Attended the University of Notre Dame (IN)...Signed by Kirk Fredriksson...Serves as the Orioles representative on the Advisory Board for the Taylor Hooton Foundation, an organization that raises awareness against the use of performanceenhancing substances among youth athletes...Participates in the BARCS Pet Calendar and the annual Orioles Health & Fitness Challenge, which encourages physical fitness, healthy eating, and tobacco-free living among middle school-aged children in Sarasota...Works with local organizations to support young Orioles superfan, Mo Gaba, in his fight with cancer. Grandfather, Michael Ryan, was an Orioles season ticket holder at Memorial Stadium for nearly 20 years.
Led the Orioles in doubles (38), home runs (35), RBI (97), extra-base hits (75), total bases (322), OBP (.364), slugging (.535), and OPS (.899)...Set career-highs in hits, doubles, home runs, runs scored (106), RBI, and walks (63)...Ranked second among AL outfielders in extra-base hits and total bases, third in runs scored, tied for third in hits, fourth in doubles, fifth in multi-hit games, sixth in RBI, seventh in home runs, and eighth in OPS...Became the 10th different player (15th time) in Orioles history to record a season with at least 30 doubles, 30 home runs, and 100 runs scored...Became the seventh Oriole in team history to record a season with at least 35 doubles and at least 35 home runs...Recorded the seventh season in Orioles history with at least 175 hits and 35 home runs; the fifth different player to do so (Manny Machado: 2x, Rafael Palmeiro: 2x, Albert Belle, and Frank Robinson)...Joined teammate Jonathan Villar to become the first set of Orioles teammates to each score over 100 runs in the same season since 2015 (Chris Davis and Manny Machado)...One of six players in the majors, three in the AL (Alex Bregman and Matt Chapman), to finish the season with at least 35 doubles and at least 35 home runs...Named AL Player of the Week (9/16-22), his first career Player of the Week award; .462/.484/.846 (12-for-26), 4-2B, 2 HR, 4 R, 10 RBI, 6 G ...Named Most Valuable Oriole by members of the local media...Named the Orioles Heart and Hustle Award winner by MLBPAA...Had a season-high 11-game hitting streak from 9/13-24, batting .471 (24-for-51) in this span...Recorded a career-high five hits on 9/24 at TOR; the fourth different Oriole to have a five-hit game during the season...Hit six home runs in the Orioles first 12 games of the season; tied with Frank Robinson (1969) and Chris Davis (2013) for the most in team history...Hit .355/.405/.618 (39-for-110) in 28 games in March/April; his 39 hits were tied for the AL lead and his 23 runs scored were second-most during this span • Hit .365/.433/.615 (38-for-104) with eight doubles, six home runs, 17 runs, and 23 RBI in 26 games during September; ranked second in the majors in hits and tied for fifth in RBI during the month...Hit safely in 25 of his final 29 games (8/28-9/29), batting .374 (43-for-115) in this stretch...Batted .323 (42-for-130) with 11 home runs and 32 runs scored in the first inning; his 32 runs scored were the second-most in the majors, while his 42 hits were tied for fourth-most and his 11 home runs tied for fifth-most...According to Statcast, his 28 home runs hit off of a fastball were the second-most in the AL in 2019 (Jorge Soler, KC - 31), and were the fifth-most in the majors...According to InsideEdge, he led the majors in slugging percentage (.900) on fastballs away in 2019; league average was .487...Recorded two multi-home run games during the season (7/17 vs. WSH and 7/21 vs. BOS); were the sixth and seventh of his career...Batted .365/.460/.703 (27-for-74) with 15 extra-base hits against BOS; his hits and extra-base hits were the most by an opponent against the Red Sox in 2019...Led the Orioles with 25 multi-RBI games...Doubled in four-straight games from 4/12-15 for the first time in his career...Saw a career-high 4.00 pitches/plate appearance...Batted .333/.405/.599 (69-for-207) with 12 home runs and 42 RBI with two outs
Led the Orioles in home runs (24), triples (3), runs (69), and walks (44); tied for the team lead in extra-base hits (50)...Tied for the team-lead in outfield assists with eight, and finished tied for 12th in the AL...Matched his career-high for a single-season (2017) with his 24th home run of the year on 9/26 at BOS (G1)...His 70 hits after the All-Star Break ranked tied for the 10th-most in the AL... Scored a run in four-straight games (4/15-19) for the first time in his career...Hit his first career lead-off home run on 4/29 vs. DET; the Orioles first lead-off home run of 2018... Drove in his 100th career RBI in his 200th career game on 5/24 at CWS...Hit a two-run double in the ninth inning on 8/8 at TB; his second career go-ahead hit in the ninth inning-or-later (walk-off three-run HR on 6/7/17 vs. PIT, 11th inning)...Reached base safely a career-high five times (2 1B, HR, 2 BB) on 8/11 vs. BOS (G2)...Recorded an RBI in a career-high-tying six-straight games (8/26-9/1)...Scored multiple runs in three-straight games (8/27-29) for the first time in his career...Recorded his first multi-home run game of the season on 9/14 vs. CWS, the fifth of his career.
