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Brandon Backe
Birthdate: 4/5/1978 (38 y, 2 m, 27 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/195     Position: P
Drafted: 1998 June Amateur Draft - Round: 18, Pick: 29, Overall: 552, Team: Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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RotoWire News: The Astros designated Backe for assignment after Friday's game, the Houston Chronicle reports. (6/26/2009)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2002Devil Rays9000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2003Devil Rays29001000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2004Astros342113604.8 %38.1 %.188.571.313.389.500.3881330.00.92.30.4
2004Astros4700000.0 %42.9 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2005Astros285305615.7 %22.6 %.133.303.222.271.356.273610.2-2.45.40.5
2005Astros4500000.0 %40.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2006Astros (AAA)47023028.6 %0.0 %.400.600.600.7141.000.702340    
2006Astros91500006.7 %40.0 %.000.250.143.200.143.166-120.0-2.21.80.0
2007Astros (AA)1200000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Astros (AAA)5700000.0 %28.6 %.167.500.333.429.500.416147    
2007Astros71115109.1 %27.3 %.400.500.400.455.800.5232210.01.71.20.3
2008Astros325628305.4 %32.1 %.170.407.277.333.447.3431080.00.55.90.8
2009Astros (AA)42000050.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.500.000.369120    
2009Astros (AAA)22000050.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.500.000.363116    
2009Astros52000050.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.500.000.3541160.00.00.20.0
Total- - -1531584221616.3 %30.4 %.158.370.256.317.414.321920.1-1.516.82.0
Postseason- - -81200000.0 %41.7 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2002Devil Rays9000000000000000000.000
2003Devil Rays29000000010000000000.000
2004Astros3416215400136108103000.313
2004Astros4670000000003001000.000
2005Astros284553106220563012005010.222
2005Astros4550000000002000000.000
2006Astros (AAA)4573120023200000000.600
2006Astros914152200000106000100.143
2007Astros (AA)1020000000000002000.000
2007Astros (AAA)5672110000002100000.333
2007Astros710114210151103000000.400
2008Astros324756139202833018105000.277
2009Astros (AA)4120000000101000000.000
2009Astros (AAA)2120000000100000000.000
2009Astros5120000000101000000.000
Total- - -15313315834235242216100482013110.256
Postseason- - -811120000000005001000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2002Devil Rays0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2002Average8.7 %16.8 %0.52.261.331.417.748.1554.8.293     .326 
2003Devil Rays0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2003Average8.5 %16.4 %0.52.264.333.422.755.1584.9.294     .328 
2004Astros4.8 %38.1 %0.13.313.389.500.889.1882.0.571  0.041.0.388133
2004Astros0.0 %42.9 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.0-1-2.0.000-100
2004Average8.6 %16.9 %0.51.266.335.428.763.1624.9.297     .330 
2005Astros5.7 %22.6 %0.25.222.271.356.626.1337.4.303  0.24-2.3.27361
2005Astros0.0 %40.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.0-1-1.3.000-100
2005Average8.2 %16.4 %0.50.264.330.419.749.1544.9.295     .326 
2006Astros (AAA)28.6 %0.0 %2.00.600.7141.0001.714.4002.0.600  0.032.1.702340
2006Astros6.7 %40.0 %0.17.143.200.143.343.0000.1.250  0.00-2.1.166-12
2006Average8.4 %16.8 %0.50.269.337.432.768.1635.0.301     .332 
2007Astros (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.5.000-100
2007Astros (AAA)0.0 %28.6 %0.00.333.429.500.929.1670.1.500  0.010.4.416147
2007Astros9.1 %27.3 %0.33.400.455.8001.255.4002.6.500  0.031.8.523221
2007Average8.5 %17.1 %0.50.268.336.423.758.1555.2.303     .331 
2008Astros5.4 %32.1 %0.17.277.333.447.780.1702.2.407  0.070.7.343108
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300     .328 
2009Astros (AA)50.0 %50.0 %1.00.000.500.000.500.0000.1.000  0.000.0.369120
2009Astros (AAA)50.0 %0.0 %1.00.000.500.000.500.0000.1.000  0.000.0.363116
2009Astros50.0 %50.0 %1.00.000.500.000.500.0000.1.000  0.000.0.354116
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299     .329 
Total- - -6.3 %30.4 %0.21.256.317.414.731.1586.5.370  0.118-0.9.32192
Postseason- - -0.0 %41.7 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.0-2-3.3.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2002Devil Rays0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2003Devil Rays0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2004Astros2.5012.5 %62.5 %25.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %36.4 %27.3 %36.4 %18.2 %54.5 %27.3 %
2004Astros2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2005Astros2.2930.3 %48.5 %21.2 %0.0 %0.0 %12.5 %0.0 %26.3 %26.3 %47.4 %15.8 %57.9 %26.3 %
2005Astros3.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2006Astros2.0014.3 %57.1 %28.6 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %50.0 %25.0 %25.0 %12.5 %62.5 %25.0 %
2007Astros0.2528.6 %14.3 %57.1 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %42.9 %14.3 %42.9 %14.3 %14.3 %71.4 %
2008Astros1.8814.8 %55.6 %29.6 %12.5 %25.0 %6.7 %28.6 %50.0 %29.4 %20.6 %20.6 %47.1 %32.4 %
2009Astros0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Total- - -1.7822.0 %50.0 %28.0 %4.3 %17.4 %9.8 %12.5 %38.8 %26.5 %34.7 %17.3 %51.0 %31.6 %
Postseason- - -5.000.0 %83.3 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2002Devil Rays0000000000
2003Devil Rays0000000000
2004Astros5210030205676
2004Astros210001051924
2005Astros16710025070138208
2005Astros3000000121830
2006Astros4210110274269
2007Astros1420000172845
2008Astros1584117286142228
2009Astros00000006410
Total- - -41231814162226410636
Postseason- - -5100010173754

