Jon Corey Hart...Wife's name is Kristina...Has four children; daughters Alyssa (13) and Ryleigh (8) and sons Matthew (10) and Brye (5)...Is a 2000 graduate of Greenwood High School in Bowling Green, KY.
Began season with Seattle - his first in the American League...Homered in his second game on 4/2 at Los Angeles (AL)...Hit two home runs (15th career multi-homer game) on 4/8 vs. LAA...Hit .270 (17-for- 63) with four home runs and seven RBI in his first 16 games thru 4/23...Was placed on 15-day disabled list on 5/20 with a strained left hamstring...Played 10 games with Triple-A Tacoma while on a rehab assignment from 6/21 thru 7/2...Was recalled from rehab and reinstated from D.L. on 7/4...Played 21 games with the Mariners thru 8/1...Appeared in 1000th career game on 7/27 vs. Baltimore...Was on 15-day D.L. with a right knee contusion from 8/2 to 9/1; went 9-for-33 (.273) with three homers in nine rehab games with Tacoma from 8/23-31...Was reinstated from D.L. on 9/1...Hit his final home run with Seattle on 9/3 at Oakland...Started in left field on 9/14 vs. Oakland - his first start/appearance at that position since 10/1/06...Made a total of 62 starts while playing with the Mariners; 53 as the designated hitter, six in right field, two at first base and one in left field...Made his two starts at first base on 4/18 at Miami and 7/24 vs. Baltimore.
Did not appear in a Major League game after having a pair of knee surgeries. Underwent surgery on March 6, performed by Dr. Evan Lederman and Dr. William Raasch on his right knee. Had season-ending surgery on July 3 to repair a chondral defect in his left knee, an injury suffered while rehabbing his right knee…surgery performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache. Rehabbed during the off-season at the Fischer Institute of Physical Therapy & Performance in Phoenix, Ariz.
Batted .270 with 30 HR and 83 RBI in 149 games ... made 146 starts (97g at 1B, 49g in RF). Notched his second career 30+ HR season (31 in 2010). Tied his career high with 91 runs scored (also 2010). Was among National League leaders in extra-base hits (T5th, 69) and home runs (T10th, 30). Prior to 2012 his only career games at ﬁrst base came on 6/3/06 vs. Washington (start) and 6/20/06 vs. Detroit. His ﬁrst start at ﬁrst base in 2012 came on 5/21 vs. San Francisco ... became the ﬁrst Brewers ﬁrst baseman to bat leadoff since Mark Loretta on 9/21/99 vs. Philadelphia. Did not commit an error at ﬁrst base in his ﬁ rst 59 games (53 starts) ... his ﬁrst error at that position in 2012 came on 8/5 at St. Louis. Missed most of Spring Training with a torn meniscus in his right knee ... had arthroscopic surgery on 3/6, performed by Dr. Evan Lederman and Dr. William Raasch. Missed 8 games from 9/10-9/19 with a torn arch in his left foot ... hit .162 (6-for-37, 3hr, 6rbi) after the injury. Hit leadoff homers on 5/20 vs. Minnesota and 6/8 vs. San Diego (9 career leadoff homers). Belted his second career grand slam on 8/16 vs. Philadelphia off Josh Lindblom to give the Brewers a 7-4 win after trailing 4-3 in the eighth inning. Hit his third career walk-off homer on 9/1 vs. Pittsburgh with a solo shot off Joel Hanrahan in the ninth inning of a 3-2 win. Underwent right knee surgery on 1/25/13, performed by Dr. William Raasch.
Batted .285 with 26 HR and 63 RBI in 130 games.....made 123 starts, all in right field...Established a career high in walks (51)...Committed only 2 errors the entire season for the second consecutive season...Missed the first 22 games of the season after suffering a left oblique strain in spring training.....was on the 15-day disabled list from 3/30-4/25, retroactive to 3/22...Appeared in 5 games at Triple-A Nashville from 4/19-4/25 during a rehab assignment...Batted .324 (69-for-214, 13hr, 32rbi) over his last 53 games of the season, raising his overall batting average from .255 to .285...Batted leadoff in his last 62 starts (77-for-256, .301, 15hr, 36rbi).....had previously not started a game in that spot in the order since 7/22/09 at Pittsburgh...Hit 5 leadoff home runs: 7/19 at Arizona, 7/30 vs. Houston, 8/3 vs. St. Louis, 8/22 at Pittsburgh and 8/31 vs. St. Louis.....now has 7 career leadoff homers...Produced 3 HR and 7 RBI on 5/23 vs. Washington, tying franchise records.....the 3 HR marked his first homers of the season (22nd game).....became the 10th player (15 times) in franchise history to hit 3 HR in a game.....joined Ted Kubiak (1970), Jose Hernandez (2001), Richie Sexson (2002) and Damian Miller (2007) as the only Brewers with 7 RBI in a game...Tied his career high (3x) with 4 hits on 7/30 vs. Houston, including a leadoff homer in the 6-2 victory...Was named Brewers Player of the Month for August (.321, 8hr, 17rbi)...Recorded a season-high 18-game hitting streak from 8/18-9/6, batting .359 (28-for-78) with 5 HR and 9 RBI...Batted .244 (10-for-41) with 2 HR and 5 RBI in 10 games during the postseason.
