1B 681.3 -3 67 -2 0 -3 351 2 91 -1 0 1 -2
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2016 1B -1 -1 -2 -2 0 -6

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2016 Stat Review for Tommy Joseph    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.29 BB/K
WEAK
6.3% BB Rate
WEAK
21.6% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.813 OPS
GOOD
.308 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.257 AVG
WEAK
.274 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.505 SLG
GREAT
.248 ISO
ELITE

2017 Projected Stats Breakdown for Tommy Joseph

Overall Ratings

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Tommy Joseph: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Joseph (hand) is not listed in Saturday's or Sunday's lineups, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Joseph (hand) is not in the Phillies' Grapefruit League lineup Friday, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.

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Joseph (hand) is not in the lineup for Thursday's Grapefruit League game.

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Joseph (hand) is still experiencing soreness and will not play in Wednesday's Grapefruit League matchup with the Yankees, Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal reports.

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Joseph's X-rays revealed there is no fracture in his left hand, Jim Salisbury of CSN reports.

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Joseph was removed from Tuesday's game with a left hand contusion after he was hit by a pitch, Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal reports.

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Joseph went 1-for-3 with his first homer of the spring in Tuesday's 7-5 win over the Orioles.

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Joseph is fully recovered from the wrist tendinitis that forced him to cut his stint in the Dominican winter league short this offseason, Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia reports.

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General manager Matt Klentak said Tuesday that as of right now the Phillies plan to enter next season with Joseph (wrist) as their regular first baseman, Matt Breen of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

Joseph was once considered one of the top prospects in the Phillies' system, but that was due more to a dearth of talent than his actual potential. He has struggled with numerous injuries since he was acquired from the Giants in the Hunter Pence deal, and was limited to 27 games in 2014 due to complications from another concussion in addition a wrist injury that ultimately required season-ending surgery. It is hard to recommend him as a dynasty prospect given his inability to stay on the field, but the tools that once made him a decent prospect are still there. The Phillies will likely be happy if they can just keep Joseph on the field for a full season this year.

2014

Joseph played in just 36 games last season as he struggled to come back from a concussion that he suffered in early May. He met with three specialists in the offseason and received clearance to return to catching. The Phillies sent him to the Dominican Winter League during the offseason to make up for some of the lost development time. Joseph saw his prospect status dim last season because of the missed time, but he was also struggling at the plate prior to the concussion. However, given the limited number of games played, his 2013 season should be considered a lost year. He still has some upside and will likely be undervalued in prospect drafts this spring, although the long-term deal given to Carlos Ruiz this winter does not bode well for Joseph's path to playing time in Philadelphia.

2013

Joseph immediately became the Phillies' top hitting prospect after his acquisition from the Giants in the Hunter Pence deal at the trade deadline. He projects as a regular at the big league level and should hit for power. He does need to make some improvements with his plate discipline, but at only 21 years old there is still time for that to happen. Look for Joseph to eventually replace Carlos Ruiz as the primary backstop in Philadelphia.

2012

Joseph showed pop in the hitter-friendly California League in 2011, but his plate discipline still leaves plenty to be desired and the Giants have no reason to rush him with Buster Posey entrenched as their franchise catcher.