MLB

Omar Vizquel # - IF

  • Age: 47
  • DOB: 1967/04/24
  • POB: Caracas, Venezuela
  • Height: 5-9 Weight: 180lbs
  • Bats/Throws: S/R
  • MLB Seasons: 24
  • Signed by Seattle in 1984.

Scouting Report

AssetsIs still capable defensively and has added versatility late in his career; can play all over the infield. At the plate, he's a very disciplined hitter, great bunter and sneaky base-runner.
FlawsIs no longer capable of playing every day. Never had power and his speed isn't what it used to be, either.
Career potentialVeteran defensive infielder and future Hall-of-Famer.

Honours and Awards

2006NL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
2005NL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
2002Named to the All-Star Game
2001AL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
2000AL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
1999AL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
1999Named to the All-Star Game
1998AL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
1998Named to the All-Star Game
1997AL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
1996Hutch Award (Best exemplifies the fighting spirit and competitive desire)
1996AL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
1995AL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
1994AL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
1993AL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
1988Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2012/10/29Filed for free agency.
2012/04/03Contract purchased from Las Vegas (AAA).
2012/01/23Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a minor league contract.
2011/10/30Filed for free agency.
2010/11/02Re-signed by the Chicago White Sox to a one-year contract.
2010/07/06Missed 1 game (left knee injury).
2010/07/05Left knee injury, day-to-day.
2010/06/15Missed 3 games (personal reasons).
2010/06/11Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2009/11/23Signed as a free agent by the Chicago White Sox to a one-year contract.
2009/11/06Filed for free agency.
2009/07/25Missed 3 games (flu).
2009/07/21Flu, day-to-day.
2009/04/05Contract purchased from Oklahoma City (AAA).
2009/01/21Signed by the Texas Rangers to a minor league contract.
2008/11/03San Francisco Giants declined their contract option for next season.
2008/05/10Missed 36 games (left knee surgery).
2008/03/30Left knee surgery, 15-day DL.
2007/11/07Re-signed as a free agent by the San Francisco Giants to a one-year contract.
2007/06/29Missed 2 games (right groin).
2007/06/27Right groin, day-to-day.
2004/11/14Signed as a free agent by the San Francisco Giants to a three-year contract.
2004/10/12Cleveland Indians declined their contract option for next season.
2004/08/05Missed 1 game (right foot injury).
2004/08/04Right foot injury, day-to-day.
2004/06/22Missed 2 games (finger injury).
2004/06/20Finger injury, day-to-day.
2003/09/29Missed 23 games (knee injury).
2003/09/06Right knee injury, 60-day DL.
2003/09/03Knee injury, day-to-day.
2003/09/02Missed 2 games (knee injury).
2003/09/01Knee injury, day-to-day.
2003/08/26Missed 68 games (right knee injury).
2003/06/12Right knee injury, 15-day DL.
2002/06/28Missed 1 game (shoulder injury).
2002/06/26Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2001/09/28Missed 1 game (right elbow injury).
2001/09/25Right elbow injury, day-to-day.
2001/07/18Missed 1 game (flu).
2001/07/17Flu, day-to-day.
2001/05/23Missed 1 game (right knee injury).
2001/05/22Right knee injury, day-to-day.

Trades

2012/01/23Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a minor league contract.
2009/11/23Signed as a free agent by the Chicago White Sox.
2009/01/21Signed by the Texas Rangers to a minor league contract.
2004/11/14Signed as a free agent by the San Francisco Giants.
1993/12/20Seattle Mariners traded Omar Vizquel to the Cleveland Indians for Felix Fermin and Reggie Jefferson.
1984/04/01Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Seattle Mariners in 1984.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2012TorontoAL6015313365107717323.235.265.281.546
2011Chicago WSAL5816718427108918121.251.287.305.592
2010Chicago WSAL10834436951112303445117-.276.341.331.672
2009TexasAL621771747721141327400.266.316.345.661
2008San FranciscoNL922662459101023242954-.222.283.267.550
2008FresnoAAA2501000000000.200.200.200.400
2008San JoseA3833000120000.375.500.375.875
2007San FranciscoNL1455135412618345144481469.246.305.316.621
2006San FranciscoNL15357988171221045856512474.295.361.389.750
2005San FranciscoNL15256866154284345565824108.271.341.350.691
2004ClevelandAL14856782165283759576219611.291.353.388.741
2003ClevelandAL6425043611322192920837.244.321.336.657
2003Lake CountyA41401000012100.071.133.071.204
2002ClevelandAL151582851603151472566418107.275.341.418.759
2001ClevelandAL1556118415626825061721397.255.323.334.657
2000ClevelandAL156613101176273766877222103.287.377.375.752
1999ClevelandAL144574112191364566655042915.333.397.436.833
1998ClevelandAL15157686166306250626437125.288.358.372.730
1997ClevelandAL153565891582365495758431210.280.347.368.715
1996ClevelandAL15154298161361964564235920.297.362.417.779
1995ClevelandAL13654287144280656595929119.266.333.351.684
1994ClevelandAL69286397810113323231346.273.325.325.650
1994CharlotteAAA72637100121101.269.321.308.629
1993SeattleAL158560681431422315071121415.255.319.298.617
1992SeattleAL13648349142204021323815137.294.340.352.692
1992CalgaryAAA62206100213011.273.333.318.651
1991SeattleAL142426429816414145377213.230.302.293.595
1990SeattleAL812551963322181822417.247.295.298.593
1990CalgaryAAA48150183562081310436.233.299.300.599
1990San BernardinoA52246000330123.273.360.273.633
1989SeattleAL14338745857312028401418.220.273.261.534
1989CalgaryAAA72836200334020.214.313.286.599
1988CalgaryAAA33107102423112514246.224.259.327.586
1988VermontAA10337454951822354244301119.254.328.329.657
1987SalinasA114407611071280385756251925.263.350.332.682
1986WausaA1053526075132428645619616.213.333.295.628
1985BellinghamA5018724429051712274319.225.270.353.623
1984ButteR1545714200438205.311.347.356.703
TotalMLB29681058614452877456778095110281087404167185.272.336.352.688
TotalAL24268660121323673785969774848901337140164.273.338.355.693
TotalNL5421926232510781811177180186672721.265.329.341.670
TotalAAA1033383479125126243271014.234.290.308.598
TotalAA10337454951822354244301119.254.328.329.657
TotalA2819901522343410987139141503063.236.327.318.645
TotalR1545714200438205.311.347.356.703

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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