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James Russell
Birthdate: 1/8/1986 (29 y, 7 m, 24 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/200     Position: P
Drafted: 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 14, Pick: 3, Overall: 427, Team: Chicago Cubs
Contract: $0.2M / 1 Years (2015)
RotoWire News: Russell gave up two runs and two hits in just one-third of an inning against the Giants on Saturday. (8/9/2015)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2007Cubs (R)000112.09.000.000.00.000100.0 %  0.002.25  
2007Cubs (A)000227.011.575.140.00.231100.0 %  0.002.47  
2008Cubs (A+)2208841.05.272.850.88.26271.4 %  3.514.25  
2008Cubs (AA)480181786.16.462.611.88.33366.8 %  6.365.62  
2009Cubs (AA)23011537.06.322.191.22.33364.6 %  5.114.25  
2009Cubs (AAA)33026765.26.302.600.82.30179.7 %  3.434.13  
2010Cubs (AAA)0005011.08.183.274.09.222100.0 %  5.739.04  
2010Cubs11057049.07.712.022.02.29160.4 %31.0 %14.1 %4.965.204.23-0.4
2011Cubs16064567.25.721.861.60.29073.1 %37.6 %11.0 %4.124.774.49-0.2
2012Cubs71277069.17.142.990.65.29875.0 %37.4 %5.9 %3.253.484.350.7
2013Cubs16074052.26.323.081.20.25879.7 %33.3 %8.9 %3.594.454.77-0.1
20142 Teams02166157.26.553.120.47.24474.4 %38.9 %4.8 %2.973.444.100.2
    2014Cubs02144033.17.024.320.81.21973.4 %40.9 %7.7 %3.514.274.55-0.2
    2014Braves00022124.15.921.480.00.27676.0 %36.5 %0.0 %2.222.313.480.4
2015Steamer000101.07.203.251.01.28772.6 %  4.014.17 0.0
2015ZiPS32 70057.07.113.000.79.28971.9 %  3.633.75 0.1
2015Cubs (AAA)203709.211.170.000.00.200100.0 %  0.001.11  
2015Cubs02147033.25.352.410.80.33362.5 %39.1 %7.9 %5.353.904.370.1
2015ZiPS (R)00 13011.06.362.830.78.28771.3 %  3.703.82 0.0
2015Steamer (R)000404.07.232.981.08.28573.6 %  3.904.15 0.0
2015Depth Charts (R)000404.06.792.900.93.29372.4 %  3.803.99 0.0
Total- - -101843856330.06.522.591.12.28471.6 %36.3 %9.1 %3.904.194.380.4

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2007Cubs (R)000.0011000  2.060000000002
2007Cubs (A)000.0022000  7.0263000400009
2008Cubs (A+)223.5188000  41.0163361816413000024
2008Cubs (AA)486.361817000  86.139011164611825064062
2009Cubs (AA)235.11115000  37.016145242159013026
2009Cubs (AAA)333.43267000  65.2287712525619102046
2010Cubs (AAA)005.7350000  11.047117754010010
2010Cubs114.965700006249.02195537271111042042
2011Cubs164.126450006267.22927637311214421043
2012Cubs713.2577000213369.1292672825523711155
2013Cubs163.5974000019852.2214462121718611037
20142 Teams022.976610016257.2238452019320311042
    2014Cubs023.514400015233.1142241413316211026
    2014Braves002.222210001024.196216604100016
2015Steamer004.0110  00 1.0410000 0  1
2015ZiPS323.63700     57.0 522523519511045
2015Cubs (AAA)200.0070003  9.23240000000012
2015Cubs025.354700018233.214340212039200020
2015ZiPS (R)003.70130     11.0 105413 0  8
2015Steamer (R)003.9040  0  4.01742201 0  3
2015Depth Charts (R)003.8040  00 4.0 42201 0  3
Total- - -10183.9038560045819330.01398329164143419522961239

