Beloit Snappers 2B Trent Gilbert and Dayton Dragons RHP Tyler Mahle respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 1-7.
In six games during that period, Gilbert batted .444 (12-for-27) with five doubles, a home run, nine runs batted in, and eight runs scored. Eight of his hits came in the first three games of the week.
Gilbert is batting .312 with 3 HR and 29 RBI in 48 games with the Snappers this season.
In his only start during the specified period, Mahle dominated the Clinton LumberKings, giving up only two hits and a walk in seven scoreless innings. He struck out eight and hit a batter.
Mahle is 5-3 with a 2.63 ERA, 62 strikeouts and nine walks in 11 starts (65 IP) for the Dragons this season. He is among the pitchers selected for the Midwest League All-Star Game to be played Tuesday, June 23, at Peoria’s Dozer Park.