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Terrence Long MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.269 69 376 27 .722

Terrence Long Bio

  • Full Name: Terrence Deon Long
  • Born: 3/1/1976 in Montgomery, AL
  • Draft: 1994, New York Mets, 1st rd. (20th overall)
  • High School: Stanhope Elmore, Millbrook, AL
  • Debut: April 14, 1999
  • Ret., Final Game: 6/5/2006
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 3068 428 824 69 376 27 .269 .318 .722

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MLB Players Choice AL Outstanding Rookie

Year Team League
2000 Oakland AL

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Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2000 104 21st in AL

Hits

Season H Rank
2001 178 10th in AL

Doubles

Season 2B Rank
2001 37 13th in AL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2001 162 1st in AL
2002 162 1st in AL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2000 584 21st in AL
2001 629 8th in AL
2002 587 20th in AL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2001 687 14th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2002 6 22nd in AL

Terrence Deon Long Bio Info

Full name is Terrence Deon Long...signed by scout Bob Rossi (Mets)...Graduated from Stanhope Elmore High School in Millbrook, Alabama...batted .608 as a senior and won most valuable player and pitcher of the year honors...was also named to Baseball America's High School All-America team...Was an all-metro selection for three years in basketball at Elmore...Was the Mets 2nd pick in the 1st round of the 1994 draft as compensation for the Baltimore Orioles signing of Sid Fernandez. 2004 Batted a career-high .295 with 3 home runs, 19 doubles and 28 RBI in 136 games for the Padres. Had a season-high 7-game hitting streak Aug. 3-10 during which he batted .417 (10-for-24)...Appeared in 61 games in left field, batting .272 (37-for-136) and in 28 games in center field, batting .281 (25-for-89)...Batted at least .300 in four months of the season, posting a .323 average in April (10-for-31), .313 (20-for-64) in July, .333 in August (18-for-54) and .318 in September (7-for-22)...After batting .259 (44-for-170) in the first half of the season, went on to hit .347 (41-for-118) after the All-Star Break...Hit the Padres 2nd and final walk-off home run of 2004 on June 23 vs. Arizona... the homer was a solo shot with 1 out off Elmer Dessens in the bottom of the 9th inning to give the Padres a 4-3 win...Hit his 1st career pinch-hit home run Sept. 19 at San Francisco, a 2-run shot off Dave Burba in the top of the 8th inning...Finished the season batting .340 (17-for-50) with 1 home run and 8 RBI in the pinch, with his hit total (17) tying him for the Major League lead for most pinch hits with St. Louis' Marlon Anderson...among National Leaguers with at least 50 pinch-hit at bats, his .340 average was the highest. 2003 Started 62 games in right field and 62 in left field, both of which led the A's...was the A's opening day left fielder, moved to right field following Jermaine Dye's first injury and returned to left field after the A's acquired Jose Guillen...in his last three seasons, he has started 230 games in center field, 122 in left field and 88 in right field...batted .245 and walked a career low 31 times for a career low .293 on-base percentage...had the seventh lowest batting average and fourth lowest on-base percentage in the American League...had the lowest on-base percentage by an Athletic since Scott Brosius in 1997 (.259)...now has a .242 batting average over his last two seasons after hitting .285 in his first two campaigns with the A's...appeared in 140 games after playing all 162 games in each of the previous two seasons...had his consecutive games played streak end on June 5 at Florida at 456 games...that is the second longest streak in Oakland history to Miguel Tejada's current streak of 594...hit 14 home runs but his 61 RBI were the lowest of his career...hit 12 of his home runs against right handed pitching and has hit 50 of his 60 career home runs off right handers...nine of his home runs came with two strikes...made 62 starts in the seven spot in the order and hit .309 (73 for 236) with nine of his 14 home runs batting seventh compared to .184 (46 for 250) in all other spots in the order...including .174 (12 for 69) in 15 starts in the leadoff spot...was 5 for 12 (.417) with the bases loaded and is now a .353 (24 for 68) career hitter with 62 RBI with the bases full...hit .302 (19 for 63) in 16 games on turf...was 3 for 5 (.600) with a home run and five RBI as a pinch hitter...ranked tied for sixth among A.L. pinch hitters in RBI...is now 5 for 15 (.333) with six RBI in his career in the pinch...committed four errors, the fewest of his career...average was fairly consistent over the first five months of the season as he hit .258 in April, .234 in May, .254 in June, .259 in July and .257 in August...then slumped to a .158 mark in September...started in left field on opening night after starting the previous two openers in center field...batted .282 (22 for 78) with five home runs and 13 RBI over his first 22 games (21 in left field, 4 in right field)...then started in right field on April 25 against Cleveland after Dye tore cartilage in his knee a day earlier and went 30 for 144 (.208) with two home runs and 14 RBI over his next 43 games through June 17 (41 in right field, 4 in left field)...hit his first career inside the park home run on May 9 against New York...made his first pinch hitting appearance of the season on May 30 at Kansas City and hit his first career pinch homer, a three-run shot...did not play at June 5 at Florida, the first time he missed a game since July 9, 2000, the final game before