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Brian SimmonsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1993-2004 MLB Years: 1998-2001
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PositionsOF-739, LF-49, CF-27, RF-16, DH-4Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrian Lee Simmons
Height6-2Weight190BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 4,1973 [45.105]PlacePittsburgh,Pennsylvania
High SchoolPeters Township (McMurray,PA)
CollegeUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor,MI)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (55th overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 35th round (968th overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$210,000Signing ScoutsDoug LaumannLarry Grefer
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1997-CHA-#7 ... 1999-CHA-#5
MLB DebutSeptember 21,1998 [25.017]
OrganizationsCHA [5] PHI [1] SDN [1] SFN [1] TOR [1] MIN [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID485Retrosheet IDsimmb001MLBAM ID137000
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed55Power62Contact47XBH63RBIs53Runs48Hitting50Durability58Team.485Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993University of MichiganBigTenNCAA-1lf-cf1955181265310332364324600000.293.399.431.8307816213.379.138.326.37615.0221.601.441.4160.3330.19
1994University of MichiganBigTenNCAA-1lf-cf20582083659154435123272800000.284.366.452.8189423235.313.168.341.36111.4911.911.041.7052.0038.98
1995University of MichiganBigTenNCAA-1lf-cf21531834858105134553393700000.317.437.6391.07611728222.338.322.546.45917.5716.670.955.8614.0848.28
1995Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRkcha-of21517531015006100001.176.391.412.8037223.133.236.588.36926.094.350.174.3517.0066.67
1995Hickory CrawdadsSALAcha-of214116313316121144194420002.190.283.276.559459184.248.086.202.26210.3323.912.321.0981.5029.03
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         4618018347131644254520003.189.295.289.5845211207.235.100.239.27412.0821.741.801.4560.0032.35
1996South Bend Silver HawksMidwAcha-of2292356731062961758149486921423.298.380.556.93619852411.325.258.407.39811.6816.791.444.1420.9449.06
1996Prince William CannonsCaroA+cha-of22331311726434142093901013.198.250.366.6164811141.250.168.252.2656.3827.664.332.8432.7542.31
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1254879013233921721695710822436.271.347.505.85224663552.307.234.366.36510.3319.571.893.8023.1947.73
1997Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-of2313854610814328121572151288124223510.262.365.440.80524055641.312.178.344.35413.7319.341.412.3436.4038.46
1998Arizona White SoxArizRkcha-of24512120000001100000.167.231.167.3982013.182.000.083.1937.697.691.000.000.000.00
1998Calgary CannonsPCLAAAcha-of2494355721032141351106418213316.290.363.482.84517138403.342.192.318.36710.1720.352.003.2327.3136.89
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         99367731052141351106428313316.286.358.471.82917338416.336.185.311.36210.1019.951.983.1328.2336.19
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27cf24519470026010200000.368.368.6841.05213219.333.316.263.4480.0010.530.0010.539.5028.57
1999Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-of25782855377140104482376051115.270.363.425.78812124329.310.155.305.35111.2518.241.623.0428.5031.17
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27lf25541261429334174093000003.230.281.397.6785010135.272.167.270.2966.6722.223.332.9631.5034.48
2001Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor28of2752201245310122045193622106.264.332.353.6857113225.311.089.179.3068.4416.001.890.89100.5024.53
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor22lf-cf276010781950281082610100.178.239.280.519307117.213.102.187.2326.8422.223.251.7153.5036.84
2002Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-of28913194593184114074347641329.292.364.476.84015233361.349.184.301.3649.4221.052.243.0529.0035.48
2003Atlantic City SurfAtlInd--299354111005312810000.314.368.343.71112138.407.029.143.3245.2621.054.000.000.009.09
2003Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi15of29421782649915132274500016.275.303.421.7247515185.344.146.185.3123.7824.326.432.7035.6030.61
2003Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-of291020020003001400100.100.136.100.2362022.118.000.050.1134.5518.184.000.000.000.00
2003Totals for AAA-AAA         521982651915162284900116.258.285.389.6747715207.317.131.172.2903.8623.676.132.4239.6029.41
2004Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin16of3082299336712093732176422117.224.270.355.62510621321.256.131.191.2725.3019.943.762.8033.2231.34
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11925226558383151175810103.218.269.369.6389319271.251.151.234.0006.2721.403.412.9531.5034.55
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter7632882470755152328936869463276452013171458.262.339.430.76912382733259.308.168.289.00010.0319.791.972.7332.3836.16
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4491657253444841050208342115636714910639.268.334.421.7556981441846.315.153.255.0008.4519.882.352.7133.1432.43
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13854610814328121572151288124223510.262.365.440.80524055641.312.178.344.00013.7319.341.412.3436.4038.46
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter331311726434142093901013.198.250.366.6164811141.250.168.252.0006.3827.664.332.8432.7542.31
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13351986137357196918136711341425.264.350.468.81824361595.302.204.343.00011.2618.991.693.1927.3244.53
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1029651015007200001.172.333.310.6439236.154.138.379.00019.445.560.292.7829.0040.00
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9354111005312810000.314.368.343.71112138.407.029.143.0005.2621.054.000.000.009.09
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16657211017035122010323109811100000.297.400.505.90528967670.340.208.402.00014.6316.571.132.9928.6039.41
