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Brandon Laird
Birthdate: 9/11/1987 (26 y, 10 m, 19 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/215     Position: 1B/3B
Drafted: 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 27, Pick: 30, Overall: 844, Team: New York Yankees
Contract: Add New Contract
RotoWire News: The Nationals acquired Laird from the Royals on Saturday, MLB.com's William Ladson reports. (3/15/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2007Yankees (R)451788272903.4 %14.6 %.238.363.339.367.577.430161    
2008Yankees (A)12250623718617.9 %17.0 %.225.287.273.334.498.369129    
2009Yankees (A+)12450113537517.8 %15.0 %.149.291.266.329.415.342115    
2010Desert Dogs (R)271174122205.1 %23.1 %.200.278.236.282.436.31474    
2010Yankees (AA)10745423739028.4 %18.5 %.232.315.291.355.523.385136    
2010Yankees (AAA)311272131203.1 %21.3 %.098.298.246.268.344.27161    
2011Yankees (AAA)12348916516903.5 %17.2 %.162.283.260.288.422.31290    
2011Yankees1125031012.0 %16.0 %.000.235.190.292.190.23539-0.2-2.00.3-0.1
2012Yankees (AAA)13055015547716.2 %18.7 %.159.289.254.307.414.32398    
2012Astros173712405.4 %21.6 %.114.308.257.297.371.294820.0-0.80.20.1
2013Astros (AAA)11951316757915.7 %17.0 %.172.305.277.324.449.341100    
2013Astros2576571103.9 %34.2 %.254.175.169.224.423.28175-0.6-2.9-1.6-0.2
2014Steamer83414404.6 %19.4 %.157.285.253.293.410.307930.0-0.3-0.20.1
2014Oliver14360018617115.2 %23.3 %.155.275.232.280.387.29280-2.6-16.33.40.7
2014ZiPS15060417647114.1 %19.7 %.148.272.240.276.388.29078-0.2-15.14.71.0
2014Nationals (AAA)9737311526007.0 %18.5 %.163.366.317.368.479.380134    
Total- - -531386121605.8 %27.5 %.173.229.197.255.370.27770-0.9-5.7-1.1-0.2


SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2007Yankees (R)451681785734141827296026211400.339
2008Yankees (A)12245450612469311237186400865701510.273
2009Yankees (A+)12445150112083204135375393756501911.266
2010Desert Dogs (R)271101172612100412226027100400.236
2010Yankees (AA)10740945411972222237390383844301422.291
2010Yankees (AAA)31122127302260213124027010600.246
2011Yankees (AAA)12346248912077270165169171844601401.260
2011Yankees1121254400031304001100.190
2012Yankees (AAA)130503550128803121554773411037601510.254
2012Astros1735379710124208000100.257
2013Astros (AAA)11947051313081330167579291877701110.277
2013Astros2571761243057113026200200.169
2014Steamer832348520144207000 00.253
2014Oliver143556600129803011861713111408501511.232
2014ZiPS15056760413687311176471251119660 10.240
2014Nationals (AAA)973383731077520111526026069441800.317
Total- - -53127138251540612168038201400.197

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2007Yankees (R)3.4 %14.6 %0.23.339.367.577.945.2382.7.363 0.03613.5.430161
2008Yankees (A)7.9 %17.0 %0.47.273.334.498.832.2252.9.287 -0.18018.1.369129
2009Yankees (A+)7.8 %15.0 %0.52.266.329.415.744.1493.3.291 -0.6638.1.342115
2010Desert Dogs (R)5.1 %23.1 %0.22.236.282.436.718.2001.3.278 0.013-4.4.31474
2010Yankees (AA)8.4 %18.5 %0.45.291.355.523.878.2323.7.315 -0.57520.0.385136
2010Yankees (AAA)3.1 %21.3 %0.15.246.268.344.612.0981.7.298 -0.19-5.9.27161
2011Yankees (AAA)3.5 %17.2 %0.20.260.288.422.710.1621.6.283 -0.650-5.9.31290
2011Yankees12.0 %16.0 %0.75.190.292.190.482.0002.2.235-0.20.01-1.6.23539
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Yankees (AAA)6.2 %18.7 %0.33.254.307.414.721.1592.6.289 0.162-1.1.32398
2012Astros5.4 %21.6 %0.25.257.297.371.669.1140.1.3080.00.04-0.6.29482
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Astros (AAA)5.7 %17.0 %0.33.277.324.449.773.1722.8.305 0.0650.3.341100
2013Astros3.9 %34.2 %0.12.169.224.423.646.2540.8.175-0.60.06-1.9.28175
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Steamer4.6 %19.4 %0.24.253.293.410.703.1571.6.2850.00.04-0.2.30793
2014Oliver5.2 %23.3 %0.22.232.280.387.667.1552.5.275-2.0-0.656-10.1.29280
2014ZiPS4.1 %19.7 %0.21.240.276.388.664.1482.8.272 -0.255-11.3.29078
2014Nationals (AAA)7.0 %18.5 %0.38.317.368.479.848.1632.1.366 -0.15814.6.380134
Total- - -5.8 %27.5 %0.21.197.255.370.626.1730.9.229-0.8-0.111-4.1.27770

