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Chris Britton MLB Career Stats

0-3 3.83 89.1 58 1.29

Chris Britton Bio

  • Full Name: Christopher Daniel Britton
  • Born: 12/16/1982 in Hollywood, FL
  • Draft: 2001, Baltimore Orioles, 8th rd. (233rd overall)
  • High School: Plantation, FL
  • Debut: April 12, 2006
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/26/2008
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MLB Career Stats 0 3 3.83 78 0 1 89.1 58 1.29


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Chris Britton Awards Class A Relief Pitcher of the Year

Year Team League
2005 Frederick CAR

Baseball America High Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Frederick CAR

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Frederick CAR

Chris Britton Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 26, 2009 Portland Beavers released RHP Chris Britton.
May 9, 2009 RHP Chris Britton assigned to Portland Beavers from San Antonio Missions.
December 24, 2008 San Diego Padres signed free agent Chris Britton.
December 13, 2008 RHP Chris Britton elected free agency.

Christopher Daniel Britton Bio Info

Graduated from Plantation (FL) HS, where he was first team All-Broward County and second team All-State...played American Legion ball...hobbies are hunting and fishing...was signed by Orioles scout Nick Presto. 2007 Was 0-1 with a 3.55 ERA in 11 relief appearances over four stints with the Yankees in 2007 (4/15-21; 5/3; 6/1-9; 8/28-9/30) ...Opponents batted .196 (9-for-46, 2HR); LH .118 (2-for-17, 1HR), RH .241 (7-for-29, 1HR)...Was recalled by the Yankees from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on 4/15...made his Yankees debut in 4/17 win vs. Cleveland, tossing a perfect ninth inning (1.0IP)...In 8/31 loss vs. Tampa Bay, allowed 3H and 2ER in 2.2IP (2BB, 1K, 1HR)...was his first Major League appearance since 6/4 vs. Chicago (AL)...Began the season at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, going was 4-2 with eight saves and a 2.51 ERA (57.1IP, 51H, 16ER, 14BB, 58K, 3HR) in 37 relief appearances...opponents batted .236 (51-for-216, 3HR); LH .237 (22-for-93, 2HR); RH .236 (29-for-123, 1HR)...Did not allow an earned run in his first eight relief appearances with Scranton/WB from 4/6-5/9, recording five saves in 10.2IP (10H, 5BB, 12K)...Tossed 3.0 innings in relief on 6/14 at Charlotte, allowing 2 ER with a season-high-tying 4K (4H)...Tied a season high, tossing 3.0 shutout innings on 8/21 vs. Rochester (1H, 2K)...Was 1-1 with an 11.12 ERA in eight relief appearances with the Yankees in Spring Training (5.2IP, 10H, 8R, 7ER, 3BB, 2K)...was acquired by the Yankees on 11/12/06 from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for RHP Jaret Wright and cash considerations. 2006 Appeared in 52 games over three separate stints with the Orioles, going 0-2 with a 3.35 ERA and one save...his 52 appearances ranked fourth among American League rookies...was fourth in games pitched among Orioles relievers and posted fifth highest total ever by an Orioles rookie pitcher...opponents batted .228 (46-for-202, 4HR); LH .301 (22-for-73, 0HR), RH .186 (24-for-129, 4HR)...retired 42-of-52 first batters faced (81%)...prevented 16-of-19 inherited runners from scoring (84%)...converted one-of-three save opportunities (33%)...His 3.35 ERA was third among A.L. rookies with 40 or more innings pitched...appeared in second most games (52) without a win among all AL pitchers, behind Detroit's Jamie Walker (0-1 in 56 appearances)...allowed runs in only 10 of 52 appearances...also made 13 relief appearances for Double-A Bowie in 2006, going 1-0 with a 2.81 ERA and two saves...began the season with Bowie and pitched in two games before being recalled on 4/12...Made his Major League debut that night and tossed 0.2 scoreless innings at Tampa Bay...allowed 5 runs (3 ER) on six hits in a 2.0-inning appearance on 4/18 vs. Cleveland, the only runs and