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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Braden Lavern Looper
Stat Years
1996-2009  [mlb] 1998-2009
Height/Weight
6-5 / 225
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (740)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Mangum (Mangum,OK)
Colleges
Wichita State University (Wichita, Kansas)
Draft
Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in Round #1 (#3 overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
[Cardinals]
MLB Debut
1998-03-31 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.154)
Service Time
10.012 (2008)
Organizations
MIA [5] SLN [5] NYN [2] MIL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1230 ... retro id: loopb001 ... mlbam id: 131702
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1996Wichita StateMVCNCAA-1------21---DR:1-3412.09260000261256.0371713015641000.935.950.002.4110.292.734.27.800
    1997Prince William CannonsCaroA+sln-221---364.4812120000064.1713832625581231.499.930.843.508.115.322.32.333
    1997Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-221---145.91190001419521.124141427201211.4510.130.842.958.445.912.86.200
    1997Minor Totals: SLNbyYearA+/AA----222---4104.863112001419585.7955246832782441.4910.040.853.388.245.492.44.286
    1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-232---233.104000032402040.2431614313433021.389.520.662.889.523.543.31.400
    1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln55232Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.4040003403.15421141001.8013.502.702.7010.8010.804.00.000
    1998Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA----231---233.134000032402040.7431614313433021.399.630.672.919.633.583.31.400
    1998MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.8140003403.35421141001.9414.522.902.9011.6111.614.00.000
    1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia41243Log - Sp - Ext - Perf333.80720002272083.0964335731502211.5310.410.763.365.424.661.61.500
    1999MLB Totals: MIAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf333.80720002272083.0964335731502211.5310.410.763.365.424.661.61.500
    2000Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia41254Log - Sp - Ext - Perf514.41730002373267.1714133336295051.599.490.404.813.885.480.81.833
    2000MLB Totals: MIAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf514.43730002373267.3714133336295051.599.520.404.833.895.500.81.833
    2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia41265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf333.55710002171371.0632828830520021.317.991.013.806.593.551.73.500
    2001MLB Totals: MIAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf333.55710002171371.0632828830520021.317.991.013.806.593.551.73.500
    2002Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia41276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf253.147800040781386.0733130828551011.177.640.842.935.763.241.96.286
    2002MLB Totals: MIAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf253.147800040781386.0733130828551011.177.640.842.935.763.241.96.286
    2003Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia41287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf643.687400064742880.2823433429562011.389.150.453.246.253.791.93.600
    2003MLB Totals: MIAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf643.707400064742880.7823433429562011.389.200.453.256.283.821.93.600
    2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn40298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf252.707100060712983.1862825516601031.229.290.541.736.483.023.75.286
    2004MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf252.717100060712983.3862825516601031.239.310.541.736.503.033.75.286
    2005New York MetsNLMLBnyn40309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf473.946000054602859.1653126722271051.479.861.063.344.104.701.23.364
    2005MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf473.966000054602859.3653126722271051.479.901.073.354.114.721.23.364
    2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln413110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf933.56690002869073.1763029320410001.319.330.372.455.033.682.05.750
    2006MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf933.57690002869073.3763029320410001.319.360.372.465.053.692.05.750
    2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln413211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12124.94313000010175.0183100962251870341.349.411.132.624.475.141.71.500
    2007MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12124.94313000010175.0183100962251870341.349.411.132.624.475.141.71.500
    2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln413312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12144.16333311000199.021610192254510831111.319.771.132.044.884.572.40.462
    2008MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12144.16333311000199.021610192254510831111.319.771.132.044.884.572.40.462
    2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil413413Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1475.22343400000194.222612311339641005001.4910.451.802.964.625.691.56.667
    2009MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1475.24343400000194.722612311339641005001.4910.471.812.974.635.701.56.667
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)72654.1567097113155731031,176.01242594542132373669216331.379.511.012.855.124.551.79.526
    National League Totals (12 yrs)72654.1567097113155731031,176.01242594542132373669216331.379.511.012.855.124.551.79.526
