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Chris HatcherTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1990-2002 MLB Years: 1998-1998
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Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-791, 1B-122, LF-5Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristopher Kenneth Hatcher
Height6-3Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 7,1969 [49.106]PlaceAnaheim,California
High SchoolThomas Jefferson (Council Bluffs,IA)
CollegeUniversity of Iowa (Iowa City,IA)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (88th overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsJoel Matthews
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1993-MLB-#10
MLB DebutSeptember 6,1998 [29.242]
OrganizationsHOU [6] KCA [3] ATL [1] CHN [1] COL [1] TBA [1] ANA [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID12540Retrosheet IDhatcc001MLBAM ID136721
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed54Power89Contact22XBH81RBIs84Runs65Hitting65Durability70Team.483Ratings Explained
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-of2172259376410094582278650540.247.324.390.71410119296.325.143.270.3199.1229.053.193.0428.7829.69
1991Burlington AstrosMidwAhou-of221294976911623513651054618090440.233.308.378.68618841556.334.145.247.3088.2732.373.912.3438.2335.34
1992Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-of2397367491031961768110209750510.281.322.504.82618542397.333.223.308.3655.0424.434.854.2821.5940.78
1993Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-of24101367459515315645811104110300.259.298.439.73716133392.319.180.202.3242.8126.539.453.8324.4734.74
1994Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of2510834955104284127351199040606.298.336.504.84017644378.364.206.272.3595.0323.814.743.1729.0842.31
1995Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-of2611395121013024610101.308.378.410.78816245.333.102.154.3548.8913.331.502.2239.0016.67
1995Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-1b269429059831921450734210741229.286.382.510.89214835339.404.224.383.38812.3931.562.554.1320.7142.17
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         105329649520215537546113513210.289.381.498.87916437384.392.209.356.38411.9829.432.463.9121.9338.95
1996Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-of274115629489113362193940125.308.359.628.9879823170.333.320.385.4115.2922.944.337.6512.0047.92
1996Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of2795348531052141861108148750519.302.333.540.87318843372.351.238.284.3693.7623.396.214.8419.3340.95
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13650482153305319712923126906314.304.341.567.90828666542.346.263.315.3824.2423.255.485.7216.2643.14
1997Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-of28114271100571041610000.262.340.619.95926547.286.357.476.4068.5134.044.0010.648.4045.45
1997Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of2868222345190112401176860324.230.298.419.7179320248.274.189.261.3116.8527.424.004.4420.1839.22
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         79264416290163111218470324.235.305.451.75611925295.275.216.295.3267.1228.474.005.4216.5040.32
1998Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-of291264858415021246106862512530339.309.345.645.99031369516.328.336.392.4144.8424.225.008.9110.5446.00
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca51lf29815010001001700000.067.125.067.1921016.125.000.067.1016.2543.757.000.000.000.00
1999Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol35of309833463115242216912423891005112.344.398.6171.01520647372.410.273.365.4296.1823.923.875.6515.9040.87
2000Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn36of318628846801512471442664100214.278.356.587.94316940326.277.309.399.3957.9819.632.467.3612.0050.00
2000Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAana-1b-of31301151939847241082430113.339.394.6611.0557619127.376.322.400.4376.3018.903.005.5116.4348.72
2000Totals for PCL-PCL         116403651192353195543488130327.295.366.608.97424559453.307.313.400.4077.5119.432.596.8413.0049.58
2001Durham BullsILAAAtba14of32692513167120113842196330403.267.321.446.76711223277.309.179.263.3306.8622.743.323.9722.8234.33
2002Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-1b331244381015103910112.182.245.273.51812249.200.091.182.2246.1218.373.002.0444.0025.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter815010001001700000.067.125.067.1921016.125.000.067.0006.2543.757.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1248445368812512353423880989473171254851512367.281.337.509.84622685074907.336.228.309.0006.4625.563.964.8518.7140.53
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter7862726447802158191655215229196726491321261.294.349.548.89714933423004.341.254.334.0006.5224.173.705.4916.5242.64
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter164604861662543411081128165170526.275.323.498.82130163654.322.223.265.0004.2825.235.895.2017.7637.95
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter97367491031961768110209750510.281.322.504.82618542397.333.223.308.0005.0424.434.854.2821.5940.78
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1294976911623513651054618090440.233.308.378.68618841556.334.145.247.0008.2732.373.912.3438.2335.34
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter72259376410094582278650540.247.324.390.71410119296.325.143.270.0009.1229.053.193.0428.7829.69
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter815010001001700000.067.125.067.1921016.125.000.067.0006.2543.757.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16230402000020002014200000.067.125.067.192200324.125.000.067.0006.2543.757.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162578891623143110512641163110739.281.337.509.84629466637.336.228.309.0006.4625.563.964.8518.7140.53

