Sandy Leon

Sandy Leon #3

  • C
  • B/T: S/R
  • 5' 10"/225
  • Age: 28

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Sandy Leon 2017 Spring Training Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.261 0 0 0 .553

Sandy Leon Spring Training Career Stats
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AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.246 1 11 0 .597

Sandy Leon 2016 Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.310 7 35 0 .845

Sandy Leon MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.254 8 43 0 .681

Sandy Leon Bio

  • Full Name: Sandy David Leon
  • Pronunciation: SAN-dee lee-OHN
  • Born: 3/13/1989 in Maracaibo, Venezuela
  • Debut: 5/14/2012
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2017 Spring Training Stats 23 3 6 0 0 0 .261 .292 .553
Spring Training Career Stats
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114 14 28 1 11 0 .246 .290 .597
2016 Stats 252 36 78 7 35 0 .310 .369 .845
MLB Career Stats 461 53 117 8 43 0 .254 .319 .681

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Sandy Leon 2017 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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72 245 28 59 87 12 1 5 27 22 1 62 2 1 .241 .306 .359 .665
Cumulative
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72 245 28 59 87 12 1 5 27 22 1 62 2 1 .241 .306 .359 .665
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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72 245 28 59 87 12 1 5 27 22 1 62 2 1 .241 .306 .359 .665
Cumulative
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72 245 28 59 87 12 1 5 27 22 1 62 2 1 .241 .306 .359 .665

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January 20, 2017 at 7:26 PM ET

Venezuela adds five players to WBC roster

Team Venezuela is adding firepower to its already star-studded World Baseball Classic roster, with Ender Inciarte, Alcides Escobar, Martin Prado, Victor Martinez and Sandy Leon all expected to represent the country in the upcoming Classic, according to MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi.

January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM ET

Red Sox avoid arbitration with seven players

The Red Sox avoided arbitration by reaching one-year agreements with seven players on Friday, including two All-Stars from last season -- shortstop Xander Bogaerts ($4.5 million, according to a source) and center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. ($3.6 million).

Awards

Sandy Leon Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Washington NL

CAR Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Potomac CAR

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Hagerstown SAL

Sandy Leon Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 5, 2016 Boston Red Sox selected the contract of Sandy Leon from Pawtucket Red Sox.
January 13, 2016 Boston Red Sox invited non-roster C Sandy Leon to spring training.
November 6, 2015 Boston Red Sox sent C Sandy Leon outright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
September 1, 2015 Boston Red Sox selected the contract of C Sandy Leon from Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 30, 2015 Boston Red Sox sent C Sandy Leon outright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 20, 2015 Boston Red Sox designated C Sandy Leon for assignment.
March 30, 2015 Washington Nationals traded C Sandy Leon to Boston Red Sox for cash.
October 13, 2014 Washington Nationals activated C Sandy Leon.
October 3, 2014 Washington Nationals reassigned C Sandy Leon to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2014 Washington Nationals recalled C Sandy Leon from Syracuse Chiefs.
August 7, 2014 Washington Nationals optioned C Sandy Leon to Syracuse Chiefs.
August 5, 2014 Washington Nationals recalled Sandy Leon from Syracuse Chiefs.
June 26, 2014 Washington Nationals optioned C Sandy Leon to Syracuse Chiefs.
June 11, 2014 Washington Nationals recalled Sandy Leon from Syracuse Chiefs.
May 16, 2014 Washington Nationals optioned C Sandy Leon to Syracuse Chiefs.
April 2, 2014 Washington Nationals recalled Sandy Leon from Harrisburg Senators.
March 26, 2014 Washington Nationals optioned C Sandy Leon to Harrisburg Senators.
September 1, 2013 Washington Nationals recalled Sandy Leon from Harrisburg Senators.
July 28, 2013 Sandy Leon assigned to Harrisburg Senators from Auburn Doubledays.
July 25, 2013 Sandy Leon roster status changed by Auburn Doubledays.
July 18, 2013 Harrisburg Senators placed C Sandy Leon on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 16, 2013.
March 14, 2013 Washington Nationals optioned C Sandy Leon to Harrisburg Senators.
October 15, 2012 Sandy Leon roster status changed by Washington Nationals.
September 1, 2012 Washington Nationals recalled Sandy Leon from Syracuse Chiefs.
August 4, 2012 Washington Nationals optioned Sandy Leon to Syracuse Chiefs.
July 19, 2012 Washington Nationals recalled C Sandy Leon from Harrisburg Senators.
July 4, 2012 Washington Nationals optioned Sandy Leon to Harrisburg Senators.
July 4, 2012 Sandy Leon roster status changed by Harrisburg Senators.
July 1, 2012 Auburn Doubledays sent C Sandy Leon on a rehab assignment to Harrisburg Senators.
June 26, 2012 Sandy Leon assigned to Auburn Doubledays.
May 15, 2012 Sandy Leon roster status changed by Washington Nationals.
May 13, 2012 Washington Nationals selected the contract of C Sandy Leon from Harrisburg Senators.
April 2, 2012 Sandy Leon assigned to Harrisburg Senators from Potomac Nationals.
December 20, 2011 Washington Nationals invited non-roster C Sandy Leon to spring training.
April 4, 2011 Sandy Leon assigned to Potomac Nationals from Hagerstown Suns.
April 7, 2010 Sandy Leon assigned to Hagerstown Suns from Vermont Lake Monsters.
June 15, 2009 Sandy Leon assigned to Vermont Lake Monsters from Hagerstown Suns.

