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James McDonald
Birthdate: 10/19/1984 (29 y, 9 m, 13 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 6-4/205     Position: P
Drafted: 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 11, Pick: 19, Overall: 331, Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Contract: $0.2M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: McDonald (shoulder) will start the year on the 60-day disabled list, the Cubs' official site reports. (3/31/2014)
Injury: Shoulder, 60-Day DL



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2006Dodgers (A)51003022142.19.234.110.95.28770.7 %  3.984.18  
2007Dodgers (A+)670161582.011.412.300.88.35072.5 %  3.953.46  
2007Dodgers (AA)720101052.210.942.730.85.28986.8 %  1.713.18  
2008Dodgers (AA)5302222118.28.573.490.91.27477.3 %  3.193.99  
2008Dodgers (AAA)2105422.111.282.821.21.25979.0 %  3.634.08  
2008Dodgers000406.03.001.500.00.238100.0 %15.0 %0.0 %0.002.975.820.1
2008Dodgers000205.111.813.380.00.250100.0 %63.6 %0.0 %0.001.632.37 
2009Dodgers (AAA)1006630.111.874.150.59.28874.5 %  3.263.08  
2009Dodgers55045463.07.714.860.86.29871.7 %44.3 %8.5 %4.004.484.720.0
2010Dodgers (R)000225.212.714.760.00.25050.0 %  1.592.97  
2010Dodgers (AAA)610121263.18.103.410.57.31970.9 %  4.413.98  
20102 Teams460151271.28.543.640.50.32271.7 %30.3 %4.3 %4.023.123.981.6
    2010Dodgers010417.28.225.871.17.40061.6 %26.9 %8.3 %8.224.905.12-0.1
    2010Pirates450111164.08.583.380.42.31173.6 %30.9 %3.7 %3.522.913.841.6
2011Pirates9903131171.07.474.111.26.30277.0 %38.9 %11.0 %4.214.684.460.1
2012Pirates12803029171.07.953.631.11.26970.8 %39.2 %11.3 %4.214.214.211.3
2013Pirates (R)000335.27.941.590.00.29442.9 %  6.352.75  
2013Pirates (A+)000102.04.500.004.50.37576.9 %  9.008.74  
2013Pirates (AA)010224.23.869.641.93.23179.0 %  5.798.47  
2013Pirates (AAA)1304420.25.233.920.87.34861.4 %  6.534.90  
2013Pirates2206629.27.586.070.30.31555.3 %42.2 %2.7 %5.764.135.390.1
2014Steamer1103319.07.384.101.25.28670.9 %  4.694.71 0.0
2014ZiPS68 2322114.37.724.571.26.29871.6 %  4.724.81 0.0
Total- - -3230013182512.17.764.060.98.29472.3 %38.4 %9.1 %4.204.234.413.3
Postseason- - -000205.111.813.380.00.250100.0 %63.6 %0.0 %0.001.632.37 


SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2006Dodgers (A)5103.983022210  142.160011972631565011120146
2007Dodgers (A+)673.951615000  82.03417937368210530104
2007Dodgers (AA)721.711010000  52.2215421410516021164
2008Dodgers (AA)533.192222000  118.249198474212462642113
2008Dodgers (AAA)213.6354000  22.195179937030028
2008Dodgers000.0040000006.0245000100002
2008Dodgers000.0020000 05.1213000200007
2009Dodgers (AAA)103.2666000  30.1122211111214000040
2009Dodgers554.004540005063.0280603428634554054
2010Dodgers (R)001.5922000  5.2233310300208
2010Dodgers (AAA)614.411212000  63.1278643131424052057
20102 Teams464.0215120001071.2306703232429505068
    2010Dodgers018.2241000107.23811771510007
    2010Pirates453.5211110000064.0268592525324405061
2011Pirates994.21313100000171.0754176868024784751142
2012Pirates1284.21302910000171.0713147858021696430151
2013Pirates (R)006.3533000  5.2245440101105
2013Pirates (A+)009.0010000  2.0104221000001
2013Pirates (AA)015.7922000  4.2214331500002
2013Pirates (AAA)136.5344000  20.29426161529021012
2013Pirates225.76660000029.2138292419120132025
2014Steamer114.6933  0  19.08519111039 1  16
2014ZiPS684.722322     114.3 11164601658355098
Total- - -32304.201318210060512.12215487261239562312119191442
Postseason- - -000.0020000 05.1213000200007

