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James McDonald

+ Free Agent Status: FA
Positions: P-165, OF-69
Proper Name: James Zeil McDonald
Born: October 19, 1984 (30.067) in 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)
TBC Player ID:44085
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Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1m) by Chicago Cubs (2014-02-13)
Organizations:LAN, PIT
Signed by:Bobby Darwin
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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

Scouting Scores

control k-rating efficiency vsPower
34.71 80.14 50.29 44.71
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Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

DateStatusNotes
2014-10-30FARefused minor league assignment, declared free agent
2014-03-31D60DL-60 Right shoulder inflammation
2014-02-13ASigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1m)
2013-09-25FAElected Free Agency
2013-09-13MOutrighted to Indianapolis (AAA)

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  • Awards for James McDonald
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    2007MINORBaseball America 1st team Minor League All-StarSPAward History
    2008MINORDouble-A All-StarSPAward History
    2008TEAMLos Angeles Dodgers Minor League Player of the Year Award History


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