Played college baseball at Stanford University...Was First Team All-Pac 12 in 2016...Named the Most Outstanding Player in the 2014 Bloomington (Ind.) Regional batting .417 (10-24) and hitting a regional clinching walk-off home run to eliminate host Indiana and advance to the Super Regional against Vanderbilt...Was a National Merit Scholar and AP Scholar at La Jolla Country Day School...His father, John, was a four-year starting shortstop at Williams College...He and his wife, Kristen, were married during the 2019 offseason and had to postpone their wedding several weeks due to the Cardinals making the postseason...Resides in San Diego, California.
National League Ranks: Infield hits (8, T-8th), Ground Ball Pct (52.2%, 8th), Swing & Miss Rate (18.9%, 9th)...Started 54 games in 2020 (17 at 3B; 12 at SS; 6 at 2B; 13 at RF; 6 at LF)...Started four games at four different positions from 8/24- 27 (2B, 3B, RF, SS), first Cardinals player since Daniel Descalso (SS, 3B, 1B, 2B) 8/30-9/2/2014...Led the Cardinals with 26 RBI this season and ranked 3rd among National League switch-hitters in RBI behind Asdrubal Cabrera (31, WSH) and Ian Happ (28, CHI)...His 51 hits were T-2nd with Ian Happ, trailing only Ketel Marte (52, ARI) in hits by N.L. switch-hitters...Homered off the Big Mac Land LED board in left field vs. DET (9/10)...Led the Cardinals with 18 runs scored and 15 RBI in the month of September. Over the past two seasons, ranks 2nd in hits (64) and 3rd in runs scored (40) in September among National League players...Recorded an RBI in all four games of consecutive doubleheaders vs. MIN (9/8) and DET (9/10)...Tied for the team lead with eight infield hits...Collected season-high 7 AB vs. CIN (9/1), the most by a Cardinal since Ray Lankford (8/5/1994) in 9-inning game, and three hits with a seven at-bat line in a 9-inning game since Garry Templeton...Entered the 2020 season tied for the longest active on-base streak in the National League with Cincinnati’s Eugenio Suárez (18 games), dating back to Sept. 10, 2019.
2020 POSTSEASON: Batted .214 (3-14) in the Wild Card Series at San Diego, hitting safely in all three games. Snapped an 0-for-17 in the postseason (dating back to 2019 NLCS) with a 1-for-5 with an infield single in the 1st inning of Game 1. Batted .273 (3-11) from the left side and 0-for-3 from the right side.
Named to the Baseball America and Baseball Digest Major League All-Rookie Teams as third baseman...Rookie was promoted to majors and made his Major League debut at Wrigley Field in a pinch-hit appearance on June 8 vs. CHI...From June 8 through the end of the season, led the Cardinals in hits (99), triples (7) & stolen bases (15); 2nd in runs (59), doubles (17), extra base hits (35) & total bases (163); 5th in HR (11) & RBI (36)...Started 75 of his 92 games played (41 at 3B, 23 at 2B, 11 in RF) in 2019...Led Major League Baseball with four triples in September, led the National League in total bases (68) and times on base (48), and tied for the N.L. lead with 36 hits (Trea Turner, WSH)...Ranked among the N.L. leaders in September in batting (.350, 5th), on base percentage (.417, 10th), slugging (.660, 8th), OPS (1.078, 7th), runs (22, T2nd), home runs (6, T10th), extra base hits (16, T4th), stolen bases (6, T3rd)...Led Cardinals with 32 hits, 19 runs & 7 doubles (T1st) in August. His 32 hits in August were the most by a Cardinals rookie since Paul DeJong had 35 in 2017...Finished the season reaching base safely in 18 straight games (.476 OBP), tied for the longest active streak in the National League with Eugenio Suárez (CIN) dating back to Sept. 10, 2019...Had a career-high 10-game hitting streak (9/18-28) batting .476 (20-42) with 2 HR & 6 RBI...Posted seven straight games with multiple hits (9/21-28), tied for the 2nd-longest streak in MLB behind Ketel Marte (ARI, 8) in 2019 and longest by a Cardinal since Keith Hernandez (8, 5/27-6/3/1979)...Of his 11 home runs, seven gave the Cardinals the lead...Hit safely in 22-of-27 games in September...Homered off Max Scherzer (9/18) & Josh Hader (9/15) over a period of four days (9/15-9/18)...Homered in consecutive games for the first time (9/14-9/15 vs. Milwaukee)...Recorded his first multi-home run game at PIT (9/6), the first Cardinals rookie with a multi-HR game since José Martínez (9/5/17 at