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Chris BootcheckTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2014 MLB Years: 2003-2013
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Played in Japan
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-419Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristopher Brandon Bootcheck
Height6-5Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 24,1978 [39.208]PlaceLaPorte,Indiana
High SchoolLaPorte (LaPorte,IN)
CollegeAuburn University (Auburn,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Anaheim Angels [Team Picks] in the 1st round (20th overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 17th round (534th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,800,000Signing ScoutsJeff CraneDonny RowlandService Time1.115 (2007)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2001-ANA-#5 ... 2002-ANA-#4 ... 2003-ANA-#10
MLB DebutSeptember 9,2003 [24.320]
OrganizationsANA [8] DET [1] NYA [1] PHI [1] PIT [1] TBA [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID4621Retrosheet IDbootc001MLBAM ID408052
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (53.33%) -- Slider (26.67%) -- Cutter (13.33%) -- Curveball (6.67%)
Fastball Velocity [2013] - 89.34
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts49Walks55Hittable38SO/BB52vsPower38Hitting0Durability58Team.509Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1998Auburn UniversitySECNCAA-1S/R19824.9420911000154.25932306284411111.599.710.994.617.241.57.800-
1999Auburn UniversitySECNCAA-1ST20865.57222112000127.2159957914381259001.5411.210.992.688.813.29.571-
2000Auburn UniversitySECNCAA-1ST21823.76191901000122.012762518471018001.439.370.593.477.452.15.800-
2001Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+ana19ST22843.9315141100087.08445381123864001.238.691.142.388.903.74.667-
2001Arkansas TravelersTexAAana28ST22335.45660100036.0392522311221101.389.660.742.725.452.00.500-
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01174.38212012000123.0123706014341085101.278.981.022.487.883.18.611-
2002Arkansas TravelersTexAAana19ST23874.81191903000116.013068621135904001.4210.090.852.726.982.57.533-
2002Salt Lake StingersPCLAAAana13ST23433.88990110058.0642925516381001.389.930.782.485.902.38.571-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST012104.50282804100174.0194978716511285001.4110.030.832.646.622.51.545-
2003Salt Lake StingersPCLAAAana16ST24894.25282623000171.0194103811943821001.3810.191.002.264.311.91.471-
2003Anaheim AngelsALMLBana51S/R24019.58413002010.01613115670002.1313.944.355.236.101.17.0009.71
2004Salt Lake StingersPCLAAAana16ST251195.12282803100163.02021099322601057001.6011.131.213.315.791.75.550-
2005Salt Lake StingersPCLAAAana-ST26745.42212100000116.014475701350904001.6711.141.013.876.961.80.636-
2005Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimALMLBana49S/R26013.37523001118.219771481001.239.160.481.933.862.00.0003.50
2006Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana16Rel27436.72405350014165.28456491034435001.8011.511.374.665.891.26.571-
2006Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana49Rel270110.45707005010.01612123971002.4213.942.617.846.100.78.0008.18
2007Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana49Rel28334.77510510017077.0814341724566151.369.430.812.796.522.33.5004.09
2008Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+ana-Rel29104.6660600209.297506103001.558.38--5.599.311.671.000-
2008Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana-Rel29002.8619019008128.029129217344001.629.210.645.4010.802.00--
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0103.32250250010137.1381914223447001.619.000.475.4510.421.911.000-
2008Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana49Rel290110.1310010004016.0301818212142002.6316.881.136.757.881.17.0005.26
2009Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit49R/CL30323.374004000322042.240161617550001.108.440.211.4811.607.86.600-
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34Rel300011.0513013003014.216181819130011.709.820.615.527.981.44-4.26
2010Yokohama Bay StarsJap CenIntl--Rel31104.6215015000025.038161357250001.7813.501.782.498.883.571.000-
2011Durham BullsILAAAtba35S/R32323.571679003158.0462723919481101.127.141.402.957.452.53.600-
2012Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet46R/CL33254.064104100321744.0392520126532001.477.920.205.2810.762.04.286-
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya49ST341073.69242312000136.213561561541973101.298.890.992.706.392.37.588-
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya34Rel34009.0010100101.02110210004.0018.00--18.009.000.50-7.05
2014Reading Fightin PhilsEastAAphi31ST35235.55880000035.2462422613242001.6511.611.513.286.061.85.400-
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi41ST35254.85880000042.2412423520291201.438.651.054.226.121.45.286-
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0485.1716160000077.08748451133533201.5310.001.263.796.091.61.333-
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter376.559138800331146.0180112108196610610161.6610.921.154.006.431.61.3001.69
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter76664.5632817415414291401207.0132670661413342190643501.449.850.993.136.732.15.535-
AAA Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter54494.51274127147928940924.1101853746510233367429401.469.880.993.236.542.02.524-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13135.07333304000187.121511710620591367101.4610.290.962.826.512.31.500-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter944.0021147102096.29352431129967001.268.661.022.708.943.31.692-
