Ross Gload #7

  • 1B
  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 1"/190

Ross Gload MLB Career Stats

.281 34 222 12 .733

Ross Gload Bio

  • Full Name: Ross Peter Gload
  • Born: 4/5/1976 in Brooklyn, NY
  • Draft: 1997, Florida Marlins, 13th rd. (396th overall)
  • College: South Florida
  • Debut: August 31, 2000
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/24/2011
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MLB Career Stats 1673 195 470 34 222 12 .281 .325 .733


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INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2003 Charlotte INT

Ross Gload Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 30, 2011 RF Ross Gload elected free agency.
June 6, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies activated RF Ross Gload from the paternity list.
September 3, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies activated RF Ross Gload from the 15-day disabled list.
September 1, 2010 sent 1B Ross Gload on a rehab assignment to Clearwater Threshers.
August 21, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies placed RF Ross Gload on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 19, 2010. right groin strain
December 15, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent RF Ross Gload.
November 5, 2009 1B Ross Gload elected free agency.

Ross Peter Gload Bio Info

Ross Peter Gload...Married, wife's name is Betsy (10/30/04); one son, Greyson...1995 graduate of East Hampton High School (NY), where he earned All-League honors in baseball...Attended the University of South Florida, where he played baseball from 1995-97...Was named Conference USA Player of the Year in 1997...Signed by: Dejon Watson. 2011 Led all MLB hitters in pinch hits (18) & pinch at-bats (74) and T-1st in pinch doubles (5)...His 18 pinch hits tied for 4th-most in Phillies history for a single season, behind Greg Dobbs (22 in 2008), Roy Miller (20 in 1913) and Greg Gross (19 in 1982)...Spent 2 days on MLBfs paternity leave list (6/4-5) and was replaced on the roster by John Mayberry Jr...Hit a walk-off pinch RBI single, 9/7 vs ATL...Made 11 starts: 7 at 1st base, 3 in RF and 1 as DH; batted .297 (11-37), 3 2B, 3 RBI in his starts...Batted .243 (18-74), 5 2B, 5 RBI, 2 BB as a pinch-hitter...Missed the final series of the season at ATL after getting a cortisone injection in his hip. 2010 Ranked 3rd among all MLB pinch-hitters in at-bats (66), T-3rd in HR (3), T-4th in hits (15), T-6th in runs (7) and T-9th in RBI (9) ... Belted a game-tying pinch HR with 2 outs in the 9th inning off Jon Rauch, 6/19 vs MIN ... Batted .352 (19-54) with 3 HR and 13 RBI as a starter; made 15 starts: 8 at 1st base, 6 in RF and 1 as DH ... Hit safely in 10 straight starts, 6/11-8/11 (.444, 4 2B, 3 HR, 12 RBI, .806 SLG %) ... Had his 2nd career multi-HR game and tied his career high with 4 RBI, 8/10 vs LAD; also had 4 RBI, 6/25 at TOR ... Hit .328 (19-58, 3 HR, 10 RBI) in 39 games after the All-Star break and .243 (17-70, 3 HR, 12 RBI) in 55 games prior ... Left the game, 8/11 vs LAD, with a right groin strain after doubling in the 6th inning and did not play in the next 4 games ... Was on the 15-day DL, 8/19-9/2 (right groin strain); rehabbed with Clearwater (A), 9/1-2 2009 Led MLB in pinch-hits (21) and tied for the lead in pinch RBI (15), setting FLA's single-season record for both...Hit .318 (21-66), 2 HR, 15 RBI as a pinch-hitter...With Wes Helms (17), tied the MLB record for most pinch-hits by a duo, done previously in 1936 (Ed Coleman . 20; Roy Pepper . 