C Ernesto Balsa #40
Age: 30 | Bats: L | Throws: R | Morale: Great    
08/27/2029
C ERNESTO BALSA #40 - AGE: 30 - BATS: L - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
90 333 76 25 1 4 28 18 50 .228 .280 .345 0 1.3
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 5 4 5 5
Gap 7 5 7 7
Power 3 2 3 3
Eye 3 3 4 3
Avoid K's 7 6 7 7
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 1 1
Errors: - 4 3
Arm: 6 4 4
Turn DP: - 3 -
Ability: 4 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: -
Catcher: 5 Left Field: -
1st Base: - Center Field: -
2nd Base: - Right Field: -
3rd Base: -
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 1
Stealing Ability: 4
Baserunning Inst.: 7
Sacrifice Bunt: 1
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
08/26/2029 @ CAL Win, 4-0 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0
08/25/2029 @ CAL Win, 6-5 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
08/24/2029 @ CAL Win, 3-1 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
08/23/2029 BRA Win, 2-1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
08/22/2029 BRA Loss, 1-6 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
08/21/2029 BRA Win, 10-3 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
08/20/2029 @ TYH Loss, 6-7 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
08/19/2029 @ TYH Win, 7-4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
08/18/2029 @ TYH Win, 5-2 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0
08/16/2029 KUM Win, 11-2 4 0 3 3 0 0 0 0
PERSONALITY
Balsa has great knowledge of the game.
High: Intelligence
Low: Adaptability
Birthday:08/29/1998
Born in:Winston-Salem, NC
Nationality:American
Height:6' 1"
Weight:240 lbs
Local Popularity:Unknown
National Pop.:Unknown
STATUS
Contract:Minor League Contract
Salary:-
Signed Through:-
Major Service:None, None
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:2 Years, None
Pro Service:9 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet eligible
Option Years:1 option year left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2020, 4th Pick in Round 5
GREAT NORTHERN LEAGUE 2029 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 90 333 76 25 1 4 28 28 18 50 .228 .280 .345 .625 .275 .117 84
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 84 362 7 3 1 17 0 3 115 30 0 0 0.0 28.5 2.77 1.3  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   66 17 4 0 2 6 10 1 15 0 0 1 .258 .279 .409 .689
Versus Right   267 59 21 1 2 22 18 17 35 3 0 6 .221 .280 .330 .609
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Last Week   30 5 2 0 0 2 2 0 7 0 0 1 .167 .194 .233 .427
April   72 13 3 0 1 6 6 3 11 1 0 2 .181 .231 .264 .495
May   64 15 5 1 1 4 4 4 6 0 0 2 .234 .300 .391 .691
June   32 11 3 0 0 4 3 0 3 1 0 0 .344 .333 .438 .771
July   71 20 3 0 1 6 7 5 12 1 0 0 .282 .325 .366 .691
August   94 17 11 0 1 8 8 6 18 0 0 3 .181 .252 .330 .582
Last Year   104 28 8 0 2 6 15 8 12 0 0 1 .269 .327 .404 .731
Career   1406 344 91 3 14 132 133 93 252 19 0 23 .245 .299 .344 .642
Home   153 39 14 0 4 20 22 9 24 3 0 5 .255 .312 .425 .737
Road   180 37 11 1 0 8 6 9 26 0 0 2 .206 .251 .278 .529
Grass   303 69 22 1 4 26 27 16 48 3 0 7 .228 .280 .347 .626
Turf   30 7 3 0 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 .233 .281 .333 .615
Day   124 24 7 0 1 8 9 5 17 2 0 1 .194 .227 .274 .501
Night   209 52 18 1 3 20 19 13 33 1 0 6 .249 .310 .388 .698
