Ender Inciarte, Center Field, Atlanta Braves, #11


Date of Birth: 10/29/1990
Birthplace: Maracaibo, Venezuela
Current Salary: $2,700,000

Ender Inciarte, center fielder for the Atlanta Braves, was signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2008. He played in the Diamondbacks' minor league system from 2008 through the beginning of 2014. In 609 games in the minor leagues, he batted .284 with 642 hits, 102 doubles, 172 RBIs, and 161 stolen bases.

Inciarte joined the Diamondbacks for 118 games in 2014. He finished the season with 116 hits, 18 doubles, 19 stolen bases, and a .278 batting average. Defensively, he played 76 games in center field, 37 games in left field, and 1 game in right field. He made 266 putouts with 5 errors.

In 2015, Inciarte had a strong second season in the major leagues. He batted .303 with 159 hits, 27 doubles, 21 stolen bases, and 45 RBIs in 132 games. Defensively, he played 47 games in left field, 22 games in center field, and 77 games in right field.

Inciarte was traded to the Braves on December 8, 2015. He had another good season in 2016, batting .292 with 152 hits, 24 doubles, 16 stolen bases, and 29 RBIs. He also fared well defensively, winning his first Gold Glove. In 120 games in left field, he made 332 putouts and 3 errors.

Inciarte signed a five-year, $30.525 million contract extension with the Braves on December 23, 2016.

Career batting statistics for Inciarte through 2016 include:

  • 381 games played
  • 427 hits
  • 69 doubles
  • 56 stolen bases
  • 101 RBIs
  • 179 strikeouts to 96 walks
  • .292 batting average

Career fielding statistics for Inciarte as an outfielder through 2016 include:

  • 94 games played in left field, 218 games played in center field, 78 games played in right field
  • 871 putouts
  • 14 errors

Sources for Information
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