Left fielder and third baseman known for his promising hitting skills, he made his MLB debut in 2013 with the Detroit Tigers.
He won a Florida state championship as a sophomore at American Heritage School.
He was a shortstop as an amateur but was converted into a third baseman and left fielder upon turning pro.
His parents are named Michelle and Jorge.
Offensive-minded shortstop Jhonny Peralta was his teammate on the Tigers.