Jason Bourgeois

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  • CF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 9"/200
  • Age: 33


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Jason Bourgeois Stats

.240 3 14 3 .625

Jason Bourgeois MLB Career Stats

.253 6 44 54 .627

Jason Bourgeois Bio

  • Full Name: Jason Jerrod Bourgeois
  • Pronunciation: BOOSH-wah
  • Born: 1/4/1982 in Houston, TX
  • Draft: 2000, Texas Rangers, 2nd rd. (56th overall)
  • High School: Forest Brook, Houston, TX
  • Debut: September 9, 2008
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2015 Stats 196 28 47 3 14 3 .240 .294 .625
MLB Career Stats 708 97 179 6 44 54 .253 .300 .627
  • Status: Active

Jason Bourgeois Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Reds NL 212 132 85.07 178.52 -4.74 2.13 25.18
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.71 0.44 9.01 33.45


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October 1, 2015 at 4:05 PM ET

Bourgeois collects two hits

Reds outfielder Jason Bourgeois went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored against the Cubs on Thursday.

September 19, 2015 at 12:10 AM ET

Bourgeois belts solo homer

Reds outfielder Jason Bourgeois went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Friday's win over the Brewers.


Jason Bourgeois Awards

MLBPAA Astros Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2011 Houston NL

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/15/2009 Nashville PCL

Jason Bourgeois Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2011 31 9th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2011 6 25th in NL

Jason Bourgeois Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 28, 2015 Cincinnati Reds activated CF Jason Bourgeois from the 60-day disabled list.
June 8, 2015 Cincinnati Reds sent CF Jason Bourgeois on a rehab assignment to Louisville Bats.
March 27, 2015 Cincinnati Reds placed CF Jason Bourgeois on the 60-day disabled list. Left shoulder fracture
September 2, 2014 Cincinnati Reds selected the contract of CF Jason Bourgeois from Louisville Bats.
April 3, 2014 CF Jason Bourgeois assigned to Louisville Bats.
October 24, 2013 Cincinnati Reds signed free agent CF Jason Bourgeois to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 24, 2013 Jason Bourgeois assigned to Louisville Bats.
October 9, 2013 CF Jason Bourgeois elected free agency.
August 25, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays sent CF Jason Bourgeois outright to Durham Bulls.
August 23, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays designated Jason Bourgeois for assignment.
August 6, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of CF Jason Bourgeois from Durham Bulls.
July 18, 2013 Jason Bourgeois roster status changed by Durham Bulls.
June 28, 2013 Durham Bulls placed CF Jason Bourgeois on the 7-day disabled list.
November 29, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent CF Jason Bourgeois to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 12, 2012 CF Jason Bourgeois elected free agency.
November 2, 2012 Kansas City Royals designated CF Jason Bourgeois for assignment.
September 14, 2012 Kansas City Royals recalled Jason Bourgeois from Omaha Storm Chasers.
July 17, 2012 Kansas City Royals optioned Jason Bourgeois to Omaha Storm Chasers.
June 27, 2012 Kansas City Royals recalled Jason Bourgeois from Omaha Storm Chasers.
June 27, 2012 Jason Bourgeois roster status changed by Kansas City Royals.
April 27, 2012 Kansas City Royals optioned Jason Bourgeois to Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 20, 2012 Houston Astros traded CF Jason Bourgeois and C Humberto Quintero to Kansas City Royals for LHP Kevin Chapman.
July 22, 2011 Jason Bourgeois roster status changed by Houston Astros.
July 19, 2011 Corpus Christi Hooks sent OF Jason Bourgeois on a rehab assignment to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 16, 2011 sent OF Jason Bourgeois on a rehab assignment to Corpus Christi Hooks.
July 12, 2011 sent OF Jason Bourgeois on a rehab assignment to GCL Astros.
June 29, 2011 Houston Astros placed LF Jason Bourgeois on the 15-day disabled list. Strained right quad.
June 4, 2011 Houston Astros activated LF Jason Bourgeois from the 15-day disabled list.
June 2, 2011 sent LF Jason Bourgeois on a rehab assignment to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 8, 2011 Houston Astros placed LF Jason Bourgeois on the 15-day disabled list. Strained left oblique
July 4, 2010 Houston Astros recalled Jason Bourgeois from Round Rock Express.
July 2, 2010 Houston Astros optioned Jason Bourgeois to Round Rock Express.
July 2, 2010 Jason Bourgeois assigned to Houston Astros.
July 2, 2010 CF Jason Bourgeois assigned to Round Rock Express.
June 22, 2010 Houston Astros selected the contract of Jason Bourgeois from Round Rock Express.
January 15, 2010 Houston Astros sent Jason Bourgeois outright to Round Rock Express.
January 15, 2010 Houston Astros invited non-roster RF Jason Bourgeois to spring training.
January 15, 2010 Jason Bourgeois roster status changed by Houston Astros.
January 12, 2010 Houston Astros designated RF Jason Bourgeois for assignment.
October 26, 2009 Houston Astros claimed RF Jason Bourgeois off waivers from Milwaukee Brewers.
August 12, 2009 Milwaukee Brewers selected the contract of Jason Bourgeois from Nashville Sounds.
April 8, 2009 Nashville Sounds signed Jason Bourgeois.

