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Chris Nelson 3B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
13 901 .265 .311 .388 79 -0.8
Birth Date9-3-1985
Height5' 11"
Weight205 lbs
Age34 years, 1 months, 18 days
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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
2010 COL 24 17 27 7 1 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 .280 .308 .320 72 -0.8 1.7 0.0 0.2
2011 COL 25 63 189 45 10 1 4 7 35 1 3 1 .250 .280 .383 74 -5.4 0.7 -1.9 -0.1
2012 COL 26 111 377 104 21 3 9 27 84 1 2 1 .301 .352 .458 89 -4.5 1.5 -9.8 -0.2
2013 ANA 27 33 119 24 1 2 3 8 36 1 2 1 .220 .277 .349 68 -4.0 -1.0 -1.7 -0.4
2013 COL 27 21 71 16 1 2 0 4 19 0 0 0 .242 .282 .318 66 -2.6 0.2 -0.4 -0.1
2013 NYA 27 10 37 8 2 0 0 1 11 0 0 0 .222 .243 .278 69 -1.2 0.2 -0.5 0.0
2014 SDN 28 27 81 17 3 0 0 7 14 0 1 2 .233 .296 .274 75 -2.1 -1.4 -0.5 -0.2
Career2829012213981655203395.265.311.38879-20.71.8-14.7-0.8

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
2004 CAS Rk PIO 38 169 .000 .000 .000 .465 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 ASH A SAL 79 349 .263 .334 .396 .326 119 -5.8 8.1 2.9 63 0 -6.4 1.1 -13.0 -0.7
2006 ASH A SAL 118 517 .261 .336 .386 .306 112 -0.4 12.6 4.6 90 0 -16.9 -0.8 -9.1 -1.0
2007 MOD A+ CLF 133 600 .265 .340 .417 .321 93 36.1 18.7 8.3 142 0 -21.9 1.1 30.7 3.6
2008 MOD A+ CLF 8 32 .259 .337 .389 .190 99 -2 1.0 0.1 43 0 -0.6 -0.8 -2.5 -0.3
2008 TUL AA TXS 73 329 .268 .344 .402 .300 93 -10.2 9.7 4.4 71 0 -2.3 1.9 -16.6 -0.3
2009 TUL AA TXS 29 122 .274 .345 .418 .313 113 6.1 3.3 1.5 112 0 -1.9 0.7 0.0 0.4
2010 COL MLB NL 17 27 .241 .315 .365 .333 103 -1.6 0.7 0 72 13 0.0 1.7 -0.8 0.2
2010 CSP AAA PCL 85 356 .281 .352 .441 .344 108 9.3 10.9 3 114 0 -3.3 -1.1 7.3 1.6
2011 COL MLB NL 63 189 .251 .314 .385 .289 111 -7.6 5.1 0.2 74 13 -1.9 0.7 -5.4 -0.1
2011 CSP AAA PCL 73 315 .289 .358 .458 .357 130 0.1 9.8 2.5 99 0 2.0 -1.1 0.9 1.3
2012 COL MLB NL 111 377 .252 .314 .403 .374 118 0.9 10.3 1 89 7 -9.8 1.5 -4.5 -0.2
2012 CSP AAA PCL 13 54 .287 .342 .442 .385 102 0.7 1.6 0.1 70 0 0.4 0.0 -1.7 0.0
2013 ANA MLB AL 33 119 .252 .318 .398 .296 94 -3.5 3.1 0.3 68 7 -1.7 -1.0 -4.0 -0.4
2013 COL MLB NL 21 71 .262 .320 .401 .333 113 -3.2 1.9 0.2 66 8 -0.4 0.2 -2.6 -0.1
2013 NYA MLB AL 10 37 .250 .312 .381 .320 108 -3.9 1.0 0.1 69 7 -0.5 0.2 -1.2 0.0
2013 SLC AAA PCL 34 144 .273 .339 .428 .355 113 5.4 4.1 0.5 129 0 2.7 -0.1 3.2 1.1
2014 SDN MLB NL 27 81 .253 .311 .384 .283 95 -2.8 2.1 0.2 75 10 -0.5 -1.4 -2.1 -0.2
2014 ELP AAA PCL 24 102 .285 .351 .446 .338 103 5.7 2.9 0 0 0 0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.0
2014 LOU AAA INT 63 261 .262 .328 .399 .332 108 -7.7 7.8 0.4 93 0 1.4 -1.4 -5.7 0.2
2015 CSP AAA PCL 29 75 .261 .323 .392 .173 118 -6.6 2.1 0.1 14 0 0.3 0.8 -7.8 -0.5
2015 LEH AAA INT 16 58 .251 .309 .350 .326 99 -0.3 1.6 -0.5 120 0 -0.9 -1.1 0.3 -0.1
2015 SYR AAA INT 28 104 .256 .324 .365 .295 98 3.3 2.9 -0.3 124 0 -1.8 0.9 1.0 0.3
2016 ABQ AAA PCL 69 218 .270 .329 .409 .260 107 -13.9 6.1 -0.2 46 0 -3.3 -1.8 -15.2 -1.5

