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Ryan ChristensonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1993-2004 MLB Years: 1998-2003
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Rule 5 Pick

PositionsOF-550, CF-321, LF-88, RF-21, DH-2, 3B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRyan Alan Christenson
Height6-0Weight191BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 28,1974 [44.084]PlaceRedlands,California
High SchoolApple Valley (Apple Valley,CA)
CollegePepperdine University (Malibu,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 10th round (260th overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRon Vaughn
MLB DebutApril 20,1998 [24.023]
OrganizationsOAK [7] SLN [3] ARI [1] MIA [1] MIL [1] TEX [1] Awards5
TBC Player ID1044Retrosheet IDchrir001MLBAM ID134342
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed64Power52Contact46XBH55RBIs40Runs66Hitting49Durability46Team.498Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993PepperdineCollegeFrcf-lf192123851026003600000.217.308.522.83012326.200.305.435.36011.5423.082.007.6911.5060.00
1994PepperdineCollegeSocf-lf20532115472112644283343200000.341.433.498.93110519245.382.157.436.41213.8813.060.942.4535.1726.39
1995PepperdineCollegeJrcf-lf21562267485137732217392300000.376.468.5881.05613327265.398.212.447.46014.728.680.592.6432.2931.76
1995Southern Oregon A'sNwstA-oak-of214915814304111655223301203.190.286.247.533396183.230.057.196.25312.0218.031.500.55158.0020.00
1996Southern Oregon TimberjacNwstA-oak-of2236136313911052186192111113.287.376.478.8546516158.306.191.346.37212.0313.291.113.1627.2041.03
1996West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAoak-of223312221382221824132241302.311.387.410.797506143.356.099.189.3579.0915.381.691.4061.0015.79
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         6925852771327391010324352415.298.381.446.82711522301.330.148.271.36510.6314.291.342.3336.8628.57
1997Visalia OaksCalifA+oak-of2383308699018813542011707223114.292.425.529.95416339384.344.237.494.41618.2318.751.033.3923.6943.33
1997Huntsville StarsSouAAoak-of232912039449321854242300103.367.469.5421.0116514145.438.175.383.44316.5515.860.961.3860.0031.82
1997Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAoak-of2316491214222520111120001.286.435.531.96626662.333.245.510.42417.7417.741.003.2324.5042.86
1997Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         12847712014829131777271510510643218.310.437.532.96925459591.368.222.468.42417.7717.941.012.8828.0639.86
1998Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAoak-of2422881723611741152400101.261.365.386.751348104.344.125.330.33914.4223.081.600.9688.0034.78
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak53cf2411737056952225405636106110401.257.321.368.68913629421.342.111.205.3088.5525.182.941.1974.0030.53
1999Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAoak-of253312830448111672222100024.344.440.445.8855710150.406.101.313.39614.6714.000.950.67128.0022.73
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28cf25106268415612142475385818406.209.305.306.6118217319.248.097.246.28211.9118.181.531.2567.0030.36
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28lf2612112931322241812193314001.248.349.388.737508153.304.140.279.33212.4221.571.742.6132.2525.00
2001Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak26of27197071240132041300001.171.216.271.48719574.196.100.186.2165.4117.573.251.3570.0041.67
2001Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari28of2757215326217062752234302304.288.353.451.8049723243.331.163.284.3489.4717.701.872.4735.8337.10
2001Totals for PCL-PCL         76285397421073072275602305.260.321.407.72811628317.298.147.260.3178.5217.672.072.2140.7137.84
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28rf2774100000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari6lf27194311001101100000.250.400.500.900215.333.250.750.38920.0020.001.000.000.00100.00
2001Totals for MLB-MLB         268411001101200000.125.222.250.472219.167.125.375.21611.1122.222.000.000.00100.00
2002Arizona BrewersArizRkmil-of28410142002000200100.400.364.600.9646211.444.200.200.3900.0018.180.000.000.0050.00
2002Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil17of28672603866172530115182823105.254.306.392.69810224284.268.138.231.3076.349.861.561.7652.0036.36
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         712703970192532115183023205.259.308.400.70810826295.274.141.230.3106.1010.171.671.6954.0037.14
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil27cf2822585940130051303001.155.222.276.49816566.182.121.207.2247.5819.702.601.5258.0055.56
2003Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex16of29521953061151524111284512106.313.400.477.8779321227.384.164.359.38412.3319.821.612.2039.0034.43
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex16cf296016522297021622154432103.176.255.255.510429186.225.079.170.2368.0623.662.931.0882.5031.03
2004Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo8of3065227436016421782344524103.264.364.396.7609022268.320.132.308.33912.6916.791.320.75113.5036.67
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4529981592224851610216151142566279012.222.303.329.632328691154.280.107.221.0009.8822.182.251.3962.3831.08