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2006Dodgers (A)9.234.112.250.9524.3 %10.8 %13.5 %.2271.29.28770.7 %  4.18
2007Dodgers (A+)11.412.304.950.8830.5 %6.2 %24.3 %.2511.22.35072.5 %  3.46
2007Dodgers (AA)10.942.734.000.8529.8 %7.4 %22.3 %.2131.10.28986.8 %  3.18
2008Dodgers (AA)8.573.492.460.9123.0 %9.4 %13.6 %.2231.21.27477.3 %  3.99
2008Dodgers (AAA)11.282.824.001.2129.5 %7.4 %22.1 %.2001.07.25979.0 %  4.08
2008Dodgers3.001.502.000.008.3 %4.2 %4.2 %.2171.00.238100.0 %0702.97
2008Dodgers11.813.383.500.0033.3 %9.5 %23.8 %.1580.94.250100.0 %0381.63
2008Average6.833.392.011.0117.5 %8.7 %8.8 %.2591.39.29671.4 %  4.39
2009Dodgers (AAA)11.874.152.860.5932.8 %11.5 %21.3 %.1941.15.28874.5 %  3.08
2009Dodgers7.714.861.590.8619.3 %12.1 %7.2 %.2491.49.29871.7 %981094.48
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %9.1 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
2010Dodgers (R)12.714.762.670.0034.8 %13.0 %21.7 %.1501.06.25050.0 %  2.97
2010Dodgers (AAA)8.103.412.380.5720.5 %8.6 %11.9 %.2571.39.31970.9 %  3.98
20102 Teams8.543.642.340.5022.2 %9.5 %12.7 %.2531.38.32271.7 %103813.12
    2010Dodgers8.225.871.401.1718.4 %13.2 %5.3 %.3332.09.40061.6 %2141294.90
    2010Pirates8.583.382.540.4222.8 %9.0 %13.8 %.2421.30.31173.6 %90752.91
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011Pirates7.474.111.821.2618.8 %10.3 %8.5 %.2631.49.30277.0 %1131254.68
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012Pirates7.953.632.191.1121.2 %9.7 %11.5 %.2301.26.26970.8 %1101114.21
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Pirates (R)7.941.595.000.0020.8 %4.2 %16.7 %.2271.06.29442.9 %  2.75
2013Pirates (A+)4.500.001.004.5010.0 %0.0 %10.0 %.4002.00.37576.9 %  8.74
2013Pirates (AA)3.869.640.401.939.5 %23.8 %-14.3 %.2501.93.23179.0 %  8.47
2013Pirates (AAA)5.233.921.330.8712.8 %9.6 %3.2 %.3131.69.34861.4 %  4.90
2013Pirates7.586.071.250.3018.1 %14.5 %3.6 %.2521.65.31555.3 %1591134.13
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Steamer7.384.101.801.2518.5 %10.3 %8.2 %.2521.45.28670.9 %  4.71
2014ZiPS7.724.571.691.26   .2561.48.29871.6 %  4.81
Total- - -7.764.061.910.9820.0 %10.4 %9.5 %.2481.40.29472.3 %1101114.23
Postseason- - -11.813.383.500.0033.3 %9.5 %23.8 %.1580.94.250100.0 %0381.63

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2008Dodgers0.2320.0 %15.0 %65.0 %7.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %6.361355.82
2008Dodgers2.339.1 %63.6 %27.3 %33.3 %0.0 %14.3 %0.0 %2.20552.37
2009Dodgers1.1416.9 %44.3 %38.8 %11.3 %8.5 %4.9 %25.0 %4.351114.72
20102 Teams0.6623.4 %30.3 %46.3 %8.6 %4.3 %4.9 %25.0 %3.961003.98
    2010Dodgers0.5826.9 %26.9 %46.2 %0.0 %8.3 %14.3 %0.0 %4.871285.12
    2010Pirates0.6722.9 %30.9 %46.3 %9.9 %3.7 %3.7 %25.0 %3.84963.84
2011Pirates0.9218.7 %38.9 %42.4 %10.6 %11.0 %8.0 %16.7 %4.341164.46
2012Pirates0.9921.4 %39.2 %39.4 %4.3 %11.3 %6.5 %29.4 %4.211084.21
2013Pirates1.0316.7 %42.2 %41.1 %5.4 %2.7 %10.5 %0.0 %5.111445.39
Total- - -0.9219.9 %38.4 %41.8 %8.1 %9.1 %6.9 %23.8 %4.291124.41
Postseason- - -2.339.1 %63.6 %27.3 %33.3 %0.0 %14.3 %0.0 %2.20552.37

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2008Dodgers313410101356095
2008Dodgers73111104355489
2009Dodgers8171318441484596841143
20102 Teams6193478382344717381209
    2010Dodgers7127010005482136
    2010Pirates5481408282344176561073
2011Pirates20021896231612275112417752899
2012Pirates185186101812175108108417182802
2013Pirates383715240019215298513
Total- - -56861829450394210285338852738661
Postseason- - -73111104355489

