Hitter of the Week – Scott Schebler
Scott Schebler is finally breaking out after a rough start to the season. In his last eight games, Schebler is batting .361 with a ridiculous .917 slugging percentage. Over that time, he has hit two doubles, three triples and four home runs. The one area that Schebler continues to need improvement in is his plate discipline, as he’s struck out 11 times over that span and walked only once. If he improves his batting eye, Schebler should take off and legitimize himself as a prospect.
Pitcher of the Week – Tyson Brummett
A 2007 seventh round pick by the Philadelphia Phillies, Tyson Brummett was previously drafted twice and finally signed as a senior out of UCLA. He struggled to get past A ball with the Phillies and was placed on waivers in October of 2012, when the Toronto Blue Jays claimed him. Brummett pitched primarily out of the bullpen for Toronto’s Double-A affiliate last year before leaving the organization as a free agent.
The Los Angeles Dodgers grabbed him and put him in their Double-A rotation, where he’s been spectacular. In 23 innings, he’s allowed just 1 earned run. Now 29 years old, Brummett isn’t a prospect but is trying to prove himself to be a reclamation project.
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