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Brian Bixler SS

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
11 356 .189 .249 .269 40 -1.6
Birth Date10-22-1982
Height6' 1"
Weight195 lbs
Age36 years, 11 months, 23 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2008 PIT 25 50 120 17 2 1 0 6 36 4 1 0 .157 .229 .194 28 -10.3 1.0 0.8 -0.3
2009 PIT 26 18 46 10 5 0 0 2 26 0 1 0 .227 .261 .341 18 -4.5 0.3 -1.1 -0.4
2011 WAS 28 79 94 17 1 2 0 7 19 0 4 3 .205 .267 .265 58 -4.3 -1.4 -0.6 -0.4
2012 HOU 29 36 96 17 6 0 2 7 36 0 3 0 .193 .253 .330 48 -5.7 -0.2 -0.7 -0.4
Career18335661143222117493.189.249.26940-24.8-0.3-1.7-1.6

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2004 WPT A- NYP 59 250 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 HIC A SAL 126 557 .261 .335 .398 .365 101 9.6 14.0 6.4 103 0 5.6 2.7 3.2 3.1
2006 LYN A+ CRL 73 317 .260 .343 .393 .362 103 9.1 8.1 3.7 131 0 17.0 2.7 4.2 3.5
2006 ALT AA EAS 60 253 .255 .332 .383 .387 102 3 6.9 3.2 104 0 -2.7 1.7 -2.1 0.7
2007 IND AAA INT 129 556 .262 .330 .393 .358 94 1.9 15.7 6.1 106 0 -1.9 5.0 4.1 2.8
2008 PIT MLB NL 50 120 .266 .335 .426 .236 100 -11.1 3.5 1.5 28 13 0.8 1.0 -10.3 -0.3
2008 IND AAA INT 86 364 .265 .330 .408 .390 88 3.5 11.1 4.1 101 0 6.1 -1.8 -5.0 1.4
2009 PIT MLB NL 18 46 .261 .328 .412 .556 95 -2.7 1.3 0.4 18 10 -1.1 0.3 -4.5 -0.4
2009 IND AAA INT 108 451 .263 .328 .396 .376 104 2.6 13.0 3.4 104 0 0.3 4.5 2.8 2.4
2010 COH AAA INT 64 259 .267 .337 .415 .335 111 -6.1 7.9 1.6 92 0 -3.9 2.2 -2.9 0.5
2010 IND AAA INT 11 36 .267 .344 .413 .250 104 -3.9 1.1 0.1 91 0 0.3 0.3 -3.4 -0.1
2010 SYR AAA INT 27 116 .269 .333 .413 .436 103 4.8 3.5 0.5 93 0 -0.3 -2.2 -2.4 -0.1
2011 WAS MLB NL 79 94 .251 .312 .383 .266 98 -5.3 2.5 -0.1 58 12 -0.6 -1.4 -4.3 -0.4
2011 SYR AAA INT 25 108 .252 .321 .382 .464 92 7.6 3.4 0.4 128 0 -2.6 2.4 3.2 0.7
2012 HOU MLB NL 36 96 .258 .321 .425 .300 98 -2.4 2.6 -0.1 48 14 -0.7 -0.2 -5.7 -0.4
2012 OKL AAA PCL 75 281 .283 .346 .443 .340 104 -4.5 8.4 1.9 82 0 -0.1 1.4 -4.9 0.7
2013 LVG AAA PCL 101 345 .273 .339 .420 .346 111 -4.8 9.9 0.4 75 0 -7.6 1.3 -12.5 -0.9
2014 SAN AA TEX 87 332 .249 .317 .373 .269 94 -11.9 9.1 4.2 68 0 -0.1 -0.5 -17.0 -0.5
2014 ELP AAA PCL 8 12 .311 .365 .467 .286 101 -2.2 0.4 0 21 0 -0.2 -0.2 -0.9 -0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2004 WPT A- NYP 250 228 40 63 7 4 0 78 21 15 51 14 5 .276 .325 .342 .066 1 1
2005 HIC A SAL 557 502 74 141 23 2 9 195 50 38 134 21 10 .281 .343 .388 .108 3 3
2006 ALT AA EAS 253 226 36 68 13 1 3 92 19 16 57 6 2 .301 .363 .407 .106 2 2
2006 LYN A+ CRL 317 267 46 81 16 2 5 116 33 35 58 18 7 .303 .394 .434 .131 6 6
2007 IND AAA INT 556 475 77 130 23 10 5 188 51 54 131 28 4 .274 .362 .396 .122 10 10
2008 PIT MLB NL 120 108 16 17 2 1 0 21 2 6 36 1 0 .157 .229 .194 .037 0 2
2008 IND AAA INT 364 321 44 90 8 5 7 129 36 27 107 23 7 .280 .343 .402 .121 6 6
2009 PIT MLB NL 46 44 5 10 5 0 0 15 3 2 26 1 0 .227 .261 .341 .114 0 0
2009 IND AAA INT 451 403 71 111 23 8 9 177 43 35 128 13 3 .275 .340 .439 .164 5 5
2010 IND AAA INT 36 35 1 6 0 1 0 8 1 1 11 3 0 .171 .194 .229 .057 0 0
