P Joe Potempa #9
Age: 31 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Angry    
06/24/2008
P JOE POTEMPA #9 - AGE: 31 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: ANGRY
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
22 16 1-6 1 6.44 88.0 114 4 74 45 2.14 0.6
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 4 3 4 6
Movement 5 5 6 6
Control 2 2 2 3
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 5 7
Slider 4 6
 
 
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 90-92 Mph
Stamina 3
Suggested Role Bullpen
Type Neutral
Hold Runners 4
Defense 2
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 2
Stealing Ability: 2
Baserunning Inst.: 3
Sacrifice Bunt: 6
Bunt for Hit: 2
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
06/21/2008 YNG Win, 11-8 2.0 1 1 1 2 4 Save
06/20/2008 COL Loss, 2-3 1.2 3 0 0 0 1
06/13/2008 @ TAM Win, 9-5 X 7.1 5 2 2 9 4 Win
06/08/2008 @ OMA Loss, 5-11 X 5.2 7 7 7 4 2 Loss
06/02/2008 BOI Loss, 4-9 X 9.2 9 4 4 3 2
05/28/2008 @ CHE Loss, 10-11 X 3.1 7 6 6 2 0
05/26/2008 @ AUG Loss, 8-16 1.2 0 0 0 0 2
05/22/2008 CTN Loss, 3-17 X 4.2 9 8 8 3 1 Loss
05/18/2008 AKR Win, 18-6 X 4.0 6 3 3 4 3
05/14/2008 @ YNG Loss, 5-6 X 6.1 7 2 2 2 4
PERSONALITY
He has great knowledge of the game.
High: Intelligence
Birthday:01/03/1977
Born in:Signal Hill, CA
Nationality:American
Height:6' 1"
Weight:205 lbs
Local Popularity:Insignificant
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:Minor League Contract
Salary:-
Signed Through:-
Major Service:6 Years, 5 Days
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:6 Years, 5 Days
Pro Service:10 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1998, 6th Pick in Round 2
ABA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE 2008 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 22 16 1 6 1 6.44 88.0 114 71 63 4 74 45 0 0.0 0 4 25.0
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 1 0 100.0 6 5 19.74 11.66 4.60 7.57 6.80 2.14 109 0.6 .357        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 99 35 7 0 1 18 24 13 1 0 1 .354 .480 .455 .935      
vs. RHB 255 79 13 2 3 53 50 32 2 1 4 .310 .428 .412 .839      
ABA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE 2008 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
Last Week 2 0 0 0 1 2.45 3.2 4 1 1 1 2 5  
April 9 7 0 3 0 6.40 32.1 47 31 23 1 37 18  
May 8 6 0 2 0 7.98 29.1 42 26 26 1 19 14  
June 5 3 1 1 1 4.78 26.1 25 14 14 2 18 13  
Last Year 3 0 0 0 2 1.80 5.0 4 1 1 0 0 5  
Career 25 16 1 6 3 6.19 93.0 118 72 64 4 74 50  
Home 9 5 0 2 1 5.97 34.2 44 31 23 1 30 25  
Road 13 11 1 4 0 6.75 53.1 70 40 40 3 44 20  
Grass 19 14 1 4 1 5.91 80.2 100 61 53 4 69 43  
Turf 3 2 0 2 0 12.27 7.1 14 10 10 0 5 2  
Night 22 16 1 6 1 6.44 88.0 114 71 63 4 74 45  
As Starter 16 16 1 6 0 7.12 78.1 107 70 62 3 68 30  
As Reliever / Substitution 6 0 0 0 1 0.93 9.2 7 1 1 1 6 15  
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+
2001 Lincoln - TBC 24 41 0 2 7 8 6.26 54.2 61 41 38 12 42 56 0 0 1.88 .338 6.10 -1.8 62
2002 Lincoln - TBC 25 39 0 9 0 14 1.40 57.2 37 11 9 2 32 63 0 0 1.20 .257 3.12 1.2 278
