Chris Marrero, Infield, San Francisco Giants, #49


Date of Birth: 7/2/1988
Birthplace: Miami, Florida
Nickname: Nene

Chris Marrero, infielder for the San Francisco Giants, was first drafted in 2006 by the Washington Nationals. He played in the Nationals' minor league system from 2006 through 2010.

Marrero joined the Nationals for 31 games in 2011. He batted .248 with 27 hits. He also played in 127 games in the minors. The following season, he spent time on the DL and in the minors. He spent most of the 2013 season in the minors, playing in just 8 games with the Nationals.

Marrero signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles on December 10, 2013. He spent the entire 2014 season in the minors. He signed a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox on June 5, 2015. They released him on August 6th and he signed with the Boston Red Sox on August 14th. He spent all of the 2015 and 2016 seasons in the minors.

Marrero became a free agent on November 7, 2016. Two days later, he signed a minor league contract with the Giants.

Marrero hit his first major league home run on April 14, 2017. He was designated for assignment on April 24th.

Personal Life

Marrero is the cousin of Deven Marrero, who is in the Boston Red Sox system.

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Chris Marrero
MiLB - Chris Marrero
ESPN - Chris Marrero