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Scott LinebrinkTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2011 MLB Years: 2000-2011
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-743Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameScott Cameron Linebrink
Height6-3Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 4,1976 [41.261]PlaceAustin,Texas
High SchoolMcNeil (Austin,TX)
CollegeTexas State University (San Marcos,TX), Concordia University (Austin,TX)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (56th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsTom KorenekService Time10.016 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1999-SFN-#2 ... 2000-SFN-#10
MLB DebutApril 15,2000 [23.254]
OrganizationsSDN [5] HOU [4] SFN [4] CHA [3] ATL [1] MIL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID1240Retrosheet IDlines001MLBAM ID276530
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (53.32%) -- Sinker (20.43%) -- Slider (17.56%) -- Cutter (8.63%) -- Changeup (0.06%)
Fastball Velocity [2011] - 93.24 - [2010] - 94.42
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts71Walks58Hittable56SO/BB69vsPower56Hitting9Durability70Team.511Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1997Texas State UniversitySthlandNCAA-1S/R20954.122413115002111.011567510321020001.329.30--2.598.253.19.643-
1997Salem-Keizer VolcanoesNwstA-sfn-ST20004.50330000010.07551661001.306.300.905.405.401.00--
1997San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-ST20213.18660000028.0291110210402001.389.210.643.1812.714.00.667-
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0213.52990000038.0361615316463001.368.450.703.7610.802.88.667-
1998Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-ST211085.02212100000113.0101666312581288001.418.040.964.6210.192.21.556-
1999Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-ST22186.4410100000043.0483131714331001.439.971.452.916.852.36.111-
2000Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-S/R23145.23287210014462.05442361012493101.067.841.451.747.114.08.200-
2000New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-Rel23201.8011011004115.0154307223001.479.00--4.2013.203.141.000-
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0344.56397320018577.06946391019716101.148.061.172.228.303.74.429-
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28Rel230011.5730300102.07331200003.8627.003.867.71--0.00-11.28
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou38Rel23004.6680800309.211553660001.7610.242.795.595.591.00-7.79
2001New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-Rel24763.50500500020872.0522828424729001.066.500.503.009.003.00.538-
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou38Rel24002.61909002010.06430691021.165.23--5.237.841.50-3.63
2002Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-ST25000.0022000002.02000210002.009.00--9.004.500.50--
2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou26Rel25116.0013013003015.0171110111162001.8710.200.606.609.601.45.500-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0115.2915213003017.0191110113172001.8810.060.536.889.001.31.500-
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou38Rel25007.0322022004024.0312119213240011.8111.470.744.818.881.85-3.78
2003New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-ST26022.70220000010.08331562001.307.200.904.505.401.20.000-
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou38S/R26114.26963002031.2381515414175001.6410.801.143.984.831.21.5004.93
2003San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38Rel26212.8243043006060.2552219522516031.278.160.743.267.572.32.6673.66
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38Rel27732.1473073007084.0612220826833031.046.540.862.798.893.19.7003.35
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38Rel28811.83730730017173.2551715423703001.066.720.492.818.553.04.8892.76
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38Rel29743.57730730011275.2703130922682011.228.331.072.628.093.09.6363.81
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38Rel30333.8044044007145.0411919914254011.228.201.802.805.001.79.5005.73
2007Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil71Rel30233.5527027004025.0271410311252001.509.591.073.918.882.27.4004.11
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha71Rel31223.69500500013146.041201989403001.087.961.551.757.774.44.5004.23
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha71Rel32374.66570570024256.0703429923555031.6611.251.453.708.842.39.3004.61
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBcha71Rel33324.40520520028057.05931281117527031.339.261.732.678.163.06.6004.81
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl19Rel34443.64640640027154.0582222621423041.459.610.993.486.962.00.5004.29
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter42313.516076601001568652.263028025682229567440211.318.631.123.147.772.48.5751.04
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter24304.591465195004113370.23332011893814937331101.308.090.923.629.062.50.444-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter11134.14104995004113174.01468880165916519101.187.550.833.058.532.80.458-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11165.34333300000158.0151979419741629001.428.581.084.219.212.19.407-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter213.18660000028.0291110210402001.389.210.643.1812.714.00.667-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.50330000010.07551661001.306.300.905.405.401.00--
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter954.122413115002111.011567510321020001.329.30--2.598.253.19.643-
San Diego Padres Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter27122.73306030600484337.02821111033510729718081.157.490.932.847.882.78.692-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8114.28159015900653159.21708576284914715061.379.581.582.768.293.00.421-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter443.64640640027154.0582222621423041.459.610.993.486.962.00.500-
