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Grant Kay

Grant Kay 1 2B

Hudson Valley Renegades

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Grant Kay
  • Age: 21 (May 29, 1993)
  • Birthplace: Omaha, NE
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 0" Wt: 185
  • Draft: Round 27 (2014, TB)
  • School: Louisville
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Grant Kay Career Stats

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Grant Kay Awards and Honors

Grant Kay  1 2B

  • Full Name: Grant Kay
  • Born: May 29, 1993
  • Age: 21
  • Birthplace: Omaha, NE
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 185
  • Draft: Round 27 (2014, TB)
  • School: Louisville

Drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 27th round of the 2014 MLB Draft from University of Louisville (Louisville, Kentucky)... signed with the Rays after his junior year at Louisville... made his professional debut on July 14, 2014 and hit for the cycle, going 5-for-6 for Class A Short Season Hudson Valley... born on May 29, 1993 in Omaha, Nebraska to Greg Kay and Dawn Pearsons; has three siblings, Noah, Greyson and Gueryn... majored in sport administration at Louisville... father played professional basketball in Europe... hobbies and outside interest include playing basketball and spending time with his family... gavorite TV show is Entourage... favorite athletes are Derek Jeter and Derek Rose... favorite food is steak... favorite teams are the Chicago Bulls and Denver Broncos... lettered in three sports at Ralston High School (baseball, basketball and football) where he earned All-State and All-Super State honors as a senior in baseball, was All-Conference basketball selection in both junior and senior seasons and hit .500 with 20 home runs and 65 RBIs as a prep senior... before Louisville, he attended Iowa Western Community College and won a national championship in 2012... rated as No. 3 prospect in the New England Collegiate Baseball League in 2012 as a freshman... knee injury as a sophomore at Iowa Western limited availability, but he was rated as one of the top junior college players in the nation... First-team All-Conference and All-Region in both freshman and sophomore seasons at Iowa Western -- hit .373 with 13 home runs, 37 RBIs and 42 runs scored in 2012 as a freshman... named New England Collegiate Baseball League All-Star at third base and was the only junior college player named Collegiate Summer Baseball All-American in 2012... grew up near Omaha's Rosenblatt Stadium, home of the College World Series and former home of the Triple-A Omaha Royals... played for the Cotuit Kettleers in the Cape Cod League in 2014.