Chris Stewart

Chris Stewart #19

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 4"/210
  • Age: 34


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Chris Stewart Stats

.219 1 4 0 .681

Chris Stewart MLB Career Stats

.238 9 80 6 .609

Chris Stewart Bio

  • Full Name: Chris David Stewart
  • Born: 2/19/1982 in Fontana, CA
  • Draft: 2001, Chicago White Sox, 12th rd. (373rd overall)
  • College: Riverside City College
  • Debut: September 6, 2006
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2016 Stats 32 3 7 1 4 0 .219 .306 .681
MLB Career Stats 972 88 231 9 80 6 .238 .303 .609

Chris Stewart 2016 Splits

Last 7 Games 20 2 3 0 3 2 3 0 .150 .261 .200
Last 15 Games 32 3 7 1 4 3 4 0 .219 .306 .375
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Last 7 Games
Last 15 Games
Last 30 Games
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
5/8 @ STL 5 1 2 0 2 0 0 0
5/13 @ CHC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19 vs ATL 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last 3 Games
5/8 @ STL
5/13 @ CHC
5/19 vs ATL
2016 Games by Position: C (10)

Chris Stewart Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Pirates NL 36 24 84.65 202.57 68.12 8.94 37.11
MLB Avg - - - - 88.37 211.33 70.13 11.29 35.33


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Chris Stewart Stats

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Chris Stewart Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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Chris Stewart Statcast Events


Chris Stewart 2016 Projections

Rest of Season
26 93 8 22 22 4 0 1 9 7 1 17 1 0 .237 .294 .312 .606
37 125 11 29 34 6 0 2 13 10 2 21 1 0 .232 .297 .328 .625
Rest of Season

Chris Stewart News

Chris Stewart Fantasy News

January 19, 2016 at 7:01 PM ET

Bucs ink Stewart to two-year deal

Catcher Chris Stewart, who was to become a free agent after the 2016 season, will spend at least two more seasons in Pittsburgh after agreeing a two-year contract extension that the club announced Tuesday.

January 15, 2016 at 6:06 AM ET

Bucs reach agreements with Stewart, Locke

The Pirates are working on a two-year deal with catcher Chris Stewart, a source confirmed to


Chris Stewart Awards

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Scranton/WB INT

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Birmingham SOU

Chris Stewart Leaderboards

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2013 6 25th in AL

Chris Stewart Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 17, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates activated C Chris Stewart from the 15-day disabled list.
April 12, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates sent C Chris Stewart on a rehab assignment to Indianapolis Indians.
April 9, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates sent C Chris Stewart on a rehab assignment to Altoona Curve.
April 5, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates placed C Chris Stewart on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2015. Right hamstring strain
April 19, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates activated C Chris Stewart from the 15-day disabled list.
April 11, 2014 Bradenton Marauders sent C Chris Stewart on a rehab assignment to Indianapolis Indians.
April 6, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates sent C Chris Stewart on a rehab assignment to Bradenton Marauders.
March 29, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates placed C Chris Stewart on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 21, 2014. right knee surgery
December 2, 2013 New York Yankees traded C Chris Stewart to Pittsburgh Pirates for Player To Be Named Later.
April 4, 2012 New York Yankees traded RHP George Kontos to San Francisco Giants for C Chris Stewart.
May 26, 2011 San Francisco Giants selected the contract of Chris Stewart from Fresno Grizzlies.
January 11, 2011 Chris Stewart assigned to Fresno Grizzlies.
December 22, 2010 San Francisco Giants signed free agent C Chris Stewart to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 8, 2010 C Chris Stewart elected free agency.
October 6, 2010 San Diego Padres designated C Chris Stewart for assignment.
September 1, 2010 San Diego Padres selected the contract of C Chris Stewart from Portland Beavers.
April 5, 2010 Chris Stewart assigned to Portland Beavers.
February 18, 2010 San Diego Padres invited non-roster C Chris Stewart to spring training.
November 9, 2009 C Chris Stewart elected free agency.
July 9, 2009 Chris Stewart roster status changed by Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
March 22, 2009 C Chris Stewart reinstated to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.

