Gavin Thomas Lux…resides in Kenosha, WI, where he graduated from Indian Trail High School in 2016…tabbed as the 33rd-best prospect in the 2016 June Draft by MLB.com...named the 2016 Wisconsin Gatorade Player of the Year…committed to Arizona State University before signing with the Dodgers after becoming the 20th overall pick in the 2016 First-Year Player Draft.
Split time between the Dodgers and the Alternative Training Site…made all defensive appearances at second base and hitting .175 with three homers and eight RBI...Had a two home run game on Sept. 8 at Arizona, his first multi-homer game of his career...his second home run of the game was in the 10th inning and helped secure the win...Each of his three home runs came against right-handed pitchers, posting a .189/.259/.396 slash line against righties...hit a 453 ft. two-run home run on Sept. 18 at Colorado, the longest Dodger home run of the season (previous: 447 ft., Seager).
After ranking as the No. 2 Minor League prospect by MLB Pipeline, made his Major League debut on Sept. 2 against Colorado…went 2-for-5 with a double and scored three runs…became the first rookie in Dodger history to score three runs in a Major League debut ... Slashed .240/.305/.400 with four doubles, a triple, two home runs and nine RBI in 23 Major League games ... Reached base in 15 of his 23 regular season games and notched a hit in 12 contests, including 10 in the last 17 games of the season ... Collected five multi-hit efforts and ranked among the top NL rookies during September in runs (12, T-10th), hits (18, T-19th), doubles (4, T-11th), home runs (2, T-15th), RBI (9, T-12th), walks (7, T-11th), average (.240, 18th), OBP (.305, T-21st) and slugging (.400, 16th)...clubbed his first home run on Sept. 10 at Baltimore, ended the night going 3-for-4 with a double for his first three-hit game and multi-extra-base effort of his Major League career…became the youngest Dodger to homer in a Postseason game at 21 years and 314 days after launching a pinch-hit homer in his first career Postseason at-bat in the eighth inning of Game 1 of the NLDS…named Baseball America's Minor League Player of the Year after slashing a combined .347/.421/.607 with 25 doubles, eight triples, 26 homers and 76 RBI in 113 games between Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City…also named Baseball America's Minor League All-Star for the PCL…recipient of the Dodgers' Branch Rickey Minor League Player of the Year award…earned PCL July Player of the Month honors after leading the league in average (.435), OBP (.519) and OPS (1.356) while tying for the lead in runs (29) and triples (4) with eight doubles, seven homers and 26 RBI during the span…selected to the 2019 Texas League All-Star Game and played in the 2019 Sirius XM Futures Game…began the season at Double-A Tulsa and was promoted to Triple-A Oklahoma City on June 27…played 91 games at shortstop between Tulsa and Oklahoma City, registering a .961 fielding percentage (13 E/776.0 INN)…saw action in 19 games at second base with a .988 fielding percentage (1 E/151.2 INN) and translated those numbers into a .970 fielding percentage (2 E/178.0 INN) at the big-league level across 22 games (19 games started) at second base…ranked fourth among all qualifying rookie second basemen during the month of September (minimum 17 games) in fielding percentage, total chances (67), putouts (27), assists (38) and zone rating (.765), while ranking third in innings (178.0) and second in games played (22).
Was named a 2018 MiLB.com Organizational All-Star, Baseball America Minor League All-Star and Postseason All-Star for his time in Rancho Cucamonga ... Wrapped the season with a combined .234/.399/.514 slashline between Advanced-A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga (88 games) and Double-A Tulsa (28 games)...had a career-high 57 RBIs, 27 doubles, eight triples and 15 homers in 116 games...on April 27, as a member of the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, drove in a career-best five RBI against the Lancaster JetHawks in a 14-9 win...promoted to Double-A Tulsa on Aug. 1, where he played in 28 games and hit .324/.408/.495 with four doubles, four home runs and nine RBI.
Spent his first full professional season with Single-A Great Lakes, slashing .244/.331/.362 with 14 doubles, eight triples, seven home runs and 39 RBI with 27 stolen bases...tied for fourth in the Midwest League in triples and tied for seventh with a team-leading 56 walks on the season...paced the team in runs scored (68), hits (106), triples (8) and stolen bases (27), while ranking second in total bases (157), third in RBI (39) and fifth in doubles (14).
Spent 48 games in the AZL and slashed .281/.365/.385 with 10 doubles, five triples and 18 RBI...promoted to Ogden on Aug. 31 and played eight games and three playoff games with the Raptors…batted .387 (12-for-31) with a trio of doubles and RBI, apiece, during the regular season...connected for three hits with one RBI in three playoff games against Orem.