Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Stephen Piscotty

Stephen Piscotty, born January 4, 1991, is a professional baseball right outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals of major league Baseball. He played college baseball for the Stanford Cardinal of Stanford University and was the St. Louis Cardinals first round selection in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft. He made his major league debut on July 21, 2015, and was the Cardinals organization Player of the Year that season. The St. Louis Cardinals promoted Piscotty to their major league roster on July 21, 2015. He made his major league debut that night as the starting left fielder against the Chicago White Sox in an 8–5 win, and singled off Carlos Rodon in his second at bat for his first hit. His sacrifice fly scored Peter Kozma on July 25 and was the only run of the game and game-winner in a 1–0 win over the Atlanta Braves for his first RBI. His first home run came at Busch Stadium on August 16 in a 6–4 loss to the Miami Marlins, and he hit his first triple the next day in a 2–1 win over the San Francisco Giants Piscotty set a career-high five RBI on August 23 against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park including his first career multi-home run game, while adding a triple.

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