Sandy Leon Boston Red Sox  |  Catcher

     
 

Age: 28
Born: March 13, 1989
Maracaibo, Venezuela
Height: 5-10
Weight: 225
Bats: Both
Throws: Right
How Acquired: Acquired from Washington for cash considerations (March 2015)


Photo © Kelly O'Connor

Scouting Report: Strong defensive catcher with a weak bat. Had a career year in 2016, earning starting job while filling in due to injuries with career-best numbers at the plate.
 

 
   
    Career Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
  2007 GCL Nationals GCL Rk Was 18 31 94 10 19 0 0 0 11 19 17 15 0 0 0.202 0.324 0.202 0.526
  2008 GCL Nationals GCL Rk Was 19 26 74 12 14 1 1 0 11 17 9 18 1 2 0.189 0.294 0.230 0.524
  2009 Vermont NYPL A- Was 20 50 166 16 41 10 1 2 18 59 24 29 1 1 0.247 0.345 0.355 0.700
  2009 Hagerstown SAL A Was 20 23 78 7 17 3 0 0 6 20 5 21 0 0 0.218 0.265 0.256 0.521
  2010 Hagerstown SAL A Was 21 98 325 48 81 10 6 2 36 109 50 79 3 5 0.249 0.345 0.335 0.680
  2010 Zulia LVBP Wint   21 2 5 1 3 0 1 0 3 5 0 0 0 0 0.600 0.500 1.000 1.500
  2011 Potomac Car A+ Was 22 109 370 36 93 21 1 6 43 134 33 69 1 3 0.251 0.312 0.362 0.674
  2011 Zulia LVBP Wint   22 14 28 2 7 0 0 0 2 7 4 4 0 0 0.250 0.344 0.250 0.594
  2012 Auburn NYPL A- Was 23 5 15 3 5 2 0 0 3 7 3 2 0 0 0.333 0.444 0.467 0.911
  2012 Harrisburg East AA Was 23 40 135 15 42 12 0 1 19 57 9 16 1 0 0.311 0.358 0.422 0.780
  2012 Syracuse IL AAA Was 23 19 52 8 18 5 0 2 4 29 12 12 0 0 0.346 0.469 0.558 1.027
  2012 Washington NL MLB Was 23 12 30 2 8 2 0 0 2 10 4 11 0 0 0.267 0.389 0.333 0.722
  2012 Zulia LVBP Wint   23 30 79 9 20 1 1 1 10 26 6 21 1 1 0.253 0.306 0.329 0.635
  2013 Auburn NYPL A- Was 24 3 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0.077 0.077 0.077 0.154
  2013 Harrisburg East AA Was 24 95 310 35 55 12 1 3 26 78 47 57 0 0 0.177 0.291 0.252 0.543
  2013 Washington NL MLB Was 24 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
  2013 Zulia LVBP Wint   24 38 119 19 42 8 1 2 15 58 20 26 1 1 0.353 0.451 0.487 0.938
  2014 Syracuse IL AAA Was 25 51 170 26 39 9 0 5 25 63 23 36 1 0 0.229 0.321 0.371 0.692
  2014 Washington NL MLB Was 25 20 64 7 10 1 0 1 3 14 6 20 0 0 0.156 0.229 0.219 0.448
  2014 Zulia LVBP Wint   25 46 147 13 31 8 1 2 14 47 17 27 1 0 0.211 0.290 0.320 0.610
  2015 Pawtucket IL AAA Bos 26 26 99 8 26 4 0 1 13 33 10 23 0 1 0.263 0.342 0.333 0.676
  2015 Boston AL MLB Bos 26 41 114 8 21 2 0 0 3 23 7 28 0 1 0.184 0.238 0.202 0.439
  2015 Aragua LVBP Wint Bos 26 33 112 15 26 3 1 1 6 34 17 20 0 0 0.232 0.338 0.304 0.642
  2015 Venezuela CS Wint Bos 26 6 18 2 5 1 0 0 3 6 2 7 0 0 0.278 0.318 0.333 0.652
  2016 Pawtucket IL AAA Bos 27 36 115 12 28 3 1 2 13 39 11 24 0 0 0.243 0.318 0.339 0.657
  2016 Boston AL MLB Bos 27 78 252 36 78 17 2 7 35 120 23 66 0 0 0.310 0.371 0.476 0.847
  2017 Boston AL MLB Bos 28     stats                            
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: ---
First Pro Contract:
January 21, 2007 (Washington)
Signing Bonus: N/A
MiLB Debut: June 19. 2007 (GCL Nationals)
MLFA Eligible: N/A
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: N/A
Added to 40-man: June 5, 2016
MLB Debut:
May 14, 2012 (Washington)
MLB Service Time (through 2016):
2 years, 149 days
Options Remaining
: 0 (2012, 2013, 2014)
Contract (2017): $1,300,000
Trade Restrictions
: -
     
  Awards
2010 South Atlantic League Mid-Season All-Star
2011 Carolina League Post-Season All-Star
SoxProspects.com Awards
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