Arismendy Alcantara, Outfield, Cincinnati Reds, #30


Date of Birth: 10/29/1991
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Arismendy Alcantara, outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds, was signed by the Chicago Cubs in 2008. He played in the Cubs' minor league system from 2009 through 2013.

Alcantara played in 70 games with the Cubs in 2014. He batted .205 with 57 hits, 11 doubles, 2 triples, and 10 home runs. He struck out 93 times and walked 17 times. Defensively, he played 25 games at second base and 48 games in center field. He spent most of the 2015 season in the minors, joining the Cubs for just 11 games.

Alcantara was traded to the Oakland Athletics on June 9, 2016. He played in 16 games with the Athletics and he batted .211 with 4 hits. Defensively, he played 5 games as an infielder and 5 games as an outfielder. He also played in 108 games in the minors in 2016.

The Reds claimed Alcantara off waivers on October 6, 2016.

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