Biographical

Portrait of Chuck James

Chuck James PBraves

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
5 326 24 19 0 242 4.53 -0.1
Birth Date11-9-1981
Height6' 0"
Weight190 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2005 ATL MLB 2 0 5.7 4 3 5 0 .275 92 6.4 4.8 0.0 7.9 33% .267 .209 1.24 2.82 1.59 100 3.16 0.1
2006 ATL MLB 25 18 119.0 101 47 91 20 .266 93 7.6 3.6 1.5 6.9 30% .239 .262 1.24 5.10 3.78 105 4.20 2.0
2007 ATL MLB 30 30 161.3 164 58 116 32 .256 101 9.1 3.2 1.8 6.5 33% .273 .267 1.38 5.42 4.24 108 5.16 1.0
2008 ATL MLB 7 7 29.7 36 20 22 10 .252 100 10.9 6.1 3.0 6.7 31% .286 .354 1.89 8.33 9.10 123 9.16 -1.2
2011 MIN MLB 8 0 10.3 12 4 8 1 .272 108 10.5 3.5 0.9 7.0 24% .333 .273 1.55 3.93 6.10 103 4.49 0.0
CareerMLB7255326.031713224263.260988.83.61.76.731%.264.2731.385.474.531085.182.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2003 DNV Rk 11 11 50.3 26 19 68 1 .000 4.7 3.4 0.2 12.2 0% .238 .000 0.89 2.22 1.25
2004 ROM A 26 22 132.7 92 48 156 6 .000 6.2 3.3 0.4 10.6 0% .272 .000 1.06 2.95 2.24
2005 ATL MLB 2 0 5.7 4 3 5 0 .275 92 6.4 4.8 0.0 7.9 33% .267 .209 1.24 2.82 1.59
2005 MYR A+ 7 7 41.7 20 8 59 1 .259 96 4.3 1.7 0.2 12.7 11% .111 .109 0.67 1.39 1.08
2005 MIS AA 16 16 86.0 62 18 104 4 .258 21 6.5 1.9 0.4 10.9 29% .278 .214 0.93 2.23 2.09
2005 GWN AAA 6 6 33.7 21 10 30 4 .255 30 5.6 2.7 1.1 8.0 20% .198 .202 0.92 3.96 3.47
2006 ATL MLB 25 18 119.0 101 47 91 20 .266 93 7.6 3.6 1.5 6.9 30% .239 .262 1.24 5.10 3.78
2006 ROM A 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0 .316 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .000 0.00 1.31 0.00
2006 RIC AAA 7 6 33.0 30 6 25 3 .259 32 8.2 1.6 0.8 6.8 38% .267 .178 1.09 3.29 2.73
2007 ATL MLB 30 30 161.3 164 58 116 32 .256 101 9.1 3.2 1.8 6.5 33% .273 .267 1.38 5.42 4.24
2008 ATL MLB 7 7 29.7 36 20 22 10 .252 100 10.9 6.1 3.0 6.7 31% .286 .354 1.89 8.33 9.10
2008 GWN AAA 16 15 86.3 76 39 74 5 .000 7.9 4.1 0.5 7.7 0% .282 .000 1.33 3.82 2.92
2010 HAR AA 21 2 45.3 28 7 50 2 .260 99 5.6 1.4 0.4 9.9 39% .241 .174 0.77 2.59 1.59
2010 SYR AAA 5 5 20.7 23 4 19 3 .254 101 10.0 1.7 1.3 8.3 25% .323 .254 1.30 4.06 3.91
2011 MIN MLB 8 0 10.3 12 4 8 1 .272 108 10.5 3.5 0.9 7.0 24% .333 .273 1.55 3.93 6.10
2011 ROC AAA 38 0 62.7 49 27 67 4 .256 101 7.0 3.9 0.6 9.6 31% .278 .218 1.21 3.27 2.30
2012 BUF AAA 18 0 21.7 19 9 22 2 .254 104 7.9 3.7 0.8 9.1 38% .288 .252 1.29 3.57 4.57

