He and his wife, Mary, have two daughters, Cassandra and Karla, and two sons, Karlos and Carlos...his younger brother, also named
Carlos (middle name Humberto), played in the Brewers minor league system...owns and operates a cattle ranch in Panama during
Started 148 games, including a career-high 70 at first base and 78 in left field...his team-best 10 outfield assists in just 80
outfield games were T-sixth in the NL and were his most since a career-high 11 in 2004 with CWS...has 504 RBI in his Astros career...
had 552 as a White Sock from 1999-2004, which makes him the sixth active player to register at least 500 RBI for 2 different teams
(Elias)...finished 2011 tied for fourth in NL with a club-best 38 doubles...his 59 walks on the season were his most since a career-high
75 in 2002...in his final 36 games of the season, hit .336 (45x134) with seven HR and 26 RBI...after the All-Star Break: 67 gms, 11 HR,
46 RBI, .285 avg. (70x246); before the All-Star Break: 88 gms, seven HR, 48 RBI, .268 avg...drove in four runs in back-to-back games
from Sept. 22-23, becoming the ninth player in franchise history with four-or-more RBI in consecutive games and the first since 2000
(Lance Berkman, May 30-31 at COL)...his 23 RBI in the final 27 games of the season, after Aug. 29, were tied for the second-most in the
NL, trailing only LAD's Matt Kemp (26)...recorded his 2,000th career hit in the first inning on May 14 vs. NYM off R.A. Dickey...became
the 17th active player to reach the milestone and the ninth active player to hit 2,000 while also having 300-plus homers...made his
fifth consecutive Opening Day start with HOU (2007-11) and 12th overall: MIL (2005-06), CWS (2000-04).
In the fourth year of his six-year contract, hit .246 (149x605) with 29 doubles, 24 homers and 89 RBI in 157 games for Houston...
his 67 runs scored were his most since scoring 93 in 2007 with Houston...is one of two active players with 20+ home runs in each
of the last 11 seasons... Alex Rodriguez is the other one, with 15 straight 20+ HR seasons...in 61 games after July 28, ranked
tied for 10th in the NL with 41 RBI...had recorded 48 RBI in his first 96 games to start the 2010 season...started 17 games at first base
in 2010 and played 20 total at the position, marking the most at first in his career...Houston was 9-8 in his 17 starts at the position,
and he committed only one error in his 20 games (.992 fielding pct)...was the third-hardest to strikeout in the NL (1K/11.0PA)...had
the best SO/PA ratio in the Majors among players with 20-or-more homers...had four last at-bat, game-winning home runs in 2010...
scored the 1,000th run of his career in the 7th inning on Sept. 13 vs. MIL...hit .254 (70x276) with 12 homers and 44 RBI in 71 secondhalf
games after hitting .240 (79x329) with 12 homers and 45 RBI in 86 games before the All-Star Break...posted a season-long,
10-game hit streak from May 31-June 9, during which, he hit .325 (13x40) with two doubles, four homers and 13 RBI...led club in
batting average (.283), home runs (5) and RBI (20) for the month of June...his RBI total ranked T-9th in the NL...with his 10th-inning
grand slam on June 9 at COL, he became the only player in Major League history with three career extra-inning grand slams...has hit
two of his overtime slams for Houston, which is as many as all other players in Astros history combined...Bob Aspromonte hit one in
1963, and Eric Anthony in 1992. (source: Elias)...the grand slam was also the first by an Astro in 2010 and his first since July 21, 2009
vs. STL...2010 marked his fourth consecutive Opening Day start with HOU (2007-10) and 11th overall: MIL (2005-06), CWS (2000-04).