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter104.6215015000025.038161357250001.7813.501.782.498.883.571.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24104.736149123001303.03451891602811327028111.5010.200.833.347.982.39.706-
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter356.166806800260103.212773711245779151.6611.031.043.916.681.71.375-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0011.0513013003014.216181819130011.709.820.615.527.981.44--
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter013.37523001118.219771481001.239.160.481.933.862.00.000-
Anaheim Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter019.58413002010.01613115670002.1313.944.355.236.101.17.000-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0010100101.02110210004.0018.00--18.009.000.50--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings4106.55135413100491220.0267166160289815715191.6610.921.154.006.431.61.2861.69
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14124.5660322830177220.024112811124761648101.449.850.993.136.732.15.538-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34p30132000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2010Yokohama Bay StarsJap CenIntl--31154000000000401000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
2014Reading Fightin PhilsEastAAphi31p3522000000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.23033.3366.672.000.000.000.00
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi41p3535000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         57000000001400000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.08612.5050.004.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter132000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter57000000001400000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.00012.5050.004.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter35000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22000000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.00033.3366.672.000.000.000.00
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter154000000000401000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter132000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162250000000002500000.000.000.000.0000025.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162227000000003213000000.000.125.000.12500259.000.000.143.00012.5050.004.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2001Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+ana22P15--106--16161.0001.07------15100.010.7
2001Arkansas Travelers TexAAana22P6--34-1771.0001.17------6100.04.4
2002Arkansas Travelers TexAAana23P19--118112019.9501.00------19100.013.6
2002Salt Lake Stingers PCLAAAana23P9--131154.8000.44------9100.06.3
2003Salt Lake Stingers PCLAAAana24P28--17273-4744.9361.57------28100.019.6
2003Anaheim AngelsALMLBana24P4110-------------4100.02.5
2004Salt Lake Stingers PCLAAAana25P28--2123344744.9361.57------28100.019.4
2006Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana27P40--941-1413.9290.33------40100.027.8
2006Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana27P7-10-2-1221.0000.290.20-----7100.04.3
2007Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana28P51-77411-215151.0000.290.19-----51100.031.5
2008Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+ana29P6--11--221.0000.33------6100.04.3
2008Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana29P19--23--551.0000.26------19100.013.2
2008Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana29P10-16-------------10100.06.2
2009Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit30P40--17-1881.0000.20------40100.028.0
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30P13-14121-43.7500.230.21-----13100.08.1
2011Durham Bulls ILAAAtba32P16--55--10101.0000.63------16100.011.3
2012Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet33P41--562-1311.8460.27------41100.028.5
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya34P24--923-132321.0001.33------24100.016.7
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya34P1-1-------------1100.00.6
2014Reading Fightin Phils EastAAphi35P8--110--11111.0001.38------8100.05.6
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi35P8--33--661.0000.75------8100.05.6
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P913146618232624.9230.260.16-----910.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P274--87120127219207.9450.76------2740.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P33--1522123837.9741.12------330.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P21--117--18181.0000.86------210.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2001Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+ana2215----------
2001Arkansas Travelers TexAAana226----------
2002Arkansas Travelers TexAAana2319----------
2002Salt Lake Stingers PCLAAAana239----------
2003Salt Lake Stingers PCLAAAana2428----------
2003Anaheim AngelsALMLBana244----------
2004Salt Lake Stingers PCLAAAana2528----------
2006Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana2740----------
2006Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana277----------
2007Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana2851----------
2008Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+ana296----------
