Jefry Leonal Paulino Marte. Originally signed as international free agent with the Mets, July 2, 2007... Signed by scouts Ismael Crus, Juan Mercado and Marciano Alvarez.
Made first career Opening Day roster in his third big league season and second with Angels...During three different stints at the big league level, appeared defensively at first base (28 G), third (10 G) & left field (3 G) ... Went 2-for-6 (.333) with a double and three RBI as a pinch hitter ... Split season with Triple-A Salt Lake...Posted a .319 (36/113) average over fi nal 27 minor league games.
Aft er beginning the season with Triple-A Salt Lake, went on to make two diff erent sti nts for Angels...Surpassed rookie marks in games, hits, doubles, home runs, RBI, runs scored, walks and OBP...Was the fourth Halo to hit 15 or more home runs during their sophomore season since 2011, joining C.J. Cron (16 HR in 2015), Mike Trout (30 HR in 2012) and Mark Trumbo (29 in 2011)...Hit fi rst career grand slam Sept. 27 vs. Oakland...Was the fi rst grand slam by a Halo left fi elder since Mike Trout's April 20, 2013...Appeared defensively at fi rst base (29 G), left fi eld (27 G) and third base (22 G)...Prior to 2016, had never appeared in left fi eld at any point during professional career.
Spent a majority of the season with Triple-A Toledo and hit .275 (98/357) with 25 doubles, three triples, 15 home runs and 65 RBIs in 95 games... Led the Internati onal League with a .487 slugging percentage. Named the International League Player of the Month and Tigers Player of the Month for June aft er batting .317 (33/104) with eight home runs and 25 RBI... Led the IL in home runs, RBI, extra-base hits (16) and total bases (65)... Named to the International League All-Star team. Had contract purchased by Detroit July 4... Made Major League debut July 5 vs. Toronto, going 0-for-1 after entering the game as a pinch hitter... During first big league start, July 8, collected first big league hit (2B), home run and RBI. Across two Major League stints, hit .213 (17/80) with four doubles, four home runs and 11 RBIs... Was the eighth Tiger rookie in franchise history to hit four or more home runs in a season and play in less than 35 games.
In 2014, spent the entire season with Oakland's Double-A Midland... Was part of a triple play turned Aug. 8 vs. Springfield... Signed with the Tigers as a minor league free agent following the season... Participated in the Dominican Winter League.
Batted .344 (34/91) vs. left-handed pitching in 2013 with Double-A Midland... Played with the Toros del Este in the Dominican Winter League... Acquired by the A's from the Mets, Dec. 18, 2012 in exchange for OF Colin Cowgill.
Made his Double-A debut with Binghamton and hit .251 in 129 games...had career-highs in runs (61),
home runs (9), RBI (58) and walks (43)...led Binghamton in RBI, was second in games, at bats (462)
and runs and tied for second in home runs...was named to the Eastern League Midseason All-Star
team...batted .336 (42-for-125) against left-handed pitching compared to .220 (74-for-337) against
right-handers...hit six home runs in 125 at bats against lefties (one per 20.8 at bats) and three in 337 at
bats against righties (one per 112.3 at bats)...had a .560 slugging percentage against lefties compared
to .294 against righties...hit .280 at home compared to .222 on the road...had a .314 batting average
with runners in scoring position...hit .216 when leading off an inning...was 8-for 17 (.471) with four
walks with the bases loaded...batted .358 with no home runs in 19 games in April, hit .249 with eight
home runs in 80 games from May 1 to July 31 and then batted .188 with one home run over his final 30
games...committed 15 errors in 107 games at third base for a career-best .939 fielding percentage...also
appeared in five games at first base, batted .208 in 14 games as the designated hitter and was 3-for-3 with
a double and two RBI as a pinch hitter...hit in every spot in the order except first, second and eighth...
hit .295 in 38 games batting fourth but had a .191 average in 29 games from the three spot...played for
Toros del Este in the Dominican Winter League following the season and hit .267 with a home run and
five RBI in eight games.
