Hagen Danner named MWL Player of the Week

By Jesse Goldberg-Strassler / Lansing Lugnuts | June 10, 2019 3:27 PM

LANSING, Mich. - Lansing Lugnuts catcher/first baseman Hagen Danner , the Toronto Blue Jays' second-round selection in the 2017 draft, has been named the Midwest League's Player of the Week for the week of June 3-9.

In four games, Danner went 6-for-16 with a triple and three home runs, scoring five runs, knocking in seven runs, drawing two walks, stealing a base and slashing .375/.444/1.063.

Danner, 20, becomes the first Lugnuts player honored with a weekly award by the Midwest League this season. The Huntington Beach, Calif., native is in his first year with the Lugnuts.

The Lugnuts (28-33) are currently in the midst of a 10-day, 11-game road trip, wrapping up a four-game series tonight at 7 p.m. against the Lake County Captains.

The Nuts next return to Cooley Law School Stadium for a three-game series against the Bowling Green Hot Rods from June 14-16, including Star Wars Night with post-game LAFCU Fireworks on Saturday, July 15th. To live the Lug Life and purchase tickets to Sunday or throughout the 2019 season, visit lansinglugnuts.com or call (517) 485-4500


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