Monday, May 22, 2017

Jake Lamb NL Player of Week 051517 to 052117

Jake Lamb of the Arizona Diamondbacks was selected the National League Player of the Week for the span of May 15, 2016 through May 21, 2016. For the week he hit 7 for 17, .412/.565/1.176 with 1 2B, 4 HR, 10 RBI, 7 R, 0 SB and 6 BB. This season the third baseman is hitting 45 for 156, .288/.385/.558 with 11 HR, 36 RBI, 29 R, 3 SB in 41 games. Over four MLB seasons with the Diamondbacks he has hit .256/.332/.463 with 50 HR, 172 RBI, 163 R, 13 SB in 336 games. He was originally drafted by the Diamondbacks in the sixth round in 2012Lamb will be 27 on October 9th.

JD Martinez AL Player of Week 051517 to 052117

J.D. Martinez of the Detroit Tigers was selected the American League Player of the Week for the span of May 15, 2017 through May 21, 2017. For the week he hit 7 for 18, .389/.607/1.056 with 4  HR, 9 RBI, 7 R, 0 SB and 10 BB. This season the outfielder is hitting 11 for 27, .407/.579/1.074with 6 HR, 12 RBI, 9 R, 0 SB in 9 games. Over seven MLB seasons with the Tigers and Astros he has hit .283/.340/.489 with 113 HR, 384 RBI, 315 R, 12 SB in 662 games. He was originally drafted by the Astros in the 20th round in 2009. Martinez will be 30 on August 21.

MLB 2017 week seven top performers YT


NL West 051517 to 052117

Week seven standings and top performers for week

Colorado Rockies 28-17   .622

OF Charlie Blackmon 10 for 27, .370/.379/.519 w/ 1 HR, 6 RBI, 6 R, 1 SB, 1 BB in 6 games

LHP Tyler Anderson 1-0, 3.00 ERA, 7 K, 1.00 WHIP, .190 BAA in 6.0 IP in 1 GS


Arizona Diamondbacks 26-19   .578

3B Jake Lamb 7 for 17, 412/.565/1.176 w/ 4 HR, 10 RBI, 7 R, 0 SB, 6 BB in 5 games

LHP Robbie Ray 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 6 K, 0.65 WHIP, .080 BAA in 7.2 IP in 1 GS


Los Angeles Dodgers 26-19   .578

SS Corey Seager 8 for 23, .348/.483/.565 w/ 1 HR, 2 RBI, 7 R, 0 SB, 6 BB in 7 games

LHP Clayton Kershaw 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 5 K, 0.43 WHIP, .130 BAA in 7.0 IP in 1 GS


San Francisco Giants 19-26   .422

3B Eduardo Nunez 9 for 24, .375/.375/.708 w/ 2 HR, 7 RBI, 5 R, 2 SB, 0 BB in 6 games

RHP Jeff Samardzija 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 8 K, 0.63 WHIP, .185 BAA in 8.0 IP in 1 GS


San Diego Padres 16-30   .348

OF Hunter Renfroe 7 for 26, .269/.345/.615 w/ 2 HR, 6 RBI, 6 R, 0 SB, 3 BB in 7 games

RHP Jhoulys Chacin 0-0, 1.29 ERA, 8 K, 0.57 WHIP, .087 BAA in 7.0 IP in 1 GS


NL Central 051517 to 052117

Week seven standings and top performers for week

Milwaukee Brewers 25-19  .568

2B Eric Sogard 10 for 20, .500/.600/.800 w/ 1 HR, 5 RBI, 5 R, 1 SB, 4 BB in 6 games

RHP Corey Knebel 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 8 K, 1.67 WHIP, .100 BAA, 2 SV in 3.0 IP over 3 games


St Louis Cardinals 22-19   .537

OF Dexter Fowler 4 for 22, .182/.269/.591 w/ 2 HR, 6 RBI, 5 R, 0 SB, 3 BB in 5 games

RHP Carlos Martinez 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 5 K, 0.33 WHIP, .071 BAA in 9.0 IP in 1 GS


Chicago Cubs 22-20   .524

3B Kris Bryant 6 for 18, .333/.478/.889 w/ 3 HR, 4 RBI, 7 R, 0 SB, 3 BB in 5 games

RHP Jake Arrieta 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 6 K, 1.00 WHIP, .208 BAA in 6.0 IP in 1 GS


Cincinnati Reds 20-23   .465

SS Zack Cozart 9 for 21, .429/.435/.762 w/ 2 HR, 5 RBI, 5 R, 0 SB, 1 BB in 5 games

RHP Asher Wojciechowski 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 3 K, 0.27 WHIP, .083 BAA in 3.2 IP in 1 game


Pittsburgh Pirates 20-24   .455

2B Adam Frazier 12 for 24, .500/.520/.583 w/ 0 HR, 7 RBI, 5 R, 1 SB, 1 BB in 6 games

RHP Gerrit Cole 1-0, 1.29 ERA, 3 K, 0.71 WHIP, .130 BAA in 7.0 IP in 1 GS



NL East 051517 to 052117

Week seven standings and top performers for week

Washington Nationals 26-17   .605

2B Daniel Murphy 8 for 20, 400/.400/.900 w/ 3 HR, 3 RBI, 4 R, 0 SB, 0 BB in 5 games

RHP Stephen Strasburg 2-0, 3.29 ERA, 14 K, 0.95 WHIP, .180 BAA in 13.2 IP over 2 GS


Atlanta Braves 18-23   .439

OF Matt Kemp 13 for 28, .464/.516/.821 w/ 2 HR, 7 RBI, 7 R, 0 SB, 3 BB in 7 games

LHP Jaime Garcia, 0-1, 3.38 ERA, 12 K, 1.05 WHIP, .204 BAA in 13.1 IP over 2 GS


New York Mets 18-24   .429

OF Michael Conforto 5 for 23, .217/.333/.565 w/ 2 HR, 3 RBI, 7 R, 0 SB, 4 BB in 6 games

RHP Zack Wheeler 1-0, 2.45 ERA, 11 K, 1.55 WHIP, .256 BAA in 11.0 IP in 2 GS


Philadelphia Phillies  15-26   .366

3B Maikel Franco 7 for 22, .318/.333/.545 w/ 1 HR, 3 RBI, 4 R, 0 SB, 1 BB in 6 games

RHP Jeremy Hellickson 1-0, 1.50 ERA, 2 K, 0.50 WHIP, .095 BAA in 6.0 IP in 1 GS


Miami Marlins 15-28  .349

1B Justin Bour 9 for 24, .375/.423/.917 w/ 4 HR, 5 RBI, 5 R, 0 SB, 1 BB in 7 games

