Chris Getz #17

  • 2B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 0"/185

Chris Getz MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.250 3 111 89 .616

Chris Getz Bio

  • Full Name: Christopher Ryan Getz
  • Born: 8/30/1983 in Southfield, MI
  • Draft: 2005, Chicago White Sox, 4th rd. (125th overall)
  • College: Michigan
  • Debut: April 28, 2008
  • Last Game: 5/10/2014
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 1409 176 352 3 111 89 .250 .309 .616

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Chris Getz Stats

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Chris Getz Advanced Stats

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Chris Getz Statcast Events

Awards

Chris Getz Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2008 Charlotte INT

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Charlotte INT

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Charlotte INT

INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Charlotte INT

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Birmingham SOU

Chris Getz Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2009 25 15th in AL
2010 15 25th in AL
2011 21 20th in AL

Triples

Season 3B Rank
2009 4 23rd in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2011 7 20th in AL

Chris Getz Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 12, 2014 Buffalo Bisons released 2B Chris Getz.
May 18, 2014 Buffalo Bisons placed 2B Chris Getz on the restricted list.
May 13, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays sent 2B Chris Getz outright to Buffalo Bisons.
May 11, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays designated 2B Chris Getz for assignment.
April 29, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of 2B Chris Getz from Buffalo Bisons.
March 31, 2014 2B Chris Getz assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
January 20, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent 2B Chris Getz to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 2, 2013 2B Chris Getz elected free agency.
August 12, 2013 Kansas City Royals activated 2B Chris Getz from the 15-day disabled list.
August 5, 2013 Kansas City Royals sent 2B Chris Getz on a rehab assignment to Omaha Storm Chasers.
August 1, 2013 Kansas City Royals placed 2B Chris Getz on the 15-day disabled list.
July 19, 2013 Kansas City Royals recalled 2B Chris Getz from Omaha Storm Chasers.
June 22, 2013 Kansas City Royals optioned Chris Getz to Omaha Storm Chasers.
October 16, 2012 Chris Getz roster status changed by Kansas City Royals.
August 18, 2012 Kansas City Royals placed 2B Chris Getz on the 15-day disabled list. Fractured left thumb.
July 9, 2012 Kansas City Royals activated 2B Chris Getz from the 15-day disabled list.
June 30, 2012 sent 2B Chris Getz on a rehab assignment to Omaha Storm Chasers.
June 18, 2012 Kansas City Royals placed 2B Chris Getz on the 15-day disabled list. Lateral strain in his lower left leg.
June 12, 2012 Kansas City Royals activated 2B Chris Getz from the 15-day disabled list.
June 7, 2012 sent 2B Chris Getz on a rehab assignment to Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 22, 2012 Kansas City Royals placed 2B Chris Getz on the 15-day disabled list. Left ribcage contusion.
April 30, 2010 Kansas City Royals activated 2B Chris Getz from the 15-day disabled list.
April 26, 2010 sent 2B Chris Getz on a rehab assignment to Omaha Royals.
April 17, 2010 Kansas City Royals placed 2B Chris Getz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 16, 2010. Strained right oblique.
November 6, 2009 Kansas City Royals traded cash and 3B Mark Teahen to Chicago White Sox for 2B Chris Getz and 3B Josh Fields.
September 1, 2009 Chris Getz roster status changed by Chicago White Sox.
August 26, 2009 sent 2B Chris Getz on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
August 14, 2009 Chicago White Sox placed 2B Chris Getz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 12, 2009. strained oblique

Christopher Ryan Getz Bio Info

Christopher Ryan Getz... Married... Played baseball at both Wake Forest University (2003) and the University of Michigan (2004-05)... Named to the All-Big Ten First-Team in 2004 and '05... Named an American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings Second-Team All-America as a junior... Was National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Player of the Year for District V in 2005.

2013

Missed 14 games during the second half of the season with a sprained left knee... Returned from the D.L. to bat .280 (14-for-50) in August...Swiped 16 bases, which ranked fifth among A.L. second basemen... His eight sacrifices were tied for seventh in the A.L....Homered off Atlanta's Kris Medlen on April 16 to end a 954 at-bat drought without a home run, which included 829 at bats as a Royal...Collected a career-high 3 RBI in Philadelphia on April 5...Stole 2 bases in a game twice, including Sept. 9 in Cleveland, when he swiped second and third as a pinch runner...Was optioned to Omaha (AAA) on June 22, where he hit .313 (20-for-64) with 5 doubles and a triple... Also played in 5 games with the Storm Chasers on a rehab assignment August 5-11...His .220 average represented a career low.

