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Brandon Puffer

Brandon Duane Puffer

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: October 5, 1975 in Downey, California, US
High Schools: Capistrano Valley HS (Mission Viejo, CA), Mission Viejo HS (Mission Viejo, CA)

Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 27th round of the 1994 MLB June Amateur Draft from Capistrano Valley HS (Mission Viejo, CA).

Major League Stats

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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
1994 18 -1.1 Twins GULF Rk MIN 2 2 .500 3.06 18 0 16 0 0 2 35.1 33 18 12 1 19 0 40 4 1 6 157 1.472 8.4 0.3 4.8 10.2 2.11
1995 19 -0.1 Twins GULF Rk MIN 0 3 .000 2.88 14 5 6 0 0 1 40.2 29 21 13 0 21 0 35 2 0 5 175 1.230 6.4 0.0 4.6 7.7 1.67
1996 20 -0.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--Rk CAL 2 1 .667 4.33 17 1 8 0 0 1 35.1 34 21 17 3 12 0 25 1 0 4 152 1.302 8.7 0.8 3.1 6.4 2.08
1996 20 0.9 Angels ARIZ Rk CAL 0 1 .000 3.60 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 7 2 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 23 1.600 12.6 0.0 1.8 5.4 3.00
1996 20 -0.9 Boise NORW A- CAL 2 0 1.000 4.45 16 0 8 0 0 1 30.1 27 19 15 3 11 0 22 1 0 3 129 1.253 8.0 0.9 3.3 6.5 2.00
1997 21 -0.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A- ANA 0 0 2.48 16 0 4 0 0 1 32.2 18 11 9 0 12 0 26 1 1 4 129 0.918 5.0 0.0 3.3 7.2 2.17
1997 21 0.0 Boise NORW A- ANA 0 0 2.35 6 0 2 0 0 1 15.1 10 5 4 0 2 0 15 1 0 1 63 0.783 5.9 0.0 1.2 8.8 7.50
1997 21 -0.4 Cedar Rapids MIDW A ANA 0 0 2.60 10 0 2 0 0 0 17.1 8 6 5 0 10 0 11 0 1 3 66 1.038 4.2 0.0 5.2 5.7 1.10
1998 22 0.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA CIN 2 7 .222 6.37 36 0 16 0 0 1 59.1 70 48 42 6 26 4 42 8 0 5 274 1.618 10.6 0.9 3.9 6.4 1.62
1998 22 0.4 Charleston WV SALL A CIN 2 7 .222 6.93 29 0 12 0 0 1 50.2 68 45 39 4 23 4 36 7 0 5 242 1.796 12.1 0.7 4.1 6.4 1.57
1998 22 -1.6 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN 0 0 3.12 7 0 4 0 0 0 8.2 2 3 3 2 3 0 6 1 0 0 32 0.577 2.1 2.1 3.1 6.2 2.00
1999 23 1.4 Clinton MIDW A CIN 1 2 .333 1.99 59 0 55 0 0 34 63.1 53 20 14 2 24 3 60 11 1 4 277 1.216 7.5 0.3 3.4 8.5 2.50
2000 24 -0.4 3 Teams 3 Lgs Ind-A+-A HOU,COL 4 5 .444 3.84 47 0 34 0 0 15 58.2 62 34 25 4 31 9 62 5 1 8 274 1.585 9.5 0.6 4.8 9.5 2.00
2000 24 -3.9 Somerset ATLL Ind 2 2 .500 3.52 15 0 7 0 0 1 23.0 25 12 9 1 9 2 21 1 1 2 104 1.478 9.8 0.4 3.5 8.2 2.33
2000 24 2.7 Asheville SALL A COL 0 0 8.16 14 0 9 0 0 5 14.1 19 16 13 3 11 3 15 3 0 3 75 2.093 11.9 1.9 6.9 9.4 1.36
2000 24 1.4 Kissimmee FLOR A+ HOU 2 3 .400 1.27 18 0 18 0 0 9 21.1 18 6 3 0 11 4 26 1 0 3 95 1.359 7.6 0.0 4.6 11.0 2.36
2001 25 0.8 Round Rock TL AA HOU 6 1 .857 2.07 56 0 33 0 0 8 82.2 52 19 19 4 35 2 91 7 0 3 331 1.052 5.7 0.4 3.8 9.9 2.60