RHP Dan Straily 1-0, 2.53 ERA, 11 K, 0.84 WHIP, .135 BAA in 10.2 IP over 2 GS


AL West 051517 to 052117

Week seven standings and top performers for week

Houston Astros 29-15   .659

2B Jose Altuve 10 for 23, .435/.500/.957 w/ 2 HR, 6 RBI, 5 R, 0 SB, 2 BB in 6 games

RHP Lance McCullers Jr 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 3 K, 0.83 WHIP, .143 BAA in 6.0 IP in 1 GS


Texas Rangers 24-21   .533

1B Mike Napoli 6 for 15, .400/.524/1.000 w/ 3 HR, 5 RBI, 3 R, 0 SB, 5 BB in 5 games

RHP Yu Darvish 2-0, 2.25 ERA, 16 K, 1.25 WHIP, .200 BAA in 12.0 IP over 2 GS


Los Angeles Angels 23-23   .500

OF Mike Trout 6 for 18, .333/.552/.889 w/ 3 HR, 8 RBI, 6 R, 2 SB, 10 BB in 6 games

RHP Bud Norris 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 3 K, 0.43 WHIP, .000 BAA, 1 SV in 2.1 IP over 2 games


Oakland Athletics 20-24   .455

1B Mark Canha 7 for 19, .368/.429/1.053 w/ 3 HR, 6 RBI, 4 R, 1 SB, 2 BB in 5 games

RHP Sonny Gray 1-0, 4.50 ERA, 8 K, 1.00 WHIP, .190 BAA in 6.0 IP in 1 GS


Seattle Mariners 20-25   .444

DH Nelson Cruz 5 for 24, .208/.259/.583 w/ 3 HR, 6 RBI, 3 R, 0 SB, 2 BB in 7 games

RHP Christian Bergman 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 9 K, 0.55 WHIP, .083 BAA in 7.1 IP over 1 GS

AL Central 051517 to 052117

Week seven standings and top performers of week

Minnesota Twins 22-18   .550

DH Robbie Grossman 6 for 16, .375/.500/.750 w/ 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R, 1 SB, 4 BB in 6 games

RHP Jose Berrios 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 11 K, 0.39 WHIP, .083 BAA in 7.2 IP in 1 GS


Cleveland Indians 23-19  .548

OF Lonnie Chisenhall 5 for 20, .250/.360/.750 w/ 3 HR, 6 RBI, 6 R, 0 SB, 4 BB in 6 games

RHP Mike Clevinger 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 9 K, 0.55 WHIP, .087 BAA in 7.1 IP over 2 games w/ 1 GS


Detroit Tigers 21-21   .500

OF JD Martinez 7 for 18, .389/.607/1.056 w/ 4 HR, 9 RBI, 7 R, 0 SB, 10 BB in 6 games

RHP Justin Verlander 1-0, 3.86 ERA, 5 K, 0.71 WHIP, 160 BAA in 7.0 IP in 1 GS


Chicago White Sox 20-22   .476

SS Tim Anderson 12 for 26, .462/.462/.923 w/ 3 HR, 5 RBI, 7 R, 1 SB, 0 BB in 6 games

LHP Derek Holland 1-0, 2.57 ERA, 11 K, 1.21 WHIP, .260 BAA in 14.0 IP over 2 GS


Kansas City Royals 18-25  .419

C Salvador Perez 6 for 23, .261/.292/.783 w/ 4 HR, 7 RBI, 4 R, 0 SB, 1 BB in 6 games

LHP Danny Duffy 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 10 K, 0.71 WHIP, .125 BAA in 7.0 IP in 1 GS


AL East 051517 to 052117

Week seven standings and top performers of week

New York Yankees 25-16   .610

C Gary Sanchez 7 for 20, .350/.435/.650 w/ 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R, 0 SB, 3 BB in 5 games

LHP CC Sabathia 2-0, 0.77 ERA, 10 K, 1.03 WHIP, .209 BAA in 11.2 IP over 2 GS


Baltimore Orioles 25-17   .595

C Welington Castillo 10 for 22, .455/.500/.864 w/ 3 HR, 10 RBI, 5 R, 0 SB, 2 BB in 5 games

RHP Brad Brach 0-0, 3.00 ERA, 4 K, 0.33 WHIP, .100 BAA, 1 SV in 3.0 IP over 3 games


Boston Red Sox 22-21   .512

OF Jackie Bradley Jr 6 for 19, .316/.435/.684 w/ 2 HR, 4 RBI, 5 R, 1 SB, 4 BB in 5 games

LHP Eduardo Rodriguez 2-0, 3.86 ERA, 13 K, 1.00 WHIP, 220 BAA in 14.0 IP over 2 GS


Tampa Bay Rays 23-23   .500

DH Corey Dickerson 10 for 26, .385/.448/.962 w/ 5 HR, 9 RBI, 9 R, 0 SB, 2 BB in 6 games

RHP Alex Cobb 1-0, 3.86 ERA, 7 K, 1.00 WHIP, .222 BAA in 7.0 IP in 1 GS


Toronto Blue Jays 19-25   .422

2B Devon Travis 13 for 24, .542/.577/.917 w/ 1 HR, 8 RBI, 3 R, 1 SB, 1 BB in 6 games

RHP Marco Estrada 1-0, 3.95 ERA, 17 K, 1.02 WHIP, .241 BAA in 13.2 IP over 2 GS

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Matt Adams traded to Braves

Matt Adams was traded by the St Louis Cardinals to the Atlanta Braves on May 20, 2017. The Cardinals in exchange received Juan Yepez.

First baseman Adams hit 14 for 48, .292/.340/.396 with 1 HR, 7 RBI, 4 R, 0 SB in 31 games with the Cardinals in 2017. Over six MLB seasons with the Cardinals he hit .271/.315/.453 with 56 HR, 217 RBI, 164 R, 4 SB in 486 games. He was originally drafted by the Cardinals in the 23rd round in 2009. Adams will be 29 on August 31. 

First baseman Yepez hit 39 for 142, .275/.309/.387 with 1 HR, 15 RBI, 15 R, 4 SB in 36 games at Class A Rome in 2017. He originally signed with the Braves in 2014 as an amateur free agent out of Venezuela. Yepez turned 19 on February 19.

Alex Katz traded to Orioles

Alex Katz was traded by the Chicago White Sox to the Baltimore Orioles on May 20, 2017 in exchange for international signing bonus slots. The LHP was 0-1, 4.40 ERA, 17 K, 1.60 WHIP, .263 BAA in 14.1 IP over 10 games at Class A Kannapolis in 2017. He was originally drafted by the White Sox in the 27th round in 2015. Katz turned 22 on October 12.

