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Jimmy Rider

Jimmy Rider 5 3B

Greenville Drive

  • Status: Voluntarily Retired List
  • Full Name: James Bottles Rider
  • Age: 24 (May 9, 1990)
  • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 5' 8" Wt: 175
  • Draft: Round 26 (2012, PIT)
  • School: Kent State
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Jimmy Rider Career Stats

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Jimmy Rider Awards and Honors

Jimmy Rider  5 3B

  • Full Name: James Bottles Rider
  • Born: May 9, 1990
  • Age: 24
  • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 175
  • Draft: Round 26 (2012, PIT)
  • School: Kent State

Traded from the Pirates to the Boston Red Sox for future considerations on Oct. 14, 2013. ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 26th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of Kent State University. ... Set single-season school records with 106 hits and 30 doubles in 2012, ranking second in the country in both categories. ... Posted a .979 fielding percentage as a senior and recorded a school-record 232 assists, which shattered his own mark of 199 established as a sophomore. ... Was named a Perfect Game third team All-America selection as a senior.. Also was named a Baseball America first team All-American and American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings second team All-American in his final collegiate season.