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Brian Meadows

Matthew Brian Meadows

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: November 21, 1975 in Montgomery, AL
High Schools: Charles Henderson HS (Troy, AL), Troy HS (Troy, AL)
Drafted
by the Florida Marlins in the 3rd round of the 1994 amateur draft.
Signed June 27, 1994. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 4, 1998 (Age 22.134, 14,823rd in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1998 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Marlins/DevilRays/Padres/Royals 1998-2006
Agents: Dan Horwits [*]
Last Game: September 30, 2006 (Age 30.313)
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rdrs Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1998 FLA NL 22 P 31 31 1 174.1 40 18 21 1 2 .975 2.01 1.26 .961 1.85 1.84 13 4 24% 32% 0
1999 FLA NL 23 P 31 31 0 178.1 35 12 21 2 1 .943 1.67 1.06 .951 1.72 1.71 11 6 35% 29% 0
2000 TOT MLB 24 P 33 32 2 196.1 41 15 25 1 2 .976 1.83 1.21 .960 1.70 1.68 10 5 33% 32% 1
2000 SDP NL 24 P 22 22 0 124.2 28 9 18 1 2 .964 1.95 1.23 .962 1.74 1.72 8 5 38% 32% 0
2000 KCR AL 24 P 11 10 2 71.2 13 6 7 0 0 1.000 1.63 1.18 .956 1.62 1.60 2 0 0% 30% 1
2001 KCR AL 25 P 10 10 0 50.1 12 4 8 0 1 1.000 2.15 1.20 .955 1.75 1.74 7 3 30% 29% 3
2002 PIT NL 26 P 11 11 0 62.2 17 3 12 2 1 .882 2.15 1.36 .963 1.82 1.81 5 2 29% 32% 1
2003 PIT NL 27 P 34 7 0 76.1 17 5 10 2 0 .882 1 3 1.77 0.44 .957 1.84 1.83 3 1 25% 31% 0
2004 PIT NL 28 P 68 0 0 78.0 18 4 13 1 0 .944 1 3 1.96 0.25 .965 1.83 1.82 4 1 20% 28% 0
2005 PIT NL 29 P 65 0 0 74.2 17 3 13 1 2 .941 0 0 1.93 0.25 .960 1.75 1.73 2 0 0% 29% 0
2006 TBD AL 30 P 53 0 0 69.2 5 2 3 0 0 1.000 -2 -6 0.65 0.09 .958 1.56 1.54 5 1 17% 30% 0
9 Seasons P 336 122 3 960.2 202 66 126 10 9 .950 0 0 1.80 0.57 .959 1.76 1.73 60 23 28% 30% 5
9 Seasons TOT 336 122 3 960.2 202 66 126 10 9 .950 0 0 1.80 0.57 .959 1.76 1.73 60 23 28% 30% 5
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1998 FLA NL 22 P
1999 FLA NL 23 P
2000 SDP NL 24 P
2000 KCR AL 24 P
2001 KCR AL 25 P
2002 PIT NL 26 P
2003 PIT NL 27 P 1 3 1 0 0
2004 PIT NL 28 P 1 3 1 0 0
2005 PIT NL 29 P 0 0 0 0 0
2006 TBD AL 30 P -2 -6 -2 0 0
9 Seasons P 0 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons TOT 0 0 0 0 0

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1998 FLA NL 22 31 31 30 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 FLA NL 23 31 31 29 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 SDP NL 24 22 22 21 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 KCR AL 24 11 10 0 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 KCR AL 25 10 10 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 PIT NL 26 11 11 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 PIT NL 27 34 7 33 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 PIT NL 28 68 0 65 68 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 PIT NL 29 65 0 63 65 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 TBD AL 30 53 0 3 53 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons 336 122 255 336 336 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
1998 FLA NL 22 772 85% 36% 24 88% 1 18 0 16 21 16 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 10 90%
1999 FLA NL 23 795 86% 33% 24 92% 0 12 1 11 21 20 1 2 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 0 9 89%
2000 SDP NL 24 565 83% 31% 18 100% 1 9 0 7 18 14 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 4 100%
2000 KCR AL 24 304 88% 32% 6 100% 0 6 0 6 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
2001 KCR AL 25 224 90% 28% 5 100% 0 4 0 4 8 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
2002 PIT NL 26 259 86% 31% 16 75% 1 1 1 0 12 10 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 4 25%
2003 PIT NL 27 329 87% 43% 11 91% 0 5 0 4 10 10 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
2004 PIT NL 28 323 83% 40% 15 87% 0 4 0 4 13 11 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 100%
2005 PIT NL 29 326 82% 35% 16 81% 0 3 0 2 13 9 2 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 2 0 4 50%
2006 TBD AL 30 312 86% 32% 4 75% 0 2 0 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0%
9 Seasons 4209 85% 34% 139 88% 3 64 2 56 126 102 10 10 2 4 4 5 9 5 9 0 36 78%
MLB Averages 77% 31% 91% 83%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

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