INF Edouard Julien
Hometown: Quebec Ciity, Que.
Height/Weight: 6’ 1” 186 lbs.
Teams: Les Ailes du Québec/ABC/Canadian Junior National Team.
Coaches: Jean-Philippe Roy, Robert Fatal, Greg Hamilton.
Former teams: Team Elite, Quebec Gunners.
Commitment: Auburn University Tigers.
Twitter Handle: @edouardjulien7
What they are saying: Also had interest from Clemson, Georgia State and Pittsburgh.
“Has a great approach as a hitter, I think he will hit.” _ Scout.
With Quebec Blue ran 6.5 60 at T12 in 2016, behind Clayton Keyes and Kurt Dawkins.
Ranked: 452nd on Baseball America's top 500 ranked player (05/05/17), first appearance.
2017 season _ Dominican summer trip: Hit .290 (9-for-31) with a double and an RBI, plus .979 OPS ... Single, plus three stolen bases against the Mariners ... Knocked in a run facing MLB prospects Singled facing the Jays ... Homered, singled and drove in two against the Yankees ... Single against Astros ... Singled and walked three times against Phillies ... Run-scoring single, two RBIs against Mets ... Spring trip: Hit .357 (10-for-28) with two doubles, eight RBIs and .870 OPS. Two-out, run-scoring single against the Bravos ... Extended spring trip: Batted .200 (4-for-20) with an RBI, .735 OPS. Knocked in two runs facing the Tigers ... A pair of hits and an RBI single vs. the Braves.
2016 season _ WWBA 18u National Championship at Perfect Game Park South in Emerson, Ga.: With Team Elite, batted .375 (6-for-16) with two doubles, a triple, a homer and four RBIs, 1.335 OPS ... Mid-Atlantic 17U regional in Bridgeton, NJ: Earned All-tournament team honours along with ABC teammates William Sierra and Anthony Marcano ... T12 at Rogers Centre: Batted .273 ... Fall trip to ESPN: Singled against Red Sox ... Doubled vs. Jays ... Doubled against Phillies ... Single against Phillies ... At 18U nationals in Sherbrooke: Hit .318 with six RBIs and two extra-base hits as Quebec beat New Brunswick to win gold ... Canada Cup in Fort McMurray ... Hit .381 in the with five RBIs and nine stolen bases … Cuba series in Havana: Had six hits in seven appearances. Doubled in loss ... Singled in loss ... Two singles, stolen base ... IC All-Stars: Singled to the right ... Extended spring trip: Hit .417 with four runs scored ... Singled against Braves ,,, singled against Tigers ... two singles, two RBIs against Astros ... March trip: 2-for-3 with a double, hitting lead off stole a base facing Puerto Rico ... singled vs. Phillies.
2015 season _ Florida fall trip: Knocked in run, singled against Braves ... Two hits, three RBIs in win over Braves ... RBI-double in win against Braves ... WWBA World Championship at Jupiter: With Team Elite Louisville Slugger hit .385 (5-for-13) with one RBI and four runs scored with a .785 OPS ... T12 at Rogers Centre: Ran a 6.8 in 60.
Honours: 2017 season _ Perfect Game All Americans Canada/Puerto Rico Honourable Mention ... 2016 season _ Earned all-tournament honours at WWBA 18u National Championship ... All-tournament team at 17U Mid-Atlantic regional in Bridgeton, NJ ... 2015 season _ Earned WWBA World Championship tournament honours at Jupiter.
ADAM MORISSETTE: Julien shines in the Dominican
RILEY QUIGG: Gold medal for Quebec at 18U