Joshua James

Age: 26
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 3" / 206
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Prospects Report
Team Rank: 5Overall Rank: 98Reported: 2019ETA: 2019  
FastballSliderChangeupCommandFuture Value
70 / 7055 / 5555 / 5540 / 4550

RotoWire News: James struck out three, walked one and hit a batter over two scoreless innings in Tuesday's 9-1 win over the Athletics. (4/17/2019)

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2014Astros (R)13013639.210.213.400.00.34375.5 %49.0 %0.0 %2.722.663.19 
2015Astros (A)7412418116.16.893.170.15.29174.3 %48.7 %1.7 %2.633.563.99 
2016Astros (A+)9512319110.19.873.260.90.35168.4 %46.3 %11.5 %4.814.153.96 
2017Astros (AA)483211176.08.533.790.12.33860.0 %51.8 %1.6 %4.383.133.92 
2018Astros (AA)0016421.215.784.150.42.36482.0 %54.8 %11.1 %2.491.931.86 
2018Astros (AAA)640171792.212.923.790.78.27870.4 %39.1 %11.0 %3.403.393.29 
2018Astros2006323.011.352.741.17.24090.9 %41.5 %13.0 %2.353.513.460.4
2018Astros010204.213.503.861.93.45560.6 %66.7 %25.0 %7.714.232.86 
2019THE BAT53033872.011.274.000.87.30576.0 %  3.303.44  
2019ATC7602718107.010.383.741.11.30872.9 %  3.913.75  
2019Depth Charts43033872.010.084.101.04.31073.8 %  3.943.95 0.8
2019Steamer53033871.010.793.731.05.29374.3 %43.3 % 3.673.673.691.1
2019Fans (6)8602323122.010.993.100.96.30173.7 %  3.503.23 2.9
2019ZiPS6502220104.79.374.471.03.31373.4 %  4.214.23 1.3
2019Astros0007010.012.606.302.70.16771.4 %28.6 %27.3 %6.306.604.75-0.2
2019ZiPS (R)45 221691.09.684.641.15.31971.9 %  4.474.40 0.7
2019Steamer (R)43029763.011.034.031.10.29274.4 %  3.773.79 0.9
2019Depth Charts (R)43029764.010.364.331.13.31273.0 %  4.124.10 0.6
2019THE BAT (R)43030764.011.074.010.97.30375.8 %  3.453.62  
Total- - -20013333.011.733.821.64.22184.5 %37.8 %17.6 %3.554.453.860.2
Postseason- - -010204.213.503.861.93.45560.6 %66.7 %25.0 %7.714.232.86 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2014Astros (R)132.721360002039.2165351312015035045
2015Astros (A)742.63241800101116.1492102433424101611089
2016Astros (A+)954.81231900100110.1492120645911400972121
2017Astros (AA)484.3821110030176.0343794837132077072
2018Astros (AA)002.49640010121.2931766110001038
2018Astros (AAA)643.4017170000092.23786239358390460133
2018Astros202.35630002023.091156637020029
2018Astros017.7120000004.2216441200007
2019THE BAT533.30338  0  72.030356292673215  90
2019ATC763.912718  02 107.0 935147134502  124
2019Depth Charts433.94338  01 72.0 633432833 4  81
2019Steamer533.673380001 71.0299593129829 3  85
2019Fans (6)863.502323  0  122.0 9751471342 4  149
2019ZiPS654.212220  0  104.7 975249125206100109
2019Astros006.30700000110.04367737011014
2019ZiPS (R)454.472216     91.0 8649451247 6  98
2019Steamer (R)433.772970001 63.0267522926828 3  77
2019Depth Charts (R)434.12297  01 64.0 573229831 4  74
2019THE BAT (R)433.45307  0  64.027051272572814  79
Total- - -203.551330002133.0134211313614031043
Postseason- - -017.7120000004.2216441200007

