2B John Ballard #7
Kansas City Royals


Age: 28
Bats: S
Throws: R
League Date: 12/13/2018

2B JOHN BALLARD #7 - AGE: 28 - BATS: S - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
110 394 126 25 1 4 44 35 34 .320 .388 .419 6 3.0
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 60 55 60 60
Gap 60 55 60 60
Power 40 40 40 40
Eye 50 50 50 55
Avoid K's 75 75 75 75
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 55 50
Errors: - 55 25
Arm: 20 45 20
Turn DP: - 55 -
Ability: 20 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: 40
Catcher: - Left Field: -
1st Base: 45 Center Field: -
2nd Base: 50 Right Field: -
3rd Base: 40
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 55
Stealing Ability: 65
Baserunning Inst.: 65
Sacrifice Bunt: 35
Bunt for Hit: 45
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
09/30/2018 CLE Win, 3-2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
09/29/2018 CLE Win, 5-4 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
09/28/2018 CLE Loss, 5-7 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0
09/27/2018 CLE Win, 9-4 3 1 2 2 1 1 0 0
09/26/2018 @ CIN Loss, 3-5 4 0 3 1 0 1 0 0
09/25/2018 @ CIN Loss, 5-8 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 0
09/23/2018 @ DET Loss, 1-3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/22/2018 @ DET Win, 11-2 6 1 3 0 0 0 1 1
09/21/2018 @ DET Win, 8-3 3 1 2 2 0 1 0 0
09/20/2018 @ DET Win, 4-0 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
PERSONALITY
Ballard is intelligent on and off the field.
High: Intelligence
Low: Leader, Loyalty, Greed
Player Info
Birthday:10/21/1990
Born in:Covina, CA
Nationality:American
Height:6' 3"
Weight:205 lbs
Local Popularity:Extremely Popular
National Pop.:Extremely Popular
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Contract Details:Click Here For Details
Salary:$3,000,000
Signed Through:2022 Season
Major Service:5 Years, 112 Days
Service This Yr:186 Days
40-Man Service:6 Years, None
Pro Service:6 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Eligible, but possibly free agent after season!
Option Years:2 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2012, 14th Pick in Round 2
STATSLAB
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MLB PRO 2018 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 110 394 126 25 1 4 44 45 35 34 .320 .388 .419 .807 .358 .099 134
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 100 441 10 2 0 19 0 2 165 30 6 2 75.0 61.3 5.69 3.0  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   84 20 4 0 0 5 8 6 6 0 0 2 .238 .304 .286 .590
Versus Right   310 106 21 1 4 39 37 29 28 2 0 8 .342 .410 .455 .865
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
March   8 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .375 .750 1.125
April   71 25 9 1 0 10 5 7 4 0 0 0 .352 .410 .507 .917
May   78 17 1 0 0 4 7 11 6 1 0 4 .218 .340 .231 .571
June   63 20 5 0 0 8 3 0 5 0 0 2 .317 .338 .397 .735
July   81 27 5 0 2 12 15 10 8 0 0 2 .333 .419 .469 .888
August   48 15 1 0 0 2 7 3 4 0 0 2 .312 .377 .333 .711
September   45 19 4 0 1 7 7 4 7 1 0 0 .422 .460 .578 1.038
Spring Training   70 20 1 0 2 8 10 11 7 0 3 0 .286 .383 .386 .768
Last Year   578 166 31 3 9 47 95 51 32 2 4 14 .287 .358 .398 .756
2 Years Ago   443 142 28 4 5 49 71 46 20 5 3 10 .321 .393 .436 .829
Career   2650 807 149 13 30 267 375 214 201 22 10 58 .305 .367 .405 .771
Home   183 54 8 1 2 11 18 19 11 0 0 4 .295 .374 .383 .756
Road   211 72 17 0 2 33 27 16 23 2 0 6 .341 .400 .450 .850
Grass   385 124 24 1 4 42 43 33 32 2 0 9 .322 .387 .421 .808
Turf   9 2 1 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 1 .222 .417 .333 .750
Day   141 41 7 0 2 14 13 13 8 0 0 2 .291 .359 .383 .742
Night   253 85 18 1 2 30 32 22 26 2 0 8 .336 .404 .439 .842
As Starter   384 124 24 1 4 43 43 34 33 2 0 10 .323 .391 .422 .813
