Chris Nelson
San Francisco Giants (ML)
Chris Nelson
Birthdate:
Oct. 6, 1997 (28 y, 7 m, 26 d)
Born In:
Bensalem Township, PA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
1B
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Height/Weight:
6'5"/218
Entry:
2020 Draft - Round: 2, Overall: 45, Team: San Francisco Giants
Contract:
$5.5M / 1 year
ML Service Time:
3 years, 54 days

2026 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
SF - MLB
39 84 11 0 1 2 8 4 7 27 1 0 0.131 0.207 0.433 0.200 0.164 16 -0.83 -1.47

2026 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
SF - MLB
1B 13 100.2 91 3 3 0.9691 0.8352 -1.560
SF - MLB
RF 4 36.0 5 0 0 1.0000 0.9776 0.094
Current Status
MLB Service Time 3 years, 54 days
40-man Service Time 3 years, 84 days
Time as Pro 6 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 1 - No
Personality
Leadership Very Low
Loyalty Low
Desire for Win High
Greed High
Intelligence Very High
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Well Known
Local Well Known
Current Contract
2026 $5.5M ($3.7M left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 14 17 15 10 12
vs R 14 17 15 9 12
vs L 13 16 13 12 10
Potential 14 17 15 11 12
Fielding C IF OF
Range 3 6
Error 8 11
Arm 1 8 8
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
First 9
Left Field 3
Right Field 4
Run/Bunt
Speed 16
Stealing 15
Running 14
Sac Bunt 13
Bunt for Hit 17
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 5 1
vs R 1 5 1
vs L 1 5 1
Potential 1 5 1
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 2 2
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 52%
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2026-05-25
Gap vs R decreased from 18 to 17
2026-05-18
Gap vs R increased from 17 to 18
Outfield Range decreased from 7 to 6
Outfield Arm decreased from 9 to 8
RF defense decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 217 to 218
2026-04-20
Gap vs R decreased from 18 to 17
Gap vs L decreased from 17 to 16
2026-04-06
Weight increased from 216 to 217
2026-04-01
Power Potential increased from 14 to 15
Power increased from 14 to 15
2026-03-23
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
RF defense increased from 4 to 5
2026-03-14
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Gap vs L increased from 16 to 17
2026-03-05
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
2026-02-21
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Weight decreased from 217 to 216
2026-02-06
Power Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Power decreased from 15 to 14
2026-01-26
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
2025-12-12
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 13 to 12
2025-12-05
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
2025-11-30
Gap vs R increased from 17 to 18
2025-10-30
Contact vs R decreased from 15 to 14
RF defense decreased from 5 to 4
2025-10-20
Gap vs R decreased from 18 to 17
Gap vs L decreased from 17 to 16
2025-10-07
Gap vs L increased from 16 to 17
2025-09-29
Contact Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Contact decreased from 15 to 14
Power vs R decreased from 16 to 15
Power vs L decreased from 14 to 13
2025-09-08
Contact Potential increased from 14 to 15
Contact increased from 14 to 15
2025-09-01
Contact Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Contact decreased from 15 to 14
Gap Potential decreased from 18 to 17
Gap decreased from 18 to 17
Gap vs L decreased from 17 to 16
LF defense decreased from 4 to 3
2025-07-07
Contact Potential increased from 14 to 15
Contact increased from 14 to 15
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 12 to 13
2025-06-09
Baserunning decreased from 15 to 14
2025-06-02
Contact vs R increased from 14 to 15
Avoid Ks increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 9 to 10
1B defense decreased from 10 to 9
Weight increased from 216 to 217
2025-05-05
1B defense increased from 9 to 10
2025-04-28
1B defense decreased from 10 to 9
Weight increased from 215 to 216
2025-04-05
Weight increased from 214 to 215
2025-03-09
