Delino DeShields

Delino DeShields #7

  • LF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 9"/210
  • Age: 23


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Delino DeShields 2015 Postseason Stats

.455 0 2 1 1.091

Delino DeShields Postseason Career Stats

.455 0 2 1 1.091

Delino DeShields Stats

.261 2 37 25 .718

Delino DeShields MLB Career Stats

.261 2 37 25 .718

Delino DeShields Bio

  • Full Name: Delino Diaab DeShields
  • Born: 8/16/1992 in Gaston, GA
  • Draft: 2010, Houston Astros, 1st rd. (8th overall)
  • High School: Woodward Academy, College Park, GA
  • Debut: April 8, 2015
  • Relationship(s): son of Delino DeShields
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2015 Postseason Stats 11 3 5 0 2 1 .455 .455 1.091
Postseason Career Stats 11 3 5 0 2 1 .455 .455 1.091
2015 Stats 425 83 111 2 37 25 .261 .344 .718
MLB Career Stats 425 83 111 2 37 25 .261 .344 .718

Delino DeShields 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 Rangers AL 492 249 86.60 208.08 -2.65 9.85 34.41
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.71 0.44 9.01 33.45


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October 2, 2015 at 9:38 PM ET

DeShields says knee is close to 100 percent

Rangers outfielder Delino DeShields is just about over the soreness in his left knee he has been dealing with for the past 3 1/2 weeks.

September 20, 2015 at 4:06 PM ET

DeShields sits out with bruised left knee

Rangers center fielder Delino DeShields was out of the starting lineup on Sunday against the Mariners a day after bruising his left knee, but manager Jeff Banister said it was a planned day off anyway for the rookie.


Delino DeShields Awards

AL Rookie of the Month

Month Team League
05/2015 Texas AL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2013 Lancaster CAL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2013 Peoria AFL

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lancaster CAL Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Houston NL
2013 Houston AL

Baseball America Low Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Lexington SAL

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Corpus Christi TEX

CAL Championship Series Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2012 Lancaster CAL

Topps Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lancaster CAL

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lexington SAL

SAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lexington SAL

Delino DeShields Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2015 25 5th in AL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2015 83 23rd in AL


Season 3B Rank
2015 10 5th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2015 8 7th in AL

Delino DeShields Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 5, 2015 Texas Rangers activated LF Delino DeShields from the 15-day disabled list.
June 27, 2015 Texas Rangers sent LF Delino DeShields on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
June 15, 2015 Texas Rangers placed LF Delino DeShields on the 15-day disabled list. Left hamstring strain
December 11, 2014 Texas Rangers drafted LF Delino DeShields.
May 8, 2014 Corpus Christi Hooks activated CF Delino DeShields from the 7-day disabled list.
April 19, 2014 Corpus Christi Hooks placed OF Delino DeShields on the 7-day disabled list.
April 2, 2014 OF Delino DeShields assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Lancaster JetHawks.
January 14, 2014 Houston Astros invited non-roster CF Delino DeShields to spring training.
May 12, 2013 Lancaster JetHawks activated 2B Delino DeShields from the 7-day disabled list.
May 6, 2013 Lancaster JetHawks placed 2B Delino DeShields on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 5, 2013.
January 17, 2013 Houston Astros invited non-roster 2B Delino DeShields to spring training.
August 10, 2012 2B Delino DeShields assigned to Lancaster JetHawks from Lexington Legends.
February 6, 2012 Houston Astros invited non-roster 2B Delino DeShields to spring training.
April 4, 2011 Delino DeShields assigned to Lexington Legends from Greeneville Astros.
March 18, 2011 OF Delino DeShields assigned to Houston Astros.
August 13, 2010 Delino DeShields assigned to Greeneville Astros from GCL Astros.
August 6, 2010 Delino DeShields assigned to GCL Astros from Houston Astros.
August 5, 2010 Houston Astros signed 2B Delino DeShields.

Delino Diaab DeShields Bio Info

Graduated from Woodward Academy High School in College Park, his senior year, he played outfield and earned 4-AAA All Region First Team honors while hitting .415 (39x94) with nine home runs, 40 RBI and 29 stolen bases...he was a two-sport star and was ranked as one of the top high school running backs in the state of Georgia...Selected by Houston with the eighth overall pick in the 2010 draft...signed with the Astros on Aug. 5, 2010, forgoing his commitment to LSU where he would have been a two-sport student athlete in baseball and football...signed by Astros scouts Bobby Heck and Lincoln Martin...At the time, DeShields was the club's highest first-round pick since 1992, when the Astros selected IF Phil Nevin with the first overall pick...Is the son of Delino Sr., who played 13 seasons in the Major Leagues as a second baseman, hitting .268 in 1,615 games with 244 doubles, 74 triples and 463 stolen bases...His sister, Diamond, is a star basketball player at the University of North Carolina in her 2014 freshman season...thru mid-January, Diamond led her team in scoring...Signed to a minor league contract, DeShields was invited to Major League Spring Training on Jan. 14, 2014.


