David Fletcher (baseball)

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David Fletcher
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Fletcher with the Alaska Goldpanners in 2013
Los Angeles Angels – No. 6
Infielder
Born: (1994-05-31) May 31, 1994 (age 24)
Orange, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 13, 2018, for the Los Angeles Angels
MLB statistics
(through 2018)
Batting average.275
Home runs1
Runs batted in25
Teams

David Owen Fletcher (born May 31, 1994) is an American professional baseball infielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Career[edit]

Fletcher attended Cypress High School in Cypress, California. He enrolled at Loyola Marymount University and played college baseball for the Loyola Marymount Lions.[1] He was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in the sixth round of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft.[2]

Fletcher spent his first professional season with the Orem Owlz and Burlington Bees, slashing .311/.377/.414 with one home run and 40 RBIs in 69 games. In 2016, he played for the Inland Empire 66ers and Arkansas Travelers, posting a .280 batting average with three home runs, 37 RBIs, and 16 stolen bases in 98 games. After the season, he played in the Arizona Fall League.[3] Fletcher played 2017 with the Mobile BayBears and Salt Lake Bees, batting .266 with three home runs, 39 RBIs, and 20 stolen bases in 111 games.[4]

Fletcher started the 2018 season with Salt Lake.[5] The Angels promoted him to the Major League on June 12.[6] Fletcher played the remainder of the season in multiple positions, hitting .275 in 80 games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://mybuenapark.com/2018/04/04/cypress-high-grad-climbing-ladder-toward-angels-big-league-club/
  2. ^ https://www.ocregister.com/2016/11/14/cypress-david-fletcher-rising-through-angels-farm-system-appreciates-david-eckstein-comparisons/
  3. ^ https://www.mlb.com/angels/news/taylor-ward-david-fletcher-lead-angels-at-afl/c-207036552
  4. ^ "David Fletcher Stats, Highlights, Bio - MiLB.com Stats - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  5. ^ https://www.mlb.com/news/angels-david-fletcher-could-win-bench-spot/c-268994450
  6. ^ https://www.ocregister.com/2018/06/12/socal-product-david-fletcher-gets-first-promotion-to-angels-after-sizzling-start-at-triple-a/

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