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Brooks Steven Brown (born June 20, 1985) is an American former professional baseball pitcher who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Colorado Rockies from 2014–2015.

Brooks Brown
Pitcher
Born: (1985-06-20) June 20, 1985 (age 34)
Statesboro, Georgia
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 6, 2014, for the Colorado Rockies
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 2015, for the Colorado Rockies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record1-4
Earned run average3.97
Strikeouts41
Teams

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CareerEdit

Brown was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 21st round of the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft out of Portal High School in Portal, Georgia. He did not sign and attended the University of Georgia and played college baseball for the Georgia Bulldogs.

Arizona DiamondbacksEdit

He was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first round of the 2006 Major League Baseball Draft.

Detroit TigersEdit

In April 2009, Brown was traded from the Diamondbacks to the Detroit Tigers for James Skelton.[1]

Pittsburgh PiratesEdit

In November 2012 he signed a minor league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Colorado RockiesEdit

In November 2013, he signed a minor league deal with the Colorado Rockies.

Brown was called up to the majors for the first time on July 6, 2014.[2]

Los Angeles DodgersEdit

Brown was claimed off waivers by the Dodgers on October 14, 2015 and outrighted to AAA on December 4.[3][4] He was given a non-roster invitation to spring training.[5] They released him on February 26, 2016, only one week into spring training.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rule 5 pick James Skelton stays with Diamondbacks after minor league deal with Tigers
  2. ^ Rockies select the contract of RHP Brooks Brown, RHP Nick Masset placed on the 15-day DL[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Gurnick, Ken (December 4, 2015). "Dodgers drop Brown from 40-man roster". mlb.com. Retrieved December 4, 2015.
  4. ^ "Dodgers outright pitcher Brooks Brown to Triple-A OKC". ESPN.com. Associated Press. December 4, 2015. Retrieved December 6, 2015.
  5. ^ Simon, Andrew (January 25, 2016). "Top pitching prospects invited to Dodgers camp". mlb.com. Retrieved January 26, 2016.

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