Resides in Santo Domingo, DR...Signed by Josue Herrera (Indians).
Split time between Atlanta and the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves for the third consecutive season, playing in 83 games with the G-Braves and logging 21 Major League games over two stints with Atlanta. Appeared in postseason play for the second consecutive year, making two appearances in the National League Division Series vs. LAD. In Game 2, he was announced in the seventh inning as a pinch-hitter, but did not bat. In Game 4 of the NLDS at LAD, his pinch-hit RBI-single in the seventh inning put the Braves ahead 3-2. Opened the season at Gwinnett (AAA), before being recalled for the first time on 7/13. Was optioned back to GWI on 8/10 and recalled for a final time on 8/31. Recorded three hits in his first game of the season with Atlanta, going 3-for-4 with an RBI on 7/13. Swiped 21 bases with Gwinnett, tops on the Club and sixth-most among all Braves farmhands. Posted a team-best 18-game hitting streak from 4/17-5/21, during which he hit .380 (27-for-71) with three triples and 12 runs. The streak tied for the second longest such streak in the International League in 2013. In 2012, he set the franchise record with a 22-game hitting streak. Reached base in a team-high 25 consecutive games from 6/25-8/26, logging 31 hits in 103 at-bats for a .301 batting average over that span. Collected his 1,000th career minor league hit on 8/25 at Columbus against his former team. Honored with Gwinnett's "Fan Favorite" award on 8/30, making him the only member of the G-Braves 2013 award winners to have won a previous team award after being selected as 2012's "Most Competitive Player." Logged seven hits in seven games with Leones del Escogido of the Dominican Winter League (.241, 7-for-29).
Was on the Opening Day roster for the first time in his career before being optioned to Gwinnett (AAA) on April 10. Was recalled on Sept. 1 for his fourth time (also recalled May 29, optioned June 10; recalled July 23, optioned July 31)...Was named International League Batting Champion on Sept. 5 after hitting .314 (108-for-344) in 88 games. He became the second Gwinnett player to win the award, joining Barbaro Canizares (.341 in 2010)...His .314 batting average led all Braves' minor leaguers and also finished fourth in the IL in OBP (.380)...Earned Gwinnett's "Most Competitive Player" award on Aug. 30 as he led the team in batting average, ranked third in stolen bases (14) and hits (108), and was fourth in runs scored (54)...Produced three-hit games 10 times, tied with Luis Durango for the most three-hit games with Gwinnett...Hit .421 (48-for-114) when leading off an inning, .349 (30-for-86) with runners in scoring position, .298 (14-for-47) with RISP and two outs and .714 (5-for-7) with bases loaded...Reached base in an IL-best 38-straight games from June 20- Aug. 21, longest IL streak since 2009. He hit .346 (53-for-153) with four doubles, 27 runs, nine RBI on the streak...Hit in a Gwinnett franchise record 22-straight games from June 22 - July 19, batting .396 (38-for-96) with four
doubles, 17 runs, seven RBI. It was the longest streak in the IL since 2007...Posted a hitting streak of 11 games (April 27 - May 10), batting .422 (19-for-45) with two doubles and four RBI.
The stretch tied for the fourth-longest streak on the club...Hit .346 (36-for-104) with two doubles and seven RBI for Toros del Este of the Dominican Winter League.
Opened the season with Triple-A Gwinnett and played in 86 games before making his first appearance on a
Major League roster after having his contract purchased on 7/29. Made his ML debut that night and notched
his first career hit and RBI, while starting in centerfield and batting in the #1 spot in the lineup...In his first 17 games with Atlanta, hit .403 (25-for-62) with one 2B, one 3B, two HR and a .439 OBP...Belted his first career home run on 8/7 at NYM off Dillon Gee...Left 8/22's game in the sixth inning with a slight right ankle sprain; returned on 8/25 and went 4-for-31 (.129)
over 18 games to end the season...Hit .312 (104-for-333) with one HR, 25 RBI and 23 stolen bases in 86 games with Gwinnett (AAA). At the
time of his promotion (7/29), his 23 SB ranked 11th among Triple-A baserunners...Batted .510 (25-for-49) during a 12-game hitting streak, 6/3-14...Earned International League Player of the Week honors, for the week ending 6/12 after collecting 19 hits
in 31 at-bats (.613), including two four-hit efforts on 6/10 and 6/12...Named by the Braves organization as the G-Braves June Player of the Month (.400, 38-95)...Recorded 29 multi-hit efforts with the G-Braves, including a season-high five hits on 4/17 at DUR...Named to the International League All-Star team...Was a non-roster invitee to 2011 Major League camp...Played for two different teams for the Dominican Winter League. In 35 games with Toros del Este, hit .260
(34-for-131) and participated in four games (1-for-13) during the Caribbean Series for Leanes del Escogido.
Spent the entire season with the Columbus Clippers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, batting .319 with 11 doubles and two RBI in 113 games and he was successful in 34 stolen base attempts...His eight triples ranked tied for first in the International League, and he was tied for second in batting average and fourth in stolen bases...Ended the season with a 33-game on-base streak dating back to 8/24 and including nine playoff games...Posted a 12-game hitting streak 8/13-27: .490 (24-for-49)...Was selected to the International League All-Star team; entered in the eighth inning as a pinch-runner. Also elected to the IL PS All-Star squad...Recorded six stolen bases during the International League playoffs, tops in the league. In nine IL playoff games, hit .308 with eight runs scored...Following the season, played for Toros del Este of the Dominican Winter League. In 29 contests, he hit .304 with one double, four triples, seven RBI and 12 stolen bases.
Led the Eastern League in runs scored (98) and stolen bases (49), tied for second in walks (75) and
tied for third in triples (7)...Led the Indians Player Development System in runs scored (98) and stolen bases (49) and was fifth in hits (137).
Ranked third in the Indians Player Development System in stolen bases (23).
Was second in the Carolina League in stolen bases (39)... Led the Indians Player Development
System in stolen bases (39).
Was fourth in the Carolina League in triples (6)...Ranked second in the Indians Player Development
System in runs scored (86), third in average (.309) and fourth in stolen bases (39).
Named to the New York-Penn League All-Star Team...Was second in the Indians Player Development
System in stolen bases (26).
Led the Dominican Summer League in average (.444), hits (115), triples (19), on-base percentage
(.486), slugging percentage (.649), extra-base hits (32) and runs scored (72)...Was fourth in the league in stolen bases (37).
Made his professional debut with the DSL Indians after signing as a non-drafted free agent on 6/13.