Chris Errecart

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Christopher J. Errecart

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Biographical Information[edit]

Chris Errecart played 5 minor league seasons, reaching as high as AA.

Errecart was league MVP as a high school senior, hitting .531 with 41 RBI and 20 steals. He was named All-State. Baseball America named him a third-team All-American alongside Alex Presley in the outfield. As a college freshman, he hit .256/.282/.368 while missing time with a thumb injury. He improved to .298/.355/.462 as a sophomore. He really rose to prominence in the 2005 Cape Cod League, hitting .303/.375/.556 with 22 RBI in 27 games for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. He tied for second in the league with six homers. Baseball America rated him as the league's #4 prospect after Andrew Miller, Daniel Bard and Evan Longoria and right ahead of Brandon Morrow. Errecart regressed to .268/.359/.428 his junior year as Berkeley's third-best hitter behind future big leaguers Allen Craig and Brennan Boesch. The Milwaukee Brewers took him in the 5th round of the 2006 amateur draft. He was signed by scout Justin McCray.

Making his pro debut with the Helena Brewers, Chris hit .316/.406/.518 in 2006 with 13 homers and 61 RBI in 70 games. He led the Pioneer League in RBI and times hit by pitch (16), was second in home runs (behind Chris Carter and ninth in average. He was named an All-Star outfielder alongside Gerardo Parra and Chris Pettit.

In 2007, Errecart batted .262/.331/.392 for the Brevard County Manatees. He had 68 assists at first base, tying Nick Evans for the Florida State League. He only played two games that winter for the North Shore Honu before a broken wrist cut his season short. In 2008, the Californian produced at a .247/.324/.439 rate with 15 dingers for the Huntsville Stars, missing three weeks with a right hand injury.

Errecart did little in 2009 with Huntsville (.149/.219/.209 in 18 G) and Brevard County (.245/.315/.388 in 90 G). He was a bit better with the 2010 Stars, hitting .226/.261/.413 in 45 games before being released.