Jonathan Herrera

Jonathan Herrera #18

  • 2B
  • B/T: S/R
  • 5' 9" /180

Jonathan Herrera MLB Career Stats

1200 .259 10 89 18 .645

Jonathan Herrera Bio

  • Full Name: Jonathan Alejandro Herrera
  • Pronunciation: her-RAIR-uh
  • Born: 11/3/1984 in Maracaibo, Venezuela
  • High School: Manual Segundo Sanchez, VEN
  • Debut: 4/30/2008
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MLB Career Stats 1200 136 311 10 89 18 .259 .316 .645


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Jonathan Herrera Stats

*Since 2006

Jonathan Herrera Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Jonathan Herrera Statcast Events


Jonathan Herrera Awards

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Tulsa TEX

Jonathan Herrera Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 11, 2017 Olmecas de Tabasco released SS Jonathan Herrera.
January 24, 2017 Olmecas de Tabasco signed free agent SS Jonathan Herrera.
December 31, 2016 SS Jonathan Herrera elected free agency.
May 30, 2016 Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz placed SS Jonathan Herrera on the reserve list.
May 11, 2016 Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz signed free agent 2B Jonathan Herrera.
October 29, 2015 2B Jonathan Herrera elected free agency.
October 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs activated 2B Jonathan Herrera.
October 7, 2015 Chicago Cubs reassigned 2B Jonathan Herrera to the minor leagues.
April 5, 2015 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of 2B Jonathan Herrera from Iowa Cubs.
December 2, 2014 2B Jonathan Herrera assigned to Iowa Cubs.
November 24, 2014 Chicago Cubs signed free agent 2B Jonathan Herrera to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 3, 2014 Boston Red Sox sent 2B Jonathan Herrera outright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
September 29, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled 2B Jonathan Herrera from Pawtucket Red Sox.
September 19, 2014 Pawtucket Red Sox activated 2B Jonathan Herrera from the 7-day disabled list.
July 31, 2014 Pawtucket Red Sox placed 2B Jonathan Herrera on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 29, 2014. right elbow inflammation
July 17, 2014 Pawtucket Red Sox activated 2B Jonathan Herrera from the temporarily inactive list.
July 13, 2014 Pawtucket Red Sox placed 3B Jonathan Herrera on the temporarily inactive list.
July 7, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned 3B Jonathan Herrera to Pawtucket Red Sox.
December 18, 2013 Colorado Rockies traded 3B Jonathan Herrera to Boston Red Sox for LHP Franklin Morales and RHP Chris Martin.
July 31, 2012 Jonathan Herrera roster status changed by Colorado Rockies.
July 27, 2012 sent 2B Jonathan Herrera on a rehab assignment to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
July 17, 2012 Colorado Rockies placed 2B Jonathan Herrera on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 16, 2012. infection in left wrist
June 22, 2012 Colorado Rockies activated 2B Jonathan Herrera from the 15-day disabled list.
June 6, 2012 sent 2B Jonathan Herrera on a rehab assignment to Tulsa Drillers.
May 23, 2012 Colorado Rockies placed 2B Jonathan Herrera on the 15-day disabled list. Right hamstring strain.
October 31, 2011 Colorado Rockies activated 2B Jonathan Herrera from the 60-day disabled list.
September 6, 2011 Colorado Rockies placed 2B Jonathan Herrera on the 60-day disabled list. Right index finger fracture.
August 20, 2010 Colorado Rockies recalled Jonathan Herrera from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
August 3, 2010 Colorado Rockies optioned Jonathan Herrera to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
May 31, 2010 Colorado Rockies selected the contract of Jonathan Herrera from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
February 12, 2010 Colorado Rockies invited non-roster 2B Jonathan Herrera to spring training.
December 12, 2008 2B Jonathan Herrera elected free agency.

Jonathan Alejandro Herrera Bio Info

Attended Manuel Segundo Sanchez school in Venezuela.


