Reginald (Reggie) Damascus Abercrombie... graduated from Columbus High School (GA) in 1999 as a highly recruited prep quarterback...
his father, James, played baseball at Tennessee State University... enjoys baseball, football and video games.2007Split the season between Triple A Albuquerque and the Florida Marlins...saw his first Major League action May 11 at Washington, where he went 1x4...hit .197 (15x76) with three doubles, two home runs, five RBI and seven stolen bases in 35 games with the Marlins...recorded hits in five of his first six games with Florida from May 11-19...went 1x3 with a solo home run on May 16 at PIT, his first Major League home run since July 14, 2006 vs. HOU...went 2x5 and tied his career-high with two RBI (seven times) on May 18 at TB...smacked his second home run of the season and tied his career-high with two stolen bases on May 28 at CHI (also on May 16, 2006 at ATL)...had hits in seven of nine games from May 27-June 13...slugged a pinch-hit double on Sept. 9 at PHI...began the season at Triple A Albuquerque, where he hit .323 (114x353) in 93 games with 23 doubles, nine triples, 17 home runs, 55 RBI and 41 stolen bases...recorded multi-hit games in six of seven games from April 23-30...hit .379 (11x29) with five doubles, three home runs and seven RBI during that span...recorded a season-high four stolen bases on May 6 at Memphis...tied a season-high with four hits (also on Aug. 28 at Round Rock) on July 2 vs. Iowa with two doubles and an RBI...recorded a season-high, 12-game hitting streak from July 16-27...hit a combined .360 (75x208) with 15 doubles, five triples, 12 home runs, 38 RBI and 23 stolen bases in July and August, prior to his recall to Florida on Sept. 4.2006Played entire season on Marlins' roster, batting .212 with five home runs and 24 RBI in 111 games...Made Major League debut on April 4 at Houston, going 2x5... recorded first Major League hit with single to left in fourth inning off
Andy Pettitte... recorded first Major League home run on April 19 at Cincinnati, a 493-foot shot off Michael Gosling... at the time,
the home runs was third-longest ever at Great American Ball Park, and the longest by a visiting player... recorded first Major League
stolen base on May 1 vs. Philadelphia...Had season-long 11-game hitting streak from May 6-19... batted .341 (15x44), home run, three RBI during streak... the 11-game hit
streak matched the longest by a Marlins player for the season, done also by Miguel Cabrera, Mike Jacobs, Hanley Ramirez and
Dan Uggla...Had career-high three hits in three games... had three hits with first Major League home run April 19 at Cincinnati... also had three-hit games on May 16 at Atlanta and May 27 vs. New York (NL)... had career-high two RBI in six games, the last of which was August
16 at Los Angeles (NL)...Appeared defensively in 93 games, playing all three outfield positions... played in 87 games (66 starts) in center field, three games
in left field, and 13 games (one start) in right field... notched three outfield assists, the first of which he recorded on April 28 vs.
Colorado...Batted .191 (27x141) with five homers and 17 RBI in 42 games with Carolina in the Puerto Rican Winter League.2005Split season between Jupiter (A) and Carolina (AA) in the Marlins organization, after he was claimed off waivers from
the Arizona Diamondbacks on April 5... hit .266 with 25 home runs and 68 RBI in 125 games between the two levels... Began year with Jupiter and batted .274 with 15 home runs and 45 RBI in 76 games... went 4x4 with home run and four RBI
on April 22 against Brevard... hit in 15 straight games from April 27 to May 12, batting .436 (24x55) with five home runs and
13 RBI during the streak... went 4x5 with home run and two RBI on May 9 at Sarasota... for May, hit .340 with seven home
runs and 19 RBI in 26 games... named Florida State League Player of the Week for May 9-15, hitting .269 with three home
runs and six RBI... appeared only in center field for Jupiter... selected to Florida State League All-Star game... Promoted to Carolina on July 6 and batted .253 with 10 home runs and 23 RBI in 49 games with the Mudcats... hit .257 with
six home runs against right-handers and .237 with four homers against left-handed pitchers... Played for Grand Canyon in the Arizona Fall League... hit .300 (27x90) with three home runs and 11 RBI in 23 games...
appeared at all three outfield positions and as the designated hitter.2004Began the year on the disabled list after undergoing right knee reconstruction in the off-season to repair a torn anterior
cruciate ligament suffered during the Arizona Fall League... he returned to the playing field on May 3 and played
in six games for Vero Beach (A) before being transferred to Jacksonville (AA)... he struggled with the Suns, batting
only .173 with 66 strikeouts in 41 games... he returned to Vero Beach and hit safely in 14 of his first 17 contests... was
part of a five-player trade on July 31, when the Dodgers dealt him, left-handed pitcher Bill Murphy and catcher Koyie
Hill to the D'Backs in exchange for outfielder Steve Finley and catcher Brent Mayne... after the trade, Reggie thrived
with Lancaster (A), hitting .342 in 29 games, hitting safely in 25 of 28 starts.2003Spent the entire season at Jacksonville (AA)... was recognized by Baseball America as the fourth-best prospect in the
Dodgers' system and having the Southern League's Best Outfield Arm... topped the club in hits (117), triples (7), home
runs (15), total bases (201) and stolen bases (28) while ranking second in doubles (25) and runs (59), and tied for second
in RBI (54)... his best month was July, when he batted .347 (35x101) with five home runs, seven doubles and 17
RBI... following the season, played seven games for the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League before tearing
his ACL while chasing a fly ball... in those seven games, he hit .316 (6x19) with a home run and three stolen bases.2002Played in career-high 132 games for Single-A Vero Beach, hitting .276 with 10 home runs, 13 triples, 23 doubles, 56 RBI, 80 runs scored and 41 stolen bases...became only the third player in Vero Beach history to reach double figures in homers, triples and doubles in the same season...the 13 triples led the Florida State League and were first among all Dodger minor leaguers...ranked second in the FSL in steals...also was the club leader in hits (145), at-bats (526) and runs scored...selected as the organization's Player of the Month for August, when he batted .402 (45-for-112) with 14 RBI...hit .308 in May with 24 runs scored, 19 RBI and 12 stolen bases...played one regular- season contest for Jacksonville and then batted .303 (10-for-33) in eight Southern League playoff games...tabbed by Baseball America as the 10th-best prospect in the FSL.2001Swiped 44 bases in 55 attempts and hit a club-high 10 homers for Single-A Wilmington.2000Opened his pro career with Great Falls (R) and led all Dodger short-season minor leaguers and was second in the
Pioneer League with 32 stolen bases... was chosen as the organization's Player of the Month for July.