Adrian Cardenas #6

  • 2B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 0"/205

Adrian Cardenas MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.183 0 2 0 .552

Adrian Cardenas Bio

  • Full Name: Adrian Cardenas
  • Born: 10/10/1987 in Miami Lakes, FL
  • Draft: 2006, Philadelphia Phillies, 1st rd. (37th overall)
  • High School: Monsignor Edward Pace, Miami Gardens, FL
  • Debut: May 7, 2012
  • Ret., Final Game: 10/3/2012
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 60 5 11 0 2 0 .183 .269 .552

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Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2007 Lakewood SAL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Oakland AL

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Midland TEX

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Midland TEX

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Lakewood SAL

GCL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 GCL Phillies GCL

Adrian Cardenas Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2012 2B Adrian Cardenas elected free agency.
October 25, 2012 Chicago Cubs sent 2B Adrian Cardenas outright to Iowa Cubs.
September 1, 2012 Chicago Cubs recalled Adrian Cardenas from Iowa Cubs.
August 21, 2012 Chicago Cubs optioned Adrian Cardenas to Iowa Cubs.
July 31, 2012 Chicago Cubs recalled Adrian Cardenas from Iowa Cubs.
June 26, 2012 Chicago Cubs optioned Adrian Cardenas to Iowa Cubs.
May 7, 2012 Chicago Cubs recalled Adrian Cardenas from Iowa Cubs.
March 23, 2012 Chicago Cubs optioned Adrian Cardenas to Iowa Cubs.
February 6, 2012 Chicago Cubs claimed Adrian Cardenas off waivers from Oakland Athletics.
January 26, 2012 Oakland Athletics designated Adrian Cardenas for assignment.
October 1, 2011 Oakland Athletics activated 2B Adrian Cardenas.
March 13, 2011 Oakland Athletics optioned DH Adrian Cardenas to Sacramento River Cats.
November 19, 2010 Oakland Athletics selected the contract of Adrian Cardenas from Sacramento River Cats.
August 9, 2010 Adrian Cardenas assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Midland RockHounds.
June 4, 2010 Adrian Cardenas assigned to Midland RockHounds from Sacramento River Cats.
April 30, 2010 Adrian Cardenas assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Athletics Extended Spring Training.
April 5, 2010 Adrian Cardenas assigned to Athletics Extended Spring Training from Oakland Athletics.
December 14, 2009 Oakland Athletics invited non-roster 2B Adrian Cardenas to spring training.
August 1, 2009 2B Adrian Cardenas assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Midland RockHounds.
May 21, 2009 Adrian Cardenas assigned to Midland RockHounds from Sacramento River Cats.
May 1, 2009 Adrian Cardenas assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Midland RockHounds.

Adrian Cardenas Bio Info

In six pro seasons, Adrian owns a .303 batting average (749-for-2,475) in 643 minor league games...the infielder was claimed off waivers from Oakland, February 6, 2012...Was one of three players acquired by Oakland from Philadelphia in the Joe Blanton trade at the 2008 All-Star break...Named to the Texas League mid-season and post-season All-Star teams in 2009...Was the A's fifth-best prospect according to Baseball America following the 2008 season...the publication tabbed him as the organization's ninth-best prospect following 2009...Honored as a South Atlantic League mid-season All-Star in 2007, and played for Team USA in the MLB Future's Game...Rated the second-best prospect in the Phillies minor league system following the 2007 season, and third-best after the 2006 campaign according to Baseball America...Graduated from Monsignor Pace (Fla.) High School in 2006...named Baseball America's High School Player of the Year. 2011 In his final season in the A's organization, Adrian spent the entire season at Triple-A Sacramento, hitting .314 with five homers and 51 RBI in 127 games...added 47 walks for a .374 on-base percentage and had a career-high 154 hits...Ranked eighth in the Pacific Coast League in hits...Tied for second in the A's farm system in hits, ranked fourth in batting, ninth in total bases (205) and 10th in on-base percentage...Led the River Cats in batting, games, at bats (491) and hits, and tied for the lead in triples (4)...Hit .367 over his first 37 games through May 17, .247 over a 59-game stretch from May 19 to July 30 and .368 over his final 31 games...Batted .344 (52-for-151) against left-handed pitching compared to .300 (102-for-340) against righthanders...Appeared in 44 games in left field, 35 at second base, 34 at designated hitter, 13 at third base and three at shortstop...Committed three errors as a second baseman for a .978 fielding percentage...also made four errors at third base (.886 fielding percentage) and two in left field (.974)...Hit in every spot in the order except clean-up...saw his most action in the six spot (39 games). 2010 Split his season between Double-A Midland and Triple-A Sacramento, combining for a .304 batting average with four home runs and 53 RBI in 109 games...the batting average was the best of his four full seasons and he added 50 walks for a .379 on-base percentage, which was also a career high...ranked second in the A's farm system in batting...hit .324 (96 for 296) against right-handed pitching and .250 (27 for 108) against left-handers...batted .386 in the first inning...appeared in 52 games at second base and 45 at third base...had a .959 (10 errors in 241 chances) fielding percentage as a second baseman and .877 (13 errors in 106 chances) at third base...hit in every spot in the order except first and fourth and saw his most action with 38 games in the three spot.


