Albert Lea Lakers sign stand-out Power hitting catcher!
Albert Lea Lakers sign stand-out catcher Easton Kirk. Kirk is a 6 foot, 210 pound freshman at Wallace State CC. Kirk currently leads the Lions in a variety of offensive categories including HR’s with 6 so far in 14 games. Kirk also has over 20 RBI’s and is hitting close to .500. Kirk won the 2016-17 Power Showcase HR derby, a nationwide HR derby. Wallace State is one of the best JUCO baseball teams in the country and are currently 12-1-1. Easton also was an All-State player at Piedmont High School in Alabama.
“Easton is a great sign and is one of the guys I am really excited about. He’s an unreal talent with a lot of potential. He will be an everyday guy in our line-up in the 3 or 4 hole. He can play a lot of different positions, so that will make it easy on me to keep his bat in the line-up every day. He’s a very athletic catcher and knows the game extremely well. Everything I have seen, heard, and read about him makes me excited to watch him play and coach him. It’s going to be a lot of fun throwing BP to these guys this summer and watching the balls fly out of the park every day. Easton is one of those guys who has plus power and bat control. I think he will be playing professional baseball in years to come.” – Coach Keeran