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August 12, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Players of the Week, 8/4-10: Michael Almanzar & Daniel Gonzalez


Michael Almanzar, 3BPortland Sea Dogs - 6 G, 24 AB, 28 PA, 8 H, 2 HR, 3 2B, 4 R, 6 RBI, 3 BB/6 K, .333/.429/.708

Almanzar (pictured) did most of his damage in back-to-back games at Richmond (SFG) August 8 and 9, going 4 for 9 with two home runs and a double, knocking in five runs and sealing SoxProspects.com Player of the Week honors. This is Almanzar's second SoxProspects.com Player of the Week award, having previously won for the period of July 14-20.

Season Line: 45 G, .265/.349/.432 (41 for 155), 5 HR, 11 2B, 20 RBI, 13 BB/38 K

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Daniel Gonzalez, SP,  DSL Red Sox - 2 G, 11.0 IP, 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 4 H, 0 R, 1 BB/13 K, 0.45 WHIP, 10.64 K/9, 2.00 G/F, .111 BAA, .274 OSPA

Gonzalez's first start of the week saw him work a solid five shutout innings of three hit ball, striking out three and walking one against the DSL Mets August 4, but he truly distinguished himself and earned SoxProspects.com Pitcher of the Week honors with his second outing of the period, August 9 , at DSL Cardinals showing six scoreless innings of one-hit work, highlighted by ten strikeouts. He was signed as an international free agent out of Venezuela in 2012.

Season Line: 13 G, 8-0, 2.57 ERA, 63.0 IP, 20 ER, 57 H, 14 BB/51 K, .246 BAA

Honorable Mention, Batters:

Deiner Lopez (LOW)

Manuel Margot (GRE)

Cole Sturgeon (GRE)

Jantzen Witte (SAL)

Honorable Mention, Pitchers:

Trey Ball (GRE)

Brian Johnson (POR)

Carlos Pinales (LOW)

Eduardo Rodriguez (POR)

Photo credit: Michael Almanzar by Kelly O'Connor

 
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