The Chicago White Sox selected Narváez in the Rule 5 draft on December 12.
Narváez played for the Kannapolis Intimidators and the Winston-Salem Dash in 2014. Narváez appeared in 38 games for Kannapolis of the South Atlantic League’s mid-level Single–A division.
He hit .291 with 20 runs batted in. Narváez also played in 47 games for Winston-Salem of the Carolina League’s top Single–A level, hitting .279 with two home runs, 16 RBI, 27 walks, and 21 strikeouts.
Narváez appeared in 85 games in 2014, much exceeding his previous career high of 47 matches (in 2009 and 2011).
For the 2015 season, Narváez stayed with Winston-Salem. In 98 games, he hit .274, with one home run, 27 RBI, 40 walks, and 31 strikeouts. In the Venezuelan Winter League, he played in 13 games with Bravos de Margarita.
The AA Birmingham Barons and the AAA Charlotte Knights, as well as the parent club, were among Narváez’s minor league affiliates during the 2016 season.
In 13 games with Birmingham, he batted .222, and in 41 games with Charlotte, he batted.245 in 41 at-bats.
On July 6, 2016, Narváez received his first promotion to the Major Leagues.
On July 17, he made his major league debut against the Los Angeles Angels, and in his first at-bat, he doubled off pitcher Jered Weaver.
On September 30, his father’s birthday, Narváez hit his first MLB home run, a single shot against Minnesota Twins reliever Pat Dean. Narváez appeared in 34 games for the White Sox, batting .267 with one home run and ten RBIs.
How Tall Is Omar Narváez?
Omar Narváez’s height is 1.8 m.