Height: 185 cm
Weight: 85 kg
Born: 11.08.1971 in Budapest, HUN
Palatinus came back from retirement against the Lucerne Eagles due to absences of four regulars.
Palatinus received his first ever MVP award at the 2011 General Assembly. Palatinus led the Challengers in his final season as an active player with a .432 on-base percentage and a .862 on-base percentage plus slugging percentage and batted .319 with 23 hits and 13 RBI's. He also had a 4.89 ERA and set team-highs with two saves and a 1.37 WHIP in 35 innings of work on the pitcher's mound.
Palatinus grounded out to first in the first inning against the Luzern Eagles in his 1'400th at-bat in the NLA. He finished the season as the leader in on-base percentage (.432), ERA (4.89), WHIP (1.37) and saves (2). He also ranks in the top 3 in batting average, homers, RBIs, doubles, walks, total bases, innings pitched and games started. He retires as career leader in walks with 241 and sacrifices with 45.
Palatinus grounded out to first in his 1'400th at-bat in the NLA. He finished the season as the leader in on-base percentage (.432), ERA (4.89), WHIP (1.37) and saves (2). He also ranks in the top 3 in batting average, homers, RBIs, doubles, walks, total bases innings pitched and games started.
Palatinus scored his 400th career run as he came around for the first Challenger run in the second inning against the Bern Cardinals.
Palatinus passed Anubis Benitez for 3rd place on the Challengers alltime list for doubles with 107.
Palatinus hit his 20th career double against the Sissach Frogs, the most against any team in the NLA.
Palatinus pitched 2 2-3 shutout innings against the Zurich Lions for his first career save.
Palatinus tied Farid Bekkali for ninth place alltime with 168 2-3 innings pitched.
Palatinus received the Best Fielder award at the 2010 General Assembly.
Palatinus set a new career high with five sacrifices, pushing his franchise-leading career total to 42.
The 18 hits given up by Palatinus against the Therwil Flyers ties Thomas Burger's mark in April 19, 2008's game against the Lausanne Indians for most hits given up by a single pitcher.
Reliever Palatinus picked up his second win of the season by tossing two hitless shutout innings against the Therwil Flyers.
Palatinus hit his 100th career double in his 1'300th NLA at-bat to lead off the sixth inning against the Sissach Frogs.
Palatinus collected a game-high three RBI's against the Embrach Mustangs.
Palatinus relieved and went on to pitch the next nine innings, matching his career high set on August 5, 1995.
Palatinus' triple in the second inning against the Lausanne Indians was his 400th hit in the NLA. Palatinus also tied Manny Marchant for ninth place on the alltime list for innings pitched with 130.
With his double in the seventh inning against the Therwil Flyers, Palatinus reached 600 total bases in the NLA.
Palatinus passed Gustavo Salami for ninth place for games started on the all-time list with 16.
Starter Chris Palatinus lasted seven innings against the Bern Cardinals, his longest outing since hurling seven one-hit innings against the Challengers' B-team on September 10, 1995.
Palatinus tied Gustavo Salami for games started with 15 for 10th place on the all-time list.
Palatinus' first homer of the season in the seventh inning against the Embrach Rainbows increased his career total for total bases to 585, moving him past Anubis Benitez into second place, just 542 TBs behind leader Thomas Landis.
Palatinus picked up the win by tossing three shutout innings against the Reussbuhl Eagles in relief of James Sanders. It was Palatinus' first win since August 11, 1996, a span of almost 13 years and 341 games.
Palatinus collected his 300th RBI in the NLA as he singled in the sixth inning to drive in Manuel Schretzmann against the Reusbuhl Eagles.
Palatinus collected his 200th base-on-balls in the NLA in his first plate appearance against the Zurich Barracudas.
Palatinus' last start was against the Bern Cardinals in a 13-3 win on August 11, 1996.
Palatinus has passed Anubis Benitez for 2nd place in runs scored as he scored his 354th run in the fourth inning against the Sissach Frogs.
Outfielder Palatinus was named Best Fielder.
Palatinus has tied Armin Blickenstorfer and Roger Brunner for sixth place on the all-time list for homers with 32.
Palatinus snapped his team-high 17-game hitting streak by going 0-for-5 against the Reussbuhl Eagles, also dropping his batting average to .452.
Palatinus kept his 17-game hitting streak alive by singling with the bases loaded in the seventh inning against the Zurich Barracudas.
Palatinus got his 50th career hit against the Barracudas by singling in the eighth inning, capping a perfect 4-for-4 performance.
Palatinus extended his hitting streak to 15 games by getting a total of seven hits in the doubleheader against the Embrach Rainbows.
Palatinus extended his hitting streak to a team-leading 13 games by getting a single in his final at-bat against the Lausanne Indians.
Palatinus has tied Anubis Benitez for second place on the all time hit list with 339, only 234 behind first placed Thomas Landis. He's also riding a team-high 11-game hitting streak.
Palatinus extended his team-leading hitting streak to nine games by going 3-for-8 in the doubleheader against the Therwil Flyers.
