Angel Berroa #30

  • 2B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/195
  • Age: 38

Angel Berroa MLB Career Stats

.258 46 254 50 .677

Angel Berroa Bio

  • Full Name: Angel Maria Berroa
  • Born: 1/27/1977 in Santiago, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: September 18, 2001
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MLB Career Stats 2575 329 665 46 254 50 .258 .303 .677
  • Status: Released


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Angel Berroa Awards

AL Rookie of the Year

Year Team League
2003 Kansas City AL

MLB Players Choice AL Outstanding Rookie

Year Team League
2003 Kansas City AL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2001 Wichita TEX
2002 Omaha PCL

MEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Puebla MEX

Angel Berroa Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2003 21 11th in AL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2003 92 20th in AL


Season 3B Rank
2003 7 10th in AL
2004 6 12th in AL
2005 5 14th in AL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2003 158 14th in AL
2005 159 10th in AL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2005 608 20th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2003 5 24th in AL
2004 8 12th in AL
2005 5 25th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2003 18 4th in AL
2004 12 10th in AL
2005 14 8th in AL

Angel Berroa Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 12, 2015 Vaqueros de la Laguna released 2B Angel Berroa.
May 27, 2015 Vaqueros de la Laguna activated 2B Angel Berroa.
May 18, 2015 Vaqueros de la Laguna placed 2B Angel Berroa on the reserve list.
April 2, 2015 Vaqueros de la Laguna activated 2B Angel Berroa.
February 6, 2015 Vaqueros de la Laguna signed free agent 2B Angel Berroa.
December 31, 2014 Pericos de Puebla released 2B Angel Berroa.
April 2, 2014 Pericos de Puebla signed free agent 2B Angel Berroa.
March 20, 2013 2B Angel Berroa assigned to Leones de Yucatan.
November 2, 2011 SS Angel Berroa elected free agency.
July 26, 2011 SS Angel Berroa assigned to Reno Aces.
July 25, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent SS Angel Berroa to a minor league contract.
June 26, 2010 Fresno Grizzlies released SS Angel Berroa.
June 13, 2010 Fresno Grizzlies placed SS Angel Berroa on the 7-day disabled list.
May 6, 2010 SS Angel Berroa assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from Salem-Keizer Volcanoes.
April 28, 2010 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes signed free agent Angel Berroa.
December 22, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent SS Angel Berroa to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
August 7, 2009 New York Mets designated SS Angel Berroa for assignment.
July 16, 2009 New York Mets selected the contract of SS Angel Berroa from Buffalo Bisons.
July 14, 2009 SS Angel Berroa assigned to Brooklyn Cyclones from Buffalo Bisons.
June 24, 2009 New York Yankees designated Angel Berroa for assignment.
April 25, 2009 New York Yankees selected the contract of 3B Angel Berroa from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
January 14, 2009 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees signed free agent Angel Berroa.

