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Brian DuensingTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Chicago Cubs MLB Years: 2009-2018
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-564Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrian Matthew Duensing
Height5-11Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateFebruary 22,1983 [35.091]PlaceMarysville,Kansas
High SchoolMillard South (Omaha,NE)
CollegeUniversity of Nebraska (Lincoln,NE)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (84th overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$400,000Signing ScoutsMark WilsonService Time8.055 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2008-MIN-#8
MLB DebutApril 10,2009 [26.047]
OrganizationsMIN [11] CHN [2] BAL [1] KCA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID27933Retrosheet IDduenb001MLBAM ID488846
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (36.63%) -- Slider (21.71%) -- Fastball (21.07%) -- Changeup (12.58%) -- Curveball (7.97%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.03%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 91.04 - [2017] - 92.06 - [2016] - 91.92 - [2015] - 91.70 - [2014] - 91.23 - [2013] - 92.39 - [2012] - 91.86 - [2011] - 91.58 - [2010] - 91.48
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts43Walks68Hittable55SO/BB61vsPower55Hitting0Durability63Team.506Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2002NebraskaBig12NCAA-1Fr18S/R19624.7318126000078.0824241625603001.379.460.692.886.922.40.750-
2003NebraskaBig12NCAA-1So18ST20302.42440110022.0148606240000.905.64--2.429.674.001.000-
2005NebraskaBig12NCAA-1Jr18S/R22803.00231013110084.0692828528522201.157.390.543.005.571.861.000-
2005Elizabethton TwinsAppRkmin-S/R22432.321293000050.0491913416556001.298.760.722.869.833.44.571-
2006Beloit SnappersMidwAmin-ST23232.9411110000070.0682623314551001.178.700.381.797.043.93.400-
2006Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-ST23254.24770000040.047251948331001.3610.490.891.797.364.13.286-
2006New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-ST23123.651091000049.0512920618300001.409.301.093.285.471.67.333-
2006Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAAA--ST05103.49282710000159.1166806213401182001.299.340.732.256.642.95.333-
2007New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-ST24412.66990000050.247191527380001.078.350.361.246.755.43.800-
2007Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin53ST241153.24191903100116.211554421330861001.248.871.002.316.632.87.688-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST01563.07282803100166.0162735715371241001.198.710.811.996.673.35.714-
2008Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin53ST255114.28252410000138.215075661634774001.339.741.042.215.002.26.313-
2009Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin53ST26464.6613130000075.0874039219442001.4110.390.242.275.262.32.400-
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin52S/R26523.6424915003084.0843734731531031.379.000.753.325.681.71.7144.13
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin52S/R271032.6253134011110130.212242381135781031.208.400.762.415.372.23.7693.85
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin52ST289145.23322841100161.21931029421521153011.5210.741.172.896.402.21.3914.27
2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin52Rel294125.125511440080109.012671621027695021.4010.400.832.235.702.56.2503.82
2013Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin52Rel30623.9873073009161.0682827422566021.4810.030.593.258.262.55.7503.24
2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin52Rel31333.31620620010054.0522020620332011.338.610.993.315.471.65.5004.51
2015Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin52Rel32414.2555055009148.2462423521243041.388.510.923.884.441.14.8005.02
2016Gulf Coast OriolesGCLRkbal52Rel33000.0020200002.02000020001.009.00----9.000.00--
2016Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal31Rel33001.2930300007.05110170000.866.43--1.299.007.00--
2016Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca18Rel33103.1012012005220.0167705191001.037.08--2.218.413.801.000-
2016Norfolk TidesILAAAbal54Rel33000.0030300003.04000060001.3312.00----18.000.00--
2016Minor Totals (4 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0102.2320020005232.0278806341001.027.52--1.679.465.671.000-
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal50Rel33104.0514014004013.0136623101001.208.781.352.036.753.331.0004.27
2017Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn22Rel34000.0020200003.01000050000.333.00----15.000.00--
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32Rel34112.74680680012062.0581919618612021.228.370.872.608.813.39.5003.41
2018Chicago CubsNLMLBchnRel35100.6121021003014.2811010110011.234.91--6.146.751.101.0000.75
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter44383.944576139622692737.277035032472239510240191.369.370.882.916.212.13.5370.93
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter34363.52128101273152624.06422952455015245716001.279.220.722.186.563.01.486-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter21223.887456183152355.037317615431882378001.299.400.782.225.972.69.488-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter533.03221840000106.11034936826750001.218.660.672.196.312.88.625-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter254.24770000040.047251948331001.3610.490.891.797.364.13.286-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter232.9411110000070.0682623314551001.178.700.381.797.043.93.400-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter432.241495000052.0511913416576001.288.770.692.759.803.56.571-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1723.664526192200184.0165787511591365201.228.060.542.886.642.31.895-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter41374.133546129322502647.069132429864208428210161.389.580.892.885.932.06.526-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter212.34890890015076.1662020628722031.227.710.703.278.422.57.667-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter104.0514014004013.0136623101001.208.781.352.036.753.331.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13113.941361811811211220.02291049621711527061.369.370.882.916.212.13.5420.93
