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Chris Kolkhorst Interview: The Grit Man Cometh

Prior to Monday night's game we had an opportunity to sit down with Wizard's leftfielder Chris Kolkhorst, a.k.a., the "Grit Man" for his last game in a Wizard's uniform. After the game the Wizards announced that Kolkhorst, Matt Thayer and Brett Dowdy were promoted to Lake Elsinore and we followed up to get his take on the promotion.

The Storm will be getting arguably the best leadoff hitter in the organization, a player who not only knows how to get on base as demonstrated by his .392 on-base percentage, but how to advance as evidenced by his 65 runs scored and 19 stolen bases in 100 games. Kolkhorst has also has some pop with 21 doubles and 137 total bases (which led the Wizards), and a .406 slugging percentage for July. A... Recommended Stories

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