Chris Blackburn
Houston Astros (ML)
Chris Blackburn
Birthdate:
Feb. 15, 2002 (22 y, 11 m, 24 d)
Born In:
Lansdowne, PA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
SS
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'1"/196
Entry:
2020 Draft - Round: 5, Overall: 144, Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Contract:
$750k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
2 years, 0 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 2 years, 0 days
40-man Service Time 2 years, 0 days
Time as Pro 5 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 0 - No
Personality
Leadership Very Low
Loyalty Low
Desire for Win High
Greed Very High
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
2025 $750k ($750k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 11 18 3 9 13
vs R 11 18 3 9 13
vs L 11 18 3 9 13
Potential 12 18 6 10 14
Fielding C IF OF
Range 16 10
Error 20 18
Arm 1 19 17
Turn DP 20
C Ability 1
Position
Shortstop 18
Run/Bunt
Speed 20
Stealing 20
Running 20
Sac Bunt 6
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 3 1
vs R 1 3 1
vs L 1 3 1
Potential 1 3 1
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 2 2
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 42%
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-02-08
Infield Range decreased from 17 to 16
SS defense decreased from 19 to 18
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 3
Movement decreased from 6 to 3
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 3
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 3
Weight increased from 193 to 196
2024-11-10
Weight increased from 192 to 193
2024-10-26
Weight increased from 191 to 192
2024-09-23
Outfield Range decreased from 11 to 10
Weight increased from 190 to 191
2024-09-16
Eye increased from 8 to 9
Eye vs R increased from 8 to 9
Eye vs L increased from 8 to 9
2024-08-26
Weight increased from 189 to 190
2024-07-31
Weight decreased from 190 to 189
2024-07-15
Avoid Ks increased from 12 to 13
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 12 to 13
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 12 to 13
2024-07-08
Weight increased from 189 to 190
2024-06-17
Weight increased from 188 to 189
2024-04-22
Power increased from 2 to 3
Power vs R increased from 2 to 3
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
2024-04-15
Weight increased from 187 to 188
2024-03-20
Contact increased from 10 to 11
Contact vs R increased from 10 to 11
Contact vs L increased from 10 to 11
Avoid Ks increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 11 to 12
2024-02-25
Weight increased from 186 to 187
2024-02-03
Weight decreased from 187 to 186
2024-01-17
Infield Range decreased from 18 to 17
Weight increased from 186 to 187
2023-11-09
Infield Range increased from 17 to 18
2023-09-11
Avoid Ks increased from 10 to 11
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 10 to 11
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 10 to 11
Turn Double Play increased from 19 to 20
Outfield Error increased from 17 to 18
Weight increased from 185 to 186
2023-07-17
Eye increased from 7 to 8
Eye vs R increased from 7 to 8
Eye vs L increased from 7 to 8
Infield Arm increased from 18 to 19
SS defense increased from 18 to 19
2023-05-29
Eye increased from 6 to 7
Eye vs R increased from 6 to 7
Eye vs L increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 9 to 10
Stealing increased from 19 to 20
Infield Arm decreased from 19 to 18
2023-02-26
Baserunning increased from 19 to 20
Infield Range increased from 16 to 17
Infield Arm increased from 18 to 19
Turn Double Play increased from 18 to 19
SS defense increased from 17 to 18
2022-10-14
Contact increased from 9 to 10
Contact vs R increased from 9 to 10
Contact vs L increased from 9 to 10
Eye increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs R increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs L increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks increased from 8 to 9
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 8 to 9
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 8 to 9
Infield Error increased from 19 to 20
Outfield Arm increased from 16 to 17
2B defense decreased from 1 to 0
SS defense increased from 16 to 17
2022-07-31
Avoid Ks increased from 7 to 8
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 7 to 8
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 7 to 8
Stealing increased from 18 to 19
Turn Double Play increased from 17 to 18
Outfield Error increased from 16 to 17
Weight increased from 184 to 185
2022-05-29
Contact increased from 7 to 9
Contact vs R increased from 7 to 9
Contact vs L increased from 7 to 9
Gap Potential increased from 17 to 18
Gap increased from 13 to 18
Gap vs R increased from 13 to 18
Gap vs L increased from 13 to 18
Eye increased from 3 to 5
Eye vs R increased from 3 to 5
Eye vs L increased from 3 to 5
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 7
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 7
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 7
Speed increased from 17 to 20
Stealing increased from 17 to 18
Baserunning increased from 17 to 19
Infield Range increased from 15 to 16
Infield Error increased from 16 to 19
Infield Arm increased from 17 to 18
Turn Double Play increased from 15 to 17
Outfield Error increased from 14 to 16
2B defense decreased from 3 to 1
SS defense increased from 10 to 16
Control vs L increased from 0 to 1
Weight increased from 183 to 184
2021-04-10
Contact increased from 6 to 7
Contact vs R increased from 6 to 7
Contact vs L increased from 6 to 7
Gap increased from 11 to 13
Gap vs R increased from 11 to 13
Gap vs L increased from 11 to 13
Turn Double Play increased from 14 to 15
Outfield Error increased from 13 to 14
SS defense increased from 9 to 10
Weight increased from 181 to 183

