James with the Oakland Athletics
September 13, 1981 |
|September 2, 2010, for the Oakland Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 27, 2010, for the Oakland Athletics|
|Earned run average||4.50|
James attended the University of Missouri. He was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 6th round of the 2001 MLB Draft, but did not sign. He was selected again by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 5th round of the 2003 MLB Draft, and signed.
In 2007, James was traded to the Cincinnati Reds. He played for the Reds organization in 2008, but became a minor league free agent. In 2009, James played for the Kansas City T-Bones of the independent Northern League.
On November 2, 2010, James was claimed off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers. He was outrighted to Triple-A on June 27, 2011. James currently lives in Columbia, MO where he coaches baseball and is the operating owner of Nutrishop Columbia, a supplement and nutrition store.
- "Justin James, Ross Wolf to be called up". The San Francisco Chronicle. August 1, 1931.
- Nicholson-Smith, Ben. "Brewers Designate Sergio Mitre For Assignment". MLBTradeRumors.com. Retrieved 27 June 2011.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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