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Russell Branyan

Russell Oles Branyan (Russell the Muscle)

Positions: Third Baseman, First Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 235 lb.

Born: December 19, 1975 in Warner Robins, Georgia, US
High School: Stratford Academy (Macon, GA)

Drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 7th round of the 1994 MLB June Amateur Draft from Stratford Academy (Macon, GA).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-1997: Rated #87 Prospect
Pre-1998: Rated #26 Prospect
Pre-1999: Rated #29 Prospect
Pre-2000: Rated #82 Prospect

Major League Stats

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 Batting: 2014 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1994 18 -1.9 Burlington APPY Rk CLE 55 201 171 21 36 10 0 5 13 4 2 25 64 .211 .323 .357 .680 61 3 4 0 1 2
1995 19 -2.3 Columbus SALL A CLE 76 310 277 46 71 8 6 19 55 1 1 27 120 .256 .326 .534 .860 148 6 3 0 3 2
1996 20 -1.2 Columbus SALL A CLE 130 552 482 102 129 20 4 40 106 7 4 62 166 .268 .355 .575 .930 277 4 5 0 3 5
1997 21 -1.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA CLE 124 527 434 85 118 30 2 39 105 3 1 80 150 .272 .389 .620 1.009 269 10 7 0 6 5
1997 21 -1.4 Kinston CARL A+ CLE 83 359 297 59 86 26 2 27 75 3 1 52 94 .290 .398 .663 1.062 197 9 5 0 5 4
1997 21 -2.9 Akron EL AA CLE 41 168 137 26 32 4 0 12 30 0 0 28 56 .234 .369 .526 .895 72 1 2 0 1 1
1998 22 -1.8 Akron EL AA CLE 43 199 163 35 48 11 3 16 46 1 1 35 58 .294 .417 .693 1.110 113 2 0 0 1 4
1999 23 -4.1 Buffalo IL AAA CLE 109 453 395 51 82 11 1 30 67 8 3 52 187 .208 .305 .468 .773 185 5 4 0 2 2
2000 24 -3.0 Buffalo IL AAA CLE 64 261 229 46 56 9 2 21 60 1 1 28 93 .245 .330 .576 .906 132 2 2 0 2 0
2003 27 -0.3 Louisville IL AAA CIN 14 59 49 5 16 5 0 1 3 0 0 9 15 .327 .441 .490 .930 24 0 1 0 0 0
2004 28 0.7 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CLE,ATL 93 408 341 63 95 16 2 26 79 6 2 55 113 .279 .382 .566 .948 193 5 6 0 6 6
2004 28 0.7 Richmond IL AAA ATL 11 42 28 5 5 0 0 1 4 1 0 13 11 .179 .452 .286 .738 8 0 1 0 0 2
2004 28 0.7 Richmond,Buffalo IL AAA CLE,ATL 93 408 341 63 95 16 2 26 79 6 2 55 113 .279 .382 .566 .948 193 5 6 0 6 6
2004 28 0.7 Buffalo IL AAA CLE 82 366 313 58 90 16 2 25 75 5 2 42 102 .288 .374 .591 .965 185 5 5 0 6 4
2005 29 1.7 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 6 20 17 4 5 4 0 1 3 0 0 3 8 .294 .400 .706 1.106 12 0 0 0 0 0
2007 31 3.5 Buffalo IL AAA CLE 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 32 5.0 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 45 179 153 24 55 15 0 12 36 4 1 25 49 .359 .453 .693 1.145 106 3 1 0 0 3
2010 34 8.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CLE 6 23 22 2 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .273 .304 .364 .668 8 1 0 0 0 0
2010 34 9.7 Akron EL AA CLE 2 8 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 2 0 0 0 0 0
2010 34 7.0 Columbus IL AAA CLE 4 15 14 1 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .286 .333 .429 .762 6 1 0 0 0 0
2012 36 9.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A+ NYY 36 153 122 22 38 6 0 12 40 0 0 30 34 .311 .444 .656 1.100 80 2 0 0 1 3
2012 36 13.2 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY 3 16 12 3 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 4 3 .333 .500 .667 1.167 8 0 0 0 0 1
2012 36 8.5 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre IL AAA NYY 33 137 110 19 34 5 0 11 39 0 0 26 31 .309 .438 .655 1.093 72 2 0 0 1 2
2013 37 7.4 Mexicali MXPW FgW 44 194 158 24 34 6 0 11 35 1 1 30 53 .215 .340 .462 .802 73 4 2 0 4 3
2013 37 10.7 Estrellas DOWL FgW 6 15 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .067 .000 .067 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 38 7.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CLE 69 287 228 46 68 14 0 19 56 2 0 51 73 .298 .425 .610 1.035 139 4 3 0 5 4
2014 38 7.7 Tijuana MEX AAA 65 272 216 45 64 13 0 19 53 2 0 48 70 .296 .423 .620 1.043 134 4 3 0 5 4
2014 38 11.0 Columbus IL AAA CLE 4 15 12 1 4 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 .333 .467 .417 .883 5 0 0 0 0 0
2014 38 9.2 Culiacan MXPW FgW 18 76 58 7 11 4 0 1 6 1 0 15 17 .190 .382 .310 .692 18 0 3 0 0 0
15 Seasons 871 3636 3087 552 823 161 20 241 670 37 16 483 1137 .267 .369 .566 .935 1747 47 36 0 30 36
Rk (1 season) Rk 55 201 171 21 36 10 0 5 13 4 2 25 64 .211 .323 .357 .680 61 3 4 0 1 2
A (2 seasons) A 206 862 759 148 200 28 10 59 161 8 5 89 286 .264 .345 .560 .904 425 10 8 0 6 7
A+ (2 seasons) A+ 86 375 309 62 90 27 2 28 76 3 1 56 97 .291 .403 .663 1.066 205 9 5 0 5 5
AA (3 seasons) AA 86 375 308 62 82 15 3 28 76 1 1 63 116 .266 .392 .607 .999 187 3 2 0 2 5
AAA (10 seasons) AAA 438 1823 1540 259 415 81 5 121 344 21 7 250 574 .269 .374 .564 .938 869 22 17 0 16 17
FgW (2 seasons) FgW 68 285 230 32 45 10 0 12 41 2 1 46 74 .196 .337 .396 .732 91 4 5 0 4 3

