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Miguel Arturo Ojeda (born January 29, 1975) is a retired Mexican professional baseball catcher. He has also served as a manager for both the Mexican Baseball League and Minor League Baseball.

Miguel Ojeda
Born: (1975-01-29) January 29, 1975 (age 44)
Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 17, 2003, for the San Diego Padres
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 2006, for the Texas Rangers
MLB statistics
Batting average.224
Home runs15
Runs batted in72

Playing CareerEdit

Minor League CareerEdit

Ojeda was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1993 from the Mexico City Reds [1]

Major League CareerEdit

Ojeda played in Major League Baseball from 2003 to 2006. He made his debut with the San Diego Padres on May 17, 2003.

Ojeda was invited to spring training with the Colorado Rockies prior to the 2006 season as a non-roster invitee. He was not expected to make the roster; however, when Yorvit Torrealba was injured, Ojeda made the Opening Day roster serving as the backup catcher to starter Danny Ardoin. Although Ojeda impressed early in the 2006 season, providing the team with valuable clutch hitting and serviceable defense, he was sent down to Triple-A Colorado Springs once Torrealba was activated. Ojeda was then loaned to Mexico City of the Mexican League, before being traded to the Texas Rangers.

Ojeda signed a one-year, $430,000 contract with the Texas Rangers for the 2007 season on November 16, 2006. On April 1, he was optioned to the Triple-A Oklahoma RedHawks. On May 27, Ojeda was designated for assignment. He returned to the Mexican League with the Diablos Rojos in 2007. In 2016, Ojeda was hired as the manager for the San Francisco Giants' Double-A team, the Richmond Flying Squirrels.[2]

Managing CareerEdit

In 2012, Ojeda was named as the Manager of the Diablos Rojos in the Mexican League. Ojeda was named the 2014 Mexican League Manager of the Year and led the Red Devils (70-42) to their 16th title in franchise history. In 2015. he was selected as the manager of the AA Richmond Flying Squirrels. [1]

In 2018, he became part-owner of the Generales de Durango club of the Mexican League.


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  2. ^ "Miguel Ojeda Named Richmond Manager | MiLB". Retrieved 2016-11-15.

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