Tag: Player of the Week

ML’s Best Player, Michel of Arizona

April 8, 2024

It can be difficult for a young player to step out of the shadows and assert himself in the Metropolitan League, but last week David Michel of the Arizona Cowboys reminded everyone just why he’s here as he threw up numbers that made him an easy selection for Player of the Week. Michel rocked opposing pitching for a .565 average (13-for-23), 3 home runs and 5 RBIs to come away with the award.

Great Week for Toronto’s Makanaakua Mano

April 8, 2024

The Lake League announced today that Makanaakua Mano of the Toronto Nomads earned Player of the Week honors for his performance over the past seven days.

Mano hit .480 with 3 home runs, 10 RBIs and 5 runs scored.

Deetz Punishes ML Pitchers This Week

(GAME DATE — May 18, 2020) – So far in his young career, Brock Deetz has kept a low profile, but after his performance at the plate last week, he attracted the notice of the rest of the Metropolitan League in a big way as he was named the Player of the Week today for his efforts. Continue reading “Deetz Punishes ML Pitchers This Week”

Rambo Wins LL Best Player Award

(GAME DATE — May 18, 2020) – John Rambo burst onto the Lake League stage in a big way last week. This promising rookie right fielder for Chicago garnered everyone’s respect by putting up some remarkable numbers and picking up the Player of the Week trophy.

The 22-year-old haunted opposing pitchers hitting .486 (17-for-35) with 4 home runs and 15 RBIs last week.

Rambo is presently batting .371 with 14 home runs, 41 runs scored and 45 RBIs. His OBP is .407.

Rambo is a favorite for Rookie of the Year, and already picked up hardware for April’s Rookie of the Month.

Iron Pigs Looking Solid After Week #2

(GAME DATE: 15 Apr. 2019) —  The Pittsburgh Iron Pigs,

They had a gain in Elo of 21.2 since the start of the season, surpassing strong California’s gain by nearly double. The Iron Pigs, despite losing handfuls of rental talent in the offseason, now sit atop the Lake League East with a 9-3 record, and a run differential of +33, a Bull League best.

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Nevada Speed to the Top of Power Rankings

The Nevada Speeders have pulled ahead of the pack to take the top of the weekly team power rankings for Week 9, after taking the first three against their former AEL rivals, the Chicago Pit Bulls, in the interleague home-and-home series that marked the main event for all teams this past week.

The fourth and final game proceeds tonight for Nevada against Chicago, and then the league breaks until Thursday’s All-Star Game in Calgary. Continue reading “Nevada Speed to the Top of Power Rankings”