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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Robert Brower
Stat Years
1994-2009  [mlb] 1999-2007
Height/Weight
6-2 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (580)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1972-12-29 in Edina, Minnesota   [47.336]
High School
Minnetonka (Minnetonka,MN)
Colleges
University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minnesota), Concordia College (Moorhead, Minnesota)
Draft
Selected by the Texas Rangers in Round #6 (#169 overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1999-09-05 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.250)
Service Time
6.014 (2006)
Organizations
TEX [4] CLE [3] CIN [3] SFN [3] MON [1] PIT [1] CHN [1] MIA [1] SDN [1] HOU [1] NYA [1] ATL [1] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1100 ... retro id: browj003 ... mlbam id: 150342
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1994Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-tex-211---213.20441000019.21410706150111.026.410.002.756.864.582.50.667
    1994Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtex-211---731.7212123200078.2521815226846050.995.950.232.979.612.063.23.700
    1994Minor Totals: TEXbyYearA-/A----212---942.0216164200098.3662822232996161.006.060.182.949.082.573.09.692
    1995Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-222---7103.89272721000173.21709375166211011081.348.810.833.215.704.821.77.412
    1995Minor Totals: TEXbyYearA+----221---7103.90272721000173.71709375166211011081.348.830.833.225.724.831.77.412
    1996Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-233---983.79232120220145.014867611140867241.309.190.682.485.344.162.15.529
    1996Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-233---323.78551100033.1351614410161011.359.451.082.704.324.321.60.600
    1996Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAA/A+----232---12103.79282631220178.3183837515501028251.319.250.762.535.154.192.04.545
    1997Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-244---5125.21232310000140.01569981134210315131.4110.030.842.706.626.362.45.294
    1997Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-244---217.23430001018.23017153873012.0414.461.453.863.378.200.88.667
    1997Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA/AA----242---7135.46272610010158.718611696165011018141.4910.580.912.846.266.602.20.350
    1998Akron AerosEastAAcle-255---1353.01232322000155.21426052938915071.168.210.522.205.263.472.39.722
    1998Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAA----251---1353.02232322000155.71426052938915071.168.230.522.205.283.482.39.722
    1999Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-266---11114.73272700000160.0164101842359769281.399.231.293.324.285.681.29.500
    1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle50266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf314.56920017025.2271313810180011.449.472.813.516.314.561.80.750
    1999Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----261---11114.73272700000160.0164101842359769281.399.231.293.324.285.681.29.500
    1999MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf314.64920017025.7271313810180011.479.642.863.576.434.641.80.750
    2000Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-277---943.11161510110101.1994135724682031.218.790.622.136.043.642.83.692
    2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle50277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf236.2417110016062.08045431131323021.7911.611.604.504.656.531.03.400
    2000Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----271---943.12161510110101.3994135724682031.228.810.622.146.053.652.83.692
    2000MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf236.2417110016062.08045431131323021.7911.611.604.504.656.531.03.400
    2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin55288---104.09220000011.0125512110011.279.820.821.649.004.095.501.000
    2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin53288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7103.9746100013361129.111965571760945151.388.281.184.186.544.521.57.412
    2001Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----281---104.09220000011.0125512110011.279.820.821.649.004.095.501.000
    2001MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7103.9746100013361129.311965571760945151.398.301.194.186.554.531.57.412
    2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin53299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf203.89220001122039.1381817210240001.228.690.462.295.494.122.401.000
    2002Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf124.83300001230041.0392222522331041.498.561.104.837.244.831.50.333
    2002MLB Totals: CIN-MONbyYearMLB----292Log - Sp - Ext - Perf324.38520002352080.3774039732571041.368.650.793.606.404.491.78.600
    2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn383010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf853.965150013462100.0904844839654011.298.100.723.515.854.321.67.615
    2003MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf853.965150013462100.0904844839654011.298.100.723.515.854.321.67.615
    2004San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn383111Log - Sp - Ext - Perf773.29890002189193.09042346366310041.358.710.583.486.104.061.75.500
    2004MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf773.29890002189193.09042346366310041.358.710.583.486.104.061.75.500
