Donovan Solano Preciado (born December 17, 1987), nicknamed “Donnie Barrels”, is a Colombian professional baseball second baseman for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He has previously played in MLB for the Miami Marlins, New York Yankees, and San Francisco Giants. Solano signed as an international free agent with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2005.
In 2008 he was a mid-season All-Star in the Class A-Advanced Florida State League. He made his MLB debut with the Marlins in 2012.
On September 1, 2020, Solano had a career-high 6 RBIs in a 23-5 blowout win over the Colorado Rockies. He ended the 2020 season batting a career-high .326 (5th in the NL)/.365/.463, with a career-high 15 doubles (4th), 3 home runs, 29 RBIs, and 3 sacrifice flies (7th) in 190 at bats in 54 games, which won him the National League’s second baseman Silver Slugger Award.
In the 2021 regular season, Solano batted .280/.344/.404 with 35 runs, 7 home runs, and 31 RBIs in 307 at bats. He primarily played second base, with two games at shortstop. His salary was $3.25 million. Solano became a free agent following the 2021 season.
Columbian baseball second baseman, Donovan Solano is currently married to Laura Triana, the beautiful couple has been married since 2013, but unfortunately, there is no information about Laura, she is a very private person.