Brandon Belt

Brandon Kyle Belt (Baby Giraffe) (twitter: @bbelt9)

Positions: First Baseman and Leftfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: April 20, 1988 in Nacogdoches, TX
High School: Hudson HS (Lufkin, TX)
Schools: San Jacinto College (Pasadena, TX), San Jacinto College, North Campus (Houston, TX), University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
Drafted
by the San Francisco Giants in the 5th round of the 2009 amateur draft.
Signed August 13, 2009. (All Transactions)
Debut: March 31, 2011 (Age 22)
Rookie Status: Lost 2011 [*]
Team: Giants 2011-2014
2014 Contract Status: 1st Year Arb Eligible (Super 2), 1 yr/$2.9M (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 2.128, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: Excel Sports Management [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2011 23 SFG NL 63 209 187 21 42 6 1 9 18 3 2 20 57 .225 .306 .412 .718 103 77 3 2 0 0 1 37/9
2012 24 SFG NL 145 472 411 47 113 27 6 7 56 12 2 54 106 .275 .360 .421 .781 123 173 2 3 0 4 5 *3/7
2013 25 SFG NL 150 571 509 76 147 39 4 17 67 5 2 52 125 .289 .360 .481 .841 142 245 4 6 1 3 4 *3
2014 26 SFG NL 20 86 82 12 25 2 0 6 11 1 0 4 20 .305 .337 .549 .886 155 45 2 0 0 0 0 *3
4 Yrs 378 1338 1189 156 327 74 11 39 152 21 6 130 308 .275 .350 .454 .804 130 540 11 11 1 7 10
162 Game Avg. 162 573 510 67 140 32 5 17 65 9 3 56 132 .275 .350 .454 .804 130 231 5 5 0 3 4

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2011 23 SFG NL 63 209 2 0 -0 3 -3 2 0.2 7 9 0.9 .504 .502 0.5 -0.0 6 $414,000 37/9
2012 24 SFG NL 145 472 13 0 1 4 -7 12 1.3 15 27 2.8 .509 .508 2.2 -0.3 23 $481,000 *3/7
2013 25 SFG NL 150 571 27 -0 0 4 -8 24 2.5 19 42 4.3 .518 .516 3.9 -0.5 38 $531,500 *3
2014 26 SFG NL 20 86 5 0 -0 -1 -1 3 0.3 3 6 0.6 .517 .502 0.7 -0.3 7 $2,900,000 *3
4 Seasons 378 1338 48 0 1 10 -18 41 4.3 42 84 8.5 .512 .510 7.4 -1.1 74 $4,326,500

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2011 23 SFG NL 209 150 24 4.3 91 .273 .225 .250 .306 .316 .412 .389 .718 .704 103 .486 0.5 0.0 .667 .299 .187 4.5
2012 24 SFG NL 472 306 69 6.0 91 .351 .275 .248 .360 .312 .421 .393 .781 .704 123 .630 15.8 1.6 .795 .302 .146 8.8
2013 25 SFG NL 571 372 92 6.7 88 .351 .289 .246 .360 .309 .481 .382 .841 .692 142 .689 30.3 3.1 .832 .301 .193 7.7
2014 26 SFG NL 86 59 15 6.9 86 .339 .305 .242 .337 .306 .549 .380 .886 .686 155 .686 5.3 0.5 .847 .305 .244 1.7
4 Yrs 1338 887 200 6.1 90 .339 .275 .247 .350 .311 .454 .387 .804 .698 130 .641 51.8 5.2 .792 .301 .179 27.3
162 Game Avg. 573 380 86 6.1 90 .339 .275 .247 .350 .311 .454 .387 .804 .698 130 .641 22 2 .792 .301 .179 12