18)...Set a career high in games (125)...Made 39 starts: 32 at 1st base and 7 in RF; also appeared in LF...Made his 1st career appearance as a pitcher, 5/22 vs TB (1.0 IP), becoming the 2nd FLA position player to appear out of the bullpen in 2009 (Cody Ross, 4/26 vs PHI)...Had his 1st career walk-off hit, 5/24 vs TB (singled off Brian Shouse)...Had his 1st career multi-HR game, 6/11 vs STL...Slugged his 1st career walk-off HR (4th career pinch HR), 7/28 vs ATL (Rafael Soriano) 2008 Set career highs in hits (106), runs (46) and at-bats (388)...Batted .292 (26-89) with RISP, including .392 (20-51) from 6/22 through the remainder of the season...Made 50 consecutive starts from 6/12-8/8...Batted .386 (27-70) over a 20-game span, 6/21-7/11. 2007 Spent his 1st season with the Royals after being acquired on Dec. 16, 2006 from the White Sox in exhange for left-handed pitcher Andrew Sisco...Had a solid season, hitting .288 (92-for-320) and setting career highs in at bats (320), runs (37), hits (92), doubles (22), triples (3), RBI (51) while tying his career high (also 2004) with 7 home runs.  Hit .329 (26-for-79) with runners in scoring position, .361 (13-for-36) with runners in scoring position and 2 outs and .333 (3-for-9) with the bases loaded...Had 25 multi-hit games on the season including fi ve 3-hit games and one 4-hit game (May 3 vs. Los Angeles)...Hit lefties at a .388 (19-for-49) clip...The Royals went 22-13 when he drove in at least 1 run, including winning their last 10 when he collected an RBI...Hit .533 (8-for-15) with 4 runs scored in 4 games against the Angels and .500 (15-for-30) with 2 homers and 8 RBI in 9 games against the Yankees...overall, hit a combined .398 (35-for-88) against the 4 A.L. playoff teams (BOS, CLE, LAA, NYY)...Hit his 3rd career pinch hit home run, a 3-run shot on April 27 at Seattle...Equaled a career high with 4 hits on May 3 vs. Los Angeles...had a triple, double and 2 singles, drove in 2 and scored 3 times in the 5-2 Royals win...Hit .440 (11-for-25) with a triple, 3 doubles, a home run, 7 RBI and 6 runs scored during a 7-game hitting streak from April 27-May 3...Placed on the 15-day D.L. with a torn right quadriceps on May 14...was leading the team with 17 RBI at the time he was disabled...Appeared in just 1 rehab game for Omaha on June 29, going 2-for-4 with a solo home run as the DH...Was reinstated from the 15-day D.L. on June 30 after missing 42 games...Hit .293 (65-for-222) with 5 home runs and 34 RBI in 71 games after returning from the D.L...Hit in 12 of 13 games from July 8-29, hitting .429 (18-for-42) over that span. 2006 Hit a career-high .327 (51-156) with 3 home runs and 18 RBI in his 2nd full season with the White Sox...made his 3rd career Opening Day roster and 3rd straight with the Sox...His .353 (47-133) average after May 31 ranked 2nd in the American League among players with at least 130 at-bats, trailing only the Yankees Robinson Cano (.374)...Made 28 starts (20 at fi rst base, 7 in right fi eld and 1 in left)...batted .333 (39-117) vs. right-handers and .308 (12-39) vs. lefties...hit .365 (19-52) with runners on base and .323 (10-31) with runners in scoring position...was also 3-for-4 (.750) with 1 home run and 6 RBI with the bases loaded...Had at least 1 at-bat in every position of the lineup...hit .378 (37-98) while playing at fi rst base and just .147 (5-34) while playing the outfield...Was 7-for-20 (.350) as a pinch hitter and went 7-for-10 (.700) in Interleague play...the 7 pinch hits tied for the most in the American League (also Kansas City's Esteban German and Chicago teammate Rob Mackowiak)...Recorded a season-best 8-game hitting streak from Aug. 25-Sept. 3...compiled 12 multi-hit efforts, including a season-high 3 hits on Aug. 25 vs. Minnesota...After batting just .174 (4-23) in April and May combined, bounced back to hit .353 (47-133) the remainder of the season...batted .404 (23-57) over his last 22 games...Hit his 1st grand slam on July 28 at Baltimore, a game-winning shot off Chris Ray in the 9th inning...the homer was his 1st since 9/29/04 at Detroit...Matched his career high with 3 hits on Sept. 17 at Oakland and Sept. 30 at Minnesota. 