Luis Ordaz #8

  • SS
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 11" /170

Luis Ordaz MLB Career Stats

440 .218 0 30 12 .522

Luis Ordaz Bio

  • Full Name: Luis Javier Ordaz
  • Born: 8/12/1975 in Maracaibo, Venezuela
  • High School: Santa Maria Gorette, Maracaibo, VEN
  • Debut: 9/3/1997
  • Last Game: 4/3/2006
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MLB Career Stats 440 51 96 0 30 12 .218 .274 .522


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Luis Ordaz Stats

*Since 2006

Luis Ordaz Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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Luis Ordaz Statcast Events

Luis Ordaz Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 6, 2010 2B Luis Ordaz elected free agency.
September 1, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs activated 2B Luis Ordaz from the 7-day disabled list.
August 4, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs placed 2B Luis Ordaz on the 7-day disabled list.
July 16, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs activated 2B Luis Ordaz from the 7-day disabled list.
May 31, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs placed 2B Luis Ordaz on the 7-day disabled list.
May 15, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs activated 2B Luis Ordaz from the 7-day disabled list.
April 23, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs placed 2B Luis Ordaz on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 22, 2010.
April 15, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs activated 2B Luis Ordaz from the 7-day disabled list.
April 5, 2010 2B Luis Ordaz assigned to Syracuse Chiefs from Washington Nationals.
April 3, 2010 Luis Ordaz assigned to Washington Nationals.

Luis Javier Ordaz Bio Info

Graduated from Santa Maria Gorette High School (Maracaibo, Venezuela) in 1992. 2005 Was limited to a career-low 39 games with Triple-A Durham battling a left foot injury and a separated shoulder ... Batted .288 (36-for-125) with eight doubles, a home run and 19 RBI for the Bulls ... Opened the season 12-for-57 (.211) in his first 17 games before landing on the disabled list on April 27 with a staph infection in his left foot ... Returned June 16 and went 6-for-8 combined in his first two games back ... was just 3-for-27 over his next 11 contests when he returned to the DL with a sprained shoulder on July 11, 2005 ... Led the Bulls to a 5-1 win over Richmond (ATL) on August 29 in his first game back ... was 2-for-2 with a double and three RBI ... Batted .455 (15-33) over his final nine games of the season raising his average over 40 points ... Belted his lone home run Sept. 2 at Norfolk (NYM). 2004 Hit .255 in 103 games for Durham in 2004, his first season with the Devil Rays organization ... Had just 11 walks in 386 plate appearances ... Did not draw a base on balls from July 20-Sept. 2, a span of 39 games ... Carried a .303 average in 41 games as a shortstop compared to a .145 mark as a third baseman (25 G) and .277 as a second baseman (36 G) ... Went 3-for-4 stroking three doubles on July 27 vs. Charlotte ... Was part of a brief 5-game hit streak (.555, 10-18) in which he scored a run in 5 straight games July 22-28 (8 runs scored total) ... Batted .400 (6-15) with a double and a RBI for the Bulls in 5 postseason games. 2003 Appeared in just 49 games for Triple-A Omaha in 2003 after missing over two months with injuries ... Played in the season's first two games before a left hand strain landed him on the disabled list Apr. 6-June 9 ... Returned for 2 games then went back on the DL for a week with a left heel contusion June 15. 2002 Went to spring training with the Chicago Cubs in 2002 and played 61 games for Iowa (AAA) before being released on July 1 ... Was signed by the Royals the same day and assigned to Omaha (AAA) ... Hit .309 (42-136) in 35 games with 19 RBI ... Had his contract purchased by Kansas City on Aug. 13 ... Played in 33 games for KC and hit .223. 2001 Appeared in 28 games for the Royals in 2001 hitting .250 (14-56) with 3 doubles and 4 RBI ... Spent most of the first half of the season on the DL with a strained left quadriceps muscle ... Made the Royals Opening Day roster ... went on the DL on May 18 and returned to the active roster July 1 after a 14-game injury rehab stint at Omaha (AAA) ... Was designated for assignment Aug. 23 and outrighted to Omaha, but did not play in any additional Triple-A contests. 2000 Was a member of Arizona's opening day 25-man roster in 2000 but was designated for assignment following the season's 1st game ... Claimed by Kansas City off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks on April 5 ... Made 27 starts for the Royals - 12 at shortstop and 15 at second base ... committed just 1 error (Sept. 20 at SS). 1999 Made his first major league Opening Day roster with the Cardinals in 1999 ... Played in 10 games with St. Louis with his lone hit and RBIs occurring in the season opener against Milwaukee ... Optioned to Memphis April 19 ... Hit .285 with the Triple-A Redbirds, ranking 3rd among all Triple-A shortstops ... Acquired by Arizona on Dec. 15 in exchange for outfielder Dante Powell. 1998 Saw his most extensive duty in the majors during the 1998 season, playing 57 games with the Cardinals ... Batted .203 (31-153) with 5 doubles and 8 RBI over 3 stints with St. Louis (May 27-June 9, June 24-July 17 and Aug. 2 through season's end) ... Hit safely in 11 of his last 14 games with the Cardinals for a .349 clip (15-for-43), featuring a career-high 8-game hitting streak from Sept. 13-20 ... Batted .290 in 59 games at Memphis after beginning the year on the DL with a strained back. 1997 Made the jump from Double-A to the majors in September 1997 with St. Louis, his first taste of big league action ... Was recalled from Arkansas (AA) on Sept. 1 ... Made his ML debut Sept. 3 vs. the White Sox ... did not collect his first hit until Sept. 20 (5th game), when he picked up 3 hits, including a double plus a stolen base against the Pirates ... Batted .287 (112-390) for the Travelers of the Texas League ... Ranked 5th in the league with a 10.98 K/TPA ratio ... Fanned just 41 times in 450 total plate appearances. 1996 Finished 3rd on the St. Pete club (A) with a .272 average in his first season in the Cardinals or ... Collected a season-high four hits July 22 at Dunedin kicking off a 10-game hitting streak through Aug. 1 ... Batted .415 (17-41) and drove in 8 runs during the streak. 1995 Played at Charleston, WV (A), in 1995 finishing 2nd among South Atlantic League shortstops with a .954 fielding percentage ... Committed 14 fewer errors (22) than any other shortstop with at least 110 games played ... Was part of a 3-team trade on Dec. 4, 1995, going to the Cardinals for outfielder Andre King, while St. Louis also received outfielder Miguel Mejia from the Royals and Kansas City received Mike Remlinger from the Reds. 1994 Played just 9 games with Single-A Charleston in 1994 before becoming the full-time short stop at Princeton (R) ... Led the Appy League with 173 assists and 277 total chances and was named to the league's All-Star team. 1993 Signed as a non-drafted free agent by Cincinnati on Jan. 27, 1993 at age 17 ... Finished 2nd in the Appalachian League with 7 triples with Princeton (R).