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Jeff RussellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-1996 MLB Years: 1983-1996
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-698Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJeffrey Lee Russell
Height6-3Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 2,1961 [57.021]PlaceCincinnati,Ohio
High SchoolWyoming (Cincinnati,OH)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 5th round (126th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsGene Bennett
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-CIN-#9 ... 1984-CIN-#5
MLB DebutAugust 13,1983 [21.345]
OrganizationsTEX [10] CIN [6] BOS [2] CLE [1] OAK [1] Awards1Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID17463Retrosheet IDrussj001MLBAM ID121569
RelationshipsFather of James Russell
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts55Walks57Hittable67SO/BB58vsPower67Hitting24Durability66Team.498Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1980Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-cin-ST18653.0013130300090.0804730550754001.448.000.505.007.501.50.545-
1981Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-ST191042.01222115200143.01095132148923001.106.860.063.025.791.92.714-
1982Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-ST20642.3714122211079.2672721823883001.137.570.902.609.943.83.600-
1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-ST21553.55181715011119.01065147744983001.268.020.533.337.412.23.500-
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin46,56ST21453.0310100200068.0583023722401101.177.640.922.905.271.82.4443.88
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin46ST226184.26333034210181.2186978615651013341.389.210.743.225.001.55.2503.87
1985Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcin-ST23744.06181801100115.01055552651946001.358.190.473.987.341.84.636-
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex40ST23367.5513130000062.08555521027442021.8112.341.453.926.391.63.3334.76
1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ST24413.9511110100070.2633231538341001.438.020.644.844.330.89.800-
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex40Rel24523.4037037009282.07440311131545011.288.121.213.405.931.74.7144.37
1987Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-ST25002.45220000011.08331530001.186.550.824.092.450.60--
1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-Rel25001.4240400206.05110150000.957.11--1.427.115.00--
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0002.08624002017.013441680001.106.750.523.124.151.33-3.74
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex40Rel25544.44522500012397.01095648952566121.6510.080.834.815.181.08.5564.59
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex40S/R261093.823424105010188.218386801566885771.328.730.723.154.201.33.5264.03
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex40CL27641.987107100663872.2452116424776030.955.570.502.979.543.21.6002.47
1990Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-Rel2801--10100000.0111000000----------0.00.000-
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex40R/CL28154.262702700221025.0231512116162001.548.170.365.685.681.00.1673.95
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex40CL29643.296806800563079.07136291126526011.228.051.252.955.902.00.6004.37
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex40CL30231.915105100422856.2511412322433021.298.100.483.496.831.95.4003.22
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23Rel30200.0080800429.24000350000.723.72--2.794.661.671.0002.68
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25CL31142.705105100483346.2391614114452011.147.520.192.708.683.21.2002.30
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25R/CL32055.142902900251228.0301716313181011.549.640.964.185.791.38.0004.74
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29Rel32114.97130130011512.2138723100001.269.241.422.137.113.33.5004.32
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex40R/CL33103.033703700322032.236121139211001.389.920.832.485.792.331.0003.84
1996Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-ST34000.0022000003.0000006000--------18.000.00--
1996Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ST34000.0022000005.00000140000.20----1.807.204.00--
1996Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-Rel34101.0451400428.28210150001.048.31--1.045.195.001.000-
1996Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0100.54954004216.282102150000.604.32--1.088.107.501.0001.73
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex40Rel34333.38550550011356.0582221522233041.439.320.803.543.701.05.5004.90
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter56733.75589795101123401861095.210655254581004156934612281.358.720.823.405.671.67.4341.13
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter39243.02112991317483649.25522702193326250420001.257.620.463.626.961.92.619-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter17103.71564797173318.02871411321813523610001.328.070.513.806.641.75.630-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter642.2316142211084.2672721824923001.077.120.852.559.783.83.600-
A+ Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1052.06272525200157.011855362531013001.096.760.113.045.791.91.667-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter653.0013130300090.0804730550754001.448.000.505.007.501.50.545-
Texas Rangers Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter42403.734453940650251134750.273535731272295474398221.378.790.863.535.671.61.512-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter193.628008000734574.2693330427633021.298.320.483.257.592.33.100-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10233.92434036210249.124412710922871414441.328.780.793.135.081.62.303-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter114.97130130011512.2138723100001.269.241.422.137.113.33.500-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter200.0080800429.24000350000.723.72--2.794.661.671.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11153.7511816102206837220.02131059220831399261.358.720.823.405.671.67.4231.13
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1383.02383356131220.0186917411881707001.257.620.463.626.961.92.619-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-cin-p1817346630010041001000.176.263.265.5289339.250.089.206.24910.2625.642.500.000.0050.00
1981Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-p19225221151030021103000.212.241.346.58718657.268.134.173.2653.5119.305.500.000.0054.55
1982Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-p201626472017001805000.269.296.462.75812332.353.193.231.3353.1325.008.003.1326.0042.86
1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-p2118332511020111003000.152.176.242.4188237.217.090.091.1872.7027.0310.000.000.0040.00
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin46,56p211021131013001602001.143.182.333.5157224.143.190.238.2294.1725.006.004.1721.0066.67
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin46p2234572820070042705100.140.194.175.36910267.258.035.105.1755.9740.306.750.000.0025.00
1985Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcin-p232112320012002800000.167.286.417.7035114.333.250.417.31514.2957.144.007.1412.0050.00
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex40p26351000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7979311301100053307101.139.188.215.40317492.217.076.139.0005.4335.876.601.0979.0036.36
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter941571731112215011047012000.197.246.331.5775215179.269.134.191.0005.5926.264.701.1278.5048.39
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter39455711140131803000.156.208.289.49713351.231.133.178.0005.8835.296.001.9645.0042.86
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1626472017001805000.269.296.462.75812332.353.193.231.0003.1325.008.003.1326.0042.86
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter225221151030021103000.212.241.346.58718657.268.134.173.0003.5119.305.500.000.0054.55
