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Brooks KieschnickTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1991-2005 MLB Years: 1996-2004
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-449, 1B-216, P-161, LF-41, RF-10, 3B-10, DH-4Position when DraftedOF-PPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Brooks Kieschnick
Height6-4Weight230BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 6,1972 [46.230]PlaceRobstown,Texas
High SchoolMary Carroll (Corpus Christi,TX)
CollegeUniversity of Texas (Austin,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 1st round (10th overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$650,000
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1994-MLB-#44 ... 1994-MLB-#1 ... 1995-MLB-#82 ... 1995-MLB-#1 ... 1996-MLB-#47 ... 1996-MLB-#1
MLB DebutApril 3,1996 [23.301]
OrganizationsCHN [5] MIL [2] TBA [2] CIN [1] COL [1] HOU [1] ANA [1] CHA [1] Awards9
TBC Player ID4311Retrosheet IDkiesb001MLBAM ID117044
RelationshipsCousin of Roger Kieschnick
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays from the Chicago Cubs in the 1997 Expansion Draft (#64 pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed24Power86Contact44XBH77RBIs76Runs50Hitting71Durability27Team.474Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1991University of TexasSWCNCAA-1p-lf19582045073204146621421700000.358.467.7011.16814338246.341.343.554.50417.076.910.405.6914.5752.05
1992University of TexasSWCNCAA-1p-lf20541974668201106831341900000.345.442.6091.05112031231.345.264.447.46514.728.230.564.3319.7045.59
1993University of TexasSWCNCAA-1p-lf21672577696271198131643800000.374.498.7081.20618247321.385.334.591.51519.9411.840.595.9213.5348.96
1993Gulf Coast CubsGCLRkchn-2139021000000100000.222.222.333.555319.250.111.111.2430.0011.110.000.000.0050.00
1993Daytona CubsFSLA+chn-of21622142002011400000.182.217.273.4906223.222.091.091.2214.3517.394.000.000.0050.00
1993Orlando CubsSouAAchn-of2125911231802101271900010.341.388.495.883451098.414.154.220.3887.1419.392.712.0445.5032.26
1993Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         3412213371102121382400010.303.346.443.7895413130.365.140.189.3486.1518.463.001.5461.0035.14
1994Orlando CubsSouAAchn-of22126468571322531455353378404310.282.332.438.77020542509.311.156.222.3356.4815.322.362.7533.4331.82
1995Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-of23138505611493012373235891403711.295.370.495.86525054570.320.200.313.37510.1815.961.574.0421.9636.24
1996Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-of-1b24117441471142011864013710800248.259.315.431.74619039480.303.172.254.3227.7122.502.923.7524.5034.21
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn19rf-lf2425296102016003800000.345.406.517.92315332.450.172.276.4049.3825.002.673.1329.0030.00
1997Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-1b25973605793210216602368910548.258.323.492.81517742402.282.234.328.3478.9622.142.475.2217.1445.16
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn19lf2539909182041210122100002.200.294.356.650326102.215.156.300.29411.7620.591.753.9222.5033.33
1998Gulf Coast RaysGCLRktba-1b26412461028001000000.500.5381.0831.62113313.400.583.667.6687.690.000.0015.386.0050.00
1998St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+tba-of262810515266051800111800104.248.316.448.7644711117.253.200.305.3329.4015.381.644.2721.0042.31
1998Durham BullsILAAAtba-of26723431012014800002.130.259.304.5637227.143.174.304.26014.8129.632.003.7023.0066.67
1998Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         3914023358082801162600106.250.325.479.8046716157.252.229.336.34810.1916.561.635.1017.5045.71
1999Durham BullsILAAAtba-of27237561550150051400003.200.250.307.55723680.233.107.173.2496.2517.502.801.2575.0040.00
1999Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAana-1b27772965493203237301196020215.314.357.635.99218846319.326.321.382.4145.9618.813.167.2112.8749.46
1999Totals for AAA-AAA         10037160108253247801247420218.291.336.569.90521152399.305.278.340.3816.0218.553.086.0215.4648.15
2000Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin55of-1b281134406812235025902138107102610.277.335.527.86223260481.313.250.339.3627.9022.252.825.2017.6049.18
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin461b281412000000001500000.000.077.000.0770013.000.000.083.0567.6938.465.000.000.000.00
2001Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol55of2971252447493134532247220037.294.360.508.86812825278.365.214.313.3698.6325.903.004.6819.3833.78
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol55lf29354251021390031300001.238.289.548.83723645.269.310.381.3486.6728.894.336.6714.0060.00
2002Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha25p30691893252110134000144600314.275.320.540.86010224206.293.265.339.3626.8022.333.296.3114.5446.15
2003Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil23p311110000000001400000.000.091.000.0910011.000.000.100.0649.0936.364.000.000.000.00
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil55p3169701221107120061300002.300.355.614.96943876.280.314.400.4097.8917.112.179.2110.0038.10
2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil55p32756321730170051600013.270.324.365.68923468.348.095.175.3007.3523.533.201.4763.0023.53
2005Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-p3323120002001000100.667.600.6671.267205.500.000.333.49720.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou55p334946614203100081300001.304.407.543.95025554.367.239.413.41114.8124.071.635.5615.3335.71
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         5149716203120091300101.327.424.551.97527559.382.224.408.41815.2522.031.445.0816.3331.25
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter2573063476101164610307600018.248.315.444.75913627336.280.196.297.0008.9322.622.534.7619.1335.53
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter9663347469932197111645631119298732140233073.278.338.491.82916433723682.310.213.299.0008.0919.882.464.4520.4139.91
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter77226373797291548141468711244612100172659.276.338.501.83913223032908.309.225.316.0008.3921.052.514.8518.7041.56
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter153562701653331667474197405410.294.343.448.79125252612.328.154.222.0006.7015.852.372.6135.1331.52
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3412716308052001122200104.236.300.417.7175313140.248.181.268.0008.5715.711.833.5725.4043.33
