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Jimmy Anderson

James Drew Anderson

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: January 22, 1976 in Portsmouth, Virginia, US
High School: Western Branch HS (Chesapeake, VA)

Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 9th round of the 1994 MLB June Amateur Draft from Western Branch HS (Chesapeake, VA).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-1997: Rated #88 Prospect

Major League Stats

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1994 18 -1.1 Pirates GULF Rk PIT 5 1 .833 1.60 10 10 0 0 0 0 56.1 35 21 10 1 27 0 66 2 1 5 230 1.101 5.6 0.2 4.3 10.5 2.44
1995 19 -2.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ PIT 5 7 .417 2.58 24 23 1 0 0 0 129.0 107 44 37 2 52 1 107 9 4 16 536 1.233 7.5 0.1 3.6 7.5 2.06
1995 19 -2.4 Augusta SALL A PIT 4 2 .667 1.53 14 14 0 0 0 0 76.2 51 15 13 1 31 0 75 4 1 9 305 1.070 6.0 0.1 3.6 8.8 2.42
1995 19 -3.4 Lynchburg CARL A+ PIT 1 5 .167 4.13 10 9 1 0 0 0 52.1 56 29 24 1 21 1 32 5 3 7 231 1.471 9.6 0.2 3.6 5.5 1.52
1996 20 -3.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ PIT 13 6 .684 2.77 28 27 0 1 1 0 162.1 143 65 50 5 65 3 135 5 5 14 678 1.281 7.9 0.3 3.6 7.5 2.08
1996 20 -2.6 Lynchburg CARL A+ PIT 5 3 .625 1.93 11 11 0 1 1 0 65.1 51 25 14 2 21 0 56 2 0 1 267 1.102 7.0 0.3 2.9 7.7 2.67
1996 20 -4.3 Carolina SOUL AA PIT 8 3 .727 3.34 17 16 0 0 0 0 97.0 92 40 36 3 44 3 79 3 5 13 411 1.402 8.5 0.3 4.1 7.3 1.80
1997 21 -5.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA PIT 9 7 .563 4.86 25 25 0 0 0 0 127.2 140 84 69 10 73 3 94 7 4 10 584 1.668 9.9 0.7 5.1 6.6 1.29
1997 21 -3.0 Carolina SOUL AA PIT 2 1 .667 1.46 4 4 0 0 0 0 24.2 16 6 4 1 9 0 23 2 0 1 98 1.014 5.8 0.4 3.3 8.4 2.56
1997 21 -5.7 Calgary PCL AAA PIT 7 6 .538 5.68 21 21 0 0 0 0 103.0 124 78 65 9 64 3 71 5 4 9 486 1.825 10.8 0.8 5.6 6.2 1.11
1998 22 -4.7 Nashville PCL AAA PIT 9 10 .474 5.02 35 17 8 0 0 0 123.2 144 87 69 8 72 6 63 4 1 13 570 1.747 10.5 0.6 5.2 4.6 0.88
1999 23 -3.8 Nashville PCL AAA PIT 11 2 .846 3.84 21 21 0 1 0 0 133.2 153 67 57 5 41 0 93 3 0 8 579 1.451 10.3 0.3 2.8 6.3 2.27
2000 24 -2.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA PIT 1 0 1.000 2.45 3 3 0 1 0 0 22.0 25 7 6 0 5 0 13 1 0 1 89 1.364 10.2 0.0 2.0 5.3 2.60
2000 24 -0.4 Altoona EL AA PIT 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 7 1 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 34 0.889 7.0 0.0 1.0 6.0 6.00
2000 24 -3.1 Nashville PCL AAA PIT 0 0 4.15 2 2 0 0 0 0 13.0 18 6 6 0 4 0 7 1 0 1 55 1.692 12.5 0.0 2.8 4.8 1.75
2003 27 0.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CIN,SFG 7 5 .583 4.50 17 17 0 0 0 0 104.0 126 62 52 5 29 0 47 3 1 6 457 1.490 10.9 0.4 2.5 4.1 1.62
