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+ Pittsburgh Pirates Status: Active (MLB)

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Biography Data
Positions: P-469
Proper Name: George Nicholas Kontos
Born: June 12, 1985 (32.100)
Place Lincolnwood, Illinois
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 215 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Niles West (Skokie,IL)
College: Northwestern University
Drafted: 2006 -- 5th round (164th overall) by New York Yankees (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 10,2011 (26.090)
Service Time:3.171 (2016)
TBC Player ID:48684
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-09-07 - Pittsburgh Pirates - Activated from DL More
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($1.75m) [Avoids arbitration] by San Francisco Giants (2017-01-12)
Organizations:NYA, SFN, PIT
Signed by:Steve Lemke
Pitch Repertoire Slider (33.46%) -- Cutter (24.84%) -- Fastball (20.43%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (19.05%) -- Changeup (2.13%) -- Curveball (0.08%)
Fastball Velocity: [2017] - 90.92 - [2016] - 90.84 - [2015] - 91.04 - [2014] - 91.09 - [2013] - 90.42 - [2012] - 90.9 - [2011] - 90.62

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-09-07Pittsburgh PiratesRPActive-MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLBActivated from DL40man
    2017-08-22Pittsburgh PiratesRPD10Pittsburgh PiratesMLBDL-10 Right groin strain40man
    2017-08-05Pittsburgh PiratesRPActive-MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLBClaimed off waivers from Giants by Pirates40man
    2017-01-12San Francisco GiantsRPActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($1.75m) [Avoids arbitration]40man
    2016-05-18San Francisco GiantsRPActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-05-12San Francisco GiantsRPDL-15SacramentoAAAAssigned to Sacramento (AAA) for rehab40man
    2016-04-20San Francisco GiantsRPDL-15San Francisco GiantsMLBDL-15 Flexor strain, right elbow40man
    2014-08-25San Francisco GiantsRPActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBRecalled from Fresno (AAA)40man
    2014-08-22San Francisco GiantsRPMinorsFresnoAAAAssigned to Fresno (AAA)40man
    2014-08-21San Francisco GiantsRPActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBRecalled from Fresno (AAA)40man
    2014-07-27San Francisco GiantsRPMinorsFresnoAAAAssigned to Fresno (AAA)40man
    2014-07-21San Francisco GiantsRPActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBRecalled from Fresno (AAA)40man
    2014-06-17San Francisco GiantsRPMinorsFresnoAAAAssigned to Fresno (AAA)40man
    2014-05-22San Francisco GiantsRPActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBRecalled from Fresno (AAA)40man
    2014-05-10San Francisco GiantsRPMinorsFresnoAAAAssigned to Fresno (AAA)40man
    2014-05-06San Francisco GiantsRPActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBRecalled from Fresno (AAA)40man
    2014-04-12San Francisco GiantsRPMinorsFresnoAAAAssigned to Fresno (AAA)40man
    2014-03-25San Francisco GiantsRPMinorsSan Francisco GiantsMLBOptioned to minors40man
    2013-09-03San Francisco GiantsRPActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBRecalled from Fresno (AAA)40man
    2013-07-24San Francisco GiantsRPMinorsFresnoAAAOptioned to Fresno (AAA)40man
    2013-07-15San Francisco GiantsRPActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBReinstated from suspension40man
    2013-07-11San Francisco GiantsRPZSan Francisco GiantsMLBStarted serving suspension40man
    2013-06-24San Francisco GiantsRPActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBRecalled from Fresno (AAA)40man
    2013-06-12San Francisco GiantsRPMinorsFresnoAAASuspension announced by MLB. 3 games for throwing at Andrew McCutchen [Served when recalled]40man
    2013-06-12San Francisco GiantsRPMinorsFresnoAAAOptioned to Fresno (AAA)40man
    2012-06-09San Francisco GiantsRPActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBRecalled from Fresno (AAA)40man
    2012-04-04San Francisco GiantsPMinorsSan Francisco GiantsMLBTraded from Yankees to Giants for Chris Stewart40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Returned to Yankees
    Claimed off waivers by Padres from Yankees
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by New York Yankees in 5th round (164th overall) of 2006 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2017San Francisco Giants$ 1,750,0003961656$ 535,000$ 4,304,7942017-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($1.75m) [Avoids arbitration]
    2016San Francisco Giants$ 1,150,0004502151$ 507,500$ 3,498,245
    2015San Francisco Giants$ 517,5006362930$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014San Francisco Giants$ 500,000794320$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013San Francisco Giants$ 494,5006922624$ 490,000$ 3,021,531
    2012San Francisco Giants$ 481,3507302720$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011New York Yankees$ 414,000789380$ 414,000$ 2,722,607

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