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter591451836336234193200003.248.292.434.7266312154.280.186.269.0005.8420.783.563.9024.1733.33
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6010781950281082610100.178.239.280.519307117.213.102.187.0006.8422.223.251.7153.5036.84
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623433575114114271237910104.218.269.369.63812726369.251.151.234.0006.2721.403.412.9531.5034.55
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626121001603271978151069137434312.262.339.430.76926358692.308.168.289.00010.0319.791.972.7332.3836.16

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1995Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha21OF5--131--14141.0002.80------5100.08.6
1995Hickory Crawdads SALAcha21OF41--772118079.9881.93------41100.029.7
1996South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAcha22OF91--2041071221214.9682.35------9298.966.9
1996Prince William Cannons CaroA+cha22OF33--702217472.9732.18------33100.023.9
1997Birmingham Barons SouAAcha23OF136--322751334329.9852.42------13898.698.6
1998Arizona White Sox ArizRkcha24OF4--3---331.0000.75------580.07.4
1998Calgary Cannons PCLAAAcha24OF92--19767-210203.9672.21------9497.964.3
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24CF4--13---13131.0003.25------580.02.5
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24LF2---------------540.01.2
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha25OF78--171651182177.9732.27------78100.054.2
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25LF28--32-1-3332.9701.14------5451.917.4
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25CF11--322113534.9713.09------5420.46.8
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25RF9--15---15151.0001.67------5416.75.6
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25DH3---------------545.61.9
2001Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor27OF48--915329996.9702.00------5292.333.3
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27LF19-8625---25251.0001.320.29-----6031.711.7
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27CF12-8823---23231.0001.920.26-----6020.07.4
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27RF7-32111--12121.0001.710.38-----6011.74.3
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27DH1---------------601.70.6
2002Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn28OF88--189442197193.9802.19------9196.761.1
2003Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29OF40--9132-9694.9792.35------4295.228.0
2003Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn29OF4--8---881.0002.00------1040.02.8
2004Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin30OF79--19571-203202.9952.56------8296.354.9
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF49-8657-1-5857.9831.160.66-----490.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF27-88682117170.9862.590.80-----270.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF16-32261--27271.0001.690.84-----160.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH4---------------40.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF429--94231225995973.9782.27------4290.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF136--322751334329.9852.42------1360.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF33--702217472.9732.18------330.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF132--2811282301293.9732.22------1320.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF9--161--17171.0001.89------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1995Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha21---------5-
1995Hickory Crawdads SALAcha21---------41-
1996South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAcha22---------91-
1996Prince William Cannons CaroA+cha22---------33-
1997Birmingham Barons SouAAcha23---------136-
1998Arizona White Sox ArizRkcha24---------4-
1998Calgary Cannons PCLAAAcha24---------92-
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24------24---
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha25---------78-
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25------28119-3
2001Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor27---------48-
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27------19127-1
2002Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn28---------88-
2003Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29---------40-
2003Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn29---------4-
2004Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin30---------79-

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1996Midwest League All-Star Team (OF)1
1997Southern League Best Hustler1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-07-15Released by Twins. 
2004-01-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-07-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
2003-06-12Released by Padres. 
2003-05-31Purchased by Padres from Atlantic City (Atlantic). 
2003-04-03Released by Giants. 
2002-11-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
2002-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-03-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
2002-03-25Released by White Sox. 
2001-11-20Claimed on waivers by White Sox from Blue Jays. 
2001-01-14TradeTraded by White Sox with Mike Williams, Mike Sirotka and Kevin Beirne to Blue Jays for David Wells and Matt DeWitt. 
* 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
1995Chicago White Sox-21210,000-------210,000Signing Bonus out of 1995 Draft (2nd round - 55th overall)
1998Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll24170,000-81225-1,276,192170,000380,000
1999Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll25200,000-80725-1,454,491200,000580,000
2001Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll27225,000-69624231,897,758200,000805,000
* 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