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Christian Colon 2BReds

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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date5-14-1989
Height5' 10"
Weight195 lbs
Age30 years, 5 months, 3 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.52015
0.42016
0.22017
2018
0.82019
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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
2014 KCA 25 21 49 15 5 1 0 3 4 0 2 0 .333 .375 .489 92 -0.4 0.8 0.5 0.2
2015 KCA 26 43 119 31 5 0 0 11 17 0 3 2 .290 .356 .336 97 0.0 -1.3 1.7 0.5
2016 KCA 27 54 161 34 6 0 1 11 31 2 0 1 .231 .294 .293 75 -4.4 -1.6 5.7 0.4
2017 KCA 28 7 19 3 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .176 .222 .176 66 -0.7 0.1 0.8 0.1
2017 MIA 28 17 38 5 1 0 0 4 7 0 0 0 .152 .243 .182 64 -1.6 0.4 1.0 0.1
2019 CIN 30 8 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .500 .625 .500 92 0.0 -0.4 0.0 0.0
Career1503949117113062453.256.321.31883-7.2-2.09.71.3

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
2010 WIL A+ CRL 60 271 .265 .335 .401 .305 104 -6.5 7.9 3.6 96 0 3.7 -0.6 -0.8 1.4
2011 NWA AA TEX 127 568 .270 .339 .418 .271 111 -21.6 16.7 4.7 64 0 15.1 -2.0 -19.8 1.5
2012 NWA AA TEX 73 315 .253 .321 .386 .305 99 3.9 8.7 2.8 114 0 0.9 -2.6 5.0 1.6
2012 OMA AAA PCL 5 21 .343 .399 .508 .353 106 2.7 0.6 0.3 138 0 -0.8 -0.3 1.0 0.1
2012 ROY Rk AZL 7 27 .255 .353 .373 .364 103 2.1 0.8 0 166 0 -0.4 0.5 2.0 0.3
2012 PON Wnt PWL 39 171 .000 .000 .000 .338 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 OMA AAA PCL 131 577 .262 .330 .399 .288 93 -2.2 16.6 2.6 87 0 -0.6 2.1 -13.3 0.8
2014 KCA MLB AL 21 49 .249 .303 .385 .366 104 2.7 1.3 0 92 12 0.5 0.8 -0.4 0.2
2014 NWA AA TEX 2 9 .208 .295 .293 .333 98 -0.1 0.2 0.1 91 0 -0.3 0.3 -0.2 0.0
2014 OMA AAA PCL 86 388 .267 .333 .415 .317 92 8.4 11.6 1.9 104 0 2.4 0.6 -0.3 1.6
2015 KCA MLB AL 43 119 .258 .315 .416 .344 103 -1.5 3.2 0.7 97 12 1.7 -1.3 0.0 0.5
2015 OMA AAA PCL 51 217 .271 .336 .408 .305 101 -3.1 6.0 1.3 93 0 2.1 -1.2 -5.1 0.3
2016 KCA MLB AL 54 161 .261 .323 .418 .287 104 -7 4.6 0.1 75 8 5.7 -1.6 -4.4 0.4
2016 OMA AAA PCL 19 85 .273 .337 .409 .308 105 -1.6 2.4 0.5 90 0 0.6 0.9 -2.1 0.2
2017 KCA MLB AL 7 19 .265 .338 .471 .214 106 -2.7 0.6 0 66 11 0.8 0.1 -0.7 0.1
2017 MIA MLB NL 17 38 .241 .309 .404 .192 92 -3.8 1.1 0.1 64 11 1.0 0.4 -1.6 0.1
2017 NWO AAA PCL 49 177 .265 .330 .406 .358 92 6.2 5.2 0 106 0 -2.6 -1.5 1.9 0.3
2018 GWN AAA INT 16 55 .248 .317 .372 .244 97 -4.3 1.6 -0.1 56 0 1.1 -0.5 -2.3 0.0
2018 LVG AAA PCL 82 313 .276 .343 .440 .323 117 6.4 9.2 0.2 122 0 4.2 -0.9 9.3 2.2
2019 CIN MLB NL 8 8 .227 .306 .414 .500 98 1.3 0.2 0 92 5 0.0 -0.4 0.0 0.0
2019 LOU AAA INT 136 582 .264 .337 .447 .315 100 8.5 19.9 2.6 110 0 11.1 -2.4 7.6 3.4

