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Brandon ClaussenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1998-2007 MLB Years: 2003-2006
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-191Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrandon Allen Falker Claussen
Height6-2Weight175BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 1,1979 [39.023]PlaceRapid City,South Dakota
High SchoolGoddard (Roswell,NM)
CollegeHoward College (Big Spring,TX)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 34th round (1027th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsMark Batchko
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2002-MLB-#37 ... 2002-NYA-#3 ... 2003-NYA-#3 ... 2004-CIN-#3
MLB DebutJune 28,2003 [24.058]
OrganizationsNYA [5] CIN [4] WAS [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID4197Retrosheet IDclaub001MLBAM ID407799
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts64Walks55Hittable46SO/BB62vsPower46Hitting6Durability55Team.510Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1999Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-ST20013.18220000011.074422160000.795.561.591.5912.718.00.000-
1999Staten Island YankeesNYPLA-nya-ST20643.3812120100072.0703027412894401.148.750.501.5011.137.42.600-
1999Greensboro BatsSALAnya-ST200110.5011010006.08771251101.6712.001.503.007.502.50.000-
1999Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAAA--ST0663.8315150200089.08541387161105501.138.560.711.6111.086.88.500-
2000Greensboro BatsSALAnya-ST21854.0517170100097.2914944944983001.388.390.834.059.032.23.615-
2000Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya35ST21253.10990110052.0492418117442101.268.430.172.927.572.59.286-
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST010103.72262602100149.1140736210611425101.348.400.603.668.522.33.500-
2001Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya33ST22522.73880000056.0472117213691201.077.550.322.0911.095.31.714-
2001Norwich NavigatorsEastAAnya-ST22922.13212101100131.010142316551515301.196.940.413.7810.372.75.818-
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST01442.31292901100187.014863488682206501.167.120.393.2710.593.24.778-
2002Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST23283.2815150000093.0854734446732001.408.200.394.447.041.59.200-
2003Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-ST24201.64440000022.0165403260100.866.55--1.2310.648.671.000-
2003Louisville BatsILAAAcin27ST24017.47330000015.217131336160001.479.771.723.459.192.67.000-
2003Columbus ClippersILAAAnya39ST24212.7511110100068.2532821418390201.036.950.522.365.112.17.667-
2003Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAAA--ST0423.22181801000105.0864638727810301.067.280.592.296.863.00.667-
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya60ST24101.4211000006.08211150001.4211.371.421.427.115.001.0003.98
2004Louisville BatsILAAAcin27ST25864.66181800000100.098565210471111001.458.790.904.229.962.36.571-
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34ST25286.1414140000066.0805045935453021.7410.911.234.776.141.29.2005.14
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34ST2610114.21292900000166.2178897824571212171.419.611.303.086.532.12.4764.59
2006Louisville BatsILAAAcin-ST27028.34550000022.231212158181001.7212.311.993.187.152.25.000-
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34ST27386.1914140000077.09356531428572061.5710.871.643.276.662.04.2735.35
2007Gulf Coast NationalsGCLRkwas-ST28003.00330000015.0146521182001.008.401.200.6010.8018.00--
2007Columbus ClippersILAAAwas36ST28116.98440000019.029191527131001.8613.500.933.266.051.86.500-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0115.24770000034.043252048313001.4911.271.052.108.133.88.500-
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter16275.04585800000315.13591971774812122871151.5210.221.373.456.491.88.3721.82
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter45393.6013313306200780.171637231355281786231401.278.230.633.239.032.80.536-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter13194.39565601000317.0313184156281322705201.398.800.793.717.592.05.406-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter922.13212101100131.010142316551515301.196.940.413.7810.372.75.818-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter972.69212101100130.011250393331393401.117.730.212.289.604.21.563-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter864.43181802000103.299565110461034101.408.590.873.998.942.24.571-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter643.3812120100072.0703027412894401.148.750.501.5011.137.42.600-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter013.08550000026.02110943342000.917.181.371.0311.6211.33.000-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter15275.12575700000309.23511951764712022371151.5210.201.373.496.481.86.357-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101.4211000006.08211150001.4211.371.421.427.115.001.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11195.04404000000220.0250137123338415951101.5210.221.373.456.491.88.3671.82
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13113.60373702100220.02011048815792216401.278.230.633.239.032.80.542-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya60p2414010001000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2230.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2004Louisville BatsILAAAcin27p25188000001000205000.000.000.000.0000013.000.000.000.0000.0015.380.000.000.000.00
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34p251419120000001602001.105.150.105.2552022.154.000.053.1244.5527.276.000.000.000.00
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34p2629553500000032206000.091.138.091.2295064.152.000.055.1134.6934.387.330.000.000.00
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34p2713211200010001103000.095.095.095.1902024.200.000.000.0850.0045.830.000.000.000.00