2002 26 -1.1 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU 2 1 .667 1.80 11 0 4 0 0 0 15.0 8 3 3 1 4 0 13 2 0 1 57 0.800 4.8 0.6 2.4 7.8 3.25
2003 27 -0.2 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU 7 3 .700 2.91 44 0 20 0 0 5 52.2 50 23 17 1 16 1 41 7 0 1 226 1.253 8.5 0.2 2.7 7.0 2.56
2004 28 0.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA SDP,BOS 4 3 .571 3.30 46 0 26 0 0 12 62.2 63 26 23 2 21 5 40 3 0 4 274 1.340 9.0 0.3 3.0 5.7 1.90
2004 28 0.6 Portland PCL AAA SDP 1 1 .500 3.34 22 0 5 0 0 2 32.1 32 15 12 1 10 2 19 2 0 0 140 1.299 8.9 0.3 2.8 5.3 1.90
2004 28 0.8 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 3 2 .600 3.26 24 0 21 0 0 10 30.1 31 11 11 1 11 3 21 1 0 4 134 1.385 9.2 0.3 3.3 6.2 1.91
2005 29 1.6 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 6 5 .545 5.52 54 0 12 0 0 0 73.1 85 54 45 9 23 3 48 12 1 3 329 1.473 10.4 1.1 2.8 5.9 2.09
2006 30 3.1 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA HOU,OAK 5 1 .833 4.67 50 0 24 0 0 4 69.1 67 37 36 10 20 4 51 3 1 0 288 1.255 8.7 1.3 2.6 6.6 2.55
2006 30 3.1 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 5 1 .833 4.47 37 0 18 0 0 4 52.1 46 27 26 6 16 4 37 3 1 0 214 1.185 7.9 1.0 2.8 6.4 2.31
2006 30 3.1 Round Rock, Sacramento PCL AAA OAK,HOU 5 1 .833 4.67 50 0 24 0 0 4 69.1 67 37 36 10 20 4 51 3 1 0 288 1.255 8.7 1.3 2.6 6.6 2.55
2006 30 3.1 Sacramento PCL AAA OAK 0 0 5.29 13 0 6 0 0 0 17.0 21 10 10 4 4 0 14 0 0 0 74 1.471 11.1 2.1 2.1 7.4 3.50
2007 31 6.7 Frisco TL AA TEX 3 3 .500 3.20 51 0 13 0 0 1 64.2 61 27 23 6 21 0 48 3 0 2 277 1.268 8.5 0.8 2.9 6.7 2.29
2008 32 7.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA TEX 8 0 1.000 4.38 46 0 18 0 0 1 76.0 85 43 37 6 18 1 54 4 0 0 328 1.355 10.1 0.7 2.1 6.4 3.00
2008 32 7.9 Frisco TL AA TEX 8 0 1.000 3.90 39 0 15 0 0 1 67.0 76 35 29 6 16 1 47 3 0 0 290 1.373 10.2 0.8 2.1 6.3 2.94
2008 32 5.1 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 0 0 8.00 7 0 3 0 0 0 9.0 9 8 8 0 2 0 7 1 0 0 38 1.222 9.0 0.0 2.0 7.0 3.50
15 Seasons 52 37 .584 3.67 565 6 289 0 0 86 821.2 770 405 335 55 303 32 676 73 6 50 3548 1.306 8.4 0.6 3.3 7.4 2.23
Rk (3 seasons) Rk 2 6 .250 3.00 33 6 22 0 0 3 81.0 69 41 27 1 41 0 78 6 1 12 355 1.358 7.7 0.1 4.6 8.7 1.90
A- (2 seasons) A- 2 0 1.000 3.74 22 0 10 0 0 2 45.2 37 24 19 3 13 0 37 2 0 4 192 1.095 7.3 0.6 2.6 7.3 2.85
Ind (1 season) Ind 2 2 .500 3.52 15 0 7 0 0 1 23.0 25 12 9 1 9 2 21 1 1 2 104 1.478 9.8 0.4 3.5 8.2 2.33
A (4 seasons) A 3 9 .250 4.39 112 0 78 0 0 40 145.2 148 87 71 9 68 10 122 21 2 15 660 1.483 9.1 0.6 4.2 7.5 1.79
A+ (1 season) A+ 2 3 .400 1.27 18 0 18 0 0 9 21.1 18 6 3 0 11 4 26 1 0 3 95 1.359 7.6 0.0 4.6 11.0 2.36
AA (4 seasons) AA 17 4 .810 2.99 153 0 65 0 0 10 223.0 191 84 74 18 75 3 192 14 0 5 930 1.193 7.7 0.7 3.0 7.7 2.56
AAA (6 seasons) AAA 24 13 .649 4.21 212 0 89 0 0 21 282.0 282 151 132 23 86 13 200 28 2 9 1212 1.305 9.0 0.7 2.7 6.4 2.33

