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James Russell

LHP
James Russell
Name: James Clayton Russell
Born: Jan 8, 1986 in Cincinnati, Ohio USA
High School: Heritage (Texas) HS
College: Texas
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
2018315.002.003.006.00
Career374.24.401.362.506.49
Drafted in the 14th round (427th overall) by the Chicago Cubs in 2007 (signed for $350,000)
Lefthander James Russell, whose father Jeff was an all-star closer, has a long, lean 6-foot-4, 206-pound frame, but his game is all about finesse and not power. His best pitch is his changeup, followed by a fringy 84-88 mph fastball and a marginal breaking ball.
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