Hiram Bocachica #44

  • CF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 11"/195

Hiram Bocachica MLB Career Stats

.215 15 37 16 .628

Hiram Bocachica Bio

  • Full Name: Hiram Bocachica
  • Born: 3/4/1976 in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Draft: 1994, Montreal Expos, 1st rd. (21st overall)
  • High School: Rexville Superior, Bayamon, PR
  • Debut: September 13, 2000
  • Ret., Final Game: 7/17/2007
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MLB Career Stats 535 69 115 15 37 16 .215 .272 .628


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Hiram Bocachica Awards

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/09/2006 Sacramento PCL

PCL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2000 Calgary PCL

Hiram Bocachica Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 12, 2011 Petroleros de Minatitlan released CF Hiram Bocachica.
May 20, 2011 Leones de Yucatan traded CF Hiram Bocachica to Petroleros de Minatitlan.
March 18, 2011 Leones de Yucatan signed free agent Hiram Bocachica.
December 31, 2010 OF Hiram Bocachica elected free agency.
April 27, 2010 Diablos Rojos del Mexico traded OF Hiram Bocachica to Broncos de Reynosa.
April 20, 2010 Diablos Rojos del Mexico signed free agent Hiram Bocachica.

Hiram Bocachica Bio Info

Hiram Colon Bocachica...married to Jocelyn, and has a daughter, Aliyah...graduated from Rexville HS in Bayamon, PR, where he played volleyball, basketball and track and field...was offered a scholarship to play baseball at LSU but declined the offer and signed with the Expos. 2007 Was selected by Oakland from Triple-A Sacramento on May 16 and went 1 for 17 (.059) in six games before he was designated for assignment on May 30...was claimed on waivers by San Diego on May 31 and hit .238 with a home run and two RBI in 27 games with Padres before he was designated for assignment again on July 18...was sent outright to Triple-A Portland on July 20 and finished the season on the Beavers disabled list...batted a combined .200 with two home runs and five RBI in 33 games at the Major League level...began the year at Sacramento and hit .318 with nine home runs and 32 RBI in 35 games...added 25 walks for a .450 on-base percentage...hit safely in each of his first 11 games (14 for 42, .333)...went 2 for 5 with two home runs and six RBI on May 12 at Iowa, including a grand slam...had four home runs and 15 RBI over his final eight games with the River Cats...was promoted to Oakland on May 16 and made six appearances in center field, including five starts...his one hit for the A's was a two-run home run on May 23 at Chicago in a 4-0 A's win...claimed on waivers by San Diego on May 31 and made 11 starts in right field, three in center field and one in left field...went 6 for 22 (.273) over his first eight games and 9 for 41 (.220) over his final 19 contests...was sent to Portland on July 20 and hit .184 with no home runs and three RBI in 13 games...added 12 walks for a .385 on-base percentage...combined to hit .287 with nine home runs, 35 RBI, 37 walks and a .434 on-base percentage in 48 games with Sacramento and Portland...hit .296 (16 for 54) against left-handed pitching and .283 (32 for 113) against right-handers...hit .354 with six of his nine home runs and 19 of his 35 RBI in the seventh inning or later...batted .346 with runners in scoring position...was placed on the Portland disabled list on August 14 with a strained right elbow and missed the remainder of the season. 2006 He was with the A's for the second consecutive season and went 3-for-13 (.231) in eight games. Made two starts in center field on Sept. 27 and 28 against the Angels. Started the season on the disabled list at Triple-A Sacramento with a broken right wrist. Bocachica hit .326 in 77 games with 19 homers and 60 RBIs at Sacramento. He led the Rivercats in batting and slugging percentage (.595), and was second in home runs and stolen bases (18) despite missing nearly the first two months of the season. Bocachica had an eight-game stretch from July 4-13 where he had six home runs and 19 RBIs while batting .419 (13-for-31). 2005 Was a non-roster invitee with the A's during the spring but broke his wrist before Opening Day and missed nearly the entire season...came back at the Minor League level in late August and received a mid-September call-up to Oakland...was selected by the A's on September 12 and went 2-for-19 (.105) in nine games...made three starts in right field and two at third base and also appeared in one game in center field...went 0-for-12 against right-handed pitching and was 2-for-7 (.286) against left-handers...now has a .176 (48-for-272) career average against righties and .282 (48-for-170) against lefties...the A's are his fourth team in six Major League seasons...was batting .444 (16-for-36) in 20 games during spring training when he was hit by a Matt Wise pitch in the seventh inning of a game against Milwaukee on March 30...suffered a broken right wrist and did not return to action until August 26 when he began a rehab assignment with the A's affiliate in the Arizona Rookie League...went 1-for-12 in four games before he was moved up to Triple-A Sacramento on September 1...went 7-for-17 (.412) with two home runs and six RBIs in four regular season games with the River Cats, appearing in three games at third base and one at designated hitter...went 4-for-4 with a double, two home runs and four RBIs in his first game on September 1 against Fresno...then hit .476 (10-for-21) with a home run and four RBIs in five postseason games with Sacramento and combined to hit .447 (17-for-38) with five doubles, three home runs, 10 RBIs and nine runs scored in nine games total at Triple-A. 2004 Had two stints with the Mariners and batted .244 with three home runs and six RBI in 50 games...had career highs in walks (12) and stolen bases (5)...batted .400 (12 for 30) against left handed pitchers and .167 (10 for 60) against right-handers...hit .306 (15 for 49) with all three of his home runs at Safeco Field and .171 (7 for 41) on the road...hit .207 (12 for 58) the first time he saw a pitcher in a game and .313 (10 for 32) after that...started 23 games in center field and two in right field and also made one appearance in left field...did not commit an error in 68 chances...was selected by Seattle on June 2 and made his Mariner debut that night against Toronto as a pinch runner...hit his first home run of the season on June 12 against Montreal, his first home run since September 17, 2002...was designated for assignment on July 21...was sent outright to Tacoma on July 27 but returned to Seattle on August 10 and finished the season with the Mariners...went 7 for 28 (.250) in 19 games during his second stint with the Mariners...connected on back-to-back-to-back home runs with Miguel Olivo and Jose Lopez on August 27 against Kansas City...hit .287 with 10 home runs and 25 RBI in 40 games at Triple-A Tacoma...appeared in 27 games in right field, eight in center field, three in left field and two at first base...hit .378 (17 for 45) against left handed pitching and .242 (22 for 91) against right-handers...batted .157 (8 for 51) with runners in scoring position...homered twice on August 1 against Albuquerque...had two grand slams, both coming at Las Vegas on April 13 and May 31. 