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Christian FriedrichTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2012-2016
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PositionsP-246Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristian Louis Friedrich
Height6-3Weight210BatsRightThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 8,1987 [31.155]PlaceEvanston,Illinois
High SchoolLoyola Academy (Wilmette,IL)
CollegeEastern Kentucky University (Richmond,KY)

DraftedSelected by the Colorado Rockies [Team Picks] in the 1st round (25th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$1,350,000Signing ScoutsScott CormanService Time4.046 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2009-MLB-#95 ... 2009-COL-#3 ... 2010-MLB-#33 ... 2010-COL-#2 ... 2011-COL-#4
MLB DebutMay 9,2012 [24.306]
OrganizationsCOL [8] SDN [2] Awards6
TBC Player ID124222Retrosheet IDfriec001MLBAM ID543184
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (34.71%) -- Slider (20.13%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (19.56%) -- Curveball (16.88%) -- Changeup (8.72%)
Fastball Velocity [2016] - 89.29 - [2015] - 91.14 - [2014] - 91.24 - [2012] - 91.61
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts52Walks48Hittable38SO/BB51vsPower38Hitting6Durability48Team.473Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2006Eastern KentuckyOVCNCAA-1Fr21ST181021.9815141310082.06428181241184101.077.020.112.6312.954.92.833-
2007Eastern KentuckyOVCNCAA-1So-ST19542.0914140300081.24429194361019100.984.850.443.9711.132.81.556-
2008Eastern KentuckyOVCNCAA-1Jr12ST20511.4312120000081.24017131331082000.894.410.113.6411.903.27.833-
2008Tri-City Dust DevilsNwstA-col-ST20213.25880000036.031161328507001.087.750.502.0012.506.25.667-
2008Asheville TouristsSALAcol16ST20017.50330000012.014101027153001.7510.501.505.2511.252.14.000-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0224.3111110000048.04526234156510001.258.440.752.8112.194.33.500-
2009Asheville TouristsSALAcol-ST21332.18880000045.0351411215665001.106.950.402.9813.104.40.500-
2009Modesto NutsCalifA+col41ST21322.5414140000074.05925213289312001.177.140.363.3911.263.32.600-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0652.41222200000119.294393254315917001.147.070.383.2311.963.70.545-
2010Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol10ST22365.0518180000087.010054491035781001.5510.311.033.618.042.23.333-
2011Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol10ST236105.00252500000133.01568874204310317101.4910.531.352.906.952.40.375-
2012Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol45ST24213.00550100030.023121014270000.906.900.301.208.106.75.667-
2012Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol53ST24586.1716160000084.210261581430748001.5610.841.493.197.872.47.3854.56
2013Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol35ST25014.30440000014.2131271880001.437.980.614.914.911.00.000-
2014Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol33S/R26297.00271314003191.011476711639833101.6811.231.583.848.182.13.182-
2014Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol53Rel26045.9216313003024.0252116310275001.449.251.113.709.992.70.0003.75
2015Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol53Rel27045.25680680013058.0753734525453001.7111.570.773.866.941.80.0003.99
2016Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn24ST28002.0022000009.07321070000.787.001.00--7.000.00--
2016El Paso ChihuahuasPCLAAAsdn34ST28014.6622000009.212551460001.6611.170.933.725.591.50.000-
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0013.37440000018.2198724130001.239.160.961.936.273.25.000-
2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn53ST285124.80242310000129.0131746913521007001.419.120.903.626.961.92.2944.11
2017Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn37ST29003.5222000007.25331271000.915.871.172.358.223.50--
2017San Antonio MissionsTexAAsdn38ST29006.4833000008.011660561001.9211.88--5.406.481.20--
2017El Paso ChihuahuasPCLAAAsdn30ST290118.0011000003.06662240002.6718.006.006.0012.002.00.000-
2017Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--ST0017.11660000018.122151539172001.6310.421.424.268.051.89.000-
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter10285.37124428200160295.23331931773511724623001.5210.101.063.557.462.10.2631.06
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter21364.61122108141031559.05863302886220055350201.409.380.993.208.862.77.368-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4135.993925141031147.21681119921571283101.5110.171.273.457.752.25.235-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9165.07464600000228.1267148129308318719101.5310.491.183.267.352.25.360-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter322.5718180000090.171312653010713001.117.020.492.9710.583.57.600-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter343.3011110000057.0492421422818001.247.690.633.4512.723.68.429-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter213.25880000036.031161328507001.087.750.502.0012.506.25.667-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2071.83414016100244.0148745069332715200.985.430.223.4112.003.52.741-
Colorado Rockies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5165.81100198100160166.0202119108226514616001.6010.861.183.507.852.25.238-
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5124.80242310000129.0131746913521007001.419.120.903.626.961.92.294-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings7215.3792316100120220.0247143131268718217001.5210.101.063.557.462.10.2501.06
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings8144.61484260010220.0229129113247821620101.409.380.993.208.862.77.364-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol10p2269000000001601000.000.100.000.1000011.000.000.111.0709.0954.556.000.000.000.00
