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Christopher SnyderTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2004-2013
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsC-933, 1B-13, LF-1, DH-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristopher Ryan Snyder
Height6-3Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 12,1981 [37.275]PlaceHouston,Texas
High SchoolSpring Woods (Houston,TX)
CollegeUniversity of Houston (Houston,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Arizona Diamondbacks [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (68th overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Seattle Mariners [Team Picks] in the 43rd round (1290th overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$567,000Signing ScoutsTrip CouchService Time8.116 (2013)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-ARI-#6
MLB DebutAugust 21,2004 [23.190]
OrganizationsARI [9] PIT [2] HOU [1] TEX [1] ANA [1] BAL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID21150Retrosheet IDsnydc002MLBAM ID430965
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed21Power73Contact37XBH68RBIs71Runs35Hitting50Durability45Team.475Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000University of HoustonConfUSANCAA-1c19296481760150191631001.266.382.406.78826777.340.140.266.35711.6920.781.781.3064.0041.18
2001University of HoustonConfUSANCAA-1c205921229671301353413737110305.316.437.561.99811926263.327.245.434.42714.0714.071.004.9416.3138.81
2002HoustonConfUSANCAA-1Jr18c21642275979130157087473680603.348.465.6041.06913728288.352.256.467.45516.3212.500.775.2115.1335.44
2002Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+ari-c2160217315616094400255431407.258.337.456.7939925250.297.198.313.34410.0021.602.163.6024.1144.64
2003Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+ari27c22692455377162105301354380224.314.414.518.93212728290.345.204.343.40312.0714.831.233.4524.5036.36
2003El Paso DiablosTexAAari-c2253188213814042600192940219.202.286.340.6266418213.217.138.239.2788.9213.621.531.8847.0047.37
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1224337411530214790154721204313.266.360.441.80119146503.288.175.298.35010.7414.311.332.7830.9340.00
2004El Paso DiablosTexAAari18c239934666104310155731465760317.301.389.520.90918046401.321.219.358.39011.4714.211.243.7423.0744.23
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari19c23299610236051500132500110.240.327.458.7854411110.269.218.354.33511.8222.731.924.5519.2047.83
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari19c24115326246614062801408743056.202.297.301.5989820373.258.099.218.26910.7223.322.181.6154.3330.30
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari19256118419519063200223911545.277.349.424.7737815213.313.147.266.32910.3318.311.772.8230.6729.41
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari19c261103263782200134701406773439.252.342.433.77514133380.276.181.301.33810.5317.631.683.4225.0840.24
2008Visalia OaksCalifA+ari-c2715120014000200000.400.4001.0001.400515.500.600.600.5840.0040.000.0020.005.0050.00
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari19c2711533447792211664005610145557.237.348.452.80015139404.284.215.383.34713.8625.001.803.9620.8849.37
2009Visalia RawhideCalifA+ari-c2837110000003310000.143.455.143.5981011.250.000.429.34127.2727.271.000.000.000.00
2009Reno AcesPCLAAAari-c28313241014000300000.308.308.615.9238213.333.307.308.3900.0023.080.007.6913.0050.00
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         620351014003610000.250.375.450.8259224.308.200.350.36812.5025.002.004.1720.0040.00
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari19c286116520337062200324721245.200.333.352.6855813202.237.152.345.30515.8423.271.472.9727.5039.39
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari19c2965195224580103200366111165.231.352.426.7788318234.280.195.379.33815.3826.071.694.2719.5040.00
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19c294012412211051600163310146.169.268.298.566376142.184.129.258.24811.2723.242.063.5224.8028.57
2010Totals for NL-NL         10531934669015480052942121011.207.320.376.69612024376.241.169.332.30413.8325.001.813.9921.2736.36
2011Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit46c30620682018006500011.400.538.6501.18813326.500.250.550.50223.0819.230.833.8520.0037.50
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19c30349613263031701172312302.271.376.396.772386119.315.125.292.34514.2919.331.352.5232.0023.08
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou18c317622123398072400337040045.176.295.308.6036815258.222.132.281.27012.7927.132.122.7131.5738.46
2013Norfolk TidesILAAAbal44c325218116448062400174700206.243.305.387.6927014200.292.144.238.3068.5023.502.763.0030.1731.82
2013Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana34c3221791427607210162201001.342.388.6841.072541386.400.342.405.4586.9825.583.678.1411.2948.15
2013Totals for AAA-AAA         732603071140134501236901207.273.330.477.80712427286.322.204.288.3518.0424.133.004.5520.0038.03
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal48c32920020001004700000.100.250.100.3502024.154.000.200.18916.6729.171.750.000.000.00
2014Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex10c33721351002004800000.238.360.286.6466125.385.048.238.30416.0032.002.000.000.0020.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter715208722746798177298033095602516223650.224.328.382.7107981762459.265.158.305.00012.5722.771.813.1327.1037.69
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter3741322214366952542433316127322213535.277.362.474.8366271511520.310.197.319.00010.5917.961.703.5524.4841.26
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter832943580160145101278001207.272.331.469.80013830324.327.197.286.0008.3324.692.964.3221.0037.50