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2014Astros (R)10.213.403.000.0027.3 %9.1 %18.2 %.2381.26.34375.5 %  2.66
2015Astros (A)6.893.172.170.1518.1 %8.3 %9.8 %.2351.23.29174.3 %  3.56
2016Astros (A+)9.873.263.030.9024.6 %8.1 %16.5 %.2711.45.35168.4 %  4.15
2017Astros (AA)8.533.792.250.1221.0 %9.3 %11.7 %.2601.46.33860.0 %  3.13
2018Astros (AA)15.784.153.800.4240.9 %10.8 %30.1 %.2051.25.36482.0 %  1.93
2018Astros (AAA)12.923.793.410.7835.2 %10.3 %24.9 %.1851.09.27870.4 %  3.39
2018Astros11.352.744.141.1731.9 %7.7 %24.2 %.1830.96.24090.9 %57843.51
2018Astros13.503.863.501.9333.3 %9.5 %23.8 %.3161.71.45560.6 %1881014.23
2018Average8.533.252.631.1622.3 %8.5 %13.8 %.2451.30.29372.8 %  4.19
2019THE BAT11.274.002.820.87   .2171.23.30576.0 %  3.44
2019ATC10.383.742.781.11   .2341.28.30872.9 %  3.75
2019Depth Charts10.084.102.461.04   .2381.34.31073.8 %  3.95
2019Steamer10.793.732.891.0528.4 %9.8 %18.6 %.2221.25.29374.3 %  3.67
2019Fans (6)10.993.103.550.96   .2201.14.30173.7 %  3.23
2019ZiPS9.374.472.101.03   .2471.42.31373.4 %  4.23
2019Astros12.606.302.002.7032.6 %16.3 %16.3 %.1711.30.16771.4 %1511556.60
2019Average8.953.522.541.3223.3 %9.2 %14.1 %.2401.31.28873.0 %  4.44
2019ZiPS (R)9.684.642.091.15   .2511.46.31971.9 %  4.40
2019Steamer (R)11.034.032.741.10   .2201.27.29274.4 %  3.79
2019Depth Charts (R)10.364.332.391.13   .2391.37.31273.0 %  4.10
2019THE BAT (R)11.074.012.760.97   .2211.24.30375.8 %  3.62
Total- - -11.733.823.071.6432.1 %10.5 %21.6 %.1791.06.22184.5 %861064.45
Postseason- - -13.503.863.501.9333.3 %9.5 %23.8 %.3161.71.45560.6 %1881014.23

SeasonAgeWLGGSIPHRERHRBBSOK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERAFIPWAR
201926652220104.797524912521099.374.472.101.03.2471.42.31373.4 %4.214.231.3
202027652219104.094514812511099.434.412.141.04.2431.39.30873.3 %4.154.211.2
202128652119102.391494611491099.594.312.220.97.2401.37.30873.0 %4.054.041.4

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2014Astros (R)1.6621.4 %49.0 %29.6 %20.7 %0.0 %  34.3 %25.5 %40.2 %     3.19
2015Astros (A)1.4217.0 %48.7 %34.3 %21.4 %1.7 %  45.1 %22.8 %32.1 %     3.99
2016Astros (A+)1.4922.7 %46.3 %31.1 %17.7 %11.5 %  46.7 %24.0 %29.3 %     3.96
2017Astros (AA)1.8420.1 %51.8 %28.1 %22.2 %1.6 %  37.9 %21.6 %40.5 %     3.92
2018Astros (AA)2.5623.8 %54.8 %21.4 %44.4 %11.1 %  62.2 %11.1 %26.7 %     1.86
2018Astros (AAA)1.0523.9 %39.1 %37.1 %16.4 %11.0 %  37.9 %27.1 %35.0 %     3.29
2018Astros0.9615.1 %41.5 %43.4 %13.0 %13.0 %13.6 %0.0 %43.4 %28.3 %28.3 %28.3 %45.3 %26.4 %3.00823.46
2018Astros2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      2.62682.86
2019Astros0.5519.0 %28.6 %52.4 %0.0 %27.3 %0.0 %0.0 %42.9 %19.0 %38.1 %19.0 %61.9 %19.0 %4.041104.75
Total- - -0.8216.2 %37.8 %45.9 %8.8 %17.6 %10.7 %0.0 %43.2 %25.7 %31.1 %25.7 %50.0 %24.3 %3.30913.86
Postseason- - -2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      2.62682.86

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2014Astros (R)4829216    75239314
2015Astros (A)1661175825    3047601064
2016Astros (A+)143967017    66711571824
2017Astros (AA)116634514    4568201276
2018Astros (AA)239104    140241381
2018Astros (AAA)77734712    5909831573
2018Astros2223833009118231349
2018Astros84000004255277
2019Astros61140000068117185
Total- - -28341233009186348534
Postseason- - -84000004255277

