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Rene Rivera
AVG HR RBI
.178 5 26
Team: Tampa BayHt / Wt: 5-10 / 215 NFBC ADP: 654.69
Position: CBorn: 7/31/1983 Birthplace: Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 2nd Round by Mariners (2001)


Latest News
Jan. 15 4:19 PM PT5:19 PM MT6:19 PM CT7:19 PM ET19:19 ET0:19 GMT8:19 5:19 PM MST7:19 PM EST7:49 PM VEN4:19 UAE (+1)6:19 PM CT-Rivera avoided arbitration with the Rays by agreeing to a one-year, $1.7 million contract.
Analysis: The light-hitting catcher started 87 times behind the plate for the Rays last season but hit just .178 with five home runs. Rivera is a .211 career hitter over parts of seven major league seasons.
July 4 11:40 AM PT12:40 PM MT1:40 PM CT2:40 PM ET14:40 ET18:40 GMT2:40 11:40 AM MST1:40 PM EST2:10 PM VEN22:40 UAE1:40 PM CT-Rivera was 2 for 4 with two RBIs on Friday.
Analysis: Rivera is a journeyman with no value. His career average is .213.
June 17 12:43 PM PT1:43 PM MT2:43 PM CT3:43 PM ET15:43 ET19:43 GMT3:43 12:43 PM MST2:43 PM EST3:13 PM VEN23:43 UAE2:43 PM CT-Rivera hit a three-run homer and doubled in a 16-4 drubbing to Washington on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Rivera, batting just .165, was 3 for 29 in his previous 12 games.

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