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2011Yankees1.8017.6 %52.9 %29.4 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2012Astros0.9214.8 %40.7 %44.4 %25.0 %8.3 %18.2 %0.0 %
2013Astros1.0617.8 %42.2 %40.0 %5.6 %27.8 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.1116.9 %43.8 %39.3 %11.4 %17.1 %5.1 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2011Yankees95300104165106
2012Astros1112432004989138
2013Astros19188100085195280
Total- - -3935154210175349524

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2011Yankees-0.25-0.410.16-1.69-0.170.730.021-0.14-0.20
2012Astros0.10-0.560.661.810.210.971.296-0.030.13
2013Astros-0.83-1.480.65-5.62-0.560.801.828-0.40-0.64
Total- - --0.98-2.451.47-5.51-0.520.831.4915-0.57-0.61

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2011Yankees58.5% (91.4)13.2% (80.1) 13.2% (81.2)11.3% (84.2)0.9% (83.0)2.8% (64.7) 
2012Astros63.0% (91.3)10.9% (82.6)7.2% (86.3)9.4% (79.6)8.7% (81.2)0.7% (85.0)  
2013Astros54.3% (92.1)16.8% (84.2)7.9% (88.3)9.3% (76.5)10.7% (82.6)1.1% (82.0)  
Total- - -57.4% (91.7)14.5% (83.1)6.1% (87.7)10.1% (78.5)10.3% (82.6)1.0% (82.8)0.6% (64.7) 

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2011Yankees40.6 %15.1 %0.9 %5.7 % 1.9 %18.9 %11.3 %  3.8 % 1.9 % 
2012Astros34.1 %18.1 %9.4 %0.7 % 9.4 %8.7 %9.4 %0.7 % 9.4 %   
2013Astros30.7 %15.7 %4.3 %0.7 % 6.1 %18.9 %9.6 %0.4 % 13.6 %   
Total- - -33.6 %16.2 %5.0 %1.7 % 6.1 %16.2 %9.9 %0.4 % 10.5 % 0.4 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2011Yankees90.993.089.584.2 86.281.379.4  83.7 64.5
2012Astros91.790.286.785.3 91.782.479.681.0 81.3  
2013Astros92.291.091.879.9 92.984.676.879.6 83.6  
Total- - -91.891.189.183.3 92.083.578.180.3 83.1 64.5

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2011Yankees-0.3-0.3 0.6-0.4-0.2-0.2-0.49-2.15 4.50-3.62-18.04-5.73
2012Astros0.7-0.3-0.5-0.70.10.1 0.80-1.91-5.07-5.160.769.71 
2013Astros-0.9-2.7-0.61.20.7-0.3 -0.57-5.80-2.954.512.20-10.19 
Total- - --0.5-3.3-1.21.10.3-0.4-0.2-0.15-4.36-3.612.140.59-7.78-5.73

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2011Yankees0.8-0.9-0.1-0.2 -0.2-0.70.8  -0.2 -0.2
2012Astros2.0-0.1-0.60.1 -1.1-0.9-0.20.0 0.1  
2013Astros1.1-0.7-1.0-0.2 -1.1-2.71.70.0 0.1  
Total- - -3.9-1.6-1.6-0.3 -2.4-4.32.30.0 -0.1 -0.2

