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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Brandon Allen Backe
Stat Years
1998-2009  [mlb] 2002-2009
Height/Weight
6-0 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (265) ... OF (188) ... SS (57) ... 2B (14) ... 3B (8) ... 1B (6)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1978-04-05 in Galveston, Texas   [41.288]
Death
High School
Ball (Galveston,TX)
Colleges
Galveston College (Galveston, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in Round #18 (#552 overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
2002-07-19 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.105)
Service Time
5.088 (2008)
Organizations
TBA [6] HOU [6]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 20119 ... retro id: backb001 ... mlbam id: 407840
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1998Princeton Devil RaysAppRktba-201---000.0010001102.00000230001.000.000.009.0013.500.001.50.000
    1998Minor Totals: TBAbyYearRk----201---000.0010001102.00000230001.000.000.009.0013.500.001.50.000
    2001Charleston (sc) RiverdogsSALAtba-232---212.92160001516724.2178827202040.976.200.732.557.302.922.86.667
    2001Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+tba14232---101.09170001217324.2137318332000.854.740.362.9212.042.554.131.000
    2001Orlando RaysSouAAtba-232---105.7314000114022.0201414111202041.418.180.414.508.185.731.821.000
    2001Minor Totals: TBAbyYearAA/A/A+----233---413.164700028471071.3502925426736081.076.330.513.299.243.672.81.800
    2002Orlando RaysSouAAtba-243---464.6820143146292.1915848937459051.398.870.883.614.395.651.22.400
    2002Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba37243Log - Sp - Ext - Perf006.92900049013.01510103760021.6910.382.084.854.156.920.86.000
    2002Minor Totals: TBAbyYearAA----241---464.6920143146292.3915848937459051.398.890.883.624.405.671.22.400
    2002MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf006.92900049013.01510103760021.6910.382.084.854.156.920.86.000
    2003Durham BullsILAAAtba37254---214.6416200414033.0332117113271101.399.000.273.557.365.732.08.667
    2003Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba37254Log - Sp - Ext - Perf115.4428000828044.2402827625363021.468.061.215.047.255.641.44.500
    2003Minor Totals: TBAbyYearAAA----251---214.6416200414033.0332117113271101.399.000.273.557.365.732.08.667
    2003MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf115.5028000828044.7402827625363021.478.141.225.097.335.701.44.500
    2004New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou25265---652.8019900310064.1572620726742011.297.970.983.6410.353.642.85.545
    2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf534.3033900824067.07533321027541011.5210.071.343.637.254.432.00.625
    2004Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----261---652.8119900310064.3572620726742011.298.000.983.6510.393.652.85.545
    2004MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf534.3033900824067.07533321027541011.5210.071.343.637.254.432.00.625
    2005Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-276---012.2522000008.042211111000.634.501.131.1312.382.2511.00.000
    2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1084.76262511010149.115182791967975241.469.101.154.045.854.941.45.556
    2005Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA----271---012.2522000008.042211111000.634.501.131.1312.382.2511.00.000
    2005MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1084.77262511010149.315182791967975241.469.111.154.045.864.951.45.556
    2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-287---125.31440000020.1231212113131001.7710.180.445.755.755.311.00.333
    2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf323.77880000043.0431818418192031.429.000.843.773.983.771.06.600
    2006Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----281---125.37440000020.3231212113131001.7910.300.455.825.825.371.00.333
    2006MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf323.77880000043.0431818418192031.429.000.843.773.983.771.06.600
    2007Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-298---105.4011000005.05331240001.409.001.803.607.205.402.001.000
    2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou41298---324.32550000025.0271212411250001.529.721.443.969.004.322.27.600
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf313.77550000028.2271312411110021.338.481.263.453.454.081.00.750
    2007Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA/AAA----292---424.50660000030.0321515513290001.509.601.503.908.704.502.23.667
    2007MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf313.83550000028.7271312411110021.358.621.283.513.514.151.00.750
    2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9146.05313100000166.220211411236771272041.6710.911.944.166.866.161.65.391
    2008MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9146.06313100000166.720211411236771272041.6810.941.954.176.886.171.65.391
    2009Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-3110---301.38440000026.0184407170000.966.230.002.425.881.382.431.000
    2009Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-3110---014.50220000010.013550340001.6011.700.002.703.604.501.33.000
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou413110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0010.38510034013.021151556102002.0814.543.464.156.9210.381.67.000
    2009Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA/AA----312---312.25660000036.03199010210001.147.750.002.505.252.252.10.750
