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Oswaldo Navarro | Shortstop

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/2/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 200
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Mets signed INF Oswaldo Navarro to a minor league contract.
Navarro has an extensive minor league career and most recently played in Triple-A with the Astros last season. He'll provide organizational depth at shortstop for the Mets. Sat, Mar 17, 2012 09:16:00 AM

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Astros re-signed SS Oswaldo Navarro to a minor league deal.

Navarro had just one hit in 20 at-bats for the 'Stros last season. He'll be in competition for a bench job this spring.
Fri, Nov 12, 2010 08:13:00 PM

Astros sent INF Oswaldo Navarro outright to Triple-A Round Rock.

Navarro was designated for assignment by the Astros last week after going 1-for-20 in the big leagues and posting a .271/.361/.424 batting line in 288 at-bats at the Triple-A level. He doesn't have a great future.
Tue, Sep 21, 2010 02:27:00 PM

Astros designated INF Oswaldo Navarro for assignment.

Navarro was cleared to make room for the newly-acquired Enerio Del Rosario on the 40-man roster. The 25-year-old infielder batted was 1-for-20 in 14 games with the Astros earlier in the season and batted .271/.361/.424 with six home runs and 37 RBI in 288 at-bats with Triple-A Round Rock.
Thu, Sep 16, 2010 03:34:00 PM

Astros optioned SS Oswaldo Navarro to Triple-A Round Rock.

Navarro will make way for infielder Anderson Hernandez, who was claimed off waivers Wednesday and is expected to join up with the Astros on Friday. The 25-year-old Navarro went 1-for-20 while in the big leagues.
Wed, Jul 21, 2010 06:30:00 PM

Astros recalled SS Oswaldo Navarro from Triple-A Round Rock.

Ozzie should see a good chunk of starts at shortstop for the Astros until Tommy Manzella recovers from his fractured index finger. Navarro, 25, has a nice-looking .298/.400/.466 batting line in 161 at-bats this season for the Round Rock Express, but he's far from a solid fantasy option.
Wed, Jun 23, 2010 05:44:00 PM

Astros optioned infielder Oswaldo Navarro to Triple-A Round Rock.

One would think the Astros would be willing to try just about anything at this point, but Navarro, who was hitting .312/.418/.506 in Triple-A, was given three at-bats in nine days with the club.
Fri, May 28, 2010 03:32:00 PM

Astros purchased the contact of SS Oswaldo Navarro from Triple-A Round Rock.

Navarro, 25, hasn't played in the big leagues since 2006, when he debuted as a 21-year-old for the Mariners. Four years later, he will provide infield depth at second base and short for the struggling Astros.
Wed, May 19, 2010 11:16:00 PM

Oswaldo Navarro went 3-for-5 on Sunday and is off to a 6-for-10 start at Double-A West Tenn.

Navarro, who debuted for the Mariners as a 21-year-old in 2006, had seen his stock fall so far that he was slated to be a backup in Double-A this year. However, Carlos Triunfel's injury has provided him with an opportunity to play regularly again. He hit .261/.326/.333 in 357 at-bats for Triple-A Tacoma last season.
Mon, Apr 13, 2009 03:10:00 PM

Mariners sent INF Oswaldo Navarro, LHP Jake Woods, C Rene Rivera and OF Mike Wilson outright to Triple-A Tacoma.

The Mariners prepared for their September callups by opening up four spots on the 40-man roster. We're shocked that not one of these players got claimed. Navarro has lousy numbers again this year, but he's just 22 and he's another one of the players the Mariners have tried to rush through the minors. As strong of a defender he is, he still has a chance to be a useful player someday. Rivera, who spent his age 22 season backing up Kenji Johjima in Seattle, may yet become a legitimate No. 2 catcher someday, and Wilson has tools, if not performance. Navarro, at least, should have gotten picked up by someone.
Fri, Aug 31, 2007 09:13:00 PM

Mariners recalled infielder Oswaldo Navarro from Triple-A Tacoma.

Navarro, a 21-year-old switch-hitter, hit .258/.348/.332 with eight steals in 16 attempts between Double-A San Antonio and Tacoma. He's a fine defender with some offensive potential, but he's a couple of years away from being ready to contribute.
Fri, Sep 8, 2006 07:41:00 PM

Oswaldo Navarro doubled twice and drove in five runs Tuesday for Double-A San Antonio.

Navarro has struggled in Double-A, but that's no surprise. He actually does have a .378 OBP to go along with his .247 average and .321 slugging percentage. Since he's just 21 and he's a very good defender, he has some promise.
Wed, Jun 14, 2006 03:12:00 PM

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2Anthony Recker
3Johnny Monell
1B1Lucas Duda
2B1Dilson Herrera
SS1Wilmer Flores
2Ruben Tejada
3Wilfredo Tovar
3B1Daniel Murphy
2David Wright
LF1Curtis Granderson
2Matt den Dekker
3Eric Young Jr.
4Kirk Nieuwenhuis
CF1Juan Lagares
RF1Michael Cuddyer
2Alex Castellanos
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PosRoleName
S1Jon Niese
2Bartolo Colon
3Dillon Gee
4Zack Wheeler
5Jacob deGrom
6Matt Harvey
7Rafael Montero
8Jack Leathersich
9Noah Syndergaard
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jenrry Mejia
2Jeurys Familia
3Carlos Torres
4Vic Black
5Josh Edgin
6Bobby Parnell
7Erik Goeddel
8Dario Alvarez
9Gonzalez Germen
10Akeel Morris