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2007Cubs (R)9.000.002.000.0033.3 %0.0 %33.3 %.0000.00.000100.0 %  2.25
2007Cubs (A)11.575.142.250.0034.6 %15.4 %19.2 %.1361.00.231100.0 %  2.47
2008Cubs (A+)5.272.851.850.8814.7 %8.0 %6.7 %.2401.20.26271.4 %  4.25
2008Cubs (AA)6.462.612.481.8815.9 %6.4 %9.5 %.3091.58.33366.8 %  5.62
2009Cubs (AA)6.322.192.891.2216.2 %5.6 %10.6 %.2981.46.33364.6 %  4.25
2009Cubs (AAA)6.302.602.420.8216.0 %6.6 %9.4 %.2651.37.30179.7 %  4.13
2010Cubs (AAA)8.183.272.504.0921.3 %8.5 %12.8 %.2621.36.222100.0 %  9.04
2010Cubs7.712.023.822.0219.2 %5.0 %14.2 %.2701.35.29160.4 %1201295.20
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011Cubs5.721.863.071.6014.7 %4.8 %9.9 %.2751.33.29073.1 %1041234.77
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012Cubs7.142.992.390.6518.8 %7.9 %11.0 %.2501.30.29875.0 %81893.48
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Cubs6.323.082.061.2017.3 %8.4 %8.9 %.2361.22.25879.7 %961184.45
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
20142 Teams6.553.122.100.4717.7 %8.4 %9.2 %.2071.13.24474.4 %81943.44
    2014Cubs7.024.321.630.8118.3 %11.3 %7.0 %.1921.20.21973.4 %961164.27
    2014Braves5.921.484.000.0016.7 %4.2 %12.5 %.2281.03.27676.0 %61642.31
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Steamer7.203.252.221.0118.5 %8.3 %10.2 %.2491.34.28772.6 %  4.17
2015ZiPS7.113.002.370.79   .2441.25.28971.9 %  3.75
2015Cubs (AAA)11.170.0012.000.0037.5 %0.0 %37.5 %.1250.41.200100.0 %  1.11
2015Cubs5.352.412.220.8014.0 %6.3 %7.7 %.2991.46.33362.5 %1381013.90
2015Average7.692.862.691.0020.2 %7.5 %12.7 %.2511.29.29673.1 %  3.99
2015ZiPS (R)6.362.832.250.78   .2501.25.28771.3 %  3.82
2015Steamer (R)7.232.982.431.08   .2491.31.28573.6 %  4.15
2015Depth Charts (R)6.792.902.340.93   .2541.28.29372.4 %  3.99
Total- - -6.522.592.521.1217.1 %6.8 %10.3 %.2541.28.28471.6 %1001094.19

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2010Cubs0.6319.6 %31.0 %49.4 %15.4 %14.1 %20.4 %25.0 %37.7 %35.2 %27.2 %21.6 %46.9 %31.5 %3.561064.23
2011Cubs0.7814.2 %37.6 %48.2 %10.1 %11.0 %12.9 %28.6 %42.5 %32.2 %25.3 %24.0 %49.8 %26.2 %4.061174.49
2012Cubs0.9121.4 %37.4 %41.3 %12.9 %5.9 %11.7 %14.3 %40.8 %35.7 %23.5 %20.7 %58.7 %20.7 %3.941114.35
2013Cubs0.6616.0 %33.3 %50.6 %19.0 %8.9 %7.7 %0.0 %28.5 %38.0 %33.5 %24.7 %53.2 %22.2 %4.231274.77
20142 Teams1.0524.0 %38.9 %37.1 %6.5 %4.8 %7.7 %12.5 %34.3 %34.3 %31.4 %22.9 %51.4 %25.7 %3.961114.10
    2014Cubs0.9717.2 %40.9 %41.9 %7.7 %7.7 %10.5 %16.7 %37.4 %32.3 %30.3 %25.3 %51.5 %23.2 %4.241234.55
    2014Braves1.1732.4 %36.5 %31.1 %4.3 %0.0 %3.7 %0.0 %30.3 %36.8 %32.9 %19.7 %51.3 %28.9 %3.60943.48
2015Cubs1.1326.4 %39.1 %34.5 %7.9 %7.9 %2.3 %50.0 %34.2 %42.1 %23.7 %14.0 %57.0 %28.9 %4.321134.37
Total- - -0.8219.6 %36.3 %44.1 %12.4 %9.1 %10.8 %21.9 %37.1 %35.6 %27.3 %21.8 %52.7 %25.5 %3.971144.38

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2010Cubs49783112104120284552836
2011Cubs8510932111172303617421103
2012Cubs77854411971354267581184
