LANCASTER, Calif. — Siler City native and former Jordan-Matthews star Casey Golden continues to shine professionally as the 24-year old prospect from the Colorado Rockies organization recently …
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LANCASTER, Calif. — Siler City native and former Jordan-Matthews star Casey Golden continues to shine professionally as the 24-year old prospect from the Colorado Rockies organization recently competed in the 2019 California League All-Star Game, winning the competition’s Home Run Derby.
Golden won the title by slamming a towering walk-off winner over the left field wall, which can be seen by following the link: https://www.milb.com/lancaster/video/golden-wins-california-league-hom/c-31000000549.
Golden and the South Division All-Stars dropped a 7-1 decision to the North in game action.
Thus far this season, Golden has 229 at-bats in 61 games and has posted a .258 batting average while scoring 43 runs, belting 59 hits, 16 doubles, a triple and 12 homeruns. The right-handed slugger has collected 39 RBI, 28 walks, stolen 8-of-12 bases, and has compiled a slugging percentage of .493.
Lancaster closed in third place in the South Division in the opening half of the season with a 34-34 mark, seven games back of the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (41-27), an affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The JetHawks are tied for first at 11-7 overall in the early stages of second half play.