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Renato Nez

Renato Nez 39 3B

Baltimore Orioles

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Renato Rafael Nez
  • Age: 24 (April 4, 1994)
  • Birthplace: Valencia, Venezuela
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 220
  • MLB Debut: 09/12/2016
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Renato Nez Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
July 20, 2018 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of 3B Renato Nunez from Norfolk Tides.
May 15, 2018 Baltimore Orioles sent 3B Renato Nunez outright to Norfolk Tides.
May 13, 2018 Baltimore Orioles claimed 3B Renato Nunez off waivers from Texas Rangers.
May 11, 2018 Texas Rangers designated 3B Renato Nunez for assignment.
April 16, 2018 Texas Rangers recalled 3B Renato Nunez from Round Rock Express.
April 15, 2018 Texas Rangers claimed LF Renato Nunez off waivers from Oakland Athletics.
April 15, 2018 LF Renato Nunez assigned to Round Rock Express.
April 5, 2018 Oakland Athletics sent 3B Renato Nunez on a rehab assignment to Nashville Sounds.
March 28, 2018 Oakland Athletics placed LF Renato Nunez on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2018. Strained left hamstring.
September 5, 2017 Oakland Athletics recalled LF Renato Nunez from Nashville Sounds.
March 12, 2017 Oakland Athletics optioned LF Renato Nunez to Nashville Sounds.
September 12, 2016 Oakland Athletics recalled Renato Nunez from Nashville Sounds.
March 13, 2016 Oakland Athletics optioned 3B Renato Nunez to Nashville Sounds.
October 5, 2015 Oakland Athletics recalled Renato Nunez from Midland RockHounds.
August 26, 2015 Midland RockHounds activated 3B Renato Nunez from the 7-day disabled list.
August 15, 2015 Midland RockHounds placed 3B Renato Nunez on the 7-day disabled list.
July 14, 2015 Midland RockHounds activated 3B Renato Nunez from the temporarily inactive list.
July 11, 2015 Midland RockHounds placed 3B Renato Nunez on the temporarily inactive list.
May 4, 2015 3B Renato Nunez assigned to Midland RockHounds.
March 16, 2015 Oakland Athletics optioned 3B Renato Nunez to Midland RockHounds.
November 20, 2014 Oakland Athletics selected the contract of Renato Nunez from Stockton Ports.
March 31, 2014 3B Renato Nunez assigned to Stockton Ports from Beloit Snappers.
March 12, 2014 3B Renato Nunez assigned to Oakland Athletics.
April 1, 2013 3B Renato Nunez assigned to Beloit Snappers from AZL Athletics.
June 20, 2012 Renato Nunez assigned to AZL Athletics.
February 25, 2011 3B Renato Nunez assigned to DSL Athletics.
November 20, 2010 Oakland Athletics signed free agent 3B Renato Nunez to a minor league contract.
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Renato Nez Awards and Honors

Renato Nez  39 3B

Renato Nez
  • Full Name: Renato Rafael Nunez
  • Born: April 4, 1994
  • Age: 24
  • Birthplace: Valencia, Venezuela
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 220
  • MLB Debut: 09/12/2016

2017 HIGHLIGHTS: Spent the entire regular season at Triple-A Nashville and was named to the Pacific Coast League Postseason All-Star Team after hitting .249 with a career-high 32 home runs and 78 RBI in 126 games…was recalled by the A's Sept. 5 and went 3-for-15 (.200) with a home run and three RBI in eight games…struck out eight times in 16 plate appearances…made three starts, including two at designated hitter and one in left field…overall, appeared in three games in left field and one at third base, his first Major League appearances on defense…went 1-for-9 (.111) with the bases empty, 2-for-6 (.333) with runners on base…all three of his hits came in the seventh inning or later…was 1-for-3 (.333) as a pinch hitter…went 0-for-5 over his first four games, 3-for-10 (.300) over his final four…hit his first ML home run Sept. 29 at Texas, a three-run home run off Martin Perez in the seventh inning…appeared in 13 games with Aragua in the Venezuelan Winter League and hit .174 with two home runs and seven RBI.