2010 SYR AAA INT 116 103 12 35 5 2 1 47 19 9 25 6 3 .340 .400 .456 .117 1 1
2010 COH AAA INT 259 230 32 64 13 1 3 88 27 20 46 9 4 .278 .348 .383 .104 1 1
2011 WAS MLB NL 94 83 9 17 1 2 0 22 2 7 19 4 3 .205 .267 .265 .060 0 4
2011 SYR AAA INT 108 86 17 27 5 0 1 35 6 16 30 4 1 .314 .439 .407 .093 1 1
2012 HOU MLB NL 96 88 11 17 6 0 2 29 7 7 36 3 0 .193 .253 .330 .136 0 1
2012 OKL AAA PCL 281 249 43 67 12 1 3 90 19 27 59 11 2 .269 .346 .361 .092 1 1
2013 LVG AAA PCL 345 309 40 80 16 2 5 115 27 26 89 7 4 .259 .323 .372 .113 2 4
2014 ELP AAA PCL 12 12 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 5 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .000 0
2014 SAN AA TEX 332 295 30 61 6 1 2 75 22 28 74 7 6 .207 .291 .254 .047 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 425 0.5200 0.4847 0.6942 0.6606 0.2941 0.8288 0.3667 0.3058 0.0062
2009 195 0.5333 0.4769 0.5161 0.6250 0.3077 0.6308 0.2500 0.4839 -0.0058
2011 356 0.5140 0.4635 0.7152 0.6448 0.2717 0.7966 0.5106 0.2848 -0.0027
2012 381 0.4803 0.4934 0.6223 0.6831 0.3182 0.7760 0.3175 0.3777 0.0020
Career13570.50920.48050.65390.65770.29690.77710.37390.34610.0010

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-08-27 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed -
2014-04-05 2014-04-10 Minors 5 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2013-07-27 2013-08-03 Minors 7 0 Left Knee Contusion -
2010-04-30 2010-05-18 Minors 18 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 15 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/6/14 (minor-league contract). Released by Philadelphia 4/10/14. Signed by San Diego as a free agent 4/25/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/15/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 12/14/11. Contract purchased by Houston 4/6/12. DFA by Houston 8/9/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/11/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Washington 12/10 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Washington 4/23/11. Claimed by Houston off waivers from Washington 11/3/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Acquired by Cleveland in trade from Pittsburgh 1/18/10. Signed by Cleveland 3/10/10. Sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 3/20/10 after being DFA 3/17/10/ Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Cleveland 7/12/10. Acquired by Washington in trade from Pittsburgh 8/7/10.
  • 1 year/$0.404M (2009). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/07. Re-signed 3/10/08.
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh 2004 (2-52) (Eastern Michigan). $0.67M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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DateQuestionAnswer
2009-08-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Brian Bixler - whats his upside - might he be a serviceable big league SS?
(max from DC)
No and with his inability to make remotely consistent contact in the majors, I can't even see him fashioning a career as a utility player. (John Perrotto)


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