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Chris Sampson

Christopher Keith Sampson (twitter: @csampson43)

Positions: Pitcher and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: May 23, 1978 in Pasadena, Texas, United States
High School: Channelview HS (Channelview, TX)
Schools: Lon Morris College (Jacksonville, TX), Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)

Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 41st round of the 1997 MLB June Amateur Draft from Lon Morris College (Jacksonville, TX) and the Houston Astros in the 8th round of the 1999 MLB June Amateur Draft from Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX).

Major League Stats

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Pitching: 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008
 Batting: 2011 / 2009 / 2008

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Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2003 25 3.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ HOU 5 4 .556 1.90 2.38 31 14 7 0 0 2 94.2 80 25 20 2 19 2 72 6 0 0 383 1.046 7.6 0.2 1.8 6.8 3.79
2003 25 3.3 Lexington SALL A HOU 4 3 .571 1.39 1.82 22 14 2 0 0 1 84.0 66 17 13 2 14 0 66 5 0 0 332 0.952 7.1 0.2 1.5 7.1 4.71
2003 25 2.2 Salem CARL A+ HOU 1 1 .500 5.91 6.75 9 0 5 0 0 1 10.2 14 8 7 0 5 2 6 1 0 0 51 1.781 11.8 0.0 4.2 5.1 1.20
2004 26 3.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA HOU 7 11 .389 3.75 4.22 28 27 0 2 2 0 153.2 173 72 64 8 26 0 102 9 0 2 635 1.295 10.1 0.5 1.5 6.0 3.92
2004 26 3.0 Salem CARL A+ HOU 7 11 .389 3.80 4.27 27 27 0 2 2 0 151.2 170 72 64 8 26 0 101 9 0 2 626 1.292 10.1 0.5 1.5 6.0 3.88
2004 26 1.4 Round Rock TL AA HOU 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 1.500 13.5 0.0 0.0 4.5
2005 27 2.5 Corpus Christi TL AA HOU 4 12 .250 3.12 4.02 32 19 9 2 1 4 150.0 147 67 52 11 19 2 92 4 0 2 606 1.107 8.8 0.7 1.1 5.5 4.84
2006 28 1.1 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 12 3 .800 2.51 3.44 27 18 8 2 0 4 125.2 110 48 35 12 14 0 68 3 0 2 501 0.987 7.9 0.9 1.0 4.9 4.86
2006 28 -1.1 HOU NL MLB HOU 2 1 .667 2.12 2.65 12 3 0 0 0 0 34.0 25 10 8 3 5 1 15 1 0 0 130 0.882 6.6 0.8 1.3 4.0 3.00
2007 29 2.0 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 1 0 1.000 0.00 0.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 13 1.667 9.0 0.0 6.0 0.0 0.00
2007 29 0.0 HOU NL MLB HOU 7 8 .467 4.59 4.73 24 19 2 0 0 0 121.2 138 64 62 20 30 2 51 7 0 3 522 1.381 10.2 1.5 2.2 3.8 1.70
2008 30 1.1 HOU NL MLB HOU 6 4 .600 4.22 4.60 54 11 6 0 0 0 117.1 118 60 55 8 23 5 61 3 0 0 478 1.202 9.1 0.6 1.8 4.7 2.65
2009 31 4.0 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 0 0 7.50 7.50 6 0 1 0 0 0 6.0 7 5 5 0 2 0 5 0 0 1 26 1.500 10.5 0.0 3.0 7.5 2.50
2009 31 2.4 HOU NL MLB HOU 4 2 .667 5.04 5.53 49 0 9 0 0 3 55.1 66 34 31 2 21 6 33 0 1 2 248 1.572 10.7 0.3 3.4 5.4 1.57
2010 32 5.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA HOU 1 2 .333 2.20 2.76 14 1 6 0 0 0 16.1 17 5 4 1 5 0 12 0 0 0 67 1.347 9.4 0.6 2.8 6.6 2.40
2010 32 7.9 Corpus Christi TL AA HOU 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
2010 32 5.1 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 1 2 .333 2.35 2.93 13 0 6 0 0 0 15.1 17 5 4 1 4 0 11 0 0 0 63 1.370 10.0 0.6 2.3 6.5 2.75
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2010 32 3.3 HOU NL MLB HOU 1 0 1.000 5.93 6.53 35 0 9 0 0 0 30.1 43 22 20 7 8 0 16 1 0 1 139 1.681 12.8 2.1 2.4 4.7 2.00
2011 33 5.8 New Orleans PCL AAA FLA 9 2 .818 3.71 3.87 20 19 0 1 0 0 116.1 139 50 48 15 19 2 62 4 0 2 490 1.358 10.8 1.2 1.5 4.8 3.26
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 20 15 .571 4.42 4.77 174 33 26 0 0 3 358.2 390 190 176 40 87 14 176 12 1 6 1517 1.330 9.8 1.0 2.2 4.4 2.02
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 39 34 .534 3.08 3.68 160 98 32 7 3 10 665.2 676 272 228 49 106 7 413 26 0 9 2721 1.175 9.1 0.7 1.4 5.6 3.90
All Levels (9 Seasons) 59 49 .546 3.55 4.06 334 131 58 7 3 13 1024.1 1066 462 404 89 193 21 589 38 1 15 4238 1.229 9.4 0.8 1.7 5.2 3.05
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 8 12 .400 3.94 4.44 36 27 5 2 2 1 162.1 184 80 71 8 31 2 107 10 0 2 677 1.324 10.2 0.4 1.7 5.9 3.45
AA (3 seasons) Minors 4 12 .250 3.06 3.94 34 20 9 2 1 4 153.0 150 67 52 11 20 2 94 4 0 2 619 1.111 8.8 0.6 1.2 5.5 4.70
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 23 7 .767 3.11 3.65 68 37 16 3 0 4 266.1 276 108 92 28 41 3 146 7 0 5 1093 1.190 9.3 0.9 1.4 4.9 3.56

