Miguel Olivo

Miguel Olivo #59

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/230
  • Age: 37


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Miguel Olivo MLB Career Stats

.240 145 490 53 .691

Miguel Olivo Bio

  • Full Name: Miguel Eduardo Olivo
  • Born: 7/15/1978 in Villa Vasquez, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: September 15, 2002
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MLB Career Stats 3765 435 905 145 490 53 .240 .275 .691
  • Status: Active


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Miguel Olivo Stats

Miguel Olivo Advanced Stats

Miguel Olivo Statcast Events


Miguel Olivo Awards

MLBPAA Mariners Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2011 Seattle AL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2000 Modesto CAL

MEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Tijuana MEX

SOU Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2002 Birmingham SOU

Miguel Olivo Leaderboards


Season 3B Rank
2004 4 22nd in AL
2009 5 19th in AL
2010 6 13th in NL


Season SO Rank
2007 123 21st in NL
2009 126 14th in AL
2011 140 7th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2004 6 21st in AL
2012 6 17th in AL

Miguel Olivo Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 20, 2015 Toros de Tijuana activated C Miguel Olivo.
May 31, 2015 C Miguel Olivo assigned to Mexican League Norte All-Stars.
April 2, 2015 Toros de Tijuana activated C Miguel Olivo.
April 2, 2015 Toros de Tijuana placed C Miguel Olivo on the reserve list.
February 7, 2015 Toros de Tijuana placed C Miguel Olivo on the reserve list.
June 26, 2014 C Miguel Olivo assigned to Toros de Tijuana.
May 22, 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers released C Miguel Olivo.
May 21, 2014 C Miguel Olivo roster status changed by Albuquerque Isotopes.
May 14, 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned C Miguel Olivo to Albuquerque Isotopes.
April 30, 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers selected the contract of Miguel Olivo from Albuquerque Isotopes.
April 1, 2014 C Miguel Olivo assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes.
January 17, 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent C Miguel Olivo to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
July 5, 2013 C Miguel Olivo elected free agency.
July 3, 2013 Miami Marlins designated C Miguel Olivo for assignment.
June 15, 2013 Miami Marlins placed C Miguel Olivo on the restricted list.
March 29, 2013 Miami Marlins signed free agent C Miguel Olivo.
March 27, 2013 Cincinnati Reds released C Miguel Olivo.
February 1, 2013 Cincinnati Reds signed free agent C Miguel Olivo to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 3, 2012 C Miguel Olivo elected free agency.
May 24, 2012 Seattle Mariners activated C Miguel Olivo from the 15-day disabled list.
May 21, 2012 sent C Miguel Olivo on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
May 1, 2012 Seattle Mariners placed C Miguel Olivo on the 15-day disabled list. Strained right groin.
January 3, 2011 Seattle Mariners signed free agent C Miguel Olivo.
November 7, 2010 C Miguel Olivo elected free agency.
November 4, 2010 Colorado Rockies traded C Miguel Olivo to Toronto Blue Jays.
January 4, 2010 Colorado Rockies signed free agent Miguel Olivo.
November 9, 2009 C Miguel Olivo elected free agency.

Miguel Eduardo Olivo Bio Info

Miguel Eduardo Olivo...he and his wife, Gloria, have six children: Miguel Jr., Minaya, Alexandria, Sergio, Alazay and Erica...his second-cousin, Tony Pena, caught in the Majors for 18 seasons...enjoys camping, fishing and playing the drums...coaches youth and high school players in Dominican Republic during offseason.


Appeared in 33 games with the Marlins, batting .203 with four home runs and nine RBI...Went 2-for-8 with three walks, a home run and four RBI in 11 pinch-hit appearances...Designated for assignment by the Marlins on July 3.

