Mobile Site You Are Here > > > > James McDonald Register Statistics & History

Elliott, Kalb, MLB Network:From MLB Network’s launch on January 1, 2009—when I used baseballreference.com’s play...


Photo of James McDonald


James McDonald

James Zell McDonald (twitter: @JamesZ53)

Positions: Pitcher and Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: October 19, 1984 in Long Beach, California, US
High School: Polytechnic HS (Long Beach, CA)
School: Golden West College (Huntington Beach, CA)

Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 11th round of the 2002 MLB June Amateur Draft from Polytechnic HS (Long Beach, CA).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2009: Rated #56 Prospect
Prospect Ratings by BaseballProspectus.com:
Pre-2009: Rated #64 Prospect

Major League Stats

James McDonald
Register Player Page
/ Gamelogs & Splits
Pitching: 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008
 Batting: 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
2003 18 -1.9 Dodgers GULF Rk LAD 2 4 .333 3.33 3.70 12 9 0 0 0 0 48.2 39 20 18 3 15 0 47 6 0 3 199 1.110 7.2 0.6 2.8 8.7 3.13
2005 20 -1.0 Ogden PION Rk LAD 0 0 1.50 4.50 4 0 0 0 0 0 6.0 4 3 1 0 2 0 9 1 0 0 26 1.000 6.0 0.0 3.0 13.5 4.50
2006 21 -0.8 Columbus SALL A LAD 5 10 .333 3.98 4.55 30 22 4 2 1 0 142.1 119 72 63 15 65 0 146 11 0 12 600 1.293 7.5 0.9 4.1 9.2 2.25
2007 22 -1.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA LAD 13 9 .591 3.07 3.41 26 25 0 0 0 0 134.2 121 51 46 13 37 0 168 7 1 4 556 1.173 8.1 0.9 2.5 11.2 4.54
2007 22 -1.0 Inland Empire CALL A+ LAD 6 7 .462 3.95 4.06 16 15 0 0 0 0 82.0 79 37 36 8 21 0 104 5 0 3 341 1.220 8.7 0.9 2.3 11.4 4.95
2007 22 -2.1 Jacksonville SOUL AA LAD 7 2 .778 1.71 2.39 10 10 0 0 0 0 52.2 42 14 10 5 16 0 64 2 1 1 215 1.101 7.2 0.9 2.7 10.9 4.00
2008 23 -1.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA LAD 7 4 .636 3.26 3.57 27 26 0 0 0 0 141.0 115 56 51 15 53 2 141 9 2 4 586 1.191 7.3 1.0 3.4 9.0 2.66
2008 23 -1.4 Jacksonville SOUL AA LAD 5 3 .625 3.19 3.56 22 22 0 0 0 0 118.2 98 47 42 12 46 2 113 6 2 4 491 1.213 7.4 0.9 3.5 8.6 2.46
2008 23 -3.9 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD 2 1 .667 3.63 3.63 5 4 0 0 0 0 22.1 17 9 9 3 7 0 28 3 0 0 95 1.075 6.9 1.2 2.8 11.3 4.00
2008 23 -5.9 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 0 0 0.00 0.00 4 0 1 0 0 0 6.0 5 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 24 1.000 7.5 0.0 1.5 3.0 2.00
2009 24 -3.0 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 1 0 1.000 3.26 3.26 6 6 0 0 0 0 30.1 21 11 11 2 14 0 40 0 0 0 122 1.154 6.2 0.6 4.2 11.9 2.86
2009 24 -4.1 Licey DOWL FgW 1 3 .250 5.40 5.72 7 5 0 0 0 0 28.1 34 18 17 2 14 0 26 0 0 2 129 1.694 10.8 0.6 4.4 8.3 1.86
2009 24 -4.6 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 5 5 .500 4.00 4.86 45 4 10 0 0 0 63.0 60 34 28 6 34 5 54 5 0 4 280 1.492 8.6 0.9 4.9 7.7 1.59
