Full name is Jeremy Lee Barfield. Signed by Blake Davis (Athletics). Married his wife, Amy, in January 2015...The couple has a dog, Hudson. Attended San Jacinto College in Pasadena, TX. Graduated from Klein (TX) High School. Is the son of former All-Star OF Jesse Barfield, who played 12 seasons with TOR (1981-89) and NYY (1989-92). His brother, Josh, played 4 big league seasons for SD (2006) and CLE (2007-09).
2017: Ranked 2nd among Red Sox minor leaguers with a .293 AVG (104-for-355) and 3rd with 28 HR...Named Double-A Portland's team MVP and tabbed an Eastern League postseason All-Star...All 28 of his HR came from 5/26 through the end of the season, 2nd-most in Minor League Baseball in that time. Led Double-A with a .584 SLG and a .944 OPS and ranked 2nd with 27 HR in just 92 games (1 HR/12.7 AB). Finished 4th among Sox farmhands with 76 RBI. His 27 HR with Portland marked the most by a Sea Dogs hitter since the team affiliated with the Sox in 2003, and most since Chris Norton hit a team-record 38 in 1999. Played 79 games (78 starts) in RF, also starting once in LF...Recorded 5 OF assists. Hit 2 HR on 7/29 at Harrisburg and 8/31 at Hartford. Began the year with 35 games (including 1 pitching appearance) with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League...Hit .274 (37-for-135) with 9 HR and an .876 OPS before signing with BOS on 5/25. Made his Red Sox organization debut on 5/26 vs. Trenton, starting in RF (2-for-4, 2 R, 2B). Moved from RF to P in the 10th inning on 5/31 at Reading, pitching the final 3.0+ frames of a 13-inning loss...Held Reading scoreless on 1 hit through his first 3.0 innings before allowing a walk-off HR in the 13th...Hit a walk-off grand slam in the 9th inning on 7/6 vs. New Hampshire, erasing a 7-4 deficit with his 4th hit of the game. Named Eastern League Player of the Month in July, batting .336 (37-for-110) and setting franchise records for any single month in HR (12), RBI (33), and TB (78)...Led the league in HR, RBI, TB, SLG, and OPS in the month. Hit safely in 16 straight games from the 2nd game of a doubleheader on 7/21 through 8/6...Hit .383/.472/.867 with 9 HR and 24 RBI in that span...Named EL Player of the Week for 7/24-30, batting .444 (12-for-27) with 6 HR and 15 RBI in that time. Homered in 4 straight games from 7/23-26, driving in 11 runs and going 8-for-16 (.500). Homered in each of his final 3 games with Portland from 8/30-9/1 (4 HR), then in his 1st Triple-A game on 9/2 at Rochester.