Kansas Metropolis Monarchs infielder Justin Wylie and Kane County Cougars starter CJ Eldred gained 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 crew that discovered some resurgence, profitable 5 of six at house in opposition to 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 effectively, eight RBI and two walks whereas putting 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 in opposition to Cleburne earlier than permitting a single to open the body. He completed his outing going 9 innings whereas putting out eight and permitting two hits and one earned run in a sport the Cougars gained 4-1 in extras.
That additionally was not Eldred’s solely begin of the week, pitching six shutout innings on the highway in Lincoln whereas putting out 5 en path to a 7-0 win for Kane County.
The best-hander’s ERA dropped by practically a full run this week, now sitting at a 4.78 clip to associate with his 6-5 file. He has allowed only one complete earned run in his final 5 begins throughout 35 innings, putting out 34.
Pointstreak is the official statistician of the American Affiliation.