Chris David Stewart Bio Info

Christopher David Stewart...Wife's name is Lindsey...Has two children; son Sebastian (10/29/08) and daughter Brooklyn (11/16/11)...Is a 2000 graduate of Canyon Springs High School in Moreno Valley, CA...Played one season of baseball at Riverside (CA) Community College...Pursued his college degree online through the University of Phoenix while in the minors and earned his bachelor's degree in business in 2005...Has participated in Pittsburgh's caravan and PirateFest events each of the last three Decembers.


Posted a 2.46 catcher's ERA (372.2ip/102er) in his 52 appearances (36 starts); the Pirates went 26-10 in his 36 starts which included a 15-1 record in his 16 starts at PNC Park...Threw out 10 of the 49 runners attempting to steal (20%) and had three pickoffs (at second base on 4/26 and at first base on 7/11 & 9/11)...Began season on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain...Began rehab assignment with Double-A Altoona on 4/9...Was transferred to Triple-A Indianapolis on 4/11...Hit .333 (6-for-18) and had two RBI in five total rehab games with the two teams....Was recalled from his rehab assignment and reinstated from the D.L. on 4/17...Made first start with the Pirates on 4/19 vs. Milwaukee and went 1-for-4 with two RBI... Hit safely in five straight games from 4/27 thru 5/11 (8-for-19, .421)...Had three doubles on 6/1 at Francisco - the first Pittsburgh player with three doubles in one game since Ronny Cedeno on 7/18/10...Had a career-high nine-game hitting streak from 6/24 thru 7/21 (12-for-34, .353)...Tied career highs with three hits and three RBI on 9/11 vs. Milwaukee...Batted .308 (36-for-117) from 5/22 thru the end of the season...Hit .300 (9-for-20) against left-handed pitchers and .380 (35-for-92) in night games...Was on the postseason roster, but did not appear in the Wild Card Game vs. Chicago on 10/7.


Spent his first season in the Pittsburgh organization...Hit .486 (17-for-35) against left-handed pitchers...Produced a .385 (20-for- 52) batting average in 21 games after the All-Star break...Made a total of 46 appearances (37 starts) at catcher...Threw out 6 of the 30 runners attempting to steal against him (20%) and picked three runners off base (at first base on 4/23, at third base on 5/18 and at first base on 8/5)...Batted .319 (36-for-113) in 33 games from the eighth spot of the lineup...Began season on the 15-day disabled list recovering from right knee surgery (3/19)...Began rehab assignment with High-A Bradenton on 4/6...Had rehab transferred to Triple-A Indianapolis on 4/11...Was recalled from rehab and reinstated from D.L. on 4/19...Made first start with Pirates on 4/20 vs. Milwaukee...Started back-to-back games on 4/23-24 and went 3-for-8...Had season-high two RBI on 5/18 at New York (AL)...Reached base safely in seven straight games from 5/14-31...Had career-high three hits on 6/14 at Miami...Hit .438 (7-for-16) in his seven games played in July and .478 (11-for-23) in an eight-game span from 7/20 thru 8/15...Tied career high with three hits on 7/27 at Colorado...Hit safely in a career-high tying six straight games from 7/27 thru 8/15 (9-for-18)...Had back-to-back two-hit games in his starts on 9/6 at Chicago and 9/12 vs. Chicago...Reached base safely in 21 of his last 27 games with a plate appearance, dating back to 6/14...Was on the postseason roster, but did not appear in the Wild Card Game vs. San Francisco on 10/1.


