Delino DeShields

Delino DeShields #3

  • LF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 9" /200
  • Age: 25


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Delino DeShields 2018 Spring Training Stats

51 .314 0 1 4 .848

Delino DeShields Spring Training Career Stats

262 .290 1 17 29 .762

Delino DeShields MLB Career Stats

983 .254 12 72 62 .693

Delino DeShields Bio

  • Full Name: Delino Diaab DeShields
  • Nickname: Poppa
  • Born: 8/16/1992 in Easton, MD
  • Draft: 2010, Houston Astros, 1st rd. (8th overall)
  • High School: Woodward Academy, College Park, GA
  • Debut: 4/8/2015
  • Relationship(s): son of Delino DeShields
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2018 Spring Training Stats 51 10 16 0 1 4 .314 .397 .848
Spring Training Career Stats
262 55 76 1 17 29 .290 .361 .762
MLB Career Stats 983 194 250 12 72 62 .254 .333 .693


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Delino DeShields Stats

*Since 2006

Delino DeShields Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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Delino DeShields Statcast Events


Delino DeShields 2018 Projections

Rest of Season
132 506 73 125 183 24 3 9 49 61 0 138 31 14 .247 .332 .360 .691
132 506 73 125 183 24 3 9 49 61 0 138 31 14 .247 .332 .360 .691
Rest of Season
132 506 73 125 183 24 3 9 49 61 0 138 31 14 .247 .332 .360 .691
132 506 73 125 183 24 3 9 49 61 0 138 31 14 .247 .332 .360 .691

Delino DeShields News

Delino DeShields Fantasy News

November 16, 2017 at 1:33 PM ET

Rangers may look at center field options

The Rangers have not ruled out doing something in center field this offseason. But Delino DeShields has that spot now and the Rangers would be satisfied there if they can fulfill all of their pitching needs.

October 16, 2017 at 5:22 PM ET

DeShields ranks among steals leaders in 2017

Rangers outfielder Delino DeShields finished the 2017 regular season with a .269 average, six home runs, 22 RBIs, 75 runs scored and 29 stolen bases.


Delino DeShields Awards

AL Rookie of the Month

Month Team League
05/2015 Texas AL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2013 Lancaster CAL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2013 Peoria AFL

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lancaster CAL Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Houston NL
2013 Houston AL

Baseball America Low Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Lexington SAL

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Corpus Christi TEX

CAL Championship Series Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2012 Lancaster CAL

Topps Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lancaster CAL

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lexington SAL

SAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lexington SAL

Delino DeShields Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2015 25 5th in AL
2017 29 4th in AL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2015 83 23rd in AL


Season 3B Rank
2015 10 5th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2015 8 7th in AL
2017 8 3rd in AL

Delino DeShields Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 11, 2016 Texas Rangers activated LF Delino DeShields.
October 6, 2016 Texas Rangers reassigned CF Delino DeShields to the minor leagues.
July 20, 2016 Texas Rangers recalled CF Delino DeShields from Round Rock Express.
May 13, 2016 Texas Rangers optioned CF Delino DeShields to Round Rock Express.
July 5, 2015 Texas Rangers activated LF Delino DeShields from the 15-day disabled list.
June 27, 2015 Texas Rangers sent LF Delino DeShields on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
June 15, 2015 Texas Rangers placed LF Delino DeShields on the 15-day disabled list. Left hamstring strain
December 11, 2014 Texas Rangers drafted LF Delino DeShields.
May 8, 2014 Corpus Christi Hooks activated CF Delino DeShields from the 7-day disabled list.
April 19, 2014 Corpus Christi Hooks placed OF Delino DeShields on the 7-day disabled list.
April 2, 2014 OF Delino DeShields assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Lancaster JetHawks.
January 14, 2014 Houston Astros invited non-roster CF Delino DeShields to spring training.
May 12, 2013 Lancaster JetHawks activated 2B Delino DeShields from the 7-day disabled list.
May 6, 2013 Lancaster JetHawks placed 2B Delino DeShields on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 5, 2013.
January 17, 2013 Houston Astros invited non-roster 2B Delino DeShields to spring training.
August 10, 2012 2B Delino DeShields assigned to Lancaster JetHawks from Lexington Legends.
February 6, 2012 Houston Astros invited non-roster 2B Delino DeShields to spring training.
April 4, 2011 Delino DeShields assigned to Lexington Legends from Greeneville Astros.
March 18, 2011 OF Delino DeShields assigned to Houston Astros.
August 13, 2010 Delino DeShields assigned to Greeneville Astros from GCL Astros.
August 6, 2010 Delino DeShields assigned to GCL Astros from Houston Astros.
August 5, 2010 Houston Astros signed 2B Delino DeShields.

