Melky Cabrera

Melky Cabrera #53

  • LF
  • B/T: A/Z
  • 5' 10"/210
  • Edad: 31

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Melky Cabrera Estadísticas

.273 12 77 3 .709

Melky Cabrera Estadísticas de por vida en MLB

.285 100 597 95 .748

Melky Cabrera Biografía

  • Nombre Completo: Melky Cabrera
  • Pronunciación: MEHL-kee Kuh-BRAIR-uh
  • Nacido: 8/11/1984 en Bajos De Haina, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: julio 7, 2005
Más Info Biográfica +
2015 Estadísticas 629 70 172 12 77 3 .273 .314 .709
Estadísticas de por vida en MLB 5039 676 1434 100 597 95 .285 .336 .748
  • Estatus: Activo

Melky Cabrera Promedios de Statcast

Año Equipo LG VB HIP Pro. de vel. del lanzamiento Pro. de distancia (pies) Pro. de vel. generada (mph) Pro. del ángulo del lanzamiento (deg) Pro. de altura (pies)
2015 White Sox AL 683 451 91.41 209.61 3.35 8.02 28.55
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.20 0.43 8.96 33.39


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Melky Cabrera Estadísticas

Melky Cabrera Estadísticas Avanzadas

Melky Cabrera Eventos de Statcast


Melky Cabrera Noticias de Fantasía

15 de octubre de 2015 a las 7:02 ET

Cabrera surges in summer of 2015

White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera finished the 2015 regular season with a .273 average, 12 home runs, 77 RBIs, 70 runs scored and three stolen bases.

23 de septiembre de 2015 a las 4:24 ET

Cabrera goes deep in three-hit game

White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera went 3-for-4 with a homer, three RBIs and two runs scored against the Tigers on Wednesday.


Melky Cabrera Premios

World Series Championship

Año Equipo League
2009 NY Yankees AL

All-Star MVP

Año Equipo League
2012 San Francisco NL

NL All-Star

Año Equipo League
2012 San Francisco NL

Play of the Year (GIBBYs)

Año Equipo League
2006 NY Yankees AL

MLBPAA Giants Heart and Hustle Award

Año Equipo League
2012 San Francisco NL

Futures Game Selection

Año Equipo League
2005 Columbus INT

INT Player of the Week

Week Equipo League
07/05/2006 Columbus INT

Melky Cabrera Tabla de líderes

Promedio de bateo

Season PRO Rank
2011 .305 9th in AL
2014 .301 9th in AL

Carrera impulsada

Season CI Rank
2011 87 20th in AL

Bases robadas

Season BR Rank
2006 12 25th in AL
2011 20 22nd in AL

Porcentaje de embasarse Más Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2014 .808 13th in AL

Promedio de embasarse

Season OBP Rank
2014 .351 18th in AL

Promedio de slugging

Season SLG Rank
2014 .458 15th in AL

Carreras anotadas

Season C Rank
2011 102 8th in AL
2012 84 25th in NL
2014 81 22nd in AL


Season H Rank
2011 201 4th in AL
2012 159 19th in NL
2014 171 16th in AL
2015 172 13th in AL