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter721482028001100000.381.409.7621.17116422.333.381.429.0004.554.551.009.0910.5050.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17965817223767643215831407400000.360.472.6761.148445116798.359.316.536.00017.549.270.535.3915.3048.95
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14413314384081900112900015.286.340.496.8366612144.313.210.293.0007.6420.142.645.5616.6331.58
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6411915284051810152900002.235.321.395.716479134.271.160.294.00011.1921.641.933.7323.8032.14
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter354251021390031300001.238.289.548.83723645.269.310.381.0006.6728.894.336.6714.0060.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1412000000001500000.000.077.000.0770013.000.000.083.0007.6938.465.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162193214861102910194800015.248.315.444.7598617212.280.196.297.0008.9322.622.534.7619.1335.53
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625617915633228942350123204512.278.338.491.82927662617.310.213.299.0008.0919.882.464.4520.4139.91

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1991University of TexasSWCNCAA-1S/R19712.5818126230180.0603023026610001.076.72--2.916.832.35.875-
1992University of TexasSWCNCAA-1ST201133.13191726300115.01004340025810001.097.83--1.966.343.24.786-
1993University of TexasSWCNCAA-1S/R211643.25261979103149.215574540491260001.369.32--2.957.582.57.800-
1999Durham BullsILAAAtba-Rel27000.0010100102.01100112001.004.50--4.504.501.00--
2001Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol55Rel290018.0010100101.03220010003.0027.00----9.000.00--
2002Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha25Rel30012.59250250014031.03099110301001.288.620.292.878.623.00.000-
2003Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil23Rel31108.56808004013.2171513310140001.9811.201.986.599.221.401.000-
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil55Rel31115.26420420015053.0663231513392001.4911.210.852.216.623.00.5003.52
2004Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-ST32000.0022000002.01000010000.504.50----4.500.00--
2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil55Rel32113.7732032009043.0441918613281001.339.211.262.725.862.15.5004.47
2005Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-Rel33001.0850500108.010210251001.4410.80--2.165.402.50--
2005Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou55Rel33245.72450450011156.27745361326343001.8212.232.064.135.401.31.333-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0245.12500500012164.18747371328394001.7712.051.803.885.401.39.333-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter224.59740740024096.011051491126673001.4210.311.032.446.282.58.5000.91
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter354.778728500321113.013974611749867001.6310.881.333.836.731.76.375-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter355.068228000311105.212972601747816001.6510.881.433.976.831.72.375-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter001.0850500108.010210251001.4410.80--2.165.402.50--
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3483.0563481517704344.131514711701002680001.208.22--2.616.992.68.810-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter224.59740740024096.011051491126673001.4210.311.032.446.282.58.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings554.59170017000550220.025211711225601547001.4210.311.032.446.282.58.5000.91
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings6104.77166416200612220.0266142117339416513001.6310.881.333.836.731.76.375-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1993Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn21OF4--91--10101.0002.50------666.73.0
1993Orlando Cubs SouAAchn21OF23--2213-2623.8851.00------2592.016.3
1994Orlando Cubs SouAAchn22OF100--17575-187182.9731.82------12679.473.0
1994Orlando Cubs SouAAchn221B9--836169089.9899.89------1267.16.6
1994Orlando Cubs SouAAchn223B2--11--221.0001.00------1261.61.5
1995Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn23OF117--1661221180178.9891.52------13884.881.8
1995Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn231B7--133-216161.0002.29------1385.14.9
1996Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn24OF52--8151-8786.9891.65------11744.436.1
1996Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn241B52--41723734447440.9848.46------11744.436.1
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24RF5--3---331.0000.60------2520.03.1
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24LF4--2-1-32.6670.50------2516.02.5
1997Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn251B63--53138566574569.9919.03------9764.944.1
1997Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn25OF14--26---26261.0001.86------9714.49.8
1997Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn253B7--516312421.8753.00------977.24.9
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25LF26--3612-3937.9491.42------3966.716.0
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25RF1--3---331.0003.00------392.60.6
1998Gulf Coast Rays GCLRktba261B2--11---11111.0005.50------450.03.3
1998St. Petersburg Devil Rays FSLA+tba26OF25--24-3-2724.8890.96------2889.318.0
1998Durham Bulls ILAAAtba26OF5--11---11111.0002.20------771.43.5
1998Durham Bulls ILAAAtba261B2--10-1-1110.9095.00------728.61.4
1999Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAana271B31--23824529267262.9818.45------7740.322.3
1999Durham Bulls ILAAAtba27OF8--15---15151.0001.88------2334.85.6
1999Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAana27OF7--8---881.0001.14------779.15.0
1999Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAana273B1---2--221.0002.00------771.30.7
1999Durham Bulls ILAAAtba27P1---------------234.30.7
2000Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin28OF49--824318986.9661.76------11343.434.0
2000Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin281B41--36231238395393.9959.59------11336.328.5
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin281B1-11---111.0001.001.00-----147.10.6
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol29OF44--563--59591.0001.34------7162.031.2
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol291B7--49-235149.9617.00------719.95.0
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol29P1---1--111.0001.00------711.40.7
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol29LF8-285-1-65.8330.630.18-----3522.94.9
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol29RF4-114-1-54.8001.000.36-----3511.42.5