    2009MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0010.38510034013.021151556102002.0814.543.464.156.9210.381.67.000
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)31295.23145791123660525.357431330587238360152181.559.841.494.086.175.361.51.517
    National League Totals (6 yrs)30285.16108791111290467.751927526878206318122141.5510.001.503.976.135.301.54.517
    American League Totals (2 yrs)115.82370001237057.7553837932423041.528.651.425.036.615.981.31.500
    Minor League Totals24193.731214331407812357.332117214828141296201141.298.090.713.557.464.332.10.558
    Minor: Rk Totals000.0010001102.00000230001.000.000.009.0013.500.001.50.000
    Minor: A Totals212.98160001516724.7178827202040.996.320.742.607.442.982.86.667
    Minor: A+ Totals101.12170001217324.7137318332000.874.830.372.9812.272.604.131.000
    Minor: AA Totals974.174121315202153.3138817112589712091.288.110.713.415.704.761.67.563
    Minor: AAA Totals12113.904622007240152.7153766613661434111.449.050.773.908.464.492.17.522
    Houston Astros Totals (6 yrs)30285.16108791111290467.751927526878206318122141.5510.001.503.976.135.301.54.517
    Tampa Bay Devil Rays Totals (2 yrs)115.82370001237057.7553837932423041.528.651.425.036.615.981.31.500
    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%
    1998Princeton Devil RaysAppRktba-20of---127921423510711123110101.250.340.326.666106306.207.076.37111.3229.252.580.00.0026.1
    1998Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-tba-20of-ss---11126362001002710000.231.310.308.6182982.154.077.3166.9024.143.500.00.0033.3
    1999Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtba1221of---284272436311294035358166318.232.329.386.71532210522.276.154.29210.8725.162.3130.22.8034.9
    1999St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+tba-21of---24113221266111103213436204.197.316.280.596164378.220.083.25312.8020.731.62132.00.6130.8
    2000St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+tba-22of-ss---31123763893256134363199104528.247.318.354.67242613332.181.107.3277.2823.243.19376.00.2334.4
    2000Orlando RaysSouAAtba-22of---348120000022100000.250.400.250.6501020.000.000.28620.0010.000.500.00.000.0
    2003Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3725pL-S-E-P410100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2004New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou2526p---5199122002000101000.222.222.444.6661042.222.222.2500.0010.000.000.00.00100.0
    2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4126pL-S-E-P53416350016001813000.313.389.500.8892181.250.187.5714.7638.108.0016.04.7620.0
    2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4127pL-S-E-P6284551022061031205000.222.271.356.62753164.222.134.3035.6622.644.000.00.0040.0
    2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-28p---735232003002000000.600.7141.0001.714752.800.400.60028.570.000.000.00.0066.7
    2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4128pL-S-E-P7914020000001600001.143.200.143.3431520.071.000.2506.6740.006.000.00.000.0
    2007Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-29p---810000000000002000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou4129p---856021000000210000.333.429.500.929731.167.167.5000.0028.570.000.00.0050.0
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4129pL-S-E-P8710541011001300000.400.455.8001.2551182.500.400.5009.0927.273.0010.09.0950.0
    2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4130pL-S-E-P9294781320230031815000.277.333.447.78056214.234.170.4075.3632.146.0023.53.5730.8
    2009Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-31p---1041000000001100000.000.500.000.5002001.000.000.00050.0050.001.000.00.000.0
    2009Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-31p---1021000000001000000.000.500.000.5002001.000.000.00050.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4131pL-S-E-P1041000000001100000.000.500.000.5002001.000.000.00050.0050.001.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)112133223452416101048213001.256.317.414.7311585511.241.158.3706.3330.384.8033.22.5332.3
    National League Totals (6 yrs)111133213452416101048213001.256.317.414.7311585511.241.158.3706.3330.384.8033.22.5332.3
    American League Totals (1 yrs)10100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals31392812322054101198717107257221911321.237.327.352.679108732775.220.115.3119.8423.642.4084.41.0134.1
    Minor: Rk Totals27921423510711123110101.250.340.326.666106306.207.076.37111.3229.252.580.00.0026.1
    Minor: A- Totals1126362001002710000.231.310.308.6182982.154.077.3166.9024.143.500.00.0033.3
    Minor: A Totals84272436311294035358166318.232.329.386.71532210522.276.154.29210.8725.162.3130.22.8034.9
    Minor: A+ Totals15350859119317245395213313107212.234.317.335.65259017040.191.101.3088.8122.542.56254.00.3433.6
    Minor: AA Totals99120000023202000.222.417.222.6391420.111.000.28621.4314.290.670.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals2921375005003311000.333.440.5711.01126125.381.238.38911.5411.541.000.00.0071.4
    Houston Astros Totals (6 yrs)111133213452416101048213001.256.317.414.7311585511.241.158.3706.3330.384.8033.22.5332.3
    Tampa Bay Devil Rays Totals (1 yrs)10100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1998Princeton Devil RaysAppRk202B100.03300661.0006.000.001.53.72
    1998Princeton Devil RaysAppRk203B600.0313301916.8422.700.008.822.23
    1998Princeton Devil RaysAppRk20SS200.04400881.0004.000.002.97.42
