Brendan Ryan

Brendan Ryan #23

  • SS
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1"/190
  • Age: 34


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Brendan Ryan Stats

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Brendan Ryan MLB Career Stats

.233 19 203 67 .607

Brendan Ryan Bio

  • Full Name: Brendan Wood Ryan
  • Born: 3/26/1982 in Los Angeles, CA
  • Draft: 2003, St. Louis Cardinals, 7th rd. (215th overall)
  • College: Lewis-Clark State
  • Debut: June 2, 2007
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2016 Stats 11 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
MLB Career Stats 2589 303 603 19 203 67 .233 .293 .607

Brendan Ryan 2016 Splits

Last 7 Games 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Last 15 Games 11 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 .000 .000 .000
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Last 7 Games
Last 15 Games
Last 30 Games
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
5/19 vs LAD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/21 vs BAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/23 @ TEX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last 3 Games
5/19 vs LAD
5/21 vs BAL
5/23 @ TEX
2016 Games by Position: SS (11)


Note: Opponent can be found on current team or on team when both players met.

Brendan Ryan Stats

*Since 2006

Brendan Ryan Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Brendan Ryan Statcast Events


Brendan Ryan 2016 Projections

Rest of Season
29 105 9 22 22 4 1 1 8 7 0 29 1 1 .210 .263 .295 .558
40 116 9 22 22 4 1 1 8 7 0 35 1 1 .190 .240 .267 .507
Rest of Season

Brendan Ryan News

Brendan Ryan Fantasy News

May 13, 2016 at 11:12 PM ET

Pennington lands on DL with hamstring strain

Cliff Pennington, basically the everyday shortstop while Andrelton Simmons recovers from a surgically repaired left thumb, became the seventh player on the current DL.

May 10, 2016 at 6:34 PM ET

Ryan acquired by Angels

In the wake of the news that Andrelton Simmons will require left thumb surgery, the Angels acquired slick-fielding shortstop Brendan Ryan from the Nationals for cash and a player to be named or cash, the club announced on Tuesday.


Brendan Ryan Awards

Wilson Team Defensive Player of the Year

Year Team League
2012 Seattle AL

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Palm Beach FSL

Brendan Ryan Leaderboards


Season 3B Rank
2009 7 13th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2009 7 20th in NL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2011 10 12th in AL

Brendan Ryan Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 10, 2016 Washington Nationals traded SS Brendan Ryan to Los Angeles Angels for Player To Be Named Later and cash.
April 11, 2016 2B Brendan Ryan assigned to Syracuse Chiefs from Nationals Ext. Spring Training.
February 8, 2016 2B Brendan Ryan assigned to Syracuse Chiefs.
February 2, 2016 Washington Nationals signed free agent 2B Brendan Ryan to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 23, 2015 Chicago Cubs released 2B Brendan Ryan.
December 17, 2015 New York Yankees traded 2B Brendan Ryan to Chicago Cubs. PTBN in the December 8 trade.
July 17, 2015 New York Yankees activated 3B Brendan Ryan from the 15-day disabled list.
July 10, 2015 New York Yankees sent SS Brendan Ryan on a rehab assignment to Trenton Thunder.
July 9, 2015 New York Yankees sent IF Brendan Ryan on a rehab assignment to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
June 24, 2015 New York Yankees placed SS Brendan Ryan on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 22, 2015. Right thoracic strain.
June 10, 2015 New York Yankees activated SS Brendan Ryan from the 60-day disabled list.
June 5, 2015 New York Yankees sent SS Brendan Ryan on a rehab assignment to Trenton Thunder.
June 2, 2015 New York Yankees sent SS Brendan Ryan on a rehab assignment to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
May 31, 2015 New York Yankees sent SS Brendan Ryan on a rehab assignment to Tampa Yankees.
May 24, 2015 New York Yankees transferred SS Brendan Ryan from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right calf strain
April 4, 2015 New York Yankees placed SS Brendan Ryan on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 1, 2015. Right calf strain
May 6, 2014 New York Yankees activated SS Brendan Ryan from the 15-day disabled list.
May 2, 2014 New York Yankees sent SS Brendan Ryan on a rehab assignment to Trenton Thunder.
April 27, 2014 New York Yankees sent SS Brendan Ryan on a rehab assignment to Tampa Yankees.
April 1, 2014 New York Yankees placed SS Brendan Ryan on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 22, 2014. Upper back injury
December 2, 2013 New York Yankees signed free agent SS Brendan Ryan.
September 11, 2013 Seattle Mariners traded SS Brendan Ryan to New York Yankees for cash.
August 19, 2011 Brendan Ryan roster status changed by Seattle Mariners.
August 8, 2011 Seattle Mariners placed SS Brendan Ryan on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 4, 2011. Sprained left shoulder.
December 12, 2010 St. Louis Cardinals traded SS Brendan Ryan to Seattle Mariners for RHP Maikel Cleto.
May 15, 2009 Brendan Ryan roster status changed by St. Louis Cardinals.
May 12, 2009 St. Louis Cardinals sent SS Brendan Ryan on a rehab assignment to Memphis Redbirds.
April 30, 2009 St. Louis Cardinals placed SS Brendan Ryan on the 15-day disabled list. Left hamstring injury.

