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Jim BrowerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1992-2009 MLB Years: 1999-2007
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-580Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Robert Brower
Height6-2Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 29,1972 [45.206]PlaceEdina,Minnesota
High SchoolMinnetonka (Minnetonka,MN)
CollegeUniversity of Minnesota (Minneapolis,MN), Concordia College (Moorhead,MN)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 6th round (169th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 56th round (1410th overall) of the 1991 Amateur Entry DraftService Time6.014 (2006)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1995-MLB-#8
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1999 [26.250]
OrganizationsTEX [4] SFN [3] CIN [3] CLE [3] PIT [1] ATL [1] SDN [1] BAL [1] CHN [1] HOU [1] MIA [1] MON [1] NYA [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID1100Retrosheet IDbrowj003MLBAM ID150342
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Player Notes:   Participated in the 1985 Little League World Series for East Tonka,MN
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts40Walks52Hittable46SO/BB45vsPower46Hitting8Durability63Team.516Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1993MinnesotaCollegeNCAASoS/R20455.5621615100255.0574034027470001.539.33--4.427.691.74.444-
1994MinnesotaCollegeNCAAJrS/R21744.3518810300070.0834734021710001.4810.62--2.699.093.38.636-
1994Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-tex-ST21213.20440100019.21410706150101.026.41--2.756.862.50.667-
1994Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtex-ST21731.7212120320078.2521815226846000.995.950.232.979.613.23.700-
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0942.0116160420097.0662822232996101.006.040.182.939.063.09.6922.36
1995Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-ST227103.89272702100173.21709375166211011001.348.810.833.215.701.77.412-
1996Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-ST23983.79232122020145.014867611140867201.309.190.682.485.342.15.529-
1996Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ST23323.78550110033.0351614410161001.359.451.082.704.321.60.600-
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST012103.79282623120178.0183837515501028201.319.240.762.525.152.04.5453.96
1997Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ST245125.21232301000140.01569981134210315101.4110.030.842.706.622.45.294-
1997Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-S/R24217.23431000018.23017153873002.0414.461.453.863.370.88.667-
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST07135.45272611000158.218611696165011018101.4910.550.912.846.242.20.3503.98
1998Akron AerosEastAAcle-ST251353.01232302200155.21426052938915001.168.210.522.205.262.39.722-
1999Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-ST2611114.73272700000160.0164101842359769201.399.231.293.324.281.29.500-
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle50S/R26314.56927001025.2271313810180011.449.472.813.516.311.80.7507.07
2000Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-ST27943.11161511010101.0994135724682001.218.790.622.136.042.83.692-
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle50S/R27236.2417116001062.08045431131323021.7911.611.604.504.651.03.4006.00
2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin55ST28104.09220000011.0125512110001.279.820.821.649.005.501.000-
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin53S/R287103.9746103600131129.011965571760945151.388.281.184.186.541.57.4124.81
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin53Rel29203.89220220011039.0381817210240001.228.690.462.295.492.401.0003.17
2002Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32Rel29124.83300300012041.0392222522331001.498.561.104.837.241.50.3334.55
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn38Rel30853.965154600132100.0904844839654011.298.100.723.515.851.67.6153.97
2004San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn38Rel31773.29890890021193.09042346366310041.358.710.583.486.101.75.5003.82
2005Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel32012.2540400314.01110210000.752.25--4.502.250.50.000-
2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn38Rel32216.5332032008130.0402222515252021.8111.871.484.457.421.67.6675.20
2005Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl38Rel32124.2037037004030.0331414617282001.679.901.805.108.401.65.3335.45
2006Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-Rel33524.9824024008134.0372119518281101.609.701.314.727.341.56.714-
2006Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo-Rel33013.9315015005018.0209833132001.259.821.471.476.384.33.000-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0534.61390390013152.2573027821413101.489.741.373.597.011.95.6254.76
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal38Rel330113.8612012001012.021191911392002.7615.320.739.496.570.69.0005.90
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn46Rel33009.3960600307.211881150021.5712.911.171.175.875.00-4.71
2007Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit-Rel34103.6860600517.09330240001.5011.05--2.454.912.001.000-
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya36R/CL34422.273803800342147.2441212213452001.208.310.382.458.503.46.667-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--R/CL0522.454404400392254.1531515215492001.248.670.332.458.023.27.7142.75
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya36Rel340013.5030300003.08750210013.0021.60--5.402.700.50-5.34
2008Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-Rel35000.0020200113.04300050001.3312.00----15.000.00--
2008Louisville BatsILAAAcin26Rel35012.8817017006225.027138111282001.529.720.363.9610.082.55.000-
2008Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn39Rel35214.26170170012519.025119211111001.8911.840.955.215.211.00.667-
2008Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0223.26360360019847.0562717322443001.6610.720.574.218.432.00.5003.49
2008Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl--Rel35023.9821021000020.0269908134001.6711.51--3.545.751.63.000-
2009Long Island DucksAtlInd-38Rel36000.0070700418.05100350001.005.63--3.385.631.67--
2009St. Paul SaintsAmerAssocInd--Rel36003.7711011008314.0161160692001.5310.05--3.775.651.50--
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter33324.673542832600885571.059632329870256397291181.489.341.104.016.221.55.5081.63
