TAMU Baseball BIO
13 Krey Bratsen

2013 (Junior): Only Aggie to start all 63 games in 2013 with every start in centerfield... batted in the No. 2 spot in 42 games... hit .279 (62-for-22) with 30 runs, nine doubles, one home run, 23 RBI and 18 stolen bases... ranked second in the SEC with 19 sacrifice bunts and seventh in stolen bases (18)... owned a .395 on-base percentage leading off innings, hit .366 (15-for-41) with two doubles and one home run... hit .290 (18-for-62) with runners in scoring position with eight walks, one hit-by-pitch, six sacrifice bunts, two doubles and 22 RBI... led the Aggies in hitting in SEC games with a .340 (35-for-103) batting average with five doubles, one home run, 10 RBI and eight stolen bases... the .340 batting average in league games ranked ninth in the SEC... hit 2-for-4 with one stolen base and two RBI in game two against Illinois-Chicago (2/16)... batted 6-for-10 with one run, one double, one walk, three stolen bases and one RBI in three games against Pepperdine (3/22-24)... hit 2-for-3 with one double, one stolen base, one run and one RBI in second game against Pepperdine (3/23)... slugged 3-for-4 with one stolen base in series finale against Pepperdine (3/24)... batted 3-for-8 with two runs, two stolen bases, one hit-by-pitch, one sacrifice bunt and one RBI in two-game series against Northwestern State (2/26-27)... hit 2-for-4 with one hit-by-pitch, two runs, two stolen bases and one RBI in first game against Northwestern State (2/26)... drove in two runs in series finale against Georgia (3/17) going 2-for-4 with one run, one double and one stolen base... went 1-for-1 with one walk, one sacrifice bunt and two RBI in series finale against Ole Miss (3/24)... batted 4-for-11 with two walks, one sacrifice bunt, one stolen base, one run and one RBI in series at South Carolina (3/28-30)... hit 5-for-11 with one walk, one hit-by-pitch, one stolen base, one sacrifice bunt and two runs in series against Auburn (4/5-6)... batted 5-for-12 with two stolen bases, one sacrifice bunt, one run, one double and two RBI in series against Mississippi State (4/12-14)... slugged 3-for-5 with one stolen base and one run in series finale against Mississippi State (4/14)... hit 2-for-5 with one run and one stolen base in second game against Arkansas (4/2)... slugged 5-for-8 with one hit-by-pitch, one sacrifice bunt and one RBI in series against LSU (5/9-11)... hit 1-for-3 with two RBI against UT Pan American (5/14)... batted 7-for-12 with five runs, two doubles, one home run and one RBI in series at Tennessee (5/16-18)... hit 3-for-4 with three runs and one double in second game against Tennessee (5/17)... slugged 3-for-4 with one double, one home run, one run and one RBI in series finale at Tennessee (5/18)... hit 2-for-4 with one run and two stolen bases in SEC Tournament win against Vanderbilt (5/22)... played in 34 games for the Texas Marshals of the Texas Collegiate League, hitting .339 (41-for-121) with 25 runs, six doubles, one triple, eight RBI and a team-high 23 stolen bases... ranked second in the TCL with a .339 batting average and third in stolen bases (23).

2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 60 games, including 55 starts in centerfield...batted .226 (45-for-199) with 34 runs, five doubles, one triple, one home run and 25 RBI... tied for first on the team with 21 steals (21-for 26)... appeared in all 24 Big 12 games, including 23 starts... batted .233 (20-for-86) with 12 runs, on home run, 14 RBI and six stolen bases... started the season by drawing three walks and scoring two runs in four plate appearances against Illinois-Chicago (2/17)... knocked in a pair of runs against Northwestern State (2/28)... notched a hit in nine consecutive games between 2/29 and 3/13... batted 3-for-9 with two runs, one triple, one RBI and one stolen base in series against Michigan State (3/2-4)... hit 2-for-4 with one double, one run and two stolen bases against UT Pan American (3/13)... batted 3-for-9 with three walks, three sacrifice bunts, two runs and three RBI in three-game series against Kansas State (3/16-18)... went 2-for-10 with five walks, six runs, two stolen bases and one RBI in three-game series at Pepperdine (3/23-24)... hit 3-for-6 with one run and three RBI in series finale against Missouri (4/1)... batted 2-for-5 with two runs and one stolen base in series opener at Kansas (4/13)... went 1-for-3 with two walks, two runs, his first career home run and two RBI against Texas Tech (5/5)... played for the McKinney Marshals of the Texas Collegiate League... appeared in 40 games, batting .241 (38-for-158) with 25 runs, two doubles, 11 RBI and a league-leading 37 stolen bases... stole 13 more bases than the nearest player in the league.

2011 (FRESHMAN): Made an impression his first season in Aggieland, earning Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball and second-team Freshman All-America accolades from Baseball America and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association... selected All-Big 12 First Team in addition to Big 12 All-Freshman Team... twice selected as Big 12 Newcomer of the Week... played in all 69 of the Aggies’s games, starting all but one... batted .332 (89-for-268) with 45 runs, five doubles, three triples and 36 RBI... led the team with 19 sacrifice bunts and 31 stolen bases... ranked ninth nationally and eighth in A&M single season history for his stolen base total... enjoyed 27 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI games... batted .405 (34-for-84) with runners in scoring position... committed only two errors in 161 chances for a .988 fielding percentage... hit .380 (41-for-108) during Big 12 play... enjoyed his first multi-hit game and stolen base with a 3-for-4 performance against Le Moyne (2/19)... set a season-best with four hits in a win vs. Kansas (3/26) with a 4-for-5 two-run, two-RBI effort... posted his first of two multi-steal games with two swipes in a victory over No. 15 Oklahoma State (4/24)... filled up the box score with a 4-for-5 day at the plate that featured a career-high four runs and four RBI against Dallas Baptist (5/7)... enjoyed a season-best 10-game hit streak from May 5 through May 20... broke a scoreless tie with a two-out RBI single to plate the eventual game-winning during the eighth inning of the championship game of the NCAA College Station Regional against Arizona (6/7)... named to the NCAA College Station Regional’s All-Tournament Team... played for the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod Baseball League... appeared in 23 games, batting .250 (15-for-60) with seven runs, two RBI and six stolen bases.

AT BRYAN HIGH SCHOOL: A local product who was a four-year letterwinner for coach David Powers at Bryan High School... helped take BHS to the playoffs each year of his prep career... earned second-team All-State honors in 2009 from the Texas Sports Writers Association after hitting .471 with seven doubles, three triples, five home runs, 25 RBI and 28 stolen bases... also compiled a 3.13 ERA in 13 innings of work on the mound, striking out 26... additionally was a four-year letterwinner in football as a wide receiver and punter... played summer ball with the Midland Redskins and the Brazos Valley Renegades, along the way winning an AAU National Championship... following his prep career was selected in the 45th round by the Oakland Athletics during the 2010 MLB amateur draft.

PERSONAL: Krey Reed Bratsen is the son of James and Karen Bratsen... born June 12, 1991, in Bryan, Texas... has two siblings, Kord and Kade... father, James, played baseball in the Cleveland Indians organization... enjoying fishing, working out and playing other sports.

Position: Outfield
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bryan, Texas
High School: Bryan
Experience: 3 Letters
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