Enrique Burgos traded to Braves

Enrique Burgos was traded by the Arizona Diamondbacks to the Atlanta Braves on May 20, 2017 for cash. The RHP was 1-1, 6.23 ERA, 13 K, 2.00 WHIP, .300 BAA, 1 SV in 13.0 IP over 11 games at Triple A Reno in 2017. Over two MLB seasons with the Diamondbacks he was 3-4, 5.27 ERA, 82 K, 1.51 WHIP, .255 BAA, 3 SV in 68.1 IP over 73 games. He originally signed with the Diamondbacks in 2007 as an amateur free agent out of Panama. Burgos turned 26 on November 23.

Michael Martinez traded to Rays

Michael Martinez was traded by the Cleveland Indians to the Tampa Bay Rays on May 18, 2017 for cash. The second baseman hit 4 for 11, .364/.462/.455 with 0 HR, 0 RBI, 1 R, 0 SB in 14 games with the Indians in 2017. Over seven MLB seasons with the Indians, Red Sox, Pirates and Phillies he hit .200/.246/.270 with 6 HR, 42 RBI, 66 R, 4 SB in 282 games. He originally signed with the Nationals in 2005 as an amateur free agent out of the Dominican Republic. Martinez will be 35 on September 16.

College Pitchers of the Week 050817 to 051417 YT


College Players of the Week 050817 to 051417 YT


Friday, May 19, 2017

Division 1 Baseball Conference Pitchers of the Week 050817 to 051417

America East American Athletic Atlantic 10
Connor Johnson Peter Strzelecki Tim Brennan
Maine South Florida Saint Joseph's
Atlantic Coast Atlantic Sun Big 10
Tyler Holton Logan Gilbert Oliver Jaskie
Florida State Stetson Michigan
Big 12 Big East Big South
Troy Montemayor Zach Prendergast Colten Rendon
Baylor Seton Hall Winthrop
Kasey Ford
Kansas State
Big West Colonial Conference USA
Justin Mullins Bailey Ober Tyler Giovanoni
UC Davis College of Charleston Texas San Antonio
Horizon Independents Ivy
Easton Rhodehouse none none
Valparaiso reg season over
Metro Atlantic Mid-American Mid-Eastern
 
Tom Cosgrove Dazon Cole Aubrey McCarty
Manhattan Central Michigan Florida A&M

Tom Colletti
Ohio
Missouri Valley Mountain West Northeast
Zach Lewis Mark Nowaczewski Austin Goeke
Wichita State Nevada Wagner
Ohio Valley Pacific 12 Patriot
Kyle Klotz Noah Bremer none
Belmont Washington reg season over
Southeastern Southern Southland
Alex Lange Will Gaddis Mike Hanchar
LSU Furman Nicholls
Southwestern Summit Sun Belt
none Reed Pfannenstein Andy Arguelles
reg season over North Dakota State South Alabama
West Coast Western Atlantic
Cory Abbott Jacob Howard
Loyola Marymount Northern Colorado

Jacob Howard WAC PiOW 050817 to 051417

Jacob Howard of the Northern Colorado Bears was selected the Western Athletic Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior RHP made two appearances out of the bull pen and picked up a win and a save against UT Rio Grande Valley. His combined pitching line was 4.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 2 BB and 3 K. This season he is 4-0, 5.22 ERA, 31 K, 1.74 WHIP, .314 BAA, 1 SV in 39.2 IP over 21 games. The Bears are 20-28.

Cory Abbott WCC PiOW 050817 to 051417

Cory Abbott of the Loyola Marymount Lions was selected the West Coast Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior RHP pitched a complete game 4-0 shutout against Gonzaga with a pitching line of 9.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 3 BB and 12 K. He had also earned the award week 6week 9 and week 11. This season he is 11-1, 1.60 ERA, 103 K, 0.89 WHIP, .174 BAA in 84.1 IP over 13 GS. The Lions are 34-16.

Mike Hanchar Southland PiOW 050817 to 051417

Mike Hanchar of the Nicholls Colonels was selected the Southland Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior LHP pitched a complete game 3-0 shut out against New Orleans plus came out of the bullpen against Jackson State. His pitching line against New Orleans was 9.0 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 1 BB and 6 K while in the relief appearance it was 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 0 BB and 1 K. He had also earned the award week 2. This season he is 4-4, 3.63 ERA, 75 K, 1.25 WHIP, .235 BAA in 79.1 IP over 16 games with 13 GS. The Colonels are 29-25.

Will Gaddis SOCON PiOW 050817 to 051417

Will Gaddis of the Furman Paladins was selected the Southern Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior RHP picked up the win in an 8-2 victory over VMI with a pitching line of 8.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 1 BB and 6 K. This season he is 7-3, 1.92 ERA, 81 K, 0.93 WHIP, .212 BAA in 93.2 IP over 13 GS. The Paladins are 28-25.

Andy Arguelles Sun Belt PiOW 050817 to 051417

Andy Arguelles of the South Alabama Jaguars was selected the Sun Belt Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The freshman LHP picked up the win out of the bullpen in a 7-6 victory against #10 ranked LSU with a pitching line of 6.1 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 1 HBP, 0 BB and 8 K. This season he is 3-2, 5.10 ERA, 43 K, 1.51 WHIP, .280 BAA in 47.2 IP over 14 games with 8 GS. The Jaguars are 34-19.

Reed Pfannenstein Summit PiOW 050817 to 051417

Reed Pfannenstein of the North Dakota State Bison was selected the Summit League baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior RHP pitched a complete game 8-0 shut out against Western Illinois with a pitching line of 9.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 3 BB and 4 K. This season he is 6-4, 3.29 ERA, 55 K, 1.33 WHIP, .271 BAA in 82.0 IP over 13 GS. The Bison are 28-22.

Alex Lange SEC PiOW 050817 to 051417

Alex Lange of the Louisiana State Tigers was selected the Southeastern Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior RHP pitched a complete game 4-0 shutout against #13 ranked Auburn with a pitching line of 9.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 1 HBP, 0 BB and 9 K. This season he is 7-5, 2.79 ERA, 111 K, 1.25 WHIP, .235 BAA in 90.1 IP over 14 GS. The Tigers are 37-17.

Noah Bremer PAC 12 PiOW 050817 to 051417

Noah Bremer of the Washington Huskies was selected the Pacific 12 Conference baseball pitcher of the week after the opening weekend that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior RHP pitched a complete game 4-0 shutout against Arizona State with a pitching line of 9.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 1 BB and 10 K. This season he is 6-2, 2.29 ERA, 92 K, 1.06 WHIP, .207 BAA in 90.1 IP over 13 games with 8 GS.  The Huskies are 26-22.

