Biographical

Portrait of Chris Britton

Chris Britton P

Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date12-16-1982
Height6' 3"
Weight275 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2006 BAL MLB 52 0 53.7 46 17 41 4 .257 107 7.7 2.9 0.7 6.9 34% .264 .218 1.17 3.58 3.35 83 2.64 1.8
2007 NYA MLB 11 0 12.7 9 4 5 2 .247 103 6.4 2.8 1.4 3.6 33% .175 .220 1.03 5.52 3.55 104 5.52 -0.0
2008 NYA MLB 15 0 23.0 28 11 12 4 .254 103 11.0 4.3 1.6 4.7 27% .308 .312 1.70 5.81 5.09 109 4.62 0.2
CareerMLB78089.383325810.2551058.43.21.05.832%.264.2441.294.433.83933.562.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2002 BLU Rk 9 8 35.7 30 10 27 5 .000 7.6 2.5 1.3 6.8 0% .243 .000 1.12 4.80 4.54
2004 DEL A 27 8 84.0 76 31 80 11 .000 8.1 3.3 1.2 8.6 0% .286 .000 1.27 4.45 3.75
2005 FRD A+ 46 0 78.7 47 23 110 5 .255 106 5.4 2.6 0.6 12.6 54% .231 .099 0.89 2.27 1.60
2006 BAL MLB 52 0 53.7 46 17 41 4 .257 107 7.7 2.9 0.7 6.9 34% .264 .218 1.17 3.58 3.35
2006 BOW AA 13 0 16.1 14 6 24 0 .256 69 7.8 3.4 0.0 13.4 40% .467 .226 1.24 1.22 2.80
2007 NYA MLB 11 0 12.7 9 4 5 2 .247 103 6.4 2.8 1.4 3.6 33% .175 .220 1.03 5.52 3.55
2007 SWB AAA 37 0 57.3 51 14 58 3 .261 86 8.0 2.2 0.5 9.1 39% .306 .240 1.13 2.57 2.51
2008 NYA MLB 15 0 23.0 28 11 12 4 .254 103 11.0 4.3 1.6 4.7 27% .308 .312 1.70 5.81 5.09
2008 SWB AAA 21 0 27.7 28 7 26 2 .263 87 9.1 2.3 0.6 8.4 47% .312 .258 1.26 3.14 2.27
2008 YAN Rk 2 2 3.0 0 0 3 0 .239 64 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 75% .000 -.003 0.00 1.55 0.00
2009 SAN AA 10 0 15.0 28 4 5 3 .255 117 16.8 2.4 1.8 3.0 37% .403 .332 2.13 5.99 10.80
2009 POR AAA 5 0 5.7 11 4 5 1 .274 79 17.4 6.3 1.6 7.9 33% .500 .439 2.63 6.09 9.47

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 391 0.4731 0.4425 0.8613 0.5892 0.3107 0.8807 0.8281 0.1387
Career3910.47310.44250.86130.58920.31070.88070.82810.1387

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2008-06-06 2008-07-06 15-DL 30 28 Right Trunk Strain Rib Cage -
2007-07-21 2007-08-02 Minors 12 0 Abdomen Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 140 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from NYY 08-09 (minor-league contract)
  • non-tendered 12/12/08 recalled 8/15/08 optioned to Triple-A 8/8/08 recalled 8/6/08 optioned to Triple-A 8/1/08 recalled 7/31/08 optioned 08 recalled 5/28/08 optioned to Triple-A 5/20/08 optioned to Triple-A 5/9/08 recalled 4/30/08 optioned to Triple-A 4/29/08 recalled 4/25/08 optioned to Triple-A 3/24/08 re-signed 3/4/08, 1 year (08)
  • recalled 8/28/07 optioned to Triple-A 6/9/07
  • recalled 6/1/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 4/07 recalled 4/07 optioned to Triple-A 4/07 acquired in trade from BAL 11/06 (NYY pay $4M of JWright`s $7M 07 sal)
  • recalled 9/06 optioned to Triple-A 8/06 recalled 5/06 optioned to Triple-A 4/06 recalled 4/06 contract purchased 11/05 01 8-233

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Overthinking It: Forever ChangesBen Lindbergh2014-07-11
BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild: The Daily Baseball Prospectus PodcastBen Lindbergh2012-07-18
BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild: The Daily Baseball Prospectus PodcastSam Miller2012-07-18
This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, AL East: Manny Happy ReturnsBen Kabak2011-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Outside Help, AL EastJay Jaffe2009-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Outside Help, NL WestJay Jaffe2009-02-18
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: National League NRIs of NoteJoe Sheehan2009-02-11
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Free Agent DragnetJoe Sheehan2008-12-23
Transaction Analysis: AL RoundupChristina Kahrl2008-12-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Set FreeJoe Sheehan2008-12-14
This article requires BP Premium accessFreebies?: The Seach for Good, Cheap ReliefBen Lindbergh2008-12-09
GM for a Day: Yankees Jay Jaffe2008-12-05
This article requires BP Premium accessGM for a Day: MarinersJoe Sheehan2008-12-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: First-Look MistakesChristina Kahrl2008-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL RoundupChristina Kahrl2008-08-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Deadline Day Wrap-UpChristina Kahrl2008-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Joba and the MISERsJay Jaffe2008-03-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL East NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-02-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: AL EastChristina Kahrl2007-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: A Crowd of HeroesJoe Sheehan2007-09-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Contenders' MovesChristina Kahrl2007-08-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: American League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 15-18Christina Kahrl2007-04-19
Transaction of the Day: Roster Reviews of the EastsChristina Kahrl2007-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: February 6-13, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-02-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL East CatchupChristina Kahrl2007-01-30
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: A Triple ReduxDan Fox2007-01-25
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat the Numbers Say: The Rule 5 DraftClay Davenport2006-12-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Major Moves, November 8-13, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-11-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 23-24Christina Kahrl2006-08-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 15-18Christina Kahrl2006-05-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 28-May 1Christina Kahrl2006-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 11-13Christina Kahrl2006-04-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 10-13Christina Kahrl2006-03-14


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Chris Britton threw 536 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2008, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2008, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (88mph) and Slider (78mph). He also rarely threw a Change (75mph).