Date of Birth: 08/02/1992
Height: 6' 3" Weight: 205 lbs
Resides: Meriden, CT
Previous Team: Napa (Pacific Assoc.)
Highest Level: RK
Christopher De Leon joins New Britain for his eighth season of professional baseball and first in the Atlantic League. Last year, the righthander split time between Napa of the Pacific Association and the Dominican Republic team in the Can-Am League, appearing in 12 games (eight starts) encompassing 41.2 innings of work.
The 26-year-old was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2010, and spent six years with the organization.
In 97 career minor league outings, Christopher owns a 3.38 ERA and 247 strikeouts in 242.2 innings pitched.