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Baseball Player of the Week revealed

By Kassondra Burtis, SportsEngine, 05/08/17, 12:45PM CDT

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Click to view who was voted as the top performer for April 24-29.

Player of the Week winner

Sam Carlson, Burnsville. In a 2-1 win over Apple Valley, the senior gave up two hits, allowed no runs and struck out eight over five innings pitched. On offense, Carlson went 2-for-2 with two runs, one walk and one RBI.

Player of the Week candidates

Ryan Acker, Zimmerman. The junior outfielder, who is 10th in the state with a .545 average on the season, went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI in a 4-2 win over Milaca.

Marcus Bouley, Anoka. In a 3-1 win over DeLaSalle, the senior pitcher struck out eight batters and did not allow a run or hit over six innings pitched.

Sam Carlson, Burnsville. In a 2-1 win over Apple Valley, the senior gave up two hits, allowed no runs and struck out eight over five innings pitched. On offense, Carlson went 2-for-2 with two runs, one walk and one RBI.

Danny Deis, Wayzata. The senior outfielder drove in half of Wayzata’s runs and finished 2-for-4 with a double in a 6-5 win over Rochester Mayo.

Charlie Horton, Maple Grove. In a 5-1 win over Andover, the senior was 3-for-4 at the plate. He scored a run while also driving in two.

Alex Lindstrom, Eastview. The senior outfielder went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI in a 4-1 win over Shakopee.

Lucas Nelson, Legacy Christian. In a 2-1 win over Southwest Christian, the senior outfielder went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI.

Austin Schneider, Delano. The senior pitcher allowed no runs on three hits and struck out two in seven innings of a 1-0 win over Benilde-St. Margaret’s.

Peyton Sell, Glencoe-Silver Lake. The senior pitcher held Rockford hitless, striking out three batters in seven innings to earn a 1-0 victory.

Cody Venske, Stillwater. Venske accounted for all the RBI in a 3-2 win over Woodbury. He finished 2-for-4 with a walk.

*Stats and records as of April 30

Athletes are considered for the Player of the Week poll only if their stats are entered on the MN Baseball Hub by 10 a.m. on Sundays. If any coaches or members of their coaching staff would like to be set up to enter stats, please email john.kelsey@sportsengine.com.

voting ended Monday at noon

MN Baseball Hub polls are for entertainment purposes only. 


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