Joe Saunders
Joseph Francis Saunders
 
 
Born: June 16, 1981 in Falls Church, VA
33 years old
Bats: L Throws: L Ht: 6'3" Wt: 210
(legend)
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Notes:
- Drafted by the Anaheim Angels in 2002 - (Round 1 / Pick 12)
- High School: West Springfield (Springfield, VA)
- College/Univ: Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (2000-2002)
- Hall of Fame Chance: 0% (using Bill James' "Favorite Toy")

Transactions

Date        
WAR
Transaction
6
4
2002
21.0
Amateur Draft (Round 1 / Pick 12)
ANA
0.0
8.8
7.2
7
25
2010
29.1
Traded
LAA
ARI
7.2
1.6
2.2
12
12
2011
30.5
Free Agency Granted
ARI
8.8
-0.0
1
17
2012
30.6
Signed as a Free Agent
ARI
8.8
-0.0
0.6
8
26
2012
31.2
Traded
ARI
BAL
9.4
-0.6
0.5
10
29
2012
31.4
Free Agency Granted
BAL
10.2
-1.4
2
12
2013
31.7
Signed as a Free Agent
SEA
10.2
-1.4
-0.4
11
1
2013
32.4
Free Agency Granted
SEA
9.8
-1.0
3
5
2014
32.7
Signed as a Free Agent
TEX
9.8
-1.0
-0.7
7
4
2014
33.1
Released
TEX
9.0
-0.3
7
8
2014
33.1
Signed as a Free Agent
KCA
9.8
-1.0
0.0
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com



Trades


7 / 25 / 2010
Traded to Arizona Diamondbacks
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
ARI
29.9
26.7
6.3
6.6
2.7
Totals      
26.7
6.3
6.6
2.7
Arizona Diamondbacks Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
LAA
29.1
7.2
1.6
2.2
-0.1
SP
LAA
21.0
0.0
3.6
3.6
0.0
SP
LAA
19.0
0.0
-0.4
-0.6
0.0
RP
LAA
25.8
-0.4
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
Totals      
6.7
4.8
5.2
-0.2
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
4.8
6.3
1.5
 
-0.2
2.7
2.9
6.3
4.8
-1.5
 
2.7
-0.2
-2.9


8 / 26 / 2012
Traded to Baltimore Orioles
Baltimore Orioles Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
ARI
31.2
9.4
-0.6
0.5
0.8
$
ARI
Totals      
9.4
-0.6
0.5
0.8
Arizona Diamondbacks Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RP
BAL
32.5
3.6
1.5
0.3
0.3
$
BAL
Totals      
3.6
1.5
0.3
0.3
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
-0.6
1.5
2.1
 
0.8
0.3
-0.5
1.5
-0.6
-2.1
 
0.3
0.8
0.5


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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James