2010 25 -1.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk LAD 6 1 .857 4.17 4.43 14 14 0 0 0 0 69.0 67 34 32 4 27 0 65 5 0 4 301 1.362 8.7 0.5 3.5 8.5 2.41
2010 25 -3.7 2 Teams NL MLB PIT-LAD 4 6 .400 4.02 4.02 15 12 0 0 0 0 71.2 70 32 32 4 29 5 68 0 0 5 306 1.381 8.8 0.5 3.6 8.5 2.34
2010 25 4.4 Dodgers ARIZ Rk LAD 0 0 1.59 4.76 2 2 0 0 0 0 5.2 3 3 1 0 3 0 8 0 0 2 23 1.059 4.8 0.0 4.8 12.7 2.67
2010 25 -1.9 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 6 1 .857 4.41 4.41 12 12 0 0 0 0 63.1 64 31 31 4 24 0 57 5 0 2 278 1.389 9.1 0.6 3.4 8.1 2.38
2010 25 -3.7 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 0 1 .000 8.22 8.22 4 1 0 0 0 0 7.2 11 7 7 1 5 1 7 0 0 0 38 2.087 12.9 1.2 5.9 8.2 1.40
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
2010 25 -3.7 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT 4 5 .444 3.52 3.52 11 11 0 0 0 0 64.0 59 25 25 3 24 4 61 0 0 5 268 1.297 8.3 0.4 3.4 8.6 2.54
2011 26 -2.5 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT 9 9 .500 4.21 4.53 31 31 0 0 0 0 171.0 176 86 80 24 78 4 142 7 1 5 754 1.485 9.3 1.3 4.1 7.5 1.82
2012 27 -1.5 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT 12 8 .600 4.21 4.47 30 29 0 1 0 0 171.0 147 85 80 21 69 6 151 4 0 3 713 1.263 7.7 1.1 3.6 7.9 2.19
2013 28 2.3 4 Teams 4 Lgs AAA-Rk-AA-A+ PIT 1 4 .200 6.55 6.82 10 9 0 0 0 0 33.0 39 25 24 4 15 0 20 3 0 2 149 1.636 10.6 1.1 4.1 5.5 1.33
2013 28 7.4 Pirates GULF Rk PIT 0 0 6.35 6.35 3 3 0 0 0 0 5.2 5 4 4 0 1 0 5 1 0 1 24 1.059 7.9 0.0 1.6 7.9 5.00
2013 28 4.9 Bradenton FLOR A+ PIT 0 0 9.00 9.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 2.000 18.0 4.5 0.0 4.5
2013 28 3.4 Altoona EL AA PIT 0 1 .000 5.79 5.79 2 2 0 0 0 0 4.2 4 3 3 1 5 0 2 0 0 0 21 1.929 7.7 1.9 9.6 3.9 0.40
2013 28 0.5 Indianapolis IL AAA PIT 1 3 .250 6.53 6.97 4 4 0 0 0 0 20.2 26 16 15 2 9 0 12 2 0 1 94 1.694 11.3 0.9 3.9 5.2 1.33
2013 28 -0.1 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT 2 2 .500 5.76 7.28 6 6 0 0 0 0 29.2 29 24 19 1 20 1 25 3 0 2 138 1.652 8.8 0.3 6.1 7.6 1.25
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 32 30 .516 4.20 4.58 131 82 11 1 0 0 512.1 487 261 239 56 231 21 442 19 1 19 2215 1.401 8.6 1.0 4.1 7.8 1.91
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 35 32 .522 3.66 4.05 129 111 4 2 1 0 605.0 525 272 246 56 228 2 636 42 3 29 2539 1.245 7.8 0.8 3.4 9.5 2.79
All Levels (10 Seasons) 68 65 .511 3.94 4.33 267 198 15 3 1 0 1145.2 1046 551 502 114 473 23 1104 61 4 50 4883 1.326 8.2 0.9 3.7 8.7 2.33
Rk (4 seasons) Minors 2 4 .333 3.27 4.09 21 14 0 0 0 0 66.0 51 30 24 3 21 0 69 8 0 6 272 1.091 7.0 0.4 2.9 9.4 3.29
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 6 7 .462 4.07 4.18 17 15 0 0 0 0 84.0 83 39 38 9 21 0 105 5 0 3 351 1.238 8.9 1.0 2.2 11.2 5.00
AA (3 seasons) Minors 12 6 .667 2.81 3.27 34 34 0 0 0 0 176.0 144 64 55 18 67 2 179 8 3 5 727 1.199 7.4 0.9 3.4 9.2 2.67
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 10 5 .667 4.35 4.41 27 26 0 0 0 0 136.2 128 67 66 11 54 0 137 10 0 3 589 1.332 8.4 0.7 3.6 9.0 2.54

