UCLA Baseball's Cody Keefer Leads Wenatchee to League Title
Aug. 21, 2009
WENATCHEE, Wash. - UCLA incoming freshman outfielder Cody Keefer helped lead the Wenatchee AppleSox to their third West Coast League Championship in the organization's five-year history earlier this week. Keefer finished the summer batting .292 with nine doubles, two triples and one home run in 39 games.
Keefer, a 6-foot-1, 185-pound outfielder from Davis, Calif., scored one of Wenatchee's runs in the 4-2, title-clinching victory over the Corvallis Knights on Monday, Aug. 17. Keefer went 4-for-5 with two RBI in game one of the championship series, a 4-1 win against Corvallis on Saturday, Aug. 15.
Wenatchee concluded its 2009 summer season with a 34-14 record, 10 games ahead of the second place Kelowna Falcons in the West Coast League's East Division.
Keefer logged a .346 on-base percentage on the season, recording four stolen bases in eight attempts. He finished in a tie for fourth on the team with 20 RBI and was fifth on the squad with 20 runs. Keefer's 58 total bases ranked second most on the team.
Keefer was selected in the 34th round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Detroit Tigers.
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