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Chris SingletonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1993-2005 MLB Years: 1999-2005
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-625, CF-619, LF-55, RF-23, DH-8Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristopher Verdell Singleton
Height6-2Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 15,1972 [46.062]PlaceMartinez,California
High SchoolPinole Valley (Pinole,CA)
CollegeUniversity of Nevada (Reno,NV)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (48th overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 30th round (807th overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$207,500Signing ScoutsDouglas McMillan
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1994-MLB-#4
MLB DebutApril 10,1999 [26.238]
OrganizationsSFN [5] CHA [3] BAL [1] NYA [1] OAK [1] TBA [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-9
TBC Player ID483Retrosheet IDsingc001MLBAM ID150334
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on July 6, 1999 ... Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1999
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed82Power48Contact70XBH51RBIs54Runs73Hitting66Durability72Team.495Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993NevadaCollegenulcf20471844064104234216162302500.348.390.478.8688816207.378.130.299.3817.7311.111.440.9792.0025.00
1993Everett GiantsNwstA-sfn-of20582193958144318143184615100.265.322.406.7288921244.322.141.274.3257.3818.852.561.2373.0036.21
1994San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-of2111342551106175249196276235309.249.297.327.62413924463.286.078.172.2805.8313.392.300.43212.5022.64
1995San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-of2294405551121352313313174955115.277.313.348.66114120433.310.071.163.2973.9311.322.880.46202.5017.86
1996Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-of231295006814931957227122458638212.298.333.426.75921345541.324.128.206.3304.4410.722.420.92100.0030.20
1996Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-of23932340000001201000.125.152.125.2774034.133.000.031.1312.945.882.000.000.000.00
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1385327115331957227122560648212.288.322.408.73021745575.312.120.195.3184.3510.432.400.87106.4029.41
1997Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-of241264648514726109612711225012947.317.343.474.81722045498.333.157.239.3504.4210.042.271.8151.5630.61
1998Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of2512141355105171064593277847407.254.304.387.69116033455.297.133.213.3045.9317.142.891.3268.8331.43
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha12cf261334967214931617722052245146110.300.328.490.81824354529.300.190.264.3494.168.512.053.2129.1836.24
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha12cf271475118313022511622273585112426.254.301.382.68319538563.284.128.225.2996.2215.102.431.9546.4529.23
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha12cf281403925711721574512112061114425.298.331.431.76216933431.335.133.186.3274.6414.153.051.6256.0028.21
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29cf2913646667122306950202218346508.262.296.410.70619145502.298.148.232.3064.1816.533.951.7951.7836.89
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2cf30120306387524113672265512642.245.301.340.64110426341.289.095.196.2797.6216.132.120.29306.0034.67
2005Durham BullsILAAAtba-of3213010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.2970.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba10rf-cf322859916500110061411001.271.348.356.70421567.356.085.186.3188.9620.902.330.000.0031.25
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter70422303266091332345276812713034393925932.273.312.414.7269232012433.302.141.223.0005.3414.102.641.8549.5633.00
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter6512461356682118432727612948136346202826740.277.317.393.7109671882671.310.116.204.0005.0912.952.541.0191.1527.57
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13144858110171064593288148407.246.293.368.66116533492.285.122.199.0005.6916.462.891.2274.6730.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2559641532965719141335423461087517619.307.338.449.787433901039.328.142.222.0004.4310.392.351.3568.8630.41
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter20783010621830104805219441118104114.263.305.337.64228044896.298.074.167.0004.9112.392.520.45207.5020.18
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter582193958144318143184615100.265.322.406.7288921244.322.141.274.0007.3818.852.561.2373.0036.21
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter471844064104234216162302500.348.390.478.8688816207.378.130.299.0007.7311.111.440.9792.0025.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter420139921239674163517954237719133014521.283.319.434.7536071251523.304.151.228.0005.0612.542.482.3039.9731.57
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13646667122306950202218346508.262.296.410.70619145502.298.148.232.0004.1816.533.951.7951.7836.89
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter120306387524113672265512642.245.301.340.64110426341.289.095.196.0007.6216.132.120.29306.0034.67
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2859916500110061411001.271.348.356.70421567.356.085.186.0008.9620.902.330.000.0031.25
Average MLB - Per 162 games162513751403151064196307929627.273.312.414.72621246560.302.141.223.0005.3414.102.641.8549.5633.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16261289170291176932123486576210.277.317.393.71024147665.310.116.204.0005.0912.952.541.0191.1527.57

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1993Everett Giants NwstA-sfn20OF55--10663-115112.9742.04------5894.872.4
1994San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn21OF111--24810132271258.9522.32------11398.281.6
1995San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn22OF91--14267-155148.9551.63------9496.865.0
1996Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn23OF123--2621042276272.9862.21------12995.388.5
1996Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn23OF8--181--19191.0002.38------988.95.6
