American Affiliation of Skilled Baseball

Sioux Metropolis Explorers infielder Matt Lloyd and Kane County Cougars starter C.J. Eldred earned the American Affiliation’s Pointstreak Batter and Pitcher of the Week awards for the week ending July sixteenth, the league introduced Monday.

Lloyd was excellent this week for an Explorers staff that has been pink sizzling as of late, main his staff to an enormous sequence win on the street in opposition to Fargo-Moorhead over the weekend.

The all-star starter hit .480 (12-for-25) throughout six video games to steer the league together with three house runs, six runs batted in and 4 walks as properly.

Lloyd’s spotlight of the week was Sunday, when he hit two house runs within the first two innings in opposition to the RedHawks, driving in three within the Explorer’s rubber match victory.

On the pitching facet, Eldred made a really strong begin in opposition to Sioux Falls on Saturday evening, serving to the Cougars clinch the sequence victory of their closing set of the primary half.

Eldred went six innings with out permitting an earned run, permitting simply 4 hits alongside the way in which and putting out seven Canaries as properly.

The Milwaukee native is in his first season of American Affiliation baseball after being within the Kansas Metropolis Royals group for 4 seasons. 

Pointstreak is the official statistician of the American Affiliation.