Current Roster

Wilfredo Gimenez
#16

Position: C
Height: 6' 0"   Weight: 210 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R

Biography:

2018
Re-signed with Gary before the start of the season
Slashed .255/.295/.350/.645 with 23 runs, 56 hits, 12 doubles, three home runs, 15 extra-base hits, 27 RBIs, two stolen bases and three sacrifice flies in 62 games with Gary
Finished with a team-high 53 starts at catcher, 24 caught stealings, a 42% (24/57) caught stealing percentage and a 3.34 ERA when catching
RailCats went 33-20 when Gimenez started at catcher
Threw out a season-high four basestealers
Went 2-for-2 with an RBI and a run in the season opener on 5/18 vs. St. Paul
Hit a walk-off single on 6/4 vs. Winnipeg for the RailCats first extra-innings win of the year
Hit a go-ahead RBI double with two outs in the top of the 10th on 6/23 against Winnipeg
Went 2-for-10 with a run and a double in the American Association North Division Series
Slashed .298/.341/.381/.722 with six run, 25 hits, four doubles, one home run, five extra-base hits and four RBIS in 27 games with the Tigres de Aragua of the Venezuelan Winter League

2017
Signed his first Independent Professional Baseball (IPBF) contract with Gary on Feb. 23
Slashed .226/.271/.287/.559 with 15 runs, 44 hits, six doubles, two home runs, eight extra-base hits, 25 RBIs, two hit by pitches and two sacrifice flies in 60 games with Gary
Led all Gary catchers with 54 starts behind the plate
Threw out 17% (10/60) baserunners
RailCats went 28-26 when Gimenez started at catcher
RailCats pitching staff posted a 4.23 ERA when Gimenez started behind the plate
Recorded two hits in his IPBF debut on 5/19 against St. Paul
Hit his first IPBF home run and first home run in over three years on 7/13 against Wichita
Led the RailCats with a .375 batting average, .750 slugging percentage, 1.125 OPS and a triple in the American Association Semifinals

2016
Didn’t play professional baseball

2015
Didn’t play professional baseball

2014
Invited to Marlins Big League Camp for the first time in his career
Slashed .243/.257/.218/.574 with nine runs, 36 hits, eight doubles, one home run, nine extra-base hits, 21 RBIs, two stolen bases and one sacrifice fly in 44 games with the Jacksonville Suns of the Southern League (Double-A)

2013
Slashed .237/.269/.302/571 with 23 runs, 66 hits, 16 doubles, one triple, 17 RBIs, 33 RBIs, three hit by pitches, one stolen base and three sacrifice flies in 80 games with the Jupiter JammerHeads of the Florida State League (Class-A, Advanced)
Posted a career-high 33 RBIs and 16 doubles and tied a career-high with 17 extra-base hits

2012
Slashed .266/.311/.331/643 with 36 runs, 86 hits, 11 doubles, two triples, two home runs, 15 extra-base hits, 24 RBIs, and two sacrifice flies over 87 games in his second season with the Greensboro Grasshoppers of the South Atlantic League (Class-A)
Posted a career-high 87 games, 349 plate appearances, 323 at-bats, 36 runs, 86 hits and 22 walks
Named a South Atlantic League Mid-Season All-Star with Greensboro

2011
Slashed .251/.284/.347/.630 with 33 runs, 63 hits, 13 doubles, one triple, three home runs, 17 extra-base hits, 32 RBIs, four hit by pitches and a career-high four sacrifice flies in 72 games with Greensboro

2010
Slashed .226/.284/.311/.596 with 11 runs, 24 hits, three doubles, two home runs, five extra-base hits, 11 RBIs, one hit by pitch and one sacrifice fly in 32 games with the Jamestown Jammers (Class-A, Short Season)

2009
Slashed .279/.358/.375/.733 with 17 runs, 29 hits, seven doubles, one home run, eight extra-base hits, 22 RBIs, one stolen base and two sacrifice flies with the Gulf Coast League Marlins (Rookie Affiliate)
Posted a career-high .279 batting average, .358 on-base percentage, .375 slugging percentage and .733 OPS

2008
Slashed .265/.335/,351/.685 with 27 runs, 56 hits, 11 doubles, two triples, one home run, 14 extra-base hits, 19 RBIs, and two sacrifice flies over 54 games in his first season of professional baseball with the Dominican Summer League Marlins (Rookie Affiliate)
Posted a career-high five hit by pitches

Personal
Signed with the Florida Marlins as an international free agent at 17-years-old in 2008
Spent seven seasons in the Marlins minor league system, reaching Double-A
Oldest player on the RailCats roster
Son of Wilfredo and Aleyda de Gimenez; has a son, Noah

Catchers

# Name POS
16 Wilfredo Gimenez C
29 Danny De La Calle C

Infielders

# Name POS
2 Marcus Mooney IF
5 Andy DeJesus IF
7 Tom Walraven IF
17 Randy Santiesteban IF
18 Will Savage IF
34 Alex Crosby IF

Outfielders

# Name POS
1 John Price Jr. OF
8 Sean Guida OF
21 Colin Willis OF
22 Alex Boxwell OF
25 Ray Jones OF
41 Mj Rookard OF

Pitchers

# Name POS
4 Nick Floyd P
11 Frank Moscatiello P
14 Ryan Thurston P
37 Trevor Lubking P
39 Justin Sinibaldi P
40 Jack Alkire P
47 Christian DeLeon P
51 Seth Hougesen P
54 Felix Carvallo P
61 Jumpei Akanuma P

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