Kansas Metropolis Monarchs infielder Justin Wylie and Kane County Cougars starter CJ Eldred received the American Affiliation’s Pointstreak batter and pitcher of the week for the week ending 8/6, the league introduced Monday.
Wylie was excellent for a Monarchs workforce that discovered some resurgence, successful 5 of six at house towards Winnipeg. The second-baseman hit .429, tying the league excessive for the week with 12 hits.
Amongst these 12 hits included three doubles, 4 house runs to tie for first within the league as properly, eight RBI and two walks whereas hanging out simply as soon as.
The all-star from Lancaster, Pennsylvania is in his first season of American Affiliation baseball after spending the final two seasons with the New Jersey Jackals of the Frontier League.
On the pitching facet, Eldred is now the second pitcher to win pitcher of the week twice this season together with Sioux Metropolis’s Solomon Bates.
Eldred earns the award after very practically making historical past, taking a no-hitter into the ninth inning towards Cleburne earlier than permitting a single to open the body. He completed his outing going 9 innings whereas hanging out eight and permitting two hits and one earned run in a sport the Cougars received 4-1 in extras.
That additionally was not Eldred’s solely begin of the week, pitching six shutout innings on the street in Lincoln whereas hanging out 5 en path to a 7-0 win for Kane County.
The appropriate-hander’s ERA dropped by practically a full run this week, now sitting at a 4.78 clip to go together with his 6-5 document. He has allowed only one whole earned run in his final 5 begins throughout 35 innings, hanging out 34.
Pointstreak is the official statistician of the American Affiliation.