1997Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn24OF119--2531174271264.9742.22------12694.486.2
1998Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya25OF117--2511072268261.9742.23------12196.781.3
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26CF121--355943368364.9893.01------13391.075.2
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26LF11--18---18181.0001.64------1338.36.8
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26DH2---------------1331.51.2
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26RF1--3---331.0003.00------1330.80.6
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27CF143-115735793-369366.9922.560.32-----14797.388.3
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27LF19-4516---16161.0000.840.36-----14712.911.7
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27DH1---------------1470.70.6
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28CF121-894292832303300.9902.480.34-----14086.474.7
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28LF19-3811---11111.0000.580.29-----14013.611.7
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28RF3-2781--991.0003.000.33-----1402.11.9
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28DH1---------------1400.70.6
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29CF126-102327434-281277.9862.200.27-----13692.677.8
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29DH1---------------1360.70.6
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30CF10282737176151182177.9731.740.24-----12085.063.0
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30RF833611-1-1211.9171.380.31-----1206.74.9
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30LF4113-------------1203.32.5
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba32OF1--2---221.0002.00------1100.00.7
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba32RF1166220-1-2120.9521.820.32-----2839.36.8
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba32CF643915---15151.0002.500.38-----2821.43.7
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba32DH3---------------2810.71.9
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba32LF2110-1--111.0000.500.10-----287.11.2
MLB Totals for CF - 6 season(s)-   CF61986385014693019615181499.9872.420.39-----6190.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 5 season(s)-   LF552106451--46461.0000.840.43-----550.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF2391254212-4543.9561.870.34-----230.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH8---------------80.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF126--2711172289282.9762.24------1260.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF242--51521116547536.9802.21------2420.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF202--39016202426406.9532.01------2020.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF55--10663-115112.9742.04------550.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1993Everett Giants NwstA-sfn20---------55-
1994San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn21---------111-
1995San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn22---------91-
1996Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn23---------123-
1996Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn23---------8-
1997Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn24---------119-
1998Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya25---------117-
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26------111211-2
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27------19143--1
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28------191213-1
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29-------126--1
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30------41028--
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba32---------1-
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba32------2611-3

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Chicago White SoxDiv SeriesMLB2739110101000200000.111.111.333.444319.143.222.2220.0022.220.000.000.00100.00
2003Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB3027222000101110000.286.444.5711.015429.333.285.57111.1111.111.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs516332101101310000.188.278.438.7167318.231.250.3755.5616.673.000.000.00100.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2006Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha33Broadcaster1629072.5566.03Ozzie Guillen
2007Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha34Broadcaster1627290.44424.04Ozzie Guillen
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2005-07-03Released by Devil Rays 
2005-05-27Released by Devil Rays 
2004-01-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
2003-10-21Released by Athletics. 
2002-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
2002-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-01-29TradeTraded by White Sox to Orioles for Willie Harris. 
1998-12-08TradeTraded by Yankees to White Sox for Rich Pratt. 
1997-11-11TradeTraded by Giants with Alberto Castillo to Yankees for Charlie Hayes and Cash. 
1997-11-10TradeTraded by Giants with LHP Alberto Castillo to Yankees for 3B Charlie Hayes and cash 
1993-07-01Contractsigned 
* 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
1993San Francisco Giants-20207,500-------207,500Signing Bonus out of 1993 Draft (2nd round - 48th overall)
1999Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll26200,000-80724-1,454,491200,000407,500
2000Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll27285,000-57217371,394,248200,000692,500
2001Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll28315,000-56220381,897,758200,0001,007,500
2002Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll291,400,000-35512612,011,045200,0002,407,500
2003Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll301,200,000-34513572,163,527300,0003,607,500
2005Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll32550,000-47817472,189,055300,0004,157,500
* 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