On 8/2 was signed to a 3-year contract extension through 2013...Batted .283 with 31 HR and 102 RBI in 145 games.....made 138 starts, all in right field...Established career highs in home runs (31), runs (91), RBI (102) and walks (45)...Ranked among the National League leaders in slugging percentage (8th, .525), extra-basehits (8th, 69) and home runs (T8th, 31)...Produced 90 RBI from 5/15 through the end of the season, trailing only the Rockies' CarlosGonzalez (91) in the National League during that stretch...Led Major League right fielders in RBI (102) and ranked second in home runs (31)...Was selected to his second All-Star Game.....was named as a starter after an injury to theBraves' Jason Heyward.....went 0-for-2 with 2 strikeouts...Participated in his first State Farm Home Run Derby.....belted 13 home runs in Round 1, themost of any player that night, but none in Round 2...From 6/14-7/5 had a 20-game hitting streak (31-86, .360, 2hr, 19rbi).....it marked the second20+ game hitting streak of his career (22g in 2007)...Has recorded two of the five 20+ game hitting streaks in franchise history, joining Davey May(24g in 1973), Cecil Cooper (22g in 1980) and Paul Molitor (39g in 1987)...From 9/15-10/1 produced a 16-game hitting streak (22-67, .328, 3hr, 10rbi)...Was named Brewers Player of the Month for May (.253, 10hr, 22rbi), June (.314, 5hr, 27rbi)and September/October (.295, 8hr, 20rbi)...Recorded four 2-homer games: 5/17 at Cincinnati, 5/29 vs. New York-NL, 9/4 at Philadelphiaand 9/6 vs. St. Louis...Hit his first career walkoff homer on 5/28 vs. New York-NL with a 2-run shot off Ryota Igarashiin the ninth inning.....the home run gave Yovani Gallardo a 2-0 complete-game victory...Smacked his first career grand slam on 5/29 vs. New York-NL off Fernando Nieve.....tied hiscareer high with 6 RBI and joined Hank Aaron (1957) as the only players in Major Leaguehistory to hit a walkoff homer and then a first-inning grand slam in his team's next game...Hit another walkoff homer on 7/11 vs. Pittsburgh with a 2-run shot off Octavio Dotel in the ninthinning to give the Brewers a 6-5 win...Tied his career high with 4 hits in the 18-1 win on 8/2 at Chicago-NL (4-7, 3r, double, 1rbi)
Batted .260 with 12 HR, 48 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 115 games...made 105 starts, all in right field...Was on the disabled list from 8/2-9/7 after undergoing an emergency appendectomy in San Diego on 8/2...Batted .264 (95-for-360) with 11 HR and 40 RBI in 98 games prior to going on the disabled list...Batted .237 (14-for-59) with 1 HR and 8 RBI in 17 gamesafter he was reinstated from the disabled list...From 6/10-6/20 produced a season-high 10-game hitting streak (15-38, .395, 3 HR, 10 RBI)...Smacked a pair of solo homers on 6/14 vs. Chicago-AL, his sixth career multi-homer game (all 2-homer games)...Notched career hit #500 with a single off Jason Marquis on 9/29 at Colorado...suffered a sprain to the fourth andfifth fingers on his right hand in that game while diving back to first base...missed the final 5 games of the year.