2012 Chris struggled through several injuries to play in 64 games in 2012...played well as Royals starting second baseman when healthy with KC going 30-25 in his 55 starts...Posted 13 extra-base hits (10 2B, 3 3B) in 64 games after collecting just 9 (6 2B, 3 3B) in 118 games in 2011...Chris went on the D.L. three times, missing 20 games with a left lateral lower leg strain from June 18-July 9 after previously missing 17 games with a left ribcage contusion (May 22-June 12)...missed the last month and a half of the season after suffering a left thumb fracture on August 17 which required surgery. 2011 Chris spent his second full season with the Royals...swiped 21 bases in 28 attempts, marking his second season with 20+ steals (25 in 2009 w/ White Sox). ... Batted .321 (26-for-81) with runners in scoring position and finished tied for eighth in the Majors with 14 sac bunts. ... Made his first Major League start and appearance at shortstop on August 26 in Cleveland. 2010 Chris struggled through injuries in his first season with the Royals, playing in just 72 games...missed 12 games in April with an oblique strain...Stole 15 bases in 17 attempts and is now 41-for-46 in his career, an 89.1 percent success rate which is the best in baseball among active players with at least 40 steals...Suffered a mild concussion on September 12 at Chicago after being hit in the helmet on a throw while stealing second base and missed the remainder of the season with symptoms relating to the concussion. 2009 Had a solid rookie season as the White Sox primary second baseman, ranking among the A.L. rookie leaders in multi-hit games (T-1st, 28), triples (3rd), stolen bases (3rd), doubles (T-4th), walks (5th), runs scored (5th) and hits (5th)...Stole 25 bases in 27 attempts, as his 92.6 success rate led the A.L. (min. 10 steals)...Compiled a .986 fi elding percentage at second base, committing 7 errors in 501 total chances...his 7 errors were tied for the fewest among A.L. second baseman (Toronto's Aaron Hill)...Underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia on October 2 in Philadelphia. 2008 Appeared in 10 games over two stints with the White Sox but spent the majority of the season with Triple-A Charlotte ... went 2-7 (.286) with one RBI with the Sox ... had his contract purchased from Charlotte on 8/10 ... collected an RBI single off Josh Newman (Ohio State University) in his Major League debut on 8/12 vs. Kansas City ... was optioned to Charlotte on 8/26 and recalled by the Sox on 9/2 ... made two appearances as a pinch-runner following his second promotion, but did not play after 9/5 due to multiple fractures in his left wrist sustained with the Knights ... hit .302 (122-404) with 11 home runs and 52 RBIs in 111 games with the Knights ... ranked 10th in the International League in average ... appeared in 61 games at second base, 27 at shortstop, 15 in left field and six at third ... reached base safely in 83.8 percent (93-111) of his games at Charlotte ... participated in MLB's All-Star Futures Game at Yankee Stadium on 7/13 (0-2) ... was also named to the IL Mid/Postseason All-Star team ... injured his left hand on 8/31 at Durham on a hit by pitch ... entered the season ranked by Baseball America as the No. 5 prospect in the Sox organization ... also tabbed by the same publication as the Best Hitter for average and strike-zone discipline. 2007 Appeared in just 72 games with Double-A Birmingham due to a right shin injury, hitting .299 (83-278) ... was named to the Southern League Midseason All-Star team ... reached base safely in 84.7 percent (61-72) of his games with the Barons ... homered to lead off both games of a doubleheader on 4/11 at Mobile ... was on the disabled list from 5/27-7/31 with a bruised right shin ... was batting .316 (49-155) at the time of his injury (.276 after) ... hit .278 (22-79) with a .360 on-base percentage with Phoenix of the Arizona Fall League. 2006 Hit .256 (130-508) with two home runs and 36 RBIs in his first season at Double-A Birmingham ... walked 52 times, compared to 47 strikeouts ... finished fifth in the Southern League in triples (six). 2005 Combined to hit .307 (73-238) with one home run and 32 RBIs in 61 games between Rookie Great Falls and Class A Kannapolis ... was signed by Nathan Durst and Mike Shirley.