Posted a single-season career-high .292 AVG (57-for-195) in 81 games with the Rockies. Also had a career-best .364 SLG and .701 OPS. Batted .317 (46-for-145) from the left side of the plate and hit .220 (11-for-50) against left-handed pitching. Made 45 starts, including 28 at SS, 16 at 2B, and 1 at 3B…Also appeared in 2 games in LF, his first OF experience in the majors. Hit .293 on the road and .291 at home. Posted a .351 AVG (13-for-37) in games he did not start…Went 7-for-15 (.467) as a pinch-hitter. Had single-month highs with 17 games and 52 PA in June, and hit .292 (14-for-48) in the month. Batted .312 (44-for-141) over his final 57 games of the year beginning on 6/4, including a .314 clip (22-for-70) after the All-Star break.

2012 Was a member of the Rockies Major League roster for all of 2012, the second-straight season he spent the full season in the Majors...has now been a member of the Rox Opening Day roster twice (2011-12). Saw playing time at multiple positions, including second base (19 games, 12 starts), third base (13 games, 9 starts) and shortstop (42 games, 34 starts) for the third-straight season. Herrera saw his most extended time at shortstop in the Majors in 2012, as he had appeared in just nine games at short prior to this season. Started and finished the season strong...hit .290 (9-for-31) with 1 double, 1 home run and 6 runs in April...then hit .325 (13-for-40) with 3 doubles in September/October. Hit .330 (31-for-94) against the NL West and just .214 (28-for-131) against the rest of the league. The switch-hitter batted .272 (47-for-173) from the left side and .231 (12-for-52) from the right side in his career owns a slightly higher average from the left side (.260), than the right side (.255). Spent time on the disabled list twice in 2012, from 5/23-6/22 with a strained right hamstring and 7/17-31 with a left wrist infection...has spent over a month on the DL in each of the last two seasons. 2011 Spent the entire 2011 season in the Majors with Colorado for the first time in his career...however, spent the final month on the disabled list after suffering a fractured right index finger on 9/6...Saw time at second base, third base and shortstop for the Rockies in 2011, though he received 55 of his 62 starts in 2011 at second his Major League career, Herrera has now played 140 games at second base, 25 games at third base and 30 games at shortstop...Received the majority of the Rockies starts at second base in the season's first two months and batted a combined .273 (43-for-157) with 5 doubles, a triple, 2 home runs, 9 RBI and 17 runs scored through May...was relegated to more of a utility role following the Rockies acquisition of Mark Ellis on 6/30...Herrera posted a .992 fielding percentage in his 62 games at second base this season, committing just 2 errors in 247 total chances...committed just three errors between the three positions he played in 2011...Three home runs in 2011 are new career-high...two of the home runs came against the New York Mets (3-run shot 4/14 at NYM, solo shot 5/12 vs. NYM)...third home run of 2011 came 156 at-bats after his second home run (8/23 vs. HOU)...Was more productive on the road than at Coors Field this season, as he batted .286 (46-for-161) away from Denver and .183 (22-for-120) at home...six of Herrera's nine extra-base hits in 2011 came on the road...The switch-hitter batter .250 (17-for-68) from the right side of the plate and .239 (51-for-213) from the left a career .263 hitter (42-for-160) from the right side and a .255 hitter (103-for-404) hitter from the left side...Filled in for Troy Tulowitzki at shortstop for five games 7/4-8 at ATL and WAS and was 8-for-17 (.429) with 3 walks and 2 runs scored in five games...Had a season-long nine-game hitting streak 4/8-17, which were his second through 10th games played in 2011...the streak was still four games shy of matching his career-best streak of 13 games 6/30-7/17/10 2010 The versatile infielder split his 2010 season between Triple-A Colorado Springs and the Rockies...was a member of the Rockies active roster from 5/31-8/3, then from 8/20-through the end of the season...Received playing time at second base (57 games), third base (16) and shortstop (7) while batting .284 (63-for-222) in first MLB action