Married, wife's name is Michelle...The couple has a son, Luca...Graduated from Bishop Amat (CA) HS...Originally selected by the Houston Astros in the fourth round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft...Signed by Tim Costic.
His 32 RBI ranked tied for the most on the O’s; of the 18 games in which he recorded an RBI, 11 were multi-RBI games; led the Orioles with 11 multi-RBI games...Led the Orioles with 54 hard hit (95+ MPH) balls, according to Statcast...Recorded six of his 11 doubles on the season in the last six games, including two multi- double games (9/22 at BOS and 9/24 at BOS), the first two of his career...Matched his career-high with three hits (third time) and three runs scored (second time) in the game on 9/24 at BOS...Hit safely in a career-high 10-straight games from 8/30-9/9; his previous-high was six games from 9/1-7/17...Batted .289 (11-for-38) against left-handers, compared to .204 (30-for-147) against righties...Recorded a career-high four RBI on 8/23 vs. BOS...Made his first career appearance in the outfield (LF) on 8/1 vs. TB...Stole his first base of the season on 8/1 vs. TB; the third of his career and first since 9/3/17...Homered in three of his first four games on the season, including in back-to-back games to start the season...Homered in consecutive games twice during the season (7/24-26 and 8/12-13)...Hit the Orioles first home run of the season, a solo homer in the 7th inning on Opening Day...Hit .256 (22-for-86) with 16 RBI in 26 games in September; batted .165 (13-for-79) with a .580 OPS in 23 games in August; hit .300 (6-for-20) with a 1.083 OPS in five games in July...Made 50 starts (53 games) at third base; posted a 986 fielding percentage with one error in his first 25 games and a .933 fielding percentage with five errors (75 chances) in his final 28 games...Appeared on his second-straight Opening Day roster; started at 3B last season for the O’s.
Made his first career Opening Day roster and start; started at third base... Drove in the Orioles first run of the season with his RBI single in the fourth inning on 3/28 at NYY... Hit his first home run as an Oriole on 4/10 vs. OAK... Made 89 starts at third base and four starts at first base; made his second career start at first base on 4/9 vs. OAK; first came on 9/25/17 at NYM (while with ATL)... Tied his career-high with three hits on 6/28 vs. CLE (also: 5/27/17 vs. PIT)... Matched his career-high with three RBI on 7/3 at TB and 8/12 at NYY... Hit .306 (22-for-72) with RISP and .366 (15-for-41) with RISP and two outs... Hit a 12th-inning go-ahead home run on 9/14 at DET; his first career go-ahead hit in extra innings... Recorded his first career multi-extra-base hit game (home run and double) on 9/7 vs. TEX... Hit a walk-off, two-run homer on 8/11 vs. HOU for the Orioles first walk-off win of 2019 and his first career walk-off homer...Landed on Eutaw Street, his first career Eutaw Street home run and the second-ever walk-off to Eutaw Street in ballpark history (other: Luke Scott, 7/19/08 vs. DET)... Slugged his first career pinch-hit HR on 8/10 vs. HOU... Hit home runs in back-to-back games for the first time in his career on 8/10-11 vs. HOU... Hit seven of his 12 home runs in 38 games after being recalled from Triple-A on 8/9.
Played in 130 games for Triple-A Gwinnett, leading the Stripers in hits (134), runs (72), and doubles (25)...Recalled twice by the Braves during the season, hitting .083 (1-for-12) with one run scored in 14 games with Atlanta...Recorded a 14-game hitting streak from 6/26-7/12, hitting .371 (23-for-62) during this stretch...Batted .324 (23-for-71) with four doubles, two home runs, 14 runs, and 12 RBI in 21 August games with Gwinnett.