2011Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol10p2310180000000021401000.000.100.000.1000021.000.000.111.0699.5266.677.000.000.000.00
2012Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol45p2435000000000301000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2012Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol53p2417251200000031501000.080.179.080.2592029.200.000.120.13710.3451.725.000.000.000.00
2013Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol35p2545010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1780.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2014Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol33p261415120000000504000.133.133.133.2662019.200.000.000.1190.0026.320.000.000.000.00
2014Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol53p26165010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1780.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2015Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol53p27683000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2016El Paso ChihuahuasPCLAAAsdn34p2811000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn53p2823372200020032300301.054.116.054.1702043.118.000.081.0896.9853.497.670.000.000.00
2017El Paso ChihuahuasPCLAAAsdn30p2910000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.693100.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter124703500020064001301.071.139.071.2105080.152.000.086.0007.5050.006.670.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter39531300000043107000.057.123.057.1803064.136.000.075.0006.2548.447.750.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter23261300000011105000.115.148.115.2633032.200.000.038.0003.1334.3811.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16270000000032002000.000.100.000.1000032.000.000.111.0009.3862.506.670.000.000.00
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter23372200020032300301.054.116.054.1702043.118.000.081.0006.9853.497.670.000.000.00
Colorado Rockies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter101331300000031701000.091.167.091.2583037.188.000.091.0008.1145.955.670.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162914700030085201401.071.139.071.21070105.152.000.086.0007.5050.006.670.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16222041200000017129029000.057.123.057.180120266.136.000.075.0006.2548.447.750.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Tri-City Dust Devils NwstA-col20P8---2--221.0000.25------8100.010.5
2008Asheville Tourists SALAcol20P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.2
2009Asheville Tourists SALAcol21P8--25--771.0000.88------8100.05.8
2009Modesto Nuts CalifA+col21P14--251-87.8750.50------14100.010.0
2010Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol22P18--111211412.8570.67------18100.012.9
2011Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol23P25--67621913.6840.52------25100.017.9
2012Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol24P5--231-65.8331.00------5100.03.5
2012Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol24P161684383-1411.7860.690.13-10.0-1794.19.9
2013Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol25P4---2--221.0000.50------4100.02.8
2014Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol26P27--612131918.9470.67------27100.018.8
2014Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol26P16324331-76.8570.380.25-----16100.09.9
2015Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol27P68-5834--771.0000.100.121-100.0-68100.042.0
2016Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn28P2---4--441.0002.00------2100.01.4
2016El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn28P2---3--331.0001.50------2100.01.4
2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28P2423129119132120.9520.830.161150.0-24100.014.8
2017Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn29P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2017San Antonio Missions TexAAsdn29P3---------------3100.04.3
2017El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn29P1---------------1100.00.7
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P124422951034534944.8980.350.152250.0-1240.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P39--820233028.9330.72------390.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P46--718833325.7580.54------460.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P18--2101-1312.9230.67------180.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P11--26--881.0000.73------110.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8---2--221.0000.25------80.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Tri-City Dust Devils NwstA-col208----------
2008Asheville Tourists SALAcol203----------
2009Asheville Tourists SALAcol218----------
2009Modesto Nuts CalifA+col2114----------
2010Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol2218----------
2011Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol2325----------
2012Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol245----------
2012Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol2416----------
2013Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol254----------
2014Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol2627----------
2014Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol2616----------
2015Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol2768----------
2016Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn282----------
2016El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn282----------
2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2824----------