Angel Maria Berroa Bio Info

Angel Maria Berroa...he and his wife Jennifer reside in Kansas City, MO with their son, Angel Luis...Jennifer is the daughter of Royals special assistant Luis Silverio...Angel participated in Baseball 101 with Buddy Bell in 2005 and 2006, which raised over $40,000 for the Down's Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City...Jennifer chaired the 2005 Royals Charities Baseball Equipment Drive which provided more than 350 baseball items to the Guadalupe Youth Center baseball program...received the Joe Burke "Special Achievement" Award in a vote by the Kansas City Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America...was originally signed by the Oakland Athletics as a non-drafted free agent on Aug. 14, 1997...signed by Santiago Villalona. 2009 Appeared in 35 combined games for the Yankees and Mets, batting .143 with two doubles and three RBI...Made Yankee debut on April 25 after opening the season at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and hit .136 (3-for-22) with one double and one RBI in 21 games (six starts at third base) with the Yankees before being released on July 6...Signed by the Mets to a minor league contract on July 11, batting .148 (4-for-27) with one double and two RBI in 14 games (six starts at shortstop) with the Mets....At Scranton/WB (Yankees), hit .316 (18-for-57) with four doubles, two home runs and 13 RBI in 14 games prior to his call-up, making 10 starts at shortstop, two starts at second base, one game at third base and one game as the designated hitter...was 4-for-5 with one double and two homers in Scranton/WB's 11-0 win vs. Rochester on April 17....Appeared in 29 Spring Training games with the Yankees as a non-roster invitee, batting .371 (23-for-62) with two homers and 11 RBI. 2008 Split the season between the Kansas City and Los Angeles (NL) organizations after being traded to the Dodgers on 6/6 in exchange for minor league infielder Juan Rivera... started at shortstop in 64 of the Dodgers' final 101 games, batting .230 with 13 doubles, 1HR and 16RBI in 84 overall games... batted .291 with 13 doubles, 10HR and 27RBI in 51 games with Kansas City's Triple-A Omaha club prior to being traded. 2007 Opened the season at Triple-A Omaha, marking his 1st time since the start of the 2002 season he did not break camp as the Royals starting shortstop...Recalled from Omaha on May 14...was hitting .303 (37-for-122) at the time of his recall, with 5 doubles, 1 home run, 15 RBI and 15 runs scored in 30 games...appeared at second base, third base and shortstop, committing 5 errors...Appeared in 9 games with the Royals, hitting .091 (1-for-11) with an RBI, hit by pitch and 4 strikeouts...Was designated for assignment on June 6 and outrighted to Omaha on June 8. 2006 Had the toughest offensive season of his career, hitting .234 with 18 doubles, 9 home runs and 54 RBI...played in 132 games, the fewest of his career after playing in 158 games in 2003, 134 in 2004 and 159 in 2005...Committed just 18 errors, the fewest of his career and recorded a career-best .969 fi elding percentage...Hit just .217 (28-129) against left-handed pitchers while hitting .241 (83-345) against righties...Hit .278 (66-237) at Kauffman Stadium, while struggling on the road with a .190 mark (45-237)...has hit just .213 (115-540) on the road since the start of the 2005 season...notched a .337 average (33-98) this season in KC's 29 home victories...Grounded into a career-high 21 double plays, tied for 9th on the Royals singleseason list and the most since Mike Sweeney hit into 21 in 1999...Hit .292 (42-144) with 2 outs after combining to hit just .209 (69-330) with 1 or no outs...Enjoyed success against Tampa Bay pitchers on the year, batting .375 (9-24) with 3 RBI in the 6 games...Batted in 5 different spots in the lineup for the Royals...saw the most action (56 games) in the 8th spot in the order, while also batting in the 7th spot (43 games), 9th spot (18 games), 6th spot (13 games) and 5th spot (2 games)... had his best success in the 8th spot (.252 with 27 RBI)...Had 24 multi-hit games, including fi ve 3-hit games and a 4-hit game...KC was 4-2 when he had 3 or more hits...KC was 14-10 when he had at least 2 hits...Opened the season with hits in 9 of the 1st 11 games...turned in his best month of the season in April, hitting .266 (21-79)...hit at a .464 clip (13-28) through his 1st 8 home games...Had a season-high 4 hits in 4 at-bats and scored 2 runs in a 5-1 win vs. Cleveland on April 23...Was part of back-to-back-to-back home runs with Tony Graffanino and Doug Mientkiewicz in the 1st inning May 25 against was the Royals 1st back-to-back-to-back homers since May 31, 2002 at Texas...Homered in consecutive games May 25 vs. Detroit and May 26 at New York... marked the 4th time in his career he had homered in back-to-back games but the 1st time since July 27-29, 2003...his 3-run, 8th-inning home run May 26 broke a 4-4 tie with NYY...Recorded a season-best 9-game hitting streak from June 6-15, going 13-for-34 (.382) with 3 runs scored and 3 RBI...Hit just .217 (39-180) after the All-Star Break. 