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Antoan Richardson | Outfielder

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 10/8/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'8' / 165
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Rangers signed OF Antoan Richardson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Richardson spent the majority of the 2014 season playing for the Yankees' Triple-A affiliate, hitting .271/.380/.364 with three home runs and 26 stolen bases. Fun fact: Richardson scored the run on Derek Jeter's final walk-off hit. He is 31 years old and will be nothing more than minor league depth for Texas. Dec 11 - 1:51 PM

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Yankees sent OF Antoan Richardson outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Richardson had five hits in 16 at-bats this season for the Yankees. He is a good athlete with a nice set of wheels, but the 31-year-old outfielder is sure to begin the 2015 campaign in the minor leagues.
Nov 3 - 10:11 PM

Yankees purchased the contract OF Antoan Richardson from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Richardson hit .271/.380/.364 with three home runs and 26 stolen bases in 93 games this season at Triple-A. The 30-year-old can serve as a pinch-runner for New York. He probably won't see a start in the outfield.
Sep 2 - 3:34 PM

Yankees signed OF Antoan Richardson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Richardson batted .285 with a .773 OPS in 523 plate appearances this past summer in the Twins' minor league system. The 30-year-old outfielder hasn't appeared in a major league game since the 2011 regular season.
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 02:41:00 PM

Twins signed OF Antoan Richardson to a minor league contract.

Richardson, 29, spent the majority of last season at the Double-A level, where he batted .279/.415/.331 with 26 steals and 61 walks in 367 plate appearances. While he's mostly an organizational depth signing, he could find his way into playing time with the Twins this season.
Sun, Feb 10, 2013 06:43:00 PM

Orioles signed OF Antoan Richardson to a minor league contract.

Richardson, 27, became a free agent after being outrighted off the Braves' 40-man roster last month. The speedy outfielder made his major league debut this past September, but spent the majority of the season with Double-A Mississippi, batting .283/.430/.327 with one home run, 21 RBI, 17 stolen bases and a .757 OPS over 353 plate appearances. He'll likely function as organizational depth.
Fri, Dec 16, 2011 05:16:00 PM

Braves sent OF Antoan Richardson outright to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Richardson, 27, made his major league debut in September and appeared in nine games. The speedy outfielder can declare free agency.
Wed, Nov 2, 2011 11:33:00 AM

Braves purchased the contract of OF Antoan Richardson from Double-A Mississippi.

Richardson, 27, is a speed merchant that has swiped 17 bags for Mississippi this season and 232 in his minor league career. He'll be used primarily as a pinch-runner down the stretch.
Sun, Sep 4, 2011 10:35:00 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Robinson Chirinos
2Tomas Telis
3Chris Gimenez
4Jorge Alfaro
1B1Prince Fielder
2Kyle Blanks
2B1Rougned Odor
2Jurickson Profar
3Tommy Field
SS1Elvis Andrus
2Hanser Alberto
3Luis Sardinas
3B1Adrian Beltre
LF1Jake Smolinski
2Ryan Rua
CF1Leonys Martin
2Delino DeShields Jr.
3Antoan Richardson
RF1Shin-Soo Choo
2Michael Choice
DH1Mitch Moreland
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S1Yu Darvish
2Derek Holland
3Matt Harrison
4Colby Lewis
5Ross Detwiler
6Nick Martinez
7Nick Tepesch
8Martin Perez
9Luke Jackson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Neftali Feliz
2Shawn Tolleson
3Tanner Scheppers
4Robbie Ross
5Scott Baker
6Kyuji Fujikawa
7Phil Klein
8Alexander Claudio
9Jon Edwards
10Lisalverto Bonilla
11Spencer Patton
12Roman Mendez
13Michael Kirkman
14Anthony Bass