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Jim Ray

James Francis Ray (Sting)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: December 1, 1944 in Rock Hill, South Carolina, US
Died: May 26, 2005 in Margate, Florida, US

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
1963 18 -1.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A BAL 5 1 .833 2.77 10 6 4 1 52.0 35 25 16 0 37 0 80 1 0 0 1.385 6.1 0.0 6.4 13.8 2.16
1963 18 -1.4 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 5 0 1.000 2.88 9 5 4 1 50.0 33 22 16 0 37 0 78 1 0 0 1.400 5.9 0.0 6.7 14.0 2.11
1963 18 -2.4 Fox Cities MIDW A BAL 0 1 .000 0.00 1 1 0 0 2.0 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
1964 19 -4.0 San Antonio TL AA HOU 4 4 .500 3.72 16 16 3 2 92.0 76 47 38 5 55 1 77 1 1 7 1.424 7.4 0.5 5.4 7.5 1.40
1965 20 -2.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A HOU 9 7 .563 2.71 21 18 7 1 133.0 97 45 40 10 68 2 146 6 0 8 1.241 6.6 0.7 4.6 9.9 2.15
1965 20 -1.6 Durham CARL A HOU 5 3 .625 2.57 8 8 5 0 63.0 46 20 18 5 37 1 85 3 0 4 1.317 6.6 0.7 5.3 12.1 2.30
1965 20 -3.0 Amarillo TL AA HOU 4 4 .500 2.83 13 10 2 1 70.0 51 25 22 5 31 1 61 3 0 4 1.171 6.6 0.6 4.0 7.8 1.97
1966 21 -4.8 Oklahoma City PCL AAA HOU 8 7 .533 3.97 29 20 2 1 127.0 111 67 56 11 69 1 108 2 0 10 1.417 7.9 0.8 4.9 7.7 1.57
1967 22 -2.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA HOU 11 12 .478 2.94 30 25 13 2 187.0 153 76 61 16 98 2 180 2 1 5 1.342 7.4 0.8 4.7 8.7 1.84
1967 22 -1.4 Amarillo TL AA HOU 8 1 .889 1.30 10 10 7 2 83.0 58 18 12 5 44 0 85 1 0 1 1.229 6.3 0.5 4.8 9.2 1.93
1967 22 -3.6 Oklahoma City PCL AAA HOU 3 11 .214 4.24 20 15 6 0 104.0 95 58 49 11 54 2 95 1 1 4 1.433 8.2 1.0 4.7 8.2 1.76
1969 24 2.5 Astros FLIN WRk HOU 0 0 3.00 2 2 0 0 6.0 4 2 2 0 4 0 7 0 0 0 1.333 6.0 0.0 6.0 10.5 1.75
1975 30 5.6 Denver AA AAA CHW 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.000 0.0 0.0 27.0 0.0 0.00
1976 31 8.6 Columbus SOUL AA HOU 1 1 .500 11.77 8 3 0 0 0 13.0 20 19 17 1 14 0 5 0 0 3 2.615 13.8 0.7 9.7 3.5 0.36
7 Seasons 38 32 .543 3.39 116 88 29 7 0 605.0 492 279 228 43 344 6 596 12 2 33 1.382 7.3 0.6 5.1 8.9 1.73
WRk (1 season) WRk 0 0 3.00 2 2 0 0 6.0 4 2 2 0 4 0 7 0 0 0 1.333 6.0 0.0 6.0 10.5 1.75
Rk (1 season) Rk 5 0 1.000 2.88 9 5 4 1 50.0 33 22 16 0 37 0 78 1 0 0 1.400 5.9 0.0 6.7 14.0 2.11
A (2 seasons) A 5 4 .556 2.49 9 9 5 0 65.0 48 23 18 5 37 1 87 3 0 4 1.308 6.6 0.7 5.1 12.0 2.35
AA (4 seasons) AA 17 10 .630 3.10 47 39 12 5 0 258.0 205 109 89 16 144 2 228 5 1 15 1.353 7.2 0.6 5.0 8.0 1.58
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 11 18 .379 4.07 51 35 8 1 0 232.0 206 125 105 22 126 3 203 3 1 14 1.431 8.0 0.9 4.9 7.9 1.61
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1963 18 -1.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A BAL 10 26 21 6 4 1 1 0 3 0 0 3 5 .190 .292 .333 .625 7 0 2 0
1963 18 -1.6 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 9 26 21 6 4 1 1 0 3 0 0 3 5 .190 .292 .333 .625 7 0 2 0
1963 18 -2.7 Fox Cities MIDW A BAL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1964 19 -4.6 San Antonio TL AA HOU 17 33 32 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 .094 .121 .094 .215 3 0 0 0
1965 20 -3.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA HOU 21 55 46 4 8 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 17 .174 .224 .196 .420 9 1 6 0
1965 20 -2.6 Durham CARL A HOU 8 26 24 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .083 .083 .083 .167 2 0 2 0
1965 20 -3.9 Amarillo TL AA HOU 13 29 22 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 .273 .360 .318 .678 7 1 4 0
1966 21 -5.1 Oklahoma City PCL AAA HOU 36 47 42 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 .048 .070 .048 .117 2 1 4 0
