Pacifics Navarro Wins Pacific Association Most Valuable Player Award
San Rafael Pacifics Raul Navarro has been named the 2019 Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs Most Valuable Player. The switch hitting shortstop led the Pacific Association with a .372 batting average and 92 hits, 15 more than any player.
The nine-year veteran has seven years of affiliated baseball experience, all with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Navarro climbed the ranks of their farm system, reaching their AAA affiliate the Reno Aces during the 2015 season.
In 2019, Navarro finished second in the Pacific Association with 66 runs scored and 18 doubles. The Dominican Republic native also hit six home runs, three triples and recorded 31 stolen bases over 62 games played.
In 2016, the shortstop played 24 games for the Vallejo Admirals. In limited time, Navarro hit .326 in over 90 plate appearances. After helping the Pacifics earn their fourth Pacific Association championship, the 27-year old played in the Venezualian Winter League for Navegantes del Magallanes. Over 26 games, Navarro held a .280 average
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