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Joey Rickard

Joey Rickard 23 CF

Baltimore Orioles

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Joseph Mark Rickard
  • Age: 27 (May 21, 1991)
  • Birthplace: Las Vegas, NV
  • Bats/Throws: R/L Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 185
  • Draft: Round 9 (2012, TB)
  • MLB Debut: 04/04/2016
  • School: Arizona
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Joey Rickard Stats Summary

Joey Rickard Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
May 13, 2018 Baltimore Orioles recalled CF Joey Rickard from Norfolk Tides.
April 30, 2018 Baltimore Orioles optioned CF Joey Rickard to Norfolk Tides.
April 28, 2018 Baltimore Orioles recalled Joey Rickard from Norfolk Tides.
March 14, 2018 Baltimore Orioles optioned LF Joey Rickard to Norfolk Tides.
September 1, 2017 Baltimore Orioles recalled Joey Rickard from Norfolk Tides.
August 17, 2017 Baltimore Orioles optioned LF Joey Rickard to Norfolk Tides.
April 28, 2017 Joey Rickard roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
April 24, 2017 Baltimore Orioles sent OF Joey Rickard on a rehab assignment to Delmarva Shorebirds.
April 9, 2017 Baltimore Orioles placed LF Joey Rickard on the 10-day disabled list. Left middle finger sprain.
November 4, 2016 Baltimore Orioles activated RF Joey Rickard from the 60-day disabled list.
August 31, 2016 Baltimore Orioles transferred RF Joey Rickard from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right thumb ligament injury.
July 22, 2016 Baltimore Orioles placed RF Joey Rickard on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 21, 2016. Right thumb ligament injury.
December 10, 2015 Baltimore Orioles claimed LF Joey Rickard off waivers from Tampa Bay Rays.
August 2, 2015 CF Joey Rickard assigned to Durham Bulls from Montgomery Biscuits.
May 7, 2015 CF Joey Rickard assigned to Montgomery Biscuits from Charlotte Stone Crabs.
April 6, 2015 CF Joey Rickard assigned to Charlotte Stone Crabs from Montgomery Biscuits.
March 9, 2015 CF Joey Rickard assigned to Tampa Bay Rays.
September 2, 2014 Montgomery Biscuits activated CF Joey Rickard from the 7-day disabled list.
March 28, 2014 CF Joey Rickard assigned to Montgomery Biscuits from Bowling Green Hot Rods.
March 11, 2014 OF Joey Rickard assigned to Tampa Bay Rays.
March 31, 2013 OF Joey Rickard assigned to Bowling Green Hot Rods from Hudson Valley Renegades.
March 22, 2013 CF Joey Rickard assigned to Tampa Bay Rays.
July 9, 2012 Joey Rickard roster status changed by Hudson Valley Renegades.
July 3, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays signed OF Joey Rickard.
July 3, 2012 OF Joey Rickard assigned to Hudson Valley Renegades.
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Joey Rickard Awards and Honors

Joey Rickard  23 CF

Joey Rickard
  • Full Name: Joseph Mark Rickard
  • Born: May 21, 1991
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Las Vegas, NV
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 185
  • Draft: Round 9 (2012, TB)
  • School: Arizona
  • MLB Debut: 04/04/2016

