Chip Ambres

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/200

Chip Ambres MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.233 4 10 4 .665

Chip Ambres Bio

  • Full Name: Raymond Payne Ambres
  • Born: 12/19/1979 in Beaumont, TX
  • Draft: 2000, Seattle Mariners, 30th rd. (896th overall)
  • High School: West Brook, Beaumont, TX
  • Debut: July 20, 2005
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/28/2008
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 189 28 44 4 10 4 .233 .321 .665

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Chip Ambres Awards

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Pawtucket INT

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/11/2007 New Orleans PCL

Chip Ambres Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 13, 2009 RF Chip Ambres elected free agency.
June 10, 2009 Pawtucket Red Sox traded RF Chip Ambres to Buffalo Bisons.

Raymond Payne Ambres Bio Info

Raymond Payne (Chip) Ambres graduated from West Brook (Texas) High School in 1998...Was a Baseball America Second-Team All-American as a senior...Also was a quarterback in high school and signed a letter of intent to play for Texas A&M before signing with the Marlins...Rated the No. 1 scholastic quarterback in the state of Texas as a senior...Threw for 30 touchdowns and rushed for 15 touchdowns...As a baseball player, he hit .500 as a senior with 10 home runs. 2007 Delivered the game-winning RBI single in the 10th inning on July 22nd at Los Angeles in New York's 5-4 victory...Became the third Mets player whose first hit for the team produced a game-winning RBI in extra innings...The others: Tito Navarro (1992, his only Mets hit) and Jim Beauchamp (1972)... Made his Mets debut on July 20th at Los Angeles when he pinch-hit...Had his contract selected from New Orleans (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League on July 17th...Designated for assignment on July 24th...Outrighted to New Orleans on July 27th. 2006 Injuries limited his season to 56 games...Played his last contest on June 8 vs. Oklahoma City...On June 20 he underwent surgery to remove a loose body from his left shoulder...Played all three outfield positions at Triple-A...Went 4-5 vs. Colorado Springs on May 16...Also had three hits vs. Albuquerque on May 1. 2005 Acquired from Red Sox with LHP Juan Cedeno for INF Tony Graffanino on July 19...Was hitting .294 (82-279) with 10 HR, 20 doubles, 3 triples, 50 RBI and 19 steals for Pawtucket (AAA) in the Red Sox organization prior to the trade...was named an International League All-Star...Had his contract purchased on July 20 from Omaha (AAA)...made his Major League debut that night and went 2-for-4, recording his 1st Major League hit (a double) in the 4th inning off Cleveland's C.C. Sabathia...became the 10th Royal to make his Major League debut in 2005...Recorded his 1st Major League RBI with a 2-out, game-tying single in the 4th inning of the Royals 6-5 win over Toronto on July 24...recorded his 1st career stolen base 4 pitches later...Had 3 multi-hit games in his 1st 3 Major League starts...Hit his 1st big league homer July 28 at Tampa Bay off lefty Scott Kazmir...Hit .271 (19-70) at Kauffman Stadium, compared to just .213 (16-75) on the road...hit just .239 off lefties, compared to .246 off right-handed pitchers...3 of his 4 homers came off left-handers...Hit only .107 (3-28) with runners in scoring position, but managed a .310 average with nobody on and nobody out (13-42)...batted .293 (12-41) when leading off an inning. 2004 Played in a career-high 123 games with Class A Jupiter... hit .236 with 25 doubles, seven triples, a career-high nine home runs and 37 RBI... added 23 stolen bases, his third 20-plus steal season in four minor league seasons...began the season hitting in eight of his first nine games with a .302 batting average (13x43), including a season-high four hits on April 14 at Vero Beach...added hits in eight of 10 games, April 22-May 2 (.289, 13x455) and then saw his batting average drop from .270 to .237 over his next 17 games, hitting .192 (14x73)... increased his batting average from .237 to .256 over his next 27 games (May 23-June 25), hitting .286 (32x112) over that span...registered a pair of season-high seven-game hitting streaks... hit .300 (9x30) over his first streak, July 8-15... added his second seven-game run from July 30-August 8, hitting .333 (9x27) in that stretch...hit .248 (76x306) over the season's first three months (71 games), but hit only .210 (42x200) over 51 games in July and August...homered in consecutive games, July 11 and 12 at Dunedin, combining for three hits in nine AB and four RBI... matched a career high with three RBI on July 11 and had three RBI on April 14 at Vero Beach...overall, collected 33 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI contests...hit .220 in 63 games at home and .251 in 60 games on the road... batted .227 vs. right-handers and .259 vs. lefties...played for Mesa in the Arizona Fall League and hit .256 with one homer and 12 RBI in 28 games. 