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Chris Shelton

Christopher Bob Shelton

Positions: First Baseman, Catcher and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: June 26, 1980 in Salt Lake City, Utah, US
High School: Cottonwood HS (Salt Lake City, UT)
Schools: Salt Lake Community College (Salt Lake City, UT), University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT)

Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 33rd round of the 2001 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT).

Major League Stats

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 Batting: 2010 / 2009 / 2008

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2001 21 0.0 Williamsport NYPL A- PIT 50 213 174 22 53 11 0 2 33 4 1 33 31 .305 .415 .402 .817 70 1 2 1 3 1
2002 22 0.4 Hickory SALL A PIT 93 388 332 72 113 27 2 17 65 0 0 47 74 .340 .425 .587 1.013 195 1 5 0 4 2
2003 23 -0.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA PIT 130 522 437 88 147 34 2 21 83 1 5 76 90 .336 .441 .568 1.008 248 7 7 0 2 8
2003 23 0.4 Lynchburg CARL A+ PIT 95 389 315 71 113 24 1 21 69 1 4 68 67 .359 .478 .641 1.119 202 6 5 0 1 8
2003 23 -1.5 Altoona EL AA PIT 35 133 122 17 34 10 1 0 14 0 1 8 23 .279 .331 .377 .708 46 1 2 0 1 0
2004 24 -3.3 Toledo IL AAA DET 18 73 62 5 21 2 0 0 7 0 0 10 13 .339 .425 .371 .796 23 0 0 0 1 0
2005 25 -2.3 Toledo IL AAA DET 48 211 181 34 60 19 0 8 39 0 2 25 33 .331 .417 .569 .986 103 3 3 0 2 0
2006 26 -1.3 Toledo IL AAA DET 28 129 109 20 29 6 2 3 14 1 0 18 37 .266 .372 .440 .812 48 2 1 0 1 0
2007 27 -0.5 Toledo IL AAA DET 139 594 498 75 134 31 1 14 65 4 2 83 141 .269 .381 .420 .801 209 13 9 1 3 6
2008 28 1.0 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 67 291 256 38 87 22 2 11 51 0 0 31 54 .340 .409 .570 .979 146 7 1 0 3 0
2009 29 2.4 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 105 472 405 71 127 30 2 15 85 0 2 58 86 .314 .396 .509 .905 206 5 2 0 7 1
2010 30 3.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk HOU 85 333 294 27 74 11 0 10 44 0 0 31 79 .252 .324 .391 .715 115 3 3 0 5 1
2010 30 10.3 Astros GULF Rk HOU 3 11 9 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 .333 .455 .333 .788 3 0 0 0 0 0
2010 30 3.0 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 82 322 285 26 71 11 0 10 42 0 0 29 77 .249 .320 .393 .713 112 3 3 0 5 1
10 Seasons 763 3226 2748 452 845 193 11 101 486 10 12 412 638 .307 .400 .496 .896 1363 42 33 2 31 19
Rk (1 season) Rk 3 11 9 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 .333 .455 .333 .788 3 0 0 0 0 0
A- (1 season) A- 50 213 174 22 53 11 0 2 33 4 1 33 31 .305 .415 .402 .817 70 1 2 1 3 1
A (1 season) A 93 388 332 72 113 27 2 17 65 0 0 47 74 .340 .425 .587 1.013 195 1 5 0 4 2
A+ (1 season) A+ 95 389 315 71 113 24 1 21 69 1 4 68 67 .359 .478 .641 1.119 202 6 5 0 1 8
AA (1 season) AA 35 133 122 17 34 10 1 0 14 0 1 8 23 .279 .331 .377 .708 46 1 2 0 1 0
AAA (7 seasons) AAA 487 2092 1796 269 529 121 7 61 303 5 6 254 441 .295 .384 .472 .855 847 33 19 1 22 8

