Chris Nelson

Christopher Lars Nelson (twitter: @ChrisNelson543)

Positions: Third Baseman and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: September 3, 1985 in Escondido, CA
High School: Redan HS (Stone Mountain, GA)
School: Pasadena City College (Pasadena, CA)
Drafted
by the Colorado Rockies in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 2004 amateur draft.
Signed July 5, 2004. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 19, 2010 (Age 24)
Teams (by GP): Rockies/Angels/Yankees 2010-2013
2014 Contract Status: 1st Year Arb Eligible (Super 2) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 2.122, Arb Eligible: 2014, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: Lon Babby / Jim Tanner [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2010 24 COL NL 17 27 25 7 7 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 .280 .308 .320 .628 61 8 1 0 1 0 0 /45
2011 25 COL NL 63 189 180 20 45 10 1 4 16 3 1 7 35 .250 .280 .383 .664 68 69 5 1 0 1 1 45/6
2012 26 COL NL 111 377 345 45 104 21 3 9 53 2 1 27 84 .301 .352 .458 .810 105 158 9 1 2 2 4 54/6
2013 27 TOT MLB 64 227 211 19 48 4 4 3 24 2 1 13 66 .227 .273 .327 .600 64 69 8 1 0 2 0 5/4D
2013 27 TOT AL 43 156 145 13 32 3 2 3 20 2 1 9 47 .221 .269 .331 .600 68 48 7 1 0 1 0 5/4D
2013 27 COL NL 21 71 66 6 16 1 2 0 4 0 0 4 19 .242 .282 .318 .600 56 21 1 0 0 1 0 5
2013 27 NYY AL 10 37 36 3 8 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 11 .222 .243 .278 .521 43 10 3 0 0 0 0 5
2013 27 LAA AL 33 119 109 10 24 1 2 3 18 2 1 8 36 .220 .277 .349 .626 77 38 4 1 0 1 0 5/4D
4 Yrs 255 820 761 91 204 36 8 16 93 8 3 48 189 .268 .312 .399 .712 84 304 23 3 3 5 5
162 Game Avg. 162 521 483 58 130 23 5 10 59 5 2 30 120 .268 .312 .399 .712 84 193 15 2 2 3 3
COL (4 yrs) 212 664 616 78 172 33 6 13 73 6 2 39 142 .279 .322 .416 .738 87 256 16 2 3 4 5
LAA (1 yr) 33 119 109 10 24 1 2 3 18 2 1 8 36 .220 .277 .349 .626 77 38 4 1 0 1 0
NYY (1 yr) 10 37 36 3 8 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 11 .222 .243 .278 .521 43 10 3 0 0 0 0
NL (4 yrs) 212 664 616 78 172 33 6 13 73 6 2 39 142 .279 .322 .416 .738 87 256 16 2 3 4 5
AL (1 yr) 43 156 145 13 32 3 2 3 20 2 1 9 47 .221 .269 .331 .600 68 48 7 1 0 1 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2010 24 COL NL 17 27 -2 0 -0 -2 0 -3 -0.3 1 -2 -0.2 .481 .498 -0.0 -0.2 -0 /45
2011 25 COL NL 63 189 -9 -1 -0 -3 1 -12 -1.3 6 -6 -0.8 .479 .492 -0.4 -0.2 -3 45/6
2012 26 COL NL 111 377 3 -1 -1 -22 2 -18 -1.9 12 -7 -0.8 .482 .488 1.5 -2.1 15 $480,000 54/6
2013 27 COL NL 21 71 -4 -0 0 -2 0 -6 -0.7 2 -4 -0.5 .468 .496 -0.2 -0.2 -2 $491,000 5
2013 27 NYY AL 10 37 -3 -0 0 0 0 -3 -0.3 1 -1 -0.2 .470 .498 -0.2 0.0 -1 5
2013 27 LAA AL 33 119 -3 -0 0 -1 0 -4 -0.3 4 1 0.1 .488 .498 0.1 -0.0 2 5/4D
4 Seasons 255 820 -18 -1 -1 -30 5 -46 -4.9 26 -19 -2.3 .481 .492 0.7 -2.7 10 $971,000
COL (4 yrs) 212 664 -13 -1 -1 -29 4 -39 -4.3 21 -19 -2.2 .480 .491 0.8 -2.7 10 $971,000
LAA (1 yr) 33 119 -3 -0 0 -1 0 -4 -0.3 4 1 0.1 .488 .498 0.1 -0.0 2
NYY (1 yr) 10 37 -3 -0 0 0 0 -3 -0.3 1 -1 -0.2 .470 .498 -0.2 0.0 -1

