2006 Toronto Blue Jays
Record: 85-77
Finish: 1st in AL East Division
Runs Scored: 752
Runs Allowed: 747
Exp W-L: 81-81
 
Ballpark: Skydome
Attendance: 2,882,720
Manager: Peter Maioriello

Statistics / Schedule

Minor League Records:
AAA: 56-82, 12th in the American
AA: 69-69, 9th in the American
A: 84-54, 1st in the American
 
 
Postseason Results:
Lost Divisional Series 2-4 to Oakland Athletics
 
Team Index    Draft History Park History
Starters: Positional    Registers: Batters     Leaders: Batters   
  Pitchers   Pitchers   Pitchers
 
Team Batting Stats     Help
Pos Name Age G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS DWS
2B  Jerry Hairston 30 154 611 105 177 30 5 10 61 35 20 65 73 .290 .367 .404 .771 87.0 15.0 7.8
CF  Vernon Wells 27 155 599 102 173 36 7 26 109 27 12 39 52 .289 .334 .503 .837 90.5 16.5 6.8
2B  Jeff Kent 38 151 575 75 152 33 2 22 96 0 1 45 110 .264 .321 .443 .764 80.3 13.2 0.1
LF *Gabe Gross 26 156 551 71 161 14 5 15 69 20 13 54 56 .292 .363 .417 .780 81.1 14.6 5.6
3B *Eric Hinske 28 152 510 74 108 28 2 13 53 20 4 57 159 .212 .290 .351 .641 56.8 4.8 5.2
C  Kevin Cash 28 140 490 63 117 17 0 8 61 6 5 35 120 .239 .292 .322 .614 44.7 2.5 7.8
C  Josh Phelps 28 125 421 45 84 13 0 17 64 0 0 33 131 .200 .271 .352 .623 40.0 1.5 1.1
3B *Howie Clark 32 127 404 37 108 18 4 1 39 0 1 42 55 .267 .332 .339 .671 47.7 6.1 3.8
CF *Alex Sanchez 29 120 413 49 108 16 3 2 35 42 18 31 74 .262 .311 .329 .640 44.4 4.5 2.3
RF  Reed Johnson 29 96 260 36 67 11 0 10 41 2 0 22 49 .258 .342 .415 .758 37.3 6.2 2.1
1B  Lance Niekro 27 56 239 30 82 12 0 3 39 0 0 12 33 .343 .375 .431 .805 33.7 6.9 0.5
SS *Russ Adams 25 64 228 33 60 11 1 4 27 22 9 18 56 .263 .315 .373 .687 26.5 3.0 1.9
CF  Alexis Rios 25 70 169 27 42 7 2 5 20 9 0 12 50 .249 .303 .402 .706 24.4 3.6 1.6
C #Gregg Zaun 35 15 44 3 7 1 0 1 4 0 0 4 11 .159 .245 .250 .495 2.2 0.0 0.5
1B *Simon Pond 29 8 29 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 14 .138 .242 .172 .415 1.3 0.0 0.2
  Team Totals 29.1 1589 5543 752 1450 248 31 137 719 183 83 472 1043 .262 .324 .392 .716 697.9 98.3 47.3
  Rank among 14 AL teams 12 12 11 12 10 12 12 5 11 8 4 9 11 13 13 13  
* - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, blank - bats right-handed
Team Pitching Stats     Help
Name Age W L Pct G GS SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA PWS
*Cliff Lee 27 11 12 .478 33 33 0 194.0 181 87 26 61 175 4.04 11.8
 Roy Halladay 29 11 8 .579 21 21 0 165.0 146 45 5 40 165 2.45 17.1
 Joel Pineiro 27 8 11 .421 47 19 8 139.3 153 75 12 41 95 4.84 8.8
 Jeremy Bonderman 23 5 8 .385 21 21 0 131.7 137 74 28 28 155 5.06 5.6
 Jamie Vermilyea 25 5 3 .625 71 0 6 103.7 91 32 5 30 87 2.78 13.1
 Josh Towers 29 5 9 .357 19 19 0 92.3 144 65 11 21 60 6.34 0.0
*Jason Kershner 29 10 2 .833 62 0 18 89.0 93 35 8 29 64 3.54 12.9
 Aquilino Lopez 31 4 0 1.000 58 0 12 82.3 65 16 3 35 61 1.75 14.5
 Kerry Wood 29 7 3 .700 13 13 0 82.0 64 34 12 36 97 3.73 6.9
 Aaron Taylor 28 3 4 .429 46 0 3 78.0 79 39 5 54 63 4.50 4.6
 David Bush 26 6 4 .600 14 14 0 74.3 88 45 12 21 57 5.45 3.2
 Miguel Batista 35 3 4 .429 16 10 0 73.7 76 42 11 30 53 5.13 3.0
*C.C. Sabathia 25 6 3 .667 12 12 0 63.7 74 30 10 20 51 4.24 3.9
