Stephen Edward Piscotty, also known as Stephen Piscotty, is an American professional baseball outfielder who was born on January 14, 1991, in Pleasanton, California. Piscotty is a Major League Baseball player with the Oakland Athletics, but he has also played for the St. Louis Cardinals. He was a member of the Stanford Cardinals in college, where he was a first-round pick.
The Cardinals traded Piscotty who is now with the Oakland Athletics after the 2017 season. The Cardinals traded him to the Oaklanders in exchange for one Yairo Munoz and Max Schrock. In his first year with the Oakland Athletics, he hit 27 home runs and drove in 88 runs, a career-high in both. He was said to have won the Tony Conigliaro Award.
He began his baseball career as a member of the Stanford Cardinal of Stanford University, where he played from high school to college. He went to Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton for his high school career, where he was a pitcher and a shot-stopper. In 2009, he was voted the East Bay Athletic League’s Most Valuable Player.
In the early phases of his career, the Los Angeles Dodgers selected him in the 45th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball draft. He, on the other hand, turned down the offer and enrolled at Stanford. In the first round of the 2012 MLB Draft, he joined the St Louis Cardinals.
What Team Is Stephen Piscotty On?
Currently, Stephen Piscotty plays for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball. The Oakland Athletics is an Oakland, California-based professional baseball franchise. The Athletics are a part of the American League West division in Major League Baseball.