Chris Shelton

Age: 38
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 0" / 215
1B
Birthdate: 6/26/1980 (38 y, 5 m, 19 d)
Drafted: 2003 Rule 5 Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 1, Overall: 1, Team: Detroit Tigers
Contract: Add New Contract

RotoWire News: Shelton was optioned to Triple-A on Wednesday. (4/1/2009)

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2004Tigers2756163016.1 %25.0 %.087.250.196.321.283.28369-0.5-2.8-0.8-0.2
2005Tigers10743118615907.9 %20.2 %.211.341.299.360.510.3741320.917.9-7.52.5
2006Tigers (AAA)2812932014114.0 %28.7 %.174.371.266.372.440.367130    
2006Tigers11541216504718.3 %26.0 %.193.343.273.340.466.347108-2.02.0-4.91.1
2007Tigers (AAA)139594147565414.0 %23.7 %.151.347.269.381.420.364124    
2008Rangers (AAA)67291113851010.7 %18.6 %.230.392.340.409.570.419148    
2008Rangers4111721411114.5 %28.2 %.113.306.216.333.330.306800.2-2.7-1.30.0
2009Mariners (AAA)105472157185012.3 %18.2 %.195.360.314.396.509.398139    
2009Mariners92801407.1 %39.3 %.077.400.231.286.308.268600.1-1.3-1.0-0.1
2010Astros (R)311012018.2 %18.2 %.000.429.333.455.333.393145    
2010Astros (AAA)8232210264209.0 %23.9 %.144.300.249.320.393.31782    
Total- - -29910443713212429.2 %24.1 %.184.335.273.345.457.348111-1.313.2-15.43.3

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2004Tigers27465697101639014010200.196
2005Tigers10738843111673223186159340875401200.299
2006Tigers (AAA)281091292918623201418037110210.266
2006Tigers115373412102661641650473411074101012.273
2007Tigers (AAA)139498594134883111475658361419311342.269
2008Rangers (AAA)67256291875222211385131054130700.340
2008Rangers41971172114502141117033003310.216
2009Mariners (AAA)1054054721278030215718558186270502.314
2009Mariners9262864200142011000000.231
2010Astros (R)39113300012202000000.333
2010Astros (AAA)82285322715011010264229177350300.249
Total- - -2999301044254164467371321249612529632722.273

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2004Tigers16.1 %25.0 %0.64.196.321.283.604.0871.4.2500.1-0.60.05-2.3.28369
2004Average8.6 %16.9 %0.51.266.335.428.763.1624.9.297     .330 
2005Tigers7.9 %20.2 %0.39.299.360.510.870.2113.1.3411.6-0.5-0.26917.1.374132
2005Average8.2 %16.4 %0.50.264.330.419.749.1544.9.295     .326 
2006Tigers (AAA)14.0 %28.7 %0.49.266.372.440.812.1746.2.371  0.1194.4.367130
2006Tigers8.3 %26.0 %0.32.273.340.466.806.1933.8.343-0.8-0.4-0.8575.5.347108
2006Average8.4 %16.8 %0.50.269.337.432.768.1635.0.301     .332 
2007Tigers (AAA)14.0 %23.7 %0.59.269.381.420.801.1513.1.347  -0.28516.2.364124
2008Rangers (AAA)10.7 %18.6 %0.57.340.409.570.979.2302.3.392  0.15818.8.419148
2008Rangers14.5 %28.2 %0.52.216.333.330.663.1133.5.3060.00.10.112-2.1.30680
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300     .328 
2009Mariners (AAA)12.3 %18.2 %0.67.314.396.509.905.1952.9.360  -1.38323.4.398139
2009Mariners7.1 %39.3 %0.18.231.286.308.593.0770.3.4000.00.10.02-1.4.26860
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299     .329 
2010Astros (R)18.2 %18.2 %1.00.333.455.333.788.0000.8.429  0.020.6.393145
2010Astros (AAA)9.0 %23.9 %0.38.249.320.393.713.1440.6.300  0.035-8.0.31782
Total- - -9.2 %24.1 %0.38.273.345.457.802.1843.4.3350.9-1.3-0.914516.8.348111