1967 22 -3.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA HOU 34 78 71 7 19 0 1 0 8 0 0 3 16 .268 .297 .296 .593 21 0 4 0
1967 22 -1.6 Amarillo TL AA HOU 10 37 34 5 11 0 1 0 7 0 0 1 7 .324 .343 .382 .725 13 0 2 0
1967 22 -4.6 Oklahoma City PCL AAA HOU 24 41 37 2 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 .216 .256 .216 .473 8 0 2 0
1969 24 2.9 Astros FLIN WRk HOU 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 1 0
1975 30 5.3 Denver AA AAA CHW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 31 8.1 Columbus SOUL AA HOU 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Seasons 128 239 212 21 36 2 2 0 12 0 0 9 67 .170 .211 .198 .409 42 0 2 16 0 0
WRk (1 season) WRk 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 1 0
Rk (1 season) Rk 9 26 21 6 4 1 1 0 3 0 0 3 5 .190 .292 .333 .625 7 0 2 0
A (2 seasons) A 9 26 24 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .083 .083 .083 .167 2 0 2 0
AA (4 seasons) AA 48 99 88 9 20 1 1 0 8 0 0 4 28 .227 .269 .261 .530 23 0 1 6 0 0
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 62 88 79 4 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 26 .127 .159 .127 .285 10 1 6 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1963 18 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A BAL P 10 0.00
1963 18 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL P 9 0.00
1963 18 Fox Cities MIDW A BAL P 1 0.00
1964 19 San Antonio TL AA HOU P 16 20 2 16 2 0 .900 1.13
1965 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A HOU P 21 12 3 8 1 0 .917 0.52
1965 20 Durham CARL A HOU P 8 0.00
1965 20 Amarillo TL AA HOU P 13 12 3 8 1 0 .917 0.85
1966 21 Oklahoma City PCL AAA HOU P 29 12 5 6 1 2 .917 0.38
1967 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA HOU P 30 27 5 21 1 2 .963 0.87
1967 22 Amarillo TL AA HOU P 10 16 3 12 1 1 .938 1.50
1967 22 Oklahoma City PCL AAA HOU P 20 11 2 9 0 1 1.000 0.55
1969 24 Astros FLIN WRk HOU P 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
1975 30 Denver AA AAA CHW P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1976 31 Columbus SOUL AA HOU P 8 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.38
7 Seasons 116 74 15 54 5 4 .932 0.59
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1963 18 Fox Cities Foxes Midwest League A BAL
1963 18 Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League Rk BAL
1964 19 San Antonio Bullets Texas League AA HOU
1965 20 Durham Bulls Carolina League A HOU
1965 20 Amarillo Sonics Texas League AA HOU
1965 20 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1965-09-16 1965-09-30
1966 21 Oklahoma City 89ers Pacific Coast League AAA HOU
1966 21 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1966-09-03 1966-09-03
1967 22 Amarillo Sonics Texas League AA HOU
1967 22 Oklahoma City 89ers Pacific Coast League AAA HOU
1968 23 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1968-04-14 1968-09-25
1969 24 FIL Astros Florida Instructional League North WRk HOU
1969 24 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1969-04-11 1969-10-02
1970 25 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1970-04-09 1970-09-27
1971 26 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1971-04-06 1971-09-24
1972 27 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1972-04-16 1972-09-30
1973 28 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1973-04-06 1973-09-23
1974 29 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1974-04-13 1974-09-30
1975 30 Denver Bears American Association AAA CHW
1976 31 Columbus Astros Southern League AA HOU

Sabr ID: fe1dd50e

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