This is my cousin Zach, we’re so proud her in Maine!
Last season LF Jordan Scott, a little known 14th round Astros draft pick from 2010, seemingly came from out of nowhere and ended up being named as the Astros #11 prospect by Jonathan Mayo going in to 2012. This season, 1B Zach Johnson follows Scott in the batting order for the Lexington Legends (Astros LoA) team. Could Johnson, a 15th round pick from 2011, follow Scott in other ways by making a name for himself this season? That is a distinct possibility.
Johnson was drafted out of Oklahoma State University where he earned 2011 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year honors as a transfer. He led the Cowboys with a .356 batting average, .631 slugging percentage, 21 doubles, 13 home runs and 63 runs batted in.
Zach Johnson is quiet in demeanor, quiet in the batter’s box and has quietly gone about making a statement in his first full season…
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