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June 12, 2013 at 8:05 PM

Players of the Week, June 3-9: Drake Britton and Henry Ramos

Salem's Henry Ramos powered himself to Player of the Week honors with three home runs and two doubles last week, while posting a .417/.500/.875 batting line, knocking in eight runs, and swiping three bags on the basepath. Not to be outdone, Portland's Drake Britton worked eight innings of shutout, one-hit ball striking out eight while walking only one at Erie (Tigers) June 5, en route to earning the nod as Pitcher of the Week as well as Eastern League Pitcher of the Week.

Britton, the fifteenth-ranked prospect in the system by, owns a 5-5 record and 3.25 ERA, having allowed 39 runs, 26 earned, on 69 hits for a .249 opponents' average, over 72 innings pitched in 13 starts.  

On the season Ramos is hitting .259/.354/.425 (50 for 193) with seven home runs, seven doubles and two triples.

Honorable Mentions, batters:

Xander Bogaerts (POR)
Keury De La Cruz (SAL)
Aneury Tavarez (GRE)
Drew Turocy (GRE)

Honorable Mentions, pitchers:

Jose Almonte (DSL)
Keith Couch (POR)
Kyle Kraus (SAL)
Matt Price (SAL)

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