Resides in Barcelona, VZ during the offseason.
Appeared in 96 games with the Colorado Rockies in 2017...Hit his third career pinch hit home run on April 29 at Arizona, snapping a streak of 251 at-bats without hitting a home run...had not hit a home run since August 3, 2015 at Milwaukee...Tied a career high with four RBI on May 19 at Cincinnati...Played in 29 games in April/May, hitting .338 (23x68) with 12 runs scored, six doubles, two home runs and 14 RBI...Placed on the paternity list from June 6-8...Made his first career postseason appearance in the National League Wild Card Game vs. Arizona and recorded a pinch hit RBI single...Appeared in 15 games with Caribes de Anzoategui in the Venezuelan Winter League and hit .268 (15x56) with 12 runs scored, seven doubles, one triple, two home runs and seven RBI.
Played in his fifth season with the San Diego Padres, batting .257 (36-for-140)...Played in 65 games for the Padres and made 31 starts, 15 at second base, seven at shortstop, four at third base, three in left field and two in right field … made two errors as a starter...Hit .275 (33-for-120) vs. right-handed pitchers … batted .315 (23-for-80) at home over 36 games...Was 8-for-22 (.364) with 11 RBI with runners in scoring position and 6-for-16 (.375) with five RBI with runners in scoring position and two outs...Hit .288 (15-for-52) from July 29-Oct. 1 over 20 games … batted .313 (10-for-32) in June...Optioned to Triple-A El Paso on April 3 prior to the start of the season and was recalled by the Major League club on April 10...Missed a combined 57 games over two stints on the disabled list … first placed on the 15-day disabled list on April 23 (retroactive to April 20) with a right hamstring strain, missing 28 games before being reinstated on May 18 … landed on the DL a second time on Aug. 2, missing 29 games with a left hamstring strain before being reinstated on Sept 2...Pitched 0.1 innings of relief on May 31 at Seattle, throwing just one pitch to retire the Mariners' Shawn O'Malley and leave the bases loaded, his second career pitching appearance (also, June 17, 2015 at Oakland)...Appeared in 13 total games for El Paso and hit .333 (16-for-48) with three doubles, one home run, four RBI, four walks and nine runs scored...Appeared in one game for Double-A San Antonio and went 2-for-5 with an RBI on May 17 vs. Corpus Christi.
Started 87 games total on the season, with 79 at shortstop, five at second base and three in left field....Made his fourth-straight Opening Day roster and third-straight for SD....On 6/17 at OAK made his professional debut as a pitcher in the eighth, recording the final out of the inning on his second pitch, stranding two runners…was the first position player to pitch for the Padres since Josh Wilson on 6/7/09 vs. ARI...At 5'6'' he became the shortest player to ever throw a pitch for the Padres (previous: Danny Boone, 5'8'')…also became the fifth player in Major League Baseball since 1974 to hit a home run in a game before pitching in the same game....On 9/24 vs. SF, came up with the walk-off, pinch-hit RBI, his third career walk-off hit....Over 20 games in June he hit .293 (17-58) with nine RBI and seven runs scored....Overall on the season, hit .275 (19-69) with runners in scoring position....On 8/2 at MIA, hit a game-tying two-run home run in the ninth to tie the game at 2-2 before the Padres fell by a score of 5-2 in the bottom half…was the third home run of his career in the seventh inning-or-later to either tie or give the Padres a lead, and first since his birthday in 2014 (4/6/14) also at MIA (also, 6/28/12 at HOU).
Played in a career-high 148 games and 119 starts, also setting career-highs in runs (39), hits (101), RBI (40) and stolen bases (12)...Made his third-straight Opening Day roster and second-straight for SD...Started a career-high 119 games, with 71 at SS, 18 at 2B, 16 at 3B, 13 in CF and one in LF...Started 68 of final 79 games at SS from 7/1 through end of the year...Posted an .822 zone rating at SS from 7/1 through the end of the season, eighth-best among qualifying Major Leaguers and sixthbest among qualifying National League shortstops...Collected his second career walk-off hit on 8/30 vs. LAD (also, 9/26/13 vs. ARI)...Hit a pinch-hit, go-ahead three-run home run on 4/6 at MIA on the day of his 25th birthday, becoming the second player in Padres history to hit a pinch-hit homer on his birthday, joining Greg Vaughn on 7/3/97...In 76 games at home, he hit .262 (54-for-206) against a .217 (47-for-217) average in 72 games on the road...Hit .455 (5-for-11) with the bases loaded...Following the season on 1/16/15, agreed to terms on a two-year contract through the 2016 season.
