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Chris Valaika AW-4

+ Free Agent Status: FA
Positions: SS-449, 2B-330, 1B-72, 3B-70, LF-2
Proper Name: Christopher A. Valaika
Born: August 14, 1985 (29.135) in Valencia, California
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 190 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Hart (Newhall,CA)
College: University of California-Santa Barbara
Drafted: 2006 -- 3rd round (84th overall) by Cincinnati Reds (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 24,2010 (25.010)
TBC Player ID:50528
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Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago Cubs (2013-11-19)
Organizations:CIN, MIA, CHN
Signed by:Rex De la Nuez
Relationship(s):Brother of Matt Valaika, Brother of Pat Valaika

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speed contact patience batting power
37.18 46.91 20.36 60.18 54.09
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Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

DateStatusNotes
2014-11-08FAGranted free agency
2014-10-30MOutrighted to minors
2014-08-01AContract purchased from minors
2014-04-12MAssigned to Iowa (AAA)
2013-11-19MSigned to Minor League Contract

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2014MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2014-11-082bFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-10-30Chicago Cubs2bMinorsChicago CubsMLBOutrighted to minors---
    2014-08-01Chicago Cubs2bActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2014-04-12Chicago Cubs2bMinorsIowaAAAAssigned to Iowa (AAA)---
    2013
    2013-11-19Chicago Cubs2bMinorsChicago CubsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2013-10-042bFAMLBElected Free Agency---
    2013-07-25Miami Marlins2bMinorsNew OrleansAAAOutrighted to New Orleans (AAA)---
    2013-07-24Miami Marlins2bDFAMiami MarlinsMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2013-07-24Miami Marlins2bActive-MLBMiami MarlinsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-07-18Miami Marlins2bDL-60New OrleansAAAAssigned to New Orleans (AAA) for rehab---
    2013-07-08Miami Marlins2bDL-60JupiterA+Transferred to 60-day DL---
    2013-07-04Miami Marlins2bDL-15JupiterA+Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab40man
    2013-05-08Miami Marlins2bDL-15Miami MarlinsMLBDL-15 Fractured left wrist40man
    2013-03-31Miami Marlins2b-ssActive-MLBMiami MarlinsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2012
    2012-11-12Miami Marlins2BMinorsMiami MarlinsMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012-09-05Cincinnati Reds2BMinorsLouisvilleAAAOutrighted to Louisville (AAA)---
    2012-07-12Cincinnati Reds2BMinorsLouisvilleAAAAssigned to Louisville (AAA)40man
    2012-05-25Cincinnati Reds2BMinorsCincinnati RedsMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Cincinnati Reds in 3rd round (84th overall) of 2006 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2014Chicago Cubs$ 500,000815350$ 500,000$ 3,221,039
    2013Miami Marlins$ 490,000774340$ 490,000$ 3,003,067
    2011Cincinnati Reds$ 414,000789370$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.414m)
    2010Cincinnati Reds$ 400,000757350$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.4m)


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