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Chris Getz 2B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
10 1574 .250 .309 .307 .224 0.1
Birth Date8-30-1983
Height6' 0"
Weight185 lbs
Age34 years, 5 months, 24 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2008 CHA 24 10 7 7 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .286 .286 .286 .207 -0.3 0.4 0.0
2009 CHA 25 107 415 375 49 98 18 4 2 130 30 54 6 3 1 31 25 2 .261 .324 .347 .239 6.8 6.2 1.3
2010 KCA 26 72 248 224 23 53 9 0 0 62 19 28 2 0 3 18 15 2 .237 .302 .277 .211 -4.0 -6.6 -1.1
2011 KCA 27 118 429 380 50 97 6 3 0 109 30 45 3 2 14 26 21 7 .255 .313 .287 .226 -2.2 3.0 0.1
2012 KCA 28 64 210 189 22 52 10 3 0 68 11 17 0 2 8 17 9 3 .275 .312 .360 .239 3.7 -2.9 0.1
2013 KCA 29 78 237 209 29 46 6 1 1 57 20 24 0 0 8 18 16 3 .220 .288 .273 .198 -7.0 4.6 -0.3
2014 TOR 30 10 28 25 1 4 1 0 0 5 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 .160 .222 .200 .187 -0.8 0.6 -0.0
Career4591574140917635250113433111173127341118918.250.309.307.224-3.85.30.1

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2005 KAN A 55 253 .303 .264 .336 .403 .268 .315 93 10.9 6.7 1 3.7 3.6 22.2 2.5 22.2 2.5
2005 GRF Rk 6 27 .263 .275 .350 .408 .269 .348 97 0.1 0.9 0.3 -0.1 0.4 1.7 0.1 1.7 0.1
2006 BIR AA 130 573 .257 .249 .312 .365 .245 .274 96 -1.4 11.9 -0.6 -9.0 2.4 12.3 0.4 12.3 0.4
2007 BIR AA 72 319 .298 .263 .337 .394 .267 .324 87 13 9.4 -0.7 -1.1 -0.2 21.5 2.1 21.5 2.1
2008 CHA MLB 10 7 .207 .282 .365 .466 .292 .333 104 -0.4 0.2 0 0.4 -0.1 -0.3 0.0 -0.3 0.0
2008 CHR AAA 111 457 .297 .267 .334 .407 .264 .323 92 17.4 12.9 0.7 18.9 1.3 32.4 5.0 32.4 5.0
2009 CHA MLB 107 415 .239 .263 .328 .423 .258 .298 106 -9.1 11.9 -0.5 6.2 4.4 6.8 1.3 6.8 1.3
2009 CHR AAA 5 19 .276 .267 .338 .419 .255 .286 102 0.3 0.5 -0.1 -0.4 0.1 0.8 0.0 0.8 0.0
2010 KCA MLB 72 248 .211 .262 .327 .410 .258 .270 109 -12.4 6.8 -0.3 -6.6 1.8 -4.0 -1.1 -4.0 -1.1
2010 OMA AAA 2 8 .399 .320 .368 .515 .297 .400 92 1.3 0.2 0 -0.1 -0.2 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2011 KCA MLB 118 429 .226 .260 .321 .408 .261 .288 109 -14.4 11.6 -0.4 3.0 1.1 -2.2 0.1 -2.2 0.1
2012 KCA MLB 64 210 .239 .252 .312 .408 .259 .299 102 -4.4 5.8 -0.3 -2.9 2.6 3.7 0.1 3.7 0.1
2012 OMA AAA 11 47 .260 .271 .338 .423 .270 .308 97 0 1.4 -0.2 0.3 0.0 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2013 KCA MLB 78 237 .198 .257 .319 .404 .266 .245 101 -14.1 6.2 -0.3 4.6 1.2 -7.0 -0.3 -7.0 -0.3
2013 OMA AAA 19 88 .280 .265 .331 .408 .270 .312 91 1.9 2.5 0.3 0.5 -1.0 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2014 TOR MLB 10 28 .187 .251 .314 .373 .259 .190 103 -1.9 0.7 0 0.6 0.5 -0.8 -0.0 -0.8 -0.0
2014 BUF AAA 18 76 .258 .266 .333 .391 .259 .368 97 -0.2 2.3 -0.4 1.7 0.6 2.3 0.4 2.3 0.4

