Jonathan Villar

Jonathan Villar #5

  • SS
  • B/T: S/R
  • 6' 1"/215
  • Age: 24

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Jonathan Villar Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.284 2 11 7 .752

Jonathan Villar MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.236 10 46 42 .653

Jonathan Villar Bio

  • Full Name: Jonathan Rafael Villar
  • Pronunciation: vee-YAR
  • Born: 5/2/1991 in La Vega, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: July 22, 2013
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2015 Stats 116 18 33 2 11 7 .284 .339 .752
MLB Career Stats 589 75 139 10 46 42 .236 .300 .653

Jonathan Villar Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Brewers NL 128 77 92.23 186.39 4.46 2.31 27.62
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.08 0.43 8.96 33.38
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2015
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November 19, 2015 at 4:08 PM ET

Villar dealt to Brewers

Busy Brewers general manager David Stearns acquired a middle infielder for the second time in as many days Thursday, this time trading with his former team for Astros shortstop Jonathan Villar.

October 8, 2015 at 4:33 PM ET

Qualls, Villar not on Astros' ALDS roster

Veteran relief pitcher Chad Qualls wasn't listed on the roster for the Astros in their American League Division Series matchup against the Royals, which gets underway Thursday night.

Awards

Jonathan Villar Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Houston NL

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Corpus Christi TEX

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Lakewood SAL

SAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Lakewood SAL

Jonathan Villar Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2013 18 22nd in AL
2014 17 21st in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2013 8 7th in AL

Jonathan Villar Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 19, 2015 Houston Astros traded SS Jonathan Villar to Milwaukee Brewers for RHP Cy Sneed.
October 15, 2015 Houston Astros activated SS Jonathan Villar.
October 8, 2015 Houston Astros reassigned SS Jonathan Villar to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2015 Houston Astros recalled SS Jonathan Villar from Fresno Grizzlies.
June 10, 2015 Houston Astros optioned SS Jonathan Villar to Fresno Grizzlies.
April 28, 2015 Houston Astros recalled Jonathan Villar from Fresno Grizzlies.
April 23, 2015 Houston Astros optioned SS Jonathan Villar to Fresno Grizzlies.
September 2, 2014 Houston Astros recalled Jonathan Villar from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 1, 2014 Houston Astros optioned SS Jonathan Villar to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 22, 2013 Houston Astros recalled SS Jonathan Villar from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
March 17, 2013 Houston Astros optioned Jonathan Villar to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
November 20, 2012 Houston Astros selected the contract of Jonathan Villar from Corpus Christi Hooks.
September 6, 2012 Jonathan Villar roster status changed by Corpus Christi Hooks.
July 15, 2012 Corpus Christi Hooks placed SS Jonathan Villar on the 7-day disabled list.
February 6, 2012 Houston Astros invited non-roster SS Jonathan Villar to spring training.
June 1, 2011 SS Jonathan Villar assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Lancaster JetHawks.
April 4, 2011 Jonathan Villar assigned to Lancaster JetHawks from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
March 29, 2011 Jonathan Villar assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
March 2, 2011 SS Jonathan Villar assigned to Houston Astros.
July 29, 2010 Houston Astros Traded RHP Roy Oswalt to Philadelphia Phillies; Philadelphia Phillies Traded LHP J.A. Happ to Houston Astros; Clearwater Threshers Traded Anthony Gose to Lancaster JetHawks and Lakewood BlueClaws Traded SS Jonathan Villar to Lexington Legends.
April 5, 2010 Jonathan Villar assigned to Lakewood BlueClaws from Williamsport Crosscutters.
August 22, 2009 Jonathan Villar assigned to Williamsport Crosscutters from GCL Phillies.
June 23, 2009 Jonathan Villar assigned to GCL Phillies.

Jonathan Rafael Villar Bio Info

Last name is pronounced: vee-yar. ... Signed with Philadelphia as a 17-year-old amateur free agent out of the Dominican Republic on May 20, 2008...signed by Phillies scout Sal Agostinelli. ... Added to the Astros 40-man roster on Nov. 20, 2012...is currently signed to one-year contract that runs thru the 2013 season.

