Eric Shane Reed...graduated from Monticello High School (AR) in 1999...was a three-sport letter winner in football, baseball and powerlifting...earned all-state honors in baseball and football, where he played quarterback and receiver...homered in his final high school at-bat...attended Texas A&M...majored in Agricultural Development...enjoys fishing, hunting and playing video
games.2006Appeared in 42 games with Marlins during first Major League season...made Major League debut as the club's Opening Day center fielder on April 3 at Houston, and went 0x2...appeared in each of the team's first four games (two starts)...recorded first Major League hit on April 7 at New York (NL), a single to center field off Jorge Julio...registered second hit with a bunt-single off Washington's Ryan Drese on April 14...legged out an infield single to second base on April 30 vs. Colorado...recorded fourth hit on May 4 at Washington, a pinch-hit single to right off Jason Bergmann...was optioned to Albuquerque (AAA) on May 17...was
recalled on September 5 and appeared in 12 games down the stretch...Scored six runs with Marlins...crossed the plate with the winning run in the 10th inning on September 9 vs. Philadelphia, pinch-running
for Chris Aguila and scoring on a walkoff single by Cody Ross...went 1x6 as a pinch-hitter, and appeared in 13 games as a pinch-runner, scoring three times...stole three bases and was caught stealing one time...recorded first two Major League stolen bases on April 24, stealing both second and third off Michael Barrett in the eighth inning as a pinch-runner for Josh Willingham...Saw action in 31 games (eight starts) in center field and made no errors in 34 total chances...appeared in one game in left field...Batted .303 with five home runs and 39 RBI in 95 games with Albuquerque...was 20x29 in stolen base attempts...led club with nine
triples and 20 stolen bases, and finished fourth on team with 118 hits...his nine triples were fifth-best in the Pacific Coast League.2005Split season between Carolina (AA) and Albuquerque (AAA), batting combined .276 with two home runs and 35 RBI in
110 games... stole 40 bases in 65 attempts... Began season with Carolina and hit .255 with one home run and 15 RBI in 71 games... hit safely in first 12 games of season,
batting .408 (20x49) with four RBI during streak... had two three-hit games during streak, on April 9 against Huntsville
and April 24 against Tennessee... had best month in April, batting .362 (25x69) with five RBI in 18 games... homered on
June 10 at Jacksonville... made all appearances in center field... Promoted to Albuquerque on July 6, and hit .310 with one home run and 20 RBI in 39 games with the Isotopes... recorded
hits in first five games, including a multi-hit game in his debut... hit first Triple-A home run on July 24 at New Orleans...
batted .552 (16x29) with six RBI during a six-game stretch from August 27 to September 1... had season-high four hits (4x5)
on August 28 against Memphis... batted .363 (29x80) with 14 RBI in 17 games in August... made all appearances in center
field... batted .269 (18x67) with one home run when leading off an inning... Played for Mayaguez in the Puerto Rican Winter League, batting .259 with five RBI in 28 games.2004Played in just 55 games with AA Carolina and was selected to the Southern League All-Star Game (his second consecutive All-Star selection) but missed the final three months of the season after breaking his wrist...hit .306 with nine doubles, six triples, three home runs, 14 RBI and 24 stolen bases...marked the third straight season he has hit at least .300 and stolen at least 20
bases...Registered 19 multi-hit games including four three-hit games and one four-hit game on April 9 at Mobile...drove in a career-high 4 runs on June 3 at Tennessee...had two-triple game on May 1 vs. Mobile where he went 3x4...Had a season-high nine-game hit streak from April 21-29...hit .333 (13x39) during the streak...hit .344 (31x90) during April with 12 stolen bases, three doubles, one triple and two home runs...Hit his first professional home run on the second day of the season, April 9 at Mobile and his second home run eight days later on April 17 vs. Birmingham despite not hitting any in his previous 206 games (814 at-bats) in professional baseball...Hit .325 (41x126) with 16 stolen bases in 30 games on the road and .281 (27x96) with eight stolen bases in 25 games at Carolina.2003Named the Marlins Organizational Player of the Year, as he hit .300 with 15 doubles, eight triples, 25 RBI and 53 stolen
bases in 134 games for Jupiter (A)... was selected to the Florida State League All-Star Game and was a FSL post-season
All-Star... was recognized by Baseball America as the Best Defensive Outfielder in the Florida State League...
played 125 games in center field, four in left and four as DH... led the FSL with 154 hits and was third in the league in
both batting average and stolen bases... was first in at-bats (514) and second in triples and runs scored (86)... began
his season by hitting in each of his first nine games, with a .342 batting average, 13 hits in 38 at-bats... had two season-
high 10-game hitting streaks, as he hit .417 from June 5-17 (15x36) and posted his second 10-game hitting streak
from July 21-30, batting .333 (13x39) over that span... overall, recorded 44 multi-hit games on the season, including a
season-best three hits 11 times... registered 12 multiple steal games on the year, including three three-swipe games:
June 3 vs. Vero Beach, June 26 at Sarasota and July 5 vs. Palm Beach... batted .317 in April, a season-best .382 in
June, .294 in July and .306 in August... hit a season-low .213 in 29 May games... hit in 99 of his games and did not go
hitless in more than three straight games all season... went hitless in three straight games once on the year: May 16-
18 vs. Sarasota... played in both of Jupiter's FSL playoff games and hit .167 (1x6) with one stolen base and three runs.2002Split the season between Jamestown (A) and Kane County (A), combining for a .317 batting average with 19 RBI...
began the year with Jamestown and ranked fifth in the NYP league in batting (.308)... had a nine-game hitting
streak, from June 19-27, batting .372 (16x43) over that span... added a career-best 14-game hit streak, from July 6-
21, collecting a .397 average in those games (25x63)... recorded 25 multi-hit games, including seven three-hit contests...
joined Kane County on August 22 and hit in nine of 12 games with the Cougars, including six multi-hit contests
and three three-hit games... hit .300 over his first five games and .400 over his final seven efforts.