Johnny Estrada

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Johnny Estrada MLB Career Stats

.277 42 285 0 .717

Johnny Estrada Bio

  • Full Name: Johnny P. Estrada
  • Born: 6/27/1976 in Hayward, CA
  • Draft: 1997, Philadelphia Phillies, 17th rd. (506th overall)
  • College: College of the Sequoias JC, CA
  • Debut: May 15, 2001
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MLB Career Stats 2079 198 576 42 285 0 .277 .317 .717


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Johnny Estrada Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2004 Atlanta NL

NL Silver Slugger

Year Team League
2004 Atlanta NL

INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2002 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre INT
2003 Richmond INT

Johnny Estrada Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2004 .314 12th in NL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2004 .378 16th in NL


Season 2B Rank
2004 36 17th in NL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2004 11 13th in NL

Johnny P. Estrada Bio Info

Johnny P. Estrada, III...has 3 children (Alexis, Victoria and Johnny IV) with wife Jennifer...graduated from Roosevelt (CA) High...attended Fresno City College before graduating from College of the Sequoias (recreation degree) '04, established "Johnny Estrada No Drugs Foundation"...grew up in Northern California...big Oakland Raiders fan. 2007 In first and only season with MIL, hit .278 with 10 HR and 54 RBI in 120 games...reached double figures in home runs for 2nd straight season, but posted career-low .296 OBP...made 111 starts, during which MIL went 57-54...batted .313 against opposing left-handed pitchers...hit safely in 17 of 19 April starts...belted first 2 grand slams of career: June 26 vs. HOU (off Rick White) and September 18 at HOU (off Felipe Paulino). Game-By-Game Highlights: May 14-15 at PHI, homered in back-to-back games at Citizens Bank Park...June 10 at TEX, posted 4 hits and 2 RBI. 2006 Batted .302 with 11 HR and 71 RBI in 115 games in his only season with Arizona...Made 103 starts, all at catcher...His 11 home runs were a career high (9hr in 2004)...Batted .328 (42-for-128) with runners in scoring position...Ranked second among National League catchers in RBI behind Atlanta's Brian McCann (93)...Did not have an RBI in his first 11 games, then had at least 1 RBI in 11 of 13 games from 4/20-5/6 (17rbi)...Recorded season highs with 4 hits and 4 RBI on 4/30 at San Francisco...Also had 4-hit performances on 6/5 at Philadelphia and 8/22 at San Francisco...Tied the franchise record with 3 doubles in a game on 5/6 vs. Cincinnati.....was the 10th time it was accomplished...From 6/28-7/17 recorded a career-high 11-game hitting streak (19-45, .422, 2hr, 8rbi)...Belted a walkoff 2-run homer off Derrick Turnbow, giving the D'Backs a 4-3 win on 7/14 vs. Milwaukee.....was the second walkoff homer of his career...Threw out 21 of 87 runners attempting to steal (24.1%)...Was one of 12 finalists for Comeback Player of the Year...Was traded to Milwaukee, along with RHP Claudio Vargas and RHP Greg Aquino, in exchange for LHP Doug Davis, LHP Dana Eveland and OF Dave Krynzel on 11/25...On 2/2/07 signed a 1-year contract, avoiding arbitration. 2005 Batted .261 with 4 HR and 39 RBI in 105 games in his final season with Atlanta...Made 97 starts, all at catcher...Missed 5 games with a mild concussion after a collision with Darin Erstad on 6/6 vs. Los Angeles-AL.....prior to the injury was hitting .282.....batted .241 (45-for-187) the rest of the season...Was given a 3-game suspension by Major League Baseball for an altercation with umpire Doug Eddings on 6/30 at Florida.....upon appeal, the suspension was reduced to 2 games (served 7/27-7/28)...Was on the 15-day disabled list from 8/6-8/21 with a strained lower back.....missed 14 games...Threw out 21 of 79 runners attempting to steal (26.6%)...Appeared in one game during the NLDS vs. Houston, going 1-for-4 with 1 RBI...Was traded to Arizona in exchange for RHP Lance Cormier and RHP Oscar Villarreal on 12/7. 