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#28            RUBEN SIERRA            DH

 

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QUICK FACTS:


Full Name: Ruben Angel Sierra
Birthplace: Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
Birthdate: 10/6/1965
Height: 6’1”
Weight: 215
B/T: B/R
 

2005 STATS:


 
G: 61                                      AB: 170                                    R: 14
H: 39                                      HR: 4                                       RBI: 29
OBP: .265                              SLG: .371                                AVG: .229
 

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS:

 
  • 4 time All-Star (’89, ’91-’92, ’94)
  • 1 Silver Slugger (’89)
  • AL Player of the Week (4/26-5/2/2004)

BIOGRAPHY

 

Signed by Orlando Gomez...played baseball, basketball, and volleyball at Liceo Interamericano Castro High School (graduated '83)...played Little League and American Legion baseball...has homes in Miami, FL and San Juan, PR...was elected to the Texas Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001...hobbies include basketball and music...owns Paso Fino showhorses and has entered them in a number of national competitions...has recorded three music CD's...favorite team as a youngster was Cincinnati Reds and favorite player was Roberto Clemente.

 

2005 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

 

Hit .229 (39-for-170) with 4 HR and 29 RBIs in 61 games with the Yankees in 2005 (seven starts in RF, six starts in LF, and 23 starts at designated hitter). ... With 306 career home runs, ranks sixth among Major-League switch-hitters behind only Mickey Mantle (536), Eddie Murray (504), Chili Davis (350) Chipper Jones (331) and Reggie Smith (314). ... Hit game-winning three-run HR in the seventh of 4/9 win vs. Baltimore. ... Was placed on the 15-day disabled list from 4/22-5/19 (missed 24 games) with a partial tear of the biceps muscle of the right arm. ... Delivered game-winning sac fly in 10th inning of 6/3 win at Minnesota after entering game in eighth as PH. ... Played in 32 games (15 starts) between DL stints (from 5/20-7/18), batting .291 with 17 RBIs. ... Was placed on the 15-day DL from 7/19-9/1 with a strained left hamstring. ... Hit .138 (9-for-65) with 1 HR and 4 RBIs in 20 games (15 starts) after being reinstated from the 15-day DL on 9/1.

 

 

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