Braden Adam Bishop…resides in San Carlos, CA with wife, Brianna… graduated from St. Francis (CA) High School in 2012…played 3 seasons at the University of Washington (2013-15)…started 4MOM Foundation to raise awareness for early-onset Alzheimer's Disease after his mom, Suzy Bishop, was diagnosed with the disease in 2014.
Hit .167 (5x30) with two runs scored, two doubles, four RBI, two walks and one stolen base in 12 games with the Mariners, spanning three stints with the club: Aug. 19–30, Aug. 31–Sept. 1 and Sept. 23–end of season...Good Stretch – Hit .250 (5x20) with two doubles, four RBI in nine games Aug. 21-Sept. 26...Went 2-for-2 with one run, one double and one SH, recording is first career multi-hit game on Sept. 26 in Game 1 of a doubleheader at OAK...Appeared defensively in each of the three outfield spots: LF (2 G, 1 GS), CF (3 G, 2 GS) & RF (8 G, 6 GS)…posted a perfect fielding percentage over 19 total chances (19 PO)…has yet to make an error in his Major League career (61 TC, 60 PO/1 A).
In 27 games with the Mariners, hit .107 (6x56) with 3 runs, 4 RBI and 3 walks...Named to his first career Opening Day roster...On the 10-day IL, June 5 - Sept. 1 (lacerated spleen)...Made his Major League debut as a defensive replacement (CF) in the 8th inning on March 21 vs. Oakland at the Tokyo Dome…replaced Ichiro Suzuki in the batting order...His first Major League hit was a single off Tyler Olson on May 5 at Cleveland...In 43 games with Triple-A Tacoma, hit .276 (51x185).
The Totals - Hit .284 (98x345) with 70 runs, 20 doubles, 8 home runs, 33 RBI, 37 walks and 5 stolen bases in 84 games with Double-A Arkansas...Injury - Had season-ending surgery after being hit by a pitch on his right forearm on July 19...League Leader - At the time of his injury on July 19, ranked 2nd in the Texas League in runs (70), T9th in hits (98), T10th in doubles (20) and T11th in walks (37)....Heating Up - Went 14-for-91 (.154) in his first 23 games, spanning April 5-May 4, but reached base safely in 52 of his final 61 games, including 44 games with at least 1 hit… over this stretch, from May 5-July 19, hit .331 (84x254) with 56 runs, 16 doubles, 6 home runs, 24 RBI, 5 HBP, 24 walks and 4 steals, raising his season average from .154 to .284....Hey Now - Started in center field for the North Division in the Texas League All-Star Game...Honors - Texas League Player of the Month (June)…TL Player of the Week (May 28-June 3)...Community All-Star - Honored by the Mariners as the recipient of the Dan Wilson Community Service Award for his effort in the Little Rock community…participated in numerous community events, speaking appearances and autograph sessions...Moving On Up - Added to the 40-man roster on Nov. 16.
Spent majority of season with A Modesto, but also appeared in 31 games with AA Arkansas (7/22-end)…combined to hit .306 (147x480) wth 89 runs, 34 double, 4 triples, 3 home runs, 43 RBI, 10 HBP, 60 walks and 22 stolen bases in 119 games…Cal League North Division All-Star…went 4-for-4 with 3 runs, 1 double, 1 triple and 2 stolen bases to earn Cal League All-Star Game MVP honors…among Cal League leaders, ranked T11th in walks (45), 12th in average (.296) and stolen bases (16)…season-high 16-game hit streak, April 7-24, batting .403 (27x67)…promoted to Arkansas on July 22.