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
2010 WIL A+ CRL 271 245 38 68 12 2 3 93 30 13 33 2 4 .278 .325 .380 .102 4 4
2011 NWA AA TEX 568 491 69 126 14 2 8 168 61 46 51 17 7 .257 .325 .342 .086 4 21
2012 PON Wnt PWL 171 153 26 46 8 1 1 59 11 13 19 13 4 .301 .363 .386 .085 0 3
2012 ROY Rk AZL 27 22 6 8 3 0 0 11 4 4 0 1 1 .364 .481 .500 .136 0 0
2012 NWA AA TEX 315 273 33 79 9 2 5 107 27 31 27 12 6 .289 .364 .392 .103 2 7
2012 OMA AAA PCL 21 17 4 7 1 0 1 11 5 2 1 0 0 .412 .429 .647 .235 2 0
2013 OMA AAA PCL 577 512 72 140 12 3 12 194 58 41 57 15 4 .273 .335 .379 .105 2 15
2014 KCA MLB AL 49 45 8 15 5 1 0 22 6 3 4 2 0 .333 .375 .489 .156 0
2014 OMA AAA PCL 388 344 55 107 18 0 8 149 47 30 29 15 4 .311 .366 .433 .122 5
2014 NWA AA TEX 9 8 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 2 1 0 .250 .333 .375 .125 0
2015 KCA MLB AL 119 107 8 31 5 0 0 36 6 11 17 3 2 .290 .356 .336 .047 0 1
2015 OMA AAA PCL 217 192 19 54 9 0 1 66 17 21 18 8 2 .281 .353 .344 .063 1 2
2016 OMA AAA PCL 85 77 9 21 5 0 1 29 5 6 11 2 0 .273 .333 .377 .104 0 1
2016 KCA MLB AL 161 147 13 34 6 0 1 43 13 11 31 0 1 .231 .294 .293 .061 0 1
2017 NWO AAA PCL 177 149 17 45 8 0 1 56 13 16 26 6 3 .302 .379 .376 .074 1 8
2017 KCA MLB AL 19 17 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .000 0 1
2017 MIA MLB NL 38 33 3 5 1 0 0 6 0 4 7 0 0 .152 .243 .182 .030 0 1
2018 LVG AAA PCL 313 270 44 82 22 1 6 124 38 36 30 11 5 .304 .396 .459 .156 1 0
2018 GWN AAA INT 55 49 3 10 0 0 0 10 3 4 8 1 0 .204 .278 .204 .000 0 1
2019 LOU AAA INT 582 497 63 149 37 2 10 220 70 57 58 24 13 .300 .372 .443 .143 12 9
2019 CIN MLB NL 8 6 1 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .625 .500 .000 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2014 169 0.5030 0.4379 0.8243 0.5765 0.2976 0.8980 0.6800 0.1757 -0.0037
2015 473 0.4503 0.4249 0.8458 0.5399 0.3308 0.9304 0.7326 0.1542 0.0045
2016 599 0.4524 0.4374 0.7977 0.6015 0.3018 0.8957 0.6364 0.2023 0.0000
2017 193 0.5078 0.4663 0.8667 0.6327 0.2947 0.9516 0.6786 0.1333 0.0000
2019 14 0.3571 0.4286 0.6667 0.6000 0.3333 1.0000 0.3333 0.3333 0.0000
Career14480.46410.43710.82440.58260.31010.91580.67560.17560.0010

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
2019 CIN $
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 Sports1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/10/18 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/4/17 (minor-league contract). Released by Atlanta 5/14/18.
  • 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.

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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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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