From Nassau, Bahamas and is one of 19 Bahamian-born players in affiliated ball... Was seen by American coaches the first time in 2010 when his U12 team won the Cal Ripken Little League World Series. The team, who usually used heavy wooden bats in the Bahamas, used metal bats for the first time in that tournament... Moved to the United States when he was 13 to play high school baseball at Life Prep Academy in Wichita, Kansas... Was signed by the D-backs on July 5, 2015, at 17 years old, after scout Craig Shipley saw him play in the Bahamas. He was seen at a showcase centered around Lucius Fox, who is a prospect in the Rays’ system and Chisholm’s best friend... His grandmother, Patricia Coakley (“Grammy Pat”), played shortstop for the Bahamian national softball team in the 1980’s and didn’t retire until after her 60th birthday. She started a baseball academy for boys in the Bahamas in 1985. She began doing soft-toss with Jazz starting when he was 2 years old... Participated in the third annual Don’t Blink Home Run Derby in Paradise in his native Bahamas in January 2020. The derby was held on a raised platform built on the beach that allowed hitters to hit into the Caribbean Sea.
Jasrado Hermis Arrington Chisholm Jr. enters the 2021 season as MLB.com’s No. 66 overall and the Marlins No. 4 prospect... Played in 21 games in 2020 and hit .161 with two home runs and six RBIs... Made his Major League debut on Sept. 1 against Toronto. Came in as a defensive replacement at shortstop. Recorded his first Major League hit on Sept. 6 when he singled off the Rays’ Aaron Loup at Marlins Park. Hit his first big league home run off Atlanta’s Tommy Milone on Sept. 9 at Truist Park... In his only playoff appearance, he went 1x3 with a double in game three of the NL Division Series.
Spent the entire 2019 season in the Double-A Southern League, playing in Jackson as a member of the Diamondbacks and then Jacksonville after being traded to Miami. At the time of the trade, Chisholm was with Jackson having just finished a three game series in Biloxi. Biloxi played host to Jacksonville the next day, allowing Chisholm to stay and play for his new team on Aug. 1...In his first game with the Jumbo Shrimp, he went 3x4 with a home run and a triple...Hit .284 with four doubles, two triples, three home runs, and 10 RBI in 23 games for the Jumbo Shrimp.
Was named D-backs Minor League Player of the Year after he hit .272 AVG/.329 OBP/.513 SLG with 23 doubles, 6 triples, 25 home runs, 70 RBI, 39 walks, 17 stolen bases and 79 runs scored in 112 games between Single-A Kane County and Single-A Adv. Visalia.. Led all D-backs Minor Leaguers with 25 home runs and ranked among the leaders in runs (3rd, 79), triples (T-5th, 6), RBI (7th, 70), slugging pct. (8th, .513) and walks (T-9th, 33)...Was named a Midwest League midseason All-Star.