Played in a career-high 146 games, the second-most by a Padre behind Will Venable (151)…set a career-high in hits (87) while tying his career-high in home runs (five) and RBI (32)...Made a career-high 84 starts (53 in CF, 16 at 2B, eight at SS, five in LF and two at 3B)...Hit .316 (24-for-76) with runners in scoring position, the third-best mark by a Padre in 2013 (min 20 AB)…also hit .324 (11-for-34) with runners in scoring position and two outs, the second-best mark by a Padre in 2013 (min. 10 AB)...Recorded his first career game-ending hit in the Padres final home game of the season on September 26 vs. ARI with a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 11th to give the Padres a 3-2 victory...Had a career-long 0-for-31 hitless streak from September 7-23 snapped with a single on September 24 vs. ARI...Over a 30-game stretch from June 28 - August 7, he hit .302 (29-for-96)...On May 15 at BAL, recorded a season-high-tying three hits, going 3-for-5 with a career-high tying three runs, two doubles, a homer and two RBI from eighth spot in order…his three extra-base hits were a career-high and were tied for the most in a game by a Padre in 2013…according to ELIAS, he became just the third Padre in team history to have at least three extra-base hits with multiple RBI while hitting eighth-or-ninth in the order (also, Cesar Crespo on September 24, 2001 at COL and Nick Hundley on August 31, 2010 at ARI).
Acquired by the Padres along with RHP Donn Roach from LAA in exchange for RHP Ernesto Frieri on 5/3.Made his first career Opening Day roster for the Angels, appearing in one game as a pinch runner on Opening Day,4/6 vs. KC, scoring what would prove to be the winning run in that game.Assigned to Triple-A Tucson after trade on 5/3, playing in 11 games for Tucson before being recalled to San Diegoon 5/17, spending the remainder of the season with the Padres...made his Padres debut on 5/17 vs. LAD.Hit .186 (11-for-59) over his first 25 games with the Padres from 5/17-6/18 before hitting .309 (42-for-136)right afterin a 42-game span from 5/19-8/11.Collected a career-high five hits on 9/2 at COL, the most hits by a Padre in 2012 and most by a Padre since ChaseHeadley also had five hits on 9/21/09 at PIT (11 innings).Hit his first career home run on 6/28 at HOU, a go-ahead grand slam in the top of the ninth inning to help give thePadres a 7-3 victory over the Astros that day...became the first player in Major League history to hit a go-aheadgrand slam in the ninth inning-or-later for his first career home run since 9/8/69 when Jose Martinez did so for PITat MON (ELIAS)...was the fifth Padre in team history to hit a grand slam for his first home run.Two games after his first career home run on 6/28 at HOU,had his first career multi-homer game on 6/30 at COL, collectinga career-high tying four RBI in that game (2x, also 6/28/12 at HOU).Hit his first career leadoff home run on 8/10 at PIT.Overall, between the Angels and Padres, hit .279 (29-for-104) with runners on base and .265 (18-for-68) with runners inscoring position.Had a career-best nine-game hit streak from 6/26-7/5, hitting .412 (14-for-34) over that streak.Played in 106 games total, making 64 starts, all with the Padres...of his games started, 43 were at 2B, eight at SS,seven in LF and six in CF.In 29 games combined between Salt Lake and Tucson, hit .278 (35-for-126) with seven doubles, two triples, onehome run, 18 RBI and 17 runs scored.
Spent majority of season with triple-A Salt Lake...With Bees, hit .292 (106/363) with 24 doubles, five triples,four home runs, 15 RBI and 15 SB in 86 games...Appeared at five different positions with club during season (2B,SS, LF, CF, RF)...Smacked three doubles with three RBI vs. Tucson on August 2...Spent three separate stints withHalos, first called up April 25...Made Major League debut April 26 vs. Oakland (1-for-3, 2B, 3 RBI)...Connected fora 2-run double in first at-bat, marking first Major League hit, first Major League extra-base hit and first two careerRBI...Optioned to Salt Lake June 18, recalled again by Angels from July 15-23...Recalled by Angels on Sept. 6...Overall, hit .154 (8/52) with three doubles, one triple and five RBI in 23 games with Halos.
Batted .295 (64/217) with nine HR and 34 RBI in 2010 Venezuelan Winter League...Angels' Defensive Player of the Month in April, May and June of 2010 was named to the California League Mid-season All-Star Team.
Earned Angels' Minor League Player of the Year honors in 2009...2009 Midwest League All-Star Game selection...Named to the Midwest Post-Season All-Star team...Led leaguehitting .319, placed second with 39 doubles and 10 triples.
Spent the majority of 2008 season with the Arizona League Angels hitting .332 (67/202) with 46 runs and 21RBI in 51 games...Named 2008 AZL Postseason All-Star...Went hitless in two plate appearances for the CedarRapids Kernels.
Spent entire 2007 season with Rookie-level Dominican Summer League Angels, hitting .340 (82/241) in 65games...Went 9-for-22 with two home runs and six RBI in first four contests...Had at least one RBI in firstseven contests...Went 3-for-5 with a home run and a career-high four RBI against the DSL Pirates on July 24...Collected 24 multi-hit games.