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James BaldwinTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1990-2006 MLB Years: 1995-2005
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-436Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Baldwin Jr.
Height6-3Weight235BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 15,1971 [47.126]PlaceSouthern Pines,North Carolina
High SchoolPinecrest (Southern Pines,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 4th round (105th overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsAlex Cosmidis
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1993-MLB-#66 ... 1993-MLB-#2 ... 1994-MLB-#8 ... 1994-MLB-#1 ... 1995-MLB-#25 ... 1995-MLB-#2 ... 1996-MLB-#4
MLB DebutApril 30,1995 [23.290]
OrganizationsCHA [12] TOR [1] BAL [1] DET [1] KCA [1] LAN [1] MIN [1] NYN [1] SEA [1] TEX [1] Awards1Awards Voting1-64
TBC Player ID1267Retrosheet IDbaldj002MLBAM ID110503
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Chicago White Sox in 1999
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts43Walks62Hittable50SO/BB57vsPower50Hitting.836Durability58Team.501Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1990Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRkcha-S/R18164.10972001037.0322917118323601.347.710.244.347.711.78.143-
1991Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRkcha-ST19312.12660000034.01688016483000.944.24--4.2412.713.00.750-
1991Utica Blue SoxNYPLA-cha-ST19145.30770100037.0402622027234001.799.64--6.515.540.85.200-
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0453.7913130100071.0563430043717001.397.07--5.438.961.65.4442.67
1992South Bend White SoxMidwAcha-ST20952.42212101100137.211853376451378001.187.710.392.948.963.04.643-
1992Sarasota White SoxFSLA+cha-ST20122.87660100037.231131227391001.017.410.481.679.325.57.333-
1992Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01072.52272702100174.014966498521769001.157.650.412.679.033.38.5882.26
1993Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-ST21852.25171704000120.09448306431077001.147.050.453.238.032.49.615-
1993Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-ST21542.6110100100069.0432120536613001.145.610.654.707.961.69.556-
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01392.38272705000189.01376950117916810001.146.520.523.768.002.13.5913.22
1994Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-ST221263.72262602000162.0144756714831569401.408.000.784.618.671.88.667-
1995Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-ST23595.8518180000095.0120766227448910301.7211.332.554.158.402.02.357-
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37S/R230112.89642000014.232222169101002.8019.643.685.526.141.11.0008.90
1996Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-ST24110.64220100014.051104151000.643.21--2.579.643.75.500-
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37ST241164.42282800000169.01688883245712712101.338.951.283.046.762.23.6474.53
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37ST2512155.27323201000200.0205128117198314014301.449.230.863.746.301.69.4444.19
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37S/R261365.323724131030159.01761039418601085101.489.961.023.406.111.80.6844.38
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37ST2712135.10353321010199.0219119113348112311101.519.891.543.665.551.52.4805.34
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37ST281474.65292812100178.0185969234591164101.379.351.722.985.871.97.6675.31
2001Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-ST29105.25220000012.0127722110001.179.001.501.508.255.501.000-
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37ST29754.6117161210095.210956491538424001.5410.251.413.573.951.11.5835.40
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30ST29364.2012120000079.08239371025533001.359.301.132.846.012.12.3334.30
2002Seattle MarinersALMLBsea33S/R307105.28302370040150.017995882649881001.5210.741.562.945.281.80.4125.02
2003Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-ST31324.08880000046.0482521313243101.329.320.582.534.661.85.600-
2003Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin-ST31022.43550000029.22511823180000.947.580.610.915.466.00.000-
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0343.4313130000075.1733629516423101.178.640.591.894.972.63.4293.41
2003Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30Rel31015.4010010003115.0211096470001.6712.603.602.404.201.75.0008.10
2004Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet53ST32573.73181623021115.211052481220610001.128.560.931.564.753.05.417-
2004Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn48ST32322.90550000031.034111035240001.269.870.871.456.974.80.600-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0893.56232123021146.214463581525850001.158.840.921.535.223.40.4713.73
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn38ST320215.0022000006.01310103510003.0019.504.507.501.500.20.00011.72
2005Ottawa LynxILAAAbal-ST33324.60880000047.052252464250201.199.961.150.774.796.25.600-
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex39Rel33025.19808002117.01810103791101.449.351.563.634.671.29.0005.44
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal19,23Rel33003.20200200011039.036181459201001.148.241.142.064.582.22-4.34
2006Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-Rel34003.3720200102.24311010001.5013.503.37--3.370.00--
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter79745.0126620264722421320.2144379473720348684457801.469.821.383.315.741.74.5161.82
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter61583.461701646141411025.292848439590370871521601.268.120.793.247.622.35.513-