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter81653.7928916212713677321191.2118960050410237780267701.318.950.772.846.042.13.555-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter35243.9817247125107532447.24722371994715329722301.399.450.943.065.941.94.593-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter21194.02515104300328.1333175147269021021101.299.110.712.465.742.33.525-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16183.84504824120318.23181601362710219618201.328.980.762.885.541.92.471-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter731.7212120320078.2521815226846000.995.950.232.979.613.23.700-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter213.20440100019.21410706150101.026.41--2.756.862.50.667-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.42180180012422.02112609142001.348.46--3.635.641.56--
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter023.9821021000020.0269908134001.6711.51--3.545.751.63.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1194.883914254002125.014087680481180001.5010.05--3.458.472.46.550-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17134.03172516700424223.0220112100199015316071.398.870.773.636.171.70.567-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9103.9568105800241168.2157837419701185151.358.381.013.746.301.69.474-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter124.2037037004030.0331414617282001.679.901.805.108.401.65.333-
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter124.83300300012041.0392222522331001.498.561.104.837.241.50.333-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter545.75261313002087.210758561941503031.6910.981.954.215.131.22.556-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0113.8612012001012.021191911392002.7615.320.739.496.570.69.000-
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.3960600307.211881150021.5712.911.171.175.875.00--
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0013.5030300003.08750210013.0021.60--5.402.700.50--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13124.671361112500342220.0228124114279815211071.489.341.104.016.221.55.5201.63
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15123.7953302321146220.021911093196914812101.318.950.772.846.042.13.556-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle50p2723000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin53p284526681003000802000.308.308.346.6549128.444.038.038.2870.0028.570.000.000.0012.50
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin53p29214000000000101000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2002Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32p29305000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2002Totals for NL-NL         519000000000301000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0030.000.000.000.000.00
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn38p304817230001000511000.176.222.176.3983019.250.000.000.1890.0026.320.000.000.000.00
2004San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn38p31852110000001100000.500.667.5001.1671031.000.000.500.53233.3333.331.000.000.000.00
2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn38p32322000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2006Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo-33100000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2006Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-33153000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2006Totals for PCL-PCL         253000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2007Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit-3461000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2008Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn3935171000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2008Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl--35211000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter2635991210040012014000.203.230.220.45013165.308.017.034.0001.5430.7720.000.000.008.33
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter485000000000401000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter485000000000401000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter211000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6630681003000903000.267.267.300.5679133.381.033.033.0000.0027.270.000.000.0012.50
San Francisco Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16521340001001711000.190.261.190.4514024.286.000.048.0004.1729.177.000.000.000.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter305000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter23000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162366710020011212000.203.230.220.4508140.308.017.034.0001.5430.7720.000.000.008.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games162170000000001403000.000.000.000.0000020.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tex21P4--15--661.0001.50------4100.05.4
1994Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtex21P12--492-1513.8671.08------12100.08.8
1995Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex22P27--1124233735.9461.30------27100.020.5
1996Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex23P23--1018213028.9331.22------23100.016.5
1996Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex23P5--51--661.0001.20------5100.03.6
1997Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex24P23--923113332.9701.39------23100.016.5
1997Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex24P4--24-1661.0001.50------4100.02.8
1998Akron Aeros EastAAcle25P23--2530145655.9822.39------23100.016.3
1999Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle26P27--1721224038.9501.41------27100.018.8
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P9-2512--331.0000.330.12-----9100.05.6
2000Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle27P16--4141-1918.9471.13------16100.011.0
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P17-62912112221.9551.240.34-----17100.010.5
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin28P2--12--331.0001.50------2100.01.4
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28P46-1291029224139.9510.850.30-----46100.028.4
2002Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29P30-4156--11111.0000.370.27-----30100.018.5
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29P22-3946--10101.0000.450.26-----22100.013.6
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30P515100514-219191.0000.370.19-----51100.031.7
2004San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31P89-936212-2927.9310.300.29-----89100.054.9
2005Richmond Braves ILAAAatl32P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.8
2005Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32P37-3033--661.0000.160.20-----37100.022.8
2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32P32-3015--661.0000.190.20-----32100.019.8
