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Brian AndersonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2012 MLB Years: 2005-2009
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsCF-331, OF-278, P-54, RF-23, LF-23, DH-2Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrian Nikola Anderson
Height6-2Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 11,1982 [36.275]PlaceTucson,Arizona
High SchoolCanyon del Oro (Tucson,AZ)
CollegeUniversity of Arizona (Tucson,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (15th overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$1,600,000Signing ScoutsJohn KazanasService Time3.053 (2009)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2004-CHA-#7 ... 2005-MLB-#37 ... 2005-CHA-#1 ... 2006-MLB-#51 ... 2006-CHA-#2
MLB DebutAugust 16,2005 [23.158]
OrganizationsCHA [7] NYA [1] SFN [1] BOS [1] KCA [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID25207Retrosheet IDandeb003MLBAM ID435042
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts3Walks4Hittable6SO/BB3vsPower6Hitting0Durability13Team.500Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2001University of ArizonaPac10NCAA-1Rel19112.61707000310.054308112001.264.35--6.979.581.38.500-
2002ArizonaPac10NCAA-1So27Rel20028.1810010000411.0151210010200002.2712.27--8.1816.362.00.000-
2010Arizona RoyalsArizRkkca-ST28000.0044000005.02000060000.403.60----10.800.00--
2010Burlington BeesMidwAkca-Rel28003.3840400005.04320450001.506.75--6.758.441.25--
2010San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn38Rel28313.55330330010150.2472820220357001.328.350.363.556.221.75.750-
2010Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca27Rel28002.5760600107.04220160000.715.14--1.297.716.00--
2010Minor Totals (4 teams)Minor--Rel0313.18474430011167.1573324225527001.217.540.263.316.882.08.750-
2011Trenton ThunderEastAAnya47Rel29101.1770700107.27210190001.048.22--1.1710.579.001.000-
2012Somerset PatriotsAtlInd--Rel30011.8050500205.04110080000.807.20----14.400.00.000-
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter412.97544500012174.2643525226617001.197.610.243.097.262.35.800-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.5760600107.04220160000.715.14--1.297.716.00--
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101.1770700107.27210190001.048.22--1.1710.579.001.000-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter313.55330330010150.2472820220357001.328.350.363.556.221.75.750-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.3840400005.04320450001.506.75--6.758.441.25--
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0044000005.02000060000.403.60----10.800.00--
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter011.8050500205.04110080000.807.20----14.400.00.000-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter135.4817017000721.0201613018312001.788.44--7.5913.081.72.250-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1232.971571214500353220.01861027367617720001.197.610.243.097.262.35.800-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001University of ArizonaPac10NCAA-1p194818140679643886182522003.370.433.552.98510019203.414.182.293.4248.8712.321.391.9745.2528.36
2002ArizonaPac10NCAA-1So27p204016037444053064253130204.275.379.394.773639190.310.119.288.34813.1616.321.242.6332.0020.45
2003ArizonaPac10NCAA-1Jr27p215723258851281462174244220301.366.425.6681.09315534261.397.302.461.4589.2016.091.755.3616.5740.00
2003Great Falls White SoxPioRkcha-of211349619212133191010011.388.492.5921.08429559.459.204.429.46415.2516.951.113.3924.5026.32
2004Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+cha-of22692544381224846101294430153.319.394.531.92513534287.360.212.362.39210.1015.331.522.7931.7541.98
2004Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-of224818526509342732193031133.270.346.416.7627716209.303.146.254.3309.0914.351.581.9146.2532.00
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         117439691313171273133487461286.298.374.483.85721250496.335.185.317.3669.6814.921.542.4236.5838.17
2005Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-of231184487113224316574244115414011.295.360.469.82921043501.361.174.277.3608.7822.952.613.1928.0032.58
2005Chicago White SoxALMLBcha44lf-cf2313343610231001201002.176.176.382.55813335.200.206.235.2340.0034.290.005.7117.0050.00
2006Chicago White SoxALMLBcha44cf24134365468223183347309052323.225.290.359.64913132405.274.134.208.2847.4122.223.001.9845.6339.02
2007Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha20of255720029518283132194710304.255.318.435.7538718223.291.180.280.3278.5221.082.473.5925.0035.29
2007Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32lf-cf251317321000002700002.118.211.176.3873119.200.058.176.18810.5336.843.500.000.0050.00
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32cf26109181244213082651104502002.232.272.436.7087921193.266.204.282.3065.1823.324.504.1522.6350.00
2009Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha22cf27114361211250121601000.279.311.488.79921446.400.209.233.3444.3534.788.004.3521.5033.33
2009Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos32cf27248091640480272221002.200.281.400.68132890.222.200.263.3007.7824.443.144.4420.0050.00
2009Totals for IL-IL         351231528516130393822002.228.291.431.7225312136.278.203.252.3156.6227.944.224.4120.5042.86
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32cf276518525449021336204932004.238.322.319.6415911210.313.081.173.2949.5223.332.450.9592.5025.00