Kyle Klotz OVC PiOW 050817 to 051417

Kyle Klotz of the Belmont Bruins was selected the Ohio Valley Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The sophomore RHP made six appearances out of the bull pen and picked up a win against Southeast Missouri. His combined pitching line was 10.1 IP, 8 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 2 BB and 10 K. This season he is 3-3, 4.42 ERA, 38 K, 1.35 WHIP, .255 BAA, 1 SV in 55.0 IP over 41 games. The Bruins are 27-26.

Austin Goeke NEC PiOW 050817 to 051417

Austin Goeke of the Wagner Seahawks was selected the Northeastern Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior RHP pitched a complete game 5-2 victory over Central Connecticut with a pitching line of 9.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 2 BB and 3 K. He had also earned the award week 3 and week 9. This season he is 6-2, 2.69 ERA, 75 K, 1.17 WHIP, .192 BAA in 77.0 IP over 13 GS. The Seahawks are 19-25.

Mark Nowaczewski MWC PiOW 050817 to 051417

Mark Nowaczewski of the Nevada Wolf Pack was selected the Mountain West Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior RHP pitched a complete game 4-1 victory over UNLV with a pitching line of 9.0 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 HR, 0 HBP, 3 BB and 5 K. He had also earned the award week 9 and week 10. This season he is 5-5, 3.61 ERA, 51 K, 1.37 WHIP, .268 BAA in 89.2 IP over 13 GS. The Wolf Pack are 18-33.

Zach Lewis MVC PiOW 050817 to 051417

Zach Lewis of the Wichita State Shockers was selected the Missouri Valley Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior RHP pitched a complete game 6-0 shutout against Evansville with a pitching line of 9.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 1 HBP, 1 BB and 8 K. This season he is 4-3, 3.23 ERA, 56 K, 1.19 WHIP, .214 BAA in 75.1 IP over 14 games with 13 GS. The Shockers are 26-27.

Aubrey McCarty MEAC POW 050817 to 051417

Aubrey McCarty of the Florida A&M Rattlers was selected the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior DH\RHP picked up the win in an 8-1 victory over North Carolina A&T with a pitching line of 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 0 BB and 3 K.. He had also earned the player award for his hitting week 4. This season he is This season he is 7-4, 4.07 ERA, 42 K, 1.41 WHIP, .265 BAA in 77.1 IP over 16 games with 14 GS. Plus he is hitting 61 for 204, .299/.358/.485 with 8 HR, 51 RBI, 32 R, 0 SB in 53 games. The Rattlers are 27-26.

Dazon Cole n Tom Colletti MAC PiOWs 050817 to 051417

Dazon Cole of the Central Michigan Chippewas and Tom Colletti of the Ohio Bobcats were selected the Mid American Conference baseball pitchers of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017.

Cole is a sophomore RHP representing the West Division. He made two starts with a no decision in a 4-3 victory over Michigan and picked up the win in a 15-0 victory over Toledo. His pitching line against Michigan was 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 1 BB and 1 K and against Toledo it was 7.0 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 1 HBP, 2 BB and 3 K . This season he is 3.5, 5.20 ERA, 41 K, 1.78 WHIP, .316 BAA in 72.2 IP over 14 GS. The Chippewas are 28-25.

Colletti is a senior RHP representing the East Division. He picked up the win in a 3-0 victory over Buffalo with a pitching line of 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 2 BB and 6 K. This season he is 3-2, 3.64 ERA, 42 K, 1.11 WHIP, .206 BAA in 47.0 IP over 24 games with 4 GS. The Bobcats are 26-25.

Tom Cosgrove MAAC PiOW 050817 to 051417

Tom Cosgrove of the Manhattan Jaspers was selected the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior LHP pitched a complete game 2-0 shutout against Canisius with a pitching line of 7.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 1 HBP, 2 BB and 10 K. This season he is 5-6, 4.19 ERA, 99 K, 1.38 WHIP, .264 BAA in 77.1 IP in 13 games with 12 GS. The Jaspers are 17-33.

Easton Rhodehouse Horizon PiOW 050817 to 051417

Easton Rhodehouse of the Valparaiso Crusaders was selected the Horizon League baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The freshman RHP made two appearances out of the bull pen earning a save against Milwaukee and picking up a win against UIC. His combined pitching line was 4.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 0 BB and 7 K. This season he is 4-6, 2.51 ERA, 39 K, 0.90 WHIP, .164 BAA, 3 SV in 32.4 IP over 24 games. The Crusaders are 24-28.

Tyler Giovanoni CUSA PiOW 050817 to 051417

Tyler Giovanoni the Texas San Antonio Roadrunners was selected the Conference USA baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior RHP pitched a complete game 5-0 shutout against Charlotte with a pitching line of 9.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 1 BB and 7 K. This season he is 4-3, 3.41 ERA, 55 K, 1.14 WHIP, .211 BAA, 1 SV in 68.2 IP over 14 games with 9 GS. The Roadrunners are 28-24.

Bailey Ober CAA PiOW 050817 to 051417

Bailey Ober of the College of Charleston Cougars was selected the Colonial Athletic Association baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior RHP pitched a complete game 3-1 victory over #13 ranked Arizona with a pitching line of 9.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 HR, 0 HBP, 1 BB and 13 K. The performance also garnered national attention. This season he is 6-2, 4.94 ERA, 66 K, 1.22 WHIP, .264 BAA in 51.0 IP over 9 GS. The Cougars are 25-28.

Justin Mullins Big West PiOW 050817 to 051417

Justin Mullins of the UC Davis Aggies was selected the Big West Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior RHP picked up the win in a 2-0 victory over UC Riverside with a pitching line of 8.1 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 3 BB and 6 K. This season he is 3-3, 4.12 ERA, 34 K, 1.33 WHIP, .251 BAA in 67.2 IP over 11 games with 11 GS. The Aggies are 18-27.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Colten Rendon Big South POW 050817 to 051417

Colten Rendon of the Winthrop Eagles was selected the Big South Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The freshman RHP picked up the win in a 3-2 victory over Campbell with a pitching line of 7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 1 BB and 9 K.  This season he is 6-3, 3.27 ERA, 47 K, 1.05 WHIP, .247 BAA in 77.0 IP over 17 games with 12 GS. The Eagles are 29-21.

Zac Prendergast Big East PiOW 050817 to 051417

Zac Prendergast of the Seton Hall Pirates was selected the Big East Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior RHP pitched a no-hitter in 1-0 victory over Villanova with a pitching line of 9.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 0 BB and 10 K. The performance garnered national attention. He had also earned the award last week. This season he is 7-2, 2.70 ERA, 65 K, 1.06 WHIP, .239 BAA in 83.1 IP over 14 games with 13 GS. The Pirates are 28-21.