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2004Tigers0.7321.2 %33.3 %45.5 %0.0 %6.7 %0.0 %0.0 %30.3 %33.3 %36.4 %21.2 %57.6 %21.2 %
2005Tigers0.9425.3 %36.2 %38.5 %6.8 %15.4 %8.2 %0.0 %29.8 %30.2 %40.0 %11.8 %56.1 %32.1 %
2006Tigers0.6919.9 %32.6 %47.6 %10.2 %12.6 %4.6 %0.0 %32.6 %34.8 %32.6 %14.2 %55.4 %30.3 %
2008Rangers (AAA)0.8924.0 %35.8 %40.2 %7.3 %13.4 %  37.1 %28.8 %34.2 %   
2008Rangers0.6329.0 %27.4 %43.5 %11.1 %7.4 %5.9 %0.0 %26.9 %38.8 %34.3 %16.4 %56.7 %26.9 %
2009Mariners (AAA)0.6720.5 %32.0 %47.5 %13.7 %9.8 %  38.3 %28.2 %33.4 %   
2009Mariners1.1713.3 %46.7 %40.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %40.0 %33.3 %26.7 %13.3 %46.7 %40.0 %
2010Astros (R)0.6728.6 %28.6 %42.9 %0.0 %0.0 %  14.3 %28.6 %57.1 %   
2010Astros (AAA)0.7516.0 %35.8 %48.1 %16.7 %9.8 %  35.7 %26.3 %38.0 %   
Total- - -0.7923.1 %34.1 %42.9 %8.2 %12.7 %6.0 %0.0 %30.9 %33.0 %36.1 %13.7 %55.7 %30.6 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2004Tigers11157000091131222
2005Tigers11011777891066111751836
2006Tigers87127531340064910681717
2008Rangers (AAA)7382496   4767181194
2008Rangers1727183150196313509
2009Mariners (AAA)1031536621   76311591922
2009Mariners76200005281133
2010Astros (R)2320   91322
2010Astros (AAA)761023417   5308081338
Total- - -232292157241460164927684417

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2004Tigers-0.19-0.730.54-4.33-0.410.700.547-0.290.02
2005Tigers0.47-7.648.1111.501.150.981.80101.86-1.39
2006Tigers-0.85-6.986.13-3.66-0.400.870.6760.07-1.06
2008Rangers-0.71-2.271.56-5.25-0.531.001.289-0.32-0.39
2009Mariners0.09-0.550.64-1.20-0.101.151.713-0.130.21
Total- - --1.20-18.1816.98-2.94-0.290.931.21351.20-2.48

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2004Tigers65.7% (89.4)11.8% (81.9) 7.3% (74.8)15.2% (78.9)  19.8%
2005Tigers58.9% (90.5)18.6% (82.8)4.0% (85.6)7.7% (75.2)9.0% (79.9)1.5% (84.4)0.5% (00.0)11.1%
2006Tigers58.9% (90.8)19.0% (83.0)2.0% (85.5)7.8% (76.8)9.2% (80.5)1.8% (84.1)1.2% (67.7)2.0%
2008Rangers63.1% (90.4)21.6% (81.7)1.4% (84.0)6.3% (75.8)6.5% (81.2)1.0% (82.6) 1.0%
2009Mariners51.9% (90.2)21.1% (81.8)9.0% (92.5)9.0% (78.2)9.0% (83.3)   
Total- - -59.5% (90.5)18.9% (82.7)2.9% (86.1)7.6% (76.0)9.0% (80.3)1.5% (84.0)0.7% (67.7)6.5%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2008Rangers63.8 % 0.8 %0.2 % 0.2 %17.8 %7.9 %  9.3 %   
2009Mariners38.5 %7.3 %5.5 %  0.9 %27.5 %8.3 %  11.9 %   
Total- - -59.3 %1.3 %1.7 %0.2 % 0.3 %19.5 %8.0 %  9.8 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2008Rangers90.6 84.388.0 90.282.475.5  81.2  
2009Mariners91.488.292.5  90.382.078.2  84.0  
Total- - -90.788.289.288.0 90.382.376.0  81.8  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2008Rangers49.3 %3.2 %1.0 %14.8 %6.1 %18.6 %6.9 %0.2 %   
2009Mariners24.8 %11.9 % 21.1 %11.0 %23.9 %7.3 %    
Total- - -44.9 %4.8 %0.8 %15.9 %7.0 %19.5 %7.0 %0.2 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2008Rangers91.685.084.690.582.482.576.469.5  
2009Mariners92.293.0 89.783.682.177.9   
Total- - -91.788.684.690.382.882.476.769.5  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2004Tigers-1.2-1.3 0.40.5  -1.01-6.04 2.821.68  
2005Tigers7.80.90.13.8-3.90.8-0.80.820.290.213.07-2.703.46-10.20
2006Tigers7.50.2-1.6-1.2-1.0-3.31.40.760.07-4.65-0.91-0.62-10.606.86
2008Rangers-0.2-5.3-0.2-0.61.30.8 -0.06-4.83-3.45-1.843.8215.85 
2009Mariners-1.10.1-0.70.6-0.2  -1.550.48-6.134.65-1.26  
Total- - -12.9-5.3-2.43.0-3.3-1.70.60.53-0.68-2.050.95-0.90-2.772.15

