Page Information
Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Christopher Keith Sampson
Stat Years
1999-2011  [mlb] 2006-2010
Height/Weight
6-0 / 170
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (334) ... SS (48) ... 3B (1)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
1978-05-23 in Pasadena, Texas   [41.245]
Death
High School
Channelview (Channelview,TX)
Colleges
Texas Tech University (Lubbock, Texas), Lon Morris College (Jacksonville, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #8 (#263 overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Ralph Bratton
MLB Debut
2006-06-02 - Boxscore  (Age: 28.010)
Service Time
2.053 (2008)
Organizations
HOU [9] MIA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 44585 ... retro id: sampc001 ... mlbam id: 448200
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts16Walks81Hittable41SO/BB66vsPower41Hitting10Durability57Team.478Ratings Explained
Get TBC PREMIUM and remove ads, cleaner display, access to research applications, data store discounts and more!
The TBC Newsletter will keep you periodically up-to-date on what is happening at The Baseball Cube.

Career Pitching Statistics

top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
  • Grid Filters
  • MLB
  • Minors
  • Full Season
  • Short Season
  • AAA
  • AA
  • A+
  • A
  • A-
  • Rookie
  • College
  • Indy/Intl/+
  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2003Lexington LegendsSALAhou41251---431.3922140028184.0661713214660000.957.070.211.507.071.824.71.571
    2003Lexington LegendsSALAhou41251---431.3922140028184.0661713214660000.957.070.211.507.071.824.71.571
    2003Salem AvalancheCaroA+hou26251---115.91900059110.214870560011.7811.810.004.225.066.751.20.500
    2003Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA+/A----252---971.675328009253178.714642334331380011.007.370.201.676.972.124.18.563
    2004Salem AvalancheCaroA+hou21262---7113.80272722000151.217072648261012091.2910.090.471.545.994.273.88.389
    2004Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou14262---000.0010000102.03000010001.5013.500.000.004.500.000.00.000
    2004Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA/A+----262---7113.76282722010153.717372648261022091.3010.160.471.535.994.233.92.389
    2005Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou32273---4123.123219219134150.014767521119922041.118.820.661.145.524.024.84.250
    2005Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA----271---4123.123219219134150.014767521119922041.118.820.661.145.524.024.84.250
    2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou32284---1232.51271820894125.211048351214682000.997.880.861.004.873.444.86.800
    2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou43284Log - Sp - Ext - Perf212.121230009034.02510835150000.886.620.791.323.972.653.00.667
    2006Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----281---1232.52271820894125.711048351214682000.997.910.861.014.893.454.86.800
    2006MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf212.121230009034.02510835150000.886.620.791.323.972.653.00.667
    2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-295---100.0020001203.03000200001.679.000.006.000.000.000.001.000
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou43295Log - Sp - Ext - Perf784.59241900250121.213864622030513071.3810.211.482.223.774.731.70.467
    2007Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----291---100.0020001203.03000200001.679.000.006.000.000.000.001.000
    2007MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf784.60241900250121.713864622030513071.3910.251.492.233.794.751.70.467
    2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou43306Log - Sp - Ext - Perf644.225411006430117.11186055823610031.209.050.611.764.684.602.65.600
    2008MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf644.235411006430117.31186055823610031.209.070.611.774.694.612.65.600
    2009Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou43317---007.5060001606.07550251001.5010.500.003.007.507.502.50.000
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou43317Log - Sp - Ext - Perf425.0449000949355.1663431221332101.5710.730.333.425.375.531.57.667
    2009Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----311---007.5060001606.07550251001.5010.500.003.007.507.502.50.000
    2009MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf425.0649000949355.3663431221332101.5810.780.333.435.395.551.57.667
    2010Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-328---000.0011000001.00000110001.000.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
    2010Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou43328---122.3513000613015.1175414110001.379.980.592.356.462.932.75.333
    2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou43328Log - Sp - Ext - Perf105.9335000935030.143222078161001.6812.762.082.374.756.532.001.000
    2010Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA/AAA----322---122.2414100613016.3175415120001.379.500.562.806.712.802.40.333
    2010MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf105.9835000935030.343222078161001.6912.862.092.394.786.582.001.000
    2011New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAmia32339---923.71201910010116.113950481519622041.3610.751.161.474.803.873.26.818
    2011Minor Totals: MIAbyYearAAA----331---923.72201910010116.313950481519622041.3610.781.161.474.813.883.26.818
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)20154.421743300261413358.7390190176408717661101.339.801.012.194.424.772.02.571
    National League Totals (5 yrs)20154.421743300261413358.7390190176408717661101.339.801.012.194.424.772.02.571
    Minor League Totals43372.9018211273347011749.77422892415112047990181.158.910.611.445.753.473.99.538
    Minor: A Totals861.394428004162168.013234264281320000.957.070.211.507.071.824.71.571
    Minor: A+ Totals8123.94362722591162.3184807183110720101.3310.220.441.725.944.443.45.400
    Minor: AA Totals4123.063420219144153.015067521120942041.118.820.651.185.533.944.70.250
    Minor: AAA Totals2373.1168373016314266.32761089228411465041.199.330.951.394.943.653.56.767
    Houston Astros Totals (5 yrs)20154.421743300261413358.7390190176408717661101.339.801.012.194.424.772.02.571
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

