AB 834
AVG .265
OBP .311
SLG .388
HR 16
  • Full name Christopher Lars Nelson
  • Born 09/03/1985 in Washington, DC
  • Profile Ht.: 5'11" / Wt.: 205 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Redan
  • Debut 06/19/2010
  • Drafted in the 1st round (9th overall) by the Colorado Rockies in 2004 (signed for $2,150,000).
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    Nelson has athletic ability to spare, and ranked first on at least one team's draft board. Nelson's best tool is his arm, even though he had Tommy John surgery in the fall. Smooth and easy at shortstop, Nelson has fluid infield actions, plenty of range and good baseball savvy. His short, compact swing, makes consistent contact and has solid bat speed. Scouts project him to hit for average power down the road. Plus-plus makeup.

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  • Rated Best Athlete in the Colorado Rockies in 2006
  • Rated Best Infield Arm in the Colorado Rockies in 2005
  • Rated Best Athlete in the Colorado Rockies in 2005

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