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Chris Volstad
Birthdate: 9/23/1986 (30 y, 9 m, 5 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-8/230     Position: P
Drafted: 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 16, Overall: 16, Team: Florida Marlins
Contract: Add New Contract
RotoWire News: Volstad was given his unconditional release by the Braves on Saturday. (3/12/2016)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2007Marlins (AA)51201000.0 %33.3 %.000.333.200.200.200.1842    
2008Marlins (AA)122612300.0 %19.2 %.143.267.238.238.381.27557    
2008Marlins152802000.0 %50.0 %.077.250.115.115.192.131-340.0-4.73.0-0.1
2009Marlins (AAA)1100000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Marlins305405301.9 %42.6 %.021.250.128.146.149.134-350.0-9.05.9-0.1
2010Marlins (AAA)3700100.0 %14.3 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2010Marlins306301200.0 %44.4 %.019.192.093.093.111.090-600.0-12.16.3-0.4
2011Marlins (AAA)2500000.0 %40.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Marlins295203201.9 %36.5 %.043.333.196.213.239.201170.0-5.04.80.2
2012Cubs (AAA)71701000.0 %35.3 %.000.200.125.125.125.114-49    
2012Cubs213400000.0 %29.4 %.000.278.179.179.179.158-120.0-4.63.60.0
2013Rockies (AAA)132900103.4 %31.0 %.000.125.080.115.080.099-60    
2013Rockies6000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2015Pirates (AAA)102503404.0 %28.0 %.118.600.353.389.471.394151    
2015Pirates1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Total- - -132231011700.9 %40.7 %.030.262.139.148.169.141-26-0.1-35.323.5-0.5

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2007Marlins (AA)510122200010004002100.200
2008Marlins (AA)1221265400123005005000.238
2008Marlins15262831200200014002000.115
2009Marlins (AAA)1110000000000000000.000
2009Marlins30475465100531023006200.128
2010Marlins (AAA)3470000001001012100.000
2010Marlins30546354100120028009000.093
2011Marlins (AAA)2350000000002002000.000
2011Marlins29465297200321019005100.196
2012Cubs (AAA)716172200010006001000.125
2012Cubs21283455000000010006000.179
2013Rockies (AAA)1325292200001109003000.080
2013Rockies6000000000000000000.000
2015Pirates (AAA)1017256420034107007000.353
2015Pirates1000000000000000000.000
Total- - -132201231282260011720940028300.139

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2007Marlins (AA)0.0 %33.3 %0.00.200.200.200.400.0002.6.333  0.00-1.4.1842
2008Marlins (AA)0.0 %19.2 %0.00.238.238.381.619.1431.1.267  0.02-1.4.27557
2008Marlins0.0 %50.0 %0.00.115.115.192.308.0772.6.250  0.0-1-4.6.131-34
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300     .328 
2009Marlins (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2009Marlins1.9 %42.6 %0.04.128.146.149.295.0212.6.250  0.0-2-8.7.134-35
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299     .329 
2010Marlins (AAA)0.0 %14.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.0-1-2.1.000-100
2010Marlins0.0 %44.4 %0.00.093.093.111.204.0190.8.192  0.0-4-11.6.090-60
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297     .321 
2011Marlins (AAA)0.0 %40.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.0-1-1.6.000-100
2011Marlins1.9 %36.5 %0.05.196.213.239.452.0431.4.333  0.01-4.7.20117
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295     .316 
2012Cubs (AAA)0.0 %35.3 %0.00.125.125.125.250.0002.6.200  0.0-1-3.4.114-49
2012Cubs0.0 %29.4 %0.00.179.179.179.357.0000.1.278  0.00-4.3.158-12
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013Rockies (AAA)3.4 %31.0 %0.11.080.115.080.195.0000.1.125  0.0-2-5.8.099-60
2013Rockies0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2015Pirates (AAA)4.0 %28.0 %0.14.353.389.471.859.1182.2.600  0.041.4.394151
2015Pirates0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
Total- - -0.9 %40.7 %0.02.139.148.169.317.0301.8.262  -0.1-7-33.9.141-26

