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Stephen Piscotty | Outfielder | #55

Team: St Louis Cardinals
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/14/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Stanford
Drafted: 2012 / Supplemental (Rd. 1) / STL
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Stephen Piscotty went 0-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts Wednesday, lowering his spring average to .143.
Piscotty is 4-for-28. A slow start probably wouldn't put his starting job into doubt right away, but he is coming off a somewhat disappointing second half in which he hit .247/.310/.430. Better than that is expected this year. Mar 15 - 4:14 PM

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Stephen Piscotty went 0-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts in Friday's loss to the Cubs.

He wasn't the only one, as the Cardinals managed just five singles and no runs versus Jake Arrieta and the Chicago bullpen. Piscotty has been in a tailspin over the last month, batting just .216 with one homer over his last 26 games.
Fri, Sep 23, 2016 05:23:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty is not in the Cardinals' lineup Wednesday afternoon against the Rockies.

It's a day of physical and mental rest for Piscotty, who's batting .246/.301/.354 with 20 strikeouts in 65 at-bats this month. Jeremy Hazelbaker will start in right field and bat sixth Wednesday versus Rockies right-hander German Marquez.
Wed, Sep 21, 2016 12:29:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty doubled in a pair of runs on a 1-for-4 night as the Cardinals came back late to beat the Brewers.

The Cardinals trailed 1-0 until the eighth inning when they broke loose with five runs. Piscotty's double was the key blow as Matt Carpenter and Kolten Wong came around to score. Piscotty has been pretty good his season but not a difference-maker in fantasy leagues. He is batting .279 with 21 home runs and 78 RBI.
Sat, Sep 10, 2016 10:25:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty (wrist) finished 1-for-3 with a walk on Wednesday versus the Pirates.

Piscotty was held out of the Cardinals' lineup Tuesday after taking a pitch off his left wrist Monday. X-rays obviously came back negative. Piscotty, 25, has posted an impressive .277/.350/.469 batting line with 20 home runs and 75 RBI in 130 games this season for the Wild Card-hunting Redbirds.
Thu, Sep 8, 2016 09:13:00 AM

Stephen Piscotty (wrist) is out of the Cardinals' starting lineup on Tuesday night.

Piscotty took a pitch off his left wrist on Monday evening, but X-rays came back negative and he could return Wednesday. Brandon Moss is in right field and batting third on Tuesday versus Pirates right-hander Ryan Vogelsong. Matt Adams will start at first base.
Tue, Sep 6, 2016 06:45:00 PM

X-rays came back negative on Stephen Piscotty's left wrist.

Piscotty left Monday's game after he was hit in the wrist by a pitch, but he downplayed the issue after the game. He might not have to miss any time.
Mon, Sep 5, 2016 08:16:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty (wrist) left Monday's game against the Pirates for precautionary reasons.

Piscotty was hit in the left wrist by a pitch in the fifth inning and the Cardinals didn't want to take any chances with him. It doesn't sound like a major concern at the moment, so consider him day-to-day.
Mon, Sep 5, 2016 06:26:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty exited Monday's game against the Pirates with a possible left wrist injury.

Piscotty was hit in the left wrist/hand by a pitch in the top of the fifth inning and was replaced in the outfield by Kolten Wong in the bottom of the frame. The Cardinals have a huge lead, so they might just be trying to play things safe, but we should know more after the game. Piscotty went 1-for-3 with a two-run double and two runs scored before exiting.
Mon, Sep 5, 2016 06:20:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty finished 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI in Wednesday's rout of the Mets.

Piscotty has four homers and 10 RBI in his last 10 games. His average and OBP have slipped, but he's remained pretty valuable anyway.
Thu, Aug 25, 2016 12:25:00 AM

Stephen Piscotty blasted a go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth inning on Sunday, powering the Cardinals to a 6-4 victory over the Cubs.

The Cardinals entered the eighth inning trailing 3-1, when Kolten Wong and Greg Garcia led off with singles against Hector Rondon. Piscotty then played the role of hero, demolishing a 1-1 offering over the wall in center field for the game-changing blast. He finished the evening 1-for-4 and is now slashing .276/.347/.468 with 17 homers and 65 RBI on the year.
Sun, Aug 14, 2016 11:20:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty is out of the Cardinals' starting lineup Wednesday night against the Reds.

Brandon Moss is starting in right field and batting third versus Cincinnati right-hander Anthony DeSclafani. Piscotty is just getting a day of maintenance.

RotoGrinders.com Daily Slant: Piscotty's absence is good news for Reds starter Anthony DeSclafani, but it also helps out a few of the Cardinals bats who are now in better run producing spots. Losing Piscotty towards the top of the order is obviously a downgrade to the offense in general, but it provides Kolten Wong with an opportunity to hit in the two-hole between Carpenter and Moss. Wong's numbers against RHP aren't strong this season, but he had a respectable .335 wOBA and .156 ISO against them in 2015.
Wed, Aug 10, 2016 03:53:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty got one of the two Cardinals hits in the game on Friday, but somehow they won anyway.

The only other hit was an RBI single by pitcher Jaime Garcia. Piscotty has cooled down a lot after his smoking-hot April and May. He is now batting .281 with 15 home runs, 61 runs scored, 60 RBI and four steals. Those are okay numbers but championship-caliber fantasy teams will need better.
Fri, Aug 5, 2016 11:58:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty hit his 15th homer Wednesday off the Reds' Cody Reed.

Seven of those homers have come in his last 25 starts. Piscotty's OBP has slipped some while he's hit his homers recently, but the Cardinals seem content with the tradeoff. He's mostly hitting third right now, though he did make a rare appearance in the leadoff spot Tuesday (going 1-for-4 with a walk in a loss).
Wed, Aug 3, 2016 11:21:00 PM

Stephen Piscotty is batting leadoff for the Cardinals on Tuesday night against the Reds.

It will be his first career start out of the leadoff spot. St. Louis has struggled to find a good option for that role since Matt Carpenter (oblique) went down.
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 04:52:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yadier Molina
2Eric Fryer
3Carson Kelly
4Alberto Rosario
1B1Matt Carpenter
2Matt Adams
3Chad Huffman
2B1Kolten Wong
2Greg Garcia
SS1Aledmys Diaz
2Wilfredo Tovar
3B1Jhonny Peralta
2Jedd Gyorko
LF1Randal Grichuk
2Jose Martinez
CF1Dexter Fowler
2Tommy Pham
RF1Stephen Piscotty
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Carlos Martinez
2Adam Wainwright
3Lance Lynn
4Mike Leake
5Michael Wacha
6John Gant
7Mike Mayers
8Alex Reyes
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Seung Hwan Oh
2Brett Cecil
3Kevin Siegrist
4Trevor Rosenthal
5Matt Bowman
6Jonathan Broxton
7Tyler Lyons
8Miguel Socolovich
9Zach Duke
10Jordan Schafer