45-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent
2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
There was no outlook written for Jason Christiansen in 2014. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Jason Christiansen Contract Information:
The Angels declined Christiansen's option in October 2005.
The Angels declined to offer Christiansen salary arbitration, the Associated Press reports.
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|2005 (Multiple Teams)||35||MAJ||SFO/LAA||68||0||0||45.7||55||26||4||21||17||6||1||0||–||–||5.12||1.58|
|Career (View All)||528||0||0||433.7||409||207||37||384||217||27||26||16||–||–||4.30||1.44|
Jason Christiansen Split Stats (View Full Split Stats)
|Year||Age||Lg||Tm||G||GS||IP||K/9||BB/9||K/BB||HR/9||GB/FB Ratio||Strand %||Fastball||ERA||FIP||BABIP|
|2005 (Multiple Teams)||35||MAJ||SFO/LAA||68||0||45.7||4.14||3.35||1.24||0.79||–||67.6%||–||5.12||4.57||.321|
Jason Christiansen: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Jason Christiansen.
At press time Christiansen was still a free agent. Wherever he lands he's not likely to provide much value. Typically bullpen lefties who allow a batting average of .280 vs. LHB aren't at the top of many draft wish lists.
After elbow surgery in 2002, Christiansen spent most of 2003 rehabilitating his arm. He made it back in June 2004 and became one of the Giants' more reliable middle relievers. He's expected back in the bullpen for a stronger, more prominent role in 2005.
Christiansen returned from Tommy John surgery, but fought with scar tissue and his command during the season. He didn't get righties out last year - he has had success against them in the past - despite which he's been used almost exclusively as a specialist. While he has little fantasy value, Christiansen is a good pitcher who should be back all the way in 2004.
Christiansen had Tommy John surgery in May, 2002. He might pitch again in 2003, but in cases like this, pitchers don't usually regain full effectiveness – if they ever do – until 18 months after surgery. In that case, keep him off your draft lists in 2003; hopefully, he'll be effective again by 2004.