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James Loney
current status: Broken finger, 15-day DL
Birth Date:May 7, 1984 (31 years old)
Place of Birth:Houston, TX
Hometown:Missouri City, TX
Bats:L
Throws:L
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by LA Dodgers in 2002 (1st round).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2012.
Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 30 109 11 30 5 0 2 11 8 10 1 1 .322 .376 .275
On Pace 145 527 53 145 24 0 10 53 39 48 5 5 .322 .376 .275
Scouting Report
Assets: Has a sweet swing from the left side and makes consistent contact. Knows how to work the count for his pitch and will take a free pass if he doesn't get it. Possesses a great glove and pretty good base-running acumen.
Flaws: Doesn't hit for as much power as he should (especially for a big first baseman), which hinders his overall value as an everyday player. Doesn't generate much extra-base power against left-handed pitchers.
Career Potential: Solid first baseman.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Pacific Coast League (AAA) All-Star Team 2006