Sanchez Wins MWL Player of the Week
Kris Sanchez takes home offensive award, hits with 3 HR, 6 RBI
Clinton, IA – Clinton LumberKings’ first-baseman Kris Sanchez has been named the Midwest League’s Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending May 9. The award was announced today by the league office in Beloit, WI.
Sanchez, called up to the club from extended Spring Training last Tuesday, hit .563 (9-for-16) during the week, including three home runs within his first three games and six RBI. He has hit in all five games since joining the LumberKings.
The LumberKings (18-11) return to action on Tuesday, May 12th against the Beloit Snappers (11-18). The first pitch at Alliant Energy Field is scheduled for 6:00 PM. Listen to the game on AM 1390 KCLN in Clinton or live on the web at www.kcln.com.
EDIT: In honor of Sanchez taking home the award, I’ve decided to post his pregame interview from last week. It only clocks in at about three minutes, but, here it is…