Brendan Wood Ryan Bio Info

Full name is Brendan Wood Ryan… is married to Sharyn... Graduated from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif. in 2000… earned three varsity letters in baseball… received All-State honors his senior year (2000) when Notre Dame lost in the State Championship game at Dodger Stadium… was a Los Angeles Times "Gold Glove" selection... Played baseball at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho from 2001-03… led LCSC to the 2002-03 NAIA World Series title.


Hit .167 (19-for-114) with 5R, 4 doubles and 8RBI in 49 games (19 starts at SS, 12 at 2B and two at 3B) with theYankees... Began the season on the 15-day disabled list from 4/1 (retroactive to 3/22)-5/5 with a cervical spine nerve injury, missing 31 team games…played in seven combined rehab games with Single-A Tampa and Double-A Trenton,batting .320 (8-for-25)... Made his first career appearance at 1B in the ninth inning of 5/18 Game 2 loss vs. Pittsburgh after starting at SS... Started at 2B in 5/24 win at Chicago-AL, making his first start at the position since 6/11/09 at Florida (w/ St. Louis)... Made his 20th career start at 3B-and first since 5/8/08 at Colorado-in 9/11 win vs. Tampa Bay... Hit a go-ahead, ground-rule double in the fifth inning of 9/17 win at Tampa Bay…was his first extra-base hit since a double on 8/5 vs. Detroit and first RBI since a two-run double on 7/29 at Texas.


Hit .220 (13-for-59) with 7R, 2 doubles, 1HR and 1RBI in 17 games (17 starts at SS) with the Yankees after being acquired from Seattle on 9/10 in exchange for a player to be named later (the Yankees ultimately sent cash considerations to Seattle to complete the transaction)... Collected his first hit as a Yankee with a single to lead off the ninth inning in 9/12 win at Baltimore… came around to score the game-winning run on a wild pitch by Jim Johnson... Hit his first home run as a Yankee with a solo shot on 9/13 at Boston… became the 23rd different Yankee to hit a home run in 2013… marked the most different Yankees to homer in a single season in franchise history, surpassing the 1965 and 2000 clubs, which each had 22 different Yankees with at least one home run... In 87 games with the Mariners (79 starts at SS), batted .192 (50-for-260) with 23R, 10 doubles, 3HR and 21RBI.

