Denny Almonte - Nate Tenbrink

Nate Tenbrink
Seattle Mariners
Third basemen
Born: (1986-12-21) December 21, 1986 (age 26)
Olathe, Kansas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Nathaniel Lawrence "Nate" Tenbrink (born (1986-12-21)December 21, 1986) is a professional baseball third basemen in the Seattle Mariners organization. He was drafted in the seventh round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft.

He attended Olathe Northwest High School where he was a two-year letter winner. He batted .423 with two home runs and 16 RBIs as a senior.

Tenbrink played in 16 games his first year with Kansas State University starting 10 at third base. He batted .250 with two doubles and five RBIs. He collected his first collegiate hit on March 29, 2006 against Chicago State University. He was named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

In his sophomore campaign he played 55 games, starting 50 of those. He hit .280 with 11 doubles, four triples, three home runs and 32 RBIs. He led the team in doubles and triples. He was named second team Academic All-Big 12.

Tenbrink played 55 games, out of the 56 game season. He hit .270 with 16 doubles, one triple, nine home runs and 41 RBIs. His doubles, home runs and RBIs were a college career-high for Tenbrink. His 17 bases were also a career-high.

Tenbrink began his professional career in 2008 with the Short-Season Everett AquaSox of the Northwest League. He batted .198 with nine doubles, five home runs and 21 RBIs. He tied the team lead in stolen bases with 24.

In 2009, Tenbrink's second professional season, he played for the Class-A Clinton LumberKings of the Midwest League. He hit .282 with 129 hits, 76 runs, 24 doubles, seven triples, 10 home runs, 59 RBIs and 14 stolen bases in 126 games.

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)


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