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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, United States
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

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
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
2004 24 Grand Canyon AZFL Fal
2004 24 -5.2 DET AL MLB DET 27 56 46 6 9 1 0 1 3 0 0 9 14 .196 .321 .283 .604 13 2 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
2005 25 -4.1 DET AL MLB DET 107 431 388 61 116 22 3 18 59 0 0 34 87 .299 .360 .510 .870 198 11 5 0 4 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
2006 26 -3.1 DET AL MLB DET 115 412 373 50 102 16 4 16 47 1 2 34 107 .273 .340 .466 .806 174 10 4 0 1 1
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
2008 28 -0.9 TEX AL MLB TEX 41 117 97 14 21 5 0 2 11 1 0 17 33 .216 .333 .330 .663 32 3 0 3 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
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
2009 29 0.0 SEA AL MLB SEA 9 28 26 1 6 2 0 0 4 0 0 2 11 .231 .286 .308 .593 8 0 0 0 0 0
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
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 299 1044 930 132 254 46 7 37 124 2 2 96 252 .273 .345 .457 .802 425 26 9 3 6 1
Minors (10 seasons) Minors 763 3226 2748 452 845 193 11 101 486 10 12 412 638 .307 .400 .496 .896 1363 42 33 2 31 19
All Levels (10 Seasons) 1062 4270 3678 584 1099 239 18 138 610 12 14 508 890 1788 68 42 5 37 20
AAA (7 seasons) Minors 487 2092 1796 269 529 121 7 61 303 5 6 254 441 .295 .384 .472 .855 847 33 19 1 22 8
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
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 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%
2002 22 Hickory SALL A PIT CF 1
2002 22 Hickory SALL A PIT OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
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
2004 24 DET AL MLB DET 1B 8 26.0 26 22 4 0 3 1.000 9.00 3.25
2004 24 DET AL MLB DET C 6 16.0 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 5.62 1.67 3 0 0
2004 24 DET AL MLB DET OF 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 1.00
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
2004 24 DET AL MLB DET RF 1
2005 25 Toledo IL AAA DET 1B 31 31 277.0 277 252 22 3 34 .989 8.90 8.84
2005 25 Toledo IL AAA DET C 3 3 26.0 24 21 2 1 1 .958 7.96 7.67 0 5 1 17%
2005 25 DET AL MLB DET 1B 84 738.0 844 778 60 6 87 .993 10.22 9.98
2005 25 DET AL MLB DET LF 1
2005 25 DET AL MLB DET OF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2006 26 Toledo IL AAA DET 1B 23 23 209.2 253 238 9 6 25 .976 10.60 10.74
2006 26 DET AL MLB DET 1B 115 913.0 1065 1004 55 6 93 .994 10.44 9.21
2007 27 Toledo IL AAA DET 1B 130 129 1148.0 1293 1202 82 9 144 .993 10.07 9.88
2008 28 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 1B 49 49 427.1 477 436 37 4 40 .992 9.96 9.65
2008 28 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 3B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2008 28 TEX AL MLB TEX 1B 39 247.0 264 241 20 3 21 .989 9.51 6.69
2008 28 TEX AL MLB TEX 3B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2009 29 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 1B 8 8 71.0 91 88 3 0 3 1.000 11.54 11.38
2009 29 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 3B 83 82 731.1 196 39 139 18 15 .908 2.19 2.14
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
2009 29 SEA AL MLB SEA 1B 4 35.0 33 31 2 0 3 1.000 8.49 8.25
2010 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk HOU 1B 63 60 519.1 562 515 43 4 54 .993 9.67 8.86
2010 30 Astros GULF Rk HOU 1B 3 3 20.0 17 16 1 0 1 1.000 7.65 5.67
2010 30 Round Rock PCL AAA HOU 1B 60 57 499.1 545 499 42 4 53 .993 9.75 9.02
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 1B 250 1959.0 2232 2076 141 15 207 .993 10.19 8.87
MLB (2 seasons) MLB OF 2 3.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0.50
Minors (10 seasons) Minors 1B 437 300 2652.1 4125 3794 298 33 407 .992 9.93 9.36
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 3B 84 82 732.1 196 39 139 18 15 .908 2.19 2.12
Minors (4 seasons) Minors C 106 3 26.0 887 802 75 10 3 .989 7.96 8.27 25 101 37 27%
All Levels (10 Seasons) 1B 687 300 4611.1 6357 5870 439 48 614 .992 10.04 9.18
All Levels (2 Seasons) 3B 85 82 733.1 196 39 139 18 15 .908 2.18 2.09
All Levels (5 Seasons) C 112 3 42.0 897 812 75 10 3 .989 7.07 7.92 28 101 37 27%
All Levels (3 Seasons) OF 3 3.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0.33
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

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

Sabr ID: fd509363

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