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12133.524535101021220.02251048618531606001.279.220.722.186.563.01.480-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin52p2751000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin52p2834000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin52p29551000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2015Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin52p32551000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32p34654000000000300001.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter27711000000000700001.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.0063.640.000.000.000.00
Minnesota Twins Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1917000000000400000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter864000000000300001.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626000000000400001.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0063.640.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2005Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin22P12--312--15151.0001.25------12100.017.9
2006Beloit Snappers MidwAmin23P11--418122322.9572.00------11100.08.0
2006Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min23P7--251187.8751.00------7100.05.0
2006New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin23P10--351-98.8890.80------10100.07.0
2007New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin24P9--241-76.8570.67------9100.06.4
2007Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin24P19--717-124241.0001.26------19100.013.2
2008Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin25P25--822113130.9681.20------25100.017.4
2009Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin26P13--716132423.9581.77------13100.09.0
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26P24984617-223231.0000.960.27-----24100.014.7
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27P5313130525-130301.0000.570.23-----53100.032.7
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28P322816110184-3228.8750.880.17-----32100.019.8
2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29P5511109513-118181.0000.330.175183.3-55100.034.0
2013Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30P73-61712-119191.0000.260.312340.0-73100.045.1
2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31P62-5418-1991.0000.150.172250.0-62100.038.3
2015Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32P55-48113111514.9330.250.296-100.0-55100.034.0
2016Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal33P2---------------2100.03.4
2016Bowie Baysox EastAAbal33P3--12--331.0001.00------3100.02.1
2016Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca33P12--16--771.0000.58------12100.08.6
2016Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal33P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.1
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33P14-1312--331.0000.210.23-----14100.08.6
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn34P2---------------2100.01.4
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34P68-62116-117171.0000.250.274180.0-68100.042.0
MLB Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P436617224711458166161.9700.370.2219773.1-4360.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P74--2362258785.9771.15------740.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P22--6112-1917.8950.77------220.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P7--251187.8751.00------70.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P11--418122322.9572.00------110.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P14--312--15151.0001.07------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2005Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin2212----------
2006Beloit Snappers MidwAmin2311----------
2006Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min237----------
2006New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin2310----------
2007New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin249----------
2007Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin2419----------
2008Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin2525----------
2009Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin2613----------
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2624----------
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2753----------
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2832----------
2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2955----------
2013Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3073----------
2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3162----------
2015Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3255----------
2016Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal332----------
2016Bowie Baysox EastAAbal333----------
2016Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca3312----------
2016Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal333----------
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3314----------
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn342----------
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3468----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008United StatesOlympicsTournament25101.1740400007.2311125000.693.521.172.355.872.501.171.000
2008Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB250019.2920200002.1555252004.7619.297.7219.297.720.4019.29.000
2009Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26000.0002-2002325.01900100000.766.840.360.000.0000.00.000
2009Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB26019.6411000004.27551131001.9013.501.931.935.793.009.64.000
2010Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27124.50523000016.0181081210101.2510.130.561.135.635.005.63.333
2010Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB270113.5011000003.17551110002.5818.902.702.702.701.0013.50.000
2011Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28302.49660000021.2241161317001.279.970.421.257.065.674.571.000
