Future Watch: Trent Grisham Baseball Cards, San Diego Padres

Future Watch: Trent Grisham Baseball Cards, San Diego Padres – Trent Grisham was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers with the 15th overall pick in the 2015 MLB Amateur Draft. The strong right fielder has all the marking of a power hitter including a 5-11, 224-pound frame.

In 2015, Grisham played for two different teams in rookie ball – the Arizona League Brewers and Helena Brewers. His combined totals was seven doubles, six triples, two homers and 21 RBI with a .309 batting average.

In 2016, the prospect stayed the entire season in Full-A with the Wisconsin Timber Rattles and the results were average: 15 doubles, two triples, two home runs and 24 RBI in 59 games. One year later, the Texas native played in Advanced-A for the Carolina Mudcasy and had a better year with 21 doubles, six triples, eight home runs and 45 RBI with 38 steals.

In 2018, while playing in AA with the Biloxi Shuckers, he had seven homers, 31 RBI and 11 steals. This was followed by an incredible 2019, where Grisham He played in AA with the Shuckers and AAA with the San Antonio Missions and then got called up to the Brewers, playing in his first MLB game on August 1, 2019. In the big leagues, he played in 51 games in total, hitting six homers with 24 RBI

In November 2019, the Brewers traded Grisham to the Padres in a deal that landed San Diego pitcher Zach Davies as well. After the pause because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Grisham was on the club’s 40-man roster.

Here’s a look at Grisham’s recent three-homer game:

Grisham’s first cards came out in 2015, but you may have trouble finding them on a basic eBay search, as he was then known as Trent Clark. As he told MiLB.com in 2017, the name change came from a personal connection. “The name has always been a big deal to me,” Grisham explained to reporter Michael Avallone. “My mom [Michelle] raised me and has been there for me through everything. She was there for every game, taking me to every tournament when I was younger. She even drove my truck across the country so I could avoid having to pay to have it shipped. She’s the greatest person on Earth, and I wanted to honor her for all that she’s done for me.”

Today, Grisham can be found in a variety of releases, including 2020 Topps Chrome, 2020 Panini Diamond Kings and a host of others.

In his first 54 games this year, Grisham slugged eight doubles, two triples with nine home runs and 22 RBI along with nine steals. He was progressing nicely on a team that clinched a playoff berth. Collect him before he starts hitting playoff home runs.

Future Watch: Trent Grisham Baseball Cards, San Diego Padres – Stats

Standard Batting
Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2019 22 MIL NL 51 183 156 24 36 6 2 6 24 1 0 20 48 .231 .328 .410 .738 90 64 3 4 0 3 0 879H  
2020 23 SDP NL 55 236 201 39 51 8 2 9 22 10 1 29 58 .254 .355 .448 .802 121 90 1 3 1 1 0 *8/H  
2 Yrs 106 419 357 63 87 14 4 15 46 11 1 49 106 .244 .343 .431 .774 107 154 4 7 1 4 0    
162 Game Avg. 162 640 546 96 133 21 6 23 70 17 2 75 162 .244 .343 .431 .774 107 235 6 11 2 6 0    
                                                     
SDP (1 yr) 55 236 201 39 51 8 2 9 22 10 1 29 58 .254 .355 .448 .802 121 90 1 3 1 1 0    
MIL (1 yr) 51 183 156 24 36 6 2 6 24 1 0 20 48 .231 .328 .410 .738 90 64 3 4 0 3 0    
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 9/23/2020.

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