Memorial HS grad Kevin Ahrens gets it done for Dunedin
Memorial high school graduate Kevin Ahrens had a good day at the plate Monday, but Dunedin fell to Clearwater, 7-2. Ahrens went 2-for-4, with an RBI in the loss. On the season, Ahrens a third baseman is batting .259, with three home runs, and 28 RBIs. 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.