Born and raised as a D-backs fan in Litchfield Park, Ariz., less than 30 minutes west of Chase Field...Spent 2 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. Was a 2013 graduate of Millennium High School in Goodyear, Ariz.…the commencement ceremony was held at Goodyear Ballpark....Hit .379 with 8 doubles, 2 triples, 4 home runs, 18 RBI and 38 runs scored as a senior…also played 1 season of soccer and football (wide receiver)...Received 5A Desert West FirstTeam All-Region honors as a senior.
Played in 41 games in his first Major League season with the D-backs, hitting .217 (30-for-138) with 7 doubles, 2 home runs and 16 RBI... Acquired on July 31 from the Astros, along with RHP Corbin Martin, RHP J.B. Bukauskas and INF/OF Seth Beer, for RHP Zack Greinke and cash...Following the trade, played in 8 games for Triple-A Reno from August 2-10 and hit .514 (18-for-35)/.575 OBP/.943 SLG/1.518 OPS with 4 doubles, 1 triple, 3 homers, 14 RBI and 5 walks before his promotion on Aug. 12...Played in 105 games between Reno, Triple-A Round Rock (Astros) and Double-A Corpus Christi (Astros), hitting .332 (138-for-416)/.418 OBP/.606 SLG/1.023 OPS 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.
In his first full professional season, combined to hit .263 (126x480) with 34 doubles, six triples, eight home runs, 55 RBI and 38 stolen bases in 120 games between Double A Corpus Christi (106g) and Class A Buies Creek (24g)...made starts all over the diamond, including all four infield positions and left field...began his season with Buies Creek and hit .311 (28x90) with a .921 OPS and 12 stolen bases in 12 chances in 24 games before being promoted to Corpus Christi on May 1...played 106 games for the Hooks on the season en route to being named a Texas League All-Star...hit .251 (98x390) with 23 doubles, seven home runs, 45 RBI and 26 stolen bases in 106 games for the Hooks.