Brian
Anderson
 
Nickname: The Enforcer
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1''
Weight: 190
 
Born: January 4, 1987 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Cy Young Award 2020   
All-Star Selections 2013    2014    2019    2021    2022   
Ratings - Pitching     Help
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2006 19 MIL NL   9 2 2 2 1 1 1 3 3 3
2007 20 MIL NL   9 3 3 3 1 1 1 3 3 3
2008 21 MIL NL   9 3 3 3 1 1 1 4 4 4
2009 22 MIL NL   9 6 6 6 2 2 2 6 6 6
2010 23 MIL NL   9 7 7 7 3 3 3 7 7 7
2011 24 MIL NL $ 300,000 9 10 10 10 4 4 4 10 10 10
2012 25 MIL NL $ 300,000 9 10 10 10 6 6 6 10 10 10
2013 26 MIL NL $ 300,000 9 9 9 9 7 7 7 10 10 10
2014 27 MIL NL $ 300,000 9 10 10 10 8 8 8 9 9 9
2015 28 MIL NL $ 7,378,571 9 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10
2016 29 MIL NL $ 7,378,571 9 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10
2017 30 MIN AL $ 7,378,571 9 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10
2018 31 MIN AL $ 8,190,000 9 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10
2019 32 MIN AL $ 8,190,000 9 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10
2020 33 CIN NL $ 8,190,000 9 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10
2021 34 CIN NL $ 8,190,000 9 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10
2022 35 CIN NL $ 8,190,000 9 9 9 9 8 8 8 10 10 10
OOTP6 Min Ratings   9 2 2 2 1 1 1 3 3 3
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 8,190,000 9 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2006 19 MIL NL     1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2007 20 MIL NL     1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2008 21 MIL NL     1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2009 22 MIL NL     1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2010 23 MIL NL     1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2011 24 MIL NL $ 300,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2012 25 MIL NL $ 300,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2013 26 MIL NL $ 300,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2014 27 MIL NL $ 300,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2015 28 MIL NL $ 7,378,571   1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2016 29 MIL NL $ 7,378,571   1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2017 30 MIN AL $ 7,378,571   1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2018 31 MIN AL $ 8,190,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2019 32 MIN AL $ 8,190,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2020 33 CIN NL $ 8,190,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2021 34 CIN NL $ 8,190,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
2022 35 CIN NL $ 8,190,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
OOTP6 Min Ratings     1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 8,190,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
2006 19 A   7 7 .500 16 16 3 0 0 111.7 104 46 11 43 78 3.71 .244 .313 .370 .683  
2007 20 A   13 10 .565 27 27 2 1 0 199.3 196 99 23 91 137 4.47 .254 .333 .407 .740  
2008 21 A   4 6 .400 14 14 0 0 0 93.0 111 53 12 42 67 5.13 .296 .367 .485 .852  
2009 22 AA   2 4 .333 9 9 1 0 0 60.7 49 29 6 35 49 4.30 .218 .323 .329 .652  
    A   8 2 .800 17 17 0 0 0 117.7 117 46 11 40 91 3.52 .257 .317 .396 .713  
2010 23 AAA   1 4 .200 8 8 0 0 0 38.7 56 32 9 23 45 7.45 .331 .411 .544 .956  
    AA   10 8 .556 22 22 0 0 0 140.7 112 57 8 62 149 3.65 .215 .298 .318 .616  
