Adeiny Hechavarria, Shortstop, Miami Marlins, #3


Date of Birth: 4/15/1989
Birthplace: Santiago De Cuba, Cuba
Current Salary: $4,350,000

Adeiny Hechavarria, shortstop for the Miami Marlins, started his major league career with the Toronto Blue Jays. In 2010, he signed a four-year, $10 million contract with the Blue Jays. He played in just 41 games with Toronto in 2012 before they traded him in the off-season to the Marlins.

In 2013, his first season with the Marlins, Hechavarria batted .227 with 123 hits, 14 doubles, 42 RBIs, and 11 stolen bases in 148 games. As a defensive player at shortstop, he made 401 assists, 197 putouts, 89 double plays, and 15 errors and he had a .976 fielding percentage. He finished the 2014 season with 148 hits, 20 doubles, 10 triples, and a .276 batting average in 146 games.

Hechavarria finished the 2015 season with 132 hits, 17 doubles, 48 RBIs, and a .281 batting average in 130 games. As a shortstop, he made 373 assists, 93 double plays, 173 putouts, and 9 errors.

In 2016, Hechavarria batted .236 with 120 hits, 17 doubles, and 38 RBIs in 155 games. Defensively, as the Marlins' shortstop in 153 games, he made 359 assists, 72 double plays, 203 putouts, and 13 errors.

Career batting statistics for Hechavarria through 2016 include:

  • 620 games played
  • 555 hits
  • 76 doubles
  • 177 RBIs
  • 365 strikeouts to 116 walks
  • .254 batting average

Career fielding statistics for Hechavarria at shortstop through 2016 include:

  • 594 games played
  • 1,603 assists
  • 353 double plays
  • 788 putouts
  • 53 errors
  • .978 fielding percentage

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Adeiny Hechavarria
ESPN - Adeiny Hechavarria