Scott Matthew Heineman…brother, Tyler, is a catcher in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization… alongside his brother, Scott hosted the inaugural Prime Time Charity Casino Classic on 1/23/19 in Santa Monica...the poker tournament featured several Major League players and raised money for Team Prime Time, an organization that provides programs for atrisk children from low-income areas of Los Angeles that combine academics, athletics, leadership training, and the arts…Scott and his family were supporters of Gabe Marshall, a 9-year-old boy with a brain tumor from Hutchinson, KS…the family arranged several special events for Gabe, including a trip to a Kansas City Chiefs game in December 2016…his selection in the draft was dedicated to Julie McGraw, who is the wife of Pacific Northwest amateur scout Gary McGraw...Julie was recovering from a stroke at the time.
Posted the 5th-highest average among Texas organization qualifiers and finished 4th in RBI...spent opening week of season with Frisco and hit safely in 6 of 7 G before promotion to Round Rock...compiled 15-G hit streak from 5/27-6/13, batting .354/.432/.631/1.063 (23-65) with 5 HR and 18 RBI during that span...also reached safely in 16 straight G from 6/29-7/17...struck out in 19.6% of plate apperances, a decrease from previous campaign (22.9% in '17)...tied Christian Lopes for club lead in stolen bases (16)...recorded a pair of multi-HR games: 6/9 at Las Vegas, 8/26 vs. New Orleans...notched career-high 6 RBI on 6/10 at Las Vegas.
Ranked among the Frisco club leaders in runs scored (1st, 82), triples (1st, 7), hits (2nd, 133), doubles (2nd, 26), HR (T4th, 9), and RBI (5th, 44)…earned Texas League Player of the Week honors twice, 6/19-25 and 8/14-20…saw action at all 3 outfield spots…had a pair of 25 G on-base streaks, 4/6-5/5 and 6/6-7/10, T7th-longest in the TL…batted .296/.383/.487/.870 over 1st 36 G and .221/.301/.320/.622 over next 59 G through 8/10…hit .435/.495/.612/1.107 over final 22 G.
Returned to action following ankle surgery in 2015 and earned a spot on the California League postseason All-Star team in his 1st pro season…ranked among the Texas minor league leaders in RBI (2nd, 80), batting (3rd, .303), and stolen bases (3rd, 30)…led the CAL League in doubles (39) and hits (159), while also ranking among the league leaders in average (4th) and stolen bases (5th, 30)…batted .315/.393/.476 (53- 168) over 1st 44 games with the Mavericks…hit .253/.344/.419 over next 48 games through 7/19 to drop season average to .282…batted .345/.425/.626 over final 42 games…was 10-for-30 (.300) with 4 RBI, 7 runs scored, and 3 walks over 7 postseason games…hit .231 (15-65) with 2 doubles, a home run, 6 RBI, and 13 walks over 20 games with the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League.
Did not see official action after undergoing right ankle surgery on 7/1.