Christopher Andrew Hammond
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: January 21, 1966 in Atlanta, GA
High School: Vestavia Hills HS (Vestavia Hills, AL) Schools: Gulf Coast Community College (Panama City, FL), University of Alabama at Birmingham (Birmingham, AL) by the Drafted Cincinnati Reds in the 6th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 10, 1986.
( All Transactions) Debut: July 16, 1990 (Age 24)
vs. MON 2.2 IP, 3 H, 2 SO, 3 BB, 2 ER Teams (by GP): Marlins/Reds/Braves/Yankees/Padres/... 1990-2006 Agents: Bo McKinnis, previously: Steve Hammond [*] Final Game: June 29, 2006 (Age 40)
vs. KCR 0.1 IP, 3 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 3 ER Relatives: Brother of Steve Hammond
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News -- August 2013
8/5 Walk-Off Walk: How I Learned to Love Carp: Relievers are a funny breed. Sometimes, a failed minor league starter/swingman like Jonny Venters or Luis Avilan suddenly ... News -- March 2013
3/7 WasWatching: Great Non-Closing Seasons: Here’s one list - Rk Player ERA+ BA SV Year Age Tm G GS GF W L IP ERA BF OBP SLG OPS+ 1 Chris Hammond 441 .195 0 2002 36 ... News -- February 2012
2/8 NY Baseball Digest: Second Super Bowl Doesn’t Put Manning in Jeter’s Class: This is a response to Mike Silva’s piece on Saturday in which he raves about New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, and how ... News -- November 2011
11/20 High Heat Stats: 2011 Relief Odds and Ends: It is difficult to evaluate relievers with isolated classic statistics, but even so it is interesting to note that several relievers ... News -- July 2011
7/31 The Greatest 21 Days: Chris Hammond, Lot of Fun - 130: One shutout can make a pitcher feel good. Two can make him feel that much better.That was the case for Chris Hammond, pitcher ... News -- April 2011
4/22 MLBTradeRumors: Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Purke, Wood, Oswalt, Werth: Five years ago today, Bill Hall, Damian Miller, Brady Clark, J.J. Hardy, and Prince Fielder all hit homeruns in the fourth ... News -- March 2011
3/7 The Process Report: Bonus TPR11 Section: The Braves’ Bullpens: This was going to be a sidebar style thing for a chapter that never actually got wrote, so hey, enjoy. Can a team really juggle ... News -- January 2011
1/19 The Captain's Blog: 8th Inning Men: A Look at the Yankees’ Best “Non-Closers”: In honor of Rafael Soriano’s official unveiling as the Yankees’ 2011 “eighth inning guy”, listed below are the most dominant ... News -- September 2010
9/12 B-R Blog: Walk-off hit by pitch: Last night, Mariano Rivera was the losing pitcher in a game that ended when he hit Jeff Francoeur with a pitch. This is the first ...