Kevin Lachance

#1 KEVIN LACHANCE – IF
Height: 6-3 Weight: 185
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Born: Clifton, Virginia
Resides: Clifton, Virginia
High School: Centreville (Clifton, Virginia)
College: University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, Maryland – “Retrievers”)
Draft: 10th – LAD – 2016
Born: 7/2/94 Opening Night Age: 26
Classification: ROOKIE

Career Highlights: Fourth season of professional baseball and second with the Goldeyes…re-signed by the Goldeyes on 2/3/20…originally acquired by the Goldeyes on 11/19/18 from the Frontier League’s Lake Erie Crushers to complete trade from 4/27/18 in which the Goldeyes sent Dalton Wheat to Lake Erie in exchange for a player to be named later…contract was purchased by the Arizona Diamondbacks on 6/1/19…career .254 batting average with five home runs and 58 RBI in 133 games played…61 career runs scored with 17 doubles, three triples, 25 stolen bases, and 74 walks…career .369 on-base percentage…lifetime .296 average with runners in scoring position (125 AB) and .300 average with two outs and runners in scoring position (70 AB)…career .971 fielding percentage in 36 games at shortstop (four errors) and a .988 fielding percentage in 62 games at second base (three errors)…drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 10th round in 2016…played four seasons of college baseball at the University of Maryland at Baltimore County in Baltimore, Maryland from 2013-16…hit a combined .301 for the Retrievers with nine home runs, 87 RBI, 82 stolen bases, and 94 walks in 198 collegiate games…82 stolen bases are a program record…ranks second in program history in games played…earned America East All-Conference honours as a senior in 2016 after hitting .371 with six home runs, 29 RBI, and 28 stolen bases in 51 games…played at Centreville High School in Clifton, Virginia

2019
Reno (Pacific Coast/AAA/Arizona): Appeared in two games for the Aces, going 1-for-5 (.200)…1-for-4 in first career game at Triple-A level on 7/6 vs. Sacramento

Visalia (California/A+/Arizona): Appeared in nine games for the Rawhide, going 3-for-26 (.115) with one RBI…scored three runs with one walk…helped the Rawhide win the California League championship

Hillsboro (Northwest/A-/Arizona): Appeared in 12 games for the Hops, going 5-for-34 (.147) with six RBI…scored four runs with two doubles, one stolen base, and 10 walks…2-for-4 with a double and two RBI on 8/21 at Eugene…helped the Hops win the Northwest League championship

Missoula (Pioneer/R/Arizona): Appeared in 10 games for the Osprey, going 8-for-31 (.258) with one home run and nine RBI…scored three runs with two doubles, one stolen base, and seven walks…had three multi-hit games, including one 4-hit game…drew three walks and had an RBI on 6/18 at Idaho Falls…hit grand slam home run while going 2-for-3 with a run and four RBI on 6/23 vs. Great Falls…4-for-4 with a run, two doubles, and two RBI on 6/25 vs. Billings

Winnipeg (American Association/Ind.): Appeared in 13 games for the Goldeyes, going 16-for-43 (.372) with two home runs and seven RBI…scored eight runs with three doubles, one triple, three stolen bases, and 12 walks…hit safely in 11 of 13 games…had four multi-hit games, including one 3-hit game…had 7-game hitting streak from 5/17-5/25 (12-for-24, .500)…3-for-5 with a run scored, home run, and an RBI on 5/21 at Cleburne…had contract purchased by the Arizona Diamondbacks on 6/1

2018
Lake Erie (Frontier/Ind.): Hit .267 with two home runs and 18 RBI for the Crushers in 37 games…scored 16 runs with four doubles, one triple, 10 stolen bases, and 14 walks…had a .342 on-base percentage…compiled a .971 fielding percentage between the second base and shortstop positions, totalling just four errors in 37 games…hit safely in 21 of 37 games…had 12 multi-hit games, including two 3-hit games…hit first career home run on 5/15 vs. Normal while going 1-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI…2-for-5 with a run, home run, and three RBI on 5/18 vs. Washington…3-for-4 with a run scored, double, and an RBI on 5/20 vs. Washington…2-for-5 with two runs and two RBI on 6/13 at Normal…3-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI on 6/17 vs. River City

2017
Ogden (Pioneer/R/Los Angeles): Hit .258 with 17 RBI for the Raptors in 50 games…scored 27 runs with six doubles, one triple, 10 stolen bases, and 30 walks…finished with a .387 on-base percentage…hit safely in 29 of 50 games…had nine multi-hit games, including two 3-hit games…made professional debut and picked up first career base hits on 6/20 at Orem going 2-for-4…picked up first two career RBI while going 1-for-4 on 6/22 vs. Orem…stole first career base as a professional while going 3-for-5 with two runs and a double on 6/24 at Grand Junction…scored three runs while going 1-for-4 on 7/6 at Idaho Falls…drew four walks on 7/13 vs. Missoula while going 0-for-1 with a run scored…had 7-game hitting streak from 8/8-8/16 (8-for-23, .348)…scored three runs while going 2-for-3 with an RBI on 8/23 at Idaho Falls…2-for-4 with two doubles on 8/26 at Idaho Falls…3-for-5 with a run scored and a triple on 9/3 at Grand Junction…helped Raptors win Pioneer League championship…6-for-13 (.462) in five playoff games…2-for-3 with a run scored and a double in winner-take-all Game Three of the Pioneer League Championship Series on 9/17 at Great Falls

Rick Forney on Kevin Lachance: Kevin is a valuable piece to our club as a super-utility player. You can possibly see him playing as many as six or seven positions for us in 2020.