2003 Completed his first season at the AA level and hit .258 with 23 doubles, eight triples, 10 home runs and 55 RBI in 127 games with Carolina... the games played, home runs and RBI marked single-season bests... ranked second in the Southern League in triples and was tied for third in the league with 75 runs scored...Collected season highs with four hits and four RBI on July 5 vs. Orlando...Notched a season-best seven-game hitting streak, from June 10-26 (.393, 11x28)...Homered twice in his first three games: April 3 and 5 vs. Chattanooga... did not homer in his next 21 games before going deep on April 28 vs.West Tennessee... hit four homers over 11 games (April 28-May 11)...Played in nine postseason games for Carolina, hitting .385 (6x26) with a home run and six RBI. 2002 Completed his first season at the AA level and hit .258 with 23 doubles, eight triples, 10 home runs and 55 RBI in 127 games with Carolina... the games played, home runs and RBI marked single-season bests...ranked second in the Southern League in triples and was tied for third in the league with 75 runs scored...Collected season highs with four hits and four RBI on July 5 vs. Orlando...Notched a season-best seven-game hitting streak, from June 10-26 (.393, 11x28)...Homered twice in his first three games: April 3 and 5 vs. Chattanooga... did not homer in his next 21 games before going deep on April 28 vs.West Tennessee... hit four homers over 11 games (April 28-May 11)...Played in nine postseason games for Carolina, hitting .385 (6x26) with a home run and six RBI. 2001 Played in a career-high 96 games in his second season with the Kane County Cougars and hit .265 with 26 doubles, eight triples, five home runs and 41 RBI... entered the season rated the number 11 prospect in the Marlins' organization by Baseball America...collected a career-high five hits in five at-bats on August 1 at Fort Wayne... set a career high with three doubles and matched a career high with three RBI in a 4x6 contest on May 1 at Burlington...recorded a total of 16 hits in 30 at-bats (a .533 average) over a seven-game stretch, from April 12-18...hit .320 (32x100) with 14 extra-base hits and 15 RBI in 23 April games... added a .306 (30x98) average with 11 RBI in 25 May contests... hit in 60 of 96 games and collected 26 multi-hit contests on the season...hit a combined .153 (13x85) over 22 games in June and July that included a June 9 - July 12 stint on the DL with a left wrist contusion... concluded his season with a .266 (25x94) average in 26 August games...played 91 games in center field and had five contests as the Club's designated hitter... hit .250 against left-handers and .272 against righties. 2000 Hit .231 with 16 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 28 RBI in his first season with the Kane County Cougars in 2000... rated the number six prospect in the Marlins' organization by Baseball America to start the season and played 81 games as the Club's center fielder and three games as the DH...collected a season-high 11-game hitting streak, from June 30-July 13, and hit .340 (17x50) with three home runs and 10 RBI... led the Cougars in stolen bases, 26 swipes in 34 attempts... hit .244 (40x164) at home and .218 (34x156) on the road... hit .277 (23x83) against left-handers and .215 (51x237) against righties...was placed on the disabled list on May 30 with a right hamstring injury and was activated on June 24. 1999 Made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast League's Melbourne Marlins in 1999, hitting .353 with 17 extra-base hits and 15 RBI in 37 games...named to the Gulf Coast League's All-Star team...set a Marlins organizational record for rookie league batting average and finished second in the GCL in batting, collecting hits in 28 of his 37 games played... also ranked 2nd in on-base percentage, 3rd in slugging percentage and 14th in steals... led Melbourne in seven offensive categories, including average, runs (tie), doubles, walks, stolen bases (tie), slugging percentage (.511) and on-base percentage (.452)...named the Marlins Organizational Hitter of the Month in July, hitting .337 with nine doubles, 12 RBI and 16 steals... named the league's No. 1 prospect by Baseball America...played 28 games for Utica in the New York-Penn League, collecting five home runs and a .267 batting average... hit a game-winning 10th inning grand slam in the Blue Sox 5-2 playoff win vs. Hudson Valley, Uticab's first playoff win in 15 years...named No. 4 prospect in the league by Baseball America.