04/12/2017 8:43 PM
WMBL Stars of the Week – Week 6
(July 7 - July 13)
The WMBL Stars of the Week were announced today.
The Pitcher of the Week honours were claimed by Ryder Yakel of the Moose Jaw Miller Express. Yakel had a complete game shutout against Melville, where he allowed just four hits and a walk. He also struck out eight Millionaire hitters.
Edmonton Prospect Conner Burns and Jaymon Cervantes from Medicine Hat were selected as honourable mention candidates for Pitcher of the Week
Pitcher of the Week (July 7 - July 13)
Ryder Yakel - Moose Jaw
Moose Jaw Miller Express starter Ryder Yakel was dominant against Melville on July 8. His complete game shutout included just four Millionaire hits, a walk and seven strikeouts. The sophomore from Garden City faced 33 batters while picking up his fourth win of the season.
In 2018, Yakel is 4-2 in seven starts and has a 3.06 ERA. The product of Larkin, KS has appeared in eight games and tossed 43.1 innings allowing 41 hits and nine walks while striking out 38 hitters.
Conner Burns - Edmonton
Pitched five scoreless innings In his win against Yorkton. During the game Burns gave up two hits, a walk and had five strikeouts.
Jaymon Cervantes – Medicine Hat
Pitched seven scoreless innings in a 6-0 victory over the Regina Red Sox. Cervantes allowed just three hits and struck out six Red Sox hitters in the win.