Aaron Bates

  • RF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 4"/230
  • Age: 31

Aaron Bates MLB Career Stats

.364 0 2 0 .962

Aaron Bates Bio

  • Full Name: Aaron Bates
  • Born: 3/10/1984 in New York, NY
  • Draft: 2006, Boston Red Sox, 3rd rd. (83rd overall)
  • College: North Carolina State
  • Debut: July 6, 2009
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MLB Career Stats 11 2 4 0 2 0 .364 .417 .962
  • Status: Released


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Aaron Bates Awards

MiLB.com Class A Adv. Best Single-Game Performer

Year Team League
2007 Lake Elsinore CAL

EAS Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/11/2009 Portland EAS
06/01/2009 Portland EAS

CAL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/07/2007 Lancaster CAL

CAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Lancaster CAL

NYP Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/09/2006 Lowell NYP

Aaron Bates Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
January 16, 2015 Tulsa Drillers released RF Aaron Bates.
July 6, 2014 Aaron Bates roster status changed by Chattanooga Lookouts.
June 12, 2014 Chattanooga Lookouts activated 1B Aaron Bates from the 7-day disabled list.
April 3, 2014 1B Aaron Bates assigned to Chattanooga Lookouts.
January 29, 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent 1B Aaron Bates to a minor league contract.
June 23, 2012 Memphis Redbirds released 1B Aaron Bates.
May 22, 2012 St. Louis Cardinals signed free agent 1B Aaron Bates to a minor league contract.
May 22, 2012 1B Aaron Bates assigned to Memphis Redbirds from St. Louis Cardinals.
May 15, 2012 Rochester Red Wings released 1B Aaron Bates.
January 3, 2012 Minnesota Twins invited non-roster 1B Aaron Bates to spring training.
May 9, 2011 Minnesota Twins signed free agent 1B Aaron Bates to a minor league contract.
May 9, 2011 1B Aaron Bates assigned to Rochester Red Wings.
February 26, 2011 1B Aaron Bates assigned to Boston Red Sox.
August 18, 2010 Pawtucket Red Sox activated LF Aaron Bates from the temporarily inactive list.
August 8, 2010 Pawtucket Red Sox placed LF Aaron Bates on the temporarily inactive list.
July 26, 2010 Boston Red Sox sent Aaron Bates outright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
March 23, 2010 Boston Red Sox optioned LF Aaron Bates to Pawtucket Red Sox.
November 13, 2009 Aaron Bates roster status changed by Boston Red Sox.
September 29, 2009 Boston Red Sox recalled Aaron Bates from Pawtucket Red Sox.
September 29, 2009 Boston Red Sox placed 1B Aaron Bates on the 60-day disabled list.
July 17, 2009 Boston Red Sox optioned Aaron Bates to Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 6, 2009 Boston Red Sox selected the contract of Aaron Bates from Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 8, 2009 Aaron Bates assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Portland Sea Dogs.

