J.J. Furmaniak #8

  • SS
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0" /190

J.J. Furmaniak MLB Career Stats

43 .186 0 2 0 .606

J.J. Furmaniak Bio

  • Full Name: Jason Joseph Furmaniak
  • Born: 7/31/1979 in Bolingbrook, IL
  • Draft: 2000, San Diego Padres, 22nd rd. (649th overall)
  • College: Lewis University
  • Debut: 9/13/2005
  • Last Game: 9/29/2007
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MLB Career Stats 43 8 8 0 2 0 .186 .327 .606


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J.J. Furmaniak Stats

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J.J. Furmaniak Advanced Stats

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J.J. Furmaniak Statcast Events


J.J. Furmaniak Awards

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Portland PCL

J.J. Furmaniak Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
December 2, 2010 Tampa Bay Rays invited non-roster 2B J.J. Furmaniak to spring training.
November 2, 2010 3B J.J. Furmaniak elected free agency.
June 25, 2010 Durham Bulls activated 3B J.J. Furmaniak from the temporarily inactive list.
June 18, 2010 Durham Bulls placed 2B J.J. Furmaniak on the temporarily inactive list.
May 28, 2010 2B J.J. Furmaniak assigned to Durham Bulls from Montgomery Biscuits.
May 15, 2010 J.J. Furmaniak assigned to Montgomery Biscuits from Durham Bulls.
April 8, 2010 J.J. Furmaniak assigned to Durham Bulls.
February 12, 2010 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent 2B J.J. Furmaniak to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 9, 2009 2B J.J. Furmaniak elected free agency.

