Raimel Tapia is a Dominican Major League Baseball outfielder for the Toronto Blue Jays. He was born on February 4, 1994. (MLB). Tapia made his Major League Baseball debut in 2016 with the Colorado Rockies.
Tapia signed as an international free agent with the Colorado Rockies in 2010. He spent the 2013 season with the Pioneer League’s Rookie-level Grand Junction Rockies, where he was selected player of the month in July.
With Grand Junction, he had a 29-game hitting streak. Following the season, he was named the Topps Pioneer League Player of the Year for 2013, and Baseball Prospectus ranked him as the No. 97 prospect in all of baseball prior to the 2014 season. He was added to the Rockies’ 40-man roster after the 2015 season.
On July 20, 2018, Tapia hit a two-out, two-strike, go-ahead pinch-hit grand slam in the top of the 7th inning against Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Archie Bradley to give the Rockies an 11–8 lead. It was the first grand slam of Tapia’s career and would ultimately prove to be the difference as the Rockies would go on to win the game 11–10.
In 2021, he batted .273/.327/.372. He had the highest ground ball/fly ball ratio in the major leagues, at 4.10, the highest ground ball percentage, at 67.4%, and the lowest fly ball percentage, at 16.4%. On March 24, 2022, Tapia and Adrian Pinto were traded to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for Randal Grichuk.
There are no details about his marital status. He may be married or unmarried. There are also no rumors about his wife and girlfriend.