Full Name: James Clayton Russell
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Height: 6'4" Weight: 205 lbs
Born: January 8th, 1986 in Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Heritage (Colleyville, Texas)
College: University of Texas
Acquired: Drafted in Round 14, 427 overall in Cubs 2007 June Amateur Draft as a LHP
Signed: Yes, by scout Trey Forkerway for $350,000
Reach Majors: Yes
Status: Still with organization and last played for Chicago Cubs
 Notes & News
His father is former major league pitcher, Jeff Russell . Drafted by Seattle Mariners in 2004(37th round) and 2005(17th round) but did not sign.
Selected to Arizona Fall League after 2009 season.
Non-roster invite to 2010 spring training.
 Prospect Lists
15th on Scout.com Cubs Prospect Rankings
 Scouting Report
Changeup, Fastball (84-88 mph), Curveball (described as a hard slurve)