Hawks Get 3rd Overall Pick Vitters

Hawks Get 3rd Overall Pick Vitters
Josh Vitters, the 3rd overall pick in this year's MLB draft, has been assigned to the Boise Hawks. Vitters was considered the top high school hitter available in the draft.

The 3rd baseman from Anaheim, CA signed late, playing in just 7 games with the Mesa Cubs this summer. He hit .067, going 2-for-30.

In addition to Vitters, pitchers Hung-Wen Chen, Marcus Hatley, Simon Lee and outfielder Cliff Andersen have also been assigned to Boise.

Hung Wen Chen is a right handed pitcher from Taiwan. Chen was 0-0 at Mesa with a 10.12 ERA. He made 2 appaerances with 1 start. In 2.2 innings pitched, he struckout 3.

Marcus Hatley is a right handed pitcher from San Marcos, CA. He was 1-3 at Mesa with a 3.82 ERA. He appeared in 13 games with 6 starts. Over 37.2 innings pitched, he struckout 26 with a 1.27 WHIP. Opponents hit .254 against him.

Simon Lee is a right handed pitcher from Incheon Kwangyuski, S. Korea. He was 0-2 at Mesa with a 1.47 ERA. He appeared in 10 games with 0 starts. Over 18.1 innings pitched, he struckout 20 with a 1.04 WHIP. Opponents hit .227 against him.

Cliff Andersen is an outfielder. He hit .298 in 45 games with Mesa including 1 home run and 17 RBIs.