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2008Rangers-2.0 0.30.0 0.3-3.5-1.1  2.4  
2009Mariners-1.4-0.4-0.2  0.00.90.6  -0.5  
Total- - --3.4-0.40.10.0 0.3-2.6-0.5  1.9  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2008Rangers-0.63 8.112.51 26.08-3.94-2.77  5.12  
2009Mariners-3.43-4.51-3.85  4.932.946.66  -3.51  
Total- - --0.96-4.510.932.51 15.50-2.19-1.00  3.22  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2008Rangers-0.3-0.50.40.7 -3.5-1.10.0  
2009Mariners-1.20.0 -0.5 0.40.6   
Total- - --1.4-0.50.40.2 -3.1-0.50.0  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2008Rangers-0.12-2.917.600.971.79-3.81-3.093.79  
2009Mariners-4.270.01 -2.32-2.141.607.11   
Total- - --0.53-1.607.600.180.67-2.62-1.153.79  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2004Tigers22.2 %69.8 %42.8 %60.7 %79.1 %73.7 %43.2 %53.6 %11.3 %
2004Average20.5 %69.0 %45.6 %61.6 %85.1 %80.0 %51.7 %58.4 %9.1 %
2005Tigers25.6 %60.7 %42.9 %60.9 %88.2 %80.0 %49.4 %56.4 %8.6 %
2005Average21.5 %67.7 %45.9 %54.7 %88.2 %80.8 %52.7 %59.1 %8.8 %
2006Tigers22.7 %63.8 %43.7 %46.1 %83.3 %73.8 %51.0 %54.4 %11.4 %
2006Average23.1 %66.6 %45.7 %57.5 %88.5 %81.0 %52.0 %58.8 %8.6 %
2008Rangers22.2 %57.6 %40.1 %46.4 %82.4 %72.6 %50.5 %56.4 %11.0 %
2008Average24.9 %65.4 %45.4 %61.6 %87.9 %80.7 %50.5 %58.6 %8.7 %
2009Mariners21.9 %78.3 %47.4 %37.5 %76.6 %66.7 %45.1 %53.6 %15.8 %
2009Average24.9 %66.0 %44.9 %62.0 %87.8 %80.5 %48.7 %58.2 %8.7 %
Total- - -23.8 %62.5 %43.0 %53.3 %84.7 %76.0 %49.7 %55.4 %10.3 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Rangers25.4 %53.3 %39.8 %45.9 %84.6 %72.6 %51.5 %21.5
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Mariners32.8 %64.7 %47.7 %47.4 %81.8 %69.2 %46.8 %21.6
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
Total- - -26.9 %55.2 %41.2 %46.3 %84.0 %71.9 %50.7 %21.5