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 -0.8 Twins GULF Rk MIN 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 19 0.0 Twins GULF Rk MIN 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A- CAL 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 20 1.1 Angels ARIZ Rk CAL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 20 -0.8 Boise NORW A- CAL 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--A ANA 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 21 0.3 Boise NORW A- ANA 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 21 -0.6 Cedar Rapids MIDW A ANA 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA CIN 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 22 0.6 Charleston WV SALL A CIN 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 22 -2.1 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 23 1.4 Clinton MIDW A CIN 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 24 3 Teams 3 Lgs Ind-A+-A HOU,COL 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 24 -4.2 Somerset ATLL Ind 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 24 2.6 Asheville SALL A COL 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 24 1.3 Kissimmee FLOR A+ HOU 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 25 0.8 Round Rock TL AA HOU 56 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
2002 26 -1.1 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 27 -0.3 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU 44 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 28 0.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA SDP,BOS 46 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 28 0.8 Portland PCL AAA SDP 22 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 28 0.7 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 29 1.7 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 54 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 1 0 0
2006 30 3.2 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA HOU,OAK 50 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 30 3.2 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 37 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 30 3.2 Round Rock,Sacramento PCL AAA OAK,HOU 50 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 30 3.2 Sacramento PCL AAA OAK 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 31 6.5 Frisco TL AA TEX 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 32 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA TEX 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 32 7.6 Frisco TL AA TEX 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 32 5.0 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Seasons 565 18 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 .000 .063 .000 .063 0 0 0 2 0 0
Rk (3 seasons) Rk 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A- (2 seasons) A- 22 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 (4 seasons) A 112 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (1 season) A+ 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (4 seasons) AA 153 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
AAA (6 seasons) AAA 212 14 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 .000 .077 .000 .077 0 0 0 1 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
1994 18 Twins GULF Rk MIN P 18 5 3 2 0 1 1.000 0.28 6 3 33%
1995 19 Twins GULF Rk MIN P 14 9 4 5 0 0 1.000 0.64 14 2 13%
1996 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--Rk CAL P 17 7 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.41 10 2 17%
1996 20 Angels ARIZ Rk CAL P 1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00 4 0 0%
1996 20 Boise NORW A- CAL P 16 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.31 6 2 25%
1997 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A- ANA P 16 7 3 4 0 1 1.000 0.44 2 2 50%
1997 21 Boise NORW A- ANA P 6 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.50 0 0