2011 24 MIL NL 11 5 .688 23 23 2 0 0 153.7 109 44 11 56 167 2.58 .197 .269 .309 .578 14.7
    AAA   5 3 .625 11 11 0 0 0 68.3 56 31 3 36 81 4.08 .220 .317 .287 .605  
2012 25 MIL NL 15 9 .625 35 35 4 1 0 226.3 176 74 11 93 243 2.94 .212 .292 .315 .607 19.4
2013 26 MIL NL 15 16 .484 40 40 3 2 0 282.7 224 96 11 87 304 3.06 .214 .279 .315 .595 24.4
2014 27 MIL NL 17 7 .708 37 37 4 2 0 263.3 196 62 4 65 265 2.12 .206 .258 .303 .560 28.3
2015 28 MIL NL 11 9 .550 37 37 2 0 0 269.7 218 74 9 68 272 2.47 .218 .270 .321 .591 23.6
2016 29 MIL NL 19 12 .613 39 39 2 1 0 273.7 207 82 9 61 325 2.70 .205 .253 .305 .558 23.7
2017 30 MIN AL 20 7 .741 35 35 3 2 0 250.7 226 97 8 53 244 3.48 .237 .282 .350 .632 24.3
2018 31 MIN AL 16 7 .696 25 25 4 3 0 185.7 172 58 3 27 182 2.81 .243 .273 .355 .628 18.2
2019 32 MIN AL 20 6 .769 36 36 11 3 0 285.3 227 87 5 60 289 2.74 .216 .261 .319 .580 27.7
2020 33 CIN NL 21 5 .808 35 35 6 3 0 263.7 194 64 2 57 271 2.18 .202 .250 .292 .542 27.5
2021 34 CIN NL 21 9 .700 36 34 4 2 0 252.0 199 66 10 55 266 2.36 .215 .259 .330 .589 25.5
2022 35 CIN NL 22 6 .786 35 35 5 3 0 239.0 197 74 7 74 243 2.79 .221 .285 .334 .619 23.3
12 Years Sim 208 98 .680 413 411 50 22 0 2945.6 2345 878 90 756 3071 2.68 .215 .269 .320 .589 280.4
2 Years AAA 6 7 .462 19 19 0 0 0 107.0 112 63 12 59 126 5.30 .265 .355 .390 .745  
2 Years AA 12 12 .500 31 31 1 0 0 201.3 161 86 14 97 198 3.84 .216 .306 .321 .627  
4 Years A 32 25 .561 74 74 5 1 0 521.7 528 244 57 216 373 4.21 .260 .332 .411 .743  
8 Years Minors 50 44 .532 124 124 6 1 0 830.0 801 393 83 372 697 4.26 .250 .329 .387 .716  
Season Average 17 8 .680 34 34 4 1 0 245.5 195 73 7 63 255 2.68 .215 .269 .320 .589  
Career Highs 22 16 .808 40 40 11 3 0 285.3 227 97 11 93 325 3.48 .243 .292 .355 .632  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   1245 494 53 413 1763   .205 .256 .306 .562
vs LH   1100 384 37 343 1308   .228 .280 .337 .617
Home 100 48 .676 205 205 24 13 0 1499.6 1164 459 50 380 1571 2.75 .211 .262 .317 .579
Away 108 50 .684 208 206 26 9 0 1446.0 1181 419 40 376 1500 2.61 .220 .271 .323 .594
Mar/Apr 32 20 .615 62 62 10 3 0 427.3 342 149 22 120 455 3.14 .215 .270 .328 .598
May 30 14 .682 63 63 7 3 0 446.3 345 133 12 122 455 2.68 .211 .265 .306 .572
June 30 18 .625 65 65 9 3 0 466.6 390 141 16 102 502 2.72 .223 .266 .334 .600
July 43 12 .782 74 74 9 7 0 542.3 433 147 13 136 566 2.44 .216 .265 .317 .583
August 38 16 .704 73 73 8 3 0 530.6 393 141 12 133 553 2.39 .205 .257 .303 .559
Sep/Oct 35 18 .660 76 74 8 3 0 532.3 442 167 15 143 540 2.82 .223 .275 .333 .608
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won MVP or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
2011 24 MIL NL 23 45 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 25 .067 .067 .089 .156 -2.0 0.0
2012 25 MIL NL 35 67 3 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 28 .090 .129 .090 .218 -1.7 0.0
2013 26 MIL NL 40 84 3 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 31 .083 .125 .095 .220 -1.8 0.0
2014 27 MIL NL 37 81 4 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 41 .062 .084 .074 .158 -3.9 0.0
2015 28 MIL NL 37 85 5 10 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 35 .118 .148 .141 .289 -0.8 0.0
2016 29 MIL NL 39 93 3 7 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 47 .075 .103 .075 .178 -3.8 0.0
2020 33 CIN NL 17 46 1 6 1 0 0 7 0 0 1 11 .130 .149 .152 .301 0.0 0.0
2021 34 CIN NL 36 84 5 6 2 0 0 4 1 0 3 31 .071 .103 .095 .199 -3.0 0.0
2022 35 CIN NL 35 82 2 6 3 0 0 7 0 0 2 34 .073 .095 .110 .205 -2.5 0.0
