Chris Narveson

Chris Narveson #45

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 3"/205
  • Age: 33

Chris Narveson Stats

3-1 4.45 30.1 32 1.09

Chris Narveson MLB Career Stats

29-19 4.64 427.0 358 1.35

Chris Narveson Bio

  • Full Name: Christopher Gregg Narveson
  • Born: 12/20/1981 in Englewood, CO
  • Draft: 2000, St. Louis Cardinals, 2nd rd. (53rd overall)
  • High School: T.C. Roberson, Asheville, NC
  • Debut: September 8, 2006
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2015 Stats 3 1 4.45 15 2 0 30.1 32 1.09
MLB Career Stats 29 19 4.64 112 65 0 427.0 358 1.35
  • Status: Free Agent

Chris Narveson Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Marlins NL 151 Four-seam FB 89.28 87.10 2241.00 5.21 95.79
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.90 92.54 2213.00 6.16 89.87


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Chris Narveson Fantasy News

October 13, 2015 at 6:25 AM ET

Marlins shuffle roster

The Marlins did some roster housecleaning on Monday, outrighting five players to Triple-A New Orleans.

August 31, 2015 at 10:18 PM ET

Narveson goes 5 1/3 scoreless, earns the win

Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson won after allowing zero runs on two hits and two walks with three strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings on Monday against the Braves.


Chris Narveson Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2003 Tennessee SOU

Chris Narveson Leaderboards


Season W Rank
2010 12 24th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2010 2.32 19th in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2011 65 18th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2010 21 17th in NL

Chris Narveson Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 12, 2015 LHP Chris Narveson elected free agency.
August 5, 2015 Miami Marlins selected the contract of LHP Chris Narveson from New Orleans Zephyrs.
June 21, 2015 LHP Chris Narveson assigned to New Orleans Zephyrs from Jupiter Hammerheads.
June 10, 2015 LHP Chris Narveson assigned to Jupiter Hammerheads from New Orleans Zephyrs.
April 9, 2015 New Orleans Zephyrs placed LHP Chris Narveson on the 7-day disabled list.
December 9, 2014 Miami Marlins invited non-roster LHP Chris Narveson to spring training.
December 7, 2014 LHP Chris Narveson assigned to New Orleans Zephyrs.
December 2, 2014 Miami Marlins signed free agent LHP Chris Narveson to a minor league contract.
October 1, 2013 LHP Chris Narveson elected free agency.
September 3, 2013 Nashville Sounds activated LHP Chris Narveson from the 7-day disabled list.
August 22, 2013 Nashville Sounds placed LHP Chris Narveson on the 7-day disabled list.
June 20, 2013 Milwaukee Brewers sent LHP Chris Narveson outright to Nashville Sounds.
May 30, 2013 Milwaukee Brewers sent LHP Chris Narveson on a rehab assignment to Nashville Sounds.
April 9, 2013 Chris Narveson roster status changed by Milwaukee Brewers.
October 29, 2012 Chris Narveson roster status changed by Milwaukee Brewers.
October 29, 2012 Chris Narveson roster status changed by Milwaukee Brewers.
October 29, 2012 Chris Narveson roster status changed by Milwaukee Brewers.
October 29, 2012 Milwaukee Brewers activated LHP Chris Narveson from the 60-day disabled list.
October 29, 2012 Chris Narveson roster status changed by Milwaukee Brewers.
April 29, 2012 Milwaukee Brewers transferred LHP Chris Narveson from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
April 20, 2012 Milwaukee Brewers placed LHP Chris Narveson on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 16, 2012. Left rotator cuff tear.
August 22, 2011 Milwaukee Brewers activated LHP Chris Narveson from the 15-day disabled list.
August 10, 2011 Milwaukee Brewers placed LHP Chris Narveson on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 7, 2011. Left thumb laceration
August 21, 2009 Milwaukee Brewers selected the contract of LHP Chris Narveson from Helena Brewers.
August 17, 2009 Chris Narveson assigned to Helena Brewers from Nashville Sounds.
July 16, 2009 Chris Narveson roster status changed by Nashville Sounds.
July 13, 2009 Milwaukee Brewers sent LHP Chris Narveson outright to Nashville Sounds.
July 9, 2009 Milwaukee Brewers designated LHP Chris Narveson for assignment.
June 14, 2009 Milwaukee Brewers selected the contract of LHP Chris Narveson from Nashville Sounds.