    top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
  • Grid Filters
  • MLB
  • Minors
  • Full Season
  • Short Season
  • AAA
  • AA
  • A+
  • A
  • A-
  • Rookie
  • College
  • Indy/Intl/+
  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1999Auburn DoubledaysNYPLA-hou-21ss---151159233873119215224911112.239.333.340.6731845411.340.101.33611.9626.632.23159.00.5429.0
    2005Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou3227p---21110110000000401000.100.100.100.2001110.000.000.1670.0036.360.000.00.000.0
    2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou3228p---3354691820071011203001.391.404.435.83950202.087.044.5292.0024.0012.000.00.0011.1
    2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4328pL-S-E-P3125000000000202000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.00.000.0
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4329pL-S-E-P422265400000001008000.154.154.154.3083440.000.000.2500.0029.410.000.00.000.0
    2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4330pL-S-E-P55222030000001903000.136.174.136.3102630.045.000.2313.8534.629.000.00.000.0
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4331pL-S-E-P6462000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2011New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAmia3233p---713222110000031004000.045.160.091.2512921.182.046.08310.3434.483.330.00.00100.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)1325557000000122013000.127.143.127.2706970.018.000.2121.4531.8822.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (4 yrs)1325557000000122013000.127.143.127.2706970.018.000.2121.4531.8822.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals1102373558103126225267519113.245.321.325.6462747714.262.080.3529.4927.372.88237.00.3624.1
    Minor: A- Totals51159233873119215224911112.239.333.340.6731845411.340.101.33611.9626.632.23159.00.5429.0
    Minor: AA Totals1110110000000401000.100.100.100.2001110.000.000.1670.0036.360.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals4868111930071042207001.279.319.324.64379223.118.045.4135.0627.855.500.00.0015.8
    Houston Astros Totals (4 yrs)1325557000000122013000.127.143.127.2706970.018.000.2121.4531.8822.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

    top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
  • Grid Filters
  • MLB
  • Minors
  • Full Season
  • Short Season
  • AAA
  • AA
  • A+
  • A
  • A-
  • Rookie
  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1999Auburn DoubledaysNYPLA-213B100.0000000.0000.000.001.32.04
    1999Auburn DoubledaysNYPLA-21SS4800.0681502724245218.8904.500.0063.294.11
    2003Lexington LegendsSALA25P2200.05240229291.0001.300.0018.6100.06
    2003Salem AvalancheCaroA+25P900.0051065.8330.600.007.7100.012
    2004Salem AvalancheCaroA+26P2700.012290241411.0001.500.0019.4100.07
    2004Round Rock ExpressTexAA26P100.01100221.0002.000.000.7100.018
    2005Corpus Christi HooksTexAA27P3200.01336125049.9801.500.0022.9100.05
    2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA28P2700.016200236361.0001.300.0018.877.16
    2006Houston AstrosNLMLB28P12334.04110015151.0001.300.447.4100.014
    2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA29P200.0000000.0000.000.001.4100.020
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLB29P2419122.227230250501.0002.100.4114.8100.012
    2008Houston AstrosNLMLB30P5411117.0157122322.9570.400.1933.5100.06
    2009Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA31P600.00101111.0000.200.004.2100.022
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLB31P49055.1730110101.0000.200.1830.2100.05
    2010Corpus Christi HooksTexAA32P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.026
    2010Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA32P1300.02100331.0000.200.009.0100.015
    2010Houston AstrosNLMLB32P35030.10300331.0000.100.1021.6100.07
    2011New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA33P2000.011180229291.0001.500.0014.0100.011
    MLB Totals - (P)17433358534715101100.9900.600.280.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)680029400569691.0001.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)34001437125251.9811.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)36001234124746.9791.300.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)22005240229291.0001.300.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (3B)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (SS)4800681502724245218.8904.500.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

    top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1999Minor----148-----
    2003Minor31----------
    2004Minor28----------
    2005Minor32----------
    2006MLB12----------
    2006Minor27----------
    2007MLB24----------
    2007Minor2----------
    2008MLB54----------
    2009MLB49----------
    2009Minor6----------
    2010MLB35----------
    2010Minor14----------
    2011Minor20----------
    Totals334---148-----