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2012 24 SFG NL NLDS CIN W 5 15 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .077 .200 .077 .277 1 0 0 0 0 0
2012 24 SFG NL NLCS STL W 6 25 23 6 7 1 1 1 2 1 0 2 5 .304 .360 .565 .925 13 0 0 0 0 0
2012 24 SFG NL WS DET W 4 16 13 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 7 .077 .250 .231 .481 3 0 0 0 0 0
1 Yr (3 Series) 15 56 49 7 9 1 2 1 3 1 1 7 19 .184 .286 .347 .633 17 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLDS 5 15 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .077 .200 .077 .277 1 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLCS 6 25 23 6 7 1 1 1 2 1 0 2 5 .304 .360 .565 .925 13 0 0 0 0 0
1 WS 4 16 13 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 7 .077 .250 .231 .481 3 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2011 23 SFG NL 209 4.3% 27.3% 9.6% 7.7% 38% 2.85 3.3 20.8 10.4 0.73 0.93 58% 17% 14.3% 16%
2012 24 SFG NL 472 1.5% 22.5% 11.4% 8.5% 35% 1.96 3.9 58.7 7.3 0.62 0.83 64% 23% 4.0% 9%
2013 25 SFG NL 571 3.0% 21.9% 9.1% 10.5% 41% 2.40 4.1 29.9 7.6 0.52 0.70 65% 27% 7.5% 11%
2014 26 SFG NL 86 7.0% 23.3% 4.7% 9.3% 32% 5.00 4.1 13.7 7.5 0.68 0.95 65% 26% 18.8% 14%
4 Yrs 1338 2.9% 23.0% 9.7% 9.3% 38% 2.37 3.9 30.5 7.8 0.59 0.79 63% 24% 7.9% 11%
MLB Averages 2.6% 19.5% 8.0% 7.5% 33% 2.43 4.6 35.2 8.4 0.83 1.11 68% 20% 7.6% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2011 23 SFG NL 0.5 0.0 216 0.3 3.7 -3.4 .93 0.1 0.2 2.7 0.3 0.93 2.4 0.84 8
2012 24 SFG NL 15.8 1.6 493 2.7 9.9 -7.2 1.03 1.5 1.1 22.6 2.4 1.01 14.9 1.24 13
2013 25 SFG NL 31.1 3.1 581 3.7 13.1 -9.4 1.08 2.2 1.2 28.0 3.0 0.97 28.9 1.90 11
2014 26 SFG NL 5.3 0.5 91 0.6 2.1 -1.6 1.11 0.4 0.1 4.6 0.5 0.96 5.8 0
4 Yrs 52.6 5.3 1381 7.2 28.8 -21.6 1.04 4.2 2.8 57.8 6.1 0.98 51.9 1.37 32

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2011 23 SFG NL 3 0 21% 73 3 2 60% 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 6 50% 9 7 2 4 1 3 3 0 3
2012 24 SFG NL 4 0 24% 163 12 2 86% 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 2 2 5 10 33% 28 18 9 5 3 2 19 11 6
2013 25 SFG NL 4 0 31% 219 5 2 71% 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 2 1 2 10 35% 35 28 6 7 6 1 23 7 16
2014 26 SFG NL 0 0 26% 35 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 22% 4 3 1 2 2 0 3 2 1
4 Yrs 11 0 27% 490 21 6 78% 21 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 17 3 4 3 7 29 35% 76 56 18 18 12 6 48 20 26

