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Stephen Piscotty | Outfielder

Team: St Louis Cardinals
Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/14/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Cardinals prospect OF Stephen Piscotty went 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI on Wednesday for Triple-A Memphis.
Piscotty now has 10 home runs, including three in his last seven games. The 24-year-old is having a strong season in his second tour of the Pacific Coast League, batting .268/.363/.472 with 45 runs scored, 31 extra-base hits and 33 RBI through 68 games. It’s also worth noting that Piscotty currently is enjoying his best month of the season for Memphis, with a .942 OPS, nine extra-base hits, 10 RBI, four steals and more walks (12) than strikeouts (11) in 21 games. The Cardinals likely have been hesitant to promote Piscotty because he’s not on the team’s 40-man roster, but it’s hard to imagine he doesn’t get a look in the major leagues later in the year. Jun 25 - 2:56 PM

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Cardinals reassigned OF Stephen Piscotty, INF Scott Moore and RHPs Marcus Hatley and Mitch Harris to minor league camp.

None of the cuts come as a major surprise, as none of the quartet was expected to crack the Opening Day roster. The 24-year-old Piscotty hit just .216 (11-for-51) with a 13/3 K/BB ratio in Grapefruit League play.
Apr 3 - 10:27 PM

Stephen Piscotty went 2-for-3 with an RBI versus the Braves on Wednesday.

Piscotty didn't show as much home run power in Triple-A as hoped last year, but he's still a fine prospect with a chance to spend a few years as a starting corner outfielder. Whether it happens with St. Louis could hinge on the team's ability to sign Jason Heyward beyond 2015. Unlike Randal Grichuk, he wouldn't seem to have any chance of winning a spot as a bench player this spring.
Mar 11 - 4:09 PM

Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said Tuesday that outfield prospect Stephen Piscotty could be given reps at first base in spring training.

The Cards are looking at options outside the organization to possibly platoon with Matt Adams at first, but if they're not able to land anyone on that front they could turn to Piscotty. The former sandwich round pick played plenty of third base in college and at the beginning of his pro career, so he should be able to handle first base. Piscotty, who sports a career .292/.359/.435 line in the minors, was recently named St. Louis' No. 1 prospect by Baseball America.
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 09:37:00 PM

Cardinals prospect OF Stephen Piscotty went 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBI on Tuesday for Triple-A Memphis.

The home run was just Piscotty’s 8th this season in 118 games at Memphis, but he’s still batting a solid .282/.347/.403 with 28 doubles, 62 RBI and 10 stolen bases. Though he’s now hit safely in seven of his last 10 contests, the 23-year-old right fielder has scuffled since the Triple-A All-Star break, batting .198/.288/.275 with three extra-base hits over his last 27 games. It’ll be interesting to see if the Cardinals Piscotty, who’s not on the 40-man roster, a look in September should Oscar Taveras continue to underperform.
Wed, Aug 13, 2014 03:08:00 PM

Cardinals outfield prospect Stephen Piscotty went 3-for-5 on Saturday, blasting two home runs for Triple-A Memphis.

Piscotty has hit .385/.400/.667 during the nine games in May, including five doubles and two home runs. With all of the buzz surrounding Oscar Taveras, and the promotion (and demotion) of Randal Grichuk, Piscotty is a forgotten man in Memphis. If he continues to hit, he could see time in St. Louis before the year ends.
Sun, May 11, 2014 11:47:00 AM

Cardinals OF Stephen Piscotty was 2-for-5 with a double and two RBI Thursday for Triple-A Memphis.

Piscotty, 23, got off to a terrific start at Memphis but has been slumping as of late; before his 2-for-5 performance Thursday, he had been mired in a 3-for-26 slump. Overall, Piscotty is batting .293 with a .751 OPS, nine extra-base hits, 15 RBI and a 15/4 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 26 games. Though he's one of several outfielders vying for a spot in the Cardinals outfield, Piscotty's knack for hammering left-handed pitching and solid defense at both corner spots should help him reach the major leagues at some point this season.
Fri, May 2, 2014 02:20:00 PM

Cardinals prospect OF Stephen Piscotty hit his first home run of the season Thursday for Triple-A Memphis.

The 23-year-old is off to a great start this year, batting .327/.377/.449 with four extra-base hits and nine RBI through his first 13 games for Memphis. Piscotty opened eyes during spring training and made a strong impression on the Cardinals' coaching staff. He's still behind Oscar Taveras on the team's outfield depth chart, but Piscotty's overall consistency and knack for hitting left-handed pitching could have him in the majors this season before his highly touted Memphis teammate.
Fri, Apr 18, 2014 03:23:00 PM

Cardinals prospect OF Stephen Piscotty had another big game on Thursday, going 3-for-5 with a double, walk and three RBI for Triple-A Memphis.

