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Danny Valencia

Danny Valencia 2 3B

Baltimore Orioles

  • Status: Released
  • Full Name: Daniel Paul Valencia
  • Age: 33 (September 19, 1984)
  • Birthplace: Miami, FL
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 210
  • Draft: Round 19 (2006, MIN)
  • MLB Debut: 06/03/2010
  • School: Miami (FL)
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Danny Valencia Stats Summary

Danny Valencia Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
August 15, 2018 Baltimore Orioles released 3B Danny Valencia.
August 10, 2018 Baltimore Orioles designated 3B Danny Valencia for assignment.
June 1, 2018 Baltimore Orioles activated 3B Danny Valencia from the paternity list.
May 30, 2018 Baltimore Orioles placed 3B Danny Valencia on the paternity list.
March 29, 2018 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of 3B Danny Valencia from Norfolk Tides.
March 3, 2018 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent 1B Danny Valencia to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
March 3, 2018 1B Danny Valencia assigned to Norfolk Tides.
November 2, 2017 1B Danny Valencia elected free agency.
November 12, 2016 Oakland Athletics traded 1B Danny Valencia to Seattle Mariners for RHP Paul Blackburn.
May 6, 2016 Oakland Athletics activated 3B Danny Valencia from the 15-day disabled list.
May 2, 2016 Oakland Athletics sent 3B Danny Valencia on a rehab assignment to Stockton Ports.
April 22, 2016 Oakland Athletics placed 3B Danny Valencia on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 21, 2016. Strained left hamstring.
August 4, 2015 Oakland Athletics activated 3B Danny Valencia.
August 3, 2015 Oakland Athletics claimed LF Danny Valencia off waivers from Toronto Blue Jays.
August 1, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays designated LF Danny Valencia for assignment.
July 29, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays activated 3B Danny Valencia.
July 28, 2014 Kansas City Royals traded 3B Danny Valencia to Toronto Blue Jays for C Erik Kratz and RHP Liam Hendriks.
June 22, 2014 Kansas City Royals activated 3B Danny Valencia from the 15-day disabled list.
June 17, 2014 Kansas City Royals sent 3B Danny Valencia on a rehab assignment to Omaha Storm Chasers.
June 1, 2014 Kansas City Royals placed 3B Danny Valencia on the 15-day disabled list. Sprained left hand
December 18, 2013 Baltimore Orioles traded 3B Danny Valencia to Kansas City Royals for LF David Lough.
August 19, 2013 Baltimore Orioles recalled Danny Valencia from Norfolk Tides.
August 6, 2013 Baltimore Orioles optioned Danny Valencia to Norfolk Tides.
August 4, 2013 Baltimore Orioles recalled Danny Valencia from Norfolk Tides.
July 25, 2013 Baltimore Orioles optioned Danny Valencia to Norfolk Tides.
July 24, 2013 Baltimore Orioles designated Danny Valencia for assignment.
July 19, 2013 Baltimore Orioles recalled 3B Danny Valencia from Norfolk Tides.
July 3, 2013 Baltimore Orioles optioned Danny Valencia to Norfolk Tides.
May 19, 2013 Baltimore Orioles recalled Danny Valencia from Norfolk Tides.
March 21, 2013 Baltimore Orioles optioned Danny Valencia to Norfolk Tides.
November 28, 2012 Boston Red Sox traded 3B Danny Valencia to Baltimore Orioles.
November 20, 2012 Boston Red Sox designated Danny Valencia for assignment.
September 21, 2012 Boston Red Sox recalled 3B Danny Valencia from Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 21, 2012 Boston Red Sox optioned Danny Valencia to Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 11, 2012 Boston Red Sox recalled Danny Valencia from Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 8, 2012 Danny Valencia roster status changed by Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 5, 2012 Minnesota Twins traded 3B Danny Valencia to Boston Red Sox for OF Jeremias Pineda.
August 5, 2012 Boston Red Sox optioned 3B Danny Valencia to Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 28, 2012 Minnesota Twins recalled Danny Valencia from Rochester Red Wings.
May 10, 2012 Minnesota Twins optioned Danny Valencia to Rochester Red Wings.
June 3, 2010 Minnesota Twins recalled Danny Valencia from Rochester Red Wings.
March 20, 2010 Minnesota Twins optioned Danny Valencia to Rochester Red Wings.
November 20, 2009 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of Danny Valencia from Rochester Red Wings.
June 23, 2009 Danny Valencia assigned to Rochester Red Wings from New Britain Rock Cats.
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Danny Valencia Awards and Honors

