Douglas Keith Brocail
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 220 lb.
Born: May 16, 1967 in Clearfield, PA
High School: Lamar HS (Lamar, CO) School: Lamar Community College (Lamar, CO) by the Drafted San Diego Padres in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 16, 1986.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 8, 1992 (Age 25)
vs. SFG 3.2 IP, 6 H, 4 SO, 3 BB, 4 ER Teams (by GP): Tigers/Astros/Padres/Rangers 1992-2009 Agents: Barry Meister [*] Final Game: October 2, 2009 (Age 42)
vs. NYM 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
About biographical information
News -- February 2014
2/4 Padres Public: Tears for Luebke; Tears for Fans: Man, this one hurts.
Earlier this evening, Padres beat writer Corey Brock tweeted that Cory Luebke would undergo his second Tommy ... News -- December 2013
12/12 Padres Public: Rule 5 Drafts of Yesteryear: Kevin Kameron: Yesterday the Padres traded Anthony Bass to the Houston Astros for the rights to the first pick in today’s Rule 5 Draft. ... News -- November 2013
11/26 Tomahawk Take: Injured Arms–Risk vs Reward Part 1: With pitching in short supply and back of the rotation starters commanding large salaries, the question arises, “Are injured ... News -- October 2013
10/7 chipalatta.com: It’s a tweak, but Brocail left new pitching coach Strom in a good place: Call it a hunch, but I believe the Astros got it right with the recent movement on the pitching jobs. First, Doug Brocail has ... News -- September 2013
9/30 Climbing Tal's Hill: Astros Thoughts From An Astros Beat Writer: As the season wrapped up yesterday, Jose De Jesus Ortiz (Houston Chronicle’s Astros beat writer) took to twitter to give ...
9/16 chipalatta.com: Rookies, quality starts no good when bullpen leaks like a sieve: Whether it’s little league, high school, college or professional, pitching and defense are the keys to any successful baseball ... News -- July 2013
7/11 MLB Injury News: Astros call up prospect Jarred Cosart to start on Friday:
The Houston Astros are looking to the future, and Jarred Cosart might be a big part of that. Brian T. Smith of the Houston ... News -- June 2013
6/23 mlbreports.com: Houston Astros Organization: Payroll, Depth Charts + Rosters, (MLB + MiLB): Like us on Facebook here Saturday, June.22/2013 By Chuck Booth (Lead Baseball Analyst/Website Owner): and welcome Jeff Kleiner ... News -- May 2013
5/16 What the Heck, Bobby?: Happy Birthday - 5/16: Happy Birthday to ~
RHP and Pitching Coach Doug Brocail (46)
A first round draft pick by San Diego in 1986, Brocail was ... News -- April 2013
4/22 Call to the Pen: Starting Lineup: Paul Clemens, Playing Outdoors, and a Giancarlo Stanton Trade Proposal: Five home runs by five different players in five consecutive innings. That’s what the Texas Rangers did on this date two years ... News -- January 2013
1/7 Baseball News Source: Roger Clemens May Take Role With Houston Astros: Clemens maybe returning to baseball in 2013 after all Roger Clemens is appearing on the Hall of Fame ballot for the very first ... News -- December 2012
12/28 Chicken Friars: The Anniversary Of A Huge Deal: 1994 was the first year I followed Padres baseball. I was 9-years-old, young and impressionable. The strike was a damper for fans ...
12/28 MLBTradeRumors: Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Hanrahan, Porcello, Morgan: On this date in 1994, the Padres and Astros completed a 12-player trade. Ken Caminiti, Steve Finley, and four others went to ...
12/3 Climbing Tal's Hill: Player Card: Sam Demel: On the first day of November the Astros claimed right-handed reliever Sam Demel off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Demel, ... News -- November 2012
11/30 Climbing Tal's Hill: Rice product comes home: No not that Rice product but rather another member of that tremendous program down on University Blvd. Philip Humber is an Astros ...
