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James SkeltonTrack this Player High Level: AAA Status: Free Agent since 2017
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Rule 5 Pick
PositionsC-372, 2B-73, LF-21, RF-4, 1B-3Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMinors Leaguers
Proper NameJames D. Skelton
Height5-11Weight165BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 28,1985 [32.176]PlaceWest Covina,California
High SchoolWest Covina (West Covina,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 14th round (403rd overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRob Wilfong
OrganizationsDET [5] WAS [1] ARI [1] CIN [1] PIT [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID46557MLBAM ID456050
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed63Power49Contact40XBH49RBIs44Runs35Hitting45Durability62Team.518Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Gulf Coast TigersGCLRkdet-c1823433610020071101001.140.260.163.4237151.188.023.186.21313.7321.571.570.000.0016.67
2005Gulf Coast TigersGCLRkdet-1917336610010013901000.182.413.212.6257147.250.030.424.32327.6619.150.690.000.0016.67
2005Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-c1911000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         183466100100131001000.176.404.206.6107148.250.030.412.31627.0820.830.770.000.0016.67
2006Oneonta TigersNYPLA-det22c204213020398112211212920113.300.403.400.8035210154.376.100.262.35913.6418.831.380.65130.0025.64
2007West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet22c2110135360109242752185555324307.309.402.448.85015833417.345.139.331.37713.1912.710.961.6850.4330.28
2008Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+det1c2263212436582323145645014134.307.468.406.8748613282.388.099.443.39922.7017.730.781.0670.6720.00
2008Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdet7c22248522252021111192310101.294.425.388.813334106.377.094.318.37317.9221.701.211.8942.5016.00
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         872976590102534156837324235.303.456.401.85711917388.385.098.407.39221.3918.810.881.2959.4018.89
2009Visalia RawhideCalifA+ari-2b-lf235117828428042652345126312.236.359.348.7076212223.302.112.320.32315.2522.871.501.7944.5028.57
2009Mobile BayBearsSouAAari7c236821434398201693524006105.182.341.238.5795110273.223.056.327.28419.0514.650.770.000.0025.64
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11939262811624421458691212417.207.349.288.63711322496.256.081.324.30217.3418.351.060.8198.0027.16
2010Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit182b-c2469207275814033571444524302.280.406.391.7978117260.340.111.353.36316.9217.311.021.1569.0029.31
2010Altoona CurveEastAApit15c2444110000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2240.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         73211285914033571444724302.280.404.389.7938217264.341.109.346.36116.6717.801.071.1470.3328.81
2011Carolina MudcatsSouAAcin13c254912714309121652302902311.236.375.370.7454712162.283.134.394.33618.5217.900.971.2363.5040.00
2011Louisville BatsILAAAcin-c2559000001002200100.000.167.000.1670012.000.000.222.11616.6716.671.000.000.000.00
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         5413614309121752323102411.221.360.346.7064712174.262.125.382.32018.3917.820.971.1568.0040.00
2012Potomac NationalsCaroA+was22c2649230003004300000.333.538.333.8713013.500.000.444.41730.7723.080.750.000.000.00
2012Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas-lf-c26244841420050014921201.292.455.333.78816267.341.041.333.36720.9013.430.640.000.0014.29
2012Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas4c261750914400710101010000.280.410.360.77018461.350.080.300.35216.3916.391.000.000.0028.57
2012Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         4510715316001510282231201.290.443.346.789376141.356.056.327.36519.8615.600.790.000.0019.35
2013Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-27832354663173428201525738710.268.397.417.8149824305.326.149.451.36117.0518.691.101.3158.7538.10
2014Lancaster BarnstormersAtlInd-284212321252181541213201000.203.319.431.7505311145.205.228.423.33514.4822.071.525.5215.3844.00
2014Southern Maryland Blue CrAtlInd-2858179324891025114324514510.268.373.330.7035910221.345.062.279.32014.4820.361.410.000.0020.83
2014Totals for Atl-Atl         1003025373112840155537715510.242.352.371.72311221366.293.129.338.32614.4821.041.452.1937.7528.77
2015Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-29842573253141133151508214320.206.334.280.6147216315.294.074.323.28315.8726.031.640.32257.0030.19
2016New Britain BeesAtlInd-301134026710718110401659111409300.266.399.391.79015729505.345.125.378.35418.0222.571.251.9840.2027.10
2017New Britain BeesAtlInd--31117392691001501433175101143310420.255.408.401.80915729510.360.146.434.36019.8028.041.422.7528.0029.00
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter5621703273451898222206120369367132919627.265.396.365.7616221192133.322.100.341.00017.3017.210.991.0377.4126.39
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2259914400810121210100.237.370.305.67518473.292.068.288.00016.4416.441.000.000.0028.57
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1694787510921344815611510339718.228.376.310.68614828612.278.082.341.00018.7916.830.900.65119.5025.69
A+ Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1886071001683021087268146150514748.277.417.382.79923242779.348.105.376.00018.7419.261.031.2860.7025.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10135360109242752185555324307.309.402.448.85015833417.345.139.331.00013.1912.710.961.6850.4330.28
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4213020398112211212920113.300.403.400.8035210154.376.100.262.00013.6418.831.380.65130.0025.64
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4076912200300202002001.158.333.184.51714298.214.026.289.00020.4120.411.000.000.0016.67
Ind Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter49715882673967573717483173474738362260.249.382.375.7575961192001.326.126.386.00017.3423.641.361.8542.9230.05
Average Minor - Per 162 games1624917913026266318610610648528.265.396.365.76117934615.322.100.341.00017.3017.210.991.0377.4126.39

