Donovan Solano

Donovan Solano #17

  • 3B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 10"/205
  • Age: 28


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Donovan Solano MLB Career Stats

.257 8 97 11 .634

Donovan Solano Bio

  • Full Name: Donovan Solano
  • Born: 12/17/1987 in Baranquilla, Colombia
  • Debut: May 21, 2012
  • Relationship(s): brother of Jhonatan Solano
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MLB Career Stats 1046 94 269 8 97 11 .257 .307 .634


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February 5, 2016 at 2:05 PM ET

Yankees extend 25 invitations to Spring Training

The Yankees announced on Friday that they have invited 25 players to Major League Spring Training, including outfielder Aaron Judge, infielder Jorge Mateo and right-hander James Kaprielian, who have been rated as the organization's top three prospects by MLB Pipeline.

October 13, 2015 at 6:25 AM ET

Marlins shuffle roster

The Marlins did some roster housecleaning on Monday, outrighting five players to Triple-A New Orleans.


Donovan Solano Awards

Wilson Team Defensive Player of the Year

Year Team League
2013 Miami NL

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Palm Beach FSL

Donovan Solano Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 4, 2016 Donovan Solano assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders from Trenton Thunder.
January 12, 2016 3B Donovan Solano assigned to Trenton Thunder.
December 24, 2015 New York Yankees signed free agent 3B Donovan Solano to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 17, 2015 3B Donovan Solano elected free agency.
October 12, 2015 Miami Marlins sent 3B Donovan Solano outright to New Orleans Zephyrs.
September 4, 2015 Miami Marlins recalled 3B Donovan Solano from New Orleans Zephyrs.
August 3, 2015 Miami Marlins optioned 3B Donovan Solano to New Orleans Zephyrs.
July 30, 2015 Donovan Solano roster status changed by Miami Marlins.
July 28, 2015 Miami Marlins placed 3B Donovan Solano on the paternity list.
July 12, 2015 Miami Marlins recalled 3B Donovan Solano from New Orleans Zephyrs.
June 27, 2015 Miami Marlins optioned 3B Donovan Solano to New Orleans Zephyrs.
June 25, 2014 Miami Marlins recalled Donovan Solano from New Orleans Zephyrs.
June 16, 2014 Miami Marlins optioned 2B Donovan Solano to New Orleans Zephyrs.
July 2, 2013 Miami Marlins recalled Donovan Solano from New Orleans Zephyrs.
June 10, 2013 Miami Marlins optioned Donovan Solano to New Orleans Zephyrs.
June 3, 2013 Miami Marlins sent 2B Donovan Solano on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
May 7, 2013 Donovan Solano roster status changed by Miami Marlins.
May 20, 2012 Miami Marlins selected the contract of 2B Donovan Solano from New Orleans Zephyrs.
January 20, 2012 Miami Marlins invited non-roster 2B Donovan Solano to spring training.
November 22, 2011 New Orleans Zephyrs signed free agent Donovan Solano.
November 2, 2011 2B Donovan Solano elected free agency.
August 4, 2011 2B Donovan Solano assigned to Springfield Cardinals from Memphis Redbirds.
January 14, 2011 St. Louis Cardinals invited non-roster SS Donovan Solano to spring training.
January 26, 2010 St. Louis Cardinals invited non-roster 3B Donovan Solano to spring training.
September 8, 2009 Donovan Solano assigned to Memphis Redbirds from Springfield Cardinals.
July 20, 2009 Donovan Solano assigned to Springfield Cardinals from Memphis Redbirds.
June 6, 2009 Donovan Solano assigned to Memphis Redbirds from Springfield Cardinals.
May 25, 2009 Donovan Solano assigned to Springfield Cardinals from Memphis Redbirds.
April 30, 2009 Donovan Solano assigned to Memphis Redbirds from Springfield Cardinals.

Donovan Solano Bio Info

Donovan Solano Preciado...married to Laura Triana.


Had a hit in 45 of 67 games started, batting .266 (72x271), with 26 runs scored, 11 doubles, a triple, three home runs and 26 RBI in those outings...Batted .282 (35x124) in ?nal 31 starts...Ranked seventh in NL in batting average in July (.344/22x64)...That was highest monthly average of his career (min. 50 AB)...Tied career high on June 4 at Tampa Bay with three RBI, and hit sixth career home run...First two home runs of season came off of All-Stars David Price (June 4) and Adam Wainwright (August 12)...Hit .343 (12x35) over last nine games of ?rst half, bringing pre-All-Star batting aver-age to .231 (25x108) in 49 games...Went on to bat .262 (53x202) in 62 games during second half...Had season-long seven-game hitting streak from July 2-11, batting .414 (12x29) with two doubles and three RBI...Set new career high with four hits on July 22 at Atlanta, and tied the mark on Sep-tember 5 vs. Atlanta...Hit first-inning home run on August 30 at Atlanta, marking fourth game-winning RBI of season, a new career high (formerly three in 2012)...Batted .371 (23x62) with .516 slugging percentage when facing a pitcher for sec-ond time in game...Made Opening Day roster but was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans on June 16; was recalled on June 25 after just six games with NOLA.


