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Juan Pierre MLB Career Stats

7525 .295 18 517 614 .704

Juan Pierre Bio

  • Full Name: Juan D'Vaughn Pierre
  • Born: 8/14/1977 in Mobile, AL
  • Draft: 1998, Colorado Rockies, 13th rd. (390th overall)
  • College: South Alabama
  • Debut: 8/7/2000
  • Last Game: 9/29/2013
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MLB Career Stats 7525 1075 2217 18 517 614 .295 .343 .704


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Juan Pierre Stats

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Juan Pierre Advanced Stats

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Juan Pierre Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2003 Florida NL

Lou Brock Award

Year Team League
2001 Houston NL
2003 Florida NL

MLBPAA Marlins Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2013 Miami NL

MLBPAA White Sox Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2011 Chi White Sox AL

Marlins Charlie Hough Good Guy Award

Year Team League
2004 Florida NL

SOU Best Hustler

Year Team League
2000 Carolina SOU

SOU Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2000 Carolina SOU

Juan Pierre Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2001 .327 9th in NL
2003 .305 15th in NL
2004 .326 6th in NL
2007 .293 24th in NL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2001 46 1st in NL
2002 47 2nd in NL
2003 65 1st in NL
2004 45 2nd in NL
2005 57 2nd in NL
2006 58 2nd in NL
2007 64 2nd in NL
2008 40 5th in NL
2009 30 5th in NL
2010 68 1st in AL
2011 27 11th in AL
2012 37 5th in NL
2013 23 7th in NL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2001 .378 22nd in NL
2004 .374 20th in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2001 108 15th in NL
2002 90 22nd in NL
2003 100 13th in NL
2004 100 19th in NL
2005 96 14th in NL
2007 96 19th in NL
2010 96 10th in AL


Season H Rank
2001 202 2nd in NL
2002 170 11th in NL
2003 204 3rd in NL
2004 221 1st in NL
2005 181 9th in NL
2006 204 1st in NL
2007 196 4th in NL
2010 179 11th in AL
2011 178 11th in AL


Season 3B Rank
2001 11 2nd in NL
2002 5 17th in NL
2003 7 5th in NL
2004 12 1st in NL
2005 13 2nd in NL
2006 13 2nd in NL
2007 8 9th in NL
2009 8 8th in NL
2011 4 25th in AL
2012 6 15th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2001 156 20th in NL
2003 162 1st in NL
2004 162 1st in NL
2005 162 1st in NL
2006 162 1st in NL
2007 162 1st in NL
2010 160 4th in AL
2011 158 10th in AL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2001 617 8th in NL
2002 592 11th in NL
2003 668 1st in NL
2004 678 1st in NL
2005 656 3rd in NL
2006 699 1st in NL
2007 668 3rd in NL
2010 651 4th in AL
2011 639 5th in AL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2001 683 15th in NL
2003 747 1st in NL
2004 748 1st in NL
2005 719 3rd in NL
2006 750 2nd in NL
2007 729 3rd in NL
2010 734 2nd in AL
2011 711 7th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2001 17 1st in NL
2002 12 6th in NL
2003 20 1st in NL
2004 24 1st in NL
2005 17 1st in NL
2006 20 1st in NL
2007 15 2nd in NL
2008 12 3rd in NL
2009 12 2nd in NL
2010 18 1st in AL
2011 17 1st in AL
2012 7 17th in NL
2013 6 18th in NL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2001 10 13th in NL
2002 9 18th in NL
2005 9 19th in NL
2009 8 25th in NL
2010 21 1st in AL
2011 7 23rd in AL

Juan Pierre Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 19, 2012 Miami Marlins signed free agent LF Juan Pierre.
November 3, 2012 LF Juan Pierre elected free agency.
March 29, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies selected the contract of Juan Pierre from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
January 27, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent LF Juan Pierre to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
January 27, 2012 LF Juan Pierre assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
October 30, 2011 LF Juan Pierre elected free agency.
December 15, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers traded LF Juan Pierre to Chicago White Sox.

