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Ronny Paulino MLB Career Stats

1867 .272 33 216 4 .700

Ronny Paulino Bio

  • Full Name: Ronny Leonel Paulino
  • Born: 4/21/1981 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • High School: Escuela, Santo Domingo, DOM
  • Debut: 9/25/2005
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MLB Career Stats 1867 181 508 33 216 4 .272 .324 .700


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Ronny Paulino Stats

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Ronny Paulino Awards

EAS Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2004 Altoona EAS

Caribbean Series All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Dom. Rep. CS
2013 Dom. Rep. CS

Ronny Paulino Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
February 27, 2017 Olmecas de Tabasco released C Ronny Paulino.
July 1, 2016 Olmecas de Tabasco signed free agent C Ronny Paulino.
June 27, 2016 Vaqueros de la Laguna released 1B Ronny Paulino.
May 3, 2016 Vaqueros de la Laguna signed free agent 1B Ronny Paulino.
February 15, 2016 Piratas de Campeche released 1B Ronny Paulino.
June 25, 2015 Piratas de Campeche activated 1B Ronny Paulino.
June 24, 2015 Sultanes de Monterrey traded 1B Ronny Paulino to Piratas de Campeche.
June 23, 2015 1B Ronny Paulino roster status changed by Sultanes de Monterrey.
April 28, 2015 Sultanes de Monterrey signed free agent 1B Ronny Paulino.
July 19, 2014 Toledo Mud Hens released C Ronny Paulino.
February 12, 2014 Toledo Mud Hens placed C Ronny Paulino on the restricted list.
November 13, 2013 Detroit Tigers signed free agent C Ronny Paulino to a minor league contract.
November 13, 2013 C Ronny Paulino assigned to Toledo Mud Hens.
November 4, 2013 C Ronny Paulino elected free agency.
August 13, 2013 Toledo Mud Hens claimed C Ronny Paulino off waivers from Norfolk Tides.
August 6, 2013 Ronny Paulino roster status changed by Norfolk Tides.
July 28, 2013 C Ronny Paulino assigned to Norfolk Tides from Frederick Keys.
July 27, 2013 Ronny Paulino assigned to Frederick Keys from Norfolk Tides.
July 18, 2013 Ronny Paulino assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
July 6, 2013 Ronny Paulino assigned to Bowie Baysox from Norfolk Tides.
June 20, 2013 Ronny Paulino assigned to Norfolk Tides.
May 15, 2013 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent C Ronny Paulino to a minor league contract.
March 30, 2013 Seattle Mariners released C Ronny Paulino.
January 25, 2013 Seattle Mariners signed free agent C Ronny Paulino to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 15, 2012 C Ronny Paulino elected free agency.
July 14, 2012 Baltimore Orioles sent C Ronny Paulino outright to Norfolk Tides.
May 25, 2012 Baltimore Orioles recalled Ronny Paulino from Norfolk Tides.
May 9, 2012 Ronny Paulino roster status changed by Norfolk Tides.
May 7, 2012 Baltimore Orioles optioned C Ronny Paulino to Norfolk Tides.
April 4, 2012 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of Ronny Paulino from Norfolk Tides.
January 30, 2012 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent C Ronny Paulino to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
January 30, 2012 Norfolk Tides signed free agent Ronny Paulino.
December 12, 2011 C Ronny Paulino elected free agency.
April 29, 2011 New York Mets activated C Ronny Paulino from the 15-day disabled list.
April 21, 2011 St. Lucie Mets sent C Ronny Paulino on a rehab assignment to Buffalo Bisons.
April 15, 2011 Ronny Paulino assigned to St. Lucie Mets.
April 10, 2011 New York Mets placed C Ronny Paulino on the 15-day disabled list. anemia
March 31, 2011 New York Mets placed C Ronny Paulino on the restricted list.
December 9, 2010 New York Mets signed free agent C Ronny Paulino.
December 2, 2010 C Ronny Paulino elected free agency.
August 20, 2010 Florida Marlins placed C Ronny Paulino on the restricted list.

