Tuesday Farm Report: Fernandez Earns Cal League POW
Vince Fernandez of High-A Lancaster was selected the Cal League Player of the Week for May 14-20, the third Jet Hawks player to receive the award this season. Colton Welker was the Cal League Player of the Week the opening week of the season, and Roberto Ramos won the award for the week of April 30-May 6.
Fernandez was 10-for-27 with three home runs, three doubles and a triple, driving in six runs last week. He has 10 RBI in the last 10 games. In Lancaster's three-game sweep of Visalia he was 6-for-11 with three home runs.
AAA Albuquerque outfielder Mike Tauchman was the Pacific Coast League Player of the Week for May 14-20.
In Monday's Games:
AAA Albuquerque (24-21) won 6-4 vs. Salt Lake City, the Isotopes 16th win in the last 22 games. Josh Fuentes was 1-for-3 with three RBI on a home run and a sacrifice fly that gave the Isotopes a 5-4 lead in the eighth. Austin House earned the win in relief. D.J. Johnson earned his eighth save.
AA Hartford (23-20) was off.
High A Lancaster (22-22) was off.
Low A Asheville (16-25) won 11-10 in 10 innings against Greenville. Ramon Marcelinio delivered a game-tying home run on an 0-2 pitch with two out, and Brett Stephens delivered a walk-off single in the 10th. Chad Spanberger keyed an eight-run first iwth a three-run home run, and added an RBI single later in the game.