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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
13 101 183 9 7 1 5.16 -0.3
Birth Date1-6-1982
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age35 years, 3 months, 18 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2008 BAL 0 5 4 21.0 1 0 0 14 9 13 1 .259 104 6.0 3.9 0.4 5.6 52% .217 .204 1.10 4.11 4.71 105 4.68 99.8 0.2
2008 MIN 0 44 0 68.3 3 4 1 84 22 32 11 .263 98 11.1 2.9 1.4 4.2 60% .311 .295 1.55 5.42 4.87 109 5.07 108.1 0.3
2009 BAL MLB 48 0 86.3 5 3 0 106 44 54 11 .262 107 11.1 4.6 1.1 5.6 62% .332 .284 1.74 5.25 4.90 110 5.97 128.0 -0.7
2010 PIT MLB 4 0 7.3 0 0 0 9 10 5 0 .251 88 11.0 12.3 0.0 6.1 58% .346 .355 2.59 6.24 12.27 98 4.49 101.4 0.0
2008 TOT MLB 49 4 89.3 4 4 1 98 31 45 12 .262 100 9.9 3.1 1.2 4.5 58% .292 .275 1.44 5.11 4.84 108 4.98 106.2 0.4
CareerMLB1014183.09712138510423.26210310.54.21.15.160%.313.2831.635.225.161095.43116.3-0.3

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2000 CWV A 1 1 4.0 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 .000 13.5 0.0 0.0 2.2 0% -6.000 .000 1.50 2.99 6.75 0 0.00 0.0
2001 BUR A 26 26 139.3 3 10 0 138 53 75 16 .000 8.9 3.4 1.0 4.8 0% -.847 .000 1.37 5.10 4.65 0 0.00 0.0
2002 BUR A 20 20 110.3 5 7 0 103 31 60 8 .000 8.4 2.5 0.7 4.9 0% .268 .000 1.21 3.98 3.83 0 0.00 0.0
2003 WIL A+ 26 26 152.3 9 8 0 129 43 119 7 .000 7.6 2.5 0.4 7.0 0% .272 .000 1.13 3.14 2.84 0 0.00 0.0
2004 WIC AA 9 9 31.7 0 4 0 48 20 16 4 .000 13.6 5.7 1.1 4.5 0% .376 .000 2.15 6.22 7.95 0 0.00 0.0
2004 pho Wnt 8 0 11.3 1 1 0 10 2 8 0 .000 8.0 1.6 0.0 6.4 0% -1.000 .000 1.06 3.61 1.59 0 0.00 0.0
2005 WIC AA 27 27 165.0 12 8 0 185 53 102 14 .264 80 10.1 2.9 0.8 5.6 54% .316 .250 1.44 4.17 5.24 106 6.33 108.9
2005 SUR Wnt 6 6 24.1 1 1 0 25 0 16 2 .000 9.3 0.0 0.7 6.0 0% -1.278 .000 1.04 3.98 3.36 0 0.00 0.0
2006 WIC AA 6 5 27.0 4 1 0 29 6 18 2 .259 61 9.7 2.0 0.7 6.0 59% .297 .311 1.30 3.90 4.00 101 4.19 103.8
2006 OMA AAA 7 7 32.2 1 5 0 49 14 11 7 .271 103 13.7 3.9 2.0 3.1 49% .339 .361 1.96 6.98 7.55 122 0.00 0.0
2006 ROY Rk 3 3 12.1 1 1 0 15 0 9 0 .262 101 11.2 0.0 0.0 6.7 60% .357 .253 1.24 3.03 4.46 83 1.82 17.8
2007 ROC AAA 37 10 103.3 7 3 1 96 24 80 8 .261 90 8.4 2.1 0.7 7.0 57% .281 .236 1.16 3.48 3.48 89 3.53 94.8
2007 ARA Wnt 9 9 42.7 3 3 0 38 5 29 2 .000 8.0 1.1 0.4 6.1 0% .279 .000 1.01 2.69 3.37 0 0.00 0.0
2008 BAL MLB 5 4 21.0 1 0 0 14 9 13 1 .259 104 6.0 3.9 0.4 5.6 52% .217 .204 1.10 4.11 4.71 105 4.68 99.8
2008 MIN MLB 44 0 68.3 3 4 1 84 22 32 11 .263 98 11.1 2.9 1.4 4.2 60% .311 .295 1.55 5.42 4.87 109 5.07 108.1
2008 ROC AAA 2 2 9.0 1 0 0 8 4 6 1 .271 99 8.0 4.0 1.0 6.0 48% .250 .273 1.33 5.10 4.00 105 5.50 110.0
2009 BAL MLB 48 0 86.3 5 3 0 106 44 54 11 .262 107 11.1 4.6 1.1 5.6 62% .332 .284 1.74 5.25 4.90 110 5.97 128.0
2010 PIT MLB 4 0 7.3 0 0 0 9 10 5 0 .251 88 11.0 12.3 0.0 6.1 58% .346 .355 2.59 6.24 12.27 98 4.49 101.4
2010 IND AAA 41 1 69.0 4 4 2 74 23 53 3 .255 105 9.7 3.0 0.4 6.9 59% .333 .241 1.41 3.58 3.26 97 5.38 106.8
2010 ARA Wnt 7 7 37.0 1 1 0 31 18 27 2 .000 7.5 4.4 0.5 6.6 0% .271 .000 1.32 3.93 2.68 0 0.00 0.0
2011 LEH AAA 28 28 158.3 8 10 0 170 56 105 13 .251 91 9.7 3.2 0.7 6.0 61% .313 .257 1.43 4.19 3.81 97 5.91 111.1
2012 OKL AAA 17 13 77.7 2 5 0 105 34 46 9 .269 93 12.2 3.9 1.0 5.3 51% .353 .321 1.79 5.53 5.56 106 6.36 114.7

