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James LiraTrack this Player High Level: AA Stat Years: 1998-2007
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PositionsP-273, OF-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMinors Leaguers
Proper NameJames Cruz Lira
Height6-1Weight160BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 19,1977 [40.341]PlaceKingsville,Texas
High SchoolBishop (Bishop,TX)
CollegeLaredo Community College (Laredo,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 27th round (822nd overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDoug Gassaway
OrganizationsHOU [3] TBA [3] SFN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID5999
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts61Walks48Hittable65SO/BB57vsPower65Hitting0Durability72Team.494Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpct
1998Princeton Devil RaysAppRktba-R/CL21413.752902900221436.0361815319513001.539.000.754.7512.752.68.800
1999St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+tba-Rel22413.05360360013044.0451815117254001.409.140.203.455.081.47.800
2000St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+tba-Rel23242.24420420022252.0471513215392001.188.080.342.586.712.60.333
2000Orlando RaysSouAAtba-Rel230012.0020200003.04441340002.3312.003.009.0012.001.33-
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0242.77440440022255.0511917318432001.258.300.492.936.992.39.333
2001Michigan Battle CatsMidwAhou-R/CL24221.722502500231231.01776212332000.934.880.573.459.482.75.500
2001Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou13Rel24013.00270270013239.0321613210272101.087.380.462.316.232.70.000
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--R/CL0232.435205200361470.0492319422604101.016.270.512.827.682.73.400
2002Lexington LegendsSALAhou-Rel25210.00150150014618.272013275000.543.370.481.4513.029.00.667
2002Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou13Rel25343.35280280015343.0351816517303001.217.331.053.566.281.76.429
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0552.34430430029961.2422016620578001.016.130.882.928.322.85.500
2003Coastal Bend AviatorsCentralInd--Rel26100.00808007512.260001180000.554.26--0.7112.7918.001.000
2003Norwich NavigatorsEastAAsfn10S/R26117.04633001015.0211212211113002.0912.331.176.466.461.00.500
2003Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou13S/R26056.0418513006147.2673332418394001.7812.650.763.407.362.17.000
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--S/R0166.2924816007162.1884544629507001.8612.570.864.147.141.72.143
2004Coastal Bend AviatorsCentralInd--Rel27110.0030300304.03200230001.256.75--4.506.751.50.500
2005Coastal Bend AviatorsCentralInd--Rel28512.49341330025747.0321313118603001.066.130.193.4511.493.33.833
2006Coastal Bend AviatorsAmerAssocInd--R/CL29202.001601600131118.0134407181101.116.50--3.509.002.571.000
2006Lancaster BarnstormersAtlInd-29Rel29001.8670700219.263214101001.035.590.933.729.312.50-
2007Lancaster BarnstormersAtlInd-29S/R30786.37271413008287.210569621554575001.8110.781.545.545.851.06.467
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter18203.4322882200012940328.23111431262312528628101.328.460.633.407.782.29.474
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4114.688187300356147.11598377145911112101.479.670.853.596.751.88.267
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter652.61780780035296.2923328332646001.288.570.282.985.962.00.545
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter431.084004000371849.12496315607000.784.320.542.7010.804.00.571
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter413.752902900221436.0361815319513001.539.000.754.7512.752.68.800
Ind Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter16104.07951580005826177.01659181178616610101.408.300.854.328.351.93.615
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12133.431525147008627220.02079584158319019101.328.460.633.407.782.29.480

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou13p24271000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou13p25281000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou13p26181000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Coastal Bend AviatorsCentralInd--p28361000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter733000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter733000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter361000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1627000000000000000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Princeton Devil Rays AppRktba21P29--45-1991.0000.31------29100.042.6
1999St. Petersburg Devil Rays FSLA+tba22P36--43--771.0000.19------36100.026.3
2000St. Petersburg Devil Rays FSLA+tba23P42--28--10101.0000.24------42100.030.2
2000Orlando Rays SouAAtba23P2---------------2100.01.5
2001Michigan Battle Cats MidwAhou24P25--141-65.8330.20------25100.018.2
2001Round Rock Express TexAAhou24P27--46-110101.0000.37------27100.019.3
2002Lexington Legends SALAhou25P15--24--661.0000.40------15100.010.7
2002Round Rock Express TexAAhou25P28--282-1210.8330.36------28100.020.0
2003Coastal Bend Aviators CentralIndy-26P8--12--331.0000.38------8100.09.3
2003Round Rock Express TexAAhou26P18--27-1991.0000.50------18100.014.9
2003Norwich Navigators EastAAsfn26P6--31--441.0000.67------6100.04.3
2004Coastal Bend Aviators CentralIndy-27P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.03.1
2005Coastal Bend Aviators CentralIndy-28P34--510-215151.0000.44------3694.436.2
2005Coastal Bend Aviators CentralIndy-28OF1--1---111.0001.00------362.81.1
Ind Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P45--613-219191.0000.42------450.00.0
Ind Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P81--1122223533.9430.41------810.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P78--611--17171.0000.22------780.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P40--381-1211.9170.28------400.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P29--45-1991.0000.31------290.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Princeton Devil Rays AppRktba2129----------
1999St. Petersburg Devil Rays FSLA+tba2236----------
2000St. Petersburg Devil Rays FSLA+tba2342----------
2000Orlando Rays SouAAtba232----------
2001Michigan Battle Cats MidwAhou2425----------
2001Round Rock Express TexAAhou2427----------
2002Lexington Legends SALAhou2515----------
2002Round Rock Express TexAAhou2528----------
2003Coastal Bend Aviators CentralInd-268----------
2003Round Rock Express TexAAhou2618----------
2003Norwich Navigators EastAAsfn266----------
2004Coastal Bend Aviators CentralInd-273----------
2005Coastal Bend Aviators CentralInd-2834--------1-

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998Appalachian League All-Star (RP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-03-14Released by Giants 
2003-07-27Contract purchased by Giants from Coastal Bend 
2003-07-01ContractSigned by independent Coastal Bend (Central) 
2003-06-18Released by Astros 
2000-12-11Selected by Astros from Devil Rays in Rule 5 minor league draft 
1998-06-04Contractsigned 
* 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.