James Harris

#4 JAMES HARRIS – OF
Height: 6-1 Weight: 180
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Born: Oakland, California
Resides: Hayward, California
High School: Oakland Technical (Oakland, California)
Draft: 1st – TB – 2011
Born: 8/7/93 Opening Night Age: 25
Classification: VETERAN

Career Highlights: Ninth season of professional baseball and first with the Goldeyes…acquired by the Goldeyes on 10/23/18 from the Frontier League’s Washington Wild Things in exchange for Jordan Ebert…career .262 batting average with 43 home runs and 255 RBI in 625 games played…345 career runs scored with 113 doubles, 24 triples, 130 stolen bases, and 261 walks…lifetime .341 on-base percentage…has averaged 90 runs, 30 doubles, 12 home runs, 67 RBI, 34 stolen bases, and 68 walks per 162 games played in career…career .283 hitter with runners in scoring position (54 AB)…career .400 hitter with the bases loaded (50 AB), including two grand slams…drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 1st round (60th overall) in 2011…reached the Triple-A level in 2015…appeared in Major League spring training games for Tampa Bay from 2013-14, and with the Oakland Athletics in 2016…2016 High-A California League All-Star…2018 Frontier League MVP while playing for the Washington Wild Things…played at Oakland Technical High School in Oakland, California…full name is James Kendall Harris

2018
Washington (Frontier/Ind.): Hit .305 with 16 home runs and 64 RBI for the Wild Things in 94 games…scored 75 runs with 22 doubles, eight triples, 26 stolen bases, and 51 walks…had a .385 on-base percentage and a .529 slugging percentage…Frontier League Most Valuable Player…Frontier League All-Star…ranked 11th in the Frontier League in batting average, first in runs scored, eighth in doubles, first in triples, tied for eighth in home runs, ninth in RBI, fourth in stolen bases, and fifth in slugging percentage…committed just two errors in 92 games played in the outfield…batted .405 with runners in scoring position (84 AB)…hit safely in 70 of 94 games…had 37 multi-hit games, including six 3-hit games and one 4-hit game…hit for the cycle on 5/17 vs. Gateway, going 4-for-5 with three runs, double, triple, home run, and four RBI…had four RBI while going 2-for-2 with three runs and two home runs on 5/30 at Joliet…had 17-game hitting streak from 6/5-6/24 (32-for-72, .444)…scored four runs while going 2-for-5 with a home run and four RBI on 6/7 vs. Traverse City…scored a run in 10 consecutive games from 6/9-6/21 (13 total runs)…4-for-5 with two runs and a triple on 6/12 at Gateway…scored three runs while going 2-for-5 on 7/28 at Traverse City…had 9-game hitting streak from 8/15-8/23 (11-for-34, .324)…helped Wild Things reach Frontier League Championship Series

2017
Washington (Frontier/Ind.): Hit .299 with five home runs and 25 RBI for the Wild Things in 46 games…scored 31 runs with 10 doubles, one triple, 18 stolen bases, and 20 walks…had a .371 on-base percentage and a .444 slugging percentage…hit safely in 35 of 46 games…had 18 multi-hit games, including three 3-hit games…scored three runs while going 2-for-4 with a double, home run, and two RBI on 7/22 at Evansville…scored three runs while going 2-for-3 with a double, home run, and two RBI on 7/28 at Gateway…had 9-game hitting streak from 8/9-8/17 (15-for-38, .395)…had 8-game hitting streak from 8/27-9/3 (15-for-30, .500)…scored three runs while going 3-for-4 on 8/31 vs. Joliet…3-for-3 with two runs, two doubles, and an RBI on 9/2 at Traverse City…helped Wild Things reach Frontier League playoffs…6-for-15 (.400) with two home runs and four RBI in four postseason games

Stockton (California/A+/Oakland): Hit .244 with one home run and nine RBI in 21 games for the Ports…scored 11 runs with five doubles, two stolen bases, and seven walks…hit safely in 15 of 21 games…had three multi-hit games, including one 4-hit game…4-for-5 with two runs, double, home run, and RBI on 5/22 vs. Lake Elsinore

2016
Midland (Texas/AA/Oakland): Played in 11 games for the RockHounds, going 8-for-37 (.216) with five RBI…scored eight runs with one double, two stolen bases, and two walks…3-for-4 with two runs, double, and two RBI on 8/18 vs. Tulsa…helped RockHounds win Texas League championship

