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August 16, 2012 at 1:50 AM

Players of the Week, August 6-12: Nick Moore & Sergio Gomez


Members of the GCL Red Sox Nick Moore and Sergio Gomez swept this week's SoxProspects.com Player and Pitcher of the Week honors, respectively. 

In six games Nick Moore batted .375/.483/.833 (9-for-24) with three home runs and a triple, with six runs scored and five batted in, five walks and strikeouts, and a stolen base. Moore's best outing came at the GCL Twins last Saturday going two-for-three with a home run, one run scored, three runs batted in and a stole a base. On the season Moore, age 19, is batting .255/.378/.376 (38-for-149) with three home runs, five doubles and two triples in 43 games played. He was the Red Sox thirtieth-round pick in the 2011 draft.

Sergio Gomez made his sole start of the week at the GCL Twins August 10, working six shutout innings of two hit ball, striking out six, walking none and earning the win. Gomez, 18, owns a 4-3 record in 10 games (eight starts) with the GCL Red Sox with a 2.85 ERA, allowing 15 earned runs on 38 hits with 44 strike outs versus nine walks over 47.1 innings pitched, holding opposing batters to a .213 average. He was signed as a free agent out of Colombia in December 2009.

Honorable Mentions, batting:

Jose Iglesias (PAW) - 5 G, 22 AB, 23 PA, 9 H, 2 2B, 4 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB/2 K, .409/.435/.500

Che-Hsuan Lin (PAW) - 5 G, 15 AB, 21 PA, 8 H, 4 R, 2 RBI, 5 BB/2 K, 2 SB (1 CS), .533/.667/.533

Heiker Meneses (SAL) - 5 G, 18 AB, 21 PA, 7 H, 1 2B, 1 3B, 2 R, 1 BB/4 K, 3 SB (2 CS), .389/.450/.556

Aneury Tavarez (LOW) - 6 G, 22 AB, 26 PA, 10 H, 1 HR, 1 2B, 1 3B, 3 R, 4 RBI, 2 BB/6 K, .455/.520/.727

Honorable Mentions, pitching:

Michael Olmsted (POR) - 2 G, 3.0 IP, 0-0, 2 SV, 0.00 ERA, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB/4 K, 0.33 WHIP, 12.00 K/9, 1.00 G/F, .000 BAA, .111 OPSA

Nefi Orgando (GRE) - 2 G, 6.0 IP, 0-0. 0.00 ERA, 1 H, 0 R, 2 BB/6 K, 0.50 WHIP, 9.00 K/9, 2.67 G/F, .053 BAA, .248 OPSA

Yunior Ortega (LOW) - 3 G, 5.2 IP, 1-0, 2 SV, 1.59 ERA, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB/6 K, 0.71 WHIP, 9.53 K/9, 083 G/F, .190 BAA, .418 OPSA

Miguel Pena (GRE) - 1 G, 5.0 IP, 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB/6 K, 0.40 WHIP, 10.80 K/9, 1.25 G/F, .118 BAA, .235 OPSA



 
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