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Post-season Q&A: Russ Canzler

Canzler led the NWL in home runs, RBIs

After two years in the Arizona Rookie League, Russ Canzler finally earned his ticket to Boise on the Cubs' short-season, Low-A circuit. In his first genuine splash of pro ball two years after being drafted out of high school, he led the Northwest League with 17 home runs in 2006.

Factoring in the post-season, the 20-year-old Hawks first baseman batted .268 in 77 games. He hit 23 doubles and drove in a league-high 64 runs. We visited with the Cubs' up and coming first base prospect and got his thoughts on the 2006 season and more. Inside The Ivy: You led the league in home runs and RBIs this year. How do you sum up the year you had? Russ Canzler: It was a really... Recommended Stories

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