José Ramon Marmolejos...Went undrafted in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft...Attended South Broward High School in Miami, FL.
Ranked seventh among Nationals farmhands with a .288 batting average in 107 games with Double-A Harrisburg...Missed the first two months of the season with a strained left forearm...Clubbed a career-high 14 home runs...Was named an Eastern League All-Star...Hit .228 (18-for-79) with two doubles, two homers and eight RBI in 24 games for Tigres del Licey of the Dominican Winter League.
Washington's Minor League Player of the Year for the second consecutive season...Hit .289 with 45 doubles, five triples, 13 home runs, 74 RBI, 64 walks and 87 runs scored in 136 games between Single-A Potomac and Double-A Harrisburg...Recorded a .370 OBP and a .475 SLG...His career-best 45 doubles were tied for the second-most in all of Minor League Baseball...He also led the organization in runs scored (87) and total bases (240)...Ranked among Nationals farmhands in home runs (T4th, 13), RBI (4th, 74) and batting average (6th, .289)...Was promoted to Double-A Harrisburg on Aug. 1... Following the season, hit .216 with three doubles, one triple, 12 RBI and 10 runs scored in 30 games for Tigres del Licey of the Dominican Winter League.
Named Washington Nationals Minor League Player of the Year...Led the South Atlantic League in hits (145), doubles (39) and RBI (87), ranked second in the league in slugging percentage (.485) and batting average (.310), and ranked third in OPS (.848)...Paced the Nationals' Minor League system in hits (145), doubles (39), RBI (87), slugging percentage (.485) and batting average (.310).
Named a mid-season New York-Penn League All-Star.
Ranked fourth among Nationals farmhands with a .312 batting average.
Led the DSL with 33 extra-base hits and 125 total bases...His 21 doubles were good for fourth in the DSL.
In his first professional season, hit .223 with six doubles, three triples, one homer, 21 RBI, and 22 runs in 54 games for the DSL Nationals.