Luis Enrique Ugueto ... resides in Macaracuay, Venezuela, with wife Laura and daughter Nikole ... attended Liceo Juan Pablo II HS.
Split season between San Antonio, Tacoma and
Seattle...Began season with San Antonio, appearing in 89
games...Had six hit streaks of five or more games, including 2
season-high eight game hitting streaks...Stole 25 bases, including six games with two steals...Had 24 multi-hit games...Recalled to Seattle, June 16, appearing in three games
before being optioned to San Antonio, June 29;
recalled July 9 and optioned to Tacoma on Aug. 2...Appeared in eight games with Tacoma, hitting .308 with
nine runs, three doubles, and two home runs.
Rookie reserve provided speed off the bench and added another infield glove to the roster ... was the first Rule 5 player to make the Mariners' Opening Day roster since Fernando Viña in 1993; first Rule 5 player to stay on Mariners roster for full season since Mike Moore in 1984 ... 10 of his first 13 games were as a pinch-runner ... made MLB debut as pinch-runner April 3 vs. Chicago, scoring a run in Seattle's 7-6 victory ... saw first action in the field as a defensive replacement at shortstop, and struck out in his first MLB at-bat, April 19 vs. Texas ... had first MLB hit in his second at-bat of the season, April 22 vs. Anaheim off Ben Weber ... went 0-for-2 with a walk in his first MLB start, April 28 at Yankee Stadium, playing second base ... after going 0-for-3 with a BB in start at second base May 12 at Boston, next 12 games was as a pinch-runner or defensive replacement ... had stolen four consecutive bases before he was caught stealing to end the game May 19 at Boston in a 3-2 loss ... appeared in 10 games games in June, five as a pinch-runner, stealing two bases ... belted first MLB home run off the Angels' Lou Pote July 19 at Anaheim; also marked first MLB RBI ... went on the DL Aug. 9, retro to Aug. 8, with a sprained left wrist ... assigned to Tacoma for injury rehab Aug. 18 ... went 13-for-51 (.255) in 12 games at shortstop with the Rainiers with five RBI ... recalled from rehab and reinstated from the DL Sept. 1 ... made 12 consecutive appearances as pinch-runner or defensive replacement from Sept. 2-27 ... made third and final start of the season Sept. 28 at Anaheim, leading off and playing shortstop; went 2-for-4 with a caught stealing.
Purchased by Seattle from Pittsburgh, Dec. 13, 2001; selected by Pittsburgh from Florida in the Rule 5 draft, Dec. 13, 2001.
Played in a career-high 121 games, batting .263 with three home runs and 43 RBIs for Brevard County ... hit safely in 17 of first 21 games, including nine-game hit streak April 20-29 (13-for-30, .433) ... batted .319 (23-for-72) in 22 games in April ... hit .296 (24-for-81) in 26 games in May ... hit .435 (10-for-23, HR, 7 RBIs) in six games June 22-30 ... season-high 4 RBIs, going 3-for-5 July 25 vs. Jupiter ... played 107 games at shortstop, 16 at second base ... batted .279 (81-for-290) vs. right-handed pitchers.
Spent the season with single-A Kane County, playing 114 games...batted .293 (29x99) in August...was 4-for-11/.364 with the bases loaded.
Played 69 games combined for three teams, spending the majority of the season with Utica ... batted .276 (60-for-217) in 56 games with Utica.
Made pro debut in 1998, playing three games with Brevard County and 50 games with GCL Marlins.