Chris Stratton

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Chris Stratton
San Francisco Giants
Born: (1990-08-22) August 22, 1990 (age 25)
Tupelo, Mississippi
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Christopher Lee Stratton (born August 22, 1990) is a pitcher in the San Francisco Giants organization.

College career[edit]

Stratton attended Mississippi State University from 2010 to 2012. As a senior he was a consensus All-American after going 11–2 with a 2.38 earned run average and 127 strikeouts.[1] He was also the SEC Pitcher of the Year.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Stratton was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the first round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.[3] In August he was hospitalized after taking a line drive off of his head.[4]

Prior to the 2013 season, Baseball America ranked Stratton as the Giants third best prospect.[5] The Giants added him to their 40-man roster after the 2015 season.[6]


  1. ^ "Chris Stratton: MSU's First Consensus All-American Since 1985". June 29, 2012. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  2. ^ Mississippi (May 29, 2012). "Mississippi State's Chris Stratton named SEC pitcher of the year". Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Giants pick up versatile pitcher in Draft". May 24, 2013. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  4. ^ "2012 first-rounder Chris Stratton hospitalized after being hit by liner". Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  5. ^ Baggarly, Andy (January 30, 2013). "Baseball America Giants top 2013 prospects". Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  6. ^ Giants add eight pitchers to 40-man roster

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