Last name is pronounced as “doo-BAHN”...Mauricio was born in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, which is the capital city of the state of Cortés...San Pedro Sula is the primary industrial center and second largest city in Honduras...attended a bilingual school, where he learned English, and played soccer, the national sport of Honduras...credits his love of baseball to his older brother, Danilo, who happened to love baseball and turned him on to the game...His life changed on June 23, 2010, at the age of 15 after attending a baseball clinic in San Pedro Sula... there he met Andy Ritchey, who was running IMPACT, a Christian mission group from California that supplied baseball equipment to underprivileged youth...Dubón expressed his desire to play in the U.S. and three days later he moved to Sacramento to attend Capital Christian as a foreign exchange student and live with Ritchey and his family...Played three years of high school ball at Capital Christian HS in Sacramento before being drafted by the Red Sox in the 26th round of the 2013 MLB draft... signed by Red Sox scout Demond Smith...Played three seasons with the Red Sox organization before being traded to Milwaukee in December of 2016 as part of the Brewers return for RHP Tyler Thornburg... would make his MLB debut for the Brewers in 2019...Less than a month after his MLB debut, was traded to San Francisco at the 2019 trade deadline in exchange for a couple players, including LHP Drew Pomeranz... the trade to San Francisco was special for Dubón, as he had quickly become a Giants fan upon his move to Sacramento in 2010...was also a huge fan of SS Brandon Crawford and would be a teammate of Crawford’s for parts of four seasons...Traded for the third time in his career in May of 2022, with the Astros acquiring him in exchange for minor leaguer C Michael Papierski...with two years and 162 days of service, was a super two player and eligible for arbitration for the first time this winter...Is the second Honduran-born player to reach the Majors, joining Gerald Young, who played for the Astros from 1987-92...Young was born in Honduras, but raised in California, making Dubón the first Major Leaguer to be born and raised in Honduras.
Hit a combined .214 (76x294) with five home runs, 24 RBI, nine doubles and a .565 OPS (.252 OBP. / .313 SLG) between his time with the Giants and Astros...Combined with the two clubs to make 59 total starts, which came at center field (33), shortstop (13), second base (5), left field (5) and right field (1)...Made his third career Opening Day roster this season with the Giants...Acquired by the Astros from San Francisco in exchange for Minor Leaguer C Michael Papierski in a one-for-one swap on May 14...Made his Postseason debut with Houston, appearing in six games as a defensive replacement in center field (played 9.0 innings)...became the first Honduran-born player to play in the World Series.
Made SF's Opening Day roster...hit .240 with a career-best five home runs and 22 RBI in 74 games over three stints with the Giants...Appeared in 20 games (six starts) at 2B, 12 games (three starts) at 3B, 21 games (18 starts) at SS and 27 games (13 starts) in CF...Only appeared in eight games with SF (all in September) after being optioned to Triple-A on June 29...Hit .332 with a .908 OPS and .410 OBP in 63 games for Sacramento...drew 29 BBs to only 38Ks.
Hit .274 (43-for-157) with 21 runs scored, four doubles, one triple, four homers and 19 RBI in 54 games...His .341 clip against left-handers ranked as the 11th-best batting average in the NL...An infielder for all of his minor league career (475 games at SS, 113 at 2B, 11 at 3B), Dubón played the majority of his games in 2020 in center field, making 33 starts at that position while also logging seven at second base and six at shortstop...Made his first career Opening Day roster & was in the starting lineup that night playing second at Dodger Stadium...Hit what he called his biggest home run of his young career on Sept. 23 vs. Colorado, hitting a go-ahead, three-run shot off Yency Almonte in the 5th inning as the Giants were in the middle of a postseason race.
