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Brian Van KirkTrack this Player High Level: AA Status: Free Agent since 2016
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Drafted
PositionsLF-348, OF-56, RF-24, CF-2Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMinors Leaguers
Proper NameBrian David Van Kirk
Height6-1Weight225BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 10,1985 [34.103]PlacePlantation,Florida
High SchoolWestminster Academy (Fort Lauderdale,FL)
CollegeOral Roberts University (Tulsa,OK), University of Tennessee (Knoxville,TN), Miami-Dade College (Homestead,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 21st round (639th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 20th round (605th overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsTy Nichols
OrganizationsTOR [7] Awards4
TBC Player ID46617MLBAM ID448250
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed28Power65Contact43XBH55RBIs67Runs35Hitting63Durability73Team.491Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005Miami-Dade CollegeCollegeFrof193912503600528000000000.288.288.408.696515125.258.120.120.3010.000.000.004.0025.0013.89
2006TennesseeSECNCAA-1So21of204512724447142211142320204.346.414.512.9266512145.392.166.276.4009.6615.861.642.7631.7527.27
2007Oral RobertsMCCNCAA-1Jr-of2156201346013094000284151406.299.391.498.88910022239.329.199.338.38611.7217.151.463.7722.3336.67
2008Oral RobertsSummNCAA-1Sr-of22622376298220187400453850609.414.505.7341.23917440293.428.320.511.51815.3612.970.846.1413.1740.82
2008Auburn DoubledaysNYPLA-tor21of2259181245112143710345410206.282.394.425.8197717218.376.143.337.36715.6024.771.591.8345.2533.33
2009Lansing LugnutsMidwAtor44lf2310537054103212136350609580217.278.389.451.84016736440.341.173.349.37213.6421.591.582.9528.4634.95
2009Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-rf23620560028006800101.300.444.6001.04412227.364.300.600.44022.2229.631.337.4110.0033.33
2009New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtor-rf2310363420000011700000.111.135.167.3026237.211.056.083.1352.7045.9517.000.000.0050.00
2009Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         121426621132321571506712080318.265.373.434.80718540504.333.169.338.35913.2923.811.792.9828.4035.40
2010Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor44lf2411739948961421047104497505113.241.320.361.68114426453.290.120.233.3069.7121.412.202.2139.9027.08
2011Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor21lf25103359541052111766105089202111.292.380.499.87917939413.345.207.348.38312.1121.551.784.1221.1237.14
2012New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtor12lf26115399461092807441264270603213.273.349.396.74515835450.314.123.243.3289.3315.561.671.5657.0032.11
2013New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtorlf27702343965101229325340101012.278.412.355.7678313289.326.077.308.35318.3413.840.750.69117.0020.00
2014Camden RiversharksAtlInd-2810940744109132115801407200600.268.329.391.72015926453.297.123.219.3208.8315.891.802.4337.0023.85
2014New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtor12lf28124651020040131601002.217.265.261.52612250.333.044.087.2406.0032.005.330.000.0020.00
2016Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-304717617415041700114100020.233.278.330.608589187.282.097.159.2635.8821.933.732.1444.0021.95
2016Ottawa ChampionsCanAmInd-302271618201600132201000.254.369.324.69323385.354.070.254.31715.2925.881.691.1871.0016.67
2016Totals for Ind-Ind         6924723597052300246301020.239.306.328.6348112272.302.089.186.2808.8223.162.631.8449.4020.34
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter597204427854911075529823929348623116565.269.364.410.7748381722377.325.141.292.00012.3320.451.662.3137.1631.33
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2077159318842197715999143714227.263.356.362.71825952826.316.099.246.00011.9917.311.441.0979.4427.66
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2267781072073532912120100194708225.266.352.431.78333567893.316.165.296.00011.2021.721.943.2526.8332.37
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10537054103212136350609580217.278.389.451.84016736440.341.173.349.00013.6421.591.582.9528.4634.95
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter59181245112143710345410206.282.394.425.8197717218.376.143.337.00015.6024.771.591.8345.2533.33
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter178654671682021681016413501620.257.320.367.68724038725.299.110.206.0008.8318.622.112.2140.8822.62
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter20269012023842136164118710212112019.345.421.565.98639079802.358.220.346.00010.8512.721.174.4919.1733.19
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625557514930215816280132604118.269.364.410.77422747645.325.141.292.00012.3320.451.662.3137.1631.33

Fielding Statistics

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-tor22OF56--583816961.8841.09------5994.974.7
2009Lansing Lugnuts MidwAtor23LF79--12133-127124.9761.57------10575.257.2
2009Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor23RF4--6---661.0001.50------666.73.0
2009Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor23LF2--5---551.0002.50------633.31.5
2009New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor23RF2---------------1020.01.4
2009New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor23LF1--4---441.0004.00------1010.00.7
2010Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor24LF80--11283-123120.9761.50------11768.457.6
2011Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor25LF72--11234-119115.9661.60------10369.951.4
2012New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor26LF47--7721-8079.9881.68------11540.933.1
2012New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor26RF16--362--38381.0002.38------11513.911.3
2013New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor27LF60--10632-111109.9821.82------7085.742.9
2013New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor27CF2--4---441.0002.00------702.91.4
2013New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor27RF2--1---111.0000.50------702.91.4
2014New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor28LF7--11---11111.0001.57------1258.34.9
AA Totals for LF - 4 season(s)-   LF115--19853-206203.9851.77------1150.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF20--372--39391.0001.95------200.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF2--4---441.0002.00------20.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF154--229117-247240.9721.56------1540.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF4--6---661.0001.50------40.00.0
A Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF79--12133-127124.9761.57------790.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF56--583816961.8841.09------560.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-tor22---------56-
2009Lansing Lugnuts MidwAtor23------79----
2009Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor23------2-4--
2009New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor23------1-2--
2010Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor24------80----
2011Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor25------72----
2012New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor26------47-16--
2013New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor27------6022--
2014New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor28------7----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2710000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2811000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs21000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2007Mid-Continent Conference All-Conference (DH)1
20083rd Team College All-American (OF) ... Summit League All-Conference (OF) ... Summit League Player of the Year3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-05-12LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Blue Jays28.275  
2013-07-30LFToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-RestrictedOff-Rostersuspended for 50 games for a violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program27.354Team Roster on 2013-07-30
2013-05-03LFToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL27.266Team Roster on 2013-05-03
2013-04-27LFToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured27.260Team Roster on 2013-04-27
2012-06-10LFToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-Minors--26.304Team Roster on 2012-06-10
* 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.