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Current Status
Free Agent since 2018-05-08 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
James Clayton Russell
Stat Years
2007-2019  [mlb] 2010-2016
Height/Weight
6-4 / 205
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (505)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1986-01-08 in Cincinnati, Ohio   [34.184]
High School
Heritage (Colleyville,TX)
Colleges
University of Texas (Austin, Texas), Navarro College (Corsicana, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in Round #14 (#427 overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Trey Forkeryway
MLB Debut
2010-04-05 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.087)
Service Time
5.142 (2016)
Organizations
CHN [9] ATL [1] PHI [1] DET [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 46518 ... retro id: russj003 ... mlbam id: 460701
Relations
Son of Jeff Russell
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2007TexasBig12NCAA-1rpi 53121JrDR:14-427843.86211900020109.210851471428914291.248.861.152.307.474.193.25.667
    2007Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn-211---000.0011000002.00000020000.000.000.000.009.000.000.00.000
    2007Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn-211---000.0022000007.03000490001.003.860.005.1411.570.002.25.000
    2007Minor Totals: CHNbyYearRk/A----212---000.0033000009.030004110000.783.000.004.0011.000.002.75.000
    2008Daytona CubsFSLA+chn41222---223.51880000041.0361816413240001.207.900.882.855.273.951.85.500
    2008Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn16222---486.3618170001086.111164611825624001.5811.571.882.616.466.672.48.333
    2008Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA+/AA----222---6105.45262500010127.314782772238864001.4610.411.562.696.095.812.26.375
    2009Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn35233---235.111150006037.045242159263001.4610.951.222.196.325.842.89.400
    2009Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-233---333.4326700319065.2712525619462001.379.730.822.606.303.432.42.500
    2009Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAA/AAA----232---564.053712003250102.711649461128725001.4110.220.972.476.344.322.57.455
    2010Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn38244---005.73500005011.0117754100011.369.004.093.278.185.732.50.000
    2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.96570001157049.05537271111422041.3510.102.022.027.716.803.82.500
    2010Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----241---005.73500005011.0117754100011.369.004.093.278.185.732.50.000
    2010MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.96570001157049.05537271111422001.3510.102.022.027.716.803.82.500
    2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf164.12645001059067.27637311214431021.3310.111.601.865.724.923.07.143
    2011MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf164.15645001059067.77637311214431021.3410.181.611.885.764.963.07.143
    2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf713.25770001977269.1672825523551111.308.700.652.997.143.632.39.875
    2012MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf713.26770001977269.3672825523551111.308.730.653.007.163.652.39.875
    2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf163.5974000774052.2462121718371011.227.861.203.086.323.592.06.143
    2013MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf163.6274000774052.7462121718371011.237.931.213.106.383.622.06.143
    2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf023.5144000744133.1241413316261011.206.480.814.327.023.781.63.000
    2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl51288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf002.2222100821024.1216604160001.037.770.001.485.922.224.00.000
    2014MLB Totals: CHN-ATLbyYearMLB----282Log - Sp - Ext - Perf022.99661001565157.7452019320421011.147.080.473.156.613.152.10.000
    2015Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn0299---202.45900069311.085304130001.096.550.003.2710.644.093.251.000
    2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf025.2949000849134.042242039200001.5011.120.792.385.296.352.22.000
    2015Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----291---202.45900069311.085304130001.096.550.003.2710.644.093.251.000
    2015MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf025.2949000849134.042242039200001.5011.120.792.385.296.352.22.000
    2016Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi183010---354.29291300416079.28843381119491021.349.941.242.155.544.862.58.375
    2016Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi403010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0018.6970001704.19992540003.2318.694.1510.388.3118.690.80.000
    2016Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAAA----301---354.32291300416079.78843381119491021.3510.001.252.165.574.892.58.375
    2016MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0019.7670001704.39992540003.4119.764.3910.988.7819.760.80.000
    2017Texas AirHogsAmAsIndy------3111---312.79993100058.062201846460101.179.620.620.937.143.107.67.750
    2017Yucatan LeonesMexAAA------3111---102.03550000031.0278716271001.067.840.291.747.842.324.501.000
    2017Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----311---312.79993100058.062201846460101.179.620.620.937.143.107.67.750
    2017Minor Totals: byYearAAA----311---102.03550000031.0278716271001.067.840.291.747.842.324.501.000
    2018Sugar Land SkeetersAtlIndy------3212---842.36201800120106.2943128917982031.047.930.761.438.272.625.76.667
    2018Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet---3212---0115.0020000203.05551120002.0015.003.003.006.0015.002.00.000
    2018Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----321---842.37201800120106.7943128917982031.057.970.761.448.312.635.76.667
    2018Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----321---0115.0020000203.05551120002.0015.003.003.006.0015.002.00.000
    2019Tijuana TorosMexAAA------3313---843.2619180001088.19033321311660011.149.171.321.126.723.366.00.667