SACRAMENTO: Batted .267 with a home run and 21 RBI in 58 games with Sacramento...hit .304 on the road and .231 at home...his average slipped to .211 with runners in scoring position...began the season on the disabled list with a ligament injury to his left thumb...was reinstated April 30 and hit .198 with no home runs and three RBI over his first 21 games...then clubbed a pinch hit grand slam in the seventh inning May 23 against Memphis and ended up going 2 for 2 with a season high five RBI in the game...was batting .228 in 31 games when he was transferred to Midland June 10...returned to Sacramento August 9 and hit .313 (30 for 96) in 27 games during his second stint...had four straight multiple hit games from September 2 to 5 (8 for 15, .533)...then went 2 for 9 (.222) with two walks in three postseason games for the River Cats.


MIDLAND: Hit .345 with three home runs and 32 RBI in 51 games with the Rockhounds...added 33 walks for a .436 on-base percentage...batted .382 against right-handed pitching, .352 at home, .347 during night games and .333 with runners in scoring position...had three straight multiple hit games (6 for 10, .600) to start his campaign with Midland before going 0 for 4 June 14 at Frisco...then reached base safely via hit or walk in 40 consecutive games from June 15 to August 1, which was the longest such streak in the Texas League...hit .353 with 30 runs scored and 29 walks (.459 on-base percentage) during the streak...never hit safely in more than eight consecutive games...had back-to-back four hit games June 26 and 27 at San Antonio, although he went 4 for 8 in the latter contest...added a third fourhit game July 20 at Corpus Christi...hit two of his four home runs for the season in back-to-back games June 28 at San Antonio and July 2 against Arkansas...battted .419 with two home runs and 16 RBI over his first 20 games and .300 with one home run and 16 RBI over his last 31 games. 2009 Had two stints with both Double-A Midland and Triple-A Sacramento and combined to hit .299 with 41 doubles, 79 RBI and 79 runs scored in 130 games...tied for 13th in all of Minor League Baseball in doubles...had career highs in games, at bats (508), runs, hits (152), doubles and walks (55) and matched his best in RBI...ranked second in the A's farm system in doubles, third in hits, seventh in batting, RBI and extra base hits (49), eighth in total bases (213) and tied for eighth in runs and walks...was named to the Texas League midseason and postseason All-Star Teams...prior to the season he was ranked number 74 on Baseball America's Top 100 Prospects list and following the season he was listed as the A's ninth best prospect...his batting average included a .311 (115 for 370) mark against right-handed pitching and .268 (37 for 138) against left-handers...batted .308 with runners in scoring position, including .345 with Midland and .226 with Sacramento...appeared in 73 games at second base, 38 at third base and 14 at shortstop...made 19 errors, including nine at second base (.977 fielding percentage), five at third base (.946) and five at shortstop (.926)...hit in every spot in the batting order except leadoff and cleanup and saw his most action with 45 games batting fifth, 25 hitting third and 22 in the eight spot. 2008 Was acquired by Oakland from Philadelphia in the Joe Blanton trade in July and combined to hit .296 with five home runs and 40 RBI in 109 games with Single-A Clearwater in the Phillies organization and Single-A Stockton and Double-A Midland in the A's organization...added six triples and was successful in 17 of 18 (94.4%) stolen base attempts...was named the A's fifth best prospect by Baseball America following the season and was also tabbed as the A's Best Hitter for Average in the magazine's Best Tools survey...batted .296 against left-handed pitchers and .296 against right-handers...hit .303 with