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Chris Getz 2B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
10 1574 .250 .309 .307 77 1.9
Birth Date8-30-1983
Height6' 0"
Weight185 lbs
Age36 years, 2 months, 12 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2008 CHA 24 10 7 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 .286 .286 .286 78 -0.2 -0.1 0.4 0.0
2009 CHA 25 107 415 98 18 4 2 30 54 6 25 2 .261 .324 .347 80 -8.9 4.4 6.2 1.3
2010 KCA 26 72 248 53 9 0 0 19 28 2 15 2 .237 .302 .277 70 -8.3 1.8 -6.6 -0.7
2011 KCA 27 118 429 97 6 3 0 30 45 3 21 7 .255 .313 .287 76 -11.4 1.1 3.0 0.4
2012 KCA 28 64 210 52 10 3 0 11 17 0 9 3 .275 .312 .360 85 -3.6 2.6 -2.9 0.2
2013 KCA 29 78 237 46 6 1 1 20 24 0 16 3 .220 .288 .273 73 -6.9 1.2 4.6 0.5
2014 TOR 30 10 28 4 1 0 0 1 4 1 2 0 .160 .222 .200 72 -0.8 0.5 0.6 0.1
Career459157435250113111173128918.250.309.30777-40.111.55.31.9

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 LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2005 KAN A SAL 55 253 .264 .336 .403 .315 93 10.9 6.7 1 134 0 3.5 3.6 10.1 2.4
2005 GRF Rk PIO 6 27 .275 .350 .408 .348 97 0.1 0.9 0.3 97 0 -0.2 0.4 0.0 0.1
2006 BIR AA SOU 130 573 .249 .312 .365 .274 96 -1.4 11.9 -0.6 113 0 -9.0 2.4 -6.2 -0.2
2007 BIR AA SOU 72 319 .263 .337 .394 .324 87 13 9.4 -0.7 124 0 -1.0 -0.2 9.1 1.7
2008 CHA MLB AL 10 7 .282 .365 .466 .333 104 -0.4 0.2 0 78 10 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 0.0
2008 CHR AAA INT 111 457 .267 .334 .407 .323 92 17.4 12.9 0.7 124 0 18.9 1.3 4.7 3.7
2009 CHA MLB AL 107 415 .263 .328 .423 .298 106 -9.1 11.9 -0.5 80 12 6.2 4.4 -8.9 1.3
2009 CHR AAA INT 5 19 .267 .338 .419 .286 102 0.3 0.5 -0.1 116 0 -0.4 0.1 0.4 0.0
2010 KCA MLB AL 72 248 .262 .327 .410 .270 109 -12.4 6.8 -0.3 70 10 -6.6 1.8 -8.3 -0.7
2010 OMA AAA PCL 2 8 .320 .368 .515 .400 91 1.3 0.2 0 117 0 -0.1 -0.2 0.2 0.0
2011 KCA MLB AL 118 429 .260 .321 .408 .288 109 -14.4 11.6 -0.4 76 8 3.0 1.1 -11.4 0.4
2012 KCA MLB AL 64 210 .252 .312 .408 .299 100 -4.2 5.8 -0.3 85 12 -2.9 2.6 -3.6 0.2
2012 OMA AAA PCL 11 47 .271 .338 .423 .308 98 -0.1 1.4 -0.2 87 0 0.3 0.0 -0.6 0.1
2013 KCA MLB AL 78 237 .257 .319 .404 .245 101 -14 6.2 -0.3 73 10 4.6 1.2 -6.9 0.5
2013 OMA AAA PCL 19 88 .265 .331 .408 .313 90 2 2.5 0.3 106 0 0.5 -1.0 -0.2 0.2
2014 TOR MLB AL 10 28 .251 .314 .373 .190 102 -1.9 0.7 0 72 10 0.6 0.5 -0.8 0.1
2014 BUF AAA INT 18 76 .266 .333 .391 .368 98 -0.3 2.3 -0.4 114 0 1.7 0.6 0.1 0.4

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2005 KAN A SAL 253 214 38 65 13 2 1 85 28 35 10 11 4 .304 .409 .397 .093 0 0
2005 GRF Rk PIO 27 24 3 8 1 0 0 9 4 1 2 2 1 .333 .346 .375 .042 1 1
2006 BIR AA SOU 573 508 67 130 15 6 2 163 36 52 47 19 6 .256 .322 .321 .065 9 9
2007 BIR AA SOU 319 278 40 83 10 2 3 106 29 36 30 13 7 .299 .381 .381 .083 2 2
2008 CHA MLB AL 7 7 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 1 .286 .286 .286 .000 0 0
2008 CHR AAA INT 457 404 60 122 24 1 11 181 52 41 53 11 4 .302 .367 .448 .146 4 4
2009 CHR AAA INT 19 15 4 4 0 0 0 4 0 3 1 2 0 .267 .421 .267 .000 0 0
2009 CHA MLB AL 415 375 49 98 18 4 2 130 31 30 54 25 2 .261 .324 .347 .085 3 1
2010 KCA MLB AL 248 224 23 53 9 0 0 62 18 19 28 15 2 .237 .302 .277 .040 0 3
2010 OMA AAA PCL 8 6 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .000 0 0
2011 KCA MLB AL 429 380 50 97 6 3 0 109 26 30 45 21 7 .255 .313 .287 .032 2 14
2012 OMA AAA PCL 47 43 7 12 2 1 0 16 8 4 4 1 0 .279 .340 .372 .093 0 0
2012 KCA MLB AL 210 189 22 52 10 3 0 68 17 11 17 9 3 .275 .312 .360 .085 2 8
2013 KCA MLB AL 237 209 29 46 6 1 1 57 18 20 24 16 3 .220 .288 .273 .053 0 8
2013 OMA AAA PCL 88 84 7 26 5 1 1 36 10 1 5 3 1 .310 .318 .429 .119 2 0
2014 TOR MLB AL 28 25 1 4 1 0 0 5 0 1 4 2 0 .160 .222 .200 .040 0
2014 BUF AAA INT 76 68 8 21 2 0 0 23 9 8 11 6 1 .309 .382 .338 .029 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 22 0.6364 0.4545 0.9000 0.5714 0.2500 0.8750 1.0000 0.1000 0.0010
2009 1571 0.5194 0.4278 0.8869 0.5564 0.2887 0.9295 0.7982 0.1131 0.0021
2010 950 0.4916 0.4074 0.8915 0.5460 0.2733 0.9294 0.8182 0.1085 0.0069
2011 1600 0.5163 0.3963 0.8975 0.4939 0.2920 0.9485 0.8053 0.1025 0.0085
2012 753 0.5365 0.3931 0.9020 0.5025 0.2665 0.9458 0.8065 0.0980 0.0006
2013 882 0.5499 0.3991 0.8835 0.5072 0.2670 0.9390 0.7547 0.1165 -0.0041
2014 85 0.5529 0.4941 0.7619 0.5745 0.3947 0.8519 0.6000 0.2381 -0.0002
Career58630.52180.40820.89020.52370.28240.93690.79580.10980.0035

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.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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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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