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2002Devil Rays       0  
2003Devil Rays       0  
2004Astros0.26-0.310.582.910.281.050.4310.110.14
2004Astros-0.19-0.190.00-1.67-0.171.161.331-0.170.00
2005Astros-0.10-0.850.75-1.07-0.120.962.322-0.130.03
2005Astros-0.10-0.100.00-0.86-0.100.83 0-0.120.00
2006Astros-0.04-0.220.17-1.47-0.160.84 0-0.150.10
2007Astros0.07-0.130.200.630.060.71 00.27-0.18
2008Astros-0.06-0.980.92-2.71-0.281.021.311-0.150.09
2009Astros0.020.000.020.140.020.200.3710.010.06
Total- - -0.15-2.502.64-1.56-0.190.961.355-0.040.19
Postseason- - --0.30-0.300.00-2.54-0.261.021.331-0.290.00

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2002Devil Rays        
2003Devil Rays        
2004Astros57.3% (91.0)25.3% (83.1) 8.0% (78.3)5.3% (81.3)4.0% (83.3)  
2005Astros60.6% (89.8)14.8% (83.3)2.0% (86.5)11.3% (75.3)11.3% (82.1)  1.9%
2006Astros61.8% (88.8)14.7% (82.3)4.4% (82.3)16.2% (75.0)2.9% (81.0)  1.4%
2007Astros73.3% (89.6)17.8% (83.7) 6.7% (76.7)2.2% (82.0)   
2008Astros65.0% (90.6)16.1% (82.8)4.9% (86.0)8.5% (74.6)4.0% (82.1)1.3% (84.0) 1.8%
2009Astros50.0% (88.4)10.0% (85.0)20.0% (85.5)10.0% (77.0) 10.0% (88.0)  
Total- - -62.7% (90.1)16.7% (83.0)3.2% (85.5)10.1% (75.4)6.3% (82.0)1.1% (84.3) 1.4%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Astros72.7 %     18.2 %6.8 %  2.3 %   
2008Astros64.5 % 0.9 %   16.4 %11.2 %  7.0 %   
2009Astros50.0 %     40.0 %10.0 %      
Total- - -65.3 % 0.8 %   17.5 %10.5 %  6.0 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Astros89.8     85.076.3  82.4  
2008Astros90.3 86.9   84.176.4  83.4  
2009Astros88.4     86.276.6     
Total- - -90.1 86.9   84.576.4  83.3  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2002Devil Rays              
2003Devil Rays              
2004Astros0.21.3 -0.7-0.3-0.2 0.557.03 -12.16-6.90-7.94 
2005Astros-1.00.9-0.40.3-1.2  -0.812.86-9.271.38-5.11  
2006Astros-2.40.1-0.4-0.60.4  -5.711.31-12.63-5.0921.26  
2007Astros1.90.4 -0.1-0.4  5.744.80 -3.30-36.40  
2008Astros0.0-1.4-0.41.70.1-0.2 -0.03-3.85-3.789.151.47-5.04 
2009Astros0.30.00.00.0 -0.2 6.434.95-2.19-4.34 -23.33 
Total- - --1.01.4-1.20.6-1.3-0.6 -0.251.32-6.040.99-3.23-8.90 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Astros2.3     0.4-0.2  -0.4  
2008Astros0.9 0.0   -1.41.4  -1.0  
2009Astros0.3     -0.20.0     
Total- - -3.6 0.0   -1.21.2  -1.4  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Astros7.33     4.60-6.38  -36.43  
2008Astros0.67 1.69   -3.885.98  -6.62  
2009Astros6.42     -5.69-4.33     
Total- - -2.06 1.69   -2.594.29  -8.48  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2002Devil Rays         
2002Average18.1 %70.0 %46.3 %49.7 %85.5 %79.1 %54.2 %58.3 %9.6 %
2003Devil Rays         
2003Average22.2 %68.8 %46.2 %52.0 %87.8 %79.4 %51.4 %58.6 %9.5 %
2004Astros31.0 %63.8 %51.3 %44.4 %60.0 %56.4 %61.8 %76.2 %22.4 %