As Reliever / Substitution   10 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .273 .300 .573
Pinch Hitting   7 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .125
Close/Late   85 25 8 1 1 11 11 14 8 0 0 2 .294 .406 .447 .853
Inning 1-3   134 42 9 0 1 12 17 10 14 1 0 4 .313 .376 .403 .779
Inning 4-6   128 43 4 0 2 16 12 10 9 0 0 4 .336 .401 .414 .815
Inning 7-9   125 39 11 1 1 13 16 13 11 1 0 2 .312 .383 .440 .823
Extra Innings   7 2 1 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .286 .444 .429 .873
0 Outs   135 43 7 0 0 8 21 10 11 2 0 6 .319 .386 .370 .756
1 Outs   137 45 9 0 1 19 14 16 11 0 0 2 .328 .406 .416 .823
2 Outs   122 38 9 1 3 17 10 9 12 0 0 2 .311 .368 .475 .844
Scoring Position   97 37 8 1 1 37 11 14 5 2 0 2 .381 .461 .515 .976
Bases Empty   200 57 10 0 2 2 23 15 21 0 0 6 .285 .353 .365 .718
Runner on 1st   97 32 7 0 1 5 11 6 8 0 0 2 .330 .381 .433 .814
Runner on 2nd   29 16 3 1 1 12 10 7 2 0 0 2 .552 .658 .828 1.485
Runner on 3rd   11 4 3 0 0 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 .364 .462 .636 1.098
Runner on 1st & 2nd   28 9 1 0 0 6 1 3 1 0 0 0 .321 .387 .357 .744
Runner on 1st & 3rd   9 4 1 0 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 0 .444 .455 .556 1.010
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   7 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286
Bases Loaded   13 3 0 0 0 6 0 1 1 1 0 0 .231 .267 .231 .497
Two Strikes   138 32 3 0 1 17 11 17 34 1 0 3 .232 .327 .275 .602
First Pitch   76 21 4 0 0 4 7 0 0 0 0 4 .276 .312 .329 .641
Count 0-1   32 16 3 1 1 8 8 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .515 .750 1.265
Count 0-2   21 4 1 0 0 2 2 0 8 0 0 0 .190 .190 .238 .429
Count 1-0   42 15 5 0 0 6 5 0 0 0 0 1 .357 .372 .476 .848
Count 1-1   37 14 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 .378 .368 .459 .828
Count 1-2   44 10 1 0 0 5 3 0 12 1 0 1 .227 .239 .250 .489
Count 2-0   24 8 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Count 2-1   36 15 5 0 2 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 .417 .417 .722 1.139
Count 2-2   43 9 0 0 1 3 2 0 11 0 0 2 .209 .244 .279 .524
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   9 5 2 0 0 1 5 11 0 0 0 1 .556 .810 .778 1.587
Full Count   30 9 1 0 0 7 4 17 3 0 0 0 .300 .553 .333 .887
Behind in Count   97 30 5 1 1 15 13 0 20 1 0 2 .309 .320 .412 .732
Ahead in Count   111 43 12 0 2 13 17 18 0 0 0 2 .387 .481 .550 1.030
Batting Leadoff   12 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 .250 .250 .333 .583
Batting 2nd   147 52 7 0 3 21 26 15 15 1 0 5 .354 .429 .463 .891
Batting 3rd   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Batting 4th   11 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 .091 .231 .091 .322
Batting 5th   22 8 1 0 0 4 3 2 2 0 0 0 .364 .417 .409 .826
Batting 6th   39 10 3 0 0 4 4 7 4 0 0 1 .256 .383 .333 .716
Batting 7th   154 51 12 1 1 14 9 9 9 1 0 3 .331 .377 .442 .819
Batting 8th   5 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .333 .400 .733
Batting 9th   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Low Leverage   169 53 8 0 1 9 16 8 17 0 0 3 .314 .356 .379 .734
Medium Leverage   157 52 11 0 3 16 21 18 14 0 0 7 .331 .423 .459 .882
High Leverage   65 21 6 1 0 19 8 9 3 2 0 0 .323 .395 .446 .841
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2013 New York - MLB 22 90 355 96 17 1 5 25 49 15 8 0 52 18 5 .270 .315 .366 .681 87 89 0.6
2014 Cleveland - MLB 23 76 280 86 19 0 2 37 43 22 6 5 24 12 5 .307 .364 .396 .761 101 104 1.1
2015 Cleveland - MLB 24 58 245 84 14 0 3 37 29 18 2 6 20 13 12 .343 .384 .437 .820 125 125 1.3
2015 Atlanta - MLB 24 95 355 107 15 4 2 28 43 27 8 2 19 14 11 .301 .362 .383 .745 116 123 2.1
2015 Total - MLB 24 153 600 191 29 4 5 65 72 45 10 8 39 27 23 .318 .371 .405 .776 113 114 2.8
2016 Atlanta - MLB 25 121 443 142 28 4 5 49 71 46 10 5 20 19 7 .321 .393 .436 .829 137 147 4.8
