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Craig BrazellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1998-2014 MLB Years: 2004-2007
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Played in Japan
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

Positions1B-684, OF-46, 3B-6, C-2Position when DraftedIFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCraig Walter Brazell
Height6-3Weight211BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMay 10,1980 [38.011]PlaceMontgomery,Alabama
High SchoolJefferson Davis (Montgomery,AL)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 5th round (154th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBob Rossi
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2003-NYN-#10 ... 2004-NYN-#9
MLB DebutAugust 17,2004 [24.099]
OrganizationsNYN [8] KCA [1] LAN [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID4660Retrosheet IDbrazc001MLBAM ID425513
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed26Power87Contact48XBH80RBIs87Runs49Hitting72Durability60Team.476Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn-1b18134761431160021310000.298.340.468.80822550.394.170.213.3524.0026.006.502.0047.0035.71
1999Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-1b195922127851616396573482145.385.422.548.97012123239.434.163.199.4182.9314.234.862.5136.8327.06
2000Columbia BombersSALAnyn201b20112406359828085733158291816.241.279.369.64815036439.278.128.165.2823.4218.685.471.8250.7536.73
2001Columbia BombersSALAnyn-1b218333151102255197203157450533.308.343.586.92919449356.342.278.314.3844.2120.794.935.3417.4248.04
2002St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn201b22100402381072531682211378601037.266.292.463.75518644431.286.197.231.3183.0218.106.003.7125.1341.12
2002Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-1b22351301440806190212860002.308.343.508.8516614137.354.200.192.3680.7320.4428.004.3821.6735.00
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         135532521473332210123141061201039.276.305.474.77925258568.302.198.222.3302.4618.667.573.8724.1839.46
2003Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-1b2311143258126232177621239760744.292.331.472.80320442468.335.180.236.3424.9120.734.223.6325.4133.33
2003Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn211b2312464123001101810010.261.292.326.61815348.316.065.109.2662.0816.678.000.000.0025.00
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         123478621382621777312410570754.289.328.458.78621945516.333.169.224.3354.6520.354.383.2928.1232.61
2004Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn311b2412147566126222236712219935155.265.300.465.76522147505.291.200.242.3234.1619.604.714.5520.6537.30
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn91b242434392013001700001.265.286.412.69814335.308.147.176.3012.8620.007.002.8634.0033.33
2005Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn31of2552173224311262820133201036.249.301.439.7407619187.274.190.277.3146.9517.112.463.2128.8344.19
2006Jacksonville SunsSouAAlan-1b26117421561042612191101994404119.247.283.463.74619548448.268.216.264.3154.2420.984.954.6920.0546.15
2007Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-1b273010915385071500111900011.349.408.587.9956412120.373.238.339.4269.1715.831.735.8315.5731.58
2007Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca431b27105433681333303276012083011212.307.337.605.94226265455.317.298.342.3964.4018.244.157.0313.5348.87
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1355428317138039910131102011313.315.352.601.95332677575.328.286.341.4025.3917.743.296.7813.9045.03
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca391b2754110000001100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.250.32120.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2008Seibu LionsJap PacIntl--2813047159110190278700301391307011.234.294.446.74021046521.266.212.276.3205.7626.684.635.1817.4441.82
2009St. Paul SaintsAmerAssocInd--2973191840412000200100.581.5631.0971.66034832.538.516.516.6900.006.250.0012.507.7544.44
2009Hanshin TigersJap CenIntl--29822852983140164901866002213.291.308.509.81714530295.327.218.242.3472.7122.378.255.4217.8136.14
2010Hanshin TigersJap CenIntl--3014356482167150471171025153606014.296.329.573.90232362601.324.277.323.3874.1625.466.127.8212.0037.13
2011Hanshin TigersJap CenIntl--31120422331192101669012171706115.282.322.445.76718837456.302.163.211.3344.6115.573.383.5126.3831.09
2012Hanshin TigersJap CenIntl--329827521641101243001872200016.233.285.404.68911123295.272.171.236.3016.1024.414.004.0722.9235.94
2013St. Paul SaintsAmerAssocInd-33271011335100421005820000.347.389.564.9535714108.348.217.267.4134.637.411.603.7025.2540.00
2013Chiba Lotte MarinesJap PacIntl-3362185204960113300104520416.265.303.476.7798817201.286.211.265.3344.9822.394.505.4716.8234.69
2014Chiba Lotte MarinesJap PacIntl-3435768215041400141810012.276.396.500.89638991.315.224.408.39315.3819.781.294.4019.0042.86
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter29384102013002800001.263.300.395.69515340.310.132.184.0005.0020.004.002.5038.0030.00
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter950362646010282281716262918181617414910372870.284.320.490.81017764073883.314.206.251.0004.1519.084.604.1722.3839.59
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter29011271603146946117243552224721123.279.314.509.8235741341195.299.230.280.0004.6018.584.045.1018.4842.68
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter293109214330862351201335423816011626.282.322.484.8065291161173.316.202.252.0004.6020.294.414.3521.4137.66
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter100402381072531682211378601037.266.292.463.75518644431.286.197.231.0003.0218.106.003.7125.1341.12
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter195737862005352712936301561411349.271.307.467.77434485795.305.196.232.0003.7719.625.203.4027.3042.50
