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Wilson Betemit #15 - IF/DH

Tampa Bay

  • Age: 32
  • DOB: 1981/11/02
  • POB: Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep.
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 220lbs
  • Bats/Throws: S/R
  • MLB Seasons: 11
  • Signed by Atlanta in 1996.
  • Current Status: In the minors

Scouting Report

AssetsIs a naturally gifted athlete who can play a wide variety of roles on a team. Has occasional power from both sides of the plate and is versatile defensively.
FlawsLacks strike-zone judgment and swings for the fences too often. Struggles against left-handed pitching. Never lived up to advanced billing as a player.
Career potentialInconsistent but versatile switch-hitter.

Honours and Awards

2001Minor League Baseball - Second All-Star Team (Baseball America)
2001Carolina League (A) - All-Star Team
2000Short-Season - Player of the Year (Baseball America)
2000Short Season - All-Star Team (Baseball America)
1999Appalachian League (R) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/30Outrighted to Durham (AAA).
2014/01/31Signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2013/09/24Released by the Baltimore Orioles.
2013/09/16Designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles.
2013/08/27Missed 129 games (right knee injury).
2013/04/12Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right knee injury).
2013/03/31Right knee injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 26th, 2013).
2012/10/12Missed the last 18 regular season and first 5 playoff games (wrist injury).
2012/10/07Did not make the Baltimore Orioles playoff roster.
2012/10/05Not on the Baltimore Orioles Wild Card playoff game roster.
2012/09/15Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2012/09/01Missed 17 games (wrist injury).
2012/08/16Wrist injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 12th, 2012).
2012/08/14Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2012/06/06Missed 2 games (illness).
2012/06/03Illness, day-to-day.
2012/01/24Signed as a free agent by the Baltimore Orioles to a two-year contract.
2011/10/30Filed for free agency.
2011/09/27Missed 6 games (sore left knee).
2011/09/21Sore left knee, day-to-day.
2011/07/20Acquired from the Kansas City Royals.
2010/12/02Re-signed by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract.
2010/09/29Missed 3 games (shin injury).
2010/09/28Shin injury, day-to-day.
2010/05/25Contract purchased from Omaha (AAA).
2010/04/03Assigned by the Kansas City Royals to their minor league camp.
2009/11/12Signed by the Kansas City Royals to a minor league contract.
2009/06/12Outrighted to Charlotte (AAA).
2009/06/04Designated for assignment by the Chicago White Sox.
2008/12/12Re-signed by the Chicago White Sox to a one-year contract.
2008/11/13Acquired from the New York Yankees.
2008/05/26Missed 12 games (hamstring).
2008/05/11Hamstring, 15-day DL.
2008/05/06Missed 20 games (pink eye).
2008/04/14Pink eye, 15-day DL.
2008/01/18Re-signed by the New York Yankees to a one-year contract.
2007/07/31Acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2007/03/03Re-signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a one-year contract.
2006/07/28Acquired from the Atlanta Braves.
2005/02/25Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a one-year contract.
2004/09/01Recalled from Richmond (AAA).
2004/05/29Optioned to Richmond (AAA).
2004/05/08Recalled from Richmond (AAA).
2004/04/03Optioned to Richmond (AAA).
2003/03/18Optioned to Richmond (AAA).
2003/02/27Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a one-year contract.
2002/03/30Optioned to Richmond (AAA).
2001/10/09Did not make the Atlanta Braves playoff roster.
2001/09/07Recalled from Greenville (AA).


2014/01/31Signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a minor league contract.
2012/01/24Signed as a free agent by the Baltimore Orioles.
2011/07/20Kansas City Royals traded Wilson Betemit to the Detroit Tigers for Antonio Cruz and Julio Rodriguez.
2009/11/12Signed by the Kansas City Royals to a minor league contract.
2008/11/13Chicago White Sox traded Nick Swisher and Kaneoka Texeira to the New York Yankees for Jeff Marquez, Wilson Betemit and Jhonny Nunez.
2007/07/31Los Angeles Dodgers traded Wilson Betemit to the New York Yankees for Scott Proctor.
2006/07/28Atlanta Braves traded Wilson Betemit to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Danys Baez, Willy Aybar and cash considerations.
1996/07/28Signed as nondrafted free agent by the Atlanta Braves in 1996.

Career Stats

2013GCL OriolesR51616200322000.375.444.500.944
2011Kansas CityAL5720329571513272058315.281.341.409.750
2011Total KC/DetAL973234092224846311054112.285.343.452.795
2010Kansas CityAL8427636822001343367400-.297.378.511.889
2009Chicago WSAL2045295003513005.200.280.311.591
2008NY YankeesAL87189245013062565601-.265.289.429.718
2007NY YankeesAL3784111940424633003.226.278.417.695
2007LA DodgersNL8415622368010263249004.231.359.474.833
2007Total LA/NYAMLB121240335512014503882007.229.333.454.787
2006LA DodgersNL551741942709241745104.241.306.437.743
2006Total Atl/LANL14337349982301853361023112.263.326.469.795
2002GCL BravesR71925400252102.263.417.474.891
2001Myrtle BeachA84318388820174323718523.277.324.412.736
1998GCL BravesR5117323388451620496520.220.301.399.700
1997GCL BravesR321131224610159320020.


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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