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Kristopher Negron | Shortstop | #45

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/1/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Cosumnes River (CA)
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 7 (0) / BOS
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Diamondbacks purchased the contract of INF/OF Kristopher Negron from Triple-A Reno.
Negron has hit .300/.366/.501 with 13 homers and 13 steals at Reno. He'll be used in a utility role. Sep 1 - 5:51 PM

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Kristopher Negron went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Saturday's Cactus League win over the Giants.

Negron hit his first home run of the spring in the sixth inning of Saturday's game. He also struck out in the contest. The Diamondbacks inked him to a minor league deal in late November. He spent the 2016 season in the Cubs system, posting a .256/.308/.403 triple-slash while swatting nine home runs, driving in 43 and swiping 23 bases. There is no fantasy upside here, but the 31-year-old outfield figures to serve as a nice depth piece for Arizona during the coming season.
Mar 11 - 7:40 PM

Diamondbacks signed INF/OF Kris Negron to a minor league contract.

The 30-year-old utilityman spent the 2016 season in the Cubs' organization, slashing .256/.308/.403 with nine homers, 43 RBI and 23 stolen bases at Triple-A Iowa. He'll provide depth at a multitude of positions for the Diamondbacks.
Sat, Nov 26, 2016 09:09:00 AM

Cubs signed INF/OF Kristopher Negron to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Negron batted .140/.238/.161 over 43 games with the Reds in 2015, starting games at seven different positions. He'll surely start 2016 as a utility guy at Triple-A.
Fri, Jan 15, 2016 04:29:00 PM

Reds activated INF Kristopher Negron from the 60-day disabled list; sent him outright to Triple-A Louisville.

He's now off the 40-man roster. Negron had surgery in September to repair a torn left labrum and fractured left scapula.
Fri, Oct 30, 2015 04:46:00 PM

Reds transferred INF Kristopher Negron from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Tyler Holt. Negron is out for the season after having surgery to repair a torn left labrum and fractured left scapula.
Sun, Sep 27, 2015 03:05:00 PM

Reds placed INF Kristopher Negron on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to September 14, with a torn labrum in his left shoulder.

Negron underwent surgery to repair the issue as well as a fracture in his scapula. He is expected to be fully recovered and ready to go for the start of spring training next season.
Sat, Sep 26, 2015 09:29:00 AM

Kristopher Negron (shoulder) has been diagnosed with a torn labrum and a fracture in his scapula.

Negron suffered the injuries on Tuesday night against the Pirates. He will undergo surgery next week and is obviously done for the remainder of the 2015 season.
Wed, Sep 9, 2015 04:27:00 PM

Kristopher Negron left Tuesday's game against the Pirates with a partial dislocation of his left shoulder.

He's the second Reds' left fielder to go down in the game, as he replaced Adam Duvall after Duvall left with a bruised knee. Negron is surely done for the season.
Tue, Sep 8, 2015 09:28:00 PM

Reds recalled INF Kristopher Negron from Triple-A Louisville.

Negron is batting just .141/.240/.163 in 106 plate appearances with the Reds this season. He'll serve in a backup infielder role down the stretch.
Tue, Sep 8, 2015 09:13:00 AM

Reds optioned INF Kristopher Negron to Triple-A Louisville.

The 29-year-old utility player was having just a brutal season at the plate for the Reds, slashing an anemic .141/.240/.163 with two RBI in 92 at-bats. He'll continue to provide organizational depth for the Reds and should get another chance with the big league club before the end of the season.
Thu, Jun 25, 2015 06:09:00 PM

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.
Sun, Sep 28, 2014 05:02:00 PM

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.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014 10:12:00 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.
Sat, Sep 13, 2014 12:30:00 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.
Sat, Aug 16, 2014 12:22:00 AM

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4John Ryan Murphy
1B1Paul Goldschmidt
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3Daniel Descalso
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5Ildemaro Vargas
SS1Chris Owings
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3Nick Ahmed
3B1Jake Lamb
LF1David Peralta
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3Jeremy Hazelbaker
CF1A.J. Pollock
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RF1J.D. Martinez
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3Robbie Ray
4Patrick Corbin
5Zack Godley
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3David Hernandez
4Andrew Chafin
5T.J. McFarland
6Jorge De La Rosa
7Jake Barrett
8Randall Delgado
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10Silvino Bracho
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12Braden Shipley
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