Taylor Motter named Triple-A West Player of the Week

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque Isotopes slugger, Taylor Motter, is the Triple-A West player of the week for July 26 to Aug. 1. Motter batted .450 for the week with four home runs 14 RBI and five walks.

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Motter has been one of the hottest hitters in all of Triple-A during the month of July. In 74 at-bats, he is number one in total bases with 79. His 15 home runs in the month is also a league-best along with his 35 RBI. “I had a guy growing up that really took me under his wing,” said Motter. “He was a pro guy. He was with me through high school. This past year was really big. This offseason I just worked my butt off with a couple of guys around the area where I’m at in Tampa. Everything just finally kind of clicked a little bit and it’s just gone from there.”

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