Juan D'Vaughn Pierre Bio Info

Juan D'Vaughn Pierre... Married Liz Chantz (11/13/10); one son, Josh (1/3/12)... 1995 graduate of Alexandria High School (LA), where he played baseball and basketball...Attended Galveston Junior College and South Alabama University... Was CWS' 2010 Roberto Clemente Award winner...Also participated in CWS' Charities Volunteer Corps Day of Service, Bowling Classic and the Bud Biliken Parade...Instituted the "Pierre's Pack" program in 2007 in which he treats groups from after-school, inner-city organizations to tickets, a meal and pre-game meet and greet; each youngster receives a Pierre's Pack T-shirt and game ticket...Participated in clinics at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton in both 2007 and 2008...Is named after Hall of Fame pitcher Juan Marichal...Hobby: Fishing...Signed by: Steve Payne. 2012 Made Philadelphia roster as a Spring Training invitee; made 98 starts during season, all in left field...Scored 1,000th career run on June 8 at Baltimore to become 30th player in Major League history with 2,000 hits, 500 SB and 1,000 runs scored...Ended season with 591 career stolen bases, 19th on MLB's all-time list...Finished tied for first in National League in bunt hits (10) and sacrifice hits, tied for second in infield hits (26), fifth in steals of third base (10), tied for fifth in steals and eighth in stolen base percentage (84.1, personal career high)...Led Phillies in triples...Tied career high with five hits (fifth time) on Sept. 20 at New York-NL...His 17 sacrifices were most by Phillies position player since 1975 (Larry Bowa, 17)...Batted .354 (23-for-65) in final 23 games. 2011 Led the AL in bunt hits (19), infield hits (46) & sacrifices (19), finished 5th in AB (639), 7th in RISP AVG (.331), 8th in day AVG (.314) and 9th in AVG vs LHP (.329)...Was the hardest batter in the AL to strike out (17.34 PA/SO)...Led off 154 times and ranked among AL leadoff hitters in hits (3rd, 177), RBI (4th) and runs (5th, 79)...Hit .331 (43-130) with RISP...Had two 12-game hitting streaks: 5/15-27 and 7/5-20...Batted .305 (104-341) from 6/26 through the remainder of the season, raising his average from .248 to .279...Singled for his 2,000th career hit, 9/8 vs CLE. 2010 Led all of baseball with a career-high 68 stolen bases in his first season with the White Sox ... became the first Sox player since Luis Aparicio (1961) to lead the majors in stolen bases and the second player in major league history to lead both the American and National Leagues, joining Ron LeFlore (1978 with Detroit and 1980 with Montreal) ... the 68 steals ranked second in club history behind Rudy Law's 77 in 1983 ... became the second major-leaguer to steal 50 bases with four different teams (Otis Nixon) ... established a club record with 734 plate appearances and ranked second with 651 at-bats ... was successful in 68 of 86 stolen base attempts (79.1 percent), the third-best mark of his career (81.0 in 2007 and 79.7 in 2002) ... moved from 47th to 30th place on the all-time stolen base list ... stole home twice, the first Sox player to accomplish that feat since Pat Kelly in 1973 ... along with Alex Rios, became the first pair of White Sox teammates with at least 30 stolen bases in a season since 1992 (Tim Raines, Lance Johnson and Steve Sax) ... was hit by a pitch a career-high 21 times, tied for the second-highest total by a Sox player since at least 1952 ... ranked among the AL leaders in stolen bases (1st), plate appearances per strikeout (1st, 15.62), HBP (1st), sacrifice hits (3rd, 15), infield hits (3rd, 15), bunt hits (4th, 11), at-bats (4th), games played (T4th, 160) and runs scored (T10th, 96) ... hit .299 (107-358) over his final 86 games, including .372 (55-148) in 35 games from 7/26-8/31 ... recorded 47 RBI, his most since 2005 (also 47) ... led off 156 times (Sox went 87-69) ... played only in left field for the first time in his career and compiled a .997 (1 E/312 TC) fielding percentage with four outfield assists ... also made 10 starts at designated hitter (.325, 13-40) ... started at designated hitter on 4/8 vs. Cleveland for the first time since 5/18/08 at Angels ... ended Ted Lilly's no-hit bid with a pinch-hit single to lead off the ninth inning on 6/13 at the Cubs ... his homer on 8/3-1 at Detroit was his first since 9/15/08 at Pittsburgh, ending the longest active homerless streak in baseball (809 AB) ... registered his 500th stolen base on 8/5 at Detroit ... matched a career high with a 16-game hitting streak (.369, 24-65) from 7/25-8/9, the longest by a Sox player since Carlos Lee's club record 28-game streak in 2004 ... ranked fifth in the AL with a .354 (45-127) average in August ... his 45 hits in August tied for the sixth-most in a single month in club history ... led all of baseball with 16 stolen bases in September/October. 