J.B. Shuck

J.B. Shuck #20

  • RF
  • B/T: L/L
  • 5' 11"/195
  • Age: 28


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J.B. Shuck Stats

.266 0 15 7 .689

J.B. Shuck MLB Career Stats

.265 4 66 19 .649

J.B. Shuck Bio

  • Full Name: Jack Burdett Shuck
  • Born: 6/18/1987 in Westerville, OH
  • Draft: 2008, Houston Astros, 6th rd. (182nd overall)
  • College: Ohio State
  • Debut: August 5, 2011
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2015 Stats 143 15 38 0 15 7 .266 .340 .689
MLB Career Stats 771 96 204 4 66 19 .265 .313 .649

J.B. Shuck Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 White Sox AL 165 102 84.76 176.36 -3.03 0.97 22.75
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.08 0.43 8.96 33.38


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August 16, 2015 at 3:34 PM ET

White Sox activate Shuck, designate Bonifacio

The return of J.B. Shuck to the White Sox active roster and the designation of infielder Emilio Bonifacio for assignment points up the White Sox dual desire to push for the American League's second Wild Card but also give their young players a chance.

August 11, 2015 at 9:59 PM ET

Rehab assignments on tap for Shuck, Bonifacio

White Sox outfielder J.B. Shuck has moved closer to starting an injury rehabilitation assignment to test his strained left hamstring, while utility infielder/outfielder Emilio Bonifacio began his assignment with Triple-A Charlotte on Tuesday.


J.B. Shuck Awards

Wilson Team Defensive Player of the Year

Year Team League
2013 LA Angels AL

MLBPAA Angels Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2013 LA Angels AL

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Okla. City PCL

TEX Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/17/2010 Corpus Christi TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Corpus Christi TEX

NYP Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Tri-City NYP

J.B. Shuck Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 16, 2015 Chicago White Sox activated RF J.B. Shuck from the 15-day disabled list.
August 13, 2015 Chicago White Sox sent RF J.B. Shuck on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
August 1, 2015 Chicago White Sox placed RF J.B. Shuck on the 15-day disabled list. Strained left hamstring
November 3, 2014 Chicago White Sox claimed RF J.B. Shuck off waivers from Cleveland Indians.
September 5, 2014 Los Angeles Angels traded LF J.B. Shuck to Cleveland Indians for cash.
September 5, 2014 Cleveland Indians activated LF J.B. Shuck.
September 2, 2014 Los Angeles Angels designated LF J.B. Shuck for assignment.
August 2, 2014 Los Angeles Angels optioned LF J.B. Shuck to Salt Lake Bees.
July 26, 2014 Los Angeles Angels recalled J.B. Shuck from Salt Lake Bees.
May 3, 2014 Los Angeles Angels optioned CF J.B. Shuck to Salt Lake Bees.
April 9, 2014 Los Angeles Angels recalled J.B. Shuck from Salt Lake Bees.
March 29, 2014 Los Angeles Angels optioned LF J.B. Shuck to Salt Lake Bees.
April 13, 2013 Los Angeles Angels recalled LF J.B. Shuck from Salt Lake Bees.
April 12, 2013 Los Angeles Angels optioned J.B. Shuck to Salt Lake Bees.
March 30, 2013 Los Angeles Angels selected the contract of J.B. Shuck from Salt Lake Bees.
November 15, 2012 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent CF J.B. Shuck to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 Houston Astros sent J.B. Shuck outright to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
October 4, 2012 Houston Astros recalled J.B. Shuck from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
April 3, 2012 Houston Astros optioned J.B. Shuck to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
September 2, 2011 Houston Astros recalled J.B. Shuck from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 25, 2011 Houston Astros optioned J.B. Shuck to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 5, 2011 Houston Astros selected the contract of J.B. Shuck from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
January 12, 2011 Houston Astros invited non-roster CF J.B. Shuck to spring training.
July 31, 2010 CF J.B. Shuck assigned to Round Rock Express from Corpus Christi Hooks.
April 7, 2010 J.B. Shuck assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Lancaster JetHawks.
March 13, 2010 OF J.B. Shuck assigned to Houston Astros.
April 8, 2009 J.B. Shuck transferred to Lancaster JetHawks.

Jack Burdett Shuck Bio Info

Graduated from Galion High School where he was named first-team All-Ohio as a junior and senior...hit .578 as a senior with a 1.011 slugging percentage and a .639 on-base percentage...led the team with eight home runs, 52 hits and 36 RBI...had a 1.12 ERA with 134 strikeouts in 69 innings, and finished 6-2 with a pair of saves...also earned three letters in basketball and earned second-team all-league honors as a senior...went on to attend Ohio State...Drafted by Houston after his junior year at Ohio State...hit .356 (62x174) that season with a .432 OBP...also posted a 4.29 ERA (31ER/65IP) in 11 starts for the Buckeyes...signed by Astros scout Nick Venuto...Signed to a minor league contract, Shuck was invited to Major League Spring Training on Jan. 12, 2011.