runners in scoring position, but that mark dropped to .159 with RISP and two outs...was 2 for 12 (.167) with the bases loaded...hit .416 with three of his five home runs, 10 of his 40 RBI and six of his 17 stolen bases in the first inning of a game...committed five errors in 77 games at second base (.984 fielding percentage) and two in 29 contests at shortstop (.985 fielding percentage)...hit third 63 times and also made 25 appearances batting ninth, 19 hitting second and one batting first...hit .307 with four home runs and 23 RBI in 68 games with Clearwater...was successful in all 16 of his stolen base attempts... all 65 of his defensive appearances came at second base...had his first of three four-hit games April 6 at Lakeland...was batting .347 in 13 games when he was placed on the disabled list April 24 with a strained muscle in his back...was reinstated from the DL May 13 and homered that day at Dunedin...hit all four of his home runs with the Threshers over a 17-game span from May 13 to 30 and batted .323 with four home runs and nine RBI in 18 games in May...then hit .291 with 11 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 25 games in June...went 10 for 39 (.256) over his final 11 games with Clearwater before he was traded to Oakland with Josh Outman and Matt Spencer July 17 in exchange for Joe Blanton...was assigned to Stockton following the trade and batted .278 with a home run and 10 RBI in 15 games...did not commit an error in 12 games at second base and three at shortstop...matched his season best with an eight-game hitting streak from July 23 to 31 (15 for 40, .375)...drove in at least one run in each of the final seven games of the streak (9 RBI total)...hit .333 over his first 11 games and then went 2 for 18 (.111) over his final four contests before he was promoted to Midland Aug. 5...batted .279 in 26 games with the RockHounds and added 15 walks for a .392 on-base percentage...hit .353 over his first 14 games but went 6 for 35 (.171) over his final 12 contests...all 26 of his appearances came at shortstop...played for the Arizona Fall League Champion Phoenix Desert Dogs following the season and hit .239 with three doubles and nine RBI in 24 games...appeared in 12 games at second base, 11 at shortstop and one at third base. 2007 Spent entire season with Single-A Lakewood...led his team in at bats (499), doubles (30) and RBI (79), was second in hits (147) and tied for second in home runs (9)...had 40 multi-hit games... collected 24 RBI in 27 games in May, including an RBI in six straight games from May 3-9 (10 RBI total)...named a South Atlantic League midseason All-Star...named Phillies Minor League Player of the Week, May 28-June 3...was Phillies' Minor League Player of the Month for June after batting .360 with 16 runs and 11 RBI...played for Team USA in the Futures Game in San Francisco and was 1 for 1... hit safely in 16 of his final 19 games of the season from Aug. 14 to Sept. 3 (26 for 72, .361)...rated the second best prospect in the Phillies minor league system by Baseball America following the season. 2006 Made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Rookie League Phillies...ranked second in the GCL in average (.318), tied for fourth in triples (4) and fifth in on-base percentage (.384)...was named Phillies Minor League Player of the Week, July 24-30 after batting .650 with four RBI...had a seasonhigh five RBI and three runs scored July 17 at the Indians...had a season-best five hits July 24 vs. the Yankees...scored a run in six straight games, June 25-July 2 (seven runs total)...hit .368 with runners in scoring position...led the team in runs (22), hits (49), triples, walks (17) and RBI (21) and tied for the team lead in stolen bases (13)...selected as a postseason GCL All-Star...rated the third best prospect in Phillies minor league system by Baseball America following the season.