Garrett Reese Hampson … son of Chris and Marjie … has an older brother, Colton … resides in Reno, Nev., in the offseason ... Attended Long Beach State, where he majored in consumer affairs ... Played for the USA Collegiate National Team in 2015 ... Was originally selected by Washington in the 26th round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft out of Reno High School, but did not sign ... His hobbies include playing golf and the outdoors.
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.