Garrett Reese Hampson … son of Chris and Marjie … has an older brother, Colton... Married to Gigi … the pair reside in Phoenix, Ariz. during the offseason... Graduated from Reno High School before attending Long Beach State, where he majored in consumer affairs... Played for the USA Collegiate National Team in 2015... Enjoys golfing, hunting and playing video games.
Garrett Hampson played in 90 games with the Colorado Rockies in 2022 before declaring free agency at the end of the season... Made eight starts at second base, six starts at third base, 23 starts in centerfield, and 20 starts at shortstop... Slashed .211/.287/.307 with seven doubles, three triples, two home runs, and 15 RBI and 12 stolen bases. Led the Rockies in stolen bases... Recorded the same number of hits vs. left-handed pitchers (21x71) and vs. right-handed pitchers (21x128) in 57 less official at-bats. Eight of his 12 XBH came against LHP.
Finished fifth in the NL in triples (six), tied for 10th in stolen bases (17, a career-high) and tied for second in caught stealings (seven) … tied for first in the Majors in bunt hits (seven) and tied for fifth in the NL in infield hits (21, a franchise record)... Started 74 games in center field, 30 games at second base, two games at shortstop and one game at third base … first professional start at third on Aug. 7... Hit .247 in April, .202 in May, .338 in June, .176 in July, .242 in August and .229 in September... Slashed .271/.335/.479 vs. lefties and .217/.267/.333 vs. right-handers … .357/.416/.629 vs. left-handers at Coors Field... Logged his third career multi-home run game and collected a career-high five RBI in the Rockies’ 5-4 win at Philadelphia on Sept. 12 … both home runs came on 0-2 counts, the second Rockies player in franchise history to record two home runs on 0-2 counts in the same game (also: Jayhawk Owens, 1995)... Went 5-for-24 (.208) with one double, one triple and two home runs as a pinch-hitter … first two career pinch-hit home runs: April 27 at San Francisco (T9) and Aug. 21 vs. Arizona (B8)... Career-high three stolen bases April 7, the first Rockie to steal three bases in a game since Trevor Story on April 16, 2019 vs. San Diego... Stole 14 bases through 93 games April 1-July 27 … three stolen bases through 53 games July 28-Oct. 3... Finished a double shy of the cycle May 14 vs. Cincinnati, going 3-for-4 with one RBI, one walk and one strikeout... Homered in back-to-back games May 13-14 and Aug. 20-21, the third and fourth instances of his career... Career-high tying four hits on June 3 vs. Texas and June 30 vs. Pittsburgh.
Made 53 appearances, including 43 starts, in the 60-game season...Made 22 starts at second base, 14 in center field, five in left field and two at shortstop...Hit safely in 28 of his starts, batting .242 (39-for-161)…Led the NL and ranked second in the Majors with seven bunt singles (first: Cedric Mullins, nine)…Stole a career-high-tying two stolen bases Sept. 24 at San Francisco (third time, last: Sept. 25, 2019 at San Francisco)…Recorded a career-high four hits on Aug. 12 vs. Arizona...Hit three home runs across a two-game series Sept. 1-2 vs. San Francisco … the game on Sept. 1 was his second career multi-home run game (also: Sept. 24, 2019, at San Francisco)…Hit a double and a triple in the eighth inning on Aug. 11 vs. Arizona, making him the first player in franchise history to double and triple within a single inning.
Made his first career Opening Day roster, playing in 105 games across three stints in his second Major League season...Made the Opening Day roster before being optioned on May 12 … recalled on June 2 and optioned again on June 7 … recalled the last time on June 23 and spent the remainder of the season on the active roster...Batted .318 (28-for-88) with two doubles, one triple, five home runs, eight RBI and nine stolen bases in 24 games in September…his nine stolen bases ranked tied for first in the NL in the month…became the fourth player in franchise history to bat at least .300 with at least five home runs and nine stolen bases in a single month, joining Dante Bichette (June, 1994), Matt Holliday (August, 2008) and Larry Walker (September, 1994)...Career-long nine-game hitting streak Sept. 18-28…batted .317 with four home runs over that span...Hit four home runs over six games on the final road trip of the season Sept. 20-26, including his first career multi-home run game on Sept. 24 at San Francisco...Batted .343 (24-for-70) with five home runs and seven stolen bases over his final 16 games, including recording a career-high three hits four times over that span...First career home run on April 16 at San Diego, a solo home run off Adam Warren...Hit a walk-off RBI single on Aug. 18 vs. Miami for his first career walk-off RBI...Made 40 starts at second base, 20 starts in center field, 10 starts at shortstop and two in left field.
Had his contract purchased from Triple-A Albuquerque on July 21 and made his Major League debut at Arizona, starting at second base that night … first hit was an RBI double in the fifth inning ... Appeared in 24 games across three stints with the Rockies in his first Major League season … started five games at shortstop and five games at second base … hit safely in eight of his 10 starts, batting .313 (10-for-32) with a .421 on-base percentage ... Made his postseason debut in the NLDS, appearing as a pinch-runner in Game 1 of the NLDS … grounded out in a pinch-hit at-bat in Game 3 ... Began the season with Double-A Hartford before being promoted to Albuquerque on May 17 … in 110 games between the two stops, batted .311 (138-for-444) with 25 doubles, six triples, 10 home runs, 40 RBI, 51 walks and 36 stolen bases.
Spent the entire season with High-A Lancaster where he was named a California League MidSeason and Post-Season All-Star ... Finished first in the California League in runs (113) and triples (12), tied for first in multi-hit games (55), second in batting average (.326) and stolen bases (51), and third in on-base percentage (.387) ... Hit .400 (52-for-104) with runners in scoring position … started 71 games at second base and 55 games at shortstop ... Batted .321 (9-for-28) in seven postseason games with five walks and two strikeouts ... Named California League Player of the Week on Aug. 13 after going 11-for-25 (.440) with one homer, one triple, two doubles and five steals over six games.
In his first professional season, was named a Northwest League Mid-Season and Post-Season All-Star ... Led the Northwest League in walks, triples and stolen bases, placed third in on-base percentage and fifth in total bases … his 36 stolen bases tied the Hawks franchise record ... Was named a Baseball America Short-Season All-Star after the season ... Went 3-for-4 with a triple in his first professional game, June 20 vs. Salem-Keizer ... Recorded his first career multi-home run game Sept. 2 vs. Everett.