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32rf-cf272117750025003500102.294.381.6471.02811221.273.353.529.42214.2923.811.679.528.5040.00
2009Totals for AL-AL         8620232499041836235432106.243.328.347.6757013231.310.104.203.3069.9623.382.351.7350.5026.53
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3557991081814712280131465208874215.227.290.370.66029670883.277.143.224.0007.3623.563.202.4936.3238.67
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter340125919036170144418723111292841449924.287.357.469.8265911281415.337.182.295.0009.1220.072.203.1128.6135.46
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter210771115211376301017772200737017.274.338.454.79235073860.330.180.274.0008.3723.262.783.4925.7034.60
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4818526509342732193031133.270.346.416.7627716209.303.146.254.0009.0914.351.581.9146.2532.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter692544381224846101294430153.319.394.531.92513534287.360.212.362.00010.1015.331.522.7931.7541.98
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1349619212133191010011.388.492.5921.08429559.459.204.429.00015.2516.951.113.3924.5026.32
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1455731351962514231303114679872508.342.414.555.96931862654.379.213.360.00010.2414.981.463.5224.9131.63
Chicago White Sox Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3347821011764712075131462203873213.225.288.364.65228568862.278.139.217.0007.1923.553.272.3239.1038.64
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2117750025003500102.294.381.6471.02811221.273.353.529.00014.2923.811.679.528.5040.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623654983210103766309543217.227.290.370.66013532403.277.143.224.0007.3623.563.202.4936.3238.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260091172337218911561135724411.287.357.469.82628261674.337.182.295.0009.1220.072.203.1128.6135.46

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2003Great Falls White Sox PioRkcha21OF13--233-226261.0002.00------13100.017.1
2004Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha22OF68--13151-137136.9932.00------6998.648.6
2004Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22OF44--952119897.9902.20------4891.731.7
2005Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha23OF115--2781444296292.9862.54------11897.579.9
2005Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23LF9342101-111111.0001.220.26-----1369.25.6
2005Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23CF53367---771.0001.400.19-----1338.53.1
2005Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23RF1172---221.0002.000.29-----137.70.6
2006Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24CF134106966305321310308.9942.300.32-----134100.082.7
2007Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha25OF38--793-182821.0002.16------5766.726.6
2007Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25LF5-111---111.0000.200.09-----1338.53.1
2007Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25CF33248-1-98.8892.670.33-----1323.11.9
2007Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25DH2---------------1315.41.2
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26CF9437447102---1021021.0001.090.23-----10986.257.7
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26LF32163---331.0001.000.19-----1092.81.8
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26RF2-6-------------1091.81.2
2009Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27CF19--573-160601.0003.16------2479.213.3
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha27CF9--211--22221.0002.44------1181.86.3
2009Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27RF3--6---661.0002.00------2412.52.1
2009Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27LF2--3-1-43.7501.50------248.31.4
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27CF6149438108221112110.9821.800.25-----6593.837.7
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27RF113414---441.0000.360.10-----2152.46.8
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27RF6228101--11111.0001.830.39-----659.23.7
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27CF6-122---221.0000.330.17-----2128.63.7
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27LF4111-------------2119.02.5
2010Arizona Royals ArizRkkca28P4---------------4100.07.1
2010Burlington Bees MidwAkca28P4--2---221.0000.50------4100.02.9
2010San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn28P33--541-109.9000.27------33100.023.6
2010Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca28P6--11--221.0000.33------6100.04.2
2011Trenton Thunder EastAAnya29P7--1---111.0000.14------7100.05.0
MLB Totals for CF - 5 season(s)-   CF3031981923532552542537.9911.770.28-----3030.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 4 season(s)-   LF21680141-115151.0000.710.19-----210.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF20682161--17171.0000.850.21-----200.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF153--3571745378374.9892.44------1530.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF28--784-182821.0002.93------280.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P6--11--221.0000.33------60.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF3--6---661.0002.00------30.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF2--3-1-43.7501.50------20.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF44--952119897.9902.20------440.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P7--1---111.0000.14------70.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF68--13151-137136.9932.00------680.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P33--541-109.9000.27------330.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--2---221.0000.50------40.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF13--233-226261.0002.00------130.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4---------------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2003Great Falls White Sox PioRkcha21---------13-