Ronny Leonel Paulino Bio Info

Ronny Loenel Paulino (pahl-EE-noh)...resides in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic...has one daughter (Rochelle) and son (Ronny Jr.)...graduated from Escuela High School in 1996...originally signed by Pittsburgh as a non-drafted free agent on Dec. 29, 1997. 2012 had two stints with Baltimore, April 4-May 7 and May 25-July 15...hit .254 (16x63) with 3 doubles and 5 RBI in 20 games (9 starts at catcher)...recorded 500th career hit April 19 at Chicago (AL) with 9th inning single...collected 4 hits in Orioles debut April 7 vs. Minnesota...threw out 1 of 6 attempted base stealers (29% for his career)...has recorded 2+ hits in each of his first starts for all four MLB teams he has played for (10/2/05 with PIT, 4/7/09 with FLA, 5/1/11 with NYM)...appeared in 40 games with AAA Norfolk. 2011 Started the season on the Restricted List, missing the first eight games...Reinstated on April 10 and placed on the 15-day DL the same day with anemia...Activated from the DL on April 27...In his first start for the Mets on May 1 @PHI, went 5-for-7, becoming the first Mets player to record five hits in his first start for the team and first major leaguer to do so since catcher Hank Foiles for DET on June 27, 1960...The five hits set a career-high...Batted .352 (38-108) in 35 games, May 1-July 3...Hit .320 (40-125) prior to the All-Star break...Went 158 at-bats between his two home runs this season...His first came as part of a 4-for-4 effort on June 8 @MIL...Hit his other home run on September 25 vs. PHI...Hit .289 (26-90) against lefthanders and .298 (34-114) on the road...Posted a .395 (15-38) batting average against the American League...Hit clean-up three times: June 29 @DET, and July 5 and July 7 @LAD...Collected a game-tying, ninth-inning pinch-hit single off of Mariano Rivera on July 3 vs. NYY...Threw out 12 of 59 (20 percent) runners attempting to steal...Named to the Major League Baseball All-Star Team which visited Taiwan to play in a five-game 2011 Taiwan All-Star Series. 2010 Appeared in 91 games with the Florida Marlins before being placed on the Restricted List on August 20 and missed the remainder of the season...Will miss the first eight games of 2011 while serving the remainder of a 50-game suspension...Made 84 starts with a catcher's ERA of 4.00 (329 earned runs/740.1 innings)...Began the season splitting time behind the plate with John Baker, starting nine games in the month of April...From May 1-August 19, started 75 of the club's 97 games, including 24 straight from June 5-July 3...Tallied a season-high three hits on May 23 at Chicago (AL)...Equaled the mark on May 31 vs.Milwaukee, June 18 vs.Tampa Bay and June 30 vs.New York (AL)...Used as a pinch hitter seven times, collecting four hits (.571) with six RBI...Drove in a season-high three runs on April 17 at Philadelphia...Knocked in game-winning run in the top of the 10th inning against the Mets on April 7 with a single to centerfield to score Wes Helms...Tied the game with a two-run, ninth-inning pinch-hit double April 10 vs. Los Angeles (NL)...On July 22, he drove in Emilio Bonifacio in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Marlins their third walkoff win in a stretch of five games...Since 2005, he owns the seventh-highest average in the majors against lefthanded pitching, batting .338 (164-485), tops among all major league catchers in that span. 2009 Spent his 12th professional season with the Florida Marlins, coming over in a March 27 trade with the San Francisco Giants. Appeared in 80 games, making 63 starts behind the plate...Batted .272 with 10 doubles, one triple, eight home runs and 27 RBI. Hit first career triple on April 7 vs. Washington...Ranked sixth among all Major League catchers with a .311 average (33x106) after the All-Star break. For his career, owns a .304 average post-break. Hit just .241 (32x133) before the break...Hit safely in a season-best eight straight games from July 24 to August 16, batting .414 (12x29) over that span...Batted .316 (12x38) with four home runs and 10 RBI in the month of August, marking his highest monthly home run and RBI total of the season...Hit first career pinch hit home run August 1 against Chicago, off Kevin Gregg...Tied a career high with three runs scored July 17 vs. Philadelphia. Matched the total on June 14 at Toronto. Had previously