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Omar Quintanilla

Omar Quintanilla 3 SS

Las Vegas 51s

  • Status: Free Agent
  • Full Name: Omar Quintanilla
  • Age: 33 (October 24, 1981)
  • Birthplace: El Paso, TX
  • Bats/Throws: L/R Ht: 5' 9" Wt: 185
  • Draft: Compensation 1 (2003, OAK)
  • MLB Debut: 07/31/2005
  • School: Texas
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Omar Quintanilla Career Stats

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Omar Quintanilla Awards and Honors

Omar Quintanilla  3 SS

  • Full Name: Omar Quintanilla
  • Born: October 24, 1981
  • Age: 33
  • Birthplace: El Paso, TX
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 185
  • Draft: Compensation 1 (2003, OAK)
  • School: Texas
  • MLB Debut: 07/31/2005

Acquired by the Colorado Rockies from the Oakland Athletics with OF Eric Byrnes and cash considerations in exchange for LHP Joe Kennedy and RHP Jay Witasick on July 13, 2005..originally selected by Oakland as a supplemental pick in the first round (33rd overall) of the 2003 First-Year Player Draft...played 3 seasons for the Univ. of Texas from 2001-03, where he was a member of the Longhorns' 2002 College World Series championship team... played for Team USA in 2001... missed two months of 2010 season due to sprained left knee... had elbow surgery on Aug. 2, 2010... received a 50-game suspension after testing positive for Methylhexaneamine, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program on Aug. 11, 2010.