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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Cruz Lira
Stat Years
1998-2007
Height/Weight
6-1 / 160
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (273) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1977-05-19 in Kingsville, Texas   [43.045]
High School
Bishop (Bishop,TX)
Colleges
Laredo Community College (Laredo, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in Round #27 (#822 overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Doug Gassaway
MLB Debut
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [3] TBA [3] SFN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 5999
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1998Princeton Devil RaysAppRktba-211---413.752900022291436.0361815319513011.539.000.754.7512.754.502.68.800
    1998Minor Totals: TBAbyYearRk----211---413.752900022291436.0361815319513011.539.000.754.7512.754.502.68.800
    1999St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+tba-222---413.05360001336044.1451815117254021.409.140.203.455.083.651.47.800
    1999Minor Totals: TBAbyYearA+----221---413.06360001336044.3451815117254021.419.180.203.475.103.671.47.800
    2000St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+tba-233---242.24420002242252.1471513215392011.188.080.342.586.712.582.60.333
    2000Orlando RaysSouAAtba-233---0012.0020000203.04441340002.3312.003.009.0012.0012.001.33.000
    2000Minor Totals: TBAbyYearAA/A+----232---242.78440002244255.3511917318432011.258.330.492.947.023.102.39.333
    2001Michigan Battle CatsMidwAhou-244---221.722500023251231.11776212332010.934.880.573.459.482.012.75.500
    2001Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou13244---013.00270001327239.0321613210272121.087.380.462.316.233.692.70.000
    2001Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA/AA----242---232.445200036521470.3492319422604131.016.290.512.827.702.952.73.400
    2002Lexington LegendsSALAhou-255---210.00150001415618.272013275000.543.370.481.4513.020.969.00.667
    2002Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou13255---343.35280001528343.0351816517303031.217.331.053.566.283.771.76.429
    2002Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA/AA----252---552.35430002943961.7422016620578031.016.180.882.948.382.942.85.500
    2003Coastal Bend AviatorsCentralIndy----266---100.00800078512.260001180000.554.260.000.7112.790.0018.001.000
    2003Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou13266---056.0418500613147.2673332418394021.7812.650.763.407.366.232.17.000
    2003Norwich NavigatorsEastAAsfn10266---117.04630013015.1211212211113002.0912.331.176.466.467.041.00.500
    2003Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----261---100.00800078512.760001180000.574.430.000.7413.280.0018.001.000
    2003Minor Totals: SFN-HOUbyYearAA----262---166.2924800716163.0884544629507021.8612.570.864.147.146.431.72.143
    2004Coastal Bend AviatorsCentralIndy----277---110.0030003304.03200230001.256.750.004.506.754.501.50.500
    2004Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----271---110.0030003304.03200230001.256.750.004.506.754.501.50.500
    2005Coastal Bend AviatorsCentralIndy----288---512.49341002533747.0321313118603011.066.130.193.4511.492.493.33.833
    2005Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----281---512.49341002533747.0321313118603011.066.130.193.4511.492.493.33.833
    2006Coastal Bend AviatorsAmAsIndy----299---202.001600013161118.0134407181101.116.500.003.509.002.002.571.000
    2006Lancaster BarnstormersAtlIndy---29299---001.8670002719.263214101001.035.590.933.729.312.792.50.000
    2006Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----292---201.992300015231227.71976111282101.106.290.333.649.262.322.551.000
    2007Lancaster BarnstormersAtlIndy---293010---786.37271400813287.210569621554575031.8110.781.545.545.857.081.06.467
    2007Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----301---786.40271400813287.710569621554575031.8210.841.555.575.887.121.06.467
    Minor League Totals18203.4322880012922040330.731114312623125286281121.328.480.633.417.803.902.29.474
    Minor: Indy Totals16104.07951500588026179.01659181178616610141.408.300.854.328.354.581.93.615
    Minor: Rk Totals413.752900022291436.0361815319513011.539.000.754.7512.754.502.68.800
    Minor: A Totals431.084000037401850.02496315607010.784.320.542.7010.801.624.00.571
    Minor: A+ Totals652.62780003578296.7923328332646031.298.610.282.995.993.092.00.545
    Minor: AA Totals4114.688180035736148.01598377145911112171.479.670.853.596.755.051.88.267
    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 NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2001Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou1324p1271000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2002Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou1325p2281000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2003Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou1326p3181000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2005Coastal Bend AviatorsCentralIndy----28p4361000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals733000000000000000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: Indy Totals361000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals733000000000000000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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 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
    1998Princeton Devil RaysAppRk21P2900.04501991.0000.300.0042.6100.01
    1999St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+22P3600.04300771.0000.200.0026.3100.05
    2000St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+23P4200.0280010101.0000.200.0030.2100.02
    2000Orlando RaysSouAA23P200.0000000.0000.000.001.5100.022
    2001Michigan Battle CatsMidwA24P2500.0141065.8330.200.0018.2100.010
    2001Round Rock ExpressTexAA24P2700.0460110101.0000.400.0019.3100.08
    2002Lexington LegendsSALA25P1500.02400661.0000.400.0010.7100.010
    2002Round Rock ExpressTexAA25P2800.028201210.8330.400.0020.0100.09
    2003Coastal Bend AviatorsCentralInd26P800.01200331.0000.400.009.3100.03
    2003Round Rock ExpressTexAA26P1800.02701991.0000.500.0014.9100.010
    2003Norwich NavigatorsEastAA26P600.03100441.0000.700.004.3100.012
    2004Coastal Bend AviatorsCentralInd27P300.00100111.0000.300.003.1100.011
    2005Coastal Bend AviatorsCentralInd28OF100.01000111.0001.000.001.12.812
    2005Coastal Bend AviatorsCentralInd28P3400.05100215151.0000.400.0036.294.42
    Ind Totals - (OF)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    Ind Totals - (P)45006130219191.0000.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)81001122223533.9430.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)78006110017171.0000.200.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)400038101211.9170.300.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)29004501991.0000.300.000.00.00
    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
    1998Minor29----------
    1999Minor36----------
    2000Minor44----------
    2001Minor52----------
    2002Minor43----------
    2003Minor24----------
    Totals228----------