Donald Duarte

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Donald Duarte Hernandez

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 176 lb.

Donald Duarte hit .450 for Cuba in the 2000 World Junior Championship to finish 6th in the event in average, leading Cuba. He hit .302/.382/.402 in his first six seasons in Cuba, through 2006-2007. He batted .336 and slugged .473 in 2007-2008 then hit .327/?/.491 in the playoffs to help his Pinar del Río club to the finals.

Duarte batted .330/.407/.434 in 2008-2009 and fielded .954 as a 3B-SS. The next season, he fielded .949 at the hot corner and hit .335/.402/.520.