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Ryal Bags SL Hitter of the Week Award

May 12, 2008 - Southern League (SL) Mobile BayBears

MOBILE, Ala. - BayBears second baseman Rusty Ryal has been named the Southern League Hitter of the Week for May 4-11 while posing a .440 batting average with four home runs and 11 RBI in 25 at-bats.

After collecting just six extra-base hits through his first 28 games, but once May rolled around, so did the thunder. Ryal posted a 1.040 slugging percentage for the week while scoring nine runs. On May 5, Ryal started the week strong with a pair of doubles and a home run against Huntsville. Ryal followed that performance with a three-run homer the following night against the Stars.

After a 14-RBI road trip in 10 games at Birmingham and Huntsville, Ryal returned to Hank Aaron Stadium in a big way on May 10 with a double, home run and three runs scored against Jacksonville.

Ryal takes his hacks against left-hander Clayton Kershaw (0-3, 1.08) on Monday night at 7:05 p.m. when the BayBears resume their homestand against the Jacksonville Suns, who were 8-4 winners over the BayBears on Sunday night.

For more information, contact the BayBears at (251) 479-BEAR or log on to www.mobilebaybears.com.

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