Andrew Patrick Stevenson...Graduated from St. Thomas More (LA) High School...Attended Louisiana State University...Was considered one of the top defensive center fielders in the nation and one of the best hitters in one of the best baseball conferences in the country, the Southeastern Conference (SEC)...Was named First-Team All-SEC following the 2015 season.
Enjoyed two stints with the Nationals after having his contract initially selected from Triple-A Syracuse on July 23...Made his MLB debut that day at Arizona... Entered the game as a pinch hitter and remained in the game in left field... Recorded his first MLB hit on July 28 vs MIL (Perez)...Appeared in right field (14 G/9 GS), left field (9 G/1 GS) and center field (5 G/2 GS) during his initial MLB season...Made a game-winning diving catch to seal Washington's 3-2 win over the visiting Miami Marlins on Aug. 10 at Nationals Park...Hit .272 with 12 doubles, three triples, two homers, 38 RBI, 11 stolen bases and 52 runs scored in 99 games between Double-A Harrisburg and Triple-A Syracuse.
In his first full professional season, hit .276 with 23 doubles, 10 triples, three homers, 34 RBI, 39 stolen bases and 75 runs scored in 133 games between Single-A Potomac and Double-A Harrisburg...Was promoted to Harrisburg on June 27...His 39 stolen bases ranked second among Nationals farmhands...Was named Carolina League Player of the Week on June 26 and a Carolina League mid-season All-Star...Was named the MVP of the California League-Carolina League All-Star Game (3-for-5, 2 3B, 2 RBI, 2 R)...Hit .353 (30-for-85) with four doubles, two triples, two homers, 12 RBI, nine stolen bases and 18 runs scored in 21 games for Glendale of the Arizona Fall League.
Reported to short-season Single-A Auburn following the 2015 First-Year Player Draft...Saw action at three levels of Washington's system...Reached base safely in 15 straight games, hitting safely in 14 of the 15, from July 2-24...Hit .397 (23-for-58) with a .429 on-base percentage during that stretch.