Signed as an undrafted free agent by the Cincinnati Reds in 1999 Aug 2,1999 - Signed as nondrafted free agent by Reds Sep 27,2000 - Released by Reds May 1,2001 - Signed by independent Canton (Frontier) May 1,2002 - Signed by independent Fargo-Moorhead (Northern) Jul 24,2003 - Contract purchased by Athletics from Fargo-Moorhead Oct 15,2004 - Granted Free Agency Nov 1,2004 - Signed by Dodgers Dec 21,2005 - Signed by Dodgers (minor)
Tuesday, June 21, 2005
JON WEBER NAMED BC POWDER SOUTHERN LEAGUE HITTER OF THE WEEK
JON WEBER JACKSONVILLE SUNS
Suns outfielder Jon Webers bat helped Jacksonville clinch the first-half South Division title this past week. In the opening game of the week June 13 at Carolina, Weber went 4-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI in the Suns 7-1 win. He continued his torrid hitting throughout the week, batting .520 with four home runs, both tops among Southern League players. For the season, Weber ranks fifth in the Southern League in batting average at .335. Weber attended college at Texas Tech and was signed as a nondrafted free agent by the Reds on August 2, 1999. The Lakewood, CA native was signed by the Dodgers organization on November 1, 2004.
Weber's award is the fifth hitter of the week award for the Suns this season after a 2004 campaign that saw no offensive awards for the entire year. - 1999 Billings Pio Cin Rk, 2000 Clinton Midw Cin A, 2002-2003 Fargo Ind, 2003 Modesto Calif Oak A+, 2004 Midland Tex Oak AA, 2004 Sacramento PCL Oak AAA, 2005 Jcksnvlle Sou La AA, 2006 AAA-Las Vegas