As Starter   327 74 25 1 3 26 27 18 50 3 0 7 .226 .279 .336 .615
As Reliever / Substitution   6 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .833 1.167
Pinch Hitting   6 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .833 1.167
Close/Late   83 19 4 0 1 6 7 6 17 1 0 0 .229 .278 .313 .591
Inning 1-3   99 23 8 1 0 7 6 7 17 2 0 2 .232 .291 .333 .624
Inning 4-6   116 28 10 0 3 13 13 3 8 0 0 4 .241 .285 .405 .690
Inning 7-9   105 22 7 0 1 8 9 7 25 1 0 1 .210 .263 .305 .568
Extra Innings   13 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .231 .286 .231 .516
0 Outs   112 21 6 0 1 4 14 4 17 1 0 2 .188 .227 .268 .495
1 Outs   110 28 12 1 2 14 10 7 16 2 0 4 .255 .317 .436 .753
2 Outs   111 27 7 0 1 10 4 7 17 0 0 1 .243 .294 .333 .627
Scoring Position   85 22 7 1 1 23 8 5 11 3 0 1 .259 .298 .400 .698
Bases Empty   181 37 12 0 2 2 14 10 33 0 0 6 .204 .269 .304 .573
Runner on 1st   67 17 6 0 1 3 6 3 6 0 0 0 .254 .286 .388 .674
Runner on 2nd   40 13 4 1 1 11 3 2 6 0 0 0 .325 .357 .550 .907
Runner on 3rd   6 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 .167 .222 .167 .389
Runner on 1st & 2nd   27 4 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 .148 .148 .185 .333
Runner on 1st & 3rd   8 3 1 0 0 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 .375 .333 .500 .833
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   3 1 1 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .333 .600 .667 1.267
Bases Loaded   1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500
Two Strikes   118 18 5 1 0 4 6 6 50 0 0 2 .153 .206 .212 .418
First Pitch   64 11 3 0 1 4 5 2 0 1 0 1 .172 .206 .266 .472
Count 0-1   33 10 4 0 1 6 5 0 0 1 0 2 .303 .333 .515 .848
Count 0-2   22 5 2 0 0 0 1 0 12 0 0 2 .227 .292 .318 .610
Count 1-0   37 13 4 0 1 6 3 0 0 1 0 2 .351 .375 .541 .916
Count 1-1   41 14 6 0 0 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 .341 .357 .488 .845
Count 1-2   35 6 1 0 0 0 2 0 16 0 0 0 .171 .171 .200 .371
Count 2-0   14 4 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .571 .857
Count 2-1   20 5 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .300 .550
Count 2-2   35 4 1 1 0 3 1 0 13 0 0 0 .114 .114 .200 .314
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   6 1 1 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 .167 .545 .333 .879
Full Count   26 3 1 0 0 1 2 6 9 0 0 0 .115 .281 .154 .435
Behind in Count   90 21 7 0 1 6 8 0 28 1 0 4 .233 .263 .344 .608
Ahead in Count   77 23 7 0 2 9 8 9 0 1 0 2 .299 .382 .468 .850
Batting 3rd   101 24 5 1 1 9 11 5 12 1 0 3 .238 .291 .337 .628
Batting 4th   31 3 1 0 1 3 4 4 6 1 0 0 .097 .194 .226 .420
Batting 5th   49 18 4 0 1 4 3 1 6 1 0 1 .367 .385 .510 .895
Batting 6th   52 13 6 0 1 4 3 1 6 0 0 1 .250 .278 .423 .701
Batting 7th   68 12 8 0 0 6 2 5 13 0 0 1 .176 .243 .294 .537
Batting 8th   27 5 1 0 0 2 4 1 5 0 0 1 .185 .241 .222 .464
Batting 9th   5 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533
Low Leverage   149 36 12 0 2 7 7 5 25 0 0 3 .242 .280 .362 .643
Medium Leverage   123 28 11 1 1 15 13 8 18 2 0 3 .228 .287 .358 .644
High Leverage   60 12 2 0 1 6 8 4 6 1 0 1 .200 .258 .283 .541
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2017 Purdue - COL 18 7 12 5 1 0 0 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .417 .467 .500 .967 135 142 0.0
2019 Purdue - COL 20 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 414 464 0.0
