Aristides Aquino Núñez (born April 22, 1994) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder in the Cincinnati Reds of the Major League Baseball. (MLB)
Aquino signed with the Cincinnati Reds as an international free agent from the Dominican Prospect League in January 2011. He made his professional debut that year with the Dominican Summer League Reds and also spent 2012 playing with them.
He played for the Arizona League Reds and Billings Mustangs in 2013, Billings in 2014, and Billings and Dayton Dragons in 2015. In 2016, he played for the Daytona Tortugas and was named the Florida State League Player of the Year. The Reds added him to their 40-man roster after the season.
On August 16, 2019, Aquino became the first player in modern MLB history with 10 home runs in his first 16 career games. The next day, he hit his eleventh home run in 17 games.
Aquino saw limited playing time in 2020 due to the addition of Nicholas Castellanos, appearing in only 23 games, batting a meager .170/.304/.319 with 2 home runs and 8 RBI.
On April 25, 2021, Aquino was placed on the 60-day injured list as he recovered from hamate bone surgery. He was activated on June 13. On April 30, 2022, Aquino was designated for assignment by the Cincinnati Reds.
There are no details about his marital status. He may be married or unmarried. There are also no rumors about his wife and girlfriend.