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Oscar Taveras

Oscar Taveras 18 RF

St. Louis Cardinals

  • Status: Deceased
  • Full Name: Oscar Francisco Taveras
  • Age: 23 (June 19, 1992)
  • Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 200
  • MLB Debut: 05/31/2014
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Oscar Taveras Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
October 27, 2014 St. Louis Cardinals RF Oscar Taveras died, October 26, 2014.
July 1, 2014 St. Louis Cardinals recalled RF Oscar Taveras from Memphis Redbirds.
June 13, 2014 St. Louis Cardinals optioned RF Oscar Taveras to Memphis Redbirds.
May 31, 2014 St. Louis Cardinals recalled Oscar Taveras from Memphis Redbirds.
March 13, 2014 St. Louis Cardinals optioned CF Oscar Taveras to Memphis Redbirds.
November 20, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals selected the contract of Oscar Taveras from Memphis Redbirds.
September 3, 2013 Oscar Taveras roster status changed by Memphis Redbirds.
July 15, 2013 Memphis Redbirds sent CF Oscar Taveras on a rehab assignment to GCL Cardinals.
June 25, 2013 Memphis Redbirds placed CF Oscar Taveras on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 24, 2013.
June 8, 2013 Memphis Redbirds activated CF Oscar Taveras from the 7-day disabled list.
May 29, 2013 Memphis Redbirds placed CF Oscar Taveras on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 25, 2013.
April 1, 2013 CF Oscar Taveras assigned to Memphis Redbirds from Springfield Cardinals.
January 28, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals invited non-roster CF Oscar Taveras to spring training.
October 14, 2012 RF Oscar Taveras assigned to Aguilas Cibaenas.
July 9, 2012 Oscar Taveras roster status changed by Springfield Cardinals.
July 7, 2012 Springfield Cardinals placed OF Oscar Taveras on the temporarily inactive list.
March 31, 2012 OF Oscar Taveras assigned to Springfield Cardinals from Quad Cities River Bandits.
March 6, 2012 OF Oscar Taveras assigned to St. Louis Cardinals.
June 12, 2011 Oscar Taveras roster status changed by Quad Cities River Bandits.
May 10, 2011 Quad Cities River Bandits placed OF Oscar Taveras on the 7-day disabled list.
April 30, 2011 Quad Cities River Bandits activated OF Oscar Taveras from the 7-day disabled list.
April 11, 2011 Quad Cities River Bandits placed OF Oscar Taveras on the 7-day disabled list.
April 4, 2011 OF Oscar Taveras assigned to Quad Cities River Bandits from Johnson City Cardinals.
March 3, 2011 OF Oscar Taveras assigned to St. Louis Cardinals.
June 30, 2010 Oscar Taveras assigned to Johnson City Cardinals from GCL Cardinals.
May 27, 2010 Oscar Taveras assigned to GCL Cardinals from DSL Cardinals.
May 30, 2009 Oscar Taveras assigned to DSL Cardinals.
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Oscar Taveras Awards and Honors

Oscar Taveras  18 RF

Oscar Taveras
  • Full Name: Oscar Francisco Taveras
  • Born: June 19, 1992
  • Age: 23
  • Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 200
  • MLB Debut: 05/31/2014

Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals as a non-drafted free agent on Nov. 15, 2008 ... 2012 Cardinals Minor League Player of the Year... Played in 46 games for Memphis (AAA) before a right ankle injury, suffered while sliding into 2nd base on 6/23, sidelined him for the remainder of the season. Made one rehab start at Gulf Coast League level (7/15), going 1-for-1 with a double and walk... Batted over .300 for the fourth consecutive season, posting a .306 mark with 5 HR and 32 RBI... Hit right-handed pitchers at a .366 clip (37-101) with 4 HR and 24 RBI... Batted .362 (17-47) during the month of May... Had three 4-hit games and 15 multi-hit games on the season. Hit safely in 31-of-45 games in which he had an official at-bat... Recorded an RBI in five consecutive games from 5/6-10. Had an RBI in 18 games and multi-RBI in nine of those games... Was 2-for-5 with 3 RBI as a pinch-hitter, including an intentional walk... Rated as the "Best Hitter for Average" in the Cardinals organization by Baseball America's "Best Tools" survey... Underwent right ankle surgery, performed by Dr. Robert Anderson, in August... died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic on October 26, 2014.