Bryan Patrick Reynolds...Wife’s name is Blair...Has one son; Reese (8/31/20)...Is a 2013 graduate of Brentwood (TN) High School, where he was a teammate of Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Robbie Ray...Was named first-team All-State and District Player of the Year as a senior...Played three years (2014-16) at Vanderbilt University, where he compiled a .329 average (260-for-791), 58 doubles, nine triples, 22 home runs and 160 RBI in 206 career games...Was a member of the 2014 NCAA Champion Vanderbilt team, where he was a teammate of Dansby Swanson, Walker Buehler and Carson Fulmer... Was also teammates for three seasons with current Bucco minor league catcher Jason Delay, who was a groomsman in Reynolds’ wedding party...Played 21 games with the Orleans Firebirds in the 2015 Cape Cod League and hit .346 (28-for-81).
Ranked fourth among the National League leaders in OBP, sixth in hits, seventh in batting, seventh in doubles, eighth in walks and tied for ninth in total bases (292)... Shared the Major League lead in triples with Shohei Ohtani and David Peralta... His 6.5 offensive wins above replacement (oWAR) was tied for the fourth-best mark in MLB...Joined Harrison Bader and Jackie Bradley, Jr. as a finalist for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award as a center fielder (Bader won)... Set career highs in games, runs, hits, triples, homers, RBI, OBP and OPS... Posted the highest OPS (.934) among all Major League center fielders...Also led all Major League center fielders with 82 RBI at that position...Ranked third among all N.L. outfielders with 67 extra-base hits; trailing only Bryce Harper (77) and Nick Castellanos (72)... Also ranked third with 289 total bases behind Castellanos (303) and Harper (297)... Finished 11th in the voting for National League MVP...Ranked fifth among N.L. players with a .314 road batting average and was second in OBP (.397) behind Juan Soto (.485)...His .325 average against LHP ranked fourth among National League players... Produced the largest increase in year-to-year batting average (.189 to .302) among qualifiers since Cleveland’s Jeff Heath in 1940 (.219) and 1941 (.340)... Became the first Pirates player with at least 24 home runs and eight triples in the same season since Al Martin in 1999...Led all Major League switch hitters in batting, OBP and OPS (.912)... His 169 hits were the most by a Pirates switch hitter since Bobby Bonilla in 1989 (173)... Became the fourth Pittsburgh switch hitter with 20+ HR in a season; also Bobby Bonilla (1988-1990), Josh Bell (2017, 2019) and Neil Walker (2014)... Committed just two errors (6/12 and 6/18) while playing center field; finished the season on a 95-game errorless streak...Was voted the Roberto Clemente award winner (team MVP) by the local chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America...Was selected to the N.L. All-Star team via the player vote...Was the starting center fielder in the Midsummer Classic on account of an injury to Ronald Acuna Jr. (went hitless in two at bats)... Was the Opening Day starter in left field for the second straight season... Made his first 17 starts in left field before becoming the everyday center fielder on 4/22... Homered in back-to-back games on 5/27 and 5/29 and went deep six times over a 13-game span from 5/27 thru 6/10...Hit .376 (35-for-93) with seven homers, 22 RBI, a .442 OBP and a 1.087 OPS in 25 games during the month of June...Led N.L. players in batting, ranked second in OBP, third in OPS and fifth in total bases (60) during the month (min: 100 AB)... Produced a 14-game hitting streak from 6/14- 30 (24-for-55, .436)...Had a walk-off walk on 7/6 vs. Atlanta (second career walk-off)... Hit first career grand slam while going 4-for-5 with four RBI on 9/5 at Chicago (NL)...Tripled twice on 9/29 vs. Chicago (NL), the first Bucco with a pair of triples in the same game since Josh Harrison on 5/4/14 vs. Toronto...Reached base safely in each of his last 21 starts and went 14-for-30 (.467) with a 1.296 OPS in his final 10 games, dating back to 9/24...Hit .312 (116-for-372) over his last 107 games (dating back to 6/3).
Was the Opening Day starter in left field - his first career appearance on a big-league Opening Day roster...Went hitless in his first 13 at-bats before collecting two hits on 7/28 vs. Milwaukee (went hitless in his next 10 at bats)...Went 5-for-9 with five runs scored in back-to-back games on 8/6-7...Tied career-high (second time) with four RBI on 8/21 vs. Milwaukee...Went 6-for-13 over a three-game span from 8/21-23, raising average to a season-high .220; collected one hit in his next 21 at-bats thru 8/29...Went 0-for-4 in his only game as the designated hitter on 8/28 at Milwaukee...Wife, Blair, gave birth to son Reese on 8/31...Made his first start of the season in center field on 9/8 vs. Chicago (AL)...Made 15 of his last 19 starts in center field...Made 36 starts in left field, 15 in center field and one as the designated hitter...Ranked second in outfield assists (five) behind New York’s Michael Conforto (six)...Hit leadoff for the first time in his big league career on 9/18 and went 2-for-3 with a homer and two RBI vs. St. Louis...Served as the leadoff batter for five straight games from 9/18-22 and hit .222 (4-for-18) with a double, a homer, one walk and two RBI...His 125-point decline in batting average from 2019 (.314 to .189) was the largest in the Majors; Christian Yelich’s 124-point decline (.329 to .205) was second.
