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Chris CarterTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Free Agent since 2018 MLB Years: 2010-2017
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Positions1B-1002, DH-190, LF-116, 3B-83, RF-14, OF-14, SS-1Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameVernon Christopher Carter
Height6-4Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 18,1986 [31.244]PlaceRedwood City,California
High SchoolSierra Vista (Las Vegas,NV)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 15th round (455th overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsJoe ButlerGeorge KachigianService Time4.159 (2016)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2007-CHA-#10 ... 2008-OAK-#10 ... 2009-MLB-#76 ... 2009-OAK-#6 ... 2010-MLB-#28 ... 2010-OAK-#1 ... 2011-MLB-#91 ... 2011-OAK-#2
MLB DebutAugust 9,2010 [23.234]
OrganizationsOAK [6] CHA [3] HOU [3] MIL [1] MIN [1] NYA [1] ANA [1] Awards9
TBC Player ID54043Retrosheet IDcartc002MLBAM ID474892
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed41Power90Contact17XBH85RBIs82Runs59Hitting44Durability64Team.513Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005Bristol White SoxAppRkcha-3b-1b18652333366170103721176482204.283.350.485.83511327262.348.202.279.3616.4924.433.763.8223.3040.91
2006Great Falls White SoxPioRkcha-1b19692513775211155944347080153.299.398.570.96814337294.359.271.406.40611.5623.812.065.1016.7349.33
2006Kannapolis IntimidatorsSALAcha-1b1913464630150051710001.130.231.261.49212452.179.131.239.2269.6232.693.401.9246.0066.67
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         822974181241166444398790154.273.373.522.89515541346.333.249.380.37911.2725.142.234.6218.5650.62
2007Kannapolis IntimidatorsSALAcha331b20126467841362732593326711260536.291.383.522.90524455545.331.231.377.38912.2920.551.674.5918.6840.44
2008Stockton PortsCalifA+oak333b-1b2113750610113132439104407715670627.259.361.569.93028875596.290.310.470.39412.9226.172.036.5412.9757.25
2009Midland RockhoundsTexAAoak331b22125490108165412241011358211911010211.337.435.5761.01128267593.395.239.422.43313.8320.071.454.0520.4240.61
2009Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak381b-lf221354714204140131400101.259.293.519.81228658.270.260.296.3435.1724.144.676.9013.5042.86
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         138544115179432281151368513311011212.329.422.570.99231073651.383.241.410.42513.0620.431.564.3019.4340.78
2010Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak331b23125465921202923194117313880518.258.365.529.89424662551.296.271.428.38613.2525.051.895.6315.0051.67
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22lf23247081310371072100103.186.256.329.58523478.213.143.257.2628.9726.923.003.8523.3330.77
2011Stockton PortsCalifA+oak-1b24624380037004800000.333.429.7081.13717328.385.375.542.48214.2928.572.0010.718.0037.50
2011Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak331b24752965581182187251428530309.274.366.530.89615738344.321.256.412.38712.2124.712.025.2316.4446.91
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         813205889182217951469330309.278.371.544.91517441372.325.266.422.39412.3725.002.025.6515.2446.07
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak221b2415442600000022000001.136.174.136.3106046.250.000.045.1464.3543.4810.000.000.000.00
2012Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak331b257227648771911253513874406011.279.367.486.85313432324.332.207.359.36811.7322.841.953.7023.0041.56
2012Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak221b25672183852120163900398300314.239.350.514.86411228260.295.275.454.36915.0031.922.136.1513.6353.85
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou231b-lf26148506641132422982207021240518.223.320.451.77122855585.311.228.370.33711.9736.243.034.9617.4548.67
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou23dh271455076811521137885256182504612.227.308.491.79924959572.267.264.381.3469.7931.823.256.4713.7051.30
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou231b2812939150781702464125715160515.199.307.427.73416741459.244.228.371.31912.4232.902.655.2316.2952.56
2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil331b2916054984122271419431762069100118.222.326.499.82527469644.268.277.419.35211.8031.992.716.3713.3956.56
2017Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoak331b303613121335192200194930104.252.357.511.8686715154.324.259.405.36812.3431.822.585.8414.5645.45
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya481b306218420375182600207620205.201.284.370.6546814208.284.169.277.2849.6236.543.803.8523.0037.84
2018Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana1b3138145293791134320164900000.255.329.600.9298723161.289.345.469.3899.9430.433.068.0711.1562.16
2018Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin1b313612318238071500194300000.187.296.423.7195215142.219.236.390.31213.3830.282.264.9317.5765.22
