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James Russell

+ Atlanta Braves Status: Active (MLB)
Positions: P-380
Proper Name: James Clayton Russell
Born: January 8, 1986 (29.056) in Cincinnati, Ohio
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 205 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Heritage (Colleyville,TX)
College: University of Texas , Navarro College
Drafted: 2007 -- 14th round (427th overall) by Chicago Cubs (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 5,2010 (24.087)
TBC Player ID:46518
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Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.425m) Avoids arbitration by Atlanta Braves (2015-01-16)
Organizations:CHN, ATL
Signed by:Trey Forkerway
Relationship(s):Son of Jeff Russell

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Scouting Scores

control k-rating efficiency vsPower
69 47 45 22
Pitch Repertoire Slider (34.65%) -- Fastball (31.03%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (13.21%) -- Changeup (11.15%) -- Cutter (4.99%) -- Curveball (4.88%) -- Sinker (0.08%)
Fastball Velocity: [2014] - 88.57 - [2013] - 88.93 - [2012] - 89.09 - [2011] - 88.03 - [2010] - 88.71

Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

DateStatusNotes
2015-01-16ASigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.425m) Avoids arbitration
2014-07-31ATraded from Cubs with Emilio Bonifacio to Braves for Victor Caratini and cash
2014-01-17ASigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.775m) Avoiding arbitration
2013-01-19ASigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.075m) Avoiding arbitration

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Pitching Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Batter Stadium

YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
2005Navarro CollegeNCAANCAAfr19-   -------
2006Navarro CollegeNCAANCAAso20601.767 51.03814101349 1.006.710.002.298.653.77
2007TexasBig12NCAA31jr21843.86211900 0109.2108514714289142 1.248.861.152.307.473.25
2007 Azl CubsArizRk-chn21000.001100002.00000020000.000.000.000.009.00--
2007 PeoriaMidwA-chn21000.002200007.03000490001.003.860.005.1411.572.25
2008DaytonaFSLA+41chn22223.5188000041.0361816413240001.207.900.882.855.271.85
2008 TennesseeSouAA16chn22486.361817000086.111164611825624001.5811.571.882.616.462.48
2009TennesseeSouAA35chn23235.11115000037.045242159263001.4610.951.222.196.322.89
2009 IowaPCLAAA-chn23333.43267003065.2712525619462001.379.730.822.606.302.42
2010IowaPCLAAA38chn24005.7350000011.0117754100001.369.004.093.278.182.50
2010 Chicago CubsNLMLB40chn24114.960011049.05537271111422041.3510.102.022.027.713.82
2011Chicago CubsNLMLB40chn25164.120010067.27637311214431021.3310.111.601.865.723.07
2012Chicago CubsNLMLB40chn26713.250019269.1672825523551111.308.700.652.997.142.39
2013Chicago CubsNLMLB40chn27163.59007052.2462121718371011.227.861.203.086.322.06
2014Chicago CubsNLMLB40chn28023.51007133.1241413316261011.206.480.814.327.021.63
2014 Atlanta BravesNLMLB51atl28002.22008024.1216604160001.037.770.001.485.924.00
MLB Totals10163.7433860062329628914312338862196191.278.791.162.616.662.55
MLB: Average per 162 Games233.746710012159572824817431021.278.791.162.616.662.55
Minor League Totals (7 seasons)11164.687140003025027713813038741799001.409.971.372.666.442.42
AAA (2 seasons)333.743170030778232321123562001.369.581.292.696.552.43
AA (2 seasons)6116.002922000012315688822334887001.5411.411.682.496.442.59
A+ (1 seasons)223.5188000041361816413240001.207.900.882.855.271.85
A (1 seasons)000.0022000073000490001.003.860.005.1411.572.25
Rk (1 seasons)000.0011000020000020000.000.000.000.009.00--
NCAA (3 seasons)1443.1928190000161146655714411404201.168.160.782.297.833.41
Chicago Cubs (5 seasons)10163.8731650054327226813711738822036191.298.871.262.716.722.48
Atlanta Braves (1 seasons)002.25221008024216604160001.047.880.001.506.004.00
YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
Batting Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
2008TennesseeSouAA16chn221812000001003500311.000.188.000187.000.250.0001.67--019
2009TennesseeSouAA35chnp23117010000000300000.143.143.143286.000.000.250----17
2009IowaPCLAAA-chnp23268111001001200000.125.222.250472.125.250.1672.00--29
2010IowaPCLAAA38chnp2431000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
2010Chicago CubsNLMLB40chnp244
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0000000002
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00000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
2011Chicago CubsNLMLB40chnp258
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01
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00000003
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00000.125.125.125250.000.000.200----18
2012Chicago CubsNLMLB40chnp261
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000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
2013Chicago CubsNLMLB40chnp270000000000000000---------------00
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLB51atlp282
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000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
MLB Totals (5 Seasons)28915010000000500000.067.067.067134.000.000.100----115
MLB: Average per 162 Games1628010000000300000.067.067.067134.000.000.100----18
Minor League Totals (4 seasons)58281210020041100311.071.182.107289.036.179.1112.75--336
AAA (2 seasons)299111001001300000.111.200.222422.111.222.1673.00--210
AA (2 seasons)2919010001003800311.053.174.053227.000.158.0832.67--126
Chicago Cubs (4 seasons)26713010000000500000.077.077.077154.000.000.125----113
Atlanta Braves (1 seasons)222000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
Other Pitching Statistics
YearTeam NameLeagueWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
2009Mesa Solar Sox011.2911000201412622214001.007.711.291.299.00
2010Chicago CubsMLB Spring Training000.691100001139310411101.006.230.002.777.62
2011Chicago CubsMLB Spring Training008.0361000012.1231511428002.0316.782.921.465.84
2012Chicago CubsMLB Spring Training003.001000010121244109001.009.000.750.006.75
2013Chicago CubsMLB Spring Training102.799000109.2733036001.036.520.002.795.59
2014Chicago CubsMLB Spring Training101.806000005611123001.6010.801.803.605.40
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
2009TennesseeSouAAP11 36011.000--7.36
2009IowaPCLAAAP26 3910.923--4.15
 
2010IowaPCLAAAP5 03001.000--5.40
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBP574926001.0001.471.26
 
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBP64673811.9171.481.55
 
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBP776919001.0001.301.17
 
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBP745248011.0002.081.46
 
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBP22240000.0000.000.00
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBP443326001.0002.181.64
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLBP338294123712.9801.501.30
 AAAP31031210.937--4.35
 AAP11036011.000--7.36

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