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James Russell
Birthdate: 1/8/1986 (30 y, 6 m, 19 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/205     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 cleared waivers Friday and was outrighted to Triple-A Lehigh Valley, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports. (4/22/2016)
Profiles:  2012  2013  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2007Cubs (R)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Cubs (A)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Cubs (A+)8000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Cubs (AA)1819001015.8 %26.3 %.000.000.000.188.000.138-33    
2009Cubs (AA)11700000.0 %42.9 %.000.250.143.143.143.133-31    
2009Cubs (AAA)269011011.1 %22.2 %.125.167.125.222.250.22223    
2010Cubs (AAA)5100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2010Cubs57400000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-1.10.4-0.1
2011Cubs64800000.0 %37.5 %.000.200.125.125.125.111-470.0-1.40.70.0
2012Cubs77100000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
2013Cubs74000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
20142 Teams66200000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.50.20.0
    2014Cubs44000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2014Braves22200000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.50.20.0
2015Cubs (AAA)910000100.0 %0.0 %.000.000.0001.000.000.724358    
2015Cubs49100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
2016Phillies (AAA)213010033.3 %33.3 %.000.000.000.333.000.23442    
2016Phillies7000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Total- - -3941600000.0 %37.5 %.000.100.063.063.063.056-730.0-3.41.6-0.1

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2007Cubs (R)1000000000000000000.000
2007Cubs (A)2000000000000000000.000
2008Cubs (A+)8000000000000000000.000
2008Cubs (AA)1812190000001305013100.000
2009Cubs (AA)11771100000003000000.143
2009Cubs (AAA)26891010011102000000.125
2010Cubs (AAA)5110000000001000000.000
2010Cubs57440000000002000000.000
2011Cubs64881100000003000000.125
2012Cubs77110000000000000000.000
2013Cubs74000000000000000000.000
20142 Teams66220000000000000000.000
    2014Cubs44000000000000000000.000
    2014Braves22220000000000000000.000
2015Cubs (AAA)9010000000100000000.000
2015Cubs49110000000001000000.000
2016Phillies (AAA)21230000010101000000.000
2016Phillies7000000000000000000.000
Total- - -39416161100000006000000.063

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2007Cubs (R)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Cubs (A)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Cubs (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Cubs (AA)15.8 %26.3 %0.60.000.188.000.188.0000.1.000  0.0-1-3.1.138-33
2009Cubs (AA)0.0 %42.9 %0.00.143.143.143.286.0000.1.250  0.00-1.1.133-31
2009Cubs (AAA)11.1 %22.2 %0.50.125.222.250.472.1252.6.167  0.00-0.9.22223
2010Cubs (AAA)0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2010Cubs0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.0-1-1.0.000-100
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297     .321 
2011Cubs0.0 %37.5 %0.00.125.125.125.250.0000.1.200  0.00-1.3.111-47
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295     .316 
2012Cubs0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013Cubs0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
20142 Teams0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.5.000-100
    2014Cubs0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
    2014Braves0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.5.000-100
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Cubs (AAA)100.0 %0.0 %1.00.0001.000.0001.000.0000.1.000  0.000.3.724358
2015Cubs0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Phillies (AAA)33.3 %33.3 %1.00.000.333.000.333.0002.6.000  0.00-0.2.23442
2016Phillies0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Average8.1 %21.0 %0.39.255.321.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
Total- - -0.0 %37.5 %0.00.063.063.063.125.0000.1.100  0.0-2-3.3.056-73

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2010Cubs2.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2011Cubs1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %20.0 %40.0 %40.0 %0.0 %80.0 %20.0 %
2012Cubs1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2013Cubs0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
20142 Teams2.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %
    2014Cubs0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
    2014Braves2.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %
2015Cubs0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2016Phillies0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Total- - -3.500.0 %77.8 %22.2 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %20.0 %40.0 %40.0 %10.0 %80.0 %10.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2010Cubs200000031316
2011Cubs2200010112334
2012Cubs1000000022
2013Cubs0000000000
20142 Teams2000000055
    2014Cubs0000000000
    2014Braves2000000055
2015Cubs0000000134
2016Phillies0000000000
Total- - -7200010154661

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2010Cubs-0.06-0.060.00-0.94-0.090.47 0-0.09-0.04
2011Cubs-0.20-0.210.01-2.21-0.231.12 0-0.14-0.03
2012Cubs-0.02-0.020.00-0.24-0.020.83 0-0.030.00
2013Cubs       0  
20142 Teams-0.02-0.020.00-0.29-0.030.46 0-0.050.00
    2014Cubs       0  
    2014Braves-0.02-0.020.00-0.29-0.030.46 0-0.050.00
2015Cubs0.000.000.00-0.11-0.010.14 0-0.030.00
2016Phillies          
Total- - --0.30-0.320.01-3.78-0.380.80 0-0.33-0.05

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2010Cubs62.5% (91.4)12.5% (84.5) 6.3% (74.0)6.3% (86.0) 12.5% (78.5) 
2011Cubs73.5% (91.4)14.7% (82.3) 2.9% (75.0)8.8% (82.5)   
2012Cubs100.0% (89.5)       
2013Cubs        
20142 Teams60.0% (93.7) 20.0% (90.0) 20.0% (86.0)   
    2014Cubs        
    2014Braves60.0% (93.7) 20.0% (90.0) 20.0% (86.0)   
2015Cubs75.0% (94.7)  25.0% (81.0)    
2016Phillies        
Total- - -70.5% (91.7)11.5% (83.2)1.6% (90.0)4.9% (76.7)8.2% (84.3) 3.3% (78.5) 