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
2004 CAS Rk PIO 169 147 36 51 6 3 4 75 20 20 42 6 5 .347 .432 .510 .163 0 0
2005 ASH A SAL 349 315 51 76 13 3 3 104 38 25 88 7 4 .241 .307 .330 .089 0 0
2006 ASH A SAL 517 466 69 121 38 1 11 194 76 32 101 14 2 .260 .314 .416 .157 5 5
2007 MOD A+ CLF 600 529 97 153 42 7 19 266 99 55 92 27 5 .289 .364 .503 .214 0 0
2008 TUL AA TXS 329 283 38 67 18 2 3 98 42 35 69 6 1 .237 .327 .346 .110 2 2
2008 MOD A+ CLF 32 30 2 5 1 0 1 9 5 2 8 0 2 .167 .219 .300 .133 0 0
2009 TUL AA TXS 122 107 21 30 5 2 4 51 17 12 21 5 2 .280 .355 .477 .196 1 1
2010 COL MLB NL 27 25 7 7 1 0 0 8 0 1 4 1 0 .280 .308 .320 .040 0 1
2010 CSP AAA PCL 356 319 60 100 15 3 12 157 55 29 53 7 3 .313 .376 .492 .179 2 2
2011 CSP AAA PCL 315 289 52 95 20 5 11 158 65 17 48 3 3 .329 .366 .547 .218 5 1
2011 COL MLB NL 189 180 20 45 10 1 4 69 16 7 35 3 1 .250 .280 .383 .133 1 0
2012 CSP AAA PCL 54 51 12 15 4 1 0 21 8 2 12 1 1 .294 .333 .412 .118 0 0
2012 COL MLB NL 377 345 45 104 21 3 9 158 53 27 84 2 1 .301 .352 .458 .157 2 2
2013 ANA MLB AL 119 109 10 24 1 2 3 38 18 8 36 2 1 .220 .277 .349 .128 1 0
2013 NYA MLB AL 37 36 3 8 2 0 0 10 2 1 11 0 0 .222 .243 .278 .056 0 0
2013 COL MLB NL 71 66 6 16 1 2 0 21 4 4 19 0 0 .242 .282 .318 .076 1 0
2013 SLC AAA PCL 144 134 20 44 11 0 6 73 24 8 23 4 0 .328 .361 .545 .216 2 0
2014 LOU AAA INT 261 237 26 65 9 0 4 86 38 18 52 0 2 .274 .330 .363 .089 3
2014 ELP AAA PCL 102 82 13 24 6 1 2 38 21 18 16 0 0 .293 .422 .463 .171 1
2014 SDN MLB NL 81 73 5 17 3 0 0 20 7 7 14 1 2 .233 .296 .274 .041 1
2015 LEH AAA INT 58 54 5 15 4 0 0 19 5 4 8 1 0 .278 .328 .352 .074 0 0
2015 SYR AAA INT 104 94 11 26 10 0 3 45 14 9 14 1 0 .277 .337 .479 .202 1 0
2015 CSP AAA PCL 75 70 4 10 2 1 1 17 10 5 17 1 0 .143 .200 .243 .100 0 0
2016 ABQ AAA PCL 218 203 21 47 5 1 3 63 33 8 32 0 0 .232 .273 .310 .079 1 2

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2010 100 0.5700 0.5000 0.7600 0.5789 0.3953 0.7879 0.7059 0.2400 0.0035
2011 702 0.5256 0.4929 0.7977 0.6287 0.3423 0.8793 0.6316 0.2023 0.0010
2012 1461 0.4839 0.4702 0.7569 0.6676 0.2851 0.8093 0.6419 0.2431 0.0042
2013 908 0.5000 0.4449 0.7475 0.6013 0.2885 0.8462 0.5420 0.2525 0.0006
2014 319 0.4796 0.4702 0.7733 0.6144 0.3373 0.8298 0.6786 0.2267 0.0097
Career34900.49860.46900.76420.63510.30540.83420.61900.23580.0031

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
2013-09-17 2013-09-30 DTD 13 12 Right Thigh Recovery From Previous Injury Hamstring Strain - -
2013-08-29 2013-09-17 15-DL 19 19 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2013-03-29 2013-03-31 Camp 2 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2012-07-16 2012-08-06 15-DL 21 18 - General Medical Cardiovascular Irregular Heartbeat - -
2012-06-24 2012-06-25 DTD 1 1 - Ankle Soreness - -
2012-05-15 2012-05-31 15-DL 16 15 Left Wrist Inflammation - -
2011-09-11 2011-09-13 DTD 2 1 Left Foot Soreness Heel - -
2011-07-06 2011-07-14 Minors 8 5 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2010-04-08 2010-05-08 Minors 30 0 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2009-05-23 2009-09-08 Minors 108 0 Right Wrist Surgery Ligament 2009-06-17
2008-05-26 2008-07-18 Minors 53 0 Left Wrist Surgery Hamate -
2005-04-15 2005-06-02 Minors 48 44 - Thigh Strain Hamstring - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 COL $
2015 MIL $
2014 CIN $
2013 COL $491,000
2012 COL $480,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$971,000
2 yrTotal$971,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 171 dLon Babby1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Colorado as a free agent 2/8/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/25/14 (minor-league contract). Released by Philadelphia 5/8/15. Signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 5/9/15 (minor-league contract). Released by Milwaukee 6/17/15. Signed by Washington as a free agent 6/21/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/27/14 (minor-league contract). May opt out of contract 3/28/14 if not on Major League roster. Released by Cincinnati 3/29/14. Re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 4/6/14 (minor-league contract). May opt out of contract 5/6/14 if not on Major League roster. Released by Cincinnati 6/16/14. Signed by San Diego as a free agent 6/18/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by San Diego 7/18/14. DFA by San Diego 9/2/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/14. Refused assignment by San Diego 10/6/14.
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013). Re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13. Acquired by NY Yankees in trade 5/1/13 after being DFA by Colorado 4/28/13. Claimed by LA Angels off waivers 5/18/13 after being DFA by NY Yankees 5/15/13. DFA by LA Angels 6/10/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/13. Contract selected by LA Angels 7/31/13. Non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Colorado 3/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/08. Re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09.
  • Drafted by Colorado 2004 (1-9) (Redan HS, Decatur, Ga.). $2.15M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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