11/5 Climbing Tal's Hill: Dennis Martinez & Eduardo Perez round out coaching staff: Dennis Martinez (bullpen coach) and Eduardo Perez (bench coach) were announced today as the final members of Bo Porter‘s ... News -- October 2012
10/19 MLBTradeRumors: NL Central Notes: Hamilton, Reds, Brewers, Astros: Here's a look at the latest out of the NL Central..
There are several reasons why the Reds won't look to orchestrate a reunion ... News -- August 2012
8/28 Climbing Tal's Hill: Astros should revive six-man rotation: When the Astros called up Dallas Keuchel in June, the team temporarily employed a six-man starting rotation. The experiment ... News -- July 2012
7/26 Climbing Tal's Hill: Francisco Cordero is not the man: For the second straight night Francisco Cordero served up a go-ahead hit to Reds outfielder Drew Stubbs in the ninth inning. Cordero’s ...
7/22 Climbing Tal's Hill: Astros are bad, Mills is worse: For a while today it looked like the Astros might actually win a game. Arizona starter Josh Collmenter was basically throwing ... News -- June 2012
6/21 Climbing Tal's Hill: Reality Check: Astros are not ready for the American League: Last weekend the Astros played their first series of the year under American League rules. Two wins in three games against the ... News -- January 2012
1/17 22gigantes.com: Brian Wilson is making progress (but I’m still worried): Forget about his beard. What Giants fans really need to be concerned about is Brian Wilson‘s elbow. San Francisco’s ... News -- December 2011
12/28 Climbing Tal's Hill: Astros Anniversary: The trade that tested my allegiance: Seventeen years ago today the Astros pulled the trigger on one of the biggest trades in MLB history. Astros G.M. Bob Watson ...
12/13 High Heat Stats: Opening Day starters who didn't start very much: Here's a quickie...among pitchers now retired who made at least one Opening Day start since 1990, here are the ones who made the ...
12/11 MLBTradeRumors: Quick Hits: Pujols, Wilson, Beltran, Bergesen, Lane: Fifteen years ago today, the Astros and Tigers swung a nine-player trade. Houston received Brad Ausmus, Jose Lima, Trever Miller, ...
12/6 NY Baseball Digest: Mets Do Well in Pagan Deal , Good Value With Francisco: The Mets finally made some noise in Dallas as they signed Jon Rauch (4.85 ERA, 11 saves in Toronto last season) to a reasonable ... News -- October 2011
10/11 MLBTradeRumors: Quick Hits: Angels, Astros, Bartlett, Konerko: The Tigers defeated the Rangers tonight and they now trail two games to one in the ALCS. Detroit could even the series at two ...
10/9 B-R Blog: All-time Tigers/Rangers team: Here are the top players by position to play in the majors for both the Tigers and the Rangers: C: Ivan Rodriguez, Mickey Tettleton ... News -- June 2011
6/24 DC is for Baseball: Jim Riggleman Resigns from the Nationals: Treason in Washington: Friday, June 24, 2011 MLB reports: June has apparently become the month in baseball to fire your coach if you are a MLB General ...
6/24 The Process Report: The Aneury Rodriguez Series: This weekend’s series against the Astros could mark the first (and perhaps the last) opportunity the Rays will get to see Aneury ...
6/14 MLBTradeRumors: Astros Notes: Arnsberg, Brocail, Wandy, Crane: The Astros announced today that they've relieved pitching coach Brad Arnsberg of his duties over philosophical differences, with ... News -- March 2011
3/2 Motor City Bengals: Detroit Tigers Fans Should Be Grateful for Legitimate Opening Day Starter: I’ll admit I have a problem. I’ve got a thing for random former Detroit Tigers. I suppose when one’s childhood ... News -- June 2010
6/24 MLBTradeRumors: The 12-Player Trade: Look, here at MLBTradeRumors, we treasure every transaction, from that second lefty who gets picked up on waivers to the free ...
6/18 B-R Blog: Arthur Rhodes’ excellent season: Arthur Rhodes is 40 and fabulous. Apparently for him, 40 is the new 27.
Rhodes now has the most scoreless appearances in a season, ...