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2008Marlins (AA)4.006.3 %75.0 %18.8 %0.0 %33.3 %  40.0 %50.0 %10.0 %   
2008Marlins6.0041.7 %50.0 %8.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %28.6 %35.7 %35.7 %14.3 %50.0 %35.7 %
2009Marlins (AAA)1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %  0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %   
2009Marlins3.5021.7 %60.9 %17.4 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %26.7 %50.0 %23.3 %13.3 %63.3 %23.3 %
2010Marlins (AAA)2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %  50.0 %33.3 %16.7 %   
2010Marlins1.3312.5 %50.0 %37.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %9.1 %40.0 %34.3 %25.7 %42.9 %45.7 %11.4 %
2011Marlins (AAA)0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %  50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %   
2011Marlins2.7537.5 %45.8 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %9.1 %12.5 %28.1 %40.6 %31.3 %37.5 %46.9 %15.6 %
2012Cubs (AAA)7.0011.1 %77.8 %11.1 %0.0 %0.0 %  40.0 %50.0 %10.0 %   
2012Cubs3.3327.8 %55.6 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %10.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %25.0 %50.0 %25.0 %
2013Rockies (AAA)2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %25.0 %0.0 %  41.2 %23.5 %35.3 %   
2013Rockies0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2015Pirates (AAA)1.5050.0 %30.0 %20.0 %50.0 %0.0 %  40.0 %20.0 %40.0 %   
2015Pirates0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Total- - -2.5226.7 %52.5 %20.8 %4.8 %0.0 %3.8 %5.9 %31.9 %39.3 %28.9 %28.9 %51.1 %20.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2008Marlins (AA)12310   13637
2008Marlins61500202583108
2009Marlins (AAA)1000   134
2009Marlins1445107052143195
2010Marlins (AAA)2100   51621
2010Marlins12930011156166222
2011Marlins (AAA)0100   2911
2011Marlins1149018150144194
2012Cubs (AAA)7110   174360
2012Cubs103501603386119
2013Rockies (AAA)8401   186987
2013Rockies0000000000
2015Pirates (AAA)3251   245579
2015Pirates0000000000
Total- - -53212712342216622838

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2008Marlins-0.36-0.500.15-4.29-0.420.80 0-0.43-0.02
2009Marlins-0.70-1.090.39-8.08-0.820.974.741-0.800.08
2010Marlins-0.98-1.200.22-11.57-1.190.88 0-1.170.06
2011Marlins-0.49-0.970.48-4.54-0.480.92 0-0.39-0.14
2012Cubs-0.58-0.670.09-5.49-0.571.02 0-0.51-0.06
2013Rockies       0  
2015Pirates       0  
Total- - --3.11-4.431.32-33.97-3.480.924.741-3.31-0.07

