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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Michael Jeffcoat
Stat Years
1980-1994  [mlb] 1983-1994
Height/Weight
6-2 / 187
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (531)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
High School
Pine Bluff (Pine Bluff,AR)
Colleges
Louisiana Tech University (Ruston, Louisiana)
Draft
Selected by the Cleveland Indians in Round #13 (#322 overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Leon Hamilton
MLB Debut
1983-08-21 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.018)
Service Time
Organizations
TEX [6] CLE [6] SFN [2] MIA [2] KCA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13292 ... retro id: jeffm001 ... mlbam id: 116512
Relations
Father of Drew Jeffcoat
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1980Batavia TrojansNYPLA-cle-201---433.9712113001068.0654030945716001.628.601.195.969.405.291.58.571
    1980Waterloo IndiansMidwAcle-201---006.0040000406.0121242371002.5018.003.004.5010.5018.002.33.000
    1980Minor Totals: CLEbyYearA/A-----202---434.1416113005074.07752341148787001.699.361.345.849.496.321.63.571
    1981Waterloo IndiansMidwAcle-212---1083.86252531000147.015171639781099021.569.240.554.786.674.351.40.556
    1981Minor Totals: CLEbyYearA----211---1083.86252531000147.015171639781099021.569.240.554.786.674.351.40.556
    1982Waterloo IndiansMidwAcle-223---544.06993000062.0582928915680011.188.421.312.189.874.214.53.556
    1982Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcle-223---882.88181862000128.112249413511077041.358.560.213.587.503.442.10.500
    1982Minor Totals: CLEbyYearA/AA----222---13123.27272792000190.3180786912661757051.298.520.573.128.293.692.65.520
    1983Charleston CharliesILAAAcle-234---1284.53262560110167.018795848469670101.4010.080.432.485.175.122.09.600
    1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle54234Log - Sp - Ext - Perf133.311120019032.232131211391111.388.820.283.582.483.580.69.250
    1983Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----231---1284.53262560110167.018795848469670101.4010.080.432.485.175.122.09.600
    1983MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf133.351120019032.732131211391111.408.940.283.632.523.630.69.250
    1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle46245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf522.99631001262175.1822825724418111.419.800.842.874.903.351.71.714
    1984MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf523.00631001262175.3822825724418111.419.830.842.884.913.361.71.714
    1985Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn-256---453.6210102000059.2642624119282001.229.651.661.364.223.923.11.444
    1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle46256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf002.7990003909.28531640001.457.450.935.593.724.660.67.000
    1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33,46256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf025.3219100718022.027131346101021.5011.051.642.454.095.321.67.000
    1985Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----251---453.6510102000059.7642624119282001.239.731.671.374.263.953.11.444
    1985MLB Totals: CLE-SFNbyYearMLB----252Log - Sp - Ext - Perf024.62281001027031.7351816512141021.5110.101.443.464.045.191.17.000
    1986Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-267---724.20540001854775.0814035731571021.499.720.843.726.844.801.84.778
    1986Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----261---724.20540001854775.0814035731571021.499.720.843.726.844.801.84.778
    1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-278---1184.79262431220159.2193998514411013011.4710.880.792.315.695.582.46.579
    1987Texas RangersALMLBtex30278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0112.8622000007.01110104410002.1414.145.145.141.2912.860.25.000
    1987Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----271---1184.81262431220159.7193998514411013011.4710.910.792.325.715.602.46.579
    1987MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0112.8622000007.01110104410002.1414.145.145.141.2912.860.25.000
    1988Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-289---952.80222262000157.11375349841954021.137.840.462.355.433.032.32.643
    1988Texas RangersALMLBtex30289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0211.70520023010.01913131550022.4017.100.904.504.5011.701.00.000
    1988Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----281---952.81222262000157.31375349841954021.137.850.462.355.443.042.32.643
    1988MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0211.70520023010.01913131550022.4017.100.904.504.5011.701.00.000
    1989Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-2910---443.2211110000072.2813126121501011.4010.030.122.606.193.842.38.500
    1989Texas RangersALMLBtex302910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf963.58222222000130.21396552733640141.329.570.482.274.414.481.94.600
    1989Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----291---443.2411110000072.7813126121501011.4110.100.122.626.233.862.38.500
    1989MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf963.59222222000130.71396552733640141.329.610.482.284.424.491.94.600
    1990Texas RangersALMLBtex303011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf564.4744121011325110.212257551228581021.369.920.982.284.724.642.07.455
    1990MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf564.4944121011325110.712257551228581021.369.960.982.294.744.662.07.455
    1991Texas RangersALMLBtex303112Log - Sp - Ext - Perf534.63700002170179.21044641825433041.6211.750.902.824.865.201.72.625
    1991MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf534.66700002170179.71044641825433041.6311.820.912.844.895.231.72.625
    1992Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-3213---214.22751012032.033201536201001.229.280.841.695.635.633.33.667
    1992Texas RangersALMLBtex303213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf017.32630023019.22817162560001.6812.810.922.292.757.781.20.000
    1992Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----321---214.22751012032.033201536201001.229.280.841.695.635.633.33.667
    1992MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf017.50630023019.72817162560001.7213.130.942.342.817.971.20.000
    1993Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmia-3314---434.14330001433354.158252526321011.189.610.330.995.304.145.33.571
    1993Minor Totals: MIAbyYearAAA----331---434.16330001433354.358252526321011.189.650.331.005.324.165.33.571
    1994Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmia-3415---402.04230001023235.13110838261111.107.900.762.046.622.553.251.000