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2008Dodgers0.13-0.060.192.790.300.380.410.300.4730.140.2010
2008Dodgers0.09-0.040.133.190.330.320.290.250.1620.230.0510
2009Dodgers-0.46-4.484.02-3.64-0.270.960.880.971.0835-0.03-0.4597
20102 Teams0.52-5.686.206.110.631.100.990.950.90150.240.2311
    2010Dodgers-0.35-1.000.64-2.68-0.291.110.991.191.444-0.30-0.0211
    2010Pirates0.87-4.695.568.790.921.100.990.870.70110.540.2500
2011Pirates-1.05-15.2914.24-11.66-1.301.131.000.861.7231-2.021.0800
2012Pirates-0.57-11.7911.22-7.29-0.570.890.840.851.0329-0.44-0.2101
2013Pirates-1.15-3.322.17-11.95-1.331.040.900.891.206-0.74-0.3800
Total- - --2.59-40.6238.03-25.66-2.541.010.920.891.20119-2.840.28119
Postseason- - -0.09-0.040.133.190.330.320.290.250.1620.230.0510

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2008Dodgers60.0% (91.4)  20.0% (73.1)20.0% (74.7)   
2009Dodgers68.1% (92.8)  21.0% (75.5)10.9% (76.5)  1.8%
20102 Teams64.6% (92.3)  22.0% (76.6)13.4% (81.4)  2.1%
    2010Dodgers56.1% (91.9)  34.1% (77.8)9.8% (80.8)  2.9%
    2010Pirates65.7% (92.4)  20.4% (76.4)13.9% (81.4)  2.0%
2011Pirates69.2% (92.7)5.1% (80.8) 19.2% (76.4)6.5% (81.6)  0.8%
2012Pirates62.2% (91.8)17.2% (79.7) 18.0% (76.3)2.5% (82.2)  0.9%
2013Pirates61.1% (90.5)11.6% (77.7) 22.2% (74.8)5.1% (82.0)  0.8%
Total- - -65.6% (92.3)8.0% (79.7) 19.6% (76.1)6.8% (80.3)  1.1%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2008Dodgers54.7 % 5.3 %    20.0 %  20.0 %   
2009Dodgers67.2 %      20.7 %  10.6 %   
20102 Teams50.8 %13.2 %     21.5 %  13.1 %   
    2010Dodgers25.0 %29.4 %     33.1 %  9.6 %   
    2010Pirates54.1 %11.1 %     20.1 %  13.5 %   
2011Pirates54.0 %14.9 %     20.7 %  10.0 %   
2012Pirates41.7 %20.1 %    15.6 %19.2 %  2.7 %   
2013Pirates36.1 %24.4 %    7.0 %26.3 %  5.5 %   
Total- - -50.2 %14.8 %0.1 %   5.5 %20.7 %  8.0 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2008Dodgers91.5 89.1    72.8  74.2  
2009Dodgers92.8      75.4  76.4  
20102 Teams92.491.7     76.5  81.3  
    2010Dodgers92.291.6     77.7  80.9  
    2010Pirates92.591.7     76.3  81.3  
2011Pirates92.792.4     76.6  81.3  
2012Pirates91.891.6    79.676.4  82.0  
2013Pirates90.490.5    77.875.2  82.1  
Total- - -92.391.889.1   79.576.2  80.3  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2008Dodgers0.6  -0.11.3  1.06  -0.626.66  
2009Dodgers2.1  -0.8-0.7  0.27  -0.33-0.57  
20102 Teams-0.6  4.2-0.4  -0.08  1.62-0.23  
    2010Dodgers-3.3  1.8-1.4  -4.41  3.99-10.55  
    2010Pirates2.6  2.41.0  0.38  1.120.68  
2011Pirates-14.82.8 -0.4-3.2  -0.751.89 -0.07-1.71  
2012Pirates-5.96.9 5.1-0.8  -0.341.44 1.02-1.10  
2013Pirates-4.91.1 -0.70.5  -1.561.84 -0.582.03  
Total- - --23.510.7 7.3-3.3  -0.421.57 0.44-0.56  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2008Dodgers0.4 0.3    -0.1  1.3  
2009Dodgers1.7      -0.5  -0.4  
20102 Teams-0.50.2     4.9  -0.3  
    2010Dodgers0.0-3.2     1.9  -1.3  
    2010Pirates-0.43.4     3.0  1.0  
2011Pirates-9.6-4.3     -1.4  0.9  
2012Pirates-5.20.1    6.85.5  -0.7  
2013Pirates0.3-4.7    0.9-0.6  0.2  
Total- - --12.8-8.70.3   7.87.7  0.8  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2008Dodgers0.80 5.02    -0.62  6.66  
2009Dodgers0.22      -0.23  -0.37  
20102 Teams-0.070.11     1.87  -0.20  
    2010Dodgers-0.13-8.05     4.17  -10.14  
    2010Pirates-0.072.85     1.39  0.70  
2011Pirates-0.62-0.99     -0.24  0.31  
2012Pirates-0.440.01    1.561.03  -0.98  
2013Pirates0.16-3.72    2.55-0.45  0.56  
Total- - --0.30-0.685.02   1.640.43  0.12  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2008Dodgers36.4 %65.0 %48.4 %75.0 %84.6 %80.4 %42.1 %50.0 %9.5 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Dodgers22.3 %68.6 %44.5 %60.2 %84.9 %78.4 %48.0 %55.0 %9.2 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