2020 Purdue - COL 21 32 49 18 4 0 1 11 12 5 1 1 4 0 0 .367 .429 .510 .939 142 137 0.0
2020 Laval - AA 21 36 105 18 4 0 0 8 8 2 3 3 28 0 0 .171 .204 .210 .413 12 6 0.0
2021 Laval - AA 22 113 378 90 23 0 2 40 33 26 4 7 85 1 0 .238 .289 .315 .604 74 70 0.0
2022 Cheyenne - A 23 43 135 41 13 0 0 7 19 10 3 0 27 0 0 .304 .365 .400 .765 110 114 0.0
2022 Laval - AA 23 18 77 18 4 0 0 3 5 1 0 0 18 0 0 .234 .244 .286 .529 53 49 0.0
2023 Laval - AA 24 113 409 114 27 2 6 47 44 38 8 6 59 1 1 .279 .347 .399 .746 118 113 0.0
2024 Lincoln - AAA 25 126 481 119 31 3 7 55 50 27 8 4 56 0 1 .247 .296 .368 .664 100 101 0.0
2025 Lincoln - AAA 26 100 380 81 20 2 3 27 36 23 5 4 57 0 0 .213 .265 .300 .565 78 79 0.0
2026 Lincoln - AAA 27 84 264 72 20 0 4 26 22 20 8 0 46 1 0 .273 .342 .394 .736 130 131 0.0
2027 Evansville - AAA 28 32 111 31 10 0 3 14 12 8 5 2 12 0 0 .279 .349 .450 .800 131 137 0.0
2028 Brampton - AA 29 27 104 28 8 0 2 6 15 8 1 0 12 0 0 .269 .327 .404 .731 124 130 0.0
2028 Evansville - AAA 29 26 79 19 7 0 0 8 4 3 3 1 9 0 0 .241 .291 .329 .620 83 86 0.0
2029 Seoul - AA 30 90 333 76 25 1 4 28 28 18 7 3 50 0 0 .228 .280 .345 .625 84 84 0.0
Total GBB AAA 368 1315 322 88 5 17 130 124 81 29 11 180 1 1 .245 .301 .358 .659 102 103
Total GNL AA 397 1406 344 91 3 14 132 133 93 23 19 252 2 1 .245 .299 .344 .642 87 85
Total NAFTA A 43 135 41 13 0 0 7 19 10 3 0 27 0 0 .304 .365 .400 .765 110 114
Total USCBA COL 40 62 24 5 0 1 14 14 6 2 2 4 0 0 .387 .444 .516 .961 144 142
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2023 Laval - GNL AA 24 3 10 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .200 .273 .200 .473 0 0 0.0
2027 Evansville - GBB AAA 28 3 12 4 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .583 .917 0 0 0.0
2028 Brampton - GNL AA 29 3 11 6 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 .545 .538 .545 1.084 0 0 0.0
Total GBB AAA 3 12 4 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .583 .917 162 174
Total GNL AA 6 21 8 0 0 0 1 4 2 0 1 2 0 0 .381 .417 .381 .798 146 149
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2017 Purdue - COL C 7 1 29 0 0 29 0 1.000 38.0 6.87 +0.1 .000 0 0 0 0.0
2020 Laval - AA C 35 28 238 13 0 254 3 .988 265.0 8.52 +0.8 1.252 2 22 7 31.8
2020 Purdue - COL C 11 7 45 5 0 51 1 .980 71.1 6.31 +0.1 .000 0 11 5 45.5
2021 Laval - AA C 109 99 691 55 2 754 8 .989 904.1 7.42 -0.5 .954 5 91 28 30.8
2022 Laval - AA C 18 18 119 11 1 134 4 .970 158.0 7.41 -1.1 .959 2 25 4 16.0
2022 Cheyenne - A C 19 12 121 8 1 129 0 1.000 122.0 9.52 -0.1 1.064 2 4 1 25.0
2022 Cheyenne - A 1B 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.2 5.40 +0.1 1.118
2022 Cheyenne - A SS 16 16 16 32 4 54 6 .889 143.0 3.02 -3.9 .843
2022 Cheyenne - A RF 5 4 6 0 0 6 0 1.000 27.1 1.98 +0.1 1.019
2023 Laval - AA C 108 107 946 56 3 1012 10 .990 999.2 9.02 -1.6 1.050 8 109 23 21.1
2024 Lincoln - AAA P 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.1 2.70 -0.0 1.005
2024 Lincoln - AAA C 126 126 945 66 4 1023 12 .988 1068.0 8.52 +2.0 1.071 7 130 41 31.5
2025 Lincoln - AAA C 89 86 704 48 4 759 7 .991 786.0 8.61 +0.6 .925 7 96 34 35.4
2026 Lincoln - AAA C 18 18 125 15 4 141 1 .993 161.0 7.83 +0.3 1.060 2 26 7 26.9
2027 Evansville - AAA C 31 31 255 9 2 270 6 .978 270.0 8.80 +0.5 1.322 1 37 6 16.2
2027 Evansville - AAA RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 3.2 0.00 0.0 .000
2028 Evansville - AAA C 24 23 167 16 2 188 5 .973 206.0 8.00 -0.0 .813 1 30 7 23.3
