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Chris LathamTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1991-2007 MLB Years: 1997-2003
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Drafted
Played in Japan

PositionsOF-1099, 2B-57, LF-34, CF-31, RF-27, SS-10, DH-1, 3B-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristopher Joseph Latham
Height6-0Weight198BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateMay 26,1973 [45.179]PlaceCoeur d'Alene,Idaho
High SchoolBasic (Henderson,NV)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 11th round (299th overall) of the 1991 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 12,1997 [23.321]
OrganizationsLAN [5] MIN [4] COL [1] NYA [1] NYN [1] TOR [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID981Retrosheet IDlathc001MLBAM ID117526
RelationshipsFather of C.J. Latham
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed76Power62Contact26XBH53RBIs46Runs68Hitting60Durability62Team.488Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1991Gulf Coast DodgersGCLRklan-2b1843109172621011145164500100.239.333.275.608303126.400.036.266.28912.7035.712.810.000.0011.54
1992Great Falls DodgersPioRklan372b1917378122003118800000.324.444.378.82214245.414.054.270.38617.7817.781.000.000.0016.67
1992Gulf Coast DodgersGCLRklan-2b19144841120022351701110.229.296.271.56713255.344.042.125.2589.0930.913.400.000.0018.18
1992Totals for Rk-Rk         31851223400534132501110.271.364.318.682274100.377.047.188.31713.0025.001.920.000.0017.39
1993Yakima BearsNwstA-lan-of2054192465026417259395310000.260.388.396.7847612232.341.136.422.36016.8122.841.361.7248.0024.00
1993Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan-of20627151003224500000.185.290.222.5126131.227.037.185.25012.9016.131.250.000.0020.00
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         602194755364202711435810000.251.376.374.7508213263.325.123.393.34716.3522.051.351.5254.7523.64
1994Yakima BearsNwstA-lan-of217128869981985323320556623071.340.449.514.96314832348.429.174.410.41915.8018.971.201.4457.6032.65
1994Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan-of2152191294152215287284924012.215.321.293.614569225.279.078.335.28612.4421.781.750.8995.5021.95
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12347998139241074761278311547083.290.399.426.82520441573.370.136.380.36714.4920.071.391.2268.4329.50
1995Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-of227125953741346394211565422342.286.413.436.84911323322.337.150.486.37917.3916.770.961.8643.1731.08
1995San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-of225821438641459371111335921102.299.396.537.93311528251.374.238.393.40613.1523.511.793.5923.7843.75
1995Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-of22518230103101400100.167.200.278.4785120.200.111.222.2065.0020.004.000.000.0033.33
1995Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         134491931412710157954229011743544.287.398.475.87323352593.346.188.436.38415.1819.731.302.5332.7336.88
1996Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-of2311537659103166950269369124315.274.338.420.75815831421.337.146.287.3348.5521.622.532.1441.7830.10
1997Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-of241184927815222585821195811044106.309.386.423.80920835559.384.114.236.36310.3819.681.901.4361.5023.03
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin59cf241522441001000800000.182.182.227.4095122.286.045.045.1800.0036.360.000.000.0025.00
1998Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-of2597377811222141151295569914045.324.412.488.90018436438.416.164.377.39512.7922.601.772.5134.2729.51
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28cf-lf2534941415101542133601000.160.262.202.464192108.246.042.202.22612.0433.332.770.9394.0013.33
1999Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-of26943829312324815511813549514225.322.405.545.95020847443.394.223.377.40912.1921.441.763.3925.4738.21
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28lf-cf2614221200030001300200.091.083.091.1742024.182.000.000.0750.0054.170.000.000.000.00
2000Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol27of2712633976831667492977110523638.245.373.389.76213229421.326.144.419.34216.8624.941.481.6648.4334.94
2001Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor24of2879288578020913541411519010656.278.382.545.92715742346.351.267.455.38614.7426.011.763.7622.1552.50
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27lf-rf28437312203121041102810011.274.369.425.79431684.419.151.329.34611.9033.332.802.3836.5030.00
2002Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn28of2911740560942266432696210340326.232.338.360.69814634474.294.128.323.31313.0821.731.661.2767.5036.17
2003YomiuriJap CenIntl-306013121296171740145910000.221.301.443.7445814146.338.222.359.3229.5940.414.214.7918.7148.28
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya28rf-dh30423200001000000001.0001.0001.0002.0002021.000.000.500.8910.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Long Island DucksAtlInd-32of3258200285582719194316121025.275.378.440.8188817234.364.165.395.35913.2526.071.972.9928.5730.91