hits he allowed in four outings (4.2 IP) before being optioned to Bowie on 4/29...Was recalled 5/15 and did not allow a run in his first 10 appearances, spanning 11.2 IP...streak ended when he allowed a tie-breaking two-run homer to Alex Rios and took his first big league loss on 6/6 vs. Toronto, while pitching in his fourth straight game...Had a 2.20 ERA in 28 appearances through the All-Star break (32.2 IP, 8ER)...retired 38 of 44 batters over 10 outings from 6/14 through the break...allowed runs in his first two post-All-Star break outings...gave up three runs in 0.2 IP on 7/13 vs. Texas and suffered a blown save on 7/17 vs. Oakland, allowing 1ER in 1.0 IP...had another string of eight scoreless appearances, lowering his ERA from 3.15 to 2.47, before allowing seven runs over his next five outings, including a blown save on 8/4 vs. New York...Was optioned to Bowie on 8/23...allowed three runs in 4.2 IP in three games for Bowie after being sent down...had allowed only one run in 11.1 IP in 10 games in his first two stints with the Baysox...was recalled from Bowie a third time on 9/4...was charged with the loss in his first outing, 9/6 at Los Angeles, allowing a sixth-inning go-ahead run on 2H...did not give up a run and allowed only 3H and 2BB over his last eight appearances, covering 5.1 IP...earned his first Major League save with a perfect ninth inning in the Orioles' 5-4 win at Tampa Bay on 9/19. 2005 Went 6-0 with a 1.60 ERA and six saves in 46 relief appearances with Single-A Frederick...allowed runs in only nine of his 46 relief appearances...had an ERA under 1.00 in four of six months during the season...held opposing hitters to a .172 batting average (47-for-274)...was equally tough on left-handed (.175) and right-handed (.171) batters...had a 4.8-to-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio...allowed only 70 base-runners in 78.2 IP...tossed a season-high 3.2 innings to earn the win on 5/22 vs. Lynchburg...worked 2.0 or more innings 20 times, including seven games in which he pitched 3.0 innings or more...allowed one run in his first 14 games through 5/14, spanning 23.1 innings...Went 3-0 with two saves and a 0.77 ERA (35.0IP, 3ER) in 19 games through 6/1...allowed runs in four of five outings, 6/4-15, yielding six runs in 9.0 IP...after that stretch, allowed one run over his next 12 appearances through 8/5, a span of 21.1 innings...after yielding runs in two of his next four outings (5.1IP, 4ER), finished the season with six scoreless appearances (7.2 IP), allowing two hits and earning three saves and a win...was the finishing pitcher in nine of his first 40 appearances, then closed out games in his last six outings...Earned a win and had four holds in the Carolina League playoffs, allowing one run in 7.0 IP in five games...pitched in three games of the championship series vs. Kinston. 2004 Joined Class A Delmarva in May and tied for the team lead with 9 wins ... Pitched 3.0 hitless innings in his first outing of the season on 5/7 at Lexington, his first appearance since 8/10/02 ... Earned a win and a save in his first 4 games, allowing one run in 11.0 innings ... Went 5-1 with a 2.61 ERA (31.0IP, 9ER) in 7 games over the final month of the season ... Started each of his last 4 appearances of the year and went 5-1 with a 3.43 ERA in 8 starts on the season. 2003 Missed the entire season after having surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow in March. 2002 Made 8 starts and one relief appearance for Rookie League Bluefield ... Earned all three wins in consecutive outings, 6/23-7/6 ... Pitched to a 3.10 ERA over his first 6 games before allowing 11 earned runs in 15.1 innings (6.46 ERA) over his final 3 outings. 2001 Appeared in 12 games, including 3 starts, in his first professional season at Gulf Coast ... Allowed more than one run in only two of his 12 outings ... Took the loss on 7/19, despite pitching 4.0 innings without allowing an earned run.