the All-Star Break that year...beginning on June 5, he appeared in 83 of the A's final 105 games (50 in left field, 29 in right field)...had a 24-game stretch from June 18 to July 19 where he hit .325 (26 for 80) with four home runs and 14 RBI...then hit .223 (41 for 184) with three home runs and 20 RBI over his final 51 games...snapped a 19-game homerless streak on August 11 against Boston and homered three times over a five-game span from August 11 to 15...then went homerless over his final 27 games and 98 at bats...did not have an extra base hit over his final 18 games and 53 at bats...batted .394 (13 for 33) in seven games against Toronto in August, including a career high tying four-hit game on August 25 at SkyDome...it was his fourth career four-hit game, his second against Toronto...now has a .324 (48 for 148) career average against the Blue Jays...was ejected from the game for the first time in his career on September 2 in Baltimore and served a three-game suspension from September 9 to 11 for contact with home plate umpire Marvin Hudson. 2002 Played in all 162 games for the second consecutive season and now has a streak of 399 consecutive games played...that is the second longest streak in Oakland history and the second longest active streak in the majors to Miguel Tejada's 432...last missed a game on July 9, 2000, the final game before the All-Star Break that year...made 158 starts in 2002, all in center field...after hitting .288 and .283 in his first two seasons with the A's, his average dropped to .240 in 2002...his 67 RBI were the fewest of his career but he did hit 16 home runs which was two shy of his career best of 18 in 2000...13 of his 16 home runs came off right handed pitching and he has hit 38 of his 46 career home runs off right handers...the A's were 12-2 in games in which he homered...matched his career high and tied for the A's team lead with four triples...also topped the club with 32 doubles and has at least 30 doubles in each of his three full seasons in the majors...grounded into 17 double plays which tied for eighth in the American League...hit .159 (10 for 63) with runners in scoring position and two outs and was 3 for 18 (.167) with the bases loaded...had a .421 (16 for 38) career average with the bases loaded entering the season...batted primarily seventh (50 starts) and eighth (72 starts) in the batting order...made 10 starts in the two spot (13 for 40, .325) and the rest of his starts in the final five spots in the order...committed eight errors which led American League center fielders and ranked second among all A.L. outfielders (Fick, DET 12)...had 382 putouts which ranked fifth among all A.L. outfielders...matched his career high with five assists...was batting .209 (23 for 110) over his first 29 games through May 3 but then hit .271 (77 for 284) over his next 81 games through August 2...that brought his average to a season high .254 but he hit .212 (41 for 193) over his final 52 games to finish the year at .240...singled in the sixth inning on opening night, April 1 against Texas, but then went 0 for his next 19, the longest hitless streak of his career...was 2 for 24 with 11 strikeouts over his first seven games before collecting his first of five three-hit games on April 9 at Texas...had 10 putouts on April 18 against Anaheim which fell two short of the major league record for a center fielder...finished April with a .200 (20 for 100) batting average and four walks in 26 games...had a .306 (38 for 124) career average in April entering the season...average improved to .252 in May but he did not homer in the month and scored just six runs in 27 games...snapped a 29-game, 118-at bat homerless streak on June 1 at Tampa Bay...then had his first regular season two-homer game on June 7 against Houston (hit two home runs in Game 1 of the 2001 ALDS against New York)...hit .306 (19 for 62) in 18 interleague games...hit .286 (26 for 91) in June, his best one month batting average of the season...reached base safely via hit or walk in each of the A's final 22 games before the All-Star Break, including a season best nine-game hitting streak from June 27 to July 5 (11 for 33, .333)...had a 39-game, 139-at bat homerless streak from June 14 to July 27 before homering at Texas on July 28...it was his most consecutive games without a homer in his career but the second longest streak of at bats without a homer...went 38 games and 153 at bats without a home run from June 27 to August 9, 2001...had seven home runs and 43 RBI over his first 104 games but beginning with the home run on July 28, he hit nine home runs and drove in 24 runs over his final 58 games...three of those home runs gave the A's the lead and two others tied the game...six of them came with runners on base...had his second career two homer game on August 18 against Chicago and also had his second of two four RBI games on the season that day...the other four RBI game also came against Chicago on April 27...had four home runs and 10 RBI against the White Sox for the season, matching his best totals against one team in 2002...also had four home runs and 10 RBI against Anaheim...now has six career home runs against Anaheim and Chicago, his most against any team...finished August with a .213 (23 for 108) batting average but had five home runs and 15 RBI in 28 games, his best one month totals for the season in those two categories...batted .226 in September, including a streak of four straight two hit games from September 19 to 22 (8 for 15)...started all five games in center field in the ALDS against Minnesota and was 3 for 18 (.167) with a home run...has started all 15 A's post-season games over the last three years (10 in center, four in left, one in right) and has four home runs.