2005Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd--of32341322439132617122193210112.295.386.561.9477421153.347.266.485.40112.4220.921.683.9222.0053.85
1992Totals for Atl-Atl         9233252942141336316509331137.283.381.488.86916238387.357.205.431.38912.9224.031.863.3625.5440.43
2006Oaxaca GuerrerosMexAAA--3310336676110254187719884102000010.301.431.538.96919747450.374.237.497.41818.6722.671.214.0020.3342.73
2007Winnipeg GoldeyesNorthernInd-31346723751711601346165467532214.300.417.532.94912629290.384.232.473.41115.8625.861.634.4818.2340.85
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter11021334435131993238511211.202.280.277.557599240.315.075.211.0009.5835.423.701.2571.0020.93
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1240440884712512267511359534115071711552430283058.284.385.446.83119664145207.359.162.368.00013.7722.181.612.1739.0133.09
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter85430435828701664987436183814737991519221751.286.382.458.84013953023572.359.172.361.00013.2422.371.692.4434.9834.71
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5821438641459371111335921102.299.396.537.93311528251.374.238.393.00013.1523.511.793.5923.7843.75
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1294778312019685772208810846354.252.371.367.73817533578.308.115.409.00015.2218.691.231.3859.6327.50
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter125480115148211494958299411933071.308.425.467.89222444580.395.159.415.00016.2120.521.271.5553.3329.73
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter74194294961016179297001210.253.347.294.641577226.389.041.232.00012.8330.972.410.000.0014.29
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1595691031653742682471196168633411.290.396.506.90228867677.368.216.448.00014.1824.821.753.8421.8840.61
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6013121296171740145910000.221.301.443.7445814146.338.222.359.0009.5940.414.214.7918.7148.28
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter631381921201942135701200.152.222.188.410263154.244.036.145.0008.4437.014.380.65138.0014.29
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter437312203121041102810011.274.369.425.79431684.419.151.329.00011.9033.332.802.3836.5030.00
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter423200001000000001.0001.0001.0002.0002021.000.000.500.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623145063714281343412511311.202.280.277.5578713353.315.075.211.0009.5835.423.701.2571.0020.93
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625761111633010157845209415134448.284.385.446.83125754680.359.162.368.00013.7722.181.612.1739.0133.09

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1991Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan182B34--4763107120110.9173.24------4379.156.7
1991Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan18SS8--1011232321.9132.63------4318.613.3
1992Great Falls Dodgers PioRklan192B14--1724644741.8722.93------1782.419.2
1992Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan192B9--2112-333331.0003.67------1464.315.3
1992Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan19SS2--41-1551.0002.50------1414.33.4
1992Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan193B1--111132.6672.00------147.11.7
1993Yakima Bears NwstA-lan20OF51--8356-9488.9361.73------5494.467.1
1993Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan20OF6--12-1-1312.9232.00------6100.04.4
1994Yakima Bears NwstA-lan21OF68--144642154150.9742.21------7195.889.5
1994Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan21OF51--884719992.9291.80------5298.137.5
1995Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan22OF59--12557-137130.9492.20------7183.144.4
1995San Antonio Missions TexAAlan22OF58--13524-141137.9722.36------58100.042.6
1995Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan22OF5--7---771.0001.40------5100.03.5
1996Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin23OF110--235992253244.9642.22------11595.776.4
1997Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin24OF118--2626111279268.9612.27------118100.082.5
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24CF8--10-1-1110.9091.25------1553.34.9
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24RF3--1---111.0000.33------1520.01.9
1998Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin25OF93--201892218209.9592.25------9795.965.0
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25CF15--33-1-3433.9712.20------3444.19.3
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25LF13--22-1-2322.9571.69------3438.28.0
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25RF5--141--15151.0003.00------3414.73.1
1999Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin26OF94--26296-277271.9782.88------94100.066.7
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26LF6--3---331.0000.50------1442.93.8
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26CF5--5---551.0001.00------1435.73.1