2008Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana2919----------
2008Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana2910----------
2009Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit3040----------
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3013----------
2011Durham Bulls ILAAAtba3216----------
2012Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet3341----------
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya3424----------
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya341----------
2014Reading Fightin Phils EastAAphi358----------
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi358----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2002Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor230012.6022000005.01187012002.4019.800.001.803.602.0014.40.000
2006Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27300.71808001012.211110110100.987.820.000.717.1110.000.711.000
2007Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28112.7010010002120.019660612101.258.550.002.705.402.002.70.500
2008Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB290018.0010100001.0122010002.009.000.009.000.000.0018.00.000
2009Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB30000.0005-500519.01300311001.5613.003.001.001.001.000.00.000
2011Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB32027.8862400118.01277127001.7513.501.132.257.883.507.88.000
2012Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB33001.2970700307.0711114101.149.001.291.295.144.001.29.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs0012.6022000005.01187012002.4019.800.001.803.602.0014.40.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs432.65327250012357.763171751234301.309.830.781.875.312.832.65.571

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2017Georgia State University PanthersSBCNCAACollege-38Assistant Coach301020.33312.55Greg Frady
* 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 [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2000Southeastern Conference All-Conference Team (SP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-11-08RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency36.015  
2014-09-29RPPhiladelphia PhilliesReading (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list35.340Team Roster on 2014-09-29
2014-08-14RPPhiladelphia PhilliesReading (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured35.294Team Roster on 2014-08-14
2014-07-03RPPhiladelphia PhilliesReading (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Reading (AA)35.252Team Roster on 2014-07-03
2014-05-25RPPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list35.213Team Roster on 2014-05-25
2014-05-08RPPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured35.196Team Roster on 2014-05-08
2014-05-04RPPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list35.192Team Roster on 2014-05-04
2014-04-24RPPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured35.182Team Roster on 2014-04-24
2014-04-18RPPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)35.176Team Roster on 2014-04-18
2013-12-19RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract35.056Team Roster on 2013-12-19
2013-09-07RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Yankees34.318  
2013-06-22RPNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)34.241Team Roster on 2013-06-22
2013-06-22RPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract34.241Team Roster on 2013-06-22
2013-06-18RPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment34.237Team Roster on 2013-06-18
2013-06-14RPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)34.233Team Roster on 2013-06-14
2013-04-09PNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)34.167Team Roster on 2013-04-09
2013-03-06PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract34.133Team Roster on 2013-03-06
2012-11-18PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency34.025  
2012-03-26PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)33.153Team Roster on 2012-03-26
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-02-16ContractSigned by Rays 
2008-07-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-06-09InjuredDisabled -- Strained right forearm 
2008-04-19InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-03-29InjuredDisabled -- Oblique muscle 
2008-02-22ContractSigned by Angels (1-year) 
2006-05-22InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-05-04InjuredDisabled -- strained left hamstring 
2000-09-13Contractsigned 
* 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
2000Anaheim Angels-211,800,000-------1,800,000Signing Bonus out of 2000 Draft (1st round - 20th overall)
2003Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll24300,000-70332-2,163,527300,0002,100,000
2005Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimTeam Payroll26300,000-79429-2,189,055300,0002,400,000
2006Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll27327,000-74225-2,365,072327,0002,727,000
2007Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll28380,0001.11573730-2,459,737380,0003,107,000
2008Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll29415,000-55624392,696,252390,0003,522,000
2009Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll30400,000-72431-2,746,792400,0003,922,000
2013New York YankeesTeam Payroll34490,000-77537-3,023,990490,0004,412,0002013-03-06 - Signed to minor league contract
2013-06-22 - 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