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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Leon Wright
Stat Years
1973-1983  [mlb] 1981-1982
Height/Weight
6-5 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (103)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Benton (St. Joseph,MO)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in Round #5 (#98 overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1981-04-22 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.050)
Service Time
Organizations
PHI [3] KCA [2] CHN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19948 ... retro id: wrigj101 ... mlbam id: 124602
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts42Walks68Hittable42SO/BB58vsPower42Hitting0Durability29Team.533Ratings Explained
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1973PulaskiAppRk----181---453.131000000072.0563625033530001.247.000.004.136.634.501.61.444
    1973Minor Totals: byYearRk----181---453.1310000010072.0563625033530001.247.000.004.136.634.501.61.444
    1974AuburnNYPLA-----192---344.921300000075.0754641047420001.639.000.005.645.045.520.89.429
    1974Minor Totals: byYearA-----191---344.9213000013075.0754641047420001.639.000.005.645.045.520.89.429
    1975SpartanburgWcarA----203---1472.7326000000181.016683550561270001.238.250.002.786.314.132.27.667
    1975Minor Totals: byYearA----201---1472.73260000260181.016683550561270001.238.250.002.786.314.132.27.667
    1976ReadingEastAA----214---1352.3920000000147.012451390561070001.227.590.003.436.553.121.91.722
    1976Minor Totals: byYearAA----211---1352.39200000200147.012451390561070001.227.590.003.436.553.121.91.722
    1977Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-225---1463.132222101000161.0148685610421186101.188.270.562.356.603.802.81.700
    1977Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAAA----221---1463.132222101000161.0148685610421186101.188.270.562.356.603.802.81.700
    1980Peninsula PilotsCaroA+phi-256---1311.852717310101136.01134728356889061.247.480.203.715.823.111.57.929
    1980Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-256---995.35232300000106.01187163655462061.6310.020.514.673.916.030.84.500
    1980Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAAA/A+----252---22103.385040310101242.0231118919111134110121.418.590.334.134.984.391.21.688
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf233.4617400713052.0572120521270021.509.870.873.634.673.631.29.400
    1981MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf233.4617400713052.0572120521270021.509.870.873.634.673.631.29.400
    1982Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-278---523.4112122000063.1602824820451001.268.531.142.846.393.982.25.714
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.32700037023.23218143690101.6112.171.142.283.426.851.50.000
    1982Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----271---523.4212122000063.3602824820451001.278.561.142.856.423.992.25.714
    1982MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.43700037023.73218143690101.6412.411.162.333.496.981.50.000
    1983Midland CubsTexAAchn-289---534.8212110001074.2824340533431031.549.880.603.985.185.181.30.625
    1983Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAA----281---534.8512110001074.7824340533431031.559.950.614.005.225.221.30.625
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)234.07244001020075.7893934827360121.5410.650.963.234.314.671.33.400
    American League Totals (2 yrs)234.07244001020075.7893934827360121.5410.650.963.234.314.671.33.400
    Minor League Totals80423.291658515208011,016.094247337132398669191151.328.340.283.535.934.191.68.656
    Minor: Rk Totals453.1310000010072.0563625033530001.247.000.004.136.634.501.61.444
    Minor: A- Totals344.9213000013075.0754641047420001.639.000.005.645.045.520.89.429
    Minor: A Totals1472.73260000260181.016683550561270001.238.250.002.786.314.132.27.667
    Minor: A+ Totals1311.852717310101136.01134728356889061.247.480.203.715.823.111.57.929
    Minor: AA Totals1883.213211000210221.720694795891501031.338.380.203.626.103.821.69.692
    Minor: AAA Totals28173.905757121000330.3326167143241172099161.348.890.653.195.704.551.79.622
    Kansas City Royals Totals (2 yrs)234.07244001020075.7893934827360121.5410.650.963.234.314.671.33.400
    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%
    1977Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-22p---122554710040052802000.127.200.145.3456281.109.018.2598.0645.165.600.00.0014.3
    1978Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-23p---252000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1980Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-25p---3245020000000202000.400.400.400.800720.000.000.6670.0028.570.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals51624910040053104000.145.209.161.37071101.097.016.2907.0443.666.200.00.0011.1
    Minor: AAA Totals51624910040053104000.145.209.161.37071101.097.016.2907.0443.666.200.00.0011.1
    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
    1978Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA23P500.02000221.0000.400.003.7100.012
    1980Peninsula PilotsCaroA+25P2700.01121113332.9701.200.0019.3100.03
    1980Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA25P2300.0710211917.8950.700.0017.095.86
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26P17052.02600881.0000.500.1516.5100.08
    1982Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA27P1200.087211715.8821.300.008.8100.011
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27P7023.2121043.7500.400.134.3100.015
    1983Midland CubsTexAA28P1200.0415102019.9501.600.008.8100.011
    MLB Totals - (P)2407538101211.9170.500.150.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)40001717423834.8950.900.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)1200415102019.9501.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)27001121113332.9701.200.000.00.00
    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
    1978Minor5----------
    1980Minor50----------
    1981MLB17----------
    1982MLB7----------
    1982Minor12----------
    1983Minor12----------
    Totals103----------