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James RussellHigh Level: MLB Status: Detroit Tigers - In Minors MLB Years: 2010-2016
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PositionsP-503Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Clayton Russell
Height6-4Weight205BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJanuary 8,1986 [32.045]PlaceCincinnati,Ohio
High SchoolHeritage (Colleyville,TX)
CollegeUniversity of Texas (Austin,TX), Navarro College (Corsicana,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs in the 14th round (427th overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 17th round (503rd overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 37th round (1113rd overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$350,000Signing ScoutsTrey ForkerywayService Time5.142 (2016)
MLB DebutApril 5,2010 [24.087]
OrganizationsCHN [9] ATL [1] PHI [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID46518Retrosheet IDrussj003MLBAM ID460701
RelationshipsSon of Jeff Russell
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts25Walks72Hittable36SO/BB54vsPower36Hitting3Durability69Team.510Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2006Navarro CollegeCollegeNCAASoRel20601.76707000051.0381410013490001.006.71--2.298.653.771.000-
2007TexasBig12NCAA-1Jr31ST21843.86211920000109.210851471428914201.248.861.152.307.473.25.667-
2007Arizona CubsArizRkchn-ST21000.0011000002.0000002000--------9.000.00--
2007Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn-ST21000.0022000007.03000490001.003.86--5.1411.572.25--
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0000.0033000009.030004110000.783.00--4.0011.002.75-2.13
2008Daytona CubsFSLA+chn41ST22223.51880000041.0361816413240001.207.900.882.855.271.85.500-
2008Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn16ST22486.3618171000086.011164611825624001.5811.571.882.616.462.48.333-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST06105.44262510000127.014782772238864001.4510.391.552.696.082.26.3754.92
2009Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn35S/R23235.111156000037.045242159263001.4610.951.222.196.322.89.400-
2009Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-S/R23333.4326719003065.2712525619462001.379.730.822.606.302.42.500-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0564.033712250030102.211649461128725001.4010.170.962.456.312.57.4553.91
2010Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn38Rel24005.73505000011.0117754100001.369.004.093.278.182.50--
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40Rel24114.96570570011049.05537271111422041.3510.102.022.027.713.82.5005.20
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40Rel25164.12645590010067.27637311214431021.3310.111.601.865.723.07.1434.77
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40Rel26713.25770770019269.0672825523551111.308.700.652.997.142.39.8753.48
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40Rel27163.5974074007052.2462121718371011.227.861.203.086.322.06.1434.45
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40Rel28023.5144044007133.0241413316261011.206.480.814.327.021.63.0004.27
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl51Rel28002.2222121008024.0216604160001.037.77--1.485.924.00-2.31
2015Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn0Rel29202.45909006311.085304130001.096.55--3.2710.643.251.000-
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40Rel29025.2949049008134.042242039200001.5011.120.792.385.292.22.0003.90
2016Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi18S/R30354.29291316004079.28843381119491001.349.941.242.155.542.58.375-
2016Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40Rel300018.6970700104.09992540003.2318.694.1510.388.310.80-10.76
2017Texas AirHogsAmerAssocInd-ST31312.79990310058.062201846460101.179.620.620.937.147.67.750-
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter10184.09394638800714332.2340176152431002436191.319.141.162.696.532.43.3571.20
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter17214.70114585600133370.24001941785010326811001.4810.571.322.727.082.60.447-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter984.3074254900133197.0205888023521454001.5411.031.242.807.802.79.529-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6115.98292270000123.015688822334887001.5411.381.682.486.422.59.353-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter223.51880000041.0361816413240001.207.900.882.855.271.85.500-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0022000007.03000490001.003.86--5.1411.572.25--
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0011000002.0000002000--------9.000.00--
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter312.79990310058.062201846460101.179.620.620.937.147.67.750-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1443.19281990000160.2146655714411404201.168.180.782.307.843.41.778-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter10184.03365536000624304.031016113741912236191.319.121.212.686.562.45.357-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.2222121008024.0216604160001.037.77--1.485.924.00--
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0018.6970700104.09992540003.2318.694.1510.388.310.80--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings7124.09259425500473220.022411610028661604161.319.141.162.696.532.43.3681.20
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11144.707437370082220.025812511532671737001.4810.571.322.727.082.60.440-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn16221812000001003503101.000.188.000.1880019.000.000.250.13315.7926.321.670.000.000.00
2009Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn35p23117010000000300000.143.143.143.286107.250.000.000.1280.0042.860.000.000.000.00
2009Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-p23268111001001200000.125.222.250.472219.167.125.250.21811.1122.222.000.000.00100.00
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         3715121001001500000.133.188.200.3883116.200.067.133.1796.2531.255.000.000.0050.00
2010Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn38p2431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40p24574000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40p25598010000000300000.125.125.125.250108.200.000.000.1110.0037.500.000.000.000.00
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40p26771000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl51p28222000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn0p2970000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.687100.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40p29491000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2016Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi18p3073100000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.17325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter34516010000000600000.063.063.063.1261016.100.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter72312210020061303101.065.211.097.3083141.105.032.226.00014.6331.712.170.000.0050.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4312211001003500000.083.267.167.4342115.143.084.333.00020.0033.331.670.000.00100.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2919010001003803101.053.174.053.2271026.083.000.158.00011.5430.772.670.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter31614010000000600000.071.071.071.1421014.125.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter222000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1628000000000300000.063.063.063.126008.100.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1627055200500142907202.065.211.097.3087292.105.032.226.00014.6331.712.170.000.0050.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2007Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn21P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.01.8