2017 Atlanta - MLB 26 151 578 166 31 3 9 47 95 51 14 2 32 17 5 .287 .358 .398 .756 116 125 3.6
2018 Atlanta - MLB 27 87 301 92 20 1 3 35 31 28 8 1 23 4 2 .306 .379 .409 .787 120 128 1.9
2018 Kansas City - MLB 27 23 93 34 5 0 1 9 14 7 2 1 11 2 0 .366 .417 .452 .869 141 154 1.1
2018 Total - MLB 27 110 394 126 25 1 4 44 45 35 10 2 34 6 2 .320 .388 .419 .807 124 134 3.0
Total MLB 701 2650 807 149 13 30 267 375 214 58 22 201 99 47 .305 .367 .405 .771 116 123 16.6
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2012 Total - 21 53 237 78 12 5 2 48 64 21 4 3 10 39 8 .329 .389 .447 .836 100 100 0.0
2012 Dayton - A 21 19 68 28 5 1 4 12 15 14 5 0 9 1 4 .412 .540 .691 1.231 227 226 0.0
2012 Pensacola - AA 21 53 228 68 11 2 5 28 35 22 4 0 42 15 2 .298 .370 .430 .800 108 110 0.0
2012 Louisville - AAA 21 2 8 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .375 .625 54 49 0.0
2013 Columbus - AAA 22 25 98 25 7 2 0 13 18 13 0 3 18 6 2 .255 .333 .367 .701 83 87 0.0
2014 Columbus - AAA 23 58 228 73 12 1 3 27 28 25 9 0 21 10 7 .320 .408 .421 .829 115 124 0.0
Total IL 85 334 100 20 3 3 40 48 38 9 3 41 16 9 .299 .383 .404 .787 104 111
Total SL 53 228 68 11 2 5 28 35 22 4 0 42 15 2 .298 .370 .430 .800 108 110
Total MID 19 68 28 5 1 4 12 15 14 5 0 9 1 4 .412 .540 .691 1.231 227 226
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2013 New York - MLB 22 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0.0
2016 Atlanta - MLB 25 3 10 4 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 .400 .455 .400 .855 0 0 0.0
2017 Atlanta - MLB 26 13 57 22 6 0 2 6 10 5 0 0 1 2 0 .386 .435 .596 1.032 0 0 0.0
Total MLB 17 70 26 6 0 2 7 13 6 0 0 2 4 0 .371 .421 .543 .964 174 196
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2013 New York - ML 1B 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 1.000 2.0 9.00 +0.1 1.067
2013 New York - ML 2B 10 6 16 26 4 43 1 .977 76.2 4.93 +0.8 1.042
2013 New York - ML 3B 53 52 22 84 3 112 6 .946 462.2 2.06 -3.3 .957
2013 New York - ML SS 26 26 46 62 13 112 4 .964 220.2 4.40 -3.2 .939
2014 Cleveland - ML 1B 4 0 6 0 1 6 0 1.000 8.1 6.48 +0.0 1.078
2014 Cleveland - ML 2B 39 34 66 101 23 167 0 1.000 307.2 4.89 -0.1 .998
2014 Cleveland - ML 3B 30 24 21 50 4 74 3 .959 213.1 3.00 -1.8 .958
2014 Cleveland - ML SS 8 8 11 29 2 42 2 .952 71.0 5.07 -0.2 .989
2015 Atlanta - ML 1B 4 0 4 0 0 4 0 1.000 8.0 4.50 0.0 .000
2015 Atlanta - ML 2B 22 16 36 37 12 73 0 1.000 154.1 4.26 +0.4 1.015
2015 Atlanta - ML 3B 77 76 47 92 4 144 5 .965 646.0 1.94 -2.2 .973
2015 Cleveland - ML 3B 58 58 31 103 11 139 5 .964 511.2 2.36 -3.7 .956
2015 Atlanta - ML SS 4 1 2 5 1 7 0 1.000 16.0 3.94 +0.1 1.015
2016 Atlanta - ML 1B 5 3 22 3 1 26 1 .962 30.2 7.34 -0.6 .810
2016 Atlanta - ML 2B 113 112 206 299 66 515 10 .981 998.1 4.55 +1.9 1.008
2016 Atlanta - ML 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.1 0.00 0.0 .000
2016 Atlanta - ML SS 3 0 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 7.1 2.45 +0.0 1.007
2017 Atlanta - ML 1B 47 44 357 30 41 396 9 .977 385.1 9.04 -1.3 .951
2017 Atlanta - ML 2B 48 46 91 128 23 220 1 .995 401.2 4.91 +2.0 1.024
2017 Atlanta - ML SS 53 46 67 112 26 186 7 .962 424.2 3.79 -5.6 .935
2018 Atlanta - ML 1B 3 3 17 3 3 20 0 1.000 29.0 6.21 -0.2 .900
2018 Atlanta - ML 2B 48 45 88 126 27 214 0 1.000 400.0 4.82 +0.2 1.003
2018 Kansas City - ML 2B 23 23 41 67 13 110 2 .982 193.1 5.03 -0.2 .995
2018 Atlanta - ML 3B 29 26 18 47 2 68 3 .956 241.2 2.42 -4.1 .908
2018 Atlanta - ML SS 3 3 3 8 1 11 0 1.000 27.0 3.67 -0.6 .907
TOTAL 1B 64 50 407 37 47 454 10 .978 463.1 8.62 -2.1 .940
TOTAL 2B 303 282 544 784 168 1342 14 .990 2532.0 4.72 +5.0 1.009
TOTAL 3B 248 236 139 376 24 537 22 .959 2076.2 2.23 -15.2 .955
TOTAL SS 97 84 131 216 43 360 13 .964 766.2 4.07 -9.6 .944
PLAYER HISTORY
06/07/2012 Drafted in the 2012 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 14, 44th overall pick) by the Cincinnati Reds, out of college (Indiana State).
