Five Off to Scorching Starts

Five of the players that ATVL listed as top hitters in the 2015 Valley League season are off to scorching hot starts in their respective college season. Let’s take a look:

  • Shane Billings (Harrisonburg), Wingate: The MVP of the 2015 season is crushing the ball so far for Wingate. He’s hitting 453/520/686 in 86 at-bats, along with 31 runs scored, 16 RBIs, 9 doubles, 4 triples, a home run, a 12/4 BB/K ratio, and a perfect 12 steals in 12 attempts.
  • Bradley Jones (Charles Town), Charleston: He may be hitting “only” .262, but his on-base percentage is .407 and he’s slugging a ridiculous .786, thanks to 4 doubles and a whopping 6 home runs in only 42 at-bats.
  • Andrew Seigel (Aldie), Concord: Andrew is hitting 452/511/548 in 42 at-bats. He’s scored 12 runs, and hit 2 doubles and a triple. His BB/K ratio is 5/5, and he’s stolen 5 bases in 7 attempts.
  • Austin Edens (Staunton), Samford: Austin is hitting .373 in 51 at-bats, along with 12 runs, 14 RBIs, 5 doubles, and 5 home runs. He has a 2/10 BB/K ratio.
  • Jared Baker (Harrisonburg), Oklahoma City: In 21 games and 70 at-bats, Jared is hitting 457/512/886. (Slugging .886?!?!) He has scored 27 runs, driven in 19, and has 10 doubles, 4 triples, and 4 home runs. His BB/K ratio is 7/8.

Great job, guys! Keep on raking….

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