Chas McCormick
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Chas McCormick
Chas McCormick
Houston Astros - No. 20
Outfielder
Born: (1995-04-19) April 19, 1995 (age 26)
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Bats: Right
Throws: Left
MLB debut
April 1, 2021, for the Houston Astros
MLB statistics
(through September 19, 2021)
Batting average.250
Home runs13
Runs batted in48
Teams

Chas Kane McCormick (born April 19, 1995) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was drafted by the Astros in the 21st round of the 2017 draft.

Early life

McCormick was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, to Robert and Nancy Jo McCormick.[1][2] At Henderson High School (West Chester High School), he was four-time All-Ches-Mont League, and became the first player in school history to score 1,000 career points in basketball and record 100 career hits in baseball.[2]

College

He attended Millersville University of Pennsylvania, an NCAA Division II school, and played baseball for the Millersville Marauders.[2][3] McCormick set Millersville career records in hits, runs, RBIs, and triples, became the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference's all-time hits leader, was named All-PSAC East four times, was named the PSAC East Athlete of the Year, and was named an All-American.[4]

Professional career

He was drafted by the Astros in the 21st round of the draft in 2017.[5] He signed for a signing bonus of $1,000.[3] In 2019, he was named an MiLB.com Houston Organization All Star.[1] Through 2019, his minor league performance in 1126 plate appearances he batted .276/.360/.400 with 20 home runs and 41 steals (in 53 attempts).[6]

McCormick made the Astros wild card playoff roster in 2020.[7] McCormick did not make an appearance in the playoffs and was left off the playoff roster after the Astros' wild card sweep of the Minnesota Twins.[8] On April 1, 2021, McCormick made his MLB debut against the Oakland Athletics as a defensive replacement for Michael Brantley. He his first home run on April 4 against Yusmeiro Petit. [9]

References

  1. ^ a b "Chas McCormick Stats, Highlights, Bio | MiLB.com Stats | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com.
  2. ^ a b c "Chas McCormick - Baseball". Millersville.
  3. ^ a b "Astros Top Prospects". MLB.com.
  4. ^ "Houston Astros select Millersville's Chas McCormick in 21st round of MLB Draft". Millersville.
  5. ^ "Chas McCormick Player Card - The Baseball Cube". www.thebaseballcube.com.
  6. ^ "Astros Designate Joe Biagini, Select Chas McCormick". MLB Trade Rumors.
  7. ^ "Astros' Chas McCormick: Included on wild-card roster". CBSSports.com. 2020-06-29. Retrieved .
  8. ^ https://www.houstonchronicle.com/texas-sports-nation/astros/article/Chas-McCormick-s-Astros-story-so-close-and-15980250.php
  9. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/OAK/OAK202104040.shtml

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