2017Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn292----------
2017San Antonio Missions TexAAsdn293----------
2017El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn291----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2007Falmouth CommodoresCape Cod LeagueCollege19412.68770000037.028141102452701.416.810.005.8412.652.173.41.800
2012Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB24107.8830300008.012872110101.6313.502.251.1311.2510.009.001.000
2013Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB250110.8021100005.0966313002.0016.205.401.805.403.0010.80.000
2014Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26027.3632100007.11366248202.3915.952.454.919.822.007.36.000
2015Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.84808002110.2911024001.087.590.001.693.372.000.84.000
2017San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB29019.8231200007.11098215001.5512.272.451.236.145.0011.05.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs412.68770000037.028141102452701.416.810.005.8412.652.173.41.800
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs146.5719415002138.35330289930301.6212.442.112.117.043.337.04.200

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2013Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2521000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2622000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs104000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20061st Team College Freshman All-American (SP) ... Ohio Valley Conference All-Conference Team (SP) ... Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year3
2007Ohio Valley Conference All-Conference Team (SP)1
2009Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (SP) ... Colorado Rockies Minor League Player of the Year2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-11-01SPFree Agent -Free Agent--Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent30.116  
2017-05-10SPSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL29.307Team Roster on 2017-05-10
2017-04-01SPSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Strained left lat29.268Team Roster on 2017-04-01
2017-01-12SPSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($1.79m) [Avoids arbitration]29.188Team Roster on 2017-01-12
2016-05-14SPSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors28.311Team Roster on 2016-05-14
2016-05-02RPSan Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to El Paso (AAA)28.299Team Roster on 2016-05-02
2016-04-29RPSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to extended spring training28.296Team Roster on 2016-04-29
2016-04-21RPSan Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list28.288Team Roster on 2016-04-21
2016-04-18RPSan Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured28.285Team Roster on 2016-04-18
2016-04-15RPSan Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to El Paso (AAA)28.282Team Roster on 2016-04-15
2016-03-08RPSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.244Team Roster on 2016-03-08
2016-02-20RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Rockies28.227  
2016-02-20RPColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActive--Returned to Rockies due to medical issue28.227Team Roster on 2016-02-20
2016-02-06RPLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Rockies by Angels28.213Team Roster on 2016-02-06
2016-01-29RPColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment28.205Team Roster on 2016-01-29
2014-08-27RPColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)27.050Team Roster on 2014-08-27
2014-07-07PColorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)26.365Team Roster on 2014-07-07
2014-06-21PColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)26.349Team Roster on 2014-06-21
2014-04-12PColorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)26.279Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-03-14PColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to minors26.250Team Roster on 2014-03-14
2013-11-04PColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.119Team Roster on 2013-11-04
2013-08-08PColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Recalled and placed on 60-day DL26.031Team Roster on 2013-08-08
2013-04-30PColorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Back inflammation25.297Team Roster on 2013-04-30
2013-03-24PColorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Colorado Springs (AAA)25.260Team Roster on 2013-03-24
2013-03-07PColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)25.243Team Roster on 2013-03-07
2012-11-02PColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.117Team Roster on 2012-11-02
2012-09-20PColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL25.074Team Roster on 2012-09-20
2012-08-05SPColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Stress fracture in lower back25.028Team Roster on 2012-08-05
2012-05-09SPColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)24.306Team Roster on 2012-05-09
* 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
2008Colorado Rockies-201,350,000-------1,350,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (1st round - 25th overall)
2012Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll24480,000-76038-2,954,887480,0001,830,000
2014Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll26500,000-79436-3,256,497500,0002,330,000
2015Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll27512,5002.07569321233,571,283507,5002,842,500
2016San Diego PadresTeam Payroll28507,5003.04677134-3,498,245507,5003,350,0002016-03-08 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* 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