SS Mike Ballard #43
Age: 30 | Bats: L | Throws: R | Morale: Great
11/04/2017
SS MIKE BALLARD #43 - AGE: 30 - BATS: L - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
132 440 131 37 6 4 48 30 37 .298 .342 .436 30 2.8
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 60 51 63 61
Gap 85 68 91 85
Power 10 8 11 10
Eye 37 30 40 37
Avoid K's 90 81 93 90
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 78 29
Errors: - 68 11
Arm: 3 77 16
Turn DP: - 60 -
Ability: 1 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: 64
Catcher: - Left Field: -
1st Base: - Center Field: -
2nd Base: 2 Right Field: -
3rd Base: 76
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 76
Stealing Ability: 93
Baserunning Inst.: 92
Sacrifice Bunt: 68
Bunt for Hit: 34
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
10/03/2017 @ PENS Loss, 2-3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/02/2017 @ PENS Loss, 2-6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/29/2017 MAP Win, 2-1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
09/28/2017 MAP Win, 3-0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/27/2017 MAP Win, 7-0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
09/26/2017 @ BRO Win, 13-8 3 3 1 1 0 2 1 0
09/25/2017 @ BRO Win, 5-4 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1
09/24/2017 @ BRO Win, 2-1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
09/22/2017 PENS Loss, 2-4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/21/2017 PENS Loss, 1-4 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
PERSONALITY
He is considered one of the team leaders.
High: Leader
Low: Adaptability, Greed
Birthday:10/12/1987
Born in:Pittsburgh, PA
Nationality:American
Height:6' 1"
Weight:205 lbs
Local Popularity:Extremely Popular
National Pop.:Very Popular
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$685,750
Signed Through:2017 Season
Major Service:5 Years, 106 Days
Service This Yr:184 Days
40-Man Service:5 Years, 106 Days
Pro Service:7 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2010, 13th Pick in Round 1
THE VIRTUAL BASEBALL LEAGUE 2017 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 132 440 131 37 6 4 48 67 30 37 .298 .342 .436 .778 .333 .139 104
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 115 477 2 3 0 13 0 5 192 47 30 6 83.3 65.7 5.33 2.8  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   132 41 13 1 4 11 21 9 21 0 0 0 .311 .355 .515 .870
Versus Right   308 90 24 5 0 37 45 21 16 5 0 2 .292 .336 .403 .739
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
April   91 29 7 0 1 10 13 5 9 2 0 0 .319 .347 .429 .776
May   44 11 3 0 0 3 4 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .267 .318 .585
June   65 20 4 1 0 7 13 3 2 0 0 1 .308 .348 .400 .748
July   67 19 4 1 0 6 10 6 6 0 0 1 .284 .351 .373 .724
August   84 26 10 2 2 11 11 3 11 2 0 0 .310 .326 .548 .873
September   89 26 9 2 1 11 16 12 7 1 0 0 .292 .373 .472 .844
Spring Training   47 17 4 2 0 7 6 1 4 0 0 0 .362 .375 .532 .907
Postseason   5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last Year   595 183 47 10 9 86 101 34 34 1 2 6 .308 .351 .466 .816
2 Years Ago   389 129 46 7 4 66 61 32 23 3 0 0 .332 .380 .517 .896
Career   2621 807 230 37 32 360 416 177 187 22 5 13 .308 .352 .461 .812
Home   237 69 24 2 2 29 33 14 16 3 0 1 .291 .329 .435 .764
Road   203 62 13 4 2 19 34 16 21 2 0 1 .305 .356 .438 .794
Grass   434 130 36 6 4 46 67 29 36 4 0 2 .300 .343 .438 .781
Turf   6 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 .167 .250 .333 .583
Night   440 131 37 6 4 48 67 30 37 5 0 2 .298 .342 .436 .778
As Starter   425 125 35 6 4 48 63 29 36 5 0 2 .294 .338 .433 .771
As Reliever / Substitution   15 6 2 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 .400 .438 .533 .971
Pinch Hitting   8 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .375 .444 .375 .819
Close/Late   90 28 8 1 2 7 11 6 10 0 0 1 .311 .361 .489 .850