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter17346630010041001000.176.263.265.5289339.250.089.206.00010.2625.642.500.000.0050.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4478311301100053307101.141.190.218.40817491.222.077.141.0005.4936.266.601.1078.0036.36
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter351000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16216262360221001068014202.139.188.215.403358189.217.076.139.0005.4335.876.601.0979.0036.36
Average Minor - Per 162 games1622712953193326021781021000.197.246.331.5779026308.269.134.191.0005.5926.264.701.1278.5048.39

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Eugene Emeralds NwstA-cin18P13--6101-1716.9411.23------1776.518.6
1981Tampa Tarpons FSLA+cin19P22--837-145451.0002.05------22100.016.5
1982Waterbury Reds EastAAcin20P14--2181-2120.9521.43------1687.510.1
1983Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin21P18--712222119.9051.06------18100.013.2
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21P10-682101-1312.9231.200.18-----10100.06.2
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22P33-181734244341.9531.240.23-----3497.120.4
1985Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcin23P18--1113212624.9231.33------2185.712.7
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex23P13-62610-116161.0001.230.26-----13100.08.1
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex24P11--912212321.9131.91------11100.07.7
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex24P37-82617-323231.0000.620.28-----37100.022.8
1987Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex25P2--11--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex25P4---1-1111.0000.25------4100.02.9
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex25P52-971117-228281.0000.540.29-----52100.032.1
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex26P34-1881237535449.9071.440.26-----3597.121.1
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex27P71-72614-320201.0000.280.28-----71100.043.8
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex28P27-25151-76.8570.220.24-----27100.016.7
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex29P68-79618112524.9600.350.30-----68100.042.0
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex30P51-5688--16161.0000.310.29-----51100.031.5
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30P8-9-------------8100.04.9
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31P51-46210--12121.0000.240.26-----51100.031.5
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32P29-28-1--111.0000.030.04-----29100.025.2
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32P13-1211--221.0000.150.17-----13100.011.5
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex33P37-3222--441.0000.110.13-----37100.025.7
1996Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex34P2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.4
1996Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex34P5--111-32.6670.40------5100.03.5
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex34P55-5618--991.0000.160.16-----55100.034.0
MLB Totals for P - 14 season(s)-   P589-1093711921017273263.9630.450.24-----5890.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P56--2839757467.9051.20------560.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P16--3181-2221.9551.31------160.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P24--938-147471.0001.96------240.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--6101-1716.9411.23------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Eugene Emeralds NwstA-cin1813----------
1981Tampa Tarpons FSLA+cin1922----------
1982Waterbury Reds EastAAcin2014----------
1983Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin2118----------
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2110----------
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2233----------
1985Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcin2318----------
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex2313----------
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex2411----------
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex2437----------
1987Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex252----------
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex254----------
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex2552----------
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex2634----------
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex2771----------
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex2827----------
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex2968----------
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex3051----------
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak308----------
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3151----------
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3229----------
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3213----------
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex3337----------
1996Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex342----------
1996Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex345----------
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex3455----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1992Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB30109.003002.0224003.009.000.0018.000.000.000.001.000
1996Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB34003.002003.0310101.009.000.000.003.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs003.0020200003.0301001001.009.000.000.003.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs109.0030300002.0202040003.009.000.0018.000.000.000.001.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2014Grand Prairie AirHogsAmerAssocIndIndy-52Pitching Coach1004060.40033.03Ricky Van Asselberg
2015Grand Prairie AirHogsAmerAssocIndIndy-53Pitching Coach1002971.29030.05Eric Champion
* 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
1989AL Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1996-11-18Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-03-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1995-11-11Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-04-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1994-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-07-01TradeTraded by Red Sox to Indians for Steve Farr and Chris Nabholz. 
1993-03-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1992-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-08-31TradeTraded by Rangers with Bobby Witt, Ruben Sierra and Cash to Athletics for Jose Canseco. 
1985-07-23TradeTraded by Reds with Duane Walker to Rangers for Buddy Bell. 
* 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
1985Texas RangersTeam Payroll2360,000-51636-370,78060,00060,000
1986Texas RangersTeam Payroll2480,000-5421622386,34760,000140,000
1987Texas RangersTeam Payroll2560,000-59534-344,90660,000200,000
1988Texas RangersTeam Payroll26190,000-3851145392,10762,500390,000
1989Texas RangersTeam Payroll27480,000-256669++429,80262,500870,000
1990Texas RangersTeam Payroll281,166,667-111485++515,727100,0002,036,667
1991Texas RangersTeam Payroll292,200,000-88488++742,231100,0004,236,667
1992Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll302,600,000-911089++962,245109,0006,836,667
1992Texas RangersTeam Payroll302,600,000-91589++962,245109,0006,836,667
1993Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll312,175,000-170882++968,431109,0009,011,667
1994Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll322,975,000-120687++957,101109,00011,986,667
1994Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll322,975,000-120387++957,101109,00011,986,667
1995Texas RangersTeam Payroll33615,000-2981368999,520109,00012,601,667
1996Texas RangersTeam Payroll34109,000-78638-957,870109,00012,710,667
* 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