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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Justin Acker
Stat Years
1980-1993  [mlb] 1983-1992
Height/Weight
6-2 / 212
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (541)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1958-09-24 in Freer, Texas   [62.030]
High School
Freer (Freer,TX)
Colleges
University of Texas (Austin, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Atlanta Braves in Round #1 (#21 overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1983-04-07 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.195)
Service Time
Organizations
ATL [7] TOR [7] TEX [1] SEA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8022 ... retro id: ackej001 ... mlbam id: 110033
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1980Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl-211---100.0011000005.01000050000.201.800.000.009.000.000.001.000
    1980Savannah BravesSouAAatl-211---552.6513133000095.0843328629474051.197.960.572.754.453.131.62.500
    1980Minor Totals: ATLbyYearRk/AA----212---652.52141430000100.0853328629524051.147.650.542.614.682.971.79.545
    1981Savannah BravesSouAAatl-222---552.6910106000077.0573423934373031.186.661.053.974.323.971.09.500
    1981Richmond BravesILAAAatl-222---874.19212170000118.01126355674725011.588.540.465.645.494.810.97.533
    1981Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAA/AAA----222---13123.603131130000195.01699778151081098041.427.800.694.985.034.481.01.520
    1982Savannah BravesSouAAatl-233---9144.44262471221142.012096701286967061.457.610.765.456.086.081.12.391
    1982Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAA----231---9144.44262471221142.012096701286967061.457.610.765.456.086.081.12.391
    1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf514.3338500833197.21035247738441081.449.490.653.504.054.791.16.833
    1983MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf514.3538500833197.71035247738441081.459.540.653.524.074.811.16.833
    1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf354.3832300929172.0793935325335061.449.880.383.134.134.881.32.375
    1984MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf354.3832300929172.0793935325335061.449.880.383.134.134.881.32.375
    1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf723.236100026611086.1863531743422031.498.970.734.484.383.650.98.778
    1985MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf723.246100026611086.3863531743422031.508.990.734.494.393.660.98.778
    1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf244.3523500618060.0633429622323121.429.450.903.304.805.101.45.333
    1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl38277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf383.7921140037095.01004740726372011.339.470.662.463.514.451.42.273
    1986MLB Totals: TOR-ATLbyYearMLB----272Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5124.014419009250155.016381691348695131.369.460.752.794.014.701.44.294
    1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl38288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf494.1668000416814114.210957531151681041.408.560.864.005.344.471.33.308
    1987MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf494.1868000416814114.710957531151681041.408.590.874.025.364.491.33.308
    1988Greenville BravesSouAAatl-299---001.72840004015.27331350000.644.020.571.722.871.721.67.000
    1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl38299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf044.7121100720042.0452622614252011.409.641.293.005.365.571.79.000
    1988Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAA----291---001.78840004015.77331350000.664.140.591.782.961.781.67.000
    1988MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf044.7121100720042.0452622614252011.409.641.293.005.365.571.79.000
    1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl383010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf062.67590002359297.2842929520682011.067.740.461.846.272.673.40.000
    1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor243010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf211.5914000314028.12475112241011.277.620.323.817.622.222.00.667
    1989MLB Totals: ATL-TORbyYearMLB----302Log - Sp - Ext - Perf272.437300026732126.01083634632923021.117.710.432.296.572.572.88.222
    1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor343111Log - Sp - Ext - Perf443.83590001959191.21034939930544131.4510.110.882.955.304.811.80.500
    1990MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf443.85590001959191.71034939930544131.4610.160.892.965.334.841.80.500
    1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor343212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf355.20544001150188.17753511636447021.287.851.633.674.485.401.22.375
    1991MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf355.21544001150188.37753511636447021.287.871.633.684.495.411.22.375
    1992Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-3313---003.0020000203.05110010101.6715.000.000.003.003.000.00.000
