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Kristopher Negron | Third Baseman

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (28) / 2/1/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 193
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Kristopher Negron went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer in Sunday's win over the Pirates.
Johnny Cueto's RBI single in the eighth put the Reds on top, and Negron provided a cushion with his two-run blast. The 28-year-old wound up playing regularly for the Reds down the stretch and ended up with a solid .271/.331/.479 batting line. He could have earned a utility job for next season. Sep 28 - 5:02 PM

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Kristopher Negron went 3-for-4 with an RBI single, accounting for the Reds' only run in Friday's loss to the Pirates.

Though hitting for average and getting on-base haven't exactly been his forte, Negron has put together a solid showing with the Reds for much of the second half. After Friday's effort, he's batting .250/.311/.441 with five home runs and 15 RBI in 149 plate appearances.
Sep 26 - 10:12 PM

Kristopher Negron hit a solo homer and doubled Friday against the Brewers.

It was his first multi-hit game since August 15. Negron had some fleeting relevancy in deeper mixed leagues while filling in for Brandon Phillips, but he had just nine at-bats this month coming into Friday's action.
Sep 13 - 12:30 AM

Kris Negron went 4-for-4 with a sac bunt and an RBI against the Rockies on Friday.

Negron now five multihit games in 11 starts this month, though he's gone hitless in the other six games. He's done nice work filling in for Brandon Phillips since joining the team last month, and he could see time at shortstop after Phillips returns.
Aug 16 - 12:22 AM

Kris Negron went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer, a double and three runs scored Wednesday against the Indians.

It's not every day the bottom of the Reds order wins a game for the team, but Negron and Zack Cozart combined for five hits, two homers and six RBI from the seventh and eighth spots today. Negron is hitting .282 with three homers in 39 at-bats since being called up July 10. He's taken on a bigger role of late, so he's worth an add in NL-only leagues.
Aug 6 - 11:09 PM

Reds purchased the contract of UTIL Kristopher Negron from Triple-A Louisville.

Negron will add some needed depth and versatility to the Reds' bench with Joey Votto, Brandon Phillips, and Billy Hamilton all fighting injuries. Negron last appeared in the majors in 2012. The 28-year-old can play all around the diamond but isn't a great hitter.
Jul 10 - 10:25 AM

Reds re-signed INF/OF Kristopher Negron to a minor league contract.

Negron spent all of 2013 at Triple-A Louisville, batting just .225/.295/.317. He'll be a utilityman again for the Bats.
Mon, Oct 14, 2013 07:03:00 PM

Reds re-signed INF/OF Kristopher Negron to a minor league contract.

He also gets a spring training invite. Negron made his MLB debut with the Reds last season as a utility infielder. The 26-year-old posted a weak .628 OPS at the Triple-A level, but has experience at every position other than catcher and first base.
Sat, Dec 1, 2012 09:45:00 AM

Reds optioned INF/OF Kristopher Negron to Triple-A Louisville.

He was sent down to make room for Scott Rolen's return from the disabled list. Negron went 1-for-4 in four games during his first taste of the big leagues.
Mon, Jun 18, 2012 04:58:00 PM

Reds recalled INF/OF Kristopher Negron from Triple-A Louisville.

Negron, 26, is a .247 hitter over seven seasons in the minors and was batting just .212/.291/.336 with five homers and a .627 OPS through 58 games this year. He'll add some versatility to the Reds' bench, but he can be ignored by fantasy owners.
Wed, Jun 6, 2012 03:27:00 PM

Reds acquired SS Kristopher Negron from the Red Sox for SS Alex Gonzalez.

Negron, a 23-year-old infielder and seventh-round pick from 2006, has hit .264/.338/.347 in 409 at-bats for Single-A Salem this year. He's got some speed, swiping 20 bags in 23 attempts, but he has a lot to prove and projects as a backup infielder at best.
Fri, Aug 14, 2009 02:34:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Devin Mesoraco
2Brayan Peña
3Tucker Barnhart
1B1Joey Votto
2Donald Lutz
2B1Brandon Phillips
2Ramon Santiago
SS1Zack Cozart
2Jake Elmore
3B1Todd Frazier
2Kristopher Negron
3Jack Hannahan
LF1Ryan Ludwick
2Chris Heisey
CF1Billy Hamilton
2Skip Schumaker
3Jason Bourgeois
RF1Jay Bruce
2Yorman Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Johnny Cueto
2Mat Latos
3Homer Bailey
4Mike Leake
5Alfredo Simon
6Dylan Axelrod
7David Holmberg
8Daniel Corcino
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Manny Parra
3Sam LeCure
4Jumbo Diaz
5Logan Ondrusek
6Pedro Villarreal
7Trevor Bell
8Sean Marshall
9Carlos Contreras
10Ryan Dennick
11JJ Hoover