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Eugene Emeralds Hitter of the Year

Nate Freiman

Summary: Revamped swings and adjustment periods are common to hitters in the Northwest League. Several San Diego Padres prospects were immune to the migration to wood bats, however, and proved they could use the lumber quite effectively this season for the Eugene Emeralds.

Overview: We used a simple formula for the awards, whichever team the player appeared at the most determined their eligibility. For the top prospect we took into account of not what the players did this year, but their age and ability to improve. Level: A league that hat existed in various forms since 1901, it features a mix of college talent acquired in the subsequent draft and high school and... Recommended Stories

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