Graduated from Gilberto Concepcion High School in 1991 in Carolina, Puerto Rico...as a youngster, he toured Spain,
South America and France while playing with the Raiders, an amatuer baseball team from Carolina, Puerto Rico...has a
daughter, Hailey (5/7/96).2004
Started the season at Triple-A Norfolk, where he batted .262 (17-65) and hit in 14-of-18 games before being released on
5/17 by the Mets.
Was signed by Cleveland on 5/20 as a minor league free agent and assigned to Triple-A Buffalo.
Hit safely in five of his first six games with Buffalo (.346, 9-26) with a HR and six RBI.
Had contract purchased by Indians on 6/15 and went 1-for-11 (.091) in seven games (two starts, both in RF). His only
hit came in a 1-for-3 outing on 6/18 at ATL.
Returned to Buffalo for the remainder of his season on 7/2.
Batted .310 in 56 total games for the Bisons, with 13 2Bs, 1 3B, 9 HRs and 40 RBI.
Posted 21 multi-hit games with 10 two-hit games, 10 three-hit games and one five-hit game.
Went 5-for-5 with a double and two runs scored on 7/5 at Charlotte.
Had a pair of five-RBI games, on 5/22 vs. Norfolk and 8/9 at Rochester.
Hit in five of his last six games (.375, 9-24) with three 2Bs, a 3B, two HRs and nine RBI before his season ended on
8/13 due to a fractured right tibia.
Appeared in 23 games with Santurce in the Puerto Rican Winter League, batting .265 (22-83) with six 2Bs and five RBI.
He led the team with four stolen bases.