The homer against the Embrach Rainbows was Palatinus' first since September 20, 2003 against the Bern Cardinals.
Palatinus' RBI-single in the sixth inning against the Zurich Barracudas was his 500th total base in his career.
Palatinus struck out looking in the seventh inning against the Zurich Barracudas in his 1'000th career at-bat
Palatinus' stolen bases in the 11th against the Reussbuhl Eagles gives him 100 in his NLA career.
After stealing zero bases in 2005, Palatinus stole eight this year, his highest total since 2000 when he stole ten bags.
Palatinus has a career-high three outfield assists on the season, and leads all players for the first time in his career.
Palatinus tied his career highs with four hits, two doubles and seven at-bats.
Palatinus' run-scoring ground out against the Lausanne Indians gave him 250 RBI's for his career.
Palatinus' two-run double in Game 2 against the Sissach Frogs was his 300th hit in the NLA. With 245 RBI's, he has moved past Jose Valdez into 2nd place on the all-time list.
Palatinus' sac fly against the Bern Cardinals was his 30th sacrifice of his career.
Palatinus scored his 300th run in the NLA as he crossed the plate in the fifth inning against the Sissach Frogs. In the sixth inning he grounded out in his 900th NLA at-bat.
Palatinus moved into a tie for third place with Enrico Zingg for runs scored as he crossed the plate in the fifth inning of Game 2 against the Sissach Frogs for the 298th time in his NLA-career. He also passed Zingg for most walks as he received his 149th free pass in the fifth inning of Game 2, moving him into second place behind Thomas Landis' 168.
Palatinus is battling a slump, batting only .042 (1-for-24) over the last eight games, dropping his batting average from .324 to .213.
Palatinus has tied Jose Valdez for 3rd place on the alltime list for doubles with 71 by hitting one in his first at-bat in Game 1 against the Sissach Frogs.
Palatinus has three career triples, second on the Challengers alltime list behind Saentis Zeller.
Palatinus' game-ending popup against the Zürich Barracudas was his 800th career at-bat.
Palatinus has tied Roger Perisset for 7th place on the alltime list for stolen bases with his 88th steal in the fifth inning against the Therwil Flyers.
Palatinus has tied his career-high for runs scored by crossing the plate five times against the Zürich Barracudas.
Palatinus tied Jose Valdez for third place on the alltime list for hits with 269 by doubling in the 5th inning against the Sissach Frogs.
Palatinus tied Enrico Zingg for 4th place on the alltime list for doubles by hitting one off Barracuda Ueli Von Burg in the first inning.
Palatinus' double in the third inning against the Geneva Dragons was his 750th at-bat in the NLA.
Palatinus had a sac fly and a sac bunt in the game against the Reussbühl Eagles, making him the only player to collect at least one sacrifice in all of his 10 NLA seasons.
Palatinus stole his 83rd career base in the first inning against the Bern Cardinals, moving him into eighth place on the Challengers' all-time list.
Palatinus' single in the third inning against the Therwil Flyers was his 250th hit in the NLA.
Palatinus singled in his 700th NLA at-bat in the first inning against the Sissach Frogs.
Palatinus scored his 250th career run in the NLA in the first inning against the Reussbühl Eagles.
Palatinus' homer against the Bern Cardinals was his first since July 29, 2001.
Palatinus got the team's final RBI with his double in the top of the ninth inning against the Therwil Flyers. He also had the team's final RBI in 1999 on a solo homer off Kurz, giving his team a 12-11 win in the fifth and final game of that year's Finals.
Palatinus' strikeout in the second inning against the Therwil Flyers was his 100th of his NLA-career in 638 at-bats.
Palatinus collected his 200th career RBI - 3rd on the Challengers' alltime list behind Landis and Valdez - with a sac fly in the fourth inning against the Sissach Frogs.
Palatinus tied Ivao Yamaguchi for third place on the Challengers' alltime list with his 103rd career walk in the first inning against the Zürich Barracudas.
Palatinus' double in the sixth inning against the Reussbühl Eagles was his 50th of his NLA-career.
Palatinus' base-on-balls in the fourth inning against the Embrach Rainbows was his 100th of his NLA-career.
Palatinus set a new career-high by scoring his team-leading 45th run of the season in the sixth inning against the Embrach Rainbows.
Palatinus tied Saentis Zeller for fifth place for most doubles with 47.
Palatinus got his 200th NLA-hit in the third inning against the Zurich Barracudas with a double.
Palatinus' triple against the Zurich Lions was the first for a Challenger in three years. He also scored his 200th run in the NLA as he crossed the plate on Valdez' three-run homer in the fourth inning, putting him in 3rd place on the Challengers' alltime list.
Palatinus tied Dany Spiegelberg for 12th place on the Challengers' all-time stolen bases-list with his career 52nd steal in the first inning against the Wil Devils.
With his double in the first inning against the Therwil Flyers, Palatinus passed Saentis Zeller for 3rd place with 186 hits on the Challengers' all-time career hit-list.
Palatinus singled in the first inning against the Bern Cardinals for his 300th Total Base in the NLA, and then struck out in his 500th NLA at-bat in the second inning.