Attended Manuel Segundo Sanchez school in Venezuela.
Posted a single-season career-high .292 AVG (57-for-195) in 81 games with the Rockies. Also had a career-best .364 SLG and .701 OPS. Batted .317 (46-for-145) from the left side of the plate and hit .220 (11-for-50) against left-handed pitching. Made 45 starts, including 28 at SS, 16 at 2B, and 1 at 3B…Also appeared in 2 games in LF, his first OF experience in the majors. Hit .293 on the road and .291 at home. Posted a .351 AVG (13-for-37) in games he did not start…Went 7-for-15 (.467) as a pinch-hitter. Had single-month highs with 17 games and 52 PA in June, and hit .292 (14-for-48) in the month. Batted .312 (44-for-141) over his final 57 games of the year beginning on 6/4, including a .314 clip (22-for-70) after the All-Star break.
Was a member of the Rockies Major League roster for all of 2012, the second-straight season he spent the full season
in the Majors...has now been a member of the Rox Opening Day roster twice (2011-12). Saw playing time at multiple positions, including second base (19 games, 12 starts), third base (13 games, 9 starts) and
shortstop (42 games, 34 starts) for the third-straight season. Herrera saw his most extended time at shortstop in the Majors in 2012, as he had appeared in just nine games at short
prior to this season. Started and finished the season strong...hit .290 (9-for-31) with 1 double, 1 home run and 6 runs in April...then hit .325
(13-for-40) with 3 doubles in September/October. Hit .330 (31-for-94) against the NL West and just .214 (28-for-131) against the rest of the league. The switch-hitter batted .272 (47-for-173) from the left side and .231 (12-for-52) from the right side in 2012...in his career
owns a slightly higher average from the left side (.260), than the right side (.255). Spent time on the disabled list twice in 2012, from 5/23-6/22 with a strained right hamstring and 7/17-31 with a left wrist
infection...has spent over a month on the DL in each of the last two seasons.
Spent the entire 2011 season in the Majors with Colorado for the first time in his career...however, spent the final month
on the disabled list after suffering a fractured right index finger on 9/6...Saw time at second base, third base and shortstop for the Rockies in 2011, though he received 55 of his 62 starts in
2011 at second base...in his Major League career, Herrera has now played 140 games at second base, 25 games at
third base and 30 games at shortstop...Received the majority of the Rockies starts at second base in the season's first two months and batted a combined .273
(43-for-157) with 5 doubles, a triple, 2 home runs, 9 RBI and 17 runs scored through May...was relegated to more of a
utility role following the Rockies acquisition of Mark Ellis on 6/30...Herrera posted a .992 fielding percentage in his 62 games at second base this season, committing just 2 errors in 247
total chances...committed just three errors between the three positions he played in 2011...Three home runs in 2011 are new career-high...two of the home runs came against the New York Mets (3-run shot 4/14
at NYM, solo shot 5/12 vs. NYM)...third home run of 2011 came 156 at-bats after his second home run (8/23 vs. HOU)...Was more productive on the road than at Coors Field this season, as he batted .286 (46-for-161) away from Denver
and .183 (22-for-120) at home...six of Herrera's nine extra-base hits in 2011 came on the road...The switch-hitter batter .250 (17-for-68) from the right side of the plate and .239 (51-for-213) from the left side...is a
career .263 hitter (42-for-160) from the right side and a .255 hitter (103-for-404) hitter from the left side...Filled in for Troy Tulowitzki at shortstop for five games 7/4-8 at ATL and WAS and was 8-for-17 (.429) with 3 walks and
2 runs scored in five games...Had a season-long nine-game hitting streak 4/8-17, which were his second through 10th games played in 2011...the
streak was still four games shy of matching his career-best streak of 13 games 6/30-7/17/10
The versatile infielder split his 2010 season between Triple-A Colorado Springs and the Rockies...was a
member of the Rockies active roster from 5/31-8/3, then from 8/20-through the end of the season...Received playing time at second base (57 games), third base (16) and shortstop (7) while batting .284
(63-for-222) in first MLB action since 2008...Played 58 games for the Sky Sox as one of the club's regular infielders...hit .261 (58-for-222) with nearly
as many walks (27) as strikeouts (29)...Originally had contract purchased from Triple-A on 5/31 and took active roster spot of Dexter Fowler...Played in all 33 Rockies games during the month-plus that Troy Tulowitzki missed from 6/18-7/26...started
32 of the games at second base and one at shortstop...batted .321 (42-for-131) with 14 RBI and 18
runs scored during the 33 games...Batted .300 (18-for-60) in 29 games after his return from Triple-A from 8/21 through the end of the season...
