American professional baseball outfielder Richard Palacios, who plays for the Cleveland Guardians of Major League Baseball, was born on May 16, 1997.
Palacios played college baseball at Towson University while attending Berkeley Carroll School in New York City. He participated in the Cape Cod Baseball League’s Bourne Braves’ collegiate summer baseball program in 2017.
The Cleveland Indians selected him in the third round of the Major League Baseball draft in 2018.
With the Arizona League Indians, Mahoning Valley Scrappers, and Lake County Captains in 2018, Palacios made his professional debut, batting.361 with six home runs and thirty runs batted in over 45 games.
He missed the entire 2019 and 2020 seasons due to a torn labrum and the COVID-19 pandemic, respectively. Prior to getting promoted to the Columbus Clippers in 2021, he began the season with the Akron RubberDucks.
He hit.297/.404/.471 over 103 games for both teams, with seven home runs, 48 runs batted in, 33 doubles, and 20 stolen bases.
Palacios was added to the 40-man roster of the Cleveland Guardians on November 19, 2021. Josh Palacios, his brother, and Rey Palacios, his uncle, both currently play in Major League Baseball with the Washington Nationals.
On April 25, 2022, Palacios was called up by the Guardians after starting the 2022 campaign with the Triple-A Columbus Clippers. He made his major league debut that day, starting in left field.
Is Richie Palacios Married?
No, Richie Palacios is not married as of 2022. The 24-year-old athlete is still young and currently focusing on his career.