Max Muncy Named California League Player of the Week
06/10/2013 8:34 PM ET
STOCKTON, Calif.-Ports All-Star first baseman Max Muncy has been named the California League Player of the Week for the week of June 3-9.
Max had an astonishing .393 batting average (11-for-28) over the seven-game stretch with an impressive five home runs and 16 runs batted in.
His highlight of the week came on June 5th, Muncy went 3-for-5 with three homers and five RBI to help the Ports to a 13-7 win over the Lancaster JetHawks. A total of 11 combined home runs were hit on the night which matches a record set on August 26, 1962 in a game that featured Bakersfield and Reno.
The All-Star first basemen will represent the Ports in the mid-summer classic on June 18th in San Jose, California. Currently, Muncy leads the league with 15 home runs and 44 walks and ranks second with 57 RBI.
The Ports return home on Thursday, June 20th to face the San Jose Giants for a four-game series. For promotions and ticket information, visit www.stocktonports.com
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