Hit .300 (183x610) with 35 doubles, 26 home runs and 102 RBI in 160 games for Houston...led the club in games played, home
runs and RBI...was the third-toughest batter to strikeout in the NL (1K/12.98PA) and ranked fifth in plate appearances per strikeout
in the Majors...ranked first among players with 20-or-more homers...hit .321 (96x299) at home and .325 (41x126) against left-handed
pitchers...finished with nine outfield assists, which tied as the most by a NL left fielder this season, also, Raul Ibanez...hit safely in a
season-long 12 straight games from Sept. 8-20...was the third Astro this season to hit career home run number
300, when he did so on Aug. 8 vs. MIL...teamed up with Ivan Rodriguez (May 17 at CHC) and Lance Berkman
(June 13 at ARI) to become the first trio of teammates in MLB history to reach 300 career home runs in the
same season...was the only Astro to start the first 61 games of the season before getting a day off on
June 14 at ARI...played in his 1,500th career game on April 27 at CIN...made his third straight Opening
Day start with Houston (2007-09) and his 10th overall on April 6 vs. CHC...became the first Astro to
start on Opening Day in left field for three straight seasons since Luis Gonzalez started in left
field for five straight years from 1991-95...played in the World Baseball Classic with Team
Panama and went 1x7 in two WBC games.
Hit .314 (137x426) with 27 doubles, 28 home runs and 100 RBI in 115 games for Houston...led the National League and ranked
second in the Majors in RBI at the time he was placed on the DL (Aug. 10)...incurred the season ending injury after being hit by a pitch
on his left little finger on Aug. 9 at CIN...underwent successful surgery on Aug. 11, performed by Dr. Tom Mehlhoff, at The Methodist
Hospital to correct multiple fractures in his left little finger...the surgery included pins being inserted into the finger and repairing
complex nail bed lacerations...marked his first career stint on the Disabled List, a span of 1,480 career games without being placed
on DL...was named Bank of America Presents the National League Player of the Week for August 4-10...led the NL with a .550 (11x20)
batting average, a 1.100 slugging percentage, a .640 on-base percentage and 22 total bases, while also tying for the league lead with
11 RBI during the week...recorded his 1,000th career RBI on Aug. 8 at CIN with a three-RBI game...drove in 20 runs in his final 14 games
of the season...his 100 RBI were 19 shy of his career-high 119, accomplished in 2007; was on pace to drive in 140 runs at the time of his
injury...in 53 games from June 8-Aug. 9, he hit an MLB-best .385 (77x200) with 16 home runs and 53 RBI...RBI total in May (30) ranked
T-1st in MLB, one shy of the club record for RBI in May (Bagwell, 31 in 1996)...in his last 36 games of the season, he had 56 hits (.400)
with 11 HR and 41 RBI, which coincided with his return to the cleanup spot on June 28...hit .302 in the first-half...his 76 RBI before the
All-Star Break tied his career high set in 2005 and ranked seventh in the first half in club history...in a career high 94 games in the first
half, set a career high in hits (108) and at-bats (358)...on June 29 vs. CIN, recorded his 12th career grand slam and first since June 28,
2007 vs. COL...joined Miguel Tejada and Lance Berkman to homer in three consecutive at-bats in the 6th inning on May 2 vs. MIL off
Carlos Villanueva...marked the fifth time in franchise history that the Astros have homered in three consecutive at-bats and the first
since Aug. 31, 2004 at CIN (Beltran, Bagwell, Berkman)...recorded his 1,500th career hit with a 6th-inning homer on April 2 at SD.
