June 28, 2012 at 2:31 AM
SoxProspects.com Player of the Week Pawtucket's Ryan Lavarnway posted a roubust .579/.625/1.000 line (11 for 19) powered by one home run and five doubles in five games played last week. He also scored and batted in four runs each and took four bases on balls. Lavarnway recorded a hit in each game last week, including three multi-hit games, highlighted by a 4 for 4 performance at Syracuse (WAS) last Wednesday in which he hit two of his doubles. On the season he is hitting .320/.405/.489 with seven home runs 17 doubles and 32 walks versus 43 strikeouts in 225 at-bats over 60 games played. He is currently the fifth-ranked prospect in the organization by SoxProspects.com.
Pitcher of the Week Salem's Brandon Workman made his only start of the period on Sunday against Winston-Salem (CHA) but he made the most of it, working seven shutout innings and allowing only two hits and one walk while striking out three and earning the win. Thus far in 2012, Workman owns a 5-3 record with a 2.78 ERA in 64.2 innings of work over 12 starts, allowing 20 earned runs on 49 hits, striking out 58 while walking only 14 and holding opposing batters to a .211 average. He is currently the thirteenth-ranked prospect in the organization by SoxProspects.com.