JUSTIN WILLIAMS

HOMETOWN: Hauma, LA

SCHOOL: Terrebonne High School

POSITION: Outfield

TEAM: Tampa Bay Rays

 

ON THE FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Ranked as the #8 prospect in the Tampa Bay Rays’ organization by Baseball America
  • Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the second round of the 2013 MLB Draft
  • Spent the 2017 season at AA Montgomery where he batted .301 with 14 home runs and 72 RBI in 96 games
  • Has a career batting average of .308 in five minor league seasons
  • Won the Home Run Derby at the Perfect Game Showcase at PETCO Park and the Under Armour Showcase at Wrigley Field in 2012

AWARDS:

  • 2017 Baseball America Double-A All-Star
  • August 2017 MILB.com SOU Player of the Month
  • Post-season All-Star (2013, 2014, 2017)
  • August 2014 Player of the Week
  • 2014 MiLB.com Organization All-Star
  • 2013 preseason All-American (Louisville Slugger and Collegiate Baseball)
  • 2013 Rawlings first team All-American
  • 2012 PerfectGame.org and Under Armour All-American

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