tallied three runs on September 3, 2007 at St. Louis and July 3, 2006 at New York (NL)...Hit two home runs June 14 in Toronto to mark the first multi-home run game of his career. His four hits that day tied a career high (also done May 26, 2006 vs. Houston)...Batted .290 (38x131) against left-handed pitchers. Since 2005, has the 11th-highest batting average against left-handed pitching in the Majors at .333 (130x390), and leads all Major League catchers in that span...Owned a 4.14 catchers ERA, slightly ahead of John Baker's 4.40...Caught 19 of 50 potential basestealers (27.5%) and picked off one runner (September 30 at Atlanta). Marked his first pickoff since September 29, 2007 vs. St. Louis and was the fifth pick off of his career. 2008 Made second consecutive Opening Day roster with Pittsburgh in 2008...missed majority of the season due to a right ankle sprain, appearing in only 40 Major League games...optioned to triple-A Indianapolis on June 6 after Ryan Doumit was reinstated from the DL....placed on seven-day Disabled List on June 22 (retro to June 18) with a right ankle sprain...reinstated from DL on August 8. 2007 Made a career-high 129 appearances and 119 starts behind the plate in his second season with the Pirates...Batted .341 in September and .296 after the All-Star break...His .296 average after the break was tops among National League catchers and second among all backstops behind New York's Jorge Posada (.355)...Established career highs in runs, doubles and home runs and tied career high in RBI...Batted .407 against left-handed pitchers, the third-highest average in the major leagues (minimum: 100 AB) behind Milwaukee's Ryan Braun (.450) and Detroit's Magglio Ordonez (.410)...Hit .481 (26-for-54) with five doubles, four homers and a team-high 17 RBI in 19 games during spring training...Made first Opening Day start behind the plate on 4/2 at Houston and went hitless in five at bats...Took Houston's Woody Williams deep for first home run on 4/24 at PNC Park. ...Homered twice in three games from 5/1-3...Recorded first career stolen base on 5/8 at Chicago (NL)...Tied career high with ninegame hitting streak from 6/15-29 (11-for-33, .333)...Had career-high four RBI on 8/1 vs. St. Louis; hit first career grand slam in the game off Braden Looper...Also homered the next game and hit three in a four-game stretch from 8/1-4...Had more RBI (eight) in his first five games in August than he had combined in June and July (six)...Reached base safely in nine straight games from 8/1- 12 and in 13 of his 14 games from 8/1-18...Committed last error on 8/4 - went final 45 games without making an error...Had four straight multi-hit games from 9/3-7, going 10-for-15 and raising average from .242 to .259...Hit final home run and tied career high with four RBI on 9/15 at Houston...Batting average reached season-high .265 after two-hit performance on 9/17 at San Diego...Swiped second base on 9/26 vs. Arizona...Caught 19 of the 77 runners attempting to steal against him (25%), made seven errors and was charged with eight passed balls. 2006 Spent majority of season with Pittsburgh...Ranked second among National League rookies in batting behind Houston's Luke Scott (.336)...Also finished eighth among N.L. rookies in hits, sixth in on-base percentage (.360) and tied for sixth in multi-hit games (38)...Became the second rookie catcher in the Division Era (since 1969) to play at least 100 games behind the plate and bat .310 or better (the other was Mike Piazza of the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1993, who hit .318). ...Made 124 appearances (117 starts) behind the plate, the most by a Pittsburgh rookie since Jason Kendall made 129 appearances in 1996...Ranked fourth among National League backstops with a .311 average (Atlanta's Brian McCann led the way with a .334 average)...Batted .346 with runners in scoring position (37-for-107)...Was a member of the Dominican Republic team in the inaugural World Baseball Classic. ...Began season with Triple-A Indianapolis...Produced just one hit in his first 10 at bats before going 4-for-8 in back-ot-back games on 4/10 and 4/11...Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 4/16...Made first start behind the plate on 4/17 vs. St. Louis and went hitless in three at bats...Went 6-for-13 while hitting safely in four of his five starts from 4/19-26...Collected first career extra base hit (double) on 5/7 at Washington...Took Arizona's Miguel Batista deep for first career home run on 5/9 at PNC Park...Hit safely in career-high nine consecutive games from 5/7-18 (13-for-38, .342)...Had a career-high four hits while knocking in three runs on 5/26 vs. Houston...Had first career two error game (two throwing miscues) on 7/4 at New York...Hit safely in 11 of his first 14 games after the All-Star break and batted .320 (16-for-50) during the month of July...Homered in three consecutive games at Wrigley Field from 8/4-6; joining Nate McLouth (three games in 2005) and Dick Stuart (four games in 1958) as the only Bucco rookies to homer in three straight games...Recorded lone sacrifice hit on 8/29 vs. Chicago (NL)...Broke a 2-2 tie with a walkoff double in the 9th inning vs. New York (NL) on 9/16...Was charged with just one error (8/19) in his final 43 games behind the plate...Recorded 14 infield base hits, including one bunt base hit on 9/26 vs. Houston...Threw out 24 of the 76 baserunners attempting to steal against him (32%) while also recording two pickoffs...Was charged with nine passed balls and 11 errors...Pittsburgh pitchers recorded a 4.15 ERA (1047.0ip/483er) with him behind the plate...Kept batting average above .300 every day but one (6/27), beginning on 5/26...Played winter ball in the Dominican Republic and hit .123 (8-for-65) with seven RBI in 18 games with Azucareros. 2005 Hit .306 with 24 doubles, 19 home runs and 62 RBI in 120 minor league games between Altoona (AA) and Indianapolis. ...Established minor league career highs in games, runs, home runs and RBI...Began season at the Double-A level, where he hit safely in 12 of his 17 games during the month of April...Homered twice in a four-game stretch from 4/11-14...Batted .379 (11-for-29) during a seven-game hitting streak from 4/17-29...Hit two home runs and had three RBI on 5/4 vs. Reading...Batted .320 over a 19-game stretch from 5/7 thru 6/1...Homered in back-to-back games on 5/9 and 5/10...Had season-high three hits with the Curve on 6/4 at Reading...Was promoted to Indianapolis on 6/6...Hit .464 (26-for-56) with seven doubles, seven home runs and 19 RBI during a 16-game hitting streak from 6/7-24...Reached base safely in 42 straight games from 6/6 thru 7/27 (the second longest streak in the International League)...Knocked in a run in nine of his 10 contests from 6/8-19...Hit safely in 15 straight games from 6/29 thru 7/16 (22-for-63, .349)...Produced .378 (28-for-74) average during the month of June...Batted .333 (16-for-48) from 8/7-18 but followed that with a 2-for-31 slide from 8/20 thru 9/1...Hit a three-run homer in the top of the 8th inning in Game Five of the first round of the International League playoffs to lift the Indians to the International League Championship...Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 9/16...Caught the final 2.0 innings and flied out in only at bat while making major league debut on 9/25 at Los Angeles (NL)...Started final game of the season on 10/2 vs. Milwaukee and went 2-for-3 with a run scored...Singled off Chris Capuano for first big-league hit (fourth career plate appearance)...Played winter ball in the Dominican Republic and hit .250 (33-for-132) with nine RBI in 36 games with Azucareros. 2004 Was a non-roster invitee to Pittsburgh's major league spring training...Spent entire season with Altoona and was named to the Eastern League's post-season All-Star Team...Made 80 starts behind the plate and eight at first base...Also made nine appearances as the designated hitter...Hit .342 against left-handed pitchers, but smacked 13 of his 15 home runs off righthanders...Homered in back-to-back games on 4/18 at Harrisburg and 4/19 vs. Bowie...Hit a walkoff solo homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Curve to a 5-4 win vs. Akron on 6/21...Batted .444 (11-for-25) during a seven-game span from 6/29-7/6 and posted seven extra-base hits during that stretch (a homer and six doubles)...Snapped an 0-for-14 slide by hitting home runs in consecutive at bats on 7/12 at Portland...Recorded first of two 10-game hitting streaks from 8/1-15, batting .333 (14-for-42) with two home runs, four doubles and seven RBI...Also hit safely in 10 straight games from 8/20 to 9/5 (12-for-39, .308)...Reached base safely in a franchise-record 33 consecutive games from 7/12 thru 9/5, breaking the 32-game streak set by Nate McLouth earlier in the season...Hit .348 (8-for-23) in six post-season games, including .500 (7-for-14) during the Curve's three-game sweep of Erie in the divisional playoff round...Played winter ball in the Dominican and hit .141 (10-for-71) with one home run and nine RBI in 26 games with Azucareros. 