The Beloit Snappers had a
pre-game awards ceremony Saturday night recognizing our 2012 Team MVPs,
Harmon Killebrew Award for Community Service Winner, and the 2012
League Trainer of the Year.
year the team selected co-MVPs: infielder, Miguel Sano, and starting
Jason Wheeler. Sano currently leads the Midwest League in home runs
(99), and Total Bases (234). He is batting .260 for the Snappers in 127
with 28 doubles and four triples. Wheeler is leading the Midwest League
with 14. He has 27 starts with the Snappers so far this season, posting
of 3.45 in 156.2 IP with 115 strikeouts.
Harmon Killebrew Award for Community Service was presented to
reliever, Corey Williams. The Harmon Killebrew Award is presented by
Minnesota Twins to a player who shows commitment
to the community
through community service and volunteering, as well as having a strong
character to lead on and off the field. This award is named for the
legend and Baseball Hall of Famer, Harmon Killebrew. Harmon
spirit of giving back to the community that everyone should aspire to.
The Midwest League Trainer of the Year was presented to Snappers
trainer, Alan Rail. This award is presented by the Professional
Athletic Trainers Society. Rail was voted in as Trainer of the Year by
Midwest League peers.
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