Weight decreased from 215 to 214
2025-02-23
Speed decreased from 17 to 16
Weight increased from 214 to 215
2025-02-08
Outfield Range decreased from 8 to 7
LF defense decreased from 5 to 4
RF defense decreased from 6 to 5
Movement Potential decreased from 7 to 5
Movement decreased from 7 to 5
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 5
Movement vs L decreased from 7 to 5
Control vs L increased from 0 to 1
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
2024-11-10
Infield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Infield Error increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 213 to 214
2024-10-07
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
Eye increased from 9 to 10
Eye vs R increased from 8 to 9
Eye vs L increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks increased from 10 to 11
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 11 to 12
2024-08-26
Contact increased from 13 to 14
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 10 to 11
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 8 to 9
2024-07-15
Speed increased from 16 to 17
2024-07-08
Contact vs R increased from 13 to 14
Contact vs L increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 9 to 10
Speed decreased from 17 to 16
RF defense decreased from 7 to 6
2024-06-10
Weight increased from 212 to 213
2024-05-20
Outfield Arm decreased from 10 to 9
2024-04-29
Weight increased from 211 to 212
2024-04-15
GB% increased from 50% to 52%
2024-04-07
LF defense decreased from 6 to 5
2024-03-29
Weight increased from 210 to 211
2024-03-20
LF defense increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 211 to 210
2024-03-11
Speed increased from 16 to 17
2024-02-03
Weight decreased from 213 to 211
2023-11-13
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
National Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
2023-11-09
Contact increased from 12 to 13
Contact vs R increased from 12 to 13
Avoid Ks increased from 7 to 9
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 8 to 9
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 6 to 8
Weight increased from 211 to 213
2023-09-11
LF defense decreased from 6 to 5
2023-07-17
Contact increased from 11 to 12
Contact vs L increased from 10 to 11
Power Potential increased from 14 to 15
Power increased from 14 to 15
Power vs R increased from 15 to 16
Power vs L increased from 13 to 14
Weight decreased from 212 to 211
2023-05-29
Infield Error increased from 4 to 7
1B defense increased from 8 to 10
2023-02-26
Contact increased from 10 to 11
Contact vs R increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 6 to 8
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 213 to 212
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
2022-10-14
Contact vs R increased from 10 to 11
Power vs R increased from 14 to 15
Power vs L increased from 12 to 13
Avoid Ks increased from 5 to 6
Sac Bunt decreased from 14 to 13
Speed decreased from 17 to 16
Outfield Range decreased from 9 to 8
Position changed from LF to 1B
Weight increased from 211 to 213
2022-07-31
Contact vs L increased from 9 to 10
Power increased from 13 to 14
Power vs R increased from 13 to 14
Eye increased from 8 to 9
Eye vs R increased from 7 to 8
Eye vs L increased from 9 to 11
Sac Bunt increased from 13 to 14
Bunt for Hit decreased from 18 to 17
1B defense decreased from 9 to 8
RF defense decreased from 8 to 7
Weight increased from 209 to 211
2022-05-29
Contact increased from 9 to 10
Contact vs R increased from 9 to 10
Contact vs L increased from 8 to 9
Gap Potential increased from 17 to 18
Gap increased from 15 to 18
Gap vs R increased from 16 to 18
Gap vs L increased from 15 to 17
Power increased from 10 to 13
Power vs R increased from 10 to 13
Power vs L increased from 9 to 12
Eye increased from 6 to 8
Eye vs R increased from 6 to 7
Eye vs L increased from 7 to 9
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 13 to 12
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Sac Bunt decreased from 14 to 13
Baserunning increased from 14 to 15
