Memorial HS grad Kevein Ahrens blasts 12th home run of the season
Memorial High School graduate Kevin Ahrens hit his 12th home run of the season, a solo-shot, but the Dunedin Blue Jays lost to the Tampa Yankees, 8-4, Saturday.
Ahrens is a 2007 graduate of Memorial High School and was named a first-team high school all-American left fielder as a senior (2007). He was a first-round draft pick (16th overall) of the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2007 Major League Baseball draft.
He was named the Blue Jays third-best prospect in 2008 and the sixth-best in 2009, both by Baseball America. Through 2010, he was a career .239 hitter with 21 home runs and 142 RBIs. Ahrens was born April 26, 1989, in Houston.
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