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Chia-Jen LoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2014 MLB Years: 2013-2013
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PositionsP-122Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChia-Jen lo
Height5-11Weight181BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 7,1986 [32.045]PlacePingtung,Taiwan

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2008 by the Houston Astros.
Signing Bonus$250,000Signing ScoutsGlen BarkerService Time0.062 (2013)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2010-HOU-#5
MLB DebutJuly 31,2013 [27.115]
OrganizationsHOU [6] Awards0
TBC Player ID147779Retrosheet IDlo--c001MLBAM ID547568
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (73.16%) -- Curveball (23.01%) -- Changeup (3.54%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.29%)
Fastball Velocity [2013] - 94.09
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts70Walks39Hittable74SO/BB46vsPower74Hitting0Durability39Team.483Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2009Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+hou-Rel23101.7812012001125.01065113362000.913.550.364.6212.792.771.000-
2009Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou21Rel23022.3130030009239.0301210120393001.286.920.234.629.001.95.000-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0122.10420420010364.0401815233755001.135.600.284.6210.492.27.333-
2010Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou16Rel24011.80707000015.0933010134001.275.40--6.007.801.30.000-
2011Lexington LegendsSALAhou41Rel250013.5020200002.02331230002.009.004.509.0013.501.50--
2012Gulf Coast AstrosGCLRkhou-S/R26010.00853000011.052002110000.644.09--1.649.005.50.000-
2012Lancaster JethawksCalifA+hou19Rel26001.4211011002019.0143314203000.956.630.471.899.475.00--
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0010.9019514002030.0195316313000.835.700.301.809.305.17.000-
2013Tri City ValleyCatsNYPLA-hou-Rel27004.5060600646.053311120001.007.501.501.5018.0012.00--
2013Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAhou-Rel27000.0030300313.01000120000.673.00--3.006.002.00--
2013Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-Rel27003.5280800217.29331062001.1710.571.17--7.040.00--
2013Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--Rel0003.24170170011616.2156622202001.028.101.081.0810.8010.00--
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou63Rel27034.19190190011219.01499213161001.406.520.936.057.451.23.0004.75
2014Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou18Rel28104.7416016005019.0271010212172002.0512.790.955.688.051.421.000-
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter034.19190190011219.01499213161001.406.520.936.057.451.23.0001.71
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter242.4510359800289146.1112454086515916001.206.860.493.989.732.45.333-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter104.7416016005019.0271010212172002.0512.790.955.688.051.421.000-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter032.34450450011361.2481816230589001.267.010.294.388.461.93.000-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter101.6223023003144.02498217565000.924.870.413.4511.373.291.000-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter005.4050500315.03331350001.205.401.805.409.001.67--
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.5060600646.053311120001.007.501.501.5018.0012.00--
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter010.00853000011.052002110000.644.09--1.649.005.50.000-
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter034.19190190011219.01499213161001.406.520.936.057.451.23.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0344.1921602160012523220.01591021022314818211001.406.520.936.057.451.23.0001.71
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings362.451547147004213220.01686760129723824001.206.860.493.989.732.45.333-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou16p2422000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621620000000008100000.000.000.000.00000162.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2009Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+hou23P12--21--331.0000.25------12100.08.6
2009Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou23P30--58111413.9290.43------30100.021.4
2010Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou24P7--13-1441.0000.57------7100.05.0
2011Lexington Legends SALAhou25P2---------------2100.01.4
2012Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou26P8--111-32.6670.25------8100.013.6
2012Lancaster Jethawks CalifA+hou26P11---1-1111.0000.09------11100.07.9
2013Tri City ValleyCats NYPLA-hou27P6---1--111.0000.17------6100.07.9
2013Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou27P3---------------3100.02.2
2013Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou27P8--211-43.7500.38------8100.05.7
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou27P19-1912--331.0000.160.16-10.0-19100.011.7
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou28P16--53-1881.0000.50------16100.011.1
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P19-1912--331.0000.160.16-10.0-190.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--53-1881.0000.50------160.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P45--812222220.9090.44------450.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P23--22-1441.0000.17------230.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P5---------------50.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P6---1--111.0000.17------60.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8--111-32.6670.25------80.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2009Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+hou2312----------
2009Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou2330----------
2010Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou247----------
2011Lexington Legends SALAhou252----------
2012Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou268----------
2012Lancaster Jethawks CalifA+hou2611----------
2013Tri City ValleyCats NYPLA-hou276----------
2013Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou273----------
2013Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou278----------
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou2719----------
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou2816----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Chinese TaipeiOlympicsTournament22004.5010100002.0311013102.0013.500.004.5013.503.004.50.000
2009Peoria SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor23103.60606001010.07441212000.906.300.901.8010.806.003.601.000
2010Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB240013.5020200002.0433141004.0018.004.5018.004.500.2513.50.000
2012Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor26102.40140140011315.014642411001.208.401.202.406.602.753.601.000
2013Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB27002.0890900318.2722038001.227.270.003.128.312.672.08.000
2014Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB28002.7040400323.1521015001.9413.500.002.7013.505.005.40.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs202.88200200012325.0211083623001.087.561.082.168.283.833.601.000
Summer Olympics Totals - 1 yrs004.5010100002.0311013102.0013.500.004.5013.503.004.50.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs003.8615015006314.016761814001.7110.290.645.149.001.754.50.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-05-27RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Astros28.050  
2014-04-12RPHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)28.005Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-04-06RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors27.364Team Roster on 2014-04-06
2014-04-06RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from minors27.364Team Roster on 2014-04-06
2014-04-05RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors27.363Team Roster on 2014-04-05
2014-04-05RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from minors27.363Team Roster on 2014-04-05
2014-03-16RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to minors27.343Team Roster on 2014-03-16
2013-07-29RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Corpus Christi (AA)27.113Team Roster on 2013-07-29
2013-07-10PHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Corpus Christi (AA)27.094Team Roster on 2013-07-10
2013-07-03PHouston AstrosQuad Cities (A)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Quad Cities (A)27.087Team Roster on 2013-07-03
2013-06-19PHouston AstrosTri City (A-)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tri City (A-)27.073Team Roster on 2013-06-19
2013-03-26PHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Corpus Christi (AA)26.353Team Roster on 2013-03-26
2012-11-20PHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Minors26.227Team Roster on 2012-11-20
2012-07-24PHouston AstrosLancaster (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lancaster (A+)26.108Team Roster on 2012-07-24
2012-06-21PHouston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)-Minors--26.075Team Roster on 2012-06-21
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-11-07ContractSigned by Astros to minor league contract 
* 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
2008Houston Astros-22250,000-------250,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2013Houston AstrosTeam Payroll27490,0000.06277546-3,023,990490,000740,000
* 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