Jason Joseph Furmaniak Bio Info

Attended Bolingbrook (Ill.) High School and Lewis University, located just outside of Chicago. Pronounced (fer-MAIN-ee-ack)...utilityman has played mostly shortstop over his 10-year professional career, but has also seen extensive action at 2nd base and 3rd base and some at left field and center field. 2010 Suffered a heel injury in spring training that sidelined him until mid-May...played 11 games at Double-A Montgomery before being promoted to Triple-A Durham on May 29...hit a combined .270 (88-for-326) with 19 2B and 10 SB in 88 games (49-2B, 24-SS, 15-3B, 2-RF)...hit .299 (75-for-251) against righties compared to .173 (13-for-75) against southpaws. 2009 Spent the entire season at Triple-A Lehigh Valley in the Phillies organization...played 50 games at 2B, 31 at SS and 30 at 3B. 2008 Played for the Yokohama BayStars of Japan's Central League. 2007 Had four stints with the A's and was 3 for 17 (.176) with one RBI in 16 games...was 0 for 7 in Oakland and 3 for 10 (.300) on the road...appeared in four games at second base, three at shortstop, two at third base, two in right field and one in left field...also pinch ran seven times and scored three runs in those appearances...made five starts (two at third base, two at shortstop, one at second base)...was selected from Triple-A Sacramento on June 16 and went 0 for 1 in one game at second base during his first stint that ended on June 20...did not play during his second stint from July 12 to 14...brought up for a third time on August 3 and went 0 for 4 with a walk in five games before he was optioned on August 14...returned for the final time on August 20 and went 3 for 12 (.250) over his final 10 games...three of his five starts came during a four-game series at Tampa Bay from August 23 to 26 (3 for 10, one RBI) but he would not get another bat until September 28...appeared in just two of the final 21 games after September 5...spent the balance of the season at Sacramento where he batted .292 with 15 home runs and 51 RBI in 106 games...added 49 walks for a .373 on-base percentage...led the River Cats in stolen bases (21), hit by pitches (8) and strikeouts (105) and ranked second in at bats (424), runs (70), hits (124) and home runs...ranked fourth in the A's farm system in stolen bases and was sixth in batting...hit .298 (94 for 315) against righthanded pitching and .275 (30 for 109) against left-handers...his average slipped to .264 with runners in scoring position...hit 12 of his 15 home runs on the road...11 were solo shots...batted .277 in 83 games before the Triple-A All-Star Break and .344 in 23 games after the break...hit .313 in 84 night games compared to .212 in 22 day games...appeared in 43 games at shortstop, 25 at second base, 21 at third base, 17 in left field, one in right field and one at designated hitter...was also 0 for 1 as a pinch hitter...hit in every spot in the order except fourth and fifth...hit .327 with 10 home runs and a .396 on-base percentage in 61 games in the leadoff spot and batted second 28 times...reached base safely via hit or walk in each of his first 31 games through May 10...hit .303 with a .412 on-base percentage over that span...had a pair of two-steal games on April 6 against Tacoma and April 13 at Tacoma and swiped 10 bases in 22 games in April...had 11 steals over his final 84 games...had his first of five four-hit games on April 14 at Tacoma...compiled a season best 12-game hitting streak from April 29 to May 10 (20 for 54, .370)...capped his 31-game reaching base streak by homering in consecutive games on May 9 and 10 at Omaha but then went 0 for 4 the next day...went 4 for 5 with two home runs and three RBI on May 14 at Iowa...it was his only two homer game of the season and the RBI matched his season high...that boosted his batting average to .324 but he went 5 for 55 (.091) over his next 15 games from May 15 to 30 to drop his average to .258...finished May with six home runs in 29 games...was batting .275 with 11 home runs and 36 RBI in 66 games when the A's called for the first time on June 16...returned to Sacramento on June 21 and had a pair of four-hit games on June 22 against Tacoma and June 28 against Fresno...finished June with a .350 batting average and recorded 10 of his 18 doubles in 24 games in the month...hit .286 (22 for 77) in 18 games from June 21 to July 8 following his first option from Oakland...returned to Sacramento a third time on July 14 and had another four-hit game on July 24 at Memphis...went 26 for 74 (.351) in 18 games during his third stint with the River Cats...was sent to Sacramento for the final time on August 14 and hit safely in all five games (7 for 22, .318) before he was promoted to Oakland for the final time on August 20. 2006 Returned to Triple-A Indianapolis in the Pirates organization where he spent the entire season. 2005 Was a member of San Diego's 40-man roster in spring training...Was optioned to Portland (Padres' AAA) on 3/18...Hit .241 with just four extra-base hits (all doubles) in 20 games during the month of April...Was hitting .211 (23-for-109) following the action on 5/10...Hit first home run with Beavers on 5/12 @Albuquerque...Homered as a pinch hitter on 5/15 @Round Rock and again the following day as a starter @third base...Went 5-for-5 on 5/23 vs. Nashville...Hit two home runs and knocked in four runs on 5/31 @Salt Lake...Batted .269 with seven home runs and 20 RBI in 29 games during the month of May...Had four three-hit games and went 15-for-29 (.517) over a seven-game span from 5/31 to 6/5, raising average from .247 to .284...Hit safely in 21 of his 26 games in June, producing a .308 (33-for-107) average... Was selected to P.C.L. All-Star team and went 2-for-2 in the Triple-A All-Star Game on 7/13...Had four hits and scored four runs on 7/23 @Fresno...Homered in back-to-back games on 7/23-24...Made 54 appearances @third base, 38 @shortstop and three @second base with Portland before being traded to Pittsburgh organization on 7/28...Also went 2-for-8 with an RBI in two games as the designated hitter...Was assigned to Indianapolis and went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI in debut with Indians on 7/30 @Buffalo...Homered on 8/8 @Louisville and again on 8/22 vs. Scranton...Hit safely in 17 straight games from 8/11-29, going .348 (24-for-69) with 13 RBI...Produced .313 average (35-for-112) in 29 games during the month of August...Made 29 appearances @shortstop and four @third base while playing with Indianapolis...Also made two appearances @second base and one in left field (9/5 @Toledo)...Hit .272 (143-for-526) with 16 home runs and 68 RBI in 135 minor league games during the regular season...Homered on 9/10 @Buffalo in Game Four of the first round playoff series...Went 5-for-20 (.250) with a double, triple, homer and four RBI in five-game series victory vs. defending champion Buffalo...Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 9/13 and made major league debut as a starter at second base that night @St. Louis...Doubled off Chris Carpenter in third at bat for first career hit...Singled as a pinch hitter vs. Cincinnati on 9/18...Went hitless in next 11 at bats before collecting hit off Mark Prior @Wrigley Field on 9/28...Went 2-for-4 with a triple and RBI on 10/1 vs. Milwaukee...Made six starts at second base and one at shortstop (9/28) for the Pirates...Made lone error (fielding) while playing second base on 9/28. 2004 Established minor league career highs in doubles (28), runs (81), home run (18) and RBI (81)...Began seaon with Mobile (Padres' AA), but was promoted to Triple-A on 4/21...His lone home run with Mobile was a grand slam on 4/14 vs. West Tenn...Led Portland in games played and shared team lead in triples...Knocked in 11 runs over a five-game stretch from 6/10-14...Homered twice on 6/12 @Fresno...Hit .394 (13-for-33) with seven RBI during season-high nine-game hitting streak...Batted .374 (40-for-107) in 30 games during the month of August. 2003 Split season between Lake Elsinore (Padres' A) and Mobile and hit .301 with 12 homers and 65 RBI in 109 games with the two clubs...Was named to the California League mid-season All-Star Game as a shortstop...Was also selected to Baseball America's Single-A All-Star team...Led Storm in triples and ranked fifth in the Cal League in that department...Also paced club in on-base percentage (.397) and being hit by pitch (eight)...Went 7-for-16 (.438) in first four games with Lake Elsinore and went on to hit safely in 24 of his 26 games from 4/16 thru 5/15...Had five hits (three doubles) and scored five runs in 23-10 win vs. Lancaster on 5/5...Tied league record by hitting three home runs in a 12-2 victory @High Desert on 5/12...Also had season-high five RBI on 5/12. ...Batted .353 (42-for-119) with 25 RBI in 30 games during the month of May...Was promoted to Double-A on 7/4 and hit just .220 in his first 14 games before being placed on the disabled list on 7/24 with a right hand fracture (suffered on 7/21)...Was activated on 8/12 and batted .305 in his last 16 contests. 2002 Spent entire season with Lake Elsinore...Ranked second on club in triples...Hit safely in season-high 11 straight games from 7/14-24 (19-for-44, .432)...Finished month of July with a .371 batting average and 17 RBI in 24 games, raising season average from .213 to .258. 2001 Spent entire season with Fort Wayne (Padres' A)...Led club in walks...Ranked second in hits and runs. 2000 Spent first professional season with Idaho Falls and was named to Pioneer League's post-season All-Star team...Led league in runs scored...Tied for third among league leaders in doubles...Led club in walks and ranked third in RBI...Hit .458 (22-for-48) with three doubles, one triple, one homer and nine RBI in 11 games from 7/6-18.