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Brian Shouse

Full Name: Brian Douglas Shouse
Born: September 26, 1968 in Effingham, IL
Height: 5”11″ Weight: 180
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Personal: Wife (Trish), 2 daughters (Haleigh – 1/14/93 & Emmy – 2/6/96)
Resides: Peoria, IL
MLB Debut: July 31, 1994


Team History

  • 1990-1996: Pittsburgh Pirates (originally drafted June 1990 – released May 16, 1996)
  • 1996-1997: Baltimore Orioles (as a free agent on May 22, 1996 – Granted free agency on Oct 17, 1997)
  • 1998: Boston Red Sox (as a free agent on Apr 6, 1998)
  • 1998: Kintetsu, Japan (purchased on Jun 25, 1998)
  • 1999: Arizona Diamondbacks (as a free agent on Nov 11, 1998 – Granted free agency on Oct 15, 1999)
  • 2000: New York Mets (as a free agent on Nov 16, 1999 – Released Apr 14, 2000)
  • 2000: Baltimore Orioles (as a free agent on May 13, 2000 – Granted free agency on Oct 15, 2000)
  • 2001: Houston Astros (as a free agent on Dec 22, 2000 – Granted free agency on Oct 15, 2001)
  • 2002: Kansas City Royals (as a free agent on Dec 8, 2001 – Released Jun 27, 2002)
  • 2002: Houston Astros (as a free agent on Jul 16, 2002 – Released Oct 15, 2002)
  • 2003-2006: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Nov 13, 2002 – DFA May 8, 2006)
  • 2006-2008: Milwaukee Brewers (via trade for Enrique Cruz & $ on May 13, 2006 – EFA Oct 30, 2008)
  • 2009: Tampa Bay Rays (as a free agent on Feb 12, 2009)
  • 2010: Boston Red Sox (as a minor league free agent on Jan 4, 2010 – Released Mar 25, 2010)
  • 2010: Tampa Bay Rays (as a minor league free agent on Jul 5, 2010)
  • Retired – Dec 1, 2010

Salary History

  • 2010: $800,000 (if in majors – did not happen, was released)
  • 2010: $1.9 Million (Rays Team Option – Not Picked Up)
  • 2009: $1.35 Million
  • 2008: $2 Million
  • 2007: $975,000
  • 2006: $725,000 + 50k in incentives (25k for 60 appearances, another 25k if 70)
  • 2005: $395,000
  • 2004: $360,000
  • 2003: $300,000 (presumably)
  • 2002: $250,000
  • 2001: Unknown from 2001 backwards

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