Alfredo Amezaga #99

  • SS
  • B/T: S/R
  • 5' 11"/165
  • Age: 37


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Alfredo Amezaga MLB Career Stats

.247 12 110 49 .640

Alfredo Amezaga Bio

  • Full Name: Alfredo Amezaga
  • Born: 1/16/1978 in Obregon, Sonora, Mexico
  • Draft: 1999, Anaheim Angels, 13th rd. (401st overall)
  • College: St. Petersburg JC, FL
  • Debut: May 24, 2002
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MLB Career Stats 1408 173 348 12 110 49 .247 .307 .640
  • Status: Active


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Alfredo Amezaga Awards

MLBPAA Marlins Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2007 Florida NL

Marlins Jeff Conine Award

Year Team League
2008 Florida NL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2001 Salt Lake City PCL

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2001 Arkansas TEX

Alfredo Amezaga Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2006 20 18th in NL


Season 3B Rank
2007 9 4th in NL
2008 5 17th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2006 12 6th in NL
2007 7 10th in NL

Alfredo Amezaga Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 1, 2015 Tigres de Quintana Roo activated SS Alfredo Amezaga.
February 6, 2015 Tigres de Quintana Roo placed SS Alfredo Amezaga on the reserve list.
August 8, 2014 Tigres de Quintana Roo activated SS Alfredo Amezaga.
July 28, 2014 Tigres de Quintana Roo placed SS Alfredo Amezaga on the reserve list.
July 9, 2013 Tigres de Quintana Roo activated SS Alfredo Amezaga.
June 24, 2013 Tigres de Quintana Roo placed 2B Alfredo Amezaga on the reserve list.
June 5, 2013 Tigres de Quintana Roo signed free agent 2B Alfredo Amezaga.
June 2, 2013 Albuquerque Isotopes released 2B Alfredo Amezaga.
April 20, 2013 Albuquerque Isotopes activated 2B Alfredo Amezaga from the temporarily inactive list.
April 14, 2013 Albuquerque Isotopes placed 2B Alfredo Amezaga on the temporarily inactive list.
January 5, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent 2B Alfredo Amezaga to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 2B Alfredo Amezaga elected free agency.
April 5, 2012 2B Alfredo Amezaga assigned to Iowa Cubs.
January 13, 2012 Chicago Cubs signed free agent 2B Alfredo Amezaga to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
September 8, 2011 Florida Marlins released 2B Alfredo Amezaga.
September 6, 2011 Florida Marlins designated 2B Alfredo Amezaga for assignment.
August 6, 2011 Florida Marlins selected the contract of 2B Alfredo Amezaga from New Orleans Zephyrs.
August 6, 2011 Colorado Springs Sky Sox traded 2B Alfredo Amezaga to New Orleans Zephyrs for SS Jesus Merchan.
June 4, 2011 Alfredo Amezaga roster status changed by Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
June 2, 2011 Colorado Rockies sent 2B Alfredo Amezaga outright to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
May 29, 2011 Colorado Rockies designated Alfredo Amezaga for assignment.
April 29, 2011 Colorado Rockies selected the contract of 2B Alfredo Amezaga from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
April 7, 2011 Alfredo Amezaga assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
January 26, 2011 Colorado Rockies signed free agent SS Alfredo Amezaga to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 6, 2010 SS Alfredo Amezaga elected free agency.
September 23, 2010 Chattanooga Lookouts activated SS Alfredo Amezaga from the 7-day disabled list.
May 21, 2010 Chattanooga Lookouts placed SS Alfredo Amezaga on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 18, 2010.
May 17, 2010 SS Alfredo Amezaga assigned to Chattanooga Lookouts from Los Angeles Dodgers.
February 8, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent CF Alfredo Amezaga to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 12, 2009 CF Alfredo Amezaga elected free agency.
November 16, 2009 Florida Marlins activated CF Alfredo Amezaga from the 60-day disabled list.
July 8, 2009 Florida Marlins transferred CF Alfredo Amezaga from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
May 21, 2009 Florida Marlins placed CF Alfredo Amezaga on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 17, 2009. Left knee contusion
April 12, 2009 Florida Marlins activated CF Alfredo Amezaga from the 15-day disabled list.
April 11, 2009 Jupiter Hammerheads placed SS Alfredo Amezaga on the reserve list.
April 8, 2009 sent SS Alfredo Amezaga on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
April 4, 2009 Florida Marlins placed 2B Alfredo Amezaga on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2009.