Infield Range decreased from 5 to 4
Infield Error decreased from 5 to 4
Outfield Range decreased from 10 to 9
Outfield Error decreased from 12 to 11
1B defense increased from 6 to 9
LF defense decreased from 7 to 6
CF defense decreased from 1 to 0
RF defense decreased from 9 to 8
GB% increased from 48% to 50%
Position changed from 1B to LF
Weight increased from 204 to 209
2021-04-10
Contact increased from 8 to 9
Contact vs R increased from 8 to 9
Gap increased from 14 to 15
Gap vs R increased from 14 to 16
Gap vs L increased from 13 to 15
Power increased from 9 to 10
Power vs L increased from 8 to 9
Eye increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs R increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
1B defense increased from 5 to 6

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
SF - MLB
2026 28 39 93 84 11 0 1 2 8 4 7 27 1 0 0.131 0.207 0.433 0.1636 0.200 16 -0.83
SF - MLB
2025 27 148 593 527 156 31 6 31 92 87 45 90 36 2 0.296 0.353 0.907 0.3019 0.384 149 4.98
SF - MLB
2024 26 158 674 609 162 35 11 28 89 105 54 146 18 11 0.266 0.334 0.831 0.3066 0.356 125 3.80
SF - MLB
2023 25 121 517 468 112 25 5 25 73 74 40 136 15 6 0.239 0.300 0.774 0.2780 0.330 107 1.29
SF - MLB
2022 24 16 62 55 15 4 1 3 11 9 5 22 0 0 0.273 0.339 0.884 0.3871 0.374 139 0.39
Total - MLB
MLB
482 1939 1743 456 95 24 89 273 279 151 421 70 19 0.262 0.325 0.822 0.2936 0.351 123 9.63

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
SAC - PCL
2023 25 28 125 112 31 6 3 9 33 22 11 25 5 2 0.277 0.344 0.969 0.2785 0.406 146 1.08
SAC - PCL
2022 24 24 104 96 34 11 6 2 19 18 7 25 7 1 0.354 0.394 1.051 0.4571 0.442 173 1.27
RCH - EL
2022 24 28 128 104 39 8 5 6 26 32 22 23 6 1 0.375 0.492 1.213 0.4400 0.526 249 2.12
RCH - EL
2021 23 6 25 23 4 1 0 0 2 1 2 10 0 0 0.174 0.240 0.457 0.3077 0.227 6 -0.15
San Jose - CAL
SJO - CAL
2021 23 124 561 488 125 36 8 22 86 82 47 141 37 8 0.256 0.332 0.830 0.3121 0.372 140 4.44
Augusta - SAL
AUG - SAL
2021 23 3 14 11 4 2 1 0 4 3 2 2 1 0 0.364 0.500 1.227 0.4444 0.535 251 0.30
Augusta - SAL
AUG - SAL
2020 22 44 188 176 41 14 4 8 15 24 11 58 6 2 0.233 0.282 0.776 0.3000 0.345 110 0.96
SKE - NWL
2020 22 20 89 79 21 7 2 2 15 7 7 21 2 4 0.266 0.348 0.829 0.3393 0.383 111 0.26
Gian - DSL
2020 22 3 12 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 0 0.222 0.417 0.750 0.3333 0.368 114 0.08
None - None
None - None
2020 22 23 118 100 52 13 7 11 38 47 13 8 35 6 0.520 0.576 1.696 0.4940 0.686 361 3.88
Total - ??
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23 118 100 52 13 7 11 38 47 13 8 35 6 0.520 0.576 1.696 0.4940 0.686 361 3.88
Total - AAA
AAA
52 229 208 65 17 9 11 52 40 18 50 12 3 0.313 0.367 1.006 0.3624 0.422 159 2.35
Total - AA
AA
34 153 127 43 9 5 6 28 33 24 33 6 1 0.339 0.451 1.081 0.4205 0.476 210 1.96
Total - A
A
171 763 675 170 52 13 30 105 109 60 201 44 10 0.252 0.323 0.823 0.3118 0.368 135 5.71
Total - S A
S A
20 89 79 21 7 2 2 15 7 7 21 2 4 0.266 0.348 0.829 0.3393 0.383 111 0.26
Total - R
R
3 12 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 0 0.222 0.417 0.750 0.3333 0.368 114 0.08

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
SF - MLB
2026 1B 13 100.2 91 3 3 0.969 8.404 0.835 -1.56
SF - MLB
2026 RF 4 36.0 5 0 0 1.000 1.250 0.978 0.09
SF - MLB
2025 1B 131 1143.1 1107 58 10 0.992 9.171 0.965 -3.10
SF - MLB
2025 LF 1 8.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.125 0.982 -0.06
SF - MLB
2024 1B 153 1329.0 1169 95 8 0.994 8.560 1.030 4.53
SF - MLB
2024 LF 1 2.0 1 0 0 1.000 4.500 1.016 0.01
SF - MLB
2024 RF 2 3.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
SF - MLB
2023 1B 121 1044.2 921 59 5 0.995 8.443 0.987 -1.66
SF - MLB
2023 LF 1 1.0 1 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.998 -0.00
SF - MLB
2022 LF 3 6.2 1 0 0 1.000 1.350 1.008 0.01
SF - MLB
2022 RF 15 113.1 23 1 0 1.000 1.906 0.968 -0.57
Total 1B 418 3617.2 3288 215 26 -1.79
Total LF 6 17.2 4 0 0 -0.04
Total RF 21 152.1 28 1 0 -0.47
TheShow Hitting Log
Click two rows to sum games (Clear)
Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
May 30, 2026
May 30
