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Brandon Backe

+ Played in Major Leagues 2002-2009
Biography Data
Positions: P-255, OF-188, SS-57, 2B-14, 3B-8, 1B-6
Proper Name: Brandon Allen Backe
Born: April 5, 1978 (37.183)
Place Galveston, Texas
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 185 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Ball (Galveston,TX)
College: Galveston College
Drafted: 1998 -- 18th round (552nd overall) by Tampa Bay Rays (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:July 19,2002 (24.105)
TBC Player ID:20119
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2009-01-20 - Houston Astros - More
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($1.55m) by Houston Astros. Avoided arbitration
Organizations:TBA, HOU

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Astros (1-year)
    Signed by Astros (1-year)
    Traded by Devil Rays to Astros for Geoff Blum.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Tampa Bay Rays in 18th round (552nd overall) of 1998 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Milwaukee Brewers in 36th round (1063rd overall) of 1996 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2009Houston Astros$ 1,550,0003601456$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-01-20 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($1.55m) Avoided arbitration
    2008Houston Astros$ 800,0004481950$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-01-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.8m) Avoided arbitration
    2007Houston Astros$ 545,0004932039$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Houston Astros$ 442,5005201736$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-12-23 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.545m)
    2006-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.4425m)
    2005Houston Astros$ 350,0005922035$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-02-23 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.35m)
    2004Houston Astros$ 300,000755410$ 300,000$ 2,070,1002004-03-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2004-2004 ($0.3m)
    2003Tampa Bay Rays$ 300,000703480$ 300,000$ 2,163,5272003-02-13 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2003-2003 ($0.3m)
    2002Tampa Bay Rays$ 200,000757400$ 200,000$ 2,011,0452002-02-09 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2002-2002 ($0.2m)

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