James Loney

Position: IF/LHP/OFBirthday: May 7, 1984
Born: Houston, TXBats/Throws: L/L
Height: 6-3Weight: 235 lbs
Pro Experience: 17 years

  • 2019 is set to be Loney’s first season with the Skeeters and 17th at the professional level
  • Spent 11 seasons at the Major League level: Los Angeles Dodgers (2006-12), Boston Red Sox (2012), Tampa Bay Rays (2013-15), New York Mets (2016)
  • Career MLB stats: .284/.336/.410, 1,443 G, 528 R, 1,425 H, 267 2B, 108 HR, 669 RBI,
  • Led the National League with 160 games played at first base in 2010 and led the American League with 152 games played at first base in 2014
  • Ranks eighth all-time in Dodgers history in games played at first base (896 games)
  • Finished fifth in the National League in doubles in 2010 (41)
  • Finished second in the American League in singles in 2014 (138)
  • Appeared in MLB postseason on five different occasions and hit .350/.429/.525 with three home runs and 16 RBIs in 23 postseason games
  • Tied Dodgers single-game record with nine RBIs on September 28, 2006
  • Finished sixth in National League Rookie of the Year voting in 2007 and was unanimously selected to the Topps Major League Rookie All-Star Team
  • Rated as No. 34 prospect in baseball prior to the 2003 season, per Baseball America
  • Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first round (19th overall) of the 2002 MLB Draft
  • Attended Elkins High School (Missouri City, Texas) and helped lead the team to a 5A Texas State Baseball Championship in 2002
  • Was 12-1 with a 1.52 ERA in 2002 with Elkins H.S.
  • Last appeared at professional level in 2017 with the LG Twins of Korea Baseball Organization
  • Last appeared at affiliated level in 2017 with Triple-A Gwinnett (Atlanta Braves)