CB National Players Of Week 5-13-19

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National Players Of The Week
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DH Bryce Ball, Dallas Baptist: Ball belted 5 home runs over 4 games with 13 RBI as he went 8-for-15 at the plate. He also scored 7 runs and posted a 1.600 slugging percentage.

RHP Alek Manoah, West Virginia: Manoah struck out 13 batters over 8 innings during a 6-0 win over Kansas St. He only allowed 3 hits and no runs. He now has 121 strikeouts on the season, second-most in program history.

RHP John Baker, Ball State: Baker combined with Luke Jaksich for a no-hitter during Ball State’s 5-0 win over Ohio. Baker started the game and pitched the first 7 innings, striking out 10 and coming out after 116 pitches. Jaksich got the final 6 outs. It was the first 9-inning no-hitter in Ball State history.

SS Jackson Cluff, Brigham Young: Cluff went 9-for-16 with 6 extra base hits over 4 games. He collected 5 doubles, 1 homer and 9 RBI. He also scored 7 runs, walked 4 times and had 2 stolen bases.

1B Mason Mallard, Louisiana Tech.: Mallard was 11-for-15 at the plate over 4 games and collected 7 doubles, 5 RBI and scored 9 runs. He also walked 3 times. Overall, he posted a 1.200 slugging percentage and reached base at a .737 clip for the week.

RHP Easton Rhodehouse, Valparaiso: In two relief outings, Rhodehouse racked up 10 strikeouts over 7 scoreless innings. He was the hero of Valparaiso’s 4-3 victory over Southern Illinois in 14 innings. He entered the game in the ninth inning and pitched 6 no-hit innings as he earned the win. He also worked a scoreless inning during the middle of the week against Michigan State.