Career:
1994-led the Mets' short-season hitters with 12 home runs, was second in RBI (39) and tied for second in walks (32)...batted .283 in the Instructional League. 1995-divided the season between Single-A Columbia of the South Atlantic League and Single-A Pittsfield of the New York-Penn League...named the NY-PL Player of the Week, July 17-23. 1996-came in fifth in the South Atlantic League in batting (.288)...led his Single-A Columbia team in RBI (78) and stolen bases (32)...tied for fourth among Metsb minor league players with 136 hits and tied for third with nine triples...played in the Hawaiian Fall League. 1997-his 118 hits ranked eighth among the Metsb full-season minor league players...also was third with 29 doubles, second with seven triples and tied for third with 24 stolen bases...tied a club record with three steals in one inning against Sarasota on August 10...batted .302 with 13 doubles, seven triples, four home runs and 16 RBI for Oahu in the Hawaiian Winter League. 1998-led the Eastern League with 10 triples...tied Ricky Otero's Binghamton team mark, set in 1993...led Double-A Binghamton with 16 home runs...among Metsb full-season minor league players, he was sixth in batting average (.297), seventh in runs (69), fifth in hits (135), tied for first in triples (10), fifth in home runs (16), 10th in walks (62) and ninth in stolen bases (23)...compiled a .313 batting average vs. righthanded pitching with 14 doubles, six triples, 12 home runs and 40 RBI...was 7 for 16 (.438) with the bases loaded...had a grand slam and five RBI at Reading on June 10...had two four-hit games during the year, May 4 vs. Bowie and August 17 vs. Trenton...played for Magallanes of the Venezuelan Winter League...batted .255 (41 for 161) with 24 runs, five doubles, eight triples, one home run, 23 RBI and four stolen bases in 48 games. 1999-made his Major League debut with two different stints with the Mets...called up for the first time on April 12 but was optioned back to Norfolk on April 16 after striking out twice as a pinch hitter on April 14 and 15 against Florida...called up again on May 10 and grounded into a double play as a pinch hitter on May 11 at Colorado...optioned back to Norfolk on May 13 and remained there until he was traded to the A's organization with Leo Vasquez for Kenny Rogers on July 23...hit .326 in 78 games with the Tides...finished third on the club with four triples and 14 stolen bases...put together a 16-game hitting streak from June 17 to July 8...had his hitting streak snapped in the second game of the doubleheader on July 8 and then hit safely in his final 11 games with Norfolk before he was traded to the A's...assigned to the A's Triple-A affiliate at Vancouver and hit safely in his first four games for a 15-game hitting streak overall...combined for a .299 average at both Triple-A stops...hit .304 (17 for 56) with a double, two triples, two home runs and 13 RBI in 14 post season games with the Canadians...that included a 9 for 21 (.429) performance in the Triple-A World Series with 10 RBI in five games, earning him MVP honors...hit .269 with a home run and 13 RBI for Magallanes in the Venezuelan Winter League. 2000-set an Oakland rookie record with 104 runs and tied the rookie record with 168 hits and a 17-game hitting streak from June 10-29...shares the hits record of 168 with Ben Grieve (1998) and shares the hitting streak mark with Mike Edwards (1978) and Luis Polonia (1987)...the hitting streak was the longest in the major leagues by a rookie and he also led all major league rookies in runs (104), hits (168), doubles (34), RBI (80), multiple hit games (49), total bases (264) and extra base hits (56)...ranked second among American League rookies in batting (.288), home runs (18), walks (43), on-base percentage (.336) and slugging percentage (.452)...posted the second best Oakland rookie totals in doubles and his RBI total was fourth best...finished second to the Mariners Kazuhiro Sasaki in BBWAA American League Rookie of the Year balloting and was named Outstanding A.L. Rookie at the Players Choice Awards...was one of the top clutch hitters in the league as he led the A's with a .369 average with runners in scoring position, the fifth best mark among all American League hitters...hit .611 (11 for 18) with the bases loaded....began the season at Triple-A Sacramento and was hitting .400 with three home runs and 15 RBI in 15 games when he was recalled to Oakland on April 24...made his A's debut that night against Toronto and recorded his first major league hit with a single off David Wells in the sixth inning...hit his first major league home run the next