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Rangers23.8 %55.4 %39.8 %46.6 %83.5 %72.6 %50.7 %21.9
2009Mariners29.8 %67.3 %47.7 %52.9 %77.1 %69.2 %47.7 %17.9
Total- - -24.9 %57.4 %41.2 %48.0 %82.2 %71.9 %50.2 %21.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2004TigersC6016.01000000000 00301.000 
Total- - -C6016.01000000000 00301.000 
2004Tigers1B8226.022400030031    1.000 
2005Tigers1B8483738.17786064281528513    .993 
2006Tigers (AAA)1B2323209.223896  25          
2006Tigers1B115100913.010035566090619110    .994 
2007Tigers (AAA)1B1301291148.01202829  144          
2008Rangers (AAA)1B4949427.1436374  40          
2008Rangers1B3926247.1241203302001207    .989 
2009Mariners (AAA)1B8871.08830  3          
2009Mariners1B4435.031200031021    1.000 
2010Astros (R)1B3320.01610  1          
2010Astros (AAA)1B6057499.1499424  53          
Total- - -1B2502151959.220751411513219712420132    .993 
2008Rangers (AAA)3B101.0000  0          
2008Rangers3B101.0000000000     .000 
2009Mariners (AAA)3B8382731.13913918  15          
Total- - -3B101.0000000000     .000 
2005TigersLF102.0000000000     .000 
Total- - -LF102.0000000000     .000 
2004TigersRF101.0100000000     1.000 
Total- - -RF101.0100000000     1.000 
2004TigersOF101.0100000000     1.000 
2005TigersOF102.0000000000     .000 
Total- - -OF203.0100000000     1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSZrCERArSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2004TigersC16.0000  -1 -1           
Total- - -C16.0000  -1 -1           
2004Tigers1B26.0   0 000441.0001   0.20.20.414.9
2005Tigers1B738.1   0 -1-1-19777.79429  0.30.3-0.10.51.0
2006Tigers1B913.0   0 -25311192.82920  0.04.2-1.32.95.0
2008Rangers1B247.1   0 0444229.69112  -0.52.6-1.20.84.8
2009Mariners1B35.0   0 0-1-1331.0001  0.1-0.60.1-0.4-17.7
Total- - -1B1959.2   0 -375257205.79863  -0.26.7-2.34.23.0
2008Rangers3B1.0   0 00000 0       
Total- - -3B1.0   0 00000 0       
2005TigersLF2.0    000000 0       
Total- - -LF2.0    000000 0       
2004TigersRF1.0    000000 0   0.00.00.00.0
Total- - -RF1.0    000000 0   0.00.00.00.0
2004TigersOF1.0    000000 0   0.00.00.00.0
2005TigersOF2.0    000000 0       
Total- - -OF3.0    000000 0   0.00.00.00.0

SeasonTeamPosInnFSRDRSTZLUZRSTDEVERRADR
2005Tigers1B738.1 02.1-1.71.9+/- 1.10.1
2006Tigers1B913.0 53.03.41.1+/- 0.63.8
2008Rangers1B247.1 40.50.72.0+/- 1.11.7
2009Mariners1B35.0 -10.9-0.41.0+/- 0.6-0.2
2008Rangers3B1.0 00.0    
2005TigersLF2.0 00.0    

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2004Tigers-2.2-0.50.4-1.2-2.8-0.80.21.7-1.6-0.2($0.7)$0
2005Tigers17.00.90.5-8.017.9-7.51.413.225.02.5$11.8 
2006Tigers4.0-2.02.9-7.82.0-4.91.412.911.41.1$5.3$0
2008Rangers-2.90.20.8-2.1-2.7-1.30.43.60.10.0$0.0 
2009Mariners-1.40.1-0.4-0.5-1.3-1.00.10.9-1.3-0.1($0.8) 
Total- - -14.5-1.34.2-19.613.2-15.43.532.233.53.3$15.6$1

Add New Contract
  • 2003 Rule 5 Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 1, Overall: 1
    • Team: Detroit Tigers
    • School: N/A
  • 2001 June Amateur Draft - Round: 33, Pick: 8, Overall: 984
    • Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
    • School: University of Utah