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August 24, 2012 at 1:03 PM

Players of the Week, August 13-19: Brandon Workman & Andy LaRoche


Brandon Workman introduced himself to the Eastern League in style going 2-0 with an 1.64 ERA in his debut, allowing two earned runs on seven hits, striking out eight while walking only one, easily earning himself SoxProspects.com Pitcher of the Week honors. He worked six shutout innings against Altoona (PIT) August 14, striking out six while allowing only two hits and no walks. Against New Britain (TOR) August 19 Workman allowed two runs on five hits, striking out two and walking one over five innings of work. Prior to being promoted Workman went 7-7 with a 3.40 ERA in 113.2 innings over 20 starts with Salem, for a combined 9-7 record with a 3.25 ERA over 124.2 innings pitched, with 115 strikeouts versus 21 walks and held opposing batters to a .239 average. He is currently the thirteenth ranked prospect in the organization by SoxProspects.com.  

Pawtucket's Andy LaRoche powered himself to SoxProspects.com Player of the Week honors on the strength of four home runs and three doubles, posting a .367/.406/.867 (11-for-30) and batting in 11 runs in eight games played. He started the week out right going 2-for-5 with a home run and a double August 13 at Buffalo (NYM). LaRoche is hitting .277/.342/.494 (46-for-166) with seven home runs and 25 doubles over 45 games since joining Pawtucket.

Honorable Mentions, pitching:

Matt Barnes (SAL) - 1 G, 5.0 IP, 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 H, 0 R, 3 BB/3 K, 0.80 WHIP, 5.40 K/9, 4.00 G/F, .077 BAA, .327 OPSA

Keith Couch (SAL) - 1 G, 8.0 IP, 1-0, 1.12 ERA, 7 H, 1 ER, 0 BB/4 K, 0.88 WHIP, 4.50 K/9, 2.67 G/F, .259 BAA, .519 OPSA

Nefi Ogando (GRE) - 2 G, 5.1 IP, 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB/5 K, 0.56 WHIP, 8.44 K/9, 2.00 G/F, .111 BAA, .325 OPSA

Stolmy Pimentel (POR) - 1 G, 4.0 IP, 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB/4 K, 0.50 WHIP, 9.00 K/9, 1.67 G/F, .077 BAA, .220 OPSA

Honorable Mentions, batting:

Michael Almanzar (SAL) - 6 G, 22 AB, 27 PA, 7 H, 3 HR, 1 2B, 4 R, 7 RBI, 3 BB/3 K, 1 SB, .318/.407/.773

Xander Bogaerts (POR) - 6 G, 23 AB, 23 PA, 8 H, 2 HR, 4 2B, 5 R, 6 RBI, 0 BB/4 K, .348/.348/.783

Drew Hedman (SAL) - 6 G, 22 AB, 27 PA, 8 H, 1 HR, 3 2B, 2 3B, 6 R, 6 RBI, 3 BB/3 K, .364/.444/.818

Jonathan Hee (PAW) - 6 G, 20 AB, 24 PA, 9 H, 1 HR, 2 2B, 1 R, 4 RBI, 3 BB/4 K, .450/.500/.700

 
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