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Chris GetzTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2008-2014
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
Futures Game

Positions2B-762, SS-63, OF-15, dh-10, 3B-8Position when Drafted2bPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristopher Getz
Height6-0Weight165BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 30,1983 [35.083]PlaceGrosse Pointe,Michigan
High SchoolGrosse Pointe South (Grosse Pointe,MI)
CollegeWake Forest University (Winston-Salem,NC), University of Michigan (Ann Arbor,MI)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 4th round (125th overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 6th round (180th overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$225,000Signing ScoutsNathan Durst/Mike ShirleyService Time5.035 (2013)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2008-CHA-#5 ... 2009-CHA-#6
MLB DebutAugust 12,2008 [24.348]
OrganizationsCHA [5] KCA [4] TOR [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID38971Retrosheet IDgetzc001MLBAM ID460051
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (2B) in 2009
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed83Power26Contact91XBH27RBIs44Runs49Hitting70Durability47Team.501Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Wake ForestACCNCAA-1Fr2b1952187365711221954332133104.305.415.417.8327815227.333.112.294.37414.549.250.640.8893.5026.32
2004MichiganBig10NCAA-1So102b20582395287173244157221316501.364.412.485.89711622273.371.121.247.3898.064.760.590.73119.5025.29
2005MichiganBig10NCAA-1Jr102b21612285888100032295331345603.386.461.430.8919810276.398.044.294.39911.964.710.390.000.0011.36
2005Great Falls White SoxPioRkcha12ss21624381004211201100.333.346.375.7219127.348.042.125.3153.707.412.000.000.0012.50
2005Kannapolis IntimidatorsSALAcha142b-ss21552143865132128114351030115.304.407.397.8048516253.314.093.290.36213.833.950.290.40214.0024.62
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         612384173142132135361231215.307.401.395.7969417280.317.088.273.35712.864.290.330.36238.0023.29
2006Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha122b22130508671301562361965247292310.256.326.321.64716323573.278.065.193.2919.088.200.900.35254.0017.69
2007Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha212b23722784083102329137363022124.299.382.381.76310615319.325.082.234.34411.299.400.830.9492.6718.07
2008Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha112b24111404601222411152114415334525.302.366.448.81418136457.322.146.265.3578.9711.601.292.4136.7329.51
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha392b24107220001110100000.286.286.286.572207.333.000.000.2560.0014.290.000.000.000.00
2009Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-2b25515440000203110001.267.421.267.6884019.286.000.333.33915.795.260.330.000.000.00
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha172b251073754998184231252305461314.261.324.347.67113024415.298.086.227.3017.2313.011.800.48187.5024.49
2010Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-2b2626320000002100000.333.500.333.833208.400.000.333.39925.0012.500.500.000.000.00
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca172b2672224235390018152192823013.237.302.277.579629248.270.040.183.2667.6611.291.470.000.0016.98
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca172b271183805097630262173045314205.255.313.287.6001099429.288.032.147.2746.9910.491.500.000.009.28
2012Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca-2b2811437122108104400003.279.340.372.71216347.308.093.209.3158.518.511.000.000.0025.00
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca172b2864189225210301793111708203.275.312.360.6726813210.299.085.175.2945.248.101.550.000.0025.00
2013Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca32b-ss29198472651110311510201.310.318.429.74736788.313.119.155.3221.145.685.001.1484.0026.92
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca172b2978209294661118163202408039.220.288.273.561578237.245.053.211.2518.4410.131.200.42209.0017.39
2014Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor112b30186882120096181100010.309.382.338.72023276.368.029.221.32410.5314.471.380.000.009.52
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor392b301025141000201411001.160.222.200.4225128.190.040.160.1993.5714.294.000.000.0025.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter459140917635250113111891811117312357525.250.309.307.616433641574.281.057.187.0007.0510.991.560.19469.6718.18
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter42916442374737213181766824183164121612929.288.361.380.7416251031867.309.092.231.0009.808.780.900.9691.3321.78
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1666208918733312792365975547310.302.363.423.78626248695.324.121.244.0008.4910.791.271.7351.6725.67
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter202786107213258565321388774113514.271.346.342.68826938892.294.071.207.0009.878.630.880.56157.2017.84
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter552143865132128114351030115.304.407.397.8048516253.314.093.290.00013.833.950.290.40214.0024.62
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter624381004211201100.333.346.375.7219127.348.042.125.0003.707.412.000.000.0012.50
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter171654146232385495491688478141208.355.430.446.87629247776.371.091.277.00011.346.060.530.52163.5020.26
Kansas City Royals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter33210021242483171796115801145334420.248.305.295.600296391124.277.047.174.0007.1210.141.430.091,002.0015.73
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11738251100184232263305561314.262.323.346.66913224422.299.084.223.0007.1113.031.830.47191.0024.00