since 2008...Played 58 games for the Sky Sox as one of the club's regular infielders...hit .261 (58-for-222) with nearly as many walks (27) as strikeouts (29)...Originally had contract purchased from Triple-A on 5/31 and took active roster spot of Dexter Fowler...Played in all 33 Rockies games during the month-plus that Troy Tulowitzki missed from 6/18-7/26...started 32 of the games at second base and one at shortstop...batted .321 (42-for-131) with 14 RBI and 18 runs scored during the 33 games...Batted .300 (18-for-60) in 29 games after his return from Triple-A from 8/21 through the end of the season... also hit .315 (17-for-54) with nine walks and 10 runs scored in 15 starts after his recall in late August...Tied for the club lead with seven sacrifice hits this season (also Dexter Fowler)...also had three sacrifice flys...his 10 total sacrifices were the most among Rockies players...Seven of Herrera's 21 RBI were go-ahead RBI, while four his RBI were game-winning RBI...his four goahead RBI in 2010 were tied for the seventh-most on the club with Smith, Stewart, Iannetta and Hawpe...The switch-hitter batted .292 (21-for-72) from the right side and .280 (42-for-150) from the left side...Batted in either first or second spot in Rockies lineup for 48 of his 76 games...combined to bat .296 (56- for-189) with 14 RBI and 30 runs in his 48 games hitting in the top two spots of the Rockies order...Finished the season with a .985 fielding percentage while seeing time at second base, third base and shortstop...the only errors he made were at second base, as he had just four miscues in 57 games at the position...Set a career-high with 4 hits, going 4-for-5, 6/19 vs. MIL...drove in the club's 8th run of the game in the 8th inning, which ended up being the winning run in the Rockies 8-7 victory...Set a career-high with three RBI 7/2 vs. SF...had an RBI single in the 5th, a sacrifice fly in the 6th and wrapped up his night by successfully laying down a squeeze in the 8th. 2009 Played the entire season with Triple-A Colorado Springs as the club's regular shortstop...hit .268 (102-for-381) with 33 RBI and 63 runs scored in 119 games for the Sky Sox...was his second season as the Sky Sox regular shortstop...the switch-hitter batted .286 (30-for-105) against lefties, and .261 (72- for-276) against righties...was more effective at the plate following the All-Star break, as he hit .286 (40- for-140) after the break and .257 (62-for-241) prior to the break...hit just .100 (2-for-20) in 6 games in the month of September to see his average drop from .277 to .268 to end the season...had nearly as many walks (49) and strikeouts (51), and had an on-base percentage (.353) nearly 90 points higher than his batting average...connected on just 18 extra-base hits in his 119 games, which led to his .339 sluging percentage... made just 71 at bats as the club's second baseman, but hit .296 (21-for-71) while playing second base, compared to .261 (80-for-307) as a shortstop. 2008 Began the season with Triple-A Colorado Springs before getting called up 4/30 by the big league club...made his Major League debut that day at San Francisco, going 0-for-2 with a walk while starting at second base...hit .230 (14-for-61) in 28 games with the Rockies from 4/30-6/12...the switch-hitter hit .200 (4-for-20) vs. left-handed pitching and .244 (10-for-41) vs. right-handers...hit .313 (5-for-16) with runners in scoring position...had his 2nd career multi-hit game 5/30 at CHC, including his only triple of the season... was optioned back to Colorado Springs 6/15 and would spend the rest of the season there...finished the season hitting .310 (70-for-226) with three homers and 31 RBI in 66 games for the Sky Sox...recorded 20 multi-hit games...twice recorded a season-high, nine-game hit streak...from July 7-18, he hit .333 (11- for-33)...recorded a second nine-game hit streak by hitting safely in five straight contests from April 25-29 before being called-up to the Rockies on April 30... Continued the streak after being optioned to Colorado Springs, as he recorded hits in his first four games back with the Sky Sox...led the Sky Sox with 15 stolen bases...hit .378 (14-for-37) and drove in 14 runs with two outs and runners in scoring position...hit .364 (16-for-44) with three doubles, a home run and an RBI when leading off an inning...hit two home runs on opening day at Tucson, one from each side of the plate...hit all three home runs against Tucson (two on April 3, one on August 25). 