P Brandon 'Catfish' Waters #50
Age: 25 | Bats: L | Throws: L | Morale: Good    
02/24/2029
P BRANDON 'CATFISH' WATERS #50 - AGE: 25 - BATS: L - THROWS: L - MORALE: GOOD
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
13 13 5-4 0 2.22 85.0 55 6 31 66 1.01 1.3
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 5 5 4 5
Movement 5 6 5 5
Control 2 3 2 2
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 6 6
Slider 6 6
Curveball 5 6
 
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 91-93 Mph
Stamina 8
Suggested Role Starter
Type Groundball Pitcher
Hold Runners 7
Defense 5
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 2
Stealing Ability: 1
Baserunning Inst.: 2
Sacrifice Bunt: 8
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
06/10/2028 TOR Win, 1-0 X 8.2 4 0 0 1 8 Win
06/04/2028 @ EDM Win, 5-3 X 7.0 4 3 3 0 5
05/29/2028 @ SP Win, 3-2 X 5.0 2 1 1 4 6 Win
05/24/2028 @ HAM Loss, 2-6 X 4.0 6 6 5 2 3 Loss
05/18/2028 @ RD Win, 7-2 X 7.1 4 2 2 3 3 Win
05/13/2028 KUM Win, 6-4 X 7.0 3 2 0 1 7
05/08/2028 @ TOY Win, 2-0 X 6.1 3 0 0 5 7
05/02/2028 @ CAL Loss, 0-2 X 8.0 4 2 2 3 5 Loss
04/27/2028 LAV Win, 3-1 X 6.0 4 1 1 3 4
04/21/2028 EDM Win, 1-0 X 8.0 6 0 0 1 8 Win
PERSONALITY
He is seen as a leader in the clubhouse, puts in long hours, and has a good head on his shoulders. Waters is well-respected by his teammates.
High: Leader, Work Ethic, Intelligence
Low: Adaptability
Birthday:01/27/2004
Born in:Indianapolis, IN
Nationality:American
Height:6' 2"
Weight:195 lbs
Local Popularity:Well Known
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:Minor League Contract
Salary:-
Signed Through:-
Major Service:None, None
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:None, None
Pro Service:4 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet eligible
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2025, 28th Pick in Round 1
GREAT NORTHERN LEAGUE 2028 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 13 13 5 4 0 2.22 85.0 55 25 21 6 31 66 1 7.7 0 9 69.2
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 0 0 9.74 5.82 6.99 3.28 3.13 1.01 96 1.3 .213        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 62 12 3 1 0 0 4 18 0 1 4 .194 .286 .274 .560      
vs. RHB 238 43 12 0 6 25 27 48 2 2 2 .181 .268 .307 .574      
GREAT NORTHERN LEAGUE 2028 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 5 5 2 2 0 2.27 31.2 25 9 8 1 12 22  
May 6 6 2 2 0 2.39 37.2 22 13 10 3 18 31  
June 2 2 1 0 0 1.72 15.2 8 3 3 2 1 13  
Last Year 13 13 5 4 0 2.22 85.0 55 25 21 6 31 66  
2 Years Ago 6 2 0 1 0 6.91 14.1 20 11 11 2 6 7  
Career 23 19 5 5 0 2.84 117.1 89 41 37 8 41 84  
Home 6 6 3 1 0 1.12 40.1 28 8 5 1 11 34  
Road 7 7 2 3 0 3.22 44.2 27 17 16 5 20 32  
Grass 12 12 5 3 0 2.08 78.0 51 22 18 6 28 63  
Turf 1 1 0 1 0 3.86 7.0 4 3 3 0 3 3  
Day 6 6 2 2 0 2.36 42.0 29 14 11 3 11 30  
Night 7 7 3 2 0 2.09 43.0 26 11 10 3 20 36  
As Starter 13 13 5 4 0 2.22 85.0 55 25 21 6 31 66  
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2022 Tokoha Gakuen Kikugawa HS - HS 18 8 8 2 4 0 2.27 43.2 24 14 11 3 11 53 0 0 0.80 .221 3.54 1.5 241
2023 Northwestern - COL 19 23 0 2 1 1 3.26 30.1 24 13 11 3 12 42 0 0 1.19 .284 3.17 0.5 125
2024 Northwestern - COL 20 13 13 3 3 0 1.98 68.1 46 15 15 3 19 69 0 0 0.95 .250 2.47 2.1 186
2025 Northwestern - COL 21 12 12 2 4 0 2.63 65.0 47 20 19 3 14 75 0 0 0.94 .280 2.10 2.3 135
2025 Mokule'ia - S A 21 15 15 4 4 0 2.95 85.1 59 30 28 3 28 57 0 0 1.02 .227 2.91 1.4 106
2026 San Luis Rio Colorado - A 22 4 4 2 1 0 2.73 26.1 22 8 8 2 10 21 0 0 1.22 .282 3.48 0.4 130
2026 Gatineau - AA 22 4 4 0 0 0 2.50 18.0 14 5 5 0 4 11 0 0 1.00 .264 2.31 0.5 137
2027 Gatineau - AA 23 6 2 0 1 0 6.91 14.1 20 11 11 2 6 7 0 0 1.81 .340 5.24 -0.2 51
