James Clayton Russell (twitter: @jcruss51)
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 205 lb.
Born: January 8, 1986 in Cincinnati, OH
High Schools: Colleyville Heritage HS (Colleyville, TX), Heritage HS (Heritage, TX)
Schools: Navarro College (Corsicana, TX), University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 14th round of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed August 14, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 5, 2010 (Age 24.087, 17,289th in MLB history) vs. ATL 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cubs/Braves 2010-2015
2016 Contract Status: 3rd-Year Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 5.122, Arb Eligible: 2014, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: Hendricks Sports [*]
Relatives: Son of Jeff Russell
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