2012 Appeared in 141 games, making 134 starts (all at shortstop) ... Won the Fielding Bible Award as top defensive shortstop and was a finalist for AL Gold Glove ... Led MLB shortstops with 27 defensive runs saved and highest UZR (ultimate zone rating) at 14.7 ... Over last two seasons leads MLB with 45 defensive runs saved ... Finished 2nd in's Defensive Player of the Year voting behind LAA's Mike Trout ... Set or tied career-highs in games (141), doubles (tied, 19), walks (44) and strikeouts (98)...recorded 19 doubles for fourth straight season ... Hit .221 (53x240) with 17 runs, 12 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 19 RBI over his final 84 games; began the season hitting .156 (26x167) with 10 extra-base hits in first 57 games ... Named the May Defensive Player of the Month by a ESPN Stats & Information (12-member voting panel)...had 13 defensive runs saved in the month, and 17 Good Fielding Plays ... Missed 4 games (Aug. 5-8); left game Aug. 4 at NYY after being hit on elbow. 2011 Appeared in 123 games at SS (120 GS), 10th in the AL...ranked T7th in AL SS in double plays (79), 9th in total chances (572) and assists (371)...Led Major League shortstops in defensive runs saved (18)...combined with Dustin Ackley for 28 runs saved, the 2nd-best double play combo in the Majors behind Andrus-Kinsler (TEX)...Tied 12th in AL with 10 HBP, led club and set career high...Did not play after Sept. 17 due to back spasms...On 15-day DL Aug. 4-19 with sprained AC joint in left shoulder...hit .179 (14x78) with 20 K after return from DL (Aug. 22-Sept. 17)...Matched career high with 11-game hitting streak July 15-27 (.347/17x49, 7 R, 4 2B, 2 HR, 7 RBI)...also had 11G hit streak May 20-31 (.513/20x39)...Recorded career-high 5 RBI, including grand slam, July 24 at Boston...Went 3-for-6 falling triple short of the cycle July 19 at Toronto...HR#1, first homer since 6/11/10 at ARI (w/STL), snapping string of 173 games and 650 PA (580 AB) without HR...Finished May batting .384 (28x73), 2nd-best in the AL...set a monthly career-high for hits...Walk-off RBI single May 6 vs. Chicago (AL); 3rd career walk-off hit (also: 9/19/09 vs. CHI & 7/30/10 vs. PIT). 2010 Ranked 4th among National League shortstops playing in a career-high 139 games. ...Hit .223 (98x439) with 19 doubles, 3 triples, 2 home runs and 36 RBI. ...Tied career single-game highs with 3 runs and 4 hits May 27 at San Diego. ...Led Major League shortstops with 3.43 assists per game and an .874 zone rating...also 5th in double plays turned and 10th in fielding pct. among MLB shortstops. ...Batted .194 (42x217) pre-All Star break and .252 (56x22) post-All Star break. ...Hit .300 (9x30) with 5 runs, 3 doubles, 1 home run and 5 RBI in 9 games in leadoff spot. ...Traded to Seattle in exchange for Maikel Cleto (rhp) on Dec. 13...signed 2-year contract avoiding arbitration on Dec. 17. 2009 Posted the majors best range ratings for shortstops (min. 500 innings), leading in total chances (5.49) and assists (3.84)/ 9 inn...His .984 fielding pct. ranked in top five among all shortstops with a minimum of 75 games started. He finished the year with 16 defensive "gems"...Finished 3rd among N.L. shortstops (min. 100 games) in batting with a .301 mark, trailing only H. Ramirez and M. Tejada...Led the team with seven triples and 17 infield hits...Was on the DL from 4/30-5/15 with a left hamstring strain. Made a rehab assignment in Memphis during his DL stint...He hit his first career grand slam on 8/20 at SD in the Cardinals' 5-1 win. 2008 Utility infielder spent most of 2008 with the M.L. Club...Opened the season on the 15-day D.L. with a right oblique strain suffered in spring training...Combined to go 10-for-31 (.323) with a HR and three RBI in seven rehab games at Palm Beach (A) and Springfield (AA)...Was activated from 15-day DL on 4/23 & made his season debut on 4/24 at PIT, starting at SS & going 2-3 with BB and RBI...Had a career first 2 doubles 6/22 at BOS and belted 2-run double as part of 3 hits 6/24 at DET...Drew first career OF start 8/17 at CIN. Made apps. at SS (40) 2B (23), 3B (5) and OF (3). All his OF starts were in RF...Batted 9th in 33 of his 47 starts, hitting .278 with a .336 OBP in those games. Did bat leadoff in eight starts...Was optioned to Memphis 8/6 & recalled again on 9/2. 