    1992Seattle MarinersALMLBsea343313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.2817000317030.2451918412111001.8613.211.173.523.235.580.92.000
    1992Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----331---003.0020000203.05110010101.6715.000.000.003.003.002.00.000
    1992MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.3617000317030.7451918412111001.8913.411.193.583.285.660.92.000
    1993Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-3414---018.3160003604.17440421002.5414.540.008.314.158.310.50.000
    1993Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----341---018.7860003604.37440421002.6815.370.008.784.398.780.50.000
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)33493.97467320015943530904.391844739982329482312321.389.140.823.284.804.451.47.402
    American League Totals (8 yrs)26224.1429817008528114555.058028825553218284242251.449.410.863.544.614.671.30.542
    National League Totals (4 yrs)7273.7116915007415416349.3338159144291111987071.298.710.752.865.104.101.78.206
    Minor League Totals28323.6087732315141460.039323418434230265201151.357.690.674.505.184.581.15.467
    Minor: Rk Totals100.0011000005.01000050000.201.800.000.009.000.002.001.000
    Minor: AA Totals19243.395751161261329.726816612428152185140141.287.330.774.165.064.541.22.442
    Minor: AAA Totals884.32292170380125.31246860678756111.618.920.435.615.404.890.96.500
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (7 yrs)26224.0728117008226414524.353526923749206273232251.419.190.843.544.694.621.33.542
    Atlanta Braves Totals (4 yrs)7273.7116915007415416349.3338159144291111987071.298.710.752.865.104.101.78.206
    Seattle Mariners Totals (1 yrs)005.3617000317030.7451918412111001.8913.411.193.583.285.660.92.000
    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%
    1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3827pL-S-E-P121281310000002100000.107.107.143.2502841.036.036.4290.0075.000.000.00.0033.3
    1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3828pL-S-E-P26814130001001800000.214.267.214.4811530.071.000.5006.6753.338.000.00.000.0
    1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3829pL-S-E-P3215020000001100000.400.500.400.900620.200.000.50016.6716.671.000.00.000.0
    1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3830pL-S-E-P4597010000000200001.143.143.143.286710.000.000.2000.0028.570.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)169542910010023200001.167.196.185.38156101.056.018.4093.5757.1416.000.00.0011.1
    National League Totals (4 yrs)169542910010023200001.167.196.185.38156101.056.018.4093.5757.1416.000.00.0011.1
    Atlanta Braves Totals (4 yrs)169542910010023200001.167.196.185.38156101.056.018.4093.5757.1416.000.00.0011.1
    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
    1980Gulf Coast Braves GCLRk21P100.01000111.0001.000.001.6100.017
    1981Savannah BravesSouAA22P1000.011250036361.0003.600.007.1100.010
    1981Richmond BravesILAAA22P2100.0830113938.9741.800.0015.1100.07
    1982Savannah BravesSouAA23P2600.0823203331.9391.200.0018.1100.04
    1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLB24P38097.212150427271.0000.700.2823.5100.05
    1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLB25P32072.078101615.9380.500.2119.8100.09
    1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLB26P61086.110160126261.0000.400.3037.9100.03
    1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLB27P23060.09110220201.0000.900.3314.2100.09
    1986Atlanta BravesNLMLB27P21095.07170224241.0001.100.2513.0100.09
    1987Atlanta BravesNLMLB28P680114.26230229291.0000.400.2542.2100.01
    1988Greenville BravesSouAA29P800.01201331.0000.400.005.6100.015
    1988Atlanta BravesNLMLB29P21042.0370010101.0000.500.2413.1100.09
    1989Atlanta BravesNLMLB30P59097.212140026261.0000.400.2736.9100.02
    1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLB30P14028.1110101211.9170.800.398.6100.011
    1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLB31P59091.25190024241.0000.400.2636.4100.03
    1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLB32P54088.11160017171.0000.300.1933.3100.03
    1992Calgary CannonsPCLAAA33P200.01000111.0000.500.001.4100.021
    1992Seattle MarinersALMLB33P17030.20500551.0000.300.1710.5100.012
    1993Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA34P600.0021032.6670.300.004.2100.019
    MLB Totals - (P)46709017316121111.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)29009322111.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)440020502112.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)100100011.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1980Minor1----------
    1981Minor31----------
    1982Minor26----------
    1983MLB38----------
    1984MLB32----------
    1985MLB61----------
    1986MLB44----------
    1987MLB68----------
    1988MLB21----------
    1988Minor8----------
    1989MLB73----------
    1990MLB59----------
    1991MLB54----------
    1992MLB17----------
    1992Minor2----------
    1993Minor6----------
    Totals541----------