Kasey Ford n Troy Montemayor Big 12 PiOWs 050817 to 051417

Kasey Ford of the Kansas State Wildcats and Troy Montemayor of the Baylor Bears were selected the Big 12 Conference baseball co-pitchers of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. 

Freshman RHP Ford picked up the win in a 10-3 victory over Kansas with a pitching line of 7.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 0 BB and 3 K.  This season he is 3-1, 4.05 ERA, 19 K, 1.28 WHIP, .270 BAA in 40.0 IP over 17 games with 5 GS. The Wildcats are 27-25.

Junior RHP Montemayor made three appearances out of the bull pen and earned two saves against Oklahoma State. His combined pitching line was 4.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 2 BB and 3 K.  This season he is 3-1, 0.84 ERA, 25 K, 0.84 WHIP, .169 BAA, 12 SV in 21.1 IP over 21 games. The Bears are 33-17.

Oliver Jaskie Big 10 PiOW 050817 to 051417

Oliver Jaskie of the Michigan Wolverines was selected the Big 10 Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior LHP picked up the win in a 2-0 svicotry over Purdue with a pitching line of 6.2 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 0 BB and 6 K. He had also earned the award week 2 and last week. This season he is 7-2, 2.99 ERA, 98 K, 1.18 WHIP, .223 BAA in 75.1 IP over 13 GS. The Wolverines are 40-12.

Logan Gilbert ASUN PiOW 050817 to 051417

Logan Gilbert of the Stetson Hatters was selected the Atlantic Sun Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The sophomore RHP pitched a complete game 2-1 victory over North Florida with a pitching line of 9.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 0 BB and 6 K. He had also earned the award week 8. This season he is 9-0, 1.75 ERA, 96 K, 1.00 WHIP, .197 BAA in 77.1 IP over 13 games with 10 GS. The Hatters are 25-26.

Tyler Holton ACC PiOW 050817 to 051417

Tyler Holton of the Florida State Seminoles was selected the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The sophomore LHP pitched a complete game 4-0 shutout against Wake Forest with a pitching line of 9.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 0 BB and 9 K. He had also earned the award week 2, week 3 and week 7. This season he is 7-2, 2.69 ERA, 98 K, 0.86 WHIP, .167 BAA in 80.1 IP over 13 GS. The Seminoles are 33-20.

Tim Brennan A10 PiOW 050817 to 051417

Tim Brennan of the Saint Joseph's Hawks was selected the Atlantic 10 Conference baseball co-pitchers of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The sophomore RHP pitched a complete game 4-1 victory over Dayton with a pitching line of 9.0 IP, 8 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 HR, 0 HBP, 0 BB and 7 K. He had also earned the award week 4. This season he is 3-4, 2.88 ERA, 59 K, 1.08 WHIP, .243 BAA in 68.2 IP over 11 games with 10 GS. The Hawks are 19-24.

Peter Strzelecki AAC PiOW 050817 to 051417

Peter Strzelecki of the South Florida Bulls was selected the American Athletic Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior RHP pitched a complete game 2-0 shutout against UConn with a pitching line of 9.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 1 BB and 8 K. This season he is 3-2, 2.21 ERA, 54 K, 1.11 WHIP, .210 BAA in 57.0 IP over 12 GS. The Bulls are 39-13.

Connor Johnson AEC PiOW 050917 to 051517

Connor Johnson of the Maine Black Bears was selected the America East Conference baseball pitcher of the week for the period that spanned May 9, 2017 through May 15, 2017. The junior LHP picked up a win out of the bull pen in a 7-5 victory over UMass Lowell with a pitching line of 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 0 BB and 2 K. This season he is 3-4, 5.50 ERA, 29 K, 1.72 WHIP, .300 BAA, 1 SV in 36.0 IP over 20 games. The Black Bears are 20-25.

Division 1 Baseball Conference Players of the Week 050817 to 051417

America East American Athletic Atlantic 10
Toby Handley Corey Julks Cole Dubet
Stony Brook Houston Saint Louis
Will Robertson
Davidson
Atlantic Coast Atlantic Sun Big 10
Colby Fitch Eli Lovell Jake Adams
Louisville Florida Gulf Coast Iowa
Bruce Steel
Wake Forest
Big 12 Big East Big South
Austin O'Brien Anthony Brocato Brett Auckland
Oklahoma St John's Presbyterian College
Big West Colonial Conference USA
Austin Bush Jeremy Ake Turner Bishop
UC Santa Barbara Delaware Old Dominion
Horizon Independents Ivy
Trey Ganns none none
Northern Kentucky reg season over
Metro Atlantic Mid-American Mid-Eastern

Trevor McCauley Greg Basalyga Kyle Corbin
Niagara Bowling Green Bethune-Cookman

Jordan Peterson
Eastern Michigan
Missouri Valley Mountain West Northeast
Austin Listi Jesse Medrano Harrison Preschel
Dallas Baptist Fresno State LIU Brooklyn
Ohio Valley Pacific 12 Patriot
Parker Phillips Chandler Anderson none
Austin Peay Utah reg season over
Southeastern Southern Southland
Riley Mahan Ryan Hagan Jake Pulcheon
Kentucky Mercer Houston Baptist
Southwestern Summit Sun Belt
none Brent Williams Jared Barnes
reg season over Oral Roberts South Alabama
West Coast Western Atlantic
Brock Hale Tristen Carranza
BYU New Mexico State

Toby Handley AEC POW 050917 to 051517

Toby Handley of the Stony Brook Seawolves was selected the America East Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 9, 2017 through May 15, 2017. The senior outfielder hit 4 for 8, .500 with 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 4 R, 1 SB, 1 BB in 2 games. This season he is hitting 59 for 168, .351/.484/.619 with 5 HR, 34 RBI, 40 R, 17 SB in 46 games. The Seawolves are 23-23.

Tristen Carranza WAC POW 050817 to 051417

Tristen Carranza of the New Mexico State Aggies was selected the Western Athletic Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The sophomore first baseman hit 5 for 10, .500 with 2 2B, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 2 R, 0 SB, 3 BB in 3 games. He had also earned the award week 7. This season he is hitting 56 for 168, .333/.441/.702 with 16 HR, 51 RBI, 41 R, 1 SB in 47 games. The Aggies are 33-19.

Brock Hale WCC POW 050817 to 051417

Brock Hale of the Brigham Young Cougars was selected the West Coast Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The sophomore outfielder hit 9 for 20, .450 with 2 2B, 2 HR, 9 RBI, 7 R, 0 SB, 2 BB in 4 games. This season he is hitting 59 for 155, .381/.467/.665 with 9 HR, 40 RBI, 45 R, 4 SB in 40 games. The Cougars are 33-15.

