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May 27, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Players of the Week, May 19-25: Henry Owens & Travis Shaw

Henry Owens, SP, Portland Sea Dogs - 2 G, 11 IP, 1-1, 0.82 ERA, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 5 BB/14 K, 1.00 WHIP, 11.45 K/9, 1.14 G/F, .154 BAA, .429 OPSA

Owens powered himself to Pitcher of the Week honors on the strength of 14 strikeouts while allowing a single earned run over 11 innings of work. His first start against Binghamton (NYM) on May 19 was a comparatively brief four inning affair wherein he allowed a run on two hits and four bases on balls while compiling eight of his strike outs and was saddled with the loss. In his second outing of the week at New Hampshire (TOR) May 24, Owens worked seven shutout innings, allowing four hits and a walk and striking out six en route to the win. This is his second Pitcher of the Week award in 2014 having previously won for the period of April 3-6. Owens is currently ranked second in the organization by

Season Line: 10 G, 5-3, 2.83 ERA, 57 1/3 IP, 18 ER, 38 H, 28 BB/63 K, .186 BAA


Travis Shaw, 1B, Portland Sea Dogs - 9 G, 31 AB, 38 PA, 11 H, 4 HR, 1 3B, 8 R, 7 RBI, 7 BB/5 K, .355/.474/.806

The Player of the Week voters dug the long ball as Travis Shaw's four homers and a triple saw him complete the sweep of the weekly awards for Portland. Shaw's week started strong with him going a combined 3 for 7 with a home run and a triple in a double-header against Binghamton and hit two more home runs in that series before knocking his final one out at New Hampshire May 24.

Season Line: .306/.405/.544 (55 for 180), 11 HR, 8 2B, 1 3B, 29 BB/23 K, 48 G

Honorable Mention, Pitchers:

Rubby De la Rosa (PAW)

Joe Gunkel (GRE)

Brian Johnson (POR)

Daniel McGrath (GRE)

Honorable Mention, Batters:

Peter Hissey (POR)

Mario Martinez (SAL)

Jimmy Rider (GRE)

Stefan Welch (POR)

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