2007 Tulsa's everyday shortstop, Herrera batted .257 (131-for-509) with 24 doubles, four triples, three home runs, 40 RBI and 65 runs scored in 131 games in his first full season at the Double-A level...also went 18- for-20 in stolen base attempts and recorded a team-high 17 sacrifice hits...posted a .964 fielding percentage (22 e/614 tc)...was named to the Texas mid-season All-Star team...started at shortstop and batted leadoff for the Texas All-Stars on June 26 at Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi, Texas...went 0-for-2 in the game...batted .337 (33-for-98) in the month of April...his average never reached the .300 mark in any other month...recorded 33 multi-hit games, including a season-high four hits on four occasions...went 4-for-4 with three doubles and three runs scored on June 6 at Springfield...played for Caribes in the Venezuelan Winter League. 2006 In his first full season at the High-A level, batted .310 with eight triples, seven homers, and 77 RBI in 127 games for Modesto in the Cal League...established career highs in nearly every category......ranked among league leaders in average (7th), stolen bases (3rd, 34), and triples (4th)...finished among organizational leaders in average (4th) and steals (5th)...led all Nuts with 87 runs scored and 171 hits, ranking among club leaders in total bases (2nd, 208), RBI (T2nd), sacrifice hits (2nd, 13), and walks (2nd, 58)...had 603 total chances at shortstop, second-highest total in the league...majority of at-bats came in top three spots in Modesto lineup...his RBI total increased every month during the season...named organization Player of the Month for June...hit .317 (116-for-366) vs. right-handers, .289 (35-for-121) vs. lefties...hit .329 (54-for-164) with RISP, including .400 (8-for-20) with bases loaded...did not hit first homer until June 12, then hit long balls in consecutive games June 20-21 at Lancaster...starting with beginning of July, hit .343 (73-for-213) over final two months of the season...that included a 17-game stretch July 21-Aug. 7 in which he batted .483 (28-for-58) to raise season mark from .282 to .312...posted three steals on July 18 vs. Visalia...had seasonhigh four RBI on three occasions, including twice in August...on Aug. 24 vs. Visalia, went 5-for-5 with a double, solo homer, and three runs scored...played for Oriente in Venezuelan Winter League. 2005 Split season between Asheville and Modesto...combined to hit .270 with 2 HR and 35 RBI in 92 contests...batted .310 with 5 RBI for Asheville in 19 games...started the season on the DL after spraining his right hand on March 27...hit safely in each of his first 11 games, going 20-for-54 (.370)...promoted to Modesto on June 11 and hit .258 with 2 HR and 30 RBI in 73 games...hit safely in 16 of 17 games at a .384 clip to rise average from .221 to .289...posted season-high 4 hits and 3 RBI on August 21 at San Jose...2004: Was Asheville's primary second baseman in his first full pro season, playing 95 games at SS...missed over a week of action from May 13-20 due to a strained right hamstring. 2003: Despite appearing in just 39 games, still ranked 4th on club with .308 batting average. 2002: Spent first professional season in Rockies Dominican Summer League...hit .300 with 10 doubles and 22 RBI in 61 games. 2004 Was Asheville's primary shortstop in his first full pro season...missed over a week of action from May 13-20 due to a strained right hamstring...beginning Aug. 9, batted .326 (29-for-89) over final 24 games to raise final average from .265 to .279. 2003 In his first season in the States, hit .308 in 39 games for Casper...batted .339 (40-for-118) over first 30 games through July 21...did not play for a month after going 1-for-2 on July 21 at Ogden, then went just 9-for-41 (.220) in nine games after return in late August...was successful in each of final nine steal attempts. 2002 After signing with the Rockies in April, spent first professional season in the Dominican Summer League...hit .300 with 10 doubles and 22 RBI in 61 games...posted 23 steals in 29 attempts.