Matt Beaty

Matthew Thomas Beaty (born April 28, 1993) is an American professional baseball first baseman and left fielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Matt Beaty
Los Angeles Dodgers – No. 45
First baseman / Left fielder
Born: April 28, 1993 (age 26)
Snellville, Georgia
Bats: Left Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 30, 2019, for the Los Angeles Dodgers
MLB statistics
(through August 13, 2019)
Batting average.296
Home runs6
Runs batted in35
Teams

Career

Beaty attended Dresden High School in Dresden, Tennessee. The Kansas City Royals selected him in the 48th round of the 2011 MLB draft,[1] but he did not sign. Beaty attended Belmont University and played college baseball for the Belmont Bruins.[2]

The Los Angeles Dodgers selected Beaty in the 12th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball draft[2][3] and he signed with them and spent 2015 with both the Ogden Raptors and Great Lakes Loons, posting a combined .314 batting average with four home runs and 28 RBIs in 68 total games between both clubs. He spent 2016 with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, compiling a .297 batting average with 11 home runs and 88 RBIs in 124 games, and 2017 with the Tulsa Drillers where he slashed .326/.378/.505 with 15 home runs and 69 RBIs in 116 games, earning him league player of the year honors.[4] He also won the league batting title.[5] He was assigned to play in the Arizona Fall League and was chosen for the Fall Stars Game showcase.[6] Beaty played for the Oklahoma City Dodgers of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League in 2018,[7] batting .277 with one home run and 12 RBIs in 31 games.[8]

The Dodgers added him to their 40-man roster after the 2018 season.[9] He began 2019 with Oklahoma City. The Dodgers promoted him to the major leagues on April 30.[10] He made his MLB debut that night against the San Francisco Giants, singling off of Ty Blach.[11] His first MLB homer was off of Kyle Hendricks of the Chicago Cubs on June 14, 2019.[12] He hit a walk-off homer against the Colorado Rockies on June 21.[13]

References

  1. ^ Editor (June 15, 2011). "Dresden baseball (Royal)ty is Beaty – NWTN Today". Nwtntoday.com. Retrieved August 27, 2017.
  2. ^ a b 10:48 p.m. ET June 11, 2015 (June 11, 2015). "MLB Draft: Beaty ready for new experience with Dodgers". Jacksonsun.com. Retrieved August 27, 2017.
  3. ^ Lewis, Barry (July 10, 2017). "Hot-hitting Beaty powers Drillers past Midland | Tulsa Drillers". tulsaworld.com. Retrieved August 27, 2017.
  4. ^ Lewis, Barry (January 1, 1970). "Drillers' Matt Beaty named Texas League player of the year | Sportsextralatest". tulsaworld.com. Retrieved August 27, 2017.
  5. ^ Lewis, Barry (September 4, 2017). "Drillers' Matt Beaty wins batting title". tulsaworld.com. Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  6. ^ Stephen, Eric (October 30, 2017). "Yusniel Diaz, Matt Beaty will represent Dodgers in AFL Fall Stars Game". SB Nation. Retrieved October 30, 2017.
  7. ^ "OKC Dodgers: Matt Beaty working way back to form". Newsok.com. May 31, 2018. Retrieved September 30, 2018.
  8. ^ "Matt Beaty Stats, Highlights, Bio - MiLB.com Stats - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  9. ^ Gurnick, Ken (November 20, 2018). "Prospect Ruiz among 5 added to 40-man roster". mlb.com. Retrieved November 20, 2018.
  10. ^ Gurnick, Ken (April 30, 2019). "Pollock placed on IL with elbow inflammation". mlb.com. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  11. ^ "Dodgers vs Giants play by play 04-30-19". mlb.com. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  12. ^ Gurnick, Ken (June 15, 2019). "Jansen 'on a mission' in 8th 20-save season". mlb.com. Retrieved June 15, 2019.
  13. ^ Gurnick, Ken (June 22, 2019). "LA makes Buehler (16 K's!) a walk-off winner". mlb.com. Retrieved June 22, 2019.

External links

1993 in baseball

The following are the baseball events of the year 1993 throughout the world.

2011 Major League Baseball draft

The 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft was held from June 6 through June 8, 2011, from Studio 42 of the MLB Network in Secaucus, New Jersey. The Pittsburgh Pirates selected Gerrit Cole out of the University of California, Los Angeles, with the first overall pick.

2013 NECBL All-Star Game

The 2013 NECBL All-Star Game was the 20th exhibition game between all-stars from the New England Collegiate Baseball League's East and West Divisions. The game was held at Robbie Mills Field in Laconia, New Hampshire, the home field of the East Division's Laconia Muskrats, on July 21, 2013.

2015 Los Angeles Dodgers season

The 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers season was the 126th for the franchise in Major League Baseball, and their 58th season in Los Angeles. The team underwent a change of direction this season as general manager Ned Colletti was fired and replaced by Farhan Zaidi and new president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman.

The Dodgers won their third straight NL West Championship in 2015, marking the first time in franchise history they had made the playoffs three years in a row. The season ended when they lost to the New York Mets in the Division Series. The Dodgers set a major league record this season when they became the first team in history to have a payroll in excess of $300 million.

