Hector Ambriz

Hector Ambriz #22

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  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 2"/235
  • Age: 31

Hector Ambriz MLB Career Stats

3-7 5.35 106.0 87 1.68

Hector Ambriz Bio

  • Full Name: Hector Ambriz
  • Born: 5/24/1984 in Orange, CA
  • Draft: 2006, Arizona Diamondbacks, 5th rd. (147th overall)
  • College: UCLA
  • Debut: April 30, 2010
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MLB Career Stats 3 7 5.35 96 0 2 106.0 87 1.68
  • Status: Released


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PIO Pitcher of the Week

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09/04/2006 Missoula PIO

Hector Ambriz Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 12, 2015 Harrisburg Senators released RHP Hector Ambriz.
May 11, 2015 RHP Hector Ambriz assigned to Harrisburg Senators.
May 10, 2015 Washington Nationals signed free agent RHP Hector Ambriz to a minor league contract.
August 21, 2014 El Paso Chihuahuas released RHP Hector Ambriz.
May 10, 2014 San Diego Padres sent RHP Hector Ambriz outright to El Paso Chihuahuas.
May 8, 2014 San Diego Padres designated RHP Hector Ambriz for assignment.
May 7, 2014 San Diego Padres selected the contract of RHP Hector Ambriz from El Paso Chihuahuas.
April 1, 2014 RHP Hector Ambriz assigned to El Paso Chihuahuas.
March 31, 2014 San Diego Padres signed free agent RHP Hector Ambriz to a minor league contract.
October 1, 2013 RHP Hector Ambriz elected free agency.
September 7, 2013 Houston Astros sent Hector Ambriz outright to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
September 5, 2013 Houston Astros designated Hector Ambriz for assignment.
July 29, 2013 Houston Astros optioned RHP Hector Ambriz to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 18, 2013 Houston Astros recalled Hector Ambriz from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 2, 2013 Houston Astros optioned Hector Ambriz to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 22, 2012 Houston Astros selected the contract of Hector Ambriz from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 1, 2012 Hector Ambriz roster status changed by Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 18, 2012 Oklahoma City RedHawks placed RHP Hector Ambriz on the 7-day disabled list.
June 20, 2012 RHP Hector Ambriz assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks from Houston Astros.
June 19, 2012 Houston Astros signed free agent RHP Hector Ambriz to a minor league contract.
June 17, 2012 Columbus Clippers released RHP Hector Ambriz.
January 13, 2012 Cleveland Indians invited non-roster RHP Hector Ambriz to spring training.
September 21, 2011 Columbus Clippers activated RHP Hector Ambriz from the 7-day disabled list.
October 29, 2010 Cleveland Indians sent Hector Ambriz outright to Columbus Clippers.
September 23, 2010 Hector Ambriz roster status changed by Cleveland Indians.
April 30, 2010 Cleveland Indians activated RHP Hector Ambriz from the 15-day disabled list.
April 8, 2010 sent RHP Hector Ambriz on a rehab assignment to Columbus Clippers.
March 31, 2010 Cleveland Indians placed RHP Hector Ambriz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2010. Right elbow tendinitis.
December 10, 2009 Cleveland Indians claimed RHP Hector Ambriz off waivers from Reno Aces.
May 2, 2009 Hector Ambriz assigned to Reno Aces from Mobile BayBears.

