Oswaldo Arcia

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Oswaldo Arcia
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Arcia with the Minnesota Twins
Minnesota Twins – No. 31
Born: (1991-05-09) May 9, 1991 (age 23)
Anaco, Venezuela
Bats: Left Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 15, 2013 for the Minnesota Twins
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting average .241
Home runs 34
Runs batted in 100

Oswaldo Celestino Arcia (born May 9, 1991) is an outfielder for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball.

Professional career[edit]


Arcia was added to the Twins 40 man roster on November 18, 2011.[1]

Arcia was the Twins Minor League Hitter of the Year in 2012 after hitting .320/.388/.539 with 17 home runs and 98 runs batted in.[2][3]


Arcia was called up to the majors for the first time on April 15, 2013.[4] He went 1 for 3 in his Major League debut. On April 23, Arcia hit his first career major league home run off Jose Fernandez of the Miami Marlins. Arcia finished the season with a .251 average and 14 home runs in 97 games. Arcia displayed poor plate discipline and showed a knack for swinging at the 1st pitch in an at bat. He struck out 117 times in 303 at bats. He played all outfield spots for the Twins.


Arcia began the season as the starting Right Fielder for the Twins. He played through 4 games before going on the DL with a wrist injury.[5] He missed over a month due to the injury and was activated from the DL at the end of May.


His brother, Orlando Arcia, plays in the Milwaukee Brewers organization.[6]


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