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...Is married to wife, Michelle.
Made the Opening Day roster and enjoyed two Major League stints...Capped 2020 with a career-long 12-game hit streak...Hit .417 (15-for-36) with seven doubles, triple, two homers, 12 RBI, four walks, and 10 runs during the streak...Within the 12-game streak, he recorded one extra-base hit in seven straight games, tied for the fourth-longest streak in Nationals history (2005-pres.)...Both home runs in 2020 came on Sept. 26 vs. New York (NL) and both were off Jacob deGrom...Clubbed a solo shot in the third inning and an inside-the-park homer in the fifth inning...It was just the fifth-time deGrom allowed a multi-homer game to the same batter and it was his first inside-the-park home run allowed...Stevenson hit safely in 12 of his 15 games played in 2020 and recorded 10 extra-base hits in just 41 at-bats.
Hit .367 (11-for-30) in 30 games for Washington...Was recalled from Double-A Harrisburg on Sept. 1...Was 8-for-19 (.421) with a double, triple, five walks, hit by pitch, and three runs scored as a pinch hitter...Ranked first among Washington pinch hitters in batting average (.421) and walks (5)...In 92 games this season between Triple-A Fresno and Double-A Harrisburg, he hit .315 with 21 doubles, eight triples, six homers, 45 RBI, 27 walks, 13 stolen bases and 60 runs...Appeared in 73 games for Triple-A Fresno, hitting .334 (101-for-302)...Made his first career Postseason appearance as a pinch runner, scoring the game-tying run in the bottom of the eighth inning on a Juan Soto single that propelled the Nationals to a victory in the National League Wild Card game.
Began the season with Triple-A Syracuse before being recalled on April 17... Went on to enjoy two stints with the Nationals, appearing in a career-high 57 Major League games...Hit safely in seven of 10 Major League starts, hitting .286 (10-for-35)...Set career marks in hits (4), doubles (2), RBI (4) and runs (2) on April 25 at San Francisco...Clubbed his first career home run, a pinch-hit, game tying home run on Aug. 21 vs. Philadelphia (Arano) after being recalled from Triple-A earlier in the day...Appeared in 77 games for Triple-A Syracuse, hitting .235 with 10 doubles, one triple, six home runs, 28 RBI, 31 walks, 12 stolen bases and 40 runs scored.
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.