SS Mike Ballard #43
Age: 29 | Bats: L | Throws: R | Morale: Great    
06/27/2017
SS MIKE BALLARD #43 - AGE: 29 - BATS: L - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
55 194 58 14 1 1 20 9 13 .299 .330 .397 16 1.2
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 63 53 67 63
Gap 85 69 90 85
Power 12 8 13 12
Eye 31 24 33 34
Avoid K's 90 80 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: - 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
06/26/2017 TOR Win, 6-3 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 1
06/25/2017 TOR Loss, 0-2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
06/23/2017 PENS Loss, 2-4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
06/22/2017 PENS Win, 6-5 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
06/21/2017 PENS Loss, 2-6 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
06/17/2017 @ SHE Win, 4-3 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
06/16/2017 @ BRO Win, 9-8 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
06/15/2017 @ BRO Loss, 1-8 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
06/14/2017 @ BRO Loss, 2-8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
06/12/2017 CUMB Win, 5-1 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 0
PERSONALITY
He is considered one of the team leaders.
High: Leader
Low: Greed
Birthday:10/12/1987
Born in:Pittsburgh, PA
Nationality:American
Height:6' 0"
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, 22 Days
Service This Yr:88 Days
40-Man Service:5 Years, 22 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 55 194 58 14 1 1 20 28 9 13 .299 .330 .397 .727 .320 .098 94
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 51 206 1 0 0 6 0 2 77 16 16 1 94.1 26.3 4.91 1.2  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   46 13 3 0 1 3 6 2 4 0 0 0 .283 .313 .413 .726
Versus Right   148 45 11 1 0 17 22 7 9 2 0 1 .304 .335 .392 .727
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
This Week   5 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800
Last Week   12 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .308 .250 .558
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   59 18 4 1 0 7 11 3 2 0 0 1 .305 .349 .407 .756
Spring Training   47 17 4 2 0 7 6 1 4 0 0 0 .362 .375 .532 .907
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   2375 734 207 32 29 332 377 156 163 19 5 12 .309 .352 .460 .812
Home   115 34 8 0 0 11 18 4 7 1 0 1 .296 .322 .365 .688
Road   79 24 6 1 1 9 10 5 6 1 0 0 .304 .341 .443 .784
Grass   188 57 13 1 1 18 28 8 12 1 0 1 .303 .333 .399 .732
Turf   6 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 .167 .250 .333 .583
Night   194 58 14 1 1 20 28 9 13 2 0 1 .299 .330 .397 .727
As Starter   191 56 14 1 1 20 28 8 13 2 0 1 .293 .322 .393 .714
As Reliever / Substitution   3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .667 .750 .667 1.417
Pinch Hitting   3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .667 .750 .667 1.417
Close/Late   37 13 4 0 0 2 2 3 4 0 0 1 .351 .415 .459 .874
Inning 1-3   67 21 6 0 0 10 9 3 6 0 0 0 .313 .343 .403 .746
Inning 4-6   73 21 3 1 1 8 15 2 2 2 0 0 .288 .299 .397 .696
Inning 7-9   54 16 5 0 0 2 4 4 5 0 0 1 .296 .356 .389 .745
0 Outs   64 20 2 1 1 1 15 5 5 0 0 0 .313 .362 .422 .784
1 Outs   70 23 8 0 0 9 7 2 5 2 0 1 .329 .347 .443 .790
2 Outs   60 15 4 0 0 10 6 2 3 0 0 0 .250 .274 .317 .591
Scoring Position   52 16 4 0 0 19 7 2 5 2 0 0 .308 .321 .385 .706
Bases Empty   93 32 9 1 1 1 14 5 6 0 0 0 .344 .378 .495 .872
Runner on 1st   49 10 1 0 0 0 7 2 2 0 0 1 .204 .250 .224 .474
Runner on 2nd   17 6 1 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 .353 .353 .412 .765
Runner on 3rd   2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Runner on 1st & 2nd   16 6 3 0 0 8 3 1 3 0 0 0 .375 .412 .563 .974
Runner on 1st & 3rd   11 1 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 .091 .083 .091 .174
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   3 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .333 .400 .333 .733
Bases Loaded   3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Two Strikes   62 15 4 1 0 4 5 4 13 1 0 0 .242 .284 .339 .622
First Pitch   38 10 3 0 0 7 5 0 0 1 0 1 .263 .275 .342 .617
Count 0-1   23 9 3 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 .391 .391 .522 .913
Count 0-2   7 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .571
Count 1-0   20 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .250 .450
