July 11, 2000
Todd Linden, the University of Washington's left fielder, is leading the Cape Cod Baseball League in six different offensive categories, including batting, through last night's games.
Linden, who will be a junior for the Huskies next spring, plays for the Chatham (Mass.) Athletics in the Cape Cod League, widely regarded as the nation's best collegiate summer league. Through 23 games, he is batting .366 (30-for-82) with four home runs and 14 runs batted in.
Linden, from Silverdale, Wash. (Central Kitsap High), also leads the league in doubles (9), triples (3), slugging percentage (.695), on-base percentage (.495) and extra-base hits (16). He is also third in the league in homers (4), second in hits (30) and sixth in runs scored (16).
Last season, Linden was Washington's top offensive player, batting .390 with 17 doubles, 49 runs batted in and 18 stolen bases, all tops on the team.
For daily statistical updates on the Cape Cod League, fans can check out the league's official website at www.capecodbaseball.org.