    1994Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-3415---108.3130001304.16440220001.8512.460.004.154.158.311.001.000
    1994Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia373415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0010.1240001402.24332011001.5013.506.750.003.3710.120.00.000
    1994Minor Totals: KCA-MIAbyYearAAA----342---502.76260001126239.7371412310281111.208.490.692.306.433.212.801.000
    1994MLB Totals: MIAbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0012.2740001402.74332011001.8216.368.180.004.0912.272.00.000
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)25264.372554532602107500.057627024349149242153161.4510.370.882.684.364.861.62.490
    American League Totals (9 yrs)25244.302324432521887475.354525422743143231133141.4510.320.812.714.384.811.62.510
    National League Totals (2 yrs)025.9523100822024.731161666112021.5311.532.232.234.095.951.83.000
    Minor League Totals85593.8228316033647123121,228.7127960452189403869441251.379.370.652.956.374.432.16.590
    Minor: A- Totals433.9712113001068.0654030945716001.628.601.195.969.405.291.58.571
    Minor: A Totals15123.98383461040215.022111295209618410031.479.250.844.027.704.691.92.556
    Minor: AA Totals882.88181862000128.312249413511077041.358.570.213.587.523.442.10.500
    Minor: AAA Totals58363.91215971834711812817.387140335557211507211181.329.590.632.325.584.442.40.617
    Texas Rangers Totals (6 yrs)19194.711494132361086357.74232081873410017741121.4610.660.862.524.465.241.77.500
    Cleveland Indians Totals (3 yrs)653.078330016801117.71224640943549221.419.370.693.304.153.531.26.545
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)025.3219100718022.027131346101021.5011.051.642.454.095.321.67.000
    Florida Marlins Totals (1 yrs)0012.2740001402.74332011001.8216.368.180.004.0912.272.00.000
    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%
    1985Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn-25p---11014350002002402000.357.438.357.7951850.143.000.50011.1122.222.000.00.000.0
    1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33,4625pL-S-E-P1191000000001000000.000.500.000.5002001.000.000.00050.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1986Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-26p---2545020000000100000.400.400.400.800520.000.000.5000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-27p---3271000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1991Texas RangersALMLBtex3031pL-S-E-P47011110010000000001.0001.0002.0003.0001211.0001.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.00100.0
    1993Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmia-33p---5332000000000101000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1994Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmia-34p---6234010000000100000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.3330.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)892111001001000000.500.6671.0001.6673211.000.500.50033.330.000.000.00.00100.0
    American League Totals (1 yrs)7011110010000000001.0001.0002.0003.0001211.0001.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.00100.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)191000000001000000.000.500.000.5002001.000.000.00050.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals14726380002002803000.308.357.308.6653180.077.000.4446.4525.814.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals14726380002002803000.308.357.308.6653180.077.000.4446.4525.814.000.00.000.0
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)7011110010000000001.0001.0002.0003.0001211.0001.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.00100.0
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)191000000001000000.000.500.000.5002001.000.000.00050.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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 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
    1980Batavia TrojansNYPLA-20P1200.0390112121.0001.000.0016.4100.07
    1981Waterloo IndiansMidwA21P2500.01023103433.9711.300.0018.4100.05
    1982Waterloo IndiansMidwA22P900.00400441.0000.400.006.5100.012
    1982Chattanooga LookoutsSouAA22P1800.03240127271.0001.500.0012.6100.010
    1983Charleston CharliesILAAA23P2600.01034424844.9171.700.0018.6100.06
    1983Cleveland IndiansALMLB23P11032.22400661.0000.500.196.8100.010
    1984Cleveland IndiansALMLB24P63075.12130315151.0000.200.2038.9100.02
    1985Phoenix GiantsPCLAAA25P1000.0560011111.0001.100.007.0100.013
    1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLB25P19022.0171098.8890.400.3611.7100.010
    1985Cleveland IndiansALMLB25P909.21500661.0000.700.655.6100.016
    1986Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA26P5400.0610111716.9410.300.0038.0100.01
    1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA27P2600.0527223432.9411.200.0018.696.39
    1987Texas RangersALMLB27P207.0000000.0000.000.001.2100.018
    1988Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA28P2200.09250034341.0001.500.0015.6100.08
    1988Texas RangersALMLB28P5010.00200221.0000.400.203.1100.016
    1989Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA29P1100.0110101211.9171.000.007.6100.010
    1989Texas RangersALMLB29P220130.21318113231.9691.400.2413.6100.010
    1990Texas RangersALMLB30P440110.2410131514.9330.300.1327.2100.03
    1991Texas RangersALMLB31P70079.22130015151.0000.200.1943.2100.01
    1992Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA32P700.01801991.0001.300.004.9100.021
    1992Texas RangersALMLB32P6019.21301441.0000.700.213.7100.016
    1993Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA33P3300.0380011111.0000.300.0023.4100.05
    1994Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA34P2300.0190110101.0000.400.0016.2100.07
    1994Florida MarlinsNLMLB34P402.2000000.0000.000.003.5100.019
    MLB Totals - (P)2550496267538104101.9710.400.200.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)212004113787186178.9570.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)18003240127271.0001.500.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)34001027103837.9741.100.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)1200390112121.0001.000.000.00.00
    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
    1980Minor12----------
    1981Minor25----------
    1982Minor27----------
    1983MLB11----------
    1983Minor26----------
    1984MLB63----------
    1985MLB28----------
    1985Minor10----------
    1986Minor54----------
    1987MLB2----------
    1987Minor26----------
    1988MLB5----------
    1988Minor22----------
    1989MLB22----------
    1989Minor11----------
    1990MLB44----------
    1991MLB70----------
    1992MLB6----------
    1992Minor7----------
    1993Minor33----------
    1994MLB4----------
    1994Minor23----------
    Totals531----------