Season 2B Rank
2011 44 8th in AL
2014 35 10th in AL
2015 36 10th in AL


Season 3B Rank
2007 8 6th in AL
2011 5 16th in AL
2012 10 5th in NL

Juegos jugados

Season J Rank
2009 154 18th in AL
2011 155 18th in AL
2015 158 9th in AL

Turnos al bate

Season TB Rank
2011 658 3rd in AL
2015 629 4th in AL

Turnos al bate

Season VB Rank
2011 706 8th in AL
2015 683 9th in AL

Total de bases

Season TB Rank
2011 309 7th in AL
2014 260 19th in AL

Atrapado robando

Season AR Rank
2006 5 20th in AL
2007 5 24th in AL
2011 10 8th in AL

Melky Cabrera Transacciones recientes

Team Date Transaction
16 de diciembre de 2014 Chicago White Sox agente libre firmado LF Melky Cabrera.
30 de octubre de 2014 LF Melky Cabrera eligio agente libre.
30 de octubre de 2014 Toronto Blue Jays activan a LF Melky Cabrera de la 60-día lista de deshabilitado.
28 de septiembre de 2014 Toronto Blue Jays transferido LF Melky Cabrera de la 15-día lista de deshabilitado a la 60-día lista de deshabilitado. Broken right pinkie finger
8 de septiembre de 2014 Toronto Blue Jays ponen a LF Melky Cabrera en la 15-día lista de deshabilitado retroactivo al September 6, 2014. Broken right pinkie finger
31 de octubre de 2013 Toronto Blue Jays activan a LF Melky Cabrera de la 60-día lista de deshabilitado.
3 de septiembre de 2013 Toronto Blue Jays transferido LF Melky Cabrera de la 15-día lista de deshabilitado a la 60-día lista de deshabilitado. Left knee irritation.
2 de agosto de 2013 Toronto Blue Jays ponen a LF Melky Cabrera en la 15-día lista de deshabilitado. Left knee irritation.
21 de julio de 2013 Toronto Blue Jays activan a LF Melky Cabrera de la 15-día lista de deshabilitado.
18 de julio de 2013 Toronto Blue Jays envian a LF Melky Cabrera una asignación de rehabilitación de Buffalo Bisons.
15 de julio de 2013 Toronto Blue Jays envian a OF Melky Cabrera una asignación de rehabilitación a New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
12 de julio de 2013 Toronto Blue Jays envian a OF Melky Cabrera una asignación de rehabilitación de Dunedin Blue Jays.
28 de junio de 2013 Toronto Blue Jays ponen a LF Melky Cabrera en la 15-día lista de deshabilitado. Left knee tendinitis.
19 de noviembre de 2012 Toronto Blue Jays agente libre firmado LF Melky Cabrera.
3 de noviembre de 2012 LF Melky Cabrera eligio agente libre.
29 de octubre de 2012 San Francisco Giants activan a LF Melky Cabrera.
12 de octubre de 2012 San Francisco Giants reasignado LF Melky Cabrera a las ligas menores.
15 de agosto de 2012 San Francisco Giants ponen a LF Melky Cabrera en la lista restringida.
7 de noviembre de 2011 Kansas City Royals cambian a LF Melky Cabrera a San Francisco Giants; San Francisco Giants cambian a LHP Jonathan Sanchez a Kansas City Royals and Richmond Flying Squirrels cambian a LHP Ryan Verdugo a Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
10 de diciembre de 2010 Kansas City Royals agente libre firmado Melky Cabrera.
18 de octubre de 2010 Atlanta Braves liberan a LF Melky Cabrera.
22 de diciembre de 2009 Atlanta Braves cambian a LHP Boone Logan and RHP Javier Vazquez a New York Yankees for cash, RHP Arodys Vizcaino, LF Melky Cabrera and LHP Mike Dunn.
9 de noviembre de 2009 Melky Cabrera estado en la lista cambian a por New York Yankees.

Info Biográfica de Melky Cabrera

Melky Astacio Cabrera... Has three children... Took part in Yankees' hurricane relief donation of $35,000 in cash and food to Dominican Republic in October of 2007... Honoured with Munson Award for his excellence and philanthropic work in community at 28th Annual Thurman Munson Dinner on Feb. 5, 2008.


