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Michael James Brady
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 210 lb.
- School University of California
- High School Santa Margarita Catholic High School
- Debut June 20, 2017
He began his career as a third basemen, but hit only .086/.313/.086 with 3 hits in 35 at-bats split between the GCL Marlins and Jamestown Jammers in 2009. He converted to pitching following the season.
With the Jamestown Jammers in 2010, Brady was 1-1 with 3 saves and a 1.59 ERA in 26 appearances. The next year, he was 7-1 with 18 saves and a 1.99 ERA in 49 games split between the Greensboro Grasshoppers and Jacksonville Suns, striking out 81 batters in 63 1/3 innings. He was 2-4 with 22 saves and a 3.38 ERA in 50 appearances for the Jupiter Hammerheads in 2012 and went 1-1 with a 2.25 ERA in 9 appearances with the Glendale Desert Dogs of the Arizona Fall League following the regular season. He was named an AFL Rising Star. In 2013, Brady was 2-2 with 23 saves and a 1.53 ERA in 49 games for Jacksonville. He struck 55 batters in 53 innings and was named a Southern League Post-Season All-Star.
In early April 2014, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim claimed him off waivers from the Marlins. He began the year with the Arkansas Travelers, their Double-A team. He went 1-4. 2.98 for Arkansas, earning a promotion to the AAA Salt Lake Bees, although there his ERA was 7.01 in 17 games. His overall pitching line was 1-6, 4.50,with 4 saves in 45 games, including 3 starts. In 2015, he went back to Arkansas where he was mainly a starter, going 7-7. 3.77 in 32 games, including 19 starts. He logged 119 1/3 innings and struck out 113. On December 11th, he was traded to the Washington Nationals along with Trevor Gott in return for Yunel Escobar.