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Brian BannisterTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 2000-2010 MLB Years: 2006-2010
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-189Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrian Patrick Bannister
Height6-1Weight207BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 28,1981 [37.266]PlaceScottsdale,Arizona
High SchoolChaparral (Scottsdale,AZ)
CollegeUSC (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 7th round (199th overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 45th round (1342nd overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$95,000Signing ScoutsSteve LeavittService Time3.158 (2009)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2006-NYN-#9
MLB DebutApril 5,2006 [25.036]
OrganizationsKCA [4] NYN [4] Awards4Awards Voting1-36
TBC Player ID25502Retrosheet IDbannb001MLBAM ID446454
RelationshipsSon of Floyd Bannister, Brother of Brett Bannister, Brother of Cory Bannister, , Nephew of Greg Cochran
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (43.84%) -- Changeup (20.38%) -- Cutter (19.12%) -- Slider (9.61%) -- Curveball (3.59%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (3.45%)
Fastball Velocity [2010] - 89.83
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (RHP) in 2007
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts40Walks68Hittable60SO/BB60vsPower60Hitting15Durability59Team.495Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2000USCPac10NCAA-1Rel19004.3510010000010.0111054682001.659.583.485.236.971.33--
2001USCPac10NCAA-1Rel20442.8034034000554.2402117321569001.126.590.493.469.222.67.500-
2003USCPac10NCAA-1Jr3S/R22654.5318144100093.010553476245615001.3810.130.582.315.402.33.545-
2003Brooklyn CyclonesNYPLA-nyn19S/R22412.151293001146.0271211018424200.985.28--3.528.222.33.800-
2004St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn25ST23574.32202000000110.0111635362710610001.259.050.492.208.653.93.417-
2004Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-ST23334.06880000044.0452320217284001.409.140.413.455.681.65.500-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST08104.25282800000154.2156867384413414001.299.080.472.567.803.05.444-
2005Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn25ST24942.56181801100109.09136311127942101.087.510.912.237.763.48.692-
2005Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn43ST24413.18880000045.0481916013484001.359.53--2.589.533.69.800-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01352.74262601100154.0139554711401426101.168.110.642.338.283.55.722-
2006St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-ST25101.50220000012.010420490001.177.50--3.006.752.251.000-
2006Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn44ST25333.86660100030.034151345241001.2910.091.191.487.124.80.500-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0433.19880100042.044191549331001.259.350.851.917.023.67.571-
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn40S/R25214.26862001038.0341818422192001.478.050.955.214.500.86.6675.25
2007Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-ST26112.61440000020.21611644140000.976.971.741.746.103.50.500-
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40ST261293.87272701000165.015676711544774001.218.510.822.404.201.75.5714.29
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca19ST279165.76323201000182.221512711729581137101.4910.591.432.865.571.95.3604.91
2009Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca19ST28013.46330000013.012551181101.008.310.690.695.548.00.000-
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca19ST287124.73262600000154.0161948115509812201.379.410.882.925.731.96.3684.06
2010Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca35ST29013.6833000007.010331030001.3612.271.23--3.680.00.000-
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca19ST297126.34242310010127.2158929023507710001.6311.141.623.525.431.54.3685.39
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter37505.0811711432020666.07244073778622438435301.429.761.163.025.181.71.4251.53
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter30223.29848132111436.04041911602911637626401.198.300.602.387.723.24.577-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter873.32242401000115.212053431023976101.239.260.771.777.484.22.533-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1272.99262601100153.0136595113441226101.177.980.762.587.162.77.632-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter674.05222200000122.0121675563111510001.248.900.442.288.463.71.462-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter412.151293001146.0271211018424200.985.28--3.528.222.33.800-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1093.926214481005157.01568469135112026001.318.870.742.906.822.35.526-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter35495.1310910812010628.06903893598220236533301.429.871.172.895.221.81.417-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter214.26862001038.0341818422192001.478.050.955.214.500.86.667-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12165.08393811010220.0239134124287412712101.429.761.163.025.181.71.4291.53
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15113.29424111111220.02039680155818913201.198.300.602.387.723.24.577-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000USCPac10NCAA-1p1932000000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.24133.3366.672.000.000.000.00
2004Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-p2385010000000001000.200.200.200.400106.200.000.000.1780.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn25p24612132003000203000.250.250.417.6675215.300.167.167.2830.0013.330.000.000.0066.67
2005Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn43p2412000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         714132003000303000.214.214.357.5715217.273.143.143.2420.0017.650.000.000.0066.67
2006Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn442564000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn40p25812243002000301000.333.333.583.9167313.444.250.250.3840.0023.080.000.000.0075.00
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40p2623010000000110000.333.500.333.833104.500.000.000.4090.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca19p2724010000000001000.250.250.250.500105.250.000.000.2240.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca19p2825010001000200001.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1790.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca19p2935111001000301000.200.200.400.600216.500.200.200.2540.0050.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1729384004000913001.276.300.414.71412433.400.138.138.0000.0027.270.000.000.0050.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2123142003000304000.174.174.261.4356227.200.087.087.0000.0011.110.000.000.0050.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter76000000000100000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1417142003000204000.235.235.353.5886221.267.118.118.0000.009.520.000.000.0050.00