In his first season with the Astros, he hit .303 (190x627) with 32 HR and a career-high 119 RBI...also set career highs in hits (190) and doubles (43)...led all Astros players in games played (162), at-bats (627), hits, doubles and RBI...received his second career NL Silver Slugger Award...was the Astros nominee for the 2007 Hank Aaron Award...named a Sporting News Postseason All-Star as an NL outfielder...among NL players, he ranked seventh in hits, tied for eighth in doubles, tied for 10th in HR, tied for third in RBI and 15th in hitting...also ranked sixth in total bases (331), tied for seventh in multi-hit games (56) and eighth in extra-base hits (76)...has recorded 100-plus RBI in three consecutive seasons since 2005 and in four seasons overall...his 119 RBI marked the 28th 100-RBI season in Astros history (12th season of at least 115 RBI in Astros history)...one of five NL players with at least 162 games played...played in every Astros game, starting all but two...played 162 games for the second time in his career (2005)...joins Jeff Bagwell (4x), Craig Biggio (3x), Enos Cabell, Bill Doran and Steve Finley as the only Houston players to play 162 games in a season...is the first Houston player to do so since Bagwell in 1999...finished eighth in the NL with a .368 (28x76) average with runners in scoring position and two out...hit .327 (53x162) overall with runners in scoring position...led MLB with a career-high and club-record-tying 13 sac flies (Jeff Bagwell, 1992; Ray Knight, 1982)...hit all 13 in the first half and finished one away from the MLB record for the most first-half sac flies (14, A. Dawson, 1983)...led the NL with 73 RBI at the All-Star Break, three ahead of Prince Fielder (70)...led the NL in RBI at the All-Star Break in both 2005 and 2007...leads the NL with 222 first-half RBI since 2005 (2nd in MLB, Alex Rodriguez; 223)...hit two grand slams: April 13 at PHI (Brett Myers) and June 28 vs. COL (Brian Fuentes)...ranks tied for ninth among all active MLB players with 11 career grand slams (Manny Ramirez leads with 20).
Struck out only 63 times in a career-high 627 at-bats...among NL players with at least 500 at-bats, only four players had fewer strikeouts than Lee (J. Pierre-37, O. Vizquel-48, R. Theriot-50, A. Pujols-58)...averaged only one strikeout per 11.06 plate appearances, the seventh-best mark in the NL...teammate Mark Loretta finished second in the NL with a mark of 12.46...recorded his 10th stolen base on Sept. 28 vs. ATL, giving him double-digit stolen base totals in five consecutive seasons (2003-07) and in seven of nine MLB seasons...one of 10 players in MLB (nine in the NL) with at least 30 HR and 10 SB...marked the 12th 30-10 season by an Astro and the first since Bagwell in 2003 (39-11)...his 119 RBI is the sixth-highest total by a Houston outfielder in a season... joins Moises Alou as the only player to drive in 100 runs in their first season with the Astros...Alou drove in 124 runs in 1998... had four-or-more RBI in six games in 2007...joins Lance Berkman as the first Astros 30-HR teammates since 2002 (Berkman 42, Bagwell 31) and the fifth time in club history (2007, '02, '01, '00, '98)...it marks the first time Bagwell hasn't been included in the group...hit a HR and recorded a stolen base in four games in 2007...the Astros won all four games and Lee's clubs have an all-time record of 21-3 (.875) in games when he hits at least one HR and steals a base...was an NL All-Star for the third consecutive season...struck out in his only plate appearance at the Midsummer Classic in San Francisco...hit safely in nine of his last 11 games (.419, 18x43) and in 19 of his last 23 games (.333, 29x87)...hit .325 (79x243) in his last 63 games...hit two HR with five RBI on Aug. 23, becoming the first NL player to reach 100 RBI in 2007...was his third multi-HR game of the season and 18th of his career...the club finished 21-8 (.724) when he drove in more than one run and the Astros posted a 19-9 (.679) record when he hit at least one HR...went 1x1 with his 97th RBI before leaving the game after the second inning with a right hip flexor strain on Aug. 18...was not in the starting lineup the following night for the first time in 2007 (went 0x1 as a pinch-hitter)...homered in three of four games from July 16-20 and in six of 12 games from July 16-28.