2016: Spent the entire season at Nashville before making his Major League debut with Oakland during a mid-September call-up…batted .228 with 23 home runs and 75 RBI in a career-high tying 128 games in his Triple-A debut with the Sounds and .133 with one RBI in nine games with the A's…went 2-for-12 (.167) against left-handed pitchers with the A's, 0-for-3 against righties… made four starts at designated hitter and did not play defense as all nine of his appearances were either at DH or as a pinch hitter…went 0-for-4 with his lone RBI in the pinch…was recalled from Nashville Sept. 12 and made his debut that day at Kansas City when he grounded out as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning…at the age of 22 years, 161 days, he became the youngest non-pitcher to play for the A's since Aaron Cunningham on Sept. 27, 2008 (22 years, 156 days)… recorded his first ML hit Sept. 16 at Texas, a sixth-inning single against Cole Hamels…drove in his first run Sept. 18 at Texas on a fielders choice in the sixth inning…his .228 batting average with the Sounds was the lowest of his career as was his .278 on-base percentage…ranked fifth in the Pacific Coast League in at bats (505), tied for sixth in home runs (23) and tied for 10th in RBI (75)…ranked second in the A's farm system in home runs, fifth in RBI and seventh in extra base hits (45) and total bases (208)…hit .237 against right-handed pitching compared to .198 against left-handers…slugged 15 of his 23 home runs on the road…10 came in the sixth inning or later… hit 12 home runs in 82 games before the All-Star Break, 11 in 46 after the break…batted .278 during the day, .217 at night…appeared in 89 games at third base, 27 at designated hitter and 12 in left field…led PCL third basemen in errors (21) for a .904 fielding percentage…had one error in 22 chances as an outfielder…batted .248 while playing third base, .200 as the DH and .151 as a left fielder…hit in every spot in the order except first, second and ninth…saw his most action batting fourth (.251 in 45 games) and third (.197 in 41 games)…stole two bases over a three-game span from April 20 to 22, his only steals of the season…went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and a seasonhigh four RBI May 12 at Iowa…it was his first of three four-RBI games (June 1 against Round Rock, Aug. 4 at Colorado Springs)…it was his fourth of five three-hit games and it lifted his average to .300…that would be his final day at the .300 mark, as he hit .205 over his final 96 games…was charged with three errors June 24 at Iowa…had eight home runs and 22 RBI over a 20-game stretch from July 22 to Aug. 12…hit .352 (19-for-54) with five doubles, four home runs and 13 RBI during a season-best 13-game hitting streak from Aug. 1 to 15…homered in three straight games from Aug. 8 to 10, all at Round Rock…went 5-for-21 (.238) with three home runs and 10 RBI in five games for Nashville in the PCL Semifinals…the RBI were the most in a playoff series in Sounds history…hit .304 with 11 home runs and 35 RBI in 45 games with Aragua in the Venezuelan Winter League following the season…added 21 walks for a .389 on-base percentage…tied for second in the VWL in home runs, ranked third in slugging (.542) and tied for ninth in RBI…homered in five straight games from Nov. 15-22.

