|Seattle Mariners – No. 1|
February 27, 1990 |
Santiago, Dominican Republic
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|September 7, 2012 for the Seattle Mariners|
(through 2013 season)
|Runs batted in||5|
Triunfel was signed as a non-drafted free agent on September 23, 2006 by Mariners scouts Bob Engle and Patrick Guerrero.
Triunfel began the 2007 season with the Class-A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. He had back-to-back three-hit, two-RBI games on May 11 and May 12. He recorded 14-multi-hit games, including five three-hit games. He was named to the Midwest League All-Star team, but did not play due to injury. He was placed on the disabled list with a right thumb contusion from May 29 to July 5. Triunfel made three rehab appearances with the Peoria Mariners from July 2 to 5. He was transferred to the Class-A Advanced High Desert Mavericks after completing rehab assignment. He hit .303 during season-high seven-game hit streak from July 12 to 18. He recorded a career-high six hits, all singles on July 30 against the Inland Empire 66ers, becoming just the second Maverick in club history to post six hits in a 9-inning game since Mike Berry in 1996. He participated in the Arizona Fall League.
In his second season in 2008, Triunfel spent the season with the Class-A Advanced High Desert Mavericks. He led team with 30 stolen bases, ranking tied for third among all Mariners' minor leaguers. He recorded an 11-game hitting streak from April 28 to May 9. He was placed on the suspend list from May 11 to 21 and was placed on the disabled list with an abdomen strain from June 16 to 27. Triufel hit grand slam home run, going three-for-five with two runs scored, a double, a home run and four RBI on July 21. He recorded five consecutive multi-hit games from July 19 to 23. He was named California League Player of the Week in mid-July. Triunfel recorded a season-high 13-game hitting streak, batting .382 with 20 runs scored, seven extra-base hits and 10 RBIs from July 25 to August 8. He participated in the Arizona Fall League in Peoria, Arizona.
Triunfel was sidelined for most of the 2009 season with a broken tibia. In limited time he hit .238 in 11 games.
MiLB awards and accolades
- Midwest League Mid-Season All-Star (2007)
- California League Player of the Week (July 21–27, 2008)
- Arizona Fall League Rising Stars (2008)
- Top 50 Prospects: Number 30 (2008)
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)