Luis signed a minor league contract with a Major League Spring Training invitation with the Cubs on Jan. 25, 2023....Has played in 251 career major league games across five seasons with San Diego (2019-20) and Seattle (2020-22), batting .226 (159-for-704) with 27 doubles, three triples, 19 home runs and 75 RBI....Is a .270 hitter (418-for-1,548) with 99 doubles, seven triples, 37 home runs and 222 RBI in 417 career Minor League games....Has spent time in the Yankees (2013-16), Padres (2017-20) and Mariners (2020-22) organizations....Was acquired by the Mariners from San Diego in a seven-player trade Aug. 31, 2020....Was a 2019 Texas League Mid-Season and Post-Season All-Star, setting career highs in average (.300), home runs (15), on-base percentage (.373), slugging percentage (.500) and OPS (.873)....Was selected by Cincinnati from New York (A.L.) in the first round (second overall) of the 2016 Rule 5 draft and traded to San Diego for a Player To Be Named Later and cash....Was named a 2014 New York-Penn League Mid-Season All-Star.... Originally signed by the Yankees as an international free agent, July 2, 2012.
Luis in 2022 hit .225 (34-for-151) with two doubles, three home runs and 15 RBI in 57 games with Seattle... Missed time on the injured list from April 19-25 and June 27-July 9 (left shoulder inflammation)... Recorded a season-high four RBI April 29 at Miami... Tied his career high with three hits on June 2 at Baltimore... Hit a pinch-hit, walk-off single Aug. 9 vs. New York (A.L.)... Was designated for assignment, Aug. 11 and sent outright to Triple-A Tacoma, where he appeared in 16 games, batting .279 (17-for-61) with five doubles, three home runs and 15 RBI... Had his contract selected, Sept. 21 and hit a pinch-hit home run that night vs. Oakland... Earned his first career win as a pitcher, Oct. 4 vs. Detroit, allowing one unearned run in the 10th inning... Was the first Mariner position player to record a win in franchise history.
Hit .243 (84x346) with 39 runs, 16 doubles, 2 triple, 15 home runs, 47 RBI and 28 walks in 108 games with the Mariners. ...Vs. Left - Slashed .275/.311/.542, going 39x142 with 9 HR and 23 RBI against southpaws. ...Designated to Mash - Posted a .722 OPS in 59 games as a designated hitter, compared to a .646 OPS as a catcher. ...4 Piece - Tallied three games of 4+ RBI, ranking T2nd-most on the club (also: Kyle Seager), trailing only Mitch Haniger (4). ...Pinch Me - Hit .417 (5x12) in pinch hit opportunities. ...Leverage - Hit .382 (26x68) with 5 doubles, 1 triple, 5 home runs and 23 RBI in “high leverage” opportunities according to Baseball Reference. ...Right Guy, Right Spot - Ranked 4th among Mariners hitters with seven game-winning RBI. ...2-Out Magic - Had 20 2-out RBI tied for 5th-most among Mariners batters. ...Multi-Hit Madness - Recorded 20 multi-hit games in 2021, 5th-most among Mariners hitters. ...After the Promotion - Hit .266 (68x256) with 32 runs scored, 11 doubles, 2 triples, 13 home runs, 41 RBI, 24 walks, a .326 on-base percentage and a .477 slugging percentage (.803 OPS) in 79 games after being recalled from Triple-A Tacoma on June 15. ...Pinch Homer - Belted a pinch-hit, 2-run go-ahead homer on 9/23 against Oakland. ...Good Stretch - Batted .296 (8x27) with 1 2B, 2 HR and 7 RBI over 8 games from Aug. 6-17. ...Hit Streak - Recorded career-high 7-game hit streak from July 18-25, batting .304 (7x23) with 3 HR during that span. ...July Guy - Batted .261 (18x69) with 1 2B, 1 3B, 5 HR, 10 RBI and 13 walks to just 21 strikeouts in July. ...Double Pump - Recorded first career multi-HR game on June 25 at Chicago-AL going 2-for-5 with 2 HR and 4 RBI. ...June Bloom - 1.030 June OPS ranked 11th best among AL hitters during the month (min. 30 PA)...Making an Impact - Batted .375 (9x24) with 1 2B, 5 HR and 9 RBI in first 7 games after returning from Triple-A on June 15. ...Optioned - Optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on May 20...recalled on June 14.
Reached base via a hit or walk in 13 of 18 games with Seattle, batting .254 (15x59) with five runs, four doubles, one home run, six RBI and six walks...Acquired along with Ty France (inf), Andrés Muñoz (rhp) and Taylor Trammell (of) from the San Diego Padres in exchange for Austin Adams (rhp), Dan Altavilla (rhp) and Austin Nola (c) on Aug. 31...Made his Mariners debut on Sept. 4 vs. TEX, going 0-for-3 with a walk… recorded first Mariners hit on Sept. 5 vs. TEX (1x4)...Reached base safely in 10 straight games to open his Mariners career, Sept. 4-17 (.294/10x34, 4 R, 3 2B, HR, 4 RBI, 5 BB)...Hit first career home run on Sept. 14 vs. OAK (2x3, R, HR, RBI), with a solo blast with two outs off Jesús Luzardo...Recorded five multi-hit games, including 4 with Seattle: Sept. 8 at SF (2x4, R, 2B), Sept. 12 at ARI (2x4, 2B, 2 RBI), Sept. 14 vs. OAK (2x3, R, HR, RBI, RBI) and Sept. 19 at SD (2x4, 2B, 2 RBI)...Recorded two multi-RBI games: Sept. 12 at ARI (2x4, 2B, 2 RBI) and Sept. 19 at SD (2x4, 2B, 2 RBI)...Placed on the 10-day Injured List on Sept. 27 with back spasms, only missing the final game of the season...Appeared in seven games with the Padres after being recalled from their alternate site on Aug. 17…overall hit .273 (3x11) with one double and one walk in seven games.