day off the Blue Jays Roy Halladay...hit .313 with four home runs and 16 RBI over his first 14 games before he was hit in the mouth by a thrown ball during pre-game warm-ups on May 10 at Anaheim...missed two games and ended up wearing a protective shield on his batting helmet for the rest of the season...hit his first of two home runs to leadoff a game on May 16 against Kansas City (also July 28 against Boston)...started his 17-game hitting streak on June 10 at Los Angeles and hit .347 (25 for 72) during the streak with 22 runs scored...stole his first career base on June 16 at Kansas City...had a 13-game hitting streak from July 17 to 29 (18 for 56, .321)...had a career high six RBI on August 24 at Cleveland when he connected for his first career grand slam (Woodard)...also had his first two career four-hit games during that stretch: August 26 against New York and September 4 at Toronto...finished the season with 49 multiple hit games which tied Giambi for the team lead...had his third hitting streak of 10 or more games when he hit safely in 11 straight from September 9 to 20 (18 for 51, .353)...batted .158 with one of the A's two home runs in the Division Series against New York...hit 17 of his 18 home runs against right handed pitchers with 69 of his 80 RBI. 2001-played in every game, joining teammate Miguel Tejada as the first Oakland players to play in 162 games since Alfredo Griffin in 1986...saw significant playing time at all three outfield positions...began the year in center field, his position from 2000, and started 70 of the A's first 72 games there...when Johnny Damon moved to center on June 23, he moved to right and started 26 of the A's next 28 games there...following the acquisition of Jermaine Dye on July 25, he started 60 of the A's final 62 in left field...made a total of 158 starts for the A's (72 in center, 60 in left and 26 in right)...had five assists, second among A's outfielders to Dye (seven)...surpassed his totals from 2000 in hits (178), doubles (37), RBI (85), walks (52) and stolen bases (9)...then went on to bat .389 in the ALDS against New York with three doubles and two of the A's four home runs...both of the home runs were solo shots in Game 1 in New York as he became the sixth Athletic to homer twice in a post-season game, the first since Dave Henderson in Game 3 of the 1989 World Series...led the A's with 52 multiple hit games after tying for the team lead with 49 in 2000...tied for the team lead in hits and led the club in strikeouts (103)...hit mostly in the middle of the order after batting leadoff most of 2000...made 36 starts batting clean-up, 51 batting fifth and 45 batting sixth...posted his best batting average when hitting sixth (60 for 172, .349)...all of his starts in the four spot came over a 58-game span from April 21 to June 26 and he hit .255 (38 for 149) with six home runs and 24 RBI when batting clean-up...hit most of his home runs early in the year, belting nine home runs in his first 76 games but just three over his final 86 contests...got off to a quick start as he hit .326 in April, his best batting average in a month in his career...that included a 10-game hitting streak from April 11 to 20 (18 for 37, .486), his first of four hitting streaks of at least 10 games in 2001...now has seven hitting streaks of 10 or more games in his career...put together an 11-game hitting streak from June 20 to July 1 (15 for 42, .357)...had a 10-game hitting streak from July 17 to 26 and was 15 for 40 (.375) with nine doubles...had four RBI and a career high tying four hits on August 2 at Cleveland...homered on August 9 against Boston to snap a 38-game, 153-at bat homerless streak dating back to June 27 at Seattle...agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension through the 2005 season on August 14...had a season high 12-game hitting streak from September 3 to 22 (19 for 50, .380). 2001 Played in every game, joining teammate Miguel Tejada as the first Oakland players to play in 162 games since Alfredo Griffin in 1986...is one of six players in Oakland history to play in every game in a season (eight times)...has now played in 237 consecutive games which is the third longest consecutive games played streak in Oakland history behind Griffin (347) and Tejada (270)...saw significant playing time at all three outfield positions...began the year in center field, his position from 2000, and started 70 of the A's first 72 games there...when Johnny Damon moved to center on June 23, he moved to right and started 26 of the A's next 28 games there...following the acquisition of Jermaine Dye on July 25, he started 60 of the A's final 