Indians #1 pick to report to Scrappers

First-round draft pick Bradley Zimmer has officially signed with the Cleveland Indians and will report to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on Wednesday.

Zimmer was selected with the 21st overall pick in last week’s draft after hitting .368 with 10 doubles, 7 triples, 7 home runs and 31 RBI for the University of San Francisco Dons as a junior during the 2014 season.

The 21-year old recorded a .461 on-base percentage, and posted a .573 slugging percentage and was 21-for-32 in stolen base attempts. The two-time All-West Coast Conference member made all 54 starts in center field and owned a .969 fielding percentage in 2014. He was named a 2014 preseason All-American selection by Louisville Slugger, Baseball America and Perfect Game USA. He is also one of 30 finalists for the Golden Spikes Award that will be announced on July 17.

The La Jolla, CA native was named All-WCC during his sophomore season in 2013, hitting .320 with 7 home runs, 37 RBI and 19 stolen bases.



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