2004Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha22---------68-
2004Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22---------44-
2005Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha23---------115-
2005Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23------951--
2006Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24-------134---
2007Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha25---------38-
2007Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25------53--2
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26------3942--
2009Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27------2193--
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha27-------9---
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27-------616--
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27------4611--
2010Arizona Royals ArizRkkca284----------
2010Burlington Bees MidwAkca284----------
2010San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn2833----------
2010Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca286----------
2011Trenton Thunder EastAAnya297----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2011New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB290121.6020200001.2744000005.8337.800.000.000.00021.60.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs0121.6020200001.7744000004.2037.800.000.000.00021.60.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Bourne BravesCape Cod LeagueCollege1940142631500957103700000.218.270.254.524365152.295.036.0926.5824.343.700.000.0016.13
2004Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor22269014214031350142100000.233.337.378.715347104.273.145.35613.4620.191.502.8830.0033.33
2006Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB242268921521102451211101.309.360.485.84533876.357.176.2216.5815.792.401.3268.0038.10
2007Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB2520526162025208800105.308.393.462.85524461.326.154.34613.1113.111.003.2826.0025.00
2008Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB26256810225141212111800000.324.418.6031.021411079.391.279.42613.9222.781.645.0617.0045.45
2008Chicago White SoxDiv SeriesMLB2635100000100401000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.2000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2009Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB272469122000490191410103.290.375.464.83932480.308.174.29011.2517.501.565.0017.2520.00
2010Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB281741814411110121110000.341.386.561.94723644.448.220.2444.5525.005.502.2741.0042.86
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs269014214031350142100000.233.337.378.715347104.273.145.35613.4620.191.502.8830.0033.33
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs40142631500957103700000.218.270.254.524365152.295.036.0926.5824.343.700.000.0016.13
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs1082984593164124758356331309.312.386.513.89915332340.358.201.30910.2918.531.803.5324.8334.41
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs35100000100401000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.2000.0066.670.000.000.000.00

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20032nd Team College All-American (OF) ... Pac-10 Conference All-Conference (OF)2
2005Northwest League All-Star Team (RP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-04-07PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by White Sox33.027  
2015-01-16PChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract32.311Team Roster on 2015-01-16
2013-04-15PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Rockies31.035  
2012-04-11PColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract30.031Team Roster on 2012-04-11
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-02-21ContractSigned by Dodgers 
2010-01-21ContractSigned by Royals 
2009-07-28TradeTraded by White Sox to Red Sox for Mark Kotsay 
2009-05-19InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-05-01InjuredDisabled -- Strained right oblique 
2008-02-27ContractSigned by White Sox (1-year) 
2003-06-19Contractsigned 
* 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
2003Chicago White Sox-211,600,000-------1,600,000Signing Bonus out of 2003 Draft (1st round - 15th overall)
2005Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll23300,000-79438-2,189,055300,0001,900,000
2006Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll24330,000-70428122,365,072327,0002,230,000
2007Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll25390,000-64023192,459,737380,0002,620,000
2008Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll26395,000-68328232,696,252390,0003,015,000
2009Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll27440,0003.05353331342,746,792400,0003,455,000
2009Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll27440,0003.05353325342,746,792400,0003,455,000
* 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