Tyler Saladino, Infield, Chicago White Sox, #20


Date of Birth: 7/20/1989
Birthplace: San Diego, California
College: Oral Roberts University

Tyler Saladino, infielder for the Chicago White Sox, was first drafted by the Houston Astros in 2009 but he didn't sign with them. A year later, he signed with the White Sox.

Saladino played in the White Sox's minor league system from 2010 through 2014. During that time, he had 470 hits, 93 doubles, 86 stolen bases, 222 RBIs, and 389 strikeouts to 235 walks in 489 games. As a shortstop, he made 1,154 assists, 250 double plays, 563 putouts, and 76 errors in 392 games.

Saladino had Tommy John surgery in August, 2014. The following season, he played in 68 games with the White Sox. He finished the 2015 season with 53 hits and a .225 batting average. Defensively, as a third baseman in 60 games, he made 122 assists, 39 putouts, and 5 errors.

In 2016, Saladino batted .282 in 93 games with the White Sox. He had 84 hits, 14 doubles, 11 stolen bases, and 38 RBIs. Defensively, he played at all four infield positions and in left field and right field.

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