Sebastian Rivero is 23 years old. He was born on November 16, 1998.
Sebastian Rivero plays catcher for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball. Rivero joined as an international free agent with the Royals in 2013.
Rivero signed as an international free agent with the Kansas City Royals on July 10, 2015.
In 2016, he made his professional debut with the DSL Royals, and he also played 38 games with the AZL Royals, averaging .280 across the two teams.
He batted .265/.288/.381 with four home runs and 28 RBI for the rookie ball Burlington Royals in 2017. In 2018, he hit .258/.301/.391 with 7 home runs and 34 RBI with the Single-A Lexington Legends.
In 94 games between the High-A Wilmington Blue Rocks and the Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers in 2019, he slashed .216/.273/.280.
Because the minor league season was canceled due to the COVID-19 epidemic, Rivero did not compete in any games in 2020. Rivero was added to the Royals’ 60-man roster for the 2020 season, but did not play for the team.
After the 2020 season, the Royals added Rivero to their 40-man roster to keep him out of the Rule 5 draft. Rivero made his major league debut on May 3, 2021.
Sebastian Rivero made his Major League Baseball debut on May 8 against the Chicago White Sox as the starting catcher.