2003 Started the season on Detroit's roster but went just 1 for 22 (.045) in six games before he was designated for assignment on April 18...was sent outright to Toledo on April 24 and spent the remainder of the season with the Mud Hens...batted .242 with 12 home runs and 37 RBI in 95 games...played all three outfield positions (32 games in center field, 21 in left field and 18 in right field) in addition to second base (20 games) and third base (two games)...hit 11 of his 12 home runs off right handed pitching...was on the suspended list from May 29 to June 2...was placed on the disabled list on August 16 with a right hip flexor injury and missed the remainder of the season. 2002 Split his season between Los Angeles and Detroit and combined for a .220 batting average, eight home runs and 17 RBI...started just 11 (10 in left field and one in center field) of the 102 games while with the Dodgers...used mainly as a pinch-hitter with Los Angeles, going 5 for 21 (.238) with two home runs in the pinch...was hitting .215 with four home runs and nine RBI in 49 games when he was traded to Detroit on July 25 for pitcher Tom Farmer and a player to be named later...homered in his first game with the Tigers and went on to bat .223 with four home runs and eight RBI in 34 games...matched his career high with three hits on September 17 against Minnesota...played for Ponce in the Puerto Rican Winter League following the season and hit .264 with four home runs and 12 RBI in 30 games. 2001 Spent the entire season with Los Angeles, appearing in 19 games at second base, 10 in left field, eight at third base and three in right field...made 36 pinch-hit appearances and was 4 for 33 (.121) with three doubles and three walks...hit his first Major League home run on June 12 against Texas off Mark Petkovsek...became just the ninth player to reach the Loge Level in Dodger Stadium with a blast off Randy Johnson on June 19...had a career high six-game hitting streak from June 19 to 26...appeared in just 24 of the Dodgers final 84 games...was on the disabled list from July 9 to 26 with a sprained right ankle and played in only four of Los Angeles' final 29 games from August 30 to October 7...played for Ponce in the Puerto Rican Winter League following the season and hit .200 in 22 games. 2000 Recalled from Albuquerque by the Dodgers on September 11...made his Major League debut on September 13 at Arizona as a pinch runner...collected his first Major League hit on September 16 against Colorado, singling off Jerry DiPoto as a pinch-hitter...was a Pacific Coast League All-Star and was named to Baseball America'sTriple-A All-Star squad...ranked fourth among all minor league second baseman with a .322 average and topped all with 99 double plays...finished third in the PCL in extra base hits (65), tied for third in doubles (38), fourth in total bases (270) and fifth in runs (99) and hits (155)...was the Dodgers minor league player of the month in May, when he hit .382, and August, when he hit .364 with nine home runs and 25 RBI...was on the Albuquerque disabled list from May 23 to June 2 with a strained right hamstring. 1999 Spent the entire season at Double-A San Antonio and hit .291 with 11 home runs and 60 RBI in 123 games...added 60 walks for a .382 on-base percentage...was tied for third in the Texas League with 10 triples and ranked fourth with 30 steals...ranked second on his club in stolen bases and was third among all Dodger minor leaguers...was first among league second basemen in errors (31) and tied for first in double plays (77)...collected six hits and hit for the cycle at Midland on June 10...hit .350 in June...was on the suspended list from August 16-19. 1998 Batted a combined .251 with eight home runs, 48 RBI and 27 stolen bases in 118 games with three different teams...began the year at Double-A Harrisburg before being promoted to Triple-A Ottawa on July 19...was second on the club at Harrisburg in stolen bases (20)...was traded to Los Angeles on July 31 with Carlos Perez and Mark Grudzielanek for Wilton Guerrero, Ted Lilly, Peter Bergeron and Jonathan Tucker. 1997 Helped lead Double-A Harrisburg to the Eastern League title as the leadoff hitter...batted .278 with 11 home runs and 35 RBI in 119 games...ranked third in the EL in steals (29)...was on the suspended list from June 15 to 18...was on the disabled list from June 18 to 25 with right shoulder soreness. 1996 Was limited to 71 games with West Palm Beach following surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow...still finished second on the club in steals (21)...hit .337 and added 34 walks for a .419 on-base percentage...also went 8 for 32 (.250) on a nine-game rehab assignment with the Expos affiliate in the Gulf Coast Rookie League. 1995 Named to the South Atlantic League postseason All-Star team after hitting .284 in 96 games with Albany...was tied for second in the league in triples (10) and ranked third in stolen bases (47) despite spending five weeks of the season on the disabled list from April 12 to May 19 with a sprained ankle...led all Expos minor leaguers in stolen bases. 1994 Selected by the Montreal Expos in the first round (21st selection overall) and was four picks short of being the first ever Puerto Rican selected in the first round...Ramon Castro was selected by Houston with the 17th overall pick...hit .280 with five home runs and 16 RBI in 43 games with the Expos affiliate in the Gulf Coast League.