Jared Barnes Sun Belt POW 050817 to 051417

Jared Barnes of the South Alabama Jaguars was selected the Sun Belt Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior catcher hit 10 for 18, .556 with 4 2B, 3 HR, 13 RBI, 4 R, 0 SB, 1 BB, 2 SF in 4 games. The performance also garnered national attention. This season he is hitting 55 for 170, .324/.417/.612 with 13 HR, 50 RBI, 38 R, 2 SB in 50 games. The Jaguars are 34-18.

Brent Williams Summit POW 050817 to 051417

Brent Williams of the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles was selected the Summit League baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior first baseman hit 8 for 16, .500 with 1 2B, 1 3B, 3 HR, 5 RBI, 8 R, 0 SB, 2 BB, 0 HBP, 0 SF in 3 games. This season he is hitting 56 for 206, .272/.326/.563 with 16 HR, 46 RBI, 40 R, 0 SB in 51 games. The Golden Eagles are 37-14.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Jake Pulcheon Southland POW 050817 to 051417

Jake Pulcheon of the Houston Baptist Huskies was selected the Southland Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior first baseman hit 6 for 10, .600 with 1 2B, 1 HR, 6 RBI, 2 R, 0 SB, 0 BB in 3 games. This season he is hitting 44 for 148, .297/.413/.405 with 2 HR, 32 RBI, 20 R, 1 SB in 45 games. The Huskies are 26-20.

Ryan Hagan SOCON POW 050817 to 051417

Ryan Hagan of the Mercer Bears was selected the Southern Conference baseball player of the week after for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior shortstop hit 7 for 14, .500 with 2 HR, 5 RBI, 5 R, 1 SB, 1 BB, 1 SF in 3 games. This season he is hitting 61 for 201, .303/.425/.468 with 7 HR, 32 RBI, 54 R, 24 SB in 51 games. The Bears are 38-13.

Riley Mahan SEC POW 050817 to 051417

Riley Mahan of the Kentucky Wildcats was selected the Southeastern Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior second baseman hit 10 for 15, .667 with 3 2B, 1 3B, 3 HR, 8 RBI, 6 R, 0 SB, 2 BB, 1 HBP in 4 games. He had also earned the award week 3 and week 10. This season he is hitting 72 for 210, .343/.399/.657 with 13 HR, 55 RBI, 49 R, 8 SB in 53 games. The Wildcats are 37-16.

Chandler Anderson PAC 12 POW 050817 to 051417

Chandler Anderson of the Utah Utes was selected the Pacific 12 Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The sophomore outfielder hit 7 for 13, .538 with 1 2B, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 5 R, 1 SB, 2 BB, 1 HBP in 4 games. This season he is hitting 36 for 112, .321/.395/.402 with 1 HR, 18 RBI, 23 R, 3 SB in 36 games. The Utes are 24-21.

Parker Phillips OVC POW 050817 to 051417

Parker Phillips of the Austin Peay Governors was selected the Ohio Valley Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The freshman C/1B hit 10 for 20, .500 with 2 2B, 3 HR, 8 RBI, 7 R, 0 SB, 1 BB, 1 HBP in 5 games. That included a 5 for 5 game against Evansville. This season he is hitting 56 for 165, .339/.450/.636 with 11 HR, 35 RBI, 44 R, 3 SB in 47 games. The Governors are 24-27.

Harrison Preschel NEC POW 050817 to 051417

Harrison Preschel of the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds was selected the Northeastern Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior catcher hit 8 for 16, .500 with  1 2B, 0 HR, 4 RBI, 5 R, 2 SB, 2 BB in 4 games. This season he is hitting 44 for 152, .289/.380/.395 with 2 HR, 26 RBI, 22 R, 9 SB in 43 games.  The Blackbirds are 21-25.

Jesse Medrano MWC POW 050817 to 051417

Jesse Medrano of the Fresno State Bulldogs was selected the Mountain West Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior third baseman hit 9 for 16, .562 with 1 HR, 4 RBI, 6 R, 0 SB, 1 BB, 0 HBP in 4 games. This season he is hitting 71 for 207, .343/.387/.541 with 6 HR, 38 RBI, 52 R, 5 SB in 51 games. The Bulldogs are 29-22.

Austin Listi MVC POW 050817 to 051417

Austin Listi of the Dallas Baptist Patriots was selected the Missouri Valley Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior first baseman hit 8 for 14, .571 with 2 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 4 R, 0 SB, 2 BB, 1 HBP in 4 games.  This season he is hitting 65 for 196, .332/.453/.694 with 17 HR, 43 RBI, 49 R, 1 SB in 52 games. The Patriots are 34-18.

Kyle Corbin MEAC POW 050817 to 051417

Kyle Corbin of the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats was selected the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior outfielder hit 6 for 9, .667 with 2 HR, 6 RBI, 5 R, 1 SB, 2 BB in 3 games. This season he is hitting 50 for 185, .270/.328/.373 with 3 HR, 25 RBI, 34 R, 18 SB in 48 games. The Wildcats are 30-23.

Greg Basalyga n Jordan Peterson MAC POWs 050817 to 051417

Greg Basalyga of the Bowling Green Falcons and Jordan Peterson of the Eastern Michigan Eagles were selected the Mid American Conference baseball players of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. 

Basalyga is a senior outfielder representing the East Division. He hit 6 for 18, .333 with 2 2B, 2 HR, 7 RBI, 3 R, 0 SB, 3 BB in 4 games. This season he is hitting 44 for 157, .280/.368/.510 with 8 HR, 30 RBI, 24 R, 0 SB in 46 games.The Falcons are 15-32.

Peterson is a senior outfielder representing the West Division. He hit 9 for 22, .409 with 1 2B, 3 HR, 11 RBI, 4 R, 0 SB, 0 BB in 4 games. That included a 3 HR, 9 RBI game against Northern Illinois. This season he is hitting 56 for 185, .303/.345/.470 with 6 HR, 29 RBI, 30 R, 2 SB in 49 games. The Eagles are 21-32.

Trevor McCauley MAAC POW 050817 to 051417

Trevor McCauley of the Niagara Purple Eagles was selected the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior outfielder hit 9 for 15, .600 with 2 2B, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 6 R, 0 SB, 1 BB, 2 HBP in 4 games. This season he is hitting 50 for 136, .368/.453/.500 with 2 HR, 28 RBI, 21 R, 7 SB in 41 games. The Purple Eagles are 23-22.

Trey Ganns Horizon POW 050817 to 051417

Trey Ganns of the Northern Kentucky Norse was selected the Horizon League baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior LHP\1B hit 8 for 16, .500 with 2 2B, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 5 R, 0 SB, 1 BB, 1 HBP, 1 SF in 4 games. He had also earned the award week 8 and week 10. This season he is hitting 69 for 198, .348/.443/.636 with 13 HR, 50 RBI, 42 R, 0 SB in 52 games. On the mound he is 3-7, 7.50 ERA, 47 K, 1.67 WHIP, .310 BAA in 60.0 IP over 14 games with 13 GS. The Norse are 21-31.

