Originally posted on Angelswin  |  Last updated 5/19/13
Interview Conducted by David Saltzer, AngelsWin.com Senior Writer Zach Borenstein has been on a complete tear this season for the Angels High-A ball affiliate, the Inland Empire 66ers.  The 22-year-old outfielder just recently blasted his 12th home-run of the season, putting him atop the list of home-run leaders in the California League. His .690 slugging pct. is also good for 1st in all of High-A ball. In 2012, Borenstein went largely unnoticed even though he put up a .824 OPS in the pitcher-friendly Midwest League.  Borenstein bats from the left-side and although his swing can become long at times, he produces an incredible amount of torque. Defensively, Borenstein makes the routine plays and covers a decent amount of ground. Zach has average speed and runs the bases well enough to steal 15-20 bases down the road.  With players such as Randal Grichuk, Travis Witherspoon, Peter Bourjos, Kole Calhoun and Mike Trout ahead of him on the depth chart, and Josh Hamilton signed for 4 more
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