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter32000000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.00033.3366.672.000.000.000.00
Kansas City Royals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter917141002000612001.235.278.294.5725120.364.059.059.0000.0030.000.000.000.0025.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter812243002000301000.333.333.583.9167313.444.250.250.0000.0023.080.000.000.0075.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16227629763800380008610290010.276.300.414.71411438314.400.138.138.0000.0027.270.000.000.0050.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16217783115002300023031000.174.174.261.4354615208.200.087.087.0000.0011.110.000.000.0050.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn23P20--8152-2523.9201.15------20100.015.5
2004Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn23P8--68--14141.0001.75------8100.05.6
2005Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn24P18--1126123837.9742.06------18100.012.7
2005Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn24P8--24-1661.0000.75------8100.05.6
2006St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn25P2--2---221.0001.00------2100.01.4
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn25P6--242-86.7501.00------6100.04.3
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn25P863814--551.0000.630.13-----8100.04.9
2007Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca26P4--241-76.8571.50------4100.02.8
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26P27271651221-133331.0001.220.20-----27100.016.7
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27P32321821228234240.9521.250.22-----32100.019.8
2009Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca28P3--23--551.0001.67------3100.02.1
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28P26261541024-134341.0001.310.22-----26100.016.0
2010Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca29P3---2-1221.0000.67------3100.02.1
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29P24231271619113635.9721.460.28-----24100.014.8
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P117114666519636150147.9801.260.22-----1170.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P24--817322825.8931.04------240.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P26--1734125251.9811.96------260.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P22--10152-2725.9261.14------220.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn2320----------
2004Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn238----------
2005Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn2418----------
2005Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn248----------
2006St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn252----------
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn256----------
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn258----------
2007Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca264----------
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2627----------
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2732----------
2009Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca283----------
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2826----------
2010Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca293----------
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2924----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2001Brewster WhitecapsCape Cod LeagueCollege20213.6513013000124.219121001028001.206.930.003.6510.222.804.38.667
2004Peoria SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor23203.86615000014.013661417001.218.360.642.5710.934.253.861.000
2006New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25120.95532000019.010520613100.844.740.002.846.162.172.37.333
2007Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB260110.03440000011.2191413543002.0514.663.863.092.310.7510.80.000
2008Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27125.56550000022.23315143214201.5813.101.190.795.567.005.96.333
2009Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28000.00000000018.01500000000.837.500.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29117.41550000017.0211414249001.4711.121.062.124.762.257.41.500
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs203.86615000014.013661417001.218.360.642.5710.934.253.861.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs213.6513013000124.719121001028001.186.930.003.6510.222.804.38.667
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs364.3819172000088.3984843101639301.299.981.021.633.972.444.89.333

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2522010000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2008Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2712000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2010Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2952000000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.50033.3366.672.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs86010000001300000.167.286.167.453107.333.000.16714.2942.863.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos36Assistant Pitching Coach1629369.574--1John FarrellLost in 1st Round (Astros)
2018Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos37Vice President, Pitching Development/Assistant Pitching Coach16210854.667--1Alex Cora
* 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

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2005New York Mets Minor League Player of the Year1
2007AL Rookie of the Month (August) ... AL Rookie of the Month (June)2
2008American League Player of the Week (April 7-April 13)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-11-10Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-09-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-08-18InjuredDisabled -- Right Rotator Cuff Tendinitis 
2009-02-04ContractSigned by Royals (1-year) 
2008-03-02ContractSigned by Royals (1-year) 
2006-12-06TradeTraded by Mets to Royals for Ambiorix Burgos 
2006-05-30InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2006-04-28InjuredDisabled -- strained right hamstring 
2003-06-07Contractsigned 
* 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
2003New York Mets-2295,000-------95,000Signing Bonus out of 2003 Draft (7th round - 199th overall)
2006New York MetsTeam Payroll25327,000-74245-2,365,072327,000422,000
2007Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26380,000-73738-2,459,737380,000802,000
2008Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27421,000-54219402,696,252390,0001,223,000
2009Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll28400,0003.15872437-2,746,792400,0001,623,000
2010Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll292,300,000-30910662,812,412400,0003,923,000
* 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