Acquired by the Giants from Milwaukee on July 31 in exchange for LHP Drew Pomeranz and RHP Ray Black.... Made his Major League debut on July 7 at Pittsburgh with Milwaukee as a pinch-hitter...made his Giants debut on August 29 vs. San Diego.... Recorded his first career hit August 29 and hit his first homer while driving in his first run September 2 at STL.... Batted .287 (27-for-94) with five doubles, four homers, nine RBI and a .791 OPS in September, his first full month with San Francisco (25 games).... Cracked his second career homer on September 6 at Los Angeles-NL, a solo shot off Clayton Kershaw to tie the game in the 4th inning...finished the day with three hits, three RBI and a triple shy of the cycle.... Was youngest Giant (25 years, 49 days) to record at least three hits, one homer & three RBI in a game vs. LA since Will Clark went 5-for-5 with a double, homer and three RBI on April 23, 1989 when he was 25 years, 41 days.... In 25 games with Triple-A Sacramento after being acquired, hit .323 w/23 runs, four doubles, four home runs and nine RBI.... Batted a combined .302 with 26 doubles, 20 homers, 56 RBI, 82 runs scored, 10 stolen bases and an .822 OPS between Triple-A Sacramento and Triple-A San Antonio
Entered 2018 as the 10th-best prospect in the organization according to Baseball America ... Batted .343 with 4 HR, 18 RBI and 6 stolen bases in 27 games at Triple-A Colorado Springs before his season ended due to injury ... Suffered a torn ACL in his left knee while in a rundown on 5/5 at Oklahoma City ... Was placed on the disabled list on 5/7 ... Underwent surgery on 5/22, performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache ... Ended the season on a 23-game hitting streak, batting .354 (35-for-99) with 4 HR and 17 RBI ... Enters 2019 as the sixth-best prospect in the organization according to Baseball America.
Batted .274 with 8 HR, 57 RBI and 38 stolen bases in 129 games between Double-A Biloxi and Triple-A Colorado Springs...His 38 stolen bases tied for second among Brewers minor leaguers... Began the season at Biloxi, where he batted .276 with 2 HR, 24 RBI and 31 stolen bases in 71 games.....was a Southern League All-Star... His 31 stolen bases tied for second in the Southern League... Participated in the All-Star Futures Game at Marlins Park in Miami... Was transferred on 6/26 to Colorado Springs, where he batted .272 with 6 HR, 33 RBI and 7 stolen bases in 58 games...Was added to the 40-man roster on 11/20... Enters 2018 as the 10th-best prospect in the organization according to Baseball America.
Batted .323 with 6 HR, 69 RBI and 30 stolen bases in 124 games between Class-A Salem and Double-A Portland during his final season in the Red Sox organization ... Ranked third in the Red Sox organization in batting average (.323) and stolen bases (30) ... Following the season was named the seventh-best prospect in the Red Sox organization according to Baseball America ... Began the season at Salem, where he batted .306 with 0 HR, 29 RBI and 24 stolen bases in 62 games.....was a Carolina League All-Star ... Was transferred on 6/23 to Portland, where he batted .339 with 6 HR, 40 RBI and 6 stolen bases in 62 games ... Played for the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League (18g, .211, 3hr, 7rbi, 3sb) ... Was traded by Boston to Milwaukee as part of a five-player deal on 12/6.
Batted .288 with 5 HR, 47 RBI and 30 stolen bases in 120 games between Class-A Greenville and Class-A Salem ... Ranked fourth in the Red Sox organization in batting average (.288) and stolen bases (30) ... Began the season at Class-A Greenville, where he batted .301 with 4 HR, 29 RBI and 18 stolen bases in 58 games ... Was a South Atlantic League All-Star ... Was transferred on 6/25 to Salem, where he batted .274 with 1 HR, 18 RBI and 12 stolen bases in 62 games.
Batted .320 with 3 HR, 34 RBI and 7 stolen bases in 66 games at Class-A Lowell ... Was a New York-Penn League All-Star ... His .320 batting average ranked second in the league and in the Red Sox organization ... Was named New York-Penn League Player of the Week for 7/21-7/27 after batting .444 (12-for-27) with 2 HR and 9 RBI.
Batted .245 with 0 HR, 4 RBI and 6 stolen bases in 20 games with the Rookie GCL Red Sox during his first professional season.