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Brian Shouse MLB Career Stats

13-10 3.72 350.2 233 1.33

Brian Shouse Bio

  • Full Name: Brian Douglas Shouse
  • Born: 9/26/1968 in Effingham, IL
  • Draft: 1990, Pittsburgh Pirates, 13th rd. (338th overall)
  • College: Bradley
  • Debut: July 31, 1993
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MLB Career Stats 13 10 3.72 467 0 6 350.2 233 1.33


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Season G Rank
2007 73 22nd in NL


Season HLD Rank
2004 12 20th in AL
2006 14 25th in NL
2007 21 11th in NL
2008 15 23rd in NL

Brian Shouse Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 6, 2010 LHP Brian Shouse elected free agency.
August 13, 2010 LHP Brian Shouse assigned to Durham Bulls from Charlotte Stone Crabs.
August 13, 2010 Brian Shouse assigned to Durham Bulls from Charlotte Stone Crabs.
July 20, 2010 Brian Shouse assigned to Charlotte Stone Crabs from GCL Rays.
July 6, 2010 Brian Shouse assigned to GCL Rays.
July 2, 2010 LHP Brian Shouse assigned to Durham Bulls from Tampa Bay Rays.
July 1, 2010 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent LHP Brian Shouse to a minor league contract.
March 25, 2010 Boston Red Sox released LHP Brian Shouse.
November 17, 2009 LHP Brian Shouse elected free agency.
July 27, 2009 Tampa Bay Rays activated LHP Brian Shouse from the 15-day disabled list.
July 16, 2009 sent LHP Brian Shouse on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Stone Crabs.
May 25, 2009 Tampa Bay Rays placed LHP Brian Shouse on the 15-day disabled list. Left elbow strain

Brian Douglas Shouse Bio Info

Married to Trish...The Couple has 3 daughters: Haleigh, Emmy and Daisy...Graduated from Effingham (Ill.) High School where he earned team MVP and All-Conference honors during his senior year...Attended Bradley University. 2009 Spent most of the season with TB, his 1st in the American League since 2006...At 41-years old, became the 2nd-oldest player ever to pitch in a game for the Rays behind Wade Boggs, who made 1 appearance in 1999...Was 1 of 10 to pitch in the Majors at 40 years or older in 2009...He and Russ Springer (40) became just the 2nd pair of 40-year-old teammates in Rays history, joining Wade Boggs (41) and Julio Franco (41) in 1999...His 45 appearances and 28.0 innings were the his lowest totals since his rookie season with KC in 2002...Of his 45 outings, 32 were less than an inning and 15 times he faced only 1 batter...Faced 122 batters in his 45 games or 2.7 per appearance...Held lefties to a .224 average (16-for-45) while righties hit .356 (16-for-45) off him...Was on the DL from 5/25-7/26 with a left elbow strain...Made 4 rehab appearances with Single-A Charlotte...Logged a 2.84 ERA (4 ER/12.2 IP) over his final 25 games from 7/29-10/1. 2008 Lefty specialist worked in 69 games, four shy of his career-high 73 (2007)...was his fourth straight season appearing in 60+ games, fifth time in his last six seasons...his 386 appearances over the last six campaigns are 9th most among major league southpaws. Only 9 pitchers all-time have made more appearances in a season at his age or older. Set a career high with 5 wins...earned saves on May 11 vs. STL and June 3 vs. ARI. Held opponents to a .238 avg., including a .180 mark to left-handed hitters (18-100)...for his career, lefties are batting just .212 against him, nearly 100 points lower than right-handed hitters (.309). Thirty-nine of his apps were less than 1 IP and 9 of those were to face just one batter...retired 43 of 69 first batters faced (62.3%)...stranded 40 of 60 inherited runners (66.7%). 2007 Went 1-1 with a 3.02 ERA and 1 save in a career-high 73 relief appearances...Retired 52 of 73 first batters faced (71.2%)...Stranded 60 of 78 inherited runners (76.9%)...Was named Brewers Pitcher of the Month for August as he posted a 3.09 ERA and stranded 12 inherited runners...Made 25 consecutive appearances from 6/6-8/5 without allowing an earned run (21.1ip)...Recorded his only win of the season in his first outing of the year on 4/3 vs. Los Angeles...Took his only loss of the season on 4/17 at Cincinnati...Had his only save of the season on 6/15 at Minnesota as he tossed 3.0 perfect innings (1k) in the 11-3 win 2006 Made a career-high 65 appearances between Texas and Milwaukee...Began the season with Texas, where he went 0-0 with a 4.15 ERA in 6 relief appearances before he was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 4/22 with a strained left calf...Made 7 rehab appearances between Triple-A Oklahoma and Double-A Frisco before he was designated for assignment on 5/8...On 5/13 was traded to Milwaukee in exchange for INF Enrique Cruz and a player to be named (cash on 7/13)...Went 1-3 with a 3.97 ERA and 2 saves in 59 relief appearances with the Brewers...Retired 41 of 59 first batters faced (69.5%)...Stranded 42 of 56 inherited runners (75%)...Was 2-for-4 in save opportunities...Earned his saves on 5/26 at Philadelphia and 7/4 vs. Cincinnati.....entering the season had only one career save (8/19/03 at Detroit)...Earned his only win of the season on 6/27 at Chicago-NL...Posted an 18.69 ERA over his last 12 games (4.1ip, 9er), going 0-3 and raising his overall ERA from 1.82 to 3.97...On 11/28 signed a 1-year contract, avoiding arbitration. 2005 Appeared in 64 games for Texas, the 2nd-highest total on the staff...led Texas relievers with 11 holds and ranked among bullpen leaders in innings pitched (3rd, 53.1) and games finished (4th, 12)...agreed to terms with the Rangers on a one-year contract on December 12, 2005.

