Zach Walters Named Int’l Lg. Batter of the Week Again

Zach WaltersSyracuse SS Zach Walters was named the I.L. Batter of the Week award in Syracuse for the second time this season, the third position player to win it twice this season (Jason Martinson, Michael Taylor). Pitcher A.J. Cole is also a two-time winner this season.

Walters went 12-for-23 with four doubles, a triple, and three HRs for a .522/.522/1.174 line with five RBI, eight runs scored and a stolen base during the July 22-28 period. Since June 1st, the 23-year-old Wyoming native has hit .325 with 14 home runs and 36 RBI and is batting .264/.291/.552 overall. Walters leads the International League with 55 extra-base hits. His 24 HRs is 3rd in the league.

Originally drafted in 2010 by… wait for it… Arizona, Walters was picked up in a deadline deal in July 2010 for RHP Jason Marquis.

Author: Luke Erickson

Since 2009, Luke Erickson has been chief writer, editor, and bottle-washer of Potomac is his home base as a season-ticket holder, but he has visited every affiliate north of Florida at least once, with multiple trips to Hagerstown and Harrisburg.

2 thoughts on “Zach Walters Named Int’l Lg. Batter of the Week Again”

  1. Dear Doug Harris: reboot the good squad~promote Walters and Corey Brown- any coincidence that Brown and Walters hot at same time??? are they roomates??? INK JASON BAY, who should have been a Nat in a virtual history way….
    another thought~introduce Ian Dickson to the knuckle ball???? his stuff with a gold pitch in his limiations would get his stature to AAA????
    give Chad Tracy Rick Schu~s old job!!!!
    trade Danny Espinoza to Angels and Jerry D for intl signing slots???? LOL!!!! or a couple kids….

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