American Affiliation of Skilled Baseball

Winnipeg Goldeyes outfielder Max Murphy and Gary SouthShore RailCats right-hander Julio Vivas received the American Affiliation’s Pointstreak batter and pitcher of the week for the week ending on 8/13, the league introduced Monday.

Murphy stood above the remaining this week, hitting a whopping .611 (11-for-18) together with two doubles and three residence runs together with 11 runs batted in. He additionally walked thrice whereas putting out simply twice.

Murphy’s spotlight of the week was his two home-run efficiency in Winnipeg’s series-opening win towards Fargo-Moorhead on Friday night time as he drove in 4 runs for the second straight recreation.

The reigning participant of the 12 months leads the American Affiliation with 24 residence runs on the season and is now tied atop the league in runs batted in with 74 as effectively.

On the pitching facet, Vivas has been fairly the addition for the RailCats. Vivas made one begin this week and two appearances, totaling 11.1 innings pitched with out permitting an earned run.

Vivas began towards Kane County on Sunday afternoon, twirling 6.2 shutout innings with eight strikeouts to guide the RailCats to a 1-0 win to clinch the collection victory.

Vivas re-joined Gary after pitching in 18 video games for them a season in the past. He beforehand spent 5 seasons within the Pittsburgh Pirates group between 2011-2016.

Pointstreak is the official statistician of the American Affiliation.