Houston Astros Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter114.97486420011074.0864542939566031.6410.181.074.626.631.44.500-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter233.5527027004025.0271410311252001.509.591.073.918.882.27.400-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0011.5730300102.07331200003.8627.003.867.71--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14103.51203220100523220.02119486277719015071.318.631.123.147.772.48.5831.04
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14184.5987305700248220.0198119112238822118101.308.090.923.629.062.50.438-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-p212124261002002600000.250.308.292.6007126.333.042.125.2767.6923.083.000.000.0016.67
1999Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-221010031000000200000.300.300.400.7004110.375.100.100.3050.0020.000.000.000.0033.33
2000Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-p23284000000001202000.000.200.000.200007.000.000.250.14414.2928.572.000.000.000.00
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou38p23810100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2001New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-p24506010000000202000.167.167.167.334108.250.000.000.1480.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2003New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-p2621000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou38p2698000000000501000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0055.560.000.000.000.00
2003San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38p26404021000000200000.500.500.7501.2503141.000.250.250.5350.0050.000.000.000.0050.00
2003Totals for NL-NL         4912021000000701000.167.167.250.4173113.400.083.083.1780.0053.850.000.000.0050.00
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38p27682000000000201000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38p28731000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38p296910100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.8900.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil71p30271000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter294180410000001002000.222.222.278.5005120.500.056.056.0000.0050.000.000.000.0025.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1114521020020031304000.222.271.267.53812252.313.045.111.0005.7725.004.330.000.0020.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8011010000001504000.091.167.091.2581016.167.000.091.0006.2531.255.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3134292002002800000.265.306.324.63011236.346.059.118.0005.5622.224.000.000.0022.22
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter179010000000501000.111.111.111.2221010.250.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
San Diego Padres Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2508031000000401000.375.375.500.875419.750.125.125.0000.0044.440.000.000.0033.33
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter271000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16210021000000601000.222.222.278.5003111.500.056.056.0000.0050.000.000.000.0025.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626631530030041906000.222.271.267.53818376.313.045.111.0005.7725.004.330.000.0020.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Salem-Keizer Volcanoes NwstA-sfn20P3--1---111.0000.33------3100.03.9
1997San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn20P6---21-32.6670.33------6100.04.3
1998Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn21P21--872-1715.8820.71------21100.015.0
2000Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn23P28--12--331.0000.11------28100.019.9
2000New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou23P11---------------11100.07.7
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23P8-9-------------8100.04.9
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23P3-2-1--111.0000.330.50-----3100.01.9
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou24P50--110111211.9170.22------50100.036.0
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24P9-10-------------9100.05.6
2002Round Rock Express TexAAhou25P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou25P13---------------13100.09.0
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25P22-2412--331.0000.140.13-----22100.013.6
2003New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou26P2---------------2100.01.6
2003San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26P43-6033--661.0000.140.10-----43100.026.5
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26P963131--441.0000.440.13-----9100.05.6
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27P73-84452-119.8180.120.11-----73100.045.1
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28P73-73131254.8000.050.05-----73100.045.1
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29P73-7567-113131.0000.180.17-----73100.045.1
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30P44-4565-111111.0000.250.24-----44100.027.0
2007Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30P27-25-32153.6000.110.12-----27100.016.7
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31P50-4626-1881.0000.160.17-----50100.030.7
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32P57-5625--771.0000.120.13-----57100.035.2
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33P52-57261198.8890.150.14-----52100.032.1
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34P64-54352-108.8000.130.15-----64100.039.5
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P60766513352879385.9140.140.13-----6070.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P104--212111514.9330.13------1040.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P23--882-1816.8890.70------230.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P6---21-32.6670.33------60.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3--1---111.0000.33------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Salem-Keizer Volcanoes NwstA-sfn203----------
