Former ValleyCat Hits First HR of 2015 Season
The answer to the trivia question, "Who hit the first HR of the 2015 baseball season?" is former Tri-City ValleyCat J.D. Martinez.
Martinez, a power-hitter for the Tigers, clobbered this Phil Hughes pitch to deep right-center.
Martinez hit .326 for Tri-City in 2009, earning a spot in the New York-Penn League All-Star Game.