Register 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
2003 18 -1.6 Dodgers GULF Rk LAD 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 19 -0.8 Dodgers GULF Rk LAD 46 143 125 15 28 2 1 0 10 3 2 12 44 .224 .291 .256 .547 32 3 1 2 3 0
2005 20 -0.9 Ogden PION Rk LAD 32 94 83 12 19 3 1 0 8 3 0 9 25 .229 .312 .289 .601 24 1 1 1 0 0
2006 21 -0.8 Columbus SALL A LAD 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 22 -2.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ LAD 28 15 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .154 .154 .154 .308 2 0 0 2 0 0
2007 22 -0.8 Inland Empire CALL A+ LAD 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 22 -2.3 Jacksonville SOUL AA LAD 12 15 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .154 .154 .154 .308 2 0 0 2 0 0
2008 23 -1.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA LAD 27 37 29 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 13 .103 .188 .103 .291 3 0 0 5 0 0
2008 23 -1.4 Jacksonville SOUL AA LAD 22 29 23 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 .130 .200 .130 .330 3 0 0 4 0 0
2008 23 -4.0 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD 5 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 1 0 0
2008 23 -5.7 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 24 -2.6 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 6 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 24 -3.3 Licey DOWL FgW 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 24 -4.7 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 45 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 1 0 0
2010 25 -2.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk LAD 14 14 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .091 .231 .091 .322 1 0 0 1 0 0
2010 25 -3.8 2 Teams NL MLB PIT-LAD 15 23 21 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 .048 .091 .095 .186 2 0 0 1 0 0
2010 25 4.9 Dodgers ARIZ Rk LAD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 25 -2.0 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 12 14 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .091 .231 .091 .322 1 0 0 1 0 0
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
2010 25 -3.8 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 25 -3.8 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT 11 22 20 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 .050 .095 .100 .195 2 0 0 1 0 0
2011 26 -2.8 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT 31 63 55 3 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 29 .091 .138 .109 .247 6 3 0 5 0 0
2012 27 -1.4 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT 33 63 49 8 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 23 .143 .263 .143 .406 7 1 0 6 0 0
2013 28 4 Teams 4 Lgs AAA-A+-Rk-AA PIT 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 28 8.4 Pirates GULF Rk PIT 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 28 5.2 Bradenton FLOR A+ PIT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 28 3.6 Altoona EL AA PIT 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 28 0.9 Indianapolis IL AAA PIT 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 28 -0.3 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT 8 12 11 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .273 .333 .273 .606 3 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 136 171 145 15 16 2 0 0 4 0 0 13 75 .110 .184 .124 .308 18 5 0 13 0 0
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 205 310 267 29 53 5 2 0 19 6 2 27 95 .199 .274 .232 .506 62 4 2 11 3 0
All Levels (11 Seasons) 348 481 412 44 69 7 2 0 23 6 2 40 170 .167 .243 .194 .437 80 9 2 24 3 0
Rk (5 seasons) Minors 95 237 208 27 47 5 2 0 18 6 2 21 69 .226 .299 .269 .568 56 4 2 3 3 0
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (3 seasons) Minors 36 44 36 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 14 .139 .184 .139 .323 5 0 0 6 0 0
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 27 29 23 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 12 .043 .185 .043 .229 1 0 0 2 0 0

