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40 James Russell RP

Chicago Cubs

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
0%0%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
33.10-215.40209
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014ATL022.97661001357.2452019332042
2015CHC025.40470001333.140212033920

Player Updates

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Cubs' James Russell earns first save of year
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

Cubs reliever James Russell earned his first save since last season, and fourth of his career, Tuesday against Milwaukee. 

Russell pitched a scoreless ninth, allowing one hit. Four of his last five outings have been scoreless. 

For the third time in four appearances and sixth time in the last eight, Russell didn't strike out a batter.

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Cubs' James Russell has one-pitch blown save
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

Cubs reliever James Russell entered Tuesday's game with St. Louis and threw one pitch, retiring the only batter he faced. 

Russell was charged with his second blown save of the season, however, as an inherited runner scored the tying run on the groundout he induced. 

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Cubs reliever James Russell makes season debut Tuesday
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

Cubs reliever James Russell allowed one run on two hits in 1 1/3 innings during the team's 7-4 loss to the Cardinals on Tuesday. After starting his career with Chicago, he was dealt to the Braves at the trading deadline last season. The Cubs signed him to a minor league contract last month, and brought him up to the team prior to Tuesday's game

"It's comfortable to be back," Russell said, per MLB.com. "It's a good feeling. The culture has kind of changed for the better. It's definitely nice."

Last season with the Cubs and Braves, the left-hander pitched to a 3.51 ERA in 33 1/3 innings. While pitching in Triple-A this season, Russell did not allow an earned run in seven appearances, and posted a 12:0 K:BB ratio.

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Report: Cubs sign LHP James Russell to minor-league deal
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Cubs have signed left-hander James Russell to a minor-league deal on Wednesday, according to the Chicago Tribune. He will report to Triple-A Iowa, per MLB.com

Russell, 29, spent his first four-plus seasons with the Cubs before he was acquired by Atlanta last season at the trade deadline. The Braves released Russell last week after allowing nine earned runs and three homers in 7 2/3 innings while striking out three and walking three.

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Braves release RP James Russell
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Braves have released relief pitcher James Russell, MLB.com reports.

Russell came to the Braves from the Cubs in a deadline-day deal last season and posted a 2.22 ERA and 16:4 K:BB ratio in 24 1/3 innings with his new team. He struggled this spring, allowing nine earned runs and three homers in 7 2/3 innings while striking out three and walking three.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Relievers 453 448 -33.33
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs L.A. Dodgers 2.000 0.00002
vs LHB 16.200 2.160511
vs RHB 16.200 8.64049
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
8/8SF0000.12200
8/11MIL0011.01000
8/16@CHW0000.21000
8/18DET0001.01100
8/19DET0001.26502
8/23ATL0001.00001
8/27@SF0001.03420
Two Week Schedule
AUGUST /SEPTEMBER
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
23
Atl
W9-3
24
Cle
W2-1
25
@SF
W8-5
26
@SF
L2-4
27
@SF
L1-9
28
@LAD
10:10 pm
Tickets
29
@LAD
9:10 pm
Tickets
30
@LAD
8:05 pm
Tickets
31
Cin
8:05 pm
Tickets
1
Cin
8:05 pm
Tickets
2
Cin
2:20 pm
Tickets
3
4
Ariz
2:20 pm
Tickets
5
Ariz
2:20 pm
Tickets
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
0
0
0
0
8

7

-4

0
5

1

-1

10

3

2

0
-6

5

0
10

0
-6






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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2010CHC11 4.965700002 49.05537271141142
2011CHC16 4.126450002 67.27637311221443
2012CHC71 3.257700025 69.1672825512355
2013CHC16 3.597400008 52.2462121711837
2014CHC-ATL02 2.976610013 57.2452019312042
2015CHC02 5.404700013 33.140212030920
Total 1018 3.90385600423 329.232916414341995239
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2010CHC57400000200 .000 .000 .000
2011CHC64801000300 .125 .125 .125
2012CHC77100000000 .000 .000 .000
2013CHC74000000000 --- --- ---
2014CHC-ATL66200000000 .000 .000 .000
2015CHC47100000100 .000 .000 .000
Total 3851601000600 .063 .063 .063
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2010CHCP570826001.000
2011CHCP645123811 .917
2012CHCP7701019001.000
2013CHCP7401248011.000
2014CHC-ATLP661826001.000
2015CHCP4701046001.000
Total  385660164312 .983
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2010CHC04067 0.6431102 .279219 12.9 .4972
2011CHC46691 0.7853201 .286292 12.2 .4922
2012CHC76779 0.9472111 .255292 11.8 .4183
2013CHC63973 0.5665301 .238214 11.1 .4408
2014CHC-ATL35971 0.8651001 .215238 10.3 .2972
2015CHC23736 1.1453200 .305142 13.2 .4892
Total 22308417 0.793115916 .2611397 11.8 .43719
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2007 A-Peoria00 0.0022000 7.03000049
2007 R-Cubs00 0.0011000 2.00000002
2008 AA-Tennessee48 6.361817000 86.111164611862562
2008 A-Daytona22 3.5188000 41.0361816401324
2009AAA-Iowa33 3.46267000 65.0712525601946
2009AA-Tennessee23 5.11115000 37.045242151926
2010AAA-Iowa Cubs00 5.7350000 11.0117751410
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/205
Birthdate:
1/8/1986
Age:
29
Hometown:
Cincinnati, OH
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Team:
Chicago Cubs
College:
Texas
MLB Experience:
6
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