The 23-year-old has now hit safely in all seven games to begin the season, including four multi-hit performances, and has driven in a run in all but one contest. Overall, Piscotty is batting .414 (12-for-29) with three doubles, eight RBI and a 5/3 strikeout-to-walk ratio for Memphis. Though he trails Oscar Taveras on the organizational depth chart, Piscotty could conceivably reach the majors before his highly touted teammate should the Cardinals' big league offense continue to struggle against left-handed pitching.
Fri, Apr 11, 2014 02:24:00 PM

Cardinals prospect OF Stephen Piscotty is batting .364 (4-for-11) through three games at Triple-A Memphis.

Piscotty, 23, had an impressive showing in spring training and proved he won't be long for the minor leagues this season, even with top prospect Oscar Taveras ahead of him on the organizational depth chart. Keep a close eye on Piscotty as the first half of the season unfolds, especially if the Cardinals' major league offense continues to struggle against left-handed pitching.
Mon, Apr 7, 2014 11:57:00 AM

Stephen Piscotty will open the 2014 season at Triple-A Memphis.

Piscotty, 23, opened eyes this spring with a .342/.426/.579 batting line and one home run, and showed that he may not be long for the minor leagues this year. In his first full season last year, Piscotty batted .295/.355/.464 with 23 doubles, 15 home runs and a 46-37 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 471 plate appearances between High-A Palm Beach and Double-A Springfield. Top prospect Oscar Taveras is still ahead of him on the long-term depth chart, but there's a growing belief Piscotty will reach the major leagues first this season.
Wed, Apr 2, 2014 12:12:00 PM

Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes that Cardinals outfield prospect Stephen Piscotty "left such a favorable impression (this spring) that he could be on speed dial."

The 2012 supplemental round pick batted .342/.426/.579 during Grapefruit League play, hitting a homer while walking twice as much as he struck out. Piscotty is certainly less heralded than fellow outfield prospect Oscar Taveras, but it wouldn't be a surprise if he beats him to the majors. If Matt Adams struggles against left-handed pitching, the Cards could move Allen Craig back to first base and stick Piscotty in right field versus southpaws. The 23-year-old will open the year as Triple-A Memphis' right fielder.
Fri, Mar 28, 2014 10:22:00 AM

Stephen Piscotty tripled, doubled and walked in the Cardinals' 6-4 win over the Mets on Wednesday.

Piscotty, a supplemental first-round pick in 2012, is 7-for-18 with a homer this spring. He's not any sort of threat to make the Cardinals, though. He's a fine prospect, but the Cardinals have way too many outfielders ahead of him for him to have much chance of being anything more than a September callup this year.
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 04:42:00 PM

Cardinals prospect Stephen Piscotty continued his hot-hitting in the Arizona Fall League on Friday, going 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI in a victory over Glendale.

The 22-year-old outfielder is now hitting .333/.386/.444 with 12 runs scored, eight RBI and six stolen bases in 16 games in Arizona. He's fresh off an impressive minor league campaign in which he slashed .295/.355/.464 with 15 homers, 59 RBI and 11 swipes in 112 games between High-A Palm Beach and Double-A Springfield. He'll serve as the DH and hit sixth for the East squad in Saturday's Fall Stars Game.
Source: MLB.com
Sat, Nov 2, 2013 08:34:00 AM

Cardinals prospect Stephen Piscotty is batting .364/.421/.545 with four extra-base hits and five stolen bases through his first nine games in the Arizona Fall League.

Drafted in the first round (No. 36 overall) of the 2012 draft out of Stanford, there was concern as to whether Piscotty’s bat would translate favorably as a professional. Well, the 22-year-old silenced his doubters by batting .295/.355/.464 with 40 extra-base hits (15 home runs), 11 stolen bases and 46/37 K/BB in 112 games between High-A Palm Beach and Double-A Springfield this past season. In the AFL, Piscotty has continued to swing a hot bat, collecting multiple hits in four of nine games. Over his last six contests, the outfielder is 11-for-22 with three extra-base hits and three stolen bases.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 02:54:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yadier Molina
2Tony Cruz
1B1Matt Adams
2Mark Reynolds
3Xavier Scruggs
2B1Kolten Wong
SS1Jhonny Peralta
2Pete Kozma
3B1Matt Carpenter
LF1Matt Holliday
CF1Jon Jay
2Peter Bourjos
3Tommy Pham
RF1Jason Heyward
2Randal Grichuk
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Lance Lynn
2John Lackey
3Michael Wacha
4Carlos Martinez
5Jaime Garcia
6Tim Cooney
7Tyler Lyons
8Adam Wainwright
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Trevor Rosenthal
2Jordan Walden
3Kevin Siegrist
4Seth Maness
5Matt Belisle
6Randy Choate
7Carlos Villanueva
8Miguel Socolovich
9Marcus Hatley