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1525348714245019833165861005216.266.353.457.81024464614.283.191.316.00010.5914.011.323.0928.1145.07
A+ Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter139494921443422110901691071216312.291.387.496.88324557582.331.205.342.00011.8618.381.553.6123.5239.58
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter15250396163320291281299389221909.324.443.5611.00428261628.340.237.427.00014.8114.170.964.6217.3437.42
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter556162617937986162240022394271914182837.233.335.402.7376531491916.274.169.314.00012.4722.291.793.2426.2339.31
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7622123398072400337040045.176.295.308.6036815258.222.132.281.00012.7927.132.122.7131.5738.46
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7422025474083301335622448.214.317.341.6587512261.244.127.273.00012.6421.461.703.0727.5025.53
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter920020001004700000.100.250.100.3502024.154.000.200.00016.6729.171.750.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624735110622017680170127645811.224.328.382.71018140557.265.158.305.00012.5722.771.813.1327.1037.69
Average Minor - Per 162 games162573931594112310511701181016215.277.362.474.83627265658.310.197.319.00010.5917.961.703.5524.4841.26

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+ari21C43--3553231390387.9929.00-----66071.730.7
2003Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+ari22C56--3655471426419.9847.48-----116981.240.0
2003El Paso Diablos TexAAari22C49--3083532346343.9917.00-----165392.535.0
2004El Paso Diablos TexAAari23C83--5805483642634.9887.64-----89983.860.6
2004El Paso Diablos TexAAari231B8--582146160.9847.50------998.15.8
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari23C292724721319-22322321.0008.000.9413668.4129100.017.9
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari24C113105915679442-725723.9976.400.79461773.0711598.369.8
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari26C1061038917225819781780.9997.360.88522964.2911096.465.4
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari261B2-21---111.0000.500.50-----1101.81.2
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari26LF1-1-------------1100.90.6
2008Visalia Oaks CalifA+ari27C1--8---881.0008.00------1100.00.7
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari27C11210692277770-58478471.0007.560.92492269.0711597.469.1
2009Visalia Rawhide CalifA+ari28C1--5---551.0005.00------333.30.7
2009Reno Aces PCLAAAari28C3--18---18181.0006.00--10.013100.02.1
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari28C565143636321-13843841.0006.860.8826876.536191.834.6
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari28DH1---------------611.60.6
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari281B1-41---111.0001.000.25-----611.60.6
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari29C61585174113211444443.9987.260.86471279.756593.837.7
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29C40383222682631297294.9907.350.9116769.6140100.024.7
2011Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit30C4--141--15151.0003.75-2166.7-666.72.9
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30C333026520117-12182181.0006.610.8217673.953497.120.4
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31C72675914983935540537.9947.460.91601777.937694.744.4
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou311B1-1--1-1---------761.30.6
2013Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal32C48--3553023387385.9958.02-441180.0125292.333.3
2013Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana32C9--6671-7473.9868.11-8280.0-2142.96.3
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32C8655395-244441.0005.500.804357.11988.94.9
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex33C6--484-252521.0008.67-2340.01785.74.2
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex331B1--3-1-43.7503.00------714.30.7
MLB Totals for C - 9 season(s)-   C63059151614171331102745124502.9987.150.8733012772.2426300.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B4-72-1-32.6670.500.29-----40.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1-1-------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C66--4874135531528.9948.00-541776.114660.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--3-1-43.7503.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C132--88889115988977.9897.40-----241320.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B8--582146160.9847.50------80.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C105--74787102844834.9887.94-2166.7171050.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+ari21-43---------
2003Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+ari22-56---------
2003El Paso Diablos TexAAari22-49---------
2004El Paso Diablos TexAAari23-838--------
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari23-29---------
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari24-113---------
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari26-1062---1----
2008Visalia Oaks CalifA+ari27-1---------
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari27-112---------
2009Visalia Rawhide CalifA+ari28-1---------
2009Reno Aces PCLAAAari28-3---------
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari28-561-------1
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari29-61---------
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29-40---------
2011Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit30-4---------
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30-33---------
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31-721--------
2013Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal32-48---------
2013Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana32-9---------
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32-8---------
