Date of Birth: 01/18/1991
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 200 lbs
Resides: Lawrence, MA
Previous Team: New Britain (Atl.)
Highest Level: AAA
Jonathan Galvez returns to New Britain for his fifth season in the Atlantic League and 12th of professional baseball. Last year with the Bees, he posted a .277 batting average with 10 home runs, 47 RBI, 50 runs scored, and 12 stolen bases, while being named to the Liberty Division All-Star team.
Prior to coming to the Hardware City, Jonathan spent three seasons with the Bridgeport Bluefish, including an impressive 2017 campaign, where he batted .277 with 16 home runs, 27 doubles, 77 RBI, 68 runs scored, 10 stolen bases, and a .351 on-base percentage over the course of 126 games played. He also represented the ‘Fish and the Liberty Division in the 2016 Atlantic League All-Star Game.
The 28-year-old began his professional career in 2008 within the San Diego Padres organization. He spent seven years in the Padres farm system, reaching Triple-A in both 2013 and 2014. The slugger also spent time with both the Mets and Yankees organizations in 2015.
In 1,074 career minor league games, Galvez owns a .277 batting average with 91 home runs, 542 RBI, 601 runs scored and 153 stolen bases.