Kristopher David Negrón…married to Allison…resides in Napa, CA…graduated from Vanden HS (CA)…during his college career with Consumnes River College, was named the California Community College Baseball Conference MVP in 2007.
The Totals - Hit .219 (7x32) with 6 runs, 1 home run, 4 RBI, 1 walk and 2 stolen bases in 20 games with the Diamondbacks (2 G) and Mariners (18 G)...Mariners Totals - Appeared in 18 games with the Mariners, batting .207 (6x29) with 6 runs, 1 home run, 3 RBI, 1 walk and 2 stolen bases...Join the Club - Acquired by Seattle from Arizona in exchange for cash considerations on Aug. 30...Getting Defensive - Appeared defensively at 5 different positions: 3rd base (4 GS), left field, (4 G, 2 GS), right field (2 GS), 2nd base (2 G, 1 GS) and shortstop (2 G)...Big Night - Went 3-for-4 with 2 runs, 1 home run and 2 RBI on Sept. 15 at the Angels...Minor Details - Spent most of the season with Triple-A Reno (ARI), batting .283 (105x371) with 71 runs, 17 doubles, 5 triples, 15 home runs, 45 RBI, 43 walks and 10 steals in 118 games.
Batted .160 with 1 double, 1 RBI and 4 walks in 14 games with the D-backs after being selected from Triple-A Reno on Sept. 1...it was his first Major League action since 2015 with the Reds...Made 5 appearances at shortstop (3 starts), 5 in left field (2), 2 at first base (1) and 1 at second...In 120 games for the Aces, hit .300 with 17 doubles, 11 triples, 13 homers and 64 RBI. POSTSEASON: On Arizona's Wild Card and NLDS roster but did not play.
For the Reds made 36 starts at 3 positions (13gs at 2B, 22gs at 3B, 1gs at SS on 9/17 at Chi)...also made 1 appearance as a defensive replacement in LF (8/13 vs Bos)...began the season at Class AAA Louisville, where he also played 2B (5g), 3B (3g), SS (46g) and OF (26g)...joined the Reds on 7/10, when 2B Brandon Phillips was injured...with Phillips on the disabled list, made 12 of his first 17 starts at 2B...after Phillips came off the DL on 8/18 made 18 of his last 19 starts at 3B (17gs) or SS (1gs)...was voted by media the Most Outstanding Player in the 3-1 Ohio Cup series win vs the Indians (7-13, .538, 2 2b, 1hr, 5rbi, 5r)...his first 2 hits this season were home runs, the first of his career...finished the season with 6 homers in just 49 apps and 144ab...in the second inning of his first career start, a 6-3 win on 7/13 vs Pit, hit a 3-run HR off Francisco Liriano that gave the Reds a 3-0 lead...on 7/21 at Mil hit a pinch-hit HR on the first pitch from Will Smith...in the 15-inning, 2-1 loss on 7/28 vs Ari singled twice for his first career multi-hit game...in the 3-2 win on 8/15 at Col went 4-for-4, including an RBI-single off Adam Ottavino with 2 outs in the top of the ninth inning that snapped the 2-2 tie...in the 11th inning on 8/22 vs Atl became the 25th Red to play shortstop next to Phillips...finished the season with a 3-game hitting streak (8-12, .667, 1 2b, 1hr, 3rbi) as the Reds earned the 2-1 series win vs the playoff-bound Pirates...in the ninth inning of Louisville's 11-4 loss vs Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on 5/27 made his only professional pitching appearance (1ip, 1h, 0r, 0bb, 1k)...as one of the team's final roster moves, was sent to Louisville on the last day of spring training...in his last 11 apps of the spring hit .417 (10-24, 3 2b, 1 3b, 1hr, 6rbi) while playing 2B, SS, LF and CF.