Inning 1-3   138 46 13 0 1 20 23 10 13 1 0 1 .333 .380 .449 .829
Inning 4-6   163 44 8 5 1 19 25 9 13 4 0 0 .270 .301 .399 .700
Inning 7-9   137 40 15 1 2 9 17 10 10 0 0 1 .292 .345 .460 .804
Extra Innings   2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 .500 .667 1.000 1.667
0 Outs   151 52 9 3 4 8 37 12 12 2 0 1 .344 .392 .523 .915
1 Outs   161 50 17 3 0 20 21 8 17 3 0 1 .311 .341 .453 .794
2 Outs   128 29 11 0 0 20 8 10 8 0 0 0 .227 .283 .313 .595
Scoring Position   118 31 7 1 0 40 15 11 12 5 0 0 .263 .313 .339 .652
Bases Empty   232 78 26 5 3 3 39 16 22 0 0 1 .336 .382 .530 .912
Runner on 1st   90 22 4 0 1 5 12 3 3 0 0 1 .244 .277 .322 .599
Runner on 2nd   34 8 1 0 0 3 6 5 4 0 0 0 .235 .333 .265 .598
Runner on 3rd   5 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 1 0 0 .400 .429 .400 .829
Runner on 1st & 2nd   40 12 5 0 0 13 5 3 4 0 0 0 .300 .349 .425 .774
Runner on 1st & 3rd   22 5 0 1 0 12 3 0 0 2 0 0 .227 .208 .318 .527
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   7 2 0 0 0 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 .286 .400 .286 .686
Bases Loaded   10 2 1 0 0 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 .200 .182 .300 .482
Two Strikes   145 36 10 2 0 13 14 12 37 2 0 0 .248 .302 .345 .647
First Pitch   92 24 6 1 0 9 13 0 0 1 0 1 .261 .266 .348 .614
Count 0-1   56 21 5 1 1 7 10 0 0 2 0 0 .375 .362 .554 .916
Count 0-2   21 5 1 0 0 4 0 0 7 0 0 0 .238 .238 .286 .524
Count 1-0   44 13 5 0 1 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .295 .477 .773
Count 1-1   42 18 5 0 2 8 12 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .429 .690 1.119
Count 1-2   54 8 3 0 0 5 4 0 19 2 0 0 .148 .143 .204 .347
Count 2-0   19 5 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .263 .368 .632
Count 2-1   26 10 3 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .385 .407 .654 1.061
Count 2-2   50 17 5 2 0 1 7 0 7 0 0 0 .340 .340 .520 .860
Count 3-0   1 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 0 0 0 0 .000 .889 .000 .889
Count 3-1   15 4 1 0 0 1 5 10 0 0 0 0 .267 .560 .333 .893
Full Count   20 6 1 0 0 3 3 12 4 0 0 0 .300 .563 .350 .912
Behind in Count   131 34 9 1 1 16 14 0 26 4 0 0 .260 .252 .366 .618
Ahead in Count   105 32 11 2 1 11 17 18 0 0 0 1 .305 .411 .476 .887
Batting Leadoff   36 11 5 0 1 4 6 5 3 0 0 0 .306 .390 .528 .918
Batting 2nd   20 4 1 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .238 .250 .488
Batting 3rd   23 8 2 1 0 3 5 1 2 0 0 0 .348 .375 .522 .897
Batting 4th   8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250
Batting 5th   129 42 13 0 3 14 21 5 13 3 0 0 .326 .343 .496 .839
Batting 6th   13 3 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .231 .214 .308 .522
Batting 7th   123 35 8 5 0 15 18 12 9 1 0 1 .285 .350 .431 .781
Batting 8th   79 24 7 0 0 8 11 5 7 0 0 1 .304 .353 .392 .745
Batting 9th   9 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .400 .333 .733
Low Leverage   172 43 16 0 1 7 14 10 14 0 0 0 .250 .291 .360 .652
Medium Leverage   183 61 13 6 2 14 34 12 13 3 0 1 .333 .372 .503 .875
High Leverage   84 26 7 0 1 27 17 8 10 2 0 1 .310 .368 .429 .797
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
2012 D.C. - VBL 24 89 303 82 23 2 3 35 47 17 1 4 33 13 1 .271 .308 .389 .697 89 88 1.3
2013 D.C. - VBL 25 133 485 154 44 7 9 76 77 31 3 7 31 33 9 .318 .357 .493 .850 127 130 4.6
2014 D.C. - VBL 26 113 409 128 33 5 3 49 63 33 1 2 29 36 4 .313 .364 .440 .804 110 114 3.1
2015 D.C. - VBL 27 102 389 129 46 7 4 66 61 32 0 3 23 27 11 .332 .380 .517 .896 141 144 4.0
2016 D.C. - VBL 28 146 595 183 47 10 9 86 101 34 6 1 34 40 6 .308 .351 .466 .816 114 116 4.6
2017 D.C. - VBL 29 132 440 131 37 6 4 48 67 30 2 5 37 30 6 .298 .342 .436 .778 98 104 2.8
Total VBL 715 2621 807 230 37 32 360 416 177 13 22 187 179 37 .308 .352 .461 .812 114 117 20.4
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