9 Years Sim 299 667 27 56 11 0 0 33 1 0 19 283 .084 .112 .100 .212 -19.6 0.0
162 Game Average 361 14 30 5 0 0 17 0 0 10 153 .084 .112 .100 .212 -10.6  
Career Highs 40 93 5 10 3 0 0 7 1 0 3 47 .130 .149 .152 .301 0.0  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   525 23 42 6 0 0 23 1 0 13 217 .080 .105 .091 .197 -19.4
vs LH   142 4 14 5 0 0 10 0 0 6 66 .099 .135 .134 .269 -2.1
Home 148 312 19 31 8 0 0 24 1 0 13 132 .099 .138 .125 .263 -5.1
Away 151 355 8 25 3 0 0 9 0 0 6 151 .070 .088 .079 .167 -16.5
RISP   185 0 19 5 0 0 33 0 0 2 75 .103 .112 .130 .241 -4.7
Close/Late   21 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 .095 .136 .095 .232 -0.5
Mar/Apr 40 91 3 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 42 .044 .065 .044 .108 -6.0
May 44 102 3 7 1 0 0 7 1 0 2 50 .069 .087 .078 .165 -4.5
June 46 99 11 11 2 0 0 4 0 0 10 40 .111 .193 .131 .324 0.9
July 55 127 3 14 3 0 0 11 0 0 4 46 .110 .136 .134 .270 -1.8
August 55 118 4 12 2 0 0 6 0 0 1 47 .102 .117 .119 .235 -3.4
Sep/Oct 58 130 3 8 3 0 0 3 0 0 1 58 .062 .069 .085 .153 -6.7
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove Award.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
2011 24 MIL NL P 23 23 153.7 4 16 1 1 .952 1.17    
2012 25 MIL NL P 35 35 226.3 12 27 0 3 1.000 1.55    
2013 26 MIL NL P 40 40 282.7 7 34 1 1 .976 1.31    
2014 27 MIL NL P 37 37 263.3 14 29 1 1 .977 1.47    
2015 28 MIL NL P 37 37 269.7 26 31 1 3 .983 1.90    
2016 29 MIL NL P 39 39 273.7 15 25 2 1 .952 1.32    
2017 30 MIN AL P 35 35 250.7 9 16 1 2 .962 0.90    
2018 31 MIN AL P 25 25 185.7 14 14 1 1 .966 1.36    
2019 32 MIN AL P 36 36 285.3 11 29 0 3 1.000 1.26    
2020 33 CIN NL P 35 35 263.7 11 30 1 1 .976 1.40    
2021 34 CIN NL P 36 34 252.0 13 36 1 3 .980 1.75    
2022 35 CIN NL P 35 35 239.0 12 30 1 0 .977 1.58    
Career Totals   413 411 2945.6 148 317 11 20 .977 1.42    
Career Highs   40 40 285.3 26 36 2 3 1.000 1.90    
Post-Season Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
2018 31 MIN AL 0 2 .000 2 2 0 0 0 14.3 16 6 0 7 11 3.77 .286 .365 .375 .740
2020 33 CIN NL 0 1 .000 1 1 1 0 0 8.0 5 3 0 3 8 3.38 .185 .267 .222 .489
2021 34 CIN NL 1 0 1.000 2 2 0 0 0 14.0 4 0 0 5 18 0.00 .091 .184 .091 .275
2022 35 CIN NL 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 6.3 9 6 1 1 4 8.53 .333 .357 .519 .876
Career Post-Season Pitching 1 3 .250 6 6 1 0 0 42.7 34 15 1 16 41 3.16 .221 .294 .292 .586
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 33 CIN NL 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2021 34 CIN NL 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400
2022 35 CIN NL 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000
Career Post-Season Batting 4 11 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .182 .182 .273 .455
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
2012-5-2.94
2013-7-3.06
2014-2-2.12
2015-4-2.47
2016-6-2.70
2017-7-3.48
2018-5-2.81
2019-7-2.74
2020-3-2.18
2021-6-2.36
2022-5-2.79
CAR-6-2.68
Wins
2013-7-15
2014-2-17
2016-5-19
2017-2-20
2018-6-16
2019-5-20
2020-1-21
2021-2-21
2022-3-22
CAR-8-208
Losses
2013-5-16
Winning Pct
2011-5-.688
2014-2-.708
2017-5-.741
2018-7-.696
2019-4-.769
2020-2-.808
2021-10-.700
2022-3-.786
CAR-12-.680
Games Started
2013-1-40
2014-3-37
2015-7-37
2016-1-39
2017-8-35
2019-2-36
2020-6-35
2022-6-35
CAR-21-411
Complete Games
2011-7-2
2012-1-4
2013-2-3
2014-4-4
2016-9-2
2017-8-3
2018-5-4
2019-1-11
2020-2-6
2021-3-4
2022-1-5
CAR-6-50
Shutouts
2012-8-1
2013-2-2
2014-2-2
2016-9-1
2017-3-2
2018-2-3
2019-3-3
2020-1-3
2021-6-2
2022-1-3
CAR-5-22
Innings Pitched
2012-10-226.3
