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James DarnellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2013 MLB Years: 2011-2012
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Positions3B-357, LF-47, RF-6, 1B-5, CF-1Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames T. Darnell
Height6-2Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 19,1987 [31.211]PlaceDanville,California
High SchoolSan Ramon Valley (Danville,CA)
CollegeUniversity of South Carolina (Columbia,SC)

DraftedSelected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (69th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$740,000Signing ScoutsAnthony ByrdService Time1.061 (2013)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2009-SDN-#10 ... 2010-MLB-#90 ... 2010-SDN-#3
MLB DebutAugust 9,2011 [24.202]
OrganizationsSDN [6] Awards6
TBC Player ID123875Retrosheet IDdarnj001MLBAM ID543083
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed42Power78Contact64XBH75RBIs86Runs48Hitting67Durability53Team.519Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006South CarolinaSECNCAA-1Fr4of195111320274031821122125203.239.318.354.672407134.264.115.230.3008.9615.671.752.2437.6725.93
2007South CarolinaSECNCAA-1So4of2064239617972196343513558502.331.450.6151.06514728308.316.284.502.45216.5611.360.696.1712.5835.44
2008South CarolinaSECNCAA-1Jr4of21632555278130198131394620503.306.395.580.97514832301.303.274.435.41612.9615.281.186.3113.4241.03
2008Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-sdn-3b2116679256121511111200013.373.462.5821.04439978.434.209.373.44914.1015.381.092.5633.5036.00
2009Fort Wayne TinCapsMidwAsdn83b2266222407317273855575121105.329.468.518.98611526283.400.189.446.43520.1418.020.892.4731.7135.62
2009Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn33b22602354069182134331303821102.294.377.553.93013033269.303.259.396.39911.1514.131.274.8318.0847.83
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12645780142354208186878942207.311.424.536.96024559552.349.225.420.41715.7616.121.023.6222.8541.55
2010Fort Wayne TinCapsMidwAsdn303b23725594018005420000.360.500.6401.14016532.400.280.480.49115.6312.500.803.1325.0055.56
2010San Antonio MissionsTexAAsdn63b2310137346992111050204464513011.265.348.408.75615232426.295.143.265.33810.3315.021.452.3537.3032.32
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         108398511082511158204968713011.271.359.422.78116837458.301.151.279.34810.7014.851.392.4036.1834.26
2011San Antonio MissionsTexAAsdn253b247628862962511762215248204410.333.434.6041.03817443346.348.271.455.44115.0313.870.924.9116.9444.79
2011Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn83b-lf243513420354061700163021203.261.344.425.7695710155.290.164.284.34010.3219.351.883.8722.3328.57
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         111422821312912379216878416413.310.406.547.95323153501.330.237.400.41013.5715.571.154.5918.3540.46
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn223b2418452102017105701106.222.294.333.62715352.237.111.244.2819.6213.461.401.9245.0030.00
2012Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn223b-lf253111622316072111162530201.267.365.500.8655813137.279.233.371.37311.6818.251.565.1116.5741.94
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn22lf25717141011002200003.235.316.471.7878219.214.236.353.34010.5310.531.005.2617.0050.00
2013Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn-lf261561515510100231200000.246.281.361.64222664.306.115.131.2824.6918.754.000.000.0040.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25623143028107901109.226.300.371.67123571.231.145.274.0009.8612.681.292.8231.0035.71
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4071521249452106863264141123428418413535.297.394.502.8967631771790.328.205.360.00013.0715.871.213.5224.1439.16
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter813114781151134813356751404.260.341.441.78213729356.289.181.286.0009.8318.821.913.6523.9235.80
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter177661108195462271124196112717421.295.387.493.88032675772.318.198.348.00012.4414.511.173.5024.4838.46
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter602354069182134331303821102.294.377.553.93013033269.303.259.396.00011.1514.131.274.8318.0847.83
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter73247458221284655625541105.332.471.5301.00113131315.400.198.449.00019.6817.460.892.5430.8837.80
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter16679256121511111200013.373.462.5821.04439978.434.209.373.00014.1015.381.092.5633.5036.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17860713318424241162951021029131208.303.404.552.95633567743.300.249.423.00013.7313.731.005.5214.8036.41
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25623143028107901109.226.300.371.67123571.231.145.274.0009.8612.681.292.8231.0035.71
Average MLB - Per 162 games16240219911901352604558066058.226.300.371.67114932460.231.145.274.0009.8612.681.292.8231.0035.71
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260599180423251056493113725214.297.394.502.89630470712.328.205.360.00013.0715.871.213.5224.1439.16

