Jerar Luis Encarnación enters the 2022 season as the Marlins' No. 24 prospect according to MLB.com...Did not sign with the Marlins until he was almost 18 in 2015 and joined the DSL Marlins in 2016.
Jerar Encarnacion appeared in 23 games across two stints with Miami this season after making his Major League debut June 19 at New York-NL...Hit a grand slam for his first career hit, becoming the ninth Major League player since 2000 to accomplish this feat...Became the first Dominican-born player to hit a grand slam in his debut and the second Marlin to do it, joining Jeremy Hermida (Aug. 31, 2005)...Also recorded an OF assist and a stolen base in his debut, making him the first player since at least 1901 to do all three in their big league debut...Went 14-for-77 (.182) with three doubles, three home runs and 14 RBI...Made 10 starts at LF, nine at RF and two at DH...In 68 games with Triple-A Jacksonville, posted .803 OPS with 12 doubles, 14 home runs and 40 RBI...Entered the 2022 season as the Marlins No. 24 prospect according to MLB.com...Played in 23 games for Aguilas Cibaenas in the Dominican Winter League following the season, leading his team with a .333 AVG, .438 OBP and .950 OPS with five doubles, three home runs and 17 RBI.
Appeared in 63 games for Double-A Pensacola in 2021. Appeared in 28 games in right field, 17 games at first base, 12 games in left field and eight games as the designated hitter...Hit .222 with nine home runs, 12 doubles and 28 RBI.
Jerar Luis Encarnación did not play in 2020 but spent the season at the Marlins Alternate training site in Jupiter... Enters the 2021 season as the Marlins No. 23 prospect according to MLB.com.
Split his breakout 2019 season between Single-A Clinton and High-A Jupiter, combining to play in 135 games and hitting .276 with 26 doubles, a triple, 16 home runs and a Marlins Minor League system leading 71 RBI...Played 68 games in Clinton, hitting .298 with 16 doubles, 10 home runs and 43 RBI; in 67 games in Jupiter, hit .253 with 10 doubles, a triple, six home runs, and 28 RBI...Finished the season with 18 outfield assists. Had 13 outfield assists in 63 games in Clinton and five in 32 games...Played for the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League at the end of the season and launched a game-deciding grand slam in the Championship Game off of now teammate Sterling Sharp, who was pitching for the Washington Nationals organization before he was picked by the Marlins in the Rule 5 Draft...Hit .269 with three home runs and 16 RBI in 19 games in the AFL