Brian Roberts
Brian Michael Roberts
 
 
Born: October 9, 1977 in Durham, NC
36 years old
Bats: B Throws: R Ht: 5'9" Wt: 175
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in 1999 - (Round 1 / Pick 50)
- There have been implications of him using Performance Enhancing Drugs
- High School: Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
- College/Univ: University of North Carolina (1997-1998) , University of South Carolina (1999)

Comparison

Comparison
Second Basemen
 
All Positions
 
#
Player
 
1 Craig Biggio
1988 - 2007
2B
64.9
 
75.0
-3.9
0.0
6.1
2 Chase Utley
2003 - 2014
2B
59.3
 
44.6
17.1
0.0
2.4
3 Jeff Kent
1992 - 2008
2B
55.2
 
59.4
-0.7
0.0
3.6
4 Robinson Cano
2005 - 2014
2B
45.4
 
42.7
6.2
0.0
3.5
5 Julio Franco
1982 - 2007
2B
43.5
 
48.0
-3.5
0.0
1.0
6 Placido Polanco
1998 - 2013
2B
41.5
 
27.4
18.1
0.0
4.0
7 Dustin Pedroia
2006 - 2014
2B
38.9
 
30.8
11.0
0.0
2.8
8 Ian Kinsler
2006 - 2014
2B
35.5
 
29.8
8.3
0.0
2.6
9 Ray Durham
1995 - 2008
2B
33.7
 
43.1
-5.7
0.0
3.7
10 Mark Ellis
2002 - 2014
2B
33.1
 
19.7
16.8
0.0
3.3
11 Ben Zobrist
2006 - 2014
2B
32.6
 
25.2
8.1
0.0
0.8
12 Orlando Hudson
2002 - 2012
2B
30.7
 
20.6
12.9
0.0
2.8
13 Brian Roberts
2001 - 2014
2B
29.0
PEDi
 
27.3
4.8
0.0
3.1
14 Luis Castillo
1996 - 2010
2B
28.9
 
30.4
2.0
0.0
3.5
15 Mark Grudzielanek
1995 - 2010
2B
26.4
 
23.5
8.9
0.0
6.0
16 Aaron Hill
2005 - 2014
2B
24.8
 
21.2
6.3
0.0
2.7
17 Brandon Phillips
2002 - 2014
2B
24.3
 
18.7
8.3
0.0
2.8
18 Howard Kendrick
2006 - 2014
2B
23.0
 
20.4
4.2
0.0
1.6
19 Craig Counsell
1995 - 2011
2B
22.4
 
7.9
18.5
0.0
4.0
20 Adam Kennedy
1999 - 2012
2B
20.9
 
15.5
8.0
0.0
2.7
21 Ron Belliard
1998 - 2010
2B
20.7
 
18.3
4.7
0.0
2.3
22 Damion Easley
1992 - 2008
2B
20.4
 
20.5
3.7
0.0
3.8
23 Mark Loretta
1995 - 2009
2B
19.2
 
22.4
-0.4
0.0
2.8
24 Dan Uggla
2006 - 2014
2B
19.2
 
25.6
-3.9
0.0
2.5
25 Eric Young
1992 - 2006
2B
18.7
 
19.1
1.1
0.0
1.5
26 Omar Infante
2002 - 2014
2B
17.8
 
15.1
5.4
0.0
2.7
27 Jose Vidro
1997 - 2008
2B
17.2
 
23.3
-6.2
0.0
0.0
28 Kelly Johnson
2005 - 2014
2B
16.9
 
16.2
1.6
0.0
0.9
29 Jamey Carroll
2002 - 2013
2B
16.8
 
14.0
5.9
0.0
3.2
30 Marcus Giles
2001 - 2007
2B
16.8
 
14.9
3.3
0.0
1.5
31 Freddy Sanchez
2002 - 2011
2B
15.6
 
13.9
3.5
0.0
1.8
32 Tony Graffanino
1996 - 2009
2B
15.1
 
11.2
5.6
0.0
1.7
33 Jerry Hairston
1998 - 2013
2B
13.8
 
10.7
4.3
0.0
1.2
34 Rickie Weeks
2003 - 2014
2B
11.8
 
21.9
-8.2
0.0
1.9
35 Maicer Izturis
2004 - 2014
2B
11.2
 
12.1
1.7
0.0
2.6
36 Neil Walker
2009 - 2014
2B
10.5
 
11.3
0.3
0.0
1.1
37 Todd Walker
1996 - 2007
2B
10.5
 
17.1
-5.1
0.0
1.6
38 Jose Lopez
2004 - 2012
2B
10.1
 
7.9
4.1
0.0
1.9
39 Mark DeRosa
1998 - 2013
2B
9.8
 
11.6
-1.5
0.0
0.3
40 Daniel Murphy
2008 - 2014
2B
8.9
 
9.3
-1.1
0.0
-0.7
41 Sean Rodriguez
2008 - 2014
2B
8.1
 
4.6
4.3
0.0
0.9
42 D'Angelo Jimenez
1999 - 2007
2B
8.0
 
7.6
1.9
0.1
1.5
43 Mark Bellhorn
1997 - 2007
2B
8.0
 
7.9
1.0
0.0
0.9
44 Miguel Cairo
1996 - 2012
2B
7.9
 
6.1
2.7
0.0
1.0
45 Marlon Anderson
1998 - 2009
2B
7.1
 
4.9
2.7
0.0
0.5
46 Alex Cora
1998 - 2011
2B
7.0
 
4.4
6.7
0.0
4.0
47 Damian Jackson
1996 - 2006
2B
6.7
 
6.6
1.9
0.0
1.8
48 Tadahito Iguchi
2005 - 2008
2B
6.3
 
6.8
0.7
0.0
1.2
49 Gordon Beckham
2009 - 2013
2B
5.7
 
7.2
0.2
0.0
1.7
50 Emilio Bonifacio
2007 - 2014
2B
5.2
 
5.0
1.1
0.0
0.9
 
  Brian Roberts
2001 - 2014
2B
29.0
PEDi
 
27.3
4.8
0.0
3.1
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