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Jim OttenTrack this Player High 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 [68.083]PlaceLewistown,Montana
CollegeArizona State University (Tempe,AZ), Mesa Community College (Mesa,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (45th overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (20th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 1st round (18th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] 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 SoxALMLBcha38Rel22015.51514002016.0221110012113002.0812.12--6.616.060.92.0003.44
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 CardinalsNLMLBsln34Rel28055.5331427009055.0713834326381101.7511.550.494.236.181.46.0003.49
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40Rel29105.30240240010035.2442321320204001.7911.100.765.055.051.001.0004.25
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter165.466455900230117.21508372767758101.8311.380.535.085.691.12.1431.20
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)Filter155.44554510019090.11156155646585101.7711.370.594.555.741.26.167-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter015.53918004027.2352217121173002.0211.390.336.835.530.81.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings2115.46119911000430220.02781541331312413915201.8311.380.535.085.691.12.1541.20
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 DescriptionAgeRoster 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. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.