2003 27 -0.2 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 1 4 .200 6.44 8 8 0 0 0 0 43.1 65 36 31 3 15 0 17 3 1 2 209 1.846 13.5 0.6 3.1 3.5 1.13
2003 27 0.2 Louisville IL AAA CIN 6 1 .857 3.12 9 9 0 0 0 0 60.2 61 26 21 2 14 0 30 0 0 4 248 1.236 9.0 0.3 2.1 4.5 2.14
2004 28 0.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CHC,BOS 6 5 .545 4.30 17 15 0 0 0 0 96.1 109 55 46 7 36 1 43 2 0 2 418 1.505 10.2 0.7 3.4 4.0 1.19
2004 28 0.6 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 6 5 .545 4.28 16 15 0 0 0 0 94.2 108 54 45 7 35 1 42 2 0 2 411 1.511 10.3 0.7 3.3 4.0 1.20
2004 28 0.8 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 0 0 5.40 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7 1.200 5.4 0.0 5.4 5.4 1.00
2005 29 2.1 4 Teams 2 Lgs AAA MIN,TBD,HOU,CHC 8 10 .444 3.44 27 25 0 1 1 0 144.0 150 69 55 7 66 2 76 5 0 7 644 1.500 9.4 0.4 4.1 4.8 1.15
2005 29 1.6 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 0 0 3.38 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.1 6 2 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 24 1.500 10.1 1.7 3.4 3.4 1.00
2005 29 2.2 Rochester IL AAA MIN 4 4 .500 2.90 12 11 0 0 0 0 62.0 62 24 20 5 32 0 41 3 0 5 280 1.516 9.0 0.7 4.6 6.0 1.28
2005 29 1.6 Iowa, Round Rock PCL AAA HOU,CHC 2 2 .500 3.26 5 5 0 1 1 0 30.1 36 16 11 2 12 2 14 0 0 0 136 1.582 10.7 0.6 3.6 4.2 1.17
2005 29 2.2 Rochester, Durham IL AAA TBD,MIN 6 8 .429 3.48 22 20 0 0 0 0 113.2 114 53 44 5 54 0 62 5 0 7 508 1.478 9.0 0.4 4.3 4.9 1.15
2005 29 1.6 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 2 2 .500 3.24 4 4 0 1 1 0 25.0 30 14 9 1 10 2 12 0 0 0 112 1.600 10.8 0.4 3.6 4.3 1.20
2005 29 2.2 Durham IL AAA TBD 2 4 .333 4.18 10 9 0 0 0 0 51.2 52 29 24 0 22 0 21 2 0 2 228 1.432 9.1 0.0 3.8 3.7 0.95
2006 30 3.1 Albuquerque PCL AAA FLA 2 3 .400 5.77 22 4 6 0 0 0 43.2 58 36 28 7 19 0 35 2 1 1 203 1.763 12.0 1.4 3.9 7.2 1.84
11 Seasons 76 56 .576 3.77 229 187 15 4 2 0 1142.2 1190 597 479 57 485 16 772 43 17 83 4988 1.466 9.4 0.4 3.8 6.1 1.59
Rk (1 season) Rk 5 1 .833 1.60 10 10 0 0 0 0 56.1 35 21 10 1 27 0 66 2 1 5 230 1.101 5.6 0.2 4.3 10.5 2.44
A (1 season) A 4 2 .667 1.53 14 14 0 0 0 0 76.2 51 15 13 1 31 0 75 4 1 9 305 1.070 6.0 0.1 3.6 8.8 2.42
A+ (2 seasons) A+ 6 8 .429 2.91 21 20 1 1 1 0 117.2 107 54 38 3 42 1 88 7 3 8 498 1.266 8.2 0.2 3.2 6.7 2.10
AA (3 seasons) AA 11 4 .733 2.76 22 21 0 1 0 0 130.2 115 47 40 4 54 3 108 5 5 14 543 1.293 7.9 0.3 3.7 7.4 2.00
AAA (8 seasons) AAA 50 41 .549 4.47 162 122 14 2 1 0 761.1 882 460 378 48 331 12 435 25 7 47 3412 1.593 10.4 0.6 3.9 5.1 1.31

