Micah Hoffpauir, the First Baseman for the West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx, has graciously agreed to answer questions from posters on NSBB! If you would like to ask him a question, feel free to post it here. The deadline for submitting questions is 12-noon on Thursday, May 4. Once Micah has had an opportunity to answer them, the responses will be posted in the Chats Forum.
This session will be coordinated as in accordance with The NSBB Q & A Guidelines.
From the West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx website:
Resides: Jacksonville, TX
Selected by Cubs in 13th round of 2002 draft
2003: Earned Florida State League midseason all-star honors and was named "Star of Stars" (MVP) of the all-star game...Pitched in 1 game for Daytona (A).
2002: Selected to Northwest League postseason all-star team...Pitched in 1 game for Boise (A)...Named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) all-South Region team...Two time all-Southland Conference selection
Hoffpauir is currently leading the Southern League in home runs (7) and total bases (52) and is among the league leaders in RBIs and slugging percentage. (MiLB Stats Link). He was recently named the Southern League Hitter of the Week for Week 2:
Diamond Jaxx' first baseman Micah Hoffpauir enjoyed an outstanding week at the plate, hitting .414 with 4 HR, 11 RBI and 8 runs scored to earn BC Hitter of the Week honors. He currently owns an 11-game on-base streak (April 13-current) and enjoyed most of a 9-game hitting streak (April 13-21) over the week. Hoffpauir homered in three consecutive games April 18-19. In the first game of a doubleheader April 18, he went 4-4 with a home run, 6 RBI, and 3 runs scored. The former Lamar University standout currently leads the league in home runs (6) and RBI (18 ) while ranking second in slugging percentage (.677) and runs scores (13), and is tied for third in extra-base hits (11). Hoffpauir was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 13th round of the 2002 draft.
Thank you to Micah for taking the time to interact with us on such an up close and personal level. As always, thanks to all of you for making NSBB such a wonderful community!