Sandy David Leon Bio Info

Full name is Sandy David (Balan) Leon...Last name pronounced "lay-OHN." Married his wife, Liliana, in February 2016. Signed by Mike Rizzo and Dana Brown (Nationals).

2016

Began his 2nd year in the Red Sox organization with Triple-A Pawtucket, but served as Boston's primary catcher after joining the club in June...Played in more games and recorded more hits, doubles, HR, RBI, BB, and runs scored than he did in his first 4 ML seasons combined. Received the Unsung Hero Award from the Boston chapter of the BBWAA. His .310 AVG (78-for-252) was the highest by a Red Sox catcher (min. 250 AB) since Carlton Fisk hit .315 in 1977...Was batting .356 with a .967 OPS at the end of play on 9/12, but went 4-for-44 (.091) in his final 14 games. Among switch-hitters with at least 250 AB, ranked 2nd in AVG and 3rd in OPS (.845). Posted a .373/.450/.612 batting line vs. LHP (25-for-67, 4 2B, 4 HR)...Hit .313 with RISP (21-for-67), .330 with 2 outs (30-for-91), and .325 at home (40-for-123)...Batted .440 with a 1.131 OPS when batting 9th (22-for-50, 7 2B, HR). Recorded a 3.90 catcher's ERA...Threw out 13 of 33 (39.4%) attempted base stealers...Had the 2nd-highest fielding percentage among catchers with at least 500 total chances (.998; 1 E/597 TC). Caught 3 shutouts, each of which was started by a different pitcher: 7/10 vs. TB (Price), 7/19 vs. SF (Porcello), and 8/5 at LAD (Wright). Selected to the ML roster from Pawtucket on 6/5 and spent the remainder of the season with BOS. According to Elias, became the 1st player in Red Sox history to record a hit in each of his first 5 plate appearances of a season...Hit a pinch-hit, 10th-inning double in his 1st plate appearance of the season on 6/7 at SF, then recorded a hit in each of his first 4 PA on 6/11 at MIN before drawing a walk in his 5th...Elias also notes that Leon became the 1st Red Sox to reach base via hit, BB, or HBP in each of his first 6 PA of a season since Ted Cox in 1977 (first 7). Began the season 20-for-40...According to Elias, became the first Red Sox with 20+ hits in his first 40 AB of a season since David Ortiz in 2013 (also 20-for-40), and the first major leaguer to do so since Adrian Gonzalez in 2015 (22-for-40). Went 4-for-5 with 3 2B on 7/4 vs. TEX...Was the first Red Sox catcher with 3+ doubles in a game since Jason Varitek on 5/12/02 at SEA (3). Went 25-for-55 (.455) in 19 games (13 starts) in the season's 1st half, the highest AVG ever for a player at the All-Star break (min. 50 AB)...Homered in 6 of his first 25 games after the All-Star break. Went 2-for-4 with a HR and 4 RBI in the Sox' 5-2 win at NYY on 7/16...Also had a HR and 4 RBI on 8/5 at LAD. Began the season with the PawSox...Made 29 starts at catcher, throwing out 9 of 17 (53%) attempted base stealers. POSTSEASON: Started each of the Red Sox' 3 ALDS games at catcher...Hit a solo HR in Game 1 at CLE, his first ever postseason game...Became the 1st Red Sox catcher ever to homer in his 1st career playoff game...Threw out 1 of 2 attempted base stealers in the series.