Batted .268 with 20 HR, 91 RBI and 23 stolen bases in 157 games...made 156 starts, all in right field...Led the team with a career-high 45 doubles, which ranked third in the National League...His 91 RBI and 164 hits established career highs...Became the first player in franchise history to produce two 20/20 seasons (also 2007)...Among Major League right fielders ranked second in stolen bases (23), fourth in RBI (91) and tied for fifth in home runs (20)...Was the winner of the Monster All-Star Final Vote to make his first All-Star Game...was able to beat out the Mets' David Wright to earn the spot...also on the ballot was the Astros' Carlos Lee, the Phillies' Pat Burrell and the Giants' Aaron Rowand...Was named Brewers Player of the Month for June as he batted .265 with 8 HR and 24 RBI...Had his first career 4-hit game on 4/13 at New York-NL, going 4-for-5 with a run and 1 RBI in the 9-7 win...On 6/4 vs. Arizona hit his first career inside-the-park home run (3-run off Edgar Gonzalez)...was the first inside-the-park homer ever by a Brewer at Miller Park...Had 2-homer games on 6/11 at Houston and 6/27 at Minnesota...From 8/24-9/5 had a season-high 11-game hitting streak.(15-49, .306, 1hr, 4rbi)
Was named Brewers Unsung Hero and was the recipientof the Brewers Good Guy Award.....both awards arevoted on by members of the Milwaukee Chapter of theBaseball Writers Association of America...Batted .295 with 24 HR, 81 RBI and 23 stolen bases in140 games.....made 122 starts (94g in RF, 28g in CF)...Led the team and ranked seventh in the National Leaguewith a .339 BA with runners in scoring position...Led the team and was tied for fourth in the NationalLeague with 9 triples...Became only the fifth player in franchise history to recordat least 20 home runs and 20 stolen bases in the sameseason, joining Tommy Harper (1970, 31/38), RobinYount (1980, 23/20), Jeromy Burnitz (1997, 27/20) andMarquis Grissom (1999, 20/24)...From 6/13-7/6 had a career-high 22-game hitting streak(34-101, .337, 7hr, 18rbi).....tied Cecil Cooper (1980) forthe third-longest streak in franchise history...Hart and the Reds' Brandon Phillips became the firstplayers to produce at least 20 home runs, 20 stolenbases and a 20-game hitting streak in the same seasonsince Vladimir Guerrero did it with Montreal in 2002...On 6/2 vs. Florida belted his third career pinch-hit homerwith a solo shot off Renyel Pinto...Had a pair of 2-homer games: 6/17 at Minnesota and 8/2vs. New York-NL...Smacked his second career leadoff home run on 7/16 vs.Arizona off Micah Owings...Batted .364 (47-for-129) with 6 HR and 28 RBI over hislast 37 games of the season.
Entered the season as the fifth-best prospect in theBrewers organization according to Baseball America...Made his first Opening Day roster...Was optioned to Triple-A Nashville on 4/18 after making4 appearances off the bench for the Brewers (1-3, 1r, sb)...On 5/17 was recalled from Nashville after J.J. Hardy wasplaced on the disabled list...Batted .320 with 4 HR, 21 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 26games with Nashville...Batted .283 with 9 HR and 33 RBI in 87 games with theBrewers...Batted .333 (44-for-132) vs. NL Central opponents...Made 52 starts (32g in RF, 17g in LF, 2g in CF, 1g at 1B)...Started 43 of the Brewers' last 47 games...Batted in every spot in the order except second and ninth...Batted leadoff 10 times (10-44, .227, 2hr, 3rbi).....on 8/17vs. Houston hit a leadoff home run off Jason Hirsh in hisfirst game batting in the leadoff position...Belted a pinch-hit homer off Luis Vizcaino on 7/16 atArizona.....was the second pinch-hit homer of his career...Produced his first 2-homer game and had a career-high3 runs and 6 RBI in a 9-0 win on 9/5 vs. Los Angeles-NL...From 9/4-9/13 had a career-high 8-game hitting streak(13-30, .433, 4hr, 12rbi)...Led the Brewers with 20 RBI in the season's final month.
