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Brandon LarsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1997-2008 MLB Years: 2001-2004
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

Positions3B-724, 1B-29, SS-17, LF-12, OF-7Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrandon John Larson
Height6-0Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 24,1976 [42.205]PlaceSan Angelo,Texas
High SchoolOliver Wendell Holmes (San Antonio,TX)
CollegeLouisiana State University (Baton Rouge,LA), Blinn College (Brenham,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 1st round (14th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 44th round (1295th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 38th round (1049th overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 46th round (1263rd overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,330,000Signing ScoutsBob Filotei
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-CIN-#10 ... 2003-CIN-#8
MLB DebutMay 4,2001 [24.345]
OrganizationsCIN [8] WAS [2] TEX [1] Awards6
TBC Player ID4318Retrosheet IDlarsb001MLBAM ID276053
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed43Power79Contact30XBH79RBIs76Runs53Hitting59Durability42Team.500Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997LSUCollegeJr163b2169289821101624011891215770408.381.430.8651.29525058321.357.484.585.5326.5417.762.7112.467.2352.73
1997Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-ss21114141151060011000101.268.279.439.71818643.344.171.195.3052.3323.2610.000.000.0054.55
1998Burlington BeesMidwAcin-3b22186851530292141600001.221.264.353.61724572.260.132.206.2725.5622.224.002.7834.0033.33
1999Rockford RedsMidwAcin-3b236925038751811352122256730317.300.367.536.90313432281.358.236.376.3858.9023.842.684.6319.2342.67
1999Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-3b23431722849100124245105130213.285.332.552.8849522187.333.267.320.3725.3527.275.106.4214.3344.90
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11242266124281259416735118605210.294.353.543.89622954468.349.249.353.3807.4825.213.375.3416.8843.55
2000Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-3b241114276111626020641553112280358.272.330.473.80320246469.333.201.297.3436.6126.013.944.2621.3539.66
2000Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin-3b241763111871240041600001.286.328.524.852331067.356.238.302.3625.9723.884.002.9931.5055.56
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1284907213433122681553513880359.273.330.480.81023556536.336.207.298.3456.5325.753.944.1022.2741.79
2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin253b2511542461108222145556241231202115.255.312.415.72717638462.325.160.215.3155.1926.625.133.0330.2935.19
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43b2514332420010021000001.121.171.182.3536235.174.061.121.1625.7128.575.000.000.0050.00
2002Louisville BatsILAAAcin-3b268029747101201256911247031225.340.393.6671.06019846327.373.327.407.4447.3421.412.927.6511.8845.54
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin16lf-3b262351814204131061010011.275.362.549.91128658.270.274.412.38610.3417.241.676.9012.7542.86
2003Louisville BatsILAAAcin263b27722825191192207430287020317.323.384.6171.00117441315.364.294.404.4208.8922.222.506.3514.1045.05
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin163b27328969101922133100202.101.212.146.358132104.136.045.191.17912.5029.812.380.9689.0022.22
2004Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-2827121011000400000.286.286.8571.143627.500.571.571.4610.0057.140.0014.297.00100.00
2004Louisville BatsILAAAcin-3b28321171433509250053910114.282.315.556.8716514124.343.274.316.3624.0331.457.807.2613.0042.42
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         3412415356010260054310114.282.313.573.8867116131.347.291.331.3673.8232.828.607.6312.4045.71
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin163b284011813256031410143520102.212.304.339.643409135.272.127.254.28910.3725.932.502.2239.3336.00
2005Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-3b293413520391007340093350111.289.353.519.8727017150.333.230.296.3736.0022.003.674.6719.2943.59
2006New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAwas-3b301173805810217120764338101202212.268.336.476.81218138422.314.208.311.3489.0023.932.664.7419.0037.25
2007Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-18313612723436062500132210006.339.404.528.9326712141.374.189.291.4069.2215.601.694.2621.1727.91
2007Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas263b315218931459081821133810124.238.289.413.7027817204.257.175.249.3026.3718.632.923.9223.6337.78
2008Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-2032111427711302933095113978803312.304.371.597.96825562477.311.293.384.4108.1816.352.006.2914.2347.69
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter109291295211083742358630316.179.271.299.5708719332.220.120.247.00010.5425.902.462.4136.3836.54
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter773285243080517291535294824216760401211769.282.339.510.84914543343130.333.228.312.0006.9024.283.524.8918.6441.49
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter433156324245390790303131012341920110744.290.347.529.8768271871717.341.239.320.0007.1624.403.415.2417.3741.28
AA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter253971145262611481652111642581708917.270.324.483.8074691101060.318.213.289.0006.0424.344.034.5320.2341.98
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8731843902111561143298330318.283.346.497.84315837353.336.214.340.0008.2223.512.864.2521.2041.11
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14755494173353361201152100903318.312.379.581.96032274618.325.269.363.0008.4116.181.925.8315.3942.77
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter69289821101624011891215770408.381.430.8651.29525058321.357.484.585.0006.5417.762.7112.467.2352.73
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter109291295211083742358630316.179.271.299.5708719332.220.120.247.00010.5425.902.462.4136.3836.54
Average MLB - Per 162 games16243243771601255635212840419.179.271.299.57012928493.220.120.247.00010.5425.902.462.4136.3836.54
Average Minor - Per 162 games162598901693623211110545159804414.282.339.510.84930570656.333.228.312.0006.9024.283.524.8918.6441.49