Count 1-1   21 9 1 0 1 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .429 .619 1.048
Count 1-2   26 4 1 0 0 2 2 0 8 1 0 0 .154 .148 .192 .340
Count 2-0   12 3 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .333 .583
Count 2-1   11 5 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .455 .455 .545 1.000
Count 2-2   20 8 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .400 .400 .650 1.050
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   7 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 .429 .636 .429 1.065
Full Count   9 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 0 .111 .385 .111 .496
Behind in Count   56 15 4 0 0 4 6 0 11 1 0 0 .268 .263 .339 .602
Ahead in Count   50 15 3 0 0 5 7 5 0 0 0 0 .300 .364 .360 .724
Batting Leadoff   8 4 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .556 .750 1.306
Batting 2nd   9 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .333 .556
Batting 3rd   9 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Batting 4th   8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250
Batting 5th   98 31 8 0 1 10 15 5 9 2 0 0 .316 .343 .429 .771
Batting 6th   4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Batting 7th   30 6 1 1 0 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .226 .300 .526
Batting 8th   25 8 2 0 0 5 3 1 0 0 0 1 .320 .370 .400 .770
Batting 9th   3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .667 .750 .667 1.417
Low Leverage   77 23 8 0 0 4 7 2 3 0 0 0 .299 .316 .403 .719
Medium Leverage   83 24 3 1 1 5 12 3 5 2 0 0 .289 .307 .386 .692
High Leverage   34 11 3 0 0 11 9 4 5 0 0 1 .324 .410 .412 .822
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 1.4
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 4.7
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 4.2
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 55 194 58 14 1 1 20 28 9 1 2 13 16 1 .299 .330 .397 .727 85 94 1.2
Total VBL 638 2375 734 207 32 29 332 377 156 12 19 163 165 32 .309 .352 .460 .812 115 118 19.1
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
Total VBL 20 78 21 5 2 0 9 10 3 0 1 12 2 0 .269 .293 .385 .677 82 73
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 +0.2 .999
2008 Mississippi State - COL 3B 27 27 19 50 5 72 3 .958 229.2 2.70 +2.4 1.050
2008 Mississippi State - COL SS 67 67 122 163 33 290 5 .983 590.0 4.35 +3.1 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 +1.8 1.009
2010 Oxnard - AA 3B 57 52 43 80 5 125 2 .984 439.2 2.52 +6.0 1.088
2010 Oxnard - AA SS 42 23 35 73 23 112 4 .964 242.0 4.02 +0.5 1.010
2010 Jackson - A SS 56 56 83 166 39 257 8 .969 503.1 4.45 +6.5 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 +7.6 1.058
2011 Oxnard - AA SS 11 7 15 27 11 44 2 .955 75.0 5.04 -0.7 .955
2012 D.C. - ML 3B 29 25 11 52 4 67 4 .940 211.0 2.69 -0.4 .989
2012 Hialeah - AAA 3B 20 19 9 40 5 49 0 1.000 162.0 2.72 +2.6 1.082
2012 D.C. - ML SS 63 61 90 152 35 248 6 .976 502.0 4.34 +2.8 1.028
2012 Hialeah - AAA SS 39 37 49 101 29 156 6 .962 333.1 4.05 +0.4 1.004
2013 D.C. - ML 3B 14 11 3 17 2 21 1 .952 95.2 1.88 +0.7 1.062
2013 D.C. - ML SS 117 113 174 304 59 491 13 .974 985.1 4.37 +3.7 1.018
2014 D.C. - ML 3B 102 102 78 179 9 269 12 .955 872.2 2.65 +2.6 1.017
2014 D.C. - ML SS 11 9 6 18 1 25 1 .960 76.1 2.83 -0.6 .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. - ML 3B 101 101 64 180 18 256 12 .953 866.2 2.53 +3.5 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. - ML 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 -0.7 .686
2016 D.C. - ML 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. - ML 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 4.2 0.00 0.0 .000
2016 D.C. - ML SS 136 133 173 356 73 550 21 .962 1171.2 4.06 +2.4 1.010
2017 D.C. - ML 3B 15 15 8 31 1 44 5 .886 126.0 2.79 -2.0 .924
2017 D.C. - ML SS 35 35 58 98 24 158 2 .987 297.2 4.72 +4.0 1.077
2017 D.C. - ML CF 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 9.0 1.00 +0.0 1.009
TOTAL C 19 18 148 9 1 158 1 .994 171.1 8.25 -2.3 .929 5 20 2 10.0
TOTAL 3B 550 527 337 934 71 1327 56 .958 4574.1 2.50 +23.3 1.028
TOTAL SS 685 637 967 1729 390 2778 82 .970 5656.2 4.29 +24.2 1.020
TOTAL CF 2 2 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 18.0 1.50 -0.7 .767
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
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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