2005 Was limited for much of the season by left shoulder inflammation ... hit .167 (7-42) with five RBI in 19 games with the Sox and .364 (86-236) with 15 homers and 45 RBI in 60 games with Class AAA Charlotte ... made eight starts with the Sox (six at first base and two in left field), down from 46 in 2004 ... began the season with the White Sox, going 2-13 in seven games before being placed on the disabled list on 4/25 ... made two rehab assignments with Charlotte ... hit .364 (16-44) in 12 games from 5/23-6/6 before returning from the first assignment after aggravating the injury ... batted .363 (29-80) in the second stint with the Knights from 6/28-7/20 ... was reinstated from the disabled list and optioned to Charlotte on 7/17 ... played in one more game with the Knights before being recalled from on 7/22 ... hit safely in 20 of his first 21 games, including a 13-game hitting streak from 6/3-7/7 (.509, 28-55) ... opened July with six straight multihit games (.529, 18-34) ... was 5-7 on 7/3 and 3-5 with two homers and four RBI on 7/4, both at Pawtucket ... went 4-5 with a double, two home runs and four RBI on 7/16 vs. Louisville ... was recalled for the second time on 7/22 when Frank Thomas was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a broken bone in his left foot ... was optioned back to Charlotte on 7/31 and recalled for the third time on 9/1 ... hit the game-winning, two-run double in the 13th inning on 9/30 at Cleveland. 2004 Spent his 1st full season at the Major League level and finished 8th in the A.L. Rookie of the Year voting after hitting .321 (75-234)...made his 1st Opening Day roster...Led A .L. rookies in average, slugging percentage (.479) and on-base percentage (.375), ranked 2nd in RBI (44) and 4th in hits (75), doubles (16) and total bases (112)...also ranked among A.L. pinch-hit leaders in hits (T2nd, 10), average (4th, .345) and RBI (T6th, 5)...his 10 pinch hits were the most by a Sox player since Jerry Hairston in 1986 (16)...Hit .372 (42-113) from Aug. 1 on, ranking 2nd in the A.L. behind Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki (.419)...hit .364 (47-129) after the break...Tied for 3rd in the A.L. hitting .615 (8-13) with the bases loaded...Concluded the season with a 16-game hitting streak (.404, 23-57), the longest streak to end a season since Nomar Garciaparra in 2000 (20 games) and tied for the 9th-longest in the A.L. in 2004...Was named A.L. Rookie of the Month for September after batting .403 (27-67), the 2nd-best average in the league, with 4 home runs and 16 RBI...Hit .425 (17-40) vs. lefties and .299 (58-194) vs. right-handers...hit .397 (23-58) with runners in scoring position...The White Sox were 15-6 when he started at first base and 17-6 when he scored a run...made 70 starts, including 21 at first base, 15 in right field, 9 in left, 7 as the designated hitter and 1 in center... compiled a 1.000 (231 TC) fielding percentage at 1st base...Homered in consecutive games on May 17-19, including a pinch-hit, solo shot off Cleveland's Rick White on May 17...Hit safely in 13 of 14 starts (.415, 22-53) from July 8-Sept. 12...Delivered 1st career game-ending hit on Sept. 1 vs. Oakland, a pinch-hit single off Justin Duchscherer...Was 3-for-5 with a home run and a career-high 4 RBI on Sept. 11 at Anaheim.  