Chris Owings

Pittsburgh Pirates, Shortstop
Age: 32-351d (Aug 12, 1991)
Exp: 8.057 Years
Country: US
Drafted: Round 1 (#41 overall), 2009
Agent(s): Brandon O'Hearn (ACES)

2023-2023 Free Agent(Minor League Contract)

Chris Owings signed a 1 year , $720,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, including $720,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $720,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $720,000
Average Salary:
$720,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023 31
Buried
$100,646 $100,646 - $100,646 $100,646
2025 32
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2023 31 8.026
Buried
$720,000 - - $100,646 $100,646
2025 32 --
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 31
Buried
$100,646 $100,646 $100,646 $100,646 $100,646
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2022 Free Agent(Minor League Contract)

Chris Owings signed a 1 year , $1,000,000 contract with the Baltimore Orioles, including $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,000,000
Average Salary:
$1,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Free Agent(Minor League Contract)

Chris Owings signed a 1 year , $1,000,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,000,000
Average Salary:
$1,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020

Chris Owings signed a 1 year , $563,500 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $563,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $563,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $563,500
Average Salary:
$563,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019

Chris Owings signed a 1 year , $555,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including $555,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $555,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $555,000
Average Salary:
$555,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Arbitration

Chris Owings signed a 1 year , $3,400,000 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $3,400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,400,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,400,000
Average Salary:
$3,400,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Arbitration

Chris Owings signed a 1 year , $2,300,000 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $2,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,300,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,300,000
Average Salary:
$2,300,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Pre-Arb

Chris Owings signed a 1 year , $530,500 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $530,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $530,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $530,500
Average Salary:
$530,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2015 Pre-Arb

Chris Owings signed a 1 year , $512,500 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $512,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $512,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $512,500
Average Salary:
$512,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2014-2014 Pre-Arb

Chris Owings signed a 1 year , $500,000 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $500,000
Average Salary:
$500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2013-2013 Pre-Arb

Chris Owings signed a 1 year , $490,000 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $490,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $490,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $490,000
Average Salary:
$490,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2009-2009 Signing Bonus

Chris Owings signed a 1 year , $950,000 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $950,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $950,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $950,000
Average Salary:
$950,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$13,094,680

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

6 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2009 17
Signing Bonus
$950,000
$950,000
2013 21
Active
$74,972
$1,024,972
2014 22
Active
$500,000
$1,524,972
2015 23
Active
$512,500
$2,037,472
2016 24
Active
$530,500
$2,567,972
2017 25
Injured / Arb Avoided
$2,300,000
$4,867,972
2018 26
Active / Arb Avoided
$3,400,000
$8,267,972
2019 27
Active
Retained
$149,194
$3,000,000
$8,417,166
$11,417,166
2020 28
Injured / estimate
$208,703
$11,625,869
2021 29
Injured
$1,000,000
$12,625,869
2022 30
Retained
$368,165
$12,994,034
2023 31
Reserve / minor-buried
$100,646
$13,094,680
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2009
17
$950,000
$950,000
$950,000
2013
21
$74,972
$74,972
$1,024,972
2014
22
$500,000
$500,000
$1,524,972
2015
23
$512,500
$512,500
$2,037,472
2016
24
$530,500
$530,500
$2,567,972
2017
25
$2,300,000
$2,300,000
$4,867,972
2018
26
$3,400,000
$3,400,000
$8,267,972
2019
27
$149,194
$3,000,000
$149,194
$3,000,000
$8,417,166
$11,417,166
2020
28
$208,704
$208,703
$11,625,869
2021
29
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$12,625,869
2022
30
$368,165
$368,165
$12,994,034
2023
31
$100,646
$100,646
$13,094,680

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
7 $8,267,972 - - $8,267,972
1 $149,194 - - $149,194
1 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
2 $1,208,704 - - $1,208,703
1 $368,165 - - $368,165
1 $100,646 - - $100,646

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2016 ARI Jun 06, 2016 - Jul 23, 2016 Foot
2017 ARI Jul 31, 2017 - Oct 01, 2017 Finger
2020 COL Aug 20, 2020 - Sep 27, 2020 Hamstring
2021 COL Apr 10, 2021 - Jun 22, 2021 Thumb
2021 COL Jul 19, 2021 - Oct 03, 2021 Finger
  • Feb 07, 2024 Signed a minor league contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
  • Oct 17, 2023 Released by Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Jun 03, 2023 Designated for Assignment by Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • May 08, 2023 Contract purchased by Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Feb 02, 2023 Signed a minor league contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Jun 18, 2022 Signed a minor league contract with New York (NYY)
  • Jun 12, 2022 Released by Baltimore (BAL)
  • Jun 08, 2022 Designated for Assignment by Baltimore (BAL)
  • Apr 07, 2022 Contract purchased by Baltimore (BAL)
  • Mar 15, 2022 Signed a minor league contract with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Jan 29, 2021 Signed a minor league contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Jan 03, 2020 Signed a minor league contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Dec 05, 2018 Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Nov 30, 2018 Non-Tendered by Arizona (ARI)
  • Jan 13, 2018 Signed a 1 year $3.4 million contract with Arizona (ARI), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 13, 2017 Signed a 1 year $2.3 million contract with Arizona (ARI), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 04, 2016 Signed a 1 year $530,500 contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 06, 2015 Signed a 1 year $512,500 contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 03, 2014 Signed a 1 year $500k contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Sep 03, 2013 Signed a 1 year $490k contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Aug 12, 2009 Signed a contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Jun 07, 2009 Drafted by Arizona (ARI): Round 1 (#41 overall)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 LAD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2023 PIT 11 7 25 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 12 0 .160 .160 .160 .320 -0.32
2022 BAL 27 19 56 6 6 2 0 0 0 8 10 24 1 .107 .254 .143 .397 -0.49
2021 COL 21 11 43 9 14 4 3 1 5 27 7 15 2 .326 .420 .628 1.048 0.62
2020 COL 17 11 41 9 11 1 0 2 5 18 3 11 1 .268 .318 .439 .757 0.18
2019 BOS 67 47 180 13 25 6 1 3 14 42 14 78 5 .139 .209 .233 .442 -1.00
2018 ARI 106 63 281 34 58 15 0 4 22 85 24 75 11 .206 .272 .302 .574 -0.37
2017 ARI 97 89 362 41 97 25 1 12 51 160 17 87 12 .268 .299 .442 .741 0.97
2016 ARI 119 112 437 52 120 24 10 6 48 182 20 87 21 .275 .312 .416 .728 0.98
2015 ARI 147 130 516 59 118 27 5 4 43 167 26 144 16 .229 .266 .324 .590 -0.24
2014 ARI 91 77 310 34 81 15 6 6 26 126 16 67 8 .261 .300 .406 .706 1.60
2013 ARI 20 13 55 5 16 5 0 0 5 21 6 10 2 .291 .361 .382 .743 0.17
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