Aaron Meyer

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Post 218 Senior Legion Baseball Player Aaron Meyer. Aaron is a pitcher and third basemen for the team this summer. He has hit third in the order and has maintained an average above .300 throughout the season. His current average is .321 with an on base percentage of .396. Aaron leads the team with 22 RBI, two home runs and two triples He has also scored 15 runs. As a pitcher, Aaron has a record of 2-2 with 11 strike outs, five walks and an era of one. His last outing on the mound was against St. Charles at Blanchette Park. He pitched seven scoreless innings in a run shortened game, giving up just seven hits with one strike out and no walks in an 11-0 victory. In addition, Aaron is a good defender at third base. He is quick in all directions and has a strong arm. Aaron graduated from Washington High School this year.

Aaron was 1-for-3 in Monday's 9-7 win over Creve Coeur

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