2003 Lincoln - TBC 26 28 0 1 6 5 6.75 34.2 39 27 26 7 26 40 0 0 1.88 .352 5.91 -1.0 59
2004 Lincoln - TBC 27 18 0 3 3 3 4.03 22.1 16 10 10 3 14 27 0 0 1.34 .265 4.32 -0.0 100
2005 Lincoln - TBC 28 46 0 9 4 16 2.98 66.1 45 22 22 9 45 71 0 0 1.36 .234 4.58 -0.5 131
2006 New Orleans - TBC 29 15 0 2 2 4 3.50 18.0 16 8 7 1 15 10 0 0 1.72 .294 5.46 -0.5 113
Total TBC 187 0 26 22 50 3.97 253.2 214 119 112 34 174 267 0 0 1.53 .288 4.80 -2.6 136
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+
1997 Total - 20 17 13 7 1 0 1.81 89.2 59 19 18 4 31 132 0 0 1.00 .294 1.94 3.8 100
1998 Buffalo - U25 21 12 0 2 0 4 3.45 15.2 12 7 6 1 7 23 0 0 1.21 .306 2.16 0.6 114
1999 O'Neill - U25 22 27 0 0 4 7 3.52 38.1 33 15 15 4 17 55 0 0 1.30 .333 2.76 0.9 113
2000 Grand Island - AAA 23 29 0 0 4 19 5.34 32.0 31 19 19 5 21 37 0 0 1.62 .310 4.17 -0.0 73
2007 Cincinnati BC - DL 30 3 0 0 0 2 1.80 5.0 4 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 0.80 .308 1.80 0.2 284
2007 Billings - ARL 30 32 0 2 2 13 1.91 37.2 25 12 8 2 32 30 0 0 1.51 .230 5.02 0.1 252
2008 Cincinnati BC - DL 31 22 16 1 6 1 6.44 88.0 114 71 63 4 74 45 0 0 2.14 .357 6.80 0.6 97
Total AAA 29 0 0 4 19 5.34 32.0 31 19 19 5 21 37 0 0 1.62 .310 4.17 72.8
Total U25 39 0 2 4 11 3.50 54.0 45 22 21 5 24 78 0 0 1.28 .325 2.59 113.4
Total ARL 32 0 2 2 13 1.91 37.2 25 12 8 2 32 30 0 0 1.51 .230 5.02 252.5
Total ADL 25 16 1 6 3 6.19 93.0 118 72 64 4 74 50 0 0 2.06 .355 6.53 106.9
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+
1999 O'Neill - U25 22 4 0 1 0 2 2.08 8.2 6 2 2 1 3 8 0 0 1.04 .227 0.00 0.0 0
2002 Lincoln - TBC 25 3 0 0 0 1 3.38 5.1 2 2 2 1 1 7 0 0 0.56 .111 0.00 0.0 0
2004 Lincoln - TBC 27 3 0 0 0 0 0.00 5.2 3 0 0 0 3 6 0 0 1.06 .231 0.00 0.0 0
2005 Lincoln - TBC 28 13 0 0 3 4 7.50 18.0 22 15 15 5 8 28 0 0 1.67 .425 0.00 0.0 0
Total TBC 19 0 0 3 5 5.28 29.0 27 17 17 6 12 41 0 0 1.34 .339 3.97 248.9
Total U25 4 0 1 0 2 2.08 8.2 6 2 2 1 3 8 0 0 1.04 .227 3.79 192.1
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1998 Buffalo - U25 P 12 0 1 1 0 2 0 1.000 15.2 1.15 -0.2 1.015
1999 O'Neill - U25 P 26 0 1 4 0 5 0 1.000 38.1 1.17 -0.0 1.024
2000 Grand Island - AAA P 29 0 0 2 0 2 0 1.000 32.0 0.56 -0.0 1.053
2001 Lincoln - TBC P 39 0 3 7 1 10 0 1.000 54.2 1.65 -0.1 .918
2002 Lincoln - TBC P 39 0 0 6 0 6 0 1.000 57.2 0.94 -0.2 1.027
2003 Lincoln - TBC P 28 0 0 2 0 2 0 1.000 34.2 0.52 +0.0 1.030
2004 Lincoln - TBC P 18 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 22.1 0.40 -0.0 1.033
2005 Lincoln - TBC P 46 0 0 9 1 9 0 1.000 66.1 1.22 -0.1 1.032
2006 New Orleans - TBC P 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 18.0 0.00 -0.1 .000
2007 Billings - ARL P 31 0 0 5 1 5 0 1.000 37.2 1.19 +0.1 1.048
2007 Cincinnati BC - DL P 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 5.0 0.00 -0.4 .000
2008 Cincinnati BC - DL P 22 16 6 11 1 17 0 1.000 88.0 1.74 +1.3 1.055
TOTAL P 307 16 11 48 4 59 0 1.000 470.1 1.13 +0.2 .998
PLAYER HISTORY
01/01/1998 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (7); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 2 (5).
