BRIAN BASS
RP, Pittsburgh Pirates
Nicaragua v USA
Age: 28
Born: January 6, 1982
Height: 6′ 2″
Weight: 215
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: 6th Round, 164th Overall, 2000
How Acquired: Minor League FA
High School: Robert E. Lee HS (Montgomery, AL)
Agent: N/A
SCOUTING REPORT
Bass has pitched 175.2 innings in the majors over the last two seasons with Minnesota and Baltimore. In that time he has put up a 4.87 ERA, a 5.1 K/9, a 1.32 K/BB, and a 1.2 HR/9. In his career at AAA he has pitched 144.1 innings, with a 4.43 ERA, a 6.0 K/9, a 2.31 K/BB, and a 1.0 HR/9, splitting time between a starter and a reliever in the Kansas City and Minnesota farm systems.
STATS
MAJORS:

CONTRACT INFORMATION
2008: $390,000
2009: $405,000
2010: League Minimum

Other Details:
  • N/A
PLAYER INFORMATION
Signing Bonus: $100,000
MiLB Debut: 2000
MLB Debut: 4/1/2008
MLB FA Eligible: N/A
Added to 40-Man: 9/7/2010 (Removed: 9/13/2010)
Options Remaining: 0 (As of start of 2010 season)
MLB Service Time: 1.168
AWARDS / ACHIEVEMENTS / PROSPECT RANKINGS
AWARDS / ACHIEVEMENTS
PROSPECT RANKINGS

Baseball America

2004: #8 KC
TRANSACTIONS
June 5, 2000: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 6th round, 164th overall pick.
June 9, 2000: Signed by the Kansas City Royals to a minor league contract with a $100,000 bonus.
November 20, 2003: Contract purchased by the Kansas City Royals.
February 14, 2007: Signed by the Minnesota Twins as a free agent.
November 29, 2007: Signed by the Minnesota Twins as a free agent.
September 5, 2008: Sent to the Baltimore Orioles by the Minnesota Twins as part of a conditional deal.
September 5, 2008: Contract purchased by the Baltimore Orioles.
January 12, 2010: Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as a free agent.
April 25, 2010: Contract purchased by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
May 10, 2010: Designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
May 15, 2010: Outrighted to AAA by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
September 7, 2010: Contract purchased by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
September 13, 2010: Designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates.