Biographical

Portrait of Chris Spurling

Chris Spurling P

Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date6-28-1977
Height6' 6"
Weight240 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
2003 DET MLB 66 0 77.0 78 22 38 9 .262 95 9.1 2.6 1.1 4.4 42% .272 .270 1.30 4.60 4.68 108 0.00 0.0
2005 DET MLB 56 0 70.7 58 22 26 8 .258 101 7.4 2.8 1.0 3.3 48% .221 .230 1.13 4.81 3.44 117 0.00 0.0
2006 DET 0 9 0 11.3 13 4 4 2 .263 108 10.3 3.2 1.6 3.2 39% .282 .273 1.50 5.84 3.18 0 0.00 0.0
2006 MIL 0 7 0 10.0 12 4 3 3 .273 92 10.8 3.6 2.7 2.7 38% .250 .302 1.60 7.61 7.20 0 0.00 0.0
2007 MIL MLB 49 0 50.0 63 14 28 6 .260 104 11.3 2.5 1.1 5.0 51% .326 .263 1.54 4.58 4.68 108 0.00 0.0
2006 TOT MLB 16 0 21.3 25 8 7 5 .268 100 10.5 3.4 2.1 3.0 39% .267 .287 1.55 6.67 5.06 116 6.04 -0.1
CareerMLB1870219.0224669928.2611009.22.71.24.146%.268.2581.324.864.321094.652.1

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.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
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
1998 GRB A 1 1 6.0 7 1 5 1 .000 10.5 1.5 1.5 7.5 0% .000 .000 1.33 4.68 3.00
1999 GRB A 49 0 76.3 78 23 68 8 .000 9.2 2.7 0.9 8.0 0% .000 .000 1.32 4.15 3.66
2000 LYN A+ 9 0 18.3 8 3 17 1 .000 3.9 1.5 0.5 8.4 0% .000 .000 0.60 2.75 0.98
2000 TAM A+ 34 0 57.0 50 22 55 1 .000 7.9 3.5 0.2 8.7 0% .000 .000 1.26 3.11 3.79
2001 ALT AA 34 15 121.7 133 28 63 9 .000 9.8 2.1 0.7 4.7 0% .000 .000 1.32 3.84 3.11
2002 ALT AA 51 0 70.0 54 12 60 8 .000 6.9 1.5 1.0 7.7 0% .238 .000 0.94 3.55 2.19
2002 Pho Wnt 12 0 15.0 14 3 11 1 .000 8.4 1.8 0.6 6.6 0% .000 .000 1.13 3.56 3.00
2003 DET MLB 66 0 77.0 78 22 38 9 .262 95 9.1 2.6 1.1 4.4 42% .272 .270 1.30 4.60 4.68
2005 DET MLB 56 0 70.7 58 22 26 8 .258 101 7.4 2.8 1.0 3.3 48% .221 .230 1.13 4.81 3.44
2005 TOL AAA 12 0 19.7 18 3 15 2 .251 92 8.2 1.4 0.9 6.9 57% .276 .243 1.07 3.47 4.11
2006 DET MLB 9 0 11.3 13 4 4 2 .263 108 10.3 3.2 1.6 3.2 39% .282 .273 1.50 5.84 3.18
2006 MIL MLB 7 0 10.0 12 4 3 3 .273 92 10.8 3.6 2.7 2.7 38% .250 .302 1.60 7.61 7.20
2006 TOL AAA 49 0 66.2 61 10 34 4 .257 88 8.3 1.4 0.5 4.6 51% .257 .213 1.07 3.43 2.04
2007 MIL MLB 49 0 50.0 63 14 28 6 .260 104 11.3 2.5 1.1 5.0 51% .326 .263 1.54 4.58 4.68
2007 NAS AAA 10 0 16.0 19 2 9 1 .263 91 10.7 1.1 0.6 5.1 58% .321 .260 1.31 3.59 1.69

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

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
2004-03-26 2004-10-04 60-DL 192 162 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2004-03-04 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 DET $725,000
2006 MIL $725,000
2004 MIL $325,000
2003 DET $305,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$2,080,000
3 yrTotal$2,080,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 3 d

Details
  • sent outright to Triple-A 10/5/07 contract purchased 9/1/07 designated for assignment 8/15/07
  • contract purchased 4/07 assigned Triple-A 4/07 re-signed 10/06, 1 year (07) (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 10/06 claimed off waivers from DT 9/06
  • designated for assignment 9/06 optioned to Triple-A 6/06 recalled 5/06 optioned to Triple-A 4/06 avoided arbitration 1/06, 1 year/$0.725M (06)
  • optioned to Triple-A 3/05 re-signed 3/05, 1 year/$M (05) 1 year/$0.325M (04) 1 year/$0.305M (03)

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BP Articles

Chris Spurling is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
The BP Wayback Machine: Dayton Moore's First WeekRany Jazayerli2015-11-03
The BP Wayback Machine: Dayton Moore's First WeekRany Jazayerli2014-09-24
Spring Training Preview: NL CentralJoe Sheehan2008-02-11
Prospectus Today: Where Was Coco?Joe Sheehan2007-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Swaps and MovesChristina Kahrl2007-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis Special: Trades Catch-upChristina Kahrl2007-07-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League MovesChristina Kahrl2007-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Look SharpNate Silver2007-05-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 19-21, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Roster Review of the CentralsChristina Kahrl2007-04-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: September 29-October 16, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-10-17
Transaction Analysis: September 5-11Christina Kahrl2006-09-13
Prospectus Notebook: Royals, TwinsBaseball Prospectus2006-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Dave DombrowskiJonah Keri2006-06-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 1-5Christina Kahrl2006-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 25-29Christina Kahrl2006-05-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 21-25Christina Kahrl2006-04-26
Prospectus Notebook: Angels, TigersBaseball Prospectus2005-12-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 31Christina Kahrl2005-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Any Infielder Will DoSteven Goldman2005-07-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 4-9, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 16-28, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-01


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Chris Spurling threw 352 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2007, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2007, he relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph) and Slider (85mph). He also rarely threw a Change (84mph).