Guillermo Heredia, Outfield, Seattle Mariners, #5
Date of Birth: 1/31/1991
Birthplace: Matanzas, Cuba
Guillermo Heredia, outfielder for the Seattle Mariners, played professional baseball in Cuba before he defected in January, 2015. He signed with the Mariners on March 14, 2016.
Heredia played in 45 games with the Mariners in 2016. He finished the season with 23 hits, 12 RBIs, 15 strikeouts to 12 walks, and a .250 batting average. Defensively, he played 35 games in left field, 1 game in center field, and 14 games in right field. He made 66 putouts and 3 errors. He also played in 93 games in the minors.