Kane County Cougars outfielder Todd Lott and Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks starter Kevin McGovern earned the American Affiliation’s Pointstreak Batter and Pitcher of the Week for the week ending July thirtieth, the league introduced Monday.
Lott has made fairly the primary impression with the Cougars, serving to them play a few of their finest baseball of the season since his addition. In six video games this week, Lott hit .360 (9-for-25), with seven of these 9 hits being residence runs.
Lott drove in 14 runs with these 9 hits whereas additionally hitting a double and strolling twice. He capped off his week by hitting a grand slam to steer the Cougars to a win on Sunday in Lincoln.
That is Lott’s first style of American Affiliation baseball after enjoying within the St. Louis Cardinals group since 2019.
On the pitching aspect, the veteran in McGovern was excellent in his begin in Winnipeg this week, serving to his group win 6-0 on Friday evening.
The lefty went seven shutout innings, permitting simply two hits and two walks on the evening whereas putting out 5 Goldeyes alongside the way in which.
It was McGovern’s seventh win on the season as he sits in a tie for second in that class within the league whereas rating within the high 10 in strikeouts (68) and ERA (3.23) as properly.
That is McGovern’s fourth season in Fargo-Moorhead and eleventh within the American Affiliation. This begin was one other return north of the border for McGovern, who pitched for the Goldeyes for elements of 5 seasons.
Pointstreak is the official statistician of the American Affiliation.