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Chris Snyder # - C

Texas

  • Age: 33
  • DOB: 1981/02/12
  • POB: Houston, TX
  • Height: 6-4 Weight: 235lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 10
  • Drafted by Arizona in 2002 (2nd round).
  • Current Status: In the minors

Scouting Report

AssetsCalls a good game and leads his staff well. Rarely makes mistakes with the glove. Has a powerful throwing arm. With the bat, he possesses a nice mix of power and patience.
FlawsLacks game-to-game consistency as a hitter in the major leagues. Behind the plate, his strong arm is not always accurate.
Career potentialSolid catcher with good leadership ability.

Honours and Awards

2004Texas League (AA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/29Assigned by the Texas Rangers to their minor league camp.
2014/03/25Signed by the Texas Rangers to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2014/03/24Released by the Washington Nationals.
2013/12/21Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2013/10/31Filed for free agency.
2013/09/01Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA).
2013/06/07Re-signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a minor league contract.
2013/06/06Refused minor league assignment from the Baltimore Orioles and opted for free agency.
2013/06/04Designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles.
2013/04/30Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA).
2013/04/28Acquired from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2013/03/30Assigned by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to their minor league camp.
2013/03/18Signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2013/03/18Released by the Washington Nationals.
2013/02/05Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2012/10/31Houston Astros declined their contract option for next season.
2012/01/20Signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2011/10/31Pittsburgh Pirates declined their contract option for next season.
2011/10/31Missed the last 102 regular season games (back injury).
2011/06/10Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (back injury).
2011/06/09Back injury, 15-day DL.
2011/04/13Missed 11 games (sore lower back).
2011/03/31Sore lower back, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 22nd, 2011).
2010/07/31Acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2009/08/29Back injury, early September (retroactive to August 26th, 2009).
2009/08/28Gluteus maximus, day-to-day.
2009/07/28Missed 31 games (back injury).
2009/06/23Back injury, early September (retroactive to June 21st, 2009).
2009/06/21Back injury, day-to-day.
2009/06/20Missed 2 games (back injury).
2009/06/18Back injury, day-to-day.
2008/12/24Re-signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a one-year contract.
2008/07/20Missed 13 games (testicular fracture).
2008/07/01Testicular fracture, 15-day DL.
2008/04/27Missed 1 game (flu).
2008/04/26Flu, day-to-day.
2008/01/18Re-signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a one-year contract.
2007/03/07Re-signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a one-year contract.
2006/09/02Missed 1 game (right hand injury).
2006/08/30Right hand injury, day-to-day.
2006/03/02Re-signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a one-year contract.
2004/08/18Contract purchased from El Paso (AA).
2004/03/15Assigned by the Arizona Diamondbacks to their minor league camp.
2004/01/21Invited to spring training by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Trades

2014/03/25Signed by the Texas Rangers to a minor league contract.
2013/12/21Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2013/04/28Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim traded Chris Snyder to the Baltimore Orioles for Rob Delaney.
2013/03/18Signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a minor league contract.
2013/02/05Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2012/01/20Signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros.
2010/07/31Arizona Diamondbacks traded Chris Snyder, Pedro Ciriaco and cash to the Pittsburgh Pirates for D.J. Carrasco, Bobby Crosby and Ryan Church.
2002/06/05Drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2nd round in 2002.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2013BaltimoreAL92002000147000.100.250.100.350
2013Salt LakeAAA2179142760721622011.342.388.6841.072
2013NorfolkAAA521811644806241747002.243.305.387.692
2012HoustonNL762212339807243370004.176.295.308.603
2011PittsburghNL34961326303171723010.271.376.396.772
2011BradentonA6206820186500-.400.538.6501.188
2010PittsburghNL40124122110516163300-.169.268.298.566
2010ArizonaNL651952245801032366100-.231.352.426.778
2010Total Ari/PitNL1053193466901548529400-.207.320.376.696
2009ArizonaNL611652033706223247000.200.333.352.685
2009RenoAAA31324101403000.308.308.615.923
2009VisaliaA3711000033000.143.455.143.598
2008ArizonaNL115334477922116645610100-.237.348.452.800
2008VisaliaA1512001402000.400.4001.0001.400
2007ArizonaNL110326378220013474067011.252.342.433.775
2006ArizonaNL611841951906322239002.277.349.424.773
2005ArizonaNL11532624661406284087012.202.297.301.598
2004ArizonaNL29961023605151325000.240.327.458.785
2004El PasoAA993466610431015574657319.301.389.520.909
2003El PasoAA5318821381404261929003.202.286.340.626
2003LancasterA69245537716210533543017.314.414.518.932
2002LancasterA6021732561609442554003.258.337.456.793
TotalMLB715208722746798177298309560039.224.328.382.710
TotalAL92002000147000.100.250.100.350
TotalNL706206722746598177297305553039.225.329.385.714
TotalAAA76273327515014492372013.275.329.484.813
TotalAA15253487142450198365863112.266.353.457.810
TotalA1394949314434221109691070110.291.387.496.883

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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