Alfredo Amézaga

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Alfredo Amézaga Delgado

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Biographical Information[edit]

Alfredo Amézaga hit .391/.440/.391 as the leadoff man for his hometown Yaquis de Obregón in the 2008 Caribbean Series. He was 3-for-3 in stolen base attempts and scored five runs in six games but failed to make the Series All-Star team when Tony Pena Jr. was chosen as the shortstop.

He was a center fielder for Mexico in the 2009 World Baseball Classic, going 2 for 5 with 2 runs and a solo homer (off Craig Anderson against Australia but was injured and missed the rest of the Classic, being replaced on the roster by Cristhian Presichi.

Amézaga became a coach with the Mississippi Braves in 2019 and was scheduled to coach the Gwinnett Stripers in 2020 before the season was cancelled due to Covid-19. Late in the 2022 season, he was added as a coach by the Detroit Tigers and when the season ended was confirmed to return in 2023 as the first base coach.

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