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Biography Data
Positions: P-278
Proper Name: Kristopher Allen Medlen
Born: October 7, 1985 (31.062)
Place Artesia, California
Height/Weight: 5-10 / 175 Bats/Throws: Switch-Right
High School: Gahr (Cerritos,CA)
College: Santa Ana College
Drafted: 2006 -- 10th round (310th overall) by Atlanta Braves (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:May 21,2009 (23.226)
Service Time:6.137 (2015)
TBC Player ID:37596
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-08-30 - Kansas City Royals - Activated from disabled list More
Prospect Ranks:[2009]ATL #9
Recent Contract:Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($7.5m) 2-5.5 Mutual option for 2017 for $10m with $1m buyout by Kansas City Royals (2014-12-18)
Organizations:ATL, KCA
Signed by:Tom Battista
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (46.37%) -- Changeup (21.89%) -- Curveball (16.34%) -- Fastball (12.79%) -- Cutter (1.54%) -- Slider (1.07%)
Fastball Velocity: [2016] - 90.68 - [2015] - 90.9 - [2013] - 89.37 - [2012] - 89.91 - [2011] - 91.03 - [2010] - 90.15


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-08-30Kansas City RoyalsSPMinorsOmahaAAAActivated from disabled list---
    2016-07-19Kansas City RoyalsSPDL-60Northwest ArkansasAATransferred to 60-day DL---
    2016-06-15Kansas City RoyalsSPDL-15Northwest ArkansasAAAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA) for rehab40man
    2016-05-13Kansas City RoyalsSPDL-15Kansas City RoyalsMLBDL-15 Right rotator cuff inflammation40man
    2015
    2015-07-21Kansas City RoyalsSPActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-07-03Kansas City RoyalsSPDL-60OmahaAAAAssigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab---
    2015-06-24Kansas City RoyalsSPDL-60Northwest ArkansasAAAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA) for rehab---
    2015-03-07Kansas City RoyalsSPDL-60Kansas City RoyalsMLBDL-60 Recovering from Tommy John Surgery---
    2014
    2014-12-18Kansas City RoyalsSPActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBSigned to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($7.5m) 2-5.5 Mutual option for 2017 for $10m with $1m buyout 40man
    2014-12-03SPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-11-01Atlanta BravesSPActive-MLBAtlanta BravesMLBActivated from DL40man
    2014-03-27Atlanta BravesSPDL-60Atlanta BravesMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2014-03-23Atlanta BravesSPDL-15Atlanta BravesMLBDL-15 Tommy John Surgery40man
    2014-01-17Atlanta BravesSPActive-MLBAtlanta BravesMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($5.8m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2013
    2013-01-18Atlanta BravesSPActive-MLBAtlanta BravesMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($2.6m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2012
    2012-06-15Atlanta BravesSPActive-MLBAtlanta BravesMLBRecalled from Gwinnett (AAA)40man
    2012-05-30Atlanta BravesRPMinorsGwinnettAAAOptioned to Gwinnett (AAA)40man
    2012-05-04Atlanta BravesRPActive-MLBAtlanta BravesMLB40man
    2012-03-02Atlanta BravesAtlanta BravesMLB---
    2011
    2011-02-22Atlanta BravesAtlanta BravesMLB---
    2010
    2010-03-03Atlanta BravesAtlanta BravesMLB---
    2009
    2009-05-21Atlanta BravesAtlanta BravesMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Atlanta Braves in 10th round (310th overall) of 2006 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Tampa Bay Rays in 37th round (1088th overall) of 2003 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2016Kansas City Royals$ 5,500,0002211276$ 507,500$ 4,325,690
    2015Kansas City Royals$ 2,000,0003911956$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2013Atlanta Braves$ 2,600,0003161066$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($2.6m) Avoiding arbitration
    2012Atlanta Braves$ 490,0006082733$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-03-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.49m)
    2011Atlanta Braves$ 429,5006362130$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-02-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.414m)
    2010Atlanta Braves$ 407,5006782725$ 400,000$ 2,812,4122010-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.4075m)
    2009Atlanta Braves$ 400,000724360$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-05-21 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.4m) Contract purchased from minors

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