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Powell Leading The Pack With Beloit

Boog Powell has a 912 OPS through Wednesday.

BURLINGTON, IA - Herschel "Boog" Powell has been an under-the-radar prospect since he was selected by the Oakland A's in the 20th round in 2012. Powell has done nothing but play well since turning pro, and he is finally gaining notice as a rising prospect.

There aren't too many Midwest League hitters more sizzling hot right now than Beloit's Boog Powell. To be exact, through Tuesday, only two other hitters in the entire league had posted higher batting averages than the Snappers' leadoff man. A small 5-foot-10 slap-hitter when he was drafted by the A's in the 20th round of the 2012 draft, Powell has always been in the business in proving people... Recommended Stories

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