Established career highs in games played, runs, hits, home runs, RBI and stolen bases while spending entire season with the Yankees...Made 97 starts at catcher and threw out 17 of the 54 baserunners attempting to steal against him (32%)...Tied for fifth among American League catchers with 17 caught stealings...Made his third career Opening Day roster (also with the Rangers in 2007 and with the Yankees in 2012)...Hit a solo homer on 4/21 at Toronto - his first home run since 7/28/12 vs. Boston...Started six consecutive games behind the plate from 4/30 to 5/7; marked the third time in his career he started at least six consecutive team games (also eight straight on two occasions with San Francisco in 2011)...Made start at catcher on 5/15 vs. Seattle but moved to first base in the seventh inning, marking his fifth career appearance at first base and first since 7/16/11 at San Diego (with San Francisco)...Missed five games with a left groin injury from 5/17-22 (went 1-for-2 with a walk on 5/16 vs. Seattle before being removed in the eighth inning with the injury)...Was removed from game vs. Boston on 6/1 in the fifth inning due to dehydration and missed the following two games (6/2-3) with similar symptoms...Caught all 17.1 defensive innings in the Yankees' 3-2 loss at Oakland on 6/13, marking the most innings caught by a Yankee since Don Slaught on 9/11/88 vs. Detroit (18.0 innings)...Made second appearance at first base (sixth career) on 7/26...Hit a three-run homer on 8/20 vs. Toronto (game one) - his final long ball of the season...Also tied his career high (second time) with three RBI on 8/20...Snapped an 0-for-23 stretch at the plate with a fifth-inning single on 9/6...Suffered a left foot contusion on a hit-by-pitch in the third inning on 9/8 vs. Boston and was removed from the game in the sixth inning...Hit .142 (6-for-37) with one RBI in 18 games during the month of September...Was acquired by Pittsburgh on 12/1.