Entered season ranked by Baseball America as Pittsburgh's ninth-best prospect...Also listed by the same publication as the organization's "Best Hitter for Average" and as having the "Best Outfield Arm"...Ranked second among N.L. rookies with a .314 batting average; seventh among all National League players...Led all Major League rookies in doubles and set the single-season club rookie record; previous mark of 35 was established by Paul Waner in 1926...Ranked second among N.L. rookies in hits, second in OBP, third in RBI and fifth in slugging...Led all Major League rookies with 45 multi-hit games...Was selected to the Baseball America All-Rookie Team...His .334 average against right-handed pitchers was the second-highest in the N.L. behind Christian Yelich (.358)...His .335 road batting average was the second-highest in the league behind teammate Kevin Newman (.350)...His 57 extra-base hits tied Gus Suhr (1930) for the fifth-most in team history for a rookie...Combined with teammate Kevin Newman to hit over .300; the first set of Major League rookie teammates to do so since Fred Lynn (.331) and Jim Rice (.309) with Boston in 1975 and the first N.L. teammates to do so since Buzz Arlett (.313) and Les Mallon (.309) with Philadelphia in 1931...Began season with Triple-A Indianapolis and hit .367 (18-for-49) with five homers and 11 RBI in 13 games thru 4/19...Was tied for second among the International League leaders in home runs and ranked fifth in batting and third in total bases (36) when he was selected by the Pirates on 4/20...Made his Major League debut as the starter in center field on 4/20 vs. San Francisco; batted fifth and singled off Derek Holland for first big league hit in his second at bat...Connected off Jesse Chavez for his first Major League home run in the 11th inning on 4/30 at Texas...Hit safely in each of his first 11 big league games - tying the club rookie record set by Gregory Polanco in 2014...Hit his first career pinch-hit home run on 5/23 vs. Colorado...Hit safely in a career-best 17 straight games between 5/23 and 6/9...Reached base safely in 24 straight games between 5/16 and 6/9; the longest such streak by a Pirates rookie since Lee Walls reached safely in 25 straight games in 1956...Had a career-high four hits on 6/14 at Miami...Ranked sixth among N.L. players with a .369 average and third with a .438 OPS during the month of June...Had his first Major League stolen base on 7/19 vs. Philadelphia...Tied career high with his second four-hit game on 8/3 vs. New York...Had three hits on 8/11 at St. Louis and was leading the National League in hitting at the start of the day on 8/12 (.335)...Homered from both sides of the plate on 9/5 vs. Miami; the third player in team history to do so (also Bobby Bonilla - twice and Dale Sveum)...Started 49 straight games from 7/25 thru 9/15...Injured his right hamstring in first inning at bat on 9/25 vs. Chicago and did not play again (missed the final four games)...Made 68 starts in left field, 29 in right field and 25 in center field.
Spent his first season in the Pirates organization with Double-A Altoona...Began season ranked by MLB.com as the sixth-best prospect in the system... Ranked fifth among Eastern League leaders in batting and fourth among Pittsburgh farmhands...Made 43 starts in center field, 42 in left field and three in right field... Was the Opening Day starter in right field...Played in four games before going on the disabled list on 4/10 with a left hamate fracture...Missed 42 games before being reinstated on 5/29...His first Double-A home run was a grand slam on 6/13 at Binghamton...Became the Curve's primary center field after Jason Martin's promotion to Triple-A on 6/28... Homered twice on 7/20 at Reading (game one)...Hit a three-run, walkoff homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth on 7/26 vs. Binghamton to lift Altoona to an 8-7 win...Batted .368 (14-for-38) during a nine-game hitting streak between 8/5-14...Hit .341 (44-for-129) over his last 33 games thru August and September and batted .418 (23-for55) in his final 14 contests...Produced a .325 (66-for-203) average and scored a league-high 40 runs in his 53 games following the All-Star break...Hit all seven of his home runs off right-handed pitchers...Played with Surprise during the Arizona Fall League and hit .188 (12-for-64) with five RBI in 18 games.
Spent entire season with San Jose (Giants' High-A), where he led the team in batting, total bases (227) and OPS (.826)...Was named to the California League mid-season All-Star team...Participated in the MLB Futures Game in Miami... Was also named an organizational All-Star by MiLB...Made 50 appearances (48 starts) in center field, 42 appearances (41 starts) in right field and 19 starts in left field...Produced a .365 (42-for115) average and two home runs against left-handed pitchers; hit .295 (111-for-376) with eight homers against righthanders...Hit .340 (34-for-100) in May, .322 (29-for-90) in June and .337 (32- for-95) in July...Fell a double shy of hitting for the cycle while collecting a season-high five RBI on 4/23 at Stockton...Had a five-hit game on 5/21 at Modesto...Hit safely in 17 straight games between 5/20 and 6/9, going 29-for-71 (.408) with 10 RBI... Produced a .334 batting average, 54 RBI and an .888 OPS in his last 85 games, dating back to 5/21...Was ranked by MLB.com as San Francisco's No. 4 prospect and No. 5 by Baseball America following the season.