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James Russell

James Russell P

Iowa Cubs

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: James Clayton Russell
  • Age: 29 (January 8, 1986)
  • Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 205
  • Draft: Round 14 (2007, CHC)
  • MLB Debut: 04/05/2010
  • School: Texas
  • Relationship(s): son of Jeff Russell
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James Russell Stats Summary

James Russell Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
September 3, 2015 Chicago Cubs sent James Russell outright to Iowa Cubs.
September 1, 2015 Chicago Cubs designated LHP James Russell for assignment.
May 5, 2015 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of LHP James Russell from Iowa Cubs.
April 13, 2015 LHP James Russell assigned to Iowa Cubs from AZL Cubs.
April 8, 2015 Chicago Cubs signed free agent LHP James Russell to a minor league contract.
April 8, 2015 LHP James Russell assigned to AZL Cubs.
March 29, 2015 Atlanta Braves released LHP James Russell.
August 1, 2014 Atlanta Braves activated LHP James Russell.
July 31, 2014 Chicago Cubs traded 2B Emilio Bonifacio, LHP James Russell and cash to Atlanta Braves for C Victor Caratini.
June 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs recalled LHP James Russell from Iowa Cubs.
June 12, 2010 Chicago Cubs optioned James Russell to Iowa Cubs.
April 4, 2010 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of James Russell from Iowa Cubs.
January 13, 2010 Chicago Cubs invited non-roster LHP James Russell to spring training.
May 29, 2009 James Russell assigned to Iowa Cubs from Tennessee Smokies.
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James Russell Awards and Honors

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James Russell
  • Full Name: James Clayton Russell
  • Born: January 8, 1986
  • Age: 29
  • Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 205
  • 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.