Yamaico (Perez) Navarro...Was ranked by Baseball America as Boston's 9th-best prospect prior to the 2009 season - the
6th-best position player.2012Began the season with Pittsburgh, batting .178/.255/.244 through May 27
... Set career-highs with two hits, two runs, a home run and 3 RBI, April 30 vs. ATL
... Sent to Triple-A Indianapolis, where he batted .275/.359/.490 in 60 games before being recalled to Pittsburgh
... Appeared in four games for the Pirates, August 17-21, going 0-for-5
... Sent back to Triple-A for his final six games of the season, where he went 7-for-22
... Batted .286/.384/.503 in 161 AB vs. RHP at Triple-A
... Hit .296/.416/.549 over 71 AB in 23 July games for Indianapolis.2011Hit .264 (58-for-220) with seven homers and 22 RBI in 59 minor league games and .250 (15-for-60) with a homer
and nine RBI in 22 Major League games between two organizations...Began season with Pawtucket (Red Sox' AAA), where he made nine
appearances at third base, eight in right field, seven at shortstop, five at second base, three in left field and one in center field...Also went
3-for-9 with a home run in two games as the designated hitter...Hit safely in nine of his first 11 games (15-for-42, .357) and hit .320 in
20 games during the month of April...Homered twice on 5/2 vs. Toledo...Was recalled by Boston on 6/30 and homered in his first at bat
with the Red Sox on 7/2 at Houston; connected off J.A. Happ for his first Major League home run - a pinch-hit shot in the 7th inning...Hit
safely in four of his first five games with Boston (4-for-14, .286); went 4-for-23 (.174) in his final 12...Made 11 appearances (four starts)
at third base, three appearances (two starts) at shortstop and three starts in left field with the Red Sox before being traded to Kansas
City on 7/31...Went 3-for-7 while making two starts at third base with the Royals before being optioned to Triple-A Omaha on 8/5...Had
career-high three RBI on 8/4 vs. Baltimore...Made 21 appearances at shortstop and four at second base while playing with the Storm
Chasers...Went 13-for-35 (.371) in his final nine Triple-A games...Was recalled by Kansas City on 9/3 and went 4-for-16 with three RBI
in four games; made three starts at third base and one at short...Played Winter ball in the Dominican and batted .265 (22-for-83) with
eight RBI in 24 games with Licey.2010Made his Major League debut with Boston in August after spending much of the season
with Double-A Portland.
Saw his 1st ML action in 20 games with the Red Sox after being selected from Triple-A Pawtucket on 8/20.
Appeared in 15 games (6 starts) at shortstop, 4 games (2 starts) at third base and 3 games (2 starts) at second
base, posting a combined .962 fielding percentage (2 errors/52 total chances).
Went 4-for-15 (.267) with 3 RBI, 3 runs and 1 walk in his final 9 games of the season after going a combined
2-for-27 (.074) over the 1st 11 games of his Major League career.
Made his ML debut on 8/20 vs. TOR, singling as a pinch-hitter in the 5th inning...Was the 3rd Red Sox rookie
to record a hit in his 1st plate appearance in 2010 (also Nava on 6/12 and Kalish on 7/31)...Played both shortstop
and second base in that game.
Picked up his 1st ML RBI on 8/29 at TB...Drew his 1st Major League walk on 9/7 vs. TB...Scored his 1st run
on 9/14 at SEA...Was issued his only intentional walk on 9/19 vs. TOR.
At 22 years, 309 days old on 9/5, became the youngest Red Sox player to start as a shortstop since Rey Quinones
on 8/12/86 (G2) at 22 years, 274 days old.
Played 104 games between Double-A Portland and Pawtucket, combining to hit .275 (105-for-382) with 23
doubles, 3 triples, 11 home runs, 61 RBI, 57 runs, 47 walks and 18 stolen bases.
Batted .274 (90-for-329) with 8 home runs and 55 RBI in 88 games with Portland before a promotion to
Pawtucket on 8/2...Hit .283 (15-for-53) with 3 home runs and 6 RBI in 16 games with the PawSox.
Posted a combined .961 fielding percentage (15 errors/384 total chances) in 77 games at shortstop, 24 at
third base and 2 at second base between the 2 minor league stops.
Following the season, hit .261 (18-for-69) with 4 home runs and 15 RBI in 20 games for the Dominican Winter
League's Tigres del Licey.2009Despite injuries, combined to play 67 games at 3 levels of Sox minor league system...Hit .240 (60-for-250) with 6 homers and 30 RBI between Single-A Salem, Double-A Portland and Short-A Lowell...Appeared in 1 April game for Salem before landing on the disabled list...Played 5 rehab games for Lowell,
going 5-for-21 (.238) with 2 RBI...Reinstated from that rehab assignment on 6/24 and hit .322 (28-for-87) in 22
games for Salem before a promotion to Portland on 7/22...Hit .125 (11-for-88) through his 1st 25 Double-A games but closed out the year with a .298 clip (14-for-47)
in his final 14 contests...Played 6 games for the Tigres del Licey of the Dominican Winter League, going 2-for-16 (.125).2008Combined to set career highs with a .304 average (154-for-506), 11 homers and 77 RBI
between Single-A Greenville and Lancaster...Ranked among Red Sox minor leaguers in hits (T-2nd, 154) and games (4th, 125)...Named a mid-season South Atlantic League All-Star with Greenville, where he tied for club lead with 54 RBI...Tabbed Red Sox Minor League Defensive Player of the Month for April and Offensive Player of the Month for
August/September...Earned South Atlantic League Player of the Week honors for 6/2-8...Promoted to Lancaster on 7/14 and posted an 18-game hit streak, 7/21-8/9...Hit .314 (11-for-35) with 10 runs in 9 playoff games with Lancaster...Appeared in 22 games for Hawaii Winter Baseball's North Shore Honu...After the season, ranked by Baseball America as BOS's No. 9 prospect, No. 6 position player.2007Spent entire season with Lowell and was named to the New York-Penn League mid-season All-Star team...Hit .359 (28-for-78)
in August - the fourth-best average in the league during the month...Went 5-for-5 with four RBI on 8/30 vs. Tri-City.2006Spent first professional season with the DSL Red Sox...Shared team lead in triples and ranked second in hits, doubles and RBI...Hit
.306 (48-for-157) in his first 40 games thru the month of July; hit .182 (8-for-44) in 13 games in August...Went 14-for-32 (.438) with a pair
of four-RBI efforts during his season-high eight-game hitting streak from 6/26 thru 7/4...Made all 49 defensive appearances at shortstop.