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Brent GatesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1989-1999 MLB Years: 1993-1999
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

Positions2B-658, 3B-175, SS-56, 1B-9, DH-7, LF-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrent Robert Gates
Height6-1Weight190BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 14,1970 [48.125]PlaceGrand Rapids,Michigan
High SchoolGrandville (Grandville,MI)
CollegeUniversity of Minnesota (Minneapolis,MN)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 1st round (26th overall) of the 1991 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$205,000Signing ScoutsMarty Miller
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1993-MLB-#56 ... 1993-MLB-#2
MLB DebutMay 5,1993 [23.052]
OrganizationsOAK [6] MIN [2] SEA [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-7
TBC Player ID11781Retrosheet IDgateb001MLBAM ID114654
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1989-1990 United States National Baseball team
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed43Power46Contact79XBH44RBIs63Runs41Hitting70Durability68Team.488Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1989MinnesotaCollegeFr2b-3b1954199447620164079291600000.382.461.5831.04411627228.395.201.337.46412.727.020.552.6333.1735.53
1990MinnesotaCollegeSo2b-3b2061223468217176310632000000.368.376.547.92312225226.383.179.211.4101.338.856.673.1031.8630.49
1991MinnesotaCollegeJr2b-3b21642215391244860103381600000.412.498.6651.16314736259.421.253.457.50814.676.180.423.0927.6339.56
1991Southern Oregon A'sNwstA-oak-ss2158219416311032682303325220.288.375.379.7548314258.324.091.256.34411.6312.791.101.1673.0022.22
1991Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-ss21412442001103200000.333.467.500.9676215.400.167.500.43520.0013.330.670.000.0050.00
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         62231456713032792333525220.290.381.385.7668916273.328.095.268.34912.0912.821.061.1077.0023.88
1992Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-2b2213350594162392108897856022990.321.414.465.87923551603.342.144.317.39314.109.950.711.6650.5031.48
1993Huntsville StarsSouAAoak-2b23124671540111007901000.326.415.478.89322554.389.152.304.40012.9616.671.291.8546.0033.33
1993Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-2b2312447157014204610010.341.408.568.97625849.378.227.364.4218.1612.241.502.0444.0053.33
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2490143011021520111511010.333.412.522.9344713103.384.189.333.41010.6814.561.361.9445.0043.33
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak132b2313953564155292769735675468417.290.357.391.74820938609.321.101.213.3359.2012.321.341.1576.4324.52
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak132b2464233296611122430213213618.283.337.365.7028514264.312.082.185.3127.9512.121.520.76116.5021.21
1995Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak132b25136524601332445563346840411215.254.308.344.65218033585.287.090.177.2917.8614.361.830.85104.8024.81
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak82b2664247266519223011183525209.263.316.381.6979423274.297.118.190.3096.5712.771.940.73123.5035.38
1997Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-ss-2b277337153006004200000.455.514.5451.05918337.484.090.212.47110.815.410.500.000.0020.00
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea93b-2b276515118368032000142102306.238.298.351.6495311170.254.113.205.2898.2412.351.501.7650.3330.56
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin53b28107333318315034233364623306.249.324.321.64510718377.279.072.180.2959.5512.201.280.80111.0021.69
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin53b-2b291103064078132338133456123111.255.328.340.66810418346.300.085.190.3039.8316.181.650.87102.0023.08
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter685232926861611911252791813225349102536872.264.327.357.6848321552625.297.093.191.0008.5713.301.550.9593.1625.16
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter226859160274662151362091331125811120.319.409.453.862389831016.349.134.302.00013.0911.020.841.4857.2730.29
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter19771430100110208810010.390.453.5581.011431186.426.168.299.0009.309.301.001.1677.0036.67
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter124671540111007901000.326.415.478.89322554.389.152.304.00012.9616.671.291.8546.0033.33
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13350594162392108897856022990.321.414.465.87923551603.342.144.317.00014.109.950.711.6650.5031.48
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter412442001103200000.333.467.500.9676215.400.167.500.00020.0013.330.670.000.0050.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter58219416311032682303325220.288.375.379.7548314258.324.091.256.00011.6312.791.101.1673.0022.22
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter179643143249616211632718705200000.387.447.5991.04638588713.400.212.334.0009.827.290.742.9530.6235.34
Oakland Athletics Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter40315391794198391617914714122671827749.272.331.369.7005681081732.304.097.193.0008.1413.051.600.9296.1925.78
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter217639711612826804670102356117.252.326.330.65621136723.289.078.185.0009.6814.111.460.83106.5022.36
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6515118368032000142102306.238.298.351.6495311170.254.113.205.0008.2412.351.501.7650.3330.56
Average MLB - Per 162 games16255163146283666435383269217.264.327.357.68419737621.297.093.191.0008.5713.301.550.9593.1625.16
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626161151964711197146958046890.319.409.453.86227959728.349.134.302.00013.0911.020.841.4857.2730.29

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1991Southern Oregon A's NwstA-oak21SS41--511411321205192.9374.68------5870.753.9
1991Southern Oregon A's NwstA-oak212B13--2533286058.9674.46------5822.417.1
1991Southern Oregon A's NwstA-oak213B3--13--441.0001.33------585.23.9
1991Madison Muskies MidwAoak21SS4--69-415151.0003.75------4100.02.9
1991Madison Muskies MidwAoak213B2---1--111.0000.50------450.01.4