2013Cubs5279251542010300550850
20142 Teams656240458115325600925
    2014Cubs38391634614204358562
    2014Braves272324112011121242363
2015Cubs43382931428192343535
Total- - -3714512015640327118188835455433

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2010Cubs-0.37-2.351.97-12.06-1.160.580.770.860.9246-0.900.2558
2011Cubs-0.96-4.603.64-5.37-0.570.790.700.940.8954-0.88-0.3373
2012Cubs0.57-4.845.407.510.761.000.951.161.10580.370.20179
2013Cubs-1.66-6.935.27-0.75-0.101.431.071.451.21660.20-1.361614
20142 Teams-0.81-3.442.633.150.380.790.721.011.13510.55-1.58910
    2014Cubs-0.99-2.931.94-1.52-0.190.970.881.241.0837-0.01-1.0199
    2014Braves0.18-0.500.694.670.570.500.430.541.28140.56-0.2001
2015Cubs0.59-1.391.98-1.98-0.250.760.861.111.2941-0.361.1484
Total- - --2.65-23.5420.89-9.49-0.950.900.851.101.09316-1.03-1.936248

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2010Cubs50.7% (88.8)37.9% (80.1) 3.1% (73.2)8.3% (79.6)  0.5%
2011Cubs47.3% (88.1)37.1% (80.3) 4.5% (73.6)11.1% (80.4)  1.6%
2012Cubs32.6% (89.1)39.2% (81.4)9.4% (87.2)6.2% (73.6)12.6% (81.8)  2.4%
2013Cubs35.8% (89.1)37.9% (81.5)10.9% (87.6)3.5% (74.1)11.9% (80.9)  2.8%
20142 Teams43.4% (89.0)20.8% (81.2)11.5% (87.5)7.7% (75.0)16.6% (80.9)  1.3%
    2014Cubs41.2% (88.8)27.3% (80.8)12.6% (87.5)2.2% (75.0)16.8% (80.6)  1.4%
    2014Braves46.8% (89.2)10.9% (82.6)9.7% (87.4)16.2% (75.0)16.4% (81.5)  1.1%
2015Cubs57.7% (89.9)16.1% (83.8)2.7% (86.7)10.6% (75.6)12.9% (82.3)  1.5%
Total- - -43.2% (88.9)33.0% (81.0)5.9% (87.4)5.7% (74.3)12.2% (81.0)  1.7%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2010Cubs47.8 %3.8 %    37.7 %3.5 %  7.2 %   
2011Cubs48.0 %     38.8 %3.1 %  9.0 %   
2012Cubs21.7 %13.0 %8.1 %   37.8 %5.5 %  11.4 %   
2013Cubs30.1 %9.6 %6.2 %   37.3 %3.3 %  10.8 %   
20142 Teams25.5 %21.3 %7.6 %  0.4 %20.0 %7.8 %  16.1 %   
    2014Cubs24.9 %19.9 %8.5 %  0.7 %25.8 %2.5 %  16.2 %   
    2014Braves26.5 %23.4 %6.1 %   11.0 %16.0 %  16.0 %   
2015Cubs42.1 %14.4 %7.5 %   9.7 %10.5 %  14.4 %   
Total- - -35.0 %10.0 %4.8 %  0.1 %32.1 %5.2 %  11.3 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2010Cubs88.786.3    80.173.9  79.5  
2011Cubs87.9     80.073.4  80.0  
2012Cubs89.088.187.0   81.273.5  81.7  
2013Cubs88.988.987.1   81.473.9  80.8  
20142 Teams88.689.087.3  81.981.175.2  80.9  
    2014Cubs88.488.887.3  81.980.876.4  80.5  
    2014Braves88.989.287.2   82.574.9  81.5  
2015Cubs90.089.485.7   82.975.5  82.4  
Total- - -88.788.686.9  81.980.874.4  81.0  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2010Cubs-6.00.1 -0.6-2.8  -1.430.03 -2.22-4.06  
2011Cubs-2.6-0.9 -0.8-4.2  -0.50-0.23 -1.56-3.53  
2012Cubs-4.77.41.4-3.00.8  -1.231.641.26-4.190.52  
2013Cubs1.12.1-1.0-4.12.1  0.370.68-1.08-13.992.16  
20142 Teams4.3-2.21.30.75.0  1.08-1.171.231.043.30  
    2014Cubs2.6-1.00.0-0.10.9  1.16-0.690.06-1.191.02  
    2014Braves1.7-1.21.30.94.1  0.98-3.043.571.506.90  
2015Cubs-3.33.60.0-1.0-3.0  -1.084.210.24-1.86-4.34  
