Brian Bass #25

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2"/215


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Brian Bass MLB Career Stats

9-7 5.16 183.0 104 1.63

Brian Bass Bio

  • Full Name: Brian Michael Bass
  • Born: 1/6/1982 in Pinehurst, NC
  • Draft: 2000, Kansas City Royals, 6th rd. (164th overall)
  • High School: Robert E. Lee, Montgomery, AL
  • Debut: April 1, 2008
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/8/2010
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MLB Career Stats 9 7 5.16 101 4 1 183.0 104 1.63


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Team Date Transaction
January 17, 2013 RHP Brian Bass assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
January 16, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent RHP Brian Bass to a minor league contract.
August 26, 2012 Oklahoma City RedHawks released RHP Brian Bass.
May 30, 2012 RHP Brian Bass assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 29, 2012 Houston Astros signed free agent RHP Brian Bass to a minor league contract.
November 2, 2011 RHP Brian Bass elected free agency.
April 2, 2011 RHP Brian Bass assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
January 6, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent RHP Brian Bass to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 5, 2010 RHP Brian Bass elected free agency.
September 15, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates sent RHP Brian Bass outright to Indianapolis Indians.
September 13, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates designated Brian Bass for assignment.
September 7, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates selected the contract of RHP Brian Bass from Indianapolis Indians.
July 31, 2010 Brian Bass assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Altoona Curve.
July 28, 2010 Brian Bass assigned to Altoona Curve from Indianapolis Indians.
May 14, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates sent Brian Bass outright to Indianapolis Indians.
May 10, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates designated RHP Brian Bass for assignment.
April 25, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled RHP Brian Bass from Indianapolis Indians.
April 7, 2010 Brian Bass assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Pittsburgh Pirates.
January 12, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent RHP Brian Bass to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 12, 2009 RHP Brian Bass elected free agency.

