Justin O'Conner

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Justin O'Conner
Tampa Bay Rays
Born: (1992-03-31) March 31, 1992 (age 25)
Muncie, Indiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Justin Douglass O'Conner (born March 31, 1992) is an American professional baseball catcher in the Tampa Bay Rays organization.


O'Conner attended Cowan High School in Cowan, Indiana.[1] He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the first round, 31st overall, of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft.[2][3] He made his professional debut that season with the Gulf Coast Rays. He played in only 48 games for the Princeton Rays in 2011 after suffering a torn hip labrum.[4] He played for the Hudson Valley Renegades in 2012 and the Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2013.[5][6] After the season, he played in the Australian Baseball League. O'Conner started 2014 with the Charlotte Stone Crabs.[7] He was selected to play in the All-Star Futures Game in July.[8]

The Rays designated O'Conner for assignment after the 2016 season. He was outrighted to the minors in December.[9]


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