Stephen Piscotty Hitting

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While playing the Pittsburgh Pirates on September 28, Piscotty was injured on a fly ball into left field when he collided with Peter Bourjos' knee, which hit him in the head. He suffered a bruise, but tests results were negative for injury, including concussion. His regular season totals in the major leagues included a . 305 batting average, . 359 on-base percentage, . 494 slugging percentage, seven home runs and 39 RBI. Ready for game action in time for the playoffs, Piscotty's first playoff appearance was in the National League Division Series (NLDS) against the Chicago Cubs. There, he hit both his first career postseason home run and double in a 4–0 win. The Cardinals lost the NLDS in four games, but Piscotty batted . 375 with 1. 000 SLG, three home runs and six RBI in four games. He tied for sixth in the National League Rookie of the Year Award voting, and was the franchise's Minor League Player of the Year for 2015. He lost to the winner of the National League Rookie of the Year Award to Cubs' third baseman Kris Bryant.