RubberDucks INF/OR Sam Haggerty Named Eastern League Player of the Week, July 30 - August 5
(AKRON, OHIO) Aug. 6, 2018 - The Eastern League announced today Akron infielder/outfielder SAM HAGGERTY has been named Eastern League Player of the Week for the period of July 30-Aug. 5. Below is Haggerty's portion of the release and the full release is attached:
PORTLAND, ME - The Eastern League is pleased to announce the winners of the Eastern League Player of the Week Award and Eastern League Pitcher of the Week Award for the period of July 30th through August 5th:
Akron RubberDucks infielder/outfielder Sam Haggerty has been selected as the Eastern League Player of the Week for the period of July 30th-August 5th. The 24-year old batted .421 (8-for-19) with one double, three triples, one home run, five RBIs, seven runs scored, two stolen bases, six walks, and a .947 slugging percentage in six games last week. Haggerty, who is a native of Phoenix, Arizona, had at least one hit in all six games he played in last week and reached base multiple times in five of those six games, including going 2-for-4 with a triple, one walk, three runs scored, and one RBI in a 9-8 win at Altoona on Saturday night. The 5'11", 175 lb. slugger led all Eastern League batters in slugging percentage (.947), OPS (1.486), and triples (3) last week and tied for the league lead in runs scored (7) and extra-base hits (5). He also finished ranked among the weekly league leaders in total bases (18-2nd), on-base percentage (.538-2nd), batting average (.421-4th), stolen bases (2-tied 4th), hits (8-tied 6th), and RBIs (5-tied 8th). Sam, who is hitting .249 with 31 RBIs, 34 runs scored, and 18 stolen bases in 62 games for the RubberDucks this season, was selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 24th round of the 2015 draft out of the University of New Mexico.
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