With the season wrapped up, it's time once again to start handing out the hardware. The GCL Tigers…
Schotts Shining Out of the Gate
"I just feel more comfortable now," said Austin Schotts when asked about his ability to torch the opposition at the plate this season. "I am seeing pitches better and am learning to read the spin on the ball a lot better. Everything seems to be starting to click." It's safe to say that things have certainly clicked at the plate for young Schotts. Through 36 games, Schotts' .338 batting average and .876 OPS rank second best in the Gulf Coast League. Schotts has also recorded ten doubles, a triple, three homers, 21 RBIs and twelve stolen bases over 139 at-bats this season. The game of baseball and its fast-paced arduous grind is nothing new for Austin Schotts though. "I really believe that I was born to play baseball," said Schotts. "When I was 7-years-old my dad started me in 90mph cages," Schotts further stated. "My brother and I would always compete with each other to see who could hit the most balls...
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