Date of Birth: 02/22/1994
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 185 lbs
Resides: Sarasota, FL
Previous Team: Florida (A, ATL)
Highest Level: AA
Jared James joins the Bees for his first season in the Atlantic League and fourth of professional baseball. Last year he spent time with Single-A Florida of the Atlanta Braves organization, appearing in 78 games and posting a .258 batting average with 24 extra base hits, 30 RBI, and 39 runs scored.
The 25-year-old was originally drafted by the Braves in the 34th round of the 2016 MLB amateur draft. He spent his entire professional career with Atlanta, reaching as high at the Double-A level in 2017. That season with Mississippi of the Southern League, James collected a .279 batting average with 30 extra-base hits, 34 runs scored, 39 RBI, and a .352 on-base percentage.
In 251 career minor league games, Jared owns a .277 batting average with 69 extra base hits, 97 RBI, 107 runs scored, and a .350 on-base percentage.