2007 Mississippi State - COL 19 94 416 146 32 12 4 38 82 38 0 0 33 24 7 .351 .405 .514 .920 143 144 0.0
2008 Mississippi State - COL 20 94 374 142 38 2 7 51 80 52 1 2 14 40 9 .380 .455 .548 1.003 161 159 0.0
2009 Mississippi State - COL 21 95 384 115 28 2 4 37 62 40 0 2 21 30 10 .299 .364 .414 .778 110 106 0.0
2010 Jackson - A 22 56 225 64 18 3 1 36 44 29 0 4 37 23 5 .284 .360 .404 .765 126 123 0.0
2010 Oxnard - AA 22 76 286 72 15 4 1 32 35 39 1 3 47 26 4 .252 .340 .343 .683 100 98 0.0
2011 Oxnard - AA 23 112 398 114 31 1 4 49 54 50 2 4 63 29 15 .286 .366 .399 .765 123 124 0.0
2012 Hialeah - AAA 24 57 213 63 17 3 2 32 39 21 0 2 33 21 7 .296 .356 .432 .788 122 125 0.0
2015 Hialeah - AAA 27 14 27 7 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 5 0 1 .259 .286 .296 .582 58 58 0.0
Total AAA 71 240 70 18 3 2 33 41 22 0 2 38 21 8 .292 .348 .417 .765 115 118
Total AA 188 684 186 46 5 5 81 89 89 3 7 110 55 19 .272 .355 .376 .731 113 113
Total A 56 225 64 18 3 1 36 44 29 0 4 37 23 5 .284 .360 .404 .765 126 123
Total NCAA 283 1174 403 98 16 15 126 224 130 1 4 68 94 26 .343 .408 .492 .900 138 136
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
2012 D.C. - VBL 24 18 70 17 4 2 0 9 7 3 0 1 12 2 0 .243 .270 .357 .627 0 0 0.0
2016 D.C. - VBL 28 2 8 4 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .625 1.125 0 0 0.0
2017 D.C. - VBL 29 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0.0
Total VBL 22 83 21 5 2 0 9 10 3 0 1 12 2 0 .253 .276 .361 .637 71 62
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2007 Mississippi State - COL 3B 94 94 55 150 12 217 12 .945 824.2 2.24 -0.0 .999
2008 Mississippi State - COL 3B 27 27 19 50 5 72 3 .958 229.2 2.70 +1.7 1.050
2008 Mississippi State - COL SS 67 67 122 163 33 290 5 .983 590.0 4.35 +2.6 1.026
2009 Mississippi State - COL 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 3.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2009 Mississippi State - COL SS 95 95 157 261 60 432 14 .968 842.2 4.46 +1.4 1.009
2010 Oxnard - AA 3B 57 52 43 80 5 125 2 .984 439.2 2.52 +4.5 1.088
2010 Oxnard - AA SS 42 23 35 73 23 112 4 .964 242.0 4.02 +0.4 1.010
2010 Jackson - A SS 56 56 83 166 39 257 8 .969 503.1 4.45 +5.7 1.060
2011 Oxnard - AA C 13 12 114 4 0 119 1 .992 119.1 8.90 -1.7 .910 3 14 1 7.1
2011 Oxnard - AA 3B 83 81 46 154 10 205 5 .976 730.2 2.46 +5.9 1.058
2011 Oxnard - AA SS 11 7 15 27 11 44 2 .955 75.0 5.04 -0.7 .955
2012 D.C. - MLB 3B 29 25 11 52 4 67 4 .940 211.0 2.69 -0.3 .989
2012 Hialeah - AAA 3B 20 19 9 40 5 49 0 1.000 162.0 2.72 +1.9 1.082
2012 D.C. - MLB SS 63 61 90 152 35 248 6 .976 502.0 4.34 +2.4 1.028
2012 Hialeah - AAA SS 39 37 49 101 29 156 6 .962 333.1 4.05 +0.3 1.004
2013 D.C. - MLB 3B 14 11 3 17 2 21 1 .952 95.2 1.88 +0.6 1.062
2013 D.C. - MLB SS 117 113 174 304 59 491 13 .974 985.1 4.37 +3.1 1.018
2014 D.C. - MLB 3B 102 102 78 179 9 269 12 .955 872.2 2.65 +1.9 1.017
2014 D.C. - MLB SS 11 9 6 18 1 25 1 .960 76.1 2.83 -0.5 .953
2015 Hialeah - AAA C 1 1 4 0 0 4 0 1.000 9.0 4.00 -0.2 .000 1 0 0 0.0
2015 D.C. - MLB 3B 101 101 64 180 18 256 12 .953 866.2 2.53 +2.6 1.022
2015 Hialeah - AAA 3B 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 1.000 8.0 2.25 +0.0 1.065
2015 D.C. - MLB SS 11 0 3 6 2 9 0 1.000 27.1 2.96 +0.0 1.012
2015 Hialeah - AAA SS 2 1 2 4 1 6 0 1.000 10.0 5.40 +0.1 1.026
2015 Hialeah - AAA CF 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 9.0 2.00 -0.6 .686
2016 D.C. - MLB C 5 5 30 5 1 35 0 1.000 43.0 7.33 -0.3 .988 1 6 1 16.7
2016 D.C. - MLB 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 4.2 0.00 0.0 .000
2016 D.C. - MLB SS 136 133 173 356 73 550 21 .962 1171.2 4.06 +1.9 1.010
2017 D.C. - MLB 2B 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 1.000 2.0 9.00 -0.0 .989
2017 D.C. - MLB 3B 32 29 14 65 6 85 6 .929 255.0 2.79 +0.6 1.014
2017 D.C. - MLB SS 89 85 132 214 46 357 11 .969 738.2 4.22 +2.2 1.021