2003 Split season between Altoona and Lynchburg (A)...Was returned to Pittsburgh on 3/13 after being selected by Kansas City in the major league Rule Five draft on 12/16/02...Began season with Altoona...Hit .258 on the road but just .186 (13-for-70) at home with the Curve...Hit each of his six home runs with Altoona on the road...Hit .176 (3-for-17) in his first six games...Had average drop to a season-low .146 following the action on 5/8...Collected season-high tying three hits on 5/9 vs. Erie...Hit .171 during May...Had season-high five game hitting streak from 6/25-7/1...Collected first multi-RBI game after driving in two runs on 7/1...Hit safely in six of his last seven games with Altoona...Was optioned to Lynchburg on 7/28...Went 5-for-14 in his first four games with Lynchburg that was followed by an 0-for-10 streak in his next three contests...Had season-high four RBI on 7/31 at Myrtle Beach ...Connected for lone home run with Hillcats on 8/5 vs. Potomac...Did not have an extra base hit in his last 14 contests (48 at bats). ...Made 14 appearances behind the plate for Lynchburg and nine as the designated hitter. 2002 Spent entire season with Lynchburg...Established minor league career high in doubles...Was named to Carolina League's mid-season and post-season All-Star teams...Threw out 43% of the baserunners attempting to steal against him, the third-best mark in the league (43-of-99)...Hit .364 (32-for-88) in his first 23 games...Produced 10-game hitting streak from 7/18 thru 8/2...Batted .351 off left-handed pitchers and just .245 against righthanders...Was selected by Kansas City in Rule 5 draft on 12/16. 2001 Spent entire season with Lynchburg, his first of three straight with the Hillcats...Made 87 appearances behind the plate. ...Also went 16-for-59 (.271) with four home runs and nine RBI in 16 games as the designated hitter...Tied for fourth in the Carolina League batting race...Hit first homer on 5/20 at Winston-Salem...Did not homer again until 8/4 vs. Kinston...Had season-high four RBI on 6/8 at Frederick...Batted .306 (15-for-49) in July...Hit .318 (35-for-110) with five home runs and 15 RBI in 30 games during the month of August...Hit safely in five straight games from 8/18-22 (8-for-18) and in each of his final eight contests, beginning on 8/24 (14-for-31, .452), raising season batting average from .274 to .290...Picked up lone triple in final game on 9/1 vs. Frederick. 2000 Spent entire season with Hickory (A)...Made 64 appearances behind the plate and one each @first base (8/26) and third base (5/20)...Also went 17-for-69 (.246) with a homer and three RBI in 18 games as the designated hitter...Finished ninth among Pittsburgh farmhands in batting...Hit .333 (8-for-24) in eight games during the month of April and .353 (24-for-68) in 20 games the following month...Batting average peaked at .369 following the action on 5/28...Reached base safely in 20 straight games from 6/9 thru 7/12...Had 15-game hitting streak from 6/18 thru 7/12 (20-for-56, .357)...Hit safely in nine straight games from 7/17-29, going 12-for-35 (.342) with seven RBI...Batting average dipped below .300 for first time all season on 8/6...Hit just .237 in 19 games during the month of August and .218 (17-for-78) in his final 25 games, beginning on 7/27. 1999 Spent entire season with Bradenton (Rookie)...Made 26 appearances at catcher and went 0-for-4 in two games as the designated hitter...Hit just .103 (3-for-29) in his first 13 games thru 7/21...Produced four straight multi-hit games from 7/22 to 8/4, going 11-for-17 and rasing average to season-high .304...Hit lone home run on 7/29 against the Red Sox...Went 4-for-4 with a double and triple on 8/4 vs. Orioles...Batted .300 (9-for-30) in July...Tripled in back-to-back games on 8/14 and 8/17...Swiped lone base on 8/17...Hit .268 (11-for-41) in 13 games during the month of August. 1998 Made professional debut with the Santo Domingo Pirates...Established career high in stolen bases (matched in 2005).