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CHRIS GETZ   +

MLB  Retired (2014)     |   Played: 2003-2014
Positions
2B-762, SS-63, OF-15, dh-10, 3B-8
Born
August 30, 1983  (31.112)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-0 / 165
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
High School
Grosse Pointe South  (Grosse Pointe,MI)
College:
Drafted:
Chicago White Sox:  2005-4-125 (June-Reg)  bonus: $225,000 
Full Name
Christopher Getz 
TBC Player ID
38971
MLB Debut
August 12, 2008  (24.348)
Year


vs LH/RH:


Pitch Type
25 6
18 8
5 2 2
12 3 3
1 1
.500
.400
.300
.240
.000
Top Prospect:  team  2008 (#5-CHA), 2009 (#6-CHA)
Speed
82
Contact
93
Patience
62
Batting
62
Power
18

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OFF THE FIELD
Start DateStatusMLB TeamMinor Team40-ManTransaction Description
2014-05-16Retired  Announced retirement
2014-05-13MinorsToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA) Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
2014-05-11DFAToronto Blue Jays  Designated for Assignment
2014-04-29ActiveToronto Blue Jays YesContract purchased from minors
2014-04-12MinorsToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA) Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
2014-01-16MinorsToronto Blue Jays  Signed to Minor League Contract
2013-12-03Free Agent  Non-tendered, declared free agency
2013-08-12ActiveKansas City Royals YesActivated from DL
2013-08-05DL-15Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YesAssigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab
2013-08-01DL-15Kansas City Royals YesDL-15 Left knee sprain [While running the bases]
2013-07-19ActiveKansas City Royals YesRecalled from Omaha (AAA)
2013-06-22MinorsKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YesOptioned to Omaha (AAA)
2012-11-30ActiveKansas City Royals YesSigned to 1-year contract ($1.05m) avoiding arbitration
2012-10-17ActiveKansas City Royals YesActivated from DL
2012-08-18DL-15Kansas City Royals YesDL-15 Broken left thumb
2012-07-09ActiveKansas City Royals YesActivated from DL
2012-06-30MinorsKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YesAssigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab
2012-06-18DL-15Kansas City Royals YesDL-15 Left lower leg strain
2012-06-12ActiveKansas City Royals YesActivated from DL
2012-05-22DL-15Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YesDL-15 Left ribcage contusion
2012-05-06ActiveKansas City Royals Yes

The transactions grid above is available for Major Leaguers and Minor Leaguers since May of 2012. All transactions prior to this date will be listed below.



DateNotes
2009-11-06Traded by White Sox with Josh Fields to Royals for Mark Teahen
Drafted:  Selected by Chicago White Sox in 4th round (125th overall) of 2005 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
  *Did not sign*  ...  Selected by Chicago White Sox in 6th round (180th overall) of 2002 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)


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