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Brandon Backe | Relief Pitcher

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (40) / 4/5/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 195
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Galveston (TX) CC
Drafted: 1998 / Rd. 18 (0) / TB
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Free agent Brandon Backe fully intends to pitch in 2011.
Backe was diagnosed with a partial thickness tear of his right rotator cuff in July of 2009 and has not pitched since. He registered a poor 6.05 ERA and 1.67 WHIP in 31 starts back in 2008 -- his last full season. It's doubtful that he will be able to find anything more than a minor league deal. Tue, Nov 16, 2010 12:52:00 PM

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Career Stats
YearTMGGSWLSVHOLDIPHRERBBKCGSHOERAWHIP
2002TB9000001315101076006.921.69
2003TB280110544.24028272536005.441.46
2004HOU3395303677533322754004.301.52
2005HOU262510800149.115182796797114.761.46
2006HOU883200434318181819003.771.42
2007HOU55310028.22713121111003.771.33
2008HOU313191400166.220211411277127006.051.67
2009HOU510000132115156100010.382.08
Career Totals:14579312908525.1574313305238360115.251.55

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Max Stassi
1B1Yuli Gurriel
2Tyler White
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Carlos Correa
3B1Alex Bregman
LF1Marwin Gonzalez
2Tony Kemp
CF1George Springer
RF1Josh Reddick
2Jake Marisnick
DH1Evan Gattis
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Justin Verlander
2Dallas Keuchel
3Gerrit Cole
4Lance McCullers
5Charlie Morton
6Brady Rodgers
7Dean Deetz
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Hector Rondon
2Ken Giles
3Chris Devenski
4Joe Smith
5Brad Peacock
6Will Harris
7Tony Sipp
8Collin McHugh
9James Hoyt
10Jandel Gustave
11Reymin Guduan