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Chris Burke 2BAstros

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
6 1443 .239 .315 .359 .237 0.4
Birth Date3-11-1980
Height5' 11"
Weight180 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2004 HOU 24 17 20 17 2 1 0 0 0 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .059 .200 .059 .109 -2.7 0.5 -0.2
2005 HOU 25 108 359 318 49 79 19 2 5 117 23 62 6 3 9 26 11 6 .248 .309 .368 .243 3.2 -1.8 0.1
2006 HOU 26 123 413 366 58 101 23 1 9 153 27 77 14 2 4 40 11 1 .276 .347 .418 .263 11.0 0.5 1.1
2007 HOU 27 111 363 319 39 73 19 2 6 114 27 52 8 1 8 28 9 3 .229 .304 .357 .224 -3.8 -0.2 -0.4
2008 ARI 28 86 199 165 20 32 5 1 2 45 27 33 2 3 2 12 5 0 .194 .310 .273 .221 -5.8 4.2 -0.2
2009 SDN 29 32 89 82 8 17 5 0 1 25 6 16 1 0 0 5 4 1 .207 .270 .305 .212 -1.2 -0.1 -0.1
Career4771443126717630371623455113243319231114011.239.315.359.2370.73.10.4

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2001 MIC A 56 265 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 ROU AA 136 538 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 ROU AA 137 633 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 HOU MLB 17 20 .109 .268 .333 .422 .264 .071 91 -3.3 0.6 0 0.5 -0.2 -2.7 -0.2 -2.7 -0.2
2004 NWO AAA 123 560 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .344 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 HOU MLB 108 359 .243 .268 .333 .420 .261 .291 99 -6.5 10.3 -2.1 -1.8 1.6 3.2 0.1 3.2 0.1
2005 ROU AAA 22 101 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .342 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 HOU MLB 123 413 .263 .264 .332 .427 .262 .326 96 1.4 12.4 -0.2 0.5 -1.3 11.0 1.1 11.0 1.1
2006 ROU AAA 2 9 .571 .260 .315 .364 .236 .500 87 3 0.3 0 -0.0 -0.0 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3
2007 HOU MLB 111 363 .224 .272 .335 .435 .262 .256 102 -14.6 10.8 -0.6 -0.2 0.1 -3.8 -0.4 -3.8 -0.4
2007 ROU AAA 18 76 .259 .281 .350 .447 .268 .246 94 -0.1 2.2 -0.2 -1.2 2.1 3.5 0.2 3.5 0.2
2008 ARI MLB 86 199 .221 .264 .331 .420 .263 .226 100 -8.3 5.7 -1.2 4.2 0.2 -5.8 -0.2 -5.8 -0.2
2009 SDN MLB 32 89 .212 .253 .320 .401 .254 .246 86 -4.6 2.6 1 -0.1 0.9 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
2009 GWN AAA 73 309 .249 .263 .334 .394 .248 .328 107 -3.7 9.4 1.6 3.7 2.8 8.2 1.2 8.2 1.2
2009 TAC AAA 10 45 .296 .283 .354 .441 .292 .308 90 1.8 1.3 0 0.1 -0.2 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2010 LOU AAA 66 284 .245 .268 .337 .415 .259 .262 97 -4.6 8.6 -0.1 -2.6 2.3 6.6 0.4 6.6 0.4

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2001 MIC A 265 47 70 11 6 3 17 26 31 21 8 .300 .375 .438 .137 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 ROU AA 538 66 127 19 8 3 37 39 61 16 15 .264 .329 .356 .091 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 ROU AA 633 88 165 23 8 3 41 57 57 34 10 .301 .374 .388 .087 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 NWO AAA 560 93 152 33 6 16 52 55 76 37 14 .315 .396 .507 .193 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 HOU MLB 20 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 .059 .200 .059 .000 .109 -2.7 0.5 -0.2
2005 ROU AAA 101 15 28 6 2 2 11 8 13 9 0 .311 .376 .489 .178 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 HOU MLB 359 49 79 19 2 5 26 23 62 11 6 .248 .309 .368 .119 .243 3.2 -1.8 0.1
2006 ROU AAA 9 2 4 1 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 .500 .556 1.000 .500 .571 3.4 -0.0 0.3
2006 HOU MLB 413 58 101 23 1 9 40 27 77 11 1 .276 .347 .418 .142 .263 11.0 0.5 1.1
2007 ROU AAA 76 14 16 1 0 2 7 5 7 5 2 .242 .315 .348 .106 .259 3.5 -1.2 0.2
2007 HOU MLB 363 39 73 19 2 6 28 27 52 9 3 .229 .304 .357 .129 .224 -3.8 -0.2 -0.4
2008 ARI MLB 199 20 32 5 1 2 12 27 33 5 0 .194 .310 .273 .079 .221 -5.8 4.2 -0.2
2009 TAC AAA 45 7 9 2 0 1 3 7 11 2 1 .237 .356 .368 .132 .296 3.1 0.1 0.3
2009 GWN AAA 309 39 78 19 2 3 32 22 46 13 2 .285 .349 .401 .117 .249 8.2 3.7 1.2
2009 SDN MLB 89 8 17 5 0 1 5 6 16 4 1 .207 .270 .305 .098 .212 -1.2 -0.1 -0.1
2010 LOU AAA 284 38 59 6 4 5 26 26 39 14 4 .238 .320 .355 .117 .245 6.6 -2.6 0.4

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 760 0.5434 0.4658 0.8305 0.6634 0.2305 0.8869 0.6375 0.1695
2009 350 0.5457 0.5143 0.8056 0.7277 0.2579 0.8705 0.5854 0.1944
Career11100.54410.48110.82260.68370.23910.88170.62110.1774

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-02-25 2010-03-15 Camp 18 0 Right Fingers Fracture and Dislocation Ring Finger -
2007-06-01 2007-06-02 Minors 1 0 Left Ankle Contusion Foul Ball -
2006-10-05 2006-10-05 Off 0 0 Left Shoulder Surgery Tighten Capsule 2006-10-05
2006-07-01 2006-07-02 DTD 1 1 Left Contusion Big Toe -
2006-06-12 2006-06-13 DTD 1 0 Left Elbow Contusion HBP -
2006-06-08 2006-06-09 DTD 1 1 Left Shoulder Subluxation -
2006-05-07 2006-05-21 15-DL 14 13 Left Shoulder Subluxation -
2005-09-15 2005-09-20 DTD 5 5 Left Shoulder Subluxation -
2005-03-21 - Camp - - Right Knee Laceration -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 ARI $995,000
2007 HOU $415,000
2006 HOU $362,500
2005 HOU $316,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$2,088,500
4 yrTotal$2,088,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 57 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from SD 11/09 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 6/8/09 acquired in trade from SEA 4/20/09 acquired in trade from HOU (for cash) 3/29/09
  • signed as a free agent from AZ 1/13/09 (minor-league contract)
  • avoided arbitration 1/18/08, 1 year/$0.995M (08)
  • acquired in trade from HOU 12/14/07 recalled 6/3/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 5/11/07
  • re-signed 3/07, 1 year/$0.415M (07)
  • re-signed 3/06, 1 year/$0.3625M (06)
  • recalled 5/05 optioned to Triple-A 5/05 re-signed 2/05, 1 year/$0.316M (05) (split contract) recalled 9/04 optioned to Triple-A 3/04 40-m 11/03 $2.1M signing bonus
  • Tennessee 01 1-10

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