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McKay ChristensenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1996-2004 MLB Years: 1999-2002
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-621, CF-74, LF-5Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMckay Andrew Christensen
Height5-11Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 14,1975 [42.256]PlaceUpland,California
High SchoolClovis West (Fresno,CA)

DraftedSelected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$700,000
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1995-MLB-#4 ... 1996-MLB-#9
MLB DebutApril 6,1999 [23.236]
OrganizationsCHA [6] CIN [1] LAN [1] NYN [1] PHI [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID1154Retrosheet IDchrim002MLBAM ID150316
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed87Power44Contact66XBH42RBIs32Runs67Hitting62Durability43Team.506Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRkcha-of2035133173575116103102330101.263.327.414.7415513147.309.151.278.3256.8015.652.300.68133.0037.14
1996Hickory CrawdadsSALAcha-of20611000000001400000.000.083.000.0830012.000.000.091.0608.3333.334.000.000.000.00
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         41144173575116103112730101.243.308.382.6905513159.291.139.264.3056.9216.982.450.63144.0037.14
1997Hickory CrawdadsSALAcha-of2112750395141121254728205261114602.280.357.382.73919229576.307.102.221.3339.0310.591.170.87100.6020.57
1998Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+cha-of22953616910317643220105354114213.285.391.399.79014427431.325.114.288.35812.3012.531.020.9390.2526.21
1999Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha7of2375293538586328186314684106.290.372.389.76111417337.335.099.246.3459.2013.651.480.8997.6720.00
1999Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-of2314010000100000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.250.2260.000.000.000.000.000.00
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         76297538686328196314684106.290.371.387.75811517341.333.097.246.3449.0913.491.480.8899.0019.77
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26cf23285310121016214701201.226.271.302.57316260.234.076.170.2566.6711.671.751.6753.0016.67
2000Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-of24903374989132629286325117512.264.325.368.69312421382.291.104.264.3088.3813.351.591.5756.1723.60
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26cf243219420001112610000.105.227.105.3322022.154.000.105.1829.0927.273.000.000.000.00
2001Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha7of25692735375156725173305224303.275.347.451.79812328312.313.176.337.3459.6216.671.732.2439.0037.33
2001Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAlan7of25165781421133151110001.246.317.368.68521463.289.122.246.3047.9417.462.201.5957.0028.57
2001Totals for AAA-AAA         853306189177828204356334304.270.342.436.77814432375.309.166.321.3389.3316.801.802.1341.2535.96
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26cf2574010000000210000.250.400.250.650105.500.000.000.3240.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan59cf25284971620173231030000.327.400.429.82921355.395.102.184.3695.4518.183.331.8249.0018.75
2001Totals for MLB-MLB         355371720173231240000.321.400.415.81522360.400.094.170.3655.0020.004.001.6753.0017.65
2002Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn2of2697377521072365302013267274004.284.341.416.75715734414.340.132.220.3346.2817.392.771.2175.4031.78
2002New York MetsNLMLBnyn23lf2643110000001100000.333.500.333.833104.500.000.333.39925.0025.001.000.000.000.00
2003Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi3of2747181264310141372144813102.238.294.370.6646715200.300.132.238.2937.0024.003.432.0045.2534.88
2004Louisville BatsILAAAcin-of28517151003101400000.294.333.353.6866118.385.059.176.3065.5622.224.000.000.0020.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter9912822323021464102651201.250.324.320.644415146.294.070.164.0006.8517.812.601.3764.0015.63
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter6632547423698108453622615364255426453019224.274.348.394.74210041892896.315.120.255.0008.8114.711.671.2470.7527.08
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3251246189334641623103772510823812189112.268.330.400.7304991031393.313.132.261.0007.7517.092.201.6554.1730.84
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter75293538586328186314684106.290.372.389.76111417337.335.099.246.0009.2013.651.480.8997.6720.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter953616910317643220105354114213.285.391.399.79014427431.325.114.288.00012.3012.531.020.9390.2526.21
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13351495141121254728205365114602.274.351.374.72519229588.302.100.218.0009.0111.051.230.85102.8020.57
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter35133173575116103102330101.263.327.414.7415513147.309.151.278.0006.8015.652.300.68133.0037.14
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter6776141510173261521201.197.267.250.51719287.226.053.145.0006.9017.242.501.1576.0013.33
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter284971620173231030000.327.400.429.82921355.395.102.184.0005.4518.183.331.8249.0018.75
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter43110000001100000.333.500.333.833104.500.000.333.00025.0025.001.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162209365250323107164382302.250.324.320.644678239.294.070.164.0006.8517.812.601.3764.0015.63
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626221031712611955371662104117506.274.348.394.74224546708.315.120.255.0008.8114.711.671.2470.7527.08

