Hunter Dozier named Idaho Falls Player of the Year Thursday.
Sept. 12, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Former Stephen F. Austin Lumberjack and first round draft pick by the Kansas City Royals Hunter Dozier has been named the Idaho Falls Player of the Year, announced by the Royals on Thursday.
After being drafted eighth overall with Royals' first-round selection this June, the 22-year old batted .303 with seven home runs, 43 RBI and 24 doubles in 54 games with the Chukars. His strong start as a professional resulted in an August promotion to Lexington, where he batted .327 in 15 games. On the year, Dozier hit .308 with 30 doubles, seven homers and 52 RBI in 69 games. He rejoined Idaho Falls for the postseason run.
Dozier, along with the award winners of the other affiliates will take part in an autograph session at Kauffman Stadium for Futures Night on Friday, September 20, as well as be honored in an on-field presentation prior to the Royals game against the Texas Rangers.
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