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Bubba Nelson

Kenneth Daniel Nelson

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: August 26, 1981 in Clinton, Maryland, US
High School: Riverdale Baptist HS (Upper Marlboro, MD)

Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 2nd round of the 2000 MLB June Amateur Draft from Riverdale Baptist HS (Upper Marlboro, MD).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2003: Rated #58 Prospect
Pre-2004: Rated #75 Prospect
Bubba Nelson
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Pitching: 2008

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2000 18 -1.6 Braves GULF Rk ATL 3 2 .600 4.23 12 6 4 1 0 0 44.2 40 24 21 2 13 0 54 1 0 6 190 1.187 8.1 0.4 2.6 10.9 4.15
2001 19 -2.4 Macon SALL A ATL 12 8 .600 3.93 25 24 1 2 0 0 151.0 144 76 66 16 57 1 154 6 1 9 649 1.331 8.6 1.0 3.4 9.2 2.70
2002 20 -2.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-Rk ATL 11 5 .688 1.66 26 26 0 0 0 0 140.2 99 37 26 4 45 0 112 10 0 10 564 1.024 6.3 0.3 2.9 7.2 2.49
2002 20 0.1 Braves GULF Rk ATL 0 0 0.00 3 3 0 0 0 0 5.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 17 0.400 1.8 0.0 1.8 12.6 7.00
2002 20 -2.7 Myrtle Beach CARL A+ ATL 11 5 .688 1.72 23 23 0 0 0 0 135.2 98 37 26 4 44 0 105 10 0 10 547 1.047 6.5 0.3 2.9 7.0 2.39
2003 21 -3.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA ATL 8 11 .421 3.04 34 20 6 0 0 0 133.1 116 50 45 8 50 0 84 6 0 6 550 1.245 7.8 0.5 3.4 5.7 1.68
2003 21 -2.9 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 8 10 .444 3.18 23 20 1 0 0 0 119.0 106 47 42 7 45 0 77 4 0 4 496 1.269 8.0 0.5 3.4 5.8 1.71
2003 21 -5.8 Richmond IL AAA ATL 0 1 .000 1.88 11 0 5 0 0 0 14.1 10 3 3 1 5 0 7 2 0 2 54 1.047 6.3 0.6 3.1 4.4 1.40
2004 22 -3.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CIN 2 12 .143 5.67 22 21 0 0 0 0 112.2 135 88 71 17 38 0 80 6 0 7 491 1.536 10.8 1.4 3.0 6.4 2.11
2004 22 -2.2 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN 1 2 .333 4.08 10 9 0 0 0 0 53.0 61 32 24 5 12 0 35 1 0 4 223 1.377 10.4 0.8 2.0 5.9 2.92
2004 22 -5.2 Louisville IL AAA CIN 1 10 .091 7.09 12 12 0 0 0 0 59.2 74 56 47 12 26 0 45 5 0 3 268 1.676 11.2 1.8 3.9 6.8 1.73
2005 23 -0.8 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN 2 4 .333 4.61 42 0 30 0 0 12 68.1 67 38 35 5 27 0 70 7 0 4 303 1.376 8.8 0.7 3.6 9.2 2.59
2006 24 -0.3 Mobile SOUL AA SDP 5 7 .417 3.80 52 3 11 0 0 2 83.0 67 41 35 7 44 9 82 4 0 9 359 1.337 7.3 0.8 4.8 8.9 1.86
2007 25 -1.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA PHI 5 8 .385 3.85 36 14 6 1 0 1 112.1 91 50 48 12 43 0 84 3 0 8 464 1.193 7.3 1.0 3.4 6.7 1.95
2007 25 0.1 Reading EL AA PHI 2 1 .667 1.67 24 3 6 0 0 1 43.0 23 8 8 2 16 0 44 0 0 4 166 0.907 4.8 0.4 3.3 9.2 2.75
2007 25 -2.1 Ottawa IL AAA PHI 3 7 .300 5.19 12 11 0 1 0 0 69.1 68 42 40 10 27 0 40 3 0 4 298 1.370 8.8 1.3 3.5 5.2 1.48
2008 26 -1.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA TOR 1 1 .500 9.50 12 0 3 0 0 1 18.0 23 20 19 4 13 0 14 3 0 7 92 2.000 11.5 2.0 6.5 7.0 1.08
2008 26 1.4 New Hampshire EL AA TOR 0 0 108.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 4 4 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 6 15.000 108.0 27.0 27.0 27.0 1.00
2008 26 -1.2 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 1 1 .500 7.64 11 0 3 0 0 1 17.2 19 16 15 3 12 0 13 3 0 6 86 1.755 9.7 1.5 6.1 6.6 1.08
2009 27 0.8 Pensacola AA Ind 3 5 .375 5.65 15 8 2 0 0 0 57.1 62 45 36 4 25 0 52 4 1 3 262 1.517 9.7 0.6 3.9 8.2 2.08
10 Seasons 52 63 .452 3.93 276 122 63 4 0 16 921.1 844 469 402 79 355 10 786 50 2 69 3924 1.301 8.2 0.8 3.5 7.7 2.21
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 3 2 .600 3.81 15 9 4 1 0 0 49.2 41 24 21 2 14 0 61 1 0 6 207 1.107 7.4 0.4 2.5 11.1 4.36
Ind (1 season) Ind 3 5 .375 5.65 15 8 2 0 0 0 57.1 62 45 36 4 25 0 52 4 1 3 262 1.517 9.7 0.6 3.9 8.2 2.08
A (1 season) A 12 8 .600 3.93 25 24 1 2 0 0 151.0 144 76 66 16 57 1 154 6 1 9 649 1.331 8.6 1.0 3.4 9.2 2.70
A+ (1 season) A+ 11 5 .688 1.72 23 23 0 0 0 0 135.2 98 37 26 4 44 0 105 10 0 10 547 1.047 6.5 0.3 2.9 7.0 2.39
AA (6 seasons) AA 18 24 .429 3.63 152 35 48 0 0 15 366.2 328 170 148 27 145 9 309 16 0 26 1553 1.290 8.1 0.7 3.6 7.6 2.13
AAA (4 seasons) AAA 5 19 .208 5.87 46 23 8 1 0 1 161.0 171 117 105 26 70 0 105 13 0 15 706 1.497 9.6 1.5 3.9 5.9 1.50