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter38353.8810410047031622.259730726975214485261001.308.601.083.086.992.27.521-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter852.25171704000120.09448306431077001.147.050.453.238.032.49.615-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter122.87660100037.231131227391001.017.410.481.679.325.57.333-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter952.42212101100137.211853376451378001.187.710.392.948.963.04.643-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter145.30770100037.0402622027234001.799.64--6.515.540.85.200-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter473.1515132001071.0483725134806601.156.060.134.2910.092.35.364-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter69535.041841651972401014.2109461256915038766651701.469.691.333.435.901.72.566-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7105.28302370040150.017995882649881001.5210.741.562.945.281.80.412-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.20200200011039.036181459201001.148.241.142.064.582.22--
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter364.2012120000079.08239371025533001.359.301.132.846.012.12.333-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter015.4010010003115.0211096470001.6712.603.602.404.201.75.000-
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter025.19808002117.01810103791101.449.351.563.634.671.29.000-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0215.0022000006.01310103510003.0019.504.507.501.500.20.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13125.014434101040220.024013212334811409101.469.821.383.315.741.74.5201.82
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13123.46363513010220.019810484197918611301.268.120.793.247.622.35.520-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37p2523000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37p2632000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37p2712110101000100000.500.5001.5002.0003121.0001.0001.000.7800.0050.000.000.000.00100.00
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37p2824000000000201000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37p2912000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30p2912260210010001201001.077.077.115.1923127.143.038.038.0820.0044.440.000.000.0050.00
2001Totals for MLB-MLB         13280210010001301001.071.071.107.1783129.133.036.036.0760.0044.830.000.000.0050.00
2002Seattle MarinersALMLBsea33p3012010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4460.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin-p3161000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn48p3253000001000101000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn38p3222000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal19,23p33201000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter44441411020002003001.091.091.159.2507247.167.068.068.0000.0042.550.000.000.0050.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter114000001000101000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter114000001000101000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12260210010001201001.077.077.115.1923127.143.038.038.0000.0044.440.000.000.0050.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter913110101000702000.077.077.231.3083115.167.154.154.0000.0046.670.000.000.00100.00
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter201000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162162415440700074011004.091.091.159.250267173.167.068.068.0000.0042.550.000.000.0050.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259000001500015015000.000.000.000.0000074.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1990Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha18P9--292-1311.8461.22------9100.014.3
1991Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha19P6--151176.8571.00------6100.010.2
1991Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-cha19P7---73-107.7001.00------7100.09.2
1992South Bend White Sox MidwAcha20P21--726523833.8681.57------21100.015.3
1992Sarasota White Sox FSLA+cha20P6--510--15151.0002.50------6100.08.7
1993Birmingham Barons SouAAcha21P17--1524324239.9292.29------17100.012.0
1993Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha21P10--67--13131.0001.30------10100.07.0
1994Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha22P26--9162-2725.9260.96------26100.018.1
1995Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha23P18--3151-1918.9471.00------18100.012.5
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23P6-14-31-43.7500.500.21-----6100.04.2
1996Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha24P2--2---221.0001.00------2100.01.4
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24P28-16912163-3128.9031.000.17-----28100.017.3
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25P32-20015222-3937.9491.160.19-----32100.019.9
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26P37-1597155-2722.8150.590.14-----37100.022.8
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27P35-19912212-3533.9430.940.17-----35100.021.7
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28P29-1781426224240.9521.380.22-----29100.017.9
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha29P2--12--331.0001.50------2100.01.4
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29P17-95717-324241.0001.410.25-----17100.010.5
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29P12-7958111413.9291.080.16-----12100.07.4
2002Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30P30-150925-234341.0001.130.23-----30100.018.5
2003Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca31P8--331176.8570.75------8100.06.6
2003Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin31P5--53--881.0001.60------683.33.5
2003Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31P10-15331-76.8570.600.40-----10100.06.2
2004Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet32P18--1121-332321.0001.78------18100.012.6
2004Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn32P5--431-87.8751.40------5100.03.5
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn32P226-2--221.0001.000.33-----2100.01.2
2005Ottawa Lynx ILAAAbal33P8--681-1514.9331.75------8100.05.6
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33P20-3923-1551.0000.250.13-----20100.012.3
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex33P8-1721--331.0000.380.18-----8100.04.9