Finished third in American League Rookie of the Year balloting...Had a 17-game hitting streak from 9/11-29, the longest by a rookie in Orioles history (since 1954) and the longest since Brian Roberts recorded hits in 15 straight (6/22-7/12/01)...Finished tied for eighth in the AL with a .340 batting average (36-for-106) with RISP (57 RBI)...Ranked fifth on the Orioles with 19 RBI in the seventh inning or later... Among qualifying rookies, he ranked first in hits (159) and multi-hit games (47), second in batting average (.293), third in SLG (.488), fourth in OBP (.338), fifth in RBI (78), and tied for seventh in home runs (24)...Became the seventh Oriole to hit 20 home runs in a rookie season and the first since Cal Ripken, Jr. had 28 in 1982...Hit 14 home runs before the All-Star break, the most homers by an Orioles rookie before the All-Star break in club history...Became the first Oriole in club history to homer five times within his first 10 career games... Joined Curt Blefary (10 in 1965) as the only Oriole with 10-or-more RBI in first 10 career games...Hit eight home runs over his first 17 career games in the majors, matching the Major League record for most homers in his first 17 games (Carlos Delgado and Trevor Story)... Hit 10 home runs over his first 26 career Major League games...Only George Scott and Gary Sánchez (11 each) had hit more over their first 26 career games, according to ESPN Stats & Info...Made his first professional start in right field on 4/5 vs. TOR...Made his first professional start in left field on 4/11 at BOS...Made his first Major League appearance at first base on 4/16 at TOR...According to the Elias Sports Bureau, became the fourth rookie since 1876 to have two multi-homer games in April, joining Carlos May (CWS, 1969), José Abreu (CWS, 2014), and Trevor Story (COL, 2016)...Hit a pinch-hit, game-tying, two-run home run in the ninth inning and a walk-off, three-run home run in the 11th inning on 6/7 vs. PIT...Became the second rookie in Major League history to hit a game-tying homer in the ninth inning-or-later and a walk-off homer in the same game, joining Joe Crede on 8/27/02...Became the first player in the majors to log at least five RBI in the ninth inning or later since Nelson Cruz (9/7/14)...Is the third player in the Expansion ERA (since 1961) with at least five RBI in a game in which he did not enter until the ninth inning or later (Harold Baines and Adam LaRoche)...Is the second player in the Expansion Era to hit a ninth-inning, game-tying home run as a pinch hitter and a walk-off home run in extra innings, joining Brian McCann on 5/17/11... Became the second rookie in Orioles history to hit a game-tying home run in the ninth inning or later and a walk-off homer in the same game, joining Mike Young on 5/28/87...According to STATS, LLC., became the first player in Orioles history with a pinch-hit home run in the ninth inning-or-later and then another home run in the same game...Became the third player in Orioles history to hit a home run in the ninth inning and homer again in extra-innings of the same game, joining Boog Powell (8/15/66) and Eddie Murray (9/14/80).
Became the third player in Major League history (since 1913) to homer in each of his first three Major League starts (also Trevor Story, four starts from 4/4-8/16; Carlos Quentin, three starts from 7/20-25/06)... Had his contract selected from Triple-A Norfolk on 9/18...Made his Major League debut on 9/20 vs. BOS as the designated hitter...Hit a solo home run (first Major League hit) in the bottom of the ffth inning of his Major League debut on 9.20 vs. BOS (off E. Rodriguez)... According to STATS, LLC., became the ninth player in Orioles history to homer for his first Major League hit (last: Nick Markakis on 4/5/06)...Became the first Oriole to homer in his Major League debut since Jonathan Schoop on 9.25.13 (Schoop's second career hit)...Became the third Oriole to slug a home run in his Major League debut (also Schoop and Larry Haney on 7/27/66)...Non-roster invitee in Spring Training with the Orioles...Hit .143 (2-for-14) with two RBI in 12 Spring Training games...Batted .282..357..458 (154-for-546) with 26 doubles, five triples, 20 home runs, and 68 RBI over 142 games between Double-A Bowie and Triple-A Norfolk...Named the Orioles Minor League Player of the Month in April and June...Led Triple-A Norfolk with 48 walks...Appeared on the Orioles 2016 AL Wild Card Game roster...Entered 2016 ranked as a top Orioles prospects according to Baseball America (No. 8), Baseball Prospectus (No. 6), and MLB.com (No. 6).