Combined to hit .145 (16-110) with two home runs and nine RBI in 38 games between the Angels and Cleveland...Opened the season with Class AAA Salt Lake, going 9-24 (.375) with a double, two triples, home run, four RBI and five runs scored in his first five games before being recalled by the Angels on 4/9...Hit a two-run home run off Dillon Gee in his first game on 4/11 vs. New York-NL...Matched his career high with three hits on 4/13 vs. the Mets … connected on his second career leadoff home run on 4/19 at Detroit (off Max Scherzer)...Was optioned to Salt Lake on 5/3 after hitting .173 (14-81) in 19 games with the Angels … Recorded six straight multihit efforts from 5/4-9, going 13-26 (.500) … Collected four hits on 6/27 at Fresno and 7/9 vs. Tacoma...Was recalled by the Angels a second time on 7/26 … Played in two games before being optioned back to Salt Lake on 8/2 … Went 4-4 on 8/23 vs. Round Rock … Homered on 8/29 and 9/1 at El Paso...Was designated for assignment on 9/2 and claimed off waivers by the Indians on 9/5 … Made his Cleveland debut on 9/6 vs. the White Sox...Was claimed off waivers by the White Sox on 11/3 (acquisition recommended by Joe Butler)


In first full big league season, hit .293 (128/437) with 20 doubles, three triples, two home runs and 39 RBI for the Angels…Led AL rookies in hits (128), runs (60) and multi-hit games (37), was tied for first in total bases (160), second in doubles, third in average (.293), tied for third in triples, fourth in OBP (.331), walks (27) and stolen bases (8) and sixth in RBI (39)... Joined Mark Trumbo (2011) and Mike Trout (2012) as the third straight Angel rookie to collect 120 hits in a season (first such occurrence in club history)…Was the Angels' first left-handed batting rookie to hit .290 (min. 280 AB) since G. Anderson in 1995 (.321)... Hit first career home run on July 29, his 115th career game…Hit second home run and first career leadoff homer Aug. 20…Third different Angel to hit a leadoff home run in 2013 (most since 1997 - Darin Erstad, Tony Phillips, Rickey Henderson)... Logged 33 hits in August…Last Angel rookie with more hits in Aug. was David Eckstein in 2001 (41)... On June 23, became the second Angel ever with two hits, two walks, two runs scored, two stolen bases and two RBI in a game (Bobby Bonds, June 23, 1977)... Went 3-for-5 with four RBI June 25 vs. Detroit…Became the 16th Angel leadoff hitter with three hits and four RBI in a game and first since Erick Aybar on Sept. 18, 2011... Named as the Angels honoree of the 2013 MLBPAA's Heart and Hustle Award.

2011 Appeared in 37 games during two stints with Houston, from Aug. 5-24 (16 games) and Sept. 2-28 (21 games)...started 14 games, including two in left field, five in right field and seven in center field, and hit .200 (11x55) with three walks as a starter...was 4x11 (.364) with three walks in 14 appearances as a pinch-hitter...made his Major League debut on Aug. 5 vs. MIL as a defensive replacement in right field and singled in his first career Major League plate appearance...also recorded his first career stolen base...hit .409 in 19 home games with all three of his RBI...in his 18 road games, averaged .108...hit .375 (6x16) with his first career triple in his final six games of the season...the left-handed hitter was 5x11 (.455) against left-handed pitchers at the big league level...was 23x87 (.264) vs. LHP at Triple A in 2011 and owns a .272 (137x504) career average against lefties in the minors...had two 3-hit games, on Sept. 13 vs. PHI and Sept. 23 vs. COL...was named a 2011 Pacific Coast League Mid-Season AllStar...hit .297 (105x354) with a .398 OBP in 108 games for Triple A Oklahoma City in 2011. 2010 Hit a combined .292 (154x528) in 137 games at Double A Corpus Christi (101 games) and Triple A Round Rock (36 games) with 16 doubles, four triples, two home runs, 35 RBI and 16 stolen bases with a .366 on-base percentage... finished second among all Astros minor leaguers in hits... at Corpus Christi, shared Co-Player of the Year honors with Koby Clemens, and earned Texas League All-Star honors... finished seventh in the league in batting (.298) and on-base percentage (.372)... named the Texas League's Player of the Week from May 10-16... earned the Hooks' Offensive Player of the Month in May and June... earned a call-up to Triple A Round Rock on July 31... hit .273 (38x139) in 36 games with the Express... following the season, played in five games for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League, hitting .350 (7x20), before an injury ended his campaign on Oct. 18. 2009 Hit .315 (175x556) with 36 RBI and a .389 OBP in 133 games for Class A Lancaster...led the California League in hits while hitting primarily out of the leadoff spot in the lineup (128g)...played all three outfield positions...named Lancaster's Offensive Player of the Month in April and the club's Defensive Player of the Month in June...entering the season, named by Baseball America as having the organization's best strike-zone discipline. 2008 Played in 65 games for Short-Season Class A Tri-City, hitting .300 (79x263) with four home runs and 24 RBI...posted a .385 on-base percentage...split his time between left field (25g) and center field (40g)...named a New York-Penn League All-Star...earned TC's Offensive Player of the Month Honors in August.