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Christian Colon

27-Year-Old Shortstop – Kansas City Royals

2016 Stats

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.236

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RBI

10

R

12

SB

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Colon began 2015 as the primary reserve infield option for the Royals, but had some troubles at the plate during his first stretch with the major league club. Through July 3, Colon hit only .244 with ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 185   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.

July 21, 2016  –  Christian Colon News

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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 AA NOR 2 9 8 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .333 .375 .708
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 21 49 45 8 15 6 5 1 0 6 2 0 3 4 1 0 0 .333 .375 .489 .864
2015 26 AAA OMA 51 217 192 19 54 10 9 0 1 17 8 2 21 18 2 1 1 .281 .353 .344 .697
2015 26 MAJ KC 43 119 107 8 31 5 5 0 0 6 3 2 11 17 1 0 0 .290 .356 .336 .692
2016 27 AAA OMA 16 72 64 8 17 5 4 0 1 4 2 0 6 8 1 0 1 .266 .338 .375 .713
2016 27 MAJ KC 46 136 123 12 29 5 5 0 0 10 0 1 10 25 1 0 2 .236 .304 .276 .580
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3-Year Averages     32 84 76 8 23 5 5 0 0 6 2 1 7 10 1 0 0 .303 .361 .368 .730
Career  (View All)     110 304 275 28 75 16 15 1 0 22 5 3 24 46 3 0 2 .273 .336 .335 .670

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Christian Colon Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 28 @Bos Did not play.
Aug. 27 @Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .236 .304 .276 .580
Aug. 26 @Bos Did not play.
Aug. 25 @Mia Did not play.
Aug. 24 @Mia 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .305 .283 .588
Aug. 23 @Mia Did not play.
Aug. 21 Min Did not play.
Aug. 20 Min 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .310 .287 .597
Aug. 19 Min Did not play.
Aug. 18 Min Did not play.
Aug. 17 @Det Did not play.
Aug. 16 @Det Did not play.
Aug. 15 @Det Did not play.
Aug. 14 @Min 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .234 .303 .270 .573
Aug. 13 @Min Did not play.
Aug. 12 @Min Did not play.
Aug. 11 CWS Did not play.
Aug. 10 CWS 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .305 .278 .583
Aug. 9 CWS Did not play.
Aug. 7 Tor Did not play.
Aug. 6 Tor Did not play.
Aug. 5 Tor Did not play.
Aug. 4 @TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .302 .274 .576
Aug. 3 @TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .310 .282 .592
Aug. 2 @TB Did not play.
Aug. 1 @TB Did not play.
Jul. 31 @Tex Did not play.
Jul. 30 @Tex Did not play.
Jul. 29 @Tex Did not play.
Jul. 28 @Tex Did not play.
Last 7 Games 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .347
Last 14 Games 15 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 .200 .294 .267 .561
Last 30 Games 21 4 4 1 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 2 0 0 .190 .261 .238 .499

Christian Colon: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 29 9 4 1
2015 14 8 21
2014 11 5 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
2016344010.206.235.506
2015365010.333.361.746
2014162030.375.438.882

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016868090.256.302.621
2015713053.268.324.666
2014296032.310.517.851

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016505060.220.300.604
2015606032.283.350.698
2014243012.292.333.653

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016737040.247.260.564
2015472031.298.319.685
2014215050.381.6671.101
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 AA NOR 9 8 11.1% 22.2% 0.50 75% .333 .125
2014 25 AAA OMA 388 344 7.7% 7.5% 1.03 92% .322 .122
2014 25 MAJ KC 49 45 6.1% 8.2% 0.75 91% .366 .156
2015 26 AAA OMA 217 192 9.7% 8.3% 1.17 91% .306 .063
2015 26 MAJ KC 119 107 9.2% 14.3% 0.65 84% .344 .046
2016 27 AAA OMA 72 64 8.3% 11.1% 0.75 88% .291 .109
2016 27 MAJ KC 136 123 7.4% 18.4% 0.40 80% .296 .040
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3-Year Averages     84 76 8.3% 11.9% 0.70 87% .348 .065
Career     304 275 7.9% 15.1% 0.52 83% .328 .062

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2016 Stat Review for Christian Colon    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.236 AVG
POOR
80% Contact Rate
WEAK
.296 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

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.276 SLG
TERRIBLE
.040 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

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0.40 BB/K
AVERAGE
7.4% BB Rate
AVERAGE
18.4% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.580 OPS
TERRIBLE
.304 OBP
WEAK

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

Colon will make his third straight start at second base Sunday against the White Sox. He'll bat ninth in the order.

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Colon was recalled from Triple-A Omaha on Wednesday, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

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Colon was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Wednesday, Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star reports.

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Colon is in the starting lineup and batting eighth for Saturday's tilt with the Braves, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

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Colon will start at second base and bat eighth Wednesday against the Yankees, Joel Goldberg of FOX Sports Kansas City reports.

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Colon went 2-for-4 in Friday's 7-1 loss to the Indians.

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Manager Ned Yost said Friday that Colon could see more action at second base in the near future, MLB.com's Jeffrey Flanagan reports.

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Colon will start at third Friday as the Royals begin a series with the Athletics, "Royals' announcer Joel Goldberg reports.

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Colon started at second base and went 1-for-3 with a walk in Sunday's win over Minnesota.

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Although Colon is hitting just .080 (2-for-25) in 11 spring training games, he's still in competition with Omar Infante for the starting second base job, MLB.com reports.

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2016

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2015

Colon saw his first taste of major league action in 2014, as injuries to Omar Infante and the heavy slumping of Mike Moustakas left reps available at both second and third base. He had to compete with second baseman Johnny Giavotella for playing time, but ended up logging eight more plate appearances than his infield counterpart. Colon's season was cut short by a broken finger suffered September 2, but he was able to return for limited work in the playoffs, though he was left off the World Series roster in favor of the veteran experience of Jayson Nix. When healthy, Colon provided the Royals with a solid .864 OPS, but his advancement in the organization will likely be limited by the steady play of Alcides Escobar, who plays his natural position at shortstop. Colon may be able to crack the Opening Day roster as a utility player, but in all likelihood he'll start off at Triple-A Omaha, where he slashed .311/.366/.433 with 15 steals and eight homers in 2014.

2014

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 after a short period of success, opted to leave him there to continue working against stronger competition. His development went as expected, with a slight increase in power and diminished rates in walks and strikeouts, neither of which were out of the ordinary. However, with Johnny Giavotella still manning the keystone at the Triple-A level, Colon stayed at his natural shortstop position which continues to be blocked at the major league level by Alcides Escobar. Colon has very limited upside for power but does possess decent speed, which with his typically high contact rates and above-average walk rate leading to a high on-base percentage, could prove dangerous at the big league level. With the addition of Omar Infante in free agency, it's unclear how Colon fits into the Royals' near-term plans.

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.