Oscar Eduardo Villarreal
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: November 22, 1981 in San Nicolas de los Garza, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
High School: Preparatoria #16 (Nuevo Leon, MX)
Signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks as an amateur free agent in 1998.
Debut: March 31, 2003 (Age 21.129)
vs. LAD 0.1 IP, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2003 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Diamondbacks/Braves/Astros 2003-2008
2014 Contract Status: 3rd-Year Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 5.103, Arb Eligible: 2012, Free Agent: 2015 [*],
About biographical information
News -- June 2014
- 6/28 Walk-Off Walk: Some Recent Braves History in Doubleheaders: Starting at 2:05 EST, the Braves will begin a day-night doubleheader in Philadelphia. It is the first doubleheader of the season...
News -- February 2014
- 2/28 Gammons Daily: Oscars in Baseball: In honor of the 86th Academy Awards being presented Sunday night, here are some baseball Oscars. The Hall of Famer There is only...
News -- November 2013
- 11/22 What the Heck, Bobby?: Happy Birthday - 11/22: Happy Birthday to ~CF Drew Muren (25)Drafted in the 22nd round in 2011 out of Cal State Northridge, Muren started the 2013...
News -- August 2013
- 8/7 Walk-Off Walk: Once a Brave, Always a Brave - AL East: ...excluding John Rocker.I think I am clear that I love having a regular series to write about. Random Prospects, Random...
News -- June 2013
- 6/5 BoSox Injection: Workman Promoted, Villarreal Released.: The Red Sox have promoted RHP Brandon Workman from AA Portland, to AAA Pawtucket. In a corresponding move, the team has granted...
News -- April 2013
- 4/30 Indians Baseball Insider: Columbus bats fall silent in 5-1 loss: PAWTUCKET, RI – The Columbus Clippers lack of offense led them to their second loss of the series with the Pawtucket Rex...
- 4/6 Porcupines in Pinstripes: PawSox Use Big Eighth Inning to Top RailRiders: Much like opening night at PNC Field, a five-run inning doomed the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees)...
News -- March 2013
- 3/6 MLBTradeRumors: Offseason In Review: Boston Red Sox: The Red Sox turned to the free agent market to address their various needs this winter, spending well over $100MM.
News -- February 2013
- 2/23 BoSox Injection: Red Sox Take It Down To The Wire But Lose 4-3 In First Spring Matchup: Red Sox fans got a good game in the first Grapefruit League game of 2013, but it eventually culminated in a loss. Pitching dominated...
- 2/20 SOX & Dawgs: Red Sox Spring Training News & Notes - 2/20:
To rephrase a famous Bob Marley line, "we be slacking" here on the Boston Red Sox news.
Part of it has to...
- 2/5 BoSox Injection: Red Sox Spring Training Non-Roster Invitees Vying For A Spot: With pitchers and catchers due to report to the Red Sox Spring Training facility at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers February 12 and...
News -- January 2013
- 1/26 Rays Colored Glasses: The Undercards: Jon Weber’s Struggles Continue in MPL Playoffs: Jon Weber had an excellent regular season in the Mexican Pacific League, posting a .325 batting average with 35 RBIs. For a while,...
News -- December 2012
- 12/5 BoSox Banter: Red Sox sign six players to minor league deals: By Jeff Louderback Though they don’t carry the same pizazz as deals that involve well-known names, players signed to minor...
- 12/4 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Red Sox | Oscar Villarreal signs: The Boston Red Sox signed free-agent RP Oscar Villarreal (Orioles) to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training Monday,...[+]
News -- October 2012
- 10/3 Tyler's Think Tank: Chris Davis Breaks Through (Finally):
Davis launches a go-ahead home run in yesterday's game at the Trop
The Baltimore Orioles eked out a 1-0 win over the Tampa...
News -- March 2012
- 3/21 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Orioles | Trim roster: The Baltimore Orioles assigned Ps Miguel Socolovich, Willie Eyre, Jon Link and Oscar Villarreal to minor league camp Wednesday,...[+]
- 3/13 MLBTradeRumors: Offseason In Review: Baltimore Orioles: The Orioles focused on adding depth to their pitching staff in their first offseason under Dan Duquette.
Major League Signings
- 3/1 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Orioles | Oscar Villarreal leaves camp: Baltimore Orioles RP Oscar Villarreal (personal) left camp to attend to some migration issues, but he is expected back Thursday,...[+]
News -- January 2012
- 1/30 MLBTradeRumors: Orioles Sign Pat Neshek, Ronny Paulino: The Orioles announced that they signed right-hander Pat Neshek and catcher Ronny Paulino to minor league contracts. The team...
- 1/19 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Orioles | Oscar Villarreal addedThe Baltimore Orioles signed free-agent RP Oscar Villarreal (Dodgers) to a minor league deal Thursday, Jan. 19....[+]
News -- April 2011
- 4/5 Mike Scioscia's Tragic Illness: Your 2011 Albuquerque Isotopes: Thanks to Christopher Jackson of the Albuquerque Examiner and the Isotopes themselves, we now know what the Opening Day roster...
News -- March 2011
- 3/22 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Dodgers | One cutThe Los Angeles Dodgers reassigned RP Oscar Villarreal to minor league camp, according to the team's Twitter page....[+]
- 3/5 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Dodgers | Pitching schedule set for Saturday: Los Angeles Dodgers Ps Lance Cormier, Jon Huber, Roman Colon, Oscar Villarreal and Wilkin De La Rosa are scheduled to pitch Saturday,...[+]
News -- February 2011
- 2/12 Feelin' Kinda Blue: 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers Season Preview: Rotation: In the second of a nine-part series, here is my preview of the Dodgers' starting rotation for 2011.LHP Clayton Kershaw- Kershaw...
News -- November 2010
- 11/26 MLBTradeRumors: What's Next For The Dodgers?: The bulk of the moves made by the Dodgers this offseason have focused on shoring up the team's rotation, unsurprising after their...
- 11/23 Mike Scioscia's Tragic Illness: Dodgers Decline to Offer Arbitration…: …and unlike in previous years, it’s a very good thing. The #Dodgers declined to offer arbitration to their three Type...
- 11/23 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Dodgers | Oscar Villarreal signs: The Los Angeles Dodgers signed free-agent RP Oscar Villarreal (Phillies) to a minor league deal Tuesday, Nov. 23, according to...[+]
- 11/23 MLBTradeRumors: Minor Deals: Mariners, Villarreal: We'll keep track of the day's minor signings, trades and claims right here:
The Mariners signed right-hander Yusmeiro Petit,...