Is engaged.....fiancé's name is Michelle...Graduated from Los Gatos (CA) High School before attending Cuesta College in 2006...Played two seasons at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo State University, where he earned Second Team All-Big West honors in 2007 and First Team All-Big West honors in 2008...Brother, Justin, was an infielder in the Mets organization
Batted .181 with 0 HR and eight RBI in 65 games...Made 29 starts (10g in LF, 10g in RF, 9g in CF)...Had four stints with the Brewers (Opening Day-4/19, 5/3-6/13, 7/4-7/31 and 9/1-end)...Began the season on the Opening Day roster for the second straight year...Was on the 15-day disabled list from 4/20-5/2 with a strained right hamstring, retroactive to 4/18...Produced a game-winning RBI-double in the 11th inning on 4/5 at Boston and a game-winning sacrifice fly in the ninth inning on 9/20 at Pittsburgh...Batted .273 with three HR and 18 RBI in 41 games at Triple-A Nashville
Entered the season as the best defensive outfielder in the organization for the third straight year according to Baseball America...Was named to his first career Opening Day roster...Batted .211 with 4 HR and 33 RBI in 134 games during his first full season in the majors...Made 68 starts (39g in LF, 18g in CF, 11g in RF).....was also credited with a "defensive" start on 9/25 at Atlanta after starting center fielder Carlos Gomez was ejected in the top of the first inning...Batted .256 (10-for-39, 1hr, 5rbi) as a pinch hitter.....led the team in pinch hits (10), pinch-hit at-bats (39) and pinch-hit RBI (5)...Belted his first Major League home run on 7/9 vs. Cincinnati with a 2-run shot off Tony Cingrani...Hit his first career pinch-hit homer on 9/10 at St. Louis with a 2-run shot off Edward Mujica.
Entered 2012 as the sixth-best prospect in the organization according to Baseball America
and was rated as the best defensive outﬁ elder in the organization for the second straight year. Spent most of the season at Triple-A Nashville, where he batted .278 with 11 HR, 40 RBI and
16 stolen bases in 124 games. Led Nashville in runs (72), triples (9) and total bases (203). His 11 HR marked a career high ... had just 13 HR in 1103 minor league at-bats prior to 2012. Missed 10 games with Nashville while on the disabled list from 7/29-8/6 with a right knee strain. Was recalled by Milwaukee on 9/4. Appeared in 16 games with the Brewers, including 3 starts in center ﬁeld. Made his starts on 9/23 at Washington, 9/26 at Cincinnati and 10/2 vs. San Diego. Went 4-for-8 with 4 RBI as a pinch-hitter with the Brewers. Enters 2013 as the best defensive outﬁ elder in the organization for the third straight year
according to Baseball America
Batted .315 with 5 HR, 43 RBI and 16 stolen bases in 99 games between Class-A Brevard
County (9g), Double-A Huntsville (50g) and Triple-A Nashville (40g).....hit all of his home runs
with Nashville...His .315 batting average ranked second among all Brewers minor leaguers...Missed the start of the season after he fractured his right thumb while sliding into second base
during a spring training game on 3/14 in Scottsdale against San Francisco...Made his season debut on 5/18 with Brevard County.....was transferred to Huntsville on 5/27
and to Nashville on 7/22...Contract was selected by Milwaukee on 9/1...Appeared in 8 games with the Brewers, all off the bench...Made his Major League debut on 9/2 at Houston.....entered the game as a pinch runner and
scored on a wild pitch...His first Major League hit was a pinch-hit single off Francisco Cordero on 9/18 at Cincinnati...Following the season played for the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League and batted
.302 with 2 HR, 16 RBI and 5 stolen bases in 21 games...Enters 2012 as the sixth-best prospect in the organization according to Baseball America
and is rated as the best defensive outfielder in the organization for the second straight year.
Was limited to just 7 games at Class-A Brevard County.....missed the first two months of the
season with a left groin strain and the rest of the season with a fractured right foot...Following the season played for the Surprise Rafters in the Arizona Fall League and batted
.323 with 3 RBI and 2 stolen bases in 8 games.
Was the 2009 Robin Yount Performance Award winner as the Brewers' Minor League Player of the Year...Was the 2009 Florida State League batting champion (.313) and ranked among the league leaders in hits (2nd, 143),
runs (2nd, 76) and doubles (3rd, 31)...Was a 2009 Florida State League midseason and postseason All-Star...Was named Organizational Player of the Month for July 2009 (.339, 3hr, 15rbi).
Following the 2008 season played for the West Oahu CaneFires of the Hawaiian Winter League (26g, .244, 1hr, 10rbi).