Sam Haggerty

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Sam Haggerty
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Haggerty with the Akron RubberDucks in 2018
Seattle Mariners – No. 0
Infielder
Born: (1994-05-26) May 26, 1994 (age 26)
Phoenix, Arizona
Bats: Switch Throws: Right
MLB debut
September 4, 2019, for the New York Mets
MLB statistics
(through August 27, 2020)
Batting average.270
Home runs1
Runs batted in5
Teams

Samuel Onofrio Haggerty (born May 26, 1994) is an American professional baseball infielder for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the New York Mets.

Career[edit]

Haggerty attended Mullen High School in Denver, Colorado.[1] Haggerty attended the University of New Mexico, where he played college baseball for the Lobos.[2] In his first year, Haggerty was awarded as the co-Freshman of the Year of the Mountain West Conference[3] and named to the Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American team.[4] In 2014, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks of the Cape Cod Baseball League.[5]

Cleveland Indians[edit]

Haggerty was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 24th round of the 2015 MLB Draft.[6]

Haggerty played for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers in 2015, hitting .283/.361/.453/.814 with 1 home run and 7 RBI. He played for the Lake County Captains in 2016, hitting .230/.323/.320/.643 with 4 home runs and 39 RBI. In 2017, he spent the season with the Lynchburg Hillcats, hitting .253/.355/.398/.753 with 3 home runs and 32 RBI.[7] In 2018, he split the year between the Akron RubberDucks and the Columbus Clippers, combining to hit .239/.369/.384/.753 with 4 home runs and 39 RBI.[8]

New York Mets[edit]

On January 6, 2019, Haggerty and Walker Lockett were traded to the New York Mets in exchange for Kevin Plawecki.[9] He split the 2019 minor leagues season between the Brooklyn Cyclones, Binghamton Rumble Ponies, and the Syracuse Mets, hitting .271/.369/.387/.756 with 3 home runs and 26 RBI.[10]

On September 1, 2019, the Mets selected Haggerty's contract and promoted him to the major leagues.[11] He made his major league debut on September 4 as a pinch runner versus the Washington Nationals.[12] On December 24, 2019, Haggerty was designated for assignment.[13]

Seattle Mariners[edit]

Haggerty was claimed off waivers by the Seattle Mariners on January 10, 2020.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ryan Casey and Neil H. Devlin (September 29, 2011). "Prep baseball recruiting 2011-12". The Denver Post. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "Former Lobo called up to Mets". golobos.com. New Mexico Lobos baseball. September 1, 2019. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  3. ^ "Lobos share top Mountain West baseball honors". Albuquerque Journal. Mountain West Conference. May 22, 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  4. ^ "2013 Freshmen All-Americans". Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  5. ^ "#2 Sam Haggerty - Profile". pointstreak.com. Retrieved September 25, 2019.
  6. ^ Tony Lastoria (June 10, 2015). "2015 Indians 24th round pick: 2B Sam Haggerty". 247Sports.com. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  7. ^ Branson Wright (May 5, 2017). "Sam Haggerty first Lynchburg Hillcat to win league honor: Cleveland Indians Minor Leagues". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  8. ^ Lindsay Kramer (January 6, 2019). "Mets trade for minor-league batting champ". The Post-Standard. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  9. ^ "Mets trade Kevin Plawecki to Indians, receive Lockett, Haggerty". nypost.com. Retrieved 2019-09-01.
  10. ^ Tim Healey (September 1, 2019). "Brandon Nimmo leads pack of four Mets call-ups". Newsday. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  11. ^ Lindsay Kramer (September 1, 2019). "New York Mets promote four players from Syracuse". The Post-Standard. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  12. ^ Northwoods League (September 5, 2019). "Former Express INF Sam Haggerty Debuts with the Mets". northwoodsleague.com. Retrieved September 5, 2019.
  13. ^ "Mets Designate Sam Haggerty For Assignment". MLB Trade Rumors. Retrieved 2019-12-24.

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