Brian Simmons

Brian Lee Simmons

Positions: Outfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: September 4, 1973 in Mount Lebanon, PA
High School: Peters Township HS (McMurray, PA)
School: University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
Drafted
by the Chicago White Sox in the 2nd round of the 1995 amateur draft.
Signed July 5, 1995. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 21, 1998 (Age 25)
Teams (by GP): BlueJays/WhiteSox 1998-2001

Final Game: October 7, 2001 (Age 28)
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Standard Fielding

Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1998 CHW AL 24 OF 5 4 3 39.2 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -27 2.95 2.60 .985 2.31 2.28
1998 CHW AL 24 CF 4 4 3 35.0 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -31 3.34 3.25 .987 2.70 2.65
1998 CHW AL 24 LF 2 0 0 4.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.12 2.10
1999 CHW AL 25 OF 46 29 26 284.1 83 79 2 2 1 .976 5 20 2.56 1.76 .984 2.30 2.27
1999 CHW AL 25 LF 28 14 12 139.2 33 32 0 1 0 .970 -2 -14 2.06 1.14 .985 2.08 2.05
1999 CHW AL 25 CF 11 8 8 79.2 35 32 2 1 1 .971 3 47 3.84 3.09 .985 2.72 2.68
1999 CHW AL 25 RF 9 7 6 65.0 15 15 0 0 0 1.000 3 59 2.08 1.67 .982 2.10 2.08
1999 CHW AL 25 DH 3 0
2001 TOR AL 27 OF 37 15 14 206.0 60 59 1 0 0 1.000 3 16 2.62 1.62 .984 2.30 2.28
2001 TOR AL 27 LF 19 4 4 86.0 25 25 0 0 0 1.000 3 36 2.62 1.32 .981 2.13 2.12
2001 TOR AL 27 CF 12 9 8 88.0 23 23 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -8 2.35 1.92 .988 2.67 2.65
2001 TOR AL 27 RF 7 2 2 32.0 12 11 1 0 0 1.000 1 26 3.38 1.71 .982 2.08 2.07
2001 TOR AL 27 DH 2 1
3 Seasons OF 88 48 43 530.0 156 151 3 2 1 .987 6 15 2.62 1.75 .984 2.30 2.28
3 Seasons LF 49 18 16 230.1 58 57 0 1 0 .983 1 5 2.23 1.16 .983 2.10 2.08
3 Seasons CF 27 21 19 202.2 71 68 2 1 1 .986 2 9 3.11 2.59 .986 2.70 2.66
2 Seasons RF 16 9 8 97.0 27 26 1 0 0 1.000 4 48 2.51 1.69 .982 2.10 2.08
3 Seasons TOT 88 48 43 530.0 156 151 3 2 1 .987 6 15 2.62 1.75 .984 2.30 2.28
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 CHW AL 24 CF -1 -31 -1 0 -1 0
1998 CHW AL 24 LF 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 CHW AL 25 LF -2 -14 -2 0 -2 0
1999 CHW AL 25 CF 3 47 2 2 0 1
1999 CHW AL 25 RF 3 59 2 2 1 1
2001 TOR AL 27 LF 3 36 3 1 1 0
2001 TOR AL 27 CF -1 -8 -1 -1 1 0
2001 TOR AL 27 RF 1 26 1 1 -0 0
3 Seasons LF 1 5 1 2 -0 0
3 Seasons CF 2 9 1 0 0 1
2 Seasons RF 4 48 3 2 1 1
3 Seasons TOT 6 15 5 4 0 2

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1998 CHW AL 24 5 4 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 6 0 0 0
1999 CHW AL 25 54 29 54 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 11 9 48 3 5 6
2001 TOR AL 27 60 16 60 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 12 7 38 2 27 1
3 Seasons 119 49 119 88 0 0 0 0 0 0 49 27 16 92 5 32 7
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 -- LF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1998 CHW AL 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 43% 81% 38% 1 0%
1999 CHW AL 25 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 12 0 3 1 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 4 4 0 25 19 76.0% 6 0 0.0% 0 595 46% 73% 41% 73 44%
2001 TOR AL 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 7 4 57.1% 3 0 0.0% 0 374 54% 76% 42% 40 63%
3 Seasons 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 15 0 6 1 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 5 5 0 32 23 71.9% 9 0 0.0% 0 990 49% 75% 41% 114 50%
MLB Averages 62.7% 2.5% 58% 77% 41% 48%

Advanced Fielding -- CF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1998 CHW AL 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 7 3 42.9% 4 0 0.0% 0 145 66% 78% 40% 20 65%
1999 CHW AL 25 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 5 4 0 5 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 5 5 0 19 11 57.9% 8 0 0.0% 2 372 49% 78% 42% 64 52%
2001 TOR AL 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 4 2 0 15 6 40.0% 9 0 0.0% 0 388 52% 77% 44% 42 55%
3 Seasons 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 11 9 0 9 2 0 4 2 0 6 0 0 11 7 0 41 20 48.8% 21 0 0.0% 2 905 53% 77% 43% 126 55%
MLB Averages 44.1% 2.3% 58% 77% 41% 53%

Advanced Fielding -- RF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1999 CHW AL 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 4 80.0% 1 0 0.0% 0 293 50% 77% 43% 30 50%
2001 TOR AL 27 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 9 2 22.2% 6 1 11.1% 0 138 70% 80% 49% 18 67%
2 Seasons 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 2 0 5 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 14 6 42.9% 7 1 7.1% 0 431 56% 78% 45% 48 56%
MLB Averages 44.7% 2.4% 58% 77% 41% 52%



* - 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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