2009 Ranked fourth in the national league with 30 stolen bases despite making just 76 starts...his .308 average was his highest since 2004, when he batted .326...received the Roy Campanella Award, which is given annually to the Dodgers player who best exemplified es the spirit and leadership of the late Hall of Fame catcher...made 63 starts in left field and 13 in center...ranked sixth in the majors with a .326 (14-43) average as a pinch-hitter...collected 12 pinch hits after the All-Star Break, tying Florida's Ross Gload for the major-league lead...stole two bases on the final day of the season to reach 30 for the ninth consecutive campaign...started in left field in each of the Dodgers 50 games from 5/7-7/1 while Manny Ramirez was on the suspended list...hit .318 (68-214) with 21 stolen bases and a .381 on-base percentage in that stretch...started 21 of the Dodgers final 83 games after Ramirez returned from the suspension on 7/3. 2008 Played 84 games (71 starts) in left field, the first time in his career he had played that position...made just three errors in 128 total chances for a .977 fielding percentage...also played 18 games (14 starts) in center field...Had his consecutive games played streak snapped at 434, when he did not play Opening Day...it was the longest active streak in baseball at the time...had appeared in 821 consecutive games going back to Sept. 18, 2002, but he appeared as a pinchrunner on June 3, 2005, snapping his "games played" streak, according to the MLB rule book...Ranked fourth in the NL with 11 bunt hits and sixth with 27 infield hits...Only swung and missed at 6.6% of his pitches, which was the lowest total in the NL among players who saw at least 1,000 pitches...Despite his limited number of plate appearances, had 27 multi-hit games, including six three-hit contests...Los Angeles went 25-9 when he scored a run...Was 7-for-28 (.250) with three walks in a career-high 31 pinch-hitting appearances...Batted .346 (37-for-107) against left-handers, which was the highest average of his career vs. left-handers (min. 100 AB)...Hit .422 (19-for-45) out of the No. 2 hole, which he hit in primarily at the beginning of the season...Collected a season-high three RBI on May 14 at Milwaukee, going 3-for-5 with a double...On Sept. 15, belted his first home run since April 18, 2006, a span of 281 games and 1,166 plate appearances...was the longest HR draught of his career and longest by a non-Dodger pitcher since Maury Wills (1,166)...Led the team with 40 stolen bases in just 119 games and was ranked fifth in the National League...stole two bases in a game on five different occasions...was fifth in the Major Leagues with 10 steals of third base...Stole his 40 bases in 52 attempts...the 76.9% ranked 16th in the National League...Since 2001, his 422 stolen bases are 107 more than Ichiro Suzuki, his nearest challenger...Became just the fourth player in Major League history to steal 100 bases with three different teams (Dodgers, Rockies, and Marlins)...the other players to accomplish the feat are Brett Butler (Dodgers, Indians, Giants), Tommy Harper (Brewers, Reds, Red Sox), and Otis Nixon (Expos, Braves, Blue Jays) 2007 Completed his first season with the Dodgers after signing a five-year contract on Nov. 22, 2006...played in all 162 games and batted .293 while leading the team with 96 runs scored and 196 hits...stole 64 bases, which was the second-highest total in his career (65, 2003)...his 64 steals rank seventh on the franchise list for a single season and fourth in L.A. Dodger history...the last Dodger to steal more bases in a season was Davey Lopes (77 in 1975)...became the fifth Los Angeles Dodger to steal 50 or more bases in a season...the Dodgers were 32-20 when he stole a base...since 2001, his 382 stolen bases are 105 more than Carl Crawford, his nearest challenger...became just the second player since 1900 to steal at least 50 bases with four different teams (Dodgers, Marlins, Cubs, and Rockies), joining former Dodger Otis Nixon (Expos, Braves, Rangers, and Blue Jays)...continued adding to his consecutive games played streak, which stands at 434, the longest active streak in baseball...has appeared in 821 consecutive games going back to Sept. 18, 2002, but he appeared as a pinch-runner on June 3, 2005, snapping his "games played" streak, according to the MLB rule book...among National Leaguers was second in steals (64), tied for fourth in hits (196), tied for third in multi-hit games (59), and third in at-bats (668)...also led the Major Leagues in sacrifice hits (20) and was the hardest player in the NL to strike out, fanning just once every 19.7 plate appearances..led the NL with 164 singles and was second in the Majors behind Ichiro Suzuki (203)...was third in the NL with 17 bunt hits...was fourth in the big leagues with 44 infield hits...ranks fourth on the Los Angeles Dodgers' single-season singles list behind Maury Wills (179 in 1962), Tommy Davis (167 in 1962), and Wills (165 in 1965).