Spent his second season with Toronto … missed the final 22 games after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured right pinky finger suffered diving back to third base on 9/5 at Boston...At the time of his injury (9/6), ranked second in the major league with 171 hits … also was tied for third in the American League in multihit games (51), ranked seventh in doubles (35) and eighth in average (.301)...His 13 outfield assists tied for the third-most in baseball and were the most by a Blue Jays left fielder since Candy Maldonado in 1992 (also 13)...Posted a .310 average (129-416) with 26 doubles, two triples, 11 home runs and 53 RBI against right-handers, compared to .276 (42-152) with nine doubles, one triple, five homers and 20 RBI vs. lefties...Recorded a hit in 25 of his first 26 games of the season (.347, 41-118), becoming the first player in Toronto's history to accomplish the feat...His 14-game hitting streak (.323, 21-65) from 3/31-4/15 was the longest in Blue Jays history to open a season … after going 0-4 on 4/17 at Minnesota, compiled an 11-game hitting streak from 4/18-29 (.422, 19-45)...Set a franchise record with 41 hits in March/April … homered in a career-high four straight games from 4/4-8, including leadoff shots on 4/4 and 4/6 vs. the Yankees...Matched his career high with four hits on 4/18 at Cleveland and 5/20 at Boston (11th and 12th time)...Hit his 10th home run in his 60th game of the season on 6/4 at Detroit, the fastest he reached the mark in his career...Became the 15th-fastest Blue Jay to reach 100 hits in a season (80 games) on 6/27 vs. the White Sox...Collected his 500th career RBI on 7/26 at the Yankees with a double off Chris Capuano.


Missed a combined 72 games this season over two DL stints, both were left knee injuries... Missed 18 games from June 27-July 20 and was shut down for the rest of the season on Aug. 2, missing the final 54 games... Had a benign tumour removed from his spine in August, resulting in his persistent back and leg pain throughout season. In 28 games in May, hit .319/.361/.460 (.821 OPS), with 10 doubles, two home runs, 14 RBI and 15 runs scored. Recorded multi-hit games in 25 of his 88 contests this season, including nine games of 3+ hits. Hit his 1st career leadoff home run May 24, 2013 vs. BAL. Collected his 1000th career hit April 9 at DET after singling in the 1st inning off of A. Sanchez. Played in his 1000th career game April 18 vs. CWS. Appeared in fewer games (88) than any season since his debut (2005).