2007 Split his season between Triple-A Memphis and the Cardinals. Saw his first Major-League action and became the 3rd player, 1st position player, from the STL 2003 draft class to reach the Majors as a Cardinal (A. Reyes, D. Dove). Drew first recall on 6/2 and made his M.L. debut as defensive sub at short in the 7th at HOU. Grounded to short in his first M.L. plate app. the next inning. Made his first start on 6/3 at second base. Collected first M.L. hit and RBI 6/16 at OAK (off L. DiNardo). Hit .272 in 81 games while at Memphis. All his games in the field at Triple-A came at shortstop. With STL, made 15 starts at second base, 18 starts at third and 17 at short. His first start at third base on 7/18 at FLA was just his second game ever at that position (one game in minors). Had .291 BA when starting (48-for-165) and Cards posted a 27-23 won-loss record in his starts. Posted nine multi-hit games in his first 16 starts (.362, 21-58, 12 R, 3 HR, 8 RBI), including four straight from 7/8-21. Batted .115 (3-26) over his last 11 games from 9/16-30 to bring his batting average below .300 - from .318 to its final .289. Had a .356 (16-for-45) batting average vs. N.L. East foes. Had 3 hits 6/26 at NY, including his 1st ML homer in 11th (off S. Schoeneweis) that proved to be GWRBI. Belted second ML HR, first at Busch, on 7/4 vs. ARI. Had an RBI-squeeze bunt in 8/15 win at MIL. Had season best, six-game hitting streak end on 8/24 (.381 BA). 2006 A wrist injury suffered in spring training limited him to 28 games spread among four stops in the minors...Was activated from the disabled list on 8/18 after 11 games of rehab at State College (A) and Palm Beach (A)...Combined to go 14-for-48 (.292) at his stops in State College and Palm Beach...Went 4-for-5 with two runs on 8/16 at Lakeland in his final game at Palm Beach. Had hits in nine of his 10 games played at Springfield (AA) from 8/18-28. Batted .500 in his final three games (6-for-12)...Closed out his season by starting seven games at shortstop for Memphis (AAA) from 8/29-9/4...Went 2-for-3 with two runs, a grand slam (off Ezequiel Astacio) and season-high four RBI on 8/30 at Round Rock...Appeared in 28 games for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League and batted .310 (39-for-126) with two home runs, 19 runs and 20 RBI...His 39 hits were tied for tops in the league...Collected two four-hit games and hit safely in his first eight AFL games (.425 BA) and 10 of his first 11 (.396). 2005 A strong showing at Palm Beach (A) led to Ryan's first Double-A action during the second half of the season...appeared in 49 games for Florida State League Cardinals and 43 games for Springfield, the Cardinals' new Texas League affiliate...After going hitless in his first three games to begin the season, he rattled off a 16-game hitting streak (27-for-62, .435) for Palm Beach from 4/11-29 and finished April batting .359...had a season high 4-hit game on 4/22 at St. Lucie...Missed nearly a month's time at Palm Beach with a left hamstring strain that forced him to the DL from 5/17-6/14...Hit .405 vs. LHP's, .360 at Roger Dean Stadium, .378 (14-37) with runners in scoring position and .563 (9-16) with runners in scoring position and two outs...Was promoted to Springfield on 7/19 and after a slow start, responded with a strong finish that bumped his average 56 points in those final eight games...Matched his season high for hits with a 4-for-6 effort including double, homer and 2 RBI on 8/11 vs. Midland...Fashioned a .333 batting mark at Springfield's Hammons Field, going 28-for-84...Hit safely in each of his final 8 games (16-for-34, .471), including 6 multi-hit contests, and raised his AA average from .217 to season-ending .273 mark by doing so. 2004 Named the starting shortstop for the Eastern Division at the Midwest League All-Star Game in 2004...captured the Midwest League batting title (.322) and ranked 2nd among STL minor leaguers...30 steals were 4th-most in the Cards minor league system. 2003 Made professional debut with New Jersey (A)...hit .311 (60x193) with 14 doubles and 4 triples...ranked 7th in the New York-Penn League in batting.