Jason Jerrod Bourgeois Bio Info

Played Little League baseball in East Houston with Michael Bourn and Carl Crawford...Last named is pronounced BOOSH-wah...while with the White Sox was the last player to collect his first Major League hit at old Yankee Stadium...has played all 3 outfield positions.


In his Reds debut made 18 apps and 7 starts as 1 of 10 September callups...made 2 apps/1 start in CF, 8 apps/6 starts in LF and 1 appearance in RF...spent the minor league season with Class AAA Louisville, where he received the Mary E. Barney Most Valuable Player Award...led the Bats in hits, stolen bases and at bats and tied for the team lead in apps...ranked third among all Reds minor leaguers in steals...was 1 of 10 players who spent the entire season on Louisville's roster...for the Bats produced 3 leadoff HR and 2 game-ending hits...in the 1-0 win on 6/14 vs Gwinnett stole home on the front end of a double steal... as one of the Reds' final spring training roster moves was reassigned to Louisville the day before Opening Day...during spring training was hampered by a strained right hamstring and didn't play until 3/6...made his Reds debut at Bal on 9/3 and pinch hit, singled, then played CF.


Began the season at Class AAA Durham, where he spent time on the disabled list from 6/28-7/17...recorded 22 stolen bases in 28 attempts for the Bulls...was promoted on 8/6...made 9 apps with TB before he was designated for assignment on 8/23 and 2 days later was outrighted to Durham...became a free agent following the season and on 10/24 was signed by the Reds to a minor league contract with an invitation to Major League spring training camp...following the season played for Caneros de los Mochis in the Mexican Pacific League (4g, 15ab, .133).


During spring training was traded from the Astros to the Royals...for KC hit .300 in his 16 starts.

