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Update: Fresno’s Singleton Is An RBI Machine

Update – 2:02 pm

In a game on May 13th, the Fresno Grizzles first baseman set a franchise record by driving in 10 runs in one game.  Since that record setting game, Jon Singleton has only driven in five, but that was also in one game.

On May 15th, the first base prospect hit a grand slam, his 12th home run on the season and drove in another run on a ground out to total five in the game.

Over the last 10 games, he is batting .324 (12 for 37), with 10 runs scored, five home runs, 24 RBI, nine walks and two stolen bases.

Original Post – May 14th

The Houston Astros prospect and Fresno Grizzles first baseman, Jon Singleton set a franchise record with 10 RBI’s in Wednesdays game against the Albuquerque Isotopes.

Singleton, who was one of four players acquired by the Astros in a 2011 trade that sent Hunter Pence to the Philadelphia Phillies. The California native has traveled through the system, even playing some major league baseball in 2014 with Houston.  In 95 games, he batted .168, with 13 home runs and 44 RBIs.

In 2015, he started with the Grizzles and so far this season he is batting .274, with 11 home runs and 35 RBIs.  But on Wednesday night he entered his name into the Grizzles record books and had a career night batting 4 for 6, with two runs scored, two home runs (grand slam and two run home run) and 10 RBI’s.  His power stroke helped Fresno improve their record to 18-15 and also trounce the Isotopes 17-6.

In his last 10 games not including Thursdays afternoon game, he is batting .389 (14 for 36), with 11 runs, seven home runs, 25 RBI’s and six walks.

David Conde
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