Juan Carlos Portes...2004 graduate of Liceo Miguel Angel Garrido (Santo Domingo, DR)...played amateur baseball in Boston.2009Spent entire season at Double-A New Britain...hit his first home run of the season, April 13 at Portland...10-game hit-streak, May 11-
23...collected eight RBI in a five-game span, July 3-6...batted .371 (13-for-35) in 12 August games...batted. 320 (41-for-128) vs. left-handed
pitching and .281 (56-for-199) vs. right-handed pitching...played 48 games in right field for the Rock Cats, 25 in left field, 18 at third base
and seven in center field.2008Spent entire season at Single-A Ft. Myers for the second consecutive season...season-high of four hits, May 1 vs. Clearwater...season-high of four RBI, June 10 vs. Vero Beach...batted .330 (33-for-100) in 27 August games...collected 31 multi-hit games (nine three-hit games and one four-hit game).