07/16/2018 7:52 PM -
WMBL Stars of the Week – Week 6
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.
Medicine Hat Maverick catcher Colton Wright is the WMBL Player of the Week During the last seven days, Wright had 10 hits, including four doubles. He also scored four runs and knocked in 10 RBI.
Edmonton Prospect Conner Burns and Jaymon Cervantes from Medicine Hat were selected as honourable mention candidates for Pitcher of the Week
Conner Morro of the Brooks Bombers and Okotoks Dawg shortstop Collin Ridout received honourable mention as Player of the Week.
Catcher Colton Wright of the Medicine Hat Mavericks had a very productive week with the bat to earn his selection as Player of the Week. The Surrey, BC product had 10 hits and 10 RBIs. This included smacking four doubles and scoring four runs.
During the Mavericks July 8 game against Swift Current, the Junior from Northeastern Oklahoma State had two hits and drove in four runs.
In Medicine Hat’s 8-5 win over Fort McMurray, Wright had three hits and three RBI.
Collin Ridout – Okotoks
Pitcher of the Week (July 7 - July 13)
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.
Jaymon Cervantes – Medicine Hat