9 Gianfranco Wawoe
9 Gianfranco Wawoe
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 210
Hometown: Willemstad, Curacao
Position: INF

Born: 07/25/1994

Bats/Throws: R/R

2019 Status: Experienced-2

- Entering first season with Southern Illinois in 2019

- Did not play in 2018

- Played seven years in the Seattle Mariners organization, batting .270 with 17 doubles, six triples, 15 stolen bases in 23 attempts, and 62 RBIs in 97 games at A-Advanced Modesto in 2017 to earn California League midseason all-star honors

- Was teammates at Modesto with fellow Miners signee Arturo Nieto in 2017 while also playing in 14 games at Double-A Arkansas, two games at Triple-A Tacoma

- Batted .288 with 17 doubles, eight home runs, 55 RBIs, 114 total hits and 12 stolen bases in 17 attempts in 102 games at A-Advanced Bakersfield in 2016

- For his career, which began when he signed with the Mariners at the age of 16 from Curacao, he has hit .274 with 93 doubles, 12 triples, 26 homers, 119 RBIs, 300 runs scored, 507 hits and 79 stolen bases in 523 games entering 2019