|Birth Day||July 6, 1994|
|Birth Place||Cincinnati, OH|
|Age||26 YEARS OLD|
Outfielder for the Boston Red Sox who made his MLB debut with the team in August of 2016. He was a 1st round selection by the Sox in the 2015 draft.
As a senior in high school, he batted an absurd .564 and was named the ABCA/Rawlings National High School Player of the Year as well as Ohio Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year. Before heading to the University of Arkansas, he was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in 2013, but did not sign with the organization.
In 2015 as a member of the University of Arkansas Razorbacks, he was named SEC Player of the Year and the Baseball American College Player of the Year after leading the SEC in batting average (.380), home runs (19) and on-base percentage, slugging percentage and walks. He also won the Dick Howser Trophy and Golden Spikes Award.
He and his sister Olivia were born to parents Chris and Hill Benintendi.
In the 2016 ALDS, he swatted his first postseason home run against the Indians' Trevor Bauer.