Jose Trevino (baseball)

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Jose Trevino
Texas Rangers – No. 56
Catcher
Born: (1992-11-28) November 28, 1992 (age 26)
Corpus Christi, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 15, 2018, for the Texas Rangers
MLB statistics
(through 2019 season)
Batting average.258
Home runs2
Runs batted in16
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Jose Trevino (born November 28, 1992) is an American professional baseball catcher for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Career[edit]

Trevino attended St. John Paul II High School in Corpus Christi, Texas.[1] Undrafted out of high school, he attended Oral Roberts University and played college baseball for the Golden Eagles.[2] In 2013, he played collegiate summer baseball in the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 6th round of the 2014 MLB draft.[3]

Trevino made his professional debut with the Spokane Indians of the Class A Short Season Northwest League, playing catcher, third base, and second base,[4] while hitting .257/.313/.448/.761 with 9 home runs and 49 RBIs. Trevino played for the Hickory Crawdads of the Class A South Atlantic League in 2015, hitting .262/.291/.415/.707 with 14 home runs along with 63 RBI, while becoming a full-time catcher.[5] After the season, he played in the Arizona Fall League. In 2016, he played for the High Desert Mavericks of the Class A-Advanced California League and won a minor league Gold Glove Award.[6] With High Desert, he hit .303/.342/.434/.776 with 9 home runs and 68 RBI. He played in the Arizona Fall League after the season for the second consecutive year.[7]

Trevino spent 2017 with the Frisco RoughRiders of the Double-A Texas League, hitting .241/.275/.323/.598 with 7 home runs and 42 RBI.[8] The Rangers added Trevino to their 40-man roster after the 2017 season.[9] He spent the 2018 minor league season with Frisco, hitting .234/.284/.332/.615 with 3 home runs and 16 RBI.

Trevino made his major league debut with the Rangers on June 15, 2018, in a game against the Colorado Rockies.[10] On June 16, Trevino recorded his first major league hit, a RBI single. On June 17, Trevino delivered his first career walk-off hit, a 2-run single off of Wade Davis.[11] Trevino underwent season-ending surgery on his left shoulder on July 20, 2018.[12]

In 2019, Trevino split minor league time between the Triple-A Nashville Sounds and the AZL Rangers of the Rookie-level Arizona League, hitting a combined .214/.253/.324/.577 with 3 home runs and 28 RBI. Trevino suffered a quad injury and was placed on the injured list from May 19 to June 24.[13] He was recalled to Texas on August 2.[14] He finished the 2019 season with Texas hitting .258/.272/.383/.655 with 2 home runs and 13 RBI over 40 games.

Awards[edit]

Trevino was awarded the MiLB Rawlings Gold Glove Award for catchers, in both 2016 and 2017.[15]

Personal life[edit]

Trevino's father, Joe "Bugé" Trevino, died during Jose's junior year at Oral Robert's.[16][17] Trevino has one son, Josiah Cruz, who was born five days before he made his MLB debut.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quinton Martinez (August 1, 2019). "Report: John Paul II grad Jose Trevino will be called up by Texas Rangers". Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  2. ^ Oral Roberts Golden Eagles baseball (January 4, 2018). "ORU Diamond Dinner Set for Feb. 2 Featuring Jose Trevino". oruathletics.com. Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  3. ^ T.R. Sullivan (June 6, 2014). "Trevino has offensive potential". MLB.com. Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  4. ^ "Indians' Jose Trevino plays position of influence". Spokesman Review. July 4, 2014. Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  5. ^ "Rangers' Trevino Heeds Call To Play Catcher". Baseball America. February 6, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  6. ^ Barry Lewis (September 26, 2016). "Pro baseball: Former ORU catcher Jose Trevino wins Minors' Gold Glove". Tulsa World. Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  7. ^ MiLB.com Staff (October 26, 2016). "Texas Rangers prospect Jose Trevino does it all in Arizona Fall League win". MiLB.com. Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  8. ^ Jonathan Huskey (April 19, 2017). "Former ORU Standout Jose Trevino's Pro Career Off To Hot Start". KOTV 6. Retrieved December 10, 2017.
  9. ^ Gerry Fraley (November 20, 2017). "Texas Rangers: Pitchers in forefront as Rangers add to 40-man major-league roster". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved February 27, 2018.
  10. ^ Stefan Stevenson (June 15, 2018). "Rangers Reaction: Week brings Jose Trevino a baby, big league debut". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Retrieved June 16, 2018.
  11. ^ John Henry (June 17, 2019). "Jose Trevino delivers walk-off hit in 13-12 victory over Rockies". MLB.com. Retrieved June 17, 2018.
  12. ^ Adam J. Morris (July 20, 2018). "Jose Trevino done for the season after shoulder surgery". Lone Star Ball. SB Nation. Retrieved January 11, 2019.
  13. ^ RotoWire Staff (July 19, 2019). "Rangers' Jose Trevino: Hitting well since activation". CBSSports.com. Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  14. ^ Levi Weaver (September 18, 2019). "Catcher? Third base? Starting pitcher? Where will the Rangers' free-agent dollars be spent?". The Athletic. Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  15. ^ Barry Lewis (September 20, 2017). "Pro baseball: Former ORU catcher Jose Trevino wins 2nd Gold Glove". Tulsa World. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  16. ^ Jamey Newberg (June 14, 2018). "Fathers, sons, and a coach's covenant". The Athletic. Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  17. ^ Staff (October 22, 2013). "Joe Raymond "Bugé" Trevino". Alice Echo-News Journal. Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  18. ^ Christian Shimabuku (June 17, 2018). "Rangers rookie Jose Trevino caps emotional Father's Day with walk-off hit". Sporting News. Retrieved January 23, 2019.

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