62 in left field...made a total of 158 starts for the A's (72 in center, 60 in left and 26 in right)...had five assists, three more than his 2000 season total and second among A's outfielders to Dye (seven)...hit .283, five points shy of his average from his rookie year of 2000...surpassed his totals from 2000 in hits (178), doubles (37), RBI (85), walks (52) and stolen bases (9) and equaled his triple total (4)...then went on to bat .389 in the ALDS against New York with three doubles and two of the A's four home runs...both of the home runs were solo shots in Game 1 in New York as he became the sixth Athletic to homer twice in a post-season game, the first since Dave Henderson in Game 3 of the 1989 World Series...now has three home runs in 10 career post season games...led the A's with 52 multiple hit games after tying for the team lead with 49 in 2000...tied for the team lead in hits and led the club in strikeouts (103)...the hit total tied for the eighth best single season total in Oakland history, the doubles ranked 10th and his 629 at bats were fifth most...hit mostly in the middle of the order after batting leadoff most of 2000...made 36 starts batting clean-up, 51 batting fifth and 45 batting sixth...posted his best batting average when hitting sixth (60 for 172, .349)...all of his starts in the four spot came over a 58-game span from April 21 to June 26 and he hit .255 (38 for 149) with six home runs and 24 RBI when batting clean-up...hit most of his home runs early in the year, belting nine home runs in his first 76 games but just three over his final 86 contests...got off to a quick start as he hit .326 in April, his best batting average in a month in his career...that included a 10-game hitting streak from April 11 to 20 (18 for 37, .486), his first of four hitting streaks of at least 10 games in 2001...now has seven hitting streaks of 10 or more games in his career...made his first career start batting fourth on April 21 at Texas and then homered in consecutive games on April 25 and 26 at Chicago...had his average at the .301 mark on May 10 but went 31 for 135 (.230) over his next 35 games to drop his average to .266 on June 19...put together an 11-game hitting streak from June 20 to July 1 (15 for 42, .357) and went into the All-Star Break with a .272 batting average...hit .296 (86 for 291) the second half of the season...had a 10-game hitting streak from July 17 to 26 and was 15 for 40 (.375) with nine doubles...finished July with 12 doubles which was second most in the majors (O'Neill, NYY 14)...the hitting streak began a 20 game stretch where he hit safely in 19 games (28 for 82, .341), pushing his average to the .283 mark on August 6...had four RBI and a career high tying four hits on August 2 at Cleveland...followed that up with a 2 for 25 slump...one of the hits during the slump was a home run on August 9 against Boston and that snapped a 38-game, 153-at bat homerless streak dating back to June 27 at Seattle...went another 24 games and 92 at bats before hitting his 11th home run on September 5 against Baltimore...agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension through the 2005 season on August 14 and hit .305 (51 for 167) from that point until the end of the season...had a season high 12-game hitting streak from September 3 to 22 (19 for 50, .380) to up his average to the .288 mark on September 22...then went 10 for 45 (.222) over his final 13 games to finish the year at .283...had his best batting average against Detroit as he hit .462 (12 for 26) in seven games...hit .357 (10 for 28) against Cleveland with nine RBI, his most against any team...now has a .423 (22 for 52) career average against the Indians, his best against any club 2000 The Rookie of the Year candidate set Oakland rookie records with 104 runs and tied the rookie record with 168 hits and a 17-game hitting streak from June 10-29 ... broke the runs scored record of 97 set by Mark McGwire in 1987, shares the hits record of 168 set by Ben Grieve in 1998 and he shares the hitting streak mark with Mike Edwards (1978) and Luis Polonia (1987) ... the hitting streak was the longest in the major leagues by a rookie and he also led all major league rookies in runs (104), hits (168), doubles (34), RBI (80), multiple hit games (49), total bases (264) and extra base hits (56) ... ranked second among American League rookies in batting (.288), home runs (18), walks (43), on-base percentage (.336) and slugging percentage ( ... 452) ... posted the second best Oakland rookie totals in doubles and his RBI total was fourth best ... was one of the top clutch hitters in the league as he led the A's with a .369 (41 for 111) average with runners in scoring position, the fifth best mark among all American League hitters ... hit ... 