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter565208638458713125462589043303403141716440.281.374.434.8089062022436.327.153.321.00012.4416.541.331.8945.3534.41
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter331123220934285112312950131552307117225.278.360.420.7805181191412.324.142.299.00010.9816.291.481.6353.5734.80
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2912039449321854242300103.367.469.5421.0116514145.438.175.383.00016.5515.860.961.3860.0031.82
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter83308699018813542011707223114.292.425.529.95416339384.344.237.494.00018.2318.751.033.3923.6943.33
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3312221382221824132241302.311.387.410.797506143.356.099.189.0009.0915.381.691.4061.0015.79
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8529445691516371311415412316.235.327.354.68110422341.266.119.265.00012.0215.841.321.7649.0031.88
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter410142002000200100.400.364.600.9646211.444.200.200.0000.0018.180.000.000.0050.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13046013616225915824910766100000.352.444.543.98725049536.383.191.441.00014.1811.380.802.8030.6730.25
Oakland Athletics Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3517711291833651382131393198322808.237.319.348.66726854897.299.111.231.00010.3722.072.131.4559.3129.51
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6016522297021622154432103.176.255.255.510429186.225.079.170.0008.0623.662.931.0882.5031.03
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22585940130051303001.155.222.276.49816566.182.121.207.0007.5819.702.601.5258.0055.56
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter194311001101100000.250.400.500.900215.333.250.750.00020.0020.001.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623585780172637654192210304.222.303.329.63211825414.280.107.221.0009.8822.182.251.3962.3831.08
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625981101683871374261287116455111.281.374.434.80826058698.327.153.321.00012.4416.541.331.8945.3534.41

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1998Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln-S/R24233.5918513002052.2502821520385001.338.540.853.426.491.90.400-
1999Peoria ChiefsMidwAsln-S/R25445.3229821002089.21016353942845001.5910.140.904.228.432.00.500-
2000Potomac CannonsCaroA+sln21S/R26665.3622139001084.0905450427613101.399.640.432.896.542.26.500-
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12134.936926430050225.0241145124188918313101.469.580.723.547.282.06.480-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter665.3622139001084.0905450427613101.399.640.432.896.542.26.500-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter445.3229821002089.21016353942845001.5910.140.904.228.432.00.500-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter233.5918513002052.2502821520385001.338.540.853.426.491.90.400-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12134.936725420050220.0234141121178717813101.469.580.723.547.282.06.480-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1995Southern Oregon A's NwstA-oak21OF48--843218987.9781.81------4998.063.2
1996Southern Oregon Timberjacks NwstA-oak22OF36--785418783.9542.31------36100.047.4
1996West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAoak22OF32--6312-6664.9702.00------3397.023.2
1996West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAoak223B1--1-1-21.5001.00------333.00.7
1997Visalia Oaks CalifA+oak23OF81--16443-171168.9822.07------8397.657.9
1997Huntsville Stars SouAAoak23OF29--8111-8382.9882.83------29100.020.9
1997Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak23OF16--421-143431.0002.69------16100.011.1
1998Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak24OF22--562-158581.0002.64------22100.015.4
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24CF113--275652286281.9832.49------11796.669.8
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24RF4--91--10101.0002.50------1173.42.5
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24LF1---------------1170.90.6
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak25OF33--8812-9189.9782.70------33100.023.2
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25CF104--213371223216.9692.08------10698.164.2
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25DH1---------------1060.90.6
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26LF76-16428-3-3128.9030.370.17-----12162.847.2
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26CF27-172531215654.9642.000.31-----12122.316.8
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26RF14-48141--15151.0001.070.31-----12111.68.7
2001Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari27OF57--13027-139132.9502.32------57100.040.1
2001Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak27OF16--301-131311.0001.94------1984.211.1
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari27LF4-61---111.0000.250.17-----1921.12.5
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27RF3-3-------------742.91.9
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27CF1-1-------------714.30.6
