Scouting Report: Senior adds depth to Horned Frogs, especially from left side of the plate ... will compete for time in the TCU outfield and as the Frogs' designated hitter.
As a Junior (2002): Appeared in 27 games, starting eight (six at DH, two in RF) ... led squad with 14 at-bats as a pinch-hitter ... tied career high with three hits against Southern Miss on March 17 ... drove in career high-tying two runs twice, both times off the bench ... first two-RBI game came on two-run single at Texas Teach March 5 ... also drove in a pair of runs with a single to help propel Frogs to 12-10 come-from-behind win at Louisville on March 26 ... hit safely in six of eight starts ... slumped a bit to end the season, notching just one hit in his last 11 games ... member of C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll in recognition of posting a 3.0 grade point average or higher.
As a Sophomore (2001): Saw action in 19 games, batting .412 mainly as a pinch-hitter ... started eight games over the course of the season ... twice tied his career high with three hits in a game ... went 3-for-4 with an RBI in a March 22 win over Hawai'i-Hilo ... collected five hits in eight at-bats during season-ending series versus nationally ranked Rice ... closed campaign with a career day versus the Owls, going 3-for-4 with a career-best-tying two RBI and first career home run ... earned first varsity letter.
As a Freshman (2000): Participated in 11 games, including seven starts ... notched seven hits in 31 at-bats (.226) ... had best day of the season Feb. 15 versus Texas Tech, going 3-for-5 with two RBI in TCU's 14-4 win over the Red Raiders.
High School: Earned three letters at Dallas' Highland Park High ... held a career .380 batting average ... led Highland Park to 4A state championship as a senior and runner-up as a junior ... three-time all-district honoree, including district MVP honors as a junior (1997) ... all-area selection as a senior ... collected all-state tourney kudos in 1997 and `98 ... coached by Lew Kennedy.
Personal: Full name is Gregory Cain Bratton ... born November 23, 1979 (23 years old) ... son of Barbara and Bill Bratton ... an excellent student, holds a 3.6 GPA and has been named to the Dean's list every semester ... majoring in movement science with a biology minor.