Juan Antonio Ballara
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 150 lb.
Catcher Juan Ballara has played and managed in the minors.
Ballara debuted in 1990 with the DSL Cardinals, hitting .236. In '91, he played for the AZL Cardinals (.216/.300/.357) and Savannah Cardinals (0 for 7). The next year, Juan hit .185/.280/.333 for the Johnson City Cardinals, followed by a 1993 season of .246/.294/.374 for the Springfield Cardinals.
In 1994, the 22-year-old batted .204/.266/.367 for the St. Petersburg Cardinals, throwing out 37% of attempted base-stealers. He hit .255/.309/.453 for the '95 Peoria Chiefs, backing up Keith McDonald. He ended his career in 1997 in the Chicago Cubs chain, going 6 for 31 with five walks for the Orlando Rays.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|2008||DSL Diamondbacks||Dominican Summer League||25-45||Arizona Diamondbacks|
|2010||DSL Diamondbacks||Dominican Summer League||34-38||Arizona Diamondbacks|
|2011||DSL Diamondbacks||Dominican Summer League||24-45||Arizona Diamondbacks|
|2012||DSL Diamondbacks||Dominican Summer League||43-27||Arizona Diamondbacks|
|2014||DSL Diamondbacks||Dominican Summer League||42-28||Arizona Diamondbacks|
|2015||DSL Diamondbacks||Dominican Summer League||Arizona Diamondbacks|