2012 Opened up the season with an eight-game hitting streak...On Aug. 15 it was announced by Major League Baseball that he was suspended 50 games for testing positive for testosterone, a performance-enhancing substance...Was eligible to return for the post-season, but was not added to the Giants roster...At the time of his suspension led the Majors with 159 hits and 52 multi-hit games while batting .346 -- the second-highest average in the National League... Was leading the league in runs with 84...Was named Most Valuable Player in the All-Star Game played in Kansas City, going 2-for-3 with a two-run home run...Recorded a career high 10 triples (T-5th in NL)...Batted .429 in May with three homers, five triples, seven doubles and 17 RBI...Established a San Francisco era record for the most hits in the month of May with 51... Surpassed Willie Mays, who had 49 in May of 1958... Tied Randy Winn (Sept. '05), a SF-era record with 51 hits in a single calendar month...His 39 multi-hit games were a new Giants franchise record prior to the All-Star break. 2011 27-year-old was acquired by San Francisco from Kansas City in Nov. to provide an offensive burst to lineup ... Completed his 1st and only season with Royals in tremendous fashion, setting career highs in nearly every offensive category, including batting average (.305), runs (102), hits (201), doubles (44), home runs (18), RBI (87) and stolen bases (20). ... Ranked 9th in American League in batting average and finished 4th in A.L. in hits, 7th in total bases (309) and tied for 8th in doubles and runs scored. ... Finished 2nd in Majors to Yankees' Curtis Granderson with 85 RBI from number 2 spot in batting order. ... Became just 6th Royals player (7th time) to reach 200+ hits in season and 1st since 2000 (Johnny Damon, 214; Mike Sweeney, 206). ... Posted 61 multi-hit games, tied for 2nd-most in Major Leagues and 4th-best single-season total in club history. ... Tied for 6th in Majors with 13 outfield assists. ... Recorded his 2nd career 2-HR game on July 3 at Colorado, hitting solo HR in 1st inning and 3-run shot in 3rd...also set career-high with 4 runs scored and matched careerbest with 5 RBI...also drove in 5 runs on Aug. 10 at Tampa Bay (4th time in his career). ... Hit .384 and recorded 43 hits in month of July, 2nd-most in Majors. 2010 Spent his first season in the National League with the Braves...Got off to a slow start, batting just .195 (15-for-77) in April before hitting a combined .288 (68-for-236) from May through July...Despite just 458 at bats, his second-lowest since becoming a regular in 2006, he collected 27 doubles, 1 shy of his career high set in 2009. 2009 Set career highs in doubles (28) and home runs (13) in 154 games with NYY. Batted .277 (91-for-328) with eight home runs as a right-handed batter and .268 (42-for-157) with five longballs as a left-handed batter...Batted .317 (38-for-120) in the No. 9 spot in the lineup, marking the highest such average in the Majors (min. 125PA)...Recorded three outfield assists in 2009 and now has 38 career OF assists, tying for fourth-most in the Majors over the last four seasons (2006-09). His 14 assists as a center fielder over the same span are second-most in MLB behind TB's B.J. Upton (16)...Was 24-for-54 (.304) with two home runs and 19 RBI in "close and late" situations...Became just the 11th player in Yankees history to hit for the cycle on 8/2 at CWS. The four hits matched his career high...Tied his career-high with four hits 8/21 at BOS...Recorded four straight multi-hit games for the first time in his career from 8/31-9/3. Tied his season high with four RBI on 9/13 vs. BAL...Played in his 500th career game on 7/19 vs. Detroit, going 0-for-3...On 7/17 vs. DET, recorded two outfield assists for the third time in his career and first since 7/15/07 at TB...Was named the Major League Baseball Clutch Performer of the Month Presented by Pepsi Award winner for May. In 24 games, he batted .321 (27-for-84) with nine runs, six doubles, one home run and 11 RBI...Recorded walk-off hits on 5/15 vs. MIN and 5/23 vs. PHI...Missed four games with a bruised right shoulder, 5/27-31...Hit solo-home run in the second inning and a two-run walk-off homer in the 14th on 4/22 vs. OAK, marking his first career multi-HR game and second career "walk-off" home run (7/18/06 vs. SEA)...Hit