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Current Status
Free Agent since 2014-10-30 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
James Zeil McDonald
Stat Years
2003-2013  [mlb] 2008-2013
Height/Weight
6-5 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
P (248) ... OF (69)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Long Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)
Colleges
Golden West College (Huntington Beach, California)
Draft
Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in Round #11 (#331 overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Bobby Darwin
MLB Debut
2008-09-17 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.333)
Service Time
5.074 (2014)
Organizations
LAN [8] PIT [4]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 44085 ... retro id: mcdoj004 ... mlbam id: 457428
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2003Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan-181---243.331290003048.2392018315473001.117.210.552.778.693.703.13.333
    2003Minor Totals: LANbyYearRk----181---243.361290003048.7392018315473001.127.280.562.808.783.733.13.333
    2005Ogden RaptorsPioRklan52202---001.5040000406.04310290011.006.000.003.0013.504.504.50.000
    2005Minor Totals: LANbyYearRk----201---001.5040000406.04310290011.006.000.003.0013.504.504.50.000
    2006Columbus CatfishSALAlan38213---5103.98302221480142.11197263156514612001.297.520.954.119.234.552.25.333
    2006Minor Totals: LANbyYearA----211---5103.99302221480142.31197263156514612001.297.540.954.129.254.562.25.333
    2007Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+lan51224---673.9516150001082.07937368211043001.228.670.882.3011.414.064.95.462
    2007Jacksonville SunsSouAAlan17224---721.7110100000052.2421410516641101.107.180.852.7310.942.394.00.778
    2007Minor Totals: LANbyYearAA/A+----222---1393.08262500010134.7121514613371684101.188.110.872.4811.273.424.54.591
    2008Jacksonville SunsSouAAlan17235---533.19222200000118.298474212461134201.217.430.913.498.573.562.46.625
    2008Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan38235---213.63540001022.1179937280001.076.851.212.8211.283.634.00.667
    2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan52235Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0040001406.05000120001.007.500.001.503.000.002.00.000
    2008Minor Totals: LANbyYearAAA/AA----232---743.26272600010141.0115565115531414201.197.340.963.389.003.572.66.636
    2008MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0040001406.05000120001.007.500.001.503.000.002.00.000
    2009Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan9246---103.26660000030.1211111214400001.156.230.594.1511.873.262.861.000
    2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf554.00454001041063.0603428634544051.498.570.864.867.714.861.59.500
    2009Minor Totals: LANbyYearAAA----241---103.29660000030.3211111214400001.166.280.604.1911.963.292.861.000
    2009MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf554.00454001041063.0603428634544001.498.570.864.867.714.861.59.500
    2010Arizona Dodgers ArizRklan-257---001.5922000005.23310382001.064.760.004.7612.714.762.67.000
    2010Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan51257---614.4112120000063.1643131424572051.399.090.573.418.104.412.38.857
    2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf018.2241000307.211771570002.0912.911.175.878.228.221.40.000
    2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit53257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf453.5211110000064.0592525324615001.308.300.423.388.583.522.54.444
    2010Minor Totals: LANbyYearRk/AAA----252---614.1714140000069.0673432427654051.368.740.523.528.484.432.41.857
    2010MLB Totals: LAN-PITbyYearMLB----252Log - Sp - Ext - Perf464.0415120003071.7703232429685001.398.850.513.678.604.042.34.400
    2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit53268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf994.21313100000171.0176868024781425171.499.261.264.117.474.531.82.500
    2011MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf994.21313100000171.0176868024781425171.499.261.264.117.474.531.82.500
    2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit53279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1284.21302910010171.0147858021691513041.267.741.113.637.954.472.19.600
    2012MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1284.21302910010171.0147858021691513041.267.741.113.637.954.472.19.600
    2013Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit-2810---006.3533000005.25440151011.067.940.001.597.946.355.00.000
    2013Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit---2810---009.0010000102.04221010002.0018.004.500.004.509.000.00.000
    2013Altoona CurveEastAApit-2810---015.7922000004.24331520001.937.711.939.643.865.790.40.000
    2013Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit432810---136.53440000020.226161529121021.6911.320.873.925.236.971.33.250
    2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit532810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf225.76660000029.2292419120252031.658.800.306.077.587.281.25.500
    2013Minor Totals: PITbyYearA+/AA/Rk/AAA----284---146.551090001033.0392524415202031.6410.641.094.095.456.821.33.200
    2013MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf225.86660000029.7292419120252031.688.940.316.167.717.401.25.500
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)32304.20131821011490512.348726123956231442191191.408.560.984.067.774.591.91.516
    National League Totals (7 yrs)32304.20131821011490512.348726123956231442191191.408.560.984.067.774.591.91.516
    Minor League Totals35323.66129111214180605.05252722465622863629391.247.810.833.399.464.052.79.522
    Minor: Rk Totals243.2721140007066.0513024321696021.096.950.412.869.414.093.29.333
    Minor: A Totals5103.99302221480142.31197263156514612001.297.540.954.129.254.562.25.333
    Minor: A+ Totals674.0717150002084.08339389211053001.248.890.962.2511.254.185.00.462
