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Brandon Backe | Relief Pitcher

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (39) / 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
2Evan Gattis
3Max Stassi
4Tim Federowicz
1B1Yulieski Gurriel
2Tyler White
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Carlos Correa
3B1Alex Bregman
2Colin Moran
3J.D. Davis
LF1Derek Fisher
2Tony Kemp
CF1George Springer
2Jake Marisnick
RF1Josh Reddick
DH1Marwin Gonzalez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Dallas Keuchel
2Justin Verlander
3Lance McCullers
4Collin McHugh
5Charlie Morton
6Brad Peacock
7Brady Rodgers
8David Paulino
9Cionel Perez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ken Giles
2Chris Devenski
3Will Harris
4Tony Sipp
5Jandel Gustave
6Michael Feliz
7Francis Martes
8Joe Musgrove
9Reymin Guduan
10James Hoyt
11Matt Ramsey