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Brian McRaeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1985-1999 MLB Years: 1990-1999
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-992, CF-564, 2B-359, SS-19, DH-19Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrian Wesley Mcrae
Height6-0Weight195BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 27,1967 [50.272]PlaceBradenton,Florida
High SchoolManatee (Bradenton,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (17th overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$125,000Signing ScoutsArt Stewart
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1987-KCA-#10 ... 1990-KCA-#7
MLB DebutAugust 7,1990 [22.346]
OrganizationsKCA [10] CHN [3] NYN [3] COL [1] TOR [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID15224Retrosheet IDmcrab001MLBAM ID118871
RelationshipsSon of Hal McRae
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed84Power49Contact64XBH51RBIs42Runs70Hitting57Durability89Team.501Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRkkca-2b17602174058650232712283424200.267.353.341.6947411253.314.074.272.31911.0713.441.210.000.0018.97
1986Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-2b18723066682103129284414951210.268.362.330.69210114355.314.062.275.32011.5513.801.200.28306.0017.07
1987Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-2b19131481621211411313318227060010.252.293.291.58414016509.293.039.116.2644.3213.753.180.20481.0013.22
1988Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+kca-2b20301071833201118491132000.308.378.355.733383121.337.047.168.3407.449.091.220.83107.009.09
1988Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-2b209128833581314151351660210000.201.248.295.5438518316.241.094.177.2495.0618.993.751.2772.0031.03
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12139551911515262192571512000.230.285.311.59612321437.270.081.175.2745.7216.252.841.1479.0023.08
1989Memphis ChicksSouAAkca23of2113853372121188542238439487110.227.294.319.61317031592.267.092.201.2837.2615.882.190.84106.6025.62
1990Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-of2211647078126246106421104465314110.268.334.409.74319240532.293.141.257.3358.2712.221.481.8847.0031.75
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca56of22461682148832234392903205.286.318.405.7236813182.331.119.179.3234.9515.933.221.1084.0027.08
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca56of231526298616428986420112499235112.261.288.372.66023445663.296.111.164.2943.6214.934.131.2178.6327.44
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca56of24149533631192354521854288674110.223.285.308.59316432592.258.085.188.2747.0914.862.100.68133.2526.89
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca56of25153627781772891269231437105414318.282.325.413.73825949685.322.131.204.3285.4015.332.841.7552.2527.68
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca56of2611443671119226440288546766333.273.359.378.73716532505.313.105.275.33110.6913.271.240.79109.0026.89
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn56of271375809216738712482784792731112.288.348.440.78825557638.325.152.266.3487.3714.421.961.8848.3334.13
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn56cf28157624111172325176637973841225611.276.360.425.78526554716.294.149.311.34610.2011.731.152.3736.7131.40
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn56cf29108417631002756281465262431211.240.329.372.70115538477.269.132.276.31510.9013.001.191.2669.5038.00
1997New York MetsNLMLBnyn56cf294514523365251534132221102.248.317.414.7316012162.261.166.248.3228.0213.581.693.0929.0033.33
1997Totals for NL-NL         15356286136327114317106584642213.242.326.383.70921550639.267.141.269.31710.1713.151.291.7251.0936.76
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn56cf301595527914636521792011809053535.264.360.462.82225562645.280.198.359.35912.4013.951.133.2626.2942.47
1999New York MetsNLMLBnyn56cf3196298356612183626395750216.221.320.349.66910421344.247.128.245.30311.3416.571.462.3337.2531.82
1999Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol56cf31723162011002720000.261.370.478.84811327.333.217.304.3757.4125.933.503.7023.0050.00
1999Totals for NL-NL         103321367214193726416470216.224.323.358.68111524371.252.134.249.30911.0517.251.562.4335.6733.33
1999Totals for MLB-MLB         1344034788172124827578691228.218.327.360.68714531472.248.142.270.31112.0818.221.512.5433.5835.23
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor56dh-cf31318211163131101162221012.195.340.366.706307101.228.171.354.32015.8421.781.382.9727.3343.75
1999Totals for MLB-MLB         1344034788172124827578691228.218.327.360.68714531472.248.142.270.31112.0818.221.512.5433.5835.23
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter13545114734133626458103532196864888245746322087.261.331.396.72720254255737.292.135.252.0008.5114.361.691.8049.6531.81
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter6382402369599872422215153612033832938640.249.315.333.6488001332678.288.084.206.0007.5814.301.890.82109.1822.20
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter345129118330555151912157231032191331220.236.299.346.645447891440.271.110.216.0007.1515.212.131.3267.9529.18
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter161588801541612424122318192010.262.309.303.61217819630.301.041.126.0004.9212.862.610.32294.0012.34
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter723066682103129284414951210.268.362.330.69210114355.314.062.275.00011.5513.801.200.28306.0017.07
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter602174058650232712283424200.267.353.341.6947411253.314.074.272.00011.0713.441.210.000.0018.97
Kansas City Royals Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter614239331962710932302489341166388183317638.262.313.372.6858901712627.300.110.201.0006.3214.772.341.1479.7727.27
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter402162126643997173514278231722382387934.271.348.416.7646751491831.298.145.286.0009.3913.001.381.9146.3133.94
New York Mets Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3009951372485383413025211321691248413.249.342.421.763419951151.268.172.309.00011.4714.681.282.9529.2638.31
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter318211163131101162221012.195.340.366.706307101.228.171.354.00015.8421.781.382.9727.3343.75