Delino Diaab DeShields Bio Info

Delino Diaab DeShields…changed his uniform number from #7 to #3 prior to the 2016 season…his father, Delino Lamont DeShields, had a 13-year major league career with Montreal (1990-93), Los Angeles-NL (1994-96), St. Louis (1997-98), Baltimore (1999-2001), and Chicago-NL (2001-02) after being a 1st round pick by Montreal in 1987… the elder Delino is in his 10th season in the Cincinnati minor league organization, his 1st as roving bunting and baserunning coordinator…his mother, Tisha, was an All-America track & field athlete (heptathlon, 1991) at the University of Tennessee…also qualified for the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona…Delino's sister, Diamond, was an Associated Press All-SEC Second Team selection in basketball at the University of Tennessee in 2015-16 and played professionally in Turkey last year after graduating… hobbies include playing guitar, video games, and reading… favorite vacation spot is Jamaica.


Posted career highs in batting average (.269), on-base pct. (.347), and home runs (6), while totals in other categories approached his 2015 rookie season figures…ranked 5th on club with 44 BB and 75 R…made 102 starts in LF (teamhigh 57), CF (42), and DH (3)…started 27 of club's final 29 games, and 41 of last 47 G…led Texas with 78 starts in leadoff slot…career-best .991 fielding pct. (2 E/219 TC) and ranked T8th in A.L. with team-high 9 OF assists. 

BATTING / HOME RUNS // Hit .268 in 1st 20 G through 5/6, then went 0-for-13 in next 4 G to bring season mark to .217…from 5/12-9/3, batted .308/.385/.421/.806 (66-214) to rise to .286, his highest post-break figure…beginning 9/4, hit .215 (20-93) the rest of the way to finish at .269…had a careerbest 19-game on-base streak from 8/13-9/6, 4th-best on the club in 2017…his career-high 6 HR included 1st career inside-thepark HR on 9/26 vs. HOU, 2nd by a Ranger in 2017 (Joey Gallo on 6/21 vs. TOR)…marked one of his 3 HR in September…also hit his 1st 2 career leadoff HR on 5/2 at HOU and 8/2 vs. SEA.

NOTES // Posted 1st career walk-off hit with single in 13th inning on 4/20 vs. KC…on 4/26 vs. MIN (2-3, 3 BB, 3 R), became 1st Texas leadoff batter since 2013 to reach safely 5+ times with 3+ R in a 9-inning game.


Was the club's Opening Day centerfielder and batted .209 (38-182) with 4 HR and 13 RBI in 74 games over 2 stints: Opening Day-5/12 and 7/20-end of season…made 30 starts in CF, 2nd-most on the club, and 19 starts in LF…doubled his home run output from 2015 with 4 long balls, but his totals in nearly every other category were lower than his 2015 rookie campaign…hit .326 (14-43) over 1st 12 games through 4/16, and had average as high as .250 on 5/2, but hit .173 (17-98) in his final 51 games with Texas beginning 5/3 to finish the year at .209…played in 4 games with Obregon in the Mexican Winter League, going 2-for-15 with a walk, 2 RBI, and 2 stolen bases.


Was the Rangers Rookie of the Year in his first season in the organization…started 85 games in center field and 25 in left field and was in the lineup for 107 of final 137 regular season games…ranked among American League leaders in bunt hits (first, 12), triples (fifth, 10), stolen bases (tied for fifth, 25), and sacrifice bunts (tied for eighth, 7)….was among the league rookie leaders in runs (first, 83), walks (tied for first, 53), stolen bases (second), triples (second),doubles (second, 22), games (fourth, 121), at bats (fourth, 425), and hits (fifth, 111)… his .344 on-base percentage led all A.L. rookies with at least 450 PA and was 3rd highest on the team…led the Rangers in triples in 3B, tied for first in SB, tied for second in runs, and was third in BB…tied Ruben Sierra (1986) and David Hulse (1993) for most triples ever by a Texas rookie, tied for second most overall…had second most runs ever for a Rangers rookie (Bump Wills, 87 in 1977)…tied Cincinnati's Billy Hamilton for second in the majors in bunt hits, four behind Miami's Dee Gordon.


