Richie Shaffer

Richie Shaffer #4

  • 1B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/230
  • Age: 25

Richie Shaffer 2017 Spring Training Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.000 0 0 0 .000

Richie Shaffer Spring Training Career Stats
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AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.182 2 4 0 .712

Richie Shaffer 2016 Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.250 1 4 0 .752

Richie Shaffer MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.213 5 10 0 .720

Richie Shaffer Bio

  • Full Name: Richard Michael Shaffer
  • Born: 3/15/1991 in Flemington, NJ
  • Draft: 2012, Tampa Bay Rays, 1st rd. (25th overall)
  • College: Clemson
  • Debut: 8/3/2015
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2017 Spring Training Stats 8 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Spring Training Career Stats
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44 3 8 2 4 0 .182 .280 .712
2016 Stats 48 5 12 1 4 0 .250 .315 .752
MLB Career Stats 122 16 26 5 10 0 .213 .310 .720
  • Status: Non-Roster Invitee

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Richie Shaffer 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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20 72 8 16 27 4 0 3 9 8 0 25 1 0 .222 .305 .403 .708
Cumulative
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20 72 8 16 27 4 0 3 9 8 0 25 1 0 .222 .305 .403 .708
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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20 72 8 16 27 4 0 3 9 8 0 25 1 0 .222 .305 .403 .708
Cumulative
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20 72 8 16 27 4 0 3 9 8 0 25 1 0 .222 .305 .403 .708

Richie Shaffer News

Richie Shaffer Fantasy News

January 27, 2017 at 12:26 PM ET

Shaffer claimed by Indians

The Indians announced on Thursday that they've claimed corner infielder Richie Shaffer off waivers from the Reds.

December 23, 2016 at 5:56 PM ET

Reds claim two players off waivers

The Reds announced a pair of waiver claims on Friday, claiming infielder/outfielder Richie Shaffer from the Phillies and right-hander Tyrell Jenkins from the Rangers.

Awards

Richie Shaffer Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2015 Dunedin FSL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Tampa Bay AL
2015 Tampa Bay AL

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Durham INT

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/24/2015 Durham INT
04/10/2016 Durham INT

FSL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Charlotte FSL

Richie Shaffer Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
February 2, 2017 Cleveland Indians sent Richie Shaffer outright to Columbus Clippers.
January 30, 2017 Cleveland Indians designated Richie Shaffer for assignment.
January 26, 2017 Cleveland Indians claimed 1B Richie Shaffer off waivers from Cincinnati Reds.
December 23, 2016 Cincinnati Reds claimed 1B Richie Shaffer off waivers from Philadelphia Phillies.
December 20, 2016 Philadelphia Phillies designated C Richie Shaffer for assignment.
December 14, 2016 Philadelphia Phillies claimed 3B Richie Shaffer off waivers from Seattle Mariners.
December 7, 2016 Seattle Mariners designated 3B Richie Shaffer for assignment.
November 18, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays traded 3B Richie Shaffer and SS Taylor Motter to Seattle Mariners for RHP Andrew Kittredge, 1B Dalton Kelly and RHP Dylan Thompson.
September 6, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays recalled 3B Richie Shaffer from Durham Bulls.
August 25, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays optioned 3B Richie Shaffer to Durham Bulls.
August 20, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Richie Shaffer from Durham Bulls.
August 11, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays optioned 3B Richie Shaffer to Durham Bulls.
August 3, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Richie Shaffer from Durham Bulls.
March 30, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays optioned 3B Richie Shaffer to Durham Bulls.
September 1, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Richie Shaffer from Durham Bulls.
August 17, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays optioned 3B Richie Shaffer to Durham Bulls.
August 3, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of Richie Shaffer from Durham Bulls.
July 16, 2015 Durham Bulls activated 3B Richie Shaffer from the temporarily inactive list.
July 11, 2015 Durham Bulls placed 3B Richie Shaffer on the temporarily inactive list.
May 24, 2015 3B Richie Shaffer assigned to Durham Bulls from Montgomery Biscuits.
March 10, 2015 3B Richie Shaffer assigned to Tampa Bay Rays.
March 28, 2014 3B Richie Shaffer assigned to Montgomery Biscuits from Charlotte Stone Crabs.
March 1, 2014 3B Richie Shaffer assigned to Tampa Bay Rays.
April 3, 2013 3B Richie Shaffer assigned to Charlotte Stone Crabs from Hudson Valley Renegades.
July 16, 2012 Richie Shaffer assigned to Hudson Valley Renegades.
July 13, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays signed 3B Richie Shaffer.

