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Chris Valaika

Chris Valaika 4 1B

Iowa Cubs

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Christopher Andrew Valaika
  • Age: 30 (August 14, 1985)
  • Birthplace: Santa Monica, CA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 5' 11" Wt: 205
  • Draft: Round 3 (2006, CIN)
  • MLB Debut: 08/24/2010
  • School: UC Santa Barbara
  • Relationship(s): brother of Pat Valaika
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Chris Valaika Stats Summary

Chris Valaika Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
July 20, 2015 Iowa Cubs activated 1B Chris Valaika from the 7-day disabled list.
July 4, 2015 Iowa Cubs placed 1B Chris Valaika on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 3, 2015.
December 28, 2014 Chicago Cubs signed free agent 1B Chris Valaika to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 28, 2014 1B Chris Valaika assigned to Iowa Cubs.
November 3, 2014 1B Chris Valaika elected free agency.
October 31, 2014 Chicago Cubs sent 1B Chris Valaika outright to Iowa Cubs.
August 1, 2014 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of 1B Chris Valaika from Iowa Cubs.
November 19, 2013 Chicago Cubs signed free agent 2B Chris Valaika to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 19, 2013 1B Chris Valaika assigned to Iowa Cubs.
October 1, 2013 2B Chris Valaika elected free agency.
July 25, 2013 Miami Marlins sent 2B Chris Valaika outright to New Orleans Zephyrs.
July 23, 2013 Miami Marlins designated Chris Valaika for assignment.
July 18, 2013 Miami Marlins sent 2B Chris Valaika on a rehab assignment to New Orleans Zephyrs.
July 7, 2013 Miami Marlins transferred 2B Chris Valaika from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Left wrist fracture.
July 4, 2013 Miami Marlins sent 2B Chris Valaika on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
May 8, 2013 Miami Marlins placed 2B Chris Valaika on the 15-day disabled list. Left wrist fracture.
March 31, 2013 Miami Marlins selected the contract of 3B Chris Valaika from New Orleans Zephyrs.
November 5, 2012 Miami Marlins signed free agent 3B Chris Valaika to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 3B Chris Valaika elected free agency.
September 4, 2012 Cincinnati Reds sent Chris Valaika outright to Louisville Bats.
July 11, 2012 Louisville Bats activated 3B Chris Valaika from the 7-day disabled list.
July 6, 2012 sent 3B Chris Valaika on a rehab assignment to AZL Reds.
May 22, 2012 Louisville Bats placed 3B Chris Valaika on the 7-day disabled list. right knee strain
March 25, 2012 Cincinnati Reds optioned 3B Chris Valaika to Louisville Bats.
September 1, 2011 Cincinnati Reds recalled Chris Valaika from Louisville Bats.
May 14, 2011 Chris Valaika roster status changed by Louisville Bats.
May 13, 2011 Cincinnati Reds optioned 3B Chris Valaika to Louisville Bats.
April 24, 2011 Cincinnati Reds recalled Chris Valaika from Louisville Bats.
March 27, 2011 Cincinnati Reds optioned Chris Valaika to Louisville Bats.
October 13, 2010 Chris Valaika roster status changed by Cincinnati Reds.
October 6, 2010 Cincinnati Reds reassigned 2B Chris Valaika to the minor leagues.
August 24, 2010 Cincinnati Reds recalled 2B Chris Valaika from Louisville Bats.
March 19, 2010 Cincinnati Reds optioned Chris Valaika to Louisville Bats.
November 20, 2009 Cincinnati Reds selected the contract of Chris Valaika from Louisville Bats.
June 17, 2009 Chris Valaika roster status changed by Louisville Bats.
January 13, 2009 Louisville Bats signed free agent SS Chris Valaika.
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Chris Valaika Awards and Honors

Chris Valaika  4 1B

Chris Valaika
  • Full Name: Christopher Andrew Valaika
  • Born: August 14, 1985
  • Age: 30
  • Birthplace: Santa Monica, CA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 205
  • Draft: Round 3 (2006, CIN)
  • School: UC Santa Barbara
  • MLB Debut: 08/24/2010

Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the third round of the 2006 First-Year Player Draft ... member of the U.S. National Team, won gold medals at the Pan-Am Games in Santo Domingo and at the 2004 World University Championship in Taiwan ... in 2008 received the Chief Bender Award as the organization's Minor League Player of the Year ... played for the U.S. team in the 2008 XM All-Star Futures Game at Yankee Stadium ... added to the Reds' 40-man roster on 11/20/09 ... recalled by the Reds on 8/24/10, when Jim Edmonds went on the disabled list ... that night at SF made his Major League debut ... pinch hit and singled on first pitch from Santiago Casilla.