Batted .248 with seven home runs and 55 RBI in 131 games with Single-A St. Lucie...had career
highs in games, hits (120), doubles (22) and stolen bases (14)...was caught stealing just twice for a
stolen base percentage of 87.5...finished second on his team in games, at bats (483), doubles, RBI and walks (41)...hit .253 against left-handed pitching compared to .246 against right-handers...had a .283
batting average, five home runs and 32 RBI in 68 games in the first half...then hit .210 with two home
runs and 23 RBI in 63 games the second half...batted .302 in the eighth inning or later...hit .156 with
runners in scoring position and two outs...led Florida State League third baseman with 28 errors (.902
fielding percentage)...appeared exclusively at third base on defense (122)...also batted .278 in nine
games at designated hitter...had a .273 batting average in 88 games from the four spot in the order...
also hit fifth (26 games), third (16) and second (1)...got off to a strong start, batting .321 with four home
runs and 16 RBI in the month of April...that included a season-best seven-game hitting streak from
April 15 to 22 (10-for-27, .370)...had his only two homer game of the season April 21 at Charlotte...also
drove in a season-high three runs in that contest...had his first of two two-steal games April 29 against
Bradenton (also June 7 at Palm Beach)...hit his fifth home run of the season May 1 but would homer just
twice over his final 107 games...including an 86-game homerless streak from May 2 to Aug. 10...had a
season-high three hits May 17 against Brevard and May 23 at Daytona...that put his batting average to
.297 but he went 11-for-59 (.186) with no extra base hits and one RBI over his next 16 games...batted
.367 over a 14-game stretch from June 11 to 28...played in the All-Star Futures Game for the World
Team July 10 at Arizona and went 0-for-1...matched his season-high with a seven-game hitting streak
from July 14 to 20 (10-for-28, .357)...went 4-for-53 (.075) over a 14-game stretch from July 21 to Aug.
4...finished July with a .184 average...went 6-for-23 (.261) with a double, home run and two RBI in six
postseason games for St. Lucie...played for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League following the season...
hit .333 with four home runs and 18 RBI in 22 games...added 12 walks for a .436 on-base percentage,
which ranked sixth in the AFL.
Spent the entire season at Single-A Savannah but appeared in just 82 games due to two stints
on the disabled list...hit .264 with six home runs and 44 RBI...his average included a .268 mark and
five home runs against right-handed pitching compared to .253 against left-handers...hit five of his six
home runs on the road...batted .189 in April, .248 in May, .237 in June and .354 in July...committed 25
errors in 80 games at third base for a .892 fielding percentage...also went 3-for-9 (.333) in two games as
the designated hitter...hit in every spot in the order from third through sixth...batted .282 in 47 games
hitting clean-up...began the season on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring...was reinstated
April 21 and went 1-for-19 (.053) over his first five games...then compiled a season-best eight-game
hitting streak from April 26 to May 4 (11-for-30, .367)...capped the streak by scoring three runs May 4
at Delmarva but also committed three errors...went 12-for-70 (.171) over a 17-game stretch from May
5 to 23...then had his first of eight three-hit games May 24 against Kannapolis...matched his season
high with an eight-game hitting streak from May 26 to June 2 (13-for-32, .406)...had season highs in
runs (3), hits (3) and doubles (2) June 14 against Rome...had a third eight-game hitting streak from July
5 to 12 (15-for-32, .468)...went 3-for-5 with three runs, a triple, two home runs and four RBI July 10
at Asheville...had back-to-back three-hit games July 17 and 18 against Greenville...was placed on the
disabled list Aug. 4 with a strained left hamstring and missed the remainder of the season.
Spent his first full season with Single-A Savannah and batted .233 with six home runs and 41
RBI in 123 games...had career highs in at bats (485), triples (6), hit by pitches (8) and strikeouts (117)...
batted .243 with all six of his home runs against right-handed pitching compared to .202 against left-handers...hit five of his six home runs on the road...batted .337 in the first inning...committed 49 errors
in 119 games at third base for a .856 fielding percentage...led South Atlantic League third basemen in
errors...also appeared in one game at shortstop and went 1-for-7 (.143) in two games as the designated
hitter...hit in every spot in the order except fourth and eighth...saw his most action with 64 games
batting second...had his first of seven three-hit games April 11 against Augusta...finished April with a
.267 batting average but then hit .153 in May...went 3-for-48 (.063) over a 14-game stretch from May
11 to 25...had his lone two-homer game of the season May 29 at Ashville...hit .282 in June, which was
his best single-month average in 2009...had a season-best eight-game hitting streak from July 8 to 16
Made his professional debut with the Mets affiliate in the Gulf Coast Rookie League, batting
.325 with four home runs and 24 RBI in 44 games...was the Mets Sterling Award winner for their GCL
club...ranked second in the GCL in slugging (.532), fourth in extra base hits (21), tied for fifth in doubles
(14) and sixth in batting...hit .338 against right-handed pitching, .250 against left-handers...appeared in
40 games on defense, all at third base.