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Brian WilliamsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1988-2003 MLB Years: 1991-2000
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-361Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrian O'Neal Williams
Height6-2Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 15,1969 [49.248]PlaceLancaster,South Carolina
High SchoolLewisville (Richburg,SC)
CollegeUniversity of South Carolina (Columbia,SC)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 1st round (31st overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (60th overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsDan O'BrienJoe Pittman
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1992-MLB-#24 ... 1992-MLB-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 16,1991 [22.213]
OrganizationsHOU [6] CLE [1] DET [1] NYA [1] SDN [1] BAL [1] BOS [1] CHN [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID19688Retrosheet IDwillb001MLBAM ID124291
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1989 United States National Baseball team
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts54Walks29Hittable40SO/BB39vsPower40Hitting14Durability50Team.509Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1988South CarolinaCollegeNCAAFrST19312.76871200042.0391613013562001.238.29--2.7611.914.31.750-
1989University of South CarolMetroNCAA-1ST20333.4411110200073.0603328046966001.457.36--5.6511.782.09.500-
1990South CarolinaCollegeNCAAJrST21843.03151504000107.075403605512515001.216.31--4.6310.512.27.667-
1990Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-ST21004.0533000006.26530671001.808.10--8.109.451.17--
1991Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-ST22642.9115150000089.2724129040673001.257.23--4.016.721.68.600-
1991Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-ST22214.20330000015.0178717153001.6010.200.604.209.002.14.667-
1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-ST22014.93770000038.0392521322293401.599.160.705.176.811.32.000-
1991Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--ST0863.59252500000142.112874574691119401.388.060.254.346.991.61.5713.11
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou53ST22013.75220000012.011552440001.258.251.503.003.001.00.0005.36
1992Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-ST23614.5012120000070.0783735326585401.4910.030.393.347.462.23.857-
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou53ST23763.9216160000096.09244421042542101.398.600.933.925.041.29.5384.32
1993Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-Rel24100.0020200003.01000030000.333.00----9.000.001.000-
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou53Rel24444.83425370012382.0764844738569201.398.340.774.176.151.47.5004.12
1994Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-ST25202.21330000020.0226509171001.529.74--3.987.521.891.000-
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou53S/R25655.7420137002078.01126450941493101.9512.871.034.715.631.20.5454.94
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26Rel263106.0044638007072.0795448338757101.639.880.384.759.381.97.2313.14
1996Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-ST27125.49330100019.222131219213101.5810.070.464.129.612.33.333-
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet26S/R273106.7740172321172121.0145107912185728001.9010.791.566.325.360.85.2316.35
1997Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-S/R28433.89229130013869.0683330823781201.318.831.042.9910.133.39.571-
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal55Rel28003.0013013008024.02088018141001.587.50--6.755.250.78-4.19
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou79Rel30214.41500500015067.0693533435537001.549.220.534.687.081.51.6673.89
2000Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-Rel31432.5718018008321.02376111212001.629.860.434.719.001.91.571-
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn51Rel31119.6222022005124.0282726423143002.1010.361.488.515.180.61.5006.96
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle57Rel31004.00707001018.023982861001.7211.501.004.003.000.75-5.25
2001Columbus ClippersILAAAnya35S/R32565.431697003058.0724335526333001.6911.170.784.035.121.27.455-
2001Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos37Rel32000.0030300204.02000130000.754.50--2.256.753.00--
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0565.0819910005062.0744335527363001.6310.740.733.925.231.33.4554.24
2002Atlantic City SurfAtlInd-ST33864.00232303000141.2163866314461053001.4810.360.892.926.672.28.571-
2003Atlantic City SurfAtlInd--ST34147.16770000027.2412822416170002.0613.341.305.205.531.06.200-
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter26385.372565919721676594.06554013556233239741501.669.900.945.026.001.20.4061.69
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter31213.971076443102611412.042221818322180352251101.459.150.483.907.631.96.596-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter23164.27864343102611302.232716414421127263181101.509.690.623.767.792.07.590-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter214.20330000015.0178717153001.6010.200.604.209.002.14.667-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter642.9115150000089.2724129040673001.257.23--4.016.721.68.600-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.0533000006.26530671001.808.10--8.109.451.17--
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9104.52303003000168.02041148518621223001.5710.840.963.306.481.97.474-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1483.11343318000222.21748977011427723001.297.03--4.6111.202.43.636-
Houston Astros Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter19174.66130369400293335.13601961743216021621401.559.640.864.295.791.35.528-
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3106.0044638007072.0795448338757101.639.880.384.759.381.97.231-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3106.7740172321172121.0145107912185728001.9010.791.566.325.360.85.231-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter119.6222022005124.0282726423143002.1010.361.488.515.180.61.500-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.0013013008024.02088018141001.587.50--6.755.250.78--
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.00707001018.023982861001.7211.501.004.003.000.75--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10145.3795227310252220.02421481312312314715201.669.900.945.026.001.20.4171.69
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16113.9757342310146220.022411697129518713601.459.150.483.907.631.96.593-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1988South CarolinaCollegeFrp1957226477519182918073500000.332.352.531.88312028233.366.199.310.3913.0015.025.003.4328.2537.33
1989University of South CarolMetroNCAA-1p20481453343102523180102500000.297.342.497.8397217155.330.200.393.3746.4516.132.503.2329.0039.53
1990South CarolinaCollegeJrp214812822363342011062600000.281.313.445.7585710134.327.164.297.3384.4819.404.332.9932.0027.78
1991Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-p2234000000000201000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-p2297020001000200000.286.286.286.572207.400.000.000.2590.0028.570.000.000.000.00
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1211020001000401000.182.182.182.3642012.286.000.000.1650.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou53p2223000000000002000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1992Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou28p231212141100000401000.333.333.583.9167213.500.250.250.4000.0030.770.000.000.0050.00
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou53p2320302410040001305100.133.129.167.2965136.222.034.033.1310.0036.110.000.000.0025.00
