Bryson Stott

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Bryson Stott
Philadelphia Phillies
Shortstop
Born: (1997-10-06) October 6, 1997 (age 21)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Bryson Jeremy Stott (born October 6, 1997), is an American professional baseball shortstop in the Philadelphia Phillies organization. He played college baseball at UNLV.

Baseball career[edit]

Stott attended Desert Oasis High School in Enterprise, Nevada. He committed to University of Las Vegas (UNLV) to play college baseball.[1] Both of Stott's parents attended UNLV[2] and Stott's father played quarterback for the school's football team.[3]

As a freshman at UNLV, Stott started all 54 games at shortstop, hitting .294/.359/.379 with one home run and 29 runs batted in (RBI). As a sophomore in 2018, he started all 59 games, hitting .365/.442/.556 with four home runs, 32 RBI and an NCAA leading 30 doubles.[4][5] After the season, he played for the United States collegiate national team.[6][7]

Stott was considered one of the top prospects for the 2019 MLB draft.[8][9] He was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies with the 14th overall pick.[10][11][12] Stott signed with the Phillies on June 27, 2019 after agreeing to a $3.9 million signing bonus.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Mark (May 10, 2018). "After change of heart, Bryson Stott follows parents to UNLV". reviewjournal.com. Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  2. ^ Zielinski III, Dan (April 5, 2019). "Bryson Stott develops into top college shortstop". baseballprospectjournal.com. Baseball Prospect Journal. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  3. ^ "Derek Stott College Stats". College Football @ Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2019. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  4. ^ Lemaire, Mike (February 6, 2019). "Inside Bryson Stott's Transformation Into A Star At UNLV". baseballamerica.com. Baseball America. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  5. ^ Grimala, Mike (February 14, 2019). "UNLV shortstop prepares to take another step toward his big-league dream". lasvegassun.com. Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  6. ^ Anderson, Mark (July 2, 2018). "UNLV's Bryson Stott makes USA Collegiate National Team". reviewjournal.com. Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  7. ^ "USA Baseball Selects Bryson Stott For Summer Tour". usabaseball.com. USA Baseball. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  8. ^ "MLB.com 2019 Prospect Watch". MLB.com. Major League Baseball. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  9. ^ "2019 Top MLB Draft Prospects". baseballamerica.com. Baseball America.
  10. ^ Gordon, Sam (June 3, 2019). "UNLV's Bryson Stott goes to Phillies with No. 14 overall pick". reviewjournal.com. Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  11. ^ Breen, Matt (June 3, 2019). "Phillies take UNLV shortstop Bryson Stott with 14th pick in 2019 MLB Draft". www.philly.com. The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  12. ^ "Bryson Stott Minor Leagues Statistics & History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2019. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  13. ^ Lauber, Scott (June 27, 2019). "Phillies sign first-round draft pick Bryson Stott". Inquirer.com.

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