Who’s the Boss?
Leading into the All-Star break, 3B Torsten Boss was struggling at the plate. In his final six games prior to the two-day hiatus, Boss went just 3-for-22 at the plate with one extra-base hit. Following the break, Boss hit the ground running. In Wednesday night’s 8-3 loss to the Lowell Spinners, the Lowell, MI native went 3-for-4 with a double, home run, and scored all three of the Birds’ runs. Boss finished up the three-game set 4-for-9 with a double, two home runs, and a stolen base. The former Michigan State Spartan scored six of the IronBirds’ 10 runs in the three-game series in Lowell, MA.
The Orioles’ 8th Round pick in 2012 is currently hitting .261 with 11 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 24 RBI. Boss leads the IronBirds in seven offensive categories; home runs, RBI, walks, runs scored, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, & OPS. The Lowell, MI native has also played in a team-high 51 games this season.