James Russell

 
Age: 34
Bats/Throws: L/L
6' 4" / 205
P
Birthdate: 1/8/1986 (34 y, 14 d)
Drafted: 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 14, Pick: 3, Overall: 427, Team: Chicago Cubs
Service Time: 5.142
Reported as the pre-2020 value.
5 years and 142 days days of service time.
  
MiLB Options: 0
Reported as the pre-2019 season number of waiver options remaining.

RotoWire News: The Tigers released Russell on Monday, John Wagner of The Toledo Blade reports. (5/8/2018)

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SeasonPitchPitchesABPAH1B2B3BHRBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPAVGminVelmaxVelVel
2010Fourseam (FA)421104120321960780173232.30886.692.389.7
2010Slider (SL)3177277181411220221200.25076.584.180.8
2010Changeup (CH)741819411021020001.22278.483.580.6
2010Curveball (CU)2133110000010000.33371.578.573.9
2010Sinker (SI)100000000000000.00090.890.890.8
2011Fourseam (FA)4199099251551440152123.27885.192.289.3
2011Slider (SL)404106114271850450210212.25575.786.180.9
2011Changeup (CH)11736371576021030001.41778.585.581.4
2011Cutter (FC)571416430010000110.28683.989.887.1
2011Curveball (CU)491314210010030100.15471.377.974.6
2011Sinker (SI)3967211000010100.33384.291.688.3
2012Slider (SL)4491131202513102040270213.22178.685.682.1
2012Fourseam (FA)249455417931480121002.37886.792.290.2
2012Changeup (CH)14539401036011050003.25680.186.582.5
2012Sinker (SI)1252730431001020111.14887.691.389.4
2012Cutter (FC)1151820312002050000.16783.491.887.9
2012Curveball (CU)722121880000040000.38171.876.874.3
2013Slider (SL)313768514831280150010.18478.986.682.5
2013Fourseam (FA)20340449531020131100.22587.292.690.5
2013Cutter (FC)1091920633001030000.31682.190.288.4
2013Changeup (CH)963131750020020002.22680.285.381.9
2013Sinker (SI)762122512021040000.23887.091.889.9
2013Curveball (CU)2966513010000000.83372.077.675.0
2014Fourseam (FA)20634401081104090020.29487.592.590.2
2014Sinker (SI)204485211110003060101.22986.591.589.8
2014Slider (SL)189444912730220120030.27379.588.482.3
2014Changeup (CH)1514148541005060021.12279.184.982.0
2014Cutter (FC)882529311013051000.12083.890.888.3
2014Curveball (CU)701515330000040000.20073.278.775.9
2015Fourseam (FA)19932381384015040012.40687.392.990.6
2015Sinker (SI)11740401494100040001.35086.992.490.0
2015Slider (SL)862829312001060000.10781.886.984.3
2015Changeup (CH)712123834011030101.38180.785.282.8
2015Curveball (CU)581111320010020000.27373.078.176.0
2015Cutter (FC)1855110000010000.20085.390.087.4
2016Slider (SL)3867220001010000.33380.785.883.5
2016Fourseam (FA)2836100013020000.33388.992.490.8
2016Sinker (SI)2644311010000000.75088.491.989.8
2016Curveball (CU)1167220000010100.33374.777.876.2
2016Changeup (CH)1112000001000000.00081.584.583.5
2016Cutter (FC)2111100000000001.00088.088.688.3
