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Jimmy Rider

Jimmy Rider 5 3B

Greenville Drive

  • Status: Voluntarily Retired List
  • Full Name: James Bottles Rider
  • Age: 25 (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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Team Date Transaction
September 22, 2014 3B Jimmy Rider retired.
January 22, 2014 3B Jimmy Rider assigned to Greenville Drive.
October 14, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates traded 3B Jimmy Rider to Boston Red Sox for Future Considerations.
October 14, 2013 3B Jimmy Rider roster status changed by West Virginia Power.
August 15, 2013 3B Jimmy Rider assigned to West Virginia Power from Jamestown Jammers.
July 17, 2013 Jimmy Rider assigned to Jamestown Jammers from West Virginia Power.
July 4, 2013 Jimmy Rider assigned to West Virginia Power from Jamestown Jammers.
August 1, 2012 2B Jimmy Rider assigned to State College Spikes from GCL Pirates.
June 29, 2012 Jimmy Rider assigned to GCL Pirates.
June 28, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates signed 2B Jimmy Rider.
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Jimmy Rider Awards and Honors

Jimmy Rider  5 3B

Jimmy Rider
  • Full Name: James Bottles Rider
  • Born: May 9, 1990
  • Age: 25
  • 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.