Shawn O'Malley, Infield, Seattle Mariners, #36
Date of Birth: 12/28/1987
Birthplace: Richland, Washington
Shawn O'Malley, infielder for the Seattle Mariners, was first drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in 2006. In December, 2013, he signed with the Los Angeles Angels. He signed with the Mariners on January 22, 2015.
O'Malley played in the minor leagues from 2006 through most of 2015. In 813 games, he batted .262 with 745 hits, 206 stolen bases, 247 RBIs, and 567 strikeouts to 321 walks. Defensively, he played 216 games at second base, 14 games at third base, and 473 games at shortstop. He made 1,782 assists, 357 double plays, 1,097 putouts, and 103 errors.
O'Malley joined the Angels for 11 games in 2014. In 2015, he played in 24 games with the Mariners.
O'Malley finished the 2016 season with 48 hits and a .229 batting average in 89 games with the Mariners. Defensively, he played 12 games at second base, 7 games at third base, 36 games at shortstop, 15 games in left field, 5 games in center field, and 19 games in right field.
The Mariners designated O'Malley for assignment on September 2, 2017.