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
2000 18 -1.2 Braves GULF Rk ATL 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 19 -2.4 Macon SALL A ATL 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A+ ATL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 20 0.4 Braves GULF Rk ATL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 20 -2.7 Myrtle Beach CARL A+ ATL 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 21 -3.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA ATL 34 38 34 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 .088 .114 .088 .203 3 1 0 3 0 0
2003 21 -3.2 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 23 37 33 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 .091 .118 .091 .209 3 1 0 3 0 0
2003 21 -6.3 Richmond IL AAA ATL 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 22 -3.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CIN 22 21 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .056 .056 .056 .111 1 0 0 3 0 0
2004 22 -2.2 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN 10 15 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .077 .077 .077 .154 1 0 0 2 0 0
2004 22 -5.3 Louisville IL AAA CIN 12 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
2005 23 -1.0 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN 42 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 24 -0.2 Mobile SOUL AA SDP 52 9 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0 0 3 0 0
2007 25 -1.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA PHI 36 14 11 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .182 .250 .273 .523 3 1 0 2 0 0
2007 25 -0.1 Reading EL AA PHI 24 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 25 -2.5 Ottawa IL AAA PHI 12 11 8 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .333 .375 .708 3 1 0 2 0 0
2008 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA TOR 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 26 1.6 New Hampshire EL AA TOR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 26 -1.3 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 27 0.2 Pensacola AA Ind 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Seasons 276 84 70 3 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 20 .100 .137 .114 .251 8 2 0 11 0 0
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ind (1 season) Ind 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (1 season) A 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (1 season) A+ 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (6 seasons) AA 152 66 56 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 14 .089 .121 .089 .210 5 1 0 8 0 0
AAA (4 seasons) AAA 46 18 14 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .143 .200 .214 .414 3 1 0 3 0 0

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
2000 18 Braves GULF Rk ATL P 12 5 0 4 1 0 .800 0.33 1 0 0%
2001 19 Macon SALL A ATL P 25 32 9 20 3 0 .906 1.16 20 8 29%
2002 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-Rk ATL P 26 49 12 34 3 1 .939 1.77 17 8 32%
2002 20 Braves GULF Rk ATL P 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
2002 20 Myrtle Beach CARL A+ ATL P 23 49 12 34 3 1 .939 2.00 17 8 32%
2003 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA ATL P 34 35 8 22 5 1 .857 0.88 4 5 56%
2003 21 Greenville SOUL AA ATL P 23 28 6 18 4 0 .857 1.04 4 3 43%
2003 21 Richmond IL AAA ATL P 11 7 2 4 1 1 .857 0.55 0 2 100%
2004 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CIN P 22 27 7 13 7 0 .741 0.91
2004 22 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN P 10 10 2 4 4 0 .600 0.60
2004 22 Louisville IL AAA CIN P 12 17 5 9 3 0 .824 1.17
2005 23 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN P 42 11 1 4 6 0 .455 0.12 1 1 50%
2006 24 Mobile SOUL AA SDP P 52 12 5 5 2 0 .833 0.19 7 5 42%
2007 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA PHI P 36 29 10 17 2 1 .931 0.75 5 2 29%
2007 25 Reading EL AA PHI P 24 14 3 10 1 1 .929 0.54 1 1 50%
2007 25 Ottawa IL AAA PHI P 12 15 7 7 1 0 .933 1.17 4 1 20%
2008 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA TOR P 12 4 2 1 1 0 .750 0.25 1 0 0%
2008 26 New Hampshire EL AA TOR P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
2008 26 Syracuse IL AAA TOR P 11 4 2 1 1 0 .750 0.27 1 0 0%
2009 27 Pensacola AA Ind P 15 17 4 10 3 2 .824 0.93 17 2 11%
10 Seasons 276 221 58 130 33 5 .851 0.68 73 31 30%
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
2000 18 GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Rk ATL
2001 19 Macon Braves South Atlantic League A ATL
2002 20 Myrtle Beach Pelicans Carolina League A+ ATL
2002 20 GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Rk ATL
2003 21 Richmond Braves International League AAA ATL
2003 21 Greenville Braves Southern League AA ATL
2004 22 Louisville Bats International League AAA CIN 2004-04-13 2004-06-16
2004 22 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League AA CIN 2004-06-28 2004-09-06
2005 23 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League AA CIN 2005-04-08 2005-09-03
2006 24 Mobile BayBears Southern League AA SDP 2006-04-07 2006-09-02
2007 25 Reading Phillies Eastern League AA PHI 2007-04-05 2007-09-03
2007 25 Ottawa Lynx International League AAA PHI 2007-05-28 2007-08-24
2008 26 Syracuse Chiefs International League AAA TOR 2008-04-05 2008-05-12
2008 26 New Hampshire Fisher Cats Eastern League AA TOR 2008-06-18 2008-06-18
2009 27 Pensacola Pelicans American Association Ind

Sabr ID: ba8610ba

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