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27DH1---------------714.30.6
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari27CF1-1-------------195.30.6
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27LF1-31---111.0001.000.33-----714.30.6
2002Arizona Brewers ArizRkmil28OF2--2---221.0001.00------450.03.6
2002Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil28OF64--1865-31911911.0002.98------6795.544.8
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil28CF16-11128---28281.0001.750.25-----2272.79.9
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil28LF6-3010---10101.0001.670.33-----2227.33.7
2003Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex29OF52--1362--1381381.0002.65------52100.036.6
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex29CF5946424134---1341341.0002.270.32-----6098.336.4
2004Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo30OF62--13823-143140.9792.26------6595.443.1
MLB Totals for CF - 6 season(s)-   CF3214670970310144727713.9812.221.01-----3210.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 4 season(s)-   LF88-20340-3-4340.9300.450.20-----880.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF21-51232--25251.0001.190.49-----210.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF322--80616126834822.9862.55------3220.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF29--8111-8382.9882.83------290.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF81--16443-171168.9822.07------810.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF32--6312-6664.9702.00------320.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--1-1-21.5001.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF84--162862176170.9662.02------840.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--2---221.0001.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1995Southern Oregon A's NwstA-oak21---------48-
1996Southern Oregon Timberjacks NwstA-oak22---------36-
1996West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAoak22-----1---32-
1997Visalia Oaks CalifA+oak23---------81-
1997Huntsville Stars SouAAoak23---------29-
1997Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak23---------16-
1998Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak24---------22-
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24------11134--
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak25---------33-
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25-------104--1
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26------762714--
2001Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari27---------57-
2001Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak27---------16-
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari27------41---
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27------113-1
2002Arizona Brewers ArizRkmil28---------2-
2002Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil28---------64-
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil28------616---
2003Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex29---------52-
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex29-------59---
2004Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo30---------62-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB2622010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs22010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2013Beloit SnappersMidwAMinoroak39Manager1397762.55411.53 Lost in Semi-Finals
2014Stockton PortsCalifA+Minoroak40Manager1408555.607--1 Lost in Round 1
2015Midland RockHoundsTexAAMinoroak41Manager1408357.5936.02 League Champions
2016Midland RockHoundsTexAAMinoroak42Manager1407862.5577.02 League Champions
2017Nashville SoundsPCLAAAMinoroak43Manager1396871.48922.02 
2018Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak44Bench Coach723636.50012.04Bob Melvin
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1994West Coast Conference All-Conference Team (OF)1
1995West Coast Conference All-Conference Team (OF) ... West Coast Conference Player of the Year2
2014California League Manager of the Year1
2016Texas League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Marlins. 
2003-10-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-01-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
2002-10-15Released by Brewers. 
2001-06-19TradeTraded by Athletics to Diamondbacks for Rob Ryan. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1998Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll24170,000-81238-1,276,192170,000170,000
1999Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25202,500-78130141,454,491200,000372,500
2000Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26221,000-68324251,394,248200,000593,500
2001Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll27267,500-61921321,897,758200,000861,000
2001Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll27267,500-61926321,897,758200,000861,000
2002Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll28200,000-75733-2,011,045200,0001,061,000
2003Texas RangersTeam Payroll29300,000-70332-2,163,527300,0001,361,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red