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Chris Sampson

+ Played in Major Leagues 2006-2010

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Biography Data
Positions: P-334, SS-48, 3B-1
Proper Name: Christopher Keith Sampson
Born: May 23, 1978 (38.156)
Place Pasadena, Texas
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 170 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Channelview (Channelview,TX)
College: Texas Tech University , Lon Morris College
Drafted: 1999 -- 8th round (263rd overall) by Houston Astros (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 2,2006 (28.010)
Service Time:2.053 (2008)
TBC Player ID:44585
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2010-01-15 - Houston Astros - More
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.815m) by Houston Astros. avoided arbitration
Organizations:HOU, FLO
Signed by:Ralph Bratton
Pitch Repertoire Slider (35.07%) -- Fastball (28.39%) -- Curveball (13.78%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (13.36%) -- Changeup (9.39%)
Fastball Velocity: [2010] - 88.24

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2010MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2010-01-15Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    2009-02-20Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    2008-02-22Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    2007-02-28Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    2006-01-01Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Astros (1-year)
    On voluntary retired list
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Houston Astros in 8th round (263rd overall) of 1999 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Kansas City Royals in 41st round (1231st overall) of 1997 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2010Houston Astros$ 815,0004571650$ 400,000$ 2,812,4122010-01-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.815m) avoided arbitration
    2009Houston Astros$ 449,0005272435$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-20 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.449m)
    2008Houston Astros$ 401,0006282531$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-02-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.401m)
    2007Houston Astros$ 380,000737380$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-02-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.38m)
    2006Houston Astros$ 327,000742390$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.327m)

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