38. Joe Randa
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: December 18, 1969 in Milwaukee, WI USA
  • Weight: 190 lbs.
  • Height: 5'11"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: April 30, 1995
  • Final Game: October 01, 2006
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Joe Randa was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in 1991 and he would work his way up to the main roster only to be traded shorty after to Pittsburgh, drafted by Arizona in the expansion draft, traded to Detroit, then the New York Mets and then back to the Royals again.  It was in that second run with the Royals where the Randa would go on the greatest run of his career.

Randa would was a decent fielding Third Baseman and in his first two seasons back he would collect over 185 Hits while batting over .300.  Randa was not exactly a power hitter, but he did provide three 15 Home Run campaigns.  He would contribute 1,084 Hits over his Kansas City career.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Second Base, Third Base
  • Acquired: Selected in the 11th Round of the Amateur Draft 6/3/91.
  • Departed:

    Traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates with Jeff Martin, Jeff Granger and Jeff Wallace for Jay Bell and Jeff King. 12/13/96.

    Acquired (2):

    Traded from the New York Mets for Juan LeBron 12/10/98.

    Departed (2):

    Signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds. 12/21/04.
  • Games Played: 1019
  • Notable Statistics: 489 Runs Scored
    1,084 Hits
    223 Doubles
    23 Triples
    86 Home Runs
    533 RBI
    30 Stolen Bases
    .288/.340/.428 Slash Line
    14.1 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Most Putouts by a Third Baseman (1999, 2000 & 2001)

    Most Assists by a Third Baseman (1999)

    Most Double Plays by a Third Baseman (1999 & 2001)

    Highest Range Factor per Game by a Third Baseman (1999)

    Highest Fielding Percentage by a Third Baseman (2003)

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