Began the season with Triple A Nashville where he hit .308 with 17 home runs and 69 RBI in 113 games...hitsafely in 11 consecutive contests for the Sounds from May 22-June 2, including a 5-5 effort on June 2 atAlbuquerque...recorded a .438 clip (21-48) during the streak...hit .405 in 27 games in June for Nashville andrecorded a .378 average in August (12 games)...named Pacific Coast League Batter of the Week for August 1-7...batted .455 (10-22) with three triples, three home runs and 12 runs batted in...went 3-5 on August 6 witha triple, two homers and six runs batted in...hit .361 (97-for-269) over last 66 games; and hit safely in 11 ofhis last 13 games...selected to 2005 PCL All-Star team...has been named an All-Star each of past four seasons...recalled by Milwaukee on August 14...batted .193 in 21 games for the Brewers...collected his firstMajor League hit on August 14 vs. Cincinnati when he blasted a three-run homer in the eighth inning...becamethe first Brewer since Bill Hall (Sept. 2, 2002) to hit a home run for his first Major League hit...recorded hisfirst Major League multi-hit game going 2-5 August 23 vs Florida...has hit safely in nine of 19 games withMilwaukee...five of his 11 hits this season were for extra-bases...Was named the Best Baserunner in the Pacific Coast League by Baseball America
...Named the Brewers fifth-best prospect by Baseball America
following the season.
Spent the majority of the season with Triple A Indianapolis where he hit .282 with 15 dingers and 67 RBI in 121games and was named Most Valuable Player...collected season high four hits (4-6) with a double, homer andthree runs batted in April 9 at Norfolk...recalled by Milwaukee on May 21...made his Major League debut onMay 25 vs Los Angeles and struck out in his only at-bat...optioned to the Indians on May 26...spent remainder of season in Indy...hit .309 in 23 August games.
Named the Southern League Most Valuable Player batting .302 with 13 home runs and 94 runs batted in during hisfirst full season at Double A Huntsville...tops in the Southern League in runs batted in, hits (149) and doubles(40)...ranked second in the circuit in total bases (230), third in at-bats (493) and extra-base hits (54), fifth ingames played (130) and sixth in batting average...named to the Southern League Baseball America All-Starteam and the Southern League's mid-season and post-season all-star squads...plated 20-or-more runs in eachof the first four months of the season...drove in at least one run in five straight games April 16 - 20...platedfive runs on April 22 at Mobile...drove in season-high seven runs on May 6 at Chattanooga aided by his onlymulti-home run game of the season...recorded three four-hit games on the season - May 24 vs West Tennessee,June 30 vs Birmingham and August 15 vs Chattanooga...batted .312 in June and followed up with season-high.337 mark in July...posted season-best 10-game hitting streak July 22 - 31 (#2)...batted .377 against lefthanders...batted .171 with an RBI in 10 play-off games.
Began the season at High A High Desert before getting a late season promotion to Huntsville...batted.288 with 22 home runs and 84 RBI in 100 games with the Mavericks...finished second in the California Leaguein triples (10), slugging percentage (.573) and extra base hits (58), third in home runs per at bat (1/17.86) andhome runs...was named to the Baseball America High A All-Star team and to the California League All-Star team...hit in season-best nine straight games April 13 - 25 (#1)...posted two five-RBI games - May 3 vs Visalia andJuly 24 vs Rancho Cucamonga...connected for his first career multi-homer game on May 6 vs Modesto...postedtwo four-hit games - May 24 at Visalia (4-5) and July 26 at Visalia (4-4)...homered in three straight gamesMay 25 - 27...recorded second multi-homer game of the season and his career on July 24 vs Rancho Cucamonga...made Double A debut on August 1 vs Jacksonville (0-3)...posted a pair of six-game hitting streaks - August7 - 11 (#2) and August 26 - September 1...homered on August 8 vs Chattanooga and August 29 at Tennessee...batted .266 with two home runs and 15 RBI in 28 games at Huntsville.
Spent second season at Rookie Ogden batting .340 with 11 home runs and 62 RBI in 69 games...finishedthird in the Pioneer League in runs batted in, fourth in hits (89), fifth in slugging percentage (.542) and seventhin batting average...posted impressive numbers in July and August batting .330 with six home runs and 27 RBIin July and .358 with four home runs and 30 RBI in August...hit in season-high seven straight games July 2 - 11... posted first of two four-RBI games on July 8 vs Idaho Falls...second four-RBI contest came on August 27 vsIdaho Falls...collected season-best five hits (5-6) on July 22 at Casper...drove in season-best five runs onAugust 26 vs Idaho Falls...concluded the season with a .331 average at home and a .349 average on the road.
Signed by Mike Gibbons...made his professional debut at Ogden hitting .287 with a pair of home runsand 30 RBI in 57 games...made debut as a pinch hitter on June 16 at Butte...made his first start the followingnight at Butte going 4-6 with a home run and two RBI...hit safely in nine straight games July 15 - 23...drove in season-best four runs on July 27 vs Medicine Hat collecting second four-hit game of the season (4-5) inthe process...posted season-high 10-game hitting streak August 17-29.