Turner Bishop CUSA POW 050817 to 051417

Turner Bishop of the Old Dominion Monarchs was selected the Conference USA baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior outfielder hit 10 for 19, .526 with 2 2B, 2 HR, 13 RBI, 5 R, 0 SB, 1 BB, 1 SF in 5 games. That included a 7 RBI game against Florida International. This season he is hitting 45 for 144, .313/.379/.500 with 4 HR, 29 RBI, 24 R, 0 SB in 46 games. The Monarchs are 35-17.

Jeremy Ake CAA POW 050817 to 051417

Jeremy Ake of the Delaware Blue Hens was selected the Colonial Athletic Association baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior shortstop hit 6 for 11, .545 with 3 2B, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 4 R, 0 SB, 2 BB in 3 games. This season he is hitting 59 for 165, .358/.440/.473 with 2 HR, 36 RBI, 34 R, 1 SB in 46 games. The Blue Hens are 28-20.

Austin Bush Big West POW 050817 to 051417

Austin Bush of the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos was selected the Big West Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior first baseman hit 6 for 15, .400 with 4 HR, 7 RBI, 4 R, 0 SB, 2 BB in 4 games. This season he is hitting 52 for 181, .287/.355/.575 with 14 HR, 45 RBI, 29 R, 0 SB in 48 games. The Gauchos are 21-27.

Brett Auckland Big South POW 050817 to 051417

Brett Auckland of the Presbyterian College Blue Hose was selected the Big South Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior first baseman hit 9 for 18, .500 with 2 HR, 7 RBI, 6 R, 1 SB, 1 BB in 4 games. This season he is hitting 53 for 167, .317/.402/.479 with 6 HR, 34 RBI, 28 R, 4 SB in 49 games. The Blue Hose are 28-25.

Anthony Brocato Big East POW 050817 to 051417

Anthony Brocato of the St John's Red Storm was selected the Big East Conference baseball player of the week over the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior outfielder hit 6 for 11, .545 with 2 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 3 R, 0 SB, 2 BB in 3 games. This season he is hitting 51 for 151, .338/.410/.603 with 8 HR, 41 RBI, 25 R, 1 SB in 41 games. The Red Storm are 38-8.

Austin O'Brien Big 12 POW 050817 to 051417

Austin O'Brien of the Oklahoma Sooners was selected the Big 12 Conference baseball player of the week over the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The senior first baseman hit 5 for 14, .357 with 2 2B, 1 HR, 6 RBI, 2 R, 0 SB, 0 BB in 3 games. This season he is hitting 46 for 151, .305/.359/.556 with 8 HR, 35 RBI, 31 R, 4 SB in 40 games. The Sooners are 34-18.

Jake Adams Big 10 POW 050817 to 051417

Jake Adams of the Iowa Hawkeyes was selected the Big 10 Conference baseball player of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior first baseman hit 6 for 12, .500 with 0 2B, 3 HR, 5 RBI, 6 R, 1 SB, 3 BB in 3 games. He had also earned the award week 3. This season he is hitting 69 for 199, .347/.428/.734 with 21 HR, 59 RBI, 45 R, 5 SB in 50 games. The Hawkeyes are 32-18.

Eli Lovell ASUN POW 050817 to 051417

Eli Lovell of the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles (FGCU) was selected the Atlantic Sun Conference baseball player of the week over the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior outfielder hit 6 for 13, .462 with 1 2B, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 3 R, 0 SB, 3 BB, 0 SF in 4 games. This season he is hitting 49 for 169, .290/.411/.456 with 5 HR, 34 RBI, 37 R, 2 SB in 49 games. The Golden Eagles are 34-17.

Colby Fitch n Bruce Steel ACC POWs 050817 to 051417

Colby Fitch of the Louisville Cardinals and Bruce Steel of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons were selected the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball co-players of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. 

Junior catcher Fitch hit 7 for 14, .500 with 1 2B, 3 HR, 5 RBI, 5 R, 0 SB, 1 BB, 1 HBP, 1 SF in 4 games. This season he is hitting 52 for 198, .263/.383/.485 with 11 HR, 39 RBI, 41 R, 2 SB in 53 games. The Cardinals are 46-7.

Sophomore shortstop Steel hit 6 for 20, .300 with 2 2B, 3 HR, 9 RBI, 3 R, 0 SB, 1 BB in 5 games. This season he is hitting 40 for 145, .276/.386/.579 with 12 HR, 36 RBI, 32 R, 4 SB in 42 games. The Demon Deacons are 36-16.

Cole Dubet n Will Robertson A10 POWs 050817 to 051417

Cole Dubet of the Saint Louis Billikens and Will Robertson of the Davidson Wildcats were selected the Atlantic 10 Conference baseball co-players of the week for the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. 

Sophomore second baseman Dubet hit 7 for 12, .583 with 3 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R, 0 SB, 1 BB in 3 games. This season he is hitting 38 for 135, .281/.374/.385 with 2 HR, 25 RBI, 16 R, 3 SB in 44 games. The Billikens are 30-19.

Senior OF\RHP Robertson hit 5 for 9, .556 with 1 2B, 4 HR, 6 RBI, 5 R, 0 SB, 0 BB, 1 HBP in 2 games. He had also earned the award week 8. This season he is hitting 69 for 199, .347/.407/.653 with 14 HR, 36 RBI, 49 R, 4 SB in 47 games. The Wildcats are 25-22.

Cory Julks AAC POW 050817 to 051417

Cory Julks of the Houston Cougars was selected the American Athletic Conference baseball player of the week over the period that spanned May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. The junior outfielder hit 7 for 15, .467 with 2 2B, 2 HR, 8 RBI, 6 R, 3 SB, 3 BB in 4 games. That includes a 2 HR, 7 RBI game against Tulane. This season he is hitting 53 for 173, .306/.392/.503 with 5 HR, 33 RBI, 27 R, 13 SB in 48 games. The Cougars are 34-18.

Bryan Bonnell traded to Mariners

Bryan Bonnell was traded by the Tampa Bay Rays to the Seattle Mariners on May 9, 2017 in exchange for an international signing slot. The RHP was 0-2, 4.09 ERA, 10 K, 1.09 WHIP, .275 BAA, 4 SV in 11.0 IP over 9 games at Class A Advanced Charlotte. He was originally drafted by the Rays in the 36th round in 2015. Bonnell will be 24 on September 28.