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2010 24 COL NL 27 20 2 2.7 114 .333 .280 .278 .308 .351 .320 .439 .628 .790 61 .271 -1.5 -0.2 .526 .120 .040 .0
2011 25 COL NL 189 142 18 3.4 113 .289 .250 .280 .280 .350 .383 .435 .664 .785 68 .382 -8.9 -0.9 .560 .183 .133 3.4
2012 26 COL NL 377 255 54 5.6 115 .374 .301 .280 .352 .348 .458 .443 .810 .791 105 .603 2.1 0.2 .745 .238 .157 3.3
2013 27 TOT MLB 227 174 18 2.8 99 .313 .227 .259 .273 .324 .327 .408 .600 .732 64 .296 -11.1 -1.1 .488 .166 .100 2.4
2013 27 TOT AL 156 122 12 2.6 94 .302 .221 .252 .269 .315 .331 .398 .600 .714 68 .271 -6.6 -0.7 .488 .179 .110 2.4
2013 27 COL NL 71 52 6 3.1 110 .333 .242 .276 .282 .344 .318 .429 .600 .773 56 .354 -4.4 -0.5 .490 .136 .076
2013 27 NYY AL 37 31 2 1.7 99 .320 .222 .259 .243 .324 .278 .409 .521 .733 43 .147 -2.9 -0.3 .355 .083 .056
2013 27 LAA AL 119 91 10 3.0 92 .296 .220 .250 .277 .313 .349 .394 .626 .707 77 .313 -3.8 -0.4 .533 .211 .128 2.4
4 Yrs 820 591 92 4.2 110 .335 .268 .274 .312 .342 .399 .431 .712 .773 84 .467 -19.4 -2.0 .617 .201 .131 10.7
162 Game Avg. 521 375 58 4.2 110 .335 .268 .274 .312 .342 .399 .431 .712 .773 84 .467 -19.4 -2.0 .617 .201 .131 7
COL (4 yrs) 664 469 80 4.6 114 .342 .279 .279 .322 .348 .416 .439 .738 .787 87 .510 -12.7 -1.3 .652 .206 .136 8.2
LAA (1 yr) 119 91 10 3.0 92 .296 .220 .250 .277 .313 .349 .394 .626 .707 77 .312 -3.8 -0.4 .533 .211 .128 2.4
NYY (1 yr) 37 31 2 1.7 99 .320 .222 .259 .243 .324 .278 .409 .521 .733 43 .146 -2.9 -0.3 .355 .083 .056
NL (4 yrs) 664 469 80 4.6 114 .342 .279 .279 .322 .348 .416 .439 .738 .787 87 .510 -12.7 -1.3 .652 .206 .136 8.2
AL (1 yr) 156 122 12 2.6 94 .302 .221 .252 .269 .315 .331 .398 .600 .714 68 .271 -6.6 -0.7 .488 .179 .110 2.4