also hit .315 (17-for-54) with nine walks and 10 runs scored in 15 starts after his recall in late August...Tied for the club lead with seven sacrifice hits this season (also Dexter Fowler)...also had three sacrifice
flys...his 10 total sacrifices were the most among Rockies players...Seven of Herrera's 21 RBI were go-ahead RBI, while four his RBI were game-winning RBI...his four goahead
RBI in 2010 were tied for the seventh-most on the club with Smith, Stewart, Iannetta and Hawpe...The switch-hitter batted .292 (21-for-72) from the right side and .280 (42-for-150) from the left side...Batted in either first or second spot in Rockies lineup for 48 of his 76 games...combined to bat .296 (56-
for-189) with 14 RBI and 30 runs in his 48 games hitting in the top two spots of the Rockies order...Finished the season with a .985 fielding percentage while seeing time at second base, third base and
shortstop...the only errors he made were at second base, as he had just four miscues in 57 games at the
position...Set a career-high with 4 hits, going 4-for-5, 6/19 vs. MIL...drove in the club's 8th run of the game in the
8th inning, which ended up being the winning run in the Rockies 8-7 victory...Set a career-high with three RBI 7/2 vs. SF...had an RBI single in the 5th, a sacrifice fly in the 6th and
wrapped up his night by successfully laying down a squeeze in the 8th.
Played the entire season with Triple-A
Colorado Springs as the club's regular shortstop...hit
.268 (102-for-381) with 33 RBI and 63 runs scored in
119 games for the Sky Sox...was his second season
as the Sky Sox regular shortstop...the switch-hitter
batted .286 (30-for-105) against lefties, and .261 (72-
for-276) against righties...was more effective at the
plate following the All-Star break, as he hit .286 (40-
for-140) after the break and .257 (62-for-241) prior to
the break...hit just .100 (2-for-20) in 6 games in the
month of September to see his average drop from .277 to .268 to end the season...had nearly as many
walks (49) and strikeouts (51), and had an on-base percentage (.353) nearly 90 points higher than his batting
average...connected on just 18 extra-base hits in his 119 games, which led to his .339 sluging percentage...
made just 71 at bats as the club's second baseman, but hit .296 (21-for-71) while playing second
base, compared to .261 (80-for-307) as a shortstop.
Began the season with Triple-A Colorado Springs before getting called up 4/30 by the big league
club...made his Major League debut that day at San Francisco, going 0-for-2 with a walk while starting at
second base...hit .230 (14-for-61) in 28 games with the Rockies from 4/30-6/12...the switch-hitter hit .200
(4-for-20) vs. left-handed pitching and .244 (10-for-41) vs. right-handers...hit .313 (5-for-16) with runners in
scoring position...had his 2nd career multi-hit game 5/30 at CHC, including his only triple of the season...
was optioned back to Colorado Springs 6/15 and would spend the rest of the season there...finished
the season hitting .310 (70-for-226) with three homers and 31 RBI in 66 games for the Sky Sox...recorded
20 multi-hit games...twice recorded a season-high, nine-game hit streak...from July 7-18, he hit .333 (11-
for-33)...recorded a second nine-game hit streak by hitting safely in five straight contests from April 25-29
before being called-up to the Rockies on April 30... Continued the streak after being optioned to Colorado
Springs, as he recorded hits in his first four games back with the Sky Sox...led the Sky Sox with 15 stolen
bases...hit .378 (14-for-37) and drove in 14 runs with two outs and runners in scoring position...hit .364
(16-for-44) with three doubles, a home run and an RBI when leading off an inning...hit two home runs on
opening day at Tucson, one from each side of the plate...hit all three home runs against Tucson (two on
April 3, one on August 25).
