Gomber, Murphy named MWL players of the week

Peoria Chiefs LHP Austin Gomber (Photo by Craig Wieczorkiewicz/The Midwest League Traveler)

Peoria Chiefs LHP Austin Gomber (Photo by Craig Wieczorkiewicz/The Midwest League Traveler)

Peoria Chiefs LHP Austin Gomber and Cedar Rapids Kernels outfielder Max Murphy were respectively named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of May 4-10.

In his one start during that period, Gomber allowed only four hits in eight scoreless innings against the Clinton LumberKings. He struck out seven batters and walked none.

Gomber is 2-3 with a 3.52 ERA, 28 strikeouts and five walks in 30.2 innings (five starts) this season. He has a 0.98 WHIP and opponents are batting .221 against him. His next scheduled start is Tuesday night at Cedar Rapids.

Murphy batted .400 (10-for-25) with a home run, a triple, two doubles and nine RBI in his past six games. Overall this season he is batting .250 with a home run and 13 RBI in 26 games.

Cedar Rapids Kernels OF Max Murphy (Photo by Dennis Hubbard/Sports N More Photography)

Cedar Rapids Kernels OF Max Murphy (Photo by Dennis Hubbard/Sports N More Photography)

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