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Christian Binford

Christian Binford 26 P

Bowie Baysox

  • Status: Disabled 7-Day
  • Full Name: Mark Christian Binford
  • Age: 25 (December 20, 1992)
  • Birthplace: Boynton Beach, FL
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 6" Wt: 215
  • Draft: Round 30 (2011, KC)
  • School: Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, PA
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Christian Binford Stats Summary

Christian Binford Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
April 15, 2018 Bowie Baysox placed RHP Christian Binford on the 7-day disabled list.
April 2, 2018 RHP Christian Binford assigned to Bowie Baysox.
December 1, 2017 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent RHP Christian Binford to a minor league contract.
November 6, 2017 RHP Christian Binford elected free agency.
July 28, 2017 RHP Christian Binford assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
July 23, 2017 RHP Christian Binford assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 7, 2017 RHP Christian Binford assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
April 3, 2017 RHP Christian Binford assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 3, 2017 RHP Christian Binford assigned to Kansas City Royals.
May 16, 2016 RHP Christian Binford assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
January 19, 2016 Kansas City Royals invited non-roster RHP Christian Binford to spring training.
September 25, 2015 Northwest Arkansas Naturals activated RHP Christian Binford from the 7-day disabled list.
August 16, 2015 Northwest Arkansas Naturals placed RHP Christian Binford on the 7-day disabled list.
May 13, 2015 RHP Christian Binford assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Omaha Storm Chasers.
January 26, 2015 Kansas City Royals invited non-roster RHP Christian Binford to spring training.
August 18, 2014 RHP Christian Binford assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
July 1, 2014 RHP Christian Binford assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Wilmington Blue Rocks.
April 2, 2014 RHP Christian Binford assigned to Wilmington Blue Rocks from Lexington Legends.
March 29, 2013 RHP Christian Binford assigned to Lexington Legends from Burlington Royals.
June 13, 2012 Christian Binford assigned to Burlington Royals.
August 15, 2011 Kansas City Royals signed RHP Christian Binford.
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Christian Binford Awards and Honors

Christian Binford  26 P

Christian Binford
  • Full Name: Mark Christian Binford
  • Born: December 20, 1992
  • Age: 25
  • Birthplace: Boynton Beach, FL
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 6"
  • Weight: 215
  • Draft: Round 30 (2011, KC)
  • School: Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, PA

2017: Spent the year in the Royals organization with Double-A Northwest Arkansas and Triple-A Omaha... Went 1-0 with a 1.99 ERA and 23 strikeouts in five games (five starts) with Northwest Arkansas... Was 7-10 with a 7.24 ERA in 22 games (19 starts) with Omaha... Went 3-0 with a 1.80 ERA (4 ER, 20.0 IP) over his first three starts with Omaha, registering 14 strikeouts and five walks... Tossed at least 5.0 innings in 16 of his 19 starts with Omaha, including a career-high tying 8.0 innings on 9/3 vs. Iowa... Recorded five or more strikeouts in 13 of his 22 appearances with Omaha, including six punchouts on five occasions.
2016:  Began the year with Northwest Arkansas where he went 3-2 in six games (six starts) with a 4.84 ERA and 29 strikeouts... Threw 7.1 shutout innings with a season-high eight strikeouts in a win on 5/7... Promoted to Omaha on 5/16... Went 3-12 with 5.28 ERA and 73 strikeouts in 19 appearances (18 starts)...Threw 8.0 shutout innings with seven strikeouts and two walks on four hits against Reno on 5/22.
2015: Split the year with Omaha and Northwest Arkansas... Began in Omaha where he went 1-4 with a 5.86 ERA in six games (six starts)... Spent the rest of the season with Northwest Arkansas where he appeared in 16 games (16 starts)... Went 4-7 with a 5.03 ERA and 60 strikouts in 91.1 IP... Struck out a season-high nine batters on 6/10... Earned his first win of the year after throwing 5.0 innings allowing one hit and striking out three on against Arkansas on 6/16.
2014: Rated as the Royals' No. 10 prospect entering the season, according to Baseball America and was also selected as the prospect with the "Best Control"…Named a Carolina League All-Star...Pitched a scoreless inning for the U.S. Team at the SiriusXM Radio Futures All-Star Game at Target Field…Started the Triple-A National Championship Game vs. Pawtucket, but didn't factor into the decision after allowing one run over 3.0 innings in Omaha's 4-2 win...Began the year with Class-A Wilmington, going 5-4 in 14 games (14 starts) with a 2.40 ERA and 92 strikeouts... Earned two Pitcher of the Week awards on 4/14 and 6/16...Appeared in eight games (eight starts) with Northwest Arkansas striking out 36 and walking six in 48.0 IP... Finished the season in Omaha where he had a 5.40 ERA in four relief outings.
2013: Spent the year with Class-A Lexington where he had a 2.67 ERA in 23 games (23 starts) while striking out 130 and walking 25... Struck out a season-high 12 batters in 6.0 IP in a contest against West Virginia on 7/28/13... Struck out at least six batters in 14 games, including a five-game stretch from 4/12 to 5/9... Went 3-0 with a 2.03 ERA while striking out 30 and walking five in the month of May...Ranked fifth in the South Atlantic League in WHIP (1.14), Highest SO/9 IP Ratio (8.67), and Fewest Baserunners/9 IP Ratio (10.73)...Was named a South Atlantic League Midseason All-Star...Named SAL Pitcher of the Week on 7/29.
2012: Appeared in 8 games (8 starts) for the Burlington Royals... Struck out seven and walked zero in 7.0 innings of work against the Bluefield Blue Jays on 8/11/12.
PERSONAL: Christian Mark Binford was signed by Baltimore as a minor league free agent on 12/1/17...Originally selected by Kansas City in the 30th round of the 2011 draft...Attended Mercersburg Academy High School (PA), where he posted a 0.64 ERA in 55.0 IP in his senior year...Mercersburg Academy has also produced fellow O's farmhand LHP Josh Edgin... Pitched a no-hitter in his first start as a freshman in high school... Underwent Tommy John surgery during his sophomore year in high school...Bypassed a scholarship to play baseball at the University of Virginia to sign with Kansas City.