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Christian Colon

25-Year-Old Shortstop – Kansas City Royals

2014 Stats

AVG

.308

HR

0

RBI

4

R

6

SB

2

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

With a strong need for second base help at the major league level, the Royals fast-tracked their first-round pick (fourth overall) from the 2010 draft to Triple-A at the end of the 2012 season, and af...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 190   DOB: 5/14/1989   BORN: Cayey, Puerto Rico   COLLEGE: Cal State Fullerton   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Christian Colon Contract Information:

Signed a minor league contract with a $2.75 million signing bonus with the Royals in June 2010.

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Christian Colon Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 21 A WIL 60 271 245 38 68 16 11 2 3 30 2 4 13 33 4 3 6 .278 .326 .376 .702
2011 22 AA NOR 127 568 491 69 126 24 14 2 8 61 17 7 46 51 21 4 6 .257 .325 .342 .667
2012 23 R SUR 7 27 22 6 8 3 3 0 0 4 1 1 4 0 0 0 1 .364 .481 .500 .981
2012 23 AA NOR 73 315 273 33 79 16 9 2 5 27 12 6 31 27 7 2 2 .289 .364 .392 .756
2012 23 AAA OMA 5 21 17 4 7 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 .412 .429 .647 1.076
2013 24 AAA OMA 131 577 512 72 140 27 12 3 12 58 15 4 41 57 15 2 7 .273 .335 .379 .714
2014 25 AAA OMA 86 388 344 55 107 26 18 0 8 47 15 4 30 29 6 5 3 .311 .366 .433 .799
2014 25 MAJ KC 18 42 39 6 12 5 4 1 0 4 2 0 3 4 0 0 0 .308 .357 .462 .819
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Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position     ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

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Christian Colon Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 28 Min 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .357 .462 .819
Aug. 27 Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .324 .378 .500 .878
Aug. 26 Min 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .355 .412 .548 .960
Aug. 25 NYY Did not play.
Aug. 24 @Tex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .379 .419 .586 1.005
Aug. 23 @Tex Did not play.
Aug. 22 @Tex Did not play.
Aug. 20 @Col 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .379 .419 .586 1.005
Aug. 19 @Col 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .385 .407 .615 1.022
Aug. 18 @Min Did not play.
Aug. 17 @Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .385 .385 .615 1.000
Aug. 16 @Min Did not play.
Aug. 15 @Min Did not play.
Aug. 14 Oak 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .385 .385 .615 1.000
Aug. 13 Oak 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .318 .545 .863
Aug. 12 Oak 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .316 .579 .895
Aug. 11 Oak Did not play.
Aug. 10 SF Did not play.
Aug. 9 SF Did not play.
Aug. 8 SF Did not play.
Aug. 7 @Ari Did not play.
Aug. 6 @Ari Did not play.
Aug. 5 @Ari Did not play.
Aug. 3 @Oak 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .611 .944
Aug. 2 @Oak 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .357 .357 .643 1.000
Aug. 1 @Oak Did not play.
Jul. 31 Min Did not play.
Jul. 30 Min Did not play.
Jul. 29 Min Did not play.
Jul. 27 Cle Did not play.
Last 7 Days 10 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .282
Last 14 Days 17 1 5 1 0 0 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 .294 .400 .353 .753
Last 30 Days 27 3 8 2 0 0 3 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 .296 .367 .370 .737

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Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 10 3 2 1

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Christian Colon Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014162030.375.438.882

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014234012.261.478.770

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014202012.300.350.683

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014194030.316.579.960
Christian Colon Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 21 A WIL 271 245 4.8% 12.2% 0.39 87% .311 .098
2011 22 AA NOR 568 491 8.1% 9% 0.90 90% .273 .085
2012 23 R SUR 27 22 14.8% 0% 0.00 100% .364 .136
2012 23 AA NOR 315 273 9.8% 8.6% 1.15 90% .307 .103
2012 23 AAA OMA 21 17 9.5% 4.8% 2.00 94% .400 .235
2013 24 AAA OMA 577 512 7.1% 9.9% 0.72 89% .289 .106
2014 25 AAA OMA 388 344 7.7% 7.5% 1.03 92% .322 .122
2014 25 MAJ KC 42 39 7.1% 9.5% 0.75 90% .343 .154
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2014 Stat Review for Christian Colon    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.308 AVG
ELITE
90% Contact Rate
ELITE
.343 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.462 SLG
GOOD
.154 ISO
AVERAGE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.75 BB/K
GREAT
7.1% BB Rate
WEAK
9.5% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

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.819 OPS
GOOD
.357 OBP
GREAT

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Christian Colon: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Colon could play third base for the Royals versus lefties, the Kansas City Star reports.

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Colon will be recalled for Tuesday's game against the Twins, Joel Goldberg of Fox Sports Kansas City reports.

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Colon could be used in the Royals' outfield if they find themselves "in a pinch," the Kansas City Star reports.

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Colon was 3-for-4 with three runs scored and one RBI against the Indians on Friday night.

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Colon was recalled from Triple-A Omaha on Monday.

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Colon, 25, is batting .284/.340/.372 with three home runs, 25 RBI and nine steals through 55 games for Triple-A Omaha.

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Colon could be an option for a call-up if Omar Infante (mouth) requires a trip to the disabled list, the Kansas City Star reports.

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The Royals added Colon to their 40-man roster on Wednesday.

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Colon went 1-for-4 with a run scored and a stolen base against Triple-A Round Rock on Friday but has just one extra-base hit over his last 10 games.

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Colon went 2-for-5 with a run scored and a walk against Triple-A Fresno on Monday and is now batting .368 with one home run, six RBI and three stolen bases over his last 10 games.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Taken with the fourth overall pick in the 2010 draft, Colon has yet to impress with his work at the plate even though he had been fast-tracked to Triple-A this past season. He spent most of 2012 at the Double-A level where he hit .289 with five home runs, 12 stolen bases and a .364 OBP over 315 plate appearances, but his lack of power and mediocre speed do not exactly scream upside. On the plus side, he does not strike out very often and he has an above-average walk rate, so he should be able to maintain strong on-base totals even at the higher levels. He will begin the season in the minors as the Royals plan to try him out at second base with Alcides Escobar firmly entrenched at shortstop, but whether it is at Triple or Double-A will be determined by how the big league keystone job pans out and where he will be able to log the most playing time at the position.

2012

After a promising debut at High-A Wilmington, Colon fell flat at Double-A Northwest Arkansas as he produced a .257/.325/.342 batting line with eight home runs and 17 stolen bases. For most shortstops those numbers might be acceptable, but Colon was the fourth overall pick in the 2010 draft, so expectations are elevated. He'll need to develop more power or speed if he's going to become a legitimate fantasy prospect. At 22 years old, there's still time, but Colon will need to get moving quick. A move to second base could be in the works with Alcides Escobar locked in a short in Kansas City, but the Royals have at least one more year of development before Colon is on their radar.

2011

The fourth overall pick in the 2010 draft, Colon held his own in 60 games at High-A Wilmington last season, batting .278/.326/.380. He won't likely begin the this year above Double-A. There has been talk of moving Colon from shortstop to second base as well, though the Royals seem lukewarm about the idea. The trade for shortstop Alcides Escobar will likely have KC at least entertaining the idea of shifting Colon.