Thursday, September 6, 2012

Tyler Heineman wins NYPL batting title

ValleyCats catcher Tyler Heineman - the 8th Round pick of the 2012 draft - wrapped up the New York-Penn League title last night by hitting .358.

In 233 PAs (55 games: 37 at catcher, 18 at DH), Heineman had 69 hits, fourteen of them doubles, to go with a .452 OBP (2nd in the NYPL) and a .430 SLG (9th in the NYPL). Heineman struck out 12 times, with 26 walks. His .882 OPS was 2nd in the NYPL behind Jamestown's Jesus Solorzano.

Over those 55 games, Heineman had...

Games with Three Hits: 3
Games with Two Hits: 18
Games with No hits: 10
Games with 2+ strikeouts: 0