Darnell Sweeney

Darnell Sweeney #29

  • SS
  • B/T: S/R
  • 6' 1" /205
  • Age: 27


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Darnell Sweeney MLB Career Stats

85 .176 3 11 0 .639

Darnell Sweeney Bio

  • Full Name: Darnell Thomas Sweeney
  • Born: 2/1/1991 in Hollywood, FL
  • Draft: 2012, Los Angeles Dodgers, 13th rd. (416th overall)
  • College: Central Florida
  • Debut: 8/20/2015
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MLB Career Stats 85 9 15 3 11 0 .176 .286 .639

Darnell Sweeney Statcast Averages

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Darnell Sweeney Stats

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Darnell Sweeney Advanced Stats

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Darnell Sweeney Statcast Events


Darnell Sweeney Awards

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2014 Glendale AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 LA Dodgers NL
2014 LA Dodgers NL

Baseball America Double-A All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Chattanooga SOU

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Okla. City PCL

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Chattanooga SOU

Darnell Sweeney Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 4, 2018 SS Darnell Sweeney assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
April 3, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent OF Darnell Sweeney to a minor league contract.
March 31, 2018 Louisville Bats released CF Darnell Sweeney.
January 22, 2018 Cincinnati Reds invited non-roster LF Darnell Sweeney to spring training.
July 29, 2017 Louisville Bats activated CF Darnell Sweeney from the 7-day disabled list.
July 22, 2017 Louisville Bats placed 2B Darnell Sweeney on the 7-day disabled list.
May 30, 2017 2B Darnell Sweeney assigned to Louisville Bats.
May 28, 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers traded 2B Darnell Sweeney to Cincinnati Reds.
February 14, 2017 2B Darnell Sweeney assigned to Oklahoma City Dodgers.
November 11, 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers traded LF Howie Kendrick to Philadelphia Phillies for 1B Darin Ruf and Darnell Sweeney.
November 11, 2016 2B Darnell Sweeney roster status changed by Los Angeles Dodgers.
September 5, 2016 Philadelphia Phillies sent Darnell Sweeney outright to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
March 28, 2016 Philadelphia Phillies optioned 2B Darnell Sweeney to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
August 20, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies selected the contract of Darnell Sweeney from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
August 19, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies traded 2B Chase Utley and cash to Los Angeles Dodgers for RHP John Richy and 2B Darnell Sweeney.
August 19, 2015 2B Darnell Sweeney assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
April 7, 2015 2B Darnell Sweeney assigned to Oklahoma City Dodgers from Tulsa Drillers.
January 9, 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers invited non-roster 2B Darnell Sweeney to spring training.
April 3, 2014 Darnell Sweeney assigned to Chattanooga Lookouts from Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
February 26, 2014 SS Darnell Sweeney assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
March 28, 2013 SS Darnell Sweeney assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes from Great Lakes Loons.
March 1, 2013 SS Darnell Sweeney assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
July 7, 2012 Darnell Sweeney assigned to Great Lakes Loons from Ogden Raptors.
June 14, 2012 Darnell Sweeney assigned to Ogden Raptors from Los Angeles Dodgers.
June 13, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers signed SS Darnell Sweeney.

Darnell Thomas Sweeney Bio Info

In 2015 was a mid-season Pacific Coast League All-Star...in 2014 was an MiLB.com Dodgers Organization All-Star, mid-season Southern League All-Star, Baseball America Class AA All-Star and a member of the prestigious Arizona Fall League's All-Prospect team...in 2009 graduated from American Senior High School in Hialeah, FL...attended the University of Central Florida.


In 119 apps at Class AAA Oklahoma City and Louisville combined to hit .266 with 26 doubles, 4 triples, 11 HR, 44 RBI and 18 stolen bases...on 5/27 was traded from the Dodgers to the Reds in exchange for cash...was assigned to Louisville and spent the rest of the season playing for the Bats...in late July, missed a week with inflammation in his right wrist...at Louisville hit safely in 62 of his 81 apps, including 27 of his last 35 games, and reached base safely in 72 of his 81 apps...after he joined the Bats and through the end of the season, among the International League leaders in that span ranked T6th in runs (48) and T7th in hits (91)...on 12/4 was invited to 2018 Major League spring training camp.


Was a non-roster invitee to LAD spring training...Began the season with Oklahoma City (AAA)...Selected as the Pacific Coast League's starting second baseman in the Triple-A All-Star Game...Had a team-best 11-game hitting streak, 6/9-20 (.396, 19-48)...Played 45 games at second base, 43 in CF, 19 in LF and four at third base...Traded to the Phillies on 8/19; was leading the PCL in SB (32), T-8th in doubles (30) and was ninth in hits (128) & runs (69) at the time of the trade...Made his ML debut, 8/20 at MIA (PH)...His first ML hit was a pinch HR, 8/22 at MIA (Justin Nicolino); became the first Phillie since 1998 to have his first ML hit be a pinch HR (Marlon Anderson)...Walked three times in his first ML start, 8/23 at MIA (CF)...Eight of his 15 ML hits went for extra bases (4 2B, 3B, 3 HR)...Made 21 ML starts: 11 in LF, eight at second base and two in CF...Went 2-for-10 (.200), 2B, HR, 3 RBI, 3 BB as a ML pinch-hitter...Finished as the only player in pro baseball with 30 2B and 30 SB


Spent the entire season with Chattanooga (AA)...Led the Southern League in runs (88) and ranked 4th in hits (141), T-4th in doubles (34) and T-10th in HR (14)...Named a SL midseason All-Star...Selected as the Dodger Pride award winner for May (.325, 10 2B, 18 RBI)...Appeared in 81 games at 2nd base, 28 at SS and 23 in CF...Played for Glendale in the Arizona Fall League (.316, 2 HR, 12 RBI, .386 OBP); was selected to the AFL Top
Prospects Team


Played for Rancho Cucamonga (A)...Led the California League in triples (16), ranked third in SB (48) and T-4th in hits (152), doubles (34) & XBH (61)...Began the season playing SS before being moved to second base on 8/4 for the remainder of the season...Overall, played 108 games at SS and 29 at second base...Batted leadoff in 54 games


Began his pro career with Ogden (R)...Promoted to Great Lakes (A) on 7/7...Batted .439 (18-41) in his final 10 games of the season