Hector Ambriz Bio Info

Full name HECTOR AMBRIZ...Graduated from Valencia (Calif.) High School, where he was named the Orange League MVP his freshman, sophomore and senior seasons...Attended UCLA, where he was named the team's co-Outstanding Pitcher of the 2005 and 2006 seasons and was a finalist for the Brooks Wallace Player of the Year award... Signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks as their fifth-round selection in the 2006 First-Year Player Draft (147th overall)...Selected by Chicago White Sox in 28th Round (840th overall) of 2002 amateur entry draft, but did not sign. 2012 Appeared in 18 games for the Astros in his first MLB action since 2010...struck out 22 batters in his 19.1 innings pitched...did not allow a run in 13 of his 18 appearances (13IP)...did not allow a home run and posted a .206 opponents batting average (14x68)...began the season with the CLE organization at Triple A Columbus...assigned to Triple A OKC upon signing as a minor league free agent on June 21...had his contract purchased by Houston on Aug 22...earned the first Major League win of his career on Sept. 7 at CIN in what was the 42nd MLB game of his career...tossed 0.2 of a scoreless inning in the outing...had a stretch of six-straight scoreless appearances, spanning 6.0 innings from Sept. 13-22...struck out eight batters and did not issue a walk during that span...appeared in 38 games (one start) between Triple A Columbus and Triple A OKC, posting a combined 1-2 record with a 3.45 ERA (22ER/57.1IP) and 43 strikeouts...went 1-1 with a 3.33 ERA (9ER/24.1IP) and 18 strikeouts in his 18 appearances with OKC. 2011 Did not pitch in an official minor league game, spent the season rehabbing from reconstructive surgery on his right elbow in October 2010...Pitched in the Arizona Parallel League in October 2011..Appeared in 6 games and fanned 13 batters in 8.2 innings (8.2IP, 3H, 5R/ER, 2BB, 13K). 2010 Spent the entire season on the Major League roster after being selected in the Major League phase of the December Rule V draft (5th overall pick from Arizona)...Started the year on the 15-day DL from 3/27-4/30 with right elbow tendonitis...Activated 4/30...Began a rehab assignment at AAA Columbus on 4/10 and made 7 relief appearances (8.0IP, 9H, 1R/ER, 15K) and did not allow a run in 6 of the 7 outings and recorded a strikeout in each appearance...Made his Major League debut on 4/30 vs. Minnesota (1.0IP, 1H)...Season-high 4 strikeouts on July 29 vs. NYY...Career-high 3.1IP in extra inning loss at LA Angels on 9/8 (3.1IP, 1H, 1R/ER) in his final appearance of the season ...Went 0-0 w/a 3.46 ERA in 9 July appearances (13.0IP, 15H, 5ER)...Batters were 2 for 15 (.133) off him with the bases loaded...Over his last 9 appearances from August 7 until 9/ 8 he was 0-1 w/a 7.48 ERA (13.1IP, 21H, 11ER)...Was shutdown from baseball activities on 9/16 with soreness in his right elbow... Underwent UCL reconstructive surgery on his right elbow by Dr. Lewis Yocum in Anaheim, CA on 10/1...Outrighted off 40-man roster on 10/29. 2009 Split season between AA Mobile and AAA Reno in the Arizona organization...Combined 12-11 w/a 4.94 ERA in 28 games/27 starts (156.2IP, 182H, 86ER, 13HR, 46BB, 135K)...His 12 wins were T2nd and 135K were 3rd among Arizona minor league pitchers...Started season in Mobile and was promoted on May 2 to Reno...Tossed 7.0 shutout innings in his final start vs. Sacramento on Sept. 3 (7.0ip, 5h, 0r, 1bb, 5k). 2008 Compiled a 5-13 record and 4.89 ERA in 27 games (26 starts) at Mobile (AA)...Ranked second on the team in innings pitched (152.2) and strikeouts (118)...His 2 complete games tied for the Southern Leaguelead...Suffered the loss in both complete games; 7/12 at Montgomery and 8/23 at Mississippi...Struck out a season-high 10 batters on 7/30 vs. Tennessee. 2007 His 2 complete games at Visalia (A) tied for the most among organizational minor leaguers...Ranked sixth in the California League in ERA (4.08) and fourth in strikeouts (133)...finished the postseason 2-0 with a 1.23 ERA (2 ER in 14.2 IP) with 9 strikeouts, leading the Oaks to the California League second-half Northern Division Championship...Did not lose a decision from 7/9-8/16, going 5-0 with a 1.93 ERA (12 ER in 56.0 IP) and 49 strikeouts over 8 starts. 2006 Opened the season in the starting rotation, going 0-1 with a 1.54 ERA (2 ER in 11.2 IP) over 4 games...Moved to the bullpen on July 15 for the remainder of the season...Held opponents to a .192 average, including a .168 average against right-handers.