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter723162011002720000.261.370.478.84811327.333.217.304.0007.4125.933.503.7023.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16261288160327126423105899764210.261.331.396.72724251686.292.135.252.0008.5114.361.691.8049.6531.81
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626109415222665539155297710210.249.315.333.64820334680.288.084.206.0007.5814.301.890.82109.1822.20

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca172B40--8791619184178.9674.45------6066.764.5
1985Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca17SS19--295112129280.8704.21------6031.730.6
1986Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca182B72--1462141343373360.9655.00------72100.097.3
1987Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca192B130--2843461875648630.9724.85------13199.292.2
1988Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca202B30--70103418177173.9775.77------30100.021.6
1988Memphis Chicks SouAAkca202B87--1472311852396378.9554.34------9195.660.8
1989Memphis Chicks SouAAkca21OF134--2491155265260.9811.94------13897.193.7
1990Memphis Chicks SouAAkca22OF115--265872280273.9752.37------11699.179.9
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22OF45--1201--1211211.0002.69------4697.828.0
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23OF150--40523-410407.9932.71------15298.792.6
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24OF148--419832430427.9932.89------14999.391.4
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25OF153--394473405398.9832.60------153100.094.4
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26OF110--25223-257254.9882.31------11496.595.7
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26DH4---------------1143.53.5
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27OF137--34543-352349.9912.55------137100.095.1
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28CF155--343251350345.9862.23------15798.795.7
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29CF107--243312247246.9962.30------10899.166.0
1997New York MetsNLMLBnyn29CF41--6513-6966.9571.61------4591.125.3
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn30CF154--301843313309.9872.01------15996.995.1
1999New York MetsNLMLBnyn31CF87--15211-154153.9941.76------9690.653.4
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31DH15---------------3148.49.3
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31CF13--281-129291.0002.23------3141.98.0
1999Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol31CF7--14---14141.0002.00------7100.04.3
MLB Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF743--19352119519751956.9902.63------7430.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF564--11461614711761162.9882.06------5640.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH19---------------190.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF249--51419127545533.9782.14------2490.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B87--1472311852396378.9554.34------870.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B160--3544492293825803.9735.02------1600.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B72--1462141343373360.9655.00------720.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B40--8791619184178.9674.45------400.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS19--295112129280.8704.21------190.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca17---4019------
1986Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca18---72-------
1987Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca19---130-------
1988Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca20---30-------
1988Memphis Chicks SouAAkca20---87-------
1989Memphis Chicks SouAAkca21---------134-
1990Memphis Chicks SouAAkca22---------115-
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22---------45-
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23---------150-
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24---------148-
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25---------153-
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26---------1104
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27---------137-
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28-------155---
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29-------107---
1997New York MetsNLMLBnyn29-------41---
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn30-------154---
1999New York MetsNLMLBnyn31-------87---
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31-------13--15
1999Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol31-------7---

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1996National League Player of the Week (August 12-August 18)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1999-11-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-08-09TradeTraded by Rockies to Blue Jays for Pat Lynch. 
1999-07-31TradeTraded by Mets with Thomas Johnson and Rigo Beltran to Rockies for Chuck McElroy and Darryl Hamilton. 
1997-08-08TradeTraded by Cubs with Turk Wendell and Mel Rojas to Mets for Manny Alexander, Mark Clark and Lance Johnson. 
1995-04-05TradeTraded by Royals to Cubs for Geno Morones and Derek Wallace. 
* 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
1985Kansas City Royals-17125,000-------125,000Signing Bonus out of 1985 Draft (1st round - 17th overall)
1990Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll22100,000-64937-515,727100,000225,000
1991Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll23124,000-5452223742,231100,000349,000
1992Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24275,000-4452345962,245109,000624,000
1993Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25378,500-4142155968,431109,0001,002,500
1994Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll261,900,000-1941279++957,101109,0002,902,500
1995Chicago CubsTeam Payroll272,650,000-134786++999,520109,0005,552,500
1996Chicago CubsTeam Payroll283,400,000-86491++957,870109,0008,952,500
1997Chicago CubsTeam Payroll293,900,000-85491++1,182,177150,00012,852,500
1997New York MetsTeam Payroll293,900,000-85591++1,182,177150,00012,852,500
1998New York MetsTeam Payroll303,850,000-99690++1,276,192170,00016,702,500
1999Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll313,750,000-128786++1,454,491200,00020,452,500
1999Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll313,750,000-128586++1,454,491200,00020,452,500
1999New York MetsTeam Payroll313,750,000-128886++1,454,491200,00020,452,500
* 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