Ranked second on Club in batting average with RISP (min. 75 AB) at .316 (24x76), behind only Marcell Ozuna (.347/26x75)... That ranked fourth among National League second basemen (min. 75 AB), behind Matt Carpenter (.388), Brandon Phillips (.338) and Chase Utley (.330)... Had 28 RBI in second half of season, which ranked sixth among NL second basemen, behind Daniel Murphy (39), Chase Utley (39), Jedd Gyorko (38), Matt Carpenter (33) and Brandon Phillips (29)... Post All-Star spike in RBI came despite average dipping to .239, from .268 in first half... Was placed on 15-day disabled list on May 6 with strained left intercostal muscle... Recalled from rehab and sent to Triple-A New Orleans on June 9. Recalled to Miami on July 2... Recorded a hit in all 17 games played for NOLA, batting .379 (25x66) with three doubles, a triple, two home runs and nine RBI... Following season, was named by Wilson as Marlins' Defensive Player of the Year... Made all 92 of his defensive starts at second base (93 appearances), registering a .983 fielding percentage (464 TC/8 E); made two appearances at third base... Made just two errors in 61 starts (62 appearances) during second half of season, all at second base. Compiled a .993 fielding percentage (302 TC) in that time.

2012 Began season with Triple-A New Orleans. Had contract selected on May 20 and made Major League debut on May 21 against Colorado, as a defensive replacement (2B) in ninth inning...Recorded first ML hit on May 22 against Colorado, in first career at-bat...His older brother, Jhonatan Solano, made ML debut for Washington against Marlins on May 29 in Miami. Became first set of brothers to make ML debuts in same month since Vladimir (Sept. 19, 1996) and Wilton (Sept. 3, 1996) Guerrero. According to Stats LLC, they are first set of brothers to record first career hits in same month since Pete (Baltimore) and Steve (Milwaukee) Stanicek in September 1987...On Sept. 25 at Atlanta, became just third Marlin in club history to have multihomer game in same game he recorded first ML home run, joining Hanley Ramirez (2006) and Tim Hyers (1999)...Had career-long 12-game hitting streak from August 17-29; batted .432 (19-for-44) during streak, with a double, a triple, four RBI and a .490 OBP...Batted .327 (54-for-165) over final 43 games of season, starting every game for Marlins at second base. Had 20 runs scored, five doubles, two triples, two home runs and 18 RBI over that span...Also over that span, which began on Aug. 17, had more hits than any rookie in Majors, ahead of Bryce Harper and Jordan Pacheco (53 each), and his .327 average was percentage points ahead of Harper (53-for-162) for best mark in Majors...Was 11th among National League rookies in hits, with 84, despite playing in just 93 games; Yonder Alonso and Norichika Aoki led all NL rookies, with 150 each...Made 316 plate appearances. Among all rookies to reach that plateau, his .295 average (84-for-285) was third, behind Mike Trout (.326/182-for-559) and Pacheco (.309/147-for-475). 2011 Spent most of season with triple-A Memphis before being transferred to double-A Springfield on August 4. Batted .526 (10x19) in final 11 games with Memphis, and batted .375 (6x16) overall as a pinch-hitter with Redbirds...Had season-long hit streak of eight games for Memphis from June 11-18, batting 13x31 (.419) over span...In 16 games at third base for Memphis, batted .393 (22x56) with three doubles and seven RBI. In 26 games at second base, batted .222 (16x72) with five doubles and three RBI and in 20 games at shortstop, batted .267 (20x75) with 12 doubles, a triple, a home run and nine RBI. Also saw four games at designated hitter, batting .100 (1x10) with two RBI...Had a five-hit game on June 6 at Oklahoma City, recording two runs, two doubles and two RBI...Batted .345 (11x42) against lefties in 27 games at Springfield, with three doubles, a home run and five RBI. 2010 Played in 102 games at Memphis (AAA), starting 63 games at shortstop, 14 at second base and 13 at third base. ... Suffered a sprained left wrist causing him to miss 18 games from 8/18-9/4. ... Belted a career-best four home runs, surpassing his career total (three) entering the season. ... Gradually improved his BA every month finishing April at .138, May at .169, June at .204, July at .221 and Aug./Sept. at .255. ... Posted the highest BA (.356, 37-104) on the Memphis team from 7/21 through the end of the season, including a .371 (26-for- 70) mark during the month of August. ... Was a clutch pinch-hitter, posting a .353 BA (6-17), including a home run 6/20 vs. NO, off Adalberto Mendez. 2009 Played in 116 games between Springfield (AA) and Memphis (AAA)...Hit a career-best .317 in 52 games at Memphis with two stints from 4/30 to 5/24, and 6/6 to 7/19 playing the majority of games at shortstop (43)...Batted very well against RHP, with a .388 (45-116) average and 14 RBI; and hit .300 (15-50) with RISP at Memphis...Hit safely in 31 of 52 games and tallied 15 multiple-hit games...Durable player has played in 88% of career games, including 282 starts at shortstop, 143 at third base and 63 at second base. 2008 Selected to the Florida State League All-Star game and went 1-for-2 as a defensive replacement at second base...led Palm Beach (A) with 115 hits and a .286 average (qualifying players) in 107 games...hit first professional home run at CLR (7/9), a solo shot in the first inning...recorded 34 multiple-hit games with 10 of three hits or more...clutch hitter batted .301 (31-103, 28 RBI) with RISP...was promoted to Springfield (8/6) and hit .264 with a home run and 11 RBI in 26 games. 2007 Played in 132 games between Quad Cities (A) and Palm Beach (A)...the 132 games ranked second in the Cardinals minors to Nick Stavinoha's 139...posted a career-high five RBI at LAN (5/11) going 4-for-5 with a double...played final 50 games of the season in Palm Beach, starting 47 at shortstop, batting .209. 2006 Used as a utility infielder at State College (A) playing in 44 games...hit well on the road with a .342 average (26-76)...batted .421 with RISP and two outs. 2005 Split a short-season between Johnson City and New Jersey...batted .262 with 11 RBI at JC including a .411 (15-34) average against LHP.