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James Russell

James Russell 51 P

Atlanta Braves

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: James Clayton Russell
  • Age: 28 (January 8, 1986)
  • Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 200
  • Draft: Round 14 (2007, CHC)
  • MLB Debut: 04/05/2010
  • School: Texas
  • Relationship(s): son of Jeff Russell
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James Russell  51 P

  • Full Name: James Clayton Russell
  • Born: January 8, 1986
  • Age: 28
  • Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 200
  • Draft: Round 14 (2007, CHC)
  • School: Texas
  • MLB Debut: 04/05/2010
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 14th round of the 2007 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Texas ... named to second-team, All-Big 12 in 2007 ... previously attended Navarro (Corsicana, Texas) College ... his father, Jeff, pitched for the Reds (1983-84), Rangers (1985-92, 1995-96), Athletics (1992), Red Sox (1993-94) and Indians (1994) ... made Major League debut on Opening Day 2010, tossing two scoreless innings in Atlanta.