Register 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
1999 21 0.0 Auburn NYPL A- HOU 51 184 159 23 38 7 3 1 19 21 5 22 49 .239 .333 .340 .673 54 2 1 1 1 1
2003 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-A HOU 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 25 3.1 Lexington SALL A HOU 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 25 2.4 Salem CARL A+ HOU 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ HOU 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 26 2.8 Salem CARL A+ HOU 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 26 1.7 Round Rock TL AA HOU 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 27 2.6 Corpus Christi TL AA HOU 37 11 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .100 .100 .100 .200 1 0 0 1 0 0
2006 28 1.2 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 44 50 46 9 18 2 0 0 7 1 0 1 12 .391 .404 .435 .839 20 1 0 3 0 0
2006 28 -1.2 HOU NL MLB HOU 12 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 2 0 0
2007 29 2.0 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 29 0.0 HOU NL MLB HOU 25 34 26 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .154 .154 .154 .308 4 0 0 8 0 0
2008 30 1.3 HOU NL MLB HOU 54 26 22 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .136 .174 .136 .310 3 0 0 3 0 0
2009 31 4.4 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 31 2.3 HOU NL MLB HOU 49 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 32 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA HOU 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 32 7.8 Corpus Christi TL AA HOU 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
2010 32 5.0 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 32 3.2 HOU NL MLB HOU 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 33 6.0 New Orleans PCL AAA FLA 20 29 22 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 .045 .160 .091 .251 2 0 0 4 0 0
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 175 69 55 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 22 .127 .143 .127 .270 7 0 0 13 0 0
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 233 274 237 35 58 10 3 1 26 22 5 26 75 .245 .321 .325 .646 77 3 1 9 1 1
All Levels (10 Seasons) 408 343 292 40 65 10 3 1 26 22 5 27 97 .223 .290 .288 .577 84 3 1 22 1 1
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (3 seasons) Minors 39 11 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .100 .100 .100 .200 1 0 0 1 0 0
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 85 79 68 11 19 3 0 0 7 1 0 4 22 .279 .319 .324 .643 22 1 0 7 0 0

