|MLB Debut||May 1, 2004|
Bradley Bonte Hawpe (born June 22, 1979) is an outfielder in Major League Baseball, currently playing for the Colorado Rockies. Hawpe has played for the Rockies since 2004. He bats and throws left-handed.
High school & collegeEdit
Hawpe went to Boswell High School in Fort Worth, Texas, where he played first base and pitched under head coach David Hatcher and assistant and pitching coach Kenneth Harmon. He also won a Texas 4A State Championship.
Hawpe was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 47th round of the 1998 Major League Baseball Draft; however, he didn't sign. Hawpe re-entered the MLB draft in 2000, where he was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 11th round; he subsequently signed with the team in June of that year.
In 2007, he hit .291 with 29 home runs and 116 RBIs. Defensively, though, he had the lowest range factor (1.83) of all NL right fielders
He missed time in 2008 with a hamstring injury, but still managed to hit .283 with 25 home runs and 85 RBIs. Defensively, however, Hawpe had the lowest fielding percentage (.956) and range factor (1.50), and most errors, of all major league right fielders.