WDL News: Pre-Tournament Begins
Thursday, November 3rd , 2022
It seems like just yesterday when the offseason began. Now, the Winter Developmental League preseason begins. Teams have started to examine their rosters. Fans will be perusing the 2022 schedule in anticipation of key games.
This year's tournament will be held in the host city of Honolulu, Hawaii.
2021 Premier Player Selected By WDL
Friday, February 11th , 2022
Bobby Witt Jr. took Winter Developmental League by storm this year, and he did it all at the age of 21.
For his spectacular campaign, the WDL AL East star has been named the 2021 Winter Developmental League WDL MVP recipient.
"To be considered amongst the best in the league is overwhelming," said the shortstop.
On the season he compiled a .327 batting average to go with a .426 on-base percentage. The native of Colleyville, Texas also added 6 doubles, no triples, 9 home runs, 26 RBIs and 22 runs scored.
He received 5 first place votes out of a possible 6. Nick Pratto of the WDL NL East finished second in voting with 1 first place vote, while Enrique Bradfield of the WDL AL Central finished third.
Player - Team - First Place - Total Points
Bobby Witt Jr. - WDL AL East - 5 - 79
Nick Pratto - WDL NL East - 1 - 56
Enrique Bradfield - WDL AL Central - 0 - 38
Cody Clay - WDL NL East - 0 - 32
Lenny Torres - WDL NL West - 0 - 30
Jake Edmonds - WDL AL West - 0 - 26
Will Allison - WDL AL West - 0 - 20
Jeffrey Starks - WDL AL East - 0 - 14
Reid Detmers - WDL NL East - 0 - 13
Gilberto Jimenez - WDL NL East - 0 - 12
Cole Brannen - WDL NL East - 0 - 6
Hayden Cantrelle - WDL NL West - 0 - 6
Jay Mayes - WDL AL Central - 0 - 6
Gary Matthews III - WDL NL West - 0 - 5
Alex Early - WDL AL East - 0 - 4
Brenan Hanifee - WDL AL East - 0 - 3
Harrison Bailey - WDL NL Central - 0 - 2
Raúl Domínguez - WDL NL Central - 0 - 1
Tate Hallock - WDL AL Central - 0 - 1