    Minor League Totals6134.28711200465925126.3138686011451215461.459.850.793.218.644.852.69.316
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals412.09260000261256.0371713015641000.935.950.002.4110.292.734.27.800
    Minor: A+ Totals364.4912120000064.3713832625581231.509.970.843.518.145.342.32.333
    Minor: AA Totals145.97190001419521.324141427201211.4710.240.852.998.535.972.86.200
    Minor: AAA Totals233.134000032402040.7431614313433021.399.630.672.919.633.583.31.400
    Florida Marlins Totals (5 yrs)19163.6936800017036846388.038517715930154242102101.398.930.703.575.614.111.57.543
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (4 yrs)33304.38137631131740450.74802352195111724044151.339.601.022.344.804.702.05.524
    New York Mets Totals (2 yrs)6123.2313100011413157142.715159511238872081.339.560.762.415.513.732.29.333
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)1475.24343400000194.722612311339641005001.4910.471.812.974.635.701.56.667
    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%
    1996Wichita StateMVCNCAA-1------21pDR:1-3---161000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1997Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-22p---1190000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000100.000.000.000100.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-23p---2401000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2000Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia4125pL-S-E-P3712000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia4126pL-S-E-P4672000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2002Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia4127pL-S-E-P5731000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2003Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia4128pL-S-E-P67211100000000010001.0001.0001.0002.000210.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn4029pL-S-E-P7692000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4131pL-S-E-P8652011000000000000.500.5001.0001.500221.500.500.5000.000.000.000.00.00100.0
    2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4132pL-S-E-P9295361020060041915001.189.259.226.48563122.113.037.2946.3530.164.750.00.0020.0
    2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4133pL-S-E-P104063516310400421013003.254.299.333.63280214.143.079.3815.0026.255.250.00.0025.0
    2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil4134pL-S-E-P113260312000800218011000.200.226.200.42673120.033.000.2862.7424.669.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)518186154061018001063130004.215.259.258.517227487.097.043.3254.4127.756.300.00.0017.5
    National League Totals (9 yrs)518186154061018001063130004.215.259.258.517227487.097.043.3254.4127.756.300.00.0017.5
    Minor League Totals591000000001000000.000.500.000.5002001.000.000.00050.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals161000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals190000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000100.000.000.000100.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals401000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Florida Marlins Totals (4 yrs)2836110000000401000.167.167.167.334710.000.000.5000.0057.140.000.00.000.0
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (3 yrs)13411811276101000840118004.229.283.297.580145357.136.068.3465.5227.595.000.00.0025.9
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)692000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)3260312000800218011000.200.226.200.42673120.033.000.2862.7424.669.000.00.000.0
    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
    1997Prince William CannonsCaroA+22P1200.047111211.9170.900.008.6100.014
    1997Arkansas TravelersTexAA22P1900.00100111.0000.100.0013.6100.011
    1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA23P4000.00500551.0000.100.0027.8100.02
    1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB23P403.1000000.0000.000.002.5100.019
    1999Florida MarlinsNLMLB24P72083.0380011111.0000.200.1344.4100.02
    2000Florida MarlinsNLMLB25P73067.1511111716.9410.200.2445.3100.01
    2001Florida MarlinsNLMLB26P71071.0480112121.0000.200.1743.8100.01
    2002Florida MarlinsNLMLB27P78086.03140217171.0000.200.2048.1100.01
    2003Florida MarlinsNLMLB28P74080.21100011111.0000.100.1445.7100.01
    2004New York MetsNLMLB29P71083.15120117171.0000.200.2043.8100.02
    2005New York MetsNLMLB30P60059.1081098.8890.100.1437.0100.02
    2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB31P68072.16100216161.0000.200.2242.298.61
    2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB32P3130175.011180129291.0000.900.1719.1100.011
    2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB33P3333199.020150035351.0001.100.1820.482.58
    2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLB34P3434194.21331214644.9571.300.2321.0100.08
    MLB Totals - (P)669971,1737114549220216.9820.300.180.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)40000500551.0000.100.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)19000100111.0000.100.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)120047111211.9170.900.000.00.00
    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
    1997Minor31----------
    1998MLB4----------
    1998Minor40----------
    1999MLB72----------
    2000MLB73----------
    2001MLB71----------
    2002MLB78----------
    2003MLB74----------
    2004MLB71----------
    2005MLB60----------
    2006MLB68----------
    2007MLB31----------
    2008MLB33----------
    2009MLB34----------
    Totals740----------