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James McDonald
Birthdate: 10/19/1984 (30 y, 12 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 has elected free agency, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports. (10/29/2014)
Injury: Shoulder, Day-to-Day



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Dodgers (A)30000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Dodgers (A+)16000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Dodgers (AA)121500000.0 %40.0 %.000.286.154.154.154.142-26    
2008Dodgers (AA)222901006.9 %27.6 %.000.200.130.200.130.170-12    
2008Dodgers (AAA)58000012.5 %62.5 %.000.000.000.143.000.104-58    
2008Dodgers4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2008Dodgers2100000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Dodgers (AAA)67001014.3 %28.6 %.000.000.000.143.000.104-55    
2009Dodgers451000000.0 %60.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-2.71.1-0.1
2010Dodgers (R)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-96    
2010Dodgers (AAA)1214010014.3 %35.7 %.000.167.091.231.091.183-5    
20102 Teams152302004.3 %52.2 %.048.111.048.091.095.090-550.2-4.12.3-0.1
    2010Dodgers4100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
    2010Pirates112202004.5 %50.0 %.050.111.050.095.100.094-530.2-3.82.2-0.1
2011Pirates316303304.8 %46.0 %.018.192.091.138.109.119-35-0.2-10.05.8-0.2
2012Pirates3363081012.7 %36.5 %.000.269.143.263.143.205250.1-5.66.60.3
2013Pirates (R)3000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Pirates (A+)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Pirates (AA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Pirates (AAA)4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Pirates81202008.3 %41.7 %.000.500.273.333.273.27977-0.1-0.41.20.1
Total- - -136171015407.6 %43.9 %.014.229.110.184.124.152-110.0-22.817.00.0
Postseason- - -2100000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    


SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Dodgers (A)30000000000000000000.000
2007Dodgers (A+)16000000000000000000.000
2007Dodgers (AA)1213152200000006002000.154
2008Dodgers (AA)2223293300010208004000.130
2008Dodgers (AAA)5680000000105001000.000
2008Dodgers4000000000000000000.000
2008Dodgers2110000000000000000.000
2009Dodgers (AAA)6670000001102000000.000
2009Dodgers459100000000006001100.000
2010Dodgers (R)2000000000000000000.000
2010Dodgers (AAA)1211141100010205001000.091
20102 Teams15212310100201012001000.048
    2010Dodgers4110000000001000000.000
    2010Pirates11202210100201011001000.050
2011Pirates31556354100333029005300.091
2012Pirates33496377000818023006100.143
2013Pirates (R)3000000000000000000.000
2013Pirates (A+)1000000000000000000.000
2013Pirates (AA)2000000000000000000.000
2013Pirates (AAA)4000000000000000000.000
2013Pirates811123300020105000000.273
Total- - -1361451711614200154130750013500.110
Postseason- - -2110000000000000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Dodgers (A)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2007Dodgers (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2007Dodgers (AA)0.0 %40.0 %0.00.154.154.154.308.0000.1.286 0.00-2.3.142-26
2008Dodgers (AA)6.9 %27.6 %0.25.130.200.130.330.0000.8.200 0.00-4.0.170-12
2008Dodgers (AAA)12.5 %62.5 %0.20.000.143.000.143.0000.1.000 0.0-1-1.7.104-58
2008Dodgers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Dodgers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300    .328 
2009Dodgers (AAA)14.3 %28.6 %0.50.000.143.000.143.0000.1.000 0.00-1.4.104-55
2009Dodgers0.0 %60.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.0-2-2.7.000-100
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
2010Dodgers (R)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-96
2010Dodgers (AAA)14.3 %35.7 %0.40.091.231.091.322.0001.6.167 0.00-2.0.183-5
20102 Teams4.3 %52.2 %0.08.048.091.095.186.0482.6.1110.20.0-2-4.3.090-55
    2010Dodgers0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100
    2010Pirates4.5 %50.0 %0.09.050.095.100.195.0502.6.1110.20.0-1-4.0.094-53
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297    .321 
2011Pirates4.8 %46.0 %0.10.091.138.109.247.0181.9.192-0.20.0-3-9.8.119-35
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Pirates12.7 %36.5 %0.35.143.263.143.406.0002.6.2690.1-0.12-5.5.20525
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Pirates (R)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2013Pirates (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2013Pirates (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2013Pirates (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2013Pirates8.3 %41.7 %0.20.273.333.273.606.0002.6.500-0.10.01-0.3.27977
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
Total- - -7.6 %43.9 %0.17.110.184.124.308.0142.6.2290.1-0.1-3-22.6.152-11
Postseason- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2008Dodgers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2008Dodgers1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2009Dodgers3.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
20102 Teams0.6011.1 %33.3 %55.6 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
    2010Dodgers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
    2010Pirates0.6011.1 %33.3 %55.6 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2011Pirates10.5011.5 %80.8 %7.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2012Pirates3.0030.4 %52.2 %17.4 %0.0 %0.0 %8.3 %11.1 %
2013Pirates3.0040.0 %60.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -3.8219.7 %63.6 %16.7 %9.1 %0.0 %2.4 %5.9 %
Postseason- - -1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2008Dodgers0000000000
2008Dodgers1000000134
2009Dodgers3000010132942
20102 Teams3511010286189
    2010Dodgers0000000134
    2010Pirates3511010275885
2011Pirates2123005071180251
2012Pirates1247019186168254
2013Pirates3020010133144
Total- - -42111311171211469680
Postseason- - -1000000134

