José Miguel Fernández ... Fled Cuba in 2015 after failing to do so on previous attempts...Played eight seasons in Cuban National Series for Cocodrilos de Matanzas (2007-14), posting a career .319/.403/.424 slashline with 37 home runs & 318 RBI ... Hit .326 with 16 doubles, five homers and 42 RBI in his final full season and ranked second in league in OBP with a .482 mark, drawing 65 walks against just 10 strikeouts in 314 plate appearances ... Ranked No. 3 on Baseball America's April 2014 rankings of the Top 20 Cuban prospects list ... Played second base for the Cuban National team and represented Cuba in the 2013 World Baseball Classic, posting a .524 clip (11/21) with three doubles and six RBI.
Signed with Dodgers as free agent, Jan. 11, 2017...Had not played competitive baseball for two years prior to joining Dodgers...Marked first professional season in U.S...Was a non-roster invitee to Dodgers' spring training...Played 18 games for Aguilas in the 2016-17 Dominican Winter League ... Played majority of 2017 campaign with Double-A Tulsa of Texas League...Hit .340 over first 13 career minor league games (17/50)...Named a Mid-Season All-Star ... Totaled 90 games with Tulsa, along with three contests with Triple-A Oklahoma City...Over 381 minor-league plate appearances, slashed to .306/.367/.496 with 16 home runs...16 home runs established personal best... Struck out just 34 times in 381 PA (1/11.2 PA)...Didn't play after July 29 due to injury (hamate fracture, left hand) ... Played primarily at second base but also saw action at first base, third base and left field.