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James Russell PTigers

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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 33)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-8-1986
Height6' 4"
Weight205 lbs
Age33 years, 10 months, 12 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
-0.12015
0.12016
2017
2018
-0.42019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2010 CHN MLB 57 0 49.0 1 1 0 55 11 42 11 99 10.1 2.0 2.0 7.7 0% .291 1.35 5.22 4.96 102 4.36 98.4 0.3
2011 CHN MLB 64 5 67.7 1 6 0 76 14 43 12 101 10.1 1.9 1.6 5.7 0% .290 1.33 4.73 4.12 108 4.66 108.4 0.1
2012 CHN MLB 77 0 69.3 7 1 2 67 23 55 5 99 8.7 3.0 0.6 7.1 0% .298 1.30 3.52 3.25 98 4.16 95.4 0.5
2013 CHN MLB 74 0 52.7 1 6 0 46 18 37 7 103 7.9 3.1 1.2 6.3 0% .258 1.22 4.42 3.59 116 5.01 120.0 -0.3
2014 ATL 0 22 1 24.3 0 0 0 21 4 16 0 94 7.8 1.5 0.0 5.9 0% .276 1.03 2.28 2.22 105 3.95 96.8 0.2
2014 CHN 0 44 0 33.3 0 2 1 24 16 26 3 100 6.5 4.3 0.8 7.0 0% .219 1.20 4.24 3.51 107 4.45 109.1 0.0
2015 CHN MLB 49 0 34.0 0 2 1 42 9 20 3 91 11.1 2.4 0.8 5.3 0% .336 1.50 3.92 5.29 100 5.01 117.0 -0.1
2016 PHI MLB 7 0 4.3 0 0 0 9 5 4 2 85 18.7 10.4 4.2 8.3 33% .438 3.23 10.79 18.69 95 3.26 72.2 0.1
2014 TOT MLB 66 1 57.7 0 2 1 45 20 42 3 97 7.0 3.1 0.5 6.6 0% .000 1.13 3.41 2.97 106 4.24 103.9 0.2
CareerMLB3946334.71018434010024343999.12.71.26.538%.2801.314.274.091054.51105.70.8