Summary: Earned the win in his first appearance of 2005, tossing 1.1 perfect relief innings on April 6 at Los Angeles of Anaheim...allowed 3 runs in 2.2 innings over next 2 outings...went 1-0, 0.89 (2 ER/20.1 IP) in 20 appearances from April 11-June 8 to lower ERA from 10.13 to 1.96...tossed season-high 8.2 scoreless innings over 12 outings from April 11-May 4...recorded a 14.14 ERA (11 ER/7.0 IP) in next 12 games to raise ERA from 1.96 to 4.80...posted 2.25 ERA (2 ER/8.0 IP) in 9 appearances from July 17- August 4 to lower season figure to 4.26...went 0-1, 15.26 (13 ER/7.2 IP) in next 11 outings, raising ERA to 6.11...recorded 7.2 scoreless innings over his final 9 appearances to finish the season with a 5.23 ERA. 2005 Notes: Went 3-2 in 64 appearances in 2005...entering the season, he had just 4 career decisions in 151 outings...retired all 6 batters faced on June 4 at Kansas City, matching his career-high with 4 strikeouts...also recorded 4 K's on May 22, 2003 vs. Tampa Bay...allowed runs in 19 of 64 outings...was 0-2 in save opportunities...allowed 21 of 56 (37.5 %) inherited runners to score...opposing batters hit .266, with left-handers batting .209 (24-115) and right-handers batting .337 (31-92)...recorded a 4.05 ERA (12 ER/26.2 IP) in 32 outings at home and a 6.41 (19 ER/26.2 IP) in 32 road contests...posted a 3.03 ERA (12 ER/35.2 IP) in 43 appearances at night...of his 7 home runs allowed, 2 were grand slams...allowed slams to Mike Lowell on June 10 at Florida and Garret Anderson on June 28 vs. Los Angeles of Anaheim...made Opening Day roster for 2nd time in his career, his first with Texas. 2004 Compiled a career low 2.23 ERA, 2nd lowest figure among Rangers relievers, and ranked 4th on staff with 53 appearances...posted career high 12 holds and had 14 games finished, matching most in his career...held opponents to a .224 average, the 17th lowest mark among AL relievers.

Summary: Permitted runs in just 9 of 53 games and allowed just 6 of 36 inherited runners to score (16.7%), the 4th lowest percentage in the American League among pitchers with at least 30 IR...first batters were 16-51 (.314)...finished 14 games, tied for 3rd most among Rangers, and ranked 3rd on club with 12 holds...began season on disabled list with left shoulder tendinitis, making 9 rehab appearances for Oklahoma before being activated on May 13...pitched 3.2 scoreless innings over first 5 appearances before allowing 2 runs on June 2 at Cleveland...compiled an 0.82 ERA (1 ER/11.0 IP) over next 13 outings from June 10 (G2)-July 6, dropping season figure from 3.86 to 1.72...had a 7.71 figure (6 ER/7.0 IP) in 9 appearances from July 10-29, allowing 2 of his 3 home runs in that span and rising to 3.57...posted an 0.83 ERA (2 ER/21.2 IP) in final 25 games to finish at 2.23...tossed 8.0 shutout innings over final 13 appearances to end year.

First Win: Earned his first major league win on June 24 vs. Seattle, a 9-7, 18-inning victory for Texas...the win came in his 112th career appearance...had been the longest active streak in the major leagues without a win...first career appearance was on July 31, 1993 at Philadelphia while with Pittsburgh...also earned win on July 11 at Boston, final game of the first half.

