Signed by the Orioles as a minor league free agent on Dec. 2, 2022...Cousin, Sócrates Brito, played in 99 MLB games for the Diamondbacks (2015-16, ‘18) and Blue Jays (2019)...According to Statcast, since entering the league in 2017, his 419-foot average
distance on home runs ranks tied for third in MLB and his 108.1 mph average exit velocity on home runs ranks seventh (min. 10 HR).
Spent his second season in Boston's organization, appearing in 84 MLB games over three stints with the Red Sox...Set career highs in games (84), runs (36), hits (53), doubles (17), home runs (eight), RBI (29), and walks (28)...Appeared in 53 games at first base (47 GS), 26 in right field (11 GS), 12 in left field (eight GS) and two in center field (1 GS)...Hit the farthest home run by a Red Sox batter in 2022 on 5/29 vs. BAL, a 448-foot blast; owned four of the six hardest-hit balls by a Red Sox batter, including the hardest-hit ball with a 117.9 mph single on 6/20 vs. DET...Attended Spring Training as a non-roster invitee and hit .478 (11-for-23) with four doubles in 13 Grapefruit League games...Began the season with Triple-A Worcester, where he homered in three of his first six games for the WooSox...Selected to the active roster on 4/29; led Triple-A in RBI (24) at the time of his selection...Hit a walk-off grand slam with two outs in the 10th inning on 5/22 vs. SEA, his first career walk-off RBI; the slam finished off a four-game series sweep, Boston's first sweep of the campaign; it was Boston's first walk-off and extra-inning victory of the year; Cordero joined Clyde Vollmer (7/28/51 vs. CLE) as the only Red Sox players to hit a walk-off grand slam with two outs in extra innings; it was just the fifth known walk-off grand slam on an 0-2 count in MLB history, joining Mo Vaughn (1998 with BOS), Javy López (2001 with ATL), Brian Jordan (2001 with ATL) and Gregg Zaun (2002 with HOU)...Recorded at least one RBI in a career-high-tying three straight games from 6/3-5...Reached base safely in a season-high 11 consecutive games from 6/24-7/7, the second-longest on-base streak of his career behind a 12-gamer in 2018...Set career highs in hits (four) and stolen bases (two) in Boston's 6-5, 10-inning victory on 6/29 at TOR...Optioned to Worcester on 8/1 and played each of his next 12 games for the WooSox through 8/20, hitting .370 (17-for-46) with four homers and 12 RBI...Appointed as the 27th man for the 2022 MLB Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pa., on 8/21 at BAL and hit a game-tying, pinch-hit home run in the eighth inning; remained with Boston through the end of the season...Homered in back-to-back games from 8/26-28 vs. TB...Removed from the game on 9/5 at TB due to a right ankle sprain after attempting to make a catch against the left field wall; placed on the 60-day Injured List on 9/7, ending his season...Appeared in 10 games with the Leones Del Escogido in the Dominican Winter League.
Made his third consecutive Opening Day roster and made his Red Sox debut on 4/3 vs. BAL...Hit .189 (24-for-127) with 1 HR and 9 RBI in 48 games over three stints with the Red Sox...Recorded a career-best seven-game hitting streak from 4/5-14 (8-for-18, 2 2B, 3 RBI)...Hit his only Red Sox HR on 5/23 at PHI, a 474-foot solo shot in a 6-2 loss...Was the longest Red Sox HR in 2021, 12th-longest in the majors, and longest at Citizens Bank Park in the StatCast era (since 2015)...Played first base in 11 games (8 starts) for the Red Sox...Had never played the position at any level prior to 2021...Recorded a career-high three outfield assists...Spent most of the season with Triple-A Worcester, slashing .300/.398/.533/.931 over 78 games (86-for-287, 24 2B, 2 3B, 13 HR, 56 RBI, 42 BB, 5 HBP, 12 SB)...Led Worcester in doubles (24), XBH (39), runs scored (53), and RBI (56)...Ranked second in hits (86).
Attended spring training with the Padres...traded to the Royals on 7/16 and played in three summer camp games...Played in 16 games in the regular season, missing 39 team games on the injured list with a sprained right wrist...Made three starts in RF, two in CF, two in LF and one at DH...Went 0-for-6 vs. LHP but slugged .531 vs. RHP...Placed on the 10-day IL on 8/9 and transferred to the 45-day IL the following day...reinstated from the IL on 9/23 and hit two HR with a career-high 5 RBI that day vs. STL...Following the season, played in 18 games for Escogido in the Dominican Winter League...hit .227 (15-for-66) with two HR and 10 RBI...made 13 starts in LF and four at DH.
