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+ Free Agent Status: FA


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Biography Data
Positions: P-248, OF-69
Proper Name: James Zeil McDonald
Born: October 19, 1984 (32.339)
Place Long Beach, California
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 195 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School: Long Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)
College: Golden West College
Drafted: 2002 -- 11th round (331st overall) by Los Angeles Dodgers (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 17,2008 (23.333)
Service Time:5.074 (2014)
TBC Player ID:44085
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2014-10-30 - Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent More
Prospect Ranks:[2009]MLB #56 LAN #2 [2008]LAN #7
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1m) by Chicago Cubs (2014-02-13)
Organizations:LAN, PIT
Signed by:Bobby Darwin
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (46.58%) -- Curveball (20.15%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (18.66%) -- Slider (8.39%) -- Changeup (6.22%)
Fastball Velocity: [2013] - 90.36 - [2012] - 91.81 - [2011] - 92.71 - [2010] - 92.45


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  • Pitch-level Analysis is available from 2010.
  • Pitch Summary as Pitcher
    YearPitch TypeCountPitch ShareAvg SpeedStrikesBallsStrike%First PitchSwing MissSwing Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHABAVGHR
    2013Fastball19137.2390.361207162.83%53105.24%32344447.1252.88741.1710
    2013Curveball13826.975.27786056.52%381410.14%32181450.0050.001033.3031
    20132-Seam Fastball12123.5990.50645752.89%3510.83%23162451.2448.761132.3440
    2013Slider336.4377.78211263.64%6721.21%37451.5248.4804.0000
    2013Changeup265.0781.73151157.69%5519.23%42492.317.6915.2000
    2013Intent Ball30.5854.00030.00%000.00%0000.00100.0000-0
    2013Pitchout10.1982.9010100.00%100.00%0010.00100.0001.0000
    2012Fastball116741.6591.8175341464.52%315806.86%19925421155.9644.0467289.23211
    20122-Seam Fastball56120.0291.5736020164.17%160223.92%8910713950.4549.5531139.2233
    2012Curveball53719.1676.3830922857.54%935410.06%107717753.8246.182181.2595
    2012Slider43715.679.6526717061.10%1148619.68%69575536.8463.1624104.2312
    2012Changeup742.6482.01284637.84%2534.05%861089.1910.81424.1670
    2012Intent Ball170.6156.850170.00%400.00%00076.4723.5304.0000
    2012unknown50.180.00050.00%100.00%000100.000.0001.0000
    2012Pitchout40.1481.7040100.00%200.00%11250.0050.0001.0000
    2011Fastball149151.4392.7196952264.99%4031087.24%22934028042.9957.0185355.23911
    2011Curveball55219.0476.3429925354.17%1056311.41%105607136.5963.412492.2613
    20112-Seam Fastball49817.1892.4930619261.45%149173.41%5810312845.1854.8242134.3138
    2011Changeup2057.0781.509810747.80%512914.15%17203259.5140.491645.3561
    2011Slider1324.5580.38953771.97%433022.73%3218150.7699.24639.1540
    2011Intent Ball100.3459.190100.00%200.00%000100.000.0002.0000
    2011unknown90.310.003633.33%300.00%20155.5644.4423.6671
    2011Pitchout20.0785.301150.00%100.00%00150.0050.00111.0000
    2010Fastball52847.7492.4534618265.53%145387.20%9111210044.7055.3030134.2242
    2010Curveball23421.1676.561439161.11%513615.38%51312444.8755.131549.3060
    20102-Seam Fastball17315.6491.901126164.74%5174.05%31304361.8538.151748.3541
    2010Changeup14613.281.43757151.37%272215.07%13152459.5940.41223.0870
    2010Intent Ball171.5459.620170.00%400.00%00082.3517.6504.0000
    2010Slider60.5478.803350.00%100.00%3000.00100.0000-0
    2010unknown20.180.001150.00%100.00%0100.00100.0001.0000

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