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Brandon Backe # - P

  • Age: 36
  • DOB: 1978/04/05
  • POB: Galveston, TX
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 195lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 8
  • Drafted by Tampa Bay in 1998 (18th round).

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2009/06/30Released by the Houston Astros.
2009/06/27Designated for assignment by the Houston Astros.
2009/05/27Missed 45 games (rib injury).
2009/03/23Rib injury, early September.
2009/01/20Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2008/01/11Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2007/08/31Missed 134 games (right elbow injury).
2007/03/28Right elbow injury, 15-day DL.
2006/12/09Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2006/10/02Missed the last 40 regular season games (right ulnar collateral ligament).
2006/08/19Right ulnar collateral ligament, 15-day DL.
2006/07/22Missed 89 games (right elbow injury).
2006/06/07Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right elbow injury).
2006/04/14Right elbow injury, 15-day DL.
2006/04/13Right elbow injury, day-to-day.
2006/03/01Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2005/09/03Missed 34 games (strained rib muscle).
2005/07/27Strained rib muscle, 15-day DL.
2005/02/21Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2004/08/18Recalled from New Orleans (AAA).
2004/06/02Optioned to New Orleans (AAA).
2004/04/10Recalled from New Orleans (AAA).
2004/04/03Optioned to New Orleans (AAA).
2004/02/29Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2003/12/14Acquired from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
2003/06/18Recalled from Durham (AAA).
2003/05/27Optioned to Durham (AAA).
2003/05/16Recalled from Durham (AAA).
2003/03/28Optioned to Durham (AAA).
2003/02/12Re-signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a one-year contract.
2002/08/31Outrighted to Durham (AAA).
2002/07/16Recalled from Orlando (AA).
2002/03/13Optioned to Orlando (AA).

Trades

2003/12/14Houston Astros traded Geoff Blum to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Brandon Backe.
1998/06/03Drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 18th round in 1998.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2009HoustonNL510000013.021151556102.0810.38
2009Round RockAAA220100010.013550341.604.50
2009Corpus ChristiAA443000026.0184407170.961.38
2008HoustonNL3131914000166.220211411236771271.676.05
2007HoustonNL553100028.2271312411111.333.77
2007Round RockAAA553200025.0271212411251.524.32
2007Corpus ChristiAA11100005.05331241.405.40
2006HoustonNL883200043.0431818418191.423.77
2006Round RockAAA441200020.1231212113131.775.31
2005HoustonNL2625108011149.115182791967971.464.76
2005Corpus ChristiAA22010008.042211110.622.25
2004HoustonNL3395300067.07533321027541.524.30
2004New OrleansAAA1996500064.1572620726741.292.80
2003Tampa BayAL2801100044.2402827625361.465.44
2003DurhamAAA1622100033.0332117113271.394.64
2002Tampa BayAL900000013.01510103761.696.92
2002OrlandoAA20144623192.1915848937451.394.68
2001OrlandoAA1401000022.0201414111201.415.73
2001Charleston-SCA1602170024.2178827200.972.92
2001BakersfieldA1701030024.2137318330.851.09
1998PrincetonR10000002.00000000.000.00
TotalMLB145793129011525.1574313305872383601.555.23
TotalNL108793028011467.2519275268782063181.555.16
TotalAL3701100057.2553837932421.515.77
TotalAAA46221211000152.2153766613661431.433.89
TotalAA412197231153.113881711258971.284.17
TotalA33031100049.1301511315530.912.01
TotalR10000002.00000000.000.00

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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