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Junior Lake

Junior Lake 25 CF

Bravos de Leon

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Junior Osvaldo Lake
  • Age: 27 (March 27, 1990)
  • Birthplace: San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 230
  • MLB Debut: 07/19/2013
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Junior Lake Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
June 20, 2017 CF Junior Lake assigned to Bravos de Leon.
June 20, 2017 OF Junior Lake assigned to Generales de Durango.
May 1, 2017 Pawtucket Red Sox released LF Junior Lake.
December 20, 2016 LF Junior Lake assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox.
December 9, 2016 Boston Red Sox signed free agent RF Junior Lake to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 7, 2016 RF Junior Lake elected free agency.
October 20, 2016 OF Junior Lake assigned to Estrellas Orientales.
August 19, 2016 Toronto Blue Jays sent RF Junior Lake outright to Buffalo Bisons.
August 16, 2016 Toronto Blue Jays designated RF Junior Lake for assignment.
August 10, 2016 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of RF Junior Lake from Buffalo Bisons.
July 31, 2016 Toronto Blue Jays sent RF Junior Lake outright to Buffalo Bisons.
July 25, 2016 Toronto Blue Jays designated RF Junior Lake for assignment.
June 24, 2016 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of RF Junior Lake from Buffalo Bisons.
April 1, 2016 Toronto Blue Jays sent RF Junior Lake outright to Buffalo Bisons.
January 30, 2016 OF Junior Lake assigned to Dominican Republic.
December 18, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays claimed RF Junior Lake off waivers from Baltimore Orioles.
December 10, 2015 Baltimore Orioles designated RF Junior Lake for assignment.
November 8, 2015 OF Junior Lake assigned to Estrellas de Oriente.
September 15, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled RF Junior Lake from Norfolk Tides.
September 8, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned RF Junior Lake to Norfolk Tides.
September 4, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled Junior Lake from Norfolk Tides.
August 15, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned RF Junior Lake to Norfolk Tides.
August 7, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled Junior Lake from Norfolk Tides.
July 31, 2015 Baltimore Orioles traded RHP Tommy Hunter to Chicago Cubs for RF Junior Lake.
July 31, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned RF Junior Lake to Norfolk Tides.
June 14, 2015 Chicago Cubs optioned LF Junior Lake to Iowa Cubs.
May 19, 2015 Chicago Cubs recalled Junior Lake from Iowa Cubs.
May 6, 2015 Chicago Cubs optioned LF Junior Lake to Iowa Cubs.
April 27, 2015 Chicago Cubs recalled Junior Lake from Iowa Cubs.
April 1, 2015 Chicago Cubs optioned LF Junior Lake to Iowa Cubs.
September 2, 2014 Chicago Cubs recalled Junior Lake from Iowa Cubs.
August 16, 2014 Chicago Cubs optioned LF Junior Lake to Iowa Cubs.
July 19, 2013 Chicago Cubs recalled Junior Lake from Iowa Cubs.
June 6, 2013 Junior Lake roster status changed by Iowa Cubs.
April 4, 2013 Iowa Cubs placed SS Junior Lake on the 7-day disabled list.
March 15, 2013 Chicago Cubs optioned SS Junior Lake to Iowa Cubs.
October 4, 2012 Chicago Cubs recalled Junior Lake from Tennessee Smokies.
May 6, 2012 Junior Lake assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Cubs Extended Spring Training.
April 4, 2012 Junior Lake assigned to Cubs Extended Spring Training from Tennessee Smokies.
March 15, 2012 Chicago Cubs optioned SS Junior Lake to Tennessee Smokies.
November 23, 2011 OF Junior Lake assigned to Estrellas de Oriente.
November 18, 2011 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of Junior Lake from Tennessee Smokies.
July 24, 2011 Junior Lake roster status changed by Tennessee Smokies.
July 10, 2011 Tennessee Smokies placed SS Junior Lake on the 7-day disabled list.
May 30, 2011 SS Junior Lake assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Daytona Cubs.
March 13, 2011 SS Junior Lake assigned to Chicago Cubs.
April 5, 2010 Junior Lake assigned to Daytona Cubs from Peoria Chiefs.
March 12, 2010 SS Junior Lake assigned to Chicago Cubs.
October 16, 2009 SS Junior Lake assigned to Estrellas de Oriente.
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Junior Lake Awards and Honors

