Wednesday, June 8, 2011

D-backs select Matt Williams' son in 49th round

By Anthony Fenech / | 06/08/11

PHOENIX -- The D-backs selected third base coach Matt Williams' son, Jacob, in the 49th round of the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday.

Williams, a 6-foot-1 switch-hitting first baseman from South Mountain Community College, hit .264 with no home runs and 22 RBIs on the season.

He played in 54 games, 49 of which he started, and had an on-base percentage of .399.

He graduated from Scottsdale, Ariz. Brophy Prep in 2009.

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