    2019Minor Totals: byYearAAA----331---843.2719180001088.39033321311660011.159.191.331.126.743.376.00.667
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)10184.09394600713884334.7340176152431002436151.329.161.162.696.544.742.43.357
    National League Totals (8 yrs)10184.09394600713884334.7340176152431002436151.329.161.162.696.544.742.43.357
    Minor League Totals25264.18135760013593463.04952322156411533611041.329.621.242.246.534.512.92.490
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals843.87211900020109.710851471428914291.258.901.152.317.504.203.25.667
    Minor: Indy Totals1152.52292731120164.7156514613231442131.098.550.711.267.892.806.26.688
    Minor: Rk Totals000.0011000002.00000020000.000.000.000.009.000.002.00.000
    Minor: A Totals000.0022000007.03000490001.003.860.005.1411.570.002.25.000
    Minor: A+ Totals223.51880000041.0361816413240001.207.900.882.855.273.951.85.500
    Minor: AA Totals6116.00292200070123.315688822334887001.5411.411.682.496.436.432.59.353
    Minor: AAA Totals17133.6495430013523289.730012611737642134041.269.341.151.996.633.923.33.567
    Chicago Cubs Totals (6 yrs)10184.03365500623604306.031016113741912236151.319.121.212.686.564.742.45.357
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)002.2422100821024.3216604160001.047.840.001.495.982.244.00.000
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)0019.7670001704.39992540003.4119.764.3910.988.7819.760.80.000
    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%
    2008Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn1622p---11812000001003503101.000.188.000.1881900.250.000.00015.7926.321.670.00.000.0
    2009Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn3523p---2117010000000300000.143.143.143.286710.000.000.2500.0042.860.000.00.000.0
    2009Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-23p---2268111001001200000.125.222.250.472921.250.125.16711.1122.222.000.00.00100.0
    2010Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn3824p---331000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4024pL-S-E-P3574000000000200000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4025pL-S-E-P4598010000000300000.125.125.125.250810.000.000.2000.0037.500.000.00.000.0
    2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4026pL-S-E-P5771000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4027pL-S-E-P6740000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl5128pL-S-E-P7222000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2015Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn029p---870000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000100.000.000.000100.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4029pL-S-E-P8491000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2016Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi1830p---973100000001200000.000.250.000.250400.333.000.00025.0050.002.000.00.000.0
    2016Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4030pL-S-E-P970000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2018Sugar Land SkeetersAtlIndy------32p---10211000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)34516010000000600000.063.063.063.1261610.000.000.1000.0037.500.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (7 yrs)34516010000000600000.063.063.063.1261610.000.000.1000.0037.500.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals72312210020061303101.065.211.097.3084131.226.032.10514.6331.712.170.00.0050.0
    Minor: Indy Totals211000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals2919010001003803101.053.174.053.2272610.158.000.08311.5430.772.670.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals4312211001003500000.083.267.167.4341521.333.084.14320.0033.331.670.00.00100.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)31614010000000600000.071.071.071.1421410.000.000.1250.0042.860.000.00.000.0
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)222000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)70000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    2007Arizona Cubs ArizRk21P100.00100111.0001.000.001.8100.034
    2007Peoria ChiefsMidwA21P200.00100111.0000.500.001.4100.027
    2008Daytona CubsFSLA+22P800.01600771.0000.900.006.1100.020
    2008Tennessee SmokiesSouAA22P1800.0511221816.8890.900.0012.9100.013
    2009Tennessee SmokiesSouAA23P1100.03601991.0000.800.007.9100.017
    2009Iowa CubsPCLAAA23P2600.039101312.9230.500.0018.1100.07
    2010Iowa CubsPCLAAA24P500.00300331.0000.600.003.5100.020
    2010Chi CubsNLMLB24P57049.02600881.0000.100.1635.2100.03
    2011Chi CubsNLMLB25p64567.238111211.9170.200.1639.5100.04
    2012Chi CubsNLMLB26P77069.1190010101.0000.100.1447.5100.02
    2013Chi CubsNLMLB27P74052.2480112121.0000.200.2345.7100.01
    2014Chi CubsNLMLB28P44033.12600881.0000.200.2427.2100.07
    2014AtlantaNLMLB28P22124.1000000.0000.000.0013.6100.013
    2015Iowa CubsPCLAAA29P900.0000000.0000.000.006.3100.021
    2015Chi CubsNLMLB29P49034.0460010101.0000.200.2930.2100.06
    2016Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAA30P2900.08110119191.0000.700.0020.3100.03
    2016PhiladelphiaNLMLB30P704.1000000.0000.000.004.3100.022
    2018Toledo Mud HensILAAA32P200.00100111.0000.500.001.4100.029
    MLB Totals - (P)39463331643126059.9830.100.180.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)71001124113635.9720.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)2900817232725.9260.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)8001600771.0000.900.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)2000100111.0000.500.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)1000100111.0001.000.000.00.00
    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
    2007Minor3----------
    2008Minor26----------
    2009Minor37----------
    2010MLB57----------
    2010Minor5----------
    2011MLB64----------
    2012MLB77----------
    2013MLB74----------
    2014MLB66----------
    2015MLB49----------
    2015Minor9----------
    2016MLB7----------
    2016Minor29----------
    2018Minor2----------
    Totals505----------