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1998Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-Rel29019.0010100101.01110300004.009.00--27.00--0.00.000-
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter019.0010100101.01110300004.009.00--27.00--0.00.000-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter019.0010100101.01110300004.009.00--27.00--0.00.000-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings02209.002200220002200220.0220220220066000004.009.00--27.00--0.00.000-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1990Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou21OF50--625527267.9311.34------7269.464.9
1991Burlington Astros MidwAhou22OF129--23510105255245.9611.90------129100.094.2
1992Osceola Astros FSLA+hou23OF90--13985-152147.9671.63------9792.8132.4
1993Jackson Generals TexAAhou24OF60--7825-8580.9411.33------10159.444.4
1994Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25OF79--138351146141.9661.78------10873.148.2
1994Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou251B1--12---12121.00012.00------1080.90.6
1995Jackson Generals TexAAhou26OF6--131211614.8752.33------1154.54.4
1995Jackson Generals TexAAhou261B3--284-132321.00010.67------1127.32.2
1995Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou261B73--690401562745730.98010.00------9477.751.0
1995Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26OF6--9---991.0001.50------946.44.2
1996Jackson Generals TexAAhou27OF33--5313-5754.9471.64------4180.523.6
1996Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27OF75--12242-128126.9841.68------9578.952.1
1997Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca28OF6--9-1-109.9001.50------1154.54.3
1997Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca28OF39--5625-6358.9211.49------6857.427.1
1998Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca29OF79--14746-157151.9621.91------12662.748.5
1998Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca291B8--483125251.9816.38------1266.34.9
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29LF5--7---771.0001.40------862.53.1
1999Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol30OF59--817619488.9361.49------9860.242.4
1999Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol301B13--8274129389.9576.85------9813.39.4
2000Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn31OF48--5222-5654.9641.13------8655.833.3
2000Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn311B14--8511-996961.0006.86------8616.39.7
2000Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAana311B6--489336057.9509.50------3020.04.3
2000Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAana31OF5--10---10101.0002.00------3016.73.5
2001Durham Bulls ILAAAtba32OF27--4411-4645.9781.67------6939.118.8
2002Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca331B4--162-118181.0004.50------1233.32.8
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF5--7---771.0001.40------50.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF417--65923272709682.9621.64------4170.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B119--98172238910761053.9798.85------1190.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF105--1534111168157.9351.50------1050.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--284-132321.00010.67------30.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF90--13985-152147.9671.63------900.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF129--23510105255245.9611.90------1290.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF50--625527267.9311.34------500.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1990Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou21---------50-
1991Burlington Astros MidwAhou22---------129-
1992Osceola Astros FSLA+hou23---------90-
1993Jackson Generals TexAAhou24---------60-
1994Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25--1------79-
1995Jackson Generals TexAAhou26--3------6-
1995Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26--73------6-
1996Jackson Generals TexAAhou27---------33-
1996Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27---------75-
1997Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca28---------6-
1997Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca28---------39-
1998Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca29--8------79-
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29------5----
1999Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol30--13------59-
2000Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn31--14------48-
2000Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAana31--6------5-
2001Durham Bulls ILAAAtba32---------27-
2002Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca33--4--------

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (DH) ... Pacific Coast League All-Star (DH) ... Pacific Coast League Most Valuable Player ... Triple A All-Star Team (DH)4

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2000-07-28TradeTraded by Cubs with Brett King and Mike Heathcott to Angels for Keith Luuloa and Brett Hinchliffe. 
1999-11-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1999-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-12-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
1998-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-02-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1997-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-11-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1996-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1998Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll29170,000-81249-1,276,192170,000170,000
* 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