Entered the 2017 season ranked by MLB.com as Atlanta's No. 23 prospect and went on to split the campaign between the major league club and Triple-A Gwinnett Braves…Played in a combined 156 games while batting .232 (125-for-538) with 20 home runs and 75 RBI... Hit a career-most 20 combined home runs between Triple-A and the majors (16 MiLB, 4 MLB)... Hit his first career major league home run on 5/20 with a two-out, two-run shot off Washington's Max Scherzer...Became the first Brave to hit his first career home run off a Cy Young award winner since Evan Gattis did so off Roy Halladay on 4/3/2013... Had a pinch-hit single to score the winning run, 6/9 vs. the Mets for his first career gameending RBI...Became the first pinch-hitter for the Braves to collect a game-ending RBI since Juan Francisco did so on 8/17/12 vs. LAD... Opened the season at Gwinnett and hit .262 (37- for-141) with 12 doubles, four home runs and 16 RBI in 37 games before his first recall to Atlanta on 5/18…Batted .175 (14-for-80) over 31 games before being optioned back to GWN on 6/21…His second and final recall came as a part of roster expansion on 9/1…He hit .214 (15-for-70) over 22 games through the end of the season... Played in 103 games over two separate stints (4/6-5, 6/22-8/31) in his second season with Gwinnett...Batted .247 (96-for-388) with 25 doubles, a MiLB career-best 16 HR and 56 RBI in 103 games... Earned Gwinnett's team award as the G-Braves Most Competitive Player for the 2017 season... Led the G-Braves in doubles (25), home runs (career-high 16, fifth-most in Braves' MiLB system) and RBI (56), ranked second in total bases (173) and slugging percentage (.446)... Hit the lone game-ending home run by a G-Brave in 2017 on 4/29 vs. Pawtucket (Game 2 at McCoy Stadium) with a two-run shot off RHP Chandler Shepherd for a 3-1 win. Returned to GWN on 6/21 and batted .239 (59- for-247) with 26 extra-base hits, 40 RBI and 33 runs scored over 66 games through 8/31…Did post a .301 (25-for-83) average through his first 21 games, 6/23-7/16, upon returning to Triple-A... Notched a pair of two-homer games with GWN, 7/9 vs. Indianapolis and 8/17 at Scranton/WB... Posted a .975 fielding percentage (six errors in 238 total chances) in 96 games with GWN… Included 91 games at third base and five as the first baseman.
Played in a career-high 133 games in his fifth professional campaign and his first season played at the Triple-A level…Made his first appearance on a Major League roster following an end-of-the season call-up to the majors on 9/17...Had his contract selected on 9/17 and made his Major League debut on 9/18 when he was announced as a pinch-hitter in the seventh inning…Did not register an official at-bat due to the game being called following a second rain delay...Had his first official MLB at-bat as a pinch hitter on 9/24 at MIA (pop out to third base)…Collected his first Major League hit on 9/28 vs. PHI with a triple in the eighth inning…Drove in his first two career RBI with a two-RBI single in the eighth inning on 9/29 vs. PHI...In five games with the Braves, batted .286 (2-for-7) with one triple, two RBI and one stolen base... Named the 2016 Gwinnett Braves Player of the Year by the Atlanta organization…Led the club in hits (126), doubles (24), RBI (62), total bases (186), at-bats (465), slugging percentage (.400) and OPS (.755)…Ranked tied for second in home runs (10), and was third in batting average (.271), runs scored (52) and on-base percentage (.355)... Batted .271 (126-for-465) with 24 doubles, 10 home runs and 62 RBI in 133 games played with Gwinnett...Had the fourth-most RBI (62) among Braves farmhands…Ranked second in walks (61) and tied for seventh in home runs (10)...Named Gwinnett's Player of the Month for April after batting .310 (26-for-84) with two home runs, 13 runs scored and 10 RBI in 23 games...Ranked among International League leaders in games (T3rd, 133) and walks (T5th, 61)... Recorded a season-best 11-game hitting streak, 6/16-26…Batted .378 (17-for-45) during the run...Had a 17-game on-base streak from 6/9-6/27 (.339, 21-for-62, 2B, HR, 4 RBI)...Tallied his first career multi-homer game on 8/20 vs. Rochester …Finished the night 3-for-3 with a solo blast, a three-run homer and one triple and four RBI...Had a season high five RBI on 8/25 vs. Buffalo…Had a three-run double and a two-run home run...Played in eight Governors' Cup playoff games and batted .045 (1-for-22) with one double and one run scored...Entered the 2016 campaign ranked by Baseball America as Atlanta's 19th-best prospect.
Spent the entire season with Double-A Mississippi and led the M-Braves with 127 games played, 420 at-bats, and 63 walks... Named as Atlanta’s 10th-best prospect entering the 2015 season by Baseball America...Acquired by the Braves along with RHP Mike Foltynewicz and RHP Andrew Thurman from the Houston Astros in exchange for C/OF Evan Gattis and RHP James Hoyt on 1/14.
Established career highs in games (131), at-bats (516), runs (76), hits (151), doubles (37), triples (2), RBI (77), and walks (82) with Class A-Advanced Lancaster...His 37 doubles on the season tied him for tops among Astros prospects and the California League lead...Following the season, played in 21 games for the Salt River Rafters in the Arizona Fall League.
Named a MiLB.com Organization All-Star...Ranked as the No. 8 prospect in the Astros system by Baseball America...Led the Midwest League in doubles (19); ranked second in extra-base hits (28)...Named the Quad Cities Player of the Month for July and August
Following the season, named by Baseball America as the No. 4 prospect in the GCL...Made his professional debut with the Rookie-level Gulf Coast Astros...Hit a combined .252 (34-for-135) with one home run and 18 RBI in 38 games.