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Brandon FinneganTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Louisville (AAA) - Cincinnati Reds MLB Years: 2014-2018
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-97Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrandon Kyle Finnegan
Height5-11Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 14,1993 [25.071]PlaceFort Worth,Texas
High SchoolSouthwest (Fort Worth,TX)
CollegeTexas Christian University (Fort Worth,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (17th overall) of the 2014 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 45th round (1374th overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$2,200,600Service Time2.107 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2015-MLB-#55 ... 2015-KCA-#2
MLB DebutSeptember 6,2014 [21.145]
OrganizationsCIN [4] KCA [2] Awards2
TBC Player ID165152Retrosheet IDfinnb001MLBAM ID605232
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (53.52%) -- Slider (21.93%) -- Fastball (13.10%) -- Changeup (11.26%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.16%) -- Splitter (0.02%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 91.27 - [2017] - 93.51 - [2016] - 91.80 - [2015] - 93.79 - [2014] - 92.62
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts70Walks37Hittable73SO/BB49vsPower73Hitting12Durability56Team.488Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2012Texas ChristianMWCNCAA-1Fr29S/R19453.47231112000062.0512524030563001.307.36--4.338.091.87.444-
2013Texas ChristianBig12NCAA-1So29ST20083.1816151200079.0743628335865001.378.390.343.979.762.46.000-
2014Texas ChristianBig12NCAA-129ST21932.04171701000105.27926243291345001.026.730.262.4711.414.62.750-
2014Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca19ST21010.60550000015.051112131000.473.000.601.207.806.50.000-
2014Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca41Rel21032.25808003012.0159322131001.4211.251.501.509.756.50.000-
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0041.331358003027.02010434262000.896.671.001.338.676.50.000-
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27Rel21011.2970700107.061101100001.007.71--1.2912.8610.00.0000.70
2015Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca27S/R22012.77532001113.01094112130001.696.920.698.319.001.08.000-
2015Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca37S/R22027.07642000014.017121117190001.7110.930.644.5012.212.71.000-
2015Louisville BatsILAAAcin43ST22036.23880000030.0312221317303001.589.200.895.048.901.76.000-
2015Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0065.6519154001157.0584336536623001.649.100.785.659.731.72.000-
2015Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27Rel22302.9614014003024.01688313210011.195.921.114.817.771.621.0004.74
2015Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31S/R22224.18642000023.221111158240001.237.991.903.049.133.00.5004.87
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29ST2310113.98313101000172.0150867629841456241.367.851.524.407.591.73.4765.19
2017Pensacola Blue WahoosSouAAcin27ST24000.0022000007.02000150000.432.57--1.296.435.00--
2017Louisville BatsILAAAcin27ST24007.2011000005.04442250001.207.203.603.609.002.50--
2017Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0003.00330000012.064423100000.754.501.502.257.503.33--
2017Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29ST24114.15440000013.0966113161001.696.230.699.0011.081.23.5004.70
2018Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcinST25037.40550000020.2272017515141002.0311.762.186.536.100.93.0003.97
2018Louisville BatsILAAAcinST25267.24880000041.0533633820320041.7811.631.764.397.021.60.250-
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter16184.116744231040259.2229132119431342308251.397.911.484.637.941.72.4711.98
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2165.054331120041137.0137937718631305041.468.981.184.138.522.06.111-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2116.8723212000090.010574691446863041.6710.461.394.588.571.87.154-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter041.9715510004132.027187315311001.317.590.844.228.722.07.000-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter010.60550000015.051112131000.473.000.601.207.806.50.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13162.775643133000246.0204877669427613001.207.420.223.4210.042.94.448-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter13174.32464421000228.0207123110401201998241.438.121.574.717.811.66.433-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter312.5921021004031.02299314310011.156.320.864.028.902.21.750-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14154.115737201030220.0193111100361131947241.397.911.484.637.941.72.4831.98
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings3265.056950190062220.0219149123291012088061.468.981.184.138.522.06.103-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2015Louisville BatsILAAAcin43p2224000001000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2015Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31p2264000000000202000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29p2331534620020031800502.113.148.151.2998261.150.038.094.1324.9229.516.000.000.0033.33
2017Pensacola Blue WahoosSouAAcin27p2423000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2017Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29p2455000000000101001.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2018Louisville BatsILAAAcinp2524110012000100000.250.2501.0001.250414.000.750.750.5120.0025.000.0025.004.00100.00
2018Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcinp2557000000000100000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter47694620020032203503.087.117.116.2338280.115.029.072.0003.7527.507.330.000.0033.33
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter611110013000500000.091.091.364.4554111.000.273.273.0000.0045.450.009.0911.00100.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter48110013000400000.125.125.500.625418.000.375.375.0000.0050.000.0012.508.00100.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter23000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter47694620020032203503.087.117.116.2338280.115.029.072.0003.7527.507.330.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622381421700700107601017010.087.117.116.233287276.115.029.072.0003.7527.507.330.000.0033.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games162297272700278100013500000.091.091.364.45510827297.000.273.273.0000.0045.450.009.0911.00100.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2014Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca21P5---2-1221.0000.40------5100.03.6
2014Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca21P8---3--331.0000.38------8100.05.7
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21P7-7-1--111.0000.140.14-----7100.04.3
2015Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca22P5---3-1331.0000.60------5100.03.6
2015Louisville Bats ILAAAcin22P8--13--441.0000.50------8100.05.6
2015Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca22P6---1--111.0000.17------6100.04.2