1992Modesto A's CalifA+oak222B131--29342022105735713.9705.44------13398.5192.6
1993Huntsville Stars SouAAoak232B12--3228-1060601.0005.00------12100.08.5
1993Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak232B12--2736196463.9845.25------12100.08.4
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak232B139--2814311488726712.9815.12------139100.085.8
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak242B63--106159728272265.9744.21------6498.455.3
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak241B1--7-1-87.8757.00------641.60.9
1995Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak252B132--2334241281669657.9824.98------13697.191.7
1995Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25DH3---------------1362.22.1
1995Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak251B1--84-112121.00012.00------1360.70.7
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak262B63--140183948332323.9735.13------6498.438.9
1997Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea272B4--441-98.8892.00------757.12.8
1997Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea27SS4--68331714.8243.50------757.12.8
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea273B32--1047446157.9341.78------6549.219.8
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea272B21--1330144443.9772.05------6532.313.0
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27SS5--25-2771.0001.40------657.73.1
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea271B1---------------651.50.6
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27DH1---------------651.50.6
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27LF1--1---111.0001.00------651.50.6
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin283B77--5911375179172.9612.23------10772.047.5
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin282B21--2343286866.9713.14------10719.613.0
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28DH2---------------1071.91.2
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28SS1--11--221.0002.00------1070.90.6
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin281B1--2--1221.0002.00------1070.90.6
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin293B61--2779310109106.9721.74------11055.538.1
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin292B47--4495-191391391.0002.96------11042.729.4
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin291B5--27--227271.0005.40------1104.53.1
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29DH1---------------1100.90.6
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29SS1---------------1100.90.6
MLB Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B486--84013654527622502205.9804.54------4860.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B170--962391419349335.9601.97------1700.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B9--444144948.9805.33------90.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH7---------------70.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS7--36-2991.0001.29------70.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B16--3140297371.9734.44------160.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS4--68331714.8243.50------40.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B12--3228-1060601.0005.00------120.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B131--29342022105735713.9705.44------1310.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS4--69-415151.0003.75------40.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2---1--111.0000.50------20.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS41--511411321205192.9374.68------410.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B13--2533286058.9674.46------130.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B3--13--441.0001.33------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1991Southern Oregon A's NwstA-oak21---13413-----
1991Madison Muskies MidwAoak21----42-----
1992Modesto A's CalifA+oak22---131-------
1993Huntsville Stars SouAAoak23---12-------
1993Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak23---12-------
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23---139-------
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24--163-------
1995Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25--1132------3
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26---63-------
1997Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea27---44------
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27--1215321---1
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28--121177----2
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29--547161----1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997Seattle MarinersDiv SeriesMLB2724000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs24000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2001West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAMinordet31Manager1376572.47417.04 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1999-10-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1998-09-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1997-12-15Released by Mariners. 
1997-03-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1997-03-11Released by Athletics. 
* 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
1991Oakland Athletics-21205,000-------205,000Signing Bonus out of 1991 Draft (1st round - 26th overall)
1993Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll23109,000-75736-968,431109,000314,000
1994Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll24190,000-5251842957,101109,000504,000
1995Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25190,000-5212242999,520109,000694,000
1996Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26290,000-4311053957,870109,000984,000
1997Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll27300,000-46922481,182,177150,0001,284,000
1998Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll28350,000-47616471,276,192170,0001,634,000
1999Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll29425,000-48810461,454,491200,0002,059,000
* 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