Yasmany Tomas, Infield, Arizona Diamondbacks, #24


Date of Birth: 11/14/1990
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Current Salary: $9,500,000

Yasmany Tomas, infielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks, played in the Cuban National Series League from 2008 through 2013. As a Cuban player from 2008 through 2013, he had 247 hits, 49 doubles, 39 home runs, 151 RBIs, and 168 strikeouts to 73 walks in 272 games.

After defecting from Cuba in 2014, Tomas signed a six-year, $68.5 million contract with the Diamondbacks on November 26, 2014. He hit his first major league home run on May 17, 2015. He finished the 2015 season with a .273 batting average, 111 hits, 19 doubles, 48 RBIs, and 110 strikeouts to 17 walks in 118 games. Defensively, he played 4 games at first base, 31 games at third base, 6 games in left field, and 57 games in right field.

In 2016, Tomas batted .272 in 140 games with the Diamondbacks. He finished the season with 144 hits, 30 doubles, 31 home runs and 83 RBIs. Defensively, he played 1 game at first base, 60 games in left field, and 80 games in right field.

Career batting statistics for Tomas through 2016 include:

  • 258 games played
  • 255 hits
  • 49 doubles
  • 40 home runs
  • 131 RBIs
  • 246 strikeouts to 48 walks
  • .272 batting average

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Yasmany Tomas
ESPN - Yasmany Tomas
Baseball Reference - Yasmany Tomas