2018Totals for AAA-AAA         742684760171205820359200000.224.314.519.83313938303.256.295.433.35311.5530.362.636.6013.4063.33
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter750246933453610751584001253279512610201056.217.313.456.76911272702852.274.239.375.00011.4733.352.915.5415.6350.37
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter9363507640972231172117193916496998592401365.277.372.533.90518704594104.325.256.404.00012.0924.322.015.1416.6247.22
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter39514902703859079431313421045218016133.258.354.517.8717711911734.303.259.406.00012.1126.072.155.4215.8549.61
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter125490108165412241011358211911010211.337.435.5761.01128267593.395.239.422.00013.8320.071.454.0520.4240.61
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14353010413932442111408116470627.262.364.575.93930578624.294.313.474.00012.9826.282.026.7312.6256.12
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter139513881423032698327212970537.277.370.499.86925659597.320.222.365.00012.0621.611.794.3619.7341.55
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1344847014138125966551134162357.291.375.529.90425664556.354.238.345.0009.1724.102.634.5019.3645.39
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter4221404182306623902348418354515014825.218.312.459.7716441551616.276.241.374.00011.3233.732.985.5715.6050.65
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter16054984122271419431762069100118.222.326.499.82527469644.268.277.419.00011.8031.992.716.3713.3956.56
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10633248711301946104812400418.214.310.425.73514132384.269.211.358.00012.5032.292.584.9517.4745.07
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6218420375182600207620205.201.284.370.6546814208.284.169.277.0009.6236.543.803.8523.0037.84
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625337211623134863171205624212.217.313.456.76924358616.274.239.375.00011.4733.352.915.5415.6350.37
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626071111684033712473861731007211.277.372.533.90532479710.325.256.404.00012.0924.322.015.1416.6247.22

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2005Bristol White Sox AppRkcha183B38--14571358471.8451.87------6558.557.6
2005Bristol White Sox AppRkcha181B20--19113318207204.98610.20------6530.830.3
2005Bristol White Sox AppRkcha18SS1--1---111.0001.00------651.51.5
2006Great Falls White Sox PioRkcha191B62--558291662603587.9739.47------6989.981.6
2006Kannapolis Intimidators SALAcha191B6--662447268.94411.33------1346.24.4
2007Kannapolis Intimidators SALAcha201B73--611271147649638.9838.74------12657.952.5
2008Stockton Ports CalifA+oak211B41--349251039384374.9749.12------13729.929.3
2008Stockton Ports CalifA+oak213B41--22551459177.8461.88------13729.929.3
2008Stockton Ports CalifA+oak21OF14--10-1-1110.9090.71------13710.210.0
2009Midland Rockhounds TexAAoak221B105--925487107980973.9939.27------12584.075.0
2009Midland Rockhounds TexAAoak22RF5--7---771.0001.40------1254.03.6
2009Midland Rockhounds TexAAoak22LF3--4---441.0001.33------1252.42.1
2009Midland Rockhounds TexAAoak223B1--1--1111.0001.00------1250.80.7
2009Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak221B7--594156463.9849.00------1353.84.9
2009Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak22LF6--11---11111.0001.83------1346.24.2
2010Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak231B96--770431076823813.9888.47------12576.866.7
2010Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23LF23--4232-4745.9571.96------12518.416.0
2010Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23RF5--8---881.0001.60------1254.03.5
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23LF222215625-2-2725.9261.140.16-----2491.713.6
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23DH1---------------244.20.6
2011Stockton Ports CalifA+oak241B5--404174544.9788.80------683.33.6
2011Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak241B49--37415238391389.9957.94------7565.334.0
2011Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak24LF7--4---441.0000.57------759.34.9
2011Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak243B3--221-54.8001.33------754.02.1
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak241B11971644156968.9866.180.96-----1573.36.8
2012Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak251B47--36517444386382.9908.13------7265.332.6
2012Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak251B555146943314629453447.9878.130.95-----6782.141.7
2012Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25DH9---------------6713.46.8
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou261B615449147217245491489.9968.021.00-----14841.237.7
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou26LF494133555-2-5755.9651.120.16-----14833.130.2
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou26DH47---------------14831.829.0
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou26RF22176-1-76.8573.000.35-----1481.41.2