2005 Hit .270 (164-608) with a career-high 164 hits and led the Royals in games (159), at bats (608), sacrifices (10) and hit by pitches (14)...Hit a combined .286 (92-322) when batting in the 6th and 7th spots and just .234 (67-286) in other spots in the order...Hit .308 (94-305) with 16 doubles, 2 triples and 6 homers at Kauffman Stadium, while hitting just .231 (70-303) with 5 doubles, 3 triples and 5 homers on the road... had the 3rd-highest home/road split (.077) in the A.L. trailing only Alfonso Soriano -TEX (.091) and Derek Jeter-NYY(.089)...Was hit by a pitch 14 times, marking the 3rd-straight season he has been hit by at least 12 pitches...his 14 hit-by-pitches were tied for 7th all-time on the Royals single-season list (also Miller, 14, 1992)...ranks 5th on the Royals all-time list with 45 HBP...Hit .324 (35-108) with 13 runs, 5 doubles, 3 homers and 21 RBI in September... hit just .229 (24-105) with 4 RBI in June...Was tied for 3rd-most games played among Major League shortstops...only Miguel Tejada, BAL (162) and Jose Reyes, NYM (161) played in more games...Has played the 2nd-most games at shortstop (450) in the American League over the past 3 seasons, trailing only Tejada (484)...Hit .357 (25-70) in 19 games against Detroit, his highest average against any A.L. team...leads all M.L. players in hits vs. Detroit over the past 3 years, going 79-for-203 (.389) with 14 doubles...Boston's Coco Crisp is 2nd with 66 hits...KC went 10-1 in games Berroa homered...his 11 HRs were 3rd-best on the Royals all-time list among shortstops (Bell, 21, 1997; Berroa, 17, 2003)...Set a franchise record for strikeouts by a shortstop with 108, breaking his previous record of 100 set in 2003...Went 3-for-3 with a game-winning 2-run home run in the 8th inning of KC's 6-5 win over Detroit on April 15...Hit his 2nd-career inside-the-park HR on May 15 vs. Tampa Bay...his 1st one came Aug. 1, 2003, also against Tampa Bay...Reached base in 8-straight plate appearances (7 H, 1 BB) from July 6-7...recorded his 2nd 4-hit game of his career on July 7 vs. Minnesota...Posted multi-hit efforts in 7-straight games from July 5-14, hitting .621 (18-29) during that stretch...had 2 3-hit games and a 4-hit game during the streak...Posted a pair of 10-game hitting streaks, one shy of his career-best...had his 1st July 3-15 (21-39, .538) with 8 runs and 5 RBI...his 2nd came Sept. 4-15, going 17-for-39 (.436). 2004 Hit .262 in 134 games for the Royals, going 134-for-512 with 27 doubles, 6 triples, 8 homers and 43 RBI...Was hit by 12 pitches, moving him into 9th place on the club's career charts with 31 and past Frank White (30, 1973-90)...Rebounded from a .222 average (32-144) through May (35 games) to hit .277 (102-368) the remainder of the season (99 games)...Placed on 15-day D.L. with migraine headaches on April 17...reinstated from the 15-day D.L. on May 1...Set a career high with 4 stolen bases on June 19 at Philadelphia...Named Royals Player of the Month for June after leading the club in hits (28), extra-base hits (11) and triples (3)...Optioned to Wichita on Aug. 10...recalled on Aug. 23...Set a club record for assists by a shortstop in a single game with 12 on Sept. 5 at Minnesota, breaking the record of 11 set twice by Fred Patek (at DET, 8/13/74 & vs. SEA, 9/26/78)...Went 4-for-5 with a career-high 5 RBI and 4 runs on Sept. 9 (G1) at Detroit... was a double shy of the cycle...teamed with Joe Randa (6 runs) to tie an A.L. record for most runs scored by 2 players in a game (10)...Recorded his 2nd career 5-hit game vs. New York on Sept. 13 (also Sept. 16, 2003 at Cleveland)...also scored a career-high 5 runs...Set a career high with an 11-game hitting streak from Sept. 4-14...hit .500 (24-48) during the streak with 16 runs, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 HR and 8 RBI...Committed 28 errors, the most by a Royal since U.L. Washington's club record of 36 in 1983. 