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 493 0.4442 0.4422 0.8211 0.7123 0.2263 0.8590 0.7258 0.1789
2011 208 0.4760 0.5048 0.7810 0.7475 0.2844 0.8378 0.6452 0.2190
Career7010.45360.46080.80920.72270.24350.85270.70190.1908

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-05-02 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed - -
2010-08-30 2010-09-12 Minors 13 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-06-17 2010-07-06 Minors 19 0 Not Disclosed -
2008-09-13 2008-09-29 DTD 16 15 Left Shoulder Surgery Rotator Cuff and SLAP Tear Labrum 2008-09-12
2008-05-22 2008-06-04 Minors 13 0 Not Disclosed -
2008-03-21 2008-04-09 15-DL 19 8 Left Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff -
2007-08-17 2007-09-01 15-DL 15 14 Left Shoulder Inflammation Posterior -
2006-09-14 2006-09-14 DTD 0 0 Low Back Soreness -
2006-05-06 2006-06-07 15-DL 32 30 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 ATL $427,500
2007 ATL $397,500
2006 ATL $327,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,152,000
3 yrTotal$1,152,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 132 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/15/11 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/20/10 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Minnesota 5/29/11. DFA by Minnesota 9/6/11. Sent outright to Triple-A 9/9/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Washington as a free agent 1/28/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2008). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/29/08. Non-tendered by Atlanta 12/12/08.
  • 1 year/$0.3975M (2007). Re-signed by Atlanta 3/07.
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/06.
  • 1 year (2005). Contract purchased by Atlanta 9/15/05.
  • Drafted by Atlanta 2002 (20-605) (Chattahoochie Valley CC, Ala.).

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BP Articles

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BP Unfiltered: The Special Status of the Last Man on a Prospect ListSam Miller2015-02-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Jeremy Hellickson and Defying RegressionJason Collette2012-12-14
The BP Wayback Machine: Grand Ole OpryJohn Perrotto2012-12-07
The BP Wayback Machine: Taking a Step Back, Part ThreeKevin Goldstein2012-06-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Notable NRI: NL EastR.J. Anderson2012-03-21
The BP Wayback Machine: PECOTA Takes on Pitching Prospects and Left-Handed PitchersNate Silver2011-12-15
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Manny B.'s Inside AdventureR.J. Anderson2011-03-08
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 10Kevin Goldstein2010-06-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior CircuitryChristina Kahrl2010-01-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL East RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-01-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: A Peach of a DealChristina Kahrl2008-12-03
Prospectus Toolbox: WHIP-ping Through the MailbagDerek Jacques2008-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Friday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Inaction in ActionChristina Kahrl2008-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Monday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-07-21
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Friday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-06-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Combo PlatterJay Jaffe2008-06-11
This article requires BP Premium accessCan Of Corn: Mock Blockbuster, Part IIDayn Perry2008-05-24
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This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Thursday's Games to WatchMarc Normandin2008-05-15
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Chasing Four-TenthsJohn Perrotto2008-05-11
UTK Wrap: The Weekly RundownWill Carroll2008-04-11
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Injured RaysWill Carroll2008-04-10
Prospectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-04-09
Prospectus Hit List: Opening DayJay Jaffe2008-03-30
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This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Defense and Alphabet SoupDan Fox2007-12-06
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis Special: Early Big Game HuntingChristina Kahrl2007-11-21
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This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: September SongJay Jaffe2007-09-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Passing the BuchholzJay Jaffe2007-08-24
Under The Knife: Life Goes OnWill Carroll2007-08-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-08-19
Prospectus Matchups: Los OlvidadosJim Baker2007-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Swaps and MovesChristina Kahrl2007-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Mill: Friday UpdateBaseball Prospectus2007-07-27
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Prospectus Hit List: Friday the 13th EditionJay Jaffe2007-07-13
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This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Week of October 2Jay Jaffe2006-10-04
Transaction Analysis: September 22-28, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-09-29
The Week in Quotes: September 10-17Alex Carnevale2006-09-18
Prospectus Hit List: Week of September 10Jay Jaffe2006-09-12
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Chuck James threw 2,213 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (88mph) and Change (78mph), also mixing in a Slider (78mph).