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2011Yankees1.93-5.36-6.40-3.44 -10.53-3.306.76  -6.05 -10.53
2012Astros4.16-0.35-4.309.71 -8.63-7.15-1.263.52 0.86  
2013Astros1.34-1.50-8.23-8.48 -6.44-5.176.26-3.79 0.18  
Total- - -2.24-1.89-6.20-3.10 -7.59-5.014.49-0.14 -0.11 -10.53

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2011Yankees33.3 %66.0 %48.5 %61.1 %90.3 %79.6 %46.5 %44.0 %9.4 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Astros41.3 %61.8 %49.6 %63.6 %82.4 %73.1 %40.7 %51.4 %13.0 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Astros45.7 %66.9 %55.4 %55.1 %78.8 %68.2 %45.7 %60.5 %17.5 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
Total- - -42.1 %65.5 %52.5 %58.3 %82.0 %71.5 %44.6 %55.1 %14.7 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2011Yankees33.9 %60.0 %46.2 %52.6 %96.7 %79.6 %47.2 %20.8
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Astros39.2 %62.7 %49.3 %61.3 %83.8 %73.5 %42.8 %21.3
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Astros41.2 %71.7 %55.0 %55.6 %78.0 %68.8 %45.4 %22.4
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
Total- - -39.2 %67.0 %51.7 %56.6 %82.9 %72.0 %45.0 %21.8

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011Yankees1B3220.116511031021    .955 
2012Astros1B4323.121000010010    1.000 
2013Astros1B13876.071200080171    1.000 
Total- - -1B2013119.210871101211102    .991 
2011Yankees3B9440.0370001100     1.000 
2012Astros3B8545.12101010000     .923 
2013Astros3B4327.0181101100     .900 
Total- - -3B2112112.16252112200     .939 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2011Yankees1B20.1 0 00031.3333     0.00.1-0.7-0.6-26.0
2012Astros1B23.1 0 000111.0000      -0.20.1-0.2-11.6
2013Astros1B76.0 0 0-1-11410.7140      -1.30.4-0.9-13.1
Total- - -1B119.2 0 0-1-11812.6673     0.0-1.3-0.2-1.6-15.8
2011Yankees3B40.0 0 00087.8750     -0.10.80.31.051.9
2012Astros3B45.1 0 011129.7502     0.00.40.20.514.0
2013Astros3B27.0 0 000108.8001     0.10.8-0.40.518.2
Total- - -3B112.1 0 0113024.8003     -0.12.00.02.024.7

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012Astros1B23.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
2013Astros1B76.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (10)
Total- - -1B119.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (12)
2012Astros3B45.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (12)
2013Astros3B27.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)88.9%      (9)
Total- - -3B112.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)50.0%     (2)0.0%      (0)95.2%    (21)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2011Yankees-1.8-0.20.4-0.1-2.00.30.10.7-0.9-0.1($0.4) 
2012Astros-0.80.00.3-0.1-0.80.20.11.10.60.1$0.3 
2013Astros-2.2-0.6-0.4-1.3-2.9-1.60.32.2-2.0-0.2($1.1) 
Total- - --4.8-0.90.4-1.5-5.7-1.10.54.0-2.3-0.2($1.2) 

SeasonTeamAgeGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2014Oliver2614360018617115.2 %23.3 %.155.275.232.280.387.29280-2.6-16.33.40.7
2015Oliver2714360018617115.2 %23.2 %.155.273.231.279.386.29179-2.6-16.83.40.7
2016Oliver2814360018607015.3 %23.2 %.155.271.229.279.384.29179-2.2-16.63.40.7
2017Oliver2914360017596915.5 %23.0 %.148.267.226.278.374.28776-2.2-18.63.40.5
2018Oliver3014360016586715.5 %23.2 %.143.268.224.277.367.28474-2.2-20.03.40.4

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  • 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 27, Pick: 30, Overall: 844
    • Team: New York Yankees
    • School: Cypress Col
  • 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 27, Pick: 14, Overall: 814
    • Team: Cleveland Indians
    • School: La Quinta HS, CA