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2008Marlins73.1% (90.9)13.5% (81.6)2.9% (80.0)6.7% (74.1)3.8% (79.5)  3.7%
2009Marlins74.5% (89.2)8.2% (81.5)2.7% (81.2)7.6% (74.4)7.1% (78.6)  5.6%
2010Marlins71.9% (90.3)9.9% (83.4)2.5% (85.4)14.8% (76.0)1.0% (81.0)  8.6%
2011Marlins73.2% (90.7)8.8% (83.4)5.2% (86.3)7.7% (78.1)5.2% (80.5)   
2012Cubs70.6% (90.3)16.8% (82.4)5.9% (85.1)4.2% (76.8)2.5% (80.3)   
2013Rockies        
2015Pirates        
Total- - -72.8% (90.2)10.7% (82.5)3.7% (84.4)8.8% (76.0)4.0% (79.6)  4.1%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2008Marlins73.2 % 0.9 %   13.0 %7.4 %  5.6 %   
2009Marlins62.7 %5.2 %1.6 %  3.6 %10.4 %8.3 %  8.3 %   
2010Marlins46.6 %6.3 %4.5 %2.3 % 15.4 %9.5 %11.8 %  3.6 %   
2011Marlins47.9 %15.8 %9.0 %0.5 % 5.3 %7.9 %8.4 %  5.3 %   
2012Cubs41.2 %13.5 %10.9 %  12.6 %14.3 %5.0 %  2.5 %   
2013Rockies              
2015Pirates              
Total- - -53.3 %8.4 %5.3 %0.7 % 7.9 %10.5 %8.7 %  5.2 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2008Marlins90.9 79.2   82.274.7  79.0  
2009Marlins89.486.881.7  88.082.075.8  79.5  
2010Marlins90.489.786.786.6 90.182.275.4  84.1  
2011Marlins91.189.688.286.3 89.183.778.1  80.6  
2012Cubs90.291.087.9  89.582.377.1  80.2  
2013Rockies             
2015Pirates             
Total- - -90.389.587.186.5 89.682.476.1  80.6  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2008Marlins62.0 %9.3 % 11.1 %3.7 %7.4 %6.5 %    
2009Marlins51.3 %5.2 % 23.8 %6.2 %6.7 %6.7 %    
2010Marlins46.6 %3.2 % 25.8 %0.5 %10.0 %13.6 %   0.5 %
2011Marlins50.5 %3.2 % 24.2 %5.3 %7.9 %9.0 %    
2012Cubs51.3 %9.2 % 19.3 %1.7 %14.3 %4.2 %    
2013Rockies           
2015Pirates           
Total- - -51.3 %5.3 % 22.1 %3.5 %9.0 %8.7 %   0.1 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2008Marlins91.480.5 91.880.683.974.9   
2009Marlins90.783.1 88.579.080.375.1   
2010Marlins91.185.1 90.877.784.076.6   
2011Marlins92.185.9 89.981.485.178.7   
2012Cubs91.486.1 90.680.982.277.2   
2013Rockies          
2015Pirates          
Total- - -91.383.9 90.080.183.276.7   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2008Marlins-2.8-0.70.8-0.6-0.4  -3.69-4.8726.03-7.96-10.94  
2009Marlins-4.5-1.1-0.9-1.2-1.0  -3.30-7.08-17.99-8.37-8.07  
2010Marlins-6.4-1.0-0.5-1.0-0.2  -4.39-5.05-9.63-3.21-9.45  
2011Marlins-4.50.40.6-1.1-0.2  -3.152.376.32-7.16-1.69  
2012Cubs-4.70.20.00.2-0.2  -5.541.25-0.434.06-7.66  
2013Rockies              
2015Pirates              
Total- - --22.9-2.10.0-3.6-2.1  -3.91-2.440.00-5.02-6.49  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2008Marlins-3.1 0.0   -1.2-0.1  0.4  
2009Marlins-4.2-1.2-0.5  0.3-1.8-1.0  -1.2  
2010Marlins-5.2-1.1-0.6-0.4 -2.0-1.0-0.6  -0.6  
2011Marlins-3.6-0.40.50.0 -0.3-0.5-1.1  -0.2  
2012Cubs-4.00.00.3  -0.9-0.40.7  -0.2  
2013Rockies             
2015Pirates             
Total- - --20.0-2.7-0.4-0.4 -2.9-4.8-2.1  -1.8  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2008Marlins-3.86 -4.27   -8.25-0.82  7.11  
2009Marlins-3.47-12.07-15.72  3.76-8.84-6.56  -7.81  
2010Marlins-5.05-7.73-6.35-8.04 -5.94-4.61-2.44  -7.69  
2011Marlins-3.92-1.293.003.74 -2.53-3.04-6.57  -1.69  
2012Cubs-8.14-0.152.10  -5.99-2.5211.50  -7.66  
2013Rockies             
2015Pirates             
Total- - --4.52-3.86-0.83-6.08 -4.41-5.49-2.93  -4.27  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2008Marlins-2.90.2 0.1 0.0-0.6   
2009Marlins-2.0-1.3 -3.2 -1.2-1.0   
2010Marlins-5.0-0.7 -3.6 -1.2-0.7   
2011Marlins-2.30.4 -1.8 -0.4-1.1   
2012Cubs-4.70.7 -0.2 -0.40.2   
2013Rockies          
2015Pirates          
Total- - --16.9-0.6 -8.8 -3.2-3.1   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2008Marlins-4.351.84 0.79-10.94-0.36-7.96   
2009Marlins-2.00-12.68 -7.06-8.38-9.30-7.56   
2010Marlins-4.87-9.58 -6.372.79-5.60-2.17   
2011Marlins-2.376.63 -3.96-1.69-2.41-6.52   
2012Cubs-7.716.79 -0.95-11.50-2.404.06   
2013Rockies          
2015Pirates          
Total- - --3.97-1.39 -4.79-6.26-4.32-4.30   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2008Marlins27.0 %53.5 %44.4 %40.0 %73.7 %66.7 %65.7 %75.0 %14.8 %
2008Average24.9 %65.4 %45.4 %61.6 %87.9 %80.7 %50.5 %58.6 %8.7 %
2009Marlins31.8 %53.3 %43.6 %39.3 %71.9 %61.2 %54.9 %55.6 %16.9 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %44.8 %62.5 %87.8 %80.5 %48.3 %58.2 %8.7 %
2010Marlins34.0 %52.2 %43.4 %47.2 %73.3 %63.5 %52.0 %76.2 %15.8 %
2010Average28.7 %64.4 %44.9 %66.8 %88.1 %80.7 %45.4 %58.8 %8.6 %
2011Marlins35.7 %50.9 %44.3 %60.0 %67.9 %65.1 %56.7 %80.8 %15.5 %
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Cubs32.8 %57.4 %45.4 %63.2 %85.7 %77.8 %51.3 %67.7 %10.1 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Rockies         
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2015Pirates         
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
Total- - -33.0 %53.0 %44.1 %50.4 %73.6 %65.9 %55.4 %71.0 %15.0 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Marlins30.2 %55.4 %45.4 %53.9 %72.2 %67.4 %60.2 %17.8
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Marlins33.3 %50.4 %43.5 %38.5 %72.4 %61.9 %59.6 %17.2
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Marlins34.0 %50.4 %43.4 %40.6 %73.4 %62.5 %57.5 %17.9
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Marlins30.9 %56.0 %45.3 %52.0 %70.5 %65.1 %57.4 %17.6
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Cubs25.0 %61.2 %45.4 %53.9 %85.4 %77.8 %56.3 %19.8
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Rockies        
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2015Pirates        
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
Total- - -31.3 %53.8 %44.4 %45.9 %74.2 %65.9 %58.1 %17.9