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1999 21 Auburn NYPL A- HOU 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1999 21 Auburn NYPL A- HOU SS 48 245 68 150 27 24 .890 4.54
2003 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ HOU P 31 35 5 29 1 2 .971 1.10 3 5 63%
2003 25 Lexington SALL A HOU P 22 29 5 24 0 2 1.000 1.32 3 4 57%
2003 25 Salem CARL A+ HOU P 9 6 0 5 1 0 .833 0.56 0 1 100%
2004 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA HOU P 28 43 13 30 0 2 1.000 1.54
2004 26 Salem CARL A+ HOU P 27 41 12 29 0 2 1.000 1.52
2004 26 Round Rock TL AA HOU P 1 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
2005 27 Corpus Christi TL AA HOU P 32 19 150.0 50 13 36 1 2 .980 2.94 1.53 12 5 29%
2006 28 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU P 27 18 125.2 36 16 20 0 2 1.000 2.58 1.33 5 3 38%
2006 28 HOU NL MLB HOU P 12 34.0 15 4 11 0 0 1.000 3.97 1.25
2007 29 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU P 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0 0
2007 29 HOU NL MLB HOU P 24 122.0 50 27 23 0 2 1.000 3.69 2.08
2008 30 HOU NL MLB HOU P 54 117.0 23 15 7 1 2 .957 1.69 0.41
2009 31 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU P 6 0 6.0 1 0 1 0 1 1.000 1.50 0.17 1 0 0%
2009 31 HOU NL MLB HOU P 49 55.0 10 7 3 0 1 1.000 1.64 0.20
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2010 32 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA HOU P 14 1 16.1 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.65 0.21 0 0
2010 32 Corpus Christi TL AA HOU P 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0 0
2010 32 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU P 13 0 15.1 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.76 0.23 0 0
2010 32 HOU NL MLB HOU P 35 30.0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.90 0.09
2011 33 New Orleans PCL AAA FLA P 20 19 116.1 29 11 18 0 2 1.000 2.24 1.45 5 2 29%
MLB (5 seasons) MLB P 174 358.0 101 53 47 1 5 .990 2.51 0.57
Minors (8 seasons) Minors P 160 57 417.1 197 60 135 2 11 .990 2.54 1.22 26 15 37%
All Levels (9 Seasons) P 334 57 775.1 298 113 182 3 16 .990 2.53 0.88 26 15 37%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1999 21 Auburn Doubledays New York-Pennsylvania League A-
2000 22 Did Not Play
2001 23 Did Not Play
2002 24 Did Not Play
2003 25 Lexington Legends South Atlantic League A
2003 25 Salem Avalanche Carolina League A+
2004 26 Salem Avalanche Carolina League A+ 2004-04-09 2004-09-02
2004 26 Round Rock Express Texas League AA 2004-09-05 2004-09-05
2005 27 Corpus Christi Hooks Texas League AA 2005-04-09 2005-09-04
2006 28 Round Rock Express Pacific Coast League AAA 2006-04-07 2006-09-04
2006 28 Houston Astros National League MLB 1 2006-06-02 2006-10-01
2007 29 Houston Astros National League MLB 1 2007-04-04 2007-09-11
2007 29 Round Rock Express Pacific Coast League AAA 2007-08-24 2007-08-28
2008 30 Houston Astros National League MLB 1 2008-04-04 2008-09-23
2009 31 Houston Astros National League MLB 1 2009-04-07 2009-08-13
2009 31 Round Rock Express Pacific Coast League AAA 2009-08-17 2009-09-06
2010 32 Houston Astros National League MLB 1 2010-04-05 2010-07-24
2010 32 Corpus Christi Hooks Texas League AA 2010-06-15 2010-06-15
2010 32 Round Rock Express Pacific Coast League AAA 2010-06-18 2010-09-04
2011 33 New Orleans Zephyrs Pacific Coast League AAA 2011-05-23 2011-09-04

Sabr ID: 7441a18e

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