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou27DH118---------------14581.472.8
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou271B141411812312313138135.9789.641.14-----1459.78.6
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou27LF665712---12121.0002.000.21-----1454.13.7
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou281B11510591391167885986978.9928.501.07-----12989.171.0
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou28DH8---------------1296.24.9
2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil291B15515113381316731112214001389.9928.961.04-----16096.995.7
2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil29DH2---------------1601.31.2
2017Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak301B24--2117323221218.9869.08------3666.717.3
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya301B564843339122431417413.9907.380.95-----6290.334.6
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya30RF2-3-------------623.21.2
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya30DH1---------------621.60.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B467432383337102093533039543919.9918.391.02-----4670.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH186---------------1860.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF776954892-4-9692.9581.190.17-----770.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF42206-1-76.8571.500.30-----40.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B223--1779862018618851865.9898.36------2230.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF36--5732-6260.9681.67------360.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF5--8---881.0001.60------50.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B3--221-54.8001.33------30.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B105--925487107980973.9939.27------1050.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF5--7---771.0001.40------50.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF3--4---441.0001.33------30.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--1--1111.0001.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B46--389291146429418.9749.09------460.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B41--22551459177.8461.88------410.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF14--10-1-1110.9090.71------140.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B79--677291551721706.9798.94------790.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B82--749421980810791.9779.65------820.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B38--14571358471.8451.87------380.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2005Bristol White Sox AppRkcha18--20-138-----
2006Great Falls White Sox PioRkcha19--62--------
2006Kannapolis Intimidators SALAcha19--6--------
2007Kannapolis Intimidators SALAcha20--73--------
2008Stockton Ports CalifA+oak21--41--41---14-
2009Midland Rockhounds TexAAoak22--105--13-5--
2009Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak22--7---6----
2010Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23--96---23-5--
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23------22---1
2011Stockton Ports CalifA+oak24--5--------
2011Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak24--49--37----
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24--11--------
2012Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak25--47--------
2012Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25--55-------9
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou26--61---49-2-47
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou27--14---6---118
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou28--115-------8
2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil29--155-------2
2017Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak30--24--------
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya30--56-----2-1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB2022000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2111000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB22815152001000800100.333.313.467.7807216.625.134.1330.0050.000.000.000.0040.00
2010Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2317253420120021010000.160.250.360.6109328.214.200.2807.1435.715.003.5725.0075.00
2011Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB241944911212901121000000.250.411.477.88821556.281.227.47721.4317.860.833.5722.0045.45
2012Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2512234520010041000100.217.321.304.6257228.357.087.26114.2935.712.500.000.0040.00
2013Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB2625661018704150092110100.273.364.561.925371177.333.288.42411.6927.272.335.1916.5061.11
2014Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB27195661230290021600201.214.233.375.60821560.250.161.1963.3326.678.003.3328.0041.67
2015Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB281746410502110071500002.217.321.457.77821753.276.240.39113.2128.302.143.7723.0070.00
