Is a rapper in his free time.....goes by the name of "El Felino"
Batted .221 with 14 HR and 43 RBI in 84 games with Detroit... Made 69 starts (28g at 2B, 20g at SS, 12g at 1B, 4g at 3B, 4g at DH, 1g in LF)...Had two stints with the team (4/14-7/1 and 8/11-end)... Recorded his first career multi-homer game on 5/11 at Minnesota with a pair of solo shots off Michael Pineda in the 5-3 win in the first game of a doubleheader... Hit his first career grand slam on 8/23 at Minnesota off José Berríos in a 9-6 win... Belted 2 HR along with a career-high 5 RBI in a 10-7 win on 8/31 vs. Minnesota... Batted .320 with 11 HR and 31 RBI in 44 games at Triple-A Toledo... Was Tigers Minor League Player of the Month for July (27g, .330, 8hr, 21rbi)... Was claimed off waivers by Milwaukee on 12/9.
Split the 2018 season between Triple A Toledo and Detroit, appearing in 63 games for the Mud Hens and 62 games with the Tigers...Selected to the International League Midseason All-Star Team...Belted a pair of homers on April 28 vs. Louisville…also hit two homers on May 13 at Louisville and May 30 at Syracuse...Hit for the cycle on May 30 at Syracuse, going 5x6 with a double, a triple, two home runs, five RBI and 14 total bases...Earned Tigers Minor League and International League Player of the Month honors for May after hitting .383/.407/.652 with 19 runs scored, nine doubles, two triples, six home runs and 24 RBI...Made his Major League debut on May 31 vs. Los Angeles (AL), going 2x4 with a run scored…became the first Tiger to have multiple hits in his Major League debut since JaCoby Jones on August 30, 2016 vs. Chicago (AL)...Hit the first home run of his Major League career on August 23 vs. Chicago (AL)...Played in 26 games with Aguilas Cibaenas of the Dominican Winter League, hitting .231/.248/.279 with six runs scored, three doubles, one triple and 11 RBI.
Spent the entire 2017 season with Triple A Columbus, playing in 117 games...Named an International League Postseason All-Star and an Organization All-Star by MiLB.com... Ranked tied for fifth in the International League with a .291 (130x447) batting average...Sidelined from June 1-16 with a right abdomen strain...Collected a season-high four hits on July 14 at Toledo...Posted a .333 (32x96) batting average with 15 runs scored, six doubles, one triple, seven home runs and 21 RBI in 26 games during July.