Martin Manuel Prado was born on October 27, 1983 in Maracay, Venezuela.
Prado is 6’1”, weighs 190 pounds, and bats and throws right.
Martin played for the AAA Richmond Braves. He was brought up to the Bigs for one game – April 23, 2006 – but was sent back down immediately afterward.
Prado was re-called to the Majors later in the 2006 season. He bounced up and down in the 2007 season as well, but is now a fixture on the team.
Martin Manuel Prado hit his first career home run on September 14, 2006, against Jamie Moyer of the Philadelphia Phillies.