|MLB Career Stats||1951||244||496||22||176||20||.254||.328||.678|
|2002||5||17th in NL|
|November 2, 2011||2B Ramon Vazquez elected free agency.|
|August 16, 2011||2B Ramon Vazquez assigned to New Orleans Zephyrs from Florida Marlins.|
|August 15, 2011||Florida Marlins signed free agent 2B Ramon Vazquez to a minor league contract.|
|July 22, 2011||Las Vegas 51s released 2B Ramon Vazquez.|
|June 15, 2011||2B Ramon Vazquez assigned to Las Vegas 51s.|
|June 14, 2011||Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent 2B Ramon Vazquez to a minor league contract.|
|June 1, 2011||Memphis Redbirds released 2B Ramon Vazquez.|
|April 6, 2011||2B Ramon Vazquez assigned to Memphis Redbirds.|
|February 28, 2011||St. Louis Cardinals invited non-roster 3B Ramon Vazquez to spring training.|
|July 19, 2010||Round Rock Express released SS Ramon Vazquez.|
|June 24, 2010||Round Rock Express signed free agent SS Ramon Vazquez.|
|June 16, 2010||Tacoma Rainiers released SS Ramon Vazquez.|
|April 24, 2010||SS Ramon Vazquez assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from Seattle Mariners.|
|April 19, 2010||Seattle Mariners signed free agent SS Ramon Vazquez to a minor league contract.|
|April 4, 2010||Pittsburgh Pirates designated SS Ramon Vazquez for assignment.|
VERSATILITY: For the Padres, played 22 games at shortstop, 10 at second base, 9 at third and 3 at first...committed only one error in 110 total chances for a .991 fielding percentage...in Portland, played 46 games at second base, 4 at third and 4 at shortstop.
AT PORTLAND: Hit .417 (30-for-72) with 11 doubles, 5 home runs and 31 RBI with runners on base...batted .366 (15-for-41) with 24 RBI with runners in scoring position...cracked 2 homers and collected 5 RBI August 15 vs. Salt Lake, stroking a walk-off 2-run blast to give Portland a 9-8 win...hit a first-inning 2-run homer August 19 vs. Sacramento that held up in the Beavers' 2-0 victory.2003 Played 116 games for the Padres as the club's primary shortstop, starting 102 times at the position while missing 33 games in June and July with a strained abdominal muscle...Set career highs with 56 runs, 52 walks and 10 stolen bases...Tied for 8th in the majors with 20 walks in March/April...Hit .309 (21-for-68) in 19 games in June...scored a career-best 4 runs 8/12 at Atlanta...Collected a career-high 4 hits for a 2nd time 9/24 vs. LA. 2002 Spent the entire season with the Padres, batting .274 (116-for-423) with 21 doubles, 5 triples, 2 homers and 32 RBI in 128 games...ranked among National League rookies in most offensive categories, including batting average (3rd), hits (3rd), total bases (3rd with 153), doubles (3rd), walks (3rd with 45), on-base percentage (3rd at .344) and extra-base hits (tied for 3rd with 28)...start ed the year slow ly, going 19-for-101 (.188) through May before break ing out with a team-leading .328 average during the month of June...hit .295 (78-for-264) the rest of the way to finish at .274.
IN THE BEGINNING: Started Opening Day at third base in place of an ailing Sean Burroughs, becoming the first Padre rook ie to make the Opening Day line up since first baseman Dave Staton in 1994...went 1-for-3, earn ing his first National League hit with a 5th-inning single off Arizona's Randy Johnson.
STREAKER: Hit safely in a career best 9 consecutive games June 1-12, going 14-for-29 (.483) with a double, triple, homer and 6 RBI...matched it with another 9-game hitting streak August 3-13...both streaks ended with pinch-hit appearances in his 10th game.