2015: Made his Double-A debut at Midland and spent the entire season with the RockHounds, batting .278 with 18 home runs and 61 RBI in 93 games…tied for second in the Texas League in home runs, ranked third in slugging (.480) and tied for 10th in extra base hits (41) despite two stints on the disabled list that caused him to miss more than five weeks…ranked third in the A's farm system in home runs, fourth in slugging, tied for eighth in RBI and 10th in batting…batted .340 against left-handed pitching compared to .257 against right-handers…had a .228 batting average during the first half, .325 in the second half…batted .323 with eight of his 18 home runs when leading off an inning…appeared in 49 games at third base and 16 at first base…committed 11 errors as a third baseman (.909 fielding percentage) and three as a first baseman (.978 fielding percentage)…hit .304 as a third baseman compared to .203 as a first baseman…also batted .280 with six home runs and 26 RBI in 28 games at designated hitter…began the season on the disabled list with a strained left calf…was reinstated May 3…reached base safely in 22 consecutive games from May 16 to June 7…however, hit just .233 with a .316 on-base percentage during the streak…had a season-best nine-game hitting streak from June 21 to July 3 (17-for-43, .395)…finished the month of June with seven home runs and 22 RBI in 25 games…tied for the TL lead in June home runs and ranked third in RBI…started at third base for the World Team in the Futures Game July 12 at Cincinnati and went 0-for-2…returned to Midland July 15 and hit .338 with eight doubles in his first 17 games…went 4-for-5 with two doubles and three runs scored Aug. 1 against Corpus Christi…was batting .264 with 15 home runs and 45 RBI in 82 games when he was placed on the disabled list for the second time Aug. 10 with a strained left hamstring… was reinstated Aug. 27 and went 18-for-48 (.375) with three home runs and 16 RBI in 11 games following his return…was named TL Batter of the Week for the week of Aug. 31 after hitting .375 with four doubles, two home runs and 12 RBI in seven games…connected for a grand slam in back-to-back games Sept. 5 and 6 at Frisco…went 5-for-7 with six RBI on the 5th and 3-for-4 with five RBI on the 6th…then hit .407 with two home runs and 12 RBI in seven postseason games to lead Midland to the Texas League Championship…played for Mesa in the Arizona Fall League and batted .296 with four home runs and 10 RBI in 17 games.…that included a three homer game Oct. 19 against Scottsdale…had seven home runs and 28 RBI over a 14-game stretch from Sept. 5 to Oct. 19…named to the East squad for the Fall Stars Game…was rated as the A's fourth best prospect by Baseball America following the season.

2014: Was named to the California League Postseason All-Star team after batting .279 with 29 home runs and 96 RBI in 124 games for Single-A Stockton…the home runs tied for fourth in the Cal League and tied for 13th in all of minor league baseball…the RBI also tied for fourth in the CL and tied for 15th in the minors…also ranked fourth in the CL in total bases (263), sixth in extra base hits (60), tied for seventh in hit by pitches (13), ninth in hits (142) and 10th in slugging (.517)…ranked second in the A's farm system in home runs, RBI, extra base hits and total bases, third in slugging, fourth in hits, sixth in runs (75) and tied for sixth in doubles (28)… hit .320 against left-handed pitching compared to .266 against right-handers…hit .301 with 20 home runs and 67 RBI in 64 games after the All-Star Break…the 67 RBI were second most in the minors from June 19 through the end of the season to Dennis Raben of Inland Empire (70)…went 3-for-14 (.214) with the bases loaded but all three hits were grand slams…appeared exclusively at third base on defense…committed 15 errors in 88 games and 218 total chances for a .931 fielding percentage…reached base safely via hit or walk in 22 consecutive games from May 1 to 24… batted .258 with a .333 on-base percentage during the streak…the streak included a season-best 15-game hitting streak from May 2 to 18 (19-for-64, .297)…was named CL Batter of the Week for the week of June 23-29 after going 14-for-31 (.452) with nine runs scored, four doubles, five home runs and nine RBI in six games…went 4-for-5 with three doubles June 23 at Lancaster and was a perfect 4-for-4 with a walk two days later against the JetHawks…had nine home runs and 22 RBI over a 14-game stretch from June 23 to July 7…connected for all three of his two-homer games over that span: June 25 at Lancaster, June 29 at Bakersfield and July 7 at San Jose…finished the month of June with a .368 batting average…then hit .301 with 10 home runs and 32 RBI in 26 games in July…tied for third in the minors in home runs in July and tied for fourth in RBI…belted for his first grand slam of the season July 7 at San Jose and drove in a season-high six runs…hit his second slam three days later at Modesto and his third Aug. 2 at San Jose…played for the World Team in the Futures Game July 13 at Minnesota and went 1-for-2 as the starting third baseman… went 1-for-9 (.111) with a RBI in two postseason games for the Ports…was named the A's fifth best prospect by Baseball America following the season…batted .281 with four home runs and 22 RBI in 28 games for Aragua in the Venezuelan Winter League.

 

PERSONAL: Renato Rafael Núñez was originally signed by Oakland as a non-drafted free agent on 7/2/10.