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James Russell | Relief Pitcher

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (28) / 1/8/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 200
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Braves acquired LHP James Russell and INF/OF Emilio Bonifacio from the Cubs for C Victor Caratini.
Russell, 28, has posted a 3.51 ERA and 26/16 K/BB ratio over 33 1/3 innings this season. Oddly, he's been better against right-handed batters than left-handed hitters this year, though his career numbers say otherwise. Still, he should be a useful addition to Atlanta's bullpen. Jul 31 - 5:16 PM

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Career Stats
YearTMGGSWLSVHOLDIPHRERBBKCGSHOERAWHIP
2010CHC5701106495537271142004.961.35
2011CHC645160667.27637311443004.121.33
2012CHC7707121369.16728252355003.251.30
2013CHC7401601952.24621211837003.591.22
2014ATL661021657.24520192042002.971.13
Career Totals:33861016350296.128914312386219003.771.28

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Christian Bethancourt
2Gerald Laird
1B1Freddie Freeman
2Joey Terdoslavich
2B1Alberto Callaspo
2Phil Gosselin
3Jose Peraza
SS1Andrelton Simmons
2Pedro Ciriaco
3B1Chris Johnson
2Kyle Kubitza
LF1Evan Gattis
2Ryan Doumit
3Zoilo Almonte
CF1B.J. Upton
2Emilio Bonifacio
3Jose Constanza
RF1Nick Markakis
2Dian Toscano
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Julio Teheran
2Mike Minor
3Shelby Miller
4Alex Wood
5Yean Carlos Gil
6Tyrell Jenkins
7Williams Perez
8Chien-Ming Wang
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2David Carpenter
3Shae Simmons
4James Russell
5David Hale
6Luis Avilan
7Juan Jaime
8Chasen Shreve
9Jim Johnson
10Arodys Vizcaino
11Michael Kohn
12Ian Thomas
13Brandon Cunniff
14Donnie Veal