    1998Princeton Devil RaysAppRk20OF1300.01640020201.0001.500.0019.148.16
    1998Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-202B200.0221054.8002.000.002.618.25
    1998Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-20SS300.0321165.8331.700.003.927.33
    1998Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-20OF500.07000771.0001.400.006.645.59
    1999Charleston (Sc) RiverDogsSALA211B500.03820140401.0008.000.003.56.03
    1999Charleston (Sc) RiverDogsSALA212B800.01122333633.9174.100.005.69.53
    1999Charleston (Sc) RiverDogsSALA213B100.0001010.0000.000.000.71.23
    1999Charleston (Sc) RiverDogsSALA21SS300.078231715.8825.000.002.13.64
    1999Charleston (Sc) RiverDogsSALA21OF6300.0103732113110.9731.700.0044.475.03
    1999St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+211B100.01000111.0001.000.000.72.46
    1999St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+212B200.03101441.0002.000.001.54.94
    1999St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+21SS1100.01426364340.9303.600.008.026.83
    1999St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+21OF3000.05330056561.0001.900.0021.973.26
    2000St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+222B100.02202441.0004.000.000.70.95
    2000St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+223B100.0041154.8004.000.000.70.95
    2000St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+22SS3700.064102723173166.9604.500.0026.633.02
    2000St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+22OF7400.0148943161157.9752.100.0053.266.14
    2000Orlando RaysSouAA22SS100.0000000.0000.000.000.725.05
    2000Orlando RaysSouAA22OF300.06100771.0002.300.002.275.08
    2001Charleston (Sc) RiverdogsSALA23P1600.06300991.0000.600.0011.4100.012
    2001Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+23P1700.0142075.7140.300.0012.1100.013
    2001Orlando RaysSouAA23P1400.02500771.0000.500.0010.0100.012
    2002Orlando RaysSouAA24P2000.05140019191.0001.000.0014.6100.09
    2002Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB24P9013.0000000.0000.000.005.6100.015
    2003Durham BullsILAAA25P1600.00700771.0000.400.0011.4100.011
    2003Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB25P28044.23301661.0000.200.1417.3100.08
    2004New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA26P1900.0311131514.9330.700.0013.2100.014
    2004Houston AstrosNLMLB26P33967.04100114141.0000.400.2120.497.16
    2005Corpus Christi HooksTexAA27P200.00100111.0000.500.001.4100.019
    2005Houston AstrosNLMLB27P2625149.18190127271.0001.000.1816.092.912
    2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA28P400.03602991.0002.300.002.8100.021
    2006Houston AstrosNLMLB28P8843.0590114141.0001.800.334.988.916
    2007Corpus Christi HooksTexAA29P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.026
    2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA29P500.01200331.0000.600.003.5100.017
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLB29P5529.22601881.0001.600.273.171.418
    2008Houston AstrosNLMLB30P3131166.01517123332.9701.000.1919.3100.09
    2009Corpus Christi HooksTexAA31P400.02401661.0001.500.002.9100.021
    2009Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA31P200.00200221.0001.000.001.4100.029
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLB31P5113.00200221.0000.400.153.1100.021
    MLB Totals - (P)14579524376617104103.9900.700.200.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)4600728153635.9720.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)3006100771.0002.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)41009240133331.0000.800.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)3005303881.0002.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)100041154.8004.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)4800781281029216206.9544.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)104002011243217213.9822.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)1700142075.7140.300.000.00.00
    A Totals - (1B)5003820140401.0008.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (2B)8001122333633.9174.100.000.00.00
    A Totals - (3B)100001010.0000.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (SS)30078231715.8825.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)6300103732113110.9731.700.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)16006300991.0000.600.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (2B)200221054.8002.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (SS)300321165.8331.700.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (OF)5007000771.0001.400.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (2B)1003300661.0006.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (3B)600313301916.8422.700.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (SS)2004400881.0004.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (OF)13001640020201.0001.500.000.00.00
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    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
    1998Minor---365---18-
    1999Minor--610114---93-
    2000Minor---1138---77-
    2001Minor47----------
    2002MLB9----------
    2002Minor20----------
    2003MLB28----------
    2003Minor16----------
    2004MLB33----------
    2004Minor19----------
    2005MLB26----------
    2005Minor2----------
    2006MLB8----------
    2006Minor4----------
    2007MLB5----------
    2007Minor6----------
    2008MLB31----------
    2009MLB5----------
    2009Minor6----------
    Totals265-614857---188-