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Alfonso made his major league debut last season, appearing 18 games for Chicago ... hit .318 (14-for-44) with a homer and three RBI and a .388 OBP... Was acquired from Oakland for infielder Tony Kemp on Jan. 13, 2020... Owns a .288 career minor league batting average (252-for-874) with 55 doubles, five triples, 14 home runs and 120 RBI in 241 games... Named a California League midseason All-Star in 2019 with Stockton... Originally selected by Oakland in the fourth round of the 2018 draft out of the University of Arizona ... graduated from La Jolla Country Day School... Was a two-time All-Pac-12 selection and a second-team All-America selection as a sophomore... In high school, was a two-time All-CIF First Team selection, a two-time All-Coastal League First Team selection and a two-time All-Coastal League second-team selection.
2021
In 2021, Alfonso made his major league debut with the Cubs ... was selected from Triple-A Iowa on Aug. 28 and played 18 games before he finished the season on the 10-day I.L. with a right middle finger tendon injury... Made his major league debut Aug. 29 at the White Sox, going 2-for-3 with a double ... recorded his first hit, a single, off Dylan Cease... Was 4-for-6 as a pinch-hitter and hit safely in 11 of his final 13 games, including a season-ending seven-game hitting streak (12-for-31/.387)... Hit his first career home run, Sept. 14 in Philadelphia off Kyle Gibson... Hit .284 (56-for-197) with 13 doubles, four homers and 32 RBI in 58 games for Iowa.

2020
Did not play due to the COVID-19 pandemic postponing the minor league season.

2019
Spent a majority of the season with Single-A Stockton, hitting .283 (122-for-431) with 60 runs, 24 doubles, three triples, eight homers, 55 RBI and 66 walks … posted a .383 OBP and was named a midseason California League All-Star...Played eight games with Triple-A Las Vegas at the end of the regular season, hitting safely in all eight contests … batted .406 (13-for-32) with two doubles, a triple, a homer and five RBI … had a 1.066 OPS.

2018
In his first pro season, Alfonso hit .285 (61-for-214) with 16 doubles, one triple, one home run and 28 RBI in 61 games for Single-A Vermont … stole seven bases.

*Courtesy Cubs.com

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