2012Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29014.09909000011.01465126001.4511.450.821.644.913.004.91.000
2013Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30204.2011011001015.012772211000.937.201.201.206.605.504.201.000
2014Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31104.2660600006.1533203000.827.112.840.004.2604.261.000
2015Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32008.1810010000011.0161010329111.6413.092.451.647.364.508.18.000
2016Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33114.7611011001011.116861312001.7112.710.792.389.534.006.35.500
2017Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34014.6680800009.21255133001.6311.170.932.792.791.004.66.000
2017Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB34100.0020200001.10000110000.910.000.006.756.751.000.001.000
2017Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB34012.2530300004.01110330001.002.250.006.756.751.002.25.000
2018Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35005.1980800008.2955309001.109.353.120.009.3505.19.000
Summer Olympics Totals - 1 yrs101.1740400007.7311125000.653.521.172.355.872.501.171.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 11 yrs853.917610660043138.01507060182282211.259.781.171.435.353.734.57.615
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs129.6442200009.3141010235101.8213.501.932.894.821.679.64.333
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs012.2530300004.0111033001.002.250.006.756.751.002.25.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2017Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs101000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-01-15RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($7m) [Free Agent]34.327Team Roster on 2018-01-15
2017-11-03RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency34.254  
2017-04-14RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL34.051Team Roster on 2017-04-14
2017-04-06RPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab34.043Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2017-04-01RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Sore back34.038Team Roster on 2017-04-01
2016-12-01RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m) [Free Agent]33.282Team Roster on 2016-12-01
2016-11-02RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency33.253  
2016-09-05RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL33.195Team Roster on 2016-09-05
2016-07-04RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL33.132Team Roster on 2016-07-04
2016-06-23RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left elbow surgery33.121Team Roster on 2016-06-23
2016-06-03RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors33.101Team Roster on 2016-06-03
2016-05-24RPBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract33.091Team Roster on 2016-05-24
2016-05-17RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Royals33.084  
2016-04-07RPKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)33.044Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2016-04-02RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract33.039Team Roster on 2016-04-02
2016-03-28RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Royals33.034  
2016-02-19RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract32.362Team Roster on 2016-02-19
2015-11-03RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency32.254  
2015-05-02RPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL32.069Team Roster on 2015-05-02
2015-04-17RPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Intercostal strain32.054Team Roster on 2015-04-17
2015-01-25RPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.7m) [Avoids arbitration]31.337Team Roster on 2015-01-25
2014-04-03RPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from Paternity Leave list31.040Team Roster on 2014-04-03
2014-03-31RPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on paternity leave list31.037Team Roster on 2014-03-31
2014-01-17RPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2m) [Avoids arbitration]30.329Team Roster on 2014-01-17
2013-01-18RPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.3m) [Avoids arbitration]29.330Team Roster on 2013-01-18
2012-05-07RPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActive--29.074Team Roster on 2012-05-07
* 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
2005Minnesota Twins-22400,000-------400,000Signing Bonus out of 2005 Draft (3rd round - 84th overall)
2009Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26400,000-72435-2,746,792400,000800,000
2010Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll27417,500-60726332,812,412400,0001,217,500
2011Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll28462,500-55319392,722,607414,0001,680,000
2012Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll29515,000-51815432,954,887480,0002,195,000
2013Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll301,300,000-41010553,023,990490,0003,495,0002013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.3m) [Avoids arbitration]
2014Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll312,000,000-36412603,256,497500,0005,495,0002014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2m) [Avoids arbitration]
2015Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll322,700,0006.10433313643,571,283507,5008,195,0002015-01-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.7m) [Avoids arbitration]
2016Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll33507,5007.05577133-3,498,245507,5008,702,5002016-02-19 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2016-04-02 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2016-05-24 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2017Chicago CubsTeam Payroll342,000,0008.05538617573,651,709535,00010,702,5002016-12-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m) [Free Agent]
2018Chicago CubsTeam Payroll353,500,000-26514684,360,045545,00014,202,5002018-01-15 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($7m) [Free Agent]
* 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