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Brandon Backe | Relief Pitcher

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (36) / 4/5/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 195
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Galveston (TX) CC
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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
C1Jason Castro
2Carlos Corporan
1B1Jon Singleton
2Jesus Guzman
3Marc Krauss
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Marwin Gonzalez
3B1Matt Dominguez
LF1Jake Marisnick
CF1Dexter Fowler
2Alex Presley
RF1George Springer
2Robbie Grossman
DH1Chris Carter
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Scott Feldman
2Dallas Keuchel
3Collin McHugh
4Brett Oberholtzer
5Brad Peacock
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Chad Qualls
2Jesse Crain
3Matt Albers
4Tony Sipp
5Josh Fields
6Darin Downs
7Jose Veras
8Josh Zeid
9Jake Buchanan
10Michael Foltynewicz
11Kevin Chapman
12Jose Cisnero