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1994 18 -0.8 Pirates GULF Rk PIT 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-A PIT 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 19 -2.3 Augusta SALL A PIT 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 19 -3.5 Lynchburg CARL A+ PIT 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 20 -3.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ PIT 28 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 1 0 0 0 0
1996 20 -2.8 Lynchburg CARL A+ PIT 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 20 -3.9 Carolina SOUL AA PIT 17 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 1 0 0 0 0
1997 21 -5.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA PIT 25 16 15 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .067 .125 .067 .192 1 0 0 0 0 0
1997 21 -3.4 Carolina SOUL AA PIT 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 21 -5.6 Calgary PCL AAA PIT 21 12 11 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .091 .167 .091 .258 1 0 0 0 0 0
1998 22 -4.9 Nashville PCL AAA PIT 36 24 21 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .048 .048 .048 .095 1 0 0 3 0 0
1999 23 -4.0 Nashville PCL AAA PIT 21 36 30 2 5 3 0 0 2 0 0 2 7 .167 .219 .267 .485 8 0 0 4 0 0
2000 24 -3.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA PIT 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
2000 24 -0.2 Altoona EL AA PIT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 24 -3.1 Nashville PCL AAA PIT 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
2003 27 -0.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CIN,SFG 17 20 17 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 .059 .111 .059 .170 1 0 0 2 0 0
2003 27 -0.3 Louisville IL AAA CIN 9 12 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .083 .083 .083 .167 1 0 0 0 0 0
2003 27 -0.3 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 8 8 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 2 0 0
2004 28 0.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CHC,BOS 17 28 23 4 5 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 3 .217 .250 .261 .511 6 0 0 4 0 0
2004 28 0.8 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 16 28 23 4 5 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 3 .217 .250 .261 .511 6 0 0 4 0 0
2004 28 0.7 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 29 1.7 4 Teams 2 Lgs AAA HOU,CHC,MIN,TBD 28 14 14 2 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 .286 .286 .357 .643 5 1 0 0 0 0
2005 29 1.7 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 2 3 3 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.000 1.667 3 0 0 0 0 0
2005 29 1.7 Rochester IL AAA MIN 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 29 1.7 Iowa,Round Rock PCL AAA HOU,CHC 6 14 14 2 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 .286 .286 .357 .643 5 1 0 0 0 0
2005 29 1.7 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 4 11 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .182 .182 .182 .364 2 1 0 0 0 0
2005 29 1.7 Rochester,Durham IL AAA TBD,MIN 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 29 1.7 Durham IL AAA TBD 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 30 3.2 Albuquerque PCL AAA FLA 22 9 9 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .222 .222 .222 .444 2 0 0 0 0 0
11 Seasons 231 158 140 13 21 5 0 0 11 0 0 5 36 .150 .179 .186 .365 26 2 0 13 0 0
Rk (1 season) Rk 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (1 season) A 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (2 seasons) A+ 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (3 seasons) AA 22 13 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .077 .077 .077 .154 1 1 0 0 0 0
AAA (8 seasons) AAA 164 145 127 13 20 5 0 0 11 0 0 5 32 .157 .189 .197 .386 25 1 0 13 0 0