20102 Teams30.8 %65.0 %46.5 %66.7 %88.9 %80.9 %46.1 %53.6 %8.4 %
    2010Dodgers36.2 %58.9 %46.4 %60.0 %90.9 %77.6 %44.8 %57.9 %9.6 %
    2010Pirates30.1 %65.7 %46.6 %67.7 %88.6 %81.4 %46.3 %53.0 %8.2 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Pirates30.2 %66.7 %46.8 %72.3 %86.8 %81.7 %45.4 %55.2 %8.2 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Pirates27.9 %64.6 %45.1 %66.4 %87.3 %80.4 %46.9 %55.0 %8.5 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Pirates25.3 %60.8 %40.6 %70.8 %87.9 %81.9 %43.2 %51.5 %7.0 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
Total- - -28.3 %65.7 %45.6 %68.3 %87.0 %80.8 %46.2 %54.6 %8.4 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Dodgers35.2 %65.9 %48.4 %73.7 %85.2 %80.4 %43.2 %17.8
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Dodgers24.2 %64.5 %43.9 %68.1 %83.7 %79.3 %48.8 %18.9
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
20102 Teams27.3 %62.9 %44.7 %60.2 %89.1 %80.1 %48.9 %20.4
    2010Dodgers28.8 %59.1 %43.9 %57.9 %87.2 %77.6 %50.0 %19.0
    2010Pirates27.1 %63.4 %44.8 %60.5 %89.3 %80.4 %48.8 %20.5
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Pirates29.0 %63.7 %45.8 %70.1 %87.4 %81.7 %48.4 %20.7
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Pirates28.7 %59.9 %44.4 %61.5 %89.1 %80.3 %50.4 %20.0
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Pirates22.1 %60.8 %40.1 %65.0 %88.9 %81.9 %46.6 %19.9
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
Total- - -27.7 %62.3 %44.6 %65.5 %87.7 %80.7 %49.0 %20.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2008DodgersP406.0110000000 0   1.000 
2009DodgersP45463.0330001001 4   1.000 
20102 TeamsP151271.2681011001 2   .933 
    2010DodgersP417.2110000000 0   1.000 
    2010PiratesP111164.0571011001 2   .923 
2011PiratesP3131171.08191010000 17   .964 
2012PiratesP3029171.014151011100 12   .967 
2013PiratesP6629.2211010000 2   .750 
Total- - -P13182512.134474043102 37   .953 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2008DodgersP6.00  000              
2009DodgersP63.00  0-2-2              
20102 TeamsP71.21  001              
    2010DodgersP7.20  000              
    2010PiratesP64.01  001              
2011PiratesP171.00  -1-2-2              
2012PiratesP171.0-1  011              
2013PiratesP29.20  000              
Total- - -P512.10  -1-3-2              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012PiratesP171.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)66.7%      (3)100.0%    (16)
2013PiratesP29.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -P512.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)66.7%      (3)100.0%    (17)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2008Dodgers0.20.10.00.20.60.1$0.3 
2009Dodgers-0.1-0.10.1-0.1-0.30.0$0.1 
20102 Teams1.0-0.5-0.1-0.614.21.6$6.3 
    2010Dodgers-0.3-0.2-0.1-0.3-0.5-0.1($0.2) 
    2010Pirates1.3-0.30.0-0.314.71.6$6.5 
2011Pirates1.0-0.41.20.81.40.1$0.7 
2012Pirates1.71.0-0.70.412.71.3$5.9 
2013Pirates-0.8-0.2-0.7-0.91.30.1$0.7 
Total- - -3.10.0-0.2-0.230.03.3$14.0 

  • $0.2m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 1/31/2014 (Minor League)
    • 2014: $0.2M
    • Agent / Agency: Hendricks Sports
    • Originally Reported By: Bruce Levine
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $3m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Pittsburgh Pirates on 2/1/2013 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2013: $3M
    • Source: espn.go.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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  • 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 11, Pick: 19, Overall: 331
    • Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
    • School: Long Beach Poly HS (CA)