SD)...His seven triples in his first 92 games as a Cardinal were T10th-most and most since Vince Coleman (9 in 1985). Most by a Cardinals rookie since Ray Lankford (15 in 1991)...Swiped 15 bases, most by a Cardinals player since Kolten Wong had 17 steals in his first 92 games (2013-14)...Posted eight three-hit games in 2019, T2nd most on the Cardinals and T4th among National League rookies...Batted .356 (52-146) at Busch Stadium and .397 (23-58) in Close & Late Situations. Ranked 2nd in the National League in Close & Late and would have ranked 2nd in home batting average if he'd had qualifying plate appearances...Hit his first career grand slam at CIN (7/18), the Cardinals first grand slam of the season and first Cardinals slam by a rookie since Patrick Wisdom vs. LAD (9/15/18)...Hit a lead-off home run at San Diego (6/29), the first by a Cardinals rookie since Bo Hart (6/25/03 vs. CIN)...Recorded the game-winning RBI in three straight games (7/3-7/5)...Had pinch-hit triple in 8th inn. vs. LAA (6/23), becoming first Cardinals player to hit for a cycle among his first five career hits since Aledmys Diaz did so in April of 2016...Hit his 1st career home run vs. MIA (6/20), a 2-run shot to tie game at 5-5 in 8th inning...Recorded his first Major League hit with a double off Steven Matz at New York Mets (6/14)...Had contact purchased from Memphis (AAA) 6/8; Batted .305 with 7 home runs and nine stolen bases in 49 games while playing 2B (25g) SS (10g), 3B (9g), CF (2g)....Co-led Memphis in hits (60), hitting safely in 23 G with 16 multi-hits...Played duration of 2019 MLB Spring Training with St. Louis as non-roster invitee and slashed .333/.392/.511 (15-45) in 22 games across 2B, 3B, & SS...After the season, rated as the No. 11 prospect in the Pacific Coast League in Baseball America's Best Tools Survey.
Played in a then career-high 126 games between Springfield (AA) and Memphis (AAA). Batted .301 with 7 HR, 41 RBI, 84 runs, 23 doubles, four triples and 30 stolen bases combined...Named to the Texas League All-Star North squad. Entered the game as a pinch-hitter and was 0-for-2 while finishing the game playing shortstop...Started 67 games at shortstop, 36 at second base and 22 at third base...Led all Cardinals minor leaguers with 156 hits, and tied for the lead with 84 runs and 30 stolen bases. Ranked among Cardinals minor league leaders in doubles (23, T-9th)...Ranked 4th in the Texas League batting race with a .299 mark over 109 games...Reached base safely in 32 straight games from 5/23-6/29, posting a .379 on-base pct. and .343 batting average; the 3rd-longest on-base streak in the Texas League...Posted the 4th-longest hitting streak in the Texas League at 17 games (7/12-8/5) batting .365 (27-74) during the stretch...Stole two bases in four different games (8/27 at Tulsa, 7/30 vs. Tulsa, 6/14 v. Arkansas & 6/6 at NW Arkansas)...Scored a run in five straight games (7/28-8/1) with the first three games scoring multiple runs...Hit safely in each of his first seven Pacific Coast League playoff games with five multi-hit efforts. Batted .469 (15-32) with a home run, three doubles, six RBI and six runs scored in the PCL playoffs...Went 1-for-5 with three runs scored and a double in the Triple-A National Championship game...Was part of a 4-6-3-1-5 game-ending triple play vs. Arkansas (4/30) while playing third base as the Travelers Chuck Taylor lined out to Luke Dykstra, who threw to Edmundo Sosa at second base then to John Nogowski at first base. Springfield appealed as pitcher Hector Mendoza threw to Edman to complete the triple play...Played in 11 games for Surprise in the Arizona Fall League batting .238 (10-42) with three doubles, five RBI and five stolen bases.
Played 119 games for three different teams during the season starting with 38 games in Peoria (A), then 18 games in Palm Beach (A) and finished the season with 63 games at Springfield (AA)...Ranked among Cardinals minor leaguers in hits (116, 9th), doubles (22, T10th), triples (8, T2nd), RBI (55, T10th) and stolen bases (13, 10th). ..Tied his career-high with four hits and also scored a career-high four runs recording a double and two triples vs. Cedar Rapids (4/19)...Batted .330 (38-115) with runners in scoring position on the season, with 25% of his at-bats coming with a runner in scoring position.