@CHN 3 - 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.00
May 26, 2026
May 26
@HOU 6 - 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.08
May 24, 2026
May 24
COL 2 - 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.12
May 23, 2026
May 23
COL 2 - 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
May 21, 2026
May 21
COL 3 - 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
May 20, 2026
May 20
CIN 2 - 8 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
May 19, 2026
May 19
CIN 2 - 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.13
May 17, 2026
May 17
@PIT 7 - 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
May 14, 2026
May 14
@PHI 5 - 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.10
May 13, 2026
May 13
@PHI 4 - 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
May 11, 2026
May 11
@PHI 5 - 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
May 9, 2026
May 9
@ATL 0 - 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.00
May 8, 2026
May 8
@ATL 12 - 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
May 6, 2026
May 6
SD 4 - 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
May 5, 2026
May 5
SD 8 - 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.00
May 4, 2026
May 4
SD 1 - 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
May 2, 2026
May 2
LAN 5 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
May 1, 2026
May 1
LAN 5 - 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
April 29, 2026
Apr 29
WAS 5 - 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.13
April 28, 2026
Apr 28
WAS 3 - 12 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
April 25, 2026
Apr 25
@LAA 2 - 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.11
April 24, 2026
Apr 24
@LAA 3 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.07
April 23, 2026
Apr 23
@ARI 1 - 12 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.01
April 22, 2026
Apr 22
@ARI 4 - 3 4 1 3 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.44
April 21, 2026
Apr 21
@ARI 2 - 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.08
April 19, 2026
Apr 19
@SD 3 - 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
April 18, 2026
Apr 18
@SD 7 - 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.10
April 17, 2026
Apr 17
@SD 5 - 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
April 16, 2026
Apr 16
@SD 2 - 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 -0.03
April 15, 2026
Apr 15
ARI 0 - 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.05
April 14, 2026
Apr 14
ARI 6 - 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0.02
April 12, 2026
Apr 12
LAN 2 - 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.08
April 11, 2026
Apr 11
LAN 2 - 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
April 10, 2026
Apr 10
LAN 1 - 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.24
April 8, 2026
Apr 8
SEA 2 - 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.06
April 5, 2026
Apr 5
@LAN 4 - 5 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
April 4, 2026
Apr 4
@LAN 12 - 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
April 3, 2026
Apr 3
@LAN 1 - 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.10
April 2, 2026
Apr 2
@LAN 11 - 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
MVP / Batter of the Year 2021 San Jose (CAL)
All-Star 2021 San Jose (CAL)
League Champ 2023 San Francisco (MLB)
Silver Slugger 2025 - 1B San Francisco (MLB)
Championship Series MVP 2023 San Francisco (MLB)
Batter of the Month Sep 2024 San Francisco (MLB)
May 2022 Richmond (EL)
Sep 2021 San Jose (CAL)
Jun 2021 San Jose (CAL)
Rookie of the Month Oct 2023 San Francisco (MLB)
Player of the Week Aug 29, 2022 Sacramento (PCL)
Jun 28, 2021 San Jose (CAL)
Jun 7, 2021 San Jose (CAL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink1
Grey Ink7
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year 3B Rank
2024 11 1
Year R Rank
2024 105 8
Year SF Rank
2025 8 3
Year XBH Rank
2024 74 3
Year SLG Rank
2025 0.554 9
Year ISO Rank
2024 0.232 10
2025 0.258 8
Year OPS Rank
2025 0.907 7