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Christian Colon 2BBraves

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2018 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date5-14-1989
Height5' 10"
Weight185 lbs
Age28 years, 11 months, 9 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.62014
0.32015
0.22016
-0.22017
0.52018
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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
2014 KCA 25 21 49 45 8 15 5 1 0 22 3 4 0 0 6 2 0 .333 .375 .489 .316 4.6 0.5 0.6
2015 KCA 26 43 119 107 8 31 5 0 0 36 11 17 0 0 1 6 3 2 .290 .356 .336 .249 1.4 1.7 0.3
2016 KCA 27 54 161 147 13 34 6 0 1 43 11 31 2 0 1 13 0 1 .231 .294 .293 .217 -4.1 5.7 0.2
2017 KCA 28 7 19 17 1 3 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 0.8 -0.1
2017 MIA 28 17 38 33 3 5 1 0 0 6 4 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 .152 .243 .182 .166 -2.1 1.0 -0.1
Career1423863493388171111030622042553.252.315.315.230-2.49.70.8

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 G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2010 WIL A+ 60 271 .234 .265 .335 .401 .256 .305 106 -7.4 7.8 3.6 3.7 -0.6 3.4 0.7 3.4 0.7
2011 NWA AA 127 568 .226 .270 .339 .418 .260 .271 111 -21.5 16.7 4.7 15.1 -2.0 -2.0 1.3 -2.0 1.3
2012 NWA AA 73 315 .272 .253 .321 .386 .263 .305 99 4 8.7 2.8 0.9 -2.6 12.9 1.5 12.9 1.5
2012 OMA AAA 5 21 .380 .343 .399 .508 .297 .353 107 2.7 0.6 0.3 -0.8 -0.3 3.3 0.2 3.3 0.2
2012 ROY Rk 7 27 .327 .255 .353 .373 .271 .364 103 2.1 0.8 0 -0.4 0.5 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3
2012 PON Wnt 39 171 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .338 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 OMA AAA 131 577 .256 .262 .330 .399 .263 .288 93 -2.3 16.6 2.6 -0.6 2.1 18.9 1.9 18.9 1.9
2014 KCA MLB 21 49 .316 .249 .303 .385 .254 .366 105 2.5 1.3 0 0.5 0.8 4.6 0.6 4.6 0.6
2014 NWA AA 2 9 .252 .208 .295 .293 .229 .333 100 -0.1 0.2 0.1 -0.3 0.3 0.6 0.0 0.6 0.0
2014 OMA AAA 86 388 .278 .267 .333 .415 .267 .317 93 7.8 11.6 1.9 2.4 0.6 21.9 2.4 21.9 2.4
2015 KCA MLB 43 119 .249 .258 .315 .416 .260 .344 101 -1.3 3.2 0.7 1.7 -1.3 1.4 0.3 1.4 0.3
2015 OMA AAA 51 217 .248 .271 .336 .408 .271 .305 99 -2.6 6.0 1.3 2.1 -1.2 3.5 0.6 3.5 0.6
2016 KCA MLB 54 161 .217 .261 .323 .418 .259 .287 103 -7.1 4.6 0.1 5.7 -1.6 -4.1 0.2 -4.1 0.2
2016 OMA AAA 19 85 .240 .273 .337 .409 .261 .308 109 -1.8 2.4 0.5 0.6 0.9 2.0 0.3 2.0 0.3
2017 KCA MLB 7 19 .123 .265 .338 .471 .270 .214 106 -2.7 0.6 0 0.8 0.1 -2.1 -0.1 -2.1 -0.1
2017 MIA MLB 17 38 .166 .241 .309 .404 .254 .192 91 -3.8 1.1 0.1 1.0 0.4 -2.1 -0.1 -2.1 -0.1
2017 NWO AAA 49 177 .291 .265 .330 .406 .258 .358 92 6.2 5.3 0 -2.6 -1.5 10.1 0.7 10.1 0.7
2018 GWN AAA 8 32 .203 .242 .313 .339 .229 .273 92 -2 1.0 -0.1 0.8 0.1 -1.1 -0.0 -1.1 -0.0

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
2010 WIL A+ 271 38 68 12 2 3 30 13 33 2 4 .278 .325 .380 .102 .234 3.4 3.7 0.7
2011 NWA AA 568 69 126 14 2 8 61 46 51 17 7 .257 .325 .342 .086 .226 -2.0 15.1 1.3
2012 OMA AAA 21 4 7 1 0 1 5 2 1 0 0 .412 .429 .647 .235 .380 3.3 -0.8 0.2
2012 PON Wnt 171 26 46 8 1 1 11 13 19 13 4 .301 .363 .386 .085 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 ROY Rk 27 6 8 3 0 0 4 4 0 1 1 .364 .481 .500 .136 .327 3.4 -0.4 0.3
2012 NWA AA 315 33 79 9 2 5 27 31 27 12 6 .289 .364 .392 .103 .272 12.9 0.9 1.5
2013 OMA AAA 577 72 140 12 3 12 58 41 57 15 4 .273 .335 .379 .105 .256 18.9 -0.6 1.9
2014 NWA AA 9 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 .250 .333 .375 .125 .252 0.6 -0.3 0.0
2014 OMA AAA 388 55 107 18 0 8 47 30 29 15 4 .311 .366 .433 .122 .278 21.9 2.4 2.4
2014 KCA MLB 49 8 15 5 1 0 6 3 4 2 0 .333 .375 .489 .156 .316 4.6 0.5 0.6
2015 OMA AAA 217 19 54 9 0 1 17 21 18 8 2 .281 .353 .344 .062 .248 3.5 2.1 0.6
2015 KCA MLB 119 8 31 5 0 0 6 11 17 3 2 .290 .356 .336 .047 .249 1.4 1.7 0.3
2016 KCA MLB 161 13 34 6 0 1 13 11 31 0 1 .231 .294 .293 .061 .217 -4.1 5.7 0.2
2016 OMA AAA 85 9 21 5 0 1 5 6 11 2 0 .273 .333 .377 .104 .240 2.0 0.6 0.3
2017 NWO AAA 177 17 45 8 0 1 13 16 26 6 3 .302 .379 .376 .074 .291 10.1 -2.6 0.7
2017 KCA MLB 19 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .000 .123 -2.1 0.8 -0.1
2017 MIA MLB 38 3 5 1 0 0 0 4 7 0 0 .152 .243 .182 .030 .166 -2.1 1.0 -0.1
2018 GWN AAA 32 2 6 0 0 0 2 3 5 1 0 .222 .323 .222 .000 .203 -1.1 0.8 -0.0