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex33-61--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor22165161210270071400000.235.328.373.70119358.286.138.27512.0724.142.003.4525.5025.00
2006Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB25193811133025006200003.342.432.5791.01122544.324.237.39513.644.550.334.5519.0038.46
2007Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB2617454111005005510103.244.327.267.59412152.268.023.1339.629.621.000.000.009.09
2008Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB2716431517605140071110001.395.490.8841.374381151.444.489.65113.7321.571.579.808.6064.71
2009Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB28184161330370271100002.317.417.6101.02725648.370.293.41514.5822.921.576.2513.6746.15
2010Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB29215941410150031200100.237.270.305.57518263.277.068.1194.7619.054.001.5959.0014.29
2011Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB30718140001011300001.222.263.222.4854019.267.000.0005.2615.793.000.000.000.00
2012Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB31174471110480031010100.250.306.545.85124549.226.295.3646.1220.413.338.1611.0045.45
2013Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB321523250013004601000.217.333.348.6818128.250.131.30414.2921.431.503.5723.0020.00
2014Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB331419771016003200200.368.417.579.99611224.333.211.36812.508.330.674.1719.0028.57
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs165161210270071400000.235.328.373.70119358.286.138.27512.0724.142.003.4525.5025.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs14433057951601754033962315010.288.363.491.85416233378.305.203.31210.3216.401.594.5019.4134.74

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-04-20cFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement33.067  
2014-04-12cTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)33.059Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-03-25cTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract33.041Team Roster on 2014-03-25
2014-03-25cFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Nationals33.041  
2013-12-21cWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract32.312Team Roster on 2013-12-21
2013-10-31cFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency32.261  
2013-09-01cBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Norfolk (AAA)32.201Team Roster on 2013-09-01
2013-06-07cBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)-MinorsContractRefused minor league assignment - Signed to a minor league contract32.115Team Roster on 2013-06-07
2013-06-04cBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment32.112Team Roster on 2013-06-04
2013-04-30cBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors 32.077Team Roster on 2013-04-30
2013-04-29CBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-MinorsTradedTraded from Angels to Orioles for Rob Delaney32.076Team Roster on 2013-04-29
2013-04-07CLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)32.054Team Roster on 2013-04-07
2013-03-18CLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract32.034Team Roster on 2013-03-18
2013-03-18CFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Nationals32.034  
2013-02-05CWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract31.358Team Roster on 2013-02-05
2012-11-01CFree Agent -Free Agent--Option declined, declared a free agent31.262  
2012-05-06cHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActive--31.083Team Roster on 2012-05-06
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-01-20ContractSigned by Astros 
2011-10-31Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-06-10InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2011-06-09InjuredDisabled -- Lower back 
2011-04-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-03-30InjuredDisabled -- Sore lower back 
2010-07-31TradeTraded by Diamondbacks with Pedro Ciriaco to Pirates for Bobby Crosby, D.J. Carrasco and Ryan Church 
2009-10-16InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-08-29InjuredDisabled -- Lower back inflammation 
2009-07-28InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-06-23InjuredDisabled -- Lower back strain 
2008-07-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-07-01InjuredDisabled -- Left testicular fracture 
2002-06-16Contractsigned 
* 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
2002Arizona Diamondbacks-21567,000-------567,000Signing Bonus out of 2002 Draft (2nd round - 68th overall)
2004Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll23300,000-75552-2,070,100300,000867,000
2005Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll24318,000-72728192,189,055300,0001,185,000
2006Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll25327,000-74240-2,365,072327,0001,512,000
2007Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll26380,000-73736-2,459,737380,0001,892,000
2008Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll271,875,000-33312642,696,252390,0003,767,000
2009Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll282,000,000-32113592,746,792400,0005,767,000
2010Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll295,250,000-165182++2,812,412400,00011,017,000
2010Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll295,250,000-165382++2,812,412400,00011,017,000
2011Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll306,250,000-141385++2,722,607414,00017,267,000
2012Houston AstrosTeam Payroll31750,000-4659482,954,887480,00018,017,000
2013Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll32490,0008.11677535-3,023,990490,00018,507,0002013-02-05 - Signed to minor league contract
2013-03-18 - Signed to minor league contract
2013-06-07 - Refused minor league assignment - Signed to a 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