Recorded a season-high 10-game hitting streak from Aug. 1-11 and hit .419 (18x43) with two HR and nine RBI during that span...hit safely in six consecutive games from July 24-29 (.455, 10x22) and had an extra-base hit in each of those contests (3 2B, 3 HR)...hit safely in 20 of 23 games from June 24-July 21 and logged a .315 (29x92) average in that span...did not start for the second time on Sept. 14 vs. PIT...went 1x1 with a pinch-hit double and recorded his fifth career pinch-hit (first since May 27, 2002 vs. NYY)...finished tied for 11th in the NL with eight outfield assists, three shy of career-high 11 in 2004...tied Luke Scott in the category among Astros players...in May, ranked first in the NL in hits (41), sixth in hitting (.376), third in RBI (26) and second in doubles (12)...his 41 hits in May were one shy of the club record for the month (Bagwell, 42 in '93) and set a career-high...also set career-highs for the month in hitting, doubles, runs (18) and OBP (.395)...had a career-high 22 RBI in April (fourth-highest total in club history)...4x4 with two home runs, two RBI, and four runs scored on May 15 vs. SF...had at least four hits in a game for the 14th time in his career and scored four runs in a game for the second time (also Aug. 9, 2006 at OAK)...hit two walk-off HR in 2007 and has four in his career...socked a walk-off grand slam on June 28 (11th career GS), giving the Astros an 8-5, 11 inning-win vs. the Rockies...hit the third walk-off HR of his career and the 70th in Houston franchise history in the 10th inning on May 15 vs. SF...was his second multi-HR game of the year and the 17th of his career...hit .650 (13x20) during a five-game hitting streak (all multi-hit games) from May 10-15...recorded his first career three-HR game on April 13 at PHI (11th Astro, tied club record)...marked the first three-HR game in MLB in 2007...his six RBI in the win were one shy of his career-high seven (June 16, 2002)...finished tied with Lance Berkman for first in the NL with 35 go-ahead RBI...also ranked tied for fifth in the NL with 14 game-winning RBI.
Acquired in a six-player trade with Milwaukee along with OF Nelson Cruz that sent OF Kevin Mench, RHP Francisco Cordero,
OF Laynce Nix, and LHP Julian Cordero to the Brewers on July 28...had a combined batting average of .300 (187-624) in 161 games
with Texas and Milwaukee...established career-highs in home runs (37), RBI (116), hits (187), extra-base hits (74), and stolen bases
(19)...tied for 13th in the Major Leagues in RBI and tied for 16th in home runs...selected to play in his second consecutive All-Star
game for the National League...one of only two players in 2006 (Carlos Beltran) and 20 players since 2000 to record 35+ home runs,
100+ RBI and 15+ stolen bases in the same season...while with Texas, he hit .322 (76x236) with 42 runs, 19 doubles, one triple, and
nine home runs in 59 games...recorded a hit in 45 of 59 games with Texas (76 percent)...after being acquired by Texas on July 28,
he ranked among American League leaders in doubles (T5th), runs (T7th), hits (8th), extra-base hits (T9th, 29), and batting average (15th)...went 2x4 in his Texas debut on July 28 vs. Kansas City...recorded a nine-game hitting streak Aug. 5-13, hitting .436 (17x39)
during that stretch...went 4x5 with a career-high four runs scored on Aug. 9 at Oakland...recorded his third multi-homer game of
the season on Sept. 22 vs. Cleveland (also April 18 at Houston and Sept. 13 at Detroit) and 15th of his career...reached base safely
in 32 consecutive games from Aug. 24-Sept. 29...hit .339 (42x124) with seven home runs and 26 RBI during the streak...the second
Ranger in 2006 to record a streak of 30-plus games of reaching base safely (Teixeira, 36), tied for 10th in Rangers club history...hit
.324 (33x102) with five home runs and 17 RBI in September...recorded a hit in 17 of his last 20 games, hitting .354 (28x70)... in 2006,
hit .358 (39x109) with five HR and 23 RBI in 28 games at Ameriquest Field in Arlington...is a career .350 (75x214) hitter with 45 runs,
20 doubles, one triple, 13 home runs, and 46 RBI in 55 games at AFIA...played in all 102 games for the Milwaukee Brewers prior to
the trade...hit .286 (111x388) with 18 doubles, 28 homers, 81 RBI, and 60 runs scored...his 28 home runs are the third-most by a
player to be traded in the middle of the season; only Greg Vaughn (29, 1996) and Mark McGwire (34, 1997) hit more home runs...at
the time of the trade, Lee ranked among National League leaders in total bases (4th, 213), RBI (T5th, 81) and home runs (T5th,
28)...ended April hitting .297 (27x91) with two doubles, 10 homers and 20 RBI...opened the season with a five-game hitting streak,
all Brewers wins...recorded hits in 20 of 25 games in April, including three hitting streaks of five games each...homered in three
consecutive games from April 29-May 1...had a nine-game hit streak, May 4-13, hitting .389 (14x36) with four doubles, four home
runs and 11 RBI over that span...tied a Brewers club record with 26 home runs prior to the All-Star Break (Jeromy Burnitz, 1999).