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1996Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha20OF26--542115756.9822.15------3574.343.3
1996Hickory Crawdads SALAcha20OF5--4---441.0000.80------683.33.6
1997Hickory Crawdads SALAcha21OF124--280594294285.9692.30------12797.688.6
1998Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha22OF95--199643209205.9812.16------95100.068.3
1999Birmingham Barons SouAAcha23OF74--19022-194192.9902.59------7598.752.9
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha23OF1--2---221.0002.00------1100.00.7
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23CF27--50-3-5350.9431.85------2896.416.8
2000Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha24OF83--18437-194187.9642.25------9092.258.0
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24CF29-74201--21211.0000.720.28-----3290.617.9
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha25OF68--147431154151.9812.22------6998.647.2
2001Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAlan25OF15--3212-3533.9432.20------1693.810.4
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25CF11-9022-2-2422.9172.000.24-----2839.36.8
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25CF6-181---111.0000.170.06-----785.73.7
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25LF3-4-------------2810.71.9
2002Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn26OF84--19341-198197.9952.35------9786.658.7
2002New York MetsNLMLBnyn26LF2-53---331.0001.500.60-----450.01.2
2002New York MetsNLMLBnyn26CF1-2-------------425.00.6
2003Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi27OF42--119211122121.9922.88------4789.429.4
2004Louisville Bats ILAAAcin28OF4--8-1-98.8892.00------580.02.8
MLB Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF74-1849315-9994.9491.270.51-----740.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF5-93---331.0000.600.33-----50.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF297--68514152714699.9792.35------2970.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF74--19022-194192.9902.59------740.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF95--199643209205.9812.16------950.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF129--284594298289.9702.24------1290.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF26--542115756.9822.15------260.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1996Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha20---------26-
1996Hickory Crawdads SALAcha20---------5-
1997Hickory Crawdads SALAcha21---------124-
1998Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha22---------95-
1999Birmingham Barons SouAAcha23---------74-
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha23---------1-
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23-------27---
2000Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha24---------83-
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24-------29---
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha25---------68-
2001Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAlan25---------15-
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25------311---
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25-------6---
2002Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn26---------84-
2002New York MetsNLMLBnyn26------21---
2003Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi27---------42-
2004Louisville Bats ILAAAcin28---------4-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor2334130334772216106121900000.362.415.492.9076411142.413.130.2548.4513.381.581.4165.0023.40
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs34130334772216106121900000.362.415.492.9076411142.413.130.2548.4513.381.581.4165.0023.40

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1994High School All-American - 1st Team (OF)1
1997South Atlantic League All-Star Team (UT)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-09-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-12-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-01-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
2002-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-04-03Claimed on waivers by Mets from Angels. 
2001-07-13TradeTraded by White Sox to Dodgers for Wade Parrish. 
1995-07-27TradeTraded by Angels with Bill Simas, Andrew Lorraine and John Snyder to White Sox for Tim Fortugno and Jim Abbott. 
* 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
1994California Angels-18700,000-------700,000Signing Bonus out of 1994 Draft (1st round - 6th overall)
1999Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll23200,000-80731-1,454,491200,000900,000
2000Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll24212,500-70927221,394,248200,0001,112,500
2001Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll25200,000-77138-1,897,758200,0001,312,500
2001Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll25200,000-77134-1,897,758200,0001,312,500
2002New York MetsTeam Payroll26222,500-69330232,011,045200,0001,535,000
* 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