The Book on Rymer Liriano
Prospect Info and Scouting Report
Rymer Liriano / OF, SD
Santo Domingo, D.R.
135 | 9/1/2013
ScoutingBook Combine Ranking (4/20/2014): #160
MiLB.com Season Preview: Unranked or n/a
Scout.com/FOX Sports: Unranked or n/a
ESPN: Unranked or n/a
Minor League Ball (Sickels): Unranked or n/a
Baseball America 2014: Unranked or n/a
Baseball Prospectus: Unranked or n/a
Total professional at-bats: .
Total professional innings pitched: .
The Topps Player of the Year for the (A-level) Midwest League in 2011, outfielder Rymer Liriano is a five-tool talent on the fast-track to major league duty in San Diego. His 2012 numbers (.251/.335/.377) might look inferior to his track record, but it was the youngster's first crack at AA, so it's actually pretty impressive. The Dominican native's award-winning minor league career is a tantalizing showcase of speed and power, just the thing the Padres could use at the top of the order. If he lights up AA pitching this spring, he could be in the majors by midseason. If not, he's still a near-lock for the 2014 lineup.
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News and Notes
2/16/2013 by KDaddy
Rymer Liriano will miss the entire 2013 season to have and recover from reconstructive surgery on his right elbow. Liriano had a shot at reaching MLB this year, but now he'll need to re-prove himself next spring. Luckily, a lot of Liriano's value is in his eye and wheels, so he should bounce back to the top of prospect lists eventually.
3/17/2012 by PeeWee
Rymer Liriano has been sent down to minor league camp to complete his spring, according to MLB.com. The promising youngster should be shooting for AA this year and San Diego in 2013.