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Chris Narveson

32-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 205   DOB: 12/20/1981   BORN: Englewood, CO   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Chris Narveson Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $850,000 contract with the Yakult Swallows of Japan's Central League in December 2013.

December 25, 2013  –  Chris Narveson News

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Narveson signed a one-year contract worth about $850,000 to play in Japan with the Yakult Swallows in 2014, the Japan Times reports.

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Chris Narveson Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2004 22 AA TEN 24 23 0 127.7 114 59 11 121 51 5 10 0 4.16 1.29
2004 22 AA TUL 4 4 0 20.0 16 7 1 14 13 0 3 0 3.15 1.45
2005 23 AAA MEM 2 2 0 6.7 11 9 2 8 7 0 1 0 12.15 2.70
2005 23 AAA PAW 21 20 0 111.3 109 59 15 66 46 4 5 0 4.77 1.39
2006 24 AAA MEM 15 15 0 80.0 70 25 9 58 33 8 5 0 2.81 1.29
2006 24 MAJ STL 5 1 0 9.3 6 5 1 12 5 0 0 0 4.82 1.18
2007 25 A PAL 3 3 0 10.0 10 3 1 6 3 0 0 0 2.70 1.30
2007 25 AAA MEM 9 9 0 45.7 41 29 6 35 21 3 2 0 5.72 1.36
2008 26 AAA NAS 28 22 0 136.0 140 82 23 125 57 6 13 0 5.43 1.45
2009 27 AAA NAS 26 6 0 75.3 59 31 3 76 26 4 4 5 3.70 1.13
2009 27 MAJ MIL 21 4 0 47.0 45 20 7 46 16 2 0 0 3.83 1.30
2010 28 MAJ MIL 37 28 0 167.7 172 93 21 137 59 12 9 0 1 3 4.99 1.38
2011 29 MAJ MIL 30 28 0 161.7 160 80 17 126 65 11 8 0 0 0 4.45 1.39
2012 30 MAJ MIL 2 2 0 9.0 10 7 2 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 7.00 1.56
2013 31 AAA NAS 15 15 0 77.0 85 44 9 59 24 4 7 0 0 0 5.14 1.42
2013 31 MAJ MIL 2 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
3-Year Averages     11 10 0 57.6 57 29 6 43 23 4 3 0 0 0 4.53 1.39
Career  (View All)     97 63 0 396.7 394 205 48 326 150 26 18 0 4.65 1.37

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Chris Narveson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20133010000.000
201215104101.286

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20135001000.200
201226446201.300

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20132.00000100.001.00

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20129.01105427.001.56
Chris Narveson Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2004 22 AA TEN 24 23 127.7 8.53 3.60 2.37 0.78 68.8% 4.16 3.74 .301
2004 22 AA TUL 4 4 20.0 6.30 5.85 1.08 0.45 78.6% 3.15 4.70 .261
2005 23 AAA MEM 2 2 6.7 10.80 9.45 1.14 2.70 56.3% 12.15 8.30 .455
2005 23 AAA PAW 21 20 111.3 5.34 3.72 1.43 1.21 68.6% 4.77 5.27 .275
2006 24 AAA MEM 15 15 80.0 6.53 3.71 1.76 1.01 83% 2.81 4.53 .267
2006 24 MAJ STL 5 1 9.3 11.57 4.82 2.40 0.96 0.50 60% 4.82 3.68 .259
2007 25 A PAL 3 3 10.0 5.40 2.70 2.00 0.90 83.3% 2.70 4.20 .288
2007 25 AAA MEM 9 9 45.7 6.90 4.14 1.67 1.18 58.9% 5.72 4.82 .272
2008 26 AAA NAS 28 22 136.0 8.27 3.77 2.19 1.52 66.1% 5.43 4.91 .312
2009 27 AAA NAS 26 6 75.3 9.08 3.11 2.92 0.36 65.9% 3.70 2.78 .291
2009 27 MAJ MIL 21 4 47.0 8.81 3.06 2.88 1.34 0.64 75.9% 89.9 MPH 3.83 4.23 .305
2010 28 MAJ MIL 37 28 167.7 7.35 3.17 2.32 1.13 1.02 65.7% 88.3 MPH 4.99 4.34 .310
2011 29 MAJ MIL 30 28 161.7 7.01 3.62 1.94 0.95 1.17 69.7% 87.8 MPH 4.45 4.23 .302
2012 30 MAJ MIL 2 2 9.0 5.00 4.00 1.25 2.00 1.00 58.3% 86.6 MPH 7.00 6.31 .282
2013 31 AAA NAS 15 15 77.0 6.90 2.81 2.46 1.05 65% 5.14 4.20 .325
2013 31 MAJ MIL 2 0 2.0 0.00 4.50 0.00 0.00 1.50 100% 86.2 MPH 0.00 4.70 .151
3-Year Averages     11 10 57.6 6.72 3.60 1.87 0.94 68.9% 4.53 4.26 .299
Career     97 63 396.7 7.40 3.40 2.17 1.09 68.3% 4.65 4.30 .304

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Chris Narveson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Narveson (shoulder) elected to become a free agent Wednesday.

