Andrew Brown (outfielder)

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This article is about the New York Mets outfielder. For the former pitcher who recently played for the St. Louis Cardinals, see Andrew Brown (pitcher).
Andrew Brown
Andrew Brown on May 11, 2013.jpg
Brown with the New York Mets
New York Mets – No. 30
Outfielder
Born: (1984-09-10) September 10, 1984 (age 29)
Dallas, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 12, 2011 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting average .220
Home runs 14
Runs batted in 45
Teams

Andrew Marshall Brown (born September 10, 1984) is an American professional baseball infielder and outfielder for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball.

Career[edit]

St. Louis Cardinals[edit]

He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 18th round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft.

2011[edit]

He was called up on June 12, 2011.[1] After hitting .182 in 11 games for St. Louis, he was left off the team's postseason roster and designated for assignment on October 9.[2]

Colorado Rockies[edit]

2012[edit]

He was claimed off waivers by the Colorado Rockies on October 12.[3]

During the 2012 season, Brown appeared in 46 games for the Rockies, batting .232 with 5 home runs and 11 runs batted in.[4] On the final day of the regular season, Brown was ejected by umpire Mark Ripperger for arguing that he had been hit by a pitch that was instead ruled a foul ball.[5]

New York Mets[edit]

2013[edit]

On January 2, 2013 he signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets, that contained an invitation to spring training.[6] He started the season in AAA with the Las Vegas 51s and was called up to the majors on May 3, 2013 when Collin Cowgill was optioned to Las Vegas.[7] During Spring Training 2014 he changed his number from 47 to 30.

2014[edit]

On opening day, March 31, 2014, Brown started in place of Chris Young and hit a three-run home run in the first inning off of Stephen Strasburg.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cardinals bring up OF Brown, put OF Craig on DL". USA Today. 12 June 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Links, Zach (9 October 2011). "Cardinals Designate Andrew Brown For Assignment". MLBTradeRumors.com. Retrieved 10 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Nicholson-Smith, Ben (12 October 2011). "Rockies Claim Andrew Brown". MLBTradeRumors.com. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  4. ^ Andrew Brown Statistics and History. Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved October 26, 2012
  5. ^ Ejection 178: Mark Ripperger (1). CloseCallSports. Retrieved 26, 2012.
  6. ^ Mets Sign Andrew Brown
  7. ^ Gleeman, Aaron. "Mets demote Collin Cowgill to minors, add Andrew Brown". NBCSports.com. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 

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