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/BB AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2010 24 COL NL 27 0.0% 14.8% 3.7% 3.7% 14% 4.00 6.3 1.33 2.00 78% 18% 0.0% 33%
2011 25 COL NL 189 2.1% 18.5% 3.7% 7.9% 33% 5.00 5.1 45.0 11.3 0.90 1.14 75% 21% 5.8% 10%
2012 26 COL NL 377 2.4% 22.3% 7.2% 8.8% 32% 3.11 4.1 38.3 6.5 1.02 1.58 67% 26% 7.4% 7%
2013 27 TOT MLB 227 1.3% 29.1% 5.7% 4.9% 23% 5.08 3.2 70.3 8.8 0.99 1.45 63% 22% 4.3% 5%
2013 27 TOT AL 156 1.9% 30.1% 5.8% 5.1% 25% 5.22 3.1 48.3 7.3 0.87 1.27 62% 20% 6.1% 8%
2013 27 COL NL 71 0.0% 26.8% 5.6% 4.2% 19% 4.75 3.5 16.5 1.29 2.00 68% 25% 0.0% 0%
2013 27 NYY AL 37 0.0% 29.7% 2.7% 5.4% 25% 11.00 3.3 18.0 1.50 2.50 68% 24% 0.0% 0%
2013 27 LAA AL 119 2.5% 30.3% 6.7% 5.0% 25% 4.50 3.0 36.3 6.1 0.72 1.00 60% 19% 7.7% 9%
4 Yrs 820 2.0% 23.1% 5.9% 7.3% 29% 3.94 4.0 47.6 8.2 0.99 1.42 68% 23% 6.0% 8%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.2% 8.1% 7.5% 33% 2.36 4.7 35.3 8.3 0.82 1.10 68% 20% 7.6% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2010 24 COL NL -1.5 -0.2 28 0.0 0.4 -0.4 .97 -0.0 0.1 -1.7 -0.2 0.88 -1.5 0.85 8
2011 25 COL NL -8.9 -0.9 193 -1.4 2.9 -4.2 1.13 -1.1 -0.2 -9.2 -0.9 1.00 -9.5 0.93 11
2012 26 COL NL 2.1 0.2 386 0.1 6.2 -6.0 .87 0.6 -0.4 8.9 0.8 0.91 6.8 0.51 8
2013 27 TOT MLB -11.1 -1.1 233 -1.4 3.2 -4.6 1.02 -0.9 -0.6 -8.9 -0.9 0.94 -9.0 0.76 4
2013 27 TOT AL -6.6 -0.7 161 -0.8 2.5 -3.3 1.03 -0.5 -0.3 -4.7 -0.5 0.94 -5.5 1.34 2
2013 27 COL NL -4.4 -0.5 72 -0.6 0.7 -1.3 .99 -0.3 -0.3 -4.2 -0.4 0.95 -3.5 0.19 2
2013 27 NYY AL -2.9 -0.3 38 -0.2 0.5 -0.8 .98 -0.2 0.0 -2.5 -0.3 0.84 -2.8 0
2013 27 LAA AL -3.8 -0.4 123 -0.6 2.0 -2.6 1.04 -0.3 -0.3 -2.1 -0.2 0.96 -2.7 1.34 2
4 Yrs -19.4 -2.0 840 -2.7 12.7 -15.3 .97 -1.4 -1.4 -10.9 -1.1 0.94 -13.2 0.78 31

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2010 24 COL NL 0 0 70% 15 1 0 100% 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 56% 3 3 0 0 0 0 6 1 5
2011 25 COL NL 0 0 31% 44 3 1 75% 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 4 50% 5 4 1 2 0 2 5 2 3
2012 26 COL NL 4 0 29% 161 2 1 67% 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 1 7 37% 30 21 9 1 0 1 10 5 5
2013 27 TOT MLB 1 0 26% 82 2 1 67% 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 7 13% 11 8 2 1 1 0 3 3 0
2013 27 TOT AL 1 0 24% 56 2 1 67% 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 20% 6 4 2 1 1 0 3 3 0
2013 27 COL NL 0 0 30% 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0% 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 27 NYY AL 0 0 33% 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
2013 27 LAA AL 1 0 21% 42 2 1 67% 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 22% 6 4 2 1 1 0 2 2 0
4 Yrs 5 0 30% 302 8 3 73% 5 3 2 0 1 0 2 1 7 0 3 3 1 18 36% 49 36 12 4 1 3 24 11 13

