Matthew Brown (baseball)

For other people with the same name, see Matt Brown (disambiguation).
Matthew Brown

Brown at third for Rochester in April 2011
Third baseman
Born: (1982-08-08) August 8, 1982
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 10, 2007, for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 2008, for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Career statistics
Batting average .042
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 3
Medal record
Men's baseball
Representing  United States
Olympic Games
2008 Beijing Team

Matthew Benjamin Brown (born August 8, 1982 in Bellevue, Washington) is a former third baseman. Brown was selected by the Anaheim Angels in the 10th round of the 2001 Major League Baseball Draft out of Coeur d'Alene (Idaho) High School.[1]

He debuted on May 10, 2007, flying out to left field in a pinch-hit appearance against the Cleveland Indians. He never collected a hit in five major league at-bats in 2007, however had one hit, a double, in 2008 (14 at-bats). He was batting .326 with 21 home runs and 67 RBI for the Angels' Triple-A Pacific Coast League affiliate, the Salt Lake Bees when his season ended as a result of being selected for the 2008 USA Baseball Olympic Team.[2]

Brown signed a minor league contract with the Minnesota Twins in December 2010 to provide organizational depth behind third baseman Danny Valencia. He last played for the Acereros de Monclova in the Mexican League in 2012.


  1. "Minor League Baseball". Retrieved 2008-08-08.
  2. "USA Baseball names Olympic team". Retrieved 2008-08-08.

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