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James McDonald

+ Free Agent Status: FA
Positions: P-165, OF-69
Proper Name: James Zeil McDonald
Born: October 19, 1984 (30.064) 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

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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  • The list of games below involve those where this player has accomplished at least one of a pre-defined list of feats or milestones throughout his career.
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Pitching Feats and Milestones for James McDonald
    Game DateTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    LANPITL 8-15 @PIT   10000020003138562%10-01st career game
    LANCOLW 6-5 @COLW  54551420002390474352%81-11st career win
    PITATLW 9-3 @ATLW  7.2733121000031115724363%10019-2110 Strikeouts
    PITWASW 5-3 @WASW  5.243301110002285592669%10321-2211 Strikeouts
    PITSFNW 3-1 vs SFNW  7411001010024103742972%11227-2310 Strikeouts
    PITMILW 8-12 @MILL  2.26874160001663402363%12230-27Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Batting Feats and Milestones for James McDonald
    Game DateTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    LANPITL 8-15 @PIT000000000000000011st career game
    PITARIW 9-6 vs ARI2111000000100000611st career hit
    PITCHNL 6-7 vs CHN2111003000000100851st career RBI


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