2011 Had 31 stolen bases in 252 plate appearances, marking the fewest PAs of any Astro with 30 SB in a season...previous low was 419 PAs by Wilbur Howard in 1975 (32 SB)...his 31 SB ranked ninth in the NL and 17th in MLB...hit .333 (12x36) with six SB in his final 13 games of the season...hit .396 with a .430 OBP vs. LHP in 2011...led all MLB in batting avg. vs. LHP (min. 100 PAs vs. LHP)...10 of his 16 RBI this season were off LHP...hit .293 (60x205) with 14 RBI and 24 SB as a starter...was 5x17 (.294) as a PH...had his first career walk-off hit in the 9th inning of 2-1 win on April 30 vs. MIL...was on the 15-day DL twice: from May 8-June 3 with a strained left oblique and from June 29-July 22 with a strained right quad...missed a combined 43 games. 2010 Over two separate stints with Houston, from June 22-July 1 and July 4-Oct. 4, hit .220 (27x123) with four doubles, one triple, 13 walks and 12 stolen bases in 69 games...appeared in each of Houston's last 16 games of the season, making 11 starts in center field in that span...made 23 overall starts for Houston in 2010, including 19 starts in center field and four in left...appeared in two games at second base, on July 24 vs. CIN (1.0 inn) and Aug. 3 at STL (2.0 inn), marking his first big league appearances at the position since playing 3.0 innings on Sept. 18, 2008 at NYY with CWS...was 5x20 with three walks as a pinch-hitter...singled in three of his last seven pinch-hit at-bats...hit .353 (6x17) in a career-long, four-game hit streak from Sept. 21-24...in 65 games at Triple A Round Rock, hit .345 (81x235) with 10 doubles, five homers, 28 RBI and 18 stolen bases...was named Round Rock's Offensive Player of the Month for April after hitting .328 (22x67) with two home runs, nine RBI and a league-leading 11 stolen bases...for the second straight month, was named Offensive Player of the Month for May, after hitting .387 (46x119) with 13 extra-base hits and 17 RBI in 29 May games...on June 10, ranked fourth in the Pacific Coast League in batting average (.355) and in stolen bases (17). 2009 Was recalled from Triple A Nashville on Aug. 12 and finished the season with the Brewers...hit .189 (7x37) with one homer, three RBI and three steals in 24 games with Milwaukee...started six games, all in right field...hit his first Major League home run on Aug. 28 vs. PIT off of Pirates starter Zach Duke...hit .316 (134x424) for Nashville and ranked among the Pacific Coast League leaders in stolen bases (5th, 36) and batting average (10th)...signed with MIL as a minor league free agent on Nov. 24, 2008. 2008 Finished the campaign with the White Sox after spending the first five months of the season with Triple A Charlotte... appeared in six games for Chicago and collected one hit in three at-bats...purchased from the minors on Sept. 6, marking his first appearance on a Major League active roster...recorded his first Major League hit, a double, on Sept. 18, 2008 at NYY off of Chris Britton...earned his Sept. callup after hitting .286 (146x510) with nine homers, 48 RBI and 30 steals with Charlotte...played for Mochis in the Mexican Pacific League and hit .342 (55x161) with a .404 on-base percentage in 41 games. 2007 Combined to hit .306 (153x500) in 127 games between Double A Birmingham and Triple A Charlotte...made 56 appearances at second base, 35 in center field, 28 in left, eight as designated hitter and five at third...led White Sox farmhands in hits and stolen bases (38) and ranked fifth in average...made his Charlotte debut on June 1 and hit safely in his first 14 games with the Knights (.390, 23x59)...hit .297 (62x222) for Mochis in the Mexican Winter League 2006 Spent the entire season at Double A San Antonio in the Seattle organization, hitting .277 (114x411) with 22 doubles, four home runs and 38 RBI...tied for fourth in Texas League in triples (seven) and fifth in stolen bases (23). 2005 Hit .240 (93x388) with Triple A Richmond in the Atlanta organization...was claimed off waivers from Texas on March 23 and was added to the Braves 40- man roster...optioned to Triple A at the beginning of the season and later outrighted to the minors in May...was selected by Seattle in the Triple A Phase of the Rule 5 Draft on Dec. 8. 