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Jim OttenHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1981 MLB Years: 1974-1981
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PositionsP-119Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Edward Otten
Height6-2Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 1,1951 [66.231]PlaceLewistown,Montana
CollegeArizona State University (Tempe,AZ), Mesa Community College (Mesa,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox in the 2nd round (45th overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 1st round (20th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 1st round (18th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 5th round (115th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutJuly 31,1974 [23.030]
OrganizationsCHA [5] SLN [4] Awards0
TBC Player ID16247Retrosheet IDottej101MLBAM ID120120
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts76Walks31Hittable38SO/BB48vsPower38Hitting0Durability30Team.488Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1973nullAA--Rel21484.8014014000075.0905040043500001.7710.80--5.166.001.16.333-
1974nullAA--Rel22634.2015015000075.0804135029540001.459.60--3.486.481.86.667-
1974nullAAA--Rel22722.2511011000076.0522319033660001.126.16--3.917.822.00.778-
1974Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel01353.22260260000151.013264540621200001.287.87--3.707.151.94.722-
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha38Rel22015.51514002016.0221110012113012.0812.12--6.616.060.92.0003.62
1975nullAAA--Rel23994.11280280000151.013179690711140001.347.81--4.236.791.61.500-
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha38Rel23006.7520200105.04541730002.066.751.6911.815.060.43-7.84
1976nullAAA--Rel24662.91380380000133.01405143045790001.399.47--3.055.351.76.500-
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha38Rel24004.5020200106.09630230001.8313.50--3.004.501.50-2.63
1977Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-S/R25594.683413211002100.011460521048708001.6210.260.904.326.301.46.357-
1978Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST26201.89330000019.02054113192001.749.470.476.169.001.461.000-
1978Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-S/R26554.7018117200090.09056471750655101.569.001.705.006.501.30.500-
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0754.21211472000109.011061511863847101.599.081.495.206.941.33.583-
1979St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-ST27101.0011010009.07110451001.227.00--4.005.001.251.000-
1979Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-Rel27554.2133330300877.0703936646624101.518.180.705.387.251.35.500-
1979Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0653.8734430400886.0774037650675101.488.060.635.237.011.34.545-
1980Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-ST28601.69770110048.031119219403001.045.810.383.567.502.111.000-
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34Rel28055.5331427009055.0713834326381121.7511.550.494.236.181.46.0003.60
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40Rel29105.30240240010035.2442321320204001.7911.100.765.055.051.001.0004.25
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter165.466455900230117.21508372767758131.8311.380.535.085.691.12.1431.27
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter56473.752023816481010853.08254163553640162423201.448.700.384.236.581.56.544-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter43363.671693413571010675.06283192753531249620201.398.370.474.166.611.59.544-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12114.21323290000169.019096791851232001.6310.120.054.536.551.45.522-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101.0011010009.07110451001.227.00--4.005.001.251.000-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter155.44554510019090.11156155646585121.7711.370.594.555.741.26.167-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter015.53918004027.2352217121173012.0211.390.336.835.530.81.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings2115.46119911000430220.02781541331312413915261.8311.380.535.085.691.12.1541.27
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14123.755210422003220.02131079291031616101.448.700.384.236.581.56.538-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-2538304600230011303000.200.226.400.62612234.267.200.233.2732.9438.2413.005.8815.0033.33
1979Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-p27332111000000000000.500.5001.0001.500212.500.500.500.6430.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1980Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-28810110000000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.0001.2990.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34p28315010000000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.000.1820.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40p29242000000000001000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter557010000000101000.143.143.143.286108.167.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter79335820230011303000.242.265.485.75016437.333.243.273.0002.7035.1413.005.4116.5050.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter79335820230011303000.242.265.485.75016437.333.243.273.0002.7035.1413.005.4116.5050.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter557010000000101000.143.143.143.286108.167.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16221030000000303000.143.143.143.2863024.167.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16268101640460022706000.242.265.485.75033876.333.243.273.0002.7035.1413.005.4116.5050.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22P5-16-2--221.0000.400.13-----5100.03.1
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23P2-5-1--111.0000.500.20-----2100.01.2
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24P2-6-------------2100.01.2
1978Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln26P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.3
1978Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln26P18--516-121211.0001.17------18100.013.2
1979St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln27P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1979Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln27P33--161-87.8750.21------33100.024.3
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28P31-55-11-211111.0000.350.20-----31100.019.1
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29P24-35-31-43.7500.130.09-----24100.023.5
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P64-117-17121817.9440.270.15-----640.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P51--622112928.9660.55------510.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3---1--111.0000.33------30.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha225----------
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha232----------
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha242----------
1978Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln263----------
1978Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln2618----------
1979St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln271----------
1979Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln2733----------
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2831----------
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2924----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1981-10-14Released by Cardinals. 
1977-12-05TradeTraded by White Sox to Cardinals for Stan Butkus. 
* 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.