Fielding Statistics

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Gulf Coast Tigers GCLRkdet18C21--12718-11451451.0006.90-----32391.335.0
2005Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det19C1---------------1100.00.8
2006Oneonta Tigers NYPLA-det20C26--14921-11701701.0006.54-----24261.935.1
2007West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet21C84--6155674678671.9907.99-----810183.260.0
2007West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet211B3--2---221.0000.67------1013.02.1
2008Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det22C54--3613151397392.9877.26-----76385.739.4
2008Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet22C23--1541644174170.9777.39-----52495.816.2
2009Visalia Rawhide CalifA+ari232B19--3147298078.9754.11------5137.313.6
2009Visalia Rawhide CalifA+ari23LF14--215-126261.0001.86------5127.510.0
2009Visalia Rawhide CalifA+ari23C13--106531114111.9748.54-7370.0-5125.59.3
2009Visalia Rawhide CalifA+ari23RF3--8-1-98.8892.67------515.92.1
2009Mobile BayBears SouAAari23C47--30419122335323.9646.87-291074.446869.133.6
2009Mobile BayBears SouAAari232B19--28543118582.9654.32------6827.913.6
2010Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit242B32--43101617150144.9604.50------6946.423.2
2010Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit24C31--16722-31891891.0006.10-171651.566944.922.5
2010Altoona Curve EastAApit24C2--2---221.0001.00------450.01.4
2011Carolina Mudcats SouAAcin25C43--2572122280278.9936.47-321568.124987.830.9
2011Carolina Mudcats SouAAcin252B2----1-1---------494.11.4
2011Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25C2--15---15151.0007.50-3-100.02540.01.4
2011Louisville Bats ILAAAcin252B1--111132.6672.00------520.00.7
2011Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25LF1---------------520.00.7
2012Potomac Nationals CaroA+was26C3--155--20201.0006.67-1420.0-475.02.2
2012Potomac Nationals CaroA+was26RF1---------------425.00.7
2012Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas26LF6--92--11111.0001.83------2425.04.2
2012Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas26C6--461114847.9797.83-3-100.0-2425.04.2
2012Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas26C16--108533116113.9747.06-17-100.0-1794.111.1
AAA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C18--123533131128.9777.11-20-100.02180.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--111132.6672.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C121--76357199839820.9776.78-642571.9111210.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B21--28544118682.9533.90------210.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF6--92--11111.0001.83------60.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C102--6496385720712.9896.98-252352.1131020.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B51--74148826230222.9654.35------510.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF14--215-126261.0001.86------140.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF4--8-1-98.8892.00------40.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C84--6155674678671.9907.99-----8840.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--2---221.0000.67------30.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C26--14921-11701701.0006.54-----2260.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C21--12718-11451451.0006.90-----3210.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Gulf Coast Tigers GCLRkdet18-21---------
2005Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det19-1---------
2006Oneonta Tigers NYPLA-det20-26---------
2007West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet21-843--------
2008Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det22-54---------
2008Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet22-23---------
2009Visalia Rawhide CalifA+ari23-13-19--14-3--
2009Mobile BayBears SouAAari23-47-19-------
2010Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit24-31-32-------
2010Altoona Curve EastAApit24-2---------
2011Carolina Mudcats SouAAcin25-43-2-------
2011Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25-2-1--1----
2012Potomac Nationals CaroA+was26-3------1--
2012Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas26-6----6----
2012Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas26-16---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2259030000000200001.333.333.333.666309.429.000.0000.0022.220.000.000.000.00
2009Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB232540461001005600000.150.244.175.4197145.176.025.15011.1113.331.200.000.0016.67
2013Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2710000001000000100.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs3149491002005800101.184.255.204.45910155.214.020.1229.0914.551.600.000.0011.11

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2007Midwest League All-Star Team (C)1
2016Atlantic League All-Star (C)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-04-07CFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Rockies27.161  
2013-01-30CColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract27.094Team Roster on 2013-01-30
2012-11-18CFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency27.021  
2012-08-07CWashington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Harrisburg (AA)26.283Team Roster on 2012-08-07
2012-08-04CWashington NationalsPotomac (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Potomac (A+)26.280Team Roster on 2012-08-04
2012-07-29CWashington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Harrisburg (AA)26.274Team Roster on 2012-07-29
2012-07-23CWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL26.268Team Roster on 2012-07-23
2012-06-18CWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured26.233Team Roster on 2012-06-18
2012-06-09CWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)-Minors--26.224Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-01-05ContractSigned by Nationals 
2011-05-14ContractSigned by Reds 
2010-04-23ContractSigned by Pirates 
2008-12-11Selected by Diamondbacks from Tigers in Rule V draft 
2004-06-16Contractsigned 
* 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.