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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Brandon Duane Puffer
Stat Years
1994-2008  [mlb] 2002-2005
Height/Weight
6-3 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (606)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
High School
Capistrano Valley (Mission Viejo,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Minnesota Twins in Round #27 (#743 overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
David Groot
MLB Debut
2002-04-17 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.195)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [5] CIN [2] MIN [2] TEX [2] SFN [1] SDN [1] ANA [1] CAL [1] COL [1] BOS [1] OAK [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 7589 ... retro id: puffb001 ... mlbam id: 407836
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1994Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin-181---223.06180001618235.1331812119406141.478.410.254.8410.194.582.11.500
    1994Minor Totals: MINbyYearRk----181---223.08180001618235.3331812119406141.488.460.264.8710.264.622.11.500
    1995Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin-192---032.881450069140.2292113021355021.236.420.004.657.754.651.67.000
    1995Minor Totals: MINbyYearRk----191---032.911450069140.7292113021355021.246.490.004.707.844.701.67.000
    1996Arizona Angels ArizRkcal-203---013.6011000005.07220131001.6012.600.001.805.403.603.00.000
    1996Boise HawksNwstA-cal-203---204.4516000816130.1271915311223011.258.010.893.266.535.642.001.000
    1996Minor Totals: CALbyYearRk/A-----202---214.3617100816135.3342117312254011.318.720.773.086.415.382.08.667
    1997Boise HawksNwstA-ana-214---002.35600026115.1105402151010.785.870.001.178.802.937.50.000
    1997Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwAana-214---002.6010000210017.1865010113101.044.150.005.195.713.121.10.000
    1997Minor Totals: ANAbyYearA-/A----212---002.5216000416132.718119012264110.935.030.003.357.273.072.17.000
    1998Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALAcin-225---276.93290001229150.2684539423365071.8012.080.714.096.397.991.57.222
    1998Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-225---003.1270004708.22332360010.582.082.083.126.233.122.00.000
    1998Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA/A----222---276.40360001636159.3704842626425081.6210.660.913.966.407.311.62.222
    1999Clinton LumberKingsMidwAcin-236---121.995900055593463.15320142246041111.227.530.283.418.532.842.50.333
    1999Minor Totals: CINbyYearA----231---122.005900055593463.35320142246041111.227.560.293.428.562.852.50.333
    2000Somerset PatriotsAtlIndy------247---223.5215000715123.02512919212101.489.780.393.528.224.702.33.500
    2000Asheville TouristsSALAcol-247---008.1614000914514.1191613311153032.0911.931.886.919.4210.051.36.000
    2000Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+hou-247---231.27180001818921.11863011263011.367.590.004.6410.972.532.36.400
    2000Minor Totals: HOU-COLbyYearA/A+----242---234.093200027321435.7372216322416041.689.460.775.6310.485.631.86.400
    2000Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----241---223.5215000715123.02512919212101.489.780.393.528.224.702.33.500
    2001Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou28258---612.07560003356882.2521919435913071.055.660.443.819.912.072.60.857
    2001Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA----251---612.08560003356882.7521919435913071.065.690.443.839.962.082.60.857
    2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-269---211.8011000411015.083314131020.804.800.602.407.801.803.25.667
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou68269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf334.43550001955069.0673734338482051.528.740.394.966.264.831.26.500
    2002Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----261---211.8011000411015.083314131020.804.800.602.407.801.803.25.667
    2002MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf334.43550001955069.0673734338482051.528.740.394.966.264.831.26.500
    2003New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-2710---732.91440002044552.2502317116411071.258.540.172.737.013.932.56.700
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou682710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.1413000413021.0241312216101011.9010.290.866.864.295.570.63.000
    2003Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----271---732.93440002044552.7502317116411071.268.620.172.767.073.972.56.700
    2003MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.1413000413021.0241312216101011.9010.290.866.864.295.570.63.000
    2004Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos442811---323.262400021241030.1311111111214011.389.200.303.266.233.261.91.600
    2004Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn442811---113.3422000522232.1321512110190021.308.910.282.785.294.181.90.500
    2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn582811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.5014000914018.0241311311120011.9412.001.505.506.006.501.09.000
    2004Minor Totals: BOS-SDNbyYearAAA----282---433.334600026461262.7632623221404031.359.120.293.045.793.761.90.571
    2004MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.5014000914018.0241311311120011.9412.001.505.506.006.501.09.000
    2005Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-2912---655.52540001254073.18554459234831121.4710.431.102.825.896.632.09.545
    2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn382912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0010.2930002307.09882210001.5711.572.572.571.2910.290.50.000
    2005Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----291---655.54540001254073.38554459234831121.4810.471.112.835.916.652.09.545
    2005MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0010.2930002307.09882210001.5711.572.572.571.2910.290.50.000
    2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou443013---514.47370001837452.1462726616370101.187.911.032.756.364.642.31.833
    2006Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-3013---005.2913000613017.021101044140001.4711.122.122.127.415.293.50.000
    2006Minor Totals: OAK-HOUbyYearAAA----302---514.69500002450469.36737361020510101.268.731.302.606.644.822.55.833
    2007Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex443114---333.20510001351164.2612723621482001.278.490.842.926.683.762.29.500
    2007Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAA----311---333.22510001351164.7612723621482001.288.550.842.946.733.792.29.500