Tulsa's everyday shortstop, Herrera batted .257 (131-for-509) with 24 doubles, four triples, three home
runs, 40 RBI and 65 runs scored in 131 games in his first full season at the Double-A level...also went 18-
for-20 in stolen base attempts and recorded a team-high 17 sacrifice hits...posted a .964 fielding percentage
(22 e/614 tc)...was named to the Texas mid-season All-Star team...started at shortstop and batted
leadoff for the Texas All-Stars on June 26 at Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi, Texas...went 0-for-2 in
the game...batted .337 (33-for-98) in the month of April...his average never reached the .300 mark in any
other month...recorded 33 multi-hit games, including a season-high four hits on four occasions...went 4-for-4
with three doubles and three runs scored on June 6 at Springfield...played for Caribes in the Venezuelan Winter
In his first full season at the High-A level, batted .310 with eight triples, seven homers, and 77 RBI in
127 games for Modesto in the Cal League...established career highs in nearly every category......ranked
among league leaders in average (7th), stolen bases (3rd, 34), and triples (4th)...finished among organizational
leaders in average (4th) and steals (5th)...led all Nuts with 87 runs scored and 171 hits, ranking
among club leaders in total bases (2nd, 208), RBI (T2nd), sacrifice hits (2nd, 13), and walks (2nd, 58)...had
603 total chances at shortstop, second-highest total in the league...majority of at-bats came in top three spots in
Modesto lineup...his RBI total increased every month during the season...named organization Player of the
Month for June...hit .317 (116-for-366) vs. right-handers, .289 (35-for-121) vs. lefties...hit .329 (54-for-164)
with RISP, including .400 (8-for-20) with bases loaded...did not hit first homer until June 12, then hit long
balls in consecutive games June 20-21 at Lancaster...starting with beginning of July, hit .343 (73-for-213)
over final two months of the season...that included a 17-game stretch July 21-Aug. 7 in which he batted .483
(28-for-58) to raise season mark from .282 to .312...posted three steals on July 18 vs. Visalia...had seasonhigh
four RBI on three occasions, including twice in August...on Aug. 24 vs. Visalia, went 5-for-5 with a double,
solo homer, and three runs scored...played for Oriente in Venezuelan Winter League.
Split season between Asheville and Modesto...combined to hit .270 with 2 HR and 35 RBI in 92 contests...batted .310 with 5 RBI for Asheville in 19 games...started the season on the DL after spraining his right hand on March 27...hit safely in each of his first 11 games, going 20-for-54 (.370)...promoted to Modesto on June 11 and hit .258 with 2 HR and 30 RBI in 73 games...hit safely in 16 of 17 games at a .384 clip to rise average from .221 to .289...posted season-high 4 hits and 3 RBI on August 21 at San Jose...2004: Was Asheville's primary second baseman in his first full pro season, playing 95 games at SS...missed over a week of action from May 13-20 due to a strained right hamstring. 2003: Despite appearing in just 39 games, still ranked 4th on club with .308 batting average. 2002: Spent first professional season in Rockies Dominican Summer League...hit .300 with 10 doubles and 22 RBI in 61 games.
Was Asheville's primary shortstop in his first full pro season...missed over a week of action from
May 13-20 due to a strained right hamstring...beginning Aug. 9, batted .326 (29-for-89) over final 24 games
to raise final average from .265 to .279.
In his first season in the States, hit .308 in 39 games for Casper...batted .339 (40-for-118) over
first 30 games through July 21...did not play for a month after going 1-for-2 on July 21 at Ogden, then went
just 9-for-41 (.220) in nine games after return in late August...was successful in each of final nine steal attempts.
After signing with the Rockies in April, spent first professional season in the Dominican Summer
League...hit .300 with 10 doubles and 22 RBI in 61 games...posted 23 steals in 29 attempts.