Josh Phegley

Josh Phegley #19

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 10"/230
  • Age: 28


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Josh Phegley Stats

.310 0 1 0 .734

Josh Phegley MLB Career Stats

.232 16 64 2 .654

Josh Phegley Bio

  • Full Name: Joshua Aaron Phegley
  • Pronunciation: FEHG-lee
  • Born: 2/12/1988 in Terre Haute, IN
  • Draft: 2009, Chicago White Sox, 1st rd. (38th overall)
  • College: Indiana
  • Debut: July 5, 2013
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2016 Stats 29 3 9 0 1 0 .310 .355 .734
MLB Career Stats 495 48 115 16 64 2 .232 .266 .654

Josh Phegley 2016 Splits

Last 7 Games 21 1 5 0 1 1 1 0 .238 .273 .286
Last 15 Games 29 3 9 0 1 2 4 0 .310 .355 .379
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Last 7 Games
Last 15 Games
Last 30 Games
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
4/30 vs HOU 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/1 vs HOU 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/3 vs SEA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last 3 Games
4/30 vs HOU
5/1 vs HOU
5/3 vs SEA
2016 Games by Position: C (10)

Josh Phegley Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Athletics AL 31 22 86.27 232.21 70.44 9.54 44.57
MLB Avg - - - - 89.21 215.09 73.24 11.35 37.23


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Josh Phegley Stats

*Since 2006

Josh Phegley Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Josh Phegley Statcast Events


Josh Phegley 2016 Projections

Rest of Season
41 155 17 38 38 8 1 5 19 9 0 32 1 0 .245 .293 .406 .700
51 184 20 47 49 10 1 5 20 11 0 36 1 0 .255 .303 .402 .705
Rest of Season

Josh Phegley News

Josh Phegley Fantasy News

March 4, 2016 at 6:22 PM ET

A's get good news on injured catchers

The A's could see both of their catchers in Spring Training games ahead of schedule, just not behind the plate.

October 7, 2015 at 6:42 AM ET

Phegley shows improvement in 2015

A's catcher Josh Phegley finished the 2015 regular season with a .249 average, nine homers, 34 RBIs and 27 runs scored.


Josh Phegley Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2013 Charlotte INT

MiLB Gold Glove

Year Team League
2012 Charlotte INT Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Chi White Sox AL

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Charlotte INT
2013 Charlotte INT
2014 Charlotte INT

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/11/2014 Charlotte INT

INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Charlotte INT

Josh Phegley Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
December 9, 2014 Oakland Athletics traded RHP Jeff Samardzija and RHP Michael Ynoa to Chicago White Sox for RHP Chris Bassitt, C Josh Phegley, 1B Rangel Ravelo and SS Marcus Semien.
September 2, 2014 Chicago White Sox recalled C Josh Phegley from Charlotte Knights.
March 19, 2014 Chicago White Sox optioned C Josh Phegley to Charlotte Knights.
July 5, 2013 Chicago White Sox recalled Josh Phegley from Charlotte Knights.
March 15, 2013 Chicago White Sox optioned Josh Phegley to Charlotte Knights.
November 19, 2012 Chicago White Sox selected the contract of Josh Phegley from Charlotte Knights.
April 5, 2012 Josh Phegley assigned to Charlotte Knights from Birmingham Barons.
January 23, 2012 Chicago White Sox invited non-roster C Josh Phegley to spring training.
August 15, 2011 Josh Phegley assigned to Birmingham Barons from Charlotte Knights.
July 14, 2011 Josh Phegley assigned to Charlotte Knights from Birmingham Barons.
January 19, 2011 Chicago White Sox invited non-roster C Josh Phegley to spring training.
August 17, 2010 Josh Phegley assigned to Birmingham Barons from Winston-Salem Dash.
July 29, 2010 Josh Phegley roster status changed by Winston-Salem Dash.
July 7, 2010 Winston-Salem Dash placed C Josh Phegley on the 7-day disabled list.
June 27, 2010 Winston-Salem Dash activated C Josh Phegley from the 7-day disabled list.
June 22, 2010 sent C Josh Phegley on a rehab assignment to Bristol White Sox.
April 16, 2010 Winston-Salem Dash placed C Josh Phegley on the 7-day disabled list.
April 2, 2010 C Josh Phegley assigned to Winston-Salem Dash from Kannapolis Intimidators.
January 14, 2010 Chicago White Sox invited non-roster C Josh Phegley to spring training.
June 27, 2009 C Josh Phegley assigned to Kannapolis Intimidators from Chicago White Sox.
June 25, 2009 Chicago White Sox signed Josh Phegley.

Joshua Aaron Phegley Bio Info

Joshua Aaron Phegley was originally signed by White Sox scout Mike Shirley…was selected as a supplemental pick following the first round of the 2009 draft as compensation for the loss of free agent Orlando Cabrera…is married, Jessica…has a daughter, Stella…attended Indiana University…was a First-Team All-Big Ten selection as a junior after hitting .344 with a team-leading 17 home runs and 66 RBI…was named a semifinalist for the Johnny Bench and Golden Spikes Awards…was a unanimous preseason All-American…was named the preseason Big Ten Player of the Year by… finished second in the nation with a .438 average as a sophomore…was named a Second-Team AllAmerican by Collegiate Baseball News, the American Baseball Coaches Association and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers of America…is a 2007 graduate of Terre Haute (Ind.) North High School… was named Indiana's Mr. Baseball in 2006.