2015

Made 33 starts at catcher in his 1st season with the Red Sox...BOS went 16-17 in his starts, including 11-8 beginning 6/2...Also appeared in 26 games with Triple-A Pawtucket. Named to 1st career Opening Day roster after being acquired from WSH for cash considerations on 3/30. Played in 33 ML games (28 starts) before being designated for assignment on 7/20...Cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A on 7/30...Selected back to the ML roster on 9/1 and made 8 more appearances (5 starts). Led the majors by throwing out 50% (10 of 20) of attempted base stealers (min. 20 SBA)...Posted a 3.47 catcher's ERA with BOS, 2nd best among AL catchers (min. 300.0 innings caught). Caught 4 of the team's 10 shutouts in only 33 starts...Caught all 13 innings of the Sox' 2-0 win on 9/13 at TB. Red Sox pitchers gave up only 9 runs in 47.0 innings in 5 starts during his second ML stint of the year (1.72 ERA)...Caught all 4 of Rich Hill's starts down the stretch (1.55 ERA). Entered the game on 4/12 at NYY as a defensive replacement at 3B in the 8th inning, his only appearance at a position other than catcher in the majors or minors. Following the season, posted a .338 OBP in 33 games for Aragua in the Venezuelan Winter League...Also went 20-for-65 (.308) with a .416 OBP in 20 postseason games...Played in 6 games for Venezuela in the Caribbean Series, going 3-for-3 with a run scored and 2 CCS against Mexico in the finals on 2/7.

2014

Appeared in 20 games (17 starts) over 4 stints with the Nationals (4/2-5/15, 6/11-25, 8/5-7, 9/1-end of season)...Spent most of the season with Triple-A Syracuse. Threw out 5 of 8 (63%) potential base stealers with WSH and caught 12 of 21 (57%) with Syracuse. Was set to begin the season with Double-A Harrisburg, but was summoned to WSH on 4/2 after Wilson Ramos injured his left hand on Opening Day...Hit .182 (8-for-44) in 13 games before being optioned to Syracuse on 5/16. Hit his 1st ML home run on 4/14 at MIA, a 2-run shot off RHP Kevin Slowey. Played in 46 games for Aguilas del Zulia of the Venezuelan Winter League.

2013

Struggled at the plate (hit .177 in 95 games) with Harrisburg in first complete Double-A season...was recalled by the Nationals, Sept. 1..while in minors, posted nearly as many walks (47) as strikeouts (57)...walked once every 7.7 plate appearances...including 3-game rehab stint with (low) Single-A Auburn, threw out 27 of 70 (39%) would-be basestealers in '13....played in 2 Sept. contests for Washington, going 0-for-1 (K).

2012 Switch-hitting catcher debuted in big leagues in '12 in 6th professional season...made MLB debut, May 14 vs. SDP, but suffered high right ankle sprain in 4th-inning home-plate collision with SDP's Chase Headley...endured 6-week stint on the DL, but in first game upon return, notched first big league hit, a 7th-inning single off (eventual Cy Young Award winner) R.A. Dickey, July 19 vs. NYM...on July 27 at MIL, gunned down Jonathan Lucroy to register first caught stealing of career...when starting, Washington went 7-2...combined to hit .322 with 19 doubles, 3 homers and 26 RBI in 64 minor-league games at 3 levels...experienced first big league Spring Training in '12. 2011 In finest offensive season to date, posted 28 extra-base hits for Potomac, including career-best 21 doubles and 6 homers, in first Single-A Carolina League exposure...also registered career highs in batting (.251), RBI (43) and games (109)...the 6 home runs were 50 percent more than total (4) amassed through first 4 pro campaigns...despite receiving 31 more plate appearances than the season prior, strikeouts shrunk by 10. 2010 With Hagerstown of the Single-A South Atlantic League, hit .249, but tallied career-best 50 walks in 98 games en route to .345 on-base percentage that established a career high. 2009 Playing for both Hagerstown of the Single-A South Atlantic League and Vermont of the Short-season Single-A New York-Penn League, combined to bat .238 with 13 doubles and 2 home runs, which were first of professional career...following the season, was cited as the Best Defensive Catcher in the Nationals chain by Baseball America...blasted first pro home run, a 7th-inning solo shot, on Aug. 23 at Tri City. 2008 In repeat season in the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League, hit .189 but tallied 11 RBI in just 26 games with the GCL Nationals. 2007 Showed strong pitch recognition and plate discipline (17 walks in 31 games/94 at-bats) in first pro season, which was spent with the GCL Nationals... in professional debut, June 19 vs. GCL Dodgers, walked twice and scored 2 runs.