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Chris Heintz MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.232 0 9 0 .536

Chris Heintz Bio

  • Full Name: Christopher John Heintz
  • Born: 8/6/1974 in Syosset, NY
  • Draft: 1996, Chicago White Sox, 19th rd. (557th overall)
  • College: South Florida
  • Debut: September 10, 2005
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/26/2007
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 82 1 19 0 9 0 .232 .267 .536

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07/03/2005 Rochester INT

Christopher John Heintz Bio Info

Christopher John Heintz . . . wife Stacey (Nichols) . . . son Ethan (9/3/05) . . . 1992 graduate of Countryside (FL) High School . . . graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Economics . . . named Conference USA's Player of the Year and GTE Academic All-America in 1996 . . . left South Florida as the school's all-time leader in batting (.351), hits (259) and rbi (181). 2007 Began season with Minnesota but did not appear in a game...optioned to Rochester, April 11...opened the season hitting safely in his first four-games...had five-game hit-streak, going 8-for-20 (.400), April 29-May 4...recalled May 8...had first career two-rbi game, May 20 at Milwaukee...optioned June 28...had eight-game hit-streak, going 10-for-28 (.357), July 3-16...had 10-multi hit games for the Red Wings...posted a .361 average in day games and a .333 average with runners in scoring position...was recalled August 26 and finished the year with the Twins...went 2-for-6 with an rbi, September 7 at Chicago. 2006 Began season at Rochester (AAA) where he hit .366 (15-41) in April ... during the month he had 5 multi-hit games, including two 3-hit games ... hit .476 (10-21) over a 5-game hitting streak from April 18-May 1 . . . had a 7-game (11-28) hit-streak from June 2-12 . . . hit safely in 12 of 13 games from July 1-16, where he hit .354 (17-48) . . . finished his Red Wings season with a 7-game hit-streak from August 25-31, including matching a season-high with 3 hits in his last game August 31 ... hit .300 (60-200) in 53 games on the road and posted a .309 (85-275) average vs. righties . . . in games where he started behind the plate, he hit .338 (53-157) with 10 doubles . . . saw action at catcher, third base and as the designated hitter . . . was recalled on September 1 and appeared in 2 games for the Twins. 1996 Began season at Bristol . . . homered in first professional at-bat, June 18 at Johnson City . . . promoted to South Bend, June 26. 1997 Tied season-high 4 hits, May 28 at Piedmont . . . season-high 4 runs, June 5 at Augusta . . . disabled with broken right thumb, August 13-September 3 . . . had 27 multi-hit games . . . made 69 appearances in the outfi eld and 43 at catcher. 1998 Doubled in 4 consecutive games, April 20-23 . . . played in Carolina League All-Star game, June 23 at Wilmington . . . tied season-high 9-game hit-streak, July 9-19 . . . led club in at-bats and rbi, was second in games, batting and hits and third in total bases (200) . . . was third in league in rbi, tied for third in hits and ninth in batting . . . named to Carolina League Post-Season All-Star team. 1999 Hit safely in 10 of 11 games, going 19-47 (.404), April 23-May 8 . . . season-high 5 hits, April 27 at Salem . . . hit safely in 7 of 8 games, June 4-15 . . . was 9-17 (.529) in 5 games, June 17-27 . . . hit safely in 8 of 9 games, going 15-32 (.469), July 5-16 . . . had 8-game hit-streak, going 15-32 (.469), August 13-20 . . . tied season-high 8-game hitstreak, going 13-33 (.394), August 27-September 3 . . . season-high 7 rbi, August 29 vs. Lynchburg . . . was 51-138 (.370) with runners in scoring position. 2000 Season-high 6-game hit-streak, going 14-22 (.636), July 17-31 . . . season-high 4 hits, July 19 at Mobile . . . hit safely in 5 of 6 games, August 26-September 3 . . . season-high 3 rbi, September 1 at West Tennessee . . . disabled with sore right hamstring, September 20-27 . . . was 21-62 (.339) with runners in scoring position. 2001 Began season at Birmingham . . . hit safely in 6 of 7 games, May 18-June 2 . . . promoted to Charlotte, June 19 . . . transferred to Birmingham, July 4 . . . was 6-8 (.750) in 3 games, August 12-22 . . . disabled with sprained right knee, August 24-September 19. 2002 Released by Chicago, January 8 . . . signed with St. Louis as free agent, January 25 . . . had 43-game errorless streak, April 6-July 1 . . . hit safely in 7 of 8 games, going 12-32 (.375), April 24-May 9 . . . had 7-game hit-streak, going 13-27 (.481), May 15-22 . . . season-high 5 hits, May 19 at Trenton . . . was 12-25 (.480) in 6 games, may 25-June 3 . . . season-high 10-game hit-streak, going 14-40 (.350), June 5-18 . . . was 10-21 (.476) in 7 games, June 28-July 6 . . . tied season-high 3 rbi, July 6 at New Britain . . . hit safely in 10 of 11 games, going 16-39 (.410), July 25-August 6 . . . was 42-110 (.382) vs. lefthanders . . . was 34-104 (.327) with runners in scoring position . . . threw out 29 of 102 (28%) runners attempting to steal . . . was second on club in batting, tied for third in doubles and was fourth in hits, homers and rbi . . . was fourth in league in batting . . . signed with Pittsburgh as free agent, December 2. 2003 Had 7-game hit-streak, April 3-20 . . . season-high 8-game hit-streak, going 13-33 (.394), May 1-18 . . . season- high 4 hits, May 10 vs. Erie . . . hit safely in 9 of 10 games, June 19-July 8 . . . hit safely in 8 of 9 games, going 10-29 (.345), July 14-26 . . . was 11-33 (.333) in 9 games, August 12-September 1 . . . season-high 4 rbi, August 25 vs. Reading . . . threw out 17 of 64 (27%) runners attempting to steal . . . signed with Minnesota as free agent, November 10. 2004 Season-high 10-game hit-streak, going 14-41 (.341), April 28-May 15 . . . homered in three consecutive games, April 29-May 1 . . . was 9-19 (.474) in 5 games, May 19-23 . . . season-high 5 rbi, May 20 at Norwich . . . hit safely in 6 of 7 games, going 11-23 (.478), June 7-18 . . . had 6-game hit-streak, going 10-25 (.400), July 5-17 . . . was 25-66 (.379) with 4 homers vs. lefthanders . . . threw out 20 of 65 (31%) runners attempting to steal. 2005 Began season at Rochester . . . was 9-28 (.321) in 8 games, April 9-23 . . . hit safely in 9 of 11 games, going 12-39 (.308), May 27-June 14 . . . had 10-game hit-streak, going 15-37 (.405), June 19-30 . . . International League Player of the Week, June 26-July 3 . . . homered in consecutive games, July 3-4 . . . was 8-15 (.533) in 4 games, July 10-17 . . . had 18-game hit-streak, going 26-77 (.338), July 21-August 12 . . . hit safely in 10 of 11 games, going 14-43 (.326), August 17-29 . . . threw out 7 of 20 (35%) runners attempting to steal . . . contract selected, September 6 . . . made major league debut as defensive replacement, September 10 . . . singled off Cliff Lee for first major league hit, September 11 at Cleveland . . . doubled off Roman Colon for first career extra-base hit and rbi, September 12 at Detroit . . . threw out 1 of 4 (25%) runners attempting to steal.