611 (11 for 18) with the bases loaded ... ... began the season at Triple-A Sacramento and was hitting ... 400 with three home runs and 15 RBI in 15 games when he was recalled to Oakland on April 24 ... made his A's debut that night against Toronto and recorded his first major league hit with a single off David Wells in the sixth inning ... hit his first major league home run the next day off the Blue Jays Roy Halladay ... drove in the first three runs of his career in that game but topped that with a four RBI game on May 1 at Kansas City ... was hitting .313 (20 for 64) with four home runs and 16 RBI over his first 14 games through May 9 ... then was hit in the mouth by a thrown ball during pre-game warm-ups on May 10 at Anaheim and missed two games ... wore a protective shield on his batting helmet for the rest of the season ... delivered a pinch hit single in his first game back on May 12 against Seattle but then went 18 for 93 ( ... 194) over his next 23 games, dropping his average from .323 to .247 ... hit his first of two home runs to leadoff a game on May 16 against Kansas City (also July 28 against Boston) ... started his 17-game hitting streak on June 10 at Los Angeles and hit .347 (25 for 72) during the streak with 21 runs scored ... finished June with 27 runs in 24 games, second most in the majors in the month and the most by an A's player in one month since Rickey Henderson also had 27 in July, 1993 ... stole his first career base on June 16 at Kansas City ... the hitting streak pushed his average to the .278 mark and his average stayed between .268 and .280 through August 9 ... included in that span was a 13-game hitting streak from July 17 to 29 (18 for 56, .321) ... then homered in consecutive games on August 10 at New York and August 11 against Detroit to start a 34-game stretch where he batted .364 (56 for 154) with 20 multiple hit games, six home runs and 24 RBI ... finished the season with 49 multiple hit games which ties Giambi for the team lead ... had a career high six RBI on August 24 at Cleveland when he connected for his first career grand slam (Woodard) ... also had his first two career four-hit games during that stretch: August 26 against New York and September 4 at Toronto ... had his third hitting streak of 10 or more games when he hit safely in 11 straight from September 9 to 20 (18 for 51, .353) ... average peaked at .301 on September 16 but he hit ... 188 (13 for 69) over the final 15 games to finish the year at .288 ... hit all 17 of his 18 home runs against right handed pitchers with 69 of his 80 RBI.hit .500 (12 for 24) against Cleveland and had 3 HR and 13 RBI in 12 games against Kansas City ... batted .301 (98 for 326) after the All-Star Break. 1999 Made his major league debut with two different stints with the Mets ... Called up for the first time on April 12 but was optioned back to Norfolk on April 16 after striking out twice as a pinch hitter on April 14 and 15 against Florida ... Called up again on May 10 and grounded into a double play as a pinch hitter on May 11 at Colorado ... Optioned back to Norfolk on May 13 and remained there until he was traded to the A's organization with Leo Vasquez for Kenny Rogers on July 23 ... Hit .326 in 78 games with the Tides ... Finished third on the club with four triples and 14 stolen bases ... Got off to a quick start as he hit .348 in April ... Followed that up by slamming three of his seven home runs in May ... Average had dropped to the .279 mark on June 16 when he put together a 16-game hitting streak from June 17 to July 8 (27 for 65, .415) ... Drove in at least one run during the first eight games of that streak and had 18 RBI in 23 games in June ... Had his hitting streak snapped in the second game of the doubleheader on July 8 and then hit safely in his final 11 games with Norfolk (19 for 46, .413) before he was traded to the A's ... Assigned to the A's Triple-A affiliate at Vancouver and hit safely in his first four games (7 for 15) for a 15-game hitting streak overall ... Followed that with a 1 for 22 skid and ended up hitting .247 in 40 games with the Canadians ... Combined for a .299 (137 for 458) average at both Triple-A stops ... Hit .304 (17 for 56) with a double, two triples, two home runs and 13 RBI in 14 post season games with the Canadians ... That included a 9 for 21 (.429) performance in the Triple-A World Series with 10 RBI in five games, earning him MVP honors ... Hit .269 with a home run and 13 RBI for Magallanes in the Venezuelan Winter League.