Jordan Brown (baseball)
December 18, 1982 |
Walnut Creek, California
|August 1, 2010, for the Cleveland Indians|
(through 2013 season)
|Runs batted in||7|
Brown attended Vacaville High School in Vacaville, California, and played college baseball for the University of Arizona. He was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the fourth round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft.
Brown was named the Topps Carolina League Player of the Year for 2006. In 2007, Brown was named Eastern League MVP and Rookie of the Year while playing for the Akron Aeros. Brown batted .333 with 11 home runs and 76 RBI. He was named the Indians' 2007 Minor League Player of the Year (receiving the "Lou Boudreau Award").
Brown was designated for assignment by the Indians on January 6, 2011, removing him from the 40-man roster. He was subsequently ourighted to the Triple-A Columbus Clippers on January 14. He was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers on May 2 for cash considerations. He spent most of the 2011 season with the Nashville Sounds, and hit .306 in 104 games with the team. He was released by Brewers before start of minor league season.
The following year, he signed with the Miami Marlins, and played in 14 games for the team in 2013; he was released after the season. Brown signed a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers in February 2014, and spent part of the season with them before joining the Piratas de Campeche.
- "Jordan Brown joins Grady Sizemore, Ryan Howard and Vladimir Guerrero as winners of the EL award". AllAmericanPatriots.com. 29 August 2007. Retrieved 19 October 2010.
- "Minor League Player of the Year by Team". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved July 25, 2011.
- Brewers Acquire Jordan Brown, MLBTradeRumors.com, May 2, 2011.