2004Average20.5 %69.0 %45.6 %61.6 %85.1 %80.0 %51.7 %58.4 %9.1 %
2005Astros26.0 %69.6 %49.5 %52.0 %85.9 %77.7 %53.9 %73.6 %11.1 %
2005Average21.5 %67.7 %45.9 %54.7 %88.2 %80.8 %52.7 %59.1 %8.8 %
2006Astros29.0 %48.4 %37.7 %63.6 %73.3 %69.2 %44.9 %60.0 %11.6 %
2006Average23.1 %66.6 %45.7 %57.5 %88.5 %81.0 %52.0 %58.8 %8.6 %
2007Astros10.5 %61.5 %40.0 %100.0 %87.5 %88.9 %57.8 %72.7 %4.4 %
2007Average23.7 %66.0 %45.5 %58.8 %88.2 %80.7 %51.5 %58.7 %8.7 %
2008Astros20.7 %54.3 %37.9 %39.1 %81.0 %69.8 %51.1 %67.9 %11.4 %
2008Average24.9 %65.4 %45.4 %61.6 %87.9 %80.7 %50.5 %58.6 %8.7 %
2009Astros0.0 %25.0 %10.0 % 0.0 %0.0 %40.0 %50.0 %10.0 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %44.8 %62.5 %87.8 %80.5 %48.3 %58.2 %8.7 %
Total- - -23.4 %60.4 %43.0 %50.0 %79.3 %71.8 %52.9 %70.3 %12.1 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Astros15.8 %56.0 %38.6 %100.0 %85.7 %88.2 %56.8 %19.5
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Astros17.4 %52.6 %36.5 %23.5 %83.6 %70.5 %54.2 %18.4
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Astros0.0 %16.7 %10.0 % 0.0 %0.0 %60.0 %15.6
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
Total- - -16.5 %51.7 %35.8 %35.0 %82.9 %72.9 %54.9 %18.5

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2002Devil RaysP9013.0000000000 2   .000 
2003Devil RaysP28044.2330001100 0   1.000 
2004AstrosP33967.04100001100 2   1.000 
2005AstrosP2625149.18190001100 4   1.000 
2006AstrosP8843.0590001100 0   1.000 
2007AstrosP5528.2260000100 0   1.000 
2008AstrosP3131166.215171012200 4   .970 
2009AstrosP5113.0020000000 1   1.000 
Total- - -P14579525.137661016700 13   .990 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2002Devil RaysP13.00  000              
2003Devil RaysP44.21  001              
2004AstrosP67.01  0-11              
2005AstrosP149.11  0-2-2              
2006AstrosP43.01  013              
2007AstrosP28.20  011              
2008AstrosP166.22  0-21              
2009AstrosP13.00  000              
Total- - -P525.16  0-35              

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2002Devil Rays0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2003Devil Rays0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2004Astros0.90.0 2.30.92.30.10.73.90.4$1.6 
2005Astros-2.60.2 5.4-2.45.40.11.64.70.5$2.2$0
2006Astros-2.20.0 1.8-2.21.80.00.50.10.0$0.0$0
2007Astros1.70.0 1.21.71.20.00.33.30.3$1.8$1
2008Astros0.50.0 5.90.55.90.11.78.20.8$5.1$1
2009Astros0.00.0 0.20.00.20.00.10.30.0$0.2 
Total- - --1.60.10.016.8-1.516.80.34.820.52.0$10.9$2

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  • 1998 June Amateur Draft - Round: 18, Pick: 29, Overall: 552
    • Team: Tampa Bay Devil Rays
    • School: Galveston College
  • 1996 June Amateur Draft - Round: 36, Pick: 8, Overall: 1063
    • Team: Milwaukee Brewers
    • School: Ball HS (Galveston, TX)