2003 Had one of the finest rookie seasons in club history, hitting .287 with 17 home runs and 73 RBI in his 1st full season at the Major League level...Was selected as the A.L. winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award, edging out New York's Hideki Matsui, 88-84, in the closest vote in either league since 1979...was the 4th Royal to win the award, joining Carlos Beltran (1999), Bob Hamelin (1994) and Lou Piniella (1969)...Received the Players Choice Award for A.L. Rookie of the Year in a vote by Major League players and was given the Joe Burke Special Achievement Award in a vote by the Kansas City Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America...Was named the recipient of the Larry Doby Award as the A.L. Rookie of the Year from the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum...was also named to Topps 45th Annual All-Rookie Team...Was named runner-up for A.L. Rookie of the Year honors by Sports Illustrated...Led A.L. rookies in runs scored (92) and was 3rd in stolen bases (21) and hits (163)...Became the 7th Major League rookie since 1900 to hit at least .280 with 17 home runs and 21 stolen bases (also Vada Pinson, 1959, Mitchell Page, 1977, Andre Dawson, 1977, Benito Santiago, 1987, Nomar Garciaparra, 1997, and Carlos Beltran, 1999)...Recorded the most home runs and RBI by a rookie SS since Boston's Nomar Garciaparra in 1997 (30 HR, 98 RBI)...his 17 HRs ranked 6th in M.L. history among rookie shortstops...his 73 RBI were 12th most in M.L. history for rookie shortstops...His 17 home runs and 73 RBI were 2nd most by a Royals shortstop, falling shy of breaking the record of 21 HRs and 92 RBI by Jay Bell in 1997...Was 2nd on the club with 52 extra-base hits, 4 shy of the club's single-season rookie record (56, Carlos Beltran, 1999; Kevin Seitzer, 1987)...Was charged with 24 errors on the season, but committed just 5 in his last 95 games after committing 19 in his 1st 63 games...Tied a club record as he was HBP 18 times, matching the mark set by Mike Macfarlane in 1994... ranked 4th in the A.L., trailing only Jason Giambi (21), Reed Johnson (20) and Carlos Delgado (19)...Was named the Royals Player of the Month for June and July...was also named the A.L. Rookie of the Month in July after leading all Major League shortstops with 6 home runs, 22 RBI and a .570 slugging percentage, while hitting .323...did not commit an error during the month of July...Hit his 1st Major League home run (2-run homer) off Damaso Marte at Chicago on April 16 to tie the game, 3-3, in the 8th inning...KC lost the game 4-3 in the 9th inning...Had a 49-game errorless streak from June 18-Aug. 10...his streak was the longest by a rookie shortstop since Kevin Elster of the Mets had a 61-game streak from July 22-Oct. 2, 1988. 2002 Spent the entire season at Omaha (AAA) before earning a September call-up for the 2nd straight season with Kansas City...was recalled on Sept. 6...Hit .215 in 77 games for Omaha with 11 doubles, 4 triples and 8 home runs...Started at shortstop in 20 games for Kansas City and hit .227...showed signs of brilliance in the field, turning 13 double plays and making 67 assists in his short stint with KC...Was named to the World Team to play in the Futures Game for the 2nd straight year...was also selected to the Pacific Coast League All-Star Game. 2001 Was acquired by the Royals with Roberto Hernandez and A.J. Hinch in a 3-team deal involving Johnny Damon on Jan. 8...Combined to hit .304 (153-for-503) with 38 doubles, 8 triples and 14 home runs in minor league stints at Wilmington (A) and Wichita (AA)...Ranked 3rd among the organization's minor leaguers in batting average with a .304 mark...also ranked 4th in stolen bases with 25...Was recalled from Wichita (AA) on Sept. 8 and made his Major League debut on Sept. 18 at Cleveland... entered the game in the 7th inning to play shortstop and went 0-for-1...Recorded his 1st Major League hit in his 1st career start on Sept. 25 vs. Detroit's Jose Lima...went 3-for-5 the next night with a run scored and a 2-run single in an 8-6 win over the Tigers...Named to the 2001 Arizona Fall League Top-Prospect Team...hit .258 in 24 games with 3 home runs and 12 RBI. 2000 Received an honorable mention selection on the 2000 California League All-Star team and was named the 6th-best prospect in the A's organization following the season by Baseball America...Hit .290 with 2 home runs, 42 runs and 24 RBI in 46 games for the A's rookie team in the Arizona League in 1999...also recorded 11 doubles and stole 11 bases...Named to the Arizona Rookie League All-Star team following the season. 1999 Advanced to the Arizona League Athletics in 1999 where he scored 42 runs in 46 games and was named to the league's All-Star team. 1998 Played his first professional season with the A's entry in the Dominican Summer League in 1998.