2007Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn21P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2008Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn22P8--16--771.0000.88------8100.06.1
2008Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn22P18--511221816.8890.89------18100.012.9
2009Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn23P11--36-1991.0000.82------11100.07.9
2009Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn23P26--391-1312.9230.46------26100.018.1
2010Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn24P5---3--331.0000.60------5100.03.5
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24P57-4926--881.0000.140.16-----57100.035.2
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P6456738111211.9170.170.16-----64100.039.5
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P77-6919--10101.0000.130.147277.8-77100.047.5
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27P74-5248-112121.0000.160.236554.5-74100.045.7
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28P22124--------1-100.0-22100.013.6
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P44-3326--881.0000.180.244180.0-44100.027.2
2015Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn29P9---------------9100.06.3
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P49-3446--10101.0000.200.295362.5-49100.030.2
2016Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi30P29--811-119191.0000.66------29100.020.3
2016Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30P7-4-------------7100.04.3
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P39463321643126059.9830.150.18231167.6-3940.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P69--1123113534.9710.49------690.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P29--817232725.9260.86------290.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8--16--771.0000.88------80.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---1--111.0000.50------20.00.0
Rk 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
2007Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn211----------
2007Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn212----------
2008Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn228----------
2008Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn2218----------
2009Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn2311----------
2009Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2326----------
2010Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn245----------
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2457----------
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2564----------
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2677----------
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2774----------
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2822----------
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2844----------
2015Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn299----------
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2949----------
2016Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi3029----------
2016Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi307----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2009Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor23011.2911011002014.012622214001.007.711.291.299.007.003.86.000
2010Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24000.6911011000113.09310411101.006.230.002.777.622.752.08.000
2011Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25008.03615000012.1231511428002.0716.782.921.465.844.0010.95.000
2012Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26003.0010010001012.01244109001.009.000.750.006.7503.00.000
2013Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27102.7990900109.2733036001.096.520.002.795.592.002.791.000
2014Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28101.8060600005.0611123001.6010.801.803.605.401.501.801.000
2015Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB290010.5730300007.210109333001.8111.743.523.523.521.0011.74.000
2016Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB30002.7071600006.2422109000.655.401.350.0012.1502.70.000
2017Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB31013.0090900309.0733129001.007.001.002.009.004.503.00.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs011.2911011002014.012622214001.007.711.291.299.007.003.86.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs214.0661259005175.3784134111658101.259.321.311.916.933.634.90.667

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2542010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs202010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2018-01-12RPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2018-01-12
2017-03-31RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Indians  
2017-02-12RPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2017-02-12
2016-10-02RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2016-04-22RPPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minorsTeam Roster on 2016-04-22
2016-04-21RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2016-04-21
2016-04-02RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minorsTeam Roster on 2016-04-02
2015-11-26RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2015-11-26
2015-10-11RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2015-09-03RPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minorsTeam Roster on 2015-09-03
2015-09-02RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2015-09-02
2015-05-06RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minorsTeam Roster on 2015-05-06
2015-04-13RPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)Team Roster on 2015-04-13
2015-04-13RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2015-04-13
2015-03-29RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Braves  
2015-01-16RPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.425m) Avoids arbitrationTeam Roster on 2015-01-16
2014-07-31RPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Cubs with Emilio Bonifacio to Braves for Victor Caratini and cashTeam Roster on 2014-07-31
2014-01-17RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.775m) Avoiding arbitrationTeam Roster on 2014-01-17
2013-01-19RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.075m) Avoiding arbitrationTeam Roster on 2013-01-19
2012-05-04RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActive--Team Roster on 2012-05-04
* 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
2007Chicago Cubs-21350,000-------350,000Signing Bonus out of 2007 Draft (14th round - 427th overall)
2010Chicago CubsTeam Payroll24400,000-75737-2,812,412400,000750,000
2011Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25427,500-64622292,722,607414,0001,177,500
2012Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26512,500-52017432,954,887480,0001,690,000
2013Chicago CubsTeam Payroll271,075,000-42617533,021,531490,0002,765,0002013-01-19 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.075m) Avoiding arbitration
2014Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll281,775,000-38312583,256,497500,0004,540,0002014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.775m) Avoiding arbitration
2014Chicago CubsTeam Payroll281,775,000-38312583,256,497500,0004,540,0002014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.775m) Avoiding arbitration
2015Chicago CubsTeam Payroll29507,5005.12278439-3,571,283507,5005,047,5002015-01-16 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.425m) Avoids arbitration
2015-04-13 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2016Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll301,500,0005.1424109543,498,245507,5006,547,5002015-11-26 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* 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