Tag: Zenjiro Suga

Zenjiro Suga Gets Hit #1,000

Rimouski’s veteran Japanese slugger Zenjiro Suga has achieved his 1,000th hit today, collecting it in a 2-for-4 effort against the Battle Creek Attack.

After hitting a solo homer in the 5th inning to tie the game, Suga was up to bat again facing off against veteran Niek Rodriguez in the 7th inning. Suga hit a two-out single on a line drive over the shortstop, but then was later stranded at third. Continue reading “Zenjiro Suga Gets Hit #1,000”

Suga Picked LL Best Player

His face might be sun-baked after all the years he’s invested in this game, but 37-year-old Zenjiro Suga of the Rimouski Fighting Moose is still playing a kid’s game — and getting paid for it. The veteran first baseman had a tremendous week and was named the Lake League Player of the Week.

Suga drilled 8 hits in 21 at-bats and 3 home runs on his way to posting a .381 average. He also knocked in 8 runs and scored 5 times. Continue reading “Suga Picked LL Best Player”

BNN Stats: Batting Split Stats Leaders

Here is a peek at the top 5 hitters leading the Bull Baseball League in RBI during spring training.

  1. Bill Sarauer, ARI, 10
  2. Zenjiro Suga, HAM, 9
  3. Jose Gonzales, KIN, 8
  4. George Hubbard, CHI, 8
  5. Koji Kondo, ARI, 8
Bill Sarauer, C (Arizona)

Arizona’s Bill Sarauer (C) is having a great Spring Training so far, opening with a hit streak that ran the first seven games, and three multiple-RBI games, including a 3-for-5 performance that included 4-RBI’s against the Tidals last Tuesday.

Meanwhile, 3-time MVP Zenjiro Suga (1B), of the Hamilton Crusaders, has also had a very productive first week of spring. The 37-year-old bagged Player of the Game honors against Chicoutimi yesterday in a 4-2 win that saw Suga hit a 3-run homer in the sixth, putting the Crusaders on top.

Dominican-born speedster Jose Gonzales (SS) is on fire for the Kingston Cannons. In addition to his 8 RBI’s so far, he’s batting .429 with two triples, a homer and 3 stolen bases.

Spring action continues for these hot players, with Arizona (5-3) hosted by Dallas (3-5), and the Crusaders (6-2) and Cannons (7-1) playing each other today.