Christopher Gregg Narveson Bio Info

Graduated from T.C. Roberson (NC) High School, where he combined to go 22-0 his junior and senior seasons...In January 2010 graduated from the University of Phoenix with a major in business management and a minor in finance...Is a financial contributor to the Jimmy V Foundation, Garth Brooks' Teammates for Kids Foundation and Susan G. Komen for the Cure...Enjoys golf, hunting and fishing 2011 Went 11-8 with a 4.45 ERA in 30 games (28 starts)...Produced 12 quality starts...The Brewers went 16-12 in his starts...Made his only relief outings on 8/31 vs. St. Louis (1ip, 1bb) and 9/14 vs. Colorado (2ip, 2k)...Started the Brewers' home opener on 4/4 vs. Atlanta and received no decision in the 2-1 loss (6ip, 3h, 3bb, 5k).....left the game with a 1-0 lead...Began the season with 14.0 consecutive scoreless innings, tying Chuck Porter (1984) for the fifth-longest streak in franchise history by a starting pitcher to begin a season.....was the longest streak by a lefty starter to begin a season...Tied his career high with 8.0 innings pitched in an 8-0 win on 6/10 vs. St. Louis, allowing just 6 hits (1bb, 6k)...From 7/26-9/3 recorded a career-high 4-game winning streak over 6 games (5 starts) while posting a 3.49 ERA (28.1ip, 11er)...Was on the 15-day disabled list from 8/10-8/21, retroactive to 8/7, with a left thumb laceration.....suffered the injury on 8/9 while repairing his glove with a pair of scissors...Appeared in 6 postseason games, going 0-0 with an 11.05 ERA (7.1ip, 9er)...On 10/25 underwent surgery on his left hip (Dr. William Raasch) 2010 Made his first career Opening Day roster and spent his first full season in the Major Leagues ... Went 12-9 with a 4.99 ERA in 37 games (28 starts) ... Ranked third on the staff in wins (12) and strikeouts (137) ... Produced 12 quality starts ... The Brewers went 14-14 in his starts ... Began the year in the bullpen, where he went 1-0 with a 7.20 ERA in 9 appearances (10ip, 8er) ... Went 11-9 with a 4.85 ERA in his 28 starts (157.2ip, 85er) ... Made quality starts in 6 of his final 7 outings while going 3-2 with a 3.05 ERA (44.1ip, 15er) ... Struck out a season-high 9 batters on 5/15 vs. Philadelphia (L), 9/7 vs. St. Louis (W) and 9/30 at New York-NL (W) ... Tossed a career-high 8.0 innings in a 3-0 win on 6/27 vs. Seattle, allowing just 4 hits (1bb, 7k) ... Was the winning pitcher in Trevor Hoffman's 600th save game on 9/7 vs. St. Louis. 2009 Split the season between Triple-A Nashville and Milwaukee...Had two stints with Milwaukee (6/13-7/7 and 8/21-end)...Went 2-0 with a 3.83 ERA in 21 games (4 starts) with the Brewers...held opponents to a .247 batting average...Went 1-0 with a 3.38 ERA as a starter (18.2 IP, 7 ER) and 1-0 with a 4.13 ERA as a reliever (28.1 IP, 13 ER)...Made his 4 starts with the Brewers from 9/13-9/29...In his first stint with the team (6/13-7/7) went 0-0 with an 8.44 ERA in 9 relief appearances (10.2 IP, 10 ER)...In his second stint with the team (8/21-end) went 2-0 with a 2.48 ERA in 12 games, including 4 starts (36.1 IP, 10 ER)...Earned his first Major League win on 8/22 at Washington in relief (2.2 IP, 2 H, 2 K, 1 HBP)...On 9/23 vs. Chicago-NL he earned his first career win as a starter (5.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 10 K, 1 HR) that start he became the first Brewers rookie with a 10+ strikeout performance since Steve Woodard had 11 on 7/29/98 at St. Louis...he became the first Brewers left-handed rookie to do it since Angel Miranda had 10 on 8/7/93 at Toronto...Was named Brewers Pitcher of the Month for September/October (9 G, 4 GS, 1-0, 2.73 ERA, 29.2 IP, 32 K). 2008 In his first season in the Brewers organization went 6-13 with a 5.43 ERA in 28 games (22 starts) at Triple-A Nashville...Following the season pitched for Hermosillo in the Mexican Pacific League. 2007 Went 3-2 with a 5.17 ERA in 12 starts between Triple-A Memphis and Class-A Palm Beach...Missed time due to a left shoulder injury...Following the season pitched for Hermosillo in the Mexican Pacific League...Signed as a free agent with Milwaukee on 12/4. 