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Chris Gimenez

+ Free Agent Status: FA


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Biography Data
Positions: C-638, 1B-139, 3B-121, OF-73, RF-67, LF-63, P-3, DH-2
Proper Name: Christopher P. Gimenez
Born: December 27, 1982 (34.326)
Place Gilroy, California
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 190 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Gilroy (Gilroy,CA)
College: University of Nevada
Drafted: 2004 -- 19th round (557th overall) by Cleveland Indians (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 3,2009 (26.158)
Service Time:4.163 (2016)
TBC Player ID:28931
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-11-07 - Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent More
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Minnesota Twins (2017-01-11)
Organizations:CLE, SEA, TBA, TEX, MIN
Relationship(s):
Pitch Repertoire Knuckleball (37.61%) -- Fastball (31.62%) -- Changeup (30.77%)
Fastball Velocity: [2017] - 70.69 - [2014] - 85.7


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-11-07CFAMLBRefused minor league assignment, declared free agent---
    2017-11-06Minnesota TwinsCMinorsMinnesota TwinsMLBOutrighted to minors---
    2017-04-02Minnesota TwinsCActive-MLBMinnesota TwinsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2017-01-11Minnesota TwinsCMinorsMinnesota TwinsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2016
    2016-11-20CFAMLBRefused minor league assignment, declared free agent---
    2016-11-17Chicago CubsCMinorsChicago CubsMLBOutrighted to minors---
    2016-05-05Chicago CubsCActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBTraded from Rangers to Indians for cash40man
    2016-05-04Texas RangersCDFATexas RangersMLBActivated from DL and designated for assignment---
    2016-04-03Texas RangersCDL-15Texas RangersMLBDL-15 Lower left leg infection40man
    2015
    2015-12-05Texas RangersCActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0.975m) [Avoids arbitration]40man
    2015-08-01Texas RangersCActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2015-05-31Texas Rangers3BMinorsRound RockAAAActivated from disabled list---
    2015-05-24Texas Rangers3BD7Round RockAAADL-7 Injured---
    2015-04-09Texas Rangers3BMinorsRound RockAAAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)---
    2014
    2014-11-21Texas Rangers3BMinorsTexas RangersMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014-11-083BFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-11-04Cleveland Indians3BMinorsCleveland IndiansMLBOutrighted to minors---
    2014-09-01Cleveland Indians3BActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBActivated from Paternity Leave list40man
    2014-08-29Cleveland Indians3BPat LeaveCleveland IndiansMLBPlaced on Paternity Leave list40man
    2014-08-24Cleveland Indians3BActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2014-08-23Cleveland Indians3BMinorsCleveland IndiansMLBTraded from Rangers to Indians for future considerations---
    2014-08-10Texas Rangers3BMinorsRound RockAAAOutrighted to Round Rock (AAA)---
    2014-08-07Texas Rangers3BDFATexas RangersMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2014-08-07Texas Rangers3BActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBActivated from Paternity Leave list40man
    2014-08-04Texas Rangers3BPat LeaveTexas RangersMLBPlaced on Paternity Leave list40man
    2014-05-20Texas Rangers3BActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2014-04-12Texas Rangers3BMinorsRound RockAAAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)---
    2014-04-10Texas Rangers3BMinorsRound RockAAASigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014-04-05-3BFA-MLBRefused minor league assignment, declared free agent---
    2014-04-03Texas Rangers3BMinorsTexas RangersMLBOutrighted to minors---
    2014-04-01Texas Rangers3BDFATexas RangersMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2014-03-29Texas Rangers3BActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBClaimed off waivers from Athletics by Rangers40man
    2013
    2013-12-21Oakland Athletics3BActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBClaimed off waivers from Rays by Athletics 40man
    2013-09-01Tampa Bay Rays3BActive-MLBTampa Bay RaysMLBRecalled from Durham (AAA)40man
    2013-03-26Tampa Bay RayscMinorsDurhamAAAOptioned to Durham (AAA)40man
    2012
    2012-09-01Tampa Bay RayscActive-MLBTampa Bay RaysMLBRecalled from Durham (AAA)40man
    2012-05-28Tampa Bay RayscMinorsDurhamAAAOptioned to Durham (AAA)40man
    2012-04-15Tampa Bay RaysCActive-MLBTampa Bay RaysMLBContract purchased from Durham (AAA)40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Rays
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Mariners
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Mariners
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Cleveland Indians in 19th round (557th overall) of 2004 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Colorado Rockies in 34th round (1024th overall) of 2001 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2017Minnesota Twins$ 950,0005081844$ 535,000$ 3,582,271
    2016Cleveland Indians$ 975,0004742448$ 507,500$ 3,498,245
    2015Texas Rangers$ 507,500784360$ 507,500$ 3,571,2832015-12-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0.975m) [Avoids arbitration]
    2014Texas Rangers$ 510,0006282631$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2014Cleveland Indians$ 510,0006282631$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Tampa Bay Rays$ 490,000775310$ 490,000$ 3,021,531
    2012Tampa Bay Rays$ 480,000760330$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Seattle Mariners$ 414,000789310$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Cleveland Indians$ 400,000757330$ 400,000$ 2,812,412
    2009Cleveland Indians$ 400,000724380$ 400,000$ 2,746,792

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    MLB.Com - Chris Gimenez @ Razzball


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