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
2014 169 0.4970 0.4379 0.8243 0.5952 0.2824 0.9000 0.6667 0.1757 85 -0.003679
2015 473 0.4482 0.4249 0.8458 0.5660 0.3103 0.9333 0.7160 0.1542 227 0.004488
2016 599 0.4841 0.4374 0.7977 0.6000 0.2848 0.9023 0.5909 0.2023 0 0.000000
2017 197 0.4822 0.4569 0.8667 0.6737 0.2549 0.9531 0.6538 0.1333 0 0.000000
Career14380.47350.4360.82610.59830.28880.91920.64960.173984.65650.001

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
2014-09-03 2014-09-28 15-DL 25 23 Right Fingers Fracture Middle Finger -
2012-08-14 2012-09-05 Minors 22 21 Right Foul Tip - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 ATL $
2017 KCA $564,000
2016 KCA $518,425
2015 KCA $509,525
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,591,950
3 yrTotal$1,591,950

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 95 dExcel Sports Management1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/4/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/17. Claimed by Miami off waivers 5/16/17 after being DFA by Kansas City 5/10/17. DFA by Miami 6/23/17. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/27/17.
  • 1 year/$518,425 (2016). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/16.
  • 1 year/$509,525 (2015). Re-signed by Kansas City 3/3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/13. Re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/14.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2010 (1-4) (Cal State Fullerton). Signed 6/25/10, $2.75M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .268 .336 .351 .243
11 vs R (Multi) .243 .303 .296 .224
18 Split (Multi) -.025 -.032 -.055 -.020
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 -.017
30 vs L (2016) .234 .308 .340 .228
31 vs R (2016) .230 .287 .270 .211
38 Split (2016) -.004 -.021 -.070 -.017
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 -.016

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-01-15 18:00:00 (link to chat)Have any thoughts on Christian Colon (KC)? Are they grooming him to replace Infante????
(dvanhait from Holland)
There's a reasonably possibility that Colon will get a shot at the second base job, but I'm not sure I would say they are grooming him for the position. For me, Colon is more likely to slot into a utility role than he is an everyday role at the MLB level, at least for a team with designs on contending. (Mark Anderson)
2014-11-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Any of these infielders going to be a long-term asset? Alex Guerrero, Jace Peterson, Enrique Hernandez, Christian Colon, Luis Sardinas?
(Steve Sax from Los Angeles)
Thanks for getting us started, Steve. I think Sardinas has the best chance of the group to be an asset from the standpoint of emerging as a major-league regular. (Daniel Rathman)
2014-10-17 12:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think of Christian Colon? He had a nice 2014 and seems like a solid 2b. What do you see his future as and will he get a chance to start for the Royals? Want to know more about him. Thx.
(Cristobal Colon from Pasadena, CA)
A certain segment of Royals fans will always link Colon with Chris Sale, which is a fair standard for the organization, but somewhat unfair for Colon. He impressed team officials by embracing his utility role this season. When the club traded Danny Valencia in July, they said the imperative was getting Colon to the majors. It would make some sense for Colon to get 250-300 at-bats next season as a backup for Omar Infante and a right-handed complement to Mike Moustakas at third base.

But, who knows. (Andy McCullough)
2013-08-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is there any hope left that the Royals give Christian Colon a legit chance at 2B? Esp in light of the Carroll and Bonifacio acquisitions the past 2 days. Colon is hitting very well since the break and seems to be an in-house solution to the 2B hole they have.
(Rick from NY)
Colon is okay, but I don't really see an everyday guy there, and it's tough to make it as a utility guy who isn't going to provide you with a plus glove at shortstop and will just be "okay" with the bat. For the stretch drive, I understand the Royals wanting to go a little more veteran on the team. And although Colon is hitting well since the break, there isn't much thunder in the bat. The hit tool is okay, but I don't think the Royals are missing out on much upside by going with some more veteran guys in a playoff race. He'll probably get a look in the big leagues someday; it's just likely not anything to get too excited about. (Jason Cole)
2013-07-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)I've heard rumors that Christian Colon is still alive. Can you confirm this?
(mbarr4 from Flower Mound, TX)
No; he's very fat. (not really; just not very good). (Jason Parks)
2013-02-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)WHo has a longer major league career Jose Iglesias or Christian Colon?
(Ray from Minneapolis)
Iglesias can play in the majors for 10 years on the back of his glove alone. (Jason Parks)


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