craig
GENTRY
Sacramento River Cats
CF #22
Height: 6-2 Weight: 190
Bats: R Throws: R
Born: 11-29-83, Fort Smith, AR
Resides: Van Buren, AR
Major League pages
How Obtained: Traded for on December 3, 2013

2014: Sent to Stockton (California, A+) on a rehab assignment on April 5...played one game in left field...transferred to the Sacramento River Cats (Pacific Coast, AAA) on April 7...sent to Sacramento on a rehab assignment on August 18...wore number 22...played one game in center field and two in right.

2013: Sent to the Frisco RoughRiders (Texas, AA) on a rehab assignment on July 14...wore number 12...activated by Texas on July 19...traded to the Oakland A's on December 3.

2011: Signed his Rangers contract on February 26...optioned to AAA Round Rock on March 29...wore number 23 with the Express...recalled by Texas on May 7...sent to Round Rock on a rehab assignment on August 5...activated by Texas on August 11...was picked off base twice...played eight games in left field, twenty in center and two in right...played for Leones del Escogido in the Dominican Baseball League over the winter...wore number 12.

2010: Named the Minor League Defender of the Year for 2009 by the Texas Rangers on January 7...named the Best Defensive Outfielder in the Rangers organization by Baseball America on January 25...optioned to Oklahoma (PCL, AAA) on March 27...wore number 7 with the RedHawks...called up by the Texas Rangers on April 27...optioned to AAA on May 15...recalled by Texas on May 30...optioned back to AAA on June 22...placed on the DL (sprained left knee) on June 29...activated from the DL on July 7...went 5-7 with a homerun and an outfield assist on July 7...placed on the DL with a broken right wrist on August 14...was picked off base twice and went 1-1 as a pinch hitter...Hogs in the Minors Player of the Week three times...recalled by the Texas Rangers and placed on the DL on August 30.

2009: Appeared in ten (5-12, 5 runs, 1 triple, 2 walks, 1 stolen base) MLB Spring Training games for Texas...wore number 3 with the Frisco RoughRiders (Texas, AA)...got his 100th career RBI on June 6...stole his 100th career base on June 10...scored his 200th career run on June 18...named as a replacement for the South Division in the Texas League All-Star game...named the Rangers Minor League Player of the Month (.364 with 13 RBI, 21 runs, 13-16 SB's) by Lone Star Dugout on July 1...Co-Player of the Week in the Texas League for July 6-12 (.440 with ten runs and six stolen bases)...named the Texas Rangers Minor League Defender of the Month for July...named the Best Baserunner in the Texas League by Baseball America on August 13...got his 1,500th career at-bat on August 20...named to the Texas League All-Star Team (OF) on August 31...set the Frisco record with 100 runs scored...was picked off base five times with Frisco...had a season long hit streak of 14 games (21-60) from May 18 to June 2...led the Texas League in stolen bases, fifth in batting average, fourth in triples, fourth in hits and second in runs...Hogs in the Minors Player of the Week five times...contract was purchased by the Texas Rangers on September 1...Hogs in the Minors Player of the Week five times...named the 2009 HogNation Minor League Player of the Year.

2008: Wore number 12 with the Frisco RoughRiders (Texas, AA)...got his 200th career hit on April 19...named the Texas Rangers Minor League Fielder of the Month for April...played in his 200th career game on May 15...put on the DL on June 28...activated from the DL on July 5...put on the DL on July 16...activated on August 3...promoted to the Oklahoma RedHawks (PCL, AAA) on August 8...wore number 12 with Oklahoma...got his 1,000th career at-bat on August 17...was 0-1 pinch hitting and was picked off base three times with Frisco...had a season long hit streak of 9 games (twice).

2007: Wore number 5 with the Clinton Lumberkings (Midwest, A-)...hit his first career homerun on April 15...went 5-5 with three doubles on May 14 and got his 100th career hit...played his 100th career game on May 26...put on the DL on May 31 with a sprained knee...began a rehab assignment with the AZL Rangers (R) on June 27...sent back to Clinton and activated from the DL on July 3...promoted to the Bakersfield Blaze (California, A+) on July 10...wore number 9 with the Blaze...got his 500th career at-bat on July 21...had a season long hit streak of 12 games (17-44)...Hogs in the Minors Player of the Week five times...played 104 games in center and 1 at DH...sent to the Hawaii Winter Leauge by the Rangers on September 12...played for the West Oahu Canefires in Hawaii...wore number 9 with West Oahu.

2006: Drafted by Texas in the 10th round (298 overall) on June 6...signed on June 9...wore number 8 with the Spokane Indians (SS-A)...played his first professional game on June 19...missed some time due to a sore back...named the Spokane Most Valuable Player for the month of June...had 5 outfield assists (2 2B, 1 3B, 2 HP)...Hogs in the Minors Player of the Week one time...named in the Best Athlete and Best Defensive Player sections and named the Fastest Runner in Baseball America's 2006 Texas Rangers Draft Report Card.

College: Spent two years (2003-04) at Arkansas-Fort Smith...at Arkansas from 2005-06...wore number 12 at Arkansas...had a season long 13 game hit streak (23-50) in 2006.



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