1997 21 Cedar Rapids MIDW A ANA P 10 4 1 3 0 1 1.000 0.40 2 2 50%
1998 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA CIN P 36 18 3 9 6 0 .667 0.33 8 1 11%
1998 22 Charleston WV SALL A CIN P 29 16 3 7 6 0 .625 0.34 8 1 11%
1998 22 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN P 7 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.29 0 0
1999 23 Clinton MIDW A CIN P 59 21 3 17 1 0 .952 0.34 8 4 33%
2000 24 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-Ind-A HOU,COL P 47 11 3 7 1 1 .909 0.21 10 1 9%
2000 24 Somerset ATLL Ind P 15 4 0 3 1 0 .750 0.20 4 1 20%
2000 24 Asheville SALL A COL P 14 5 1 4 0 1 1.000 0.36 2 0 0%
2000 24 Kissimmee FLOR A+ HOU P 18 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.11 4 0 0%
2001 25 Round Rock TL AA HOU P 56 17 5 12 0 1 1.000 0.30 3 4 57%
2002 26 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU P 11 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.18 0 2 100%
2003 27 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU P 44 12 1 10 1 0 .917 0.25 4 0 0%
2004 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA BOS,SDP P 46 13 6 6 1 0 .923 0.26
2004 28 Portland PCL AAA SDP P 22 8 4 4 0 0 1.000 0.36
2004 28 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS P 24 5 2 2 1 0 .800 0.17
2005 29 Fresno PCL AAA SFG P 54 8 3 4 1 0 .875 0.13 2 7 78%
2006 30 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA HOU,OAK P 50 13 2 11 0 0 1.000 0.26 6 2 25%
2006 30 Round Rock, Sacramento PCL AAA OAK,HOU P 50 13 2 11 0 0 1.000 0.26 6 2 25%
2006 30 Sacramento PCL AAA OAK P 13 4 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.31 1 1 50%
2006 30 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU P 37 9 2 7 0 0 1.000 0.24 5 1 17%
2007 31 Frisco TL AA TEX P 51 15 3 11 1 1 .933 0.27 10 2 17%
2008 32 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA TEX P 46 12 4 7 1 1 .917 0.24 9 2 18%
2008 32 Frisco TL AA TEX P 39 11 4 6 1 1 .909 0.26 8 2 20%
2008 32 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX P 7 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.14 1 0 0%
15 Seasons 565 170 45 112 13 6 .924 0.28 92 34 27%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1994 18 GCL Twins Gulf Coast League Rk MIN
1995 19 GCL Twins Gulf Coast League Rk MIN
1996 20 Boise Hawks Northwest League A- CAL
1996 20 AZL Angels Arizona League Rk CAL
1997 21 Cedar Rapids Kernels Midwest League A ANA
1997 21 Boise Hawks Northwest League A- ANA
1998 22 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League AA CIN
1998 22 Charleston AlleyCats South Atlantic League A CIN
1999 23 Clinton LumberKings Midwest League A CIN
2000 24 Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League A COL
2000 24 Kissimmee Cobras Florida State League A+ HOU
2000 24 Somerset Patriots Atlantic League Ind
2001 25 Round Rock Express Texas League AA HOU
2002 26 New Orleans Zephyrs Pacific Coast League AAA HOU 2002-04-04 2002-08-31
2002 26 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 2002-04-17 2002-09-29
2003 27 New Orleans Zephyrs Pacific Coast League AAA HOU
2003 27 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 2003-04-25 2003-07-06
2004 28 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA SDP 2004-04-09 2004-06-28
2004 28 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA BOS 2004-07-03 2004-08-31
2004 28 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 2004-05-13 2004-07-01
2005 29 Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League AAA SFG 2005-04-07 2005-09-05
2005 29 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 2005-06-18 2005-06-26
2006 30 Round Rock Express Pacific Coast League AAA HOU 1 2006-04-07 2006-07-24
2006 30 Sacramento River Cats Pacific Coast League AAA OAK 2 2006-07-29 2006-09-02
2007 31 Frisco RoughRiders Texas League AA TEX 2007-04-06 2007-09-03
2008 32 Frisco RoughRiders Texas League AA TEX 2008-04-05 2008-09-01
2008 32 Oklahoma RedHawks Pacific Coast League AAA TEX 2008-06-29 2008-07-18

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