08/03/2012 Goes 0-4 against the Huntsville Stars, ending his hitting streak at 22 games.
01/01/2013 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 55 (70); Power: 25 (35); Eye: 45 (60).
03/18/2013 Was traded by the Cincinnati Reds to the Cleveland Indians, along with SP Chris Volstad, C Stryker Trahan, CF Conan Anderson, in exchange for MR Chris Perez, 3B Kyle Seager.
05/03/2013 Was traded by the Cleveland Indians to the New York Yankees, along with C Cameron Gallagher, in exchange for SP Josh Johnson, CL Alex Rivers, SP Luis Heredia, CF Mason Williams.
08/03/2013 Injured (hamstring soreness), out for 2 days.
08/07/2013 Suspended 4 games after ejection following a brawl.
11/21/2013 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $480,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2014 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 55 (55); Power: 25 (35); Eye: 45 (45).
02/03/2014 Was traded by the New York Yankees to the Cleveland Indians, along with MR Sean Marshall, LF Phillips Castillo, CL Nicholas Price, in exchange for CL Vinnie Pestano, RF Brennan Boesch.
05/17/2014 Injured (tender shoulder), day-to-day for 5 days.
08/13/2014 Goes 5-5 against the Arizona Diamondbacks, with 1 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI and 3 R.
11/23/2014 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $480,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 60 (60); Power: 30 (35); Eye: 50 (50).
03/07/2015 Injured (bruised ankle), day-to-day for 4 days.
05/19/2015 Injured (mild calf strain), day-to-day for 1 day.
06/15/2015 Was traded by the Cleveland Indians to the Atlanta Braves, along with RF Larry Greene, SS Paul Arrington, SP Elvis Araujo, in exchange for SP Shelby Miller, 3B Will Middlebrooks.
11/09/2015 Signed a 7-year contract extension worth a total of $19,000,000 with the Atlanta Braves organization.
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 65 (65); Power: 35 (35); Eye: 50 (50).
05/24/2016 Injured on 05/22/2016, diagnosed with a sore ankle, is day-to-day.
07/05/2016 Injured on 07/03/2016, diagnosed with knee tendinitis, will miss 2 weeks.
07/07/2016 Was selected to the 2016 MLB Pro All-Star Game.
08/15/2016 Injured (bone bruise (wrist)), out for 3-4 weeks.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 65 (65); Power: 40 (40); Eye: 50 (50).
06/12/2017 Injured (bruised thigh), day-to-day for 3 days.
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 60 (60); Power: 40 (40); Eye: 55 (55).
04/03/2018 Goes 5-5 against the Washington Nationals, with 1 3B, 1 RBI and 1 R.
07/21/2018 Goes 5-6 against the Washington Nationals, with 1 2B, 3 RBI and 2 R.
07/31/2018 Was traded by the Atlanta Braves to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for 2B Jose Rosario.
08/15/2018 Injured on 08/13/2018, diagnosed with a fractured hand, will miss 5-6 weeks.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year H Rank
2017 166 8
Year R Rank
2017 95 8
Year HP Rank
2017 14 2
Year AVG Rank
2016 .321 3
Year OBP Rank
2016 .393 4
Year RC/27 Rank
2016 6.49 7
Year WOBA Rank
2016 .365 9
Year OPS Rank
2016 .829 10
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