Missed the majority of the season with a right elbow sprain and left quad injury…played in just 9 games for SD (.333, 5-for-15) and 15 between El Paso (AAA), Lake Elsinore (A) and the AZL Padres (R)...Made his 1st-career Opening Day roster and entered the season opener on March 28 vs. SF as a defensive replacement in RF, going 0-for-1...Placed on the 10-day IL on April 8 (retro: April 7) with the right elbow sprain…sent on a rehab assignment to ELP on May 31 and was transferred to the 60-day IL on June 17...Homered on June 12 for ELP in the 3rd inning before injuring his left quadricep attempting to beat out a grounder in the 6th...Sent on a rehab assignment to the AZL Padres 1 on August 24 and was later transferred to LE on August 30 before suffering a setback, playing his final game of the season on August 31.
Began the season on the 10-day DL with a left abductor strain before appearing in 40 games (36 starts) with SD… underwent season-ending surgery in July to remove a bone spur in his right elbow...Sent on a rehab assignment to El Paso (AAA) on 4/6 and hit safely in all four games (.412 average) before being reinstated from DL on 4/11...Slashed .237/.307/.439 for SD with five doubles, one triple, seven home runs, 19 RBI and 19 runs scored...Made 36 starts in the outfield, including 22 in LF, 10 in CF and four in RF…posted a .955 fielding percentage with three errors and two outfield assists...Hit a 489-foot HR on 4/20 vs. ARI at Chase Field, the second longest HR in the majors in 2018…his 439-foot HR average (min. 80 batted ball events) led the majors..Homered in back-to-back games for the second time in his career on 4/27-28 vs. NYM at Petco Park…his 459-foot HR on 4/28 was his second-longest of the season and the 116.9 mph exit velocity was the hardest hit ball by a Padre in 2018...Hit six balls with an exit velocity of 115.0 or higher in April, which were six of the seven hardest hit balls by a Padre in 2018... Hit safely in 18 of his first 26 games from 4/11 to 5/10, posting a .281/.349/.500 line with three doubles, six HR, 15 RBI and 14 runs scored... Slashed .140/.213/.302 over his final 14 games from 5/11-27 before being placed on the 10-day DL on 5/28 with a right forearm strain... Appeared in three rehab games for ELP from 6/14-17 before being transferred to the 60-day DL on 6/21...Hit .263 (10-for-38) with RISP and .368 (7-for-19) with RISP/2 out...Following the season, played for Estrellas de Oriente in the Dominican Winter League, helping the club to their first championship in more than half a century...hit .232 with nine XBH across 26 DWL games.
Spent the majority of the season with El Paso (AAA) and received his first action at the ML level, appearing in 30 games for SD... Began the season with El Paso, hitting .289 (50-for-173) and leading the Chihuahuas in hits at the time of his call-up... Made his MLB debut on 5/27 at WSH as a pinch-hitter... Recorded his first ML hit and multi-hit game on 5/28 at WSH during his first start as a Padre…went on to hit in five consecutive games from 5/28-6/2, batting .368 (7-for-19) with one double, one triple, five runs and one stolen base... Hit his first ML home run on 6/12 vs. CIN before hitting two additional homers the following day on 6/13 vs. CIN, marking his first-career multi-home run game and the first time he homered in back-to-back games... During a three-game span from 6/12-14, went 7-for-14 (.500) with one double, three homers, five RBI and five runs scored... Recalled from El Paso for his second stint of the season with the Padres on 7/19... Grounded into one double play in 2017 while with El Paso, tying the record and becoming just the third qualifying batter in Pacific Coast League history with only one GIDP... Hit 18 triples with El Paso, a Chihuahuas' single-season record and tied for the most in minor league baseball with Double-A Midland's Jorge Mateo... Led all of professional baseball in triples with 21, including the three he hit for the Padres... Contributed to El Paso's postseason run, posting a .355/.417/.516 mark with two doubles, one home run, two RBI and three runs scored... Following the season, was named Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year of the Dominican Winter League... hit .323 (60-for-186) with a .393 OBP and seven doubles, five triples, five home runs, 25 RBI and 30 runs scored in 50 games for Leones del Escogido...hit .296 with a .367 OBP in 17 games during the playoffs.
Split the season between Single-A Lake Elsinore, Double-A San Antonio and Triple-A El Paso, batting a combined .290 (161-for-555) with 24 doubles, 16 triples, 11 home runs, 54 RBI, 79 runs scored and 23 stolen bases. Spent the majority of the season with Lake Elsinore, hitting .286 (85-for-297) with 16 doubles, eight triples, five home runs and 35 RBI with 47 runs scored. Made a four-game stint with Triple-A El Paso, scoring one run with one hit and three walks. Named the Texas League Player of the Week on 8/7 after batting .400 (8-for-20) with three doubles, a triple and five RBI in five games while with San Antonio. Was named as a 2016 MiLB.com Organizational All-Star for San Diego.