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Narveson will be placed on Triple-A Nashville's DL on Thursday after suffering a nerve issue in his throwing shoulder, MLB.com reports.

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Narveson is likely going to be called up to start Wednesday's game against the Giants in place of the injured Tom Gorzelanny, MLB.com's Adam McCalvy reports.

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Narveson tossed seven shutout innings for Triple-A Nashville on Thursday, striking out eight.

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Narveson (finger) was reinstated from the disabled list and outrighted to Triple-A Nashville on Thursday, mlb.com's Adam McCalvy reports.

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Narveson (finger) allowed two earned runs over five innings in a rehab start with Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday.

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Narveson (finger) may require another rehab start at Triple-A Nashville, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Narveson (finger) allowed three runs over 4.1 innings in his third rehab start with Triple-A Nashville on Sunday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Narveson entered last season as the Brewers' fifth starter, but he lasted just two starts before tearing his rotator cuff and sitting out the year. Narveson has made good progress since undergoing the shoulder procedure in May, and if he can make it to spring training without issue, he will have a chance to secure one of the final spots in the Brewers' starting rotation. Narveson will be one of the lone left-handers on the Brewers' staff, so if he does not open as a starter, he figures to be a valuable bullpen cog.

2012

Narveson ended last season with a 4.23 ERA in 161.2 innings as Milwaukee's fifth starter. His 7.01 K/9IP strikeout rate seems to indicate that he has more potential, but a high walk rate and home rate have limited what he can do. Interestingly enough, while the walk and home-run rates have improved during his seasons with the Brewers, his strikeout rate has gradually declined during that span. He'll have to fight for a rotation spot in 2012 and may end up in the bullpen.

2011

Narveson started 28 games for Milwaukee in 2010 with a 4.99 ERA. Walks and home runs were his biggest downfall and he'll need to improve on that to maintain a rotation spot in 2011. He'll compete for the fifth starter spot in spring training, but may end up in the bullpen or working as a starter at Triple-A Nashville.

2010

Narveson was a journeyman minor leaguer who got a shot with the Brewers in 2009 at the age of 27. He responded with an ERA of 3.83 in 47 innings. The Brewers may be able to keep him in their bullpen as a lefty reliever, but it's more likely that he'll start the season at Triple-A Nashville and wait for another opportunity.

2007

Narveson battled shoulder injuries in 2006, yet still managed to pitch well at two minor league levels and even make a spot start for St. Louis during the pennant race. At 25, the sun hasn’t set yet on the once-promising lefty, but his 2006 K:BB of 58:33 in 80 Triple-A innings needs improvement. He’ll compete for a spot in the St. Louis pen, but it’s more likely that he’ll spend more time in Memphis until he’s truly ready.

2006

Late in 2005, Narveson returned to the organization that drafted him after spending most of the year in the Red Sox organization. He pitched poorly in both spots, sporting a 4.77 ERA with Triple-A Pawtucket, followed by a 12.15 ERA in two starts with Triple-A Memphis. Once considered a top prospect, he'll need a big rebound year to return to that status.

2005

Narveson needs to improve on his 4.5 BB/9IP of last season if he wants a promotion to Triple-A, especially in the Colorado organization where it's hard enough to succeed as a pitcher.

2004

Command left-hander who is going to need at least another season in the minor leagues working on his control. Narveson is a Tommy John surgery survivor, a group that has begun to outnumber actors who have worked with Ted McGinley. Stash him on a deep reserve list, and you might have something in 2006.

2003

Narveson improved the velocity on his fastball in his draft year, and now works in the low-90’s. The second round pick out of high school in 2000 has three other quality pitches; a slider, curveball, and change up. The left-handers stuff is good, although not top tier. The 21-year-old throws strikes, doesn’t get himself into trouble, and has shown great confidence in the low minors. A mid-season elbow tear shut him down in July 2002, although the tear was slight and he should be back on pace at High-A to begin 2003.