Josh Whitesell #29

  • 1B
  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 3" /220

Josh Whitesell MLB Career Stats

115 .200 2 15 0 .665

Josh Whitesell Bio

  • Full Name: Joshua S. Whitesell
  • Born: 4/14/1982 in Durham, NC
  • Draft: 2003, Montreal Expos, 6th rd. (177th overall)
  • College: Loyola Marymount
  • Debut: 9/2/2008
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MLB Career Stats 115 8 23 2 15 0 .200 .352 .665


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Josh Whitesell Stats

*Since 2006

Josh Whitesell Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Josh Whitesell Statcast Events


Josh Whitesell Awards

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Tucson PCL

PCL Rookie of the Year

Year Team League
2008 Tucson PCL

MEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Saltillo MEX

EAS Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/23/2006 Harrisburg EAS

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Harrisburg EAS

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Potomac CAR

Josh Whitesell Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
February 6, 2015 Guerreros de Oaxaca signed free agent 1B Josh Whitesell.
December 31, 2014 Olmecas de Tabasco released 1B Josh Whitesell.
July 11, 2014 Olmecas de Tabasco traded 1B Carlos Rivera to Saraperos de Saltillo for 1B Josh Whitesell.
March 31, 2014 Saraperos de Saltillo signed free agent 1B Josh Whitesell.
June 28, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs released 1B Josh Whitesell.
June 4, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs placed 1B Josh Whitesell on the temporarily inactive list.
April 5, 2010 1B Josh Whitesell assigned to Syracuse Chiefs from Washington Nationals.
December 28, 2009 Washington Nationals signed free agent 1B Josh Whitesell to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 12, 2009 1B Josh Whitesell elected free agency.
October 19, 2009 Arizona Diamondbacks activated 1B Josh Whitesell.
August 22, 2009 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Josh Whitesell to Reno Aces.
July 16, 2009 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled Josh Whitesell from Reno Aces.
June 19, 2009 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Josh Whitesell to Reno Aces.
May 30, 2009 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled Josh Whitesell from Reno Aces.
May 20, 2009 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Josh Whitesell to Reno Aces.
May 6, 2009 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled Josh Whitesell from Reno Aces.

Joshua S. Whitesell Bio Info

Joshua S. Whitesell (Josh)...pitched and played 1B for Loyola Marymount (CA) junior, led LMU with 15 homers and 47 RBI and was named 2nd-team All-WCC...graduated from Rialto (CA) High with a 4.2 GPA. 2009 In most extensive big league action to date, posted a .346 OBP in 46 games/2 stints with ARI, thanks largely to 24 walks in just 133 plate appearances...displayed patience, seeing 4.28 pitches per plate appearance...hit .306 (11-for-36) with RISP...while with Triple-A Reno, hit .421 with RISP and .366 with runners on base. 2008 Named the D-backs' Minor League Player of the Year after batting .328 with 26 home runs and 110 RBI in 127 games at Tucson (AAA)...among Pacific Coast League batters, was second in RBI, third in on-base percentage (.425), fourth in batting average and OPS (.993), tied for fourth in hits, tied for fifth in doubles, eighth in slugging percentage (.568) and 11th in homers...Had a season-high 7 RBI on May 23 vs. Sacramento, going 3-for-5 with 2 runs scored, a double and 2 home runs...Hit safely in a career-high 19 straight games from June 27-July 18, batting .384 (28-for- 73) was the longest streak by a Sidewinders player and tied for the fourth longest in the PCL in 2008...also hit safely in 16 straight games from July 23-Aug. 9, batting .525 (31-for-59) with 10 multi-hit games and 24 RBI...Recalled from Tucson when the roster expanded on Sept. 2 and made his big league debut that night vs. St. Louis, striking out as a pinch-hitter in his first at-bat...Made his first Major League start at first base on Sept. 15 vs. San Francisco and hit a single off the Giants' Brad Hennessey in the seventh inning for his first career hit...Hit his first Major League home run off the Rockies' Steven Register as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning on Sept. 21 at Colorado. 2007 Mid-season Eastern League All-Star hit .284 with 21 home runs, 74 RBI and a .425 on-base percentage in 119 games with Harrisburg...ranked among EL leaders in OBP (2nd), walks (3rd, 87), slugging percentage (tied for 5th, .512) and homers (9th)...led Washington farmhands in walks and OBP...was named MVP by the Senators' front office in conjunction with Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Baseball America's "Best Tools" survey of league managers, was named the EL's Best Defensive 1B...also recognized by BA's "Best Tools" survey as having the Best Strike-Zone Discipline among Nationals farmhands...garnered Harrisburg Player of the Month honors for both April (.354, 4 homers, 10 RBI) and May (.425 OBP, 9 doubles, 2 homers, 16 RBI)...hit .300 with 16 home runs against opposing right-handed pitchers... went 5-for-5 with 2 doubles, a homer and 5 RBI on April 13 vs. the 2nd game of a June 20 doubleheader vs. Bowie, clubbed 2- and 3-run home runs. 2006 In first taste of Double-A, finished 2nd among Harrisburg hitters-behind only Kory Casto-in batting (.264), home runs (19) and RBI (56)...ranked among Washington minor league leaders in OBP (2nd, .354), games (3rd, 127), home runs (4th) and walks (4th, 53) June, hit .338 with 7 home runs and 14 RBI in 27 games. 2005 Hit .293 with 18 homers, 66 RBI and a .416 OBP in 113 games with Single-A Potomac of the Carolina League... ranked among league leaders in OBP (3rd), walks (4th, 74), slugging percentage (5th, .524), homers (9th) and batting (10th). 2004 Spent entire season with Savannah of the Single-A South Atlantic League, batting .250 with 16 home runs and 54 RBI in 113 games overall...hit 7 home runs in 19 games during the month of June...posted first multi-career homer game, clubbing 3 home runs on June 2 at Rome. 2003 In first pro season, hit .246 with 5 homers and 19 RBI in 49 games with Vermont of the Single-A New York-Penn League... appeared in 46 games at 1B and 3 at DH...clubbed his first home run as a pro, July 20 vs. Oneonta.