James Thomas Darnell
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 195 lb.
- School University of South Carolina
- High School San Ramon Valley High School
- Debut August 9, 2011
James Darnell was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 2nd round of the 2008 amateur draft. He was signed by scout Anthony Byrd for $740,000 at the August 15 signing deadline and made his pro debut that summer.