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April 15, 2014 at 11:42 PM

Players of the Week, 4/7-13: Kevin Mager & Henry Owens

Kevin Mager, IF, Greenville Drive - 6 G, 20 AB, 25 PA, 8 H, 2 HR, 1 2B, 5 R, 5 RBI, 4 BB/2 K, .400/.520/.750

It's always fun when a player off the radar screen of even the most diehard prospect maven takes home Player of the Week honors, and Mager, a undrafted free agent out of Division II Rollins College (FL) in 2012, did just that. He did most of his damage against Kannapolis (CHW) going 4 for 4 with three runs scored and taking a base-on-balls Friday, April 11 and hitting both home runs and his double in the series.

Season line: .375/.487/.668, 9 G, 12 for 34, 3 HR, 1 2B, 7 R and 6 RBI.

Henry Owens, SP, Portland Sea Dogs - 1 G, 6 2/3 IP, 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 6 H, 0 R, 0 BB/9 K, 0.90 WHIP, 12.15 K/9, 1.60 G/F, .240 BAA, .520 OPSA

For the second consecutive week Henry Owens boldly claimed Pitcher of the Week, hurling 6 2/3 shutout innings at Trenton (NYY) last Wednesday, striking out nine opposing batters and earning the win. Owens was also named Eastern League Player of the Week for the combined period of April 3-13, along with fellow Sea Dog Mookie Betts. He is currently the third-ranked player in the organization by SoxProspects.com.

Season Line: 3 G, 17 2/3 IP, 2-0, 2.04 ERA, 4 ER, 12 H, 5 BB/22 K, .190 BAA

Honorable Mention, Batters:

Carlos Asuaje (GRE)
Mookie Betts (POR)
Brock Holt (PAW)
Manuel Margot (GRE)

Honorable Mention, Pitchers:

Jamie Callahan (GRE)
Keith Couch (POR)
Joe Gunkel (GRE)
Pat Light (GRE)