#17 Zach Borenstein

Position: OFBirthday: July 23, 1990
Born: Arlington Heights, IL                Bats/Throws: L/R
Height: 6'0"Weight: 225 lbs
Pro Experience: 9 years             College: Eastern Illinois University

Borenstein enters his first season with the Skeeters and his ninth at the professional level … Began 2019 season with Triple-A Iowa (CHC) and hit .244/.279/.317 with a home run and six RBIs in 13 games … Spent 2018 season with Triple-A Las Vegas (NYM) and hit .248/.357/.477 with 25 home runs and 90 RBIs in 133 games … Selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 23rd round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of Eastern Illinois University …. Selected as MiLB.com Organizational All-Star with Angels in ‘13, with Arizona Diamondbacks in ‘17 and with New York Mets in ‘18 …. Selected as California League All-Star in ‘13 with High-A Inland Empire, as a Southern League All-Star in ‘15 with Double-A Mobile and as a Pacific Coast League All-Star in ‘18 with Triple-A Las Vegas …. Voted High-A Inland Empire MVP in ‘13 after hitting .337 with 28 home runs and 95 RBIs in 112 games …. Also voted TOPPS California League Player of the Year in ‘13 …. Was ranked as Angels’ No. 9 prospect prior to 2014 season, per Baseball America … Appeared with Team Israel in the 2017 World Baseball Classic and went 5-for-25 with three doubles and two RBIs in six games throughout the tournament … Voted to the All-Ohio Valley Conference First Team in 2011 in his junior season at Eastern Illinois