Casey Fien traded to Phillies

Casey Fien was traded by the Seattle Mariners to the Phildelphia Phillies on May 9, 2017 for cash. The RHP was 0-1, 3.38 ERA, 3 K, 1.31 WHIP, .280 BAA, 1 SV in 5.1 IP over 5 games at Triple A Tacoma and 0-0, 15.00 ERA, 6 K, 2.17 WHIP, .360 BAA in 6.0 IP over 6 games with the Mariners in 2017. Over eight MLB seasons with the Mariners, Dodgers, Twins and Tigers he was 17-17, 4.29 ERA, 247 K, 1.17 WHIP, .251 BAA, 1 SV in 283.0 IP over 299 games. He was originally drafted by the Tigers in the 20th round in 2006. Fien will be 34 on October 21.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Matt Szczur traded to Padres

Matt Szczur was traded by the Chicago Cubs to the San Diego Padres on May 8, 2017. The Cubs in exchange received Justin Hancock.

Szczur is an outfielder who hit 4 for 19, .211/.273/.263 with 0 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, 0 SB in 15 games with the Cubs in 2017. Over four MLB seasons with the Cubs he hit .243/.295/.374 with 9 HR, 42 RBI, 45 R, 4 SB in 208 games. He was originally drafted by the Cubs in the fifth round in 2010. Szczur will be 28 on July 20.

RHP Hancock was 0-2, 6.23 ERA, 11 K, 1.85 WHIP, .327 BAA in 13.0 IP over 10 games at Double A San Antonio in 2017. He was originally drafted by the Padres in the ninth round in 2011. Hancock turned 26 on October 28.

Danny Santana traded to Braves

Danny Santana was traded by the Minnesota Twins to the Atlanta Braves on May 8, 2017. The Twins in exchange received Kevin Chapman. 

Santana is an outfielder who hit 5 for 25, .200/.231/.360 with 1 HR, 1 RBI, 3 R, 1 SB in 13 games with the Twins in 2017. Over four MLB seasons with the Twins he hit .264/.298/.377 with 10 HR, 76 RBI, 132 R, 41 SB in 284 games. He originally signed with the Twins in 2007 as an amateur free agent out of the Dominican Republic. Santana turned 26 on November 7th.

LHP Chapman was 0-0, 7.71 ERA, 10 K, 1.46 WHIP, .311 BAA in 11.2 IP over 9 games at Triple A Gwinnett in 2017. Over four MLB seasons with the Astros he was 3-1, 4.09 ERA, 48 K, 1.55 WHIP, .257 BAA, 1 SV in 55.0 IP over 58 games. He was originally drafted by the Royals in the fourth round in 2010, traded to the Astros in 2012 and claimed off waivers by the Braves in March 2017. Chapman turned 29 on February 19.

Damien Magnifico traded to Angels

Damien Magnifico was traded by the Baltimore Orioles to the Los Angeles Angels on May 6, 2017. The Orioles in exchange received Jordan Kipper.

RHP Magnifico started 2017 at Triple A Colorado Springs where he was 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 2 K, 2.25 WHIP, .167 BAA in 1.1 IP over 2 games before the was traded by the Brewers to the Orioles . Then he was 1-0, 9.95 ERA, 5 K, 2.53 WHIP, .433 BAA in 6.1 IP over 5 games at Triple A Norfolk. He was originally drafted by the Brewers in the fifth round in 2012. Magnifico will be 26 on May 24

RHP Kipper was 2-1, 1.74 ERA, 18 K, 0.94 WHIP, .194 BAA in 31.0 IP over 5 GS at Double A Mobile in 2017. He was originally drafted by the Angels in the ninth round in 2014. Kipper turned 24 on October 6th.

Patrick Cantwell traded to Blue Jays

Patrick Cantwell was traded by the Texas Rangers to the Toronto Blue Jays on May 6, 2017 for cash. The catcher had hit 4 for 30, .133/.188/.133 with 0 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, 1 SB in 7 games at Triple A Round Rock in 2017. His minor league caught stealing rate is 28%. He was originally drafted by the Rangers in the third round in 2012. Cantwell turned 27 on April 10.

Yoiber Marquina traded to Yankees

Yoiber Marquina was traded by the Cleveland Indians to the New York Yankees on May 5, 2017 to complete an earlier deal for Nick Goody. He had not pitched this season and under went Tommy John surgery on May 1, 2017. The RHP was 1-1, 3.16 ERA, 43 K, 1.31 WHIP, .233 BAA, 7 SV in 31.1 IP over 28 games at Class A Lake County in 2016. He originally signed with the Indians in 2012 as an amateur free agent out of Venezuela. Marquina turned 21 on February 3rd.

Armando Araiza traded to Orioles

Armando Araiza was traded by the Atlanta Braves to the Baltimore Orioles on May 4, 2017 for cash. The catcher had hit 5 for 35, .143/.167/.286 with 1 HR, 2 RBI, 5 R, 0 SB in 11 games at Double A Mississippi in 2017. He originally signed with the Rays in 2010 as an amateur free agent out of Mexico. Araiza will be 24 on June 19.

Victor Roache traded to Dodgers

Victor Roache was traded by the Milwaukee Brewers to the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 4, 2017 for cash. The outfielder had hit 13 for 74, .176/.238/.230 with 0 HR, 8 RBI, 6 R, 2 SB in 22 games at Double A Biloxi in 2017. He was originally drafted by the Brewers with the 28th pick of the first round in 2012. Roache will be 26 on September 17.

MiLB Pitchers of the Week 050817 to 051417

Week five minor league pitchers of the week

International League Pacific Coast League
Yonny Chirinos Ryan Weber
Durham (TB) Tacoma (SEA)
Eastern League Southern League Texas League
Drew Anderson Mike Soroka Kyle Lloyd
Reading (PHI) Mississippi (ATL) San Antonio (SD)
Carolina League California League Florida State League
Triston McKenzie Jesus Tinoco Junior Fernandez
Lynchburg (CLE) Lancaster (COL) Palm Beach (STL)
Midwest League South Atlantic League
Alfred Gutierrez JoJo Romero
West Michigan (DET) Lakewood (PHI)

JoJo Romero South Atlantic League PiOW 050817 to 051417

JoJo Romero of the Lakewood BlueClaws was selected the South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week for the span of May 8, 2017 through May 14, 2017. For the week he was 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 GS, 8.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 3 BB, and 8 K. The win came in a  3-0 victory over Greenville. This season the LHP is 2-1, 2.20 ERA, 36 K, 1.07 WHIP, .193 BAA in 32.2 IP over 6 GS. Lakewood is the Class A team of the Philadelphia Phillies. He was originally drafted by the Phillies in the fourth round in 2016. Fanti will be 21 on September 9th.