    2008Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex333215---803.90390001539167.0763529616470001.3710.210.812.156.314.702.941.000
    2008Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex443215---008.0070003709.09880270001.229.000.002.007.008.003.50.000
    2008Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA/AA----322---804.38460001846176.0854337618540001.3610.070.712.136.395.093.001.000
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)345.098500034850115.012471651067713071.669.700.785.245.565.561.06.429
    National League Totals (4 yrs)345.098500034850115.012471651067713071.669.700.785.245.565.561.06.429
    Minor League Totals50353.6855060028254485798.774539332654294655485621.308.400.613.317.394.432.23.588
    Minor: Indy Totals223.5215000715123.02512919212101.489.780.393.528.224.702.33.500
    Minor: Rk Totals263.00336002227381.06941271417812161.367.670.114.568.674.561.90.250
    Minor: A- Totals203.78220001022245.7372419313374021.117.370.602.597.374.782.851.000
    Minor: A Totals394.401120007811240145.71488771968122152211.499.170.564.217.565.391.79.250
    Minor: A+ Totals231.28180001818921.31863011263011.377.680.004.6911.092.562.36.400
    Minor: AA Totals1742.991530006515310223.0191847418751925081.197.710.733.037.753.392.56.810
    Minor: AAA Totals24134.212120008921221282.0282151132238620092241.309.000.732.746.384.822.33.649
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)334.60680002368090.0915046554583061.619.100.505.405.805.001.07.500
    San Diego Padres Totals (1 yrs)015.5014000914018.0241311311120011.9412.001.505.506.006.501.09.000
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)0010.2930002307.09882210001.5711.572.572.571.2910.290.50.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2001Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou2825p---1563000000000101000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou6826pL-S-E-P2536000000001501000.000.143.000.143800.167.000.00012.5062.505.000.00.000.0
    2003New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-27p---3441000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou6827pL-S-E-P3133000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    2004Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn4428p---4223000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    2005Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-29p---5345000000001501000.000.167.000.167700.200.000.00014.2971.435.000.00.000.0
    2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou4430p---6263000000000300000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)669000000001701000.000.100.000.1001100.111.000.0009.0963.647.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)669000000001701000.000.100.000.1001100.111.000.0009.0963.647.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals182150000000011202000.000.063.000.0631800.067.000.0005.5666.6712.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals563000000000101000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals126120000000011101000.000.077.000.0771400.083.000.0007.1478.5711.000.00.000.0
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)669000000001701000.000.100.000.1001100.111.000.0009.0963.647.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1994Gulf Coast Twins GCLRk18P1800.03201551.0000.300.0030.0100.02
    1995Gulf Coast Twins GCLRk19P1400.04500991.0000.600.0025.5100.02
    1996Arizona Angels ArizRk20P100.00200221.0002.000.001.8100.015
    1996Boise HawksNwstA-20P1600.01400551.0000.300.0021.1100.05
    1997Boise HawksNwstA-21P600.02100331.0000.500.007.9100.015
    1997Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwA21P1000.01301441.0000.400.007.2100.015
    1998Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALA22P2900.037601610.6250.300.0020.7100.05
    1998Chattanooga LookoutsSouAA22P700.00200221.0000.300.005.1100.017
    1999Clinton LumberKingsMidwA23P5900.0317102120.9520.300.0043.1100.01
    2000Somerset PatriotsAtlInd24P1500.0031043.7500.200.0010.7100.01
    2000Asheville TouristsSALA24P1400.01401551.0000.400.0010.4100.013
    2000Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+24P1800.02000221.0000.100.0012.9100.010
    2001Round Rock ExpressTexAA25P5600.05120117171.0000.300.0040.0100.03
    2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA26P1100.01100221.0000.200.007.6100.015
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLB26P55069.010130023231.0000.400.3334.0100.05
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLB27P13021.00800881.0000.600.388.0100.016
    2004Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA28P2400.0221054.8000.200.0016.7100.09
    2004Portland BeaversPCLAAA28P2200.04400881.0000.400.0015.3100.08
    2004San Diego PadresNLMLB28P14018.0311054.8000.300.228.6100.015
    2005Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA29P5400.0341087.8750.100.0037.5100.02
    2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLB29P307.01200331.0001.000.431.9100.023
    2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA30P3700.02700991.0000.200.0025.7100.03
    2006Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA30P1300.00400441.0000.300.009.0100.015
    2007Frisco RoughRidersTexAA31P5100.0311111514.9330.300.0036.4100.02
    2008Frisco RoughRidersTexAA32P3900.046111110.9090.300.0027.9100.01
    2008Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAA32P700.00100111.0000.100.004.9100.020
    Ind Totals - (P)1500031043.7500.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)8501151424103938.9740.400.330.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)168001223203735.9460.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)153001231234543.9560.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)18002000221.0000.100.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)11200831724639.8480.300.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)22003500881.0000.400.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)3300790116161.0000.500.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1994Minor18----------
    1995Minor14----------
    1996Minor17----------
    1997Minor16----------
    1998Minor36----------
    1999Minor59----------
    2000Minor32----------
    2001Minor56----------
    2002MLB55----------
    2002Minor11----------
    2003MLB13----------
    2004MLB14----------
    2004Minor46----------
    2005MLB3----------
    2005Minor54----------
    2006Minor50----------
    2007Minor51----------
    2008Minor46----------
    Totals591----------