2016 Los Angeles Dodgers season

The 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers season was the 127th for the franchise in Major League Baseball, and their 59th season in Los Angeles, California. They began the season with a new manager in Dave Roberts. The Dodgers in 2016 set a new Major League record for the most players placed on the disabled list in one season. On September 25, they clinched their fourth consecutive National League West division championship, the first team in the division ever to do so and defeated the Washington Nationals in five games in the Division Series. They were defeated by the Chicago Cubs; the eventual World Series champion, in six games in the National League Championship Series. This was the 67th and final season for Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully.

2017 Los Angeles Dodgers season

The 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers season was the 128th for the franchise in Major League Baseball, and their 60th season in Los Angeles, California. They finished the season with the most wins in Los Angeles team history with a major league best 104 wins (2nd best in overall team history, tied with the 1942 team and behind only the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers). They won their fifth straight National League West championship and swept the Arizona Diamondbacks in three games in the Division Series. They advanced to the National League Championship Series for the second year in a row and the third time in five seasons, where they faced the Chicago Cubs for the second year in a row. They defeated the Cubs in five games and advanced to the World Series for the first time since 1988, where they lost to the Houston Astros in seven games.

2017 in baseball

The following are the baseball events of the year 2017 throughout the world.

2019 Los Angeles Dodgers season

The 2019 Los Angeles Dodgers season is the 130th season for the franchise in Major League Baseball, and their 62nd season in Los Angeles, California. They play their home games at Dodger Stadium.

2019 in baseball

The following are the baseball events of the year 2019 throughout the world.

Belmont Bruins baseball

The Belmont Bruins baseball team (formerly the Belmont Rebels) is a varsity intercollegiate athletic team of Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. The team is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference, which is part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I. The team plays its home games at E. S. Rose Park in Nashville. The Bruins are coached by Dave Jarvis.

Belmont University

Belmont University is a private Christian liberal arts university in Nashville, Tennessee. Although the university cut its ties with the Tennessee Baptist Convention in 2007, it continues to emphasize a Christian identity.

George Lombard

George Paul Lombard (born September 14, 1975) is the first base coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball. He is a former MLB outfielder.

Lombard, a Parade All America and USA Today All America high school running back, had initially committed to play for the Georgia Bulldogs before changing his direction toward baseball. Lombard earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Phoenix in 2015.

History of the Los Angeles Dodgers

The history of the Los Angeles Dodgers begins in the 19th century when the team was based in Brooklyn, New York.

Kyle Garlick

Kyle Bruce Garlick (born January 26, 1992) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2019. Prior to his professional career, he played college baseball for the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos, where he set the single-season record for home runs.

List of Major League Baseball team rosters

Below are the full rosters, including the coaching staffs, of all 30 Major League Baseball teams. All teams are allowed up to 40 players on their roster, which doesn't include players on the 60-day injured list.

Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers are an American professional baseball team based in Los Angeles, California. The Dodgers compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) West division. Established in 1883 in Brooklyn, New York, the team moved to Los Angeles before the 1958 season. They played for four seasons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before moving to their current home of Dodger Stadium in 1962.

The Dodgers as a franchise have won six World Series titles and 23 National League pennants. 11 NL MVP award winners have played for the Dodgers, winning a total of 13 MVP Awards; eight Cy Young Award winners have pitched for the Dodgers, winning a total of twelve Cy Young Awards. The team has also produced 18 Rookie of the Year Award winners, twice as many as the next closest team, including four consecutive from 1979 to 1982 and five consecutive from 1992 to 1996.

Los Angeles Dodgers all-time roster

This list is complete and up-to-date as of the end of the 2018 season.The following is a list of players, both past and current, who appeared at least in one game for the Los Angeles Dodgers National League franchise (1958–present), and for the Brooklyn-based teams known as the Atlantics (1884), Grays (1885–1887), Bridegrooms (1888–1890, 1896–1898), Grooms (1891–1895), Superbas (1899–1910), Dodgers (1911–1913, 1932–1957) and Robins (1914–1931).

Players in Bold are members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Players in Italics have had their numbers retired by the team.

Texas League Player of the Year Award

The Texas League Player of the Year Award is an annual award given to the best player in minor league baseball's Texas League. In 1931, Dizzy Dean won the first ever Texas League Player of the Year Award.

First basemen, with 21 winners, have won the most among infielders, followed by third basemen (16), second basemen (7), and shortstops (6). Two catchers have also won the award. Thirty outfielders have won the Player of the Year Award, the most of any position. A total of five pitchers have won the award. The Texas League established a Pitcher of the Year Award in 1933. The five pitchers who won Player of the Year Awards won the honor before its creation and during two periods in which the pitcher's award was not given.Eight players each from the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, California Angels/Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and St. Louis Cardinals Major League Baseball (MLB) organizations have won the Player of the Year Award, more than any other, followed by the Houston Colt .45's/Astros organizations (7); the St. Louis Browns/Baltimore Orioles and Milwaukee Brewers organizations (6); the New York/San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics organizations (5); the Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals, and San Diego Padres organizations (4); the Chicago Cubs and New York Mets organizations (3); the Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees, and Seattle Mariners, organizations (2); and the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago White Sox, Colorado Rockies, Philadelphia Phillies, and Texas Rangers organizations (1). Five players won the award on teams that were not affiliated with a major league team.

Los Angeles Dodgers current roster
Active roster
Inactive roster
Injured list
Restricted list
Coaching staff

This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by authors (here).
Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license; additional terms may apply.
Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.