Jim began working for Baseball America directly out of college in 1988.
Baseball America rated him as a top prospect for three years however, his career has never taken off due to injuries.
Baseball America says he was the 69th best prospect in 1994.
Baseball America ranked him as the 17th best prospect in the league that year.
Baseball America also rated him again as the 7th best prospect in the organization.
Baseball America rated his control best in the organization following the season.
Baseball America ranked him the 16th best high school prospect in 2000.
Baseball America rated him one of the top 50 high school prospects in the country.
He is 32nd on Baseball America's list of the top 100 high school prospects.
Baseball America rated him the 24th best prospect before the 1994 season.