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2008Dodgers          
2008Dodgers-0.03-0.030.00-0.30-0.031.20 0-0.020.00
2009Dodgers-0.20-0.200.00-4.21-0.420.63 0-0.29-0.03
20102 Teams-0.47-0.520.05-4.48-0.470.96 0-0.45-0.03
    2010Dodgers-0.03-0.030.00-0.27-0.031.39 0-0.020.00
    2010Pirates-0.43-0.480.05-4.21-0.440.94 0-0.43-0.03
2011Pirates-0.92-1.540.62-11.33-1.251.09 0-1.010.17
2012Pirates-0.36-0.920.56-5.12-0.550.861.952-0.510.09
2013Pirates-0.06-0.250.19-0.35-0.051.342.481-0.03-0.01
Total- - --2.01-3.421.42-25.48-2.730.982.123-2.290.24
Postseason- - --0.03-0.030.00-0.30-0.031.20 0-0.020.00

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2008Dodgers        
2009Dodgers78.6% (91.8)7.1% (77.5) 9.5% (78.3) 4.8% (83.0)  
20102 Teams72.7% (88.9)9.1% (81.3) 12.5% (74.1)4.5% (82.8)1.1% (78.0) 1.1%
    2010Dodgers75.0% (90.0)25.0% (85.0)      
    2010Pirates72.6% (88.8)8.3% (80.7) 13.1% (74.1)4.8% (82.8)1.2% (78.0) 1.2%
2011Pirates69.7% (89.9)9.2% (82.7)5.2% (88.2)7.2% (75.1)4.4% (82.5) 4.4% (78.4) 
2012Pirates73.5% (90.4)6.3% (82.6)2.0% (86.2)8.3% (77.0)6.3% (82.4)0.8% (84.5)2.8% (77.6)0.4%
2013Pirates86.4% (90.0)2.3% (81.0)2.3% (88.0)4.5% (79.5)4.5% (81.5)   
Total- - -73.2% (90.1)7.5% (82.2)2.8% (87.6)8.3% (76.0)4.9% (82.4)0.7% (82.6)2.7% (78.1)0.3%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2008Dodgers              
2009Dodgers70.0 %    10.0 %7.5 %7.5 %  5.0 %   
20102 Teams47.2 %4.5 %4.5 %  19.1 %5.6 %13.5 %  5.6 %   
    2010Dodgers75.0 %     25.0 %       
    2010Pirates45.9 %4.7 %4.7 %  20.0 %4.7 %14.1 %  5.9 %   
2011Pirates37.9 %10.8 %6.0 %  18.3 %8.8 %7.2 %  6.8 % 4.4 % 
2012Pirates42.5 %10.6 %5.1 %0.4 % 13.0 %8.7 %7.5 %  9.5 % 2.8 % 
2013Pirates52.3 %22.7 %2.3 %  9.1 %2.3 %4.6 %  6.8 %   
Total- - -43.7 %10.0 %4.9 %0.2 % 15.3 %7.8 %8.0 %  7.5 % 2.7 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2008Dodgers             
2009Dodgers91.9    90.176.379.5  82.7  
20102 Teams88.689.885.0  89.080.374.9  81.4  
    2010Dodgers90.1     85.4      
    2010Pirates88.589.885.0  89.079.074.9  81.4  
2011Pirates89.691.088.0  89.782.975.1  83.3 78.5
2012Pirates90.790.489.386.4 89.782.377.3  83.7 77.6
2013Pirates89.091.787.5  90.780.579.3  83.4  
Total- - -90.090.888.186.4 89.782.076.2  83.3 78.1

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2008Dodgers              
2009Dodgers-2.3-0.4 -0.3 -0.2 -6.96-11.87 -6.33 -9.54 
20102 Teams-2.7-0.2 -1.3-0.10.0 -4.30-3.09 -11.88-1.934.91 
    2010Dodgers-0.1-0.2     -2.57-19.89     
    2010Pirates-2.70.0 -1.3-0.10.0 -4.38-0.70 -11.88-1.934.91 
2011Pirates-7.2-0.9-0.9-0.7-0.6 -0.8-4.10-3.82-7.12-3.97-5.84 -7.53
2012Pirates-3.6-0.80.1-1.00.6-0.2-0.5-1.93-4.702.31-4.843.50-11.95-6.82
2013Pirates-0.2-0.10.3-0.2-0.2  -0.50-5.3025.01-8.48-10.37  
Total- - --16.0-2.3-0.6-3.5-0.4-0.4-1.3-3.23-4.48-2.95-6.18-1.11-7.62-7.25