Battled back from a July 2012 season-ending knee injury to play the entire season at Class AAA Louisville, where he led the club in starts at shortstop (69)...overall played 73g at SS, 22g in the OF, 12g at 3B, 7g at 2B and 1g at 1B...hit a grand slam on 4/30 vs Lehigh Valley...as a pinch hitter in the bottom of the ninth inning of the 3-2 win vs Indianapolis on 7/11 produced a bases-loaded, walkoff RBI-single...on 7/25 at Syracuse made his only career start at first base...played for Caguas in the Puerto Rican Winter League (24g, .211, 4 2b, 2 3b, 8rbi, 3sb).
On 7/5 suffered a season-ending knee injury while playing at Louisville...on 7/10 had surgery to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament and medial meniscus in his right knee...spent most of the season at Louisville but made 4 apps during his only stint with the Reds (6/6-6/17)...in the ninth inning of the 10-inning, 5-4 loss on 6/7 vs Pit made his Major League debut as a pinch runner...as a pinch hitter on 6/14 vs Cle singled off Scott Barnes for his first career hit and then played CF in his first career appearance on defense...originally was recalled from Lousiville on 6/6, when IF Mike Costanzo was optioned...returned to Louisville after Scott Rolen came off the disabled list and played there until he was injured...overall for the Bats played 2B (15g), 3B (18g), SS (21g), CF (18g), LF (3g) and RF (3g)...on 8/31 came off Louisville's disabled list, was recalled and placed on the Reds' 15-day disabled list...on 11/30 was non-tendered but agreed to a minor league contract with an invitation to 2013 Major League spring training camp...for the Reds wore uniform number 17.
Spent his first full season at Class AAA... led Louisville with 86 starts batting eighth in the orderand ranked second in overall apps...on 8/10 at Toledo hit the Bats' only inside-the-park HR of the season...on 8/25 vs Lehigh Valley hit a leadoff HR.
Spent most of the season at Class AA Carolina but made 7 apps during 2 stints with ClassAAA Louisville (8/24, 8/31-remainder of the season)...with 35 stolen bases ranked second among all Redsminor league batters...his 34 steals for Carolina ranked T4th in the Southern League...in Baseball America'sBest Tools issue was rated the best defensive shortstop in the Southern League...following the season playedfor the Peoria Saguaros in the prestigious Arizona Fall League (24g, .296, 4 2b, 4 3b, 4hr, 16rbi)...was theAFL's Player of the Week for 11/8-11/14 (.368, 2hr, 5rbi)...on 11/19 was added to the 40-man roster.
In 134 apps at Class A Salem and Sarasota and Class AA Carolina hit .259 with 6hr, 41rbi and 27 stolenbases...on 8/14 was traded from Bos to Cin in exchange for SS Alex Gonzalez and cash...twice hit 2 homersin a game (4/23 vs Myrtle Beach, 8/25 vs Tennessee)...for Salem, hit safely in 12 straight games from 7/22-8/3(.364, 16-44).
In 129g at Class A Greenville and Lancaster and Class AA Portland hit .265 with 8hr,46rbi and 31 steals...ranked among Red Sox minor league leaders in games (129, 2nd), triples (8, T2nd), stolenbases (31, 3rd) and runs scored (73, 10th)...earned Red Sox Minor League Base Stealer of the Month for May(9 steals in 9 attempts) and Red Sox Minor League Base Runner of the Month for August/September (6 stealsin 7 attempts, 15 extra-base hits)...on 8/22 vs Bakersfield went 5-for-5 with a pair of homers and 5 RBI...inthe 10th inning of Game 2 of the California League semifinals belted a 3-run walkoff homer...played 108g at2B but also played SS, 3B and all 3 outfield positions.
With 31 stolen bases at Class A Greenville andLancaster ranked second among all Red Sox farmhands...was named Red Sox Minor League Base Stealerof the Month for May (8 steals in 9 attempts).
In his first professional season hit .270 with 2hr, 21rbi and 15 stolen bases in 50 apps with the Rookie GCL Red Sox and Class A Lowell Spinners.