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2003 18 Dodgers GULF Rk LAD P 12 13 5 8 0 1 1.000 1.08 2 6 75%
2004 19 Dodgers GULF Rk LAD CF 5
2004 19 Dodgers GULF Rk LAD LF 33
2004 19 Dodgers GULF Rk LAD OF 41 62 61 1 0 0 1.000 1.51
2004 19 Dodgers GULF Rk LAD RF 3
2005 20 Ogden PION Rk LAD CF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2005 20 Ogden PION Rk LAD LF 22 19 161.2 28 26 2 0 1 1.000 1.56 1.27
2005 20 Ogden PION Rk LAD P 4 0 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 0%
2005 20 Ogden PION Rk LAD RF 3 2 22.0 4 3 1 0 0 1.000 1.64 1.33
2006 21 Columbus SALL A LAD P 30 22 142.1 28 6 22 0 0 1.000 1.77 0.93 12 10 45%
2007 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA LAD P 26 25 134.2 14 1 10 3 1 .786 0.74 0.42 6 5 45%
2007 22 Inland Empire CALL A+ LAD P 16 15 82.0 8 1 5 2 0 .750 0.66 0.38 3 2 40%
2007 22 Jacksonville SOUL AA LAD P 10 10 52.2 6 0 5 1 1 .833 0.85 0.50 3 3 50%
2008 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA LAD P 27 26 141.0 19 5 13 1 2 .947 1.15 0.67 5 9 64%
2008 23 Jacksonville SOUL AA LAD P 22 22 118.2 17 5 11 1 2 .941 1.21 0.73 5 9 64%
2008 23 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD P 5 4 22.1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.81 0.40 0 0
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2008 23 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD P 4 6.0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 0.50
2009 24 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD P 6 6 30.1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.30 0.17 3 2 40%
2009 24 Licey DOWL FgW P 7 5 28.1 6 0 6 0 0 1.000 1.91 0.86 5 0 0%
2009 24 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD P 45 63.0 6 3 3 0 1 1.000 0.86 0.13
2010 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk LAD P 14 14 69.0 13 3 10 0 4 1.000 1.70 0.93 8 1 11%
2010 25 2 Teams NL MLB PIT-LAD P 15 72.0 15 6 8 1 1 .933 1.75 0.93
2010 25 Dodgers ARIZ Rk LAD P 2 2 5.2 1 0 1 0 1 1.000 1.59 0.50 2 0 0%
2010 25 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD P 12 12 63.1 12 3 9 0 3 1.000 1.71 1.00 6 1 14%
2010 25 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD P 4 8.0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.25 0.50
2010 25 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT P 11 64.0 13 5 7 1 1 .923 1.69 1.09
2011 26 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT P 31 171.0 28 8 19 1 0 .964 1.42 0.87
2012 27 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT P 30 171.0 30 14 15 1 1 .967 1.53 0.97
2013 28 4 Teams 4 Lgs AAA-Rk-AA-A+ PIT P 10 9 33.0 7 0 7 0 0 1.000 1.91 0.70 13 3 19%
2013 28 Pirates GULF Rk PIT P 3 3 5.2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.59 0.33 0 0
2013 28 Bradenton FLOR A+ PIT P 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2 0 0%
2013 28 Altoona EL AA PIT P 2 2 4.2 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 3.86 1.00 2 1 33%
2013 28 Indianapolis IL AAA PIT P 4 4 20.2 4 0 4 0 0 1.000 1.74 1.00 9 2 18%
2013 28 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT P 6 30.0 4 2 1 1 0 .750 0.90 0.50
MLB (6 seasons) MLB P 131 513.0 85 34 47 4 3 .953 1.42 0.62
Minors (2 seasons) Minors CF 6 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
Minors (2 seasons) Minors LF 55 19 161.2 28 26 2 0 1
Minors (8 seasons) Minors P 129 102 556.1 95 20 71 4 8 .958 1.26 0.71 50 36 42%
Minors (2 seasons) Minors RF 6 2 22.0 4 3 1 0 0
All Levels (2 Seasons) CF 6 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
All Levels (2 Seasons) LF 55 19 161.2 28 26 2 0 1
All Levels (10 Seasons) P 267 107 1097.2 186 54 124 8 11 .957 1.35 0.67 55 36 40%
All Levels (2 Seasons) RF 6 2 22.0 4 3 1 0 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
2003 18 GCL Dodgers Gulf Coast League Rk
2004 19 GCL Dodgers Gulf Coast League Rk 2004-06-21 2004-08-28
2005 20 Ogden Raptors Pioneer League Rk 2005-06-22 2005-09-06
2006 21 Columbus Catfish South Atlantic League A 2006-04-06 2006-09-01
2007 22 Inland Empire 66ers California League A+ 2007-04-09 2007-07-04
2007 22 Jacksonville Suns Southern League AA 2007-07-12 2007-09-01
2008 23 Jacksonville Suns Southern League AA 2008-04-03 2008-07-30
2008 23 Las Vegas 51s Pacific Coast League AAA 2008-08-06 2008-08-27
2008 23 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 2008-09-17 2008-09-26
2009 24 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 2009-04-10 2009-10-04
2009 24 Albuquerque Isotopes Pacific Coast League AAA 2009-05-18 2009-06-14
2009 24 Tigres del Licey Dominican Winter League FgW 2009-11-09 2009-12-16
2010 25 Albuquerque Isotopes Pacific Coast League AAA 2010-04-08 2010-07-11
2010 25 AZL Dodgers Arizona League Rk 2010-06-22 2010-06-26
2010 25 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 2010-07-19 2010-07-29
2010 25 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB 2 2010-08-05 2010-09-29
2011 26 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB 1 2011-04-05 2011-09-25
2012 27 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB 1 2012-04-08 2012-09-21
2013 28 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB 1 2013-04-04 2013-05-01
2013 28 Altoona Curve Eastern League AA 2013-05-27 2013-06-01
2013 28 Indianapolis Indians International League AAA 2013-06-06 2013-06-21
2013 28 GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Rk 2013-08-19 2013-08-27
2013 28 Bradenton Marauders Florida State League A+ 2013-09-01 2013-09-01

Sabr ID: a4e543c4

About the Minor League Data

Performance data on minor and international leagues is licensed from and provided by the SABR Minor Leagues Database, a community project sponsored by the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

The database is under active development. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources. To learn more about these limitations, or to find out how to contribute, click here.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.