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Chris Shelton

Full Name: Christopher Bob Shelton
Born: June 26, 1980 in Salt Lake City, UT
Height: 6’0″ Weight: 215
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Salt Lake City, UT
MLB Debut: Aug 1, 2008


Team History

  • 2001-2003: Pittsburgh Pirates (via draft in June 2001)
  • 2004-2007: Detroit Tigers (via rule 5 draft on Dec 15, 2003)
  • 2008: Texas Rangers (via trade for Freddy Guzman on Dec 5, 2007, DFA – Jun 26, 2008 – EFA Oct 9, 2008)
  • 2009: Seattle Mariners (as a minor league free agent on Jan 14, 2009 – DFA Aug 1, 2009)
  • 2010: Houston Astros (as a minor league free agent on Dec 8, 2009)
  • 2011: New York Mets (as a minor league free agent on Feb 20, 2011)
  • Unknown status as of Feb 9, 2013 – Presumed retired

Salary History

  • 2008: $390,000 (presumed minimum wage)
  • 2007: Unknown
  • 2006: $365,000
  • 2005: Unknown
  • 2004: $300,000

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Franklyn German

Full Name: Franklyn Miguel German
Born: January 20, 1980 in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
Height: 6’7″ Weight: 260
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Luisa), Daughter (Luisi)
Resides: Palenque, Dominican Republic
MLB Debut: September 7, 2002


Team History

  • 1996-2002: Oakland A’s (as an amateur free agent on Jul 2, 1996)
  • 2002-2005: Detroit Tigers (via a three team trade on Jul 5, 2002: by the Oakland Athletics with a player to be named later and Carlos Pena to the Detroit Tigers. The New York Yankees sent Ted Lilly, John-Ford Griffin, and Jason Arnold (minors) to the Oakland Athletics. The Detroit Tigers sent Jeff Weaver to the New York Yankees. The Detroit Tigers sent cash to the Oakland Athletics. The Oakland Athletics sent Jeremy Bonderman (August 22, 2002) to the Detroit Tigers to complete the trade.)
  • 2006: Florida Marlins (via waivers on Apr 3, 2006 – Released Aug 21, 2006)
  • 2007-2008: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Nov 17, 2006 – DFA May 22, 2008)
  • 2008: Pittsburgh Pirates (as a minor league free agent on Jun 4, 2008)
  • 2008-2009: Chicago White Sox (via trade for PTBNL on Aug 11, 2008 – Released Jul 11, 2009)
  • Unknown status as of Jan 18, 2011 – Presumed retired

Salary History

  • 2009: Unknown – presumed minimum
  • 2008: $390,000 (presumed)
  • 2007: Unknown – minors
  • 2006: Unknown
  • 2005: $321,000
  • 2004: Unknown
  • 2003: $300,000

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Jason Jennings

Full Name: Jason Ryan Jennings
Born: July 17, 1978 in Dallas, TX
Height: 6’2″ Weight: 235
Bats: Left Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Kelly), son (Brandon Riley – 12/13/01), daughter (Bailee Abigail – 10/14/03)
Resides: Mesquite, TX
MLB Debut: September 8, 2005


Notes

  • Wore #31 during the 2008 season, but switched to #28 when Mike Maddux came onboard

Team History

  • 1996: Arizona Diamondbacks (via draft in Jun 1996; did not sign)
  • 1999-2006: Colorado Rockies (via draft in Jun 1999)
  • 2007: Houston Astros (via trade with Miguel Asencio for Taylor Buckholz, Jason Hirsh, & Willy Taveras on Dec 12, 2006)
  • 2008-2009: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Jan 17, 2008 – DFA Aug 27, 2009)
  • 2010: Oakland Athletics (as a minor league free agent on Feb 28, 2010)
  • Unknown status as of Jan 26, 2012 – Presumed Retired

Salary History

  • 2009: $800,000 (plus $1.4m in incentives)
  • 2008: $4 Million
  • 2007: $5.5 Million
  • 2006: $4.5 Million
  • 2005: $2.4 Million
  • 2004: $340,000
  • 2003: $325,000
  • 2002: $206,000

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