Established then-career-high totals in RBI (114), home runs (32) and doubles (41)...was one of only four players in the
National League to play in 162 games...started 161 games in left field, hitting cleanup in each of those games...named to the NL
Silver Slugger team presented by Louisville Slugger...named the Brewers team MVP by the Milwaukee BBWAA chapter...ranked
sixth in the NL with 114 RBI and led the league with 11 sacrifice flies...broke the Brewers team record for RBI before the All-Star
Break, driving in 76 runs...finished eighth in the NL MVP voting...collected 300-plus total bases for the third consecutive season
along with 30-plus home runs for the third consecutive year...has increased or tied his home run total in consecutive seasons since
entering the Majors in 1999...made his Brewers debut in left field on Opening Day...collected his first multi-homer game of the
season on April 24 at San Francisco, ended the season with three...named NL Player of the Week for May 2-8 hitting .423 (11x26)
with two home runs, four doubles and nine RBI...collected his 1,000th career hit in the third inning on May 22 at Minnesota when
he doubled off the wall in right-center off Brad Radke...had the game-winning hit on May 5 vs the Chicago Cubs, driving in Brady
Clark on a single to right field off Latroy Hawkins...hit his ninth career grand slam off Jeff Weaver on June 3 at the Los Angeles
Dodgers...collected a career-high five hits June 5 at the Los Angeles Dodgers, going 5x5 at the plate with a double and two RBI...
recorded his third multi-homer game of the season June 30 vs. the Chicago Cubs...of his 32 homers, 25 came off of right-handed
pitching...recorded four RBI in six games...finished with 28 multi-RBI games...third on the team with 13 stolen bases...named to
the National League All-Star squad for the first time, going 0x3 with one RBI in the game on July 12 in Detroit...finished third in
the annual All-Star Home Run Derby.
Finished the season with a .305 average, 37 doubles and 103 runs scored...tied a career high in home runs with 31...set
a White Sox franchise record 28-game hit-streak from May 13-June 15 hitting .381 (45x118) with 11
doubles, one homer and 22 RBI...fell one RBI short of recording his second straight season of 30
homers, 100 RBI and 100 runs scored...ranked among American League leaders in total bases (8th,
310) and extra-base hits (T8th, 68)...led the Sox in hits, runs scored and multi-hit games (51)...
finished second on the team in doubles, home runs and RBI...compiled a 1.000 fielding percentage,
the only outfielder in the Majors to not commit an error (min. 108 games)...tied for fourth in the AL
with 11 outfield assists...hit 21 home runs off righties and 10 off lefties, tied for 10th-most in the
AL...hit 17 of his 31 home runs at home, tied for 8th-most in the AL...hit .299 (44x147) with
runners in scoring position...batted over .300 in five consecutive months (May-September)...