A GRAND TIME: Connected for his first ca reer grand slam on June 7 at Tampa Bay, giving the Padres a 4-1 lead in the 2nd inning and an eventual 7-1 victory...the slam was also his first career hom er and came in his 147th career at-bat...became the 4th Padre in 34 NL seasons whose first career homer was a grand slam, joining Mike Corkins, Luis Lopez and Ray Holbert on the exclusive list...finished the year with a 5-for-10 (.500) mark with the bases loaded...12 of his 32 RBI came with the bases full...hit his 2nd and only other roundtripper of 2002 September 24 at San Fran cisco off Russ Ortiz.
THE RIGHT WAY: Batted 140 points higher off right-handed pitch ers (.297, 105-for-353) than against lefthanders (.157, 11-for-70)...43 of his 45 walks were off righties, leading to a .373 on-base per cent age.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS: Had a career-high 4 hits in a 7-1 win July 7 at Colorado...duplicated the 4-hit feat on September 20 vs. Los Angeles...finished with 30 multiple-hit games, including 21 following the All-Star break to tie him for 4th on the club with Phil Nevin...batted .326 with a team-leading 8 doubles in August...owned a .402 on-base percentage and a .432 slugging per cent age during the month...went 7-for-9 (78 percent) in stolen base attempts, ranking 3rd on the Padres behind Mark Kotsay and Gene Kingsale...hit .375 (18-for-48) when swinging on the first pitch and .261 (98-for-375) from the 2nd pitch on.
IN THE FIELD: Was the lone Padre to start 10 or more games at second base, third and shortstop...spent most of his time at second following the July 12 trade of D'Angelo Jimenez, posting a .985 fielding percentage (5 errors in 326 total chances)...overall, compiled a .986 fielding percentage (7 E/491 TC) between the 3 positions.2001 Was named a Baseball America Triple-A All-Star, and started at shortstop for the PCL All-Stars, batting .300 with 28 doubles, 79 RBI and 85 runs in 127 games for Tacoma in his 6th and final season in the Mariners organization...Tabbed the No. 7 prospect in the league by Baseball America, as well as the league's most exciting player in its annual Best Tools survey of managers...Made only 12 errors in 126 games at shortstop, posting a .979 fielding percentage to break a 39-year-old franchise record for shortstops...Ranked 3rd in the league with 76 walks and posted a team-best .397 on-base percentage...Reached safely via hit or walk in 112 of 127 games... Went 5-for-5 April 8 at Las Vegas...was 10-for-16 (.625) with a homer and 23 RBI with the bases loaded...Made his major league debut 9/7 vs. Baltimore with an 8th-inning pinch-hit single off Ryan Kohlmeier in his first at-bat... After going 1-for-14 (.071) in his first 10 games, was 7-for-21 (.333) in his final 7 contests...Made one post-season appearance, as a defensive replacement in Game 3 of the ALDS vs. Cleveland...Played for Caguas of the Puerto Rican Winter League and was named the league's MVP...Hit .361 with 4 homers and 30 RBI in 52 games...Led the league in batting and on-base percentage (.452). 2000 Earned All-Star honors for the first time in his career, batting .286 with 25 doubles and 58 runs in 127 games for AA New Haven...Started at shortstop for the Eastern League All-Star squad. 1999 Made his Double-A debut, batting .258 with 5 homers and 45 RBI at New Haven...appeared in 67 games at shortstop, 44 at third base and 16 at second base. 1998 Hit .276 with 72 RBI and 15 steals for A Lancaster...Ranked 4th in the Cal League with a career-best 81 walks... Fanned once every 8.44 at-bats (66 K's in 468 AB's), 5th-best in the league...Hit in 13 straight 8/12-26, going 24-for-59 (.409). 1997 After managing one homer in 9 games over his first 2 pro seasons, slammed 8 long balls in 131 games for Single-A Wisconsin...his 5 triples and 16 stolen bases were both career highs. 1996 Played 54 games for Single-A Everett, Triple-A Tacoma and Single-A Wisconsin in his first full professional season...was with Everett June 18-July 24...was promoted to Tacoma July 24-August 30...finished the season at Wisconsin August 30-September 2. 1995 Made his professional debut, appearing in 9 games for Peoria of the Arizona Rookie League.