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
2001 21 Williamsport NYPL A- PIT 1B 9 110 96 11 3 11 .973 11.89
2001 21 Williamsport NYPL A- PIT C 40 361 318 39 4 1 .989 8.93 15 36 19 35%
2002 22 Hickory SALL A PIT OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
2002 22 Hickory SALL A PIT CF 1 0.00
2002 22 Hickory SALL A PIT 1B 52 445 414 31 0 38 1.000 8.56
2002 22 Hickory SALL A PIT C 25 197 189 7 1 1 .995 7.84 5 22 4 15%
2003 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA PIT 1B 63 543 489 52 2 47 .996 8.59
2003 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA PIT C 38 305 274 27 4 0 .987 7.92 5 38 13 25%
2003 23 Lynchburg CARL A+ PIT 1B 41 347 323 23 1 34 .997 8.44
2003 23 Lynchburg CARL A+ PIT C 28 230 208 19 3 0 .987 8.11 5 28 10 26%
2003 23 Altoona EL AA PIT 1B 22 196 166 29 1 13 .995 8.86
2003 23 Altoona EL AA PIT C 10 75 66 8 1 0 .987 7.40 0 10 3 23%
2004 24 Toledo IL AAA DET 1B 9 74 64 8 2 11 .973 8.00
2005 25 Toledo IL AAA DET 1B 31 277 252 22 3 34 .989 8.84 4
2005 25 Toledo IL AAA DET C 3 24 21 2 1 1 .958 7.67 0 5 1 17% -1
2006 26 Toledo IL AAA DET 1B 23 253 238 9 6 25 .976 10.74 -1
2007 27 Toledo IL AAA DET 1B 130 1293 1202 82 9 144 .993 9.88 1
2008 28 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0
2008 28 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 1B 49 477 436 37 4 40 .992 9.65 3
2009 29 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 3B 83 196 39 139 18 15 .908 2.14 -9
2009 29 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 1B 8 91 88 3 0 3 1.000 11.38 0
2010 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk HOU 1B 63 562 515 43 4 54 .993 8.86
2010 30 Astros GULF Rk HOU 1B 3 17 16 1 0 1 1.000 5.67
2010 30 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 1B 60 545 499 42 4 53 .993 9.02
10 Seasons 628 5208 4635 512 61 425 .988 8.20 25 101 37 27% -1 -2
1B (10 seasons) 1B 437 4125 3794 298 33 407 .992 9.36 7
C (4 seasons) C 106 887 802 75 10 3 .989 8.27 25 101 37 27% -1
3B (2 seasons) 3B 84 196 39 139 18 15 .908 2.12 -9
OF (1 season) OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
CF (1 season) CF 1 0.00
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
2001 21 Williamsport Crosscutters New York-Pennsylvania League A- PIT
2002 22 Hickory Crawdads South Atlantic League A PIT
2003 23 Altoona Curve Eastern League AA PIT
2003 23 Lynchburg Hillcats Carolina League A+ PIT
2004 24 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA DET 2004-06-19 2004-07-07
2004 24 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 2004-04-15 2004-10-03
2005 25 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA DET 2005-04-07 2005-05-30
2005 25 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 2005-05-31 2005-10-02
2006 26 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA DET 2006-08-01 2006-09-01
2006 26 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 2006-04-03 2006-09-29
2007 27 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA DET 2007-04-05 2007-09-03
2008 28 Oklahoma RedHawks Pacific Coast League AAA TEX 2008-04-04 2008-09-01
2008 28 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 2008-04-29 2008-06-24
2009 29 Tacoma Rainiers Pacific Coast League AAA SEA 2009-04-09 2009-09-07
2009 29 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 2009-07-10 2009-07-30
2010 30 Round Rock Express Pacific Coast League AAA HOU 2010-04-08 2010-09-06
2010 30 GCL Astros Gulf Coast League Rk HOU 2010-07-24 2010-07-27

Sabr ID: fd509363

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