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Brian LesherTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1991-2003 MLB Years: 1996-2002
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PositionsOF-715, 1B-358, LF-52, RF-19, DH-7Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrian Herbert Lesher
Height6-5Weight216BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 5,1971 [47.280]PlaceAntwerp,Belgium
High SchoolNewark (Newark,DE)
CollegeUniversity of Delaware (Newark,DE)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 25th round (704th overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutAugust 25,1996 [25.173]
OrganizationsOAK [8] SEA [1] SLN [1] TOR [1] MIL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID14298Retrosheet IDleshb001MLBAM ID117708
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed42Power71Contact41XBH65RBIs65Runs58Hitting63Durability55Team.516Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1991DelawareCollegeSolf-1b2041150455793114352203000000.380.453.7001.15310523170.422.320.473.50111.7617.651.506.4713.6440.35
1992University of DelawareNACNCAA-1lf-1b21531815668133759100302100000.376.464.5971.06110823211.399.221.442.47214.229.950.703.3225.8633.82
1992Southern Oregon A'sNwstA-oak-of214613621267131837123520100.191.265.324.5894411151.232.133.191.2727.9523.182.921.9945.3342.31
1993Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-of22119394631081355472094610296600.274.358.371.72914623461.352.097.241.3339.9822.132.221.0878.8021.30
1994Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-of231173937611421014681111818480858.290.414.450.86417735490.330.160.366.38316.5317.141.042.8628.0730.70
1995Huntsville StarsSouAAoak-of24127471781232321971786411020127.261.351.439.79020744538.303.178.312.35011.9020.451.723.5324.7935.77
1996Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAoak-1b-of25109414571192921875653610872309.287.352.498.85020649462.347.211.300.3687.7923.383.003.9023.0041.18
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24rf-lf2526821119305160051711102.232.281.451.73237890.230.219.280.3135.5618.893.405.5616.4042.11
1997Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAoak-of261104158513427521781436486302314.323.415.564.97923453484.365.241.422.42213.2217.771.344.3419.7639.55
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak5lf26461311730414164193000204.229.275.366.641489142.263.137.229.2826.3421.133.332.8232.7530.00
1998Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAoak-of2799360621083111160344696202111.300.380.483.86317443410.380.183.308.37811.2223.412.092.6832.7339.81
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak20lf2777011001000300000.143.143.286.429217.250.143.143.1800.0042.860.000.000.00100.00
1999Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAoak-1b-of28103387661132921464824171625016.292.364.486.85018845441.322.194.315.3709.3016.101.733.1727.6439.82
2000Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-1b291324897714133325924470104224510.288.377.521.89825561567.319.233.376.38412.3518.341.494.4119.5643.26
2000Seattle MarinersALMLBsea311b2955141103101000000.800.8331.4002.233726.800.6001.000.88716.670.000.000.000.0050.00
2001Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-of3093346519817476311407820505.283.356.416.77214428393.342.133.249.33810.1819.851.951.7849.4328.57
2002Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-of3166248346513172861205511404.262.315.407.72210121274.305.145.246.3157.3020.072.752.5535.4332.31
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor311b3124382510020041500102.132.209.158.3676143.208.026.132.1789.3034.883.750.000.0020.00
2003Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-of321029482002004501011.276.364.345.70910234.333.069.207.31111.7614.711.250.000.0025.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter108263315910293851196511408.224.275.380.65510021288.259.156.243.0006.6022.573.423.1329.2235.59
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1131408267411572452614466683555249344414411785.283.368.462.83018864154705.333.179.314.00011.1419.851.783.0628.3535.87
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter7222688436786181181034624220321603238251070.292.370.488.85813123023065.340.196.323.00010.4719.671.883.3626.1038.42
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter127471781232321971786411020127.261.351.439.79020744538.303.178.312.00011.9020.451.723.5324.7935.77
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1173937611421014681111818480858.290.414.450.86417735490.330.160.366.00016.5317.141.042.8628.0730.70
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter119394631081355472094610296600.274.358.371.72914623461.352.097.241.0009.9822.132.221.0878.8021.30
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4613621267131837123520100.191.265.324.5894411151.232.133.191.0007.9523.182.921.9945.3342.31
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9433110112522618102152505100000.378.459.6441.10321346381.408.266.456.00013.1213.391.024.7218.3936.80
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7922028508193341145011306.227.273.395.6688718239.250.168.245.0005.8620.923.573.7724.4436.00
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24382510020041500102.132.209.158.3676143.208.026.132.0009.3034.883.750.000.0020.00
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter55141103101000000.800.8331.4002.233726.800.6001.000.00016.670.000.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16239547891531457822998226012.224.275.380.65515032432.259.156.243.0006.6022.573.423.1329.2235.59
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258597166354219512875134626212.283.368.462.83027059674.333.179.314.00011.1419.851.783.0628.3535.87

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1993Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-Rel22006.0020200203.03220320002.009.00--9.006.000.67--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter006.0020200203.03220320002.009.00--9.006.000.67--
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter006.0020200203.03220320002.009.00--9.006.000.67--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings006.001470147001470220.022014714702201470002.009.00--9.006.000.67--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1992Southern Oregon A's NwstA-oak21OF37--522415854.9311.46------4680.448.7
1992Southern Oregon A's NwstA-oak211B3--111--12121.0004.00------466.53.9
