Ruben Amaury Mateo
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: February 10, 1978 in San Cristobal, San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
High School: Liceo Jose Manuel Maria Balance (San Cristobal, DO)
Signed by the Texas Rangers as an amateur free agent in 1994.
Debut: June 12, 1999 (Age 21.122, 15,086th in MLB history)
vs. COL 4 AB, 1 H, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2000 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Rangers/Reds/Royals/Pirates 1999-2004
Last Game: August 21, 2004 (Age 26.193)
vs. TEX 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- January 2017
- 1-7 The Writer's Journey: Happy Reds birthday, Edwin Encarnacion!: January 7, 1983 The Rangers traded Edwin Encarnacion along with Ruben Mateo to the Reds in 2001 for pitcher Rob Bell. Encarnacion...
News -- December 2016
- 12-23 Gammons Daily: Newberg: The concept of a re-Encarnacion.: Edwin Encarnacion and Mark Teixeira lead the majors with 31 homers from the clean-up slot. Credit: Peter Llewellyn-USA...
News -- August 2016
- 8-8 Gammons Daily: Newberg: The importance of Mark Teixeira.: Iâve been doing this for more than 18 years. Â I started before Mark Teixeira was a professional baseball player, and thereâs...
News -- March 2016
- 3-23 Shutdown Inning: Good Enough to Dream: I have two bad feet, a bad back, and 20 pounds more than I need. But I didnât always. Once I caught, and threw, and pumped my...
- 3-6 Walk-Off Walk: Random Former Prospect Sunday - Rob Bell: During the season, Sundays are set aside to take a look at a prospect at random, but with the minor league season over, I wasn't...
News -- June 2015
- 6-11 Shutdown Inning: Oddities and Statistical Facts, Week 9: In case you didn’t know, some guy from Las Vegas who stands at 6’5″ and weighs 230 lbs made his big league debut....
News -- August 2014
- 8-28 Canadian Baseball Network: Ortiz backs Bautista in battle vs. umps: * David Ortiz says he didn’t think Jose Bautista did anything wrong before his ejection last Sunday. The Boston slugger’s...
News -- June 2014
- 6-5 Sports Injury Alert: Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion exits with back tightness: Toronto Blue Jays All-Star first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is considered day to day after he left Wednesday night's 8-2 victory...
News -- February 2013
- 2-16 Rays Colored Glasses: Ex-Rays Reliever Rob Bell Rejoins Rays Organization as Member of Hudson Valley Renegades Front Office: Recently, the Tampa Bay Rays’ Short Season-A affiliate, the Hudson Valley Renegades, announced that they hired Rob Bell...
News -- March 2012
- 3-19 Chicken Fried Baseball: One Person Likes the 2000 Texas Rangers:
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News -- February 2012
- 2-3 MLBTradeRumors: Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Jackson, Oswalt, Trout: One year ago today, Andy Pettitte officially announced his retirement from baseball. The southpaw finished his career with a...
News -- May 2011
- 5-16 Royally Speaking: 3 home run games: Since the start of last season three ex-Royals have had a 3 home run game - John Buck, Carlos Beltran, and Jose Bautista. In...
News -- November 2010
- 11-9 The Process Report: What To Expect From Desmond Jennings in 2011: Player Name Age PA BA OBP SLG Cameron Maybin 23 322 0.234 0.302 0.361 Jason Heyward 20 623 0.277 0.393 0.456 Colby Rasmus 22 520...