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2018Astros0.53-1.301.834.970.500.970.930.841.1960.300.2420
2018Astros-0.25-0.590.34-0.73-0.080.891.020.610.732-0.12-0.1601
2019Astros-0.34-0.570.24-0.96-0.110.350.370.400.944-0.25-0.7302
Total- - -0.19-1.872.064.020.390.770.750.601.09100.060.2022
Postseason- - --0.25-0.590.34-0.73-0.080.891.020.610.732-0.12-0.1601

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2018Astros60.2% (97.1)15.2% (85.6) 2.0% (82.0)22.6% (88.7)   
2019Astros57.8% (96.5)21.1% (84.5)  21.1% (88.4)   
Total- - -59.4% (96.9)17.2% (85.1) 1.3% (82.0)22.1% (88.6)   

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2018Astros59.9 %     15.2 %1.7 %  23.2 %   
2019Astros57.8 %     20.5 %0.5 %  21.1 %   
Total- - -59.2 %     17.0 %1.3 %  22.5 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2018Astros97.1     85.681.5  88.5  
2019Astros96.5     84.581.2  88.4  
Total- - -96.9     85.281.5  88.5  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2018Astros59.9 %   23.2 %16.9 %     
2019Astros57.8 %   21.1 %21.1 %     
Total- - -59.2 %   22.5 %18.4 %     

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2018Astros97.5   88.885.6    
2019Astros97.0   88.984.8    
Total- - -97.4   88.885.3    

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2018Astros3.20.3 -1.02.0  1.510.49 -14.992.56  
2019Astros0.0-1.5  0.9  0.02-3.84  2.41  
Total- - -3.2-1.2 -1.03.0  1.01-1.35 -14.992.51  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2018Astros3.4     0.2-1.0  2.0  
2019Astros0.0     -1.30.0  0.9  
Total- - -3.4     -1.1-1.1  2.9  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2018Astros1.64     0.47-17.04  2.48  
2019Astros-0.01     -3.43-4.22  2.41  
Total- - -1.08     -1.16-15.20  2.45  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2018Astros3.4   2.0-0.8    
2019Astros0.0   0.9-1.3    
Total- - -3.4   2.9-2.1    

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2018Astros1.64   2.48-1.31    
2019Astros-0.01   2.41-3.45    
Total- - -1.08   2.45-2.16    

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2018Astros34.3 %62.2 %46.1 %49.3 %83.7 %68.9 %42.4 %65.9 %14.3 %
2018Average30.9 %67.3 %46.6 %62.8 %85.5 %76.9 %43.0 %60.6 %10.7 %
2019Astros25.8 %70.5 %47.0 %40.0 %72.6 %63.2 %47.6 %62.8 %17.3 %
2019Average29.3 %66.7 %45.5 %60.4 %84.4 %75.7 %43.4 %60.1 %11.0 %
Total- - -31.5 %65.3 %46.4 %46.8 %79.2 %66.9 %44.2 %64.9 %15.4 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2018Astros32.2 %60.0 %46.1 %48.2 %80.0 %68.9 %50.1 %27.8
2018Average30.4 %64.4 %46.6 %60.1 %85.6 %76.9 %47.7 %23.5
2019Astros19.8 %70.7 %47.0 %23.5 %72.9 %63.2 %53.5 %26.0
2019Average29.3 %63.9 %45.6 %58.2 %84.3 %75.5 %47.1 %24.2
Total- - -28.1 %63.9 %46.4 %42.5 %77.1 %66.9 %51.3 %27.2

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2018Astros34.8 %58.5 %46.4 %51.6 %79.0 %68.5 %49.0 %28.2
2019Astros22.7 %69.1 %47.0 %35.0 %71.6 %63.2 %52.4 %26.6
Total- - -30.8 %62.3 %46.6 %47.6 %76.1 %66.7 %50.2 %27.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2018Astros (AA)P6421.2111  0          
2018Astros (AAA)P171792.2672  0          
2018AstrosP6323.0010000000 1   1.000 
2019AstrosP7010.0100000000 0   1.000 
Total- - -P13333.0110000000 1   1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSZrCERArSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZFSRFRMARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2018AstrosP23.00 0  000     0.0      
2019AstrosP10.00 0  000     0.2      
Total- - -P33.00 0  000     0.2      

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2018AstrosP23.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -P33.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2018Astros0.80.20.10.43.80.4$3.2 
2019Astros-0.20.2-0.10.0-2.0-0.2($1.6) 
Total- - -0.60.40.00.41.80.2$1.6 


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  • 2014 June Amateur Draft - Round: 34, Pick: 1, Overall: 1006
    • Team: Houston Astros
    • School: Western Oklahoma State