MLB

Yorvit Torrealba # - C

  • Age: 36
  • DOB: 1978/07/19
  • POB: Caracas, Venezuela
  • Height: 5-11 Weight: 200lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 13
  • Signed by San Francisco in 1994.

Scouting Report

AssetsIs solid defensively behind the plate, making very few errors. Is also good enough with the bat to play fairly regularly, when needed.
FlawsOver time, his ability to throw out base-stealers has diminished. Could play more if he improved his overall approach at the plate.
Career potentialVeteran catcher.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/07/18Released by the Chicago Cubs.
2014/06/12Signed by the Chicago Cubs to a minor league contract.
2014/03/23Released by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2014/01/31Signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2013/10/31Filed for free agency.
2013/08/28Missed 9 games (concussion).
2013/08/27Concussion, day-to-day.
2013/08/27Missed 8 games (concussion).
2013/08/19Concussion, 7-day DL.
2013/03/29Contract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA).
2013/01/25Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2012/10/17Refused minor league assignment from the Milwaukee Brewers and opted for free agency.
2012/09/21Acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays.
2012/08/21Contract purchased from New Hampshire (AA).
2012/08/14Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a minor league contract.
2012/08/08Released by the Texas Rangers.
2012/07/31Designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers.
2012/07/21Missed 3 games (paternity leave list).
2012/07/17Paternity leave list, day-to-day.
2012/05/14Missed 2 games (head injury).
2012/05/12Head injury, day-to-day.
2011/09/25Missed 2 games (headaches).
2011/09/23Headaches, day-to-day.
2011/06/21Missed 1 game (dehydration).
2011/06/20Dehydration, day-to-day.
2010/11/29Signed as a free agent by the Texas Rangers to a two-year contract.
2010/11/02San Diego Padres declined their contract option for next season.
2010/09/03Missed 1 game (back injury).
2010/09/01Back injury, day-to-day.
2010/08/24Missed 1 game (dizziness).
2010/06/16Suspended by the MLB for 3 games.
2010/06/04Missed 3 games (personal reasons).
2010/05/31Personal reasons, reserve/NFL Europe list.
2010/02/05Signed as a free agent by the San Diego Padres to a one-year contract.
2009/11/06Colorado Rockies declined their contract option for next season.
2009/10/07Missed 1 game (hamstring).
2009/10/04Hamstring, day-to-day.
2009/07/01Missed 27 games (personal reasons).
2009/06/02Personal reasons, reserve/NFL Europe list.
2008/08/30Torn left knee ligaments, sidelined indefinitely.
2008/08/16Missed 2 games (undisclosed).
2008/08/14Undisclosed, day-to-day (retroactive to August 14th, 2008).
2008/06/05Suspended by the MLB for 3 games.
2007/11/29Re-signed as a free agent by the Colorado Rockies to a two-year contract.
2007/04/04Missed 2 games (sprained right ankle).
2007/04/02Sprained right ankle, day-to-day.
2006/12/13Re-signed by the Colorado Rockies to a one-year contract.
2006/10/02Missed the last 22 regular season games (shoulder injury).
2006/09/10Shoulder injury, 60-day DL.
2006/06/02Missed 53 games (shoulder injury).
2006/04/01Shoulder injury, 15-day DL.
2006/02/02Re-signed by the Colorado Rockies to a one-year contract.
2005/12/08Acquired from the Seattle Mariners.
2005/07/30Acquired from the San Francisco Giants.
2005/01/18Re-signed by the San Francisco Giants to a one-year contract.
2004/03/03Re-signed by the San Francisco Giants to a one-year contract.
2003/08/31Missed 4 games (personal reasons).
2003/08/27Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2003/06/22Missed 5 games (bereavement list).
2003/06/17Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2001/09/01Recalled from Fresno (AAA).
2001/03/20Optioned to Fresno (AAA).

Trades

2014/06/12Signed by the Chicago Cubs to a minor league contract.
2014/01/31Signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a minor league contract.
2013/01/25Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2012/09/21Toronto Blue Jays traded Yorvit Torrealba to the Milwaukee Brewers for cash considerations.
2012/08/14Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a minor league contract.
2010/11/29Signed as a free agent by the Texas Rangers.
2010/02/05Signed as a free agent by the San Diego Padres.
2005/12/07Seattle Mariners traded Yorvit Torrealba to the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named later (Marcos Carvajal - Dec 8th).
2005/07/30Seattle Mariners traded Randy Winn to the San Francisco Giants for Jesse Foppert and Yorvit Torrealba.
1994/09/14Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the San Francisco Giants.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014AZL CubsR4133430000200-.308.308.538.846
2013ColoradoNL611791043800161324003.240.295.285.580
2012MilwaukeeNL5500000012000.000.167.000.167
2012TorontoAL102836001227000.214.267.321.588
2012TexasAL491611638803121431112.236.302.342.644
2012Total Tex/Tor/MilMLB641941944804141740112.227.293.330.623
2012New HampshireAA4121500013110-.417.533.417.950
2011TexasAL113396401082717372065029.273.306.399.705
2010San DiegoNL953253188140737336775-.271.343.378.721
2009ColoradoNL6421327621112312142110.291.351.380.731
2009Colorado SpringsAAA41514000110000.267.313.267.580
2008ColoradoNL702361958170631124404-.246.293.394.687
2007ColoradoNL113396471012218473473217.255.323.376.699
2006ColoradoNL6522323551637431149435.247.293.439.732
2006Colorado SpringsAAA10360620024900-.167.250.222.472
2005SeattleAL4210814264028725000.241.293.333.626
2005San FranciscoNL349318218017925100.226.301.344.645
2005Total SF/SeaMLB7620132471203151650100.234.297.338.635
2004San FranciscoNL641721939736231731202.227.302.407.709
2003San FranciscoNL6620022521024291439101.260.312.390.702
2002San FranciscoNL5313617381002141420002.279.355.397.752
2001San FranciscoNL3402010200000.500.5001.0001.500
2001FresnoAAA115394561082338361965239.274.313.409.722
2000ShreveportAA108398501142114323455238.286.350.374.724
1999FresnoAAA1973102330214615002.315.370.438.808
1999ShreveportAA652172553101419934022.244.278.355.633
1999San JoseA176391620210411015.254.319.381.700
1998FresnoAAA41112100114000.182.250.273.523
1998ShreveportAA591961846700131830052.235.311.270.581
1998San JoseA217010202001016222.286.292.314.606
1997BakersfieldA119446521221534403158426.274.326.348.674
1996BurlingtonA1400000001000.000.000.000.000
1996San JoseA2500000011000.000.167.000.167
1996BellinghamA48150234040110927412.267.304.313.617
1995BellinghamA26712113008214015.155.187.197.384
TotalMLB90728753067371621256339222544191731.256.315.379.694
TotalAL214693731783911359431281311.257.301.372.673
TotalNL69321822335591231143280179416181420.256.319.382.701
TotalAAA15252968143293105431932311.270.317.393.710
TotalAA236823942183828656412031012.265.325.345.670
TotalA234809962092637784811810720.258.303.324.627
TotalR4133430000200-.308.308.538.846

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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