Has one daughter: Crisbell ... Won the gold medal in the 2014 Pan American games ... Graduated from Eide High School in Ciego de Ávila, Cuba.
Was named USA Today Minor League Player of the Year, MLB Pipeline Hitter of the Year and a Baseball America Minor League All-Star ... Combined to hit .328/.376/.624 (165-503) with 31 doubles, 11 triples, 32 home runs, 92 RBI, 108 runs scored, 36 stolen bases and a 1.001 OPS over 122 games with Class A Winston-Salem, Class AA Birmingham and Class AAA Charlotte ... Ranked among minor-league leaders in total bases (T2nd, 314), hits (4th), extra-base hits (4th, 74), runs scored (5th) and triples (T6th) … led the Sox organization in every major offensive category except doubles, on-base percentage and walks ... Became the first minor-league player since at least 1988 to hit .325 with 30 doubles, 10 triples, 30 homers, 90 RBI, 100 runs scored, 300 total bases and 35 steals in a single season ... Also became the first minor-leaguer since Joc Pederson in 2014 to record 30 HR/30 SB and the first Sox minor-leaguer to accomplish the feat since at least 1988 ... Was named White Sox Minor League Player of the Month for April, May and July ... Began the season with Winston-Salem, where he was named Carolina League Player of the Month for April after hitting .453/.512/.920 (34-75) with five doubles, three triples, eight home runs, 24 RBI and 21 runs scored over 21 games … also was named CL Player of the Week for 4/4-14 ... Posted multihit efforts in each of his first five games and 10 of his first 11 … homered twice and drove in five runs on Opening Night at Frederick … went 4-5 with a triple, homer and three RBI in his final game with the Dash on 4/29 vs. Potomac ... Was promoted to Birmingham on 4/30 … recorded four hits on 5/4 vs. Chattanooga and three doubles on 5/5 vs. the Lookouts ... Compiled a 14-game hitting streak from 5/22-6/4, going 28-64 (.438) with nine multihit efforts … went 4-5 with two doubles and three RBI on 5/28 at Montgomery ... Was named to the Southern League midseason All-Star Team, going 2-3 with a double, triple and two RBI to earn Top Star honors ... Homered in three straight games to begin the second half from 6/20-22 … also homered in his final game for the Barons on 7/5 vs. Pensacola ... Was named to the American League roster for the All-Star Futures Game, batting third and starting in center field on 7/7 at Progressive Field in Cleveland ... Was promoted to Charlotte following the Futures Game … made his Knights debut on 7/11 vs. Gwinnett, going 3-5 with two home runs and a career-high seven RBI ... Recorded his third multihomer game of the season on 7/18 at Buffalo and his fourth on 8/18 vs. Columbus.
Combined to hit .269 (50-186) with 11 doubles, three triples, 17 RBI, 31 runs scored and 15 stolen bases in 50 games with the Arizona Rookie League White Sox, Class A Kannapolis and Winston-Salem ... Opened the season on the injured list with a sprained ligament in his left thumb suffered during spring training ... Was reinstated on 6/5 and appeared in 13 games with Kannapolis … was promoted to Winston-Salem on 6/19 … registered four hits and four RBI on 6/28 vs. Frederick ... Reinjured the thumb on 7/3 and was on the injured list until 8/6 … scored four runs on 8/30 vs. Salem ... Played for Glendale in the Arizona Fall League, hitting .324 (24-74) with two doubles, two home runs, 10 RBI, 19 runs scored and five stolen bases … was selected to the AFL Fall Stars Game and was named to the AFL Top Prospects Team ... Won AFL Player of the Week honors for 11/5-10 and recorded a 14-game hitting streak from 10/9-11/9 ... Entered the season rated by MLB.com as the No. 3 prospect in the White Sox system, No. 28 overall and the No. 8 outfield prospect in baseball.
Spent the entire season with the Dominican Summer League White Sox in his first year with the organization ... Agreed to terms on a minor-league contract with the White Sox on 5/27, including a $26-million signing bonus ... Hit .364/.563/.455 vs. lefties, .301/.480/.548 vs. righties and .319/.484/.617 on the road ... Was successful on 12-15 (80.0 percent) of steal attempts ... Made his professional debut on 6/12 vs. the DSL Diamondbacks, going 1-2 with a solo home run and a walk ... Recorded multihit efforts from 6/22-23 vs. the DSL Orioles ... Did not play from 7/5-20 due to a minor injury to his left meniscus suffered on 7/4 while attempting to steal home ... Registered three hits on 8/3 vs. the DSL Reds and 8/26 vs. the DSL Padres … recorded multihit efforts in each of his final three games from 8/24-26 ... Finished the season rated by MLB.com as the No. 22 Prospect in baseball and No. 3 in the White Sox organization … was ranked the 45th-best prospect overall by Baseball America.
Appeared in his fourth season with Tigres de Ciego de Ávila of the Cuban National Series, making 45 appearances in right field, seven in center and five in left ... Helped the Tigres win their second straight league title ... Led the team in average (.401), on-base (.526) and slugging percentage (.687) and steals (11), ranked second in homers (12) and runs scored (51), third in walks (38) and fifth in RBI (40) ... Tied for third in the league in homers and ranked fifth in steals … would have led the league in on-base percentage (by 49 points) and average (by 91 points) if he finished out the season ... Played with the Cuban National Team in the CanadianAmerican Association and was the youngest player on the team ... Left Cuba in November and established residency in Haiti.
Played in 68 games in his third season with Ciego de Ávila, winning his first league championship ... Played for the U-18 Cuban National Team at the World Cup in Japan … lead the team with a .406 average … finished tied for second in the tournament with two home runs and 11 RBI. l Was named to the All-Tournament Team in the U-18 division. l Ranked by Baseball America as a Top 5 Cuban Prospect.
Played in his second season with Ciego de Ávila, appearing in 54 games (35 in left field, 11 in center and one at first base) ... As a 16-year-old, was teammates with White Sox No. 1 Prospect Yoán Moncada with the Pan American U-18 Cuban National Team in Taipei, Taiwan … also shared an outfield with Yusniel Díaz (Los Angeles-NL) and Jorge Ona (San Diego) ... Hit .383 with four homers during the Pan American games.
Played in 17 games in his first season with Ciego de Ávila.
Was a member of the U-15 Cuban National Team that finished second in Mexico … hit .348 with nine RBI during the tournament.