Shawn Michael O'Malley … married to Samantha, together they have a daughter, Millie … they reside in Kennewick, Wash. in the offseason ... Son of Rich and Karla … the youngest of three siblings … has a sister, Rachel, and brother, Aaron ... Attended Southridge High School in Kennewick, Wash ... Had committed to play baseball for Washington State prior to signing with Tampa Bay ... Was selected as a USA Today High School Baseball All-American in 2006 ... Enjoys hunting and fishing at Cracker-Jacks Camouflage Lodge in Georgia.
Began the season on the 60-day disabled list (right shoulder tendinitis) for Seattle and did not appear in a Major League game … signed with Colorado as a Minor League free agent on Dec. 16 ... Underwent an emergency appendectomy in Spring Training and then was on the disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis until beginning his rehab assignment with the AZL Mariners on July 7 ... Was removed from the 60-day disabled list on Aug. 4 and assigned to Triple-A Tacoma, where he batted .205 (16-for-78) with three doubles and one home run across 20 games.
MLB Totals - Hit .229 (48x210) with 24 runs, 9 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs, 17 RBI and 18 walks in 89 games with Seattle... For the Win - Hit a game-winning 3-run home run in the bottom of the 7th inning on Aug. 6 vs. LAA… marked a career-high with 3 RBI.. Here to Stay - Appeared in a careerhigh 89 games with Seattle after being recalled from AAA Tacoma on May 15... Versatile - Made appearances defensively at shortstop (36 games, 29 starts), right field (19 G, 2 GS), left field (15 G, 9 GS), 2nd base (12 G, 3 GS), 3rd base (7 G, 3 GS) and center field (5 G, 3 GS)... Rainiers Land - Began the season with AAA Tacoma, where he hit .317 (26x82) with 15 runs, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run, 13 RBI, 5 stolen bases, a .412 on-base mark and a .439 slugging percentage in 25 games.
MLB Totals - Hit .262 (11x42) with 10 runs, 1 double, 1 home run, 7 RBI & .418 on-base mark in 24 games after selection from AAA Tacoma. ... Versatility - Appeared in center field (14G, 10GS), left field (4G, 1GS), right field (3G, 1GS) & third (3G). ... Getting On - Reached base safely in 13 of 24 games including 9 of the first 11 games…in his first 11 games, reached base 19 times via hit (10) or walk (9), hitting .417 (10x24) with 8 runs, 1 double, 1 home run & 5 RBI. ... Seattle Debut - 3-for-4 with 2 RBI in debut Sept. 2 at Houston…according to Elias Sports Bureau became 4th player with 3+ hits and 2+ RBI in first game with Seattle, joining Henry Cotto (4/6/88 at OAK), Eliezer Alfonzo (5/30/10 at LAA) & Seth Smith (4/6/15 vs. LAA). ... AAA Tacoma - Hit .297 (92x310) with 50 runs scored, 11 doubles, 5 triples, 5 home runs, 39 RBI, 19 walks and 20 stolen bases in 89 games with Tacoma. ... Hot Stretch - Hit .376 (47x125) in 32-game stretch May 27-June 30 (before going on DL)…led the PCL in batting during this time frame. ... MiLB DL - Placed on the minor league DL with left hand injury on July 1-Aug. 1…included a 3-game rehab assignment with Everett, July 29-31. ... 2 HR - First career multi-homer game Aug. 27 vs. Nashville (3x4, 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 10 TB). ... Climbing - Signed as minor league free agent Jan. 26…selected from Tacoma Sept. 1.
Hit .188 (3x16) with 3 runs and an RBI in 11 games with the Angels, appearing in games as PH, DH, RF, LF, 2B…made MLB debut Sept. 7 at Minnesota, singling in his first plate appearance…played at three levels in the system: Salt Lake (89 G), AA Arkansas (11 G) and AZL Angels (3 G), combining to bat .317 (114x360) with 19 doubles, 11 triples, 4 home runs and 46 RBI…selected as Mid-Season Pacific Coast League All-Star
Appeared in 91 games for AA Montgomery, hitting .262 (84x321) with 53 runs, 12 doubles, 6 triples, 3 home runs & 32 RBI at shortstop (90 G), second base (1) and PH (1).
Split the season between Triple-A Durham and Double-A Montgomery...opened the season with Durham and matched a club record with 5 SB on May 11 at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)...was hitting .295 (26-for-88) vs. lefties compared to .211 (27-for-128) vs. righties before being transferred to Montgomery on July 22...finished with 102 games played between the two levels, one shy of a career high.
Spent the entire season with Montgomery...hit leadoff in 55 games and second in 23 games...ended the season with a career high .276 avg. ... led the Biscuits and ranked 5th in the Southern League with 24 SB.
Sidelined after only 44 games with Montgomery due to a right shoulder injury...played rehab stints with Class-A Charlotte and the GCL Rays after the All-Star break.
Named the Best Base Runner in the Rays organization after the season by the Rays Baseball Operations staff...finished the season with 40 SB (2nd in the org. and 4th in the Florida State League) and led both the org. and the league with a .388 OBP...named to the FSL midseason All-Star Team...hit .313 (20-for-64) in 20 games with the Phoenix Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League...ranked as the No. 18 prospect in the Rays system by Baseball America.
Ranked by BA as the No. 30 prospect in the Rays organization following the season.
Started the season hitting .100 (4-for-40) over 11 games in June but rebounded to hit .289 (35-for-121) over the last 37 games in July and August.
Made his professional debut with Rookielevel Princeton.