2004 Notes: Posted season high 3 strikeouts twice, including all 3 batters faced on Sept. 15 at Oakland (Eric Chavez, Scott Hatteberg, Erubiel Durazo)...tossed season high 2.1 innings on Aug. 22 at Kansas City...faced one batter in 15 outings...did not allow a home run in final 28 appearances...held opponents to a .224 average, .188 (18-96) by lefties and .277 (18-65) by righthanders...had no save opportunities...posted a 1.23 ERA (3 ER/22.0 IP) in 24 outings at home...held opponents to a .114 average in 12 June appearances...went 1-0, 1.72 (3 ER/15.2 IP) in 19 games against AL West opponents...did not allow a run in final 11 games and 8.2 innings against the West. 2003 Ranked third on the staff in appearances (62) and holds (10)...finished season 0-1 with a 3.10 ERA, which ranked as the second lowest among the 27 pitchers who appeared in a game...also had one save...contract purchased from Oklahoma (AAA) on April 18...issued a run in 15 of 62 games and permitted just 14 of 54 inherited runners to score, a 25.9% figure that ranked as 10th best among AL relievers (54 or more IP)...first batters hit .220 (13-59)...finished 14 games...posted a 0.87 ERA (1 ER/10.1 IP) in his first 9 outings through May 6...had a 4.80 ERA (16 ER/30 IP) in his next 27 contests, rising to 3.79 through July 12...compiled a 1.74 ERA (4 ER/20.2 IP) in 26 second half appearances, allowing one run in 6 innings in final 10 games starting August 30...worked 8 scoreless innings over 7 appearances, April 23-May 6...established career-highs with 4 strikeouts on May 22 vs. Tampa Bay and 3.1 relief innings, August 7 at New York...earned first major league save in only opportunity, August 19 at Detroit...has appeared in 98 career major league games without a victory, the most of any active pitcher...opponents hit .267, .197 (26-132) against left-handers and .360 (36-100) vs. right-handers...issued lone homer to Montreal's Brad Wilkerson, June 7 at San Juan, before holding opposition without a long ball in final 38 appearances...allowed just 2.07 walks/9 innings, seventh best ratio among AL relievers (54 or more IP)...had a 1.67 ERA (5 ER/27 IP) in 31 road games...Minor Leagues: Began season at Oklahoma (AAA) where he appeared in 6 games and was 0-1, 3.68 and a save before joining Texas...finished 3 games...pitched 0.2 innings to register only save at Albuquerque on April 12...not scored upon in 4 of his 6 outings... opponents hit .286, .125 (1-8) against left-handers...longest outing was 2.2 innings vs. Omaha on April 10. 2002 Opened the year in Kansas City's bullpen, allowing a run in 5 of 23 appearances...opponents batted .259, .241 (7-29) vs. right-handed batters and .276 (8-29) against left-handers...stranded 11 of 20 inherited runners with first batters hitting .421 (8-19)...worked 4.1 scoreless innings in first 5 games and had a 2.70 ERA (2 ER/6.2 IP) in 10 outings when placed on DL April 28 with inflammation in his left elbow...activated on May 13 and pitched a scoreless inning that night to lower ERA to 2.35...had a 10.29 ERA (8 ER/7 IP) in his final 11 outings...longest appearances was 1.1 innings twice and pitched less than an inning 15 times...designated for assignment and outrighted to Omaha (AAA) on June 11...had a 11.57 ERA in 5 games before release on June 27...signed with Houston organization on July 22 and compiled at 3.43 ERA while allowing a run in 4 of 19 games at New Orleans (AAA) the rest of the year...had 0.61 ERA (1 ER/14.2 IP) in final 12 contests, including 11.2 scoreless innings over 10 games, August 9-29...opposition average was .215 (17-79), .162 (6-37) by left-handed batters...lone victory came on August 19 at Memphis. 2001 Topped Houston's New Orleans club in appearances (56) with staff's third lowest ERA (2.89)...posted a 1.50 ERA (2 ER/12 IP) in April and a 1.74 mark (2 ER/10.1 IP) in July. 2000 Began season at New York Mets Norfolk (AAA) club, appearing in 4 games before release on April 14...signed with Baltimore on May 13 and went on to rank second on Rochester (AAA) staff in appearances (43). 1999 Made 30 appearances for Arizona's Tucson (AAA) club...on DL from April 24-May 28 and August 11-September 7 with arm trouble. 1998 Began season with Boston's Pawtucket (AAA) club before recall by Red Sox on April 21...pitched 7 times in relief, sustaining loss on April 28 vs. Detroit...optioned to Pawtucket on May 10...made lone start for PawSox on June 19 vs. Charlotte...sold to Kintetsu Buffaloes of Japanese Pacific League on June 25 and appeared in 13 games. 1997 Topped Rochester in appearances (54) and ERA...posted a 1.38 ERA in final 22 outings. 1996 Started season with Pittsburgh's Calgary (AAA) club before release on May 16...signed with Baltimore on May 22 and made 32 appearances at Rochester...pitched for Phoenix in Arizona Fall League. 1995 Went 11-10 in 29 games (28 starts) at Carolina (AA) and Calgary, setting career-high for victories and innings (154). 1994 Ranked second on Buffalo (AAA) staff in appearances (43)...1993: Second on Buffalo club in games (48)...recalled by Pittsburgh on July 29 and pitched 2 scoreless innings in major league debut on July 31 at Philadelphia...returned to Buffalo on August 27. 1992 Led Carolina in games (59) and tied for first in saves (4)...1991: Went 4-4 with career best 11 saves at Augusta (A) and Salem (A)...1990: Began pro career at Welland.