Has an older brother, Adonis, who played third base for the Atlanta Braves (2015-17)...Married to his wife, Yasmarys and they have a son, Chris Jason (6/6/17)...Nickname is El Bombi...Resides in Ruskin, Florida.
Purchased from Memphis (AAA) on 8/6 when Tyler O'Neill was placed on the disabled list...Played in 21 games for St. Louis with two starts (8/8 at MIA & 8/11 at KC)...Made his Major League debut at MIA (8/8) starting in centerfield and went 0-for-4; was the 7th Cardinal to make his MLB debut in 2018...Recorded his first Major League hit at KC (8/10), an 8th inning single off Jason Adam...Recorded his first career MLB RBI and double 9/11 vs. PIT in pinch-hit appearance...Was recalled from Memphis (AAA) for the rest of the MLB season on 8/29, appearing in 15 games...Batted .256 (104-406) with 22 HR, 71 RBI, 25 doubles, 10 stolen bases in 112 games for Memphis...Ranked among Cardinals minor league players in home runs (22, 3rd), RBI (71, T-3rd), runs (62, T-10th), doubles (25, 6th) and slugging pct (.500, 10th)...Finished the season ranking T-10th in the Pacific Coast League in home runs (22)...His 14 outfield assists ranked 2nd in the PCL...Had a historic game at Salt Lake (7/26) going 3-for-4 with 3 HR and 8 RBI, totaling 12 bases, including a grand slam in the 6th inning...Posted two multi-HR games (7/26 at Salt Lake [3 HR] & 8/1 vs. Sacramento [2 HR])...Put together a 14-game hit streak for Memphis from 7/208/4, batting .419 (26-62) with 9 HR and 23 RBI during the stretch...Named Minor League Baseball and Cardinals Minor League Player of the Month for July...Named PCL Player of the Week (7/23-7/29)...Rated as having the "Best Outfield Arm" and "Best Athlete" by Baseball America's Best Tools survey.
Signed by the Cardinals as a minor league free agent, February 24, 2017 and received an invitation to Major League Spring Training... Named a Texas League Mid-Season All-Star, but did not play in the game... Batted a combined .290 with 15 home runs, 65 RBI, 34 double and 15 stolen bases over 124 games in his first professional season in the USA between Springfield (AA) and Memphis (AAA)... Led all Cardinals minor leaguers with 34 doubles and ranked among the Top 10 in hits (129, 4th), runs (64, 8th), home runs (15, T-7th), RBI (65, 5th), stolen bases (15, T-7th) and slugging percentage (.476, 5th). Posted 34 multi-hit games and five games with two or more doubles... Played in 10 postseason games during the Pacific Coast League playoffs batting .359 (14-39) with five doubles, three home runs, six RBI and eight runs scored. Led all postseason players in hits (14) and tied for the lead in extra base hits (8)... Hit a two-out, two-run walk-off home run off Eric Yardley in the bottom of the 11th inning of Game 2 of the Pacific Coast League championship series vs. El Paso (9/14) to break a scoreless tie and give the Redbrids a 2-0 series lead... Tallied two multi-home run games in Springfield (8/11 at Corpus Christi & 8/28 vs. Tulsa)... Homered in consecutive games twice (5/21-22 vs. NW Arkansas & 8/10-11 at San Antonio & Corpus Christi 2 HR)... Recorded a season-high three doubles and tied his season high (also 7/4 at Round Rock) with four hits vs. Corpus Christi (8/20)... Rated as the "Best Outfield Arm" in the Cardinals organization by Baseball America.