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Rymer Omar Liriano (born June 20, 1991) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder in the New York Mets organization. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Diego Padres and Chicago White Sox.

Rymer Liriano
Rymer Liriano.jpg
Liriano with the Lake Elsinore Storm
New York Mets
Outfielder
Born: (1991-06-20) June 20, 1991 (age 28)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 11, 2014, for the San Diego Padres
MLB statistics
(through 2017 season)
Batting average.220
Home runs2
Runs batted in12
Teams

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CareerEdit

San Diego PadresEdit

Liriano signed with the San Diego Padres as an international free agent in 2008, and spent the first two seasons on the Padres' rookie-class teams. He then spent the 2010 season primarily with the Eugene Emeralds and the Fort Wayne TinCaps.

Liriano played most of the 2011 season in level-A, batting .319 with 12 home runs and 65 stolen bases and was named Midwest League MVP. Liriano began the 2012 season with the Padres' High-A affiliate Lake Elsinore Storm in the California League and was named a midseason All Star.

Liriano was added to the Padres 40 man roster on November 18, 2011.[1] Liriano was named by Baseball America as the 49th best prospect in baseball heading into the 2012 season.[2] He was named to appear in the 2012 All-Star Futures Game.[3]

Liriano was called up to the majors for the first time on August 11, 2014, and he played in 38 games his rookie season.

Liriano spent the 2015 season with the El Paso Chihuahuas of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League. The Padres designated Liriano for assignment after the 2015 season.[4]

Milwaukee BrewersEdit

The Padres traded Liriano to the Milwaukee Brewers for Trevor Seidenberger on January 28, 2016.[5]

Chicago White SoxEdit

On October 28, 2016, Liriano was claimed off waivers by the Chicago White Sox.[6]

Los Angeles AngelsEdit

Liriano signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels on December 12, 2017.[7] He was released on July 9, 2018.

Milwaukee BrewersEdit

On July 20, 2018, Liriano signed a minor league deal with the Milwaukee Brewers and he became a free agent after the season ended.[8]

New York MetsEdit

On January 3, 2019, Liriano signed a minor league deal with the New York Mets that included an invitation to spring training.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Padres set 40-man roster with six additions". Sandiego.padres.mlb.com. Retrieved December 16, 2013.
  2. ^ "Prospects: Rankings: Top 100 Prospects: 2012 Top 100 Prospects". BaseballAmerica.com. February 21, 2012. Retrieved May 31, 2013.
  3. ^ Mayo, Jonathan (May 24, 2013). "Prospects pack rosters for 2012 All-Star Futures Game | MLB.com: News". Mlb.mlb.com. Retrieved May 31, 2013.
  4. ^ http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/jan/22/padres-dfa-rymer-liriano-sign-alexei-ramirez/
  5. ^ http://host.madison.com/sports/baseball/professional/brewers-milwaukee-acquires-outfielder-rymer-liriano-from-san-diego-padres/article_e8534370-55cb-557b-9b16-53e783847fa1.html
  6. ^ Adams, Steve (October 28, 2016). "White Sox Claim Rymer Liriano From Brewers". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  7. ^ Polishuk, Mark (December 12, 2017). "Minor MLB Transactions: 12/12/17". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved December 18, 2017.
  8. ^ Eddy, Matt (November 6, 2018). "Minor League Free Agents 2018". Baseball America. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  9. ^ "Mets Farm Report on Twitter".

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