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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Christopher Estep
Stat Years
1988-1992
Height/Weight
6-0 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (441)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Colleges
University of Kentucky (Lexington, Kentucky)
Draft
Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in Round #12 (#304 overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [5] CIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 78060
Relations
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1988Watertown PiratesNYPLA-pit-21of171232505573934255427272210.237.367.409.7762859519.440.172.30114.7425.261.7125.83.1634.5
    1989Augusta PiratesSALApit-22of2121393768723311532888014952000.221.360.379.73948014937.412.158.32616.6731.041.8635.72.2942.5
    1990Salem BuccaneersCaroA+pit-23of311035052751321753985812622420.214.326.409.73541614332.363.195.27513.9430.292.1720.64.0942.7
    1991Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-24of4973003473172434463311141500.243.322.353.67534310623.213.110.3639.6232.363.3675.01.1731.5
    1992Cedar Rapids RedsMidwAcin-25of522751322435162152100200.293.329.627.956824712.413.334.3336.1025.614.2015.06.1054.5
    1992Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-25of56816314409111265253811020.245.349.331.6801905411.245.086.31513.1620.001.52163.00.5327.5
    Minor League Totals489151323935273144720274332435171981350.233.343.393.7361796594134.348.160.31713.5328.792.1332.22.6238.1
    Minor: A- Totals71232505573934255427272210.237.367.409.7762859519.440.172.30114.7425.261.7125.83.1634.5
    Minor: A Totals1434688910927616693098517052200.233.355.419.77456219649.412.186.32715.1230.252.0029.22.8545.0
    Minor: A+ Totals11035052751321753985812622420.214.326.409.73541614332.363.195.27513.9430.292.1720.64.0942.7
    Minor: AA Totals1654634811326354610115814952520.244.331.346.67753316034.225.102.34410.8827.952.5792.60.9430.1
    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 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
    1988Watertown PiratesNYPLA-21OF6900.01351182154146.9482.100.0093.297.21
    1989Augusta PiratesSALA22OF12000.02141072231224.9701.900.0083.399.21
    1990Salem BuccaneersCaroA+23OF9800.014911153175160.9141.600.0070.589.13
    1991Carolina MudcatsSouAA24OF8100.01331072150143.9531.800.0057.083.52
    1992Cedar Rapids RedsMidwA25OF2000.0372204139.9512.000.0014.590.96
    1992Carolina MudcatsSouAA25OF5300.0788338986.9661.600.0036.877.94
    AA Totals - (OF)1340021118105239229.9581.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)980014911153175160.9141.600.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)140002511292272263.9671.900.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (OF)69001351182154146.9482.100.000.00.00
    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
    1988Minor---------69-
    1989Minor---------120-
    1990Minor---------98-
    1991Minor---------81-
    1992Minor---------73-
    Totals---------441-