2006 Was invited to Major League spring camp but did not pitch until late May while rehabbing from surgery to repair his left labrum...A September callup, appeared in five games with one starting assignment for the Cardinals...Allowed two runs on two hits while fanning three in 2.0 innings of relief in his Major League debut on 9/8 at Arizona, a 13-1 Cardinals loss...The first batter he faced (Andy Green) struck out looking...Posted a no-decision in his first and only start on 9/22 at HOU, allowing two runs on two hits while walking two and fanning six in 4.0 innings of work...Departed a 2-2 game that the Cards eventually lost 6-5...Opponents batted just .176 (6-for-34) off him in his Major League action...Started three games at Palm Beach (A) with the first game of his season coming on 5/27, when he started and pitched 4.0 scoreless innings while fanning five vs. Jupiter...Made 15 starts after being assigned to Triple-A Memphis on 6/12...Went 3-1 with a 2.57 ERA in his first four starts at Memphis...Fanned a season-high eight batters on 7/20 vs. Round Rock in 6.0 shutout innings, while allowing two hits and walking four...Did not allow a run in four of six starts from 7/20-8/24 and in five of his final eight starts...Limited right-handed batters to a .222 batting average...Opponents batted .191 with runners in scoring position. 2005 Traded to Boston from Colorado on 3/30 along with catcher Charles Johnson for right-handed pitcher Byung-Hyun Kim...Played most of the season with Boston's Triple-A Pawtucket affiliate...Made 20 starts and one relief apperance before being claimed off waivers by St. Louis on 8/8...His first outing for Pawtucket was in relief on 4/14 at Louisville when he pitched 1.0 inning in a loss. His best month came in July when he was 1-1 with a 3.72 ERA...Six of his final seven starts for Pawtucket were 6.0 innings or longer...After joining the Memphis team made two starts before landing on the disabled list. His final start lasted just 2.0 innings with seven earned runs on 8/18 at Oklahoma...Went on the DL 8/19 with a left shoulder strain and remained on the DL the rest of the season. 2004 Spent most of the year with St. Louis' Double A affiliate in Tennessee before joining Colorado's Double A affiliate in Tulsa as one of the players to be named later in the Larry Walker trade (Aug. 6)...he made 27 combined starts between the two clubs, going 5-13 with a 4.02 ERA and 135 strikeouts in 147.2 innings...with Tennessee, Chris was 5-10 with a 4.16 ERA in 23 starts and then went 0-3 with a 3.15 ERA in four starts for Tulsa...he worked at least six innings in 12 of his 23 starting assignments...lost his first six decisions for the Smokies before notching his first win on June 8 at Carolina...pitched better as the year went on, compiling a 3-5 record with a 3.30 combined ERA in July and August (62.2 ip, 23 er) the time of the trade, Narveson had struckout 121 batters in 127.2 innings, both of which ranked among the top three in the Southern League...was acquired by Colorado on Aug. 11 and optioned to Tulsa...lost all three decisions for the Drillers despite never allowing more than 2 earned runs in any of his four starts. 2003 Continued to move up the Cardinals organization, beginning the year with Class A-Advanced Palm Beach and ending it with Class AA Tennessee...was selected to pitch in the Florida State League All-Star Game after going 7-7 with a 2.86 ERA in 14 starts and one relief appearance at Palm Beach ...struck out 65 batters while walking 19...promoted to Double A on 6/30, Chris started 10 games at Tennessee and went 4-3 with a 3.00 ERA...finished the year second among Cardinals minor leaguers with 11 wins and sixth in both innings pitched (148.1) and strikeouts (99)...his combined ERA of 2.91 ranked eighth in the Cardinals system...participated in the Futures Game during All-Star Weekend, playing for the United States team. 2002 Underwent left elbow reconstructive surgury in the offseason and began a rehab assignement in June at Rookie-level Johnson City...threw six games at Johnson City before being reinstated from the DL and making nine starts at Peoria (A). 2001 Split the year between Peiora (A) and Potomac (A)...had a 1.98 ERA in eight starts at Peoria before moving to Potomac where he gathered a 4-3 record (2.57 ERA) in 11 starts...finished second among all Cardinals minor league starting pitchers with a 2.31 ERA for the year. 2000 Drafted by the Cardinals in the second round of the June 2000 draft and signed on June 26...was assigned to Johnson City (R) where he started 12 games