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Hiroshima Carp agrees to a deal with 30-year-old INF Brian Barden

by on Jul.18, 2011 @ 4:28 pm, under NPB

The Carp announced today that they signed 30-year-old INF Brian Barden to a deal worth about 15M yen (US$200,000) plus incentives. He was also assigned the number 35.

UPDATE 7/25 @ 2:06pm - Barden arrived in Japan on Sunday and the Carp held a press conference for him at Mazda Stadium earlier today.  He also had a chance to meet Kenjiro Nomura before the press conference.

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Career Stats

Year Age Tm G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2007 26 TOT 23 37 35 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .171 .216 .200 .416 7 2 0 0 0 0
2007 26 ARI 8 12 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .083 .083 .083 .167 1 0 0 0 0 0
2007 26 STL 15 25 23 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .217 .280 .261 .541 6 2 0 0 0 0
2008 27 STL 9 10 9 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .222 .222 .222 .444 2 0 0 1 0 0
2009 28 STL 52 114 103 13 24 3 0 4 10 0 0 6 21 .233 .286 .379 .664 39 3 2 2 1 0
2010 29 FLA 35 32 28 2 5 0 0 0 3 0 2 3 12 .179 .281 .179 .460 5 0 1 0 0 0
MLB 119 193 175 21 37 4 0 4 14 0 2 11 44 .211 .268 .303 .571 53 5 3 3 1 0
MiLB 946 3937 3549 551 1063 231 33 80 525 42 27 274 732 .300 .355 .451 .806 1600 90 53 23 38 8

3 comments on “Hiroshima Carp agrees to a deal with 30-year-old INF Brian Barden

  1. Kyle

    He is a good fielder, and I bet he will hit for average. I saw him play a few dozen times. He always seemed to be the 26th man. If given a chance I’m sure he would have had a pretty decent career as a utility player. He is also hard-nosed type player. Good luck to him!

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