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2007 PEO A MDW 2 2 7.0 0 0 0 3 4 9 0 85 3.9 5.1 0.0 11.6 0% .231 1.00 2.43 0.00 76 3.00 61.5
2007 CUB Rk AZL 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 92 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 0.00 2.24 0.00 88 1.79 36.7
2008 DAY A+ FSL 8 8 41.0 2 2 0 36 13 24 4 101 7.9 2.9 0.9 5.3 0% .262 1.20 4.25 3.51 110 5.25 107.4
2008 TEN AA SOU 18 17 86.3 4 8 0 111 25 62 18 112 11.6 2.6 1.9 6.5 0% .333 1.58 5.59 6.36 124 6.37 130.3
2009 TEN AA SOU 11 5 37.0 2 3 0 45 9 26 5 96 10.9 2.2 1.2 6.3 0% .333 1.46 4.26 5.11 100 5.51 115.9
2009 IOW AAA PCL 26 7 65.7 3 3 0 71 19 46 6 85 9.7 2.6 0.8 6.3 0% .301 1.37 4.10 3.42 99 4.46 93.8
2009 MSS Wnt AFL 11 0 14.3 0 1 0 12 2 14 2 7.6 1.3 1.3 8.8 0% .244 0.98 4.52 1.26 0 0.00 0.0
2010 CHN MLB NL 57 0 49.0 1 1 0 55 11 42 11 99 10.1 2.0 2.0 7.7 0% .291 1.35 5.22 4.96 102 4.36 98.4
2010 IOW AAA PCL 5 0 11.0 0 0 0 11 4 10 5 9.0 3.3 4.1 8.2 0% .222 1.36 9.03 5.73 0 0.00 0.0
2011 CHN MLB NL 64 5 67.7 1 6 0 76 14 43 12 101 10.1 1.9 1.6 5.7 0% .290 1.33 4.73 4.12 108 4.66 108.4
2012 CHN MLB NL 77 0 69.3 7 1 2 67 23 55 5 99 8.7 3.0 0.6 7.1 0% .298 1.30 3.52 3.25 98 4.16 95.4
2013 CHN MLB NL 74 0 52.7 1 6 0 46 18 37 7 103 7.9 3.1 1.2 6.3 0% .258 1.22 4.42 3.59 116 5.01 120.0
2014 ATL MLB NL 22 1 24.3 0 0 0 21 4 16 0 94 7.8 1.5 0.0 5.9 0% .276 1.03 2.28 2.22 105 3.95 96.8
2014 CHN MLB NL 44 0 33.3 0 2 1 24 16 26 3 100 6.5 4.3 0.8 7.0 0% .219 1.20 4.24 3.51 107 4.45 109.1
2015 CHN MLB NL 49 0 34.0 0 2 1 42 9 20 3 91 11.1 2.4 0.8 5.3 0% .336 1.50 3.92 5.29 100 5.01 117.0
2015 IOW AAA PCL 9 0 11.0 2 0 3 8 4 13 0 6.5 3.3 0.0 10.6 0% .308 1.09 2.32 2.45 71 2.49 54.6
2016 PHI MLB NL 7 0 4.3 0 0 0 9 5 4 2 85 18.7 10.4 4.2 8.3 33% .438 3.23 10.79 18.69 95 3.26 72.2
2016 LEH AAA INT 29 13 79.7 3 5 0 88 19 49 11 104 9.9 2.1 1.2 5.5 35% .288 1.34 4.52 4.29 114 5.00 110.5
2017 YUC AAA MEX 5 5 31.0 1 0 0 27 6 27 1 7.8 1.7 0.3 7.8 0% .277 1.06 2.85 2.03 0 0.00 0.0
2018 TOL AAA INT 2 0 3.0 0 1 0 5 1 2 1 15.0 3.0 3.0 6.0 33% .364 2.00 7.33 15.00 121 6.80 143.8
2018 CUL Wnt LMP 6 6 35.3 3 1 0 32 1 29 6 98 8.2 0.3 1.5 7.4 27% .290 0.93 3.77 3.31 0 0.00 0.0
2019 TIJ AAA MEX 19 18 88.3 8 4 0 90 11 66 13 9.2 1.1 1.3 6.7 0% .288 1.14 4.93 3.26 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2010 834 0.5024 0.4832 0.7494 0.6587 0.3060 0.8080 0.6220 0.2506
2011 1085 0.5401 0.4922 0.7790 0.6229 0.3387 0.8329 0.6627 0.2210
2012 1155 0.4710 0.4762 0.7764 0.6176 0.3502 0.8065 0.7290 0.2236
2013 826 0.5472 0.4988 0.7791 0.6615 0.3021 0.7993 0.7257 0.2209
2014 908 0.4978 0.4714 0.8201 0.6571 0.2873 0.8754 0.6947 0.1799
2015 549 0.4936 0.4827 0.8264 0.7011 0.2698 0.8263 0.8267 0.1736
2016 116 0.4741 0.4483 0.6923 0.5818 0.3279 0.7813 0.5500 0.3077
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-02-28 2014-03-12 Camp 12 0 Right Arm Fatigue - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 DET $
2017 CLE $
2016 PHI $1,500,000
2015 ATL $596,312
2014 CHN $1,775,000
2013 CHN $1,075,000
2012 CHN $512,500
2011 CHN $427,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$5,886,312
6 yrTotal$5,886,312

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 142 dHendricks Sports1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/12/18 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/14/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/12/15 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.5M in majors. Contract selected by Philadelphia 4/2/16. DFA by Philadelphia 4/20/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/22/16.
  • 1 year/$2.425M (2015). Re-signed by Atlanta 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration). Released by Atlanta 3/29/15 (due 45 days' pay, or $596,312). Signed by Chicago Cubs 4/8/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/5/15. DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/1/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/15.
  • 1 year/$1.775M (2014). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/14.
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2013). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2012). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2011). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 4/4/10.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2007 (14-427) (University of Texas).

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 0 3.7 1.1 31 6 50.2 46 17 34 8 .248 1.26 4.55 4.9 -9.6 -1.0
80o 0 3.4 0.9 28 5 44.1 43 16 30 8 .262 1.35 4.98 5.38 -10.7 -1.2
70o 0 3.1 0.8 25 4 39.8 41 16 27 7 .272 1.43 5.30 5.73 -11.2 -1.2
60o 0 2.9 0.7 23 4 36.3 39 15 25 7 .281 1.49 5.59 6.04 -11.4 -1.2
50o 0 2.7 0.6 21 4 33.1 37 14 23 7 .289 1.55 5.85 6.33 -11.4 -1.2
40o 0 2.5 0.5 19 3 29.9 35 13 20 6 .298 1.62 6.12 6.63 -11.3 -1.2
30o 0 2.3 0.4 17 3 26.6 33 12 18 6 .306 1.69 6.42 6.96 -11.0 -1.2
20o 0 2 0.4 14 3 22.9 29 11 16 5 .317 1.77 6.78 7.35 -10.4 -1.1
10o 0 1.7 0.3 11 2 17.9 25 9 12 4 .331 1.90 7.28 7.91 -9.2 -1.0
Weighted Mean02.70.620432.33614227.2871.545.816.29-11.0-1.2

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