    2005Richmond BravesILAAAatl-3212---012.2540003414.01110210000.752.250.004.502.252.250.50.000
    2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn383212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf216.5332000832130.1402222515252021.8111.871.484.457.426.531.67.667
    2005Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl383212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf124.2037000437030.0331414617282031.679.901.805.108.404.201.65.333
    2005Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----321---012.2540003414.01110210000.752.250.004.502.252.250.50.000
    2005MLB Totals: SFN-ATLbyYearMLB----322Log - Sp - Ext - Perf335.39690001269160.37336361132534051.7510.931.654.797.945.391.66.500
    2006Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-3313---524.9824000824134.1372119518281101.609.701.314.727.345.501.56.714
    2006Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAmia-3313---013.9315000515018.1209833132001.259.821.471.476.384.424.33.000
    2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal383313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0113.8612000112012.121191911392032.7615.320.739.496.5713.860.69.000
    2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn463313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf009.3960003607.211881150021.5712.911.171.175.879.395.00.000
    2006Minor Totals: MIA-SDNbyYearAAA----332---534.66390001339152.7573027821413101.499.831.383.627.075.171.95.625
    2006MLB Totals: BAL-SDNbyYearMLB----332Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0112.1518000418020.0322727214142052.3014.400.906.306.3012.151.00.000
    2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YankeesILAAAnya363414---422.273800034382147.2441212213452001.208.310.382.458.502.273.46.667
    2007Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit-3414---103.6860005617.19330240001.5011.050.002.454.913.682.001.000
    2007New York YankeesALMLBnya363414Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0013.5030000303.18750210013.0021.600.005.402.7018.900.50.000
    2007Minor Totals: PIT-NYAbyYearAAA----342---522.454400039442255.0531515215492001.248.670.332.458.022.453.27.714
    2007MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0014.5230000303.38750210013.2323.230.005.812.9020.320.50.000
    2008Hiroshima Toyo Carp---Intl----3515---023.9821000021020.1269908134001.6711.510.003.545.753.981.63.000
    2008Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn393515---214.26170001217519.025119211111001.8911.840.955.215.215.211.00.667
    2008Louisville BatsILAAAcin263515---012.8817000617225.027138111282001.529.720.363.9610.084.682.55.000
    2008Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-3515---000.0020001213.04300050001.3312.000.000.0015.009.000.00.000
    2008Intl TotalsbyYearIntl----351---024.0321000021020.3269908134001.6911.640.003.585.824.031.63.000
    2008Minor Totals: CHN-HOU-CINbyYearAAA----353---223.26360001936847.0562717322443001.6610.720.574.218.435.172.00.500
    2009St. Paul SaintsAmAsIndy----3616---003.7711000811314.1161160692011.5310.050.003.775.656.911.50.000
    2009Long Island DucksAtlIndy---383616---000.0070004718.05100350001.005.630.003.385.631.131.67.000
    2009Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----362---002.44180001218422.32112609142011.368.550.003.675.704.891.56.000
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)33324.673542800883265574.059632329870256397291281.489.341.104.016.225.061.55.508
    National League Totals (8 yrs)28274.173131500852985470.746023921850200337241211.408.800.963.836.454.571.69.509
    American League Totals (4 yrs)556.984113003280103.313684802056605071.8611.871.754.895.247.331.07.500
    Minor League Totals81653.8028916213677127321,195.71189600504102377802677421.318.950.772.846.044.522.13.555
    Minor: Intl Totals024.0321000021020.3269908134001.6911.640.003.585.824.031.63.000
    Minor: Indy Totals002.44180001218422.32112609142011.368.550.003.675.704.891.56.000
    Minor: A- Totals213.28441000019.71410706150111.046.560.002.817.034.692.50.667
    Minor: A Totals731.7312123200078.7521815226846051.005.980.232.999.672.073.23.700
    Minor: A+ Totals16183.85504841220318.731816013627102196182121.328.990.762.885.544.531.92.471
    Minor: AA Totals21194.02515143000329.03331751472690210211111.299.110.712.465.744.792.33.525
    Minor: AAA Totals35243.9917247107512532449.747223719947153297223131.399.460.943.075.954.751.94.593
    San Francisco Giants Totals (3 yrs)17134.03172500421674223.3220112100199015316071.398.870.773.636.174.521.70.567
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (2 yrs)9103.9668100024581168.7157837419701185151.358.401.023.756.314.441.69.474
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)124.2037000437030.0331414617282031.679.901.805.108.404.201.65.333
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)124.83300001230041.0392222522331041.498.561.104.837.244.831.50.333
    Cleveland Indians Totals (2 yrs)545.78261300213087.710758561941503031.7011.041.964.235.165.991.22.556
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)0114.1312000112012.321191911392032.8115.620.749.676.6914.130.69.000
    San Diego Padres Totals (1 yrs)0010.0060003607.711881150021.6713.751.251.256.2510.005.00.000