Alfredo Amezaga Bio Info

Alfredo, who has played in all or parts of nine major league seasons, signed a minor league deal with Chicago, January 13, 2012, and is an invitee to major league spring training...Owns a .247 career batting average (348-for-1,408) with 47 doubles, 19 triples, 12 home runs and 110 RBI in 584 major league contests with the Angels (2002-04), Rockies (2005, 2011), Pirates (2005) and Marlins (2006-09, 2011)...Versatile in the field, has played every position except for pitcher and catcher...has 255 career games in center field, his most at any position...has 117 contests at shortstop...In 2004, connected for two grand slams out of four total extra-base hits (two doubles)...set a major league record for fewest extra-base hits with two grand slams in a season, breaking Baltimore's Fritz Connally's record of seven set in 1985...Graduated from Miami (Fla.) High School. 2011 Alfredo signed with Colorado in January and started the year at Triple-A before being called up in late April...was traded to Florida, August 6, for minor league infielder Jesus Merchan...appeared in 40 big league games between the Rockies and Marlins, hitting .182 (14-for-77)...Primarily played second base, recording a .986 fielding percentage (1 E/74 TC) in 16 games (14 starts)...Batted .204 (10-for-49) against righthanders compared to a .143 mark (4-for-28) against southpaws...Made his big league season debut with the Rockies, April 29...went on to hit .242 (8-for-33) in 20 games for Colorado...Played in 20 games for the Marlins following his trade...went 6-for-44 (.136) with two RBI...In two stints with Triple-A Colorado Springs, batted .305 (73-for-239) with 19 doubles, a triple, four homers and 41 RBI in 67 games. 2010 Spent entire 2010 season in the Dodgers organization...Played in just one game all season due to injury...went 2-for-2 with with an RBI, and a run on 5/17 for Chatanooga, the Dodgers Double-A affiliate. 2009 Appeared in 27 games with the Marlins, batting .217 (15-for-69) with six runs scored, three doubles and five RBI...Plagued by injuries throughout the season, opening the season on the 15-day disabled list with a left knee sprain...returned from rehab and reinstated from the DL on April 12...placed on the 15-day DL with a left knee contusion on May 17 and transferred to the 60-day DL on July 8, missing the remainder of the season...Batted .241 (13-for-54) as a left-handed hitter and just .133 (2-for-15) from the right side of the plate...Started 13 games in the field, making seven starts in center, five at shortstop and one in right field...In three rehab games with Jupiter, went 3-for-9 (.333) with one RBI. 2008 Established career bests with 32 RBI and .367 slugging percentage, while equaling a career high with three home runs...Hit 12th-inning go-ahead home run, May 28 at New York, his only hit of the day (1x5) surrendered two runs in bottom of the 12th as the Marlins lost 7-6...Hit two-run go-ahead homer, July 2 vs. Washington...also hit three-run home run, Sept. 1 vs. Philadelphia...Longest hit streak went for six games, Sept. 8-17, batting .391 with a double, two triples and seven RBI...Posted .254 average (17x67) with one home run and eight RBI against left-handed pitchers...Hit .266 (65x244) with two homers and 24 RBI against righties...Appeared defensively at four different positions: center field (79 games; 48 starts), shortstop (19 games; 11 starts), third base (15 games) and second base (10 games; 8 starts)...Had six outfield assists,third on the club behind Cody Ross (8) and Josh Willingham (7)...Committed only two errors in 249 total chances for a .993 fielding percentage, second on the club behind Cody Ross (.997)...Earned Jeff Conine Mr. Marlin Award, as voted on by the South Florida Baseball Writers Association of America. 2007 Established career highs for hits (105), runs (46), doubles (14), triples (9), RBI (30), walks (35), games (133) and at bats (400) ...Led Marlins with nine triples, tied for fourth in NL behind Jimmy Rollins (20), Jose Reyes (12) and Kelly Johnson (10)... triples total was tied for fifth-most in club history, behind Juan Pierre's 13 triples in 2005... finished second on club with 13 stolen bases ... Led club with seven bunt hits, which was tied for seventh in NL behind Willy Taveras (37) ... Scored game-winning run August 28 vs. Atlanta on walkoff sacrifice fly by Alejandro De Aza... went 3x24 with one RBI as pinch hitter... had best offensive month in July, batting .299 (29x97) with one home run and five RBI ... Appeared defensively at seven different positions: center field (87), right field (3), left field (2), shortstop (18), third base (12), second base (11), first base (4)... had eight outfield assists, second on club behind Josh Willingham (9) and tied for 11th in NL. 2006 Appeared in career-high 132 games, batting .260 and establishing career-bests with three home runs and 19 RBI...Had 23 multi-hit games, all two-hit performances... had season-high four RBI on June 3 vs. Colorado, matching a career-best (3x)...recorded 20 stolen bases, which was second on the club behind Hanley Ramirez (51 SB)...Set career highs for runs (42), hits (87), doubles (9), triples (3), home runs (3), RBI (19), walks (33) and stolen bases (20)... hit in careerhigh 10 straight games from August 2-15, batting .333 (12x36) during that span...Made defensive appearances at all four infield positions and all three outfield spots... played primarily in outfield, appearing in 78 games (66 starts)... played in 75 games in center field (64 starts), 14 games in left field (one start) and two games in right field (one start)... played in 23 games at second base (12 starts), 11 games at shortstop (four starts), four games at third base and two games at first base... made start in center field on April 26 at Chicago (NL), marking his first career outfield appearance... finished season with two outfield assists, accomplished June 20 at Baltimore and September 21 at New York (NL)...Played for Obregon in the Mexican Winter League, batting .297 (47x158) with three homers and 15 RBI in 39 games... batted .362 (21x58) with one homer and nine RBI in 14 playoff games. 