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Pitcher & Player of the Week

Coca-Cola Pitcher Player Week #5

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Wareham’s Griffin Roberts had a spectacular week on the mound for the Gatemen, making two starts and pitching 12 complete innings. The right-hander struck out 13 batters while walking zero in his two outings. Allowing only 5 hits in his 12 innings pitched, Roberts surrendered just a single earned run on the week, contributing to his already-impressive ERA, now clocking in at 1.73. The sophomore out of Wake Forest had a successful second season with the Demon Deacons, posting 80 strikeouts with his opponents batting just .160.

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At the plate this past week, Josh Stowers was an absolute menace for the Anglers; the Louisville outfielder had 9 hits in 20 at-bats, including 2 doubles and a homerun. To add to his impressive resume, Stowers had 8 RBIs, scored 6 runs, took 5 walks and stole 4 bases. In his second season at Louisville, the Chicago-native posted an impressive .313 batting average and a .507 slugging percentage in his 65 games played.