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2011 23 SFG NL 209 76% 42 5 0 8 1 0 0 0.84 9 0 5 7 2 2 7 0 0 0 37 3 8% 13 1 8% 111 11 10% 6 2 33% 9 4 44% 0
2012 24 SFG NL 472 70% 113 6 0 13 4 0 3 1.24 7 0 7 2 5 5 2 0 0 0 99 2 2% 46 13 28% 330 51 15% 33 19 58% 27 14 52% 0
2013 25 SFG NL 571 77% 147 12 0 11 3 1 3 1.90 17 0 16 14 3 6 11 0 1 1 100% 124 4 3% 43 9 21% 366 50 14% 32 13 41% 21 9 43% 0
2014 26 SFG NL 86 56% 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 5 1 1 5 0 0 0 19 2 11% 10 1 10% 46 5 11% 3 0 0% 2 1 50% 0
4 Yrs 1338 73% 327 24 0 32 8 1 6 1.37 39 0 30 28 11 14 25 0 1 1 100% 279 11 4% 112 24 21% 853 117 14% 74 34 46% 59 28 47% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 11% 32% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2011 23 SFG NL 209 870 4.16 544 62.8% 22.6% 17.8% 35.7% 23.9% 77.4% 1.2% 48.6% 77.0% 44.0% 4.3% 9 0 13.9% 29 18 8.6% 18 9 23 34 40.4% 0 0 0
2012 24 SFG NL 473 1821 3.85 1104 61.2% 17.3% 23.6% 31.2% 28.0% 82.7% 2.2% 50.6% 71.5% 40.2% 5.1% 24 2 13.7% 65 35 7.4% 35 24 28 78 26.4% -1 0 0
2013 25 SFG NL 572 2271 3.97 1405 62.2% 17.9% 18.6% 35.8% 27.6% 82.1% 1.5% 51.1% 77.3% 37.2% 5.9% 34 2 16.6% 95 44 8.9% 51 35 22 103 17.6% -1 0 0
2014 26 SFG NL 86 334 3.88 221 66.2% 16.7% 24.0% 31.2% 28.1% 83.3% 0.0% 55.1% 71.2% 50.0% 3.5% 3 1 8.1% 7 4 8.1% 7 3 7 13 35.0% 0 0 0
4 Yrs 1340 5296 3.95 3274 62.2% 18.4% 20.5% 33.9% 27.2% 81.6% 1.6% 50.8% 74.8% 40.1% 5.2% 70 5 14.6% 196 101 8.3% 111 71 80 228 26.0% -2 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.8% 27.8% 15.7% 27.0% 29.5% 72.2% 1.5% 46.1% 78.2% 26.7% 4.7% 14.0% 8.4% 24.1%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2011 23 63 209 187 21 42 6 1 9 18 3 2 20 57 .225 .306 .412 .718 103 77 3 2 0 0 1
2012 24 208 681 598 68 155 33 7 16 74 15 4 74 163 .259 .344 .418 .762 117 250 5 5 0 4 6
2013 25 358 1252 1107 144 302 72 11 33 141 20 6 126 288 .273 .351 .447 .798 128 495 9 11 1 7 10
2014 26 378 1338 1189 156 327 74 11 39 152 21 6 130 308 .275 .350 .454 .804 130 540 11 11 1 7 10

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2011 23 63 215 191 25 46 7 1 10 21 3 22 57 .241 .326 .445 .771 27 63
2012 24 145 490 423 55 125 30 7 8 66 13 60 106 .296 .384 .456 .840 73 145
2013 25 150 599 529 94 167 44 5 19 82 6 59 125 .316 .390 .526 .915 107 150
2014 26 20 91 86 15 29 2 0 7 14 1 5 20 .337 .374 .605 .978 19 20
4 Yrs 378 1395 1229 189 367 83 13 44 183 23 146 308 .299 .377 .495 .871 226 378
162 Game Avg. 162 598 527 81 157 36 6 19 78 10 63 132 .299 .377 .495 .871 97 378



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Total Bases s c a p y
2014 NL  45 (6th)

Doubles s c a p y
2013 NL  39 (6th)

Home Runs s c a p y
2014 NL  6 (2nd)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
2013 NL  142 (9th)
2014 NL  155 (10th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
2013 NL  60 (10th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
2013 NL  .689 (10th)

AB per HR s c a p y
2014 NL  13.7 (6th)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 6 (1744), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 2 (2194), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 11 (1525), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS First Base (216th), 8.5 career WAR/8.5 7yr-peak WAR/8.5 JAWS
Average HOF 1B (out of 19) = 65.9 career WAR/42.4 7yr-peak WAR/54.2 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: Baby Brandon Brandon Giraffe Kyle Belt

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