Finished the year with 668 at-bats, the third-highest total in franchise history behind Maury Wills (695 in 1962) and Cesar Izturis (670 in 2004)...hit a ground ball in 68.3 percent of his balls hit in play, the highest percentage in the National League...put the ball in play on 26.3 percent of the pitches he saw, the best mark in the NL and second best in the Majors...tied his career high and equaled a Dodger season high with a 15-game hitting streak from Aug. 12-28...batted .394 (26-for-66) during the run...hit .304 at Dodger Stadium as opposed to .283 on the road...hit .301 in day games...led the National League and was second in the Majors with 18 steals of third base...made just five errors on the season in 375 total chances, good for a .987 fielding percentage...had four outfield assists, including two on the final day of the season...had five straight multi-hit contests from April 16-20, going 11-for-22 (.500) over that span...tied his career high with three doubles on May 29 at Washington...finished the game 4-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored...added a triple to give him four extra-base hits in the game, a Dodger season high...stole more bases in June (13) than in any other month...at the All-Star break, was hitting .282 with a team-leading 105 hits, 34 stolen bases, and 52 runs scored...stole his 50th base on Aug. 17, becoming the fastest Dodger to swipe 50 since Lopes did so on Aug. 9, 1975...stole a career-high 18 straight bases without getting caught from July 4 to Aug. 17...batted .313 in September with 12 steals and 19 runs scored...went 4-for-4 on Sept. 23 at Arizona, his second four-hit contest of 2007...drove in a season-high three runs on Sept. 29, bringing his RBI total to 41 on the season...hit safely in 40 of his last 46 games, during which he batted .339 (65-for-192)...on May 27 vs. Chicago, was hit in the knee with the bases loaded in the 11th inning, marking the sixth time in Los Angeles Dodger history that the club has had a walk-off hit by pitch, according to retrosheet.org...impressed in his first Vero Beach Spring Training, going 22-for-56 (.393) with eight RBI, 10 runs scored, and a team-leading five steals. 2006 • In his only season with the Cubs, led the National League in hits with 204...it was the first time a Cub reached 200 hits since Ryne Sandberg collected 200 in 1984 and the most since Billy Williams had 205 hits for Chicago in 1970
• Finished the year with a .292 average and 58 stolen bases, which was second to New York's Jose Reyes in the National League • Tied Philadelphia's Chase Utley for the NL lead with 64 multi-hit games
• Had 156 singles on the season, which was first in the NL and set a new Cubs' record for left-handed batters
• Led the Major Leagues and established a career high with 699 at-bats while playing in all 162 games
• Was the most difficult player in baseball to strike out, fanning just once every 18.4 at-bats
• Set a career high with 32 doubles and tied his career high with 13 triples for the second straight season...the 13 triples were tied for second in the NL
• Batted just .231 (58-for-251) in his first 60 games through June 9 before hitting at a .326 (146-for-448) clip in his final 102 contests
• Homered on June 28 against Milwaukee, snapping a string of 643 at-bats without a homer since his previous long ball on July 7, 2005, against the Brewers
• Had a 19-game road hitting streak from July 6-Aug. 16 and batted .364 (32-for-88) with 10 stolen bases and just four strikeouts during that span
• Stole his 300th career base on July 19 vs. Houston
• His 39 hits in July ranked third in the NL and tied for fifth highest in the Majors...batted .345 (39-for-113) for the month
• Had a season and club-high, 14-game hitting streak from Aug. 8-22...batted .358 (24-for-67) during the streak, which was his 12th career double-digit streak
• Hit his third career leadoff home run on Aug. 28 at Pittsburgh
• Batted .328 (43-for-131) from Sept. 1 through the end of the season, including a season-ending, nine-game hitting streak in which he batted .357 (15-for-42).
