Last name is pronounced: seh-zar... Signed by the Astros as a non-drafted free agent on July 15, 2011...signed by Astros scouts Felix Francisco and Rafael Belen... Is signed to a minor league contract for the 2018 season...invited to Major League Spring Training on Jan. 25, 2018.
Split his season between Class A Buies Creek (83g) and Class A Quad Cities (27g), combining to hit .297 (123x414) with 23 doubles, seven home runs and 57 RBI in a career-high 110 games...appeared only at third base (107g) and designated hitter (3g)...began his season at Quad Cities and was promoted to Buies Creek on May 15.
: Made his first appearance at a full-season affiliate in what was his fifth professional season, playing in 36 games for Quad Cities (26g), where he finished the season after a July promotion...began the year at Class A Tri-City (30g) and combined for a .283 average (72x254) with nine doubles and 29 RBI in 66 games at the two levels...did most of his damage at Tri-City, where he hit .389 (42x108) with a .452 OBP and a .952 OPS...in his last week at the level, earned the New York-Penn League Player of the Week on July 17, after hitting .538 (14x26) in seven games...quickly promoted a level on July 20.
Spent his entire season at Class A Greeneville, hitting .236 (43x182) with eight doubles and 30 RBI in 51 games...appeared only at third base, making 50 starts.
Combined to hit .273 (53x194) with 12 doubles and 15 RBI in 52 games between Greeneville (3g) and the GCL Astros...played the majority of his season in the GCL before a promotion to Greeneville for the final three contests of the year.
Spent his second straight year on the DSL Astros, appearing in 63 games and hitting .235 (52x221) with 19 RBI.
In his first professional season, at the age of 17, appeared in 59 games for the DSL Astros, posting a .213 (43x202) average with 16 RBI.