Trapp enters his second season with the Somerset Patriots and second in the Atlantic League. He played 45 games with the Sussex County Miners to begin his 2017 season before he signed with the Patriots in late July. Trapp proceeded to hit .327 with a home run, 21 RBI, 10 stolen bases and a .379 on-base percentage over 46 regular season games in Somerset.
The Columbia, South Carolina native ended the 2017 regular season with an impressive stretch. Trapp earned a hit in 13 of his last 15 games, over which he went 27-for-61 (.443) from the plate. Additionally, the right-handed hitting infielder/outfielder reached base safely in 28 of his final 32 games, over which he hit .392 with 18 runs scored and 18 RBI.
Trapp also split his time in Somerset between five different positions. Of his 46 games in a Patriots uniform, he spent 24 games at second base, 10 in right field, five in left field, four at shortstop and three in center field.
Trapp began his career in the Kansas City Royals organization as an 18-year old draft pick. He spent the first six seasons with the Royals, including a full season with Double-A Northwest Arkansas in 2014. He then played 54 games with the New Jersey Jackals in 2015.
The former 34th-round draft pick has stolen at least 12 bases in each of his eight professional seasons, including a career-high 31 steals over 63 games in 2011. He owns a .264 career batting average with 38 home runs, 271 RBI and 172 stolen bases in his professional career.