Michael Jeffrey Gerber... son of Mike and Karen, has a brother, David...married to Caroline, together they reside in Cheyenne, Wyo., during the offseason...Enjoys hiking and hanging out with family in his free time...Favortie baseball player as a kid was Jim Edmonds.
Spent a majority of the season with Triple-A Sacremento and appeared in 12 games witht the Giants across two stints...Had his contract selected May 3 from Sacremento, replacing outfielder Gerardo Parra...Started all four games in left field at Cincinnati May 3-6 and recorded a double in his first Giants at-bat, however went hitless in his next 14 at-bats and was optioned back to Triple-A on May 7...Recalled from Sacramento for the second time on Sept. 14 and spent the remainder of the season with the Giants...did not record a hit in his final eight games of the season (0-for-9), finishing the season hitless in his final 21 at-bats since his first game...Batted .308 with 41 doubles, one triple, 26 home runs and 83 RBI in 119 games with Sacramento...his 41 doubles were the most in Triple-A and tied for the most in Minor League Baseball...named an MiLB.com Organization All-Star after the season for the fourth time in his career...Acquired by San Francisco off waivers from Detroit, Dec. 10.
Spent most of the season with triple-A Toledo, playing in 74 games and hitting .213/.277/.411 with 35 runs scored, 14 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 34 RBI...also saw his first action at the Major League level, appearing in 18 games with the Tigers and batting .095/.170/.119 with two runs scored, one double and two RBI...Made his Major League debut in the second game of a doubleheader on April 20 vs. Kansas City, pinch running for Miguel Cabrera in the 9th inning...Recorded his first Major League hit and RBI with a double in the 8th inning on July 31 vs. Cincinnati...Notched his first career multi-hit game on August 5 at Oakland...Was claimed off waivers by SF on December 10.
Spent most of the 2017 season with Double A Erie, playing in 92 games...Named to the Eastern League Midseason All-Star Team and was selected an Organization All-Star by MiLB.com...Ranked 10th in the Eastern League with a .291 (102x350) batting average... Went 5x5 with a pair of doubles and a RBI on May 3 at Bowie...Tabbed Eastern League Player of the Week for the week ending May 14 after hitting .448 (13x29) with four runs scored, one double, three home runs and six RBI in seven games...Finished the month of May with a .324 (34x105) batting average with 17 runs scored, eight doubles, four home runs and 10 RBI...Sidelined from June 27-August 4 with a right oblique muscle strain.