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Bruce Chen

Full Name: Bruce Kastulo Chen
Born: June 19, 1977 in Panama City, Panama
Height: 6’1″ Weight: 215
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Personal: Married (Meredith), Daughter (Gabriela, 11/25/03)
Resides: Unknown
MLB Debut: Sep 7, 1998


Team History

  • 1993-2000: Atlanta Braves (via draft on Jul 1993)
  • 2000-2001: Philadelphia Phillies (via trade with Jimmy Osting for Andy Ashby on Jul 12, 2000)
  • 2001-2002: New York Mets (via trade with Adam Walker for Dennis Cook & Turk Wendell on Jul 27, 2001)
  • 2002: Montreal Expos (via trade with Luis Figueroa & Dicky Gonzalez for Scott Strickland, Phil Seibel, Matt Watson, & Saul Rivera on Apr 5, 2002)
  • 2002: Cincinnati Reds (via trade for Jim Browser on Jun 14, 2002 – Released Mar 10, 2003)
  • 2003: Houston Astros (as a free agent on Mar 14, 2003)
  • 2003: Boston Red Sox (off waivers on May 7, 2003 – GFA Oct 3, 2003)
  • 2004: Toronto Blue Jays (as a free agent on Nov 26, 2003)
  • 2004-2006: Baltimore Orioles (via trade for PTBNL on May 1, 2004)
  • 2007: Texas Rangers (as a minor league free agent on Feb 6, 2007, DFA Apr 21, 2007)
  • 2008: Unknown
  • 2009- : Kansas City Royals (as a minor league free agent on Mar 1, 2009)

Salary History

  • 2013: $4.5 Million (up to $1.5m in incentives)
  • 2012: $4.5 Million (up to $1.5m in incentives)
  • 2011: $2 Million ($1M in incentives)
  • 2010: Presumed Minimum
  • 2009: Presumed Minimum
  • 2008: Unknown
  • 2007: $1.1 Million
  • 2006: $3.8 Million
  • 2005: $550,000
  • 2004: Unknown
  • 2003: $550,000
  • 2002: $300,000
  • 2001: $300,000
  • 2000: $207,500
  • 1999: $200,000

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