Verlander, Morozowski Named Hitters of the Week

Two former Valley Leaguers have been named the hitter of the week in their respective leagues, named by milb.com on Monday.

Let’s take a look:

  • Ben Verlander (Strasburg 2011, Staunton 2012) is the hitter of the week in the Florida State League for this: .538/.545/1.000, 7 G, 14-for-26, 5 2B, 2 3B, 1 HR, 13 RBI, 4 R, 4 BB, 3 K, 1 SB, 1 CS. Great week! Overall, Ben is hitting 255/311/400 in 255 at-bats, with 18 doubles, 2 triples, and 5 home runs.
  • Jason Morozowski (Staunton 2013) is the best hitter in the Northwest League. This is what he did: .370/.414/.889, 7 G, 10-for-27, 2 2B, 4 HR, 11 RBI, 9 R, 1 BB, 3 K, 1 SB. Overall at Hillsboro (NWL), Jason is hitting 317/388/635 in 104 at-bats. Over three stops in 2016, he’s hitting 251/332/420 in 343 at-bats (he’s played for Hillsboro in the Northwest League, Kane County in the Midwest League, and in the Arizona League).

Congrats to both!

Ben Verlander

Ben Verlander

Jason Morozowski

Jason Morozowski

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