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 WAR
Houston - MLB
HOU - MLB
2024 22 158 685 643 157 38 3 5 43 89 34 129 38 9 0.244 0.282 0.618 0.2975 0.274 1.14
Houston - MLB
HOU - MLB
2023 21 131 482 445 111 28 7 2 44 49 28 101 32 5 0.249 0.302 0.659 0.3178 0.293 1.63
Total - MLB
MLB
289 1167 1088 268 66 10 7 87 138 62 230 70 14 0.246 0.291 0.635 0.3056 0.282 2.77

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 WAR
CC - TEX
2022 20 68 272 251 63 22 7 1 37 26 12 57 12 2 0.251 0.286 0.693 0.3147 0.316 0.12
Lancaster - CAL
LAN - CAL
2022 20 27 116 108 30 8 2 1 20 15 6 26 10 3 0.278 0.310 0.727 0.3494 0.328 0.49
Altoona - EL
ALT - EL
2021 19 42 156 142 42 15 3 1 14 21 8 36 7 0 0.296 0.351 0.815 0.3905 0.368 0.76
WV - NYP
2021 19 16 69 61 16 6 2 0 13 12 7 20 1 0 0.262 0.348 0.774 0.3902 0.344 0.18
Pir2 - DSL
2020 18 28 112 104 26 15 3 0 21 13 6 34 2 1 0.250 0.297 0.749 0.3714 0.330 0.19
None - None
None - None
2020 18 20 103 89 41 15 5 1 23 38 10 7 27 6 0.461 0.520 1.295 0.4878 0.545 2.18
Total - ??
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20 103 89 41 15 5 1 23 38 10 7 27 6 0.461 0.520 1.295 0.4878 0.545 2.18
Total - AA
AA
110 428 393 105 37 10 2 51 47 20 93 19 2 0.267 0.310 0.737 0.3411 0.335 0.88
Total - A
A
27 116 108 30 8 2 1 20 15 6 26 10 3 0.278 0.310 0.727 0.3494 0.328 0.49
Total - S A
S A
16 69 61 16 6 2 0 13 12 7 20 1 0 0.262 0.348 0.774 0.3902 0.344 0.18
Total - R
R
28 112 104 26 15 3 0 21 13 6 34 2 1 0.250 0.297 0.749 0.3714 0.330 0.19

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Houston - MLB
HOU - MLB
2024 SS 158 1364.0 232 423 10 0.985 4.322 1.003 0.79
Houston - MLB
HOU - MLB
2023 1B 1 1.0 1 0 1 0.500 9.000 0.081 -0.55
Houston - MLB
HOU - MLB
2023 2B 1 8.0 2 4 0 1.000 6.750 0.753 -0.50
Houston - MLB
HOU - MLB
2023 SS 129 1100.2 175 316 16 0.968 4.015 0.990 -1.33
Total 1B 1 1.0 1 0 1 -0.55
Total 2B 1 8.0 2 4 0 -0.50
Total SS 287 2464.2 407 739 26 -0.53
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Nov. 11, 2021 Houston Mike Thomas
Joey Carlisle
Pittsburgh Luis Rivera
Chris Blackburn
Bob Andrzejewski
Tim Cobb
Mitchell Delfino
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 2022 Corpus Christi (TEX)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink4
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year AB Rank
2024 643 4
Year 2B Rank
2024 38 4
Year 3B Rank
2023 7 6