Total- - --11.210.11.7-8.7-2.1  -0.480.570.54-2.89-0.32  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2010Cubs-6.41.1    0.1-0.7  -2.9  
2011Cubs-3.4     1.6-0.8  -4.8  
2012Cubs-4.51.70.8   7.1-2.5  -0.4  
2013Cubs3.8-3.6-0.7   2.9-4.1  2.1  
20142 Teams2.82.90.0  0.1-2.31.0  5.5  
    2014Cubs1.41.6-0.5  0.1-1.40.1  1.6  
    2014Braves1.41.30.5   -0.90.9  3.9  
2015Cubs-3.10.12.0   1.4-1.1  -2.7  
Total- - --10.82.22.0  0.110.7-8.3  -3.2  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2010Cubs-1.603.37    0.02-2.37  -4.80  
2011Cubs-0.64     0.36-2.46  -4.86  
2012Cubs-1.771.130.81   1.59-3.84  -0.28  
2013Cubs1.49-4.43-1.37   0.91-14.76  2.25  
20142 Teams1.191.46-0.03  1.75-1.251.35  3.68  
    2014Cubs1.011.39-1.09  1.75-0.960.86  1.72  
    2014Braves1.451.552.28   -2.291.47  6.75  
2015Cubs-1.400.185.03   2.60-1.93  -3.49  
Total- - --0.570.400.79  1.750.61-2.91  -0.52  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2010Cubs31.4 %68.5 %49.3 %60.2 %84.2 %76.3 %48.4 %63.5 %11.6 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.6 %
2011Cubs37.5 %64.9 %50.3 %72.7 %84.1 %79.5 %46.6 %63.7 %10.1 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Cubs34.0 %66.8 %48.4 %73.1 %82.8 %79.0 %44.0 %61.3 %9.9 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Cubs33.9 %70.4 %50.6 %75.3 %84.9 %81.4 %45.8 %61.7 %9.1 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.4 %
20142 Teams32.4 %69.9 %48.4 %76.3 %89.3 %84.3 %42.6 %65.1 %7.5 %
    2014Cubs29.9 %72.0 %47.6 %76.0 %86.8 %82.9 %42.0 %66.2 %8.0 %
    2014Braves36.3 %66.7 %49.6 %76.7 %93.3 %86.4 %43.7 %63.5 %6.6 %
2014Average31.3 %65.7 %46.7 %65.8 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Cubs28.9 %73.8 %49.4 %78.1 %87.6 %84.6 %45.8 %62.2 %7.5 %
2015Average31.2 %67.0 %47.5 %65.3 %86.8 %79.1 %45.4 %61.0 %9.8 %
Total- - -33.5 %68.4 %49.4 %72.6 %85.2 %80.5 %45.4 %63.0 %9.4 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2010Cubs29.6 %67.4 %48.7 %59.0 %83.5 %76.2 %50.7 %21.6
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Cubs33.5 %63.4 %49.8 %68.7 %83.7 %79.1 %54.4 %19.9
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Cubs32.8 %63.7 %48.2 %71.6 %83.1 %79.2 %49.9 %22.3
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Cubs29.3 %66.1 %49.9 %72.0 %84.3 %81.1 %55.9 %24.0
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
20142 Teams29.9 %66.7 %48.1 %72.5 %90.0 %84.5 %49.4 %22.1
    2014Cubs27.2 %67.6 %47.3 %71.1 %88.2 %83.2 %49.6 %23.2
    2014Braves33.9 %65.3 %49.3 %74.2 %93.0 %86.4 %49.0 %20.4
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Cubs28.5 %70.4 %49.2 %82.9 %85.3 %84.6 %49.3 %21.3
2015Average30.8 %64.4 %46.9 %63.2 %87.2 %79.0 %47.9 %22.1
Total- - -31.0 %65.7 %48.9 %70.3 %84.9 %80.4 %51.7 %21.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2010CubsP57049.0260000000 3   1.000 
2011CubsP64567.2381011001 5   .917 
2012CubsP77069.1190000000 7   1.000 
2013CubsP74052.2480001100 6   1.000 
20142 TeamsP66157.2260000000 5   1.000 
