Born and raised as a D-backs fan in Litchfield Park, Ariz., fewer than 30 minutes west of Chase Field...Was the second Arizona-born player to make his Major League debut for the D-backs (also: Charles Brewer on June 10, 2013, @ Dodgers) and the 10th Arizona-born player (seventh from metropolitan Phoenix) to play for the D-backs, joining RHP Tom Wilhelmsen (27 games in 2017; Tucson), INF/OF Nick Evans (18 in 2014; Glendale), Brewer (4 in 2013; Paradise Valley), Cody Ransom (38 in 2011-12; Mesa), RHP D.J. Carrasco (18 in 2010; Saff ord), RHP Bob Howry (14 in 2010; Phoenix), INF Shea Hillenbrand (233 in 2003-04; Mesa), RHP Albie Lopez (13 in 2001; Mesa) and LHP Ed Vosberg (4 in 1999; Tucson)...His favorite D-back players growing
up were infielders Tony Womack and Orlando Hudson...Is a 2013 graduate of Millennium High School in Goodyear, Ariz.…the commencement ceremony was held at Goodyear Ballpark...Attended Paradise Valley (Ariz.) Community College (2013-15)...Was the first Puma in school history to make the Major Leagues and the fourth player drafted...Spent two seasons at the University of Hawai'i (2016-17) and appeared in 98 games with the Rainbow Warriors...Garnered Second-Team All-Big West honors as a senior...Was the 16th player in Rainbow Warriors history to make the Major Leagues…other notable players: INF Kolten Wong, RHP Steven Wright and OF Glenn Braggs.
Hit .269 (119-for-443) with 25 doubles, one triple, nine home runs, 56 RBI, 55 walks and 23 stolen bases in his second full season with Arizona…set career highs in average, RBI and stolen bases...Ranked tied for fifth in the NL in stolen bases (also: Jake McCarthy)...His 17 consecutive stolen bases without a caught stealing from May 6-Aug. 17 tied the longest streak by a D-back to start a season (also: Tim Locastro; April 7-Sept. 29, 2019)…His .372 (16-for-43) average with runners in scoring position with two outs ranked seventh in the Majors...Collected eight three-hit performances, the most among all D-back players...Made 84 starts at third base, 26 at second and four at DH...Began the season on the 10-day injured list (strained right oblique)…Reinstated on May 5… reached base safely in 19 of his first 21 games (.383 OBP; 20 hits and 11 walks).
Hit .264 (128-for-484) with 32 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs and 44 RBI in 139 games in his second full season with the D-backs... Made 37 starts at second base, 33 at shortstop, 27 in right field and 12 in left... Was one of four players to make 25 starts in at least three different positions, including one infield and one outfield spot, joining teammate Pavin Smith, Kris Bryant and Luis Arraez [source: Elias Sports Bureau]... Tied for fifth in the NL with 33 hits in May and tied for sixth with 13 extra-base hits... Career-best 11-game hitting streak (.429; 18-for-42) from April 29-May 12... Tied the club’s 9.0-inning record with four walks July 18 vs. Cubs (seventh time; third leadoff hitter - also: Jean Segura and Kelly Johnson).
Appeared in 17 games in his second season with the D-backs, hitting .180 (11-for-61) with 2 RBI and 9 runs scored...Made 8 starts at second base, 2 at shortstop and 1 in left field…did not commit an error in 32 total chances...Placed on the 10-day injured list with low-back inflammation on Sept. 22 and missed the remainder of the season.
Played 41 games in his first Major League season with Arizona, hitting .217 with 7 doubles, 2 home runs and 16 RBI...Acquired on July 31 from the Astros...Played in 105 games between Triple-A Reno, Triple-A Round Rock (Astros) and Double-A Corpus Christi (Astros), hitting .332 AVG/.418 OBP/.606 SLG with 33 doubles, 23 homers, 83 RBI and 33 stolen bases...Named to MLB Pipeline’s Prospect Team of the Year (First Team) and Baseball America’s Minor League All-Star Second Team.