2B John Ballard #7
Kansas City Royals


Age: 28
Bats: S
Throws: R
League Date: 05/23/2019

2B JOHN BALLARD #7 - AGE: 28 - BATS: S - THROWS: R - MORALE: ANGRY
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
41 169 53 19 1 0 15 14 6 .314 .373 .438 6 1.1
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 55 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
05/22/2019 @ STL Loss, 1-2 3 1 2 0 0 2 0 0
05/21/2019 @ STL Loss, 6-7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
05/19/2019 @ LAA Loss, 0-6 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
05/18/2019 @ LAA Loss, 3-5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
05/17/2019 @ LAA Loss, 0-2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
05/16/2019 TEX Loss, 7-9 5 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
05/15/2019 TEX Loss, 7-10 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
05/14/2019 TEX Loss, 2-7 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
05/12/2019 PHI Win, 10-8 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 0
05/11/2019 PHI Win, 5-2 5 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:210 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:6 Years, 25 Days
Service This Yr:57 Days
40-Man Service:6 Years, 57 Days
Pro Service:7 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:2 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2012, 14th Pick in Round 2
STATSLAB
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MLB PRO 2019 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 41 169 53 19 1 0 15 19 14 6 .314 .373 .438 .811 .359 .124 134
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 41 185 2 0 0 6 0 0 74 20 6 1 85.7 27.2 5.98 1.1  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   52 18 8 0 0 6 8 6 2 0 0 1 .346 .424 .500 .924
Versus Right   117 35 11 1 0 9 11 8 4 0 0 1 .299 .349 .410 .759
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
This Week   6 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
Last Week   24 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 .208 .240 .208 .448
March   14 6 3 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 .429 .467 .643 1.110
April   78 25 12 1 0 9 10 8 3 0 0 2 .321 .398 .500 .898
May   77 22 4 0 0 5 6 5 3 0 0 0 .286 .329 .338 .667
Spring Training   32 9 0 0 1 1 6 5 2 0 1 2 .281 .410 .375 .785
Last Year   394 126 25 1 4 44 45 35 34 2 0 10 .320 .388 .419 .807
2 Years Ago   578 166 31 3 9 47 95 51 32 2 4 14 .287 .358 .398 .756
Career   2819 860 168 14 30 282 394 228 207 22 10 60 .305 .367 .407 .773
Home   81 27 8 1 0 9 10 4 3 0 0 0 .333 .365 .457 .821
Road   88 26 11 0 0 6 9 10 3 0 0 2 .295 .380 .420 .800
Grass   159 48 16 1 0 15 17 14 5 0 0 2 .302 .366 .415 .781
Turf   10 5 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .800 1.300
Day   57 16 6 0 0 8 2 6 1 0 0 2 .281 .369 .386 .755
Night   112 37 13 1 0 7 17 8 5 0 0 0 .330 .375 .464 .839
As Starter   169 53 19 1 0 15 19 14 6 0 0 2 .314 .373 .438 .811
Close/Late   34 8 2 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 .235 .278 .294 .572
Inning 1-3   68 23 10 1 0 11 8 8 4 0 0 1 .338 .416 .515 .930
Inning 4-6   50 16 5 0 0 2 4 3 1 0 0 0 .320 .358 .420 .778
Inning 7-9   50 13 3 0 0 2 6 3 1 0 0 1 .260 .315 .320 .635
Extra Innings   1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000
0 Outs   70 14 6 0 0 5 8 8 3 0 0 1 .200 .291 .286 .577
1 Outs   47 16 5 0 0 2 7 2 2 0 0 1 .340 .380 .447 .827
2 Outs   52 23 8 1 0 8 4 4 1 0 0 0 .442 .482 .635 1.117
Scoring Position   35 14 5 0 0 14 3 4 2 0 0 0 .400 .462 .543 1.004
Bases Empty   113 30 11 1 0 0 10 7 3 0 0 2 .265 .320 .381 .700
Runner on 1st   21 9 3 0 0 1 6 3 1 0 0 0 .429 .500 .571 1.071
Runner on 2nd   12 9 2 0 0 6 1 1 1 0 0 0 .750 .769 .917 1.686
Runner on 3rd   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500
Runner on 1st & 2nd   10 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .200 .273 .300 .573
Runner on 1st & 3rd   4 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Bases Loaded   6 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .167 .286 .333 .619
Two Strikes   48 12 3 0 0 2 6 4 6 0 0 1 .250 .321 .312 .633
First Pitch   28 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .286 .536
Count 0-1   16 8 3 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .529 .688 1.217
Count 0-2   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Count 1-0   19 8 3 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 .421 .421 .579 1.000
Count 1-1   23 6 3 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .261 .478 .739
Count 1-2   15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 .067 .125 .067 .192
Count 2-0   9 3 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .444 .778
Count 2-1   21 8 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .381 .381 .571 .952
Count 2-2   19 8 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .421 .421 .526 .947
Count 3-0   1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .857 .000 .857
Count 3-1   4 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 .250 .625 .500 1.125
Full Count   11 3 1 0 0 2 2 4 2 0 0 0 .273 .467 .364 .830
Behind in Count   34 9 3 0 0 4 2 0 4 0 0 2 .265 .306 .353 .658
Ahead in Count   54 20 9 0 0 4 10 10 0 0 0 0 .370 .469 .537 1.006
Batting Leadoff   167 52 19 1 0 15 18 12 6 0 0 2 .311 .365 .437 .802
Batting 9th   2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .500 .750 .500 1.250
Low Leverage   64 21 7 1 0 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 .328 .338 .469 .807
Medium Leverage   82 24 9 0 0 7 11 10 4 0 0 2 .293 .383 .402 .785
High Leverage   23 8 3 0 0 6 3 3 1 0 0 0 .348 .423 .478 .901
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 .787 127 136 2.1
2018 Kansas City - MLB 27 23 93 34 5 0 1 9 14 7 2 1 11 2 0 .366 .417 .452 .869 141 145 1.0
2018 Total - MLB 27 110 394 126 25 1 4 44 45 35 10 2 34 6 2 .320 .388 .419 .807 123 126 2.8
2019 Kansas City - MLB 28 41 169 53 19 1 0 15 19 14 2 0 6 6 1 .314 .373 .438 .811 124 134 1.1
Total MLB 742 2819 860 168 14 30 282 394 228 60 22 207 105 48 .305 .367 .407 .773 118 124 17.8
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
2019 Kansas City - ML C 1 1 10 0 0 10 0 1.000 9.0 10.00 -0.7 .000 1 5 0 0.0
2019 Kansas City - ML 2B 39 39 83 114 39 201 4 .980 333.2 5.31 -3.9 .938
2019 Kansas City - ML SS 1 1 1 4 2 5 0 1.000 8.0 5.62 +0.0 1.007
TOTAL C 1 1 10 0 0 10 0 1.000 9.0 10.00 -0.7 .000 1 5 0 0.0
TOTAL 1B 64 50 407 37 47 454 10 .978 463.1 8.62 -2.1 .940
TOTAL 2B 342 321 627 898 207 1543 18 .988 2865.2 4.79 +1.2 1.002
TOTAL 3B 248 236 139 376 24 537 22 .959 2076.2 2.23 -15.2 .955
TOTAL SS 98 85 132 220 45 365 13 .964 774.2 4.09 -9.6 .945
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.
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 60 (60); Power: 40 (40); Eye: 50 (55).
04/24/2019 Injured (Inner ear infection), day-to-day for 5 days.
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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