Date of Birth: 10/01/1985
Height: 5' 9" Weight: 190 lbs
Resides: Vineland, NJ
Ford enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and first in the Atlantic League. The speedy outfielder appeared in 33 games with the San Francisco Giants between 2010 and 2011. In that time with the Giants, Ford recorded a .286 average with seven runs scored and nine stolen bases.
The Vineland, New Jersey resident has spent the last three seasons in the Giants organization, with the majority of his time in Triple-A (Fresno, 2014; Sacramento, 2015-16). Over those three seasons, Ford stole 89 bases with 15 home runs, 84 RBI and 155 runs scored. Additionally, Ford has 141 steals in 437 games at the Triple-A level.
There have been three seasons in which Ford stole over 60 bases (2006-08), including a 69-steals campaign in 2006 with Single-A Helena. Additionally, he has stolen at least 30 bases in seven of his 12 seasons in professional baseball; most recently in 2015 with Sacramento (33 steals).
The Chipola College alumnus owns a .264 average with 58 home runs, 413 RBI and 450 steals in his 12-year minor league career.
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