Atlanta Braves left-handed pitcher Chuck James will join BravesCenter's premium subscribers tonight in the chat room around 8:00 pm ET.
James had a remarkable 2005 season in the Braves' organization. He started in Myrtle Beach and ended his season in Atlanta. James went 13-7 in 29 starts in the minor leagues with an ERA of 2.12. He allowed only 103 hits in 161.1 innings pitched, 38 earned runs, 36 walks, and 193 strikeouts.
Then James was promoted to Atlanta in late September and pitched in two major league games. He allowed only one run on four hits in 5.2 innings, with three walks and five strikeouts.
James was named as a starting pitcher on the Baseball America postseason All-Star team.
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Bill Shanks is the author of Scout's Honor: The Bravest Way To Build A Winning Team, a look inside the Braves‘ traditional scouting and player development philosophies. You can email Bill at email@example.com.
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