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Ruben Rivera

Full Name: Ruben Rivera
Born: Nov 14, 1973 in La Chorrera, Panama
Height: 6’3″ Weight: 208
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: La Chorrera, Panama
MLB Debut: Sep 3, 1995


Notes

  • Released by the Yankees after admitting to stealing Derek Jeter’s equipment from NYY clubhouse to resell.

Team History

  • 1995-1996: New York Yankees
  • 1997-2000: San Diego Padres (via trade with Rafael Medina, Homer Bush, Gordon Amerson, & $3 Million for Hideki Irabu & Vernon Maxwell on Apr 22, 1997)
  • 2001: Cincinnati Reds (as a free agent on Mar 21, 2001)
  • 2002: San Francisco Giants (off waivers Nov 16, 2001 – released Dec 21, 2001)
  • 2002: New York Yankees (as a free agent Feb 14, 2002 – released Mar 11, 2002)
  • 2002: Texas Rangers (signed as a free agent Mar 31, 2002 – Released Sep 30, 2002)
  • 2003: San Francisco Giants (as a minor league free agent on Jan 24, 2003 – Released Jun 3, 2003)
  • 2003: Baltimore Orioles (as a minor league free agent on Jul 3, 2003 – GFA Oct 15, 2003)
  • 2004: Did not play, as far as I can tell
  • 2005: New York Yankees (as a minor league free agent on Aug 23, 2005 – Released Oct 7, 2005)
  • 2006: Chicago White Sox (as a minor league free agent on Mar 3, 2006)
  • Unknown status as of Feb 17, 2007, Presumed Retired.

Salary History

  • 2006: Unknown
  • 2005: Unknown
  • 2004: N/A
  • 2003: $500,000
  • 2002: Unknown
  • 2001: $1,000,000
  • 2000: $700,000
  • 1999: $265,000
  • 1998: $182,500
  • 1997: $158,800
  • 1996: $109,000

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