Invited to Astros major league spring camp for a 2nd straight season, DeShields spent the year at Corpus Christi (AA)...batted .236 with 11 home runs and 57 RBI over 114 games in his first Double-A action, leading Texas League with 54 stolen bases and 18 sacrifice hits...also ranked among league leaders in runs (2nd, 75) and walks (T4th, 61)...led Hooks in hits (97), RBI (57), and total bases (148)...saw bulk of action in center field (78 G) and left field (29 G) after playing exclusively at 2nd base from 2011-13...played almost all games in top 3 spots in the batting order, including 65 games in leadoff slot...the right-handed batter hit .269 (25-93) off lefties, .226 (72-318) against righties...was on disabled list 4/19-5/7 with a concussion and fractured cheek bone after he was hit in the face with a pitch on 4/18 at Frisco...Phil Klein, who would go on to pitch for the Rangers last season, was on the mound for that plate appearance...converted 16 straight steal attempts from 6/25-7/20...11 different multi-steal games, season-high 3 SB both 5/12 at San Antonio and 6/28 at Tulsa...2-HR games 5/9 at Frisco and 8/25 at San Antonio, season-high 5 RBI in the latter contest...entered the season ranked as a top Houston prospect and top 100 prospect by both (6th/80th) and (7th/74th)...rated Astros' 13th-best prospect by Baseball America.


Entered the season as the Astros No. 6 prospect and as a NRI at Astros Spring Training...impressed in Spring after hitting .412 (7x17) with 10 runs scored, one double, two steals and one RBI in 14 games...played his entire season at Class A Advanced Lancaster, hitting .317 (143x451) with 25 doubles, 14 triples, five home runs, 54 RBI, 51 stolen bases and a .405 on-base percentage...ranked second in the California League in OBP, triples and steals, and third in batting average and runs off to a slow start to the 2013 season (hit .250 in April), but was one of the top hitters at the Class A Level from July thru the end of the season...over that span, he ranked third among all Class A hitters with a .359 batting average while adding 55 runs, 16 doubles, eight triples, three homers, 31 stolen bases and a .993 OPS (.438 OBP/.555 SLG) in 50 games...was Lancaster's Player of the Month in August after hitting .365 (35x96) with seven doubles, five triples, 12 RBI and 11 stolen bases in the month...played in the All-Star Future's Game at Citi Field, along with fellow Astros prospects Carlos Correa and George Springer...played for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League and hit .275 (19x69) with four doubles, one triple and six RBI in 22 games...after playing the entire regular season as a second baseman, moved to center field for the AFL.

2012 Was the Astros 2012 Minor League Player of the Year after hitting .287 (154x537) with 113 runs scored, 24 doubles, eight triples, 12 homers, 101 steals, 83 walks and a .389 on-base percentage in 135 combined games between Class A Advanced Lancaster (24g) and Class A Lexington (111g)...ranked second in the minor leagues with 101 stolen bases, trailing only Billy Hamilton's total of 155...DeShields' 101 steals also set an Astros minor league record...became the first minor league player in the modern era to steal 100-ormore bases and hit 10-or-more home runs in one 1887, Count Campau accomplished the feat while playing in the Southern League...DeShields was also just the fourth minor leaguer since 2000 to tally 100-or-more stolen bases in one season...named the Most Valuable Player of the 2012 California League Championship Series after he helped push the club to its first ever league title...hit .462 (6x13) with two steals in the three game set, including a solo home run in the deciding game of the series...led the South Atlantic League in stolen bases (83) and ranked tied for second in runs (96)...was one of just eight players named to Baseball America's 2012 Minor League All-Star Team...has a long list of accolades from the 2012 season: Lexington Legends Team MVP, SAL Midseason All-Star, SAL Postseason All-Star, Organization All-Star, Topps Class A All-Star...following the season, was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 6 prospect and 'Fastest Baserunner' in the Astros system...also rated by the publication as the No. 12 prospect, 'Fastest Baserunner' and 'Best Baserunner' in the South Atlantic League...ranked by's 2012 Prospect Watch List as the No. 2 second base prospect in baseball. 2011 Entered the season ranked as the Astros No. 2 prospect by Baseball America...played his first full season with Class A Lexington, playing most of the season at the age of 18, the sixth-youngest player in the South Atlantic League...spent the season adjusting to second base, after having been an outfielder in high school and in 2010...committed seven errors in his first 11 starts at second, but then committed only four errors in his next 48 games at second through July 4...earned Lexington's Defensive Player of the Month honor in May and July...committed only one error in 19 games at second base in May...hit .245 (49x200) with three homers, 15 stolen bases and 21 RBI over his final 52 games...finished his season with 30 stolen bases, which ranked second among all Astros minor leaguers...was successful in 22 of his last 25 attempts, including 11 straight from June 5-July 6. 2010 Signed with Houston on Aug. 5 and reported to the Astros GCL club in Kissimmee...played in two games before bumping up to Class A Greeneville...hit .313 (21x67) with eight RBI in his 16 games at Greeneville.