his 13 home runs in July tied him for most in the Majors (Edmonds and Teixeira)...tied
Frank Thomas (August 2003) and Dick Allen (July 1972) for the second-highest monthly
total in franchise history behind Albert Belle, who hit 16 in July of 1998...hit .325 with
16 home runs and 55 RBI vs. AL Central opponents...recorded four multi-homer games
and homered in back-to-back games seven times...recorded three hitting-streaks of 10-plus
games...made his fifth Opening Day start in left field and homered in the first two games
of the season...drove in his 500th run on July 9 vs. Seattle and scored his 500th run
on Aug. 14 in Boston...hit his 150th career home run on Sept. 25 vs. Kansas City...
recorded his ninth career multi-homer game Sept. 28 at Detroit.
Recorded 31 home runs, 113 RBI, 181 hits, 100 runs scored, 35 doubles,
311 total bases, 67 extra-base hits, 18 stolen bases, and 623 at-bats, all then careerhighs...
hit 20-plus home runs for the fourth consecutive season...ranked sixth in
the AL in RBI and tied for eighth with 56 multi-hit games...hit .325 (92x283) with 17
home runs and 59 RBI after the All-Star Break...led the AL after the All-Star Break in
RBI, ranked second in runs scored (55) and tied for fourth in home runs...homered in
five straight games from April 17-21, tying Greg Luzinski (May 20-24, 1983), Ron Kittle
(Sept. 2-6, 1983) and Frank Thomas (April 14-19, 1994 and May 24-29, 1994) for the
longest streak in White Sox club history...hit .346 with runners in scoring position, sixth
best in the AL...ranked among AL leaders vs. right-handed pitchers in RBI (second, 93),
batting average (10th, .317) and home runs (10th, 26)...tied for fourth in the AL with 66
RBI at home and tied for sixth with 18 home runs at home...compiled a .978 fielding
percentage with nine outfield assists...recorded an RBI in seven straight games, April
15-21...ended the season with 30 multi-RBI games, including a season-high four on four separate occasions...hit two grand slams, sixth and
seventh of his career, April 17 vs. Kansas City and May 25 vs.
Detroit...drove in 24 runs in 18 games, July 12-Aug. 1...hit
his 100th career home run off Guillermo Mota on June 8 at
the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Appeared in 140 games, reaching career highs in home runs (26), walks (78, nearly double his previous career best) and on-base
percentage (.359)...his .484 slugging percentage tied his career high...hit 20 home runs for the third straight season...batted .283 (62-
219) with 13 home runs, 39 RBI and a .407 on-base percentage in 62 games after the break....407 on-base percentage (up from .318 in
the first half) ranked seventh in the American League and 16th in the majors...entered season with 89 career walks in 429 games and
then walked 78 times in 140 games in 2002...hit .299 (23-77) with six home runs, 21 RBI, 24 runs scored and 24 walks in final 25 games
...reached base in 59 of last 65 games (16 straight from 7/5-24) and 77 of last 86...hit fifth career grand slam (second of 2002) on 9/21
vs. Minnesota...hit career-high 25th home run on 9/20 vs. Minnesota...hit six two-run homers and two three-run shots in addition to the
two slams...matched career high with four hits (sixth time) and posted fourth career multihomer game (third of 2002) on 7/14 at Detroit,
going 4-5 with 10 total bases...reached base in eight consecutive plate appearances from 7/13-14...went 3-4 with two home runs
(including fourth career grand slam) and a career-high seven RBI on 6/16 vs. the Cubs...longest hitting streak was seven games from 6/9-
16 (.370, 10-27)....996 fielding percentage ranked fourth among AL outfielders and second among left fielders, trailing only Rondell White
(1.000)...started 135 games in left field (Sox were 68-67) and two as the designated hitter (2-0)...batted third (Sox were 18-20), fourth (1-
0), fifth (10-5), sixth (17-19), seventh (23-22) and eighth (1-0) in the order...had 32 multihit games, third on the team, and 18 multiRBI
efforts, tied for fourth...matched career high (second time) with four walks on 9/5 vs. Cleveland...stole only one base, down from 17 in
2001...hit .295 (33-112) with three home runs and 13 RBI vs. leftties...batted .381 (8-21) with three home runs and nine RBI in six
games against the Cubs...hit six home runs with 17 RBI in 16 games vs. Minnesota...had eight assists, including two on 7/3 vs. Detroit,
and committed one error (6/14 at Cubs)...missed final five games of season to return to Panama to be with his wife for the birth of the
couple's first child, Karla Marie.