Spent the entire season with Oakland before his season ended in mid-September due to a concussion… hit .249 with nine home runs and 34 RBI in 73 games…batted .305 over his first 32 games through June 26…then hit .208 over his final 41 contests…started 40 of the A's 41 games against a left-handed starting pitcher before his concussion…also made 22 starts against right-handers….hit .276 (32-for-116) against lefties, .220 (24-for-109) against righties…his career splits are .267 (46-for-172) with a .471 slugging percentage against left-handers, .204 (60-for-294) with a .340 slugging percentage against right-handers…appeared exclusively at catcher on defense where he made 62 starts…tossed out 17-of-45 (37.8%) attempted base stealers, which was the third best percentage in the American League among catchers with 60 or more games caught…using the same minimum, it was the best by an A's catcher since Mike Macfarlane tossed out 24-of-60 (40.0%) in 79 games in 1999…has now thrown out 29-of-93 (31.2%) in his career…had 53 assists and his average of 0.88 assists per nine innings was second best in Oakland history among catchers with 60 or more games (Jim Essian, 0.90 in 1978)…committed just two errors for a .996 fielding percentage…batted .344 with five of his nine home runs with runners on base compared to .178 with the bases empty…hit .306 with runners in scoring position, including .400 with RISP and two outs…belted six of his nine home runs at home…had a .284 batting average with two outs…hit .218 against a pitcher the first time he saw him in a game, .276 the second time and .324 after that…batted .193 with a .220 on-base percentage when leading off an inning…started games at every spot in the order except the first three…hit seventh 18 times and eighth 17 times…batted .333 when hitting eighth.


Spent the entire season at Triple-A Charlotte before being promoted to Chicago (AL) Sept. 2…hit .216 with three home runs and seven RBI in 11 games with the White Sox…added two doubles and five of his eight hits were for extra bases…hit .222 (6-for-27) against right-handed pitching compared to .200 (2-for-10) against left-handers…both of his hits off lefties were home runs…has three home runs in 56 career at bats against lefties and four in 185 at bats against righties…batted .333 with all three of his home runs at home, .105 on the road…went 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position…started 10 games at catcher and committed one error in 11 games overall behind the plate (.989 fielding percentage)… tossed out 2-of-8 (25.0%) attempted base stealers and has thrown out 12-of-48 (25.0%) in his two seasons with Chicago…went 0-for-11 over his first four games before singling to lead off the seventh inning Sept. 16 at Kansas City…that snapped a career-high 0-for-35 streak dating back to Sept. 18, 2013…was batting .077 with no home runs and two RBI over his first eight games…then went 6-for-11 (.545) with three multiple hit games in three games against Kansas City from Sept. 25-28…hit all three of his home runs and drove in five of his seven runs in that series…had his first career two-homer game Sept. 27 against the Royals.

CHARLOTTE: Was named to the International League Postseason All-Star team after batting .274 with 23 home runs and 75 RBI in 107 games with Charlotte…had minor league career highs in runs (69), hits (115), doubles (30), triples (4), home runs, RBI, extra base hits (57), hit by pitches (8) and sacrifice flies (7) and matched his high in walks (31)…ranked second in the IL in extra base hits, third in home runs and slugging percentage (.530), sixth in total bases (222), tied for sixth in runs and RBI and tied for eighth in hit by pitches…ranked second in the White Sox farm system in home runs and extra base hits, third in slugging, fourth in total bases, sixth in runs and RBI and ninth in doubles…hit .320 with 17 home runs and 49 RBI at home, .233 with six home runs and 26 RBI on the road…batted .276 (79-for-286) against right-handed pitching compared to .271 (36-for-133) against left-handers…13 of his 23 home runs came with runners on base…hit .258 with runners in scoring position…tossed out 41-of-94 (43.6%) attempted base stealers, which was the best percentage in the IL…also led IL catchers in games (105), total chances (893), putouts (799), assists (86) and passed balls (14)…in addition to catcher, he also went 0-for-3 in two games as the designated hitter…hit third 54 times, fifth 27 times and clean-up 26 times…had his best batting average with a .340 mark in the five spot…did not homer in April and began the season with a 21-game homerless streak…connected for his first home run May 6 against Lehigh Valley and homered 23 times over his final 86 games…batted .300 over his first 16 games through April 26…then went 15-for-67 (.224) over his next 18 contests from April 27 to May 23…had a season-high four hits May 29 at Columbus to lift his average to .278…then went 12-for-83 (.145) over his next 23 games from May 30 to June 28 to fall to .231…had a 17-game hitting streak from June 30 to July 24…went 34-for-76 (.447) with five home runs, 20 RBI, 20 runs scored and 11 multiple hit games during the streak, which tied for fourth longest in the IL…played in the Triple-A All-Star Game for the International League and went 1-for-2 with a run scored…hit .354 in 23 games in July…was named IL Player of the Week for the period of Aug. 4-10 after going 9-for-16 (.563) with three doubles, three home runs and 13 RBI…11 of the RBI came over a two-game stretch as he drove in six runs Aug. 6 against Gwinnett and five Aug. 7 against Pawtucket…had his lone two-homer game of the season in the latter contest…had three straight three-hit games from Aug. 5-7 (9-for-12, .750)…then went 12-for-63 (.190) over his final 16 contests.