2004 Played in a career and league high 138 games, spending entire season with Texas League champion Frisco (AA)...tied for team lead and ranked T2nd in league with 7 triples...finished 5th in league with team-high 30 steals, T2nd-most in the Texas organization...stole 30 bases in 40 attempts and has a career steal percentage of 74.5% (102 SB/137 ATT)...has played in postseason in 3 consecutive and 4 of 5 professional seasons...ranked 2nd among RoughRiders in hits (135) and runs (73), 3rd in RBI (58) and total bases (174), 4th in walks (44), and T5th in doubles (19)...played 135 games at second base and 3 at shortstop...held a .276 average through May 9, but batted .180 (18-100) over next 25 games to drop season figure to .229 through June 4...hit safely in next 7 games from June 5-11 at a .500 (13-26) clip to rise to .260...hit safely in 18 of 19 from June 29-July 17 to rise from .248 to .260, including season-high 10-game hit streak from June 29-July 8...both regular season home runs came during the hit streak, July 2 vs. Round Rock and July 8 at Wichita...average hovered between .245 and .262 the rest of the year, going 2-20 last 6 games to finish at .255...hit .287 (75-261) at home and .223 (60-269) on the road...batted .269 (43-160) vs. lefties and .249 (92-370) against right-handers...made starts at every lineup spot except the 4 and 5 holes...combined to hit .317 (40-126) in the 8 and 9 spots in the batting order...matched career high with 5 hits on May 8 vs. El Paso (also April 21, 2003 at Visalia while with Stockton)...had pair of 4-hit games...went 3-4 with 2 doubles and season-high 5 RBI on Aug. 23 at El Paso...played in 5 of Frisco's 8 playoff games, batting .421 (8-19) with a home run and 5 RBI...went 6-12 in semifinal sweep of Tulsa, including 3-4, 5 RBI effort on Sept. 9 vs. Drillers with a 4th inning grand slam...RoughRiders won that game 10-3 to advance to finals against Round Rock. 2003 Split the season between Stockton (A) and Frisco (AA)...combined to hit .296 with 27 doubles, 7 triples, 8 home runs and 55 RBI...also stole 19 bases in 23 attempts...batting average was the fourth-highest in the organization among hitters with a minimum of 311 plate appearances...at Stockton was named Rangers Minor League Player of the Month for May after hitting .366 with 7 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs and 9 RBI...although he played in only 69 games for the Ports, he finished first on the team in runs (75), third in stolen bases (16), fourth in doubles and fifth in hits (91)...had 25 multi-hit games...season-high 5 hits, including 3 doubles on April 21 at Visalia...season-high 9-game hitting streak from May 16-26 in which he hit .472 (17-36) with 3 doubles, one home run and 2 RBI...streak raised average from .283 to .331...registered one stretch in which he went 10-20 (over 5 games) and another where he was 14-28 (over 7 games)...had more walks (36) than strikeouts (33)...hit .343 vs. right-handers and .305 (32-105) vs. left-handers...hit .340 (54-159) in 38 road games and .314 (37-118) in 31 home contests...started 51 games at second base, 14 at shortstop, 4 as the DH and one at third base...promoted to Frisco on July 3 and made his Double-A debut that evening going 2-5 with a triple against Tulsa...played 55 games for the RoughRiders and hit .252 with 5 doubles, 4 home runs and 21 RBI...posted 3 4-game hitting streaks...15 multi-hit games...had 3 hits on 3 occasions...started 54 games at second base and appeared once as a pinch hitter and as a pinch runner...played in all 8 of Frisco's Texas League playoff games and hit .192 with no home runs and 4 RBI...also walked 5 times...played with the Peoria Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League and hit .283 with one home run and 11 RBI. 2002 Spent majority of season with Savannah (A), where he appeared in 127 games...hit safely in 23 out of 25 games during the span of April 10-May 7, batting .327 (35-107), including a season-high 12-game hit streak...had a 2 home run game July 24 vs. Augusta...led Savannah in several offensive categories including, hits (133), runs (72), RBI (49), stolen bases (22) and triples (5) earning him a late season call-up to Charlotte (A)...won the "Fastest Man" contest at the South Atlantic League All-Star Game. 2001 Batted .311 (78-251) to rank eighth in the Appy League...hit safely in 20 of his final 21 games, going 30-87 (.311) in that stretch...led league with 60 runs, tied for second with 78 hits and ranked third with 21 stolen bases...had a pair of 4-hit games...homered in consecutive games July 2-3 vs. Martinsville...average was as high as .363 following 3-5 effort on July 23...played 31 games both home and away, batting .364 (43-118) in home contests and .263 (35-133) on the road...scored 4 runs and drove in 4 on August 19 at Princeton. 2000 Made his professional debut and saw action in 23 games at second base for Gulf Coast (Rookie)...hit .239 (21-88), including 5 multi-hit efforts...ranked second on the team with 9 stolen bases...went 7-12 with 2 doubles and 2 stolen bases in Gulf Coast's 3 playoff games against Tampa...season-high 3-hit game on August 27.