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7226833991927456594792145.369.408.534.94214328289.428.165.201.0003.1116.265.222.4238.2928.28
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3413222531408330051020100.402.429.6891.1189122140.391.287.326.0003.577.142.005.7116.5041.51
Intl Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter67022782526139101334121212656431025577.269.313.484.79711032242460.299.215.270.0005.1222.934.485.4117.1336.54
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2434392013001700001.265.286.412.69814335.308.147.176.0002.8620.007.002.8634.0033.33
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter54110000001100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.250.00020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162212225611061700114500006.263.300.395.6958417223.310.132.184.0005.0020.004.002.5038.0030.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16261878175393281073327126826512.284.320.490.81030369662.314.206.251.0004.1519.084.604.1722.3839.59

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn181B4--291123130.9687.50------1330.86.8
1998Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn18C2--281--29291.00014.50-----11315.43.4
1999Kingsport Mets AppRknyn191B30--25715417276272.9869.07------5950.842.9
2000Columbia Bombers SALAnyn201B86--615441856677659.9737.66------11276.862.8
2000Columbia Bombers SALAnyn20OF1---------------1120.90.7
2001Columbia Bombers SALAnyn211B58--50924639539533.9899.19------8369.943.0
2002St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn221B100--9454513771003990.9879.90------100100.071.4
2002Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn221B32--22517722249242.9727.56------3591.422.9
2003Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn231B108--8957811104984973.9899.01------11197.376.6
2003Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn231B12--10513-111181181.0009.83------12100.08.4
2004Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn241B95--74264989815806.9898.48------12178.566.0
2004Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn24OF18--121--13131.0000.72------12114.912.5
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn241B7335344113938.9745.431.09-----2429.24.3
2005Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn25OF22--18-4-2218.8180.82------5242.315.3
2005Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn251B8--679197776.9879.50------5215.45.6
2006Jacksonville Suns SouAAlan261B77--61651663673667.9918.66------11765.855.0
2006Jacksonville Suns SouAAlan263B6--391-1312.9232.00------1175.14.3
2006Jacksonville Suns SouAAlan26OF5--11---11111.0002.20------1174.33.6
2007Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca271B9--7110178281.9889.00------3030.06.4
2007Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca271B57--50426964539530.9839.30------10554.339.6
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca271B1-37--2771.0007.002.33-----520.00.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B8338414134645.9785.631.18-----80.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B172--14181121917315491530.9888.90------1720.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF40--3014-3531.8860.78------400.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B226--18071562519619881963.9878.69------2260.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B6--391-1312.9232.00------60.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF5--11---11111.0002.20------50.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B100--9454513771003990.9879.90------1000.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B144--112468249512161192.9808.28------1440.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B34--28616519307302.9848.88------340.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C2--281--29291.00014.50-----120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn18-24--------
1999Kingsport Mets AppRknyn19--30--------
2000Columbia Bombers SALAnyn20--86------1-
2001Columbia Bombers SALAnyn21--58--------
2002St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn22--100--------
2002Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn22--32--------
2003Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn23--108--------
2003Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn23--12--------
2004Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn24--95------18-
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn24--7--------
2005Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn25--8------22-
2006Jacksonville Suns SouAAlan26--77--6---5-
2007Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca27--9--------
2007Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca27--57--------
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27--1--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor2227991829807190092610103.293.355.586.9415815110.328.293.3848.1823.642.896.3614.1451.72
2006Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2612010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2744000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2009Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29913010001000300101.077.071.077.1481014.091.000.0000.0021.430.000.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs27991829807190092610103.293.355.586.9415815110.328.293.3848.1823.642.896.3614.1451.72
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs1419020001000600101.105.100.105.2052020.143.000.0000.0030.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2003Eastern League All-Star Team (1B)1
2006Southern League All-Star (DH)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-01-13ContractSigned by Orioles to minor league contract 
1998-06-04Contractsigned 
* 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
2004New York MetsTeam Payroll24300,000-75538-2,070,100300,000300,000
2007Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27380,000-73730-2,459,737380,000680,000
* 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