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 1234 0.5243 0.4643 0.8394 0.6584 0.2504 0.8944 0.6803 0.1606
2009 1457 0.4180 0.4365 0.8035 0.6141 0.3090 0.8797 0.6947 0.1965
2010 152 0.3618 0.3487 0.7358 0.5273 0.2474 0.8621 0.5833 0.2642
Career28430.46110.44390.81550.62870.28030.88510.68250.1845

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
2007-08-06 2007-08-14 Minors 8 0 Right Shoulder Strain -
2007-04-18 2007-04-24 DTD 6 6 Low Back Strain -
2006-08-19 2006-09-16 Minors 28 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 BAL $405,000
2006 PIT $327,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$732,000
2 yrTotal$732,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 25 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/28/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Houston as a free agent 5/29/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/12/10 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased 4/25/10. DFA 5/10/10.
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009). Re-signed by Baltimore 2/19/09. Non-tendered by Baltimore 12/12/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/29/07. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/20/08. Acquired by Baltimore in trade from Minnesota 9/5/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Signed by Minnesota 2/07.
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/06. DFA 11/06.
  • 1 year (2005). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/05.
  • 1 year (2004). Contract purchased by Kansas City 11/03.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2000 (6-164) (Robert E. Lee HS, Montgomery, Ala.). $0.1M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Brian Bass is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: Pop Quiz: Throwback Bullpen GuysZachary Levine2013-02-07
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Have the Twins Learned to Love the Strikeout?Ben Lindbergh2013-01-15
Baseball ProGUESTus: Hard Truths at Triple-AJen Sealey2011-11-04
BP Unfiltered: Phillies Pitcher Release PointsMike Fast2011-01-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Reds and 'Stros, Brewers and BucsChristina Kahrl2010-09-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: 25th Man TweaksChristina Kahrl2010-05-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Frickin' Laser Beams, Part IIIWill Carroll2010-03-19
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Mid-Week UpdateJohn Perrotto2010-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Getting Short-yChristina Kahrl2010-01-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL ActionChristina Kahrl2009-12-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Assorted AL AdditionsChristina Kahrl2009-08-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: AL Odds and EndsChristina Kahrl2009-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Monday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Burning BullpensJay Jaffe2008-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Monday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-05-05
Prospectus Feature: American League PredictionsBaseball Prospectus2002-03-31
6-4-3: Road MapGary Huckabay2002-03-29


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2017, Brian Bass threw 2,881 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2010, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2010, he relied primarily on his Sinker (92mph), also mixing in a Slider (85mph) and Curve (78mph). He also rarely threw a Fourseam Fastball (92mph).