Brian Michael Bass Bio Info

Brian Michael Bass... Single... 2000 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School (AL)... Pitched in the Alabama High School All-Star Game in 2000... Hobbies: Playing golf and fishing... Signed by: Dennis Woody. 2010 Was a non-roster invitee to PIT spring training...Spent the majority of the season at Indianapolis (AAA)...Was 4-3, 2 SV, 3.06 ERA in 40 relief outings; made his lone start, 4/13 at Toledo (L, 4.1 IP, 9 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 SO)...Pitched 2.0 or more innings 17 times and 3.0 or more innings 9 times...Made 4 appearances with Indianapolis before having his contract selected by PIT on 4/25...Was designated for assignment, 5/10, after 3 ML appearances...Posted a 1.63 ERA (5 ER, 27.2 IP) over his final 17 appearances; ended his season with 12.0 scoreless innings (6 G)...Had his contract selected by PIT again on 9/7 and appeared in 1 game before being designated for assignment on 9/13...Went 1-1, 2.68 ERA in 7 starts for Aragua in the Venezuelan Winter League after the season 2009 Spent entire season with Baltimore and finished second among American League relievers in innings pitched...Worked at least 3.0 innings on 10 occasions and posted a 2.65 ERA (34.0ip/10er) in those games...Surrendered nine of his 11 home runs prior to the All-Star break...Was scored upon in each of his first three appearances (7.1ip/12er) before allowing a combined three earned runs over his next 15 outings (31.1ip) from 4/18 thru 6/7...Surrendered four home runs in 3.1 innings in second appearance on 4/12 vs. Tampa Bay...Made five straight scoreless appearances (9.2ip) from 4/18-28...Suffered first loss after allowing one run in 0.2ip on 5/2 at Toronto...Earned three wins over five appearances from 5/6-23...Scattered four hits over 3.0 scoreless innings for second win on 5/12 vs. Tampa Bay...Struck out in first career plate appearance on 5/23 at Washington...Tossed a career-high 4.1 innings of relief on 6/7 at Oakland...Won fourth straight decision on 6/13 vs. Atlanta with 3.0 scoreless innings of work...Was roughed up for six runs in 0.2ip on 7/4 at Los Angeles (AL)...Won fifth and final decision on 7/8 at Seattle. 2008 Was acquired by the Orioles on September 5 from the Minnesota Twins for a player to be named later or cash...Made first major league start September 11 against Cleveland but did not factor in the decision (4.1IP, 4H, 3R, 1ER, 3BB, 2K)...Made four starts for the Orioles, including a quality start on September 27 against Toronto (6.0IP, 3H, 1ER, 4K)...Allowed two earned runs on two walks and a hit batter in 1.2 innings in his Orioles debut September 5 against Oakland...Was 1-0 with a 4.19 ERA (19.1IP, 9ER) in four starts and was 3-4 with one save and a 5.01 ERA in 45 games as a reliever (one for Baltimore and 44 for Minnesota)...Earned first major league win for Minnesota on May 3 against Detroit (4.0IP, 3H)...Recorded first major league save April 9 at Chicago White Sox (4.0IP, 3H, 2R/1ER)...Was 3-4 with a save and a 4.87 ERA in 44 games for Minnesota before being optioned to Triple-A Rochester August 22...Was 1-0 with a 4.00 ERA in two starts for Triple-A Rochester from August 23-29...Made his major league debut April 1 against the Los Angeles Angels. 2007 Signed with the Minnesota Twins as a minor league free agent on February 14...Spent season with Triple-A Rochester, making 37 appearances (10 starts)...Pitched to a 2.16 ERA (16.2IP, 4ER), May 29-July 1...Disabled with a right shoulder strain, August 6-14...Pitched a complete game shutout, allowing five hits and striking out 11 in his final appearance of the season, September 2 vBUF...Was 6-2 with a 2.89 ERA at home. 2006 Started the season at Triple-A Omaha and went 1-5 with a 7.59 ERA in seven starts...Transferred to Double-A Wichita on May 19 and allowed five runs in his first 16.0 innings...Made three starts in the Arizona Rookie League before returning to Wichita...Went 2-0 with a 0.90 ERA (10.0IP, 1ER) in his first two decisions...Placed on disabled list after final start, August 18...Became a minor league free agent on October 15. 2005 Spent the season at Wichita (AA) where he led the team in wins, compiling a 12-8 record and a 5.24 ERA (165.0 IP, 96 ER) in 27 starts...Was 8-2 with a 4.13 ERA (85.0 IP, 39 ER) in 13 home starts, compared to a 4-6 record and a 6.26 ERA (82.0 IP, 57 ER) in 14 road starts...Posted a perfect 4-0 record in 5 July starts with a 4.24 ERA (34.0 IP, 16 ER), his lowest monthly mark of the season...Tossed a season-high 8.1 innings in a winning effort vs. Springfi eld on Aug. 30, his last outing of the season...allowed 7 hits and 2 earned runs...Struck out 8 batters in back-to-back outings at Frisco (June 24) and Midland (June 29) in just 13.0 total innings...Appeared for Surprise in the 2005 Arizona Fall League, going 1-1 with a 3.33 ERA in 6 starts. 2004 Split the season at Wichita (AA) and Arizona (R)...went 0-4 with a 7.43 ERA in 10 starts for the Wranglers...was 0-1 with a 2.55 ERA in 5 starts at Arizona...Made his 1st appearance at big league camp in 2004 after he was drafted in the 6th round of the 2000 June Free Agent Draft. 2003 Spent the entire season at Class A Wilmington where he compiled a 9-8 record and a 2.84 ERA in 26 starts...tossed 152.1 innings, allowing just 129 hits and 48 earned runs.

Tied teammate Zach McClellan for 4th in the Carolina League in ERA and set career highs in wins, complete games (2), strikeouts (119) and innings pitched.

Came within 1 out of a no-hitter against Winston-Salem in a 6- 1 win at Wilmington on Aug. 6.

Was tabbed as the Royals 8th-best prospect by Baseball America and with having the organization's best curveball.

Minor League Notes
Owns a 20-30 record with a 3.78 ERA in 85 career appearances, including 82 starts...has struck out 299 batters in 450.0 innings of work.

Posted a 5-7 record and a 3.83 ERA in 20 starts for Burlington (A) in 2002.

Was just 3-10 with a 4.65 ERA in 26 starts in 2001, but was tied for 5th in the Midwest league in shutouts (1).

Is making his 1st appearance at big league camp after he was drafted in the 6th round of the 2000 June Free Agent Draft. 2002 Spent second straight season with Single-A Burlington in the Midwest League...In first start on April 5, pitched 7.0 shutout innings, allowing two hits...Pitched 7.0 no-hit innings and collected six strikeouts in his final outing of the season, August 31. 2001 Spent the year with Single-A Burlington...Made 26 starts, including a complete game (6.0IP on May 6)...Posted a 2.03 ERA in five August starts.