Married, wife's name is Milagros...Has two children, Robermis and Roberto.1990Began his professional career playing for the White Sox's Dominican Rookie Summer League
club.1991Led Gulf Coast League catchers in putouts (287) and total chances (349) at rookie level Sarasota.1992Appeared in 45 games for Class A Utica and hit .273.1993Was named to the Midwest League All-Star team while playing for Class A South Bend...Batted
.306 in 75 games...Appeared with the White Sox in the midseason Windy City Classic against the Cubs
at Comiskey Park.1994Batted .260 with a career-high 11 homers at Class A Prince William...On 8/13 vs. Salem, went 6-
for-6 with 3 homers (including a grand slam), 6 RBI and 5 runs scored.1995Selected as the Carolina League's best defensive catcher by Baseball America after throwing out
56.3 percent of runners who attempted to steal off him at Class A Prince William...Also picked off 6 base
runners.1996Saw his first major league action during 2 stints with the Chicago White Sox...Was recalled from
AA Birmingham on 7/20 and made his big league debut on 7/24 vs. Oakland, going 2-for-3 with a double
and RBI...Both hits came off Doug Johns...Went 4-for-6 in 2 games for Sox...Was returned to
Birmingham on 7/28 and stayed there the remainder of the Southern League season before being
recalled on 9/1...Led SL catchers by throwing out 38 of 67 would-be base stealers (56.7%) in 87 games
at Birmingham.1997Played in 10 games in September for the Chicago White Sox after being called up at the end of
AAA Nashville's season.1998Saw action in 34 games for the White Sox, including 33 starts at catcher, after being recalled from
AAA Calgary on 7/19...Hit his first major league homer on 8/4, a 3-run shot at Tampa Bay off Tony
Saunders...Led Pacific Coast League catchers by throwing out 62.9% of would-be base thieves (22-35).1999Began his final campaign in the Chicago White Sox organization at AAA Charlotte...Was released
5/19 after playing in 16 games...Signed by Montreal's AAA affiliate Ottawa on 5/21...After appearing in
21 games for Ottawa, his contract was purchased by the Expos on 6/28...Played in 17 games, including
3 starts at catcher, for Montreal and went 4-for-22.2000Spent most of the season with AAA Tacoma in the Seattle organization...Had a brief stint with the
Mariners, 6/28-7/14...Hit a solo homer off Anaheim's Derrick Turnbow in his first Mariners start on
6/29...Led Pacific Coast League catchers by throwing out 53.0 percent of the baserunners who attempted
to steal off him (35-66) while at Tacoma.2001Saw most extensive major league action with Chicago Cubs after his contract was purchased from
AAA Iowa on 6/19...Appeared in 47 games behind the plate (34 starts) and had a .997 fielding percentage...
Threw out 13 of 39 baserunners attempting to steal...Recorded his first 2 hits with the Cubs on
6/25 vs. New York, going 2-for-4 with a double and a homer that was a game-winning solo shot off Al
Leiter...Also homered on 7/29 vs. St. Louis...Drove in at least one run in 8 straight starts, 6/7-7/15.2002Began season with the Chicago Cubs before being traded to Milwaukee on 6/9 in exchange for
minor league OF Jackson Melian...Combined to bat .261 (55-211) between the Cubs and Brewers, with
14 doubles, a triple, 3 HR and 22 RBI...Batted .333 with a home run and 3 RBI with Chicago in April...Set
career high collecting 3 hits on 4/12 at Pittsburgh while with Chicago...Equaled that on 8/16 at Pittsburgh,
going 3-for-5 while with Milwaukee...Made first career appearance at first base in the second game of
doubleheader on 9/2 at Chicago...In his first full month with Milwaukee, hit .278 with a home run and 7
RBI in July...Batted .333 in August...Hit right-handed pitching at a .275 clip with two home runs and 15
RBI between the Cubs and Brewers...Threw out 28.9 percent of would-be base stealers.2003
Appeared in 18 games for the Orioles after his contract was purchased twice from AAA Ottawa, the 2nd
time on July 21 for the remainder of the season.
Went to spring training with Milwaukee but was released on March 26...Signed a minor league contract
with the Orioles on April 2 and was assigned to Ottawa.
Joined Ottawa on April 26 after spending 3 weeks at Orioles extended spring training camp in Sarasota
while on the disabled list with a pulled left hamstring.
Hit a grand slam for his first homer of the season on May 4 vs. Toledo.
Contract was purchased by the Orioles on May 8 when Brook Fordyce went on MLB bereavement
leave...Went 1-for-4 in his only game, catching the 2nd game of a doubleheader on May 9 at Kansas
Was returned outright to Ottawa following the game on May 12.
Hit .406 (26-64) with 4 doubles, 4 homers and 18 RBI in 16 games, June 23-July 11, to go into AAA All-
Star break batting .327...Was recalled by the Orioles 10 days later on July 21, when Geronimo Gil was
optioned to Ottawa.
At Ottawa, hit .335 in 59 games, including .362 off lefties and .325 off righties...Hit safely in 10 his last
11 games with the Lynx, batting .442 (19-43).
Including his first start on May 9, hit safely in his first 4 games for the Orioles.
Went 4-for-5 with an RBI on July 31 at Minnesota, matching his career high for hits...Was the 3rd 4-hit
game of his career.
Entered in the 8th inning of the 2nd game of a doubleheader on September 26 at New York and had
game-winning single in the 10th inning.
Had 3 games in which he threw out 2 runners attempting to steal and was 6-for-17 (35.3%) throwing
Was outrighted to AAA Ottawa on October 4 but elected free agency instead before re-signing with the
Played for Magallanes in Venezuelan Winter League and batted .198, with 4 homers and 11 RBI in 30