Salcedo begins his first season with the Ducks and ninth in professional baseball experience. The infielder spent the first five (2010-14) in the Atlanta Braves organization, reaching as high as Triple-A Gwinnett. He was named an MiLB.com Organization All-Star in 2012 after posting career-high totals in home runs (17), RBIs (61) and stolen bases (23) in 130 games played with High-A Lynchburg. The following season, the Paterson, N.J., resident earned Southern League Mid-Season All-Star honors with Double-A Mississippi, totaling 12 homers, 55 RBIs, 52 runs and 20 stolen bases in a career-high 132 games.
The 31-year-old played 36 games in the Frontier League during the 2022 season split between the Aigles de Trois-Rivières and the New Jersey Jackals. He hit .257 with one homer, 15 RBIs, 19 runs, 35 hits, nine doubles, seven walks and four steals. He previously played in the Can-Am League during the 2017 season with the Dominican Republic Team, batting .304 with four home runs, eight RBIs, 12 runs, 21 hits and a .351 on-base percentage in 17 games. Salcedo was originally signed by the Braves as an amateur free agent in 2010.