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Stephen Piscotty | Outfielder | #55

Team: St Louis Cardinals
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/14/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Stanford
Drafted: 2012 / Supplemental (Rd. 300) / STL

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Stephen Piscotty belted a two-run homer and drew a walk in Tuesday's loss to the Cubs.
Piscotty got the scoring going in the first inning with a two-run homer off of Jason Hammel. The Cardinals scratched across two more runs in the sixth inning but again weren't able to keep up with the Cubs' longballs. Piscotty wound up hitting .375/.444/1.000 with three homers and six RBI for the series. Tue, Oct 13, 2015 08:15:00 PM

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Stephen Piscotty clubbed a two-run homer in the eighth inning on Friday, powering the Cardinals to a 4-0 victory over Jon Lester and the Cubs in Game 1 of the NLDS on Friday.

Piscotty got the offense going in the first inning, doubling and racing around to score on a single off the bat of Matt Holliday. His impressive two-run shot off Pedro Strop in the eighth put the game away and provided more than enough support for John Lackey and company. After an impressive rookie season, Piscotty looks poised to be a major contributor in October.
Fri, Oct 9, 2015 09:46:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty (head) is back in the Cardinals' lineup for the first game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Braves.

Piscotty was officially cleared on Saturday after passing concussion protocol and is back in action on the final day of the regular season. He wound up being sidelined for only five days following a violent collision with Peter Bourjos last Monday, which is pretty remarkable.
Sun, Oct 4, 2015 10:41:00 AM

Stephen Piscotty has been cleared to return from his concussion.

He'll be available for Sunday's doubleheader against the Braves. The 24-year-old last played on Monday. Piscotty has enjoyed a productive rookie year, hitting .310 with a .502 slugging percentage in 229 at-bats.
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 10:42:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty (concussion) will take batting practice on Friday.

Piscotty will participate in batting practice on Friday before meeting with the doctor for another concussion test. Piscotty collided with fellow outfielder Peter Bourjos on Monday. Cards GM John Mozeliak said Tuesday that the 24-year-old had a "slight concussion," which is akin to being slightly pregnant. It's still possible that Piscotty plays before the regular season draws to a close on Sunday.
Fri, Oct 2, 2015 05:29:00 PM

Cardinals GM John Mozeliak said Tuesday that Stephen Piscotty has a "slight concussion."

But all of the other scans came back negative and it's possible Piscotty will return to action before the end of the regular season. That's exceptional news considering how ugly his collision with Peter Bourjos appeared Monday night in Pittsburgh. The rookie outfielder might get some action in the Cardinals' final regular-season series this weekend in Atlanta and should be a go for the playoffs.
Tue, Sep 29, 2015 05:22:00 PM

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said Tuesday that Stephen Piscotty (head) has been released from the hospital.

Excellent news. It was easy to fear the worst after Monday's violent collision with teammate Peter Bourjos, but initial tests came back negative and he was held overnight for observation. Matheny said Piscotty suffered "a couple bruises, but overall everything checked out very clean." It's unclear when he'll be ready to play again, but he was fortunate things weren't much worse.
Tue, Sep 29, 2015 03:29:00 PM

Initial scans performed on Stephen Piscotty (head) came back negative.

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny indicated that while Piscotty is sure to be very sore, it appears there should be no long-term damage. It's a miracle that Piscotty looks to have managed to avoid a serious injury after a violent collision with Peter Bourjos Monday that saw Bourjos' knee collide with Piscotty's head. He will be held at the hospital overnight for observation and the Cards should have more on the outfielder Tuesday.
Mon, Sep 28, 2015 11:09:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty left Monday's game against the Pirates after colliding in the outfield with Peter Bourjos.

It was an ugly scene in Pittsburgh, as Bourjos' knee looked to collide directly with Piscotty's head. Piscotty looked like he might have been knocked unconscious, although he eventually was moving his arms and waved as he was taken off the field on a stretcher. The Cardinals are only saying for now that Piscotty suffered a head contusion and was transported to a hospital to be evaluated further. It's certainly possible the Cardinals have been dealt another massive injury blow.
Mon, Sep 28, 2015 09:33:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty went 3-for-4 with a homer and four RBI as the Cardinals beat the Brewers 7-3 on Thursday.

Piscotty hit the second of back-to-back homers with Jhonny Peralta in the fourth and then singled in two runs in the fifth and one more in the seventh. The Cardinals are going to have to start him somewhere in October if this keeps up, probably at first base.
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 11:54:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty went 1-for-4 with what proved to be the game-winning RBI double on Monday versus the Reds.

Piscotty broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the eighth inning with an RBI double. The 24-year-old is batting an excellent .309/.362/.490 with five home runs and 32 RBI since debuting shortly after the All-Star break.
Mon, Sep 21, 2015 11:00:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run and two walks in Sunday's win over the Cubs.

Piscotty crushed home run No. 5 on the season in the first inning, taking Cubs starter Jon Lester deep for a two-run shot. The 24-year-old rookie has done nice work this season with a .310/.364/.490 triple-slash, plus five homers, 32 RBI, 13 doubles and four triples.
Sun, Sep 20, 2015 06:08:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty launched a go-ahead two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning to help the Cardinals rally to beat the Cubs 4-3 on Wednesday afternoon.

Chicago was closing in on a big three-game sweep of St. Louis in the bottom of the eighth when Matt Carpenter hit an RBI single and Piscotty followed with probably the biggest hit of his young career. The 24-year-old outfielder is slashing .329/.363/.527 with 30 RBI through his first 45 games at the major league level.
Wed, Sep 9, 2015 04:42:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty went 2-for-4 with an RBI double in Friday's loss to the Pirates.

Piscotty's RBI double in the eighth came with the Cards already down 5-0. They would manage a few more runs before the close of action, but ultimately fell by a score of 9-3. The 24-year-old outfielder is currently working on an 11-game hitting streak. Six of the games in the streak have been of the multi-hit variety. For the season, he's slashing .345/.377/.547 with four homers and 25 RBI over 148 at-bats. He's more than held his own, impressive given that this is his first season in the majors.
Sat, Sep 5, 2015 12:21:00 AM

Stephen Piscotty finished 4-for-4 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored in Saturday's 6-0 defeat of the Giants.

Piscotty walked in the first, hit an infield single in the second, singled and scored in the fifth, singled again in the seventh, and then roped a triple to deep right-center field in the top of the ninth. The 24-year-old Stanford graduate continues to impress in his first taste of major league action, now with a .344/.378/.576 batting line in 35 games.
Sat, Aug 29, 2015 07:29:00 PM

Depth Charts

C1Yadier Molina
2Brayan Peña
3Eric Fryer
1B1Brandon Moss
2Matt Adams
2B1Kolten Wong
2Jedd Gyorko
3Greg Garcia
SS1Jhonny Peralta
2Aledmys Diaz
3B1Matt Carpenter
LF1Matt Holliday
2Anthony Garcia
CF1Randal Grichuk
2Tommy Pham
3Charlie Tilson
RF1Stephen Piscotty
2Carlos Peguero
Starting Pitcher
S1Adam Wainwright
2Michael Wacha
3Mike Leake
4Carlos Martinez
5Jaime Garcia
6Tyler Lyons
7Lance Lynn
Relief Pitcher
R1Trevor Rosenthal
2Seung-Hwan Oh
3Kevin Siegrist
4Jordan Walden
5Seth Maness
6Jonathan Broxton
7Sam Tuivailala
8Miguel Socolovich
9Mitch Harris
10Jayson Aquino
11Matt Bowman
12Juan Gonzalez
13Dean Kiekhefer