Date of Birth: 09/24/1986
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 220 lbs
Resides: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Highest Level: AAA
Romero returns for his second season with the Ducks, third in the Atlantic League and 15th in professional baseball. The infielder first joined the Ducks in June of 2019 after beginning the year with the New Britain Bees. He played 109 games with the Ducks and Bees, batting .267 with 14 home runs, 58 RBIs, 45 runs, 104 hits and 20 doubles. The 34-year-old was selected to play in the Atlantic League All-Star Game, held at York’s PeoplesBank Park on July 10.
During the playoffs, he led the Atlantic League with 11 RBIs and ranked third with a .357 batting average. He led all Ducks players with three homers, 20 total bases, a .714 slugging percentage and a 1.078 OPS. In the Atlantic League Championship Series against Sugar Land, the infielder led all players in RBIs (9), total bases (15) and home runs (2), while ranking second in slugging (.833), OPS (1.288) and hits (8). Upon winning the championship, Romero was named the Championship Series MVP, as voted upon by league executives and media.