2005 Juan tied or set career marks in games (162) and triples (13) in his final season with the Marlins ... was tied for the league lead in games played and ranked second in triples and stolen bases (57) and ninth in hits (181) ... batted .276 with 19 doubles, 2 homers and 47 RBI ... struck out just 45 times in 656 at-bats and finished third in the league in fewest plate appearances per strikeout (15.98) ... struck out for the first time in 2005 on April 20 vs. New York (NL) ... it was his first strikeout in 82 plate appearances (dating back to 2004), the longest such active streak in the majors and the second longest of his career (147) ... hit .625 (5-8) with 13 RBI with the bases loaded ... stole 2 or more bases in 10 games, including a 3-steal affair on May 8 against Colorado ... the 3 steals in a single game tied a career-high ... notched 53 multi-hit games, tying for seventh in the NL ... hit his second career leadoff home run July 7 off Milwaukee's Victor Santos ... tied a career-high when he collected 5 hits on both May 8 and October 2 ... all 5 hits in each of the games were singles ... they were Pierre's third and fourth career 5-hit games and tied a club record for most hits in a game ... singled off St. Louis' Matt Morris on August 30 for his 1,000th career hit ... homered April 26 off Colorado's Jamey Wright ... it was Pierre's first roundtripper at Coors Field, snapping a streak of 728 at-bats in Colorado (which was the longest streak among players) ... committed just 4 errors in 343 total chances (.988), ranking ninth in the league in fielding percentage among center fielders ... was third among NL center fielders in assists (7). 2004 Played every inning of Marlins baseball, hitting .326 with 22 doubles, 12 triples and 49 RBI ... his .326 average was the second-highest in franchise history ... was the only player in the majors to appear in every inning and just one of three players to do so since 1971 ... stole 45 bases (for his fourth straight 40-plus steals season) and scored 100 runs ... established career marks in at-bats (678), hits (221), triples and homers (3) ... led the NL in at-bats and hits and was tied for the league lead in three-base hits ... had a career-high 70 multi-hit games ... of those, 18 were 3-hit affairs and four were 4-hit contests ... struck out just 35 times in 748 total plate appearances (1/21.37) ... ranked third among all National League outfielders in fielding percentage (.995), committing 2 errors in 369 total chances ... tied a career-high when he hit safely in 16 straight contests August 20-September 9 ... batted .508 (33-65) with 8 extra-base hits and 10 RBI over the span ... also had 11 stolen bases and scored 14 runs ... also had a 12-game hitting streak to close out the season ... batted .407 over the stretch ... hit his first career inside-the-park home run on June 13 off Detroit's Craig Dingman ... homered for the second time of the season on June 23, tying his career-high ... the leadoff homer (off Atlanta's John Thomson) was the first of his career. 2003 Was named the Marlins most valuable player by the South Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America after a season in which he batted .305 with 28 doubles, 7 triples and 41 RBI in 162 games ... also stole 65 bases and scored 100 runs ... had 8 multi-steal games - including three 3-steal affairs ... established career highs and franchise marks in hits (204), at-bats (668), steals and singles (168) ... also set a franchise mark with 60 multi-hit games, but fell two shy of his career high ... led the majors in stolen bases and singles; led the NL in at-bats, infield singles (45) and bunt singles (29); and ranked third in the NL in hits and fourth in multi-hit games ... was the first Marlin in franchise history to surpass the 200-hits mark ... was honored with the Lou Brock Award as he led the NL in stolen bases ... ranked second among NL center fielders with a .993 fielding percentage, committing 3 errors in 411 total chances ... was the toughest player in the majors to strike out, as he was fanned just once every 21.3 plate appearances (35/747) ... scored 100 runs for the second time in his career (108 in 2001), becoming the fourth Marlin to cross the plate 100 times in a season ... opened the year with a 12-game hitting streak, adding to his 3-game streak to wrap up the 2002 season ... batted .415 (27-65) with 7 stolen bases and 15 runs scored over the 15-game span ... the 12-game streak to open the season was a franchise record ... also had an 11-game and 14-game hitting streak during the season ... drove in a career-high 4 runs on September 17 in an 11-4 defeat of Philadelphia ... was 4-for-6 with a pair of doubles ... also scored a pair of runs and had a stolen base ... hit his first homer in a Marlins uniform on September 4 ... the solo homer off Pittsburgh's Salomon Torres was his first since the final game of the 2002 season (a span of 573 at-bats) ... was acquired by Florida following the 2002 season with pitcher Mike Hampton in exchange for infielder Pablo Ozuna, outfielder Preston Wilson, catcher Charles Johnson and pitcher Vic Darensbourg. 