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Profar Named Class A Hitter Of Year PDF Print
Written by Staff Reports   
Wednesday, 02 November 2011 11:25

The Hickory Crawdads, South Atlantic League affiliate of the Texas Rangers, announced on Wednesday that SS Jurickson Profar has won the Minor League Baseball Yearly Award for Class A Full Season Hitter of the Year.
The accolades continue to come

for Profar, 18, as he was previously named by Baseball America as the 2011 Low Class A Player of the Year to go along with winning the South Atlantic League MVP Award and being named to the SAL Annual All-Star Team this past season.
 Profar helped lead the Crawdads to the 2011 1st-Half Northern Division Championship and a second straight playoff appearance by hitting .286 with 12 home runs and 23 stolen bases this season. He tied for second in the league with 37 doubles and third with 86 runs scored. The doubles are the most ever in a single season by any Crawdad.
 The Willemstad, Curacao native also ranked among league leaders in on-base percentage (.390), slugging percentage (.493) and walks (64), while leading the team in numerous other offensive categories.
 All MiLBY Award winners were selected by the editorial staff.  Click here to read the full article on about Profar, and click here to view the complete list of the 2011 MiLBY Awards!
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Photo Courtesy: Jurickson Profar, Hickory Crawdads


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