Saturday, September 3, 2016

Pat Osborne Named FSL Manager of the Year

Pat Osborn Named FSL Manager of the Year
Zack Zehner Selected to FSL Post-Season All-Star Team

  
Tampa, Fla. - The Florida State League announced its 2016 "Post-Season All-Star Team" on Thursday. Field Managers, Official Scorers, and Club Sports Writers, representing the twelve (12) teams in the league, voted for the honorees.
 
Pat Osborn was named "Manager of the Year" after leading the Tampa Yankees to their first playoff birth since 2010. In his first season as skipper of the T-Yanks, Osborn managed the club to a first-half North Division title with a 42-27 record.
 
Zack Zehner earned a spot on the team as the utility outfielder. As of September 1st, the 24-year-old has hit .282 with a team-high 24 doubles, two triples, three homeruns, 35 RBI and 50 runs scored in a 107 games with the Tampa Yankees. Zehner also is fourth in the league with a .382 on-base percentage.
 
Osborn is in his third season with Yankees organization after previously managing short-season, Single-A Staten Island in 2015 and the GCL Yankees 2 in 2014, taking both teams into the post-season. Zehner is in his second season of professional baseball after being selected by the New York Yankees in the 18th round in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft out of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
The Tampa Yankees are the Single-A Advanced Affiliate of the New York Yankees. For more information about the Tampa Yankees call (813) 673-3055 or visitwww.tybaseball.com.

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