Alexander Cintrón was born on December 17, 1978 in Humacao, Puerto Rico. He plays shortstop for the Baltimore Orioles.
He is a switch-hitter and throws right-handed.
Minor LeaguesAlex was drafted in the 37th round of the 1997 amateur draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Major LeaguesAlex made his major league debut on July 24, 2001 for the Diamondbacks.
On March 8, 2006, he was traded to the Chicago White Sox for Jeff Bajenaru. The White Sox waived him on November 29, 2007.
On February 18, 2008, he signed a minor league contract with an invite to spring training with the Chicago Cubs. They released him on March 26, 2008.
On March 31, 2008, Alex was signed to a minor-league deal with the Orioles to play for the Norfolk Tides. On May 11, his contract was purchased by the Orioles, and he was added to the active roster.
In a seven-season career, Alex has compiled a .277 batting average with 32 home runs and 212 RBI in 598 games.