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26RF4--5---551.0001.25------1428.62.5
2000Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol27OF117--228672241234.9712.00------12692.982.4
2001Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor28OF77--15976-172166.9652.16------7997.553.5
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28LF15-7024---24241.0001.600.34-----4334.99.3
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28RF14-91222-124241.0001.710.26-----4332.68.6
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28CF2-51---111.0000.500.20-----434.71.2
2002Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn29OF107--2491071266259.9742.42------11791.574.8
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya30CF1-32---221.0002.000.67-----425.00.6
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya30DH1---------------425.00.6
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya30RF1-31---111.0001.000.33-----425.00.6
2005Long Island Ducks AtlIndy-32OF54--9882-108106.9811.96------5893.138.6
2005Bridgeport Bluefish AtlIndy-32OF31--6051-6665.9852.10------3491.222.1
Ind Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF85--158133-174171.9832.01------850.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF34-7049-1-5049.9801.440.70-----340.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 5 season(s)-   CF31-851-2-5351.9621.656.38-----310.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 5 season(s)-   RF27-94433-146461.0001.700.49-----270.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF721--16035555817131658.9682.30------7210.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF58--13524-141137.9722.36------580.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF116--2259151249234.9402.02------1160.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF119--22711102248238.9602.00------1190.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B57--85991614200184.9203.23------570.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS10--1412242826.9292.60------100.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--111132.6672.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1991Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan18---348------
1992Great Falls Dodgers PioRklan19---14-------
1992Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan19---921-----
1993Yakima Bears NwstA-lan20---------51-
1993Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan20---------6-
1994Yakima Bears NwstA-lan21---------68-
1994Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan21---------51-
1995Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan22---------59-
1995San Antonio Missions TexAAlan22---------58-
1995Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan22---------5-
1996Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin23---------110-
1997Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin24---------118-
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24-------83--
1998Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin25---------93-
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25------13155--
1999Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin26---------94-
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26------654--
2000Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol27---------117-
2001Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor28---------77-
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28------15214--
2002Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn29---------107-
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya30-------11-1
2005Long Island Ducks AtlInd-32---------54-
2005Bridgeport Bluefish AtlInd-32---------31-

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1994Minor League Short-Season All-Star Team (OF) ... Northwest League All-Star Team (OF)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2003-04-24Released by Yankees. 
2002-12-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
2002-10-10Free AgentGranted free agency 
2002-10-02Released by Mets. 
2002-03-27Claimed on waivers by Mets from Blue Jays. 
2000-12-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
2000-10-18Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
1999-12-07TradeTraded by Twins to Rockies for Scott Randall. 
1995-10-30TradeTraded by Dodgers with Jose Parra, Greg Hansell and Ron Coomer to Twins for Mark Guthrie and Kevin Tapani. 
1991-06-06Contractsigned 
* 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
1997Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll24150,000-76634-1,182,177150,000150,000
1998Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll25170,000-81232-1,276,192170,000320,000
1999Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26202,500-78118141,454,491200,000522,500
2001Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll28200,000-77134-1,897,758200,000722,500
2003New York YankeesTeam Payroll30400,000-52133352,163,527300,0001,122,500
* 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