Chris Richard #32

  • 1B
  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 2"/210

Chris Richard MLB Career Stats

.255 34 122 18 .768

Chris Richard Bio

  • Full Name: Christopher Robert Richard
  • Born: 6/7/1974 in San Diego, CA
  • Draft: 1995, St. Louis Cardinals, 19th rd. (519th overall)
  • College: Oklahoma State
  • Debut: July 17, 2000
  • Ret., Final Game: 10/4/2009
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MLB Career Stats 899 132 229 34 122 18 .255 .323 .768


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Chris Richard Awards Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Tampa Bay AL Triple-A Best Single-Game Performer

Year Team League
2009 Durham INT

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Durham INT

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/07/2008 Durham INT
05/18/2009 Durham INT
09/06/2010 Durham INT

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Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2001 9 15th in AL

Chris Richard Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 6, 2010 1B Chris Richard elected free agency.
December 14, 2009 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent 1B Chris Richard to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 14, 2009 Durham Bulls signed free agent 1B Chris Richard.
October 30, 2009 Tampa Bay Rays sent Chris Richard outright to Durham Bulls.
September 7, 2009 Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of Chris Richard from Durham Bulls.
June 26, 2009 Chris Richard roster status changed by Durham Bulls.
June 13, 2009 Durham Bulls placed 1B Chris Richard on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 10, 2009. Hamstring injury.
June 2, 2009 Durham Bulls activated 1B Chris Richard from the 7-day disabled list.
May 26, 2009 Durham Bulls placed 1B Chris Richard on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 24, 2009.

Christopher Robert Richard Bio Info

Attended Oklahoma State, San Diego City College and San Diego Mesa College...he and his father run a business, "Personal Pitcher," which makes pitching machines mostly for Little Leaguers. Has amassed 64 homers over the last three seasons (2007-09) with Durham to become the franchise's Triple-A career a career .463 hitter (25-for-54) with 5 HR and 14 RBI in 18 games at Tropicana Field. 2009 Appeared in 13 games (5 starts) for the Rays at first base, his first major league action in 6 years...spent entire season with Durham until his contract was selected on Sep 7 at NYY, as Carlos Peña headed to the 60-day DL with a fractured left hand...was recalled in between games of the Rays day-night doubleheader at Yankee Stadium...entered as a defensive replacement the night he was promoted and walked in his lone PA...led Bulls in HR, RBI and slugging...named Rays minor league Player of the Month for June (.342, 9-HR, 27-RBI). 2008 Led Rays organization with 26 HR for Durham...was an International League All-Star. 2007 Batted .284 with 14 home runs and 57 RBI in 102 games with Triple-A Durham...was 2nd on the Bulls to Justin Ruggiano with a .384 on-base percentage and a .488 slugging percentage...Split time between first base (33 games) and the outfield (59 games)...Had 5 RBI in Durham's 12-5 win over Buffalo on July 14...drove in 18 runs in a 14-game span, July 2-20, while the Bulls went 9-5...Batted a team-high .379 (11-29) in the postseason for the Bulls...Has not appeared in the major leagues since 2003 with the Colorado Rockies. 2006 His 17 home runs in 2006 were his highest total since 1999 with Arkansas. 2005 Batted .301 with Oklahoma in 2005, his highest average of any season. 2004 Missed the 2004 season due to shoulder injuries. 2003 Traded from the Orioles to Colorado on March 11, 2003 in exchange for OF Jack Cust...served mainly as a pinch-hitter with Colorado, hitting .222 in 27 at-bats over 19 games, hitting a home run and driving in three in his most recent big league action to date. 2002 Due to left shoulder surgery the previous November, he spent time at every level in 2002 including the majors while with the Baltimore organization...played 50 games with Baltimore, hitting .232 with four home runs. 2001 Played 136 games in his first full season in the majors in 2001, splitting time between right field, center field, first base and designated hitter...Tied Jay Gibbons for the club lead with 15 home runs...also led the Orioles in doubles (31) and extra-base hits (49) while batting in the second through seventh spots in the lineup...Average reached a season-high .306 on May 11...after May 27, average did not go above .279 or below .260 for the remainder of the season...Matched his career high with four hits on July 7 vs. Philadelphia...was second on the Orioles with 32 multi-hit of seven Orioles to steal 11 or more bases that season...he stole home on Aug. 31 vs. Seattle, the Orioles' first steal of home since he accomplished the feat on the final day of the 2000 season. 2000 Spent the first four months of the 2000 season at Triple-A Memphis in the St. Louis Cardinals organization before being acquired by Baltimore along with pitcher Mark Nussbeck on July 29 in exchange for veteran RHP Mike Timlin...Played in 56 games for the Orioles and ranked among AL rookie leaders in total bases (9th, 112), runs (9th, 38) and hits (10th, 55)...Went 4-for-6 with a double, triple, two home runs and 6 RBI on Sep. 3 at Cleveland, missing hitting for the cycle by a single...Stole home on the front end of a double steal with Melvin Mora on October 1 against the New York Yankees...Was recalled by the Cardinals on July 17 and made his major league debut that night...became the 80th player in major league history to homer in his first at-bat when he connected off MIN Mike Lincoln on the first pitch. 1999 Set career highs and led the Cards org. in home runs (30) and RBI (98) between Double-A Arkansas and Triple-A Memphis...was a Texas League All-Star. 1998 Did not play until June 17 as he recovered from January surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his left shoulder...had two other DL stints later in the season. 1995 Selected by St. Louis is the 19th round of the June Draft.