Aaron Bates Bio Info

2002 graduate of Archbishop Mitty (CA) High School...attended San Jose State University in 2003, batting .297...transferred to North Carolina State University from 2005 to 2006...batted .354 with 54 rbi in 63 games a Junior at NC State in 2006...also led the team that season in runs (76), homers (10), walks (45), on-base percentage (.479) and slugging percentage (.560)...named to the 2005 Cape Cod League All-Star team in 2005. 2011 Released by the Boston Red Sox, March 31...signed minor league contract with Minnesota, May 9...spent remainder of season with Triple-A Rochester Red Wings...Went 3-for-4 with a home run in his first game with the Red Wings, May 10 vs. Louisville...Singled in seven consecutive at-bats, May 30-June 1...recorded five consecutive multi-hit games, May 30-June 3...Named Twins' Minor League Player of the Week, June 3, batting .545 (12-for-22) in six games...Batted .317 (20-for-63) in 19 May games, .333 (39-for-117) in 30 June games and .308 (24-for-78) in 25 July games...Batted .333 (82-for-246) against right-handed pitching and .277 (31-for-112) against left-handed pitching...Split the season between first base and designated hitter...Ranked third on the clubs in runs (57), fourth in hits (113), home runs (7) and total bases (157), and fifth in doubles (23)...finished third in the International League in batting average. 2010 Spent the season with Triple-A Pawtucket...led the team in games (122) and walks (59)...ranked second in at-bats (429), tied for second in runs (49), tied for third in hits (103), third in home runs (12), rbi (54) and total bases (158)...played in 29 games for Caguas of the Puerto Rican Winter Leagues. 2009 Appeared in 5 games with BOS, including 3 starts, in his 1st Big League stint...Split most of the year between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket...Selected to BOS's roster from Triple-A Pawtucket on 7/6 when Jeff Bailey landed on the 15-day DL...Made Major League debut that night with a start at first base vs. OAK, the 1st Red Sox player to debut with a start at first at Fenway Park since Mo Vaughn on 6/27/91 vs. the Yankees...Scored 1st ML run as a pinch-runner in the 8th inning of the Sox 1-0 win vs. KC on 7/10...Became the 1st Red Sox player to score his 1st run in a 1-0 game since Chris Mahoney on 7/14/1910 (Elias)...Recorded 1st Big League hit on 7/11, an RBI-single off KC's Roman Colon in the 8th inning after entering the game as a pinch-runner in the 7th...Went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles, an RBI and run scored vs. KC on 7/12...Became the 1st Sox player to record a 3-hit effort within his 1st 5 ML games since Nomar Garciaparra on 9/1/96...Optioned back to Pawtucket on 7/17, after the All-Star break. Combined to bat .268 (128-for-478) with 12 homers and 57 RBI in 128 games between Portland and Pawtucket...Began the season with the Sea Dogs and earned Eastern League Player of the Month and Red Sox Minor League Offensive Player of the Month honors in May...Hit .370 (40-for-108) with 7 doubles, 6 homers, 28 RBI and 22 runs during the month...The 28 RBI tied for the EL lead...Named Eastern League Player of the Week twice, 5/4-11 and 5/25-6/1...Promoted to Pawtucket on 6/8...Recalled to BOS again on 9/29 and immediately placed on the 60-day DL with a left ankle sprain...After the season, hit .315 (34-for-108) with 8 doubles, 1 triple, 1 homer, 18 RBI and 14 runs in 31 games for Criollos de Caguas in the Puerto Rican Winter League 2008 Led Double-A Portland in RBI (68) and hits (126)...Tied for team lead in games (124)...Hit by a pitch 18 times, tops in the Eastern League...Collected 26 RBI in May, tied for 2nd in the EL...Career-high 7 RBI on 5/6 vs. New Hampshire, matching Portland's franchise record...Went 3-for-4 in that game with a grand slam...Hit .429 (27-for-63) with 16 RBI during a season-high, 16-game hitting streak from 5/17-6/3...Named Red Sox Minor League Offensive Player of the Month for June, batting .301 (22-for-73) with 8 extrabase hits (6 2B, 3B, HR), 8 RBI and 10 walks...Following the season played in 8 games for Scottsdale of the Arizona Fall League (.200, 5-for-25) and 18 games for Leones de Ponce of the Puerto Rican Winter League (.271, 16-for-59). 2007 Led Red Sox minor leaguers with 28 homers, ranked 3rd with 101 RBI and finished 6th with a .306 clip (142-for-464) in 125 games between Single-A Lancaster and Double-A Portland...Failed to reach base safely in consecutive games once with the JetHawks and Sea Dogs...Spent most of the year with Lancaster...Led the California League with a .456 on-base percentage and ranked among league leaders in hit by pitch (T-1st, 19), batting average (2nd, .332), slugging percentage (2nd, .592), HR/AB ratio (2nd, 1/15.54), walks (T-3rd, 69), home runs (T-4th, 24) and runs (T-10th, 89)...Selected to the California League's Post-Season All-Star team...Named the CAL League's Player of the Week for 4/30-5/7, going 10-for-28 (.357) with 3 homers and 9 RBI...On 5/19 vs. Lake Elsinore, became the 1st player in the 66-year history of the California League to hit 4 home runs in a game...Also the 1st Red Sox farm hand to accomplish the feat since Jack Littrell of the Class D PONY League Hornell Maple Leafs on 8/15/49...Finished the game 5-for-5 with 4 runs and 6 RBI...After the season, earned MiLB.com's award for Best Single-A Advanced Single-Game Performance for his efforts in that game...Missed from 7/11-23 on the disabled list...Promoted to Double-A Portland on 8/10...Went 2-for-13 (.154) in 3 Eastern League playoff games with the Sea Dogs. 2006 Made his professional debut with Short-A Lowell and also played for Single-A Greenville...posted a 17-game hitting streak, June 21-July 9 while with Lowell...named New York-Penn League Player of the Week, July 3-9 after hitting .480 (12-for-25) with two home runs and six rbi.