Appeared in 65 games with the White Sox after he was recalled from Class AAA Charlotte on 7/5 … started 59 of 80 games after joining the Sox … batted .261 (12-46) vs. left-handers and .255 (26-102) at U.S. Cellular Field … threw out 25.0 percent (10-40) of attempted basestealers … pitchers recorded a 4.15 ERA (238 ER/516.0 IC) when he was behind the plate … was recalled from Charlotte on 7/5 and made his debut that night at Tampa Bay, going 1-3 with two RBI (first hit and RBI off Jeremy Hellickson) … hit his first career home run on 7/7 at the Rays (off David Price), becoming the first Sox player since Miguel Olivo on 9/15/02 at the Yankees homer within his first two career games (source: Elias) … hit a solo homer on 7/8 vs. the Cubs, becoming the first rookie in franchise history to record a RBI in each of his first three career games and fourth Sox player to homer in his first at-bat at U.S. Cellular Field … joined Magglio Ordonez as the only players in team history to homer in consecutive games within their first three career contests … hit a go-ahead grand slam in the sixth inning on 7/11 at Detroit … became the first player in Sox history to hit a grand slam within his first five career games and record eight RBI in his first five games (STATS LLC) … joined Ordonez (1997) and Zeke Bonura (1934) as the only players in franchise history to hit three homers over their first five games (STATS LLC) … entered the game at second base in the 13th inning on 7/13-2 at Philadelphia … hit a game-tying single in the ninth inning off Jonathan Papelbon on 7/14 at the Phillies … collected a season-high three hits on 7/20 vs. Atlanta and 9/14 vs. Cleveland … went 0-22 over his final eight games … was selected to the Triple-A All-Star Team and the U.S. Team at the All-Star Futures Game at Citi Field (did not play due to his promotion) … ranked among the International League leaders in slugging percentage (2nd, .597), OPS (3rd, .966) and average (6th, .316) at the time of his promotion … led the Knights in home runs (61 games) … threw out 40.7 percent (24-59) of attempted basestealers … entered the season ranked by Baseball America as the No. 18 Prospect in the Sox organization and the top catcher.

2012 Won his first career MiLB Rawlings Gold Glove Award in his first full season with Class AAA Charlotte ... was named to the International League midseason All-Star team ... threw out 46.2 percent (30-65) of attempted basestealers ... hit a career-high 22 doubles and batted .266 (105-394), his highest mark in a full season ... hit .382 (29-76) in April ... compiled a 13-game hitting streak from 4/13-30 (.415, 22-53) ... homered in back-to-back games on 8/18 at Norfolk and 8/20 at Durham ... went 15-44 (.341) with five home runs and 14 RBIs over the last 13 games of the season ... hit .346 (9-26) with a double, two homers and four RBIs in the IL playoffs. 2011 Combined to hit .242 (107-443) with 25 doubles, two triples, nine home runs, 56 RBI and 52 runs scored in 116 games between Class AA Birmingham and Class AAA Charlotte...hit .242 (88-364) with 21 doubles, two triples, seven home runs, 50 RBI and 43 runs scored over 94 games with the Barons...combined to throw out 43.2 percent (35-81) of attempted baserunners...posted a .281 (48-171) average at home (.207 on the road)...was 4-11 (.364) with 11 RBI with the bases loaded...went 4-4 with a home run and seven RBI on 6/2 vs. Chattanooga...appeared in 22 games with the Knights, hitting .241 (19-79) with four doubles, two home runs and six RBI. 2010 2010: Was limited to just 48 games due to Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), a rare autoimmune disorder that lowers platelet count ... combined to hit .284 (50-176) with five homers and 26 RBI in 48 games with Advanced Rookie Bristol, Class A Winston-Salem and Class AA Birmingham ... began the season with the Dash and appeared in six games before being placed on the disabled list due to illness on 4/16 ... played in five games with Bristol before returning from his rehabilitation assignment on 6/27 ... was on the disabled list due to illness for a second time from 7/6-29 ... was promoted to the Barons on 8/16 and hit .292 (21-79) in 18 games ... underwent offseason surgery to remove his spleen. 2009 Made his professional debut with Class A Kannapolis, hitting .224 (44-196) with nine home runs and 33 RBI in 52 games ... led the Intimidators in home runs despite appearing in just 52 games...went 20-56 (.357)with 15 RBI over a 15-game stretch from 8/3-23...hit .391 (9-23) and tallied 14 RBI with runners in scoring position and two outs...hit a monthly best .275 (25-91) with five home runs and 22 RBI in 24 games in August.