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2010 24 COL NL 27 37% 7 1 0 8 4 0 0 0.85 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 100% 4 1 25% 4 0 0% 12 0 0% 2 0 0% 1 1 100% 0
2011 25 COL NL 189 29% 45 7 0 11 4 1 3 0.93 4 0 8 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 37 5 14% 23 5 22% 138 13 9% 10 4 40% 14 6 43% 0
2012 26 COL NL 377 29% 104 9 0 8 2 1 1 0.51 9 0 7 8 1 3 6 0 2 2 100% 54 9 17% 22 7 32% 217 45 21% 22 15 68% 13 8 62% 0
2013 27 TOT MLB 227 26% 48 3 0 4 0 0 0 0.76 3 1 6 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 36 8 22% 12 5 42% 141 21 15% 10 7 70% 8 5 63% 0
2013 27 TOT AL 156 26% 32 3 0 2 0 0 0 1.34 3 1 4 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 23 7 30% 10 4 40% 100 17 17% 8 5 63% 7 5 71% 0
2013 27 COL NL 71 25% 16 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.19 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 1 8% 2 1 50% 41 4 10% 2 2 100% 1 0 0% 0
2013 27 NYY AL 37 22% 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 75% 0 0 15 2 13% 1 1 100% 1 1 100% 0
2013 27 LAA AL 119 28% 24 2 0 2 0 0 0 1.34 3 1 4 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 19 4 21% 10 4 40% 85 15 18% 7 4 57% 6 4 67% 0
4 Yrs 820 28% 204 20 0 31 10 2 4 0.78 16 1 21 13 3 6 10 0 3 3 100% 131 23 18% 61 17 28% 508 79 16% 44 26 59% 36 20 56% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 11% 32% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2010 24 COL NL 27 100 3.70 74 74.0% 31.1% 16.2% 23.0% 29.7% 68.9% 0.0% 51.0% 76.5% 14.8% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 3.7% 1 0 0 4 0.0% 0 0 0
2011 25 COL NL 189 706 3.74 474 67.5% 27.0% 14.6% 27.6% 30.8% 73.0% 1.7% 49.3% 80.1% 20.1% 3.7% 7 0 12.7% 24 9 5.3% 10 6 8 27 22.9% 0 0 0
2012 26 COL NL 378 1478 3.91 931 63.6% 25.9% 17.9% 27.7% 28.5% 74.1% 2.6% 47.1% 75.8% 21.4% 4.5% 17 0 14.0% 53 24 7.9% 30 20 18 66 21.4% -1 0 0
2013 27 TOT MLB 228 908 3.98 583 64.2% 30.7% 17.5% 26.6% 25.2% 69.3% 0.0% 44.5% 74.8% 17.5% 6.1% 14 0 18.0% 41 15 11.8% 27 18 12 54 18.2% -1 0 0
2013 27 TOT AL 156 629 4.03 408 64.9% 31.9% 17.9% 26.0% 24.3% 68.1% 0.0% 44.2% 73.7% 14.7% 7.7% 12 0 17.9% 28 10 11.5% 18 11 8 39 17.0% 0 0 0
2013 27 COL NL 72 279 3.88 175 62.7% 28.0% 16.6% 28.0% 27.4% 72.0% 0.0% 45.2% 77.0% 23.6% 2.8% 2 0 18.1% 13 5 12.5% 9 7 4 15 21.1% -1 0 0
2013 27 NYY AL 37 153 4.14 100 65.4% 29.0% 18.0% 28.0% 25.0% 71.0% 0.0% 46.4% 74.6% 16.2% 0.0% 0 0 13.5% 5 2 8.1% 3 2 1 10 9.1% 0 0 0
2013 27 LAA AL 119 476 4.00 308 64.7% 32.8% 17.9% 25.3% 24.0% 67.2% 0.0% 43.5% 73.4% 14.3% 10.1% 12 0 19.3% 23 8 12.6% 15 9 7 29 19.4% 0 0 0
4 Yrs 822 3192 3.88 2062 65.0% 27.7% 17.0% 27.2% 28.1% 72.3% 1.6% 47.0% 76.5% 19.8% 4.6% 38 0 14.4% 118 48 8.3% 68 44 38 151 20.1% -2 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.6% 27.9% 15.5% 27.0% 29.7% 72.1% 1.5% 45.9% 78.5% 26.6% 4.8% 14.1% 8.5% 24.1%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2010 24 17 27 25 7 7 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 .280 .308 .320 .628 61 8 1 0 1 0 0
2011 25 80 216 205 27 52 11 1 4 16 4 1 8 39 .254 .284 .376 .659 67 77 6 1 1 1 1
2012 26 191 593 550 72 156 32 4 13 69 6 2 35 123 .284 .327 .427 .754 91 235 15 2 3 3 5
2013 27 255 820 761 91 204 36 8 16 93 8 3 48 189 .268 .312 .399 .712 84 304 23 3 3 5 5

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2010 24 17 26 24 6 6 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 .250 .280 .292 .572 2 17
2011 25 63 186 177 18 42 9 1 4 14 3 7 35 .237 .269 .367 .636 17 63
2012 26 111 368 338 40 97 20 3 8 48 2 25 84 .287 .336 .435 .771 50 111
2013 27 64 230 213 20 50 4 4 3 25 2 14 66 .235 .283 .333 .616 20 64
4 Yrs 255 810 752 84 195 34 8 15 87 8 47 189 .259 .304 .386 .689 89 255
162 Game Avg. 162 515 478 53 124 22 5 10 55 5 30 120 .259 .304 .386 .689 57 255



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Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 2 (1958), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Third Base (1091st), -2.4 career WAR/-2.4 7yr-peak WAR/-2.4 JAWS
Average HOF 3B (out of 13) = 67.4 career WAR/42.7 7yr-peak WAR/55.0 JAWS

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