2014

Began the year with the Major League club for the first time in his career and started on Opening Day at shortstop...had two stints with Houston and served as the club's everyday shortstop to start the season, before being optioned to Triple A Oklahoma City...played in a career-high 86 games and made 78 starts, all at shortstop...after a hot start, was optioned to OKC on June 30...played in 51 games with OKC before being recalled on Sept. 2 where he remained through the season, making 12 starts...blasted a three-run homer off knuckle-baller RHP R.A. Dickey on April 10 at TOR...the three RBI marked a career high...on April 19 at OAK, became the first Astros shortstop since IF Miguel Tejada on April 21, 2008, to record at least two extra-base hits, two runs scored and a stolen base in the same game...through April 22, had not committed an error in his 85 total chances and ranked tied for first among MLB shortstops in fielding (1.000) and fifth in assists (59)...went 2x3 with a double and a two-run triple April 27 vs. OAK...became the first Astros shortstop since IF Adam Everett in 2006 to record a double and a triple while scoring at least two runs in a single game...snapped an 0x26 run with an RBI-double that plated the game winning run in the 7th on May 31 vs. BAL...per Elias, the last group of players that ended a single-season hitless streak of that length with a hit that produced a game winning RBI: IF Hanley Ramirez (2012), C Mike Piazza (2006) and C Miguel Olivo (2005)...hit .258 (49x190) with 24 steals, 27 RBI and a .363 OBP in 51 games at Triple A OKC...played in 38 games for the Aguilas Cibaenas in the Dominican Winter League following the season, hitting .233 (30x129) with three home runs, 13 RBI and eight steals.

2013

Last name is pronounced: vee-YAR. Signed with Philadelphia as a 17-year-old amateur free agent out of the Dominican Republic on May 20, 2008...signed by Phillies scout Sal Agostinelli. IN THE COMMUNITY: This offseason, Jonathan held a baseball camp for the "La Barranca" Little League in his hometown of La Vega, DR...Jonathan, who played in La Barranca Little League when he was growing up in the Dominican, hosted 150 kids and spoke to them about the importance of hard work on the field and being a positive influence in the community...he gave away some Astros promo items as well as baseball equipment ... Jonathan plans to hold this event every offseason going forward. Added to the Astros 40-man roster on Nov. 20, 2012...is currently signed to one-year contract that runs thru the 2014 season.

2012 Played his entire season with Double A Corpus Christi after being named the Astros No. 4 prospect by Baseball America at the beginning of the season...appeared in 85 games defensively, all at shortstop, marking his fourth consecutive season to play only shortstop defensively...named a Texas League Midseason All-Star...had his season cut short on July 14 following a hand injury...returned to the field for the Aguilas Cibaenas in the Dominican Winter League and played in 24 games, hitting .333 (10x30) with a .412 OBP...added to the Astros 40-man roster on Nov. 20... 2011 Entered the season ranked as the Astros No. 3 prospect according to Baseball America...split his campaign with Class A Lancaster and Double A Corpus Christi...combined to hit .241 (120x498) with 14 home runs, 52 RBI and 34 stolen bases...promoted to Corpus Christi on June 1 and finished the season with the Hooks...named a milb.com organizational All-Star following the season...appeared in 22 games for Cibaenas in the Dominican Winter League, hitting .111 (4x36) with five stolen bases 2010 Played in 132 games combined with Class A Lakewood (100g) and Advanced Class A Lancaster (32g), hitting .260 (130x500) with 24 doubles, five home runs, 55 RBI and 45 stolen bases...began the year with Lakewood in the Phillies organization...hit .272 (101x371) with 38 stolen bases en route to being named a midseason and postseason South Atlantic League All-Star...acquired by Houston on July 29 as part of the return on the Roy Oswalt trade to Philadelphia...promoted to Lancaster and finished the season at the Advanced A level...played in 12 games for Cibaenas in the Dominican Winter League following the season. 2009 Appeared in 41 games for the GCL Phillies and Class A Williamsport, combining to hit .263 (35x133) with 19 RBI and 17 stolen bases...played 29 games at shortstop. 2008 Payed his entire season at the age of 17...played all over the diamond, appearing in 40 games at shortstop, 18 at second base, two at third base and one at first base and center field...since that season, has only appeared defensively as a shortstop.