Made his first career Opening Day roster and his MLB debut on 4/3 at LAD, playing in 100 games and recording eight extra-base hits, 15 RBI and 17 runs scored... Selected by SD from STL in the first round (third overall) of the Major League phase of the 2016 Rule 5 Draft on 12/8/2016... remained with SD for the duration of the season... Logged his first career hit on 4/8 vs. SF and his first career home run and RBI on 4/17 at ATL…his first career homer was hit as a pinch-hitter off of LHP Jaime Garcia... Recorded a career-high three RBI on 4/29 and a career-high three hits twice (5/12 at CWS and 6/2 vs. COL)... Over 23 games in May, he hit .308 (20-for-65) with one double, one triple, one homer and three RBI…hit safely in a ML career-high six consecutive games from 5/24-29, batting .346 (9-for-26) in that span... Made 42 starts on the season, including 24 in left field, 15 at shortstop, two in center field and one in right field while also making three appearances at third base and one at second base... Following the season, played in 17 games for Naranjeros de Hermosillo of the Mexican Winter League and hit .236 (13-for-55) with one double, one home run, two RBI and nine runs scored.
Spent the entire season Rookie-Level Johnson City and led the Appalachian League in batting average, hitting 362 (71-for-196) with 16 doubles, five triples, 18 RBI, 49 runs scored and 22 stolen bases in 50 games...Earned Appalachian League Post-Season All-Star honors and was named to the Baseball America Rookie All-Star Team...Opened the season hitting .259 (7-for-27) through his first seven games in June...went on to hit .379 (64-for-169) over the remaining 43 games in July - September...Recorded a career-high four hits on two occasions...compiled three three-hit games and recorded 20 other multi-hit efforts...Compiled a 14-game consecutive hit streak from 7/18 - 8/4, hitting .441 (26-for-59) with 17 runs scored, eight walks and five stolen bases over that span.