2006Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor34P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P2662132088162179267250.9360.940.19-----2660.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P104--507964135129.9561.24------1040.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P17--1524324239.9292.29------170.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P6--510--15151.0002.50------60.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P21--726523833.8681.57------210.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P7---73-107.7001.00------70.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P15--314312017.8501.13------150.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1990Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha189----------
1991Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha196----------
1991Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-cha197----------
1992South Bend White Sox MidwAcha2021----------
1992Sarasota White Sox FSLA+cha206----------
1993Birmingham Barons SouAAcha2117----------
1993Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha2110----------
1994Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha2226----------
1995Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha2318----------
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha236----------
1996Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha242----------
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2428----------
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2532----------
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2637----------
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2735----------
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2829----------
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha292----------
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2917----------
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2912----------
2002Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3030----------
2003Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca318----------
2003Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin315----------
2003Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3110----------
2004Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet3218----------
2004Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn325----------
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn322----------
2005Ottawa Lynx ILAAAbal338----------
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3320----------
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex338----------
2006Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor342----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2000Chicago White SoxDiv SeriesMLB28001.501006.0313201.004.500.004.503.000.670.00.000
2006Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB34129.90918002110.0131111260101.9011.701.805.400.000.009.90.333
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs129.90918002110.0131111260101.9011.701.805.400.000.009.90.333
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs001.5010100006.0301032001.004.500.004.503.000.670.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2016Arizona Reds ArizRkMinorcin44Pitching Coach553124.5642.02Jose NievesLost in Semi-Finals
2017Arizona Reds ArizRkMinorcin45Coach552233.40014.54Jose Nieves
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2000AL Pitcher of the Month (May)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-01-24ContractSigned by Blue Jays (minor) 
2005-08-22Claimed off waivers by Orioles from Rangers 
2005-07-21Claimed off waivers by Rangers from Orioles 
2005-01-11ContractSigned by Orioles (minor) 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-06-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
2004-05-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-05-05ContractSigned by Mets 
2004-05-04Released by Mets 
2004-02-12ContractSigned by Mets 
2004-02-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
2003-08-17Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-06-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
2003-06-01Released by Royals. 
2003-01-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
2002-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-02-01ContractSigned by Mariners 
2002-01-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
2001-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-07-26TradeTraded by White Sox with Cash to Dodgers for Gary Majewski, Onan Masaoka and Jeff Barry. 
2001-04-21InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-03-27InjuredDisabled -- - 
1990-06-06Contractsigned 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1995Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll23109,000-75331-999,520109,000109,000
1996Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll24115,000-7493117957,870109,000224,000
1997Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll25250,000-50723441,182,177150,000474,000
1998Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll26300,000-50111441,276,192170,000774,000
1999Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll271,900,000-258472++1,454,491200,0002,674,000
2000Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll283,300,000-187680++1,394,248200,0005,974,000
2001Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll295,950,000-103989++1,897,758200,00011,924,000
2001Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll295,950,000-103489++1,897,758200,00011,924,000
2002Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll301,250,000-36622592,011,045200,00013,174,000
2003Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll31300,000-70330-2,163,527300,00013,474,000
2004New York MetsTeam Payroll32300,000-75534-2,070,100300,00013,774,000
2005Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll33300,000-79431-2,189,055300,00014,074,000
2005Texas RangersTeam Payroll33300,000-79436-2,189,055300,00014,074,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red