Miguel Sabino

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Miguel Angel Sabino

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 6' 1", Weight 160 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Miguel Sabino was a minor league outfielder who played in the Atlanta Braves system from 1986 to 1989 and in the Cleveland Indians system from 1990 to 1991. He played in Mexico in 1992 and 1995.

Sabino began his professional career with the GCL Braves, hitting .288/.364/.326 with 17 steals in 60 games. He missed the top 10 in the Gulf Coast League in average by .002. In 1987, he played for the Sumter Braves, hitting .251/.310/.310 with 25 stolen bases in 112 games. He was one of four outfielders on the club to steal 25 or more bases; only Al Martin made it to the bigs. He split the 1988 season between the Durham Bulls and Greenville Braves, hitting a combined .232 with 28 stolen bases in 124 games. 1989 was his final year in the Braves system, and he hit .220 in 15 games with Greenville.

On March 18, 1990 he was traded by the Braves with Jeff Wetherby to the Indians for Tommy Hinzo and a player to be named later (Dwight Taylor). He played for the Canton-Akron Indians that season, hitting .270/.335/.348 in 65 games. He had 115 total chances in the outfield without making an error. He hit .219/.322/.296 with 23 steals in 115 games for the Canton-Akron Indians in 1991. He played for the Veracruz Aguila in 1992 and the Jalisco Charros in 1995.

Overall, he played six years in the affiliated minors, hitting .245 in 491 games.