The Eastern League has announced that Altoona Curve outfielder Barrett Barnes is the Player of the Week and Binghamton Mets right-handed staring pitcher Ricky Knapp the Pitcher of the Week for the period of August 22nd-August 28th.
The Eastern League is pleased to announce the selections for the 2016 Eastern League All-Star Team. The members of the team are selected based on voting by Eastern League managers and coaches and members of the media.
The Eastern League, in conjunction with Diamond Pro, has announced Akron RubberDucks Head Groundskeeper Chris Walsh is the winner of the 2016 Eastern League Diamond Pro Sports Field Manager of the Year Award.
Chance Adams' goal of leading a league in strikeouts was stymied by a midseason promotion, but the 22-year-old is more than happy with his 8-1 record and 2.07 ERA for the Thunder.
Chris Shaw started hot in Richmond but fell on hard times quickly thereafter. A mechanical adjustment and micro approach have helped the Giants first-base prospect bounce back.
Richard Urena has earned a promotion every year since 2013, so it's no surprise that Toronto's top prospect looks as comfortable as ever since his arrival in New Hampshire.