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2005 KAN A 253 38 65 13 2 1 28 35 10 11 4 .304 .409 .397 .093 .303 22.2 3.7 2.5
2005 GRF Rk 27 3 8 1 0 0 4 1 2 2 1 .333 .346 .375 .042 .263 1.7 -0.1 0.1
2006 BIR AA 573 67 130 15 6 2 36 52 47 19 6 .256 .322 .321 .065 .257 12.3 -9.0 0.4
2007 BIR AA 319 40 83 10 2 3 29 36 30 13 7 .299 .381 .381 .083 .298 21.5 -1.1 2.1
2008 CHA MLB 7 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 .286 .286 .286 .000 .207 -0.3 0.4 0.0
2008 CHR AAA 457 60 122 24 1 11 52 41 53 11 4 .302 .367 .448 .146 .297 32.4 18.9 5.0
2009 CHA MLB 415 49 98 18 4 2 31 30 54 25 2 .261 .324 .347 .085 .239 6.8 6.2 1.3
2009 CHR AAA 19 4 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 .267 .421 .267 .000 .276 0.8 -0.4 0.0
2010 KCA MLB 248 23 53 9 0 0 18 19 28 15 2 .237 .302 .277 .040 .211 -4.0 -6.6 -1.1
2010 OMA AAA 8 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .000 .399 1.3 -0.1 0.1
2011 KCA MLB 429 50 97 6 3 0 26 30 45 21 7 .255 .313 .287 .032 .226 -2.2 3.0 0.1
2012 OMA AAA 47 7 12 2 1 0 8 4 4 1 0 .279 .340 .372 .093 .260 1.1 0.3 0.1
2012 KCA MLB 210 22 52 10 3 0 17 11 17 9 3 .275 .312 .360 .085 .239 3.7 -2.9 0.1
2013 OMA AAA 88 7 26 5 1 1 10 1 5 3 1 .310 .318 .429 .119 .280 3.8 0.5 0.4
2013 KCA MLB 237 29 46 6 1 1 18 20 24 16 3 .220 .288 .273 .053 .198 -7.0 4.6 -0.3
2014 TOR MLB 28 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 2 0 .160 .222 .200 .040 .187 -0.8 0.6 -0.0
2014 BUF AAA 76 8 21 2 0 0 9 8 11 6 1 .309 .382 .338 .029 .258 2.3 1.7 0.4

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2008 22 0.6364 0.4545 0.9000 0.5714 0.2500 1.0000 0.5000 0.1000 9 0.001000
2009 1571 0.4914 0.4278 0.8869 0.5557 0.3041 0.9324 0.8066 0.1131 752 0.002089
2010 950 0.4905 0.4074 0.8915 0.5472 0.2727 0.9333 0.8106 0.1085 454 0.006860
2011 1600 0.5119 0.3963 0.8975 0.4896 0.2983 0.9526 0.8026 0.1025 789 0.008538
2012 753 0.5033 0.3931 0.9020 0.5198 0.2647 0.9442 0.8182 0.0980 373 0.000648
2013 882 0.5102 0.3991 0.8835 0.5133 0.2801 0.9481 0.7603 0.1165 436 -0.004123
2014 85 0.5647 0.4941 0.7619 0.5625 0.4054 0.8519 0.6000 0.2381 40 -0.000159
Career58630.50280.40820.89020.52550.290.9410.79650.1098604.48760.0035