1993Madison Muskies MidwAoak22OF114--193952207202.9761.77------11995.884.4
1994Modesto A's CalifA+oak23OF78--10964-119115.9661.47------11766.757.4
1994Modesto A's CalifA+oak231B27--22314718244237.9718.78------11723.119.9
1995Huntsville Stars SouAAoak24OF114--184552194189.9741.66------12789.879.2
1995Huntsville Stars SouAAoak241B3--142121716.9415.33------1272.42.1
1996Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak251B71--63441752682675.9909.51------10965.150.0
1996Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak25OF44--653227068.9711.55------10940.431.0
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25RF14--211--22221.0001.57------2653.88.6
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25LF14--1911-2120.9521.43------2653.88.6
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak251B1--6---661.0006.00------263.80.6
1997Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak26OF99--185662197191.9701.93------11090.068.8
1997Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak261B7--35--435351.0005.00------1106.44.9
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26LF31--6123-6663.9552.03------4667.419.1
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak261B3--212-323231.0007.67------466.51.9
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26RF3--51-1661.0002.00------466.51.9
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26DH3---------------466.51.9
1998Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak27OF72--10432-109107.9821.49------9972.750.3
1998Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak271B16--1203315126123.9767.69------9916.211.2
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27LF4--42-1661.0001.50------757.12.5
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak271B1----1-1---------714.30.6
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak281B63--54335464582578.9939.17------10361.244.4
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak28OF37--562--58581.0001.57------10335.926.1
2000Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea291B130--101885610811091103.9958.48------13298.590.9
2000Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea29OF2--1---111.0000.50------1321.51.4
2000Seattle MarinersALMLBsea291B4-941--551.0001.250.56-----580.02.5
2000Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29DH1---------------520.00.6
2001Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil30OF78--13743-144141.9791.81------9383.954.2
2001Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil301B6--322183534.9715.67------936.54.2
2002Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor31OF34--6223-6764.9551.88------6651.523.6
2002Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor311B11--8871109695.9908.64------6616.77.6
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor311B12-42344-138381.0003.170.90-----2450.07.4
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31DH3---------------2412.51.9
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31LF3-2611---11111.0003.670.42-----2412.51.9
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31RF2-8-------------248.31.2
2003Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln32OF6--12---12121.0002.00------1060.04.2
MLB Totals for LF - 4 season(s)-   LF52-2695541104100.9621.923.85-----520.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B21-51657147372.9863.431.41-----210.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF19-8262-128281.0001.473.50-----190.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH7---------------70.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF372--62220164658642.9761.73------3720.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B304--24701732226126652643.9928.69------3040.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF114--184552194189.9741.66------1140.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--142121716.9415.33------30.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF78--10964-119115.9661.47------780.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B27--22314718244237.9718.78------270.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF114--193952207202.9761.77------1140.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF37--522415854.9311.46------370.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--111--12121.0004.00------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1992Southern Oregon A's NwstA-oak21--3------37-
1993Madison Muskies MidwAoak22---------114-
1994Modesto A's CalifA+oak23--27------78-
1995Huntsville Stars SouAAoak24--3------114-
1996Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak25--71------44-
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25--1---14-14--
1997Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak26--7------99-
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26--3---31-3-3
1998Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak27--16------72-
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27--1---4----
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak28--63------37-
2000Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea29--130------2-
2000Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29--4-------1
2001Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil30--6------78-
2002Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor31--11------34-
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31--12---3-2-3
2003Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln32---------6-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2001-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
2001-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-12-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
2000-11-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-01-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1999-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1996Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25109,000-78638-957,870109,000109,000
1997Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26152,000-75835161,182,177150,000261,000
1998Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll27174,000-78229131,276,192170,000435,000
2000Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll29175,000-79536-1,394,248200,000610,000
2002Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll31245,000-64021292,011,045200,000855,000
* 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