Josh Morgan

HOMETOWN: Corona, CA

DATE OF BIRTH: November 16, 1995

POSITION: Shortstop / Catcher

TEAM: Texas Rangers Minor League System



PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

In 2017, Morgan launched 21 doubles, three triples and six home runs, batting .270 in 106 games with High-A Down East
Morgan spent the 2016 season with High-A High Desert in the California League, and batted .300 with seven home runs, 19 doubles and 64 RBIs
Morgan was tabbed “Best Strike-Zone Discipline” among Rangers prospects by Baseball America in 2014
Morgan was selected in the third round of 2014 MLB Draft and hit .322 in his first professional season
In four minor league seasons, Morgan has a career batting average of .291
AWARDS:

MiLB.com Organization All-Star (2017)
Mid-Season All-Star (2015)
Post-Season All-Star (2014)
OFF THE FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

Morgan hosts several camps to mentor and coach young players on the “Rock Stars” inner city travel team
He also enjoys spending time giving back to his church
MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

Winter-ball report: Conversion to catcher continues for Rangers’ former third-round pick – Sports Day
Grinding through the First Season: An Interview with Josh Morgan – Crawdads Beat
DRAFT Q&A: JOSH MORGAN – Baseball America
Orange Lutheran’s Morgan is quite the catch – The Orange County Register