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Eugene Emeralds NwstA-sdn213B16--1025143635.9722.19------16100.021.1
2009Fort Wayne TinCaps MidwAsdn223B66--3598199152133.8752.02------66100.047.1
2009Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn223B51--3499117144133.9242.61------6085.036.4
2010Fort Wayne TinCaps MidwAsdn233B4--411--15151.0003.75------757.12.9
2010San Antonio Missions TexAAsdn233B95--581522416234210.8972.21------10194.167.9
2011San Antonio Missions TexAAsdn243B70--279699132123.9321.76------7692.150.0
2011San Antonio Missions TexAAsdn241B4--222142524.9606.00------765.32.9
2011San Antonio Missions TexAAsdn24LF4--12---12121.0003.00------765.32.9
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn243B20--1032254442.9552.10------3557.113.9
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn24LF16--22---22221.0001.38------3545.711.1
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn24RF3--2---221.0000.67------358.62.1
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn24CF1---------------352.90.7
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn243B121088713222220.9091.670.23-----1866.77.4
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24LF31153---331.0001.000.20-----1816.71.9
2012Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn253B19--1641616357.9053.00------3161.313.2
2012Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn25LF13--323--35351.0002.69------3141.99.0
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25LF43272---221.0000.500.07-----757.12.5
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn253B118111-32.6672.000.25-----714.30.6
2013Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn26LF7--101--11111.0001.57------1546.74.9
2013Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn263B3--14--551.0001.67------1520.02.1
2013Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn26RF3--1---111.0000.33------1520.02.1
2013Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn261B1--111-312121.00012.00------156.70.7
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B131196814322522.8801.690.23-----130.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF74425---551.0000.710.12-----70.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B42--277786112104.9292.48------420.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF36--644--68681.0001.89------360.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF6--3---331.0000.50------60.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--111-312121.00012.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B165--852483325366333.9102.02------1650.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--222142524.9606.00------40.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF4--12---12121.0003.00------40.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B51--3499117144133.9242.61------510.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B70--39109199167148.8862.11------700.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B16--1025143635.9722.19------160.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Eugene Emeralds NwstA-sdn21-----16-----
2009Fort Wayne TinCaps MidwAsdn22-----66-----
2009Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn22-----51-----
2010Fort Wayne TinCaps MidwAsdn23-----4-----
2010San Antonio Missions TexAAsdn23-----95-----
2011San Antonio Missions TexAAsdn24--4--704----
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn24-----201613--
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24-----123----
2012Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn25-----1913----
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25-----14----
2013Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn26--1--37-3--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Hyannis MetsCape Cod LeagueCollege194012611319021521152815115.246.329.365.6944611148.299.119.24610.1418.921.871.3563.0035.48
2007Hyannis MetsCape Cod LeagueCollege203312823325182700143510105.250.326.492.8186314144.279.242.3529.7224.312.505.5616.0043.75
2010San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB231215121000002600000.133.235.200.4353117.222.067.20011.7635.293.000.000.0050.00
2011San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB241012340011001300000.333.385.583.9687113.375.250.3337.6923.083.007.6912.0025.00
2012San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB252761101850170051700200.295.338.426.76426668.378.131.2137.3525.003.401.4761.0033.33
2013San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB26511120000000110000.182.250.182.4322012.200.000.0000.008.330.000.000.000.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 2 yrs7325434631411042212963252110.248.328.429.75710925292.290.181.2999.9321.582.173.4225.4039.68
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs5499152660280082710200.263.318.384.702388110.333.121.2027.2724.553.381.8249.5030.77

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2009Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (3B) ... San Diego Padres Minor League Player of the Year2
2011Double-A All-Star (3B) ... Texas League All-Star (3B) ... Texas League All-Star game MVP3
2017Texas League All-Star game MVP1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-11-083B-LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency27.293  
2014-09-293B-LFTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list27.253Team Roster on 2014-09-29
2014-05-103B-LFTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured27.111Team Roster on 2014-05-10
2014-05-063B-LFTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list27.107Team Roster on 2014-05-06
2014-04-183B-LFTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured27.089Team Roster on 2014-04-18
2014-04-163B-LFTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)27.087Team Roster on 2014-04-16
2014-01-073B-LFTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract26.353Team Roster on 2014-01-07
2013-06-193B-LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Padres26.151  
2013-06-143B-LFSan Diego PadresTucson (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment26.146Team Roster on 2013-06-14
2013-05-183B-LFSan Diego PadresTucson (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured26.119Team Roster on 2013-05-18
2013-05-053B-LFSan Diego PadresTucson (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL and assigned to Tuscon (AAA)26.106Team Roster on 2013-05-05
2013-04-293B-LFSan Diego PadresTucson (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Tucson (AAA) for rehab26.100Team Roster on 2013-04-29
2013-03-313B-LFSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained left oblique26.071Team Roster on 2013-03-31
2012-11-023B-LFSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.287Team Roster on 2012-11-02
2012-05-28lfSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL25.129Team Roster on 2012-05-28
2012-05-18lfSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left shoulder subluxation25.119Team Roster on 2012-05-18
2012-05-113BSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Tuscon (AAA)25.112Team Roster on 2012-05-11
2012-04-013B-LFSan Diego PadresTucson (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Tucson (AAA)25.072Team Roster on 2012-04-01
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2008San Diego Padres-21740,000-------740,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (2nd round - 69th overall)
2011San Diego PadresTeam Payroll24414,000-78941-2,722,607414,0001,154,000
2012San Diego PadresTeam Payroll25480,000-76042-2,954,887480,0001,634,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red