Rymer Omar Liriano (RYE-mur)...On Twitter: @rymerliriano ... Married Janeidy …
Returned to action in 2017 in White Sox system after missing all of 2016 with multiple face fractures...Claimed off waivers from Milwaukee on Oct. 28, 2016...Spent majority of season with Triple-A Charlotte slashing to .256/.323/.416...Set career bests in home runs (17)...Called up to big league club in Sept. and appeared in 21 games with White Sox...Connected for second MLB HR on Sept. 4 vs. Cleveland off Trevor Bauer.
Was traded by San Diego to Milwaukee in exchange for lefthander Trevor Seidenberger on 1/28. Missed the entire season due to multiple facial fractures suffered after being hit in the face by a pitch in the Brewers spring training game on 3/20 vs. Los Angeles-NL. Was placed on the disabled list on 3/25 and transferred to the 60-day disabled list on 4/2. Played in 37 games for Licey in the Dominican Winter League, hitting .258 (31-120) with three doubles, two triples, one home run, 14 RBI and 18 runs scored.
Batted .292 with 14 HR, 64 RBI and 18 stolen bases in 131 games at Triple-A El Paso during his final season in the Padres organization…Ranked among the Pacific Coast League leaders in runs (3rd, 85) and walks (T4th, 64)…Played for Licey in the Dominican Winter League (34g, .196, 3hr, 13rbi)…Was designated for assignment on 1/22/16…Was traded to Milwaukee in exchange for LHP Trevor Seidenberger on 1/28/16.
Made his first Major League stint after he was recalled from Triple-A El Paso on 8/11…made his Big League debut that night vs. COL, getting the start in right field, batting seventh...Was the third player in Padres franchise history to have a sac fly in his first career game, joining Joe Lansford on 7/31/82 (2) and Tony Gwynn on 7/19/82...Belted his first career home run with a solo shot into the third deck of the Western Metal Supply Building on 8/13 vs. COL…measured at 427 feet, it was the 14th home run hit to that location of Petco Park since the building opened in 2004 and the eighth time the feat was accomplished by a Padres player...Hit .291/.362/.473 (126-for-433) with 31 doubles, three triples, 14 home runs and 66 RBI in 115 games between Double-A San Antonio (99 games) and Triple-A El Paso (16 games)…named a Texas League mid-season All-Star with San Antonio...The Dominican Republic native was the first player from the Padres Dominican Academy in San Cristobal, DR, which opened in 2008, to reach the Major Leagues with the Friars.
Missed the entire season due to recovery from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow…played in the Dominican Winter League following the season...Surgery performed on February 20 by team physician Dr. Heinz Hoenecke...Played in four games during the Dominican Winter League, hitting .111 (1-for-9) with a solo home run.
Combined to hit .280 (130-for-465) with 32 doubles, four triples, eight home runs, 61 RBI, 65 runs scored and 32 stolen bases in 127 games between Single-A Lake Elsinore and Double-A San Antonio.Began the season with Lake Elsinore, hitting .298 (84-for-282) through 74 games for the Storm before earning apromotion to San Antonio.Hit .251 (46-for-183) with 15 extra-base hits in 53 games for the Missions.Was named a California League mid-season All-Star.Also selected to the World Roster of the 2012 All-Star Futures Game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.Named the No. 3 prospect in the Padres organization by Baseball America prior to the start of the season.Was named the No. 6 prospect in the California League and the No. 10 prospect in the Texas League by Baseball America
following the season.Participated in the Arizona Fall League after the regular season, hitting .319 (29-for-91) with five doubles, four homeruns, 15 RBI and 23 runs scored in 22 games.
Split the season between Single-A Fort Wayne and Single-A Lake Elsinore, combining to appear in 131 games...Hit .298 (152-for-510) with 31 doubles, nine triples, 12 home runs, 68 RBI, 89 runs and 66 stolen bases between the two teams...Named the Midwest League's MVP and Prospect of the Year, Topps' Midwest League Player of the Year, a Low-A All-Star by Baseball America and a member of the ML post-season All-Star team...Ranked among ML leaders in stolen bases (2nd), batting average (3rd), hits (5th), triples (T-5th), runs (6th), total bases (6th), SLG (6th) and OBP (8th)...Named the Padres No. 3 prospect following the season by Baseball America.
Played for three teams in the SD organization, splitting his time between Single-A affiliates in Eugene, Fort Wayne and Lake Elsinore...Combined to hit .231 (102-for-441) with 26 doubles, seven triples, three home runs, 38 RBI, 59 runs scored and 31 stolen bases...Rated as having the best outfield arm in the Padres organization following the season by Baseball America.
Dominated AZL pitching, hitting .350 (69-for-197) with a .398 OBP and .523 SLG for the Peoria Padres.