Brandon S. Drury…Is a 2010 graduate of Grants Pass (Ore.) High School…received Rawlings First-Team All-West Region accolades as a senior.
Hit .282 (130-for-461) with 31 doubles, 16 home runs and 53 RBI in 134 games in his first full season with the D-backs...Ranked among the franchise rookie leaders in several catego-ries, including doubles (1st), extra-base hits (2nd, 48), slugging pct. (2nd, .458), OPS (2nd, .786), homers (4th), average (4th), on-base pct. (4th, .329), total bases (4th, 211), at-bats (5th), hits (6th), RBI (T-6th) and runs (T-6th, 59)...Among NL rookies, ranked second in doubles, hits and total bases, fourth in extra-base hits and RBI, fifth in average and sixth in home runs...Hit .322 (75-for-233) in 69 games @ Chase Field, the fifth-best home average in the NL...Batted .324 (46-for-142) with 2 outs, fifth best in the NL…it was the eighth-best average by a rookie since 1974...His .365 average after Aug. 25 was fourth best in the Majors, behind Joey Votto (.375), Yadier Molina (.370) and DJ LeMahieu (.363) [min. 100 AB]...Tied for the club rookie record for home runs in April (4), May (4) and September (5)...Named co-NL Player of the Week, with Pirates' Sean Rodriguez, for Sept. 12-18, his first weekly honor (.500, 4 HR, 7 RBI)...Made his first Opening Day roster and made 2 stints with Ari-zona…was optioned to Triple-A Reno from June 19-24...Appeared in 62 games in left field, 32 in right, 29 at third base, 16 at second base and 1 at first base…had 84 consecutive er-rorless games from May 5-Sept. 11...Recorded 3 walk-off plate appearances, the most in team his-tory by a rookie: single on July 17 vs. Dodgers, sac fly on Aug. 24 vs. Braves and single on Sept. 18 vs. Dodgers...First rookie since Eric Hosmer in 2011 (3) with 3+ walk-off hits in a single season, and the first NL rookie since Jason Heyward in 2010 (3) [source:STATS LLC]... Entered 2016 rated by Baseball America as the No. 3 prospect in the D-backs' system (94th overall) and No. 5 by MLB.com.
Hit .214 (12-for-56) with 3 doubles, 2 homers and 8 RBI in 20 games in his first Major League season with Arizona…Appeared in 11 games (8 starts) at third base, 6 games (4 starts) at second and 1 game (1 start) at shortstop… Recalled from Triple-A Reno on Sept. 1 at Rockies and made his Major League debut at third base…Recorded first hit on Sept. 2 @ Rockies (single off Jon Gray)…Hit his first homer on Sept. 22 @ Dodgers (off Adam Liberatore)…Combined to hit .303 (159-for-524) with 40 doubles, 5 home runs, 61 RBI and 65 runs scored in 130 games with Reno and Double-A Mobile…appeared in 62 games at second base, 61 at third and 9 at shortstop…Selected to the Southern League midseason All-Star Team…Tied for ninth in the Minor Leagues in doubles (was tied for fourth at the time of his promotion)…Named a First-Team Minor League All-Star and the SL Best Second Baseman by Baseball America following the season…Entered the season ranked by Baseball America and MLB.com as Arizona's No. 7 Prospect.
Combined to bat .299 (160-for-535) with 42 doubles, 23 home runs and 95 RBI in 136 games with Class A Visalia and Double-A Mobile... Named to the California League midseason All-Star Team... Ranked among CL leaders in doubles (T-3rd, 35), OPS (8th, .885) and slugging percentage (9th, .519)...Selected as the Southern League Hitter of the Week for Aug. 11-18... Played with Salt River in the Arizona Fall League…participated in the Rising Stars Game and named to the All-Prospect Team... Cited by Baseball America as the Best Defensive Third Baseman in the CL following the season…also rated by Baseball America as the No. 9 prospect in the D-backs' organization prior to the season and No. 13 by MLB.com.
Spent the entire season with Class A South Bend and hit .302 (159-for-526) with 51 doubles, 15 home runs and 85 RBI in 134 games...Led all Minor Leaguers in doubles…also ranked among Midwest League leaders in doubles (1st), total bases (2nd, 263), hits (T-2nd), slugging percentage (3rd, .500), OPS (4th, .862), runs scored (T-7th, 78) and average (10th)... Named to the MWL mid- and postseason All-Star Teams…earned Hitter of the Week honors for May 27-June 3...Traded to Arizona on Jan. 24 with infielders Martin Prado and Nick Ahmed and right-handed pitchers Randall Delgado and Zeke Spruill for outfielder Justin Upton and infielder Chris Johnson.
Appeared in 123 games with Class A Rome, batting .229 (102-for-445) with 22 doubles, six home runs and 51 RBI...Entered the season ranked by Baseball America as the Braves' No. 10 prospect.
Named the Appalachian League co-Player of the Year after hitting .347 (92-for-265) with 23 doubles, 8 home runs and 54 RBI in 63 games with Rookie Danville…also garnered APPY postseason All-Star Team honors and selected as the Braves' Minor League Rookie-Level Player of the Year... Ranked among APP leaders in hits (1st), average (2nd), doubles (2nd), total bases (3rd, 139), RBI (4th), slugging percentage (9th, .525) and OPS (10th, .891)... Boasted an 18-game hitting streak from Aug. 11-end of season (.422; 31-for-78), tied for the third-longest streak in the league... Ranked by Baseball America as the No. 2 prospect in the APP following the season.
Made his pro debut with Rookie Gulf Coast League Braves and hit .198 (38-for-192) with three home runs and 17 RBI.