John Duane Hattig... Lives in Dededo, Guam
but was born in Tamuning, Guam on February 27, 1980...
Graduated from Southern High School in Santa Rita,
Guam... Named to All-Island team in 1994 and 1996...
Elected team MVP in 1996... Played in GML in 1998 and was
selected as the MVP and Rookie of the Year... Likes basketball, weight lifting and auto repair.2006Became the first Major League player from Guam when he was promoted from Triple-A on Aug. 17. ... Recorded his first Major League hit on Sept. 1. ... On Sept. 13, went 2-for-3 with his first three career RBIs. ... Finished with a .333 average in 13 games for Toronto. ... Hit .276 with four homers and 36 RBIs in 103 games at Triple-A.2005Was a 2005 XM Satellite Radio All-Star
Futures game selection (World Team) but was unable to participate due to injury (pulled left hamstring)... DL STINT: Started the season on the disabled list with bone
spurs in his right elbow... Was reinstated on May 11 and began
with Dunedin of the Florida State League (A)... Played
11 games (8-3B, 3-DH) batted .386 (17-44) with three doubles
and five RBI... Had a six-game hit streak from May
16-22, over that span he batted .444 (12-27) with three doubles
and three RBI... Was promoted to Syracuse of the International
League (AAA) on May 23... WITH
SYRACUSE: Played 26 games (24-3B, 2-DH) for the
SkyChiefs... Batted .316 (30-95) with a home run and 10
RBI... Posted a .387 on-base percentage... Walked 10 times
while striking out 16... June 4 vs. LOU had a season high
three hits... Only home run came June 8 vs. BUF (1-R)... Had
a ten-game hitting streak from May 29-June 7... Over those
10 games, batted .390 with four doubles and seven RBI...
Batted .354 in June (17-48) with three doubles, one home
run and five RBI... June 14, was placed on the disabled list
with a pulled left hamstring... Was reinstated on August 4...
Played four games before being placed on the disabled list
on August 10 for the remainder of the season after he re-aggravated
his left hamstring... In 13 games at Alliance Bank
Stadium, batted .342 (18-52) with one home run and eight
RBI, while in 13 road games batted .279 (12-43)... Had at
least one hit in 22 of the 26 games he played... Reached
base in 24 of the 26 games he played.2004Acquired by the Blue Jays on July 24 in a
trade with the Boston Red Sox for RHP Terry Adams... Native
of Guam had been batting .295 with 12 home runs and
35 RBI in 75 games with Portland, also of the Eastern
League, at the time of the trade... In 40 games with New
Hampshire, batted .296 with 10 home runs and 30 RBI...
Drew a combined 59 walks and ranked fourth in the Eastern
League with a .391 on-base percentage... Reached base
by a hit or walk in 32 of his 40 games with New Hampshire...
Homered twice and drove in four runs on July 31 in an 8-1
win against his former team... Collected four hits, five RBI
and three runs scored, all season highs, in a 19-6 win at
Portland on September 6 on the final day of the regular season...
Batted .232 at home while with the Fisher Cats and
.356 on the road... Homered twice in the playoffs, including
a two-run shot in the 2-0 series-deciding win in the league final
with Altoona... Was selected to play in the Arizona Fall
League... He drove in 31 runs in 28 games for the Peoria Saguaros
to rank first on his team and second overall in the developmental
league for some of baseball's top young
prospects... Furthermore, 14 of his 35 hits went for extra
bases, including a pair of home runs and a league-leading