2007 Set career high with 60 RBI and matched career best with 16 home runs (also 2006), appearing in 122 games with Marlins ... Homered in three straight games from August 20-25... has 61 career home runs, second among Dominican-born catchers behind Tony Pena (106) ... hit first career pinch-hit home run June 30 vs. Atlanta (off Bob Wickman) ... had first five-hit game of career June 16 at Kansas City ... Led all Major League catchers with four triples ... was fourth among NL backstops with 58 RBI as catcher ... Scored winning run on walkoff passed ball April 25 vs. Atlanta ... it marks the only game in franchise history that the Marlins have won on a walkoff passed ball, and the first time any team had won a game on a passed ball since August 3, 2005, when Jimmy Rollins scored to give the Phillies a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs ... Batted .340 (18x53) with two home runs and nine RBI in 14 Interleague games ... batted .247 with seven home runs and 36 RBI in 76 games before All-Star Break, compared to .218 with nine home runs and 24 RBI in 46 games in second half ... Appeared defensively as catcher in 119 games ... threw out 20 of 71 (28.2 %) base stealers in 990.1 innings behind the plate. 2006 Batted .263 with 16 home runs and 58 RBI in 127 games...established career highs for games (127), at-bats (430), runs (52), hits (113), doubles (22), home runs (16) and RBI (58)...Hit .408 (20x49) in June, tops in the National League and second in the Majors for the month...he became the second Marlins player ever to hit over .400 in a month, joining Preston Wilson who hit .431 in July 1999...had season-high eight-game hit streak from June 25 to July 6, during which he batted .344 (11x32) with three home runs and 10 RBI...Hit 15 of 16 home runs while playing catcher, tying a single-season record for home runs by a Dominican-born catcher which was also accomplished by Tony Pena in both 1983 and 1984 with Pittsburgh...hit two home runs with career-high five RBI on June 27 vs. Tampa Bay, marking his second career two-homer game (also 8/27/04, vs. Kansas City)...Batted .471 (8x17) with the bases loaded...hit .359 (14x39) with four homers and 13 RBI in Interleague Play...had a .444 (40x90) average with 11 home runs and 27 RBI when putting the first pitch of an at-bat in play...hit .214 (73x340) with five home runs and 31 RBI when putting any other pitch in play...Was behind the plate for Anibal Sanchez's no-hitter on September 6 vs. Arizona...threw out 25 of 73 (34.2 percent) runners attempting to steal bases...the 25 runners caught stealing marked a career high...had second-best caught stealing percentage in the National League, behind the Cardinals' Yadier Molina (26x63, 41.2 percent)...allowed 10 passed balls and charged with seven errors when behind the plate...appeared in five games at first base, for a total of 9.0 innings...made first career appearance at first base on July 1 vs. Boston. 2005 Spent time with the Seattle Mariners, Tacoma Rainiers (AAA) and San Diego Padres... batted a combined .221 with 12 home runs and 55 RBI in 115 games... Hit a combined .151 (23x152) with five home runs and 18 RBI over 54 games with Seattle... opened the season with the Seattle Mariners and hit .145 in 37 games, including notching a season-high three hits on May 15 vs. Boston, before he was optioned to Tacoma (AAA) on June 1... saw action in 24 games with Tacoma, including 14 behind the dish and 10 as the club's DH... hit just .233 (21x90), but was recalled on June 29 and played in 17 more games with Seattle before being traded to the Padres on July 30... Joined the Padres and made his debut on August 2 as a defensive replacement... his first Padres hit came as a home run the next day in Pittsburgh, and he started 26 of the next 27 games for the Padres as Ramon Hernandez was on the disabled list... homered in his first at-bat with the Padres on August 3 at Pittsburgh, becoming just the eighth Padre to homer in his first at-bat and the first since John Mabry on August 1, 2000... homered the next game, August 4 at Pittsburgh, and became just the second Padre to homer in each of his first two games with an at-bat, joining Bobby Brown... Finished the season having seen action in 37 games with the Padres, hitting .304 (35x115) with four home runs, seven doubles and 16 RBI... had a career-high 10-game hitting streak from August 24 to September 4, batting .400 (14x35)... swiped multiple bases (two) in a game for the first time in his career September 1 at Milwaukee... Batted .200 with two home runs and 11 RBI in 27 games with Escogido in the Dominican Winter League... hit .472 with seven RBI in 11 post-season games. 2004
  • Acquired in a mid-season 5-player trade from the Chicago White Sox on June 27.
  • Hit .270 (38x141) Acquired by Seattle in a mid-season five-player trade from the Chicago White Sox on June 27... hit .270 (38x141) with seven homers and 26 RBI in 46 games with Chicago... made 43 starts with Seattle, 40 with Chicago... made Mariners debut June 29 as starting catcher vs. Texas... on disabled list from June 30 to July 14 after having surgical procedure to remove a kidney stone... homered twice August 27 vs. Kansas City, his first career multi-home run game.with 7 homers and 26 RBI in 46 games with Chicago.
  • Made 43 starts with Seattle, 40 with Chicago.
  • Made Mariners debut June 29 as starting catcher vs. Texas.
  • On disabled list June 30-July 14 after having surgical procedure to remove a kidney stone.
  • First Mariner home run came July 19 vs. Boston as part of back-to-back homers with Edgar Martinez.
  • Set club record with 5 strikeouts July 29 at Anaheim.
  • Had career-high 6-game hit streak Aug. 12-22 (8x23/.348).
  • Homered twice Aug. 27 vs. Kansas City, his first career multi-home run game.
  • Single Sept. 26 at Texas snapped 0x31 stretch; held hitless in nine consecutive games Sept. 4-20 and in first at bat Sept. 26.
  • Had two triples with Seattle (4 overall), one shy of matching the club single-season record by a catcher. 2003 Was named to the Topps/Major League Baseball All-Rookie Team and the catcher on Baseball Digest's All-Star Rookie Team... led all American League rookie catchers in hits (75), doubles (19) and runs scored (37)... caught 35.8 (19x53) percent of potential base stealers, the third-highest percentage in the AL... missed three games from August 8-10 after injuring right shoulder in a home-plate collision with Brent Mayne on August 6 vs. Kansas City... collected a career-high four hits on July 30 at Kansas City... hit first career grand slam (and collected a career-high four RBI) June 20 at Cubs (off Shawn Estes)... recorded his first ML stolen base on May 20 vs. Toronto. 2002 Made Major League debut on September 15 at New York (AL)... homered in first Major-League at-bat (off Andy Pettitte) to become just the second player in White Sox history (83rd overall) to hit a home run in his first ML at-bat... threw out his first career base stealer (Carlos Beltran) on September 18 vs. Kansas City... with Birmingham (AA) to start the season, his 29 stolen bases led all Double-A catchers... hit safely in eight straight postseason games, going 9x29 (.310) with four home runs and nine RBI to earn SL Championship Series Most Valuable Player honors... named by Baseball America as the No. 6 Prospect in the SL (No. 1 among position players)... selected to the SL Mid- and Postseason All-Star teams... threw out 31.4 percent (38x121) of attempted base stealers... reached base safely in 42 straight road games from April 16 to August 2... compiled a 12-game hitting streak from July 3-19. 1996

    Originally signed by Oakland as a non-drafted free agent on Sept. 30, 1996.