TotalSlider (SL)179644548110163244102301041665.22775.788.481.8
TotalFourseam (FA)17253484011076422417340727489.30785.192.989.9
TotalChangeup (CH)66518720049231808100210129.26278.486.581.9
TotalSinker (SI)588146155392691350170313.26784.292.489.7
TotalCutter (FC)3898291181060260141110.22082.191.888.0
TotalCurveball (CU)3107577241830300150200.32071.378.775.1

SeasonPitchPitchesBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2010Fourseam (FA)4216.7 %14.2 %0.47.308.368.567.935.260.30521.57.7.401153
2010Slider (SL)3172.6 %28.6 %0.09.250.273.375.648.125.3206.4-2.4.28282
2010Changeup (CH)745.3 %10.5 %0.50.222.263.611.874.389.1432.90.7.369141
2010Curveball (CU)210.0 %33.3 %0.00.333.333.333.667.000.5000.3-0.1.29892
2010Sinker (SI)10.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.0.000 
2011Fourseam (FA)4194.0 %15.2 %0.27.278.320.489.808.211.29213.72.6.349127
2011Slider (SL)4044.4 %18.4 %0.24.255.283.415.698.160.27711.6-1.2.30399
2011Changeup (CH)1172.7 %8.1 %0.33.417.432.7501.182.333.4199.75.6.506237
2011Cutter (FC)570.0 %0.0 %0.00.286.267.500.767.214.2141.80.0.31798
2011Curveball (CU)490.0 %21.4 %0.00.154.143.385.527.231.1000.4-1.1.21342
2011Sinker (SI)390.0 %14.3 %0.00.333.286.500.786.167.3330.70.0.309105
2012Slider (SL)4493.3 %22.5 %0.15.221.244.345.589.124.2847.6-6.1.25264
2012Fourseam (FA)24914.8 %22.2 %0.67.378.481.7561.237.378.44814.88.7.515238
2012Changeup (CH)1452.5 %12.5 %0.20.256.275.487.762.231.2734.80.3.324113
2012Sinker (SI)1253.3 %6.7 %0.50.148.172.185.358.037.154-0.3-3.8.1590
2012Cutter (FC)11510.0 %25.0 %0.40.167.250.278.528.111.2311.1-1.2.23956
2012Curveball (CU)720.0 %19.0 %0.00.381.381.381.762.000.4712.80.4.337120
2013Slider (SL)3139.4 %17.6 %0.53.184.262.329.591.145.2036.1-3.3.26577
2013Fourseam (FA)2034.5 %29.5 %0.15.225.273.350.623.125.3213.4-1.4.27284
2013Cutter (FC)1095.0 %15.0 %0.33.316.350.474.824.158.3752.90.7.358142
2013Changeup (CH)960.0 %6.5 %0.00.226.226.419.645.194.1852.5-0.9.27989
2013Sinker (SI)764.5 %18.2 %0.25.238.273.619.892.381.2003.51.1.378158
2013Curveball (CU)290.0 %0.0 %0.00.833.8331.8332.6671.000.8004.53.91.134672
2014Fourseam (FA)20610.0 %22.5 %0.44.294.368.382.751.088.4005.10.8.337113
2014Sinker (SI)2045.8 %11.5 %0.50.229.269.229.498.000.2562.3-3.3.22852
2014Slider (SL)1894.1 %24.5 %0.17.273.304.477.782.205.3336.51.2.342115
2014Changeup (CH)15110.4 %12.5 %0.83.122.217.146.364.024.1430.4-4.8.18015
2014Cutter (FC)8810.3 %17.2 %0.60.120.241.280.521.160.1051.7-1.4.24563
2014Curveball (CU)700.0 %26.7 %0.00.200.200.200.400.000.2730.1-1.5.17819
2015Fourseam (FA)19913.2 %10.5 %1.25.406.486.6251.111.219.4449.24.9.475208
2015Sinker (SI)1170.0 %10.0 %0.00.350.350.500.850.150.3896.11.6.364143
2015Slider (SL)863.4 %20.7 %0.17.107.138.179.317.071.136-0.7-4.0.141-6