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-09-04 2013-09-09 DTD 5 5 - General Medical Illness - -
2013-07-28 2013-08-12 15-DL 15 14 Left Knee Sprain MCL Ligament -
2013-07-21 2013-07-23 DTD 2 2 Left Knee Sprain MCL Ligament - -
2012-08-18 2012-10-04 15-DL 47 44 Left Thumb Surgery Fracture 2012-08-18 -
2012-06-18 2012-07-08 15-DL 20 19 Left Lower Leg Strain - -
2012-05-22 2012-06-12 15-DL 21 17 Left Trunk Contusion Ribs From Sliding and Sprain -
2012-05-17 2012-05-19 DTD 2 2 Left Trunk Contusion Player Collision - -
2010-09-13 2010-10-04 DTD 21 20 Head Concussion Thrown Ball -
2010-04-15 2010-04-30 15-DL 15 13 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2010-03-29 2010-03-31 Camp 2 0 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2009-09-28 2009-10-05 DTD 7 6 Surgery Sports Hernia 2009-10-02
2009-08-12 2009-09-01 15-DL 20 18 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2009-06-01 2009-06-05 DTD 4 4 Right Ankle Sprain -
2009-04-25 2009-05-01 DTD 6 5 Right Fingers Fracture Distal Middle Finger -
2009-04-13 2009-04-16 DTD 3 2 Right Elbow Contusion Triceps HBP -
2008-08-21 2008-10-01 DTD 41 36 Left Wrist Fracture HBP -
2007-05-21 2007-07-31 Minors 71 0 Ankle Sprain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 TOR $
2013 KCA $1,050,000
2012 KCA $967,500
2011 KCA $443,000
2010 KCA $414,500
2009 CHA $401,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$3,276,000
5 yrTotal$3,276,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 35 dRelativity Baseball1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/20/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Toronto 4/29/14. DFA by Toronto 5/11/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/13/14. Retired 5/16/14.
  • 1 year/$1.05M (2013). Re-signed by Kansas City 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration). May earn additional $0.15M in performance bonuses. Non-tendered by Kansas City 12/2/13.
  • 1 year/$0.9675M (2012). Re-signed by Kansas City 1/16/12 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonus: $17,500 for 110 games. Award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star.
  • 1 year/$0.443M (2011). Re-signed by Kansas City 3/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4145M (2010). Signed by Kansas City 2/28/10 (split contract).
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/24/09 (split contract, $65,000 in minors). Acquired by Kansas City in trade from Chicago White Sox 11/6/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 8/10/08. Optioned to Triple-A 8/25/08. Recalled 9/2/08.
  • Drafted by Chicago White Sox 2005 (4-125) (Michigan). $0.225M signing bonus.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-05-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Here's a scenario I've seen before: Chris Getz has a .250 OBP, Elliot Johnson .240. Johnny Giavotella is slashing .326/.396/.489. What gives? And if the Royals don't want him, can my team have him?
(Dan from NYC)
I somewhat share your frustration, but I've cooled on Giavotella over the last year. He's had a legit shot to grab the Royals' 2B job in spring training each of the last two years, and he hasn't been able to do it with very iffy performances in the spring. He's now in his third year of raking at Triple-A, but he didn't really perform in 50-plus games in MLB last season. I do think he deserves more of a shot given how weak KC is at the position, but I'm less confident on him being a passable everyday 2B now. With that said, it is a weird situation. You'd think he would've gotten more of a chance by now. (Jason Cole)
2011-06-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Chris Getz has trade value???
(timber from KC )
Haha, maybe. It's entirely possibly they simply promote Giavotella to take his spot, but I think it's more likely they wait a little longer. (Derek Carty)
2010-06-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)What the holy-heck is Alex Gordon going in AAA!? And I mean besides raking. Isn't he too young and have a far superior prospect pedigree to be treated as if he's 4A?
(WilliamWilde from Boston, MA)
We've been having a desultory discussion on our internal mailing list as to what the heck the Royals are thinking, though "thinking" may be setting the bar too high. It's not just Gordon, it's Ka'aihue (recall that Ken Phelps came up as a Royal and they refused him too), it's Chris Getz, it's Podsednik and Mitch Maier... There are so many areas where they might tinker around the edges and get a few more runs on the board. If it's obvious to us it's obvious to them, so the question is why don't they care? (Steven Goldman)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2010-04-05 09:30:00Season Opener RoundtableSo, mid-meltdown, the viewers of the Royals game have been polled as to which newcomer will help the most:

Rick Ankiel 28%
Chris Getz 28%
Jason Kendall 17%
Scott Podsednik 27%

Clearly, "None of the above, they're all godawful, now please let me start my 162 games of suffering in peace" wasn't accepted as a valid answer. (Jay Jaffe)
 

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