2028 Gatineau - AA 24 13 13 5 4 0 2.22 85.0 55 25 21 6 31 66 1 0 1.01 .213 3.13 1.3 146
Total GNL AA 23 19 5 5 0 2.84 117.1 89 41 37 8 41 84 1 0 1.11 .241 3.26 132.8
Total NAFTA A 4 4 2 1 0 2.73 26.1 22 8 8 2 10 21 0 0 1.22 .282 3.48 130.0
Total USCBA COL 48 25 7 8 1 2.47 163.2 117 48 45 9 45 186 0 0 0.99 .268 2.45 154.1
Total SS-A 15 15 4 4 0 2.95 85.1 59 30 28 3 28 57 0 0 1.02 .227 2.91 106.1
Total IHS 8 8 2 4 0 2.27 43.2 24 14 11 3 11 53 0 0 0.80 .221 3.54 241.3
CAREER POSTSEASON PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2022 Tokoha Gakuen Kikugawa HS - IHS 18 4 4 2 2 0 2.95 21.1 21 7 7 1 9 18 0 0 1.41 .317 0.00 0.0 0
2024 Northwestern - USCBA COL 20 1 1 1 0 0 1.80 5.0 4 1 1 1 1 7 0 0 1.00 .300 0.00 0.0 0
2025 Northwestern - USCBA COL 21 5 5 3 0 0 2.48 29.0 18 8 8 5 7 29 0 0 0.86 .186 0.00 0.0 0
2025 Mokule'ia - SS-A 21 1 1 0 1 0 18.00 3.0 5 6 6 0 3 1 0 0 2.67 .417 0.00 0.0 0
Total USCBA COL 6 6 4 0 0 2.38 34.0 22 9 9 6 8 36 0 0 0.88 .200 3.89 151.6
Total SS-A 1 1 0 1 0 18.00 3.0 5 6 6 0 3 1 0 0 2.67 .417 7.07 17.4
Total IHS 4 4 2 2 0 2.95 21.1 21 7 7 1 9 18 0 0 1.41 .317 4.36 185.2
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2022 Tokoha Gakuen Kikugawa HS - HS P 8 8 1 10 0 11 0 1.000 43.2 2.27 -0.1 .984
2023 Northwestern - COL P 22 0 0 3 0 3 0 1.000 30.1 0.89 +0.5 1.269
2024 Northwestern - COL P 13 13 3 7 0 10 0 1.000 68.1 1.32 +0.3 1.105
2025 Mokule'ia - S A P 15 15 8 9 2 17 0 1.000 85.1 1.79 -0.5 1.014
2025 Northwestern - COL P 12 12 4 5 0 9 0 1.000 65.0 1.25 -0.2 1.013
2026 Gatineau - AA P 4 4 0 3 1 3 0 1.000 18.0 1.50 -0.2 1.026
2026 San Luis Rio Colorado - A P 4 4 1 3 1 4 0 1.000 26.1 1.37 -0.2 1.015
2027 Gatineau - AA P 6 2 1 1 0 2 0 1.000 14.1 1.26 -0.2 1.029
2028 Gatineau - AA P 13 13 2 9 1 11 0 1.000 85.0 1.16 -1.5 1.042
TOTAL P 97 71 20 50 5 70 0 1.000 436.1 1.44 -2.1 1.043
PLAYER HISTORY
05/31/2021 Joined the Tokoha Gakuen Kikugawa HS Jiten.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (6); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 1 (5).
04/13/2022 Injured (elbow inflammation), out for 2 weeks.
06/06/2022 Released by the Tokoha Gakuen Kikugawa HS Jiten.
06/06/2022 Drafted in the 2022 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 21, 57th overall pick) by the Kentucky Thoroughbreds.
07/06/2022 Failed to sign with the Kentucky Thoroughbreds organization.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (7); Movement: 4 (6); Control: 2 (6).
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (6); Movement: 4 (6); Control: 3 (6).
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (8); Movement: 5 (7); Control: 3 (6).
03/23/2025 Was selected to the 2025 United States Collegiate Baseball Association All-Star Game.
06/05/2025 Released by the Northwestern Purple Haze.
06/05/2025 Drafted in the 2025 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 28, 28th overall pick) by the Aurora Borealis.
06/11/2025 Signed a minor league contract with the Aurora Borealis organization with a signing bonus of $1,120,000.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (7); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 4 (4).
05/15/2026 Injured (Shoulder tendinitis), out for 5 weeks.
06/25/2026 Injured (Surgery to remove bone chips (elbow)), out for 4-5 months.
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (4); Movement: 4 (4); Control: 2 (2).
04/14/2027 Injured (Forearm inflammation), out for 4 months.
06/21/2027 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 2 months.
01/01/2028 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (4); Movement: 4 (4); Control: 2 (2).
06/10/2028 Injured (Surgery to remove bone chips (elbow)), out for 7 months.
01/01/2029 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 2 (2).
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