Sebastian Rivero is a Venezuelan catcher with the Major League Baseball’s Kansas City Royals (MLB). Rivero became an international free agent in 2013 and signed with the Royals.
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 for 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.
Rivero did not play in a game in 2020 since the minor league season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rivero was added to the Royals’ 60-man roster for the 2020 season, although he did not play for the team.
Rivero was added to the Royals’ 40-man roster following the 2020 season to avoid being drafted in the Rule 5 draft.
Rivero was promoted to the big leagues for the first time on May 3, 2021. Rivero made his Major League Baseball debut as the starting catcher against the Chicago White Sox on May 8.
Does Sebastian Rivero Have Kids?
Sebastian Rivero has a son called Sebastian Enrique.