05/29/1998 Drafted in the 1998 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 6, 30th overall pick) by the New Orleans Pelicans, out of college (Wichita State).
07/16/1998 Injured on 07/14/1998, diagnosed with a torn rotator cuff, will miss 7 months.
08/03/1998 Was traded by the New Orleans Pelicans to the Lincoln Larks, along with a 4th draft pick, in exchange for RP Jaden Broussard.
01/01/1999 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (8); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 3 (5).
08/13/1999 Injured on 08/10/1999, diagnosed with a rotator cuff strain, will miss 4 weeks.
10/18/1999 Injured on 10/15/1999, diagnosed with a partially torn labrum, will miss 8-9 weeks.
01/01/2000 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (8); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 3 (5).
01/01/2001 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 7 (8); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 3 (6).
06/23/2001 Injured on 06/22/2001, diagnosed with a tired arm, is day-to-day.
07/09/2001 Injured (Forearm soreness), day-to-day for 4 days.
11/28/2001 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $10,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2002 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 8 (8); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 3 (5).
07/11/2002 Injured (Mild oblique strain), day-to-day for 2 days.
07/29/2002 Injured (Back stiffness), day-to-day for 1 day.
09/03/2002 Injured (Wrist soreness), day-to-day for 3 days.
09/12/2002 Was selected to the 2002 The Baseball Classic All-Star Game.
11/05/2002 Finished 3rd in 2002 TBC SC Best Reliever Award voting.
11/28/2002 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $10,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2003 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 9 (9); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 3 (5).
07/05/2003 Injured (Sinus infection), day-to-day for 1 day.
11/28/2003 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $10,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2004 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 8 (9); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 4 (5).
06/01/2004 Injured (Back stiffness), day-to-day for 4 days.
11/28/2004 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $10,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2005 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 8 (9); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 4 (5).
11/28/2005 Became a free agent.
12/14/2005 Signed a 4-year contract worth a total of $420,000 with the New Orleans Pelicans organization.
01/01/2006 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 9 (9); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 4 (5).
01/01/2007 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (7); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 3 (4).
06/11/2007 Injured (Dead arm), out for 1-2 weeks.
06/24/2007 Released by the New Orleans Pelicans.
06/27/2007 Signed a minor league contract with the Saskatoon Wheat Barons organization.
08/26/2007 Injured (Dead arm), out for 5 days.
01/01/2008 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (6); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 2 (3).
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year G Rank
2001 41 7
2002 39 8
2005 46 4
Year SV Rank
2001 8 9
2002 14 6
2005 16 1
Year HLD Rank
2005 4 8
Year RA Rank
2001 41 6
2002 39 8
2005 46 3
Year GF Rank
2001 20 10
2002 26 5
2005 29 1
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