Richard Michael Shaffer Bio Info

Last name is pronounced SHAY-fur...was TB's No. 1 pick (25th overall) of the June 2012 first-year player draft...was only the second third baseman ever drafted in the first round by the Rays (Evan Longoria, 2006, 3rd overall) and the 12th first-round selection to reach the Major Leagues with TB...became the first player from Clemson University to appear for the Rays...in 2015 was named the Rays' Minor League Player of the Year and played for the U.S. team in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Cin's Great American Ball Park...was International League Player of the Week for 4/4-4/10, 2016...in 2013 and 2015 was an MiLB.com Rays Organization All-Star...also in 2015 was a Baseball America Class AAA All-Star and IL Player of the Week for 8/18-8/24...in 2013 was a Florida State League All-Star...aAttended Providence High School in Charlotte, NC...played at Clemson University, where he became the first player in school history to be named first team All-Atlantic Coast Conference at 2 infield positions (1B, 3B)...played 1B his first 2 seasons for the Tigers (2010-2011) before moving across to 3B as a junior (2012)...in his career at Clemson hit .325/.449/.562 (47 2B, 30hr, 137rbi), including .336/.480/.573 in his final year (10hr, 46rbi)...in the June 2012 draft was rated the top prospect in the state of South Carolina...at Clemson, wore uniform #8 in honor of childhood hero Cal Ripken Jr....on 9/20/98, at age 7 went to Bal's Camden Yards to watch Ripken play in person for the first time...that day, Ripken's Major League record streak of consecutive games played ended at 2,632...IF Brad Miller, a teammate at Clemson and with the Rays, was a groomsman in Shaffer's wedding.

2016

Spent most of the season at Class AAA Durham but made 20 apps during 3 stints with the Rays (8/3-8/9, 9/20-8/23, 96-remainder of the season)...was the International League's Player of the Week for the first week of the season...in November was traded to the Mariners but on 12/7 was designated for assignment...on 12/14 was claimed off waivers by the Phillies, then 6 days later again was designated for assignment...on 12/23 was claimed off waivers by the Reds...entered the season rated by Baseball America the Rays' 11th-best prospect overall and the player in their organization with the Best Power and Best Outfield Arm...in BA's annual Best Tools survey of minor league managers, was tabbed the Best Power Prospect and Best Infield Arm in the International League.

2015

Saw his first action in the majors over two stints with the Rays...played in 31 games with 18 starts (8-1B, 5-DH, 4-3B, 1-LF) and appeared twice in RF…Named the Rays Minor League Player of the Year after leading Rays minor leaguers with 26 HR and tying for 2nd with 72 RBI between Double-A Montgomery and Triple-A Durham...combined for a career-high 30 HR in 467 AB between the minors and majors…Four of his 14 hits with the Rays were solo homers, all of which came in the 7th inning or later...half of his hits went for extra bases (3-2B, 4-HR)…Selected to the 40-man roster on Aug 3 and made his debut that night at CWS, starting at 1B...was HBP (Jose Quintana) in his first career plate app, joining Delmon Young (Aug 29, 2006 at CWS) as the only Rays ever to do that…Recorded his first career hit the next night, Aug 4 at CWS, with a home run off Daniel Webb-the tail end of back-to-back homers with Asdrubal Cabrera...became the eighth Ray to homer for his first major league hit, and third in 2015 joining Nathan Karns and Mikie Mahtook…Drew a walk in each of his first 3 career games, joining Evan Longoria (first 4 games in 2008) as the only Rays to do so…In his Tropicana Field debut (Aug 9 vs. NYM) went 3-for-3 with a homer off Bartolo Colon and scored 3 runs, sparking the Rays to a 4-3 victory...became the third Ray with at least 3 hits and a homer in his Tropicana Field debut, joining Aki Iwamura (April 6, 2007 vs. TOR) and Tino Martinez (March 30, 2004 vs. NYY)…Played 3B exclusively in the minors prior to 2015...appeared at 1B in 11 games for Durham before making his major league debut at 1B...made his first professional appearance in the outfield Aug 15 at TEX, moving to RF after entering the game as a PH…Optioned to Durham on Aug 17, after batting .263/.391/.579 (5-for-19) with 2 HR in 8 games in his first big league stint...recalled again when rosters expanded Sep 1, and batted .164 (9-for-55) over 23 games in his second tour…Began the season with Montgomery and was promoted to Durham on May 24, when he recorded a career-high 4 hits and 2 HR in his Triple-A debut at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)-the first of his four multi-homer games for Durham...on June 12 at Louisville (Reds), hit 3 HR-just the third player in the team's Triple-A history to do so…Hit 21 HR before the All-Star break, already surpassing his career high (19 in 2014)...finished tied for 4th in the International League in home runs, despite playing just 69 games...from the time of his May 24 promotion to Durham until his Aug 3 call up, led the IL with 16 homers-including 14 HR in his first 38 games…Started at third base and hit cleanup for the U.S. team in the All-Star Futures Game at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati...played the entire game and went 0-for-4…Enters 2016 ranked as the club's No. 11 prospect as well as Best Power Hitter and Best Outfield Arm by Baseball America...was also tabbed as the Best Power Prospect and Best Infield Arm in the International League in the publication's annual Best Tools survey of minor league managers.