Chris Ward
Collingwood Magpies (ML)
Chris Ward
Birthdate:
March 3, 1957 (30 y, 6 m, 17 d)
Position:
C
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
6'3"/238
Entry:
1979 Draft - Round: 2, Overall: 15, Team: Collingwood Magpies
Contract:
$18k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
2 years, 127 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 2 years, 127 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 8 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Low
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
1987 $18k ($18k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 6 4 4 5
vs R 5 7 4 5 5
vs L 4 6 3 4 5
Potential 4 7 4 5 5
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 1
Error 4 1
Arm 6 3 3
Turn DP 1
C Ability 5
Position
Catcher 5
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 4
Running 5
Sac Bunt 4
Bunt for Hit 3
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 1 1
vs R 1 1 1
vs L 1 1 1
Potential 1 1 1
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 1 1
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 39%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1987-09-20
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Gap decreased from 7 to 6
Bunt for Hit decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 237 to 238
1987-07-23
Weight increased from 236 to 237
1987-07-17
Weight increased from 235 to 236
1987-05-06
Weight increased from 234 to 235
1987-04-18
Sac Bunt increased from 3 to 4
Infield Arm decreased from 4 to 3
1987-03-18
Weight increased from 233 to 234
1987-03-08
Outfield Arm decreased from 4 to 3
Weight decreased from 234 to 233
1986-11-23
Weight increased from 233 to 234
1986-10-05
Eye decreased from 5 to 4
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Weight decreased from 234 to 233
1986-07-17
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 232 to 234
1986-04-14
Power vs L decreased from 4 to 3
1986-02-09
Weight increased from 231 to 232
1986-01-19
Weight increased from 230 to 231
1986-01-05
Weight increased from 229 to 230
1985-12-22
Weight decreased from 230 to 229
1985-12-01
Weight increased from 229 to 230
1985-11-17
Weight increased from 228 to 229
1985-09-29
Contact vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Infield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Turn Double Play decreased from 2 to 1
Control Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Control decreased from 2 to 1
Control vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Control vs L decreased from 2 to 1
1985-08-04
Weight increased from 227 to 228
1985-07-17
Weight increased from 226 to 227
1985-03-31
Eye vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Eye vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Control Potential increased from 1 to 2
Control increased from 1 to 2
Control vs R increased from 1 to 2
Control vs L increased from 1 to 2
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1984-08-22
Weight decreased from 227 to 226
1984-07-17
Movement Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Movement decreased from 2 to 1
Movement vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Movement vs L decreased from 2 to 1
GB% decreased from 40% to 39%
1984-04-02
Power vs L increased from 3 to 4
1984-03-10
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1984-02-19
Weight decreased from 228 to 227
1984-01-01
Eye vs R increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs L increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 227 to 228
1983-11-20
Weight increased from 226 to 227
1983-07-17
Weight decreased from 228 to 226
1983-04-09
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 5 to 6
Movement Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Movement decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs L decreased from 3 to 2
1983-01-02
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
Power increased from 3 to 4
Power vs R increased from 3 to 4
Eye Potential increased from 4 to 5
Eye increased from 4 to 5
Eye vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Bunt for Hit decreased from 5 to 4
Catcher Arm increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 39% to 40%
1982-11-07
Speed decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 227 to 228
1982-10-31
Weight increased from 226 to 227
1982-09-07
Speed increased from 2 to 3
1982-08-04
Speed decreased from 3 to 2
Weight decreased from 227 to 226
1982-04-01
Weight increased from 225 to 227
1982-01-03
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
1981-10-04
Power Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Eye Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Movement Potential decreased from 4 to 3
1981-01-18
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Power increased from 2 to 3
Power vs R increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs L increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Baserunning increased from 4 to 5
C defense increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 220 to 225
1980-03-16
Gap Potential increased from 6 to 7
Gap increased from 4 to 7
Gap vs R increased from 5 to 7
Gap vs L increased from 4 to 6
Eye increased from 3 to 4
Eye vs R increased from 3 to 4
Speed decreased from 4 to 3
Catcher Ability increased from 4 to 5
Movement Potential increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 218 to 220

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
COL - VBL
1986 29 87 326 301 76 26 0 4 28 22 20 71 0 0 0.253 0.305 0.683 0.3172 0.301 90 1.47
COL - VBL
1985 28 71 266 243 63 17 2 6 25 26 21 52 0 0 0.259 0.323 0.743 0.3081 0.324 105 1.91
COL - VBL
1984 27 95 356 312 73 15 0 7 22 31 41 61 0 0 0.234 0.326 0.675 0.2694 0.303 84 1.24
Total - VBL
VBL
253 948 856 212 58 2 17 75 79 82 184 0 0 0.248 0.318 0.698 0.2968 0.308 92 4.62

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1983 26 69 227 200 65 22 1 10 31 42 25 54 2 0 0.325 0.401 0.996 0.4015 0.425 156 2.54
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1982 25 81 354 300 92 24 3 7 47 44 46 64 0 0 0.307 0.401 0.878 0.3648 0.388 121 2.48
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1981 24 53 96 87 21 7 0 1 3 10 8 26 0 0 0.241 0.302 0.658 0.3279 0.296 63 0.03
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1980 23 57 105 98 16 3 0 5 12 12 7 28 0 0 0.163 0.219 0.566 0.1692 0.243 24 -0.42
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1980 23 6 28 21 11 1 0 1 2 5 7 5 0 0 0.524 0.643 1.357 0.6667 0.602 288 0.67
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1979 22 75 328 293 88 24 0 12 47 54 32 92 0 0 0.300 0.375 0.880 0.4021 0.397 144 3.23
None - None
None - None
1979 22 47 236 212 63 11 1 6 36 44 19 32 20 7 0.297 0.357 0.801 0.3239 0.353 120 0.69
Total - ??
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47 236 212 63 11 1 6 36 44 19 32 20 7 0.297 0.357 0.801 0.3239 0.353 120 0.69
Total - AAA
AAA
260 782 685 194 56 4 23 93 108 86 172 2 0 0.283 0.365 0.842 0.3448 0.368 111 4.62
Total - AA
AA
81 356 314 99 25 0 13 49 59 39 97 0 0 0.315 0.396 0.915 0.4216 0.413 156 3.90

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
COL - VBL
1986 C 84 736.0 469 25 2 0.996 6.041 1.138 0.34
COL - VBL
1985 C 69 545.2 386 44 2 0.995 7.092 1.338 3.14
COL - VBL
1984 C 90 766.2 482 44 2 0.996 6.175 1.056 0.80
Total C 243 2048.1 1337 113 6 4.27

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1983 C 47 402.2 373 31 5 0.988 9.030 0.792 -0.75
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1982 C 78 701.1 645 61 15 0.979 9.060 0.957 -1.56
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1981 C 14 123.0 117 13 2 0.985 9.512 0.000 0.11
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1980 C 16 135.1 131 11 0 1.000 9.443 0.979 0.21
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1980 C 6 54.0 45 4 1 0.980 8.167 1.070 -0.58
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1979 C 75 625.1 670 59 6 0.992 10.492 1.033 -0.82
Total C 236 2041.2 1981 179 29 -3.39
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Silver Slugger 1984 - C Fitzroy (SBL)
Player of the Week Feb 4, 1980 Glenelg (ADL)
Oct 29, 1979 Glenelg (ADL)
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Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg IBB Rank
1984 VBL 2 8