Sergio Junior Alcántara Hernández is a Dominican professional baseball infielder for Major League Baseball’s San Diego Padres. He stands at 5’9″ tall. On July 10, 1996, he was born. (MLB). He has played for the Detroit Tigers, Chicago Cubs, and Arizona Diamondbacks in Major League Baseball.
In July 2012, Alcántara signed as an international free agent with the Arizona Diamondbacks, getting a $700,000 signing bonus. He made his professional debut in 2013, spending the entire season with the Arizona League Diamondbacks, slashing.243/.398/.320 with 16 RBIs in 48 games.
Alcántara was called up as a 29th man for a doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins on September 4, 2020, but he was sent back to the alternate training camp without seeing action.
On February 5, 2021, Alcántara was claimed by the Chicago Cubs off waivers from the Tigers. On February 18, 2021, Alcántara was designated for assignment after the signing of Brandon Workman was made official.
On February 20, Alcántara was outrighted and invited to Spring Training as a non-roster invitee. On May 30, Alcántara was selected to the active roster. He was designated for assignment on March 23, 2022, to make room on the roster for Mychal Givens.
On March 27, 2022, Alcántara was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for cash considerations. He was named to Arizona’s opening day roster on April 7. He was designated for assignment on May 6. On May 9, 2022, the San Diego Padres claimed him off waivers from the Diamondbacks.
Sergio Alcantara signed a 1 year / $712,500 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $712,500 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $712,500. In 2022, Alcantara will earn a base salary of $712,500, while carrying a total salary of $712,500. Alcantara’s adjusted salary with the San Diego Padres is $595,080