Lutz AFL player of the week
The Arizona Fall League announced Tuesday that 1B Donald Lutz is its player of the week.
Last week, Lutz batted a league-best .556 with an .833 SLG, 10 hits, 15 total bases and five runs scored.
Although born in Watertown, N.Y., Lutz grew up in Germany. You can read more about him by clicking here.
Here is more from the AFL press release: The Reds’ prospect enters the season’s third week as the league leader in batting (.517), hits (15), slugging percentage (.793) and total bases (23). The 23-year-old played at three levels (rookie, High-A, Double-A) in 2012, hitting .269 with 22 home runs and 71 RBI. In five minor-league seasons, the 6-3, 235-pound Lutz, who was signed by the Reds as a free agent in 2008, is a .277 hitter with 51 homers and 203 RBI in 335 games.