Athlete of the Week: Max George

Published: Jul. 1, 2019 at 6:12 PM MDT
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Being a veteran means being a voice in the clubhouse. For Max George, he is proud to step into that role.

"I'm seeing some leadership out of Max which is great to have early on with these young guys," says Manager, Jake Opitz

making his return to grand junction this season, the former shortstop had a new assignment this time around.

The Colorado native was drafted in 2014 the sixth round by the GJRockies where he was named the minor league All-Star. he spent the next four years competing with other teams and is glad to back where it all started.

"This city, this field, is fun to play on. I was in this league back in the day and this was one of my favorite stops here in Junction so it's fun to be back" says Max George.