Posted 5-straight multi-hit games from Sept. 19-23, hitting .556 (10-18) with 1 home run and 3 RBI during that span. 2003 Led the International League with 64 extra-base hits, ranked second in hits (160) and slugging percentage (.524), tied for second in doubles (40) and was fourth in average (.315) in his first season in the White Sox organization at Class AAA Charlotte ... his 40 doubles tied Brian Daubach (1997) for second on the Knights all-time single-season list, his 160 hits ranked third, and his .315 average was ninth ... was named to the IL mid and postseason All-Star Teams ... also was the starting first baseman in the Triple-A All-Star Game on 7/16 in Memphis, going 2-3 with a double and RBI ... led the Knights in home runs (18) and RBI (70) ... led IL first baseman with a .990 fielding percentage ... posted five, four-hit efforts ... was named IL Batter of the Week for 8/25-9/1 after hitting .444 (16-36) with six doubles, two home runs and five RBI ... collected a hit in seven straight at-bats from 6/14-15... compiled a 16-game hitting streak from 6/20-7/6, going 23-66 (.349) ... hit for the cycle on 8/27 at Durham, becoming the first Knights player to accomplish the feat since Alex Gonzalez on 6/13/98 ... homered twice with a season-high five RBI on 7/17-2 at Norfolk ... played in 58 games for Hermosillo in the Mexican Pacific League, hitting .328 (76-232) with 12 home runs and 51 RBI ... led the league in RBI and was second in average. 2002 Acquired by the New York Mets as part of an 11-player, 3-way trade between New York, Colorado and Milwaukee on Jan. 21...had his contract purchased by the Rockies 5 days later on Jan. 26...Appeared in 26 games with the Rockies over 2 separate stints, hitting .258 (8-31) with 1 double, 1 home run and 4 RBI...played with Colorado from July 2-July 17 and then from Sept. 1 through the remainder of the season...Hit his 1st career pinch-hit home run on Sept. 18 vs. St. Louis...Spent the majority of the season at Class AAA Colorado Springs, hitting .314 (139-442) with 28 doubles, 6 triples, 16 home runs and 71 RBI...his .314 batting average ranked 9th in the Pacific Coast League. 2001 Led the PCL with 10 triples and ranked fourth with 93 RBI at Class AAA Iowa in the Cubs system ... drove in a career-high 93 runs, including at least 20 in three straight months from May-July ... compiled a 15-game hitting streak (.339, 20-59) from 5/9-24, a 13-game streak from 8/17-9/1 (.404, 19-47) and a 10-game streak (.400, 16-40) from 6/28-7/6. 2000 His contract was purchased from Class AAA Iowa on 8/31 and made his Major League debut that day vs. San Francisco, going 0-4 ... hit his first Major League home run on 9/4 at Colorado off Brian Rose. Spent time at both Class AA Portland (Marlins) and Class AAA Iowa (Cubs) ... was traded by Florida to the Cubs with pitcher David Noyce in return for Henry Rodriguez on 7/31/00 ... batted .404 with 14 home runs and 39 RBI in just 28 games at Iowa following the trade ... homered in back-to-back games three times, including two each on 8/18 at Nashville and 8/19 vs. Salt Lake ... was 4-5 with three doubles, a home run and four RBI on 8/26 at New Orleans ... ranked fifth in the Eastern League with a .494 slugging percentage ... compiled a 12-game hitting streak from 7/13-24 (.438, 21-48) ... hit six home runs with 28 RBI in July ... homered twice with four RBI on 6/3 at New Britain and went 4-5 on 7/17 at Reading. 1999 Posted 42 multihit games at Class A Brevard County ... hit .353 (30-85) in April and .341 (28-82) in June ... compiled a 12-game hitting streak (.388, 19-49) from 6/13-30 and scored a run in nine consecutive games from 6/22-30 ... homered twice on 4/22 vs Clearwater and 4/25 at Vero Beach. 1998 Led the Midwest League with 41 doubles and ranked second in extra base hits (56), fourth in hits (157), total bases (240) and RBI (92) and seventh in average (.313) at Class A Kane County ... was named "Star of Stars" at the MWL League All-Star Game. 1997 Made pro debut at Advanced Rookie Utica of the New York-Penn League ... was signed by Marlins scout Dejon Watson.