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Henry Urrutia

Henry Urrutia 5 RF

Bowie Baysox

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Henry Alexander Urrutia
  • Age: 29 (February 13, 1987)
  • Birthplace: Las Tunas, Cuba
  • Bats/Throws: L/R Ht: 6' 5" Wt: 200
  • MLB Debut: 07/20/2013

Henry Urrutia Career Stats


Team Date Transaction
July 28, 2016 Baltimore Orioles sent Henry Urrutia outright to Bowie Baysox.
July 19, 2016 Baltimore Orioles designated LF Henry Urrutia for assignment.
May 16, 2016 RF Henry Urrutia assigned to Bowie Baysox from Norfolk Tides.
March 14, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned LF Henry Urrutia to Norfolk Tides.
October 5, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled Henry Urrutia from Norfolk Tides.
September 30, 2015 LF Henry Urrutia assigned to Leones del Caracas.
August 28, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned LF Henry Urrutia to Norfolk Tides.
August 15, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled Henry Urrutia from Norfolk Tides.
March 21, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned LF Henry Urrutia to Norfolk Tides.
October 17, 2014 Henry Urrutia roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
September 29, 2014 Baltimore Orioles recalled Henry Urrutia from Norfolk Tides.
July 27, 2014 Norfolk Tides activated RF Henry Urrutia from the 7-day disabled list.
July 5, 2014 Norfolk Tides sent LF Henry Urrutia on a rehab assignment to GCL Orioles.
May 1, 2014 Norfolk Tides placed RF Henry Urrutia on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 29, 2014.
March 26, 2014 Baltimore Orioles optioned OF Henry Urrutia to Norfolk Tides.
September 16, 2013 Henry Urrutia roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
September 13, 2013 Baltimore Orioles placed LF Henry Urrutia on the restricted list.
September 3, 2013 Baltimore Orioles recalled LF Henry Urrutia from Norfolk Tides.
August 17, 2013 Baltimore Orioles optioned Henry Urrutia to Norfolk Tides.
July 19, 2013 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of Henry Urrutia from Norfolk Tides.
June 27, 2013 Henry Urrutia assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
April 19, 2013 Henry Urrutia assigned to Bowie Baysox.
March 29, 2013 OF Henry Urrutia assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
July 24, 2012 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent OF Henry Urrutia to a minor league contract.
January 3, 2012 OF Henry Urrutia assigned to Bowie Baysox.
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Henry Urrutia Awards and Honors

Henry Urrutia  5 RF

Henry Urrutia
  • Full Name: Henry Alexander Urrutia
  • Born: February 13, 1987
  • Age: 29
  • Birthplace: Las Tunas, Cuba
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 200
  • MLB Debut: 07/20/2013

2015 Highlights
• Spent majority of season with Norfolk, where he hit .291 with 10 home runs, 22 doubles and 53 RBI in 115 games
• His .291 average ranked 10th in the International League and fourth among qualifying Orioles minor leaguers
• Finished tied for for 10th in the IL with 134 hits; at the time of his promotion to Baltimore on August 15, he ranked second in the league with 126 hits
• Between Norfolk & Baltimore, set career-highs in home runs (11), RBI (59), doubles (23), runs (61) and hits (143)
• Hit .311 (41-132) with five home runs and 16 RBI after the All-Star break
• Hit two-out, two-run, walk-off home run in the ninth inning of a 6-5 win vs. Syracuse on May 28
• Appeared in 74 games as Norfolk's leadoff batter, hitting .309 with nine home runs, 41 RBI and a .351 OBP
• Hit .340 (34-100) with three home runs and 44 RBI with runners in scoring position
• Did not go three consecutive games without collecting a hit, and only had four occasions in which he went back- to-back games without registering a hit
• Registered 40 multi-hit games with the Tides
• Had a season-high 10-game hitting streak from June 26 - July 8
• Hit .200 (4-20) with a home run and two RBI in five postseason games for Norfolk
• Promoted to Baltimore on August 15 and hit .265 (9-34) with one home run and six RBI in 10 games with the Orioles before being optioned back to Norfolk on August 28.
• His first career MLB home run was a walk-off home run in the 9th inning vs. the New York Mets, August 19
• Ended 2015 with 225 career hits with Norfolk, tied for the fifth-most for a Tides player since Norfolk became an Orioles affiliate prior to the 2007 season
2014: In 51 games with Norfolk, batted .270 with 12 doubles, one triple and 17 RBI...Spent April 28 - July 26 on the disabled list after having surgery for a sports hernia...Hit safely in 12 of his final 15 games...Batted .303 (37-122) with six doubles and 10 RBI in 31 games after being activated from the disabled list...Tied a Tides season-high by collecting four hits (three singles, one double), August 25 at Charlotte...Batted .317 (20-63) with three doubles and four RBI as a designated hitter...Appeared in 14 rehab games with the GCL Orioles in July, batting .184 with two RBI. 
2013: Won Brooks Robinson Minor League Player of the Year Award after hitting a combined .347/.406/.506 with 31 extra-base hits, 50 RBI and 49 runs scored in 81 total games between Double-A Bowie and Triple-A Norfolk...Named Organizational Player of the Month for June (.425 average, four home runs and 17 RBI) in 19 games with the Baysox...Played in the MLB All-Star Futures Game (went 0-for-3 for the World Team)...Named to the Eastern League Mid-Season All-Star team...Went 5-for-5 with three runs scored and an RBI on July 10 at Gwinnett, becoming the first Norfolk player to collect five hits in a game since Lew Ford accomplished the feat on May 29, 2012...Made his major league debut, July 20 at Texas, collecting first MLB hit on a third inning RBI single off of Joe Ortiz...Became the 12th Cuban-born player in club history...Named to the Arizona Fall League Top Prospect Team as DH...Member of 2013 AFL champion Surprise Saguaros, collecting a single, double and a run scored in 2-0 championship game victory vs. Mesa...Ranked 3rd in the AFL in batting (.377) and was fifth in slugging (.551)...Had three hits, including a grand slam, at Salt River on October 24...Rated by Baseball America as the #7 prospect in the Orioles system after the season, and was rated by the same publication as the Best Hitter for Average among Baltimore minor leaguers.
2012: Signed with Baltimore on July 11...Did not play due to work visa issues...Rated by Baseball America as Baltimore's 13th-best prospect entering the 2013 season. 
PERSONAL: Henry Alexander Urrutia was signed by Baltimore as a non-drafted free agent on 7/11/12...Played for Las Tunas in the Cuban League from 2006 to 2010...Represented Cuba in the 2010 World Championships...His uncle, Osmani Urrutia, played professionally in Cuba and won five consecutive batting titles...Henry was managed by his father when he played for Las Tunas...His father, Ermidelio, was a member of Cuba's 1992 Olympic team...Did not play in 2011 due to a suspension after an unsuccessful attempt at defection...Established residency in Haiti after defecting from Cuba...Was a spectator for an exhibition game between the Orioles and Cuban national team in Havana, March 28, 1999.