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April 27, 2010 at 1:11 PM

Players of the Week, April 19-25: Oscar Tejeda and Robert Coello


Outstanding performances this week earned Salem's Oscar Tejeda and Portland's Robert Coello Player and Pitcher of the Week honors as voted on by the SoxProspects.com community.

Tejeda, Salem's 20-year-old second baseman, amassed a .440/.440/.920 line in his six games this week, highlighted by a 2 home run, 4 RBI performance against Frederick on April 24. In 25 at-bats, Tejeda had 11 hits, 5 for extra bases, including 4 home runs and 7 RBI. The impressive performance also earned him Carolina League Player of the Week honors.

The 25-year-old Coello appeared in three games out of the Sea Dogs' bullpen this week, where he went 2-0 with a 1.12 ERA and 12 strikeouts. He allowed only 3 hits in his 8 innings pitched. Originally drafted as a catcher by the Cincinnati Reds in 2004, Coello is now 3-1 with a 3.46 ERA in 5 appearances for Portland this season.

Greenville's Dan Butler, who finished third in this week's SoxProspects.com Player of the Week poll, won South Atlantic League Player of the Week honors for his .450/.476/.950 performance. He also smacked 2 home runs and 4 doubles while adding 7 RBI to help Greenville go 6-1 over the course of the week.

 
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