Walter Ibarra

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Walter Ibarra
Sultanes de Monterrey – No. 52
Infielder
Born: (1987-11-01) November 1, 1987 (age 30)
Los Mochis, Sinaloa
Bats: Both Throws: Right

Walter Ibarra (born November 1, 1987) is a Mexican professional baseball infielder for the Sultanes de Monterrey of the Mexican Baseball League.

Career[edit]

New York Yankees[edit]

Ibarra signed with the New York Yankees as an international free agent in 2006. He played for the Mexican national baseball team in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.[1] After batting .312 in 20 games for the Trenton Thunder of the Class AA Eastern League in 2013, the Yankees promoted him to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the Class AAA International League.[2]

Los Angeles Dodgers[edit]

Ibarra signed a minor league deal with the Chicago Cubs on November 11, 2013 but was released and signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers, who assigned him to the AAA Albuquerque Isotopes. In 97 games for the Isotopes, he hit .269 with 5 homers and 32 RBI, while splitting time between second base and shortstop.

Arizona Diamondbacks[edit]

On November 4, 2014, Ibarra signed a minor league contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Sultanes de Monterrey[edit]

On April 1, 2016, Ibarra signed with the Sultanes de Monterrey of the Mexican Baseball League.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oz, Mike (2013-02-28). "Getting to know your World Baseball Classic squads: Mexico | Big League Stew – Yahoo! Sports". Sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  2. ^ "Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Blog » Huge roster shuffle for RailRiders". Blogs.thetimes-tribune.com. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 

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