Danny Valencia  2 3B

Danny Valencia
  • Full Name: Daniel Paul Valencia
  • Born: September 19, 1984
  • Age: 33
  • Birthplace: Miami, FL
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 210
  • Draft: Round 19 (2006, MIN)
  • School: Miami (FL)
  • MLB Debut: 06/03/2010

2017: Spent the season with Seattle, hitting .256 with 15 home runs, 19 doubles and 66 RBI in 130 games... Tied for 8th in the American League (along with Baltimore's Trey Mancini) by hitting .340 (36-106) with RISP... Tallied four games with at least four hits, matching his career-high; his four four-hit games were tied for 6th in the AL... Hit safely in nine consecutive at-bats, 6/2-6/4, tying the club record (Raul Ibañez, 2004); also reached base safely in 10 straight plate appearances, becoming the 5th Mariner in club history to accomplish the feat... Tied for 4th in the American League with eight sacrifice flies... Hit safely in 24 of 30 games from 5/2 - 6/6, batting .348 (40-115) with four home runs and 24 RBI over that stretch... Matched his career-high with five runs batted in, 6/2 vs. Tampa Bay (3-3, HR, 2B, BB, 5 RBI, 3 R)
2016: Spent the season with Oakland, batting .287 with 17 home runs, 22 doubles and 51 RBI in 130 games...Batted .318 (41-129) with a .924 OPS against left-handed pitching...Hit three home runs on 5/15 at Tampa Bay, the 15th three-homer game in Oakland history...Ranked 5th in the American League with eight home runs in May...Registered six consecutive multi-hit games, 8/14-20, matching the longest streak by any MLB player in 2016...Belted five home runs in a three-game series at Tampa Bay, 5/13-15 to become just the second Oakland player (after Mark McGwire accomplished the feat three times) to homer five or more times in a three-game series.
2015: Started season with Toronto…Designated for assignment by Toronto on 8/1 and claimed off waivers by Oakland on 8/3…Combined for a career-high 18 home runs…Overall, appeared defensively at 3rd base (55 games, 54 starts), left field (32 G, 27 GS), 1st base (5 G, 1 GS), right field (5 G, 1 GS) and 2nd base (3 G)…Posted .980 fielding percentage in 55 games at 3rd base, 1st among MLB 3rd basemen (min. 50 G)…Career-best 13 home runs off right-handed pitchers…Hit .328 (20-61) over 23-game stretch from May 15 to June 26…5th career walk-off hit (a single) on 8/9 vs. Houston…Had two nine-game hitting streaks…100th career double, 8/31 vs. LAA...Reached base safely in career-high 16 consecutive games from 9/11-29, batting .304 (17-56) with a .409 on-base percentage.
Career Highlights: Entered 2018 having hit .269 with 87 home runs, 146 doubles and 369 RBI over 2,940 MLB games...Has appeared in the big leagues with Minnesota (2010-12), Boston (2012), Baltimore (2013), Kansas City (2014), Toronto (2014-15), Oakland (2015-16) and Seattle (2017)...Named to Topps Rookie All-Star Team and Baseball America's All-Rookie Team with Minnesota in 2010...Finished 3rd in 2010 Rookie of the Year voting behind Texas' Neftali Perez and Detroit's Austin Jackson...Appeared in three playoff games for Minnesota in 2010, hitting .222 (2-9) with two RBI... Hit .286 with 14 home runs and 51 RBI in 65 games for Norfolk in 2013...His first MLB home run was a grand slam off of Zack Greinke, 7/26/10.
PERSONAL: Daniel Paul Valencia was signed by Baltimore as a minor league free agent on 3/3/18...Originally selected by Minnesota in the 19th round of the 2006 draft out of University of Miami...Attended Spanish River Community High School (FL), where he was a multiple All-County selection...Attended UNC-Greensboro, where he was named Freshman of the Year by the Southern Conference Sports Media Association...Transferred to University of Miami (FL), where he was named to the All-Regional team as a sophomore in 2005.