March 17, 1969 |
|April 28, 1993, for the Toronto Blue Jays|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 31, 1998, for the Arizona Diamondbacks|
|Earned run average||6.06|
|Career highlights and awards|
Scott John Brow (born March 17, 1969) was a Major League Baseball Pitcher from 1993 to 1998. He primarily pitched middle relief, but he did get four starts in his major league career, three of which were in his rookie season. He graduated from Hillsboro High School in Hillsboro, Oregon. He also graduated from the University of Washington, where he played college baseball for the Huskies from 1988–1990. He won the World Series with the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1993 season.
Toronto Blue Jays (1993-1996)
Brow was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1990 MLB Draft in the seventh round, and signed with the team on June 26, 1990. He worked his way through the Blue Jays farm system, and made his Major League Baseball debut on April 28, 1993 as a starting pitcher against the Kansas City Royals. In his first game, Brow pitched six innings, allowing four runs as he took the loss in a 5-3 Royals victory. On October 3, the last game of the regular season for the Blue Jays, Brow earned his first career victory, pitching six innings and allowing four runs in an 11-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Overall, Brow finished the season with a 1-1 record with a 6.00 ERA in six games, starting three of them.
In 1994, the Blue Jays used Brow in the bullpen, as in 18 games, he was 0-3 with a 5.90 ERA and two saves in 29 innings pitched. On May 21, Brow earned his first career save, pitching 0.2 innings of scoreless baseball in a 9-7 win over the Cleveland Indians.
Brow ran into injury problems in the 1995 season, and spent the entire season with the Syracuse Chiefs of the International League, the Blue Jays AAA affiliate. He returned to Toronto for the 1996 season, where he played in 18 games, starting one of them, and had a 1-0 record with a 5.59 ERA in 38.2 innings pitched. On September 30, the Atlanta Braves selected Brow off of waivers.
Atlanta Braves (1997)
Brow spent the 1997 season with the Atlanta Braves AAA affiliate, the Richmond Braves of the International League. After the season, Brow became a free agent, and on December 18, he signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Arizona Diamondbacks (1998)
Brow began the 1998 season with the Arizona Diamondbacks, and pitched an inning in their first ever game on March 31, allowing a run in a 9-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies. Brow would play in 17 games with Arizona, going 1-0 with a 7.17 ERA in 21.1 innings pitched. On June 3, the D-Backs traded Brow to the New York Yankees for Willie Banks.
Brow would not play in any more MLB games in his career, as with the Yankees, he spent time with their AAA affiliate, the Columbus Clippers of the International League. In 1999, Brow played with the Edmonton Trappers of the Pacific Coast League, the Anaheim Angels AAA affiliate, before retiring.
Major League Career (1993-1998)
Brow played in 59 games during his Major League Baseball career, 42 of them with the Toronto Blue Jays. He had a career record of 3-4 with a 6.06 ERA, while earning two saves. Brow struck out 58 batters (including Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball's all-time home run leader, on April 3, 1998) and pitched 107 career innings.
- "University of Washington Baseball Players Who Made It to a Major League Baseball Team". Baseball-Almanac.com. Archived from the original on 2012-08-21. Retrieved 21 August 2012.