Miguel Amaya

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Miguel Antonio Amaya

  • Bats Right, Throws Right`
  • Height 6' 1", Weight 185 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher Miguel Amaya was signed by the Chicago Cubs out of Panama on July 17, 2015. He began his pro career in 2016 with the DSL Cubs 2, where he hit .245 in 58 games. In 2017, he moved to the United States with the Eugene Emeralds of the Northwest League, where in another 58 games, he hit .228 with 3 homers and 26 RBIs.

He took a big step forward in 2018, when he played full-season ball for the first time with the South Bend Cubs of the Midwest League. He was selected to play in the 2018 Futures Game for the World Team, and hit .256/.349/.403 in 116 games. He hit 21 doubles and 12 homers, scored 54 runs and drove in 52. He was named to the league's mid-season All-Star team and was also a Cubs organizational All-Star.

He was named to the roster of the National League team for the 2019 Futures Game.

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