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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Francis Ray
Stat Years
1963-1974  [mlb] 1965-1974
Height/Weight
6-1 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (308)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Baltimore Orioles in 1963
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1965-09-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.289)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [8] DET [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16956 ... retro id: ray-j101 ... mlbam id: 120953
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1963BluefieldAppRk----181---502.88900000050.0332216037780001.405.940.006.6614.043.962.111.000
    1963Fox CitiesMidwA----181---010.0010000002.02300020001.009.000.000.009.0013.500.00.000
    1963Minor Totals: byYearA/Rk----182---512.7710000010052.0352516037800001.386.060.006.4013.854.332.16.833
    1964San AntonioTexAA----192---443.721600000092.0764738055770001.427.430.005.387.534.601.40.500
    1964Minor Totals: byYearAA----191---443.7216000016092.0764738055770001.427.430.005.387.534.601.40.500
    1965DurhamCaroA+----203---532.57800000063.0462018037850001.326.570.005.2912.142.862.30.625
    1965AmarilloTexAA----203---442.831300000070.0512522031610001.176.560.003.997.843.211.97.500
    1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21203Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0210.5732001107.211991670002.2212.911.177.048.2210.571.17.000
    1965Minor Totals: byYearA+/AA----202---972.71210000210133.09745400681460001.246.560.004.609.883.052.15.563
    1965MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----201Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0211.2532001107.711991670002.3613.751.257.508.7511.251.17.000
    1966Oklahoma CityPCLAAA----214---873.9729000000127.011167560691080001.427.870.004.897.654.751.57.533
    1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou38214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010000100.00100100000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    1966Minor Totals: byYearAAA----211---873.97290000290127.011167560691080001.427.870.004.897.654.751.57.533
    1966MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf002.0010000100.00100100002.002.002.002.002.002.000.00.000
    1967AmarilloTexAA----225---811.301000000083.0581812044850001.236.290.004.779.221.951.93.889
    1967Oklahoma CityPCLAAA----225---3114.2420000000104.0955849054950001.438.220.004.678.225.021.76.214
    1967Minor Totals: byYearAA/AAA----222---11122.94300000300187.015376610981800001.347.360.004.728.663.661.84.478
    1968Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45236Log - Sp - Ext - Perf232.68412101439180.2652624525711111.127.250.562.797.922.902.84.400
    1968MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf232.69412101439180.7652624525711111.127.290.562.817.972.922.84.400
    1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf823.914013004270115.0105555011481154021.338.220.863.769.004.302.40.800
    1969MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf823.914013004270115.0105555011481154021.338.220.863.769.004.302.40.800
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf633.265220016505105.09739381349673101.398.311.114.205.743.341.37.667
    1970MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf633.265220016505105.09739381349673101.398.311.114.205.743.341.37.667
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1042.12471002146397.2722723331465121.056.630.282.864.242.491.48.714
    1971MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1042.13471002146397.7722723331465121.066.670.282.874.262.501.48.714
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou452710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1094.28540002554890.17750431044504031.347.671.004.384.984.981.14.526
    1972MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1094.30540002554890.37750431044504031.347.691.004.404.994.991.14.526
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou452811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf644.43420001542669.0653734538252031.498.480.654.963.264.830.66.600
    1973MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf644.43420001542669.0653734538252031.498.480.654.963.264.830.66.600
    1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet362912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf134.47280001928252.1492726429262011.498.430.694.994.474.640.90.250
    1974MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf134.49280001928252.3492726429262011.508.460.695.014.494.660.90.250
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)43303.60308201011528825617.754127124752271407213121.327.890.763.955.933.951.50.589
    National League Totals (8 yrs)42273.5228020109626023565.349224422148242381193111.307.840.763.856.073.891.57.609
    American League Totals (1 yrs)134.49280001928252.3492726429262011.508.460.695.014.494.660.90.250
    Minor League Totals37313.2110600001060591.047226021103275910001.357.190.004.989.003.961.81.544
    Minor: Rk Totals502.88900009050.0332216037780001.405.940.006.6614.043.962.111.000
    Minor: A Totals010.0010000102.02300020001.009.000.000.009.0013.502.00.000
    Minor: A+ Totals532.57800008063.0462018037850001.326.570.005.2912.142.862.30.625
    Minor: AA Totals1692.64390000390245.0185907201302230001.296.800.004.788.193.311.72.640
    Minor: AAA Totals11184.09490000490231.020612510501232030001.428.030.004.797.914.871.65.379
    Houston Astros Totals (8 yrs)42273.5228020109626023565.349224422148242381193111.307.840.763.856.073.891.57.609
    Detroit Tigers Totals (1 yrs)134.49280001928252.3492726429262011.508.460.695.014.494.660.90.250
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2120pL-S-E-P132000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1968Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4523pL-S-E-P24215010000000701001.067.067.067.1341610.000.000.1250.0043.750.000.00.000.0
    1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4524pL-S-E-P34026130002000913001.115.148.115.2633030.000.000.1760.0030.000.000.00.000.0
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4525pL-S-E-P45227150002010900002.185.185.185.3702750-0.037.000.2780.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4526pL-S-E-P54718130001002400000.167.250.167.4172030.111.000.21410.0020.002.000.00.000.0
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4527pL-S-E-P65416010000000901000.063.063.063.1261710.000.000.1430.0052.940.000.00.000.0
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4528pL-S-E-P74213130001000402001.231.231.231.4621530.000.000.3330.0026.670.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)28011741600060124317005.137.158.137.295127160.009.000.2161.5733.8621.500.00.000.0
    National League Totals (7 yrs)28011741600060124317005.137.158.137.295127160.009.000.2161.5733.8621.500.00.000.0
    Houston Astros Totals (7 yrs)28011741600060124317005.137.158.137.295127160.009.000.2161.5733.8621.500.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1965Houston AstrosNLMLB20P307.21200331.0001.000.421.9100.017
    1966Houston AstrosNLMLB21P100.0000000.0000.000.000.6100.019
    1968Houston AstrosNLMLB23P41081.029101211.9170.300.1425.397.62
    1969Houston AstrosNLMLB24P400115.05110016161.0000.400.1424.7100.03
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLB25P520105.0417112221.9550.400.2032.1100.02
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLB26P47098.02700991.0000.200.0929.0100.03
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLB27P54090.0660012121.0000.200.1335.3100.01
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLB28P42069.0490013131.0000.300.1925.9100.03
    1974Detroit TigersALMLB29P28052.1290011111.0000.400.2117.3100.05
    MLB Totals - (P)308061726702110.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1965MLB3----------
    1966MLB1----------
    1968MLB41----------
    1969MLB40----------
    1970MLB52----------
    1971MLB47----------
    1972MLB54----------
    1973MLB42----------
    1974MLB28----------
    Totals308----------