Salt Lake Bees,
September 02, 2014
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah
With a .332 batting average for the 2014 season Salt Lake Bees outfielder Brennan Boesch claimed the title of Pacific Coast League Batting Champion, the league office officially announced today.
Boesch collected 124 hits on 374 at-bats and led the team with 25 home runs and 85 RBIs. The Bees outfielder finished fifth in the league with 57 extra-base hits and also led the league in slugging percentage with a new franchise record of .636.
A 29-year old native of Santa Monica, Calif., Boesch was named to the PCL All-Star team in July and was selected as the designated hitter for the 2014 All-PCL team at the end of the season. Boesch also received awards as the PCL Player of the Week on June 23 and PCL Player of the Month for June.
Boesch is the first Salt Lake player to win the PCL batting title since 2002.