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Jim ScrantonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-1986 MLB Years: 1984-1985
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PositionsSS-849, 2B-7, OF-1, 3B-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Dean Scranton
Height6-0Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 5,1960 [58.046]PlaceTorrance,California
CollegePalomar College (San Marcos,CA), University of Arizona (Tucson,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 15th round (368th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1984 [24.153]
OrganizationsKCA [7] Awards0
TBC Player ID17788Retrosheet IDscraj001MLBAM ID121948
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed56Power18Contact69XBH19RBIs22Runs53Hitting32Durability68Team.523Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Charleston (sc) RoyalsSALAkca-ss2012145069114163233185245138300.253.294.316.61014221488.280.063.144.2794.9210.452.130.41225.0018.42
1981Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-ss2110735537766123294243116300.214.264.254.518909389.228.040.121.2436.177.971.290.51177.5011.84
1982Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-ss221284134497740411011366825300.235.297.271.56811211459.279.036.121.2657.8414.811.890.000.0011.34
1983Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-ss231414504398101231884273714300.218.293.258.55111613516.254.040.133.2608.1414.151.740.39225.0013.27
1984Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ss2413643047108165337851759217300.251.281.333.61414324469.283.082.128.2773.6212.583.470.64143.3322.22
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca50ss-3b2422000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ss25121378367410112924235418310.196.242.235.4778912413.224.039.095.2195.5713.082.350.24378.0016.22
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca16ss2564100000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1986Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ss26112299336732113631048210020.224.254.258.512776321.264.034.077.2313.1214.954.800.31299.008.96
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter86100000000000000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter8662775309634681711216614017638418681830.228.277.277.554769963055.260.049.120.0005.7612.572.180.36252.2715.14
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3691107116249298579161250161535630.225.260.279.539309421203.258.054.103.0004.1613.383.220.42221.4016.87
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter26986387195175272181978141919600.226.295.264.55922824975.266.038.127.0008.0014.461.810.21431.5012.31
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10735537766123294243116300.214.264.254.518909389.228.040.121.0006.177.971.290.51177.5011.84
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12145069114163233185245138300.253.294.316.61014221488.280.063.144.0004.9210.452.130.41225.0018.42
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter86100000000000000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621222000000000000000.000.000.000.00000122.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162519581191332401173372313310.228.277.277.55414418571.260.049.120.0005.7612.572.180.36252.2715.14

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-Rel25004.5010100102.03110110002.0013.50--4.504.501.00--
1986Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-Rel26000.0020200201.02000110002.2513.50--6.756.751.00--
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter002.7030300303.05110220002.1013.50--5.405.401.00--
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter002.7030300303.05110220002.1013.50--5.405.401.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings002.701980198001980220.0330666601321320002.1013.50--5.405.401.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Charleston (sc) Royals SALAkca20SS112--2093282765564537.9524.79------12192.680.6
1980Charleston (sc) Royals SALAkca202B7--1618133534.9714.86------1215.85.0
1980Charleston (sc) Royals SALAkca20OF1--2---221.0002.00------1210.80.7
1981Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca21SS107--2063463065582552.9485.16------107100.082.3
1982Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca22SS128--2103642676600574.9574.48------128100.088.9
1983Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca23SS140--2114694087720680.9444.86------14199.396.6
1984Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca24SS136--1973733157601570.9484.19------136100.088.3
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24SS1---1-1111.0001.00------250.00.6
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca243B1---------------250.00.6
1985Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25SS119--2162972770540513.9504.31------12198.383.8
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25SS5--18-1991.0001.80------683.33.1
1986Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26SS101--1452222446391367.9393.63------11290.271.1
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS6--19-210101.0001.67------60.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS356--5588928217315321450.9464.07------3560.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS268--4218336616313201254.9504.68------2680.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS107--2063463065582552.9485.16------1070.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS112--2093282765564537.9524.79------1120.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B7--1618133534.9714.86------70.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Charleston (sc) Royals SALAkca20---7112----1-
1981Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca21----107------
1982Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca22----128------
1983Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca23----140------
1984Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca24----136------
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24----11-----
1985Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25----119------
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25----5------
1986Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26----101------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1980-02-27ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Royals. 
* 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
1985Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll2560,000-51633-370,78060,00060,000
* 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