2002 Reached the 20-doubles and 45-steals mark for the second straight year, as he collected 20 two-base hits and 46 stolen bases in 152 games ... hit .287 with 35 RBI and 90 runs scored ... ranked ninth in the league in strikeouts per total plate appearances (1/12.3), as he had 52 strikeouts in 640 plate appearances ... had 47 multi-hit games, including three 4-hit games and one 5-hit affair ... was 5-for-6 on September 21, scoring 3 runs and driving in 2 in the Rockies' 15-8 defeat of Arizona ... the 5 singles tied a career-high and a franchise mark ... had gone 4-for-5 the previous day, setting a franchise mark for most hits over a two-game span ... batted .422 (38-90) with 10 extra-base hits and 10 RBI in 23 games in September ... ranked second in the NL in steals ... led all major leaguers with 155 infield hits and led the NL with 24 bunt singles ... recorded a career-best .995 fielding percentage, committing just 2 errors in 367 total chances ... ranked third among NL center fielders in fielding percentage. 2001 Crafted a .327 average in 156 games for the Rockies ... also stole 46 bases and set career marks in RBI (55) and runs scored (108) ... ranked ninth in the NL in average and fourth in average against right-handed pitching (.337) ... tied Philadelphia's Jimmy Rollins for most stolen bases in the NL ... as such, shared the Lou Brock Award with Rollins ... ranked second in the NL and fourth in the majors in hits, surpassing the 200-hits mark for the first time in his career ... set a club record with 163 singles and tied the franchise mark for triples (11) ... joined Eric Young as the only Rockies in club history to steal more than 40 bases ... was tied for the league lead in steals ... stole third base 14 times ... had 62 multi-hit games, including 13 3-hit contests and five 4-hit affairs ... ranked fourth in the league in multi-hit games ... led the league with 51 infield hits ... struck out just 29 times in 683 plate appearances ... that ratio (23.6) was the best in franchise history and the best in the majors ... had three double-digit hitting streaks, including a season-high 12-game streak May 25-June 8 ... was 19-for-53 with 4 steals and 8 runs scored during the streak ... homered in the ninth inning off Houston's Jose Lima on June 18 for his first career roundtripper. 2000 Made his major league debut in his third professional season, batting .310 and driving in 20 runs in 51 games for Colorado ... opened the year at Carolina (AA), batting .326 in his first 107 games above Single-A ... was a Baseball America Southern League all-star ... led the league in average and strikeouts per total plate appearances (1/18.81), ranked second in stolen bases (46) and fifth in hits (143) ... had 40 multi-hit games - including one 5-hit affair - at Double-A ... was promoted to Colorado Springs (AAA) August 2 and made his Triple-A debut the next day ... was 8-for-17 in his only four games for Colorado Springs ... was promoted to the big league squad August 7, making his big league debut as a pinch runner that night ... made his first start in the majors the next day, going 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored in a 6-1 defeat of the Pirates ... hit an infield single to lead off the game (off Jose Silva) for his first ML hit ... opened his career with a 16-game hitting streak, batting .359 (23-64) with 7 RBI, 5 stolen bases and 12 runs scored ... the streak was the longest in the majors to open a career since 1975 ... collected his first Major League RBI on August 10 in St. Louis ... had a 15-game hitting streak September 6-22, going 18-for-66 over the stretch ... was the first rookie to record multiple 15- game hitting streaks in a season since Kent Hrbek in 1982 ... went 5-for-5 on September 4 against the Cubs, tying a club record for most hits in a game and establishing a career-high. 1999 Batted .320 in 140 games for Asheville (A) and was a South Atlantic League all-star ... doubled 28 times and had 5 triples and 55 RBI ... stole a career-high 66 bases and scored 93 runs ... led the league in at-bats (585), hits (187), games and strikeouts per total plate appearance (1/17.51) ... also ranked second in the league in steals, third in batting average and fifth in runs. 1998 Began his professional career after being selected in the 13th round of the draft out of the University of South Alabama ... batted .352 with 11 extra-base hits and 30 RBI in 64 games for Portland (A) ... in addition, the outfielder scored 55 runs, drew 19 walks to his 11 strikeouts and stole 38 bases ... led the Northwest League in average, strikeouts per total plate appearances (1/26.36) and stolen bases - and ranked fourth in hits (93) ... was a Northwest League all-star outfielder.