2015Changeup (CH)714.3 %13.0 %0.33.381.391.7141.106.333.3895.22.6.453203
2015Curveball (CU)580.0 %18.2 %0.00.273.273.545.818.273.2501.50.3.348133
2015Cutter (FC)180.0 %20.0 %0.00.200.200.200.400.000.2500.0-0.5.17617
2016Slider (SL)3814.3 %14.3 %1.00.333.429.333.762.000.4001.00.2.350127
2016Fourseam (FA)2850.0 %33.3 %1.50.333.6671.3332.0001.000.0002.51.8.681345
2016Sinker (SI)260.0 %0.0 %0.00.750.7501.7502.5001.000.6672.82.41.034580
2016Curveball (CU)110.0 %14.3 %0.00.333.286.333.619.000.3330.4-0.4.25163
2016Changeup (CH)1150.0 %0.0 %1.00.000.500.000.500.000.0000.30.0.345123
2016Cutter (FC)20.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0001.0002.000.0001.0000.60.5.878472
TotalSlider (SL)17964.8 %21.6 %0.22.227.263.366.629.139.27038.4-15.6.27579
TotalFourseam (FA)17258.5 %18.0 %0.47.307.377.540.917.233.34270.124.9.395155
TotalChangeup (CH)6655.0 %10.5 %0.48.262.298.487.785.225.25825.93.6.337122
TotalSinker (SI)5883.2 %11.0 %0.29.267.286.404.690.137.27915.2-2.0.29696
TotalCutter (FC)3896.6 %15.4 %0.43.220.278.366.644.146.2398.0-2.1.28487
TotalCurveball (CU)3100.0 %19.5 %0.00.320.312.480.792.160.35610.11.4.338125

SeasonPitchPitchesLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBStrikesBallsPitchesxMovzMovMov
2010Fourseam (FA)42118.2 %19.3 %62.5 %21.8 %12.7 %2731484215.410.912.4
2010Slider (SL)31722.0 %36.0 %42.0 %28.6 %9.5 %22592317-1.92.03.4
2010Changeup (CH)7414.3 %50.0 %35.7 %20.0 %40.0 %4034744.39.510.6
2010Curveball (CU)210.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %13821-4.1-2.95.2
2010Sinker (SI)10.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %10111.07.013.0
2011Fourseam (FA)41912.2 %29.7 %58.1 %27.9 %9.3 %2881314194.710.912.0
2011Slider (SL)40411.6 %47.7 %40.7 %17.1 %11.4 %291113404-2.02.73.9
2011Changeup (CH)11721.2 %33.3 %45.5 %26.7 %13.3 %69481176.18.911.1
2011Cutter (FC)577.1 %42.9 %50.0 %28.6 %14.3 %3621570.37.37.5
2011Curveball (CU)4910.0 %30.0 %60.0 %16.7 %16.7 %381149-3.8-3.65.6
2011Sinker (SI)3933.3 %16.7 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %1821398.78.212.1
2012Slider (SL)44919.3 %38.6 %42.0 %32.4 %0.0 %315134449-1.63.94.7
2012Fourseam (FA)24921.2 %18.2 %60.6 %20.0 %20.0 %156932495.410.612.0
2012Changeup (CH)14524.2 %39.4 %36.4 %41.7 %8.3 %100451456.29.211.2
2012Sinker (SI)1254.2 %54.2 %41.7 %20.0 %0.0 %77481258.48.712.2
2012Cutter (FC)11523.1 %30.8 %46.2 %16.7 %0.0 %70451150.97.98.1
2012Curveball (CU)7225.0 %56.3 %18.8 %33.3 %0.0 %403272-5.1-4.17.0
2013Slider (SL)31313.3 %33.3 %53.3 %37.5 %6.3 %21499313-1.24.24.7
2013Fourseam (FA)20321.4 %32.1 %46.4 %23.1 %0.0 %126772035.411.312.6
2013Cutter (FC)10931.3 %31.3 %37.5 %16.7 %0.0 %70391092.68.18.7
2013Changeup (CH)9610.3 %37.9 %51.7 %33.3 %13.3 %7224966.09.111.1
2013Sinker (SI)7617.6 %41.2 %41.2 %0.0 %28.6 %5224768.29.112.4
