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Brooks Brown | Relief Pitcher

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (30) / 6/20/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 205
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Rockies placed RHP Brooks Brown on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.
Brown missed much of May with the same issue. He has posted a 3.86 ERA in 23 1/3 relief innings this season. Jun 18 - 12:22 PM

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Rockies activated RHP Brooks Brown from the 15-day disabled list.

He'll take the place of Ken Roberts in Rockies bullpen who was placed on the disabled list on Saturday. The 29-year-old owns a 4.50 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and 8/5 K/BB ratio in 14 innings on the year.
May 23 - 1:13 PM

Brooks Brown (shoulder) is scheduled to make his second rehab appearance on Monday with Triple-A Albuquerque.

He's eligible to be activated Tuesday, but Brown is expected to make some more rehab appearances first. He's been out since early May with right shoulder inflammation.
May 18 - 10:11 PM

Rockies placed RHP Brooks Brown on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 4, with right shoulder inflammation.

The shoulder has been bothering Brown for over a week now, and the Rockies finally decided it'd be better to put him on the disabled list and get a fresh arm for the bullpen. He should be ready to return shortly after he's eligible.
May 14 - 8:32 PM

Rockies recalled RHP Brooks Brown from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Brown has allowed 12 hits and seven earned runs in 9 1/3 innings this season at the major league level. He will function as a middle reliever for the Rockies.
Sat, Aug 16, 2014 04:55:00 PM

Rockies optioned RHP Brooks Brown to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Brown was in the major leagues for less than 24 hours, tossing one scoreless inning of relief on Wednesday night. He was replaced on the roster Thursday by Juan Nicasio.
Thu, Aug 7, 2014 12:49:00 PM

Rockies recalled RHP Brooks Brown from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Brown posted a 7.56 ERA in nine relief appearances during a three-week stay with the Rockies earlier this season. The right-hander will pitch in a mid-relief role.
Wed, Aug 6, 2014 05:55:00 PM

Rockies optioned RHP Brooks Brown to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Brown held a 7.56 ERA over nine relief appearances with the big club. He'll likely be back in September, if not before.
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 06:08:00 PM

Rockies purchased the contract of RHP Brooks Brown from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Brown has posted a 4.35 ERA with 35 strikeouts over 39 1/3 innings this season at Triple-A. The 29-year-old will be making his major league debut when he gets into a game.
Sun, Jul 6, 2014 01:01:00 PM

Rockies signed RHP Brooks Brown to a minor league contract.

The 28-year-old spent the 2013 season in the Pirates organization, registering a 4.75 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 69/24 K/BB ratio in 91 innings at Triple-A Indianapolis. He'll function as organizational depth for the Rockies.
Sat, Nov 23, 2013 01:09:00 PM

Pirates signed RHP Brooks Brown to a minor league contract.

The deal includes a spring training invite. Brown, 27, had a 4.90 ERA and 81/58 K/BB ratio in 112 innings over 19 relief appearances and 10 starts this year with the Tigers' Triple-A affiliate.
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 11:20:00 AM

Tigers acquired RHP Brooks Brown from the Diamondbacks for catcher James Skelton.

Brown, a 2006 supplemental first-round pick, has yet to develop a consistent secondary pitch and doesn't get enough grounders with his 89-92 mph fastball. He finished 6-15 with a 4.18 ERA and a 112/67 K/BB ratio in 144 1/3 innings in Double-A last season. A move to the pen might give him some additional velocity and turn him back into prospect, but we're guessing the Diamondbacks won't regret parting with him.
Thu, Apr 2, 2009 03:07:00 PM

Diamondbacks reassigned RHP Brooks Brown, RHP Hector Ambriz, RHP Barry Enright, RHP Matt Green, RHP Wes Roemer, LHP Mark Rosen, 1B-3B Jamie D'Antona, C Frank Curreri and OF Chris Rahl to minor league camp.

All easy cuts. Brown rates as one of the Diamondbacks' better prospects, but he's a long shot to see time in the majors this year. D'Antona could see time on the bench if injuries strike.
Mon, Mar 10, 2008 02:17:00 PM

Brooks Brown allowed one run in five innings Saturday in his debut for Double-A Mobile.

Brown struck out five. The 2006 supplemental first-round pick was 6-3 with a 2.81 ERA, 66 H and 74/23 K/BB in 80 IP for Single-A Visalia. The Diamondbacks intend to keep using him as a starter, but he might fit in best as a long-term setup man for the club.
Sun, Jun 24, 2007 03:02:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Nick Hundley
2Michael McKenry
1B1Justin Morneau
2Wilin Rosario
3Ben Paulsen
2B1D.J. LeMahieu
2Daniel Descalso
SS1Troy Tulowitzki
3B1Nolan Arenado
2Rafael Ynoa
LF1Corey Dickerson
CF1Charlie Blackmon
2Brandon Barnes
RF1Carlos Gonzalez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jorge De La Rosa
2Kyle Kendrick
3Chad Bettis
4Chris Rusin
5David Hale
6Tyler Chatwood
7Jordan Lyles
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1John Axford
2Boone Logan
3LaTroy Hawkins
4Rafael Betancourt
5Christian Friedrich
6Brooks Brown
7Scott Oberg
8Ken Roberts
9Tommy Kahnle
10Adam Ottavino
11Justin Miller
12Christian Bergman