2012 Hit .241 (34-for-141) with 15 R, 8 doubles, 1 HR, 13 RBIs and 10 BB in 55 games (46 starts at C) with the Yankees...batted .295 (18-for-61) with 1 HR and 10 RBIs in 25 games at Yankee Stadium...Tallied career highs in hits and RBIs, and tied his career high in doubles (also eight in 2011 with San Francisco)...Had a 3.41 catcher's ERA (in 395.1 innings), marking the second-lowest single-season total by a Yankees catcher since 1982 (min: 40 starts at C), trailing only Jose Molina's 3.31 in 2009...Made his second career Opening Day roster (also 2007 w/ Texas)...Was acquired by the Yankees from San Francisco in exchange for RHP George Kontos on 4/4...was his third stint in the Yankees organization (signed as a Minor League free agent in 2008, and was acquired by the Yankees from Chicago-AL for future considerations on 3/22/09)...Tied his career high in hits in 4/17 win vs. Minnesota, going 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs...singled home the tying and go-ahead runs with the bases loaded in the third...Tied his career high with 2 E in 6/24 win at the Mets (second time, also 7/6/11 vs. San Diego w/ San Francisco)...Hit his only home run of the season in 7/28 loss vs. Boston, his first homer since 9/25/11 at Los Angeles-NL (w/ San Francisco)...snapped a 105-AB homerless stretch...Established a career high with 3 R and stole his first Major League base in 8/5 win vs. Seattle, going 2-for-3 with 1 double and 1 BB...Made his postseason debut in ALCS Game 4 at Detroit, catching the final 2.0 innings in the 8-1 Yankees loss...Attended Spring Training with the Giants, batting .229 (8-for-35) with 4 R, 3 doubles and 2 RBIs in 18 games. 2011 Began season as triple-A Fresno's starting catcher, but by mid-May was called up to big leagues when Buster Posey was injured and spent remainder of season with San Francisco, solidifying himself as SF's top catcher ... Batted .204 (33-for-162) with 3 HRs and 10 RBI in careerhigh 67 Major League games with SF ... 10-year professional had logged just 26 games at big league level prior to his time in Majors in 2011 ... Was signed by San Francisco as minor league free agent in December and was in spring camp as non roster invitee ... Hit .221 (21-for-95) with 10 RBI in 33 games for triple-A Fresno before having his contract purchased on May 26, day after Buster Posey suffered season-ending injury ... Started 51 of SF's final 113 games at catcher, oftentimes splitting catching duties with teammate Eli Whiteside... however, by mid-August, emerged as team's starting backstop, starting 21 of SF's final 38 games beginning Aug. 18 ... Threw out 19 of 53 attempted basestealers (35.8%)... despite playing in just 67 games, his 19 catcher caught stealings were tied for 7th-most in NL...had 8-game stretch from July 4-22 in which he struggled to throw anyone out, allowing opponents to go 10-for-10 in stolen base attempts off him...however, found his groove and threw out 12 of his final 29 runners ... Posted catcher's ERA of 2.70 (138er, 460.1ip), lowest among Giants catchers (Eli Whiteside had 3.30 mark; Hector Sanchez, 5.17)...would've also been lowest figure among all catchers in Majors if he qualified ... Recorded his 1st hit of season on June 10 vs. Cincinnati off LHP Travis Wood...his bunt single snapped 0-for-10 hitless drought and marked his 1st hit in big leagues since June 8, 2007 vs. Milwaukee (with Texas) ... Hit his 1st Major League home run on Aug. 9 vs. Pittsburgh, hitting solo shot off RHP Jason McDonald in 5th inning. 2010 Signed with San Diego and spent most of season in triple-A Portland, hitting .248 (66-for-266) with 14 2Bs, 7 HRs and 39 RBI in 85 games...Threw out 22-of-56 (39.3) would-be base stealers...Posted season-high 11-game hitting streak July 23-Aug. 10, batting .302 (13-for-43) during stretch...Called-up to San Diego in Sept. 1st and appeared in 2 games, however did not have any at-bats. 2009 Spent the entire year with Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre, appearing in 78 games...played in 76 games behind the plate and two as designated hitter. Walked 25 times with just 29 strikeouts...struck out once every 9 .45 plate appearances...Posted a career-high .375 on-base percentage to go with his .280 batting average. 2008 Appeared in one game for the Yankees, spending the rest of the season at Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre...Began the year in the Texas Rangers organization...was released and signed as a minor league free agent with the New York Yankees on 4/4...signed by the Chicago White Sox as a minor league free agent during the offseason following the 2008 season and was traded back to the Yankees prior to the 2009 campaign...While in the Yankees organization, had his contract purchased 4/28, appeared in one game (4/29) and was optioned back to Triple-A 4/30. 2007 Made his first Opening Day roster and appeared in 17 games for the Rangers...spent the rest of the season with Triple-A Oklahoma...Collected his first Major League hit and RBI 4/9 vs. TB...singled off Shawn Camp in the sixth to score Nelson Cruz...Hit safely in each of his first three games with the Rangers...Optioned to Oklahoma 6/11...hit .425 (17-for-40) in his first 11 games at Triple-A with a pair of three RBI games...Threw out 16 of 44 attempted base stealers in the minors. 2006 Spent the majority of the season with Triple-A Charlotte, also seeing his first Big League action...Appeared in six games with the White Sox...recalled by CHW 9/1 and made his Major League debut 9/6 at BOS...made his first Big League start 9/27 at CLE, twice throwing out Grady Sizemore attempting to steal...Made 84 appearances as catcher, two at first base and one that third base...Ranked by Baseball America as the White Sox' best defensive catcher for the third consecutive season. 2005 Spent his first full season at Double-A Birmingham...Ranked by Baseball America as the White Sox's best defensive catcher for the second consecutive season...Hit a career-best .286 in 95 games, also belting a career-high 11 home runs...Named to the Southern League Midseason All-Star team...Led the league by throwing out 51.8 percent of would-be base stealers (48 of 83). 2004 Spent most of the season at Double-A Birmingham, also seeing time with Triple-A Charlotte...Ranked by Baseball America as the White Sox's best defensive catcher prior to the season. 2003 Played entire season at Class A Winston-Salem ... collected 21 of his 27 RBI on the road. 2002 Made pro debut at Advanced Rookie Bristol ... reached base safely in 21 of his final 24 games ... hit his first career home run on 7/19 vs. Bluefield. 2001 Selected in the First-Year Player Draft but did not play...agreed to terms with CHW on 8/18.