2006Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn33P24--55--10101.0000.42------24100.016.7
2006Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo33P15--42--661.0000.40------15100.010.6
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33P12-1211--221.0000.170.17-----12100.07.4
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33P6-7-------------6100.03.7
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya34P3-3-------------3100.01.9
2008Louisville Bats ILAAAcin35P17--24--661.0000.35------17100.011.8
MLB Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P3545571459955149144.9660.410.25-----3540.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P109--3553339188.9670.81------1090.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P51--3954259593.9791.82------510.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P50--2142446763.9401.26------500.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--492-1513.8671.08------120.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--15--661.0001.50------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tex214----------
1994Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtex2112----------
1995Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex2227----------
1996Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex2323----------
1996Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex235----------
1997Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex2423----------
1997Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex244----------
1998Akron Aeros EastAAcle2523----------
1999Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle2627----------
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle269----------
2000Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle2716----------
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2717----------
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin282----------
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2846----------
2002Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2930----------
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2922----------
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3051----------
2004San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3189----------
2005Richmond Braves ILAAAatl324----------
2005Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3237----------
2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3232----------
2006Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn3324----------
2006Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo3315----------
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3312----------
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn336----------
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya343----------
2008Louisville Bats ILAAAcin3517----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2003San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB30006.0020200003.05320330002.6715.000.009.009.001.009.00.000
2005Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB32000.0030300105.10000320000.590.000.005.063.380.670.00.000
2006Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB33015.0610010001010.21276175001.8610.120.845.914.220.715.91.000
2007Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB34005.6860600006.1844064302.3011.370.008.535.680.675.68.000
2008Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35007.7170700109.11398026101.6512.540.001.935.793.008.68.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs016.1523023002026.333201811515401.8211.280.345.135.131.006.84.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs002.1650500108.3532065001.325.400.006.485.400.833.24.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2011Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorkca38Pitching Coach1396574.46817.05Vance WilsonLost in Semi-Finals
2012Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorkca39Pitching Coach1406872.48610.55Brian Buchanan
2014Northwest Arkansas NaturalsTexAAMinorkca41Pitching Coach1405387.37922.04Vance Wilson
2015Northwest Arkansas NaturalsTexAAMinorkca42Pitching Coach1396970.4962.02Vance WilsonLost in Finals
2018Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea45Assistant Coach975839.5985.02Scott Servais
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1994Big Ten Conference All-Conference Team (SP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-05-30TradeTraded by Reds to White Sox for cash 
2008-01-04ContractSigned by Reds to minor league contract 
2006-12-14ContractSigned by Pirates to Minor League Contract and invited to spring training 
2006-08-01TradeTraded by Padres to Marlins for Matt Blank 
2006-05-11ContractSigned by Padres (minor) 
2006-05-08Released by Orioles 
2006-02-09ContractSigned by Orioles (minor) 
2005-06-15ContractSigned by Braves 
2005-06-12Released by Giants 
2003-04-30TradeGiants acquired LHP Matt Blank to complete trade 
2003-03-24TradeTraded by Expos with Matt Blank to Giants for Livan Hernandez, Edwards Guzman and Cash. 
2002-06-14TradeTraded by Reds to Expos for Bruce Chen. 
2000-11-16TradeTraded by Indians with Robert Purgmire to Reds for Eddie Taubensee. 
1999-01-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1998-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-04-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1998-04-15Released by Rangers. 
1994-06-05Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1999Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26200,000-80744-1,454,491200,000200,000
2000Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll27175,000-79542-1,394,248200,000375,000
2001Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll28200,000-77138-1,897,758200,000575,000
2002Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll29250,000-62727302,011,045200,000825,000
2002Montreal ExposTeam Payroll29250,000-62727302,011,045200,000825,000
2003San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll30300,000-70331-2,163,527300,0001,125,000
2004San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll31662,500-43520522,070,100300,0001,787,500
2005Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll321,162,500-35913612,189,055300,0002,950,000
2005San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll321,162,500-35919612,189,055300,0002,950,000
2006San Diego PadresTeam Payroll33700,0006.01445322432,365,072327,0003,650,000
2006Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll33700,0006.01445319432,365,072327,0003,650,000
2007New York YankeesTeam Payroll34380,000-73732-2,459,737380,0004,030,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red