2017 D.C. - MLB CF 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 9.0 1.00 +0.0 1.020
TOTAL C 19 18 148 9 1 158 1 .994 171.1 8.25 -2.2 .929 5 20 2 10.0
TOTAL 2B 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 1.000 2.0 9.00 -0.0 .989
TOTAL 3B 567 541 343 968 76 1368 57 .958 4703.1 2.51 +19.3 1.031
TOTAL SS 739 687 1041 1845 412 2977 91 .969 6097.2 4.26 +18.8 1.018
TOTAL CF 2 2 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 18.0 1.50 -0.6 .770
PLAYER HISTORY
10/10/2006 Joined the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
01/01/2007 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 30 (-); Power: 10 (-); Eye: 24 (-).
08/25/2007 Goes 5-5 against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, with 1 RBI and 3 R.
09/02/2007 Injured (mild calf strain), day-to-day for 3 days.
01/01/2008 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 46 (-); Power: 10 (-); Eye: 27 (-).
07/01/2008 Goes 0-5 against the North Carolina State Wolfpack, ending his hitting streak at 21 games.
07/02/2008 Goes 5-5 against the North Carolina State Wolfpack, with 3 2B, 2 RBI and 3 R.
07/19/2008 Was selected to the 2008 College Baseball All-Star Game.
07/27/2008 Injured (sore thumb), day-to-day for 1 day.
08/22/2008 Goes 5-5 against the Illinois Fightin' Illini, with 2 2B, 1 3B, 3 RBI and 2 R.
01/01/2009 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 32 (-); Power: 7 (-); Eye: 15 (-).
01/01/2010 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 29 (-); Power: 5 (-); Eye: 26 (-).
03/01/2010 Released by the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
03/01/2010 Drafted in the 2010 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 13, 13th overall pick) by the D.C. Teddys.
05/17/2010 Wins the A SL Player of the Week Award.
01/01/2011 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 41 (-); Power: 6 (-); Eye: 32 (-).
05/30/2011 Injured (sprained knee), out for 2-3 weeks.
01/01/2012 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (-); Power: 8 (-); Eye: 32 (-).
10/29/2012 Wins the 2012 The October Classic with the D.C. Teddys.
11/23/2012 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $120,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2013 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 55 (-); Power: 9 (-); Eye: 33 (-).
04/29/2013 Injured (shoulder soreness), out for 2 weeks.
07/06/2013 Was selected to the 2013 The Virtual Baseball League All-Star Game.
11/25/2013 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $120,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2014 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 61 (61); Power: 11 (11); Eye: 31 (31).
03/13/2014 Injured (Sprained thumb), out for 6-7 weeks.
05/21/2014 Injured (Oblique strain), out for 2 weeks.
11/27/2014 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $120,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 64 (64); Power: 11 (11); Eye: 35 (35).
04/08/2015 Injured (Elbow tendinitis), out for 6 weeks.
07/28/2015 Goes 5-5 against the Savannah Fighting Bananas, with 2 2B, 4 RBI and 3 R.
11/20/2015 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $457,950 through arbitration.
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 61 (61); Power: 12 (12); Eye: 34 (34).
05/16/2016 Goes 5-6 against the Maple Leaf Syrup, with 2 2B, 4 RBI and 2 R.
05/30/2016 Wins the VBL PL Player of the Week Award.
11/25/2016 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $685,750 through arbitration.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 63 (63); Power: 11 (11); Eye: 34 (34).
04/28/2017 Injured (Hamstring tendinitis), out for 2-3 weeks.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year 2B Rank
2013 44 3
2015 46 9
2016 47 5
Year 3B Rank
2013 7 8
2015 7 5
2016 10 1
2017 6 7
Year SB Rank
2013 33 9
2014 36 10
2016 40 6
Year SF Rank
2013 7 5
Year AVG Rank
2013 .318 8
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