2017: Spent the majority of the season with Baltimore, where he hit .241 with four home runs and 19 RBI in 111 games... With Baltimore, hit .280 (21-80) with six doubles, two home runs and six RBI in when hitting from the nine hole... Ranked 2nd on the Orioles with eight stolen bases in nine attempts, trailing Manny Machado's nine steals... Set a career-high with four hits and tied a career-high with three runs scored, 8/6 against Detroit... Hit his second career MLB leadoff home run, 5/6 vs. Washington; it was the first leadoff home run for the O's in 2017... Was optioned to Norfolk on 8/16, where he played in 13 games for the Tides, hitting .191 with a home run and four RBI... His first career home run for Norfolk was a grand slam, 8/30 vs. Gwinnett
2016: Appeared in 85 games with Baltimore in his first big league action, hitting .268 with five home runs and 19 RBI... Hit .390/.471/.576 with six doubles, five steals and 15 runs scored in Spring Training to make O's Opening Day roster... Started in left field on Opening Day, collecting first big league hit (a single off Ervin Santana) as part of a two-hit game.. Collected first big league home run on April 7 vs. Minnesota, a solo shot off of Trevor May... Hit safely in each of his first seven games of the season, batting .370 (10-27) with one home run and three RBI... Reached base safely in first 15 games of the season, batting .350/.359/.483... Registered back-to-back three-hit games, April 20-21 vs. Toronto... Led Orioles with four stolen bases (Baltimore swiped 19 total bases in 2016)... Hit .313 (26-83) with three home runs, nine RBI and a .367 on-base percentage against left-handed pitching... Batted .303 (36-119) with two home runs and a .346 OBP in 43 games at Camden Yards... Ranked among A.L. rookies in OBP (9th, .319), hits (11th, 69), doubles (12th, 13) and runs scored (13th, 32)... Suffered a right thumb ligament injury when he crashed into the outfield wall on July 20 at New York... Placed on disabled list July 21 and missed the remainder of the season
2014: Split the season between Class-A Charlotte, Double-A Montgomery and Triple-A Durham in the Tampa system, batting .321 with 28 doubles, two home runs and a .427 on-base percentage between the three levels...His .427 OBP ranked 14th among all full season minor leaguers, while his .321 average led all Tampa farmhands...Swiped 23 bases between the three levels, a total that tied for 5th-most in the Rays system...Named as a Tampa Bay Rays Organizational All-Star by MiLB.com...Between three levels, reached base safely in 85% of games he played in (99 of 117)...Began the year with Class-A Charlotte, where he hit .268 with 12 RBI and 20 walks in 23 games...Reached base safely in 20 of 23 games with the Stone Crabs, posting a .436 on-base percentage...Promoted to Double-A Montgomery on May 6, batting .332 with 19 doubles and a .420 OBP in 65 games...With the Biscuits, batted .339 (37-109) and posted a .448 OBP in 33 home contests...Batted .392 (20-51) with six doubles, three triples and 28 RBI with RISP while with Montgomery...Set a Southern League record for most walks in a game with six on July 7 vs. Biloxi; he took seven called strikes and did not swing a bat in six plate appearances (also stole three bases and scored two runs in the game); the previous Southern League record for walks in a game was five, set on 5/4/15 by Cubs farmhand Pin-Chieh Chen...Promoted to Durham on August 3 and spent final 29 games of the season with the Bulls, hitting .360 with 11 RBI...Reached base safely in 25 of 29 games with Durham, posting a .437 on-base percentage.
2014: Spent the entire season with Double-A Montgomery but was limited to 68 games because of a broken left ankle…Batted .243 with eight doubles, 17 RBI and a .337 on-base percentage...Racked up 11 multi-hit games, including six in the month of May…Did not make an error over his first 52 games...Was hit by a pitch on his left ankle on July 3 at Tennessee and missed the remainder of the season.
2013: Played all 127 games season with Class-A Bowling Green, hitting .270 (122-452) with 29 doubles, eight home runs, 63 RBI and 30 stolen bases…Ranked 4th in the Midwest League with 78 walks and tied for the team lead with 79 runs...His 30 stolen bases was tied for 4th among Rays minor leaguers…Had a career high 11-game hitting streak from 6/16-6/30,  
PERSONAL: Joseph Mark Rickard was selected by Baltimore from Tampa Bay in the Major League portion of the Rule 5 draft on 12/10/15...Originally drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 9th round of the 2012 draft...Attended the University of Arizona, where he majored in sociology with a thematic minor...Was teammates with fellow Orioles minor leaguers Lucas Long and Konner Wade while at Arizona...Played three seasons for the Wildcats and was named 1st Team All-Pac 12 as a junior... Played at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, NV, where he was a part of four consecutive state championship teams...Was named First Team-All-State as a sophomore, junior and senior and was a Louisville Slugger All-American during his senior year of high school...His brother, John, was drafted by the Angels in 2008 and played two seasons in the Los Angeles system.