1997San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn206----------
1998Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn2121----------
2000Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn2328----------
2000New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou2311----------
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou238----------
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn233----------
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou2450----------
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou249----------
2002Round Rock Express TexAAhou252----------
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou2513----------
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2522----------
2003New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou262----------
2003San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2643----------
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou269----------
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2773----------
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2873----------
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2973----------
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3044----------
2007Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil3027----------
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3150----------
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3257----------
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3352----------
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3464----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1999Grand Canyon RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor22243.75880000036.04517150930101.5011.250.002.257.503.334.25.333
2000Maryvale SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor23113.0012012007318.014662415101.007.001.002.007.503.753.00.500
2005San Diego PadresDiv SeriesMLB28000.0010100101.02000010002.0018.000.000.009.0000.00.000
2006San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB29107.0480800107.21276013101.8114.090.001.173.523.008.221.000
2006San Diego PadresDiv SeriesMLB29006.7520200101.11111100001.826.756.756.750.000.006.75.000
2007San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB30101.8010010001010.0422134000.703.600.902.703.601.331.801.000
2008Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB31113.2711011000011.01344027001.3610.640.001.645.733.503.27.500
2008Chicago White SoxDiv SeriesMLB31000.0010100101.01000110002.009.000.009.009.001.000.00.000
2009Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB32000.00000000210.01020000201.009.000.000.000.0001.80.000
2010Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB33017.711001000009.110118173301.879.640.966.752.890.4310.61.000
2011Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB34003.0090900009.01253004101.3312.000.000.004.0005.00.000
2012St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35001.6910010003010.21322033101.5710.970.002.532.531.001.69.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs353.5020812007354.059232121345201.339.830.332.177.503.463.83.375
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs323.3358058005267.774332521624801.339.840.272.133.191.504.39.600
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs002.7040400303.3411122001.8010.802.705.405.401.002.70.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-06-09PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Cardinals35.309  
2012-04-06PSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right shoulder capsulitis35.245Team Roster on 2012-04-06
2012-03-29PSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Memphis (AAA)35.237Team Roster on 2012-03-29
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-02-10ContractSigned by Cardinals 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-08-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-12-03TradeTraded by White Sox to Braves for Kyle Cofield 
2008-09-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-07-26InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder inflammation 
2007-08-01Placed on the Bereavement List 
2007-07-25TradeTraded by Padres to Brewers for Joe Thatcher, Will Inman and Steve Garrison 
2005-01-14ContractSigned by Padres (2-year) 
2003-05-29Claimed on waivers by Padres from Astros. 
2002-06-17InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-05-25InjuredDisabled -- strained right elbow capsule 
2000-07-30TradeTraded by Giants to Astros for RHP Doug Henry July 30 2000 
2000-07-29TradeTraded by Giants to Astros for Doug Henry. 
1997-07-03Contractsigned 
* 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
2000San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll23175,000-79531-1,394,248200,000175,000
2000Houston AstrosTeam Payroll23175,000-79533-1,394,248200,000175,000
2001Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24210,000-73132191,897,758200,000385,000
2002Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25230,000-67726252,011,045200,000615,000
2003San Diego PadresTeam Payroll26300,000-70337-2,163,527300,000915,000
2003Houston AstrosTeam Payroll26300,000-70327-2,163,527300,000915,000
2004San Diego PadresTeam Payroll27326,000-61027332,070,100300,0001,241,000
2005San Diego PadresTeam Payroll28910,000-39616572,189,055300,0002,151,000
2006San Diego PadresTeam Payroll291,365,000-35515562,365,072327,0003,516,000
2007Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll302,150,000-31814612,459,737380,0005,666,000
2007San Diego PadresTeam Payroll302,150,000-31815612,459,737380,0005,666,000
2008Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll314,000,000-2181476++2,696,252390,0009,666,000
2009Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll324,500,000-1941176++2,746,792400,00014,166,000
2010Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll335,000,000-172982++2,812,412400,00019,166,000
2011Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll345,500,00010.016161783++2,722,607414,00024,666,000
* 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