MLB shortstop who played for the New York Yankees from 2015 to 2019, then went on to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies prior to the 2020 season. In 2018 with the Yankees, he had one of his best years in the majors, setting a career-high with 27 home runs while compiling 86 RBI and 89 runs.
He was born in Amsterdam and grew up on the island of Curacao. He began his MLB career with the Cincinnati Reds in 2012.
He was named a Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau by the Dutch government after winning the 2011 World Baseball Classic. He was chosen to represent the Netherlands at the 2013 World Baseball Classic but strained his ulnar collateral ligament while training and was ruled out.
He was born to parents Sherista and Johannes, who was also a professional baseball player.
He was briefly teammates with All-Star outfielder Carlos Beltran on the Yankees.