Nomar Shamir Mazara Jiminián is a baseball right fielder for the Major League Baseball San Diego Padres.
The Dominican Republic native played for the Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, and Detroit Tigers before joining the Padres.
In July 2011, Mazara signed a contract with the Texas Rangers as an international free agent, receiving a record-breaking $5 million signing bonus for a non-American talent.
In 2012, he made his professional debut with the Arizona Rangers of the Arizona League’s Rookie division. In 54 games, he hit .264 with a .383 on-base percentage, a.448 slugging percentage, and six home runs
.Mazara hit .236 with a .310 on-base percentage, .382 slugging percentage, and 13 home runs in 126 games for the Hickory Crawdads of the Class A South Atlantic League in 2013.
Mazara was promoted to the Frisco RoughRiders of the Class AA Texas League in August, bypassing the Class A-Advanced level.
Mazara began the 2015 season with Frisco before being promoted on August 17 to the Round Rock Express of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League (PCL).
After the 2015 season, the Rangers signed him to their 40-man roster to keep him from being taken in the Rule 5 draft.
Mazara and the San Diego Padres agreed to a minor league deal on December 16, 2021.
What Number Is Nomar Mazara?
Nomar Mazara is number 16 on the San Diego Padres team.