Hanser Alberto, Infield, Texas Rangers, #68
Date of Birth: 10/17/1992
Birthplace: San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic
Hanser Alberto, infielder for the Texas Rangers, was signed by the Rangers in November, 2009. He played in the Rangers' minor league system from 2010 through 2014. During that time, he had 492 hits, 83 doubles, 79 stolen bases, 217 RBIs, and 164 strikeouts to 71 walks. Defensively, as a shortstop, he made 1,293 assists, 264 double plays, 695 putouts, and 88 errors.
In 2014, Alberto won the Rawlings Minor League Gold Glove award for shortstops. He had a .980 fielding percentage with 346 assists, 68 double plays, 190 putouts, and 11 errors in 114 games that season.
Alberto played in 41 games with the Rangers in 2015. He had a .222 batting average with 22 hits. Defensively, he played 24 games at second base, 7 games at third base, and 8 games at shortstop. In 10 at-bats in 3 postseason games, he had 2 hits and 2 RBIs.
In 2016, Alberto played in 35 games with the Rangers and in 63 games in the minors.