2015Houston AstrosWild CardMLB2810000000003000000.0001.000.0001.000003.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB28517351011000700000.294.294.529.8239217.444.235.2350.0041.180.005.8817.0040.00
2016Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2919496112041001101400000.224.356.510.86625659.226.286.46916.9523.731.406.7812.2554.55
2017New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3022574820250072600001.140.234.281.51516464.207.141.26310.9440.633.713.1328.5050.00
2018Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31244171130380051100200.268.333.561.89423648.276.293.41510.4222.922.206.2513.6754.55
MLB Spring Training Totals - 12 yrs18542554953012071025814120704.224.315.440.75518751492.277.216.34811.7928.662.434.0721.2553.68
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs10000000003000000.0001.000.0001.000003.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs517351011000700000.294.294.529.8239217.444.235.2350.0041.180.005.8817.0040.00

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2006Pioneer League All-Star (1B) ... Rookie League All-Star (1B)2
2007South Atlantic League All-Star Team (DH)1
2008California League All-Star Team (DH) ... California League Rookie of the Year ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (3B) ... Oakland Athletics Minor League Player of the Year4
2010Pacific Coast League All-Star (OF)1
2014American League Player of the Week (August 11-August 17)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-07-071B-LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Twins31.201  
2018-05-221B-LFMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-MinorsTradedTraded from Angels to Twins for cash31.155Team Roster on 2018-05-22
2018-02-181BLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract31.062Team Roster on 2018-02-18
2017-11-071BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.324  
2017-07-211BOakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)30.215Team Roster on 2017-07-21
2017-07-191BOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.213Team Roster on 2017-07-19
2017-07-101BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Yankees30.204  
2017-07-041BNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment30.198Team Roster on 2017-07-04
2017-06-291BNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors30.193Team Roster on 2017-06-29
2017-06-281BNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors30.192Team Roster on 2017-06-28
2017-06-221BNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment30.186Team Roster on 2017-06-22
2017-02-151BNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3.5m) $0.5m signing bonus30.059Team Roster on 2017-02-15
2016-12-011BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.348  
2016-11-281BMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment29.345Team Roster on 2016-11-28
2016-01-091BMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3m) [Free Agent]29.022Team Roster on 2016-01-09
2015-12-051BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency28.352  
2015-01-151BHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4.175m) Avoids arbitration28.028Team Roster on 2015-01-15
2013-02-051b-dhHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Athletics with Max Stassi and Brad Peacock to Astros for Jed Lowrie and Fernando Rodriguez26.049Team Roster on 2013-02-05
2012-06-291b-dhOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Sacramento (AAA)25.193Team Roster on 2012-06-29
2012-05-251BOakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)YMinors--25.158Team Roster on 2012-05-25
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-12-14TradeTraded by Diamondbacks with Dana Eveland, Greg Smith, Aaron Cunningham, Carlos Gonzalez and Brett Anderson to Athletics for Dan Haren and Connor Robertson 
2007-12-03TradeTraded by White Sox to Diamondbacks for Carlos Quentin 
* 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
2010Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll23400,000-75743-2,812,412400,000400,000
2011Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll24414,000-78937-2,722,607414,000814,000
2012Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25480,000-76038-2,954,887480,0001,294,000
2013Houston AstrosTeam Payroll26494,000-69616233,023,990490,0001,788,000
2014Houston AstrosTeam Payroll27510,000-62813303,256,497500,0002,298,000
2015Houston AstrosTeam Payroll284,175,0003.159262972++3,571,283507,5006,473,0002015-01-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4.175m) Avoids arbitration
2016Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll292,500,0004.1593546613,498,245507,5008,973,0002016-01-09 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3m) [Free Agent]
2017New York YankeesTeam Payroll303,000,000-32716643,651,709535,00011,973,0002017-02-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3.5m) $0.5m signing bonus
2017-07-19 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* 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