solo-home run on 4/17 vs. CLE and a two-run homer 4/18 vs. CLE, marking just the second time in his career he homered in consecutive games (also 8/9-10/06 at CWS)...Recorded a hit in 14 consecutive games as a starter, 4/13-5/5: .368 (21-for-57) with four HR and 10 RBI...Hit safely in 29 of his 32 starts, 4/13-5/25, batting .333 (42-for-126) with five HR, 20 RBI and nine BB...Made third career Opening Day roster and his season debut was on 4/9 at BAL, as a pinch-hitter for NYY Derek Jeter in the eighth inning...2009 POSTSEASON: DS (Min.): Hit .167 (2-for-12) in three games. LCS (LAA): Posted three multi-hit games in six contests, batting .391 (9-for-23) with two doubles, four RBI and six walks. In Game 4, had three hits and a team-high four RBI. WS (Phi): Was 2-for-13 (.154) in four games vs. PHI. 2008 Snapped a career-high 13AB hitless streak vs. left-handed pitchers with his second-inning single off LHP Glen Perkins in 5/30 win at Minnesota, going 3-for-4 with 2RBI (credit: Elias Sports Bureau)... hit a solo-HR in 6/10 win at Oakland, snapping a 117AB stretch without a home run... went a career-high 19 at-bats without a hit from 6/27 (Game 2)-7/3... snapped hitless streak in 7/3 loss vs. Boston with a third-inning single, going 2-for-3 with 1 double...Collected just 3H in 26AB (.115BA) with 1R and 1RBI in 12 games from 8/1-13, with all three hits coming in 8/9 loss at Los Angeles (AL)... was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre on 8/15... in 15 games with Scranton/WB, hit .333 (19-for-57) with 8R, 2 doubles, 5RBI, 8BB and 1SB... had at least one hit in 12 of his 15 games and recorded five multi-hit contests (three 2-hit games and two 3-hit games)...Was recalled from Scranton/WB prior to 9/5 loss at Seattle but did not appear in a game with the Yankees until 9/13 Game 2 win vs. Tampa Bay as an eighth-inning defensive replacement in CF... batted .462 (6-for-13) in 12 September games (3GS) following his recall... was 3-for-4 in the season finale Game 2 loss at Boston on 9/28...Played with Aguilas in the Dominican Winter League, batting .312 with 6 doubles, 1HR and 12RBI in 24 games... 2007 Hit .273 (149-for-545) with 66R, 8HR, 73RBI and 13SB in 150 games with the Yankees in 2007 (117 starts in centerfield, 16 starts in left field and four starts in right field)...Started 101 of the Yankees' final 111 games of the season in CF (since 6/1) with the team going 72-39 (.649)...during the stretch, hit .290 (119-for-411) with 55R, 21 doubles, 7 triples, 6HR, 58RBI, 32BB and 10SB...batted .224 (30-for-134) with 11R, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 2HR and 15RBI through the first two months of the season...Tied for third in the American League with 16 outfield assists, tied for fourth with nine sacrifice flies, tied for fifth with 10 sacrifice hits and tied for sixth in the league with eight triples...His 16 OF assists tied Lou Piniella (1974) and Jesse Barfield (1989 and '90) for the fourth-highest single-season total by a Yankees outfielder in the last 50 years...led all Major-League centerfielders with 14 assists, matching Bobby Murcer's 1973 total for the third-highest total by a Yankees centerfielder in the last 50 years, trailing only Murcer (15 in 1970) and Elliot Maddox (18 in 1974)...his 14 assists mark the highest total among A.L. centerfielders since Rocco Baldelli had 15 assists in 2003 with Tampa Bay...Made his first Opening Day roster in 2007...Went 73AB to begin the season without an extra-base hit until he doubled on 4/28 vs. Boston...Hit solo-HR (#1) in 5/10 loss vs. Texas-his first HR since 8/10/06 at Chicago (AL), a span of 266AB without a home run...collected two extra-base hits in four at-bats in the game after registering just two in his first 99AB of the season...Made 11 consecutive starts from 6/1-12, batting .350 (14-for-40) with five multi-hit games...the Yankees were 9-2 in those games...Had three hits in consecutive games for the first time in his career (7/5-7/6) and five multi-hit games in six contests (7/1-7/6). 