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Chris Michalak

Full Name: Christian Matthew Michalak
Born: January 4, 1971 in Joliet, IL
Height: 6’4″ Weight: 195
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Personal: Married (Shannon), two kids (Madison (2/4/98) & Tyler 8/2/00)
Resides: Keller, TX
MLB Debut: August 22, 1998


Team History

  • 1993-1996: Oakland A’s (originally signed 6/93 – all minor leagues)
  • 1997-1998: Arizona Diamondbacks (as a minor league free agent on Apr 8, 1997)
  • 1998: Texas Rangers (on loan from Diamondbacks March 24 to May 6, 1998)
  • 1999: Anaheim Angels (as a free agent on Jan Jan 25, 1999)
  • 1999: Arizona Diamondbacks (as a free agent on Jun 23, 1999)
  • 2000: Tampa Bay Devil Rays (as a free agent on Jan 9, 2000)
  • 2000: Los Angeles Dodgers (as a free agent on May 5, 2000)
  • 2001: Toronto Blue Jays (as a free agent on Nov 6, 2000)
  • 2001-2002: Texas Rangers (off waivers on Aug 22, 2001)
  • 2002: Boston Red Sox (as a free agent on Jun 6, 2002)
  • 2003: Colorado Rockies (as a minor league free agent around Dec 1, 2002)
  • 2003: Cincinnati Reds (via trade for PTBNL on Jul 29, 2003)
  • 2004: Milwaukee Brewers (as a minor league free agent on Feb 26, 2004)
  • 2004: Florida Marlins (as a minor league free agent on Jul 16, 2004)
  • 2005: Nobody (remained a free agent entire season, refiled for FA on Oct 28, 2005)
  • 2006: Cincinnati Reds (as a minor league free agent on ?? ??, 2006)
  • 2007: Washington Nationals (as a minor league free agent on Nov 6, 2006 – EFA Nov 3, 2007)
  • Unknown status as of Feb 1, 2008

Salary History

  • 2007: Unknown
  • 2006: Unknown
  • 2005: N/A
  • 2004: $300,000 (Presumably)
  • 2003: Unknown
  • 2002: $225,000
  • 2001: $200,000
  • 2000: ? (presumably $200,000)
  • 1999: ? (presumably $200,000)
  • 1998: $170,000

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