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou53p244210221000000403000.200.200.300.5003113.333.100.100.2180.0030.770.000.000.0050.00
1994Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-p2536121001001202000.333.429.500.929319.500.167.333.41011.1122.222.000.000.0050.00
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou53p252023060003000405000.261.261.261.5226028.316.000.000.2350.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26p264414111000000400001.071.071.143.2142114.100.072.071.0900.0028.570.000.000.00100.00
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou79p30493010001000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3010.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn51p31222011001000000000.500.5001.0001.500212.500.500.500.6220.000.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter19985515400900026015101.176.174.224.398194101.250.048.047.0000.0025.740.000.000.0026.67
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter27292821020011004000.276.300.414.71412334.421.138.172.0002.9429.4110.000.000.0037.50
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2425282102001803000.320.346.480.82612329.471.160.200.0003.4527.598.000.000.0037.50
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter34000000000201000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1534991021543261772470238600000.309.339.499.83824955522.346.190.331.0004.4116.483.743.2629.3535.71
Houston Astros Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter13369413200800022015100.188.186.217.40315285.271.029.029.0000.0025.880.000.000.0015.38
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4414111000000400001.071.071.143.2142114.100.072.071.0000.0028.570.000.000.00100.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter222011001000000000.500.5001.0001.500212.500.500.500.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16269412300700021012101.176.174.224.39815382.250.048.047.0000.0025.740.000.000.0026.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games162174124812601200660024000.276.300.414.7147218204.421.138.172.0002.9429.4110.000.000.0037.50

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1990Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou21P3--121-43.7501.00------3100.03.9
1991Osceola Astros FSLA+hou22P15--12241-3736.9732.40------15100.011.8
1991Jackson Generals TexAAhou22P3--1---111.0000.33------3100.02.2
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou22P7--542-119.8181.29------977.85.0
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22P2-1212--331.0001.500.25-----2100.01.2
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou23P12--48--12121.0001.00------12100.08.3
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23P16-968152-2523.9201.440.24-----2080.09.9
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24P42-827201-2827.9640.640.33-----42100.025.9
1994Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25P3--1--1111.0000.33------3100.01.8
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25P20-78894-2117.8100.850.22-----20100.017.4
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26P44-7269--15151.0000.340.21-----44100.030.6
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27P3---31-43.7501.00------3100.02.1
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet27P40-121616232422.9170.550.18-----40100.024.7
1997Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal28P22--110--11111.0000.50------22100.015.6
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28P13-2412--331.0000.230.13-----13100.08.0
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30P50-67411-115151.0000.300.22-----50100.030.9
2000Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle31P18--3415-227.3180.39------18100.012.4
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31P22-2412--331.0000.140.13-----22100.013.6
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31P7-1822--441.0000.570.22-----7100.04.3
2001Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya32P16--1822119.8180.56------16100.011.2
2001Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos32P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.1
MLB Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P256-594448894141132.9360.520.22-----2560.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P84--15382037353.7260.63------840.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3--1---111.0000.33------30.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P15--12241-3736.9732.40------150.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3--121-43.7501.00------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1990Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou213----------
1991Osceola Astros FSLA+hou2215----------
1991Jackson Generals TexAAhou223----------
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou227----------
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou222----------
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2312----------
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2316----------
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2442----------
1994Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou253----------
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2520----------
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2644----------
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet273----------
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet2740----------
1997Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal2822----------
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2813----------
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3050----------
2000Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle3118----------
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3122----------
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle317----------
2001Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya3216----------
2001Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos323----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2001-01-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
2000-10-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-06-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
2000-05-30Released by Cubs. 
2000-01-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1999-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-01-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1997-12-21Released by Orioles. 
1997-01-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1996-11-20Released by Tigers. 
1996-01-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1995-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-12-28TradeTraded by Astros with Sean Fesh, Roberto Petagine, Steve Finley, Andujar Cedeno and Ken Caminiti to Padres for Craig Shipley, Phil Plantier, Pedro Martinez, Ricky Gutierrez, Doug Brocail and Derek Bell. 
* 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
1991Houston AstrosTeam Payroll22100,000-62044-742,231100,000100,000
1992Houston AstrosTeam Payroll23109,000-68037-962,245109,000209,000
1993Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24140,000-6172431968,431109,000349,000
1994Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25195,000-5171943957,101109,000544,000
1995San Diego PadresTeam Payroll26275,000-4281452999,520109,000819,000
1996Detroit TigersTeam Payroll27500,000-3311062957,870109,0001,319,000
1997Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll28150,000-76639-1,182,177150,0001,469,000
1999Houston AstrosTeam Payroll30375,000-51020431,454,491200,0001,844,000
2000Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll31600,000-44225511,394,248200,0002,444,000
2000Chicago CubsTeam Payroll31600,000-44223511,394,248200,0002,444,000
* 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