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Josh James

Josh James

Age: 27College: Western Oklahoma State CollegeBats: RThrows: R

2021 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #269
Best / Worst #185 / #282
ADP #705




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Josh James undergoes surgery on hip, out 6-8 months

Josh James will be out six-to-eight months after undergoing surgery on his left hip Saturday.

Fantasy Impact

James underwent surgery to repair a lateral tear in his left hip. He re-injured his hip during the ALCS against the Rays. The 27-year-old will miss all of Spring Training and could return to the field in early May. James struggled in 2020, owning a 7.27 ERA, 1.85 WHIP and 24 strikeouts over 17 1/3 innings.

Brad Camara13 weeks ago
Josh James exits Game 5 early with back tightness

Josh James left Thursday's win over the Rays in the eighth inning with back tightness, per Astros manager Dusty Baker.

Fantasy Impact

James yielded a solo homer to Ji-Man Choi and retired two batted in the eighth before exiting. He is dealing with back tightness and is day-to-day. It is unclear if James will be available to pitch for the remainder of the series.

Brad Camara14 weeks ago
Josh James available out of the bullpen in the Wild Card round

Josh James will be available to pitch out of the bullpen for the Astros' Wild Card match-up against the Minnesota Twins.

Fantasy Impact

James finished the 2020 season with a 7.27 ERA in 17 1/3 innings pitched. He is not a recommended play in DFS contests.

Lucas Babits-Feinerman17 weeks ago
Josh James lands on injured list

The Astros placed RHP Josh James on the injured list.

Fantasy Impact

The club couldn't reveal the reason for the move. We could get an update sometime over the weekend.

Josh James (hip) activated off the injured list

According to Astros field reporter Julia Morales, Josh James was activated off the injured list. He projects to pitch out of the bullpen.

Fantasy Impact

James returned to action in Wednesday's game against the Athletics and logged one hit, one earned run, two walks, and one strikeout in 0.2 innings. Prior to the injury, James struggled with an 11.81 BB/9 and 10.97 ERA.

Corbin Young20 weeks ago
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