 Jayson Durocher 31 0 6 .000 57 0 3 61.0 70 34 11 21 41 5.02 2.5
 Cliff Politte 32 1 0 1.000 10 0 1 10.0 14 5 1 4 6 4.50 0.8
*Dave Maurer 31 0 0 .000 2 0 0 5.0 5 3 0 4 0 5.40 0.2
 Sean Douglass 27 0 0 .000 4 0 1 2.3 2 1 0 1 1 3.86 0.4
 Justin Miller 28 0 0 .000 1 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0.00 0.2
Team Totals 28.4 85 77 .525 507 162 52 1448.3 1484 662 160 476 1232 4.11 109.3
Rank among 14 AL teams 5 5 3 6 5 4 7 2 4 2 2  
* - throws left-handed, blank - throws right-handed
Team Fielding Stats     Help
Last 2 columns are Fielding Percentage and Range Factor (expect Catcher where last column is Runners Thrown Out Percentage)
Numbers in headings are league average values.
Catchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .988 29.4
K.Cash 1219.3 138 139 1069 76 8 3 .993 35.0
J.Phelps 108.7 11 18 104 6 3 0 .973 9.1
G.Zaun 105.7 11 11 73 5 1 0 .987 28.6
J.Kent 4.0 0 1 6 0 0 0 1.000 0.0
A.Sanchez 2.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.0
Team Total 1439.7 160 170 1253 87 12 3 .991 32.8
First Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .993 10.66
J.Phelps 885.3 98 106 971 75 8 87 .992 10.63
L.Niekro 374.8 29 31 397 33 7 42 .984 10.33
H.Clark 54.0 6 6 51 3 0 5 1.000 9.00
S.Pond 17.0 2 2 15 0 1 0 .938 7.94
R.Johnson 7.0 0 1 6 0 0 0 1.000 7.71
Team Total 1338.1 135 146 1440 111 16 134 .990 10.43
Second Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .975 5.20
J.Hairston 1350.0 152 154 268 537 27 112 .968 5.37
H.Clark 85.0 10 10 11 27 1 2 .974 4.02
A.Rios 9.0 0 1 4 1 0 1 1.000 5.00
J.Kent 4.0 0 2 2 2 0 1 1.000 9.00
Team Total 1448.0 162 167 285 567 28 116 .968 5.30
Third Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .954 2.63
E.Hinske 1327.0 151 152 67 316 22 25 .946 2.60
L.Niekro 79.1 6 9 1 20 1 1 .955 2.39
H.Clark 68.0 5 12 10 7 2 2 .895 2.25
S.Pond 53.0 6 6 2 10 0 2 1.000 2.04
Team Total 1527.1 168 179 80 353 25 30 .945 2.55
Shortstops Inn GS G PO A E DP .971 4.79
H.Clark 831.3 93 96 119 315 16 55 .964 4.70
R.Adams 558.7 63 63 74 192 9 38 .967 4.29
R.Johnson 54.0 6 6 5 16 0 3 1.000 3.50
J.Hairston 3.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
A.Rios 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1448.0 162 167 198 523 25 96 .966 4.48
Left Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .968 1.73
A.Sanchez 752.7 88 89 124 3 10 0 .927 1.52
G.Gross 546.7 60 63 105 6 1 1 .991 1.83
A.Rios 112.7 13 16 19 0 0 0 1.000 1.52
R.Johnson 31.0 0 14 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.32
H.Clark 5.0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.60
Team Total 1448.0 162 183 258 9 11 1 .960 1.66
Center Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .984 2.34
V.Wells 1290.0 143 151 305 10 4 3 .987 2.20
A.Rios 117.0 14 15 31 2 1 1 .971 2.54
A.Sanchez 41.0 5 6 12 0 1 0 .923 2.63
Team Total 1448.0 162 172 348 12 6 4 .984 2.24
Right Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .974 1.86
G.Gross 745.7 85 87 145 8 2 4 .987 1.85
R.Johnson 543.7 62 71 98 1 5 0 .952 1.64
A.Rios 154.7 15 27 23 1 1 0 .960 1.40
K.Wood 82.0 13 13 6 0 0 0 1.000 0.66