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol291B1-11---111.0001.001.00-----352.90.6
2002Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha30P25---6-1661.0000.24------6936.217.5
2002Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha30OF1--1---111.0001.00------691.40.7
2003Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil31P8---31143.7500.38------1172.75.6
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil31P42-53811-219191.0000.450.36-----6960.925.9
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil31DH4---------------695.82.5
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil31LF33262-1-32.6670.670.08-----694.31.9
2004Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil32P2----1-1---------2100.01.4
2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil32P32-4342--661.0000.190.14-----7542.719.9
2005Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou33P5---1--111.0000.20------5100.03.6
2005Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou33P45--351-98.8890.18------4991.831.3
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P74-961213-225251.0000.340.26-----740.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 4 season(s)-   LF413544515-5146.9021.120.85-----410.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF10-1110-1-1110.9091.000.91-----100.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH4---------------40.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B2-22---221.0001.001.00-----20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF297--4462462476470.9871.58------2970.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B203--16201192217217611739.9888.57------2030.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P82--315322118.8570.22------820.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B8--518312623.8852.88------80.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF123--19788-213205.9621.67------1230.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B9--836169089.9899.89------90.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5---1--111.0000.20------50.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--11--221.0001.00------20.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF29--3313-3734.9191.17------290.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--11---11111.0005.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1993Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn21---------4-
1993Orlando Cubs SouAAchn21---------23-
1994Orlando Cubs SouAAchn22--9--2---100-
1995Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn23--7------117-
1996Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn24--52------52-
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24------4-5--
1997Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn25--63--7---14-
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25------26-1--
1998Gulf Coast Rays GCLRktba26--2--------
1998St. Petersburg Devil Rays FSLA+tba26---------25-
1998Durham Bulls ILAAAtba26--2------5-
1999Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAana27--31--1---7-
1999Durham Bulls ILAAAtba271--------8-
2000Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin28--41------49-
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28--1--------
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol291-7------44-
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol29--1---8-4--
2002Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha3025--------1-
2003Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil318----------
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil3142-----3---4
2004Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil322----------
2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil3232----------
2005Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou335----------
2005Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou3345----------

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1992Dick Howser Trophy (Player of the Year)1
19931st Team College All-American (OF) ... 2nd Team College All-American (SP) ... Baseball America College Player of the Year ... Baseball America Player of the Year ... CWS Regionals Most Outstanding Player (Austin) ... Dick Howser Trophy (Player of the Year)6
1995American Association All-Star (OF) ... Chicago Cubs Minor League Player of the Year ... Triple A All-Star Team (DH)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-02-15Retired 
2006-01-11ContractSigned by Orioles (minor) 
2005-04-07ContractSigned by Astros (minor) 
2005-03-29Released by Brewers 
2005-01-19ContractSigned by Brewers (1-year) 
2004-09-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-08-12InjuredDisabled -- right shoulder tendinitis 
2002-11-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
2002-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-05-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
2002-03-25Released by Indians. 
2002-02-06ContractSigned by Indians 
2002-02-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
2001-10-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-05-28InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-05-13InjuredDisabled -- Strained left groin 
2000-12-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
2000-10-04Free AgentGranted free agency 
2000-10-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-11-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1999-11-04ContractSigned by Reds 
1999-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-09-20Loaned by Devil Rays to Angels May 24- 
1997-11-18Selected by Devil Rays from Cubs in expansion draft (Pick #64). 
1993-07-22Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 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
1993Chicago Cubs-21650,000-------650,000Signing Bonus out of 1993 Draft (1st round - 10th overall)
1996Chicago CubsTeam Payroll24109,000-78635-957,870109,000759,000
1997Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25150,000-76635-1,182,177150,000909,000
2000Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll28175,000-79538-1,394,248200,0001,084,000
2001Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll29200,000-77152-1,897,758200,0001,284,000
2003Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll31300,000-70330-2,163,527300,0001,584,000
2004Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll32380,000-52616422,070,100300,0001,964,000
* 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