    2014CubsP44033.1260000000 4   1.000 
    2014BravesP22124.1000000000 1   .000 
2015CubsP48033.2460000000 5   1.000 
Total- - -P3866330.016431012101 31   .983 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2010CubsP49.00  0-1-1              
2011CubsP67.21  0-10              
2012CubsP69.10  -1-1-1              
2013CubsP52.21  001              
20142 TeamsP57.20  000              
    2014CubsP33.10  000              
    2014BravesP24.10  000              
2015CubsP33.20  000              
Total- - -P330.02  -1-3-1              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012CubsP69.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)88.9%      (9)
2013CubsP52.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (5)
20142 TeamsP57.20.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
    2014CubsP33.10.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
2015CubsP33.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (5)
Total- - -P330.00.0%      (0)50.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)95.7%    (23)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2010Cubs-1.10.1-0.8-0.7-3.4-0.4($2.1) 
2011Cubs0.00.00.10.2-2.3-0.2($1.4) 
2012Cubs0.80.00.10.16.60.7$4.6 
2013Cubs0.50.40.10.5-0.6-0.1($0.5) 
20142 Teams0.70.8-0.30.51.80.2$1.6 
    2014Cubs0.20.6-0.30.3-1.5-0.2($1.3) 
    2014Braves0.50.10.00.23.40.4$2.9 
2015Cubs-0.6-0.3-0.3-0.70.70.1$0.6 
Total- - -0.30.9-1.1-0.12.80.4$2.8 

  • $0.2m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 4/8/2015 (Minor League)
    • 2015: $0.2M
    • Agent / Agency: Hendricks Sports
    • Originally Reported By: Mark Gonzales
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $1.8m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 1/17/2014 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2014: $1.8M
    • Agent / Agency: Hendricks Sports
    • Originally Reported By: Jesse Rogers
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 3/5/2012 (League Minimum)
    • 2012: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by mx826
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2011) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 3/8/2011 (League Minimum)
    • 2011: $0.4M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by mx826
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2010) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 4/4/2010 (League Minimum)
    • 2010: $0.4M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by mx826
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  • 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 14, Pick: 3, Overall: 427
    • Team: Chicago Cubs
    • School: U Texas Austin
  • 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 17, Pick: 3, Overall: 503
    • Team: Seattle Mariners
    • School: Navarro Col, TX
  • 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 37, Pick: 22, Overall: 1113
    • Team: Seattle Mariners
    • School: Heritage HS (TX)