Homza is 7th Alaskan to register 100 hits at pro level

Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | Jul 27, 2019

Anchorage's Jonny Homza earlier this week banged out his 100th career base hit, making the former South Legion Post 4 all-star just the seventh Alaskan to reach the century mark in professional baseball.

 

The third-year catcher, 20, accomplished the feat in 122 career games.

 

The 2017 San Diego Padres fifth-round draft pick is currently playing for the Tri-City Dust Devils of the Class-A Northwest League.

 

Homza is hitting a career-high .245 with eight doubles, 10 RBIs and 11 walks in 28 games.

 

At catcher, his fielding percentage is .995 with a career-high 11.37 range factor.

 

The former infielder has allowed only one passed ball in 166 innings - compared to 25 in the previous 278 innings.

 

The Alaska record for pro hits is held by Anchorage's Jamar Hill, who rapped out 816 hits from 2002 to 2011.

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