2004 In his first full big-league season, posted career highs in nearly every offensive category...Earned his first career Silver Slugger Award in a vote of National League managers and coaches...Played in 134 games (133 at catcher) and batted .314 with nine home runs and 76 RBI...Became just the second switch-hitting catcher since 1923 (Ted Simmons) to hit better than .300 (min. 100 games caught)...Johnny's .314 mark is the fourth-best batting average ever by a switch-hitting catcher...His .351 road batting average ranked third in the NL...Ranked fifth in the NL with a .338 (47-for-139) batting average with runners in scoring position...Batted .329 vs. RHP - sixth in the NL...Had 37 multi-hit games, including 15 games with three or more hits...Had a team-high 45 two-out RBI...Was the Braves' lone All-Star representative. Made his first career AS appearance at Houston (0-for-2)...Had career bests with five hits (in five ABs) and five RBI on 5/15 at MIL. Also had a Braves season-high nine total bases in the game...Went 4-for-4 with two RBI 6/23 at FLA...Went 4-for-4 with a HR on 8/19 at LA...Clubbed his career-high ninth homer with a three-run shot on 9/10 vs. MON...Was Named to the MLB All-Star squad that traveled to Japan in November. Johnny played in five of the eight games on the tour and went 1-for-16 (.063) with a homer. 2004 POSTSEASON HIGHLIGHTS: Division Series (Hou.): Batted .353 (6-for-17) with two homers and four RBI in five games...Clubbed his first career postseason homer off Brandon Backe in Game 3...Also homered in Game 5. 2003 Started year at AAA Richmond, recalled April 20 to replace Robert Fick on major league roster, optioned back to Richmond April 29, then recalled again Aug. 31...Named to International League's postseason All-Star team, MVP of the AAA All-Star Game (3 x 3, 1 2B, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R) and catcher on Baseball America's mid-season AAA All-Star team...Ranked 2nd in I.L. in batting (.328), 3rd in OB% (.393) and 5th in SLG% (.494); earned Braves' minor league hitter of the year honors...I.L.'s first Batter of the Week in 2003 (April 3-13) after hitting 2 HR and having 14 RBI... 2003 POSTSEASON HIGHLIGHTS: Division Series (Chi.): Did not play. 2002 Spent most of season with Phillies' AAA Scranton affiliate...Led International League catchers with a .995 fielding percentage...Threw out 27% of base runners attempting to steal...Phillies' Minor League Player of Month for April (.381-4-18)...I.L. Player of the Week for May 6-12 (.636-2-10)...Named starting catcher for I.L. All-Star team, but did not play because of a sore chest muscle; also an I.L. postseason All-Star...Had 10-game hitting streak April 5-16 (.415-3-10)...Hit .462 with 1 HR and 3 RBI in 3 playoff games vs. Buffalo...Recalled by major league club Sept. 7...Doubled in 1st AB, Sept. 8 vs. Mets; drove in game-winning run in 10th inning Sept. 15 vs. Pirates. 2001 Began season at Scranton (AAA)...Went 5-for-5, 5 RBI, 4/23 vs Buffalo...Phillies Minor League Player of the Week, 4/23-29, .462 (12-26), 5 2B, 7 RBI...Recalled on 5/13, when Mike Lieberthal was injured...Made ML debut, 5/15 vs MIL and singled in 1st ML plate appearance (Allen Levrault); ended night with 2 hits...Got pinch-hit single in 1st career PH at-bat, 5/20 vs STL...Threw out 1st ML potential base stealer in 1st attempt, 5/20 vs STL...Hit 2 doubles, 5/27 (2) vs MTL...Had a season-high 9-game hit streak, 6/13-24...Drove in a run in a team-best 6 straight, 6/15-22...Slugged game-tying, 9th-inn, pinch-hit 3-run HR, 7/18 at MTL...Hit GW, walk-off HR in 10th inn, 9/23 vs FLA (only AB of game)...Had best fielding % among Phillies catchers (.993)...Threw out 35% of potential base stealers (17-48). 2000 Batted .295 with 12 HR and 42 RBI in 95 games at Double-A Reading...Was an Eastern League All-Star...Went a perfect 5-for-5 with 2R, a double and 3 RBI on 6/15 vs. Akron...From 8/5-8/24 recorded a season-high 14-game hitting streak (20-59, .339, 5hr, 11rbi)...Following the season played for the Maryvale Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League. 1999 Batted .277 with 9 HR and 52 RBI in 98 games at Class-A Clearwater. 1998 Batted .286 with 7 HR and 57 RBI in 114 games between Class-A Piedmont and Class-A Clearwater. 1997 Was on the Braves' postseason roster (did not play) Was a New York-Penn League All-Star as he batted .314 with 6 HR and 43 RBI in 58 games at Class-A Batavia in his first professional season.