A.Sanchez 4.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1530.0 175 199 272 10 8 4 .972 1.66
Pitchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .965 2.01
C.Lee 194.0 33 33 11 24 4 2 .897 1.62
R.Halladay 165.0 21 21 9 27 2 3 .947 1.96
J.Pineiro 139.3 19 47 6 23 2 1 .935 1.87
J.Bonderman 131.7 21 21 3 15 0 1 1.000 1.23
J.Vermilyea 103.7 0 71 16 15 0 2 1.000 2.69
J.Towers 92.3 19 19 9 14 2 1 .920 2.24
J.Kershner 89.0 0 62 6 13 0 2 1.000 1.92
A.Lopez 82.3 0 58 2 17 0 3 1.000 2.08
K.Wood 82.0 13 13 4 12 0 0 1.000 1.76
A.Taylor 78.0 0 46 5 10 1 2 .938 1.73
D.Bush 74.3 14 14 4 8 1 1 .923 1.45
M.Batista 73.7 10 16 7 21 0 0 1.000 3.42
C.Sabathia 63.7 12 12 3 9 1 0 .923 1.70
J.Durocher 61.0 0 57 7 14 0 3 1.000 3.10
C.Politte 10.0 0 10 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.90
D.Maurer 5.0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 3.60
S.Douglass 2.3 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
J.Miller 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1448.3 162 507 92 225 13 21 .961 1.97
Team Batting LeadersTeam Pitching Leaders
Batting Average Gross .292
On-Base Pct Hairston .367
Slugging Pct Wells .503
OPS Wells .837
XR Wells 90.5
Games Gross 156
At-Bats Hairston 611
Runs Hairston 105
Hits Hairston 177
Total Bases Wells 301
Singles Hairston 132
Doubles Wells 36
Triples Wells 7
Homeruns Wells 26
RBIs Wells 109
Stolen Bases Sanchez 42
Caught Stealing Hairston 20
Walks Hairston 65
Strikeouts Hinske 159
ERA Halladay 2.45
Wins Halladay, Lee 11
Losses Lee 12
Winning Pct Halladay .579
Saves Kershner 18
Games Pitched Vermilyea 71
Games Started Lee 33
Complete Games Halladay 6
Shutouts Halladay, Sabathia 1
Innings Pitched Lee 194.0
Hits Allowed Lee 181
Homeruns Allowed Bonderman 28
Strikeouts Lee 175
Walks Allowed Lee 61
Walks per 9IP Halladay 2.2
Hits per 9IP Halladay 8.0
Strikeouts per 9IP Halladay 9.0
WHiP Halladay 1.13
OAVG Halladay .234
OOBP Halladay .286
OSLG Halladay .299
OOPS Halladay .585
Team All-Stars
Aquilino Lopez
Player Salaries
Jeff Kent $ 8,400,000
Kerry Wood $ 7,583,000
Jerry Hairston $ 6,200,000
Jason Kershner $ 3,821,429
Joel Pineiro $ 3,380,000
Miguel Batista $ 3,052,000
C.C. Sabathia $ 2,430,000
Eric Hinske $ 2,408,000
Vernon Wells $ 2,363,000
Josh Phelps $ 2,178,572
Aaron Taylor $ 1,907,143
Cliff Lee $ 1,800,000
Alex Sanchez $ 1,278,571
Chad Hermansen $ 350,000
Gabe Gross $ 300,000
Howie Clark $ 300,000
Justin Miller $ 300,000
Kevin Cash $ 300,000
David Bush $ 300,000
Jayson Durocher $ 300,000
Reed Johnson $ 300,000
Russ Adams $ 300,000
Dave Maurer $ 300,000
Gregg Zaun $ 300,000
Lance Niekro $ 300,000
Simon Pond $ 300,000
Brian Reed $ 300,000
Alexis Rios $ 300,000
Josh Towers $ 300,000
Jamie Vermilyea $ 300,000
Aquilino Lopez $ 300,000
 
Player Transactions
Date Action Losing To Getting
7/19 Released Talley Haines    
7/19 Released Jordan Dejong    
7/19 Released Tyrell Godwin    
7/19 Released Tobias Rovira    
7/19 Released Alfonzo Tejeda    
7/26 Waived Cliff Politte Chicago (N)  
7/26 Waived Sean Douglass Minnesota  
7/27 Traded Roy Halladay
Jeremy Bonderman
Francisco Rosario
Chicago (N) William Bergolla
Kerry Wood
C.C. Sabathia
Lance Niekro
7/27 Signed     Gregg Zaun
9/25 Released Elbert Gulledge