Luis Sardiñas

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Sardiñas and the second or maternal family name is Avilez.
Luis Sardiñas
San Diego Padres – No. 2
Born: (1993-05-16) May 16, 1993 (age 23)
Upata, Venezuela
Bats: Switch Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 20, 2014, for the Texas Rangers
MLB statistics
(through September 26, 2016)
Batting average .227
Home runs 4
Runs batted in 28
Stolen Bases 9

Luis Alexander Sardiñas Avilez (born May 16, 1993) is a Venezuelan professional baseball infielder for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the Texas Rangers during the 2014 season, and played for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2015 and Seattle Mariners in 2016.


Texas Rangers[edit]

Sardiñas was signed by the Texas Rangers as an amateur free agent in 2009. He started the 2013 season with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and was promoted to the Frisco RoughRiders during the season.[1]

Sardiñas was ranked by as the 84th best prospect in baseball before the 2013 season. He was considered the Rangers second best prospect by during the 2013-14 offesason.[2]

The Rangers promoted Sardiñas to the major leagues on April 19, 2014.[3] He made his major league debut the next day. [4]

Milwaukee Brewers[edit]

On January 19, 2015, the Rangers traded Sardiñas, Corey Knebel, and Marcos Diplan to the Milwaukee Brewers for starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo.[5]

Seattle Mariners[edit]

On November 20, 2015, the Brewers traded Sardiñas to the Seattle Mariners for Ramón Flores.[6] Sardiñas hit his first major league home run on April 5, 2016, off of reliever Andrew Faulkner of the Rangers.[citation needed]

San Diego Padres[edit]

On August 15, 2016, the Mariners traded Sardiñas to the San Diego Padres in return for a player to be named later or cash considerations.[7]


  1. ^ "Sardinas, Odor among trio moved to Double-A". January 8, 2013. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  2. ^ "2013 Prospect Watch". Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Rangers place OF Adduci on DL, recall INF Sardinas". Associated Press. USA Today. April 19, 2014. Retrieved May 9, 2014. 
  4. ^ "White Sox explode for 16 runs, yield just 2 hits in rout of Rangers". Associated Press. April 20, 2014. Retrieved May 9, 2014. 
  5. ^ Watkins, Calvin (January 19, 2015). "Yovani Gallardo headed to Rangers". ESPN. 
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  7. ^ Watkins, Ryan (August 15, 2016). "Mariners trade utility infielder Luis Sardinas to the Padres". The Seattle Times. 

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