Find out how many Venezuelans play in the Major Leagues, the names of the players in the American League and National League, statistics, photos and more.
- 52 Venezuelan baseball players in the Major Leagues.
- 270 Venezuelan baseball players have played in the Major Leagues since 1939.
Omar Infante tops list of Venezuelan free agents
The Venezuelan press has focused quite a bit on where players such as Gabriel Alfaro (Nationals), Miguel Socolovich (Mets) and Edgmer Escalona (Orioles) will sign. Furthermore, other Venezuelans have started to generate interest from several clubs. The following is a…
Venezuelan Miguel Cabrera named MVP of the American League for the Second Consecutive Season
Venezuelan Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers won the American League MVP award for the second consecutive year.
Cabrera easily won on Thursday, obtaining 23 of the 30 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers Association of America.
Venezuela’s Miguel Cabrera Wins Silver Slugger Award
Miguel Cabrera’s trophy case has a new addition as of Wednesday: this year’s Silver Slugger Award for the best offensive third baseman in the American League. This is the fifth straight win for Cabrera in this category, and his third…
Miguel Cabrera Wins Second Straight Player of the Year Award
Miguel Cabrera, the Venezuelan slugger who plays for the Detroit Tigers, won his second consecutive MLB player of the year award in voting by other major leaguers.
Last year, the Maracay native won the Triple Crown, a feat he followed…
Venezuela’s Miguel Cabrera Receives Hank Aaron Award for Second Year
The Venezuelan baseball player Miguel Cabrera, third baseman of the Detroit Tigers, received the Hank Aaron Prize on Sunday for the second consecutive year for achieving the best offensive performance during Major League Baseball’s 2012-2013 regular season.
Journalist Ruperto Romero…
Cabrera in the Running for MVP Again
The Caracas newspaper Ultimas Noticias is predicting that in 28 days, on November 14, the Venezuelan-born third baseman of the Detroit Tigers, Miguel Cabrera, will be named American League MVP for the second year in a row.
“On that day,…
Miguel Cabrera Leads Detroit to the American League Finals
The Detroit Tigers qualified for the American League Championship after defeating the Oakland A’s 3-0 in the fifth game in a series on Thursday. Venezuela’s Miguel Cabrera hit his first post-season home run during the fourth inning, earning two RBIs…
Venezuela’s José Lobatón Hits Home Run to Avoid Elimination for Tampa Bay
The Venezuelan catcher José Lobatón hit a single home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to allow the Tampa Bay Rays to avoid elimination in the American League playoffs, earning a 5-4 victory over the…
Miguel Cabrera Earns Third Consecutive Batting Title
There is no better slugger in Major League Baseball than third baseman Miguel Cabrera of Venezuela, who confirmed on Sunday that he has in his pocket his third consecutive American League batting title, an achievement not seen in the last…
Venezuela’s Wilson Ramos Catches 23 Straight Games for the Nationals
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Wilson Ramos, the Venezuelan catcher of the Washington Nationals, has been behind the plate for the last 23 consecutive games, the longest stretch for any Major League catcher this season, according to news reports.
It has been a period of…