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Zimmermann Named Frontier League Player of the Week

by Jason Guerette
The Gateway Grizzlies are pleased to announce that Peter Zimmermann has been chosen as the Frontier League Player of the Week for the week ending July 7th. It is the third time in his three seasons with the club that he has won the award, having also done so once in 2022 and 2023.
The St. Louis native tore up opposing pitchers from the New England Knockouts and Schaumburg Boomers this week at Grizzlies Ballpark, batting .565 (13-for-23) in six games with three home runs, one double, and a whopping 10 RBIs, getting at least one hit and one RBI in each contest. He also came up clutch, with two of his RBI hits giving the Grizzlies the lead, including one in the sixth inning on Friday against Schaumburg that proved to drive in the game-winning run, helping Gateway come back from a 4-2 deficit to beat the Boomers.
Zimmermann’s bat has heated up lately, as he is currently riding a nine-game hit streak with seven multi-hit games, four homers, and 15 RBIs in that span.
Grizzlies return to action on Tuesday, July 9, beginning a series in Chicagoland against the Windy City ThunderBolts on Tuesday, July 9, at 6:35 p.m. CT. Deylen Miley will get the ball in the series opener for Gateway against Kevin “Buddie” Pindel for Windy City at Ozinga Field in Crestwood.

Jason Guerette is the Grizzlies' Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations and the "Voice of the Grizzlies." 2023 will be his second season with the organization, handling lead broadcasting duties on the Grizzlies Media Network as well as being in charge of all team press releases and game-day media materials.

2023 will also be Jason's ninth season in the Frontier League after spending 2014-21 in the same role with the Southern Illinois Miners. Overall, he has broadcasted close to 800 games in the league, including playoffs. During the baseball offseason, he serves as a play-by-play broadcaster for Manhattan College and the New Jersey Institute of Technology, with games being seen on ESPN+ among other platforms.

In addition to broadcasting, Jason works as a public address announcer for Seton Hall University women's basketball as well as Columbia University men's and women's basketball. He also spent nine years working "behind the scenes" as a freelance board operator and highlight editor at Westwood One for their coverage of the NFL, NCAA football, and NCAA basketball.

Jason graduated from Seton Hall in 2012 with B.A. in Communication Studies and a minor in Broadcasting & Visual Media.

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