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Dallas BradenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2007-2011
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PositionsP-165Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDallas Lee Braden
Height6-1Weight185BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 13,1983 [34.251]PlacePhoenix,Arizona
High SchoolStagg (Stockton,CA)
CollegeTexas Tech University (Lubbock,TX), American River College (Sacramento,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 24th round (727th overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 46th round (1383rd overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsBlake DavisService Time4.039 (2011)
MLB DebutApril 24,2007 [23.255]
OrganizationsOAK [8] Awards1
TBC Player ID42771Retrosheet IDbradd002MLBAM ID460284
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (28.69%) -- Sinker (27.82%) -- Changeup (26.72%) -- Curveball (11.41%) -- Cutter (5.36%)
Fastball Velocity [2011] - 87.65 - [2010] - 87.20
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Oakland Athletics in 2009
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts62Walks79Hittable55SO/BB77vsPower55Hitting0Durability50Team.525Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2002American River CollegeCollegeNCAAFr51ST18722.5512111000070.2592720019564101.107.51--2.427.132.95.778-
2003American River CollegeCollegeNCAASo51ST19542.4512111300084.0624023018920200.956.62--1.929.825.11.556-
2004Texas TechBig12NCAA-1Jr-ST20644.5617170100098.210955501321933001.329.941.191.928.484.43.600-
2004Vancouver CanadiansNwstA-oak-Rel20202.76707004216.0157513260001.108.270.551.6514.338.671.000-
2004Kane County CougarsMidwAoak-ST20214.70550000023.022131226331001.228.610.782.3512.915.50.667-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0413.891257004239.037201739591001.178.470.692.0613.506.56.800-
2005Stockton PortsCalifA+oak-ST21602.68770100043.2311413411644200.966.390.822.2713.195.821.000-
2005Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak-ST21953.9016160000097.01044342532718301.409.650.462.976.592.22.643-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01553.52232301000140.2135575594313512501.278.640.582.758.643.14.750-
2006Arizona AthleticsArizRkoak-ST22200.86660000021.0122203361000.715.14--1.2915.4312.001.000-
2006Stockton PortsCalifA+oak-ST22206.23330000013.0129935170001.318.312.083.4611.773.401.000-
2006Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak-ST220016.2011000003.09661020002.7024.302.70--5.400.00--
2006Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--ST0404.1010100000037.033171748551001.107.960.961.9313.266.881.000-
2007Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak-ST23102.25220000012.053323130000.673.751.502.259.754.331.000-
2007Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak50ST23232.9511110210064.0512221418742201.087.170.562.5310.414.11.400-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0332.8413130210076.0562524621872201.016.630.712.4910.304.14.500-
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak61S/R23186.7220146001072.0915954926556121.6211.321.123.246.842.12.1114.50
2008Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak50S/R24312.361192100053.0491914711541001.138.271.181.869.114.91.750-
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak51S/R24544.1419109007071.2773633825410121.429.671.003.145.151.64.5564.57
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak51ST25893.89222200000136.21446359942811021.369.480.592.775.331.93.4713.73
2010Stockton PortsCalifA+oak-ST26006.7511000004.07332140002.0015.754.502.259.004.00--
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak51ST2611143.50303005200192.2180837517431132151.168.410.792.015.282.63.4403.80
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak51ST27113.00330000018.0187625150001.289.001.002.507.503.00.5003.64
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter26364.169479155280489.05102482274514130593111.329.340.822.585.592.16.4190.88
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter29103.34706194142349.2317141130319339417701.178.140.802.3910.114.24.744-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter542.68222023100117.0100413511291283201.107.670.842.229.824.41.556-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1054.09191900000112.01185251835868301.369.450.642.806.892.46.667-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter803.7111110100060.2502625917854201.107.421.342.5212.615.001.000-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter214.70550000023.022131226331001.228.610.782.3512.915.50.667-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter202.76707004216.0157513260001.108.270.551.6514.338.671.000-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter200.86660000021.0122203361000.715.14--1.2915.4312.001.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter18103.30413924000252.22301229313582417301.148.160.462.068.554.16.643-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter26364.169479155280489.05102482274514130593111.329.340.822.585.592.16.419-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12164.16423572140220.022811110220631374151.329.340.822.585.592.16.4290.88
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1863.34443863131220.01998882195824711401.178.140.802.3910.114.24.750-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002American River CollegeCollegeFr51p181630290004213611100.300.371.300.6719036.360.000.133.3118.3316.672.000.000.000.00
2003American River CollegeCollegeSo51p1920651420500124031031000.308.366.385.75125572.364.077.185.3374.1713.893.330.000.0025.00
2004Texas TechBig12NCAA-1Jr-p20311122432411153061836001.286.339.366.705416127.333.080.161.3154.7214.173.000.79112.0018.75
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak51p2523000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak51p2611000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter34000000000202000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter6720740619113191123478101.295.352.362.7147511235.347.067.164.0005.1114.472.830.43207.0018.03
