Ernie James
Cleveland Indians (ML)
Ernie James
Birthdate:
Feb. 6, 1993 (32 y, 0 m, 2 d)
Born In:
Raleigh, NC, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Height/Weight:
6'0"/201
Entry:
2015 Draft - Round: 5, Overall: 134, Team: Jacksonville Bombers
Contract:
$1.6M / 1 year
ML Service Time:
4 years, 126 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 4 years, 126 days
40-man Service Time 5 years, 0 days
Time as Pro 10 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 1 - No
Personality
Leadership High
Loyalty Normal
Desire for Win Normal
Greed High
Intelligence Low
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
2025 $1.6M ($1.6M left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 6 1 10 4
vs R 4 7 1 11 4
vs L 4 5 1 9 4
Potential 4 6 1 12 4
Fielding C IF OF
Range 5 2
Error 1 2
Arm 1 12 3
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 9
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 11
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 20 13 6
vs R 20 12 6
vs L 20 14 6
Potential 20 13 6
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 15 15
Cir. Change 20 20
Other Pitching
Velocity 93-95 mph
GB % 71%
Stamina 3
Hold 15
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-02-08
Gap vs R increased from 6 to 7
Movement Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Movement decreased from 14 to 13
Movement vs R decreased from 14 to 12
Movement vs L decreased from 15 to 14
2024-11-01
Gap vs R decreased from 7 to 6
2024-09-16
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
2024-08-19
Stamina increased from 2 to 3
2024-07-22
Control Potential increased from 5 to 6
Control increased from 5 to 6
2024-07-08
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Control decreased from 6 to 5
Control vs R decreased from 6 to 5
2024-06-17
Control Potential increased from 5 to 6
Control increased from 5 to 6
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
2024-05-27
Stamina decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 200 to 201
2024-04-29
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Control decreased from 6 to 5
Control vs R decreased from 6 to 5
2024-03-29
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
2024-03-20
Gap vs R increased from 6 to 7
2024-03-11
Control Potential increased from 5 to 6
Control increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 199 to 200
2024-02-03
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Control decreased from 6 to 5
Control vs R decreased from 6 to 5
2024-01-17
Outfield Arm decreased from 4 to 3
2024-01-02
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
2023-12-26
Movement Potential decreased from 15 to 14
GB% decreased from 72% to 71%
2023-12-07
Control vs R decreased from 6 to 5
2023-11-09
Stealing decreased from 2 to 1
2023-09-11
Stealing increased from 1 to 2
Movement decreased from 15 to 14
Movement vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 74% to 72%
2023-07-17
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Control vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Weight decreased from 200 to 199
2023-05-29
Contact Potential increased from 4 to 5
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs R increased from 14 to 15
Control vs L decreased from 7 to 6
GB% increased from 73% to 74%
Weight increased from 199 to 200
2023-02-26
Movement vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Control Potential decreased from 7 to 6
GB% decreased from 74% to 73%
Weight decreased from 201 to 199
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
2022-10-14
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Movement vs R increased from 14 to 15
GB% increased from 72% to 74%
Weight increased from 200 to 201
2022-07-31
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Control Potential increased from 6 to 7
GB% decreased from 73% to 72%
2022-05-29
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Movement vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Movement vs L decreased from 16 to 15
Control Potential increased from 5 to 6
Control increased from 5 to 6
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
Control vs L increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 199 to 200
2021-04-10
Stuff Potential decreased from 22 to 20
Stuff decreased from 22 to 20
Stuff vs R decreased from 22 to 20
Stuff vs L decreased from 21 to 20
Movement vs L increased from 15 to 16
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Control decreased from 6 to 5
Stamina decreased from 4 to 3
Circle Change Pot decreased from 23 to 20
Circle Change decreased from 22 to 20

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2024 31 0 41 43.1 1-1 1 55 39 27.09% 19.21% 1.48% 77.99% 66.20% 0.330 4.154 4.189 102 4.173 -0.03 0.09
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2023 30 0 66 50.2 4-6 4 63 45 25.71% 18.37% 1.22% 74.89% 63.10% 0.367 4.796 3.863 95 4.088 0.93 0.34
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2022 29 0 65 66.2 7-11 3 97 44 32.33% 14.67% 2.33% 73.32% 53.68% 0.381 4.455 3.417 85 3.073 1.04 0.92
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2021 28 0 63 70.1 7-8 2 81 70 24.70% 21.34% 1.52% 79.17% 58.12% 0.305 3.839 4.641 113 4.764 -0.80 -0.42
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2020 27 0 66 44.1 4-0 0 48 41 22.12% 18.89% 2.30% 73.42% 59.49% 0.331 4.669 5.269 130 4.884 -0.60 -0.65
Total - MLB
MLB
0 301 275.1 23-26 10 344 239 26.60% 18.48% 1.78% 75.90% 59.64% 0.343 4.348 4.231 104 4.156 0.12 0.29

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
CLM - IL
2024 31 0 19 16.1 2-0 0 25 16 32.89% 21.05% 0.00% 88.46% 50.00% 0.286 1.102 2.791 58 4.035 -1.69 0.57
NRL - PCL
2019 26 0 10 20.2 2-0 0 24 14 28.57% 16.67% 0.00% 75.00% 88.89% 0.191 2.613 3.786 77 4.081 -1.17 0.32
JAX - SL
2018 25 0 30 43.0 1-2 3 63 42 31.66% 21.11% 1.01% 81.20% 60.00% 0.310 3.140 4.140 93 4.183 -1.00 0.29
JAX - SL
2017 24 0 31 40.0 1-3 3 48 24 25.26% 12.63% 1.05% 69.80% 65.67% 0.409 4.725 3.737 80 3.872 0.99 0.54
Total - AAA
AAA
0 29 37.0 4-0 0 49 30 30.63% 18.75% 0.00% 82.00% 73.33% 0.234 1.946 3.347 69 4.061 -1.40 0.89
Total - AA
AA
0 61 83.0 2-5 6 111 66 28.53% 16.97% 1.03% 75.50% 62.99% 0.366 3.904 3.946 87 4.033 -0.04 0.83

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2024 31 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2023 30 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2022 29 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2021 28 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2020 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Total - MLB
MLB
17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2024 P 37 43.1 2 13 0 1.000 3.115 1.052 -0.11
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2023 P 57 50.2 3 2 0 1.000 0.888 0.840 -1.06
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2022 P 60 66.2 2 12 0 1.000 1.890 0.926 -1.32
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2021 P 59 70.1 0 8 1 0.889 1.024 1.066 -0.19
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2020 P 55 44.1 2 7 1 0.900 1.827 1.320 0.68
Total P 268 275.1 9 42 2 -2.00
Player Awards
None
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