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2008Dodgers             
2009Dodgers-1.4    -0.9-0.2-0.3  -0.2  
20102 Teams-1.7-0.50.1  -0.1-0.8-1.2  0.0  
    2010Dodgers-0.1     -0.2      
    2010Pirates-1.6-0.50.1  -0.1-0.6-1.2  0.0  
2011Pirates-3.0-1.6-1.5  -1.8-1.1-0.7  -0.7 -0.8
2012Pirates-1.9-1.70.6-0.1 -1.3-1.7-0.7  0.8 -0.5
2013Pirates0.4-0.60.3  0.1-0.1-0.2  -0.2  
Total- - --7.6-4.3-0.6-0.1 -4.0-3.7-3.0  -0.4 -1.3

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2008Dodgers             
2009Dodgers-4.90    -21.48-5.50-8.44  -9.54  
20102 Teams-4.09-12.892.33  -0.67-15.05-9.81  -0.56  
    2010Dodgers-2.57     -18.12      
    2010Pirates-4.20-12.892.33  -0.67-14.28-9.81  -0.56  
2011Pirates-3.21-5.83-9.97  -3.86-4.86-3.80  -4.36 -7.53
2012Pirates-1.74-6.144.60-13.84 -4.07-7.57-3.92  3.28 -7.37
2013Pirates1.73-5.9825.01  1.67-5.30-7.55  -8.18  
Total- - --2.57-6.39-1.68-13.84 -3.87-6.99-5.57  -0.82 -7.47

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2008Dodgers         
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Dodgers11.1 %50.0 %33.3 %100.0 %91.7 %92.9 %57.1 %70.0 %2.4 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
20102 Teams31.4 %34.3 %32.6 %56.3 %83.3 %67.9 %40.7 %65.2 %10.1 %
    2010Dodgers0.0 %50.0 %25.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %50.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
    2010Pirates32.7 %33.3 %32.9 %56.3 %81.8 %66.7 %40.2 %63.6 %10.6 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Pirates25.9 %55.3 %42.6 %53.6 %79.5 %72.6 %56.6 %77.8 %11.6 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Pirates24.1 %48.2 %37.5 %44.4 %85.1 %73.4 %55.4 %63.5 %9.8 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Pirates14.3 %56.5 %36.4 %33.3 %69.2 %62.5 %52.3 %75.0 %13.6 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
Total- - -24.5 %50.3 %38.4 %51.3 %81.9 %72.9 %53.9 %70.2 %10.3 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Dodgers        
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Dodgers20.0 %50.0 %35.0 %100.0 %90.0 %92.9 %50.0 %21.3
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
20102 Teams31.0 %31.9 %31.5 %53.9 %80.0 %67.9 %52.8 %16.6
    2010Dodgers0.0 %50.0 %25.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %50.0 %22.7
    2010Pirates32.5 %31.1 %31.8 %53.9 %78.6 %66.7 %52.9 %16.3
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Pirates25.7 %54.1 %42.2 %44.4 %79.8 %70.8 %58.2 %16.7
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Pirates25.9 %45.8 %37.0 %41.4 %84.6 %71.3 %55.9 %19.0
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Pirates15.0 %54.2 %36.4 %66.7 %61.5 %62.5 %54.6 %21.0
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
Total- - -25.4 %48.0 %38.1 %48.7 %80.8 %71.3 %55.9 %18.1

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)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2008Dodgers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2009Dodgers-2.70.0 1.1-2.71.10.00.3-1.3-0.1($0.6) 
20102 Teams-4.30.2 2.3-4.12.30.00.7-1.1-0.1($0.4) 
    2010Dodgers-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
    2010Pirates-4.00.2 2.2-3.82.20.00.7-0.9-0.1($0.4) 
2011Pirates-9.8-0.2 5.8-10.05.80.11.8-2.2-0.2($1.1) 
2012Pirates-5.60.1 6.6-5.66.60.11.93.10.3$1.4 
2013Pirates-0.3-0.1 1.2-0.41.20.00.31.20.1$0.6 
Total- - --22.80.0 17.0-22.817.00.35.0-0.40.0$0.0 

  • $0.2m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 1/31/2014 (Minor League)
    • 2014: $0.2M
    • Agent / Agency: Hendricks Sports
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  • $3m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Pittsburgh Pirates on 2/1/2013 (Avoided Arbitration)
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  • 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 11, Pick: 19, Overall: 331
    • Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
    • School: Long Beach Poly HS (CA)