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Josh Whitaker

Josh Whitaker 26 RF

Midland RockHounds

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: John Wesley Whitaker
  • Age: 26 (February 8, 1989)
  • Birthplace: Grovetown, GA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 225
  • Draft: Round 25 (2010, OAK)
  • School: Kennesaw State
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Josh Whitaker Stats Summary

Josh Whitaker Career Stats

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Josh Whitaker Awards and Honors

Josh Whitaker  26 RF

  • Full Name: John Wesley Whitaker
  • Born: February 8, 1989
  • Age: 26
  • Birthplace: Grovetown, GA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 225
  • Draft: Round 25 (2010, OAK)
  • School: Kennesaw State

Suffered a fractured left wrist on May 15, 2013, but tied for ninth in slugging percentage (.446) among A's Minor Leaguers. ... In 2012, was third in slugging on the A's farm (.472), fourth in home runs and tied for ninth with 61 RBI, again, despite playing in fewer than 100 games . ... In 2011, finished second in the league with a .326 average, trailing only Cardinals' prospect Oscar Taveras; finished second in the Midwest League in slugging (.556) and third in on-base percentage (.402); ranked second among A's farm hands in batting, fourth in slugging (.556) and tied for fifth in home runs. ... Selected by the Oakland Athletics in the 25th round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, GA).