Please SUPPORT US by putting your name on the SUPPORT WALL.
Tips Updates
MLB
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

Chris SpurlingTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1997-2010 MLB Years: 2003-2007
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook

Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rule 5 Pick

PositionsP-449Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristopher Michael Spurling
Height6-5Weight228BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 28,1977 [41.112]PlaceDayton,Ohio
High SchoolNorthridge (Dayton,OH)
CollegeSinclair Community College (Dayton,OH)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 41st round (1246th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 2,2003 [25.278]
OrganizationsDET [3] NYA [3] PIT [3] MIL [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID7114Retrosheet IDspurc001MLBAM ID400050
Research ToolsTrack this Player -- Intersect Player -- Compare Player -- Random Player
About Profile Data

Pitching Stats -- Batting Stats -- Fielding Statistics -- Other Pitching -- Transactions -- Salaries
This player page is available for sponsorship:
Sponsor the Chris Spurling page  -  You can show your support to the The Baseball Cube by sponsoring all of a player's pages for only $10/year.
About Sponsorships Program


Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts33Walks80Hittable50SO/BB65vsPower50Hitting6Durability73Team.516Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1998Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-S/R21212.281367002151.0572113311442001.329.990.531.937.714.00.667-
1998Greensboro BatsSALAnya-ST21103.0011000006.07221150001.3310.501.501.507.505.001.000-
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA+--S/R0312.351477002157.0642315412492001.3310.050.631.887.694.08.750-
1999Greensboro BatsSALAnya-Rel22463.66490490026476.0783431823687001.329.200.942.718.022.96.400-
2000Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit66Rel23100.98909006518.082213170000.603.930.491.478.355.671.000-
2000Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya54Rel23463.79340340015157.0502724122553001.267.890.163.478.682.50.400-
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA+--Rel0563.11430430021675.0582926225723001.106.930.242.998.602.88.455-
2001Altoona CurveEastAApit-S/R24573.1134151900111121.21334842928632001.329.840.672.074.662.25.417-
2002Altoona CurveEastAApit48R/CL25432.195105100452070.0541817812601000.946.941.031.547.715.00.571-
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet48Rel26134.68660660018377.0784240922382001.309.121.052.574.441.73.2504.42
2005Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet48Rel28214.1212012004119.21810923150001.078.240.921.376.865.00.667-
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet48Rel28343.4456056008070.2583027822264001.137.391.022.803.311.18.4294.69
2006Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet44Rel29142.05490490019566.0612015410341001.088.320.551.364.643.40.200-
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet48Rel29003.18909003011.013442440001.5010.321.593.183.181.00-5.79
2006Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil50Rel29007.20707000010.012883430001.6010.802.703.602.700.75-7.65
2007Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil-Rel30201.6910010001016.019431290001.3110.690.561.135.064.501.000-
2007Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil50Rel30214.68490490021050.0633126614284001.5411.341.082.525.042.00.6674.52
2009Newark BearsAtlInd--Rel32106.9519019003122.025171759160001.5510.232.053.686.551.781.000-
2010Long Island DucksAtlInd-36Rel33334.01330330010042.2472319412351001.389.910.842.537.382.92.500-
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter684.32187018700503218.122411510528669910001.329.211.152.714.071.50.4291.66
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter26282.83262222400012938500.04851861583811537016001.198.690.682.066.633.22.481-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter552.397107100246101.2983427715581001.118.680.621.335.133.87.500-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9102.77851570005621191.2187665917401233001.188.780.801.885.783.08.474-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter563.11430430021675.0582926225723001.106.930.242.998.602.88.455-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter563.61501490026482.0853633924737001.329.290.982.627.983.04.455-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter212.281367002151.0572113311442001.329.990.531.937.714.00.667-
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter435.01520520013164.2724036921511001.4410.021.252.927.102.43.571-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter474.02131013100293158.114976711948686001.248.431.082.723.851.42.364-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter215.10560560021060.0753934918314001.5511.251.352.704.651.72.667-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings684.32188018800503220.022511610528669910001.329.211.152.714.071.50.4291.66
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11122.8311510105005617220.0212816917501627001.198.690.682.066.633.22.478-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Altoona CurveEastAApit-p243413132000000601000.231.231.385.6165214.429.154.154.2590.0042.860.000.000.0066.67
