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Alex Romero | Outfielder

Team: Miami Marlins
Age / DOB:  (31) / 9/9/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 198
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Marlins signed OF Alex Romero to a minor league contract.
Romero, 27, posted an uhly .660 OPS across 253 plate appearances between the Braves' Double-A and Triple-A clubs last season. He hasn't played in a major league game since 2009, when he was with the D'Backs. Wed, Jan 19, 2011 04:21:00 PM

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Braves signed OF Alex Romero to a minor league contract.

Romero signed a minor league deal with the Astros in December, however he was released last month. The 26-year-old batted .348/.416/.462 in 279 at-bats with Triple-A Reno (Diamondbacks) last season and has a .239/.279/.339 batting line in 299 major league plate appearances, all with Arizona. He's expected to play with Double-A Mississippi.
Wed, Apr 7, 2010 11:02:00 AM

Astros released OF Alex Romero.

Romero was a non-roster invitee in Astros camp and failed to make a positive impression on the club. The 26-year-old has batted just .239/.279/.339 in 299 major league plate appearances over the last two seasons. Still, he's likely to find a home with another organization.
Wed, Mar 17, 2010 09:23:00 AM

Diamondbacks sent outfielder Alex Romero outright to Triple-A Reno.

Romero has the option to become a free agent. Claimed off waivers from the Twins in January of 2007, Romero has hit just .239/.279/.339 in 299 plate appearances spread over two seasons as a reserve outfielder.
Thu, Nov 5, 2009 02:45:00 PM

Alex Romero went 4-for-7 and ripped a tie-breaking two-run double in the top of the 12th on Thursday night as the D-Backs went on to beat the Pirates 11-6.

The Diamondbacks trailed 6-3 after six innings, but battled back to a tie and sent the game to extra innings, where they eventually gained a decisive victory thanks to a five-run outburst in the 12th. Romero, who doubled, drove in three runs and stole a base in the game, watched his average shoot from .255 to .290.
Thu, Aug 6, 2009 11:54:00 PM

Diamondbacks recalled outfielder Alex Romero from Triple-A Reno.

Romero takes over for Eric Byrnes, who was placed on the disabled list Friday in a corresponding move. He'll get a decent crack at playing time and might actually do a little something with the opportunity. In 279 Triple-A at-bats, he was batting .348 with two home runs and 47 RBI.
Fri, Jun 26, 2009 10:57:00 PM

Diamondbacks sent outfielder Alex Romero outright to Triple-A Reno.

Romero had just returned from a fractured hand suffered at the beginning of the spring. He was only a candidate to make the Diamondbacks if Eric Byrnes had a setback or another outfielder got hurt.
Wed, Mar 25, 2009 10:17:00 PM

Diamondbacks manager Bob Melvin said Saturday that outfielder Alex Romero is a "full go" for baseball activities.

Romero had been recovering from a broken bone for about five weeks. He made his spring debut Saturday, going hitless in two at-bats. He'll start Sunday against the Padres.
Sun, Mar 22, 2009 09:54:00 AM

Alex Romero, who suffered a fractured hand during winter ball, has been cleared to start taking soft toss.

"He's probably five or six days away from playing in a game . . . but he's a pretty quick mover and a guy who doesn't take long to get himself in shape because he takes such good care of himself," Diamondbacks manager Bob Melvin said Saturday.
Sat, Mar 14, 2009 08:08:00 PM

Alex Romero will be held out of action until his fractured hand is reexamined Monday.

Romero underwent X-rays earlier this week, but the Diamondbacks aren't ready to clear him to return yet.
Thu, Mar 5, 2009 09:15:00 AM

Alex Romero is expected to be sidelined for at least two weeks after an MRI exam Wednesday found a fracture in his right hand.

The injury, which Romero suffered while playing winter ball in Venezuela, was discovered during a physical exam.
Thu, Feb 19, 2009 09:18:00 AM

Diamondbacks recalled outfielder Alex Romero from Triple-A Tucson.

Romero has hit .244/.260/.362 with one homer in 127 at-bats in the majors this season. He'll have only a minor role this month as the sixth outfielder on the depth chart.
Tue, Sep 2, 2008 07:47:00 PM

Diamondbacks optioned outfielder Alex Romero to Triple-A Tucson.

Romero has hit .244/.260/.362 with one homer in 127 at-bats for the Diamondbacks last season. He'll return next month, but he shouldn't have much of a role with Justin Upton back.
Fri, Aug 29, 2008 07:35:00 PM

Alex Romero has been bothered by a jammed finger, manager Bob Melvin said Saturday.

Romero suffered the injury while sliding into third base on Tuesday. He started Saturday's game anyway.
Sun, Aug 3, 2008 10:17:00 AM

Alex Romero hit a solo home run as the Diamondbacks defeated the Cubs on Monday night.

The Diamondbacks totaled two hits on the night: Romero's first major league home run, and a Stephen Drew triple that drove in Chris Snyder, who had walked. Romero is currently the starter in right field with Arizona's outfield decimated, but he's not a fantasy option.
Tue, Jul 22, 2008 12:13:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jarrod Saltalamacchia
2Jeff Mathis
3J.T. Realmuto
4Austin Barnes
1B1Garrett Jones
2Jeff Baker
3Justin Bour
2B1Rafael Furcal
2Enrique Hernandez
SS1Adeiny Hechavarria
2Donovan Solano
3B1Casey McGehee
LF1Christian Yelich
2Reed Johnson
CF1Marcell Ozuna
RF1Giancarlo Stanton
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Nathan Eovaldi
2Henderson Alvarez
3Tom Koehler
4Jarred Cosart
5Brad Hand
6Andrew Heaney
7Justin Nicolino
8Anthony DeSclafani
9Jose Fernandez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Steve Cishek
2Mike Dunn
3A.J. Ramos
4Bryan Morris
5Carter Capps
6Chris Hatcher
7Sam Dyson
8Dan Jennings
9Matt Ramsey