2013Curveball (CU)2933.3 %0.0 %66.7 %25.0 %25.0 %161329-3.9-4.25.9
2014Fourseam (FA)20636.0 %32.0 %32.0 %37.5 %0.0 %139672065.211.112.4
2014Sinker (SI)20427.9 %46.5 %25.6 %27.3 %0.0 %142622048.08.812.1
2014Slider (SL)18915.6 %43.8 %40.6 %23.1 %15.4 %12267189-1.14.55.0
2014Changeup (CH)15120.6 %32.4 %47.1 %56.3 %0.0 %97541515.79.511.3
2014Cutter (FC)8830.0 %50.0 %20.0 %0.0 %25.0 %5137882.48.79.2
2014Curveball (CU)7027.3 %36.4 %36.4 %25.0 %0.0 %452570-2.6-3.14.5
2015Fourseam (FA)19942.3 %30.8 %26.9 %42.9 %14.3 %130691995.010.912.1
2015Sinker (SI)11728.6 %60.0 %11.4 %25.0 %0.0 %93241177.88.811.9
2015Slider (SL)8618.2 %50.0 %31.8 %14.3 %0.0 %503686-0.64.24.7
2015Changeup (CH)7131.6 %31.6 %36.8 %42.9 %14.3 %4130715.59.010.6
2015Curveball (CU)5825.0 %12.5 %62.5 %20.0 %20.0 %312758-3.7-3.55.3
2015Cutter (FC)180.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %126181.77.68.1
2016Slider (SL)3820.0 %40.0 %40.0 %0.0 %0.0 %221638-2.04.95.7
2016Fourseam (FA)280.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %235282.912.813.2
2016Sinker (SI)2675.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %1610267.010.012.2
2016Curveball (CU)1133.3 %33.3 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %8311-4.4-3.55.9
2016Changeup (CH)110.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %29114.911.812.8
2016Cutter (FC)20.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %112-1.49.69.7
TotalSlider (SL)179616.3 %40.8 %42.9 %27.2 %6.8 %12395571796-1.63.44.4
TotalFourseam (FA)172521.1 %25.5 %53.5 %25.2 %11.6 %113559017255.111.012.2
TotalChangeup (CH)66520.2 %36.2 %43.6 %38.0 %11.3 %4212446655.89.311.1
TotalSinker (SI)58824.0 %48.8 %27.1 %17.1 %8.6 %3991895888.18.812.1
TotalCutter (FC)38922.1 %41.2 %36.8 %16.0 %8.0 %2401493891.78.08.4
TotalCurveball (CU)31024.1 %34.5 %41.4 %20.8 %12.5 %191119310-3.9-3.65.6

SeasonPitchPitchesO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%SwStr%pVALpVAL/C
2010Fourseam (FA)42117.9 %70.0 %47.3 %78.8 %86.8 %85.4 %56.3 %6.9 %-6.1-1.4
2010Slider (SL)31744.6 %60.9 %52.4 %48.7 %80.4 %66.3 %47.6 %17.7 %0.50.2
2010Changeup (CH)7426.8 %63.6 %43.2 %63.6 %85.7 %78.1 %44.6 %9.5 %-2.6-3.5
2010Curveball (CU)2135.7 %57.1 %42.9 %20.0 %75.0 %44.4 %33.3 %23.8 %-0.6-2.9
2010Sinker (SI)1100.0 % 100.0 %100.0 % 100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.00.0
2011Fourseam (FA)41925.4 %61.8 %46.8 %84.1 %82.2 %82.7 %58.7 %8.1 %-0.7-0.2
2011Slider (SL)40443.5 %60.6 %52.5 %59.0 %80.6 %72.2 %52.7 %14.6 %0.70.2
2011Changeup (CH)11727.0 %75.9 %49.6 %76.5 %90.2 %86.2 %46.2 %6.8 %-6.2-5.3
2011Cutter (FC)5738.7 %88.5 %61.4 %66.7 %95.7 %85.7 %45.6 %8.8 %-0.7-1.2
2011Curveball (CU)4952.2 %57.7 %55.1 %83.3 %86.7 %85.2 %53.1 %8.2 %-0.2-0.4
2011Sinker (SI)3910.5 %50.0 %30.8 %50.0 %80.0 %75.0 %51.3 %7.7 %-0.4-1.1