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter34000000000202000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622160000000001080108000.000.000.000.00000324.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Vancouver Canadians NwstA-oak20P8--13-1441.0000.50------7114.310.5
2004Kane County Cougars MidwAoak20P5---3--331.0000.60------5100.03.6
2005Stockton Ports CalifA+oak21P7--46--10101.0001.43------7100.05.0
2005Midland RockHounds TexAAoak21P16--623513429.8531.81------16100.011.4
2006Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak22P6--251-87.8751.17------6100.010.9
2006Stockton Ports CalifA+oak22P3---2--221.0000.67------3100.02.1
2006Midland RockHounds TexAAoak22P1--12--331.0003.00------1100.00.7
2007Midland RockHounds TexAAoak23P2--12--331.0001.50------2100.01.5
2007Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23P11--2101-1312.9231.09------11100.07.6
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23P201472491-1413.9290.650.18-----20100.012.3
2008Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak24P11--26-1881.0000.73------11100.07.6
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24P1910712141-1716.9410.840.23-----19100.011.8
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25P2222136615312421.8750.950.15-----22100.013.6
2010Stockton Ports CalifA+oak26P1---------------1100.00.7
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26P30301921232244644.9571.470.23-----30100.018.5
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27P3318-1--111.0000.330.06-----3100.01.9
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P947948924717510295.9311.010.19-----940.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P22--416112120.9520.91------220.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P19--827514035.8751.84------190.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P11--48--12121.0001.09------110.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5---3--331.0000.60------50.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8--13-1441.0000.50------80.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P6--251-87.8751.17------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Vancouver Canadians NwstA-oak208----------
2004Kane County Cougars MidwAoak205----------
2005Stockton Ports CalifA+oak217----------
2005Midland RockHounds TexAAoak2116----------
2006Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak226----------
2006Stockton Ports CalifA+oak223----------
2006Midland RockHounds TexAAoak221----------
2007Midland RockHounds TexAAoak232----------
2007Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak2311----------
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2320----------
2008Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak2411----------
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2419----------
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2522----------
2010Stockton Ports CalifA+oak261----------
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2630----------
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak273----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2007Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB23115.5940400109.21366047011.8512.100.003.726.521.755.59.500
2008Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24103.00624002012.0944157001.176.750.753.755.251.403.001.000
2009Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25000.00000000023.02310002101.009.000.000.000.7800.39.000
2010Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26015.91550000021.13015145412001.6112.662.111.695.063.006.33.000
2011Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27035.24660000022.13418131614001.8113.700.402.425.642.337.25.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs253.7721138003088.3109443771942111.4511.110.711.944.282.214.48.286

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2321000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2010Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2652000000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.50033.3366.672.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs73000000001300000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0075.003.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2010American League Player of the Week (May 3-May 9)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-01-15PFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement30.155  
2012-10-30PFree Agent -ActiveFree AgentElected free agency29.078  
2012-04-22POakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL28.253Team Roster on 2012-04-22
2012-04-02POakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left shoulder28.233Team Roster on 2012-04-02
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-06-07InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2011-04-18InjuredDisabled -- Stiff left shoulder 
2010-07-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-06-23InjuredDisabled -- Left Elbow Stiffness 
2009-11-05InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-09-11InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2009-08-08InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-07-11InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-06-23Contractsigned 
* 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
2007Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll23380,000-73753-2,459,737380,000380,000
2008Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll24390,000-75344-2,696,252390,000770,000
2009Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25410,000-64018192,746,792400,0001,180,000
2010Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26420,000-58820352,812,412400,0001,600,000
2011Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll273,350,0004.0392471073++2,722,607414,0004,950,000
* 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