Tag: AUSL Batter of the Month

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Groves Garners AUSL Batter of the Month Award

Les Groves won batter of the month honors for November
Les Groves won batter of the month honors in the Australia League for November

November is a month Les Groves will no doubt remember for quite some time to come.

The 26-year-old Newcastle catcher came through all month long for his club and has won honors as the Australian League Batter of the Month.

His standout month saw him put up a .379 batting average, with no home runs, 17 RBIs, 17 runs scored and a .474 on-base percentage.

For the season Groves is batting .380 with 57 hits and 1 home run. He has scored 29 times and batted in 25.

The Newcastle Nuclears are in first place with a record of 32-11, with just 7 games left on the schedule.

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Southey Takes AUSL’s Best Bat Trophy

At only 20 years of age, Wayne Southey could very well be having many more months like the last this in his career.

That would be great news for fans of the Sydney Sailors, as October was one to remember for the left fielder and he has captured the Australian League Batter of the Month award.

On the month he hit .356 with 4 home runs, 11 RBIs and 11 runs scored.