2012Slider (SL)44938.4 %62.6 %51.2 %61.7 %79.9 %73.5 %53.0 %13.6 %8.41.9
2012Fourseam (FA)24920.4 %58.1 %41.0 %82.6 %87.3 %86.3 %54.6 %5.6 %-6.5-2.6
2012Changeup (CH)14533.8 %74.0 %55.2 %65.2 %86.0 %80.0 %53.1 %11.0 %0.60.4
2012Sinker (SI)12529.9 %56.9 %42.4 %90.0 %93.9 %92.5 %46.4 %3.2 %1.91.5
2012Cutter (FC)11533.8 %76.6 %51.3 %78.3 %77.8 %78.0 %40.9 %11.3 %0.80.7
2012Curveball (CU)7232.6 %65.5 %45.8 %57.1 %89.5 %75.8 %40.3 %11.1 %-3.0-4.2
2013Slider (SL)31334.4 %64.3 %51.8 %57.8 %80.3 %74.1 %58.2 %13.4 %2.60.8
2013Fourseam (FA)20319.4 %60.0 %41.4 %88.9 %83.3 %84.5 %54.2 %6.4 %1.00.5
2013Cutter (FC)10928.0 %64.4 %47.7 %85.7 %86.8 %86.5 %54.1 %6.4 %-0.3-0.2
2013Changeup (CH)9646.5 %81.1 %65.6 %70.0 %90.7 %84.1 %55.2 %10.4 %2.12.2
2013Sinker (SI)7619.2 %72.0 %54.0 %80.0 %88.9 %87.8 %65.8 %6.6 %-1.1-1.4
2013Curveball (CU)2915.4 %62.5 %41.4 %0.0 %100.0 %83.3 %55.2 %6.9 %-4.1-14.1
2014Fourseam (FA)20624.7 %61.1 %44.7 %87.0 %91.3 %90.2 %54.9 %4.4 %0.50.2
2014Sinker (SI)20428.7 %64.1 %49.0 %92.0 %93.3 %93.0 %57.4 %3.4 %5.02.4
2014Slider (SL)18933.7 %69.3 %50.3 %50.0 %88.5 %74.7 %46.6 %12.7 %-2.0-1.1
2014Changeup (CH)15128.4 %75.7 %50.3 %65.2 %86.8 %80.3 %46.4 %9.9 %5.33.5
2014Cutter (FC)8827.1 %72.5 %47.7 %76.9 %89.7 %85.7 %45.5 %6.8 %0.70.8
2014Curveball (CU)7039.5 %50.0 %44.3 %73.3 %81.3 %77.4 %45.7 %10.0 %0.60.9
2015Fourseam (FA)19923.7 %73.6 %50.3 %81.8 %83.3 %83.0 %53.3 %8.5 %-3.4-1.7
2015Sinker (SI)11723.8 %74.7 %56.4 %100.0 %96.4 %97.0 %64.1 %1.7 %-0.9-0.8
2015Slider (SL)8631.4 %77.1 %50.0 %68.8 %74.1 %72.1 %40.7 %14.0 %2.52.9
2015Changeup (CH)7130.4 %80.0 %47.9 %85.7 %80.0 %82.4 %35.2 %8.5 %-2.6-3.7
2015Curveball (CU)5830.6 %31.8 %31.0 %72.7 %100.0 %83.3 %37.9 %5.2 %-1.1-1.9
2015Cutter (FC)1814.3 %63.6 %44.4 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %61.1 %0.0 %0.42.3
2016Slider (SL)3822.7 %56.3 %36.8 %60.0 %77.8 %71.4 %42.1 %10.5 %-0.5-1.2
2016Fourseam (FA)2858.3 %68.8 %64.3 %28.6 %72.7 %55.6 %57.1 %28.6 %-0.7-2.3
2016Sinker (SI)2625.0 %44.4 %38.5 %100.0 %75.0 %80.0 %69.2 %7.7 %-2.4-9.1
2016Curveball (CU)1162.5 %66.7 %63.6 %80.0 %100.0 %85.7 %27.3 %9.1 %-0.3-2.5
2016Changeup (CH)1110.0 %100.0 %18.2 %0.0 %100.0 %50.0 %9.1 %9.1 %-0.4-3.3
2016Cutter (FC)20.0 %100.0 %50.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %50.0 %0.0 %-0.5-25.7
TotalSlider (SL)179638.7 %63.3 %51.3 %56.8 %80.8 %72.0 %51.4 %14.4 %12.30.7
TotalFourseam (FA)172522.3 %64.4 %45.9 %81.2 %85.2 %84.3 %55.9 %7.2 %-15.8-0.9
TotalChangeup (CH)66531.0 %75.4 %51.9 %69.7 %87.3 %81.7 %47.1 %9.5 %-3.8-0.6
TotalSinker (SI)58826.0 %64.5 %48.1 %90.8 %92.2 %91.9 %57.5 %3.9 %2.00.3
TotalCutter (FC)38930.7 %72.8 %50.6 %77.8 %87.3 %84.3 %47.3 %8.0 %0.50.1
TotalCurveball (CU)31036.6 %54.1 %44.2 %65.6 %89.0 %78.1 %43.6 %9.7 %-8.6-2.8