04/11/2016 11:09 AM
Skipper James Frisbie has announced the signing of INF/OF Tanner Witt.
Witt, a Dallas native, played college ball at Kansas State after starring at Lake Zurich (Illinois) High. Playing for the Wildcats, Witt racked up 212 collegiate hits and 88 RBI over 4 seasons.
He began his professional career in 2014 for the Frisbie-managed Rockford Aviators, hitting .305 over 96 games and earning Frontier League Rookie of the Year honors. Primarily a middle infielder, he spent 29 games with the Aviators in 2015, blistering the ball at a .355 clip before his contract was purchased by the Baltimore Orioles and he headed to the Carolina League.
Welcome to the AirHogs, Tanner!