#6 Javier Betancourt


Position: IFBirthday: May 8, 1995
Born: Santa Teresa del Tuy, VZBats/Throws: R/R
Height: 6-0Weight: 180
Pro Experience: 8 years            


    Betancourt, 24, in his second season with the Skeeters and his eighth at the pro level …. Began 2019 season with Washington Wild Things of Frontier League and hit .189/.286/.216 with an RBI in 10 games …. Appeared in 58 games with the Skeeters in ‘18, hitting .201/.249/.260 with 17 RBIs while appearing at second base, shortstop and third base …. Was 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI in five games with the Skeeters in the 2018 postseason …. Signed as an amateur free agent by the Detroit Tigers in 2012 …. Has spent six seasons at the affiliated level, appearing with the Tigers (2012-15) and the Milwaukee Brewers (2016-17), peaking at Double-A …. Has hit .265/.311/.357 with 25 homers and 204 RBIs in 555 games at the affiliated level …. Selected as a Gulf Coast League All-Star in ‘13 with the GCL Tigers after posting a career-high .333 average in 50 games …. Selected as a Midwest League All-Star in 2014 with Single-A West Michigan after hitting .269/.307/.344 and matching his career high of six home runs and setting his career high with 54 RBIs.