French National Team Two-Way Player (UTL/RP) available March 2023 with EU Passport | Baseball Jobs Overseas

French National Team Two-Way Player (UTL/RP) available March 2023 with EU Passport

Name: Maxence Esteban

Height: 172cm

Weight: 72kg

DOB: July 27, 1998

Date Available: March 1, 2023

Will Pay Flight

Bats: R

Throws: R

Positions: 2B, 3B, RP

Positions (alt): OF, RF, CF, LF

College:

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Personal

Maxence is a two-way player, so he offers versatility to a club. He serves as a relief pitcher, as well as playing at second base and third base. He also has experience as an outfielder. Often, he will begin a game in the field and then come in as a reliever later on.

At the plate, he is a good bunter and situational hitter, and he has good speed, which is an asset on the base paths and in the field where he can get to balls others cannot. As a pitcher, he features a fastball, change-up, curve, and slider. The velocity on his fastball ranges in the mid-80s (mph).

Maxence is a high-energy player who brings a positive outlook to the practice field, clubhouse, and games. He is a supportive teammate and one who puts team goals first.

 

Career Highlights

– Reaching the playoffs with French team La Rochelle Boucaniers, 2022

– Experience in the top French league

– In the last three seasons in French Division I, posted an on-base percentage of .344

– Slash line of .438/.630/.563 in 2020

– Averaged .306 with a .450 on-base percentage for Montigny in 2017

– As a relief pitcher, posted a 1.64 earned-run average and a WHIP of 1.00 over the 2020 and 2021 seasons

 

Overseas Goals

Maxence wants to continue his playing career and contribute to a club’s success while exploring new cultures.

 

Articles/Recognitions

Playing Experience

YEARSORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2014-16 France Équipe Fédérale France Division 2 Two-way Player
2015-16 Chartres French Cubs France Division 1 Two-way Player
2017-19 Montigny Cougars France Division 1 Two-way Player
2020-22 La Rochelle Boucaniers France Division 1 Two-way Player

Stats

College/Amateur Batting

Years Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2014 France Équipe Fédérale 21 73 25 25 2 1 0 15 13 9 9 - .342 .455 .397
2015 France Équipe Fédérale 23 70 19 16 3 0 0 13 18 7 5 - .229 .389 .271
2016 Chartres French Cubs 3 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 - .400 .400 .400
2016 France Équipe Fédérale 10 38 8 10 0 0 0 6 6 2 5 - .263 .356 .263
2017 Montigny Cougars 20 62 7 19 2 0 0 9 16 9 6 - .306 .450 .339
2019 Montigny Cougars 9 26 3 6 0 0 0 0 2 7 2 - .231 .286 .231
2020 La Rochelle Boucaniers 8 16 13 7 0 1 0 5 6 4 5 - .438 .630 .563
2021 La Rochelle Boucaniers 19 66 13 15 1 1 0 2 9 10 3 - .227 .329 .273
2022 La Rochelle Boucaniers 16 62 12 15 1 1 0 8 4 15 2 - .242 .304 .290

College/Amateur Pitching

Year Team ERA GS CG IP H SO BB HBP R ER Wins Losses SV WHIP
2014 France Équipe Fédérale 0.00 0 0 3.1 8 2 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 2.40
2015 France Équipe Fédérale 2.29 1 1 35.1 37 17 7 3 24 9 4 0 2 1.53
2016 Chartres French Cubs 6.46 0 0 15.1 25 5 5 2 14 11 0 0 1 1.96
2016 France Équipe Fédérale 6.75 1 0 4 5 3 1 2 5 3 0 0 0 1.50
2017 Montigny Cougars 5.06 6 1 42.2 43 10 22 4 29 24 3 4 0 1.52
2018 Montigny Cougars 2.57 4 0 35 28 22 24 3 20 10 2 3 0 1.49
2019 Montigny Cougars 5.54 1 0 26 32 18 12 2 18 16 0 2 1 1.69
2020 La Rochelle Boucaniers 3.18 0 0 5.2 4 5 1 0 3 2 2 0 0 0.88
2021 La Rochelle Boucaniers 0.00 0 0 5.1 3 6 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.13

Video Highlights

Testimonials

These Testimonials Have Been Verified

Pablo Ossandon

Boucaniers La Rochelle, Manager

Max is a Utility player that any coach would love to have, a ball bunt player by nature, a fairly quick player on the bases, a nightmare for pitchers, within the team always a positive leader, who even in the worst moments has the word of encouragement for his teammates, it's a pleasure to have players like him in the line-up.

Kirk McNabb

Boucaniers La Rochelle, Head Coach

Quality character on and off the field, speaks English as a second language fluently, tremendous baseball aptitude, great defensive 2nd baseman, line drive hitter with excellent bat to ball skills.

Boris Rothermundt

Scout for Team France

Esteban is a great teammate and will adapt to your team, spirit, and goals.
He was a part of many successes with club teams and the youth national french team as well.
Always available, always intense, and ready to compete, Maxence is useful for any club team willing to compete.
His utility role in the infield and as a pitcher is very helpful for any team.
He is a gamer.
His communication is fluid and very respectful.
Not only a great sportsman but also a great person to know.

Additional Info

Playing preferences: Europe Semi-pro (ie. Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, France, etc.), Europe Pro (Italy, The Netherlands), Australia Semi-pro (State Leagues), Asia Pro (Japan, Korea, Taiwan), Canada semi-pro (Intercounty Baseball League, NBSBL, QSBL, etc.), USA

 

Living preferences: Private living arrangement (apartment to self), Shared living arrangement, own bedroom, Shared living arrangement, shared bedroom, Host Family

 

Return home: I can stay as long as it takes to complete a season

 

Prior engagements: No

 

Recent injuries/illnesses: No.

 

Traveling with a companion: Yes, I really would like to play with my twin brother Clement Esteban who applied as well.

 

Educational background: 5 years of studies after being graduated in real estate, finance, bank, and loans.

 

Additional Reference:

Jonathan Mottay (Teammate, Montigny Cougars):

“Max is a determined utility player on and off the field. He doesn’t care where he plays as long as he plays and contributes to the team’s success.

Though he may not light up the radar gun, his experience and precision allow him to hold his own even against the best.

His mental approach is second to none, he is the last one to believe a win is still possible no matter the context and he will always be there for his teammates and other members of the club.

Ideal teammate, club member and an even better person”