Full name CARLOS ANTWAN MONCRIEF...Married, Brandy...Two kids, Carlos and Corde...Was a 2007 graduate of Hillcrest Christian High School in Jackson, MS, same high school that produced current A's OF Seth Smith... At Hillcrest Academy, was named the team MVP and also won the Private School State Championship....Was drafted by the Phillies out of high school, but did not sign...Also attended Chipola Junior College in Marianna, FL where he was selected by Cleveland (same JC as Jose Bautista, Russell Martin and Patrick Corbin)...Was a dual threat at Chipola, hitting .350 (55-157) w/45R, 6HR & 41 RBI in 50 games and posting a 3.12 ERA on the mound (12G/2GS, 17.1IP, 7H, 6ER, 13BB, 16K).
Spent the entire season in AAA Columbus where he led the team in runs (64), hits (130) and doubles (33)...Also set a new franchise record for outfield assists with a league-high 22...Was tied for 6th in the International League in doubles (was also T 7th in games p layed)...Batted in every sp ot in the lineup with the ex cep tion of the two-hole ... Fared better in the second half, hitting .294 (47-160) with 14 2B, 3 HR and 22 RBI in 42 games after the break (.360/.463/.822) ... Hit .300 (71-237) with runners on and .319 (44-138) w/RISP ... App eared in 127 games in RF , 2 in center...From June 1 thru the end of the season Carlos batted .291 (87-299) 25 2B, 9HR and 49RBI over the last 81 games of the year ... After the season he hit .259 (28-108) with 6 2B, 1 HR and 14 RBI in 32 games for Zulia in the Venezuelan Winter League..Named 16th-best p rosp ect in the Indians system entering 2015 (Base b all Ame rica).
닃onverted pitcher spent entire season with AA Akron and established new Minor League-bests and led the Akron club in virtually every offensive category...His 17 homers were tied for 1st among Indians farmhands (Jeremy Hermida) and his 75RBI were 3rd in the system...Produced a 15-game hitting streak from May 29-June 16, which was tied for the 4th-longest streak in the organization in 2013 (.429, 27-63, 3 2B, 1 3B, 4 HR, 13 RBI)…Hit safely in 24 of the 27 games he played in the during the month of June (.370, 37-100, 8 2B, 2 3B, 5 HR, 22 RBI). 닓elected to the Eastern League midseason and postseason All-Star teams...Hit .315 (107-340) off RHP, .305 (67-220) with runners on base and .336 (43-128) with RISP...After the season played for Carolina in the Puerto Rican Winter League, hitting .230 (23-100) with 1HR & 11RBI in 26 games...OPS last three years has gone .768/.804/.824 while strikeouts have gone down each year (158/126/98)...Entered the season as having the best outfield arm in the Indians system according to Baseball America.
Produced a home run every 23.53 at-bats, which was the 4th-best ratio in the Carolina League...Following the season, played for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League.