2007Columbus ClippersILAAAwas362842010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4480.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter5799510000200440011001.101.136.101.237100114.169.000.040.0003.5135.0910.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2210010001000205000.100.100.100.2001015.125.000.000.0000.0013.330.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2210010001000205000.100.100.100.2001015.125.000.000.0000.0013.330.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter569559000100439011001.095.131.095.22690110.161.000.042.0003.6435.459.750.000.000.00
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14010001000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162281142800060011114031003.101.136.101.237280324.169.000.040.0003.5135.0910.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1627407000700015037000.100.100.100.20070110.125.000.000.0000.0013.330.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya20P2---------------2100.03.3
1999Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya20P12--7161-2423.9581.92------12100.016.2
1999Greensboro Bats SALAnya20P1---------------1100.00.7
2000Greensboro Bats SALAnya21P17--122-123231.0001.35------17100.012.4
2000Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya21P9--48--12121.0001.33------9100.06.4
2001Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya22P8--1112-1412.8571.50------8100.05.8
2001Norwich Navigators EastAAnya22P21--622213028.9331.33------21100.014.8
2002Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya23P15--1201-2221.9551.40------15100.010.6
2003Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya24P4--12--331.0000.75------4100.03.0
2003Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya24P11--36--991.0000.82------11100.07.6
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin24P3--13--441.0001.33------3100.02.1
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya24P116-1--111.0001.000.17-----1100.00.6
2004Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25P18--115--16161.0000.89------18100.012.5
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25P14146615--661.0000.430.09-----14100.08.6
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26P2929166519112524.9600.830.14-----29100.017.9
2006Louisville Bats ILAAAcin27P5---2--221.0000.40------5100.03.5
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27P141477714-221211.0001.500.27-----14100.08.6
2007Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas28P3--1---111.0000.33------3100.05.6
2007Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas28P4---3--331.0000.75------4100.02.8
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P58583151339135352.9810.900.17-----580.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P56--6491-5655.9820.98------560.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P21--622213028.9331.33------210.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P21--6212-2927.9311.29------210.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P18--122-123231.0001.28------180.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--7161-2423.9581.92------120.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P5--1---111.0000.20------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya202----------
1999Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya2012----------
1999Greensboro Bats SALAnya201----------
2000Greensboro Bats SALAnya2117----------
2000Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya219----------
2001Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya228----------
2001Norwich Navigators EastAAnya2221----------
2002Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya2315----------
2003Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya244----------
2003Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya2411----------
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin243----------
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya241----------
2004Louisville Bats ILAAAcin2518----------
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2514----------
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2629----------
2006Louisville Bats ILAAAcin275----------
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2714----------
2007Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas283----------
2007Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas284----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27313.81660000026.028151141022101.469.691.383.467.622.205.19.750
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs313.81660000026.028151141022101.469.691.383.467.622.205.19.750

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2745021002000200000.400.400.6001.000315.667.200.2000.0040.000.000.000.0050.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs45021002000200000.400.400.6001.000315.667.200.2000.0040.000.000.000.0050.00

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2001Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (SP) ... Double-A All-Star (SP) ... New York Yankees Minor League Player of the Year3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-01-12ContractSigned by Nationals to minor league contract 
2006-11-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-08-09InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2006-06-17InjuredDisabled -- rotator cuff tendinitis in his left shoulder 
2003-07-31TradeTraded by Yankees with Charlie Manning and Cash to Reds for Aaron Boone. 
1999-05-20Contractsigned 
* 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 YankeesTeam Payroll24300,000-70343-2,163,527300,000300,000
2004Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll25300,000-75537-2,070,100300,000600,000
2005Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll26320,000-70325222,189,055300,000920,000
2006Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll27370,000-56132312,365,072327,0001,290,000
* 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