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
1994 18 Pirates GULF Rk PIT P 10 14 1 11 2 1 .857 1.20 8 7 47%
1995 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ PIT P 24 41 9 31 1 6 .976 1.67 7 2 22%
1995 19 Augusta SALL A PIT P 14 31 5 25 1 6 .968 2.14
1995 19 Lynchburg CARL A+ PIT P 10 10 4 6 0 0 1.000 1.00 7 2 22%
1996 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ PIT P 28 55 11 42 2 5 .964 1.89 34 12 26%
1996 20 Lynchburg CARL A+ PIT P 11 22 2 19 1 2 .955 1.91 15 4 21%
1996 20 Carolina SOUL AA PIT P 17 33 9 23 1 3 .970 1.88 19 8 30%
1997 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA PIT P 25 54 12 41 1 5 .981 2.12 20 7 26%
1997 21 Carolina SOUL AA PIT P 4 14 5 9 0 1 1.000 3.50 2 2 50%
1997 21 Calgary PCL AAA PIT P 21 40 7 32 1 4 .975 1.86 18 5 22%
1998 22 Nashville PCL AAA PIT OF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1998 22 Nashville PCL AAA PIT RF 1 0.00
1998 22 Nashville PCL AAA PIT P 35 54 12 39 3 2 .944 1.46 12 10 45%
1999 23 Nashville PCL AAA PIT P 21 40 12 26 2 3 .950 1.81 12 3 20%
2000 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA PIT P 3 6 0 6 0 0 1.000 2.00 1 4 80%
2000 24 Altoona EL AA PIT P 1 5 0 5 0 0 1.000 5.00 0 1 100%
2000 24 Nashville PCL AAA PIT P 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50 1 3 75%
2003 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CIN,SFG P 17 26 8 15 3 1 .885 1.35 20 5 20%
2003 27 Fresno PCL AAA SFG P 8 13 5 5 3 1 .769 1.25 9 1 10%
2003 27 Louisville IL AAA CIN P 9 13 3 10 0 0 1.000 1.44 11 4 27%
2004 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CHC,BOS P 17 29 9 19 1 1 .966 1.65
2004 28 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 16 29 9 19 1 1 .966 1.75
2004 28 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
2005 29 4 Teams 2 Lgs AAA MIN,TBD,CHC,HOU P 27 34 6 25 3 2 .912 1.15 20 6 23%
2005 29 Iowa, Round Rock PCL AAA HOU,CHC P 5 8 0 7 1 1 .875 1.40 5 3 38%
2005 29 Rochester, Durham IL AAA TBD,MIN P 22 26 6 18 2 1 .923 1.09 15 3 17%
2005 29 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU P 4 5 0 5 0 1 1.000 1.25 3 3 50%
2005 29 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 1 3 0 2 1 0 .667 2.00 2 0 0%
2005 29 Rochester IL AAA MIN P 12 10 2 8 0 0 1.000 0.83 7 2 22%
2005 29 Durham IL AAA TBD P 10 16 4 10 2 1 .875 1.40 8 1 11%
2006 30 Albuquerque PCL AAA FLA P 22 12 3 7 2 0 .833 0.45 3 0 0%
11 Seasons 230 366 84 262 20 26 .945 1.50 137 56 29%
P (11 seasons) P 229 365 83 262 20 26 .945 1.51 137 56 29%
RF (1 season) RF 1 0.00
OF (1 season) OF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1994 18 GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Rk PIT
1995 19 Augusta GreenJackets South Atlantic League A PIT
1995 19 Lynchburg Hillcats Carolina League A+ PIT
1996 20 Carolina Mudcats Southern League AA PIT
1996 20 Lynchburg Hillcats Carolina League A+ PIT
1997 21 Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League AAA PIT
1997 21 Carolina Mudcats Southern League AA PIT
1998 22 Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League AAA PIT
1999 23 Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League AAA PIT
1999 23 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 1999-07-04 1999-10-02
2000 24 Altoona Curve Eastern League AA PIT
2000 24 Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League AAA PIT
2000 24 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 2000-04-08 2000-09-27
2001 25 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 2001-04-05 2001-10-07
2002 26 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 2002-04-04 2002-09-09
2003 27 Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League AAA SFG
2003 27 Louisville Bats International League AAA CIN
2003 27 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 2003-04-03 2003-06-26
2004 28 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA CHC 2004-04-08 2004-09-01
2004 28 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA BOS 2004-07-30 2004-07-30
2004 28 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2004-05-28 2004-06-14
2004 28 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 2 2004-07-04 2004-07-21
2005 29 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA CHC 1 2005-04-10 2005-04-11
2005 29 Rochester Red Wings International League AAA MIN 1 2005-04-16 2005-06-14
2005 29 Durham Bulls International League AAA TBD 2 2005-06-23 2005-08-09
2005 29 Round Rock Express Pacific Coast League AAA HOU 2 2005-08-20 2005-09-03
2006 30 Albuquerque Isotopes Pacific Coast League AAA FLA 2006-04-06 2006-06-13

Sabr ID: 9cc95614

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