2013-1-282.7
2014-2-263.3
2015-1-269.7
2016-1-273.7
2017-2-250.7
2019-1-285.3
2020-1-263.7
2021-1-252.0
2022-3-239.0
CAR-10-2945.6
Hits Allowed
2013-7-224
2019-9-227
CAR-33-2345
Strikeouts
2012-5-243
2013-2-304
2014-4-265
2015-4-272
2016-2-325
2017-1-244
2019-1-289
2020-1-271
2021-2-266
2022-3-243
CAR-8-3071
Walks Allowed
2012-2-93
2013-7-87
CAR-46-756
Walks per 9IP
2018-3-1.3
2019-9-1.9
Hits per 9IP
2012-4-7.0
2013-6-7.1
2014-3-6.7
2015-10-7.3
2016-8-6.8
2019-6-7.2
2020-4-6.6
2021-6-7.1
2022-7-7.4
CAR-3-7.2
Strikeouts per 9IP
2016-6-10.7
2018-10-8.8
2019-5-9.1
2020-8-9.3
2021-7-9.5
2022-8-9.2
CAR-33-9.4
WHiP
2013-6-1.10
2014-2-0.99
2015-4-1.06
2016-3-0.98
2017-4-1.11
2018-4-1.07
2019-2-1.01
2020-3-0.95
2021-4-1.01
2022-7-1.13
CAR-7-1.05
OAVG
2012-4-.212
2013-6-.214
2014-3-.206
2015-10-.218
2016-6-.205
2017-10-.237
2018-10-.243
2019-5-.216
2020-3-.202
2021-6-.215
2022-7-.221
CAR-3-.215
OOBP
2013-6-.279
2014-2-.258
2015-5-.270
2016-2-.253
2017-4-.282
2018-3-.273
2019-1-.261
2020-3-.250
2021-4-.259
2022-6-.285
CAR-6-.269
OSLG
2012-4-.315
2013-4-.315
2014-4-.303
2015-8-.321
2016-5-.305
2017-7-.350
2019-10-.319
2020-3-.292
CAR-22-.320
OOPS
2012-4-.607
2013-4-.595
2014-3-.560
2015-5-.591
2016-1-.558
2017-5-.632
2018-8-.628
2019-8-.580
2020-2-.542
2021-8-.589
2022-10-.619
CAR-8-.589
         
 
   Black Ink Test: 44    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 124)
   Gray Ink Test: 248    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 339)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 67    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 87)
 
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 2nd overall pick, by Milwaukee in 2006
Injured on 6/21/2007 with a Stiff Elbow, out for one week
Injured on 4/26/2008 with a Torn Tricep Muscle, out for 6 weeks
Had first career hit on 6/5/2011, off Carlos Zambrano (CHN)
Earned first career win on 6/5/2011
Injured on 8/10/2011 with a Tight Shoulder, out for one week
Pitched NO-HITTER against Arizona on 4/26/2012, striking out 7
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 9/1/2012, going 4-0, 0.86
Was selected to the 2013 Allstar game
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 6/1/2014, going 3-0, 1.00
Was selected to the 2014 Allstar game
1/29/2015: Gets a new one-year contract worth $7,378,571 through salary arbitration
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 9/1/2015, going 1-0, 1.06
1/29/2016: Gets a new one-year contract worth $7,378,571 through salary arbitration
1/29/2017: Gets a new one-year contract worth $7,378,571 through salary arbitration
Traded from Milwaukee to Minnesota on 2/28/2017 (Going to MIL: CF Yogi Kobo, 3B Tad Slocumb, P Felipe Granados, P Faustino Fusco, P Sonny Beach. Going to MIN: P Brian Anderson)
5/6/2017: Signed a contract extension with Minnesota, $8,190,000 per year, for 7 years
Injured on 4/19/2018 with a Fractured Elbow, out for 8-9 weeks
Won Player of the Week award on 8/22/2018, winning 2 games with a 0.00 ERA
Won Player of the Week award on 7/11/2019, winning 2 games with a 0.50 ERA
Was selected to the 2019 Allstar game
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 5/1/2020, going 5-1, 1.60
Traded from Minnesota to Cincinnati on 7/3/2020 (Going to CIN: P Brian Anderson. Going to MIN: P Jeremy Ronquillo, SS Rodney Largent, P Gaby Charneco, P David Mintz)
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 8/1/2020, going 5-0, 0.37
Won Cy Young Award in 2020, going 21-5, 2.18 ERA
Was selected to the 2021 Allstar game
Was selected to the 2022 Allstar game