EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — El Paso Chihuahuas outfielder Patrick Kivlehan has been named Triple-A West Player of the Week for the week of June 21-27, the league announced on Monday. He is the second Chihuahuas player to win the weekly award this season, after pitcher Daniel Camarena was named Triple-A West Pitcher of the Week on June 14.
Kivlehan batted .550 (11-20) with six doubles, four home runs, and 15 RBIs last week. He hit a walk-off grand slam against Round Rock on June 25 and has homered in four straight games. Kivlehan walked three times and had a .609 on-base percentage during that span.
Minor League Baseball Players of the Week
|Triple-A East||Chris Gittens – Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (NYY)||Shane Baz – Durham (TB)|
|Triple-A West||Patrick Kivlehan – El Paso (SD)||Aaron Wilkerson – Oklahoma City (LAD)|
|Double-A Central||Korey Lee – Corpus Christi (HOU)||Ryan Pepiot – Tulsa (LAD)|
|Double-A Northeast||Mark Vientos – Binghamton (NYM)||Josh Walker – Binghamton (NYM)|
|Double-A South||Micker Adolfo – Birmingham (CWS)||Graham Ashcraft – Chattanooga (CIN)|
|High-A Central||Vinnie Pasquantino – Quad Cities (KC)||Antonio Velez – Beloit (MIA)|
|High-A East||Hill Alexander – Bowling Green (TB)||Kevin Gowdy – Jersey Shore (PHI)|
|High-A West||Tyler Fitzgerald – Eugene (SF)||Davis Daniel – Tri-City (LAA)|
|Low-A East||Curtis Mead – Charleston (TB)||Andrew Gross – Charleston (TB)|
|Low-A Southeast||Eric Wagaman – Tampa (NYY)||Eddy Yean – Bradenton (PIT)|
|Low-A West||Jairo Pomares – San Jose (SF)||Jose Salvador – Inland Empire (LAA)|