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Richard Ureņa

Richard Ureņa SS

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Richard Ureņa
  • Age: 24 (February 26, 1996)
  • Birthplace: San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic
  • Bats/Throws: S/R Ht: 6' 0" Wt: 195
  • MLB Debut: 09/01/2017
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Richard Ureņa Stats Summary

Richard Ureņa Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
February 25, 2020 SS Richard Urena assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
February 23, 2020 Baltimore Orioles sent SS Richard Urena outright to Norfolk Tides.
February 19, 2020 Baltimore Orioles designated SS Richard Urena for assignment.
January 10, 2020 Baltimore Orioles claimed SS Richard Urena off waivers from Toronto Blue Jays.
December 30, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays designated SS Richard Urena for assignment.
September 3, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays recalled SS Richard Urena from Buffalo Bisons.
August 24, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays optioned SS Richard Urena to Buffalo Bisons.
August 20, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Richard Urena from Buffalo Bisons.
May 24, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays optioned SS Richard Urena to Buffalo Bisons.
May 16, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Richard Urena from Buffalo Bisons.
April 26, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays optioned SS Richard Urena to Buffalo Bisons.
April 21, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Richard Urena from Buffalo Bisons.
April 13, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays optioned SS Richard Urena to Buffalo Bisons.
September 4, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Richard Urena from Buffalo Bisons.
August 24, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays optioned SS Richard Urena to Buffalo Bisons.
August 7, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Richard Urena from Buffalo Bisons.
July 22, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays optioned SS Richard Urena to Buffalo Bisons.
July 20, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Richard Urena from Buffalo Bisons.
July 20, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays recalled SS Richard Urena from Buffalo Bisons.
June 14, 2018 Richard Urena roster status changed by Buffalo Bisons.
June 2, 2018 Buffalo Bisons placed SS Richard Urena on the 7-day disabled list.
May 21, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays optioned SS Richard Urena to Buffalo Bisons.
May 8, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Richard Urena from Buffalo Bisons.
May 6, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays optioned SS Richard Urena to Buffalo Bisons.
May 4, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Richard Urena from Buffalo Bisons.
May 1, 2018 SS Richard Urena assigned to Buffalo Bisons from Dunedin Blue Jays.
April 22, 2018 SS Richard Urena assigned to Dunedin Blue Jays from Buffalo Bisons.
April 2, 2018 Buffalo Bisons placed SS Richard Urena on the 7-day disabled list.
March 18, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays optioned SS Richard Urena to Buffalo Bisons.
September 1, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Richard Urena from New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
March 17, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays optioned SS Richard Urena to New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
November 18, 2016 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of Richard Urena from New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
August 3, 2016 SS Richard Urena assigned to New Hampshire Fisher Cats from Dunedin Blue Jays.
April 4, 2016 SS Richard Urena assigned to Dunedin Blue Jays from Lansing Lugnuts.
January 12, 2016 Toronto Blue Jays invited non-roster SS Richard Urena to spring training.
August 9, 2015 SS Richard Urena assigned to Lansing Lugnuts from Dunedin Blue Jays.
July 2, 2015 SS Richard Urena assigned to Dunedin Blue Jays from Lansing Lugnuts.
April 6, 2015 SS Richard Urena assigned to Lansing Lugnuts from Vancouver Canadians.
March 20, 2015 SS Richard Urena assigned to Toronto Blue Jays.
August 20, 2014 SS Richard Urena assigned to Vancouver Canadians from Bluefield Blue Jays.
June 17, 2014 SS Richard Urena assigned to Bluefield Blue Jays from GCL Blue Jays.
August 21, 2013 SS Richard Urena assigned to GCL Blue Jays from DSL Blue Jays.
March 2, 2013 Richard Urena assigned to DSL Blue Jays.
July 3, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent SS Richard Urena to a minor league contract.
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Richard Ureņa Awards and Honors

Richard Ureņa  SS

Richard Ureņa
  • Full Name: Richard Urena
  • Born: February 26, 1996
  • Age: 24
  • Birthplace: San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic
  • Bats: S
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 195
  • MLB Debut: 09/01/2017