Junior Lake  25 CF

Junior Lake
  • Full Name: Junior Osvaldo Lake
  • Born: March 27, 1990
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 230
  • MLB Debut: 07/19/2013

2016: Appeared in 22 games (10 starts) with TOR and in 82 games with Triple-A Buffalo. In his final 43 minor league contests (beginning 5/18), batted .288 (40-for-139) with a .392 OBP. TOR went 6-4 in his starts, each of which came in to the ML roster on 6/24 and appeared in 19 games with the Jays before being designated for assignment on 7/25. Selected again on 8/10 and played in 3 more ML games. Designated for assignment on 8/16 and spent the remainder of the season with Buffalo. Following the season, batted .264 (46-for-174, 10 2B, 2 3B, 2 HR) with a .354 OBP in 48 games for Oriente in the Dominican Winter League. Had a 13-game hitting streak from 11/9-29.

2015: Began the season in the CHC organization before being traded to BAL in exchange for RHP Tommy Hunter on 7/31. Made appearances for both ML clubs and their Triple-A affiliates. Hit .312 with a career-best .405 OBP in 73 minor league games (77-for-247, 13 2B, 7 HR, 40 BB). Appeared in 21 games (12 starts) over 2 stints with CHC before the trade. Played in 8 games (5 starts) over 3 stints with BAL. Each of his 3 hits with the Orioles was a double. Following the season, hit .255 (27-for-106) in 30 games with Oriente in the Dominican Winter League.  

2014: Made his 1st career Opening Day roster and appeared in 108 games (70 starts) with the Cubs. Batted .280 and slugged .477 in his first 43 games through 5/23 (37-for-132, 9 2B, 3B, 5 HR), but hit .159 (28-for-176) in his remaining 65 games. Had a career-high 6 RBI on 5/12 at STL. Following the season, hit .243 (34-for-140) in 42 games with Oriente in the Dominican Winter League.

2013: Ranked as the Cubs' No. 9 prospect by MLB.com entering the 2013 season. Made ML debut, appearing in 64 games with the Cubs. Missed the first 2 months of the season on the minor league disabled list (4/4-6/5) due to a rib fracture. Recalled by CHC on 7/19 and spent the remainder of the season with the big league club. His 67 hits after the All-Star break ranked 2nd among NL rookies and 4th among all rookies. Made ML debut on 7/19 at COL and went 3-for-4 as the starting CF. Hit safely in his first 7 ML games. Had 34 hits in his first 25 games, 3rd-most for any Cub behind Mandy Brooks in 1925 (41) and Andy Pafko in 1933-34 (35).
Following the season, hit .343 (36-for-105) in 27 games for Oriente in the Dominican Winter League. 

2012: Spent entire season with Double-A Tennessee, batting .279 (113-for-405) with 10 HR and 50 RBI. On the 7-day disabled list from 4/5-5/5 with a back strain. Following the season, hit .312 (48-for-154) in 44 games for Oriente in the Dominican Winter League.

2011: Hit .279 (124-for-445) between High-A Daytona and Double-A Tennessee. Led Cubs minor leaguers with 38 steals...Named a Florida State League mid-season All-Star. Promoted to Double-A on 5/30...On the 7-day disabled list from 7/10-23 with a right shoulder strain. Following the season, played for Mesa in the Arizona Fall League and was named to the Top Prospects Team after leading the league in steals (18-for-18). Tabbed AFL Player of the Week on 10/24. Added to the Cubs' 40-man roster on 11/18...Played in only 2 games for Oriente in the Dominican Winter League. Led the Arizona Fall League with 18 steals in 18 attempts for Mesa in 2011.

2010: Hit .264 (104-for-394) in 120 games with Single-A Daytona. 7 of his 9 HR were hit in July.
Following the season, went 3-for-9 (.333) in 6 games for Oriente in the Dominican Winter League. 

2009: Hit .248 (115-for-463) in 131 games for Single-A Peoria. Following the season, went 7-for-20 (.350) in 5 games for Oriente in the Dominican Winter League.

2008: Batted .286 (48-for-168) in 47 games for the Rookie-level Arizona League Cubs.

2007: Made his professional debut with the Rookie-level Dominican Summer League Cubs.

Signed as an undrafted free agent by the Chicago Cubs on Feb. 2, 2007.