2015Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22P14-24-2-1221.0000.140.082-100.0-14100.08.6
2015Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22P6423-4--441.0000.670.171150.0-6100.03.7
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23P31311725121-1817.9440.550.1015671.4-31100.019.1
2017Pensacola Blue Wahoos SouAAcin24P2---------------2100.01.4
2017Louisville Bats ILAAAcin24P1---------------1100.00.7
2017Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24P441321--331.0000.750.231-100.0-580.02.5
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P6239239720112827.9640.440.1119773.1-620.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P15--14--551.0000.33------150.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P15---6-1661.0000.40------150.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5---2-1221.0000.40------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2014Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca215----------
2014Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca218----------
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca217----------
2015Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca225----------
2015Louisville Bats ILAAAcin228----------
2015Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca226----------
2015Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2214----------
2015Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin226----------
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2331----------
2017Pensacola Blue Wahoos SouAAcin242----------
2017Louisville Bats ILAAAcin241----------
2017Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin244----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2013Falmouth CommodoresCape Cod LeagueCollege20103.6822000007.16330210001.137.360.002.4512.275.003.681.000
2014Kansas City RoyalsDiv SeriesMLB21100.0020200001.20000100000.830.000.005.400.000.000.001.000
2014Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB210027.0020200000.131101000040.0081.000.0027.000.000.0027.00.000
2014Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB210127.0020200001.25550210005.8327.000.0010.805.400.5027.00.000
2015Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB22018.5340400106.1976244102.1312.792.845.685.681.009.95.000
2016Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB231110.05651000014.12217162714202.0613.811.264.408.792.0010.67.500
2017Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24107.63550000015.12314133913002.1213.501.765.287.631.448.221.000
2018Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25005.0633000005.1833224001.9613.503.383.386.752.005.06.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs103.6822000007.36330210001.097.360.002.4512.275.003.681.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs228.2718135001041.362413892235302.0313.501.964.797.621.598.93.500
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs100.0020200001.7000010000.600.000.005.400.000.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs0027.0020200000.33110100012.0081.000.0027.000.000.0027.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs0127.0020200001.7555021004.2027.000.0010.805.400.5027.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2017Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2424000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2018Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2511000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs45000000000400000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20143rd Team College All-American (SP) ... Big 12 Conference All-Conference (LHP)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-05-10SPCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Louisville (AAA)25.026Team Roster on 2018-05-10
2018-04-14SPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.000Team Roster on 2018-04-14
2018-04-09SPCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Louisville (AAA) for rehab24.360Team Roster on 2018-04-09
2018-03-29SPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left biceps strain24.349Team Roster on 2018-03-29
2017-11-03SPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL24.203Team Roster on 2017-11-03
2017-07-02SPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL24.079Team Roster on 2017-07-02
2017-06-29SPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Strained left trapezius muscle24.076Team Roster on 2017-06-29
2017-06-26SPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL24.073Team Roster on 2017-06-26
2017-05-16SPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL24.032Team Roster on 2017-05-16
2017-04-16SPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Strained left shoulder24.002Team Roster on 2017-04-16
2015-09-08SPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Louisville (AAA)22.147Team Roster on 2015-09-08
2015-07-27RPCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)YMinorsTradedTraded from Royals with Cody Reed and John Lamb to Reds for Johnny Cueto22.104Team Roster on 2015-07-27
2015-07-08RPKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)22.085Team Roster on 2015-07-08
2015-06-13RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Omaha (AAA)22.060Team Roster on 2015-06-13
2015-05-26PKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)22.042Team Roster on 2015-05-26
2015-05-25PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Omaha (AAA)22.041Team Roster on 2015-05-25
2015-05-21PKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)22.037Team Roster on 2015-05-21
2015-05-07PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)22.023Team Roster on 2015-05-07
2015-04-24PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Northwest Arkansas (AA)22.010Team Roster on 2015-04-24
2015-04-09PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)21.360Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-03-23PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YMinors--Sent to minors21.343Team Roster on 2015-03-23
2014-09-01PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors21.140Team Roster on 2014-09-01
2014-08-02PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)21.110Team Roster on 2014-08-02
2014-07-02PKansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)-MinorsContractSigned out of draft (Texas Christian)21.079Team Roster on 2014-07-02
* 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
2014Kansas City Royals-212,200,600-------2,200,600Signing Bonus out of 2014 Draft (1st round - 17th overall)
2014Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll21500,000-79446-3,256,497500,0002,700,6002014-07-02 - Signed out of draft (Texas Christian)
2015Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll22507,5000.10778442-3,571,283507,5003,208,100
2015Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll22507,5000.10778449-3,571,283507,5003,208,100
2016Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll23511,5001.10771822213,498,245507,5003,719,600
2017Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll24567,0002.10756017383,651,709535,0004,286,600
2018Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll25577,500-50414384,360,045545,0004,864,100
* 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