2028 Brampton - AA C 7 7 61 3 1 64 0 1.000 72.0 8.00 +0.3 1.080 0 9 2 22.2
2028 Brampton - AA CF 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 9.0 2.00 -0.2 .999
2029 Seoul - AA C 50 50 369 38 1 411 4 .990 456.1 8.03 +3.3 1.180 3 50 20 40.0
TOTAL P 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.1 2.70 -0.0 1.005
TOTAL C 652 613 4815 343 25 5219 61 .988 5577.2 8.32 +4.8 1.022 40 640 185 28.9
TOTAL 1B 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.2 5.40 +0.1 1.118
TOTAL SS 16 16 16 32 4 54 6 .889 143.0 3.02 -3.9 .843
TOTAL CF 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 9.0 2.00 -0.2 .999
TOTAL RF 6 4 6 0 0 6 0 1.000 31.0 1.74 +0.1 1.019
PLAYER HISTORY
05/27/2016 Joined the Purdue Astronauts.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 1 (6); Power: 1 (3); Eye: 1 (4).
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 1 (6); Power: 1 (3); Eye: 1 (4).
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 2 (6); Power: 1 (3); Eye: 2 (4).
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (7); Power: 1 (2); Eye: 1 (3).
06/07/2020 Released by the Purdue Astronauts.
06/07/2020 Drafted in the 2020 first-year player draft (Round 5, Pick 4, 106th overall pick) by the Omaha Cyclones.
07/07/2020 Signed a minor league contract with the Omaha Cyclones organization with a signing bonus of $120,000.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (7); Power: 1 (2); Eye: 2 (3).
07/27/2021 Injured (bruised wrist), day-to-day for 4 days.
07/30/2021 Injured (calf cramp), day-to-day for 4 days.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (7); Power: 1 (2); Eye: 2 (3).
07/19/2022 Injured (sprained elbow), out for 2 weeks.
07/30/2022 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 4 days.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (7); Power: 2 (3); Eye: 3 (4).
12/06/2023 Drafted in the rule 5 draft (Round 2, Pick 7, 39th overall Pick) by the Manchester Maulers, from the Hartford Harpoon.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 7 (7); Power: 2 (3); Eye: 3 (4).
02/01/2024 Released by the Manchester organization, returned to the Hartford Harpoon.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 7 (7); Power: 2 (3); Eye: 3 (4).
04/11/2025 Injured (knee contusion), out for 2 weeks.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 7 (7); Power: 3 (3); Eye: 4 (4).
04/14/2026 Injured (Fractured wrist), out for 4-5 weeks.
08/05/2026 Injured (Sprained knee), day-to-day for 3 weeks.
12/04/2026 Became a minor league free agent.
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (5); Power: 3 (3); Eye: 3 (3).
01/26/2027 Signed a minor league contract ($500 bonus) with the Crystal Lake Sandgnats organization.
04/09/2027 Suspended 4 games after ejection following arguing a strike call.
11/30/2027 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $510,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2028 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (5); Power: 3 (3); Eye: 3 (3).
11/29/2028 Became a free agent.
01/01/2029 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (5); Power: 2 (2); Eye: 3 (3).
01/19/2029 Signed a minor league contract with the Manchester Maulers organization.
02/10/2029 Released by the Manchester organization.
02/23/2029 Signed a minor league contract ($1,119 bonus) with the Shin Seiki Evas organization.
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