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JAMES MCDONALD   +

MLB  Chicago Cubs (DL-60)
Positions
P-165, OF-69
Born
October 19, 1984  (29.314)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-5 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
High School
Long Beach Poly  (Long Beach,CA)
College:
Drafted:
Los Angeles Dodgers:  2002-11-331 (June-Reg)  bonus: $150,000 
Signed by
Full Name
James Zeil McDonald 
TBC Player ID
44085
MLB Debut

Pitch Repertoire

2013SpeedShareStrike%#
Fastball90.3637.262.83191
Curveball75.2726.956.52138
2-Seam Fastball90.5023.652.89121
Slider77.786.463.6433
Changeup81.735.157.6926
Intent Ball54.000.60.003
Pitchout82.900.2100.001
Recent Contract:  1-years/$1m (2014-2014) by Chicago Cubs
Top Prospect:  mlb  2009 (#56)   team  2008 (#7-LAD), 2009 (#2-LAD)
Control
35
K-Rating
80
Efficiency
50
vsPower
45

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OFF THE FIELD
Start DateStatusMLB TeamMinor Team40-ManTransaction Description
2014-03-31DL-60Chicago Cubs DL-60DL-60 Right shoulder inflammation
2014-02-13ActiveChicago Cubs YesSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1m)
2013-09-25Free Agent  Elected Free Agency
2013-09-13MinorsPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA) Outrighted to Indianapolis (AAA)
2013-09-07ActivePittsburgh Pirates YesActivated from DL
2013-09-07DFAPittsburgh Pirates  Designated for Assignment
2013-09-05DL-60Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-60Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab
2013-09-01DL-60Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-60Assigned to Bradenton (A+) for rehab
2013-08-19DL-60Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)DL-60Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk) for rehab
2013-07-12DL-60Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-60Transferred to 60-day DL
2013-06-06DL-15Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YesAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab
2013-05-27DL-15Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)YesAssigned to Altoona (AA) for rehab
2013-05-07DL-15Pittsburgh Pirates YesDL-15 Right shoulder discomfort
2013-04-18ActivePittsburgh Pirates Yes
2013-02-01ActivePittsburgh Pirates YesSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($3.025m) Avoiding arbitration
2012-05-07ActivePittsburgh Pirates Yes

The transactions grid above is available for Major Leaguers and Minor Leaguers since May of 2012. All transactions prior to this date will be listed below.



DateNotes
2010-07-31Traded by Dodgers with Andrew Lambo to Pirates for Octavio Dotel
2003-05-26signed
Drafted:  Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in 11th round (331st overall) of 2002 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)


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