4 Was 1-for-6 with a career-high five strikeouts in 7/7 loss vs. the Angels...became the fourth Yankee-and third position player-to strike out five times in a game, joining Johnny Broaca (6/25/23 vs. Chicago), Bernie Williams (8/21/91 at Kansas City) and Andy Phillips (5/2/05 at Tampa Bay)...Hit safely in 13 straight games from 7/1-17...during the streak, hit .393 (22-for-56) with 7R, 1 double, 1HR, 7RBI and 1SB...Hit a team-high .368 (39-for-106) with 18R, 6 doubles, 1 triple, 3HR and 17RBI in 28 games in July...his 39 hits tied for third best in the Majors and his .368BA ranked third in the American League for the month...Was one of only four A.L. qualifiers whose batting average increased in each of the first four months of the season (April-July)...hit .200 (15-for-75) in April, .254 (15-for-59) in May, .298 (28-for-94) in June, and .368 (39-for-106) in July...Collected three extra-base hits in a game for the first time in his career in 8/7 win at Toronto, going 3-for-4 with 3R, 2 doubles, 1 triple and 1SH...Had 16 extra-base hits over a 17-game span from 7/21(G2)-8/7 (10 doubles, 3 triples, 3HR)...Fashioned a career-high 18-game hitting streak from 7/25-8/13, hitting .400 (30-for-75) with 15R, 9 doubles, 3 triples, 4HR, 19RBI, 1BB and 3K...according to the Elias Sports Bureau, it was the longest hitting streak by any player under the age of 24 since Jose Reyes fashioned a 20-game streak in 2005 at age 22...the last player as young as Cabrera to hit safely in 18 straight games for the Yankees was Joe DiMaggio (22 games in 1937 at age 22)...Reached base safely in 30 consecutive games (via hit, walk or HBP) from 7/25-8/27, the longest such streak of his career and the longest for any Yankee player this season...batted .328 (40-for-122) with 18R, 9 doubles, 4 triples, 4HR, 24RBI, 2HB, 7BB and 3SB during the stretch...Went a season-high 46 consecutive plate appearances without a strikeout from 8/21-9/3 (career high is 54, done in 2006)...Hit game-winning "walk-off" single in the 10th inning and tied a career high with 5RBI in 9/22 win vs. Toronto, going 3-for-7 with 1R...also drove in five runs on 7/5/06 at Cleveland...Hit safely in each of the final two regular season games (2-for-10 combined) following an 0-for-17 stretch. 2006 Was recalled by the Yankees in May and immediately provided a youthful spark and consistent play to the everyday line-up, hitting .280 (129-for-460) with 7HR, 50RBI and 12SB in 130 games (112 starts in left field, eight starts in right field and one start in center field)...tied for second in the American League with 12 outfield assists...Led all American League rookies with 75 runs, 12 stolen bases, 56 walks, 12 outfield assists and a .360 on-base percentage; ranked second with 26 doubles, third with 129 hits, fourth with 50 runs batted in, 31 multi-hit games, 180 total bases and 35 extra-base hits, and fifth with a .280 batting average...began the season with Triple-A Columbus, leading team with a .385 average (47-for-122) in 31G...had six doubles, two triples, four HR and 24RBI...Was tied for first in the International League with his .385 average, tied for second with his 24RBI and ranked third with a .566 slugging percentage...reached base safely in 28 of 30 games in which he made a plate appearance...was recalled from Triple-A Columbus on 5/9...started in right field that night vs. Boston and was 2-for-3 with his first Major-League RBI...Hit in the lead-off position for the first time in his career on 5/24 at Boston and went 2-for-4 with 4RBI and 1BB...established his single-game career high with four hits in 5/30 win at Detroit, going 4-for-6 with 1 double, 1 triple, 2RBI and 1BB...Hit safely in a career-high eight straight games from 5/29-6/5, batting .297 (11-for-37) with 10R during the stretch...scored a career-high 3R in 6/5 win vs. Boston and was 1-for-5 with 1 double and 2RBI...his strikeout in the eighth inning of 6/9 loss vs. Oakland snapped his streak of 54 consecutive plate appearances without a strikeout...according to the Elias Sports Bureau, it was the longest such streak by a Yankees rookie since Horace Clarke went 56 straight plate appearances without a strikeout in 1965...Hit first career Major-League home run in 6/15 loss vs. Cleveland...began his Major-League career with 130 homerless at-bats...according to the Elias Sports Bureau, it was the longest such streak by a Yankee player to start a career since Bobby Meacham went 281 at-bats without a home run from 1983-84...hit first career grand slam (#3) and was 3-for-4 with 2R, 1 double and a career-high 5RBI in 7/5 win at Cleveland...hit 11th-inning solo "walk-off" home run (#4) in 