2019
♦ Made first career Opening Day roster with Toronto. Batted .243 over 30 games with the Blue Jays while spending most of the season with Triple-A Buffalo, batting .274 in 98 games in the International League. Totaled 18 doubles, four triples, six home runs with Buffalo.
♦ Finished among team leaders with Buffalo in batting average (3rd), OBP (3rd), hits (3rd), triples (T-2nd), RBI (4th), and doubles (4th) (among all qualified players).
♦ Totaled with 29 multi-hit game, 26 with Buffalo and three with Toronto.
♦ Played five different positions for Toronto in 30 games (shortstop, second-base, third-base, left-field and pitcher). Only played infield positions with Buffalo.
♦ Made first professional pitching appearance on 8/20 at Los Angeles-NL. Allowed four runs in 1.0 inning, pitching in the bottom of the eighth in what was already a 12-3 deficit.
♦ Tied a Major League career-high six game hitting streak, continuing a streak from last 
season with five straight games with a hit to begin the 2019 campaign (9/30/18-4/5).
♦ Whacked three hits and two doubles vs Detroit on 3/31, his most doubles in a MLB game. Only other multi-extra-base hit game was on 8/15 vs Toledo, with two doubles.
♦ Recorded a hit in every game he appeared in against the Tides (three games).
♦ Batted .286 in 16 games at the Rogers Centre (14-49).


2018
♦ Appeared in a career-high 40 games with Toronto, batting .293 with 29 hits and six RBI. Played in 65 games with Triple-A Buffalo and seven games with Single-A Dunedin.
♦ Hit almost 80 points higher with Toronto than with Buffalo.
♦ Played in seven games with Dunedin in a rehab assignment, recovering from a intercostal strain. Made first appearances with Buffalo on 5/2. Was promoted to Toronto on 5/9.
♦ Recorded only Major League home run on 5/16 at New York-NL, a three-run home run.
♦ Made five different stints with Toronto throughout the season.
♦ Totaled 21 multi-hit games throughout the season (16 with Buffalo, four with Toronto).
♦ Registered first multi-stolen base game in the Majors on 9/28 at Tampa Bay.
♦ Finished with a .305 batting average (18-59) in 26 games in Toronto home games, compared to a .275 (11-40) in 14 road games with the Blue Jays.


2017
♦ Spent most of the season with Double-A New Hampshire, batting .247 with 36 doubles, three triples, five home runs, 44 runs scored and 60 RBI for the Fisher Cats.
♦ Finished second in doubles, third in extra-base hits (44) and tied for fifth in RBI among all Blue Jays minor league batters. Also finished sixth in hits in the same category.
♦ Made Major League debut on 9/1 at Baltimore as a defensive replacement at third-base. Recorded a hit in first Major League at-bat, a double in the 12th inning. Became first Blue Jay to have an extra-base hit in first at-bat since JP Arencibia on 8/7/10 (home run).
♦ Set a Major League high with three walks at Baltimore on 9/3.
♦ Hit first Major League home run off of RHP Alex Wilson on 9/8 vs Detroit.
♦ Batted .265 with 30 hits in 27 games for New Hampshire in August with 12 RBI.
♦ Finished with a .367 average (11-30) in 10 games at Rogers Centre.


2016
♦ Split season between Single-A Dunedin and Double-A New Hampshire. Combined to bat .295 with 24 doubles, 12 triples, eight home runs and 59 RBI in 127 total games.
♦ Named a post-season All-Star in the Florida State League after batting .305 with 120 hits in 97 games with Dunedin. Also named a Toronto Organizational All-Star by MiLB.com.
♦ His 12 triples in a season were the most by a Blue Jays minor leaguer since Sean Shoffit hit 13 triples for Single-A Lansing in 2007.
♦ Invited to Major League spring training for the first time to begin the season and added to the Blue Jay's 40-man roster at the end of the campaign.
♦ Set a single game record for New Hampshire with three triples in a game on 8/10 vs Bowie.
♦ Named the Blue Jays top prospect and ranked 91st on MLB's Top 100 Prospects on 7/27.


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
♦ Split the 2015 season between Single-A Lansing and Single-A Dunedin.
Combined to hit .262 with 16 doubles, five triples and 16 home runs over 121 games.
♦ Finished a triple short of the cycle on 5/25/15 vs Fort Wayne while setting a career-high with four runs scored in the contest. Also had two RBI in four at-bats.
♦ Named a Midwest League All-Star and an Organization All-Star by MiLB.com in 2015.
♦ Played most the 2014 season with Rookie-level Bluefield, batting .318 with 69 hits in 53 games in the Appalachian League. Also appeared in nine games with Single-A Vancouver.
♦ Named an Appalachian League post-season All-Star after the 2014 season. Also totaled a 25-game hitting streak for Bluefield, a professional high.
♦ Hit safely in first 21 of 22 games with the DSL Blue Jays in first professional season.

 

PERSONAL
♦ Selected off of waivers by Baltimore from Toronto on 1/10/20. 
♦ Originally signed by Toronto as an international free agent on 7/3/12.
♦ Born and resides in San Francisco de Macrois, the sixth most populated city in the 
Dominican Republic. Also hometown of two-time MLB All-Star Julián Javier.