2002Altoona CurveEastAApit48p25524011000000300000.250.250.500.7502141.000.250.250.3140.0075.000.000.000.00100.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8617143000000901000.235.235.412.6477318.500.177.176.0000.0050.000.000.000.0075.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8617143000000901000.235.235.412.6477318.500.177.176.0000.0050.000.000.000.0075.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162322860000001702000.235.235.412.64713634.500.177.176.0000.0050.000.000.000.0075.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya21P13--97221816.8891.23------13100.021.7
1998Greensboro Bats SALAnya21P1---3--331.0003.00------1100.00.7
1999Greensboro Bats SALAnya22P49--781-1615.9380.31------49100.034.8
2000Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya23P34--141165.8330.15------34100.024.3
2000Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit23P9--44-1881.0000.89------9100.06.5
2001Altoona Curve EastAApit24P34--424-228281.0000.82------34100.023.9
2002Altoona Curve EastAApit25P51--28-210101.0000.20------5298.136.2
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet26P66-7717--881.0000.120.10-----66100.040.7
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28P12--12--331.0000.25------12100.08.3
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet28P56-7048-212121.0000.210.17-----56100.034.6
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29P49--48-112121.0000.24------49100.034.5
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet29P9-11-------------9100.05.6
2006Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil29P7-10-2--221.0000.290.20-----7100.04.3
2007Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil30P10--24--661.0000.60------10100.06.9
2007Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30P49-50741-1211.9170.220.22-----49100.030.2
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P187-2181221123433.9710.180.15-----1870.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P71--714-121211.0000.30------710.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P85--632-438381.0000.45------850.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P43--58121413.9290.30------430.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P50--7111-1918.9470.36------500.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--97221816.8891.23------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya2113----------
1998Greensboro Bats SALAnya211----------
1999Greensboro Bats SALAnya2249----------
2000Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya2334----------
2000Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit239----------
2001Altoona Curve EastAApit2434----------
2002Altoona Curve EastAApit2551----------
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet2666----------
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2812----------
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet2856----------
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2949----------
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet299----------
2006Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil297----------
2007Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil3010----------
2007Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil3049----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2000Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor23224.30130130011223.02411112520011.269.390.781.967.834.004.30.500
2002Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor25103.0012012006115.014551311001.138.400.601.806.603.673.001.000
2006Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB29202.1310010002212.21133229001.077.821.421.426.394.502.131.000
2007Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30026.3011011002010.01577205001.5013.501.800.004.5006.30.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs323.79250250017338.03816163831011.219.000.711.897.343.883.79.600
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs223.9721021004222.72610104214001.2410.321.590.795.567.003.97.500

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-07-21Reinstated from Bereavement list 
2007-07-16Placed on the Bereavement List 
2006-10-11ContractSigned by Brewers 
2006-09-08Claimed off waivers by Brewers from Tigers 
2004-11-19InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-04-02InjuredDisabled -- recovering from Tommy John surgery 
2003-03-25TradeTraded by Braves to Tigers for Matt Coenen. 
2002-12-16Selected by Braves from Pirates in Rule 5 major league draft 
2000-08-07TradeTraded by Yankees to Pirates for Luis Sojo. 
1998-05-14Contractsigned 
* 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
2003Detroit TigersTeam Payroll26300,000-70340-2,163,527300,000300,000
2005Detroit TigersTeam Payroll28300,000-79439-2,189,055300,000600,000
2006Detroit TigersTeam Payroll29725,000-45018442,365,072327,0001,325,000
2006Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll29725,000-45018442,365,072327,0001,325,000
2007Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll30380,000-73732-2,459,737380,0001,705,000
* 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