Danny Richar

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Danny Richar
Rieleros de Aguascalientes – No. 24
Second baseman
Born: (1983-06-09) June 9, 1983 (age 32)
La Romana, Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Right
MLB debut
July 28, 2007, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .229
Home runs 6
Runs batted in 18

Danny Adam Richar (born June 9, 1983 in La Romana) is a Dominican professional baseball player who is currently with the Kansas City T-Bones of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. In a three-season Major League Baseball career as a second baseman for the Chicago White Sox and Cincinnati Reds, Richar had a .229 batting average, six home runs, and 18 runs batted in.

Richar originally signed as an undrafted free agent with the Arizona Diamondbacks on July 9, 2001. He played for the Single-A Lancaster JetHawks from 2003 (first professional season) to 2005 including 26 games for the Double-A El Paso Diablos in 2004. He had his most home runs as a minor leaguer with 20 in 2005.

On June 16, 2007, he was traded to the Chicago White Sox for outfield prospect Aaron Cunningham. He hit .346 with 5 home runs in 32 games for the White Sox Triple-A team, the Charlotte Knights, before being recalled by the big league club on July 28, 2007, after second baseman Tadahito Iguchi was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies.

On July 31, 2008, Richar along with pitcher Nick Masset were traded for outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. of the Cincinnati Reds.[1]

On November 4, 2009, Richar filed for free agency. He signed a minor league contract with the Florida Marlins on December 21, and spent the 2010 season with their triple-A affiliate, the New Orleans Zephyrs, where he batted .315 in 128 games. He played in 2011 for the Camden Riversharks organization of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball


External links[edit]