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
1994 18 Burlington APPY Rk CLE 3B 51 141 32 88 21 4 .851 2.35
1995 19 Columbus SALL A CLE 3B 62 180 34 120 26 9 .856 2.48
1996 20 Columbus SALL A CLE 3B 117 382 82 256 44 24 .885 2.89
1997 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA CLE 3B 108 343 95 216 32 15 .907 2.88
1997 21 Kinston CARL A+ CLE 3B 69 203 64 118 21 8 .897 2.64
1997 21 Akron EL AA CLE 3B 39 140 31 98 11 7 .921 3.31
1998 22 Akron EL AA CLE 3B 41 103 24 72 7 7 .932 2.34
1999 23 Buffalo IL AAA CLE 3B 108 291 63 205 23 11 .921 2.48
2000 24 Buffalo IL AAA CLE OF 19 40 39 0 1 0 .975 2.05
2000 24 Buffalo IL AAA CLE RF 4 0.00
2000 24 Buffalo IL AAA CLE LF 15 0.00
2000 24 Buffalo IL AAA CLE 3B 35 114 36 70 8 4 .930 3.03
2003 27 Louisville IL AAA CIN OF 3 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
2003 27 Louisville IL AAA CIN LF 3 0.00
2003 27 Louisville IL AAA CIN 3B 2 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00
2003 27 Louisville IL AAA CIN 1B 2 24 22 1 1 1 .958 11.50
2004 28 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA ATL,CLE 1B 33 338 309 26 3 28 .991 10.15
2004 28 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CLE,ATL 3B 29 83 21 59 3 4 .964 2.76
2004 28 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA ATL,CLE OF 24 41 41 0 0 0 1.000 1.71
2004 28 Richmond IL AAA ATL OF 10 12 12 0 0 0 1.000 1.20
2004 28 Richmond, Buffalo IL AAA CLE,ATL OF 24 41 41 0 0 0 1.000 1.71
2004 28 Richmond, Buffalo IL AAA CLE,ATL 3B 29 83 21 59 3 4 .964 2.76
2004 28 Richmond, Buffalo IL AAA CLE,ATL 1B 33 338 309 26 3 28 .991 10.15
2004 28 Buffalo IL AAA CLE OF 14 29 29 0 0 0 1.000 2.07
2004 28 Buffalo IL AAA CLE 3B 29 83 21 59 3 4 .964 2.76
2004 28 Buffalo IL AAA CLE 1B 33 338 309 26 3 28 .991 10.15
2005 29 Nashville PCL AAA MIL RF 4 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.25 -1
2005 29 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0
2008 32 Nashville PCL AAA MIL RF 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 -2
2008 32 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 3B 32 111 26 81 4 8 .964 3.34 6
2008 32 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 1B 3 26 23 2 1 1 .962 8.33 0
2010 34 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CLE 1B 4 23 22 1 0 1 1.000 5.75
2010 34 Akron EL AA CLE 1B 2 17 17 0 0 0 1.000 8.50
2010 34 Columbus IL AAA CLE 1B 2 6 5 1 0 1 1.000 3.00
2012 36 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A+ NYY 1B 32 300 275 23 2 25 .993 9.31
2012 36 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY 1B 1 14 14 0 0 1 1.000 14.00
2012 36 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre IL AAA NYY 1B 31 286 261 23 2 24 .993 9.16
2013 37 Mexicali MXPW FgW 1B 42 362 340 22 0 41 1.000 8.62
2014 38 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CLE 1B 53 481 461 17 3 53 .994 9.02
2014 38 Columbus IL AAA CLE 1B 2 8 8 0 0 1 1.000 4.00
2014 38 Tijuana MEX AAA 1B 51 473 453 17 3 52 .994 9.22
2014 38 Culiacan MXPW FgW 1B 3 27 27 0 0 2 1.000 9.00
14 Seasons 766 3035 1616 1240 179 195 .941 3.73 3
3B (11 seasons) 3B 587 1752 414 1170 168 86 .904 2.70 6
1B (6 seasons) 1B 127 1192 1112 70 10 109 .992 9.31 0
OF (3 seasons) OF 46 84 83 0 1 0 .988 1.80 -3
RF (3 seasons) RF 10 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 0.70 -3
LF (2 seasons) LF 18 0.00