    Minor: AA Totals1262.81343400000176.0144645518671795301.207.360.923.439.153.272.67.667
    Minor: AAA Totals1054.36272600010136.7128676611541373071.348.460.733.579.054.432.54.667
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (4 yrs)27244.22787710010435.741122020449191379151141.388.501.013.957.844.551.98.529
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (3 yrs)564.13535001148076.7764135740634051.528.980.834.727.444.841.58.455
    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%
    2004Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan-19of---14612515282101032124412303.224.291.256.547143323.136.032.3338.3930.773.670.00.0010.7
    2005Ogden RaptorsPioRklan5220of---22883121931083092511001.229.312.289.60194244.205.060.3289.5726.602.780.00.0021.0
    2007Jacksonville SunsSouAAlan1722p---31213020000000602000.154.154.154.3081520.000.000.2860.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    2008Jacksonville SunsSouAAlan1723p---42223130000002804000.130.200.130.3302930.087.000.2006.9027.594.000.00.000.0
    2008Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan3823p---456000000001501000.000.143.000.143800.167.000.00012.5062.505.000.00.000.0
    2009Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan924p---566000001001200000.000.143.000.143700.167.000.00014.2928.572.000.00.000.0
    2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3124pL-S-E-P5449000000000601001.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.00.000.0
    2010Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan5125p---6611110000002501000.091.231.091.3221410.182.000.16714.2935.712.500.00.000.0
    2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3125pL-S-E-P641000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5325pL-S-E-P611202110000011101000.050.095.100.1952221.100.050.1114.5550.0011.000.00.00100.0
    2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5326pL-S-E-P731553510030032905003.091.138.109.2476361.073.018.1924.7646.039.670.00.0020.0
    2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5327pL-S-E-P833498700010082306001.143.263.143.4066370.163.000.26912.7036.512.880.00.000.0
    2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5328pL-S-E-P9811230000001500000.273.333.273.6061230.091.000.5008.3341.675.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)13114515162004001375013005.110.184.124.308171182.103.014.2297.6043.865.770.00.0012.5
    National League Totals (6 yrs)13114515162004001375013005.110.184.124.308171182.103.014.2297.6043.865.770.00.0012.5
    Minor League Totals125267295352019622795211304.199.274.232.506310627.150.033.3038.7130.653.520.00.0013.2
    Minor: Rk Totals7420827475201862216923304.226.299.269.568237567.163.043.3318.8629.113.290.00.0014.9
    Minor: AA Totals34361500000021406000.139.184.139.3234450.056.000.2274.5531.827.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals17231100010041202000.043.185.043.2282910.174.000.09113.7941.383.000.00.000.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (4 yrs)8313515162004001368012004.119.196.133.329160182.111.014.2398.1342.505.230.00.0012.5
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (2 yrs)4810000000000701001.000.000.000.0001100.000.000.0000.0063.640.000.00.000.0
    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
    2004Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRk19OF4100.06110062621.0001.500.0068.389.12
    2005Ogden RaptorsPioRk20OF2800.02930132321.0001.100.0036.8100.05
    2005Ogden RaptorsPioRk20P400.0000000.0000.000.005.314.318
    2006Columbus CatfishSALA21P3000.06220028281.0000.900.0021.4100.04
    2007Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+22P1600.0152086.7500.400.0011.5100.011
    2007Jacksonville SunsSouAA22P1000.0051165.8330.500.007.183.316
    2008Jacksonville SunsSouAA23P2200.0511121716.9410.700.0015.7100.010
    2008Las Vegas 51sPCLAAA23P500.00200221.0000.400.003.5100.022
    2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB23P406.01100221.0000.500.332.5100.020
    2009Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAA24P600.00100111.0000.200.004.2100.026
    2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB24P45463.03301661.0000.100.1027.8100.05
    2010Arizona League Dodgers ArizRk25P200.00101111.0000.500.003.6100.022
    2010Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAA25P1200.0390312121.0001.000.008.4100.016
    2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB25P111164.057111312.9231.100.196.8100.020
    2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB25P417.21100221.0000.500.282.5100.022
    2011PittsburghNLMLB26p3131171.0819102827.9640.900.1619.1100.07
    2012PittsburghNLMLB27P3029171.01415113029.9671.000.1718.590.99
    2013Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRk28P300.00100111.0000.300.005.0100.022
    2013Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+28P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.027
    2013Altoona CurveEastAA28P200.00200221.0001.000.001.4100.020
    2013Indianapolis IndiansILAAA28P400.00400441.0001.000.002.8100.022
    2013PittsburghNLMLB28P6629.2211043.7500.500.103.775.018
    MLB Totals - (P)1318251134474311.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)27003160311.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)34005182311.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)1700152010.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)30006220011.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (OF)69009040111.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)900020110.0000.000.00---------
    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
    2004Minor---------41-
    2005Minor4--------28-
    2006Minor30----------
    2007Minor26----------
    2008MLB4----------
    2008Minor27----------
    2009MLB45----------
    2009Minor6----------
    2010MLB15----------
    2010Minor14----------
    2011MLB31----------
    2012MLB30----------
    2013MLB6----------
    2013Minor10----------
    Totals248--------69-