7/18 win vs. Seattle...according to the Elias Sports Bureau, he became the youngest Yankee player-at 21-to hit a "walk-off" home run since Mickey Mantle on 4/23/53 vs. Boston (also at age 21)...Reached base safely in 20 straight games (via hit, walk or HP) from 6/25-7/ marked the longest such streak by a Yankees rookie since Derek Jeter reached base safely in 23 straight games in 1996...hit .313 (31-for-99) with 2HR, 14RBI and a team-high 19 runs in 25 games in July...hit two-run HR (#7)-his second in as many games-and was 2-for-4 with 1BB and 1SB in 8/10 loss at Chicago...made his first start of the season in CF in 9/30 loss vs. Toronto, going 2-for-5. ...Appeared in two Division Series games vs. the Detroit Tigers, going 0-for-3. 2005 Split time between Double-A Trenton, Triple-A Columbus and New York ... in 106 games with Trenton, batted .275 (117-for-426) with 57R, 22 doubles, 3 triples, 10HR, 60RBI and 28BB ... in 26 games with Columbus, batted .248 (25-for-101) with 15R, 3 doubles, 3HR and 17RBI ... began the year in Trenton, playing in 75 games ... after going 0-for-4 in the Season Opener, registered at least one hit in the following nine games from 4/8-16 ... tied a career high with five hits, going 5-for-6 with 3R and a solo-HR on 4/28 vs. Norwich ... drove in 22 runs in the month of May ... scored a run in nine straight games from 5/27-6/5 ... was transferred to Columbus on 6/28 ... went 2-for-4 with a grand slam, 2R and 1SB in 6/30 win vs. Rochester ... hit .324 (11-for-34) in nine games for the Clippers with 3 HR and 11 RBI before having his contract purchased by New York on 7/7 ... made his Major-League debut that night, starting in center field vs. Cleveland ... went 1-for-4, collecting his first Major-League hit (single off Kevin Millwood in the fifth inning) ... appeared in six games (six starts in CF) with the Yankees, batting .211 (4-for-19) with 1R ... was selected to play for the World Team in the 2005 Futures All-Star Game on 7/15 in Detroit, but was unable to attend because of his promotion to New York ... was the third player on the Yankees' 25-man roster in 2005 to be selected to the Futures Game, joining 2B Robinson Cano (2004) and RHP Chien-Ming Wang (2003) ... was optioned to Columbus on 7/18 ... played 17 additional games with Columbus before being transferred back to Trenton on 8/4 ... combined to hit .269 (142-527) with 13 HR and 77 RBI in 132 games between Trenton and Columbus ... set career highs in HR, RBI and tied a career high with 13 SB ... was tied for fourth among Yankees' minor leaguers in RBI ... set a single game high with 2 triples in a game on 6/1, and tied highs with five hits in a game (4/28) and 4 RBI in a game (5/30, 6/30, 7/5) ... led Thunder with six hits in playoff series loss to Portland ... finished second in the MVP voting for the Dominican Winter League, batting .315 (35-for-111) with 18 RBI in 40 games for Las Aguilas Cibaeñas. 2004 Split the season with the Yankees' Single-A affiliates Battle Creek and Tampa ... combined to hit .304 (153-for-504) with a career-high 36 doubles, six triples, 8HR and 67RBI in 127 games ... also established a single-season career high with 83 runs scored ... had a career-best 17-game hitting streak for Battle Creek from 5/3-22/04, including nine multi-hit games ... hit .406 during the streak (28-for-69) with 15 R and 7 RBI ... was transferred to Tampa on 5/26 ... collected a career-high three doubles on 5/31 at Sarasota, going 3-for-4 ... ranked as the Yankees' #7 prospect by Baseball America ... also rated as the Yankees' best minor league defensive outfielder and best hitter for average by Baseball America. 2003 Hit .283 (79-for-279) with 2HR, 31RBI and 13SB in 67 games for Single-A Staten Island...ranked fourth in the New York Penn League with his 279 AB ... hit .371 (43-for-116) in 25 July games ... hit in 18-of-19 games from 6/30-7/19, going 0-for-9 on 7/9 at Batavia in his only hitless game during the stretch ... had a season-high 10-game hitting streak from 7/10-19, batting .476 (20-for-42) ... had a pair of five-hit games on 7/4 at New Jersey (5-for-6 with 1R, 1 double and 3RBI) and on 7/15 vs. Brooklyn (5-for-5 with 2RBI). 2002 In his first professional season, hit .335 (73-for-218) with 3HR and 29RBI in 60 games with the Yankees Rookie-League affiliate (Dominican Summer League).