2005 Opened the season with the Colorado Rockies, his first career appearance on an Opening Day roster... appeared in two games for Colorado, as a pinch-hitter on April 6 vs. San Diego and as a defensive replacement on April 10 at San Francisco... went a combined 1x3 with a run scored in the two games... Played in three games for Pittsburgh, after being claimed on waivers April 20, but was designated for assignment by the Pirates on May 5 and played rest of season with Indianapolis (AAA)... Batted .341 with one home run and 12 RBI in 64 games with Indianapolis... stole 14 bases in 21 attempts... debuted with Indianapolis on April 29 as defensive replacement... went hitless in first five at-bats... hit .355 (11x31) with three RBI in 10 May games... batted .433 (26x60) with home run and one RBI in 20 games in August... appeared primarily at second base and shortstop, but also saw action at third base and all three outfield positions... Played for Obregon in Mexican Winter League, batting .294 with five home runs and 33 RBI in 66 games. 2004 Opened the season with Salt Lake (AAA) but wound up spending most of the year with the AL West Champion Angels... hit .161 (15x93) with two home runs and 11 RBI in 73 games for Anaheim... the versatile infielder saw action at shortstop (32 games, 14 starts), third base (26 games, 2 starts) and second base (16 games, 6 starts) while committing just three errors... both of his home runs were grand slams, the first two slams of his career... he connected for his first slam on August 31 at Boston and his second on October 1 at Oakland... had just two other extrabase hits (both doubles), setting a ML record for fewest extra-base hits with two grand slams in a season (previous record was seven extra-base hits by Baltimore's Fritz Connally in 1985)... was recalled from Salt Lake on two occasions, April 28 (optioned back on July 6) and again on July 24... was a late-inning defensive replacement in 27 of his last 37 games... started all three games of the final series against Oakland... in 32 contests for Salt Lake, Alfredo batted .259 with a pair of homers and 14 RBI... following the year, played for Obregon in the Mexican Pacific League, batting .238 (36x151) with two HR and four RBI. 2003 Led all Angels minor leaguers with a .347 average at Salt Lake (AAA) en route to being promoted to the Majors in late July... would have ranked second in the Pacific Coast League in batting, but did not have enough plate appearances to qualify... named to the PCL All-Star team... posted a league-best 22-game hitting streak from April 20 to May 15, and was honored as the organization's Player of the Month for both April and May... recalled by Anaheim on July 24... batted .210 with three doubles, two triples, two home runs and seven RBI in 37 games with the Angels... after injuring his shoulder on August 26 vs. Minnesota, an MRI done August 28 confirmed a torn labrum... did not go on the DL but was sidelined for 14 games and played with the injury over the final 15 games of season... collected first Major League home run on August 19 at Chicago (off Jon Garland)... started 21 games as shortstop and 11 at third base with Angels... played for Obregon in the Mexican Fall League. 2002 Had two separate stints with Anaheim in his first Major League action... was recalled from Salt Lake on May 23, optioned May 30 and recalled again September 30... batted .538 (7x13) with three runs scored, two doubles, two RBI and one stolen base in 12 games with Anaheim... made his Major League debut as the starting shortstop May 24 vs. Minnesota (0x3)... recorded his first hit on May 26 vs. Minnesota, a RBI double off Eric Milton... posted a career-best four hits on May 29 at Kansas City (4x5)... made five appearances (three starts) at shortstop, compiling a 1.000 fielding percentage (18 total chances)... played with Obregon of Mexican Winter League. 2001 Was named the Angels' Minor League Defensive Player of the Year and set a career high with 139 combined hits between Arkansas (AA) and Salt Lake (AAA)... began his third pro season at Arkansas, where he was a mid-season and post-season Texas League All-Star... led the team in batting average (.312)... was on the disabled list, April 21 to May 4, due to right knee strain... promoted to Salt Lake on July 12 and batted .250 with 28 runs scored in 49 games... played in the All-Star Futures Game (World Team) at SAFECO Field in Seattle during the MLB All-Star Break. 2000 Spent the entire year with Lake Elsinore (A), where he led the team with 73 stolen bases, second most in the Cal League... spent time on the disabled list for right elbow tendinitis (April 6-17) and right groin strain (May 20-28)... played 94 games at second base and 14 at shortstop... named to California League All-Star Team Honorable Mention. 1999 Began professional career with Butte (Angels' Rookie) of the Pioneer League...Was promoted to Boise (Angels' A) on 7/18...Was named to the Northwest League All-Star team...Ranked fifth in the league in triples and 10th in batting average...Made 46 appearances @second base and 12 @shortstop.