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Merrifield Is Jack-Of-All-Trades For Naturals

Posted: April 21, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Whit Merrifield, NWA Naturals, connects for a hit against Frisco on April 10 at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.

SPRINGDALE -- Whit Merrifield isn't a huge fan of spending an off day on a 14-hour bus trek to Corpus Christi, Texas.

At A Glance

Whit Merrifield

Position: Left field

Height: 6-1

Weight: 175

Bats: R^Throws: R

Notable: Hitting .204 with one home run, five doubles, five RBIs and five runs scored with a .271 on-base percentage through the Naturals’ first 16 games this season. … Has started seven games in left field, four at second base and two at shortstop this year. … Hit a career-best .270 with 43 RBIs in a full season with the Naturals last year. … Hit better than .320 in all three collegiate seasons at South Carolina.

At A Glance

Northwest Arkansas Naturals Homestand

At Arvest Ballpark, Springdale

On The Air: KQSM-FM 92.1

Series Schedule

Today: vs. Springfield, 7:05 p.m.

Tuesday: vs. Springfield, 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday: vs. Springfield, 11:05 a.m.

Thursday: vs. Springfield, 7:05 p.m.

This Week’s Promotions

Today: Monday Night Lights

Tuesday: Arvest Two for Tuesdays

Wednesday: SWEPCO School Kids Days

Thursday: Buck Night on Thirsty Thursday

Ticket Packages

• Super Premium A: $12

• Premium: $10

• Reserved: $8

• Grass Berm: $7

• Super Premium Family: $12

• Premium Family: $10

Online

www.nwanaturals.com

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