Brewer named Big Ten baseball Player of the Year

Michigan outfielder and St. Joseph native Jordan Brewer has been named Big Ten Conference Player of the Year.

St. Joseph native and Michigan junior baseball outfielder Jordan Brewer has been named the Big Ten Conference Player of the Year, as the conference announced its 2019 award recipients Tuesday.

Brewer earned Player of the Year honors after he led the Big Ten in batting average (.358), was second in slugging percentage (.637), runs batted in (52), hits (69) and stolen bases (19), while finishing third in runs (51) and doubles (14), fifth in home runs (12) and ninth in on-base-percentage (.415).