Noel signed a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training, December 16, 2019 ... appeared in 76 games with the Rockies from 2018-19, batting .230 (34-for-148) with four doubles and two homers ... Has batted .279 (871-for-3,127) with 150 doubles, 56 triples, 61 homers and 418 RBI in 854 minor league games since making his pro debut in 2010 ... Named a mid-season All-Star in 2017 (Pacific Coast League) and 2013 (California League) ... Originally selected by the Dodgers in the 21st round of the 2010 draft ... was rated by Baseball America as the best power hitter in the Dodgers draft class ... Graduated from high school at Montverde Academy in Clermont, Fla., playing alongside Francisco Lindor ... played one collegiate season at Universidad Interamericana in Arecibio, Puerto Rico ... Has a bachelor's degree in business with a financial planning certificate from the University of Phoenix.
Noel spent nearly the entire season with Triple-A Albuquerque, while appearing in one game with the Rockies ... missed more than two months on the injured list, including time on the major league injured list, April 16-May 27 (left quad strain) ... Batted .278 (57-for-205) with 12 doubles, three triples, five homers and 33 RBI in 60 games with Albuquerque ... Was recalled by the Rockies April 15 but appeared in just one game before suffering a left quadriceps strain ... was on the injured list April 16-May 27 ... was optioned to Triple-A upon reinstatement ... missed time on the minor league injured list June 22-July 27 with right groin inflammation.
Made his Major League debut on April 22 vs. Chicago-NL, starting in right field ... Played in 75 games across two stints for the Rockies and batted .233 (34-for-146) with 16 runs, four doubles, one triple and two home runs … recorded his first career home run on May 14 at San Diego ... Hit a go-ahead three-run home run on July 7 at Seattle in the seventh inning off James Paxton in a 5-1 win ... Batted .331 (53-for-160) with 17 runs, 10 doubles, four triples and five home runs in 44 games for Triple-A Albuquerque.
Played his first full season in Triple-A and was named a Mid-Season All-Star...Played a career-high 128 games and batted .312 (154-for-493) with 79 runs, 17 doubles, 12 triples, 15 home runs, 79 RBI, 25 walks and 102 strikeouts...Ranked second in the Pacific Coast League and led Albuquerque with 12 triples … also led the Isotopes with 154 hits, the third-most in the PCL … his .312 batting average ranked second on the Isotopes, and the 79 RBI and .487 slugging percentage ranked third...Was the first of four Minor League players to record at least 10 doubles, triples and home runs...Became the seventh player in Isotopes history to record at least 150 hits...Named a Mid-Season All-Star for the first time at any level … went 1-for-1 in the Triple-A All-Star Game.
Played in 44 games with Triple-A Albuquerque, batting .234 (32-for-137) before being sent to Double-A Hartford where he played for the remainder of the season and batted .340 (66-for-194)...Named Eastern League Player of the Month of July after batting .425 (37-for-87) with seven doubles, one triple, two home runs, 14 RBI, a .440 on base percentage and a .598 slugging percentage...Earned the Eastern League Player of the Week for the week of July 11-17, where he batted .692 (9-for-13) with one home run, three RBI, five runs scored, two walks and a .923 slugging percentage in four games.
Appeared in 112 games with Double-A New Britain in his first season in the Rockies organization...His stolen base total of 31 was second to his career high of 38 from 2013...Was second in the Eastern League with 31 stolen bases, caught 12 times...His 51 RBI were second on the club and he was in the top three on the club in runs, hits and doubles.
Reached Dodgers' Double-A level for the first time, tying for third in the league with nine triples for Chattanooga...Spent the season as the club's starting center fielder.
Batted .284 (135-for-476) with 12 home runs, 66 RBI and 10 triples in 123 games for High-A Rancho Cucamonga...En route to a Cal League All-Star game selection, batted .306 (70-for-229) over 60 games in the first half … hit .366 (34-for-93) in May with five doubles, five triples, three homers and 24 RBI in 26 games...Finished second on the team with 38 stolen bases and was tied for the team lead with 11 sacrifice flies.
Had three stops in the Dodgers' Minor League system, and batted .340 (17-for-50) in 13 games to finish the year with Rookie Level Ogden...Began the year at Low-A Great Lakes, hitting .227 before being sidelined with a hand injury … transferred to the Arizona League Dodgers, where he hit .295 (26-for-88) in 23 games before the promotion to the Pioneer League...Hit safely in 11 of 13 games with Ogden, including a five-hit performance Aug. 30.
In his first full professional season, began the year with High-A Rancho Cucamonga, playing in 23 contests...Played in 60 games after transfer to Ogden, ranking third on the team with 29 extra-base hits.
Played in only three games in the Arizona League after the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.