08/06/2018 1:28 PM -
WMBL Stars of the Week – Semi-Finals
The WMBL announced today that Edmonton’s Rich Walker was selected as the WMBL Pitcher of the Week. Keaton Greenwalt of the Weyburn Beavers was named the League’s Player of the Week.
Carson Johnson of Medicine Hat and Weyburn’s Wade Weinburger earned honourable mentions for Player of the Week.
Edmonton Prospects pitcher Michael Gahan and Regina’s Adam De La Cruz also received honourable mention as Pitchers of the Week
Player of the Week (Semi Finals)
Weyburn outfielder Keaton Greenwalt earned the WMBL Player of the Week by hitting .500 against Moose Jaw. The sophomore from Lubbock Christian scored seven runs on ten hits. He also added three doubles and hit one home run.
Carson Johnson - Medicine Hat
Johnson produced 4 runs and 8 RBI on 8 hits. He also had 3 doubles.
Wade Weinburger - Weyburn
Weinburger had 8 hits while scoring 7 runs and picking up 7 RBI.
Pitcher of the Week (Semi Final)
Rich Walker - Edmonton
Rich Walker was named the WMBL Pitcher of the Week after throwing seven scoreless innings against Okotoks. Walker, a sophomore from Mesa Community, gave up just two hits and a walk while striking out four in his spectacular start on August 3.
Michael Gahan – Edmonton
Gahan earned two saves in five innings pitched against Okotoks. He only allowed one earned run on four hits while fanning four.
Adam De La Cruz - Regina
Had two wins against Swift Current. De La Cruz pitched 1.1 innings in 2 games and had an earned run on 1 hit.