Earned Texas League Mid and Post-Season honors for Amarillo (AA), hitting .300 (50-for-97) in 97 games before playing 7 games at the Major League level for SD...With AMA, set career highs in AVG (.300), OBP (.373), SLG (.500), OPS (.873) and HR (15)...Recalled from AMA on Sept. 16 for his 1st ML stint since October 1, 2017 @ SF…hit .214 (3-for-14) with a .313 OBP in his 7 games...His 15 HR with AMA in 2019 were more than the total number of HR he had hit in all 4 of his previous minor league seasons combined (12 HR)...Made 3 starts for the Padres, all behind the plate…went 2-for-9 (.222) with 2 BB in his 3 starts…hit .200 (1-for-5) in 4 appearances as a sub...Logged his 1st-career hit in the pinch on Sept. 26 vs. LAD (was previously 0-for-10 as a PH)...Hit over .300 in each of his last 4 months of the season with AMA (.308 in June, .301 in July and .318 in August)…in July, he also slugged .548 with 5 HR, which were the most HR and the highest SLG in a calendar month in his career.
Spent the season with Lake Elsinore (A), slashing .280/.320/.406 and setting career highs in hits (133), 2B (36), HR (six), RBI (73), runs scored (62), AVG, OBP, SLG and OPS (.727)...Appeared in a career-high 85 games behind the plate and started 84 of them...played 1B on three occasions (all starts), his first time playing a position other than catcher in his professional career...Led the team in doubles (36), RBI (73) and sac flies (eight), ranked second in hits (133), third in runs scored (62) and sixth in average (.280)... Hit .299 (43-for-144) with RISP, driving in 62 RBI with 10 2B, one 3B and two HR in such situations...Accrued a career-high four hits on three occasions (5/19, 7/25 and 8/8) and had a career-high four RBI on two occasions (4/22 and 8/8)...Following the season, played for the Navegantes del Magallanes in the Venezuelan Winter League and hit .325 with six doubles and 15 RBI in 26 games.
Selected by CIN from NYY in the first round (second overall) of the Rule 5 draft...acquired by SD from CIN for PTBNL and cash considerations and spent the entire season in San Diego...Caught 310.2 innings this season and 25 complete games... made only two errors over the course of the season, owning a .993 fielding percentage...Made his MLB debut on 4/3 at LAD and his first career start on 4/10 at COL...he appeared in a total of 56 games, making 31 starts behind the plate...Collected his first ML hit on 4/18 vs. ARI, a single off of Tom Wilhelmsen...Logged two multi-hit games (5/24 at NYM and 6/20 at CHC)...hit his first career double on 5/24...Hit a bases-clearing triple for the first career three-bagger on 7/26 vs. NYM...set a career-high three RBI in the game, and it was his sole multi-RBI game of the season...his triple was his first and only hit with the bases loaded...Hit safely in five of six games from 6/11-21, batting .353 (6-for-17) with a double and an RBI...Had a career-high three-game hitting streak from 6/19-21, going 4-for-8 (.500) in that time...also set his career high on-base streak at six games from 6/11-21...His 25 total bases were the sixth-most among rookie NL catchers...Following the season, played for the Navegantes del Magallanes of the Venezuelan Winter League and hit .275 (39-for-142) with eight doubles, one triple, one home run, 18 RBI and 17 runs scored in 38 games.
Split the season between Single-A Staten Island and Single-A Charleston...hit a combined .250 (46-for-184) with 10 doubles, two home runs, 15 RBI and 15 runs scored...Started the season with Staten Island and hit .311 (14-for-50) in 12 games before being assigned to Charleston 7/11...Hit .170 (18-for-106) through his first 30 games for Charleston...finished the season hitting safely in 10 of his final 12 games, batting .349 (15-for-43) with five doubles, one home run, four RBI, five runs scored and seven walks...Started 39 games (40 appearances) behind the plate for Charleston, posting a .990 fielding percentage (four errors in 389 total chances)...Tossed out 22 of 53 attempted base stealers (41.5%) for Charleston.
Missed the entire season due to a torn labrum in his shoulder.
Split the season between Staten Island (A), Charleston (A) and the GCL Yankees (R), hitting a combined .256 (58-for-227) with 14 doubles, three triples, three home runs 22 RBI and 32 runs scored in 62 games...Started a combined 52 games behind the plate, posting a .994 fielding percentage (three errors in 483 total chances)...While with Staten Island, batted .388 (33-for-85) during a 21-game hitting streak from 6/28 -7/26 and reached base safely in 28 consecutive games from 6/28-8/4...Earned New York-Pennsylvania League Mid-Season All-Star honors...Following the season, was ranked the ninth-best Yankees prospect by Baseball America.
Made his professional debut for the GCL Yankees (R) and hit .241 (42-for-174) with seven doubles, one home run, 14 RBI and 17 runs scored in 47 games...Started 32 games behind the plate, posting a .993 fielding percentage (two errors in 279 total chances).