Ended the season with 33 doubles, three triples, 17 stolen bases, and 24 home runs...hit .306 with 15 home runs and 52 RBI
in the first half of the season...led Chicago with 20 RBI and tied the team lead with six home runs in July...batted in every spot in
the lineup except leadoff...of his 24 home runs, 22 came vs. righties...his nine outfield assists tied for the second-most among AL
left fielders...tied a career-high with five RBI, including a game-winning grand slam in the 10th inning on June 8 vs. the Chicago
Cubs...became the first player to hit an extra-inning grand slam in an Interleague game, including the World Series...matched a
career-high with four hits on June 9 vs. the Chicago Cubs...celebrated his 25th birthday on June 20 vs. Kansas City with a gamewinning
home run...homered in consecutive games five times and homered in three straight games June 6-8.
Ended the season tied for third on the team in hits (172), runs scored (107) and RBI (92) and ranked fourth in batting average
(.301), home runs (24) and total bases (277) in his second Major League season...was one of six Chicago players to record 20 home
runs and 90 RBI, and one of a club-record five to score 100 runs, joining Ray Durham (121), Frank Thomas (115), Jose Valentin (107),
and Magglio Ordonez (102)...one of four White Sox regulars to bat above .300...scored 50.2 percent (107x213) of the times he
reached base, the best ratio in the AL...ranked second among AL left fielders with a .990 fielding percentage (3 E/286 TC) and his 10
outfield assists ranked eighth in the AL...hit .332 with 12 home runs and 49 RBI on the road...hit .301 with 17 home runs and 62 RBI
in the first half...led the Sox with eight home runs and 19 RBI in May...White Sox were 42-18 (.700) when he drove in one run and
17-4 when he drove in two-or-more...named AL Player of the Week for the second time in his career Sept. 4-10 after going 14x24
(.583) with two home runs and eight runs scored...recorded his first career multi-homer game July 7 at the Chicago Cubs, hit .692
(9x13) with two doubles, two home runs and four RBI at Wrigley Field...homered in three straight games May 29-31 and hit the
game-tying home run in the ninth inning off Mariano Rivera June 23 vs. the New York Yankees...served a three-game suspension
handed down by Major League Baseball from April 28-30 for his role in an on-field altercation on April 22 vs. Detroit.
Placed seventh in the AL Rookie of the Year balloting...his 84 RBI were second on the team and tied Pete Ward (1963) for
eighth-most among rookies in White Sox history...ranked among AL rookie leaders in grand slams (first, 2), batting average
(second, .293), RBI (second, 84), doubles (second, 32), slugging percentage (second, .463), multi-hit games (tied for second, 41),
hits (third, 144), total bases (third, 228), extra-base hits (fourth, 50), home runs (fifth, 16), on-base percentage (fifth, .312), and
runs scored (sixth, 66)...homered in his first Major League at-bat on May 7 vs. Oakland, becoming the first White Sox player to
ever accomplish that feat...named the AL Player of the Week for Aug. 23-29 after hitting .482 (14x29) with three home runs...hit
.433 (26x60) with seven doubles, four home runs and 18 RBI during the streak, which was the longest by an AL rookie in 1999...
drove in five runs on Sept. 18 at Toronto, including a game-winning, three-run homer in the ninth.