Omar Narvaez, Catcher, Chicago White Sox, #38


Date of Birth: 2/10/1992
Birthplace: Maracay, Venezuela

Omar Narvaez, catcher for the Chicago White Sox, first signed with the Tampa Bay Rays in July, 2008. He played in the Rays' minor league system from 2009 through 2013.

The White Sox acquired Narvaez in the Rule 5 draft on December 12, 2013. He spent the 2014 and 2015 seasons in the minors.

Narvaez joined the White Sox for 34 games in 2016. He finished the season with 27 hits and a .267 batting average. He walked 14 times, the same number of times that he struck out. Defensively, as a catcher in 34 games, he made 11 assists, 253 putouts, and 2 errors. He had trouble catching runners trying to steal, allowing 23 stolen bases and tagging out only two runners.

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