Willson Contreras

Willson Contreras

#40C,
AVG
.243
HR
7
RBI
26
R
37
Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 1"/225 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Puerto Cabello, Venezuela
College: None
Draft: Undrafted
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