Date of Birth: 09/24/1986
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 220 lbs
Resides: Santo Domingo, DR
Previous Team: New Britain (Atl.)
Highest Level: AAA
Deibinson Romero returns to the Bees for his second season in the Atlantic League and 14th of professional baseball. Last year, the infielder played in 120 games for New Britain, and collected a .255 batting average with 71 RBI and 61 runs scored. The slugger also ranked second in the Atlantic League with 27 doubles and fourth with 18 home runs, while being named to the Liberty Division All-Star team and taking home the Home Run Derby title at the All-Star game.
The 32-year-old began his professional career in 2006 within the Minnesota Twins organization. He spent nine years in the Twins farm system, reaching as high as the Triple-A level in both 2013 and 2014. This also included a two year stint playing in New Britain Stadium with the Rock Cats from 2011-12, where he posted career highs of 19 home runs and 78 RBI in 2012. The slugger also spent time with both the Pirates and Yankees organizations in 2015 and 2016, respectively.
In 1,201 career minor league games, Romero owns a .262 batting average with 123 home runs, 655 RBI, 598 runs scored, and a .349 on-base percentage.