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1994 18 Burlington Indians Appalachian League Rk CLE
1995 19 Columbus Red Stixx South Atlantic League A CLE
1996 20 Columbus Red Stixx South Atlantic League A CLE
1997 21 Akron Aeros Eastern League AA CLE
1997 21 Kinston Indians Carolina League A+ CLE
1998 22 Akron Aeros Eastern League AA CLE
1998 22 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1998-09-26 1998-09-26
1999 23 Buffalo Bisons International League AAA CLE
1999 23 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1999-07-23 1999-08-08
2000 24 Buffalo Bisons International League AAA CLE
2000 24 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 2000-05-31 2000-09-30
2001 25 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 2001-04-02 2001-10-07
2002 26 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 2002-03-31 2002-06-04
2002 26 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 2 2002-06-08 2002-09-29
2003 27 Louisville Bats International League AAA CIN
2003 27 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 2003-05-30 2003-09-28
2004 28 Richmond Braves International League AAA ATL 1 2004-04-08 2004-04-23
2004 28 Buffalo Bisons International League AAA CLE 2 2004-04-26 2004-07-22
2004 28 Milwaukee Brewers National League MLB MIL 1 2004-07-26 2004-10-03
2005 29 Milwaukee Brewers National League MLB MIL 1 2005-04-06 2005-10-01
2005 29 Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League AAA MIL 2005-06-27 2005-07-03
2006 30 Tampa Bay Devil Rays American League MLB TBD 1 2006-04-05 2006-08-24
2006 30 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 2 2006-08-27 2006-10-01
2007 31 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 2007-04-03 2007-07-25
2007 31 Buffalo Bisons International League AAA CLE 2007-08-08 2007-08-08
2007 31 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 2 2007-08-14 2007-08-25
2007 31 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 3 2007-09-03 2007-09-30
2008 32 Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League AAA MIL 2008-04-03 2008-05-23
2008 32 Milwaukee Brewers National League MLB MIL 1 2008-05-25 2008-09-27
2009 33 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 2009-04-06 2009-08-28
2010 34 Columbus Clippers International League AAA CLE 2010-04-08 2010-04-14
2010 34 Akron Aeros Eastern League AA CLE 2010-04-16 2010-04-18
2010 34 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 2010-04-20 2010-06-26
2010 34 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 2 2010-06-29 2010-09-15
2011 35 Arizona Diamondbacks National League MLB ARI 1 2011-04-01 2011-05-18
2011 35 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim American League MLB LAA 2 2011-05-26 2011-09-26
2012 36 Tampa Yankees Florida State League A+ NYY 2012-05-29 2012-05-31
2012 36 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees International League AAA NYY 2012-06-02 2012-07-06
2013 37 Estrellas de Oriente Dominican Winter League FgW 2013-10-19 2013-10-25
2013 37 Aguilas de Mexicali Mexican Pacific Winter League FgW 2013-11-07 2013-12-30
2014 38 Toros de Tijuana Mexican League AAA 2014-05-27 2014-08-14
2014 38 Columbus Clippers International League AAA CLE 2014-08-29 2014-09-01
2014 38 Tomateros de Culiacan Mexican Pacific Winter League FgW 2014-12-06 2014-12-29

Sabr ID: aa5087e5

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