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)0014.5230000303.38750210013.2323.230.005.812.9020.320.50.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle5027pL-S-E-P123000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5328pL-S-E-P24526681003000802000.308.308.346.6542891.038.038.4440.0028.570.000.00.0012.5
    2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5329pL-S-E-P3214000000000101000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    2002Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3229pL-S-E-P3305000000000200000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3830pL-S-E-P44817230001000511000.176.222.176.3981930.000.000.2500.0026.320.000.00.000.0
    2004San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3831pL-S-E-P5852110000001100000.500.667.5001.167310.500.0001.00033.3333.331.000.00.000.0
    2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3832pL-S-E-P6322000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2006Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-33p---7153000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    2006Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAmia-33p---7100000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2007Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit-34p---861000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2008Hiroshima Toyo Carp---Intl----35p---9211000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2008Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn3935p---9171000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)2635991210040012014000.203.230.220.45065131.034.017.3081.5430.7720.000.00.008.3
    National League Totals (6 yrs)2615691210040011814000.214.241.232.47362131.036.018.3161.6129.0318.000.00.008.3
    American League Totals (1 yrs)23000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals485000000000401000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    Minor: Intl Totals211000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals485000000000401000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    San Francisco Giants Totals (3 yrs)16521340001001711000.190.261.190.4512440.048.000.2864.1729.177.000.00.000.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (2 yrs)6630681003000903000.267.267.300.5673391.033.033.3810.0027.270.000.00.0012.5
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)305000000000200000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)23000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1994Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-21P400.01500661.0001.500.005.4100.014
    1994Charleston (Sc) RiverDogsSALA21P1200.049201513.8671.100.008.8100.013
    1995Charlotte RangersFSLA+22P2700.01124233735.9461.300.0020.5100.04
    1996Charlotte RangersFSLA+23P2300.01018213028.9331.200.0016.5100.06
    1996Tulsa DrillersTexAA23P500.05100661.0001.200.003.6100.016
    1997Tulsa DrillersTexAA24P2300.0923113332.9701.400.0016.5100.08
    1997Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA24P400.02401661.0001.500.002.8100.021
    1998Akron AerosEastAA25P2300.02530145655.9822.400.0016.3100.07
    1999Buffalo BisonsILAAA26P2700.01721224038.9501.400.0018.8100.06
    1999Cleveland IndiansALMLB26P9025.21200331.0000.300.125.6100.016
    2000Buffalo BisonsILAAA27P1600.0414101918.9471.100.0011.0100.08
    2000Cleveland IndiansALMLB27P17062.0912112221.9551.200.3410.5100.013
    2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAA28P200.01200331.0001.500.001.4100.027
    2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28P460129.11029224139.9510.800.3028.4100.04
    2002Montreal ExposNLMLB29P30041.0560011111.0000.400.2718.5100.011
    2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29P22039.1460010101.0000.500.2613.6100.013
    2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLB30P515100.05140219191.0000.400.1931.7100.05
    2004San Francisco GiantsNLMLB31P89093.0621202927.9310.300.2954.9100.01
    2005Richmond BravesILAAA32P400.00100111.0000.300.002.8100.022
    2005Atlanta BravesNLMLB32P37030.03300661.0000.200.2022.8100.06
    2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLB32P32030.11500661.0000.200.2019.8100.09
    2006Portland BeaversPCLAAA33P2400.0550010101.0000.400.0016.7100.07
    2006Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAA33P1500.04200661.0000.400.0010.6100.015
    2006Baltimore OriolesALMLB33P12012.11100221.0000.200.177.4100.017
    2006San Diego PadresNLMLB33P607.2000000.0000.000.003.7100.019
    2007New York YankeesALMLB34P303.1000000.0000.000.001.9100.024
    2008Louisville BatsILAAA35P1700.02400661.0000.400.0011.8100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)354557245995510.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)1090035533311.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)510039542512.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)500021424411.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)1200492011.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (P)400150012.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1994Minor16----------
    1995Minor27----------
    1996Minor28----------
    1997Minor27----------
    1998Minor23----------
    1999MLB9----------
    1999Minor27----------
    2000MLB17----------
    2000Minor16----------
    2001MLB46----------
    2001Minor2----------
    2002MLB52----------
    2003MLB51----------
    2004MLB89----------
    2005MLB69----------
    2005Minor4----------
    2006MLB18----------
    2006Minor39----------
    2007MLB3----------
    2008Minor17----------
    Totals580----------