Stockton (California/A+/Oakland): Hit .303 for the Ports with seven home runs and 53 RBI in 119 games…scored 81 runs with 30 doubles, four triples, 21 stolen bases, and 54 walks…had a .379 on-base percentage and a .423 slugging percentage…ranked tied for fourth in the California League in batting average…had 17-game hitting streak from 4/7-4/24 (30-for-80, .375)…scored three runs while going 2-for-6 on 4/15 at Modesto…4-for-6 with two runs, double, and three RBI on 4/19 at Visalia…stole three bases on 4/20 at Visalia…4-for-4 with two runs, double, and two RBI on 5/20 vs. Visalia…4-for-6 with three runs, double, home run, and three RBI on 5/26 at Lancaster…had 8-game hitting streak from 6/11-6/17 (10-for-29, .345)…had 11-game hitting streak from 6/29-7/9 (18-for-45, .400)…scored three runs while going 2-for-4 on 7/7 vs. Lake Elsinore…had four RBI while going 3-for-5 with a run, two doubles, and a home run on 7/14 vs. High Desert…scored three runs while going 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI on 7/22 at Visalia

2015
Nashville (Pacific Coast/AAA/Oakland): Appeared in four games for the Sounds, going 2-for-13 (.154) with one RBI…scored two runs with three stolen bases and three walks

Beloit (Midwest/A/Oakland): Hit .255 with five home runs and 28 RBI for the Snappers in 86 games…scored 45 runs with 14 doubles, four triples, 11 stolen bases, and 48 walks…had a .359 on-base percentage…hit safely in 50 of 86 games…had 21 multi-hit games, including six 3-hit games…3-for-4 with run, double, home run, and RBI on 5/25 vs. Cedar Rapids…scored three runs while going 2-for-4 on 6/1 at Wisconsin…drew three walks on 6/6 vs. Lake County…had three RBI while going 3-for-5 with run, double, and home run on 6/17 vs. Peoria…had three RBI while going 3-for-5 with two runs, double, and triple on 8/31 at Kane County

2014
Bowling Green (Midwest/A/Tampa Bay): Hit .230 with seven home runs and 25 RBI for the Hot Rods in 70 games…scored 22 runs with eight doubles, 11 stolen bases, and 23 walks…hit safely in 41 of 70 games…had 14 multi-hit games, including one 3-hit game…had four RBI while going 2-for-5 with run scored and home run on 7/30 at South Bend…3-for-4 with run scored, three doubles, and two RBI on 7/31 at South Bend…had 9-game hitting streak from 8/8-8/17 (12-for-33, .364)…had three RBI while going 2-for-5 with a run and a home run on 8/12 at Great Lakes

Rays (Gulf Coast/R/Tampa Bay): Appeared in four games for the Rays’ Gulf Coast League affiliate, going 4-for-15 (.267)…scored two runs, had one stolen base, and one walk

2013
Hudson Valley (New York-Penn/A-/Tampa Bay): Hit .258 with one home run and 21 RBI for the Renegades in 67 games…scored 31 runs with 10 doubles, three triples, 16 stolen bases, and 17 walks…hit safely in 37 of 67 games…had 17 multi-hit games, including two 3-hit games…3-for-6 with run scored and double on 8/3 vs. Auburn…had three stolen bases while going 2-for-4 with a run and two RBI on 8/7 at Batavia…3-for-4 with two runs, double, and two RBI on 8/25 vs. Lowell

2012
Princeton (Appalachian/R/Tampa Bay): Hit .182 for the Rays with one home run and 16 RBI in 58 games…scored 20 runs with six doubles, four triples, six stolen bases, and 22 walks…had four multi-hit games, including one 3-hit game…hit first career professional home run, while going 1-for-3 with three RBI on 6/19 vs. Kingsport…3-for-5 with a run scored, double, and three RBI on 6/30 at Bristol…2-for-4 with a run, double, triple, and two RBI on 7/30 at Burlington

2011
Rays (Gulf Coast/R/Tampa Bay): Hit .165 for the Rays’ Gulf Coast League affiliate with eight RBI in 45 games…scored 17 runs with six doubles, 13 stolen bases, and 13 walks…had four multi-hit games, including two 3-hit games…made professional debut on 6/27 at the Red Sox’ Gulf Coast League affiliate, appearing as a pinch-runner…collected first career professional hit on 7/1 vs. the Orioles’ Gulf Coast League affiliate, going 1-for-3…stole first career professional base on 7/5 vs. the Twins’ Gulf Coast League affiliate…picked up first career RBI on 7/6 vs. the Red Sox’ Gulf Coast League affiliate, while going 1-for-4 with a run…scored three runs and went 3-for-5 with a double on 7/18 vs. the Red Sox’ Gulf Coast League affiliate…3-for-4 with two runs and two doubles on 8/20 vs. the Orioles’ Gulf Coast League affiliate…stole three bases on 8/22 vs. the Twins’ Gulf Coast League affiliate

Rick Forney on James Harris: I’m very excited to add James. I feel like he will bring an exciting blend of athleticism to our club. He’s a dynamic offensive player, and can cover a lot of ground on defence.