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Marlins34.1 %53.1 %45.4 %53.3 %73.5 %67.4 %59.3 %17.8
2009Marlins34.2 %50.0 %43.5 %37.0 %73.7 %61.9 %59.1 %17.5
2010Marlins33.0 %50.8 %43.4 %43.3 %71.2 %62.5 %58.8 %17.8
2011Marlins33.8 %53.6 %45.3 %55.6 %69.5 %65.1 %57.9 %18.1
2012Cubs28.6 %57.1 %45.4 %57.1 %85.0 %77.8 %58.8 %20.3
2013Rockies        
2015Pirates        
Total- - -32.9 %52.5 %44.4 %47.8 %73.8 %65.9 %58.7 %18.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2006Marlins (A)P2626152.06171  0          
2007Marlins (A+)P2120126.08210  1          
2007Marlins (AA)P7742.2370  1          
2008Marlins (AA)P151591.05190  2          
2008MarlinsP151484.1670000000 12   1.000 
2009Marlins (AAA)P114.0010  0          
2009MarlinsP2929159.07301102200 21   .974 
2010Marlins (AAA)P3317.0220  0          
2010MarlinsP3030175.05270000100 29   1.000 
2011Marlins (AAA)P3318.1050  0          
2011MarlinsP2929165.212221102200 10   .971 
2012Cubs (AAA)P121271.113111  2          
2012CubsP2121111.14211012200 19   .962 
2013Rockies (AAA)P2322127.29220  2          
2013RockiesP608.1000000000 1   .000 
2014Angels (AAA)P7739.1641  0          
2015Pirates (AAA)P2725155.29231  0          
2015PiratesP102.0000000000 0   .000 
2016White Sox (AAA)P2927176.214201  3          
2017White Sox (AAA)P15751.16141  1          
Total- - -P131123705.2341073216700 92   .979 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2008MarlinsP84.1-1  0-2-4              
2009MarlinsP159.0-1  010              
2010MarlinsP175.0-3  00-3              
2011MarlinsP165.20  0-2-2              
2012CubsP111.1-2  02-1              
2013RockiesP8.10  000              
2015PiratesP2.00  000              
Total- - -P705.2-7  0-1-10              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012CubsP111.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)66.7%     (3)0.0%      (0)94.7%    (19)
Total- - -P705.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)66.7%     (3)0.0%      (0)94.7%    (19)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2008Marlins-4.70.0 3.0-4.73.00.10.9-0.9-0.1($0.5) 
2009Marlins-8.90.0 5.9-9.05.90.11.6-1.4-0.1($0.9) 
2010Marlins-12.10.0 6.3-12.16.30.11.9-3.8-0.4($2.4) 
2011Marlins-5.00.0 4.8-5.04.80.11.51.40.2$1.2 
2012Cubs-4.50.0 3.6-4.63.60.11.00.10.0$0.1 
2013Rockies0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2015Pirates0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --35.2-0.1 23.5-35.323.50.46.9-4.5-0.5($2.6) 

  • $2.7m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 1/17/2012 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2012: $2.7M
    • Source: mlb.mlb.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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  • 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 16, Overall: 16
    • Team: Florida Marlins
    • School: Palm Beach Gardens HS, FL