Sneider Batista Periñan
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 182 lb.
Sneider Batista spent three seasons in the minors.
Batista was signed by New York Mets scouts Ismael Cruz and Luis Marquez in December 2008. He hit .226/.287/.302 for the 2009 VSL Mets, fielding .951 as their main 2B. In 2010, he batted .277/.335/.328 for the DSL Mets 2 and stole a team-high 23 bases in 29 tries. He hit .240/.301/.304 for the 2011 GCL Mets, playing primarily third base (fielding .900 there). Overall, he had hit .254/.314/.314 with 71 runs, 41 RBI and one homer in 150 games in the minors, with 30 steals in 45 tries.
Batista was on the Colombian national team roster for the 2015 South American Championship as they won their first South American Championship and a spot in the 2015 Pan American Games. He went 1 for 8 in the Pan American Games while splitting second base with Ismael Castro, Ronald Luna and Carlos Willoughby. He batted .286/.500/.357 for Colombia when they won Gold in the 2017 Bolivarian Games; they had not won a Bolivarian Games baseball Gold since 1973. He had 6 walks, 3 runs and 3 RBI in five games, leading the event in walks drawn. In the Gold Medal game, his single off Andy Otero in the 4th scored Efraín Contreras with what would be the winning run.
Sources include 2012 Mets Media Guide