Jhonatan Solano...Is nicknamed "Onion"...Attended Colegio Americano de Barranquilla...Younger brother, Donovan, is infielder in the New York Yankees' system.
Returned to Triple-A Syracuse for his second consecutive season...His .241 batting average was his best since 2014 (.251).
In his return to Washington's system, appeared in 52 games for Triple-A Syracuse...Hit .225 with six doubles, 22 RBI, 14 walks and eight runs scored for the Chiefs...Following the season, hit .266 with five doubles, one homer, three RBI and six runs scored in 25 games with Tigres del Licey of the Dominican Winter League...Helped the club advance to the championship of the Caribbean World Series.
In his only season with Miami, began the season with Triple-A New Orleans...Had his contract purchased by Miami on April 24...Enjoyed two stints with the Marlins, appearing in seven games...Had the opportunity to play on the same team as his brother, Donovan...Appeared in 55 games for New Orleans.
Spent the season with Triple-A Syracuse in Washington's system and earned International League All-Star honors...Hit .268 (69-for-257) prior to the break, with nine doubles, 10 home runs and 44 RBI...Hit .292 (31-for-106) vs. left-handed pitchers, and .232 (55-for-237) against right-handers... Posted a season-long eight-game hitting streak from July 8-23.
Spent majority of '13 season in the big leagues...filled in during Wilson Ramos' 2 extended stints on the DL and served as Nationals' primary backup after Kurt Suzuki was dealt to the Athletics on Aug. 23...when starting, Washington went 4-8...laced pinch-hit 2-run double on June 23 vs. COL...made athletic pitch block and tag to nip Chase Utley at home plate to preserve lead in an eventual 3-2 win on Sept. 4 at PHI.
Reached the big leagues for the first time, hitting .314 with 2 home runs and 6 RBI in 12 games with the Nationals...was recalled on May 29 and, that same night at Marlins Park, with younger brother (Donovan) in the opposing dugout, laced a double to right field off Heath Bell in first MLB plate appearance...hit first career home run, a solo shot off Henderson Alvarez, June 12 at TOR...5 of 11 hits went for extra-bases...when starting, the Nationals went 5-5...gunned down 3 of 8 (38%) would-be basestealers and posted a solid 3.26 catcher's ERA...endured a DL stint (left oblique), missing 43 games in July and August...combined to hit .229 in 26 games at 3 levels in Washington's system.
In finest offensive season to date, hit .275 with 5 home runs and a career-best .713 OPS in 78 games with Syracuse ... hit .316 in the season's first half ... gunned down 15 of 58 (26%) of would-be basestealers.
Was a Double-A Eastern League All-Star with Harrisburg...established career highs with 80 hits, 6 home runs, 42 RBI,21 extra-base hits, 113 total bases and 90 games...ranked 2nd in Eastern League by gunning down 36.9 percent (24of 65) of would-be basestealers.
Split time between Triple-A Syracuse and Double-A Harrisburg...legged out a career-best 18 doubles...threw out 19 of60 (31.7%) of would-be basestealers...was promoted to Triple-A on June 4.
Batted .250 with 5 home runs and 29 RBI in 84 games with Single-A affiliates in Potomac and Hagerstown...gunneddown 38 of 109 (34.9%) of would-be basestealers...hit .346 (9-for-26) with 2 home runs and 5 RBI in post-season enroute to being named MVP of Carolina League Championship Series.
Posted career-best 42 walks and .348 on-base percentage in 83 games with Single-A Hagerstown.
Played in 37 games in professional debut with Nationals' Gulf Coast League affiliate.