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin21SS11--1922554641.8913.73------11100.07.9
1998Burlington Bees MidwAcin223B18--1052-262621.0003.44------18100.012.9
1999Rockford Reds MidwAcin233B69--331531810204186.9122.70------69100.049.6
1999Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin233B42--2293158130115.8852.74------4397.730.0
2000Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin243B108--542122412290266.9172.46------11197.378.3
2000Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin243B16--646445652.9293.25------1794.111.1
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin253B109--672791930365346.9483.17------11594.875.7
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin25SS6--77-214141.0002.33------1155.24.2
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin251B3--1111-1312.9234.00------1152.62.1
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin253B9-771021223331.9393.440.40-----1464.35.6
2002Louisville Bats ILAAAcin263B64--381381711193176.9122.75------8080.044.4
2002Louisville Bats ILAAAcin26OF6--111--12121.0002.00------807.54.2
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26LF9-5813---13131.0001.440.22-----2339.15.6
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin263B5-41210-312121.0002.400.29-----2321.73.1
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin261B2-45--1551.0002.501.25-----238.71.2
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin273B70--511751419240226.9423.23------7297.249.0
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin271B1--8-21108.8008.00------721.40.7
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin27OF1--1---111.0001.00------721.40.7
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin273B24221841848477066.9432.750.36-----3275.014.8
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27LF332291--10101.0003.330.45-----329.41.9
2004Louisville Bats ILAAAcin283B31--1259757871.9102.29------3296.921.5
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin283B35332722450547974.9372.110.27-----4087.521.6
2005Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex293B13--1032164342.9773.23------3438.29.3
2005Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex291B2--183-421211.00010.50------345.91.4
2006New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas303B69--33108105151141.9342.04------11759.048.3
2006New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas301B19--11111113123122.9926.42------11716.213.3
2007Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas313B42--2765459692.9582.19------5280.829.8
2007Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas311B2--6--1661.0003.00------523.81.4
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B7355574541291116194183.9432.510.32-----730.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF12380221--23231.0001.920.29-----120.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2-45--1551.0002.501.25-----20.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B359--207805717410831012.9342.82------3590.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B23--13012414146142.9736.17------230.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF7--121--13131.0001.86------70.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS6--77-214141.0002.33------60.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B205--1134024431559515.9212.51------2050.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS11--1922554641.8913.73------110.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B4--243-527271.0006.75------40.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B87--432051812266248.9322.85------870.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin21----11------
1998Burlington Bees MidwAcin22-----18-----
1999Rockford Reds MidwAcin23-----69-----
1999Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin23-----42-----
2000Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin24-----108-----
2000Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin24-----16-----
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin25--3-6109-----
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25-----9-----
2002Louisville Bats ILAAAcin26-----64---6-
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26--2--59----
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin27--1--70---1-
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27-----243----
2004Louisville Bats ILAAAcin28-----31-----
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28-----35-----
2005Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex29--2--13-----
2006New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas30--19--69-----
2007Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas31--2--42-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3013111000000100000.333.333.6671.000213.500.334.3330.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
2007Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3111000000001100000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.0050.001.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs24111000001200000.250.400.500.900215.500.250.50020.0040.002.000.000.00100.00

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997College World Series All-Tournament Team (SS) ... College World Series Most Outstanding Player (LSU) ... Southeastern Conference All-Conference Team (SS)3
2002Cincinnati Reds Minor League Player of the Year ... Triple A All-Star Team (3B)2
2003International League All-Star Team (3B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-02-09ContractSigned by Nationals (minor) 
2005-04-22ContractSigned by Rangers (Minor) 
2004-12-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
2004-10-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-09-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-07-19InjuredDisabled -- strained left hamstring 
2004-05-09InjuredDisabled -- strained left quadriceps muscle 
2003-11-05InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-10-02InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-09-09InjuredDisabled -- broken left hand 
2002-08-31InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-08-16InjuredDisabled -- broken big toe on his left foot 
1997-07-22Contractsigned 
* 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
1997Cincinnati Reds-211,330,000-------1,330,000Signing Bonus out of 1997 Draft (1st round - 14th overall)
2001Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll25200,000-77146-1,897,758200,0001,530,000
2002Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll26200,000-75740-2,011,045200,0001,730,000
2003Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll27308,000-65329192,163,527300,0002,038,000
2004Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll28318,000-65023282,070,100300,0002,356,000
* 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