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2010Cubs37.5 %  6.3 % 25.0 %12.5 %6.3 %    12.5 % 
2011Cubs46.9 %34.4 %    9.4 %3.1 %  6.3 %   
2012Cubs50.0 %50.0 %            
2013Cubs              
20142 Teams60.0 % 20.0 %       20.0 %   
    2014Cubs              
    2014Braves60.0 % 20.0 %       20.0 %   
2015Cubs 75.0 %     25.0 %      
2016Phillies              
Total- - -42.4 %25.4 %1.7 %1.7 % 6.8 %8.5 %5.1 %  5.1 % 3.4 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2010Cubs91.4  86.2 91.384.574.0    78.6
2011Cubs91.290.0    82.375.3  79.8  
2012Cubs89.489.9           
2013Cubs             
20142 Teams93.6 89.8       86.3  
    2014Cubs             
    2014Braves93.6 89.8       86.3  
2015Cubs 94.4     81.2     
2016Phillies             
Total- - -91.590.989.886.2 91.383.276.8  81.9 78.6

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2010Cubs-0.5-0.2 0.0-0.2 -0.2-5.00-7.92 4.28-17.62 -8.81
2011Cubs-1.1-0.3 0.00.0  -4.47-6.35 3.750.37  
2012Cubs-0.2      -10.60      
2013Cubs              
20142 Teams-0.3 0.0 -0.1  -10.29 -3.78 -5.40  
    2014Cubs              
    2014Braves-0.3 0.0 -0.1  -10.29 -3.78 -5.40  
2015Cubs-0.1  -0.2   -2.37  -17.19   
2016Phillies              
Total- - --2.2-0.50.0-0.1-0.2 -0.2-5.14-6.80-3.78-3.05-4.38 -8.81

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2010Cubs-0.3  -0.2 -0.2-0.20.0    -0.2
2011Cubs-0.1-1.0    -0.40.0  0.1  
2012Cubs0.0-0.2           
2013Cubs             
20142 Teams-0.3 0.0       -0.1  
    2014Cubs             
    2014Braves-0.3 0.0       -0.1  
2015Cubs -0.1     -0.2     
2016Phillies             
Total- - --0.8-1.30.0-0.2 -0.2-0.6-0.1  0.0 -0.2

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2010Cubs-4.68  -15.87 -5.47-7.934.27    -8.80
2011Cubs-0.98-9.16    -14.653.74  3.24  
2012Cubs-3.78-17.47           
2013Cubs             
20142 Teams-10.36 -3.81       -5.45  
    2014Cubs             
    2014Braves-10.36 -3.81       -5.45  
2015Cubs -2.33     -16.89     
2016Phillies             
Total- - --3.11-8.35-3.81-15.87 -5.47-11.96-2.96  0.35 -8.80

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2010Cubs0.0 %41.7 %31.3 % 80.0 %80.0 %75.0 %100.0 %6.3 %
2010Average28.7 %64.4 %44.9 %66.8 %88.1 %80.7 %45.4 %58.8 %8.6 %
2011Cubs27.8 %43.8 %35.3 %80.0 %100.0 %91.7 %47.1 %62.5 %2.9 %
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Cubs 50.0 %50.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Cubs         
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
20142 Teams100.0 %50.0 %60.0 %0.0 %100.0 %66.7 %80.0 %100.0 %20.0 %
    2014Cubs         
    2014Braves100.0 %50.0 %60.0 %0.0 %100.0 %66.7 %80.0 %100.0 %20.0 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Cubs50.0 %0.0 %25.0 %100.0 % 100.0 %50.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Phillies         
2016Average29.7 %66.5 %46.4 %63.6 %86.3 %78.4 %45.3 %60.2 %10.0 %
Total- - -28.0 %41.7 %36.1 %71.4 %93.3 %86.4 %59.0 %81.3 %4.9 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2010Cubs0.0 %50.0 %31.3 % 80.0 %80.0 %62.5 %18.4
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Cubs27.3 %42.9 %37.5 %66.7 %100.0 %91.7 %65.6 %21.1
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Cubs 50.0 %50.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %10.0
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Cubs        
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
20142 Teams100.0 %50.0 %60.0 %0.0 %100.0 %66.7 %80.0 %17.0
    2014Cubs        
    2014Braves100.0 %50.0 %60.0 %0.0 %100.0 %66.7 %80.0 %17.0
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Cubs0.0 %33.3 %25.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %75.0 %18.3
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Phillies        
2016Average30.4 %63.8 %46.4 %62.4 %86.5 %78.3 %48.0 %22.6
Total- - -21.1 %45.0 %37.3 %50.0 %94.4 %86.4 %67.8 %19.7

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 
2015CubsP49034.0460000000 5   1.000 
2016PhilliesP704.1000000000 0   .000 
Total- - -P3946334.216431012101 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              
2015CubsP34.00  000              
2016PhilliesP4.10  000              
Total- - -P334.22  -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)
2015CubsP34.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (5)
Total- - -P334.20.0%      (0)50.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)95.7%    (23)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2010Cubs-1.10.0 0.4-1.10.40.00.1-0.5-0.1($0.3) 
2011Cubs-1.40.0 0.7-1.40.70.00.2-0.40.0($0.3) 
2012Cubs-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
2013Cubs0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
20142 Teams-0.50.0 0.2-0.50.20.00.1-0.20.0($0.2) 
    2014Cubs0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2014Braves-0.50.0 0.2-0.50.20.00.1-0.20.0($0.2) 
2015Cubs-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
2016Phillies0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --3.40.0 1.6-3.41.60.00.5-1.4-0.1($1.0) 

  • $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 Bailey Winston
  • $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 Bailey Winston
  • $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 Bailey Winston
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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)