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1025141000201411001.160.222.200.4225128.190.040.160.0003.5714.294.000.000.0025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162497621241841393163961412229.250.309.307.61615323556.281.057.187.0007.0510.991.560.19469.6718.18
Average Minor - Per 162 games162621891792757662696962565311.288.361.380.74123639705.309.092.231.0009.808.780.900.9691.3321.78

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2004MichiganBig10NCAA-1So10Rel20014.5040400012.04110221003.0018.00--9.009.001.00.000-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter014.5040400012.04110221003.0018.00--9.009.001.00.000-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2005Great Falls White Sox PioRkcha21SS5--812262220.9094.00------683.36.6
2005Great Falls White Sox PioRkcha212B1--14-1551.0005.00------616.71.3
2005Kannapolis Intimidators SALAcha212B36--68118623192186.9695.17------5565.527.1
2005Kannapolis Intimidators SALAcha21SS19--21494117470.9463.68------5534.514.3
2006Birmingham Barons SouAAcha222B129--2213491475584570.9764.42------13099.292.1
2006Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22SS1---------------1300.80.7
2007Birmingham Barons SouAAcha232B69--112198846318310.9754.49------7295.849.3
2008Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha242B61--108201341312309.9905.07------11155.043.3
2008Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha24SS27--34615910095.9503.52------11124.319.1
2008Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha24OF15--27-2-2927.9311.80------11113.510.6
2008Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha243B6---13111413.9292.17------1115.44.3
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha242B712369-115151.0002.140.65-----1070.04.3
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha252B4--57-212121.0003.00------580.02.8
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha252B106100896196298775501494.9864.660.55-----10799.165.4
2010Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca262B2---3--331.0001.50------2100.01.4
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca262B6459535113164343280277.9894.330.52-----7288.939.5
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca263B219--1-1---------722.81.2
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca272B11097894189299669494488.9884.440.55-----11893.267.9
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27SS4326510121615.9383.750.58-----1183.42.5
2012Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca282B9--1621-737371.0004.11------1181.86.3
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca282B615548395143440242238.9833.900.49-----6495.337.7
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28DH1---------------641.60.6
2013Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca292B11--2523-448481.0004.36------1957.97.6
2013Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca29SS7--1119333330.9094.29------1936.84.9
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca292B6862541106181439291287.9864.220.53-----7887.242.0
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29DH5---------------786.43.1
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor302B14--2441366865.9564.64------1877.89.8
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor302B10663822-130301.0003.000.48-----10100.06.2
MLB Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B426380343571311162426818531829.9874.290.53-----4260.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH6---------------60.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS4326510121615.9383.750.58-----40.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B219--1-1---------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B101--178296660480474.9884.69------1010.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS34--4580812133125.9403.68------340.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF15--27-2-2927.9311.80------150.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B6---13111413.9292.17------60.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B198--33354722121902880.9764.44------1980.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---------------10.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B36--68118623192186.9695.17------360.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS19--21494117470.9463.68------190.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS5--812262220.9094.00------50.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--14-1551.0005.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2005Great Falls White Sox PioRkcha21---15------
2005Kannapolis Intimidators SALAcha21---3619------
2006Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22---1291------
2007Birmingham Barons SouAAcha23---69-------
2008Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha24---61276---15-
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24---7-------
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha25---4-------
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25---106-------
2010Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca26---2-------
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26---64-2-----
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27---1104------
2012Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca28---9-------
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28---61------1
2013Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca29---117------
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29---68------5
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor30---14-------
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30---10-------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Chatham AsCape Cod LeagueCollege19319792041061192400000.206.274.268.542265106.274.062.1558.4922.642.670.000.0025.00
2004Chatham AsCape Cod LeagueCollege20351162434300310212214013.293.406.319.725373142.362.026.21614.7915.491.050.000.008.82
2006Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB2246000000001100000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.16714.2914.291.000.000.000.00
2007Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor232179132230082210500000.278.360.316.67625389.297.038.16511.245.620.500.000.0013.64
2007Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB2344130000011100000.750.800.7501.5503051.000.000.00020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2008Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB241110440004202121000.400.571.400.9714015.444.000.40013.336.670.500.000.000.00
2009Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB25247562550111416710001.333.390.440.83033682.358.107.2277.328.541.171.2275.0024.00
2010Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26225414152015317512000.278.371.370.74120364.292.092.25910.947.810.711.5654.0020.00
2011Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27225910173105515611001.288.354.373.72722466.321.085.2377.589.091.200.000.0023.53
2012Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28245010101003312511101.200.241.220.46111155.217.020.1003.649.092.500.000.0010.00
2013Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB292760172741111316801000.450.500.6001.10036667.510.150.2838.9611.941.331.4960.0022.22
2014Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB301631481103222100000.258.303.355.65811233.267.097.1616.063.030.500.000.0025.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 2 yrs662133354710921304614013.254.348.296.644638248.323.042.18812.1018.551.530.000.0014.81
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs2179132230082210500000.278.360.316.67625389.297.038.16511.245.620.500.000.0013.64
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs15434966109163342228323566103.312.379.401.78014022394.340.089.2218.128.881.090.76116.3320.18

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2008International League All-Star Team (UT) ... Triple A All-Star Team (2B)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-05-162bFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement30.260  
2014-05-132bToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)30.257Team Roster on 2014-05-13
2014-05-112bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment30.255Team Roster on 2014-05-11
2014-04-292bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors30.243Team Roster on 2014-04-29
2014-04-122bToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)30.226Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-01-162bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.139Team Roster on 2014-01-16
2013-12-032bFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentNon-tendered, declared free agency30.095  
2013-08-122bKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.348Team Roster on 2013-08-12
2013-08-052bKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab29.341Team Roster on 2013-08-05
2013-08-012bKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left knee sprain [While running the bases]29.337Team Roster on 2013-08-01
2013-07-192bKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Omaha (AAA)29.324Team Roster on 2013-07-19
2013-06-222bKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Omaha (AAA)29.297Team Roster on 2013-06-22
2012-11-302bKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract ($1.05m) avoiding arbitration29.092Team Roster on 2012-11-30
2012-10-172BKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.048Team Roster on 2012-10-17
2012-08-182bKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Broken left thumb28.354Team Roster on 2012-08-18
2012-07-092bKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.314Team Roster on 2012-07-09
2012-06-302BKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab28.305Team Roster on 2012-06-30
2012-06-182bKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left lower leg strain28.293Team Roster on 2012-06-18
2012-06-122bKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.287Team Roster on 2012-06-12
2012-05-222bKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left ribcage contusion28.266Team Roster on 2012-05-22
2012-05-06SSKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActive--28.250Team Roster on 2012-05-06
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-04-30InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-04-17InjuredDisabled -- Strained Right Oblique 
2009-11-06TradeTraded by White Sox with Josh Fields to Royals for Mark Teahen 
2009-09-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-08-14InjuredDisabled -- Strained oblique 
* 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
2005Chicago White Sox-21225,000-------225,000Signing Bonus out of 2005 Draft (4th round - 125th overall)
2008Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll24390,000-75334-2,696,252390,000615,000
2009Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll25401,000-71330112,746,792400,0001,016,000
2010Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26414,500-63326302,812,412400,0001,430,500
2011Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27443,000-57918362,722,607414,0001,873,500
2012Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll28967,500-43513522,954,887480,0002,841,000
2013Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll291,050,0005.03542716533,023,990490,0003,891,0002012-11-30 - Signed to 1-year contract ($1.05m) avoiding arbitration
2014Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll30500,000-79435-3,256,497500,0004,391,0002014-01-16 - 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