Invited to Astros major league spring camp for a 2nd straight season, DeShields spent the year at Corpus Christi (AA)...batted .236 with 11 home runs and 57 RBI over 114 games in his first Double-A action, leading Texas League with 54 stolen bases and 18 sacrifice hits...also ranked among league leaders in runs (2nd, 75) and walks (T4th, 61)...led Hooks in hits (97), RBI (57), and total bases (148)...saw bulk of action in center field (78 G) and left field (29 G) after playing exclusively at 2nd base from 2011-13...played almost all games in top 3 spots in the batting order, including 65 games in leadoff slot...the right-handed batter hit .269 (25-93) off lefties, .226 (72-318) against righties...was on disabled list 4/19-5/7 with a concussion and fractured cheek bone after he was hit in the face with a pitch on 4/18 at Frisco...Phil Klein, who would go on to pitch for the Rangers last season, was on the mound for that plate appearance...converted 16 straight steal attempts from 6/25-7/20...11 different multi-steal games, season-high 3 SB both 5/12 at San Antonio and 6/28 at Tulsa...2-HR games 5/9 at Frisco and 8/25 at San Antonio, season-high 5 RBI in the latter contest...entered the season ranked as a top Houston prospect and top 100 prospect by both (6th/80th) and (7th/74th)...rated Astros' 13th-best prospect by Baseball America.


Entered the season as the Astros No. 6 prospect and as a NRI at Astros Spring Training...impressed in Spring after hitting .412 (7x17) with 10 runs scored, one double, two steals and one RBI in 14 games...played his entire season at Class A Advanced Lancaster, hitting .317 (143x451) with 25 doubles, 14 triples, five home runs, 54 RBI, 51 stolen bases and a .405 on-base percentage...ranked second in the California League in OBP, triples and steals, and third in batting average and runs off to a slow start to the 2013 season (hit .250 in April), but was one of the top hitters at the Class A Level from July thru the end of the season...over that span, he ranked third among all Class A hitters with a .359 batting average while adding 55 runs, 16 doubles, eight triples, three homers, 31 stolen bases and a .993 OPS (.438 OBP/.555 SLG) in 50 games...was Lancaster's Player of the Month in August after hitting .365 (35x96) with seven doubles, five triples, 12 RBI and 11 stolen bases in the month...played in the All-Star Future's Game at Citi Field, along with fellow Astros prospects Carlos Correa and George Springer...played for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League and hit .275 (19x69) with four doubles, one triple and six RBI in 22 games...after playing the entire regular season as a second baseman, moved to center field for the AFL.

2012 Was the Astros 2012 Minor League Player of the Year after hitting .287 (154x537) with 113 runs scored, 24 doubles, eight triples, 12 homers, 101 steals, 83 walks and a .389 on-base percentage in 135 combined games between Class A Advanced Lancaster (24g) and Class A Lexington (111g)...ranked second in the minor leagues with 101 stolen bases, trailing only Billy Hamilton's total of 155...DeShields' 101 steals also set an Astros minor league record...became the first minor league player in the modern era to steal 100-ormore bases and hit 10-or-more home runs in one 1887, Count Campau accomplished the feat while playing in the Southern League...DeShields was also just the fourth minor leaguer since 2000 to tally 100-or-more stolen bases in one season...named the Most Valuable Player of the 2012 California League Championship Series after he helped push the club to its first ever league title...hit .462 (6x13) with two steals in the three game set, including a solo home run in the deciding game of the series...led the South Atlantic League in stolen bases (83) and ranked tied for second in runs (96)...was one of just eight players named to Baseball America's 2012 Minor League All-Star Team...has a long list of accolades from the 2012 season: Lexington Legends Team MVP, SAL Midseason All-Star, SAL Postseason All-Star, Organization All-Star, Topps Class A All-Star...following the season, was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 6 prospect and 'Fastest Baserunner' in the Astros system...also rated by the publication as the No. 12 prospect, 'Fastest Baserunner' and 'Best Baserunner' in the South Atlantic League...ranked by's 2012 Prospect Watch List as the No. 2 second base prospect in baseball. 2011 Entered the season ranked as the Astros No. 2 prospect by Baseball America...played his first full season with Class A Lexington, playing most of the season at the age of 18, the sixth-youngest player in the South Atlantic League...spent the season adjusting to second base, after having been an outfielder in high school and in 2010...committed seven errors in his first 11 starts at second, but then committed only four errors in his next 48 games at second through July 4...earned Lexington's Defensive Player of the Month honor in May and July...committed only one error in 19 games at second base in May...hit .245 (49x200) with three homers, 15 